Misc Community Events
The 4th annual Wright Chiropractic Hot Dog Trot will be at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Parker County Physical Therapy. This year’s event benefits the Society for Organ Donor Awareness (SODA), a group dedicated to educating the public about the need for viable life saving organ and tissue donation. Runners can register their dog(s) to run with them in the 1K fun run or in the certified 5K run. The schedule of events provides something for everybody, not just runners. Vendors will be present for an opportunity to begin some Christmas shopping, bounce houses and the popular canine contests are scheduled throughout the morning.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the 1K Fun Run at 8 a.m. followed by the certified 5K at 8:30 a.m. Awards will be presented at 9:30 a.m. The canine contests will begin with the Doggie Costume contest at 10 a.m. followed by the Talent Show at 10:30 a.m.
Packet pick-up will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 at Hibbitts Sports in Weatherford.
Registration forms are available at Wright Chiropractic Health Center, 702B Eureka Street in Weatherford or at Hibbitts Sports in Weatherford, or you can register online at www.athlete360.com.
For more information visit www.hotdogtrot.com or www.facebook.com/wrightchiropractichotdogtrot
Sun, 11/04/2012 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm
All Saints Day Labyrinth Walk
University Christian Church will have an All Saints Day Labyrinth Walk from 12-3 p.m. on November 4 at University Christian Church, 2720 S. University Drive in Fort Worth. All Saints Day is a day of remembrance of those that have gone before us. The labyrinth will be open for all who wish to walk. There will be hand chimes available for a portion of the walk to add to the experience. For the protection of the fabric, socks without shoes (unless needed for medical support) are worn to walk the labyrinth. Clean socks will be provided for those who need them.
Sat, 11/03/2012 - 9:00am - 1:30pm
An apple and pumpkin canning class will be held from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Clark Gardens. Cost is $50 and the registration deadline is 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. To register call Beverly at 940-682-4856 oremail Beverly@clarkgardens.com.
The annual Light the Night walk with Team Leah Vann will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21 on 7th Street in Fort Worth. Walk or donate to help the fight against leukemia (AML). Leah Vann, a senior at Aledo High School, was diagnosed on Nov. 10, 2011 with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). After a year of treatment at Cook’s Children’s and St. Jude’s hospitals Leah remains in remission. Leah is an honored hero and a survivor. Her father is a remembered hero, Dr. Barry L. Vann. All ages are invited to participate in the 2-3 mile walk. Students can use this as volunteer opportunity. To sign up to walk or donate using the visit Shttp://pages.lightthenight.org/ntx/FtWorth12/LeahHannahVann
The Texas Business Women of Parker County will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18 at Weatherford College in the Strain Room of the Doss Student Center. John M. Rogers will be the guest speaker and will speak about the Health Care Act. Texas Business Women is for women of all ages in Parker County who work at home or outside the home. Dinner will be supplied and the cost is $10. For more information call Martha Tandy at 817-341-0704 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thu, 10/25/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Healthy Woman Lunch & Learn will be from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at Weatherford Regional Medical Center Classroom I, 713 E Anderson. Sara Saginaw, D.O. will speak about nutrition, weight loss and “battling the bulge.” Lunch will be provided and reservations are required. To make a reservation, call 817-341-7465 or visit www.weatherfordregional.com/healthywoman.
The Parkinson Support Group of Tarrant County will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth. The program includes a presentation by Beth Sharp Watson on "Speech/Voice Therapy" and snacks will be provided. Visitors are welcome. For more information call 817-275-1909 or visit www.psgtc.com.
Fri, 10/12/2012 - 7:30am - 9:15am
The Aledo Project Prayers for the classes of 8-12 will be from 7:30-9:15 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 at Agape Coffee Haus. The purpose of Project Prayer is to have every student in Aledo from the 8th grade through 12th grade prayed for, by name, on a regular basis. Participants can either exchange a current prayer card or pick up a prayer card for 10 students if you don't have one. For more information call Debbie Davis at 817-300-4353 or email email@example.com.
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Parker County Heritage Society Talking Tombstone Tour will be from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Old City Greenwood Cemetery, 300 Front St., Weatherford. Tours begin every 15 minutes. Tickets will be available at the front cemetery gate the day of the event and cost $10 for adults and $5 for children 5-9 years old. Baby strollers are not allowed and the tours are not recommended for those requiring walking assistance or small children. There are no onsite restrooms.
Fri, 10/19/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The Texas Tech Goin’ Band from Raiderland will have a rehearsal and performance from 2-3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 at Bearcat Stadium as part of their practice routine for the Texas Tech vs. TCU football game on Saturday.