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Free Lunch

August 8, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/23/2012 - 12:00pm

Healthy Woman will host its free Healthy Woman Lunch & Learn at 12 p.m. on Thursday, August 23. The subject of the discussion will be Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy, which involves using the hands to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness or injury. Through OMT, osteopathic physicians move muscles and joints using techniques such as stretching, gentle pressure and resistance. There will be live demonstrations, discussions on therapy options and how they may be used to heal the body. Reservations are required. RSVP to 817-341-PINK (7465) or online at www.WeatherfordRegional.com/healthywoman. For more information contact Emily Lewis at Emily_lewis@chs.net or 817-599-1161.

Feral Hog Program

July 31, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/09/2012 - 7:00pm

Feral Hogs
The Cross Timbers Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) will host Randy Smith, who will present a program about feral hogs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9 at Harberger Hill Community Center, 701 Narrow Street in Weatherford. The public is invited to attend.

Smith, specializing in wildlife damage management, is a district supervisor for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) in Texas; which is a multi-faceted Agency with a broad mission area that includes protecting and promoting U.S. agricultural health, regulating genetically engineered organisms, administering the Animal Welfare Act and carrying out wildlife damage management activities. Its mission is to protect the health and value of American agriculture and natural resources, which supports the overall mission of USDA, to protect and promote food, agriculture, natural resources and related issues.

Managing Diabetes Program

July 31, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 08/13/2012 - 12:30pm

A free Managing Diabetes through Nutrition and Healthy Eating Workshop will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, August 13 at the Weatherford Senior Citizens Center, located at 1225 Holland Lake Drive. The program will focus on providing guidelines for good nutrition and utilizing information provided on food labels for menu planning. There will be a cooking demonstration and individual consultations will be provided after the presentation for those persons seeking additional information and resources. Each participant (one per family) will receive a copy of the American Diabetes Association book, “Month of Meals: Diabetes Meal Planner.” The book contains valuable information covering 600 recipes and will be provided free of charge to eligible participants by the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging. Pre-registration is requested by calling the Weatherford Senior Citizens Center at 817-594-7149.

Meeting

July 31, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/02/2012 - 10:00am

The Parker County Soil and Water Conservation District #558 will meet in an open board meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 2nd in the Conference Room located in the Agricultural Services Center, 604 North Main St., Suite 100, Weatherford, Texas. The public is invited to attend.

GRO at Live Oak

July 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/15/2012 - 8:00pm

Green River Ordinance
Green River Ordinance, featuring Aledo High School graduates Josh Wilkerson and Josh Jenkins, will perform at The Live Oak Music Hall and Lounge at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16. They will perform selections from their latest release, “Under Fire.” For more information, visit www.theliveoak.com.

Bag Lady Luncheon

July 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/06/2012 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Parker County Committee on Aging will present its annual Bag Lady Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Building in Weatherford. The silent auction preview begins at 11 a.m. followed by lunch at noon. Tickets are $30. For more information, call 817-596-4640, visit the Senior Center at 1225 Holland Lake Road in Weatherford, or email pccoa@swbell.net.

Starting a small business

July 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/27/2012 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Randy Thomas from the Tarleton Small Business Development Center will lead a luncheon workshop on “Starting a Small Business,” hosted by the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce. The workshop will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 27 at Candlewood Suites, 215 Alford Dr. in Weatherford. Thomas will cover topics such as financing options, laws and regulations for starting a business, business plan writing process, accessing local, state and federal resources, and where you can get free, one-on-one help to get started. Box lunches furnished by Brioche Bistro & Bakery will furnish box lunches, $10 for Chamber members and $15 for non-members. To make a reservation, call 817-596-3801 or email pehutton@weatherford-chamber.com.

Board Meeting

July 16, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 07/16/2012 - 5:00pm

The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District will have a regular meeting of the Board at 5 p.m. on Monday, July 16 at the District Office, 1250 E. Highway 199, Suite 102 in Springtown.

Big D Climb

June 11, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/26/2013 (All day)

The 2013 Big D Climb benefitting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will be Saturday, January 26, 2013 in Dallas. Presented by Ivie & Associates, the Big D Climb is a race up 52 flights of stairs (1,040 steps) with awards given for fastest climber overall, fastest climber by age division, fastest team, best team spirit and top fundraising individual and team. For more information go to www.bigdclimb.org or www.facebook.com/bigdclimb.

Meet Your Match

June 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 11:30am - 2:00pm

The Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter will have its first “Meet Your Match” day from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9 at the shelter located at 403 Hickory Lane in Weatherford. There will be a free hotdog lunch, goody bags and an introduction to the available animals. As a promotion, adoptions will be $75 for female dogs, $70 for male dogs, and $45 for all cats on Saturday, June 9 only. If you would like further information or need directions to the Shelter, please call 817-598-4111 or visit www.weatherfordtx.gov/animal.

Sports Calendar

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

Friday, January 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Maypearl at Aledo High School, A 4:00 pm and JV 5:30 pm.

Saturday, January 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua/Cleburne (Dark) at Cleburne, B 12:00 pm.

  • Aledo Soccer Alumni Game at Bearcat Stadium, Ladycats 12:00 pm and Bearcats 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 6

  • Aledo Bearcats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and A 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:00 pm, Freshmen 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats at Boswell, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm.

Thursday, January 8

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Waxahachie 287 Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats vs The Colony at Waxahachie Tournament, 7:30 pm. January 9 & 10 opponenet and time TBA.

  • Aledo Middle School Ladycats at Brewer. 7th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats vs Brewer Middle School. 7th at Aledo Gym 1, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th at Aledo MPC, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, January 9

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats 7th & 8th A at Azle Junior High School Tournament.

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