Misc Community Events
Parker County Friends of the NRA are hosting a dinner and silent auction at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at the Parker County Sherriff’s Posse. 2251 Mineral Wells Highway in Weatherford. Dinner-only tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for children 12-and-under. Additional packages can be purchased online at www.friendsofnra.org/tx. For more information call Greg Huse 817-371-0967.
Mon, 04/23/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Court Appointed Special Advocates of Parker and Palo Pinto Counties are hosting a joint meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 23 at Jimmy’s Café, 411 SE 25th ave. in Mineral Wells. For more information contact CASA at 817-599-1096.
The Parkinson Support Group of Tarrant County will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 23 at the Broadway Baptist Church, Third Floor,305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth. Visitors are welcome. The speaker will be Dan Bruce LCSW with Cardiovascular Home. He will discuss Medicare Accountable Care Organizations and how you can be affected. For information call 817-275-1909 or visit www.psgtc.com.
The North Texas Bulldogs Baseball Club will host its fourth annual fundraising golf tournament on April 14 at The Golf Club at The Resort on Eagle Mountain Lake with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The North Texas Bulldogs Baseball Club, a non-profit organization, established in 2004 as a single select baseball team, now has five teams at five different age groups consisting of more than 60 Parker County families who share not only a passion for the game of baseball but also a commitment to the growth and development of the youth of Parker County. For registration, information or a flyer on the event, call Tabatha Hayhurst at 817-750-2178.
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Gary Carter, Republican candidate for Parker County Commissioner Precinct 3 is hosting a meet and greet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at the Weatherford Downtown Café.
Annetta is hosting a forum to meet the candidates for town council at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 5 at the Annetta Town Hall. Free hot dogs and other refreshments will be served. Residents may submit questions for the candidates to email@example.com no later than midnight, Monday April 2. All citizens are encouraged to attend."
Sat, 03/24/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Girl Scouts in the Peach Blossom Prairie Service Unit, Texas Oklahoma Plains Council, will host a 100th Anniversary Celebration from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 24 at Grace First Presbyterian Church, 606 Mockingbird Lane in Weatherford. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. All past and present Girl Scouts are welcome. The celebration will include songs, Girl Scout memorabilia, guest speakers, brunch and more. Admission is $5 per person, and reservations are required. For more information or reservations, call Debbie Fritz at 817-441-5569 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participants are asked to take donations of canned goods to participate in the 100 Days of Service benefiting the Center of Hope.
Thu, 04/12/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
A Bar-B-Que dinner and silent auction to benefit Parker County Meals on Wheels will be held Thursday, April 12 at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse building west of Weatherford. Dinner will be served from 6-8:30 p.m. The silent auction closes at 8 p.m. Live music will be provided by Southern Heritage. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children. To purchase a ticket, or for more information, call 817-596-4640 or email email@example.com. The event is sponsored by Jerry’s GM.
Ride for Heroes
The 10th annual Moritz Chevrolet Ride for Heroes will take off from Aledo High School at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21. More than 1,500 bike riders are expected to participate in routes of 8, 23, 35, 44, 62 and 73 miles through east Parker County. Proceeds benefit the Aledo, Hudson Oaks and Willow Park Fire Departments, the Sheriff's Reserve and Center of Hope. Entry fee is $30 until April 14, $35 after; age 15 and under $10 discount and must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsorship opportunities are still available and donations are welcome. For more information, maps and entries visit www.rideforheroes.org.
The annual Freedom House vigil and balloon release will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford. The community event is designed to promote victims’ rights and honor victims of crime and those who advocate on their behalf. This year’s theme is “Extending the Vision Reaching Every Victim.” For more information, call Freedom House at 817-596-7543.