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Free Testing

August 14, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Free testing with a biophotonic scanner for children and teachers will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at Aledo Yoga, 203 E. Oak St. in Aledo. A Biophotonic Scanner non-invasively measures your level of antioxidants. For more information, call Rhonda Pierce at 817-291-2254 or email rwpierce@hotmail.com.

Youth Football Raffle

August 8, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/24/2013 - 6:00pm

The Aledo Youth Football and Cheer Association will hold its first Draw Down Raffle at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Stuard Elementary School cafeteria. Only 299 tickets will be sold for this event, with the winner receiving $5000 cash. Second place receives $1000 and third place will receive $500.

In addition, the first ticket drawn will get $100 and every 50th ticket will receive $100.
The event will feature door prizes and auction items up for grabs!

Tickets are $100 and will admit two to the Raffle and dinner, which will be catered by Babes Chicken. This year’s corporate sponsors are Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and FD International.

Aledo Youth Football and Cheer is a competitive football association that offers tackle football and cheer for grades 1-6, and flag football for 4-6 year olds. In the 2012 more than 400 Aledo youth participated in the association.

For more information, visit www.aledoyouthfootball.org.

For Tickets and more information, call Ross Dillingham at 817-789-0705 or email rossdillingham@remax.net.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers

August 5, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/08/2013 - 12:00pm

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group of East Parker County meets at noon on the second Thursday of each month at Aledo United Methodist Church, 100 Pecan St. in Aledo. For more information, call Sussie at 512-923-9268.

Parents Night Out

July 31, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/20/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Impact Athletic Training Center will hold a Parents Night Out event from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, September 20. Activities include bouncing, flipping, gaming, dancing and watching a performance from a gymnastics team. Concessions will be available.

The cost is $12 for children and the funds benefit the Impact Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds to help offset the cost of competitive gymnastics training. Children must be at least 4-years-old to participate.

For more information, call the Impact Athletic Training Center at 817-899-6681. The center is located at 1151B Underwood Rd in Aledo.

Parents Night Out

July 31, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/16/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Impact Athletic Training Center will hold Parents Night Out events from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, August 16, and Friday, September 20. Activities include bouncing, flipping, gaming, dancing and watching a performance from a gymnastics team. Concessions will be available.

The cost is $12 for children and the funds benefit the Impact Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds to help offset the cost of competitive gymnastics training. Children must be at least 4-years-old to participate.

For more information, call the Impact Athletic Training Center at 817-899-6681. The center is located at 1151B Underwood Rd in Aledo.

Kidney Health Update

July 31, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sun, 08/18/2013 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Andy Hickman will be the keynote speaker at “Tune In and Turn On - A Kidney Health Update” held from noon - 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 at the Radisson Fort Worth Fossil Creek, 2540 Meacham Blvd.

Sessions will include “Hemodialysis Catheters - Howtotake care of yours,” “Diabetes - Create your HealthyEating Plan,” Gettlng Results - Food. Fitness, and You” and “Transplant - Everything You Want to Know.”

Tickets are $5 in advance, $8 at the door. For more information, call 877-543-6397. A registration form can be downloaded by clicking the link on this page.

Painting Workshop with Jan Bateman

July 31, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/16/2013 - 6:30pm

The Weatherford Art Association will present a painting workshop with artist Jan Bateman for beginner and intermediate painters wanting more knowledge on the use of color and color theory. Classes will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 17.

Participants will use oil paints on canvas or paper (their choice). Ms. Bateman will discuss and demonstrate the use of the color wheel to determine color choices in a painting and will discuss color theory. Participants are to bring their own supplies which include the following: a color wheel, oil paints (cadmium red, alizarin crimson, phthalo blue, ultramarine blue, cadmium yellow med., hansa yellow light, lemon yellow, titanium white, ivory black, burnt umber and burnt sienna), assorted brushes, paper towels and a trash bag, odorless turpentine, containers for wash out, soft drawing pencils or charcoal, sketch pad for initial composition and a reference photo.

Jan Bateman, a resident of Weatherford, started her art career at Oklahoma State University, Texas Woman’s University and Weatherford College. Her successful 25-year career as a commercial artist and fashion illustrator lends confidence to her control of design and technique. She credits perfecting her skills with private lessons from some of the nation’s most well known artists, including Rod Riddick, Neil Boyle, Jim Wilcox, Louis Escobedo, Zhang Wen Zin, and renowned portrait painters Bettina Steinke and Daniel Green.

Tea Party to host Eric Mahroum

July 31, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/08/2013 - 7:00pm

Eric Mahroum, candidate for State Board of Education, will speak to the Parker County Tea Party at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8 at Victory Baptist Church, 1311 E. Bankhead Hwy in Weatherford.

Mahroum is a Fort Worth native, who grew up and attended public school in Tarrant County. He has ideas to share on the overseeing of the Permanent School Fund and the most efficient way of using the tax dollars that are paid for education.

Art Association Meeting

July 16, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Mon, 07/22/2013 - 6:00pm

The July Weatherford Art Association meeting will be held on Monday, July 22, at the Firehouse Gallery at 119 Palo Pinto. An art critique will take place at 6 p.m. for anyone interested in having their work reviewed. The guest artist this month will be local pastel artist, Jan Bateman. Jan's formal training began in Oklahoma. She was a professional commercial artist and fashion illustrator for 25 years. Jan paints both in oils and pastels and has received many awards and accolades for her work. Her demonstration will focus on Color Analysis and Color Theory. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.weatherfordart.com.

Garage Sale

July 16, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/27/2013 - 8:00am

Impact Athletic Training Center will have a garage sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 27 at 108 Prairie Ridge (in Prairie Ridge Estates off Bankhead). The sale will benefit the Impact Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds to help offset the cost of competitive gymnastics training. For more information, call 817-319-8758.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, November 20

  • Aledo Ladycats 9 & JV at Weatherford Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Brock Showcase

Monday, November 24

  • Aledo Bearcats at Saginaw, B 3:00 p.m., A 6:00 p.m., JV 4:30 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 25

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Timbercreek at Aledo High School, B 1:30 p.m., A 12:00 p.m., JV 1:30 p.m., and Varsity 3:00 p.m.

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

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

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

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