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Parker County Sketchbook historic sites driving tour

March 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/29/2014 - 10:00am

The East Parker County Library is hosting a Parker County Sketchbook Tour of significant historic sites Saturday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tickets, which include a map of the route, are for sale at the library, $10 per individual or $25 per car. They are available until the day of the tour. Bike maps are also available.
The tour will be self-paced and will include “Stop and See” and “Stop and Do” sites.
The tour gets under way at the library in downtown Aledo.
Subsequent stops include Tunnel Road and Underwood Cemetery, Log Cabin at the A.J. Wood home, El Chico Ranch/Lodge, Willow Springs Cemetery, Doss Heritage and Cultural Center, Holland Lake Park, Annetta United Methodist Church, Parker County Cowboy Church, Red Rock Gym at Vandagriff Elementary and Front Street in Aledo.
Some sites will include information, food and fun events.
The One Book/One Community project is a nationwide effort to develop a community of readers by encouraging residents to all read the same book.
EPCL selected the book by local author Norris, which was hand-written and illustrated, that delves into some of the history of the East Parker County area.
Proceeds from the tour benefit the services of the library.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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