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Events from the Parker County Agrilife Extension Service
Phone: 817-598-6168

“Do Well Be Well with Diabetes” Classes

May 3, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Repeats every week until Wed Jun 08 2011 .
Tue, 05/10/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Tue, 05/17/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Tue, 05/24/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Tue, 05/31/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Parker County will offer “Do Well Be Well with Diabetes II from 6:30 - 9 p.m. on the Tuesdays of May 10, 17, 24 and 31 at the Parker County Agricultural Services Center, 604 North Main Street in Weatherford.
“Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes is an educational program to help people with type 2 diabetes learn the skills they need to understand and manage their diabetes, to reduce their risks for complications and to attain their highest possible level of wellness. The goal is that if you do well, you can be well with diabetes.

Spring Fling set April 12

April 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/12/2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Parker County Extension Education will host the 2011 Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 at Couts United Methodist Church, 802 N. Elm in Weatherford.
Spring Fling will include educational presentations including “Spring Lawn & Gardening” by Jon Green, Parker County Extension Agent – Agriculture and Natural Resources; “The American Red Cross” program by Teresa Filkins with the local Red Cross; “Women’s Health” by Solis Women’s Health of Weatherford.
A Red Hat Ladies Fashion will be a special feature. Returning by popular demand, the fashion show will be one to remember.
A lunch of poppy seed chicken, crunchy romaine salad, almond green beans, heavenly dessert, coffee and tea will be provided from noon to 1 p.m.

Manage Your Money Class

March 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 03/28/2011 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will conduct a money management class on Monday, March 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Parker County Agricultural Services Center, located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford. The topics will include: Values, Needs and Wants, Developing a Spending Plan, Money Management, Wise Use of Credit, Consumer Information and Stretching Your Food Dollars. The class is open to anyone and will help people in bankruptcy, debt, or anyone who wants to know how to better manage their money. Managing Your Money is free of charge.

Parker County Master Gardener Association Plant Sale

March 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/09/2011 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

The Parker County Master Gardener Association will have its Annual Spring Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 9 at Texas AgriLife Extension Service Office. There will also be a rainwater harvesting demonstration. For more information go to www.pcmg-texas.org.

Parker County 4-H Adventure Camp

February 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/16/2011 (All day) - Fri, 03/18/2011 (All day)

Parker County 4-H will be hosting the Parker County 4-H Adventure Camp March 16-18 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. This camp is open to youth ages 8-12 and will cost $35/camper to participate. Join us for three fun filled mornings where campers will take part in fishing demonstrations, knot tying, wildlife ID, and hands on activities and crafts. Campers will test their abilities in the Animal Olympics by going toe to toe, wing to wing and hoof to hoof against wildlife found in Texas. They will learn new skills and safety practices that will be useful on camping and fishing trips, the impact of the footprints they leave in nature and how to explore their own backyards. Spaces are limited; your spot will be reserved once payment is received.

Food Handlers Food Safety Training

February 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/03/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer three food handlers classes. One will be held on Monday, February 14, 2011; Wednesday, February 16, 2011 and the other class will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011. The trainings each day will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will end at 6:00 p.m. You only have to attend one to receive certification.

Food Handlers Food Safety Training

February 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/16/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer three food handlers classes. One will be held on Monday, February 14, 2011; Wednesday, February 16, 2011 and the other class will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011. The trainings each day will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will end at 6:00 p.m. You only have to attend one to receive certification.

Food Handlers Food Safety Training

February 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 02/14/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer three food handlers classes. One will be held on Monday, February 14, 2011; Wednesday, February 16, 2011 and the other class will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011. The trainings each day will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will end at 6:00 p.m. You only have to attend one to receive certification.

Food Managers Certification Training in Weatherford

February 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 02/28/2011 - 8:00am

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer a one-day food manager certification training course, Food Safety: It’s Our Business, for food service managers on Monday, February 28, 2011. The training will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the examination being administered at 5:00 p.m. The course will take place the Parker County Agricultural Services Center, located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford.

Free Parenting and Nutrition Series

January 11, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/18/2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will conduct a parenting workshop series from 6:30 - 8 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Jan. 18. Additional sessions will be Jan. 25, Feb. 1 and Feb. 22 at the Parker County Agricultural Service Center, 604 North Main Street in Weatherford.  The curriculum will be “How to Become a Love and Logic Parent. Topics will cover Raising Responsible Kids, the Love and Logic Formula, C Stands for Control, Ownership of the Problem, Thinking and Decision Making and Consequences. Each class will also include a lesson on feeding children and will include: Keeping Kids Health, Shopping Strategies for Healthy Eating and Keeping your Kids Safe and Food Safety.

Sports Calendar

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

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

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