Parker County Democratic Women • The Parker County Texas Democratic Women will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 17, at the Switch restaurant, 112 S. FM 113, in Cool.
• Everyone is invited.
• For more information, call Freda Burks at 817-220-0191.
Quilter’s Guild of Parker County • On July 17, the Quilters Guild of Parker County will host Margie Peyton of Sew So Easy Quilt Shop in Saginaw. She began quilting as a child with her mother and learned that a quilt is a treasured thing and no scraps were wasted.
• The program will begin at 7 p.m., preceded by fellowship and a business meeting. A light refreshment will be served.
• Grace First Presbyterian Church is located at 606 Mockingbird Lane, Weatherford.
• For questions, contact Pascale Tesi at 817-597-8415.
Food Preservation Workshop • The Texas AgriLife Extenstion Service will host a basic food preservation class. Making Salsas and Drying Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs will be held Friday, July 18.
• The class will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will cost $20. The registration will include recipes, canning supplies, ingredients and handouts. Participants should bring a sack lunch. The workshop will be held at the Parker County Agricultural Service Center located at 604 North Main Street, Weatherford.
• The workshop will cover the basics of making salsas and the principles of drying/dehydrating foods. Participants will have the opportunity to make several kinds of salsas and practice dehydrating foods.
• Those who have water bath canners and/or dehydrators are asked to bring them.
• This workshop is limited to 15 participants. Registration is requested by Wednesday, July 16, 2014 by calling 817-598-6168.