The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce will welcome retired USAF SMSGT Vernon M. Anderson, Jr., senior technical instructor, Bell Helicopter, Integrated Operations Engineering Support Technical Training Department, as the key note speaker for the March 12 luncheon. Anderson will discuss the partnership between Bell Helicopter and the Aledo ISD, a program designed to enhance aerospace education through real world application and a focused curriculum. The luncheon will be held at New River Fellowship, 3252 E. I-20, Hudson Oaks, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register online at www.eastparkerchamber.com or call the chamber for more info at 817-441-7844.
Kelly Miller Circus
The Kelly Miller Circus — with performing tigers, zebras and elephants — is coming to Aledo’s Bearcat Park, with show times at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Advance tickets for the two-hour shows — available at a $5 discount for those older than 11 — are available at Aledo City Hall, the East Parker County Library, the East Parker Chamber of Commerce and Brookshire’s.
A portion of the pre-sale tickets will go to the Aledo 4-H Club. Go to kellymillercircus.com for more info on the show.
Aledo AdvoCats 9th Annual Run, Walk or Crawl for Our Kids
Fundraiser at Aledo High School campus.
For sponsorship info, call Jennifer Collins at 817-821-6440.
For a vendor booth, call Courtney Skillman at 214-415-7963.
For general info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Historical driving tour
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
East Parker County Library will host a self-paced Historical Driving Tour of the sites in the library’s One Book/One Community selection, “Parker County Prairie Sketchbook,” by local artist and author Homer Norris.
“Stop and Do” sites will provide facts, fun and food. Map/ticket may be purchased at EPCL, one ticket per car only $25/$10 single.
All proceeds go to EPCL. For more information, call 817-441-6545.
For more info, contact Precinct No. 4 at 817-596-0004.