The Parker County Master Gardeners’ plant sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, in the parking lot/lawn of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service office, 604 N. Main St., Weatherford. There are tremendous selections of perennials, herbs, vegetable plants, annuals, shrubs and roses available. Master Gardeners will be on hand to provide information, answer questions and assist with plant selection. Demonstration booths will feature information on drip irrigation and rainwater harvesting. Proceeds from the annual sale go toward providing horticultural education to Parker County residents and promoting sound practices in everyday gardening. For more information, visit www.pcmg-texas.org or call 817.598.6168 to speak with a Parker County Master Gardener. Mark your calendar and come early!
The 12th annual Moritz Ride for Heroes in Aledo is April 19. There are five scenic bike routes, ranging from 8 miles to 70 miles. All races begin at 8:30 a.m., with start and finish lines on the Aledo High School campus. The entry fee — discounted through April 12 — includes a post-ride lunch of grilled hamburger or hot dog, chips, and drink. The popular event benefits the Aledo Fire Department, Hudson Oaks Fire/Rescue, Willow Park Fire/Rescue, Parker County Sheriff’s Reserve, the Weatherford Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association and the Parker County Center of Hope. For more information, go to rideforheroes.org.
Bearcats ‘N Boots dinner, auction and entertainment
• 6:30 p.m. at Cendera Center, 3600 Benbrook Highway, Fort Worth.
• Catered by The Wild Mushroom; entertainment by Four Day Weekend.
• Tickets cost $100; sponsorship opportunities available.
• Benefiting the Aledo ISD Education Foundation
• For more information, go to aledoef.org.
Interested in helping your community? Consider joining the Parker County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The next CERT classes will be held Mondays, May 5, 12 and 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturdays, May 10 and 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Parker County EOC, 215 Trinity Ave., in Weatherford. To sign up call Kit Marshall at 817-598-0969 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.