The Business Expo will bring together more than 60 businesses from around Parker County, exhibiting their products and services. There will be live demonstrations, games, free goodie bags, coupons galore, on-the-spot-shopping and drawings. Ample food trucks will be on hand with snacks and treats.
4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Willow Park Baptist Church, 129 S. Ranch House Road, Willow Park
For more information, contact the Chamber at 817-441-7844 or visit the website www.eastparkerchamber.com.
Monthly kidney and diabetes classes
Oak Ridge Church of Christ
4895 East I-20, Willow Park
6-7 p.m. Kidney Smart, no charge
7-8 p.m. Diabetes, will bill Medicare or insurance
Conducted by registered nurse and registered dietician.
For more information, call Elizabeth Neumann at 817-995-4677.
10th annual Parkfest 2013
Willow Park will celebrate its 50th year of incorporation with a family-friendly festival featuring live music from a variety of bands all day long. Food trucks, arts & crafts, a bounce house, a petting zoo, safety demonstrations by Willow Park Fire/Rescue and plenty of children’s games and activities are planned. A brochure and a five-minute slide show about the city’s history will be available, courtesy of East Parker County Geneology and Historical Society.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Corner of Ranch House Road and Stagecoach Trail, Willow Park
To reserve booth space, contact City Hall at 817-441-7108.
For more information visit www.willowpark.org
‘Mud, Sweat & Tears 2013’
Mud run to benefit Young Life Aledo, 1-mile for kids, 5k for adults.
Giveaways, a food truck, registered runners get a free meal and water.
Check-in at noon, kid run begins at 1 p.m., first heat for 5K begins at 2 p.m.
Sponsored by CrossFit City View.
Location is Clear Fork Materials, 800 Old Annetta Road, Aledo.
Early registration ensures a T-shirt and goody bag.
Register online at www.crossfitcityview.com.
Registration prices lowered to $30 for the kid run and $50 for the 5K, with discounts for multiple family members.
Pre-race day packet/T-shirt pick-up at CrossFit City View, 1151 Underwood Road, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and Oct. 18.
For more information, call 817-676-8182.
AmazinGrace 5K and Kid’s Fun Run
Official chip-timed event
Bearcat Park, Aledo
Participants pay $25 to register, $10 for Fun Run.
Dogs run for $3.
Proceeds benefit youth missions.
Got to www.aledoumc.org for form.
Carla McDougal will speak on “God’s Treasured Gifts.”
10 a.m.—1 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Aledo, 128 Elm Street
Tickets are $20.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for viewing the holiday tables.
Sponsored by FBC of Aledo Women’s Ministry
For reservations, call 817-441-8885 or visit www.fbcaledo.com.
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Step into Bethlehem
WEATHERFORD – Tammy Lane Productions, creators of “Mission Reality” and other Christian-based productions, is once again bringing the spirit of the first Christmas to its one-of-a-kind first century village called Capernaum, located north of Weatherford.
Filing ends with six contested local races
With filing closing Dec. 9, several people filed to run against Republican incumbents in the March primary election.
Wednesday's school closings, delayed openings
Here is a list of area schools that have announced closings or delayed openings for Wednesday.
Road closure proposed
Annetta North council member and former mayor Ken Hall would like to shut Jenkins Road down to public traffic inside the city limits.
Aledo, Ennis to play Saturday at Midlothian
Aledo and Ennis are set to play at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Midlothian in the Class 4A, Division II, state semifinals of the Texas high school football playoffs.
Christmas Tyme now Saturday, Dec. 14
Christmas Tyme in Aledo is coming, but it’s a going to be a week late, according to Aledo city officials, who pushed the Dec. 7 event forward to this Saturday, Dec. 14, in order to avoid the snow and ice forecast for last weekend.
New Vandagriff principal
Aledo ISD trustees selected Stephanie Adams, assistant principal at Stuard Elementary since 2010, as the new principal of Vandagriff Elementary during a special meeting of the school board Dec. 3.
Local Option petition drive ending
Aledo residents who went door to door asking locals to sign a petition to put city alcohol sales on the ballot in May have met and exceeded the 239 signatures required, according to George McGee, a spokesman for those who applied for the petition Oct. 7.
Johnson draws JP opponent
Bernard R. Suchocki, an attorney and Willow Park city council member, has filed to run against incumbent Lynn Marie Johnson for Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 in East Parker County. Both have filed as Republicans.
Paul gets recognized nationally
Longtime Aledo ISD Director of Bands Joey Paul has been chosen as a Conn-Selmer VIP Candidate, one of four selected and recognized nationwide for the award.
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