Weatherford Democrat

Aledo ExtrA

October 14, 2013

East Parker County Calendar of Events

Oct. 17

Business Expo


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.

Oct. 17

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.

Oct. 19

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

Oct. 19

‘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.

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