Weatherford Democrat

Aledo ExtrA

November 4, 2013

Calendar of events

Nov. 13

East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at New River Fellowship, 3253 East I-20, Hudson Oaks.

How to Succeed in Business When All You Want to do is Find a Cave and Hide

Keynote speaker Mark Brown will share his upbeat, inspiring story.

Lunch will be catered by Los Vaqueros.

Register online at www.eastparkerchamber.com or contact the chamber for more information at 817-441-7844

Nov. 14

Gardeners’ Club of Parker County

Gardening for Birds and Wildlife is the November Meeting topic.

The program will be presented by master gardener Phil Craighead.

10 a.m. at St. Francis Church, 117 Ranch House Road, Willow Park

All are welcome.

For further info, call 817-919-6280.

 

Nov. 16

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Center/Research Room at the corner of Ranch House Road and Stagecoach Trail. Member Jean Bennett will speak about cemetery symbols and their meanings.  

Soup and cornbread luncheon to follow at the Community Center.  

Members should bring fresh or canned vegetables to put in the stock. Those bringing cornbread should contact Kay Davis at 817-441-8479.

The Willow Park History video by Penny Serrato might be shown.

All are welcome to attend.

Nov. 28

Thanksgiving Trot

Benefits heart transplant recipient Dylan Hancock

1 mile at 8 a.m.

5K at 8:30 a.m.

505 South Point Court, Aledo

Early registration — before Nov. 21 — $25 adults; $15 children

Late registration — $30 for adults, $20 children

To register online, go to aledothanksgivingtrot.com.

 

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