The 34th annual Shaw-Kemp Open House is set for Saturday, April 12 from 1 to 5 p.m. The free event highlights several old Parker County buildings. The property is located south of Weatherford off Highway 51 South at 220 Kemp Road. Visitors should bring their own food and drink. For more information, call Mary Kemp at 817-594-6837.… Read the rest
An Apoca Dance for 5th and 6th grade students who attend Azle and Hoover Elementary Schools will be held at Forte Junior High, 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 28. Admission is $5 per student.
Parents must sign students in and out students at the door. Bring extra money for pizza, candy, drinks and glow sticks. Prizes will be awarded for best Zombie dress, King and Queen from each school, and dance contests.… Read the rest
A fundraiser that benefits Relay for Life is set for Thursday, March 27 at Lightcatcher Winery & Bistro, 6925 Confederate Parkway Road. Visitors will enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres, photos, and a silent auction.
Tickets are $40 and available at Designs by Jamie, 137 West Main Street.… Read the rest
The Reno Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual fundraising event Saturday, March 22, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the fire station, 185 W. Reno Road.
A $5 donation includes hot dogs with all the fixings, fun activities for the kids, a bounce house, bake sale, auction, raffles, and kids’ games.
You can tour the station, see apparatus, and get to know your Reno firefighters as well as those from other agencies that support the citizens of Reno.… Read the rest
The Parker County Future Farmers of America, 4-H Grand Champion Gala raises funds for those youth groups. Tickets for the April 26. 6:30 p.m. event – which includes a red carpet social, a steak dinner, a live auction, and music from Jake Hooker and the Outsiders – begin at $75 for individuals and $500 to $1,000 for tables of eight.
For more information on the gala, set for the Parker County Sheriff Posse grounds, call 817-300-2258.… Read the rest
Due to Spring Break, the March meeting of the Azle Retired School Employees Association will be held a week later than usual, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Moe’s Country Kitchen, 316 West Main St.
Jo Ann Smith, president of District XI Retired Teachers Association, will be the guest speaker. She will have information for regarding legislation and other issues affecting retired educators.… Read the rest