UPCOMING EVENTS: Spring Fling, Amateur Radio Club, Lakeshore Baptist Fundraiser | Local News



Parker County Ag Extension Spring Fling

Parker County Extension Education Association invites everyone to put on your Easter bonnets and come to Parker County for Spring Fling on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Costs, 802 N. Elm St. in Weatherford. It will be a day of education, personal development and fun.

Speakers at the event will include Mature Drivers: Tips for Staying Safe by Jan Hoelscher; Staying Fit by Carol Holmes, Write One by Clarica Burns and Unexpected Ways to Use Vinegar by Kathy Harden. There will be an Easter Bonnet Parade by Education members at the extension. There will be a lunch that will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. There will also be door prizes, a silent auction and more.

Tickets are $12 per person and can be purchased from Parker County Extension club members and through the Texas AgriLife Extension office in Parker County. For more information on Spring Fling, call 817-598-6168.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Parker County 4-H Scholarship and Outreach Programs.

radio amateurs

The Parker County Amateur Radio Club will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at the Parker County Emergency Services Office, 215 Trinity St.

Topics include what is amateur radio, cost, testing, equipment and emergencies, as well as FCC test topics and equipment overview with demonstrations.

Lakeshore Baptist Church ‘Breakfast with Friends’ fundraiser

Lakeshore Baptist Church, in partnership with Flames Seafood Restaurant, will host a community breakfast on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Flames Seafood Restaurant, 1917 Martin Drive, Weatherford TX.

Breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages and a drink of orange juice, water or coffee. No substitutions or special orders. Take-out orders will be available.

Proceeds will go towards restoring church facilities that were damaged in the February 2021 freeze.

Recommended minimum donation of $10. Meals can be purchased at the door or in advance at onrealm.org/Lakeshore/give/Flames

Parker County Democrats will meet

The Active Parker County Democrats (PCAD) will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 11, with retired Air Force Colonel and party attorney Kim Olson as guest speaker. The meeting will take place in the Strain Room of the Doss Student Center at Weatherford College. The meeting begins with a social time at 6:30 p.m. and the program at 7 p.m. The public is welcome.

Olson was the Democratic nominee for agriculture commissioner in 2018, was a candidate for Congress in 2020 and previously served on the Weatherford ISD school board. She seeks to lead the Texas Democratic Party when delegates elect party leadership at their state convention in Dallas in July. Olson and her husband also run a sustainable ranch near Mineral Wells that grows organic pecans and fruit.

For more information, visit https://parkercountydemocrats.org

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