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UPCOMING EVENTS: WC Alumni Rodeo, Nationwide Evening Out, WC theatre, Parker County Gardeners, Dementia Training Collection – Weatherford Democrat


WC Alumni Rodeo Saturday

The fourth annual Weatherford College Alumni Rodeo can be Saturday, Oct. 1 on the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Grounds. The occasion continues a practice that started in 2019, WC’s sesquicentennial 12 months.

The rodeo will start at 7 p.m. adopted by a live performance and dance that includes WC alumnus Rowdy Decker and his band from 9:30 to 11 p.m.

A number of former WC standouts and College Nationwide Finals Rodeo alumni will compete, together with Lane Livingston, tie down roper and WC’s all-time factors chief. Landon Williams, a former nationwide champion and two-time CNFR qualifier, and his spouse, Kadee Tew Williams, one other former CNFR competitor, will take part Saturday.

The occasion may even characteristic members of the 2022 WC ladies’s rodeo workforce that received the 2022 CNFR workforce nationwide championship in Casper, Wyoming in addition to Jace Helton, the 2022 nationwide champion workforce roping heeler.

Roughly 125 athletes will compete within the rodeo, together with 2 p.m. slack. Occasions embody bareback driving, tie down roping, breakaway roping, workforce roping, saddle bronc driving, bull driving and barrel racing.

For extra info, contact Johnny Emmons at 817-598-6435 or [email protected].


Nationwide Evening Out

The general public can have two alternatives to interact with native legislation enforcement and first responders on Oct. 4.

Weatherford and Parker County businesses can be current at Heritage Park from 6-8 p.m.

The free occasion permits the neighborhood to satisfy law enforcement officials, firefighters and paramedics, with a K9 demonstration, crime scene search, free sizzling canines, bounce homes and extra.

Willow Park may even host an occasion on the Public Security Constructing, 101 W. Stagecoach Path, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. with reside music and meals.

Neighborhood companions, in addition to first responders, can be accessible to satisfy.

WC theatre presents ‘Moon Over Buffalo’

The Weatherford College Tremendous Arts Division presents “Moon Over Buffalo” on Oct. 6-8 within the Alkek Tremendous Arts Heart.

Doorways open at 7 p.m. and the play begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

The off-Broadway stage is the topic of this fast-paced comedy by Ken Ludwig. Set in 1953, the play facilities round George and Charlotte Hay, two stage stars previous their prime who’ve simply barely missed the large time. After they obtain a possibility to do a film for Oscar-winning director Frank Capra, all the things falls aside in probably the most hilarious methods!

Warning: this play comprises some profanity and grownup conditions.

The forged for “Moon Over Buffalo” consists of Melvin Bowers as George Hay, L Pharr as Charlotte Hay, Audrey Randall as Roz Hay, Cathryn Campbell as Ethel, Tyler West as Howard, Kaleb Watson as Paul, Alex McCalla as Richard and Beck Farmer as Eileen.


Parker County Gardeners Membership

Come go to Gardeners’ Membership of Parker County on Thursday, Oct. 13, for a enjoyable hour with Jay White, editor of Texas Gardener. We assure you can have an satisfying time and study a lot about native vegetation. 

The assembly takes place at St Francis Church, 117 Ranch Home Street, Willow Park at 10 a.m. Refreshments can be served and door prizes given. For additional data name 817-919-6280.


Dementia training collection

The Alzheimer’s Affiliation and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will supply a two-part training collection about reminiscence loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s on Thursdays, Oct. 20 and 27. The applications can be from 1:30 to three p.m. on the Parker County Agricultural Service Heart, at 604 N. Major St. in Weatherford. The lessons are freed from cost and you may register at https://alznct.news/PCDE2022 or name 817-500-9823.

The category on Oct. 20 will concentrate on Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Alzheimer’s illness isn’t a traditional a part of getting older. Throughout this session you’ll study the distinction between Alzheimer’s and dementia; the levels and danger elements; present analysis and coverings and native assets.

On Oct. 27, this system will cowl efficient communication methods. Communication is greater than speaking and listening. As dementia progresses, the flexibility to make use of phrases worsens. Study to decode communication when somebody has dementia and establish methods to speak at every stage of the illness.


DPS recruiting and testing

Texas Division of Public Security can have a recruiting and testing session from 10 a.m. to midday Oct. 22 at Weatherford Excessive College.

For extra info on DPS jobs and advantages, go to joindps.com.

No registration is required for this occasion.


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