Fort WorthCowboys & CajunsMosey on over to River Ranch on Friday, Feb. 22, for the big hoedown that Meals on Wheels is puttin' on. They gar-on-tee (as humorist Justin Wilson always said) a good time for guests at Cowboys & Cajuns, where revelers will raise the roof with some down-home fun.Doubleheader live music will feature 3 Fools on 3 Stools, a musical trio that's a real crowd pleaser. And sharing the stage will be well-known local country-rock musicians the Kyle Bennett Band.Event chairs Ryan Wiggins and Amanda Masingill, working with Blair Hodges and Michele Hahnfeld, have arranged for "amazing Texas-born in-house chefs" to prepare some spectacular appetizers and a bona fide Cajun dinner. And guests will enjoy complimentary margaritas, wine and beer.How often do you get to see an armadillo race? Well, if the answer is never, then maybe the speeding armadillos alone make the ticket price worth it. And saloon girls will be on hand to make the celebration authentic. Presiding over the night's fun will be Justin Frazell from KFWR/95.9 FM "The Ranch."A photography safari in Africa; a box for 12 for a game or event at American Airlines Center; a skeet shoot; a dinner party at Michaels Cuisine; and a trip to Sonoma are a few of the items that bidders will compete for in what is shaping up to be an exciting auction."Cowboys and Cajuns is the best party in town and provides a great opportunity to have an amazing time for a reasonable price and benefit thousands of our homebound, elderly neighbors," said executive director Carla Jutson.Tickets are $150 each. To RSVP or learn more, give 'em a holler by contacting Ann-Maree Harrison at 817-258-6414 or visit www.mealsonwheels.org.Valentine's Day fundraisingUntil Feb. 17, Boston's Restaurant & Sports Bar, 6501 North Freeway, will donate $1 from the sale of every pizza and flatbread to local Boys and Girls Clubs. Heart-shaped pizzas will be sold Feb. 13-15 (just in time for Valentine's Day) and proceeds from these pizzas will go toward the club, as well.Daphne Barlow Stigliano, president of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth, writes, "Boys & Girls Clubs across the Metroplex are excited to engage with Boston's and the community through the Boston's Cares campaign."Northeast TarrantLove a Bear Home TourLove is in the air around Valentine's Day, so make someone special in your life who enjoys touring homes feel your love by treating him or her to the Love a Bear Home Tour on Sunday. Three exquisite Fort Worth homes are open for visitors 1-5 p.m.Chairing the event is Teena Conway, program vice president of Baylor University Women's Council, the host of the tour, with help from council members Stefanie Hill, Caroline Elliott, Michelle Gibson, Patricia Zuercher and Mary Ruth Reeves."We are thrilled to present our fourth annual home tour to benefit the scholarship fund for Tarrant County Baylor students and bring it to Fort Worth for the first time ever. We've got a diverse lineup of unique Fort Worth gems," said Conway.According to spokesperson Ashleigh Johnson, "Homes include a one-of-a-kind design by renowned architect Ken Schaumburg; a beautiful traditional estate home on the Colonial golf course; and another Schaumburg home featuring breathtaking cathedral design elements."The Women's Council is grateful to Judy and Jeff Schmeltekopf, Amy and Pat Gotcher, and Judy and Steve Johnson for graciously opening their homes to help raise money for scholarships.Tour tickets are $20 and maybe be purchased in advance at www.baylor.edu/network/event.php?event_id=82134. Or purchase tickets at any touring home location: 6301 Elm Crest Court; 2401 Colonial Parkway; or 3533 Overton View Court.For information, email email@example.com or call 866-281-9444.Sorority information for high school seniorsFor all high school senior girls and their mothers who want to know more about sorority rush (new member recruitment), a free event hosted by Mid-Cities Alumnae Panhellenic is set Sunday, Feb. 17, at Compass Center, at 4201 Pool Road.Chairing the forum are Panhellenic members Stephanie House and Kathy Dorris, who have planned an information session for guests at the event along with an opportunity to register with Mid-Cities Alumnae Panhellenic. Emcee for the occasion is Joy Donovan Brandon. College students will be on hand modeling appropriate rush attire.The forum will focus on the 26 sororities of the National Panhellenic Conference and is open to residents of Northeast Tarrant County and southern Denton County.To inquire, contact Dorris at firstname.lastname@example.org or House at email@example.com.ArlingtonSchool for Boat Builders on SaturdayThe Cardboard Boat Regatta coming up on April 27 at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor has no equal for a thrilling adventure. Where else do local residents, students, businesses and clubs have a chance to build boats made entirely out of cardboard and race against other competitors in the wave pool at the water park?If you have absolutely no idea how to build a cardboard boat, don't worry because there's a free boat building 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Arlington City Hall Council Chamber, 101 W. Abram St.Experts will give tips on boat construction, supplies recommended, engineering strategies and even some hands-on math and science applications that teachers could use with students who enter. Former winners of the regatta will demonstrate the successful boat-building techniques that they used to construct a winner.Kristi Payne, spokeswoman from the River Legacy Foundation that hosts the regatta, said, "Returning this year is the High School Challenge, where area high schools compete for school bragging rights and the High School Challenge trophy. Other trophies awarded include Fastest Finish, Rah! Rah! for most spirited, and the Titanic for most spectacular sinking."The deadline to enter a boat or activity in the regatta is April 15. Fees range from $50-$80. You save $5 if you enter by April 1.To learn more, contact Payne at 817-860-6752, ext. 107, or visit www.riverlegacy.org.