AZLEAzle FFA alumni dinner takes place SaturdayThe Azle FFA Alumni Association is hosting the annual FFA Alumni Beans & Cornbread Dinner and Auction on Saturday. The event will be held at the B.J. Clark Building, 601 SE Parkway, Azle.Funds from the event benefit the Azle High School FFA. The alumni association supports the agricultural science/FFA program by providing scholarships, purchasing students’ animals at the Parker County Livestock Show, sponsoring the annual FFA awards banquet and assisting with student projects.The dinner and silent auction begin at 5:30 p.m. There is no cost for the dinner.A live auction and entertainment by Steve Daniels will begin at about 6 p.m. Auction items will include baked goods, jewelry, tools, hunting equipment, home decor, handcrafted items, gift certificates and more. All auction items have been donated by local businesses and alumni members.Contact information: committee chairman Roddy Murr, firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-444-2838, or alumni association President Greg John, email@example.com or 817-677-2360. — Shirley JinkinsALEDO SCHOOLSMarching band competition slated in Aledo on SaturdayMarching band programs will set the tone Saturday as Aledo High School hosts the annual Unleash the Sound competition at Bearcat Stadium, 1000 Bailey Ranch Road in Aledo.Gates open at 9:30 a.m., and the first marching band performs at 11. Color guard judging will be in the Bearcat gym starting at 9:25 a.m., with percussion standstill at Coder Elementary, 12 Vernon Road, beginning at 8:55 a.m.Performances continue throughout the day with finals in the evening. — Shirley JinkinsBENBROOKCharity rummage sale for Relay for Life is Nov. 2A rummage sale benefiting Benbrook’s Relay for Life will be held Nov. 2.The indoor sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Benbrook United Methodist Church, 1122 Bryant St.Relay for Life is a community fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. — Shirley JinkinsBURLESONSweet singing for chorale’s dessert fundraiser Oct. 21The Burleson Centennial High School Chorale Booster Club is sponsoring a dessert social after the award-winning chorale’s fall concert Oct. 21.Guests can collect a plateful of homemade treats for a $5 per person donation. There is no charge to attend the concert.The concert begins at 7 p.m.; the social will follow at 8.Centennial High School is located at 201 Hurst Road. — Shirley JinkinsEAGLE MOUNTAIN- SAGINAW SCHOOLSVendors sought for Boswell High Senior CelebrationOrganizers of the Boswell High Senior Celebration are looking for vendors for their craft fair. It takes place Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wayside Middle School, 1300 Old Decatur Road in Fort Worth. Contact Kerry Mawby at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. EVERMAN SCHOOLSEverman High School sets student musical Nov. 15-16Everman High School’s theater department will host a student production of the musical Grease on Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 4 p.m. It is the school drama club’s first musical production in more than 10 years.Cast will include 26 students and 15 faculty and staff members in guest roles.The performances will take place in the Joe C. Bean High School Auditorium and are open to the public. Tickets are $3 for adults and $2 for students.For more information, email email@example.com — Shirley JinkinsCommunity band’s free Halloween concert Oct. 27Greater Fort Worth Community Band will present a free Halloween concert at 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Texas Wesleyan University.Children and parents are welcome, and costumes are encouraged. The concert will be at TWU’s Martin Hall, 1201 Wesleyan at Rosedale in Fort Worth.Musical offerings will include selections from Night on Bald Mountain, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Harry Potter, Phantom of the Opera, and more.Members of the community band are accomplished artists including active and retired music instructors, professional performers and a diverse range of community members.Christine Beason is conductor. For information email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. — Shirley JinkinsFORT WORTHFriends of Fort Worth Library book sale coming upFriends of the Fort Worth Library is gearing up for its biannual book sale, which encompasses two weekends with two separate sales.The members-only, tax-free sale comes first, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the Book Store, at 5332 Trail Lake Drive. Interested people can join or renew memberships at the sale.Public sale days are Oct. 25, 26 and 27 at the Book Store annexes, 5318 and 5334 Trail Lake Drive. Admission is $1, with children and members free.Thousands of books, CDs, audiobooks and children’s books are available, with most items priced at 50 cents to $1. MasterCard, Visa and Discover are accepted.Sunday shoppers get even more savings by filling up a box with their favorites for a bulk price of $15, with boxes provided. Hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Call 817-346-2255 for more information. — Shirley JinkinsNew Goodwill donation station opens on BeachGoodwill Industries of Fort Worth has opened a new attended donation station in the greater Fort Worth area. The donation station, at 8653 N. Beach St., No. 201, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.It is the Fort Worth area’s 11th station.For more information, visit www.goodwillfortworth.org. — Shirley JinkinsWestminster’s fall festival and carnivalWestminster Presbyterian Church at 7001 Trail Lake Drive in Fort Worth will host a fall festival and carnival for all ages from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26.Activities include trunk or treat, games, bounce houses, costume contest, crafts, food, music and prizes.The church youth group will be selling food concessions.For more information visit www.wpcfw.com. — Shirley JinkinsGLEN ROSEBluegrass jam session, concert is SaturdayMusicians can take part in a bluegrass jam session in Oakdale Park on Saturday.The event is open to everyone from beginners to old pros. Jam sessions will start about 3 p.m. with a concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, email email@example.com or go to www.glenrosebluegrass.com. The address for Oakdale Park is 1019 NE Barnard St in Glen Rose. — Bill HannaSAGINAWFood, networking in store at chamber eventSaginaw Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the annual Taste of Northwest Business Expo on Oct. 24 at the Saginaw Recreation Center, 633 W. McLeroy Blvd.The event runs from 4 to 8 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children.Call the chamber at 817-232-0500 for more information. — Shirley Jinkins
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