Saturday, June 14
The 18th annual St. Peters by the Lake Episcopal Church Possum Walk will be held Saturday, June 14.
Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., the walk at 8 sharp at the church, located at the intersection of Red Bird and Park Road 36 on Possum Kingdom Lake's East Side. Entry fee is $18 for a four-mile walk or run.
T-shirts will be given to the first 50 who enter.
A flag pole and flag dedication will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at the PK West fire station, FM 1148 and Green Acres Road.
A flag has been donated to the station by Woodmen of the World.
Also, representatives from the Texas A&M Forest Service are expected to present an over-size check representing the grant that allowed the purchase of a new tanker.
The Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce will hold a free concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at Possum Gulch, located behind the chamber, 362 N. FM 2353.
There will be two bands and concessions, however, those attending are asked to bring their own beverages and chairs.
For more information, visit www.possumkingdomlake.com or call 940-779-2424.
Monday, July 14
Taste of Palo Pinto
The Taste of Palo Pinto County will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, July 14, at the Holiday Hills Country Club, 4801 Highway 180 East, with the event benefiting the Mineral Wells Senior Center.
There will be food from area restaurants, a silent and live auction and door prizes.
For reserved seating, the cost is $50 and general admission, with no reserved seating, is $35.
Church Youth Program
PK Community Church holds a youth and children program 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at Charlie's Angels Senior Center.
Everyone is welcome. Anyone needing a ride or information, call James Turner at 940-445-1265.
The Inland Divers Association is now accepting applications for membership.
It is a non-profit organization in the interest of preserving and developing scuba diving at Possum Kingdom Lake, located at 3203 Redbird Road, next to Lakeside RV Park.
For more information, visit www.inlanddivers.org, Facebook or phone 817-874-0083.
Come out to VFW Post 2399 in Mineral Wells on Tuesday nights and enjoy good food and fellowship for only a $5 donation per plate. Check out www.vfwpost2399.org/Pages/PostCalander.aspx for upcoming menus.
The Possum Kingdom Lions Club asked that medical equipment on loan that is no longer being used be returned to the Lions Club Building, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, or to Charlie's Angels Tuesday or Thursday mornings.
For additional information, contact Alan Fires at 940-779-4336 or 432-940-4903.
PK West Thrift Store
Want to donate items? Want to save money? The PK Westside Volunteer Emergency Services “Garage Sale” Thrift Store is the answer. For donations, sales or questions, contact Sue at 940-549-6526, Judy at 940-549-5733 or Linda at 940-549-8101.
All donations are tax deductible and sales benefit the volunteer fire and ambulance services.
The Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary welcomes those who have a few hours a week to volunteer.
Contact any member for information. Donations for flea market sales are accepted 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays at the Lions Club Community Center, 142 La Villa Road.
The auxiliary is no longer accepting mattresses or box springs. Do not leave donated items outside the fire station or Lions Club.
To make arrangements to leave items at the Lions Club, call Rita, 940-452-0052; Kathy, 940-468-2178; Lynn, 940-779-2768; or Jon Carol, 940-329-8368.
Invitation to Join
The Graford Fire and Ambulance Auxiliary invites those interested in membership to attend any of the organization's meetings, held at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, call Bonnie Ramsey at 940-664-5431.
Spay, Neuter Assistance
Got more pets than money? Financial assistance for spay and neuter services is available from the Palo Pinto County Humane Society.
In addition, the organization needs foster homes for pets pending adoption. Contact Nancy at 214-906-4563 or Sherry, 940-325-3686, for information.
Old Jail Museum
The Old Jail Museum hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
Tours can be scheduled by calling Ann Reagan, 940-659-2555.