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Volunteers needed for egg hunt

March 21, 2015

The hunt is on. Volunteers are needed. The Community Easter Egg Hunt is a large undertaking at Granbury City Park, 1218 W. Pearl St., on Saturday, March 28.

Volunteers need to meet at the pool at 9:30 a.m.

Volunteer opportunities:

nRegistration Table

nManning booth for Key Club/Kiwanis

nManning booths for other organizations

n“Laying” Eggs

nMarking field for age groups (tying ribbons on fence color coded by age group)

nHelping set up booths

nGuarding the field gates

nMonitoring children as they enter and exit the fields

nAssist in collecting empty eggs after hunt

nEscorting special needs children to hunt and assist with hunt if necessary.

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All about irises

March 21, 2015
All about irises

Lake Granbury Master Gardeners (LGMG) will present “Planting and Caring for Iris” Tuesday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. Master Gardeners LaNell Whitley and Georgia Blaylock will instruct the free program. In addition, they will show photos of the many irises that will be offered for sale at the LGMG plant sale April 11.

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Sporting the green for St. Patrick’s Day

March 21, 2015
Sporting the green for St. Patrick’s Day

These three ladies were ready for St. Patrick’s Day at the Healthy Woman luncheon Tuesday at Granbury Resort Conference Center. From left: Charlene Reynolds, Betye Dalton and Pam Fuller are all from Granbury and attend church together at Triple Cross Cowboy Church. Reynolds noted that Dalton is known for dressing to fit any and all holidays.

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Save rainwater for later use

March 21, 2015
Save rainwater for later use

Learn how to save rainwater.

On Monday, April 6 the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension–Hood County Office in conjunction with the Lake Granbury Watershed Project will host a rainwater harvesting seminar.

Participants will be able to make and take home a rain barrel to begin storing rainwater.

The program begins at 6:30 p.m.

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Community egg hunt March 28 at City Park

March 21, 2015

The Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt is planned with the whole family in mind.

The fun begins at 11 a.m. and continues through 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at Granbury City Park, 1218 W. Pearl St.

Free food, games and entertainment are planned in addition to the hunting of eggs. Door prizes will be given for the “winning” eggs.

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Golf course supervisor to give lawn tips

March 21, 2015

Lake Granbury Master Gardeners will present “Caring for Bermuda and Other Warm-Season Grass Lawns” Tuesday evening starting at 6:30.

Kerry Smith, golf course and grounds supervisor for deCordova, will speak in Annex I, 1410 W. Pearl St.

Reservations are required. Call 817-579-3280 or email [email protected]

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LGAA works featured at Spring Festival

March 21, 2015
LGAA works featured at Spring Festival

Jeffrey Deitch, a sometimes controversial art dealer and curator once claimed, “I believe that an art exhibition can be engaging, fun and deeply intellectually satisfying and serious. These are not contradictory concepts in art.”

A current exhibition, the annual Spring Festival of Art Show and Sale, claims all these adjectives. It will hang at the Shanley House Gallery, 224 N.

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Bonnie Chilcutt recognized as Pecan Artist of Month

March 21, 2015
Bonnie Chilcutt recognized as Pecan Artist of Month

Congratulations go to first place winner for artist of the month in the Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG), Bonnie Chilcutt.

Also recognized for exceptional work are Kathy Yoders, Barbara Sutton, Brenda Coffman, and Martie Rains. These ladies have their work displayed at the Pecan clubhouse, the Pecan Activities Center (PAC), various businesses in Pecan Village, and online at www.pecanplantationartguild.com.

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HALO Chari-Tea on April 19

March 21, 2015

The third annual Chari-Tea next month will help homeless companion animals in Hood County.

Sponsored by the Hood County Animal Lovers Organization, the tea is Sunday, April 19, from 2-4 p.m. at the Bentwater Activity Center.

Doors open at 1 p.m. for mimosa sipping ($5 donation), socializing and shopping the bake sale and raffle baskets.

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May the sun shine warm upon your face

March 21, 2015
May the sun shine warm upon your face

It wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without Nick Sager (center) dressed as a leprechaun. The gathering drew many smiles on the Granbury square Tuesday. The Texas Independence Day parade will be on the square at 11 this morning, Saturday, March 21. The parade was postponed Feb. 28 when wintery weather “rained”on the parade.

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