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Mother-Son Event

Thursday, May 5, 2016
6:00 to 8:00 pm

United Way of Palo Pinto County, Inc. is hosting the Second Annual Mother & Son Dance on Thursday, May 5, 2016. The event takes place at Clark Gardens from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and is for students in kindergarten through sixth grade.

The theme is "Dancin' through the Decades" with music from the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, and current. There will be a DJ playing lots of fun music for dancing, a Hula Hoop contest and Best Dressed for the Decade with prizes for the winners. A photographer is available to take souvenir pictures with a backdrop inside the tent, and opportunities for pictures with the beautiful flowers at the Gardens.

Tickets are $20 per mother and son couple, and all proceeds benefit the United Way of Palo Pinto County, Inc. For tickets or more information, please call 940-325-4848. Tickets are limited so get your tickets now!

United Way of Palo Pinto County, Inc.United Way of Palo Pinto County, Inc.

Summer Solstice Party

Celebrate Summer Solstice

Date: June 20, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Come, join us and bring all your friends for this fun new event.

  • The Beatles cover band - Ticket 2 Ride
  • A Central Market Food Truck
  • Tons of crafts
  • BYOB - You are welcome to bring your own - beer and wine only

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Run From The Ducks

Run From the Ducks

The Billie Y. Clark Memorial Run From the Ducks
2016 Date to be determined.

Run From The Ducks is an eight-hour timed event that is run on an approximate 1.02 mile loop through Clark Gardens Botanical Park. Most of the course is either fine gravel or grass. All proceeds go to benefit the National Vietnam War Museum.

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Red Pepper Party

2016 date to be announced

A day of entertainment food and fun.

The day's activities and events include:

  • Chili for Charity - Chili Cook-Off
  • Craft Beer Tasting
  • Salsa Tasting
  • Live Band
  • Games for Kids

Red Pepper Party


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Half Marathon and 5K

Half Marathon and 5K of Clark Gardens

Event Date: October 1, 2016

Clark Gardens Half Marathon/5K is presented by Crazy Water. The run starts and finishes in Clark Gardens. The race is on paved paths winding through beautiful tree lined paths both in Clark Gardens and on the Rails to Trails.

Online registration is open.

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Holiday Events

Garden A Glow - Clark Gardens Holiday Festival

2016 Dates

December 1, 2016 - Members-Only Reception
December 2, 2016 - Dinner with Santa
December 3, 2016 - Garden a Glow

Enjoy a visit with Santa, musical entertainment, stroll through the thousands of lights, sip hot chocolate and partake of an old fashioned Weenie Roast with S'mores.

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Father-Daughter Dance


February 4, 2016
6:00 to 8:00 pm
Theme: An Evening in Paris

Celebrate the special bond that fathers and daughters share with an evening of fun at Clark Gardens. Fathers and Daughters (K-6th grade) are invited to enjoy this special evening full of music, dancing, refreshments and fun memories.

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Cowboy Up for a Cause

Cowboy Up for a Cause

Saturday, February 13, 2016

7:00 to 11:00 pm

Get ready for the 2016 Cowboy Up for a Cause! Proceeds benefit the Billie Y. Clark Fund through the Alzheimer's Association North Central Texas Chapter.

  • Grill Your Own Steak
  • Dummy Roping
  • Armadillo Racing
  • Texas Hold 'Em
  • Silent Auction
  • Dancing
  • Music

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Clark Gardens Easter Celebration

Easter at Clark Gardens

The Easter Sunrise Service for 2016 has been cancelled.

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Bags, Bingo & Badges

Bags, Bingo and Badges

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Time: 6:00 to 9:00 pm, with doors opening at 5:00 pm

The Bags, Bingo and Badges event benefits the Children's Alliance for Palo Pinto County.

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