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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 Celebration at Clark Gardens

Join Clark Gardens for an Easter HOPportunity

Clark Gardens will host family-friendly Easter activities Saturday, March 26th, 2016, from 10:00 am to noon, and a community-wide Easter sunrise service Sunday, March 27th 2016 at 7:00 am.

Activities include selfies with the Easter Bunny, children's crafts, and an Easter egg hunt.

These events will take place, rain or shine.

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Bags, Bingo & Badges

Bags, Bingo and Badges

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

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

Details to come.

Founder's Day Celebration

Founder's Day Celebration at Clark Gardens

The Clark Gardens of today is the culmination of vision, hard work and dedication of its founders, Max and Billie Clark. It began as a small, private garden in 1972.

On April 22, 2000, Clark Gardens opened its gates to the public.

Each April we host a members-only event to celebrate the opening of the Gardens by Max & Billie Clark.

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Mother-Son Event

Mother-Son Event

The 2nd Annual United Way of Palo Pinto County Mother-Son Dance will be held May 5, 2016.

Last year's Mother-Son Event was a huge hit with limbo dancing and hula-hoop contests. What will the 2016 bash bring? Check back for details as they become available.

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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Spooky Scarecrow Village

Spooky Scarecrow Village

Check out the delightful Spooky Scarecrow Village during the entire month of October!

This fall Clark Gardens invited groups to particpate in creating a magical, colorful Spooky Scarecrow Village. The fruit of their imagination is on display October 1st through 31st.

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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
  • Spooky Scarecrow Village

Red Pepper Party


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Half Marathon and 5K

Half Marathon and 5K of Clark Gardens

Next 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.

See ALL the 2015 Half Marathon/5K Results!

5K Winners

  • Female Overall Winner- Cathy Buchanan
  • Male Overall Winner- Darian Crawford
  • Female Masters Winner- Shannon Cavness
  • Male Masters Winner- Adrian Benavides

Half Marathon Winners

  • Female Overall Winner- Bonita Jeter
  • Male Overall Winner- Mark Mahon
  • Female Masters Winner- Bobbie Fawcett
  • Male Masters Winner- Matt Sargood

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