Parker County Today July 2016 - Page 21

and a helmet, we don’t encourage unsafe recreational activities), frolic in the splash pad at Love Street Park, feed the ducks on the pond at Holland Lake Park, check out Weatherford’s brand new Quanah Hill Mountain Bike Trail. What’s the matter? Don’t own any bikes? Flying Tire Bicycles has you covered. They have packages for families of all sizes and they even have picnic packages. When was the last time you went on a picnic? Well, that’s too long! Introduce your kids to the gentle art of picnicking. Reserve your bicycle rental and picnic basket for this weekend at Flying Tire Bicycles. If you find that you and the kids are hooked, they’ll even credit your rental fee back on the purchase price of your bikes. O N - S I T E LO D G I N G : THE LODGE AND SAFARI CAMP G U I D E D TO U R S : FAMILY, SPECIALTY AND GROUPS C A M P S : DAY, OVERNIGHT AND BADGE CHILDREN’S ANIMAL CENTER, CAFE AND NATURE STORE 3. Take a Stroll Down Weatherford s Memory Lane — Do your kids love history? Then take in the history and romance of Parker County’s Shining jewel Chandor Gardens or the rustic charm of Soldier Springs Park. Visit www.ci.weatherford.tx.us to find out park locations and amenities. 4. READ — JULY 2016 Weatherford Public Library summer reading program – It may sound like school, but reading is one of summer’s great leisure activities. Read great books by great authors and get great prizes. Just register with the Reading Club at the library’s reference desk anytime, track your time spent with books and collect a prize for every five hours reading. Library Just for Teens program — if there are older kids lounging around your house this summer, tell them to stop gleaning between the couch cushions for lost change and get to the library. Note: While the teenagers are at the library, scatter some change in the couch. It encourages them. 16FRWC0069ParkerCoTodayMag.indd 1 GLEN ROSE, TX 254.897.2960 6/8/2016 11:00:27 AM PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY FOSSILRIM.ORG 19