WEEKEND OF HEALING – An extended weekend of “spiritual healing” is planned Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 13-16, at Elm Creek Park in Alvord. Events begin at 7 p.m. Thursday and will include music, worship and speakers, including Alvord youth who have lost friends and parents who have lost children in a string of tragedies since November 2010. J. Reed Project Band will play Thursday night, and rEVOLution will play Friday at 7. Saturday’s events kick off with a bike rally at Full Armor Biker Church. Two services are planned for Sunday: one at 10:30 a.m. and one at 6 p.m.
BIKE RUN AND RALLY – Full Armor Biker Church is sponsoring a bike run and rally, Riders of the Caribbean 2, 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Elm Creek Park in Alvord. Registration at 9 a.m. and a 10 a.m. start is at the church, 3988 N. U.S. Hwy 287, just outside Alvord. Cost is $25 per bike. Prizes include a 42-inch flat screen TV, a Ruger P90 and more. Proceeds benefit missionaries Donnie and Dee Fitts.