Bobs Calendar


From 8:00AM to 3:30PM

What started in 2009 has become an event parents, educators, counselors, and various other professionals who work with persons on the autism spectrum look forward to each April. A Wichita Falls resident, personally interested in raising awareness of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), generously donated the seed money to develop a conference in the north Texas region. We are using this medium to increase distribution of information on ASDs and techniques to use with individuals affected by them. Keynote Speakers: James Edwards Williams, CRC - Certified Rehabilitation Councilor and Life Coach at Autumn's Dawn Transitional Center in The Woodland's, TX Barry Eggleston - Dad of a child with Autism The conference will take place at the MPEC Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall in Meeting Rooms 5-7, Meeting Rooms 8-10 and the Seminar Room. Free, convenient parking for this event is on the West side of the building on Burnett Street. Lunch is included with the registration fee. Registration begins at 8:00am.


From 6:00PM to 11:00PM

Novices to connoisseurs can choose from over 44 different Texas wines to sample, all under one roof. Each guest receives a souvenir wine glass plus an official guide listing a profile of each winery at the festival and details about their offerings that day. When guests are not tasting wine, they can sample specialty beers in the Beer Garten, tap their toes to live music or learn more about wine at one of the winery booths. Select vendors will also provide a bevy of food and merchandise for purchase. At the end of the evening, cast your vote for the “Festival Favorite.” The festival will take place at the J.S. Bridwell Ag Center on Burnett Street. Tickets can be purchased at Kock's Liquor, Local Boys Liquor, United Market Street, Scott's Shots, The Forum, and from any Senior Junior Forum Member. Cost is $25 per person.