The weekend is approaching with some fun events for the whole family to enjoy. Make it a good one!

1. Story time at the library 

Round up the kiddos and head to the Stephenville Public Library for story time starting at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Congressman Mike Conaway will be this week’s reader. Story time is free and geared toward ages three and up. For more information call 254-918-1203.

2. F&M lunch benefiting ECUW

Skip going out to lunch Friday and get a sausage wrap, chips, drink and cookie for $5 when F&M Bank hosts a lunch fundraiser from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. for Erath County United Way. Delivery is available for 10 or more orders and for more information call 254-918-5487.

3. Mutt Strut Health & Wellness Expo

Learn how owning a pet can help you live a healthier life at the Mutt Strut Health & Wellness Expo, sponsored by Kannonball Insurance, benefiting the Meals on Wheels of Erath County pet food delivery program 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Erath County Livestock Arena. Admission will be a bag of dog food or the showing of a Medicare card for free entry for up to five family members. The event will feature pets up for adoption, dog events, local vendors, vet information, food trucks, door prizes and photo booth. 

4. FRED Talk: Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day with Fossil Rim Wildlife Center at FRED Talk from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. The center’s education staff will set up fun, free learning stations and help participants discover more about the balance of life on Earth.

5. Texas Sprint Series at 281 Speedway

Catch some high-speed action at 281 Speedway’s Texas Sprint Series kicking off at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Events will include IMCA Sport Mod, IMCA I Stock, Sprint Cars, Factory Stock, IMCA Modified, Street Stock and IMCA Sport Compact.