Aledo Central Park will bustle with activity tonight

Cathy Decker/Staff reporter
The band shell will be kept pretty busy tonight, June 30, with a reveal of the local contestants vying for an upcoming Dancing With The Stars fund-raiser at 6:45 p.m., a band concert from the Mercer County Community Band and an after dark movie showing -- Despicable Me.

A Farmers Market, Dancing With The Stars reveal, Mercer County Community Band performance and Cinema @ Central showing of Despicable Me round out the late afternoon and evening happenings at Aledo Central Park today, June  30.

From 4-6 p.m. the Farmer's Market will be open with fresh produce, plants, flowers and baked goods.

At 6:45 p.m. a Dancing With The Stars Reveal takes place. Couples will be paired up from the 12 women and 12 men who agreed to be a part of this George Pratt Memorial Field fund-raiser. There are also 12 dance instructor  couples to pair with the contestants.

Names will be drawn from a hat to move the competitors forward. This Dancing With The Stars program will take place Oct. 1 at the Mercer County High School auditorium, with proceeds going to the athletic field upgrade.

Mercer County Community Band will perform starting at 7 p.m. and the Cinema @ Central showing of Despicable Me has been rescheduled from its previous time (due to weather) to June 30.