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Past Events

SPARC Signature Speaker Series

"Cutting Edge" Programs for after school providers, their education and healthcare counterparts on surveyed topics.  Previous topics: Sexual and Physical Abuse, Free Pediatric Medical Care, Vaccines, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Rainbow Fentanyl, ADHD, Student Safety and "Intersections" a SPARC Original Program.  The goal is to provide "Cross-Sectional" programming for Tarrant County youth and expand opportunities for all.

Summer 2024

We celebrated Juneteenth with Opal Lee and Unity Unlimited.

March 2024

AM Pate students Career Day EXTRAVAGANZA!  Students at AM Pate will learn from the experts at The Spay/Neuter Network.  Topics are:  Student safety near animals, animal health and spay/neuter.  This is in partnership with The Spay/Neuter Network and FW SPARC. ​ Age 17 and under are encouraged to join the City of Fort Worth Community Centers!  Membership is FREE!  ​ ALL IN EAST Fort Worth at SS Dillow Elementary this morning!  The novel non-profit ALL KIDS BIKE with a grant from HDR provided a permanent set of Strider Balance bikes (wobble pedal free bikes) which are adaptable to pedals as students progress in their riding.  This class set of 24 bikes will remain at SS Dillow forever!

December 2023

Partner Holiday Gifting at AM Pate Elementary.  Every student received 3 toys, an invitation to a bike raffle and 100% attendance students received Samsung Level Headphones and a Samsung Galaxy Tablet. Annual HOLIDAY Bike, Clothing, Toy and Food Delivery at God's House sponsored by LOVE4LOCALS and FW SPARC

June, July, & August 2023

CAMP SPARC was once again -- FIRE at William James Middle School on Saturday, 10 September 2022. 120 students enrolled, yet nearly 200 attended!  In 76105, our community awards a "GOLD SEAL" and then the text. social media, curbside, community center, carpool line promotion of a FABULOUS program to neighbors, family and friends begins!  The attendance indicates SPARC and William James Middle School have built relationships and trust in the community!  #communitypride CHECK IT OUT! Sizzling solar, lava lamps, and dizzying drones… oh my! We had almost 200 kids learn about density, solar energy and flight paths at @WJamesFWISD student and faculty led, CAMP SPARC. These are community  supported learning experiences that matter and build a better tomorrow. #bethebear​

Summer 2022

Partnering with Love4Locals, The City of Fort Worth, Seasons of Change, Barbara Cares, Medical City FW, UTA, Texas Wesleyan and many more, we delivered amenities and opportunities to the attendees of summer learning camps in 76105.

March 2022

The City of Fort Worth Park and Recreation Department's Sycamore Park was the site of "CAMP SPARC in SYCAMORE PARK".  Close to 200 students ages 5 -15 attended a program which included: sports (soccer, basketball, cheer, art, reading, STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art and Math) and gardening. Real discussion, delivered by experts in an age appropriate manner were led to inform student safety in:  gun violence, dog and cat care and avoidance of aggressive animnals, safe infant care,

November 20, 2021

MyPHI-FW SPARC-THR- "The Tough Stars Give Back" hit the 100+ vaccines (covid 19 and flue) mark!  Featured speaker:  Yolande Pengetnze, MD

January 2020

The City of Fort Worth and FWISD passed the first resolutions on youth e cigarette use in the USA with support from:  SPARC, American Heart Association, State Rep Nicole Collier, Dr. Kathleen Powderly, Dr. Tracey Barnett and The BLUE ZONES.  We delivered a featured speaker to: Healthcare Professionals, students at multiple sites and parents.  Dr. Peter Stout of The Houston Forensic Science Center spent two days delivering the facts on vaping to our Tarrant County Community.  He was joined by our very own District 95 State Rep and Attorney Nicole Collier.

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