May
21
11:00 AM11:00

LifeNet EMS will host its annual EMS Week Appreciation Lunch

LifeNet EMS will host its annual EMS Week Appreciation Lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silvermoon on Broad. Local EMS, law enforcement, fire firefighters, and first responders are invited to attend the luncheon. The luncheon is held annually during EMS Week to honor the first responders who serve both Bowie and Miller Counties. Call 903-832-8521 for more information.

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4th annual EMS Appreciation Week First Responder’s Day
May
22
7:00 AM07:00

4th annual EMS Appreciation Week First Responder’s Day

Grand presenting sponsors Texarkana Emergency Center and Farmers Bank
& Trust will hold the fourth annual EMS Appreciation Week First Responder’s Day. The event will include free breakfast, lunch and dinner for all first responders (including EMS, all law enforcement, and firefighters). Breakfast will be held from 7-9 a.m. on the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce lawn. Lunch and dinner will be served at any Texarkana Big Jake’s Bar-B-Que locations.

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May
23
to May 25

Cruisin for St. Jude’s Talimena Rally

Cruisin for St. Jude’s Talimena Rally will take place, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Registration will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday at the Arkansas Elks Lodge #399; Friday’s event is Riding the Hills; and Saturday’s activity is the Queen Wilhelmina Ride. Call Neil Jones for more information at 903-276-6884.

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May
25
8:00 AM08:00

Cruisin for St. Jude's Talimena Rally

Cruisin for St. Jude’s Talimena Rally will take place, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Registration will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday at the Arkansas Elks Lodge #399; Friday’s event is Riding the Hills; and Saturday’s activity is the Queen Wilhelmina Ride. Call Neil Jones for more information at 903-276-6884.

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May
29
4:00 PM16:00

Sparks in the Park

Sparks in the Park will take place from 4-10 p.m. at the Four States Fairgrounds. Activities will include fireworks, children’s games, bounce houses, climbing wall, concerts, games, and train rides. For 903- 244-4282 for more information.

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Fifth annual Clay’s Golf and Guitars event
May
18
9:00 PM21:00

Fifth annual Clay’s Golf and Guitars event

The fifth annual Clay’s Golf and Guitars event will be held at Northridge Country Club.
The four-man golf scramble starts at 9 a.m., and lunch will be provided. Cost is $125 per person for the scramble. The evening’s event features a concert by The Dancing Dream, an Abba tribute band. Tickets are $50 per person. for the concert Tickets for both events will be $150 per person. Beneficiary of this event will be The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club. Visit: www.claysgolfandguitars.com for more information

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May
18
5:00 PM17:00

The third annual Hunger’s No Game

The third annual Hunger’s No Game:
The Trilogy 5k & Fun Run will be held, benefitting Harvest Regional Food Bank. The 5K will begin at 9 a.m. and the Fun Run is at 9:30 a.m. The Competitive 5K entry fee will be $25, the Phantom Runner fee is $20, and the Fun Run fee is 10 canned food items delivered to Kilpatrick Elementary. Call 870-774-9691 for additional details.

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May
18
9:00 AM09:00

Texarkana Area Chapter #278 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. will host its 23rd annual Veterans Information Fair

The Texarkana Area Chapter #278 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. will host its 23rd annual Veterans Information Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Texas Elks Lodge #2771. This fair assists veterans, active duty, reserve and National Guard personnel and their families to obtain information from a variety of sources on VA benefits, programs, and other assistance. Visit www.vva278. org for more information.

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May
17
to May 18

The 31st annual Magnolia Blossom Festival 2019 and 30th Annual World Championship Steak Cook-OffTM will be held.

The 31st annual Magnolia Blossom Festival 2019 and 30th Annual World Championship Steak Cook-OffTM will be held. Entertainment for the event will be presented by Farmers Bank & Trust. Friday’s concert will be held from 6:30-10 p.m. and Saturday’s concert will be from 2-4 p.m. For a schedule of events, visit: www. blossomfestival.org.

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May
17
to May 18

The inaugural Walking for Williams will be held on the church grounds of Williams Memorial United Methodist Church.

The inaugural Walking for Williams will be held on the church grounds of Williams Memorial United Methodist Church. The evening will consist of a family warm-up by area cheerleaders, a family walk for all ages, dinner, and family entertainment. Funds will be raised to further the mission of the Williams School. Call 903-838-9517 for more information.

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May
11
3:00 PM15:00

Railfest

The eighth annual RailFest celebration will take place at Front Street Festival Plaza in downtown Texarkana. A family friendly event, everyone is invited to come enjoy food, crafts, play areas, exciting events, and an evening concert.

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The Texarkana Museums System will present Tinkertown
May
11
9:00 AM09:00

The Texarkana Museums System will present Tinkertown

The Texarkana Museums System will present Tinkertown from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Discovery Place and the surrounding blocks in downtown Texarkana. Admission is free, and the event is sponsored by Ledwell Machinery and the Patterson Troike Foundation. Come rediscover trades of the past and explore technology of today for a one-day hands- on make and take event. Call 903-793- 4831 for information.

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May
4
2:00 PM14:00

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) at Texarkana College will host a “Cinco de Mayo Cultural Awareness Fiesta”

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) at Texarkana College will host a “Cinco de Mayo Cultural Awareness Fiesta” from 2-5 p.m. at Texarkana College Truman Arnold Center. Presenters from local universities and colleges will attend. There will be a Folklore Dance, painting, karaoke, best authentic Mexican outfit and salsa contests, and other fun activities for the whole family. A recent Texarkana College Latino graduate will

be honored. A free community event, all proceeds will benefit the EOC Scholarship fund. Call Millie Serrano at 903-823-3272 for more information.

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“Jive for Five” Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival will be held at Spring Lake Park
May
4
9:30 AM09:30

“Jive for Five” Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival will be held at Spring Lake Park

“Jive for Five” Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival will be held at Spring Lake Park. Wineries from across the State of Texas, merchants and businesses will give visitors the opportunity to taste and purchase wines and gourmet treats. A celebration of art, food, music, and wine, the event will benefit Alzheimer’s Alliance Tri-State Area. For more information, visit: www. texarkanawinefestival.com.

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May
4
9:30 AM09:30

Texarkana College and Texarkana Regional Chorale will present a “Choral Workshop with Dr. Wallace Long”

Texarkana College and Texarkana Regional Chorale will present a “Choral Workshop with Dr. Wallace Long” from 9:30 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. in the Stilwell Humanities Music Hall at Texarkana College. Lunch will be provided, and reservations are required. Contact txkregionalchorale@gmail.com to reserve a spot.

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May
4
4:00 AM04:00

The eighth annual “Hats and Horses: A Day At The Derby,” hosted by Eagle Impact for Texas A&M University-Texarkana

The eighth annual “Hats and Horses: A Day At The Derby,” hosted by Eagle Impact
for Texas A&M University-Texarkana, is Texarkana’s premiere Kentucky Derby watch party. Each year, guests watch the live running of the Kentucky Derby while enjoying Derby-themed food and live music—all while raising funds and awareness to benefit Eagle Impact scholarships, athletics, and student life. The event will be held from 4-7 p.m. at Texarkana Country Club. For more information, contact Courtney Boeckmann at 903-223-3057 or cboeckmann@tamut. edu.

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May
2
to May 4

Golden Girl Circle Garage Sale Fundraiser

The 11th annual Golden Circle Garage Sale Fundraiser, benefiting Samaritan Purse Operation Shoe Box, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1901 College Drive. Proceeds will help with shipping/processing costs for more than 9,000 gift-filled shoe boxes the class is packing this year for childrenaroundtheworld. Twobuildings are filled with a wide variety of items which have been donated for this sale. If you have questions, please call 903-838-9608 or 973- 619-4747.

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Apr
27
3:30 PM15:30

Relay for Life Texarkana

Relay for Life Texarkana will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Four States Fair Parkway. Activities will include: an Opening Ceremony, Survivor/ Caregiver Walk, Luminaria Ceremony, and Closing Ceremonies. Call Brett Barnes at 432-386-6868 for more information, or e-mail: brett.barnes@cancer.org.

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Apr
27
11:30 AM11:30

Scout-O-Rama

Scout-O-Rama will be open to the public at Spring Lake Park, with Opening Ceremonies taking place at 11:30 a.m. An annual show, the Four States Scout Show allows regional sharing of Scout craft and the promotion

of Scouting in general. Theme of this year’s event is “Scouting for Life.” Call the Caddo Area Council Scout Office at 903-793-2179 for more information.

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Apr
18
11:00 AM11:00

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary annual Gladys Morriss Stone Soup Luncheon

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will host its annual Gladys Morriss Stone Soup Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Cabe Center at First United Methodist Church, located at 400 East 6th Street in Texarkana, Arkansas. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any Women’s Auxiliary member, at the Salvation Army Administration Office and/or at the event itself. The menu includes taco soup, salad, garlic bread, dessert and tea or coffee. Proceeds from this event will help sponsor underprivileged children at The Salvation Army summer camp.

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Songwriters on the Edge of Texas concert and golf tournament
Apr
14
to Apr 15

Songwriters on the Edge of Texas concert and golf tournament

Songwriters on the Edge of Texas will hold its concert and golf tournament at Northridge Country Club. The concert will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $75, and featured entertainer is Junior Brown with Trey Johnson and Jed Harrelson. Visit: www.casatexarkana.org/songwriters for more information about the concert. On Monday, the golf tournament will take place with morning and afternoon flights. Visit: www.casatexarkana.org/golf to learn more about the golf tournament.

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