Discovery Place Children’s Museum will host its own version of the classic car show from 2-3 p.m. with children making their own cars to exhibit in any shape and color they choose. All contenders are asked to sign up at least one week in advance. Contact Jami Couch at 903-793-4831 for additional information.
The fourth annual Clay’s Golf and Guitar event will be held at Northridge Country Club. This year, the event will benefit The Salvation Army and a new Boys and Girls Club in Texarkana. Featured entertainment is The Fab5, a Beatles tribute band out of Houston, Texas. For information, please contact 903-277-0192.
Guest speaker and chef, Mark Anthony, will present a free dinner and message, “Cooking at its Funniest,” at 6 p.m. at 3100 Pleasant Grove Road in Texarkana, Texas. Chef Anthony has been on ABC, NBC, 3ABN, ESPN, and SmartLifestyle Worldwide television. For more information, call 903-831-4733.
The Four States Auto Museum will host the 13th annual Spring Car Show at 217 Laurel Street in downtown Texarkana. Registration will take place between 8-11 a.m. and entry fees are $25. There will be over 30 classes with three trophies given in each class. Call 903- 826-1250 for more information.
Eagle Impact for Texas A&M University-Texarkana will host its annual Hats & Horses: A Day at the Derby, from 4-7 p.m. at Northridge Country Club. Tickets will be $50 per person; $40 for Eagle Impact members; and $75 for membership/ticket combo. Proceeds will benefit Eagle Impact scholarships, athletics, and student life. For more information, contact Courtney Boeckmann at 903-223- 3057 or email@example.com.
The Alzheimer’s Alliance Tri-State Area will host its annual Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival at Spring Lake Park. Art, food, music and wine with selected wineries from across the state of Texas, unique merchants and vendors, a great selection of food vendors and live entertainment will be available for all to enjoy. For more information, visit: www. texarkanawinefestival.com.
First Choice Pregnancy Resource Center’s Walk/Run for Life will be held at Spring Lake Park. Registration for the 5K and 10K starts at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 7:30. The Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8, and new this year is the Diaper Derby immediately following the Fun Run. The Walk starts at 9:30. Register using the drop down box on the “donate” button at www.firstchoiceprc.com or call 903-792-5735 for more information.
TexRep will present Shrek the Musical, based on the Dreamworks movie, during 7:30 p.m. performances on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2:30 p.m. performances on Sundays. The musical will take place in the Stilwell Theatre on the Texarkana College campus. There will also be a Meet Shrek and Fiona event at 2 p.m. on May 5. Tickets are available online at: www.texrep.org.
Leadership Texarkana, in partnership with TISD and Texarkana College, will host Leadercast at the Sullivan Center on Summerhill Road. This one-day leadership event is broadcast live around the globe on May 4 to tens of thousands of leaders in communities like Texarkana. Discounts for groups and early birds. Buy tickets at www.leadershiptexarkana.com.
A circus-themed game of Clue will take place at the P. J. Ahern home at 403 Laurel in historic downtown Texarkana as the Texarkana Museums System continues a month-long celebration of the circus. Popcorn, cotton candy, circus foods, and a Clue-inspired game of sleuthing will take place from 12 noon until 3 p.m. TMS members are only $5; others are $10. Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite. com. Call 903-793-4831 for more details.
The Salvation Army’s third Annual Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. at Northridge Country Club. Focus of this event will be placed on the new and upcoming transition of the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Texarkana. Two major donors of the Boys & Girls Club will be honored: the Clay Eichler Foundation and Liberty-Eylau Independent School District. In addition, the children of the Boys & Girls Club will be providing the entertainment. Dinner will be served and tickets can be purchased for $50 each or interested parties may purchase a table of 8 for $400. All proceeds from this event will go to support the operation of the Boys & Girls Club. For reservations or additional information, please contact Sann Terry at 870-774-2701.
TRAHC will present the Moscow Festival Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty during a 7:30 p.m. performance at the Perot Theatre. Tickets are on sale for $27, $36, and $46. The classic fairy tale comes to life through Russian ballet beautifully choreographed to the world famous score by Tchaikovsky. Call 903-792- 4992, go to 221 Main Street, or click: www.trahc.org to purchase.
Texarkana Independent School District will host a Teacher Job Fair from 9 a.m. to noon at Texas High School. Register online at www. txkisd.net/jobfair by April 17. For more information, call 903-794-3651, ext. 1012, or 1-800-264-TISD, ext. 1012, or email: jobs@ txkisd.net.
Texarkana Regional Chorale and AR-TX Music Connection will present F.J. Haydn’s Mariazell Mass at 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Marc-André Bougie will serve as conductor and the concert will feature Texarkana College Singers, Liberty-Eylau High School Varsity Choir, Veritas Academy Singers, Shreveport Chorale, Chapels of Sts. Peter and Paul Schola, and Texarkana Regional Chorale and Orchestra. Admission is free with donations accepted.
The aroma of gourmet food and wine will join the sounds of the trio, Three of a Kind, during Harvest Regional Food Bank’s annual Wine and Jazz Gala, beginning at 7 p.m. at Silvermoon on Broad. Presented by Ledwell Machinery, McLarty Ford, Phillips & Sons Refrigeration, and TEXAR Federal Credit Union, perfect wines will be paired with each gourmet dish. Food will be prepared by Jennifer Tanner of Julie’s Restaurant Catering & Bakery; Bobby Duhon of Lagniappe Specialty Meats; Pam Elliott of Texarkana Country Club; and Staley and Bri James of Twisted Fork. A silent auction and Wine Pull will also take place, and additional sponsors include Cooper Tire & Rubber Company and State Bank. Call 870-774-198 or visit the Harvest Regional Food Bank office at 3120 East 19th Street in Texarkana, Arkansas.
The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Annual “Gladys Morriss” Stone Soup Luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church’s Cabe Center located at 400 E. 6th Street in Texarkana, Arkansas. Tickets are on sale for $10 per person for dine in or take out. Lunch will include stone soup, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drink. All proceeds will go to sponsor local children at summer camp, to aid operations at the Center of Hope Homeless Shelter and to support the local Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club. Tickets may be purchased through any Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary member or by contacting the office at 870-774-2701.
CASA’s Songwriters on the Edge of Texas Concert and Golf Tournament will be held at Northridge Country Club. Bob Schneider, Warren Hood Duo and The Moss Brothers will be the featured entertainers on Sunday, with dinner catered by Outback Steakhouse. The golf tournament will take place on Monday. Call 903-792-1030 for tickets and sponsorship information.
Come celebrate the circus at Discovery Place Interactive Museum, by learning how to mix up your own batches of playdough to make sweet piles of cotton candy. You might not be able to eat the final product - but we’ll have some of the real stuff for you as a take home treat. Call 903-793-4831 for more info.
Students, faculty, staff and alumni from Texas A&M University-Texarkana will show their appreciation to the Texarkana community during The Big Event: Eagle Pride City Wide, a day of community service. A&M-Texarkana is now accepting applications for work sites and sponsors for The Big Event. For more information, contact Michael Stephenson, Coordinator of Student Life, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 903-223-1362.
Beauty and the Badge, an all male law enforcement officers beauty pageant, will be held at the Elks Lodge, located at 4701 Garland in Texarkana, Arkansas. Proceeds from the event benefit Pink Behind the Thin Blue Line and several local police officers and their families who are in need. For information, contact Chasity Russell at 903-319-4752 or email: email@example.com.
If you are science minded, join the Texarkana Museums System for Yuri’s Night! An evening of science activity and fun at Discovery Place Interactive Museum is crafted to celebrate Yuri’s Night - an international celebration held every April 12 to commemorate milestones in space exploration. Yuri’s Night is named for the first human to launch into space, Yuri Gagarin, who flew the Vostok 1 spaceship on April 12, 1961. Blast off with TMS beginning at 6 p.m. Call 903-793-4831 for more information.
Caddo Area Council Boy Scouts will host its Send a Scout to Camp Golf Tournament at Texarkana Country Club. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Dinner, awards and prizes will be held at 5:30 p.m. Call 903-793-2179 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The circus is coming to the Museum of Regional History at 219 North State Line. “Texarkana Big Top” will feature images and memorabilia from the days when the circus stopped at Union Station every spring. From a parade of elephants on Broad Street to colorful vintage posters, your family is sure to have fun visiting circuses of days past. Members and children under 3 are free. Others are $5. Call 903-793-4831 or visit: email@example.com for more details.