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Events Registry JANUARY NOVEMBER 14, 2013 - JANUARY 25, 2014 TRAHC Presents “Fragments” - The Art of Deeann Rieves Exhibit. Deeann Rieves is a mixed media contemporary artist working on wood, paper, fabric, and canvas. Her work combines painting with collage and sewing with forms that disrupt the surfaces to become their own organic forms of sculptural painting. www.trahc.org DECEMBER 28, 2013 FEBRUARY 1, 2014 TRAHC Presents “Archfern” The Art of Allen Phillips Exhibit. Allen Phillips is a film maker, furniture designer, and an architect living in DeKalb, Texas where he owns and operates Archfern, a design studio focusing on sustainable design practices, mainly from wood. www.trahc.org 4

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JANUARY 2, 2014 Texarkana Area Veterans Council Meeting. For more information contact Greg Beck at USMCgreg@aol.com. JANUARY 3 - 5, 2014 World Series Team Roping - Four States Fair Entertainment Center. JANUARY 4, 2014 The 2014 Miss Texarkana Twin Rivers Pageant will be held Saturday, January 4, 2014, at the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. Schedule: Little Miss 9:00AM Teen & Miss 6:30AM Information and forms can now be found at: www.misstexarkanatwinrivers.org or call (903) 791-8733 for Miss & Teen information or (903) 276-1770 for Little Miss information. JANUARY 6 - 10, 2014 MakeOver Magic Week at the Beauty


and Wellness Center! Demos, food, wine and prizes. New year, new improved you! Make resolutions reality. JANUARY 10, 2014 Deadline for entries for Once-Upon-a Palooza Playwrighting Festival JANUARY 11 - 12, 2014 Oil Belt Cutting Horse Show at the Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center. Contact Brit Davis: (903) 277-5943 JANUARY 15, 2014 Texarkana Symphony Orchestra: Student Shows - Green Eggs and Ham + The Toy Symphony + Young Person’s Guide to Orchestra. For more details, visit: www.trahc.org JANUARY 18, 2014 Texarkana Heart Ball: Presented by Wadley Regional Medical Center. Event will begin at 7:00PM at the Texarkana Convention Center, Texarkana, TX.

JANUARY 19, 2014 Vietnam Veterans of America #278 meeting. For more information contact Greg Beck at USMCgreg@aol.com. JANUARY 25, 2014 Phantom Ball - On Saturday, January 25, 2014, we will celebrate our tenth annual Phantom Ball at Northridge Country Club. The proceeds of this event will benefit the client services of Temple Memorial Rehabilitation Center. This event will honor a very special member of our community as the “Phantom”. The criteria for “Phantom” is one who gives generously of their time and financial support to the Temple Center and the community of Texarkana, Texas. In order to build suspense and intrigue for our event, the identity of this year’s honoree will not be revealed until the night of the Ball. In 1952, Dr. S.A. Collom and a gathering of Texarkana citizens founded the Temple Home for Crippled Children in response to the polio epidemic which was sweeping across our nation. Since that time, the Temple Center,

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an Easter Seals affiliate, has evolved and expanded into a premier facility providing physical, occupational and speech therapy for children and adults with disabilities. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, the staff and Board of the Temple Center are committed to providing service to clients regardless of their ability to pay. We are asking you to join in our effort to raise funds for the children of the Temple Center. We hope that you will consider supporting this exciting event. If you have questions please feel free to call Anita Carver at (903) 794-2705. JANUARY 25, 2014 Bridal fair at the Four States Fair Grounds Entertainement Center. Exhibitors with bridal products, ideas and services to plan a wedding. Fashion show displays door prizes. For more information, Call: (903) 244-4282 or (870) 772-3771. JANUARY 31, 2014 The Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce 2014 Annual Celebration, “Old Glory: A tribute to the Red, White, & Blue,” will be held at 6:00PM at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Texarkana Convention Center. JANUARY 31, 2014 FEBRUARY 9, 2014 God of Carnage, The Tony-Award winning Dark Comedy! Call (903) 831STAR (7827) to make reservations! Stilwell Theatre on Texarkana College’s campus. JANUARY 2014 All K-12 grade students are welcome 8

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to audition and be a part of Silvermoon Children’s Theatre in 2014. Find us on FaceBook or email us for more information. silvermoonchildrenstheatre@gmail.com

FEBRUARY FEBRUARY 1, 2014 - March 1, 2014 TRAHC’s African American Committee Exhibit. This year’s TAAC exhibit is a series of educational panels depicting notable national and local African American artists. www.trahc.org FEBRUARY 1, 2014 St Michael’s 2013 Foundation Gala Texarkana Convention Center FEBRUARY 1, 2014 SWAHSRA - Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center. Contact Jackie Sue: jackiesuewat@aol.com FEBRUARY 4 - 5, 2014 Sid The Science Kid. Sid, an “inquisitive youngster” uses comedy to tackle questions kids have about basic scientific principles and why things work the way they do. Join Sid, May, Gabriela and Gerald as they come to your town to discover the excitement and curiosities of the world with you!  Teacher Susie is along to keep the music flowing as the kids explore the world around them with audience interactive activities, cooperative problem solving and plenty of laughs to go around.  “Sid the Science Kid Live!” will keep your whole family cheering , exploring, dancing and excited to figure out more about the great unknown, together! www.trahc.org


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FEBRUARY 6, 2014 Texarkana Area Veterans Council Meeting. For more information contact Greg Beck at USMCgreg@aol.com. FEBRUARY 6, 2014 WINEFEST at the Beauty and Wellness Center! A Sweetheart wine dinner$60.00 per person. *BWC Wine Glass Included. FEBRUARY 6, 2014 AG Expo - Four States Fair Entertainment Center.

TIME, TRUE AS IT CAN BE. Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical is coming to a city near you! Based on the Academy Awardwinning animated feature film, this eyepopping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! FEBRUARY 14, 2014

Valentine’s Day! FEBRUARY 6, 2014 Circle Of Friends is proud to host their annul Radiothon! Proceeds will go to Arkansas Childrens Hospital! For info please contact Melissa Massey (903) 293-7734, Sabrina Hocutt (903) 691-8596 , Donna McLaughlin (903) 278-8843, or any member of the Circle Of Friends. FEBRUARY 7, 2014 Girl Scouts Diamond Council Community Fundraiser JUST DESERTS (Chocolate Tasting.) $10 tickets in advance, $12 tickets at door. Contact Lisa McDermott at (870) 773-1980. FEBRUARY 8, 2014 SWAHSRA - Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center. Contact Jackie Sue: jackiesuewat@aol.com FEBRUARY 13, 2014 Beauty and the Beast at the Perot. Thursday, February 13 at 7:30PM THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LOVE STORY EVER TOLD COMES TO LIFE! The lush, romantic Broadway musical for all generations - TALE AS OLD AS 10

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FEBRUARY 14, 2014 Texarkana Area Veterans Council Chili Cookoff. For more information contact Greg Beck at USMCgreg@aol.com. FEBRUARY 15, 2014 TRAHC’s African American Committee Exhibit Special Afternoon Reception. This year’s TAAC exhibit is a series of educational panels depicting notable national and local African American artists. Please join us for light refreshments at the exhibit’s opening reception, Saturday, February 15th from 12:00PM - 3:00PM in Cabe Hall at the Regional Arts Center. Exhibit will be displayed from February 1 - March 1, 2014. FEBRUARY 15, 2014 - March 15, 2014 TRAHC Presents “Grace Beneath the Floating World” - Angela Davis Johnson Exhibit. Little Rock based artist Angela Davis Johnson is best known for her vibrant narrative paintings that examines universal connections, southern identity and historical occurrences through


personal symbols. Navigating between academic influences and outsider art individuality, she creates textured figures using oil paint, scrap paper and fabric within unique compositions. A signature member of Arkansas League of Artists, currently her work can be seen in galleries and private collections throughout the United States. www. trahc.org FEBRUARY 15 - 16, 2014 Running WJ Cutting Horse Show at the Four States Fair Grounds Entertainment Center. For more information, contact Sam Clem: sclem1513@aol.com FEBRUARY 16, 2014 Vietnam Veterans of America #278 meeting. For more information contact Greg Beck at USMCgreg@aol.com.

FEBRUARY 18, 2014 Moscow Festival Ballet in Sleeping Beauty at the Perot Theater at 7:30PM. The Sleeping Beauty, a crowning jewel of Marius Petipa’s career, is often considered the finest achievement of the Classical ballet. It is a grandiose and refined blending of the traditional mime, expressive pas d’action and spectacular divertissements in a lavish theatrical setting. Tchaikovsky was delighted with the invitation to write the music for a ballet based on Charles Perrault’s well-known fairy tale. A baby princess, condemned at her christening by an evil fairy to prick her finger and die on her 16th birthday, is saved by the gift of the good Lilac Fairy, who declares the princess will only sleep until awakened by the kiss of a prince. The fairy tale, replete with a king and queen, fairies both good and evil, a beautiful princess and dream prince, magical stage effects,

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and courtly splendor, lent itself perfectly to the full evening ballet that was Petipa’s pride. FEBRUARY 22, 2014 TSO Bravo Broadway Rocks! At the Perot. Featuring music from current Broadway hits with a bit of a Rock ‘n Roll flair. Featuring the return of Doug Labrecque and Anne Runolfsson and the addition of LaKisha Jones who was the fourth place finalist during Season Six of “American Idol”. FEBRUARY 21 - 23, 2014 UCCUA Collegiate Rodeo - Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center. FEBRUARY 22 - 23, 2014 Polka Dots & Lollipops at the Four States Fair Grounds Fine Arts Building. Contact Amanda Raney: (903) 244-9608 FEBRUARY 24, 2014 The Jordan World Circus at the Four States Fair Grounds Entertainment Center. Contact Bill Rice: (702) 456-2642 FEBRUARY 27, 2014 Seussical Jr Performances at Silvermoon on Broad. $10 a ticket or buy a membership. Performance schedule: February 27th at 7:00PM March 1st at 2:00PM & 7:00PM 12

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March 2nd at 2:00PM & 5:00PM FEBRUARY 2014 The City of Texarkana, Texas Parks & Recreation Department Annual Fishing Derby for area special needs children and adults – FREE – BY INVITATION ONLY. Thursday, 2/21, 8:00AM– 1:00PM; Friday, 2/22, 8:00AM-1:00PM. Spring Lake Park Fishing Dock FEBRUARY 2014 HandsOn Texarkana Draw Down. Date TBD. Contact Kathey Graves: (903) 7016032. FEBRUARY 2014 3rd Annual Special Afternoon with Local STEM Exhibit Participants and 5th Annual Children’s Reading and Arts Program at Cabe Hall.

MARCH MARCH 3, 2014 TRAHC Presents “The Miracle Worker,” the story of Helen Keller, deaf and blind since infancy, who finds her way into the world of knowledge and understanding with the help of Anne Sullivan, her gifted tutor. Located in Downtown Texarkana, at the corner of Third Street and Main. For more information, (903) 792-4992. MARCH 6, 2014 Texarkana Area Veterans Council Meeting. For


more information contact Greg Beck at USMCgreg@aol.com. MARCH 7 - 9, 2014 Lucky Dog Productions Barrel Race at the Four States Fair Grounds Entertainment Center. Contact: christy@luckydograces.com MARCH 9, 2014 Daylight savings time starts. MARCH 15 - 16, 2014 J & J Bucking Stock Sale at the Four States Fair Grounds Entertainment Center. Contact Joan Smith: (903) 6325440 MARCH 16, 2014 Vietnam Veterans of America #278 meeting. For more information contact Greg Beck at USMCgreg@aol.com. MARCH 17, 2014

St. Patrick’s Day! MARCH 20, 2014 - May 10, 2014 TRAHC Presents “Inside Out” - The Art of Melanie Power and Shea Phillips.

Texarkana Native Melanie Power is best known for her vibrant, expressive portraiture. Melanie graduate from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Visual Art Studies. She is currently an Art Educator at Texas Middle School in Texarkana Texas, and working part time at Painting with a Twist in Texarkana Texas. Shea Phillips is an artist and teacher based in Texarkana, TX. She graduated with honors from the University of North Texas with a BFA in Painting and Drawing and a BFA in Art Education with a minor in Women’s Studies in 2010. She currently teaches art full time to middle school students and also teaches painting to adults at a local studio. www. trahc.org MARCH 21 - 23, 2014 Nash & Friends 2 Days Super Ropin’ at the Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center. MARCH 22, 2014 Women for the Arts presents Party with Picassos. Celebrate the 15th Annual Women for the Arts Party with Picassos, our own celebrity art auction! It is   an auction like no other, featuring works by the unlikeliest of artists. “Celebrity” bankers, lawyers, doctors, dentists,

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educators, musicians, entrepreneurs, businessmen and businesswomen have been paired with professional artists as coaches - to create original works of art. These works vary from watercolor and oil painting to metal sculpture, furniture, and more! For 2014, Party with Picassos will be held at the Texarkana Country Club. Delicious heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Attendees can bid on additional items in the Silent Auction. There will also be a Raffle for fabulous prizes! Party with Picassos starts at 7:00PM, with a Champagne Pre-Party at 6:30PM. For more information contact D. Murphy at TRAHC - (903) 792-8681. “High Tea with Picassos.” Call for date, location and ticket prices: (903) 7928681. MARCH 25, 2014 TRAHC Presents “CORBiAN the Dinosaur.” Lightwire Theater presents DiNO Light as created by CORBiAN Visual Arts and Dance where electroluminescent creatures light up the darkness in a heart-rending original tale. Truly unique and visually dazzling, DiNO (formally known as Darwin) has been praised for its cutting edge blend of puppetry, technology, and dance by audiences all over the world. “An eye-popping display of storytelling that’s like nothing else you’ve ever seen. CORBiAN Visual Arts and Dance is a force to be reckoned with...” broadwayworld.com www.trahc.org MARCH 28, 2014 Pink Ball will be held at the Four States Fair Grounds in the Fine Art building. Live music, food and live auction by Tracy Trivillion. Most Importantly, remember to wear your PINK!!! Event starts at 6:00PM. To learn more, visit: www.pinkride.org

MARCH 29, 2014 - May 3, 2014 TRAHC Presents First Impressions: a selection of portraits and figure paintings by Runcie Tatnall. “Tatnall’s painterly realism lends it wry, sensitive eye to all kinds of subjects, from a world-weary bulldog to a shadowy boxer, to urban erosion, and then to the seductive call of the sea,” Tatnall’s website says. “His paintings pull the views into a world evoking such painters as Hopper, the Ash Can School, and John Singer Sargent. They invite; they don’t discourage.” Tatnall trained in painting and illustration at the University of Delaware and has studied at the Art Students League in New York City. He has been exhibiting professionally since 1995 in Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and New York City.  His work is part of collections throughout the United States. He currently works as an assistant art professor Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. www.trahc.org

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MARCH 29, 2014 TRAHC Presents TSO Zuill Bailey plays Elgar. Featuring popular cellist Zuill Bailey, who performs Elgar as the closeout of TSO’s Masterworks season. www.trahc.org MARCH 29, 2014 SWAHSRA - Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center. Contact Jackie Sue: jackiesuewat@aol.com MARCH 29, 2014 Pink Ride - This is a motorcycle car ride to raise money for Women in our Community to help with medical expenses. The Ride will start at the Four States Fair Gounds and leave for Dwights’ Bikers Dream in New Boston, Texas at 10:00AM. Refreshments will be provided before returning to the Four States Fair Gounds, where there will be vendors, live music, food, adult Refreshments, Bike Games, Bike Show and lots more! To learn more, visit: www.pinkride.org MARCH 2014 Kiwanis Pancake Day 5K Race and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run at Texarkana College. All proceeds to fund major projects of the Kiwanis Club of Texarkana and local children’s organizations. Awards to top 3 male and female runners in the following age groups: Under 13, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over. Awards also to the overall male and female winners. (903) 791-0490.

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April Fools Day! APRIL 3, 2014 THE ADAMS FAMILY at the Perot. The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in THE ADDAMS FAMILY. This magnificently macabre new musical comedy is “a visually satisfying, rib-tickling, lunatic musical that will entertain you to death!” says Toronto Post City. THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents. Come meet the family. We’ll leave the lights off for you. For more information, (903) 792-4992. APRIL 4 - 6, 2014 Vietnam Veterans of America #278 TSC meeting. For more information contact Greg Beck at USMCgreg@aol.com.


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Richmond Oaks Apartments 903.832.6150 2815 Richmond Rd. North of I-30 APRIL 5, 2014 Circle Of Friends is proud to host Our 4th annual CARNIVAL UNDER THE STARS at Ramage Farms! Proceeds will go to Arkansas Childrens Hospital! For info please contact Melissa Massey (903) 293-7734, Sabrina Hocutt (903) 691-8596 , Donna McLaughlin (903) 2788843, or any member of the Circle Of Friends. APRIL 5, 2014 Ark-La-Tex Challenge. 2nd Annual cycling tour, One Ride Three States, benefitting Texarkana Resources for the Disabled, Inc. The tour will begin and end at Liberty-Eylau High School. For more information, (870) 774-9675. APRIL 5, 2014 SWAHSRA - Four States Fair Grounds 18

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APRIL 9, 2014 TRAHC Presents “The Three Billy Goats Gruff.” An amazing presentation of the classic children’s story, this show is about three billy goats trying to cross a bridge with a scary Troll living beneath the span. Specializing in musicals featuring the art of puppetry, Bits ‘N Pieces Theatre produces original adaptations of classic children’s literature. Their productions have been seen by millions of children in the United States, Asia, and Europe. Grades: PreK4. www.trahc.org APRIL 11 - 12, 2014 Miller-Bowie Quilt Show at the Four States Fair Grounds, 3700 E. 50th St, Texarkana, AR, 71854. We have quilts, door prizes, a quilt & featherweight sewing machine to raffle off & vendors.April 11th from 9:00AM-5:00PM April 12th from 9:00AM4:00PM For more information, contact Desiree Johnson: (870) 774-0367 or visit our website: www.millerbowiequiltshow.info APRIL 12, 2014 Texarkana Heart Walk. For more information, (903) 490-4230. APRIL 13, 2014

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APRIL 18 - 19, 2014 5th Annual Mike White Invitational. April 18th: 9:00AM- All Girls Pasture Roping. 8:00PM- Mike White Invitational PBR Touring Pro Division. www.facebook.com/mwroping www.mwroping.com April 19th: 9:00AM- Open to the World Pasture Roping. There will be a silent auction throughout the day. All proceeds will benefit the children that are featured at our event. 2pm 10 & Under Easter egg hunt All gate proceeds will go to a Non-Profit Organization “Ropin’ Dreams” - www. ropindreams.com APRIL 20, 2014 Vietnam Veterans of America #278 meeting. Elections. For more information contact Greg Beck at USMCgreg@aol. com. APRIL 20, 2014

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Earth Day! APRIL 24, 2014 “Cigars, ‘Tinis and Tunes,” benefitting Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter. 7:00PM at Hopkins Icehouse. The event will feature food, specialty martinis, cigars and entertainment as well as a silent auction. Call: (903) 792-7024 or email: jenniferlaurent@cableone.net APRIL 25, 2014 Literacy Council Spelling Bee at the Four States Fair Grounds Fine Arts Building. 20

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APRIL 26, 2014 The Trinity Mud Trek is a challenging, but fun, family friendly 5k run including 10 obstacles that winds through 139 acres of woods, fields, and mud pits! The event is open to individuals age 13 and above. New for 2014, We’ve added a Kid’s Mini Muddy Trek for kid’s age 6-12. 5k benefits Trinity Christian School. Learn more at www.tcsmud.com APRIL 2014 Temple Memorial Rehab Center’s Divots for Disabilities Golf TournamentTBA. Contact Anita Carver: 903.794.2705 APRIL 2014 HandsOn Texarkana honors community volunteers with a Volunteer Recognition Event. Contact Kathey Graves: 903.701.6032 APRIL 2014 Claws for a Cause. This is the 4th Annual Craw Fish Boil! We will be raising money for The United Way! Be a sponsor, or just come out and enjoy some fresh craw fish and great music all for a great cause. Pass on to your friends list, lets make this the biggest event downtown Texarkana has ever seen! (903) 794-3105. APRIL 2014 St. James Gala at Texarkana Country Club. 7:00PM to 11:00PM. (903) 7935554. APRIL 2014 The Wine and Jazz Gala benefits Harvest Texarkana. The event will


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feature an expertly paired tasting menu. There will be a silent auction and live musical entertainment. For more info, contact Harvest Texarkana by calling (870) 774-1398. Sponsorships are also available. All proceeds will benefit the local hunger relief efforts of Harvest Texarkana. More information is available at www.harvesttexarkana.org. APRIL 2014 CASA’s Songwriters on the Edge of Texas Concert and Dinner. CASA’s Edge of Texas Golf Tournament (870) 775-1252.

MAY MAY 1, 2014 Women for A&M-Texarkana Annual Membership Social, Location TBA, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. For info, contact Summer Nelson, Summer.Dugan@ tamut.edu. MAY 3, 2014 American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Texarkana at Four States Fairgrounds from 10:00AM10:00PM. The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. The American Cancer Society invites you to take that step with us by joining the global Relay For Life movement. When you walk to end cancer at a Relay event, it’s your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost, but also to raise awareness about what we can do to stay well from cancer and raise money for cancer research and American Cancer 22

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Society’s community programs. For more information, (903) 278-9680. MAY 3, 2014 Young Professionals for A&M-Texarkana Kentucky Derby Party, Texarkana Country Club, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. For info, contact Summer Nelson, Summer. Dugan@tamut.edu. MAY 5

Cinco de Mayo MAY 9-10, 2014 Opportunities Big Bass Classic. This event, with over 500 participants, raises funds for children and adults who have special needs. A live and silent auction will be held during the tounament. Your participation in the BIG BASS CLASSIC & EXPO can be through a corporate sponsorship, other contributions, auction item donation or as a vendor. For more information, (903) 791-2270. MAY 9 - 11, 2014 World series team roping at the Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center. MAY 11, 2014

Mother’s Day MAY 14, 2014 HandsOn Texarkana Golf Tournament at Texarkana Golf Ranch. Contact Kathey Graves: (903) 701-6032 or email handsontxk@aol.com MAY 16 - 18, 2014 Arkansas Arabian Horse Show at the


Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center. Contact Jimmy Bray: (903) 754-2726 MAY 17, 2014 - JUNE 21, 2014 TRAHC presents 22nd Annual Student Juried Exhibit Opening Reception. Free to the public. The Student Juried Exhibit is a diverse selection of visually exciting artwork created by local and regional middle and high school students. Please join us for light refreshments at the exhibit’s opening reception, Saturday, May 17, from 12:00PM 1:00PM in Cabe Hall at the Regional Arts Center. Awards will be announced at 12:00PM. MAY 23 - 25, 2014 SWAHSRA - Rodeo Finals at the Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center. Contact: jackiesuewat@aol.com MAY 26, 2014

Memorial Day MAY 29 - 31, 2014 The Miller County Red Dirt Master Gardeners are honored to host the 2014 AR State MG Conference, “Gardening on the Edge” to be held at the Texarkana Convention Center. This meeting will involve numerous educational seminars, garden tours, and a trade show. Nationally recognized speakers will include Neil Sperry, Howard Garrett, and Greg Grant. The Trade Show will be open to the public 9/30/2014. Registration opens February 1 and will be limited to 500. For more information, (903) 748-8978. MAY 30, 2014 Oil Belt Cutting Horse Show at the Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center. Show from May 30th - June 6th, 2014.

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JUNE JUNE 4 - 7, 2014 Arkansas High School Rodeo Finals at the Four States Fair Grounds. JUNE 9, 2014 Auditions for OnceUpon-a Palooza (by reservation only.) Email us for a reservation and Audition Packet: silvermoonchildrenstheatre@gmail.com JUNE 14 - 15, 2014 AKC Dog Show at the Four States Fair Entertainment Center. JUNE 15, 2014

Father’s Day JUNE 20, 2014 Good Grief Day for children/youth ages 7-15 will be held from 10:00AM – 2:00PM on Friday, June 20 at Hospice of Texarkana, 803 Spruce St., Texarkana, Texas. No cost to attend. Help us welcome Lucy the macaw, bunnies and a miniature horse! Call Amy or Brett to RESERVE YOUR CHILD’S SPOT: (903) 794-4263. Program supports children who are grieving a death, divorce, parent in the military or who is incarcerated, or a move.

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JUNE 20 - 22, 2014 Running WJ Ranch’s 7th Annual Benefit Barrel Race at the Four States Fair Grounds. For more information, contact Patti Moore. (903) 244-2306. JUNE 27 - 29, 2014 Oil Belt Cutting Horse Show at the Four States Fair Grounds Equine Center.

JULY JULY 4, 2014 Sparks in the Park at the Four States Fair Entertainment Center. Contact Marissa with Townsquare Media: (318) 453-0257 JULY 11, 2014 - August 9, 2014 TRAHC’s 26th Annual Juried Exhibit. The Annual Juried Exhibit is open to all adults 18 years and older and includes original artwork in a variety of mediums and of all subjects entered by local, regional, and national artists. www. trahc.org

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August 9th at 2:00PM & 7:00PM August 10th at 2:00PM & 5:00PM AUGUST 13 - 16, 2014 44th Annual New Boston Pioneer Days Festival at T&P Trail Head Park, Downtown New Boston, Texas. For more information, visit: www.newbostontx.org/ pioneer-days.html. AUGUST 18, 2014 Auditions for Fantastic Mr. Fox (by reservation only.) Email us for a reservation and Audition Packet: silvermoonchildrenstheatre@gmail.com AUGUST 23, 2014 JAWBONE! Live at the Perot Theatre! Outstanding local musicians, JAWBONE will rock the Perot Theatre for one night only. Pre-show events at 6:30. Do Not miss this party! 7:30PM with a VIP PreParty starting at 6:30PM Tickets: $35 for VIP (includes PreParty), $15 in advance and $20 day of the show. www.trahc.org

Building benefitting the client services of Temple Memorial Rehabilitation Center. For more info, call Anita Carver at (903) 794-2705. AUGUST 2014 Hope Watermelon Festival. Fair Park - Hope, Arkansas. Three days of family fun! Southwest Arkansas’ largest arts and crafts show, music, games, children’s activities and great food. Antique car show, antique engine show, softball tournament, ice cold Hope watermelon by the slice. Sponsored by the Hope Hempstead County. For more information, (870) 777-3640.

AUGUST 23, 2014 Women for A&M-Texarkana Gourmet Brunch, Eagle Hall, 10:00 am to 11:30 am. For info, contact Summer Nelson, Summer.Dugan@tamut.edu.

SEPTEMBER

AUGUST 23, 2014 Women for A&M-Texarkana Gourmet Dinner, Texarkana Country Club, 6:00 pm. For info, contact Summer Nelson, Summer.Dugan@tamut.edu.

SEPTEMBER 12 - 21, 2014 70th Annual Four States Fair & Rodeo

AUGUST 2014 Drawdown at Four States Fair Fine Arts

SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 70th Four States Fair & Rodeo Parade in Downtown Texarkana.

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OCTOBER OCTOBER 3 - 5, 2014 Renaissance Fair at the Four States Fair- Entertainment Center. OCTOBER 4, 2014 Second annual American Cancer Society’s Stateline Stampede Cattle Barons Ball. For more information call: 903-223-0422

OCTOBER 17 - 18, 2014 Komen race for the Cure- Pasta Party at 7:00PM. For more information, call: (903) 792-7191

OCTOBER 31, 2014

Halloween

OCTOBER 4 - 5, 2014 Allen Bowles Gun & Knife Show OCTOBER 7, 2014 23nd Annual Taste of Texarkana at the Four States Fairgrounds Entertainment Center. Features local restaurants, beer vendors, and wineries along with cooking demonstrations. Tickets are available at Bryce’s Cafeteria, Vincent’s Fine Wines, Dot’s Ace Hardware, Julie’s Deli, Flour Child Fine Foods, all TEXAR locations, and Harvest Texarkana. All proceeds benefit the Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank. For more information, call: (870) 774-1398. OCTOBER 10 - 12, 2014 Lucky Dog Productions Barrel Race at the Four states Fairgrounds Equine Center. Christy@luckydograces.com OCTOBER 11, 2014 5th Annual “Jeans & Bling” is planned for at 7:00PM, Ramage Farms venue in Hooks, Texas. Tickets include drinks & heavy hors d’ oeuvres, a Dance Competition and Dance Exhibition, Live Music, a Live Auction, Trip Raffles and Silent Auction. Proceeds benefit Hospice of Texarkana, a non-profit organization. Call (903) 794-4263.

NOVEMBER NOVEMBER 13, 2014 Fantastic Mr Fox Performances at Silvermoon on Broad. $10 a ticket or buy a membership. Performance schedule: November 13th at 7:00PM November 14th at 7:00PM November 15th at 2:00PM & 7:00PM November 16th at 2:00PM & 5:00PM NOVEMBER 21 - 23, 2014 Mistletoe Fair at the Fourstates Fair Grounds Entertainment Center. Preview Party is November 20, 2014. www.alt-mag.com

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NOVEMBER 27, 2014

Thanksgiving Day

DECEMBER 7, 2014

Pearl Harbor Day DECEMBER 25, 2014

Christmas Day!

NOVEMBER 2014 Distinguished Alumni And Faculty Celebration, Eagle Hall, 6:00 PM. For info, contact Summer Nelson, Summer. Dugan@tamut.edu. NOVEMBER 2014 2nd Annual CASA Colorful 5K & Family Fun Run TBD

DECEMBER DECEMBER 2, 2014 Four States Cattle Conference at the Four States Fair Grounds. Contact Jennifer Caraway: 870.774.6455 DECEMBER 4, 2014 (Date subject to change) Women for A&M-Texarkana Holiday Social, Location TBA, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. For info, contact Summer Nelson, Summer.Dugan@tamut.edu.

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DECEMBER 2014 30th Annual Main Street Texarkana Christmas Parade. Date/Time TBD DECEMBER 2014 CASA’s Operation Playhouse. Operation Playhouse is an annual playhouse fundraiser benefiting CASA for Children. For more information, (903) 792-1030.

JANUARY JANUARY 1, 2015

Happy New Year!


January-June 2014 Events Registry Vo l . 1 , I s s u e 1 Publisher/Editor Debbie Brower Associate Editor Jaclyn Gooding Sales & Marketing Manager Charlie McMurphy Graphic Artist Lindsey Gordon Inspiration

Wishing you a very happy new year...

Mike Brower

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