Events

Friends hosting benefit for children of Howardwick couple killed in double homicide

Friends of the Howardwick couple who were fatally shot earlier this week in their home will be hosting a benefit for the couple’s six children this weekend.

WTAMU celebrates 100 years of publishing student-produced newspaper

2019 YC3 guest list boasts ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘Star Trek: TNG’ stars

Public invited to audition for Sod Poodles game day entertainment

Sod Poodles job fair to include variety of seasonal positions

Amarillo organization invites community to engage in group dialogue

Amarillo event promotes health advocacy for Panhandle women

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  Registration open for Maverick Boys and Girls Club spring break camp

City of Amarillo’s mobile health clinic open at new site

March for Babies season kicks off in the Panhandle

Black History Month kicks off at Amarillo Public Library

Amarillo Zoo to host paint night

First Friday Art Walk to highlight Black History Month

Tickets available for Family Support Services Mardi Gras Party

Tickets are available for the upcoming Mardi Gras Party hosted by Family Support Services.

PEN Project works to advocate for Texas Panhandle families

Local parents and professionals are invited to come together to continue advocating for children with disabilities.

  2019 March for Babies Kickoff happening next week

According to a news release, March for Babies is the biggest annual March of Dimes fundraiser, raising more than $150,000 last year to help lead the fight for the health of all moms and babies.

Inaugural State of the Economy to focus on large-scale future of the Amarillo area

The event will focus on how large-scale national and international economic issues shape current and future prosperity in Amarillo.

  Tickets on sale for Laura W. Bush Institute’s Day of the Woman event

Nominations open for 37th annual Golden Nail awards for the arts

Amarillo branch of NAACP hosting march for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Annual Ornamental and Turf Conference happening next week

Buckner announces MLB player as featured speaker for fundraiser

2019 Amarillo Women’s March adopts ‘Women’s Wave’ theme

More than 50 schools participating in Potter County Spelling Bee

The event, which is hosted by Amarillo ISD, takes the top speller from each participating school and pits them head-to-head.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension offering advice on retirement planning

The sessions, presented by Jess and Nathan Murphy of Cadaret, Grant and Co., will give advice on goal-setting, debt elimination, managing IRAs and estate planning.

Amarillo Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition to host first meeting of 2019

According to the Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, a baby is born to a teen mom in Potter County every 43 hours.

United Way offering tours to shed light on community services

United Way of Amarillo and Canyon is offering a way for members of the community to better acquaint themselves with social services available in the area.

Goodwill hosting newest Amarillo mobile health clinic site

The clinic will be hosted at Goodwill on 1904 Bell Street from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

550 animals entered into Randall County Junior Stock Show

233 students will showcase their prize animals during the 71st annual Randall County Junior Livestock Show beginning on Jan. 15 at the Happy State Bank Event Center.

Barrio Wellness Clinic event will offer screenings, treatment at no cost

Dozens of exhibitors, including the Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy and Broome Optical will also be present to provide information on products available.

Deadline approaching for Master Wellness Volunteer Program registration

The deadline is approaching for registration for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Master Wellness Volunteer Program.

Needs of seniors, disabled people on the agenda for Wednesday TxDOT meeting

The meeting is open to the public and will include opportunities for residents of the area to voice specific concerns and needs for rural areas.

Potter Co. holding first ‘CRASE’ active shooter training of 2019

The training will include information on detecting and mitigating the damage done by active shooter events.

City of Amarillo hosting public meetings for curbside trash collection program

According to a news release, the program is designed to keep the city clean while reducing trash disposal costs.

Amarillo College holds in-person registration for continuing education courses

The registration event will be held over three days.

Small Business Development Center presents workshop for prospective small business owners

The “Introduction to Small Business Ownership” workshop will cover business conception, marketing strategies, organization of business operations and legal structure of a new business.

Hope and Healing Place gears up for ‘The Big Cheese’ mac and cheese cookoff

Area chefs will prepare 25 varieties of the dish to be voted on by attendees.

Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle seeking tutors for ESL program

CCTXP is seeking volunteers to teach both in classroom and individual settings.

Amarillo-area New Year’s Eve events

Live music, special deals and champagne toasts will help residents around the Panhandle turn the page on 2018.

Discovery Center offers extended hours during the holiday break

Admission during these special hours will be only $5 per person (members and those age two and under are still free).

Salvation Army hosting free Christmas dinner for community

The dinner is from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and will include servers and hostesses, featuring a host of donated, home-baked desserts.

Operation Blue Santa provides gifts for local children in need

Operation Blue Santa was started in 1972 by two Austin Police Department officers who wanted to make a difference in their community during the holidays.

Tascosa High School presents carnival and show to benefit the Amarillo Zoo

The Professional Communications class at Tascosa High School presents the How the Zoo Stole Christmas Carnival and Talent Show to benefit the Amarillo Zoo.

City of Amarillo debuting new mobile health clinic site

Walk-ins are welcome, but participants are asked to bring a current immunization record.

Artists invited to participate in Amarillo Museum of Art open exhibition

The exhibition is free and open to art of all mediums and artists of all skill levels.

  Donors needed for day 5 of Together We Can Food Drive

Unfortunately, we are short of our $200,000.00 goal and the drive is coming to an end, tomorrow, December 8th.

Boys Ranch Christmas lights contest rescheduled due to upcoming storm

Due to the upcoming winter storm, the annual Boys Ranch Christmas lights contest has been rescheduled for Thursday, Dec. 13.

‘Black Tie Affair’ gala benefiting Northside Toy Drive

The evening will include a buffet dinner, along with cocktails and casino games for all who attend.

Victory Church hosting ‘GLO Amarillo’

The show features a modern take on many classic Christmas songs, as well as a full concert-style light show to supplement the music.

Michael Martin Murphy to perform at Cowboy Christmas Ball

The Kwahadi Museum will host this year’s Cowboy Christmas Ball Concert with a special guest performer on Monday, Dec. 10.

Center City of Amarillo and American Quarter Horse Assocation hosting Deck the Herd contest

Center City of Amarillo and the American Quarter Horse Association are celebrating the 16th year of the Hoof Prints Project by hosting Deck the Herd.

Together We Can Food Drive kicks off today

Through our Together We Can Food and Fund Drive, we are working with the High Plains Food Bank to help fight local hunger.

Friona Police Department hosting canned food drive this weekend

The Friona Police Department will be collecting canned food and non-perishable items this Saturday.

Amarillo Fire Station 2 hosting open house for community

Firefighters will be available to answer questions and speak to the public at Amarillo Fire Department’s Station 2 Open House on Friday, Nov. 30.

Center City’s Electric Light Parade lighting up downtown

The event will feature the lighting of the Amarillo City Christmas Tree, as well as various other types of entertainment.

Neighborhood Police Unit office opening in Maverick Boys & Girls Club

The Amarillo Police Department is hosting a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Neighborhood Police Unit satellite office in the Maverick Boys & Girls Club of Amarillo today.

‘Christmas in the Gardens’ kicking off at Amarillo Botanical Gardens

Amarillo Botanical Gardens is lighting up once again for the holiday season.

Santa Claus, The Grinch attending Amarillo Zoo’s ‘ZOOLights’ celebration

Parents and kids will be able to meet holiday characters and see festive displays at Amarillo Zoo’s ZOOLights holiday celebration throughout the month of December.

Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle hosting Christmas Open House

Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle will be showing its facility and educating the public on its mission on Thursday.

WTAMU partnering with Be The Match for Giving Tuesday Marrow Drive

West Texas A&M University is partnering with Be The Match for the Giving Tuesday Marrow Drive.

Turkey Trot to benefit Thomas Brown scholarship

A Turkey Trot will be held on November 21 to raise money for the scholarship in honor of missing Canadian teen Thomas Brown.

  NewsChannel10 partnering with Coffee Memorial Blood Center for Holiday Blood Drive

Coffee Memorial Blood Center and NewsChannel10 are teaming up this week to make sure that those who need blood can get it throughout the holidays.

Former Dallas Cowboy Chad Hennings speaking at Amarillo Community Prayer Breakfast

He won his three Super Bowls as a defensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys.

Amarillo College holding open house for occupational therapy students

Those interested in a career as an occupational therapist can learn about programs at Amarillo College this week.

Texas Panhandle Suicide Prevention Coalition hosting Survivor Day event

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is this Saturday, Nov. 17.

Panhandle Community services hosting Festival of Trees gala

Those in Amarillo still looking for a Christmas tree will have the chance to bid on some lavishly decorated selections.

Panhandle PBS presents screening of documentary on Native American impact in pop music

Panhandle PBS’s newest Indie Lens pop-up screening will focus on Native American culture and its impact on popular music in the U.S.

United Way, 2-1-1 partnering for tours of community service agencies

Residents in Amarillo will get the opportunity to learn about free community services throughout the city.

League of Women Voters hosting program on history of Amarillo Barrio

Voters will have the opportunity to learn about the historical and cultural value of the Barrio neighborhood.

Auto repair shop to hold oil change fundraiser for Dumas coach

A&G Auto Repair will be holding an oil change fundraiser for Coach Antonio Murga of Dumas on November 10.

Fun, fun, fun: Beach Boys making a splash into Amarillo

The group will perform on March 23 at the Amarillo Civic Center.

Ascension Academy producing showing of ‘The Outsiders’

The show tells the story of a teen named Ponyboy navigating the conflict between two rival gangs - the “Greasers” and the “Socs."

Workforce Solutions Panhandle holding 6th annual job fair for veterans

Businesses from across the area will be in place to interview veterans and the general public this week.

Mobile health clinic to be at downtown Toot 'N Totum this Wednesday

The City of Amarillo’s Public Health Department will debut a mobile health clinic site on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

WRCA World Championship Ranch Rodeo coming to Amarillo

The 23rd Annual World Championship Ranch Rodeo will be held at the Amarillo Civic Center this weekend.

Special Delivery Adoption Agency holding fundraiser for National Adoption Month

Those interested in learning more about adoption could get their chance.

AC Community Concert Band to hold fall concert

Amarillo College’s Community Concert Band is putting on their fall concert on November 5.

Santa Land to open Dec. 10, begins 62nd year of tradition

Members of the Lubbock City Council will greet Santa and Mrs. Claus, turn on Christmas lights and officially open Santa Land on Dec. 10 inside of Mackenzie Park.

The Bridge hosting child abuse training this weekend

The Bridge Children’s Advocacy Center will host a child abuse training session this weekend.

38th Annual Christmas Roundup happening this weekend

The 38th Annual Christmas Roundup is happening this weekend.

BSA Hospice hosting Dia De Los Muertos Fun Run

BSA Hospice of the Southwest is hosting a Dia De Los Muertos Fun Run this Friday.