Events

  Habitat for Humanity application period opening for homeowner program Sept. 16

Amarillo Habitat for Humanity will be holding orientation classes starting this Monday, Sept. 16.

  Story Time at the Amarillo Zoo set for Saturday

Amarillo city leaders to hold public meeting about proposed Civic Center plans

Logan’s Roadhouse offering free meals for first responders in remembrance of 9/11

  Panhandle Kennel Club dog show taking place this weekend

Clovis Rotary Club hosting art auction for kids

Amarillo SPCA hosting 2 events this weekend

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  Grand Mesa Casino hosting grand opening celebration this week

  Let the Good Times Roll: Amarillo Chamber BBQ Cook off happening this week

  League of Women Voters kicks off fall with program on community health assessment Sept. 11

  Remembering 9/11: Artifact Exhibit and movie at Westgate mall Sept. 10

Amarillo first responders to host 9/11 ceremony on Wednesday

Go Gold: community wide Childhood Cancer awareness ribbon photo & balloon release

Amarillo Yoga festival to benefit Amarillo Housing First

The 4th Annual Amarillo yoga Festival will be on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Six Car Pub to fund raise for Amarillo housing First.

  Good news with Dave: mother and daughter meet for the first time

Family gatherings can be fun and exciting.

  Wings of Hope Butterfly Release and Remember to help with grief in children

The Hope & Healing Place invite Amarillo residents to Amarillo College’s Memorial park for a beautiful butterfly release and remember on Sept. 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  “That’ll be the Day” Norman Petty Studios Alumi Reunion takes place Sept 7

The Norman & Vi Petty Rock & Roll Museum will host the Norman Petty Studios Alumni Reunion that will take place on Sept. 7th.

  The Amarillo Walk to End Alzheimer’s begins Saturday Sept. 7

Amarillo ISD awarded literacy grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Sod Poodles hosting post-game jersey auction to support Midland-Odessa after shooting

Hundreds of butterflies to be released Saturday to remember loved ones lost

‘Up in the Air for Family Care’ balloon rally to begin tomorrow

Step back in time with Opportunity School this Sept 26

  Toot’n Totum to offer Spirit Pumps to raise money for safe schools

Toot’n Totum announced today the installation of 17 Spirit Pumps located in each of the communities they serve throughout the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma and Kansas.

  Water-main valve replacement will cause temporary outage at the Amarillo Municipal Court Building Sept. 4

The replacement of a water-main valve Wednesday, Sept. 4, will briefly impact normal water service operations and restroom availability at the Amarillo Municipal Court Building and the Amarillo Police Department building in downtown Amarillo.

Forgotten Frontera to honor ferrocarrileros and traqueros who helped pave railroads across the Southern Great Plains

Forgotten Frontera will honor railroad workers of the Southern Great Plains at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 at WTAMU Amarillo Center, 720 S. Tyler.

Amarillo College to present plan for Amarillo Senior College Aassociation at public forum

Amarillo College will unveil an enhanced relocation plan during a public forum scheduled at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 in the Bud Joyner Auditorium at the Downtown Campus, 1314 S. Polk St.

  Council Connect debuts tonight to help hear Amarillo area’s needs

Council Connect, a new citizen engagement tool related to public comment at Amarillo City Council, kicks off tonight.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered.

  Amarillo Crime Stoppers 11th annual car show happening this weekend

Amarillo Crime Stoppers will be hosting their 11th annual car show on Aug. 31 benefiting Amarillo Crime Stoppers and Student Crime Stoppers.

Goodnight Under the Stars celebrating Texas Panhandle heritage

The Charles Goodnight Historical Center will be hosting Goodnight Under Texas Panhandle Heritage event this weekend.

  Toot’n Totum donating funds raised through Free Gas for a Year raffle to Heal the City

Toot’n Totum is donating the funds raised through the Free Gas for a Year raffle to Heal the City.

Registration open for 12th Annual Rim Trail Ride Fundraiser

Registration is underway for the 12th Annual Rim Trail Ride Fundraiser.

  Corvette Caravan to pass through Amarillo on the way to Bowling Green, Kentucky

Next week, the 2019 National Corvette Caravan of Texas and Oklahoma panhandles will form at the Hampton Inn & Suites West, on Interstate 40 in Amarillo. The caravan is known as the “world’s largest moving automotive event.”

You’re invited to be a real slacker at this year’s Slack-A-Thon

Martha’s Home will host Slack-A-Thon for the second year.

Block Party fun in downtown Amarillo heralds 75th annual Boys Ranch Rodeo

Boys Ranch Block Party is giving residents of the High Plains a taste of the upcoming 75 annual Boys Ranch Rodeo this Saturday.

Amarillo Zoo seeking volunteers and educational interns

The Amarillo Zoo is reaching out to the area in search of new volunteers and potential fall educational interns.

  Veterans Resource Center hosting 5th anniversary event this week

The Veterans Resource Center will host a special event honoring the fifth anniversary of the Veterans Resource Center.

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas launching new program aimed at empowering communities

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas has launched a new program aimed at empowering communities by providing free legal services, advocacy, and education throughout Northwest Texas.

  Texas Air and Space Museum to host Tribute to Greatest Generation

Patrick Swindell and Esquire Jazz will highlight the fifth annual “Tribute to the Greatest Generation” dinner and dance hosted by the Texas Air and Space Museum.

  Amarillo Area Foundation to host 1st graduation ceremony of Nonprofit Leadership Academy

The Amarillo Area Foundation will host the first graduation ceremony for participants in the Nonprofit Leadership Academy.

  City of Amarillo hosting meeting for upcoming utility projects in the Woodlands, La Paloma subdivisions

The City of Amarillo Capital Project & Development Engineering is holding the utility meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 275 at the Simms Municipal Building, located at 808 S. Buchanan St.

  High Plains Food Bank to host registration in Dalhart for Commodity Supplemental Food Program

The High Plains Food Bank will host a registration event for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program in Dalhart next week.

  Amarillo Downtown Library recognized as Family Place Library

The Amarillo Downtown Library will host a presentation regarding the library’s recognition as a member of the Family Place Libraries™ national network.

  Amarillo VA Health Care System to host town hall this week

The Amarillo VA Health Care System will host a town hall for veterans on Thursday, August 22.

Faith City Mission to host grand opening for new building

Faith City Mission will host a grand opening event for the new building.

Amarillo Gun Club to host Randall County 4-H Booster Bust tournament

Starting on Sept 7 at the Amarillo Gun Club off of 4521 S Osage, the Randall County 4-H will be open to 5-person teams, 5-person 4-H youth teams, and individual shooters.

Volunteers needed for Saturdays at the HPFB’s garden

High Plains Food Bank is searching for volunteers for the Garden for Saturdays, starting on Aug 17, for the 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. shifts.

Area credit unions working to make miracles happen for children in the hospital

14 credit unions are joining together to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network now through September 9.

Amarillo resident to be featured on National Down Syndrome Society Times Square Video

An Amarillo resident will be featured in New York City as part of the National Down Syndrome Society’s Times Square Video presentation.

  Governor’s Small Business Forum aims to provide helpful advice to women in business

The State of Texas will host the Governor’s Small Business Forum for women in Amarillo, Texas on September 19.

Registration underway for Dodge for a Cause Dodgeball Tournament

Registration is underway for the 3rd Annual Dodge for a Cause Dodgeball Tournament.

  Sign up your team for the Dodge for a Cause Dodgeball Tournament to benefit the Maverick Elite Wrestling Club

The cost is $25 per person, with each team consisting of 6 to 8 players. All eligible dodge ballers must be at last 15 years old.

Heal the City hosting back-to-school immunization event, unveiling facility this weekend

This weekend, Heal the City is unveiling phase two of its facility called The Nest and is helping children get ready for the new school year with an immunization clinic.

  Boots and Badges to play softball charity game at Hodgetown

Amarillo firefighters and law enforcement will play ball to raise money on Saturday evening at Hodgetown.

  2019 Braids and Fades happening this weekend

The 2019 Braids and Fades event is happening this weekend.

Don Harrington Discovery Center to host Discover for $1

The Don Harrington Discovery Center will host Discover for $1 this Friday, August 9.

Harwell and Cook Orthodontics offering mouthguards to help protect student athletes this sports season

Harwell and Cook Orthodontics is working to help student athletes protect their mouths this sports season.

Salvation Army giving back-to-school supplies on Thursday

The Salvation Army is host a back-to-school event for children this Thursday.

Clovis Police Department to participate in National Night Out

The Clovis Police Department will participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6.

Tickets available for Una Gran Cena fundraising dinner

Tickets are available for the Una Gran Cena fundraising dinner for the Amarillo Wesley Community Center.

Roosevelt County hosting public meetings to discuss Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan

The Roosevelt County Commissioners will consider the ICIP at their regular meeting on August 13.

League of Women Voters hosting voter registration at AMA-CON

The League of Women Voters will host a voter registration table at the AMA-CON convention this weekend.

Discovery Center hosting Wizarding School for Harry Potter fans

Calling all Muggles! The Don Harrington Discovery Center is hosting a Wizarding School for Harry Potter Fans.

You’re invited to the 2nd annual Tule Creek Family Fest in Tulia

You’re invited to the 2nd annual Tule Creek Family Fest in Tulia this weekend.

Northside Toy Drive hosting Chillin’ & Grillin’ Family BBQ

The Northside Toy Drive will host a Chillin’ & Grillin’ Family BBQ this weekend.

  Spicer Gripp Memorial Roping event to take place this week

The Spicer Gripp Memorial Roping event will take place this week in Hereford.

  Heart Glo Family Walk and Run happening this weekend

You can help honor those affected by congenital heart defects this week with the nonprofit Mended Little Hearts of Amarillo.

Amarillo City Transit meeting to focus on proposed fare changes, route modifications

The next Amarillo City Transit meeting will focus on proposed fare changes and route modifications.

5 Texas Panhandle communities hosting Wild & Free on 83

Five communities in the Texas Panhandle are coming together to host Wild & Free on 83.

City council meeting to be replaced by team training this week

A time to build a team and look at big issues and goals will replace Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Amarillo City Council.

New Mexico State Auditor opening office hours in Clovis, Portales

The New Mexico state auditor will have office hours in Clovis and Portales, New Mexico on Tuesday for the public to get services and share their thoughts.

San Jacinto Neighborhood Plan meeting set for Tuesday

The public is invited to discuss revitalization plans for the San Jacinto neighborhood meeting Tuesday evening in southwest Amarillo.

Let your nerd show at AMA-CON this weekend

AMA-CON is from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex, located at 401 S. Buchanan St.

  Industry leaders discuss what brings people to Canadian

With oil and gas and agriculture leading Canadian’s economy, they have created two conferences to allow people in the industry to dive deeper and learn about the latest industry updates with expert speakers.

  Taking a look at the transformation of The Citadelle Art Museum

People from all over the world, including former presidents, have come to see The Mansion at the Citadelle that has a world class art museum.

  Sunset Park to receive electrical upgrade for events

Sunset Park in Canadian will receive an electrical upgrade.

  The Last Cowboy’s Court being refurbished into 1950’s chic boutique

If you’re heading to Canadian or passing through and looking for an adventure, you can stay at one of Canadian’s most popular places to lodge.

  River Valley Pioneer Museum captures history, preserves stories for future generations

If you want to explore eastern Texas Panhandle history, you can stop at the River Valley Pioneer Museum in Canadian.

  Memorial service honoring fallen firefighters in historic refinery explosion

A memorial service in Dumas will honor fallen heroes who died in the 1956 Shamrock McKee Refinery Explosion.

Beat the heat with Amarillo Zoo animals

With the summer heating up, you’re invited to see how the Amarillo Zoo keeps its animals cool.