Events

  Amarillo Leftwoods Pub struggles to remain open, counts on The Save Our Stage Act

Concert halls have stayed closed since the start of the pandemic resulting in them to possibly permanently close forever, Leftwoods music venue in Amarillo is seeking for help through the NIVA organization.

  Barrio Census Caravan led by Potter County fire department this Saturday

  26th Annual Charles Goodnight Chuckwagon Cookoff returns this weekend

  League of Women Voters hosting voter registration opportunities ahead of Oct. 5 deadline

  Toys For Tots parade on Sunday

  Clovis Grab-N-Go Census lunch starting this Saturday

  Cub Scouts recruitment begins this week

Continued Coverage

  WT Distinguished Lecture Series continuing online this semester

  Friends of Fogelberg virtual concert to help fund prostate cancer screenings

Ogallala Commons hosting Aquifer Filed Day at Hereford, Tuesday

  U.S. Census Bureau to attend events around Tx Panhandle this weekend

Amarillo Public Library hosts online story times, book sale goes virtual

  Amarillo Community Market to wrap up 2020 season

Martha’s Home to hold 3rd annual Slack-A-Thon

The 3rd annual Slack-A-Thon benefit for Martha’s Home will be held on September 12.

  Hodgetown to host ’Harry Potter’ themed on-field movie night

Hodgetown will screen “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” for its second on-field move night September 12.

Party at the PARC tickets now available to help support Amarillo’s homeless

This years Party at the PARC’s tickets are now available to help support Amarillo’s homeless.

  Good Times Celebration Barbecue Cook-Off cancels event due to safety of the community

Good Times Celebration Barbecue Cook-Off has made a decision to cancel the 2020 event this year.

Police hosting golf tournament to benefit Los Barrios de Amarillo

Organizers announce Amarillo Crime Stoppers Car Show will be virtual this year

Federal contractor positions open across the country in a variety of fields

Amarillo firefighters launch Fill the Boot virtual Fundraiser for MDA

Hodgetown hosts first on-field movie night

Goodnight Under the Stars tickets now available

VA Caregiver Support Group hosts free lunch and information fair

Veteran caregivers and spouses are invited to take place in a free information fair and lunch hosted by the Amarillo VA Health Care System Caregiver Support Group.

Census Bureau offering on hand assistance at the Amarillo Community Market

Census Bureau is offering questionnaire assistance at the Amarillo Community Market on Saturday, August 15th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Back to school fashion at the Don Harrington Discovery Center for just a Dollar

It's Back to school fashion and DHDC is wanting to celebrate something safe and fun with an end summer event on August 14th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

  Boots vs. Badges softball game happening this Saturday

The Boots vs. Badges softball game is happening this Saturday, August 15.

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas hosting virtual civil legal clinic for veterans

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas is hosting a virtual civil legal clinic for veterans this week.

Keep Amarillo Clean hosting North Heights Cleanup this weekend

Keep Amarillo Clean is hosting a North Heights Cleanup this weekend.

  Pathpoint Fellowship Church hosting Psalm 91 Experience this weekend

Pathpoint Fellowship Church is hosting a back to school communion and prayer service called Covered - The Psalm 91 Experience.

League of Women Voters to register voters at Amarillo Community Market

The League of Women Voters will help register voters this Saturday at the Amarillo Community Market.

FAVs Fest 2020 ‘Better Together’ happening this weekend

FAVs Fest 2020 “Better Together” is happening in Amarillo this weekend.

Easy Stop Storage and Amarillo Storage Station hosting school supply drive

Easy Stop Storage and Amarillo Storage Station is hosting a storage supply drive to benefit teachers and students in the community.

Registration open for Camp Don Harrington’s 75th Anniversary

The Boy Scouts of America, Golden Spread Council is now taking registrations to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Camp Don Harrington.

Heal the City reopens after closing for possible COVID-19 exposure

Amarillo’s Heal the City is now reopen today after closing last month due to a potential coronavirus exposure.

The PARC to host area wide scavenger hunt this weekend

The Panhandle Adult Rebuilding Center will host their first ever area wide scavenger hunt this week.

Nationally recognized Canyon-based literacy program taking application for mentoring program

A nationally recognized literacy nonprofit founded by a WTAMU staff member is now accepting accepting applications from teachers and students for its mentoring program.

Panhandle Adult Rebuilding Center hosting fundraiser events across Amarillo

The Panhandle Adult Rebuilding Center, or the PARC, is getting ready to kick off a series of fundraising events across Amarillo.

Volunteers to distribute free boxes of food Saturday in Amarillo

Volunteers will be distributing free boxes of food Saturday morning in Amarillo for those who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Storybridge hosting Back to School Book Roundup and Raffle

Storybridge will host a Back to School Book Roundup and Raffle this weekend.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospital fundraiser donation deadline approaching

The deadline to donate at Walmart and Sam’s Club to the Children’s Miracle Network is approaching this month.

Amarillo Community Market changing their hours due to hot temperatures

The Amarillo Community Market is making an adjustment to their hours of operation in an attempt to avoid the extreme summer heat.

USDA taking applications for food assistance program to aid farmers, ranchers during pandemic

The USDA is taking applications now for their Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to help agriculture producers that have been impacting during the COVID-19 pandemic.

High Plains Food Bank giving out free food boxes at Bethesda Outreach this Sunday

The High Plains Food Bank is giving out food boxes at Bethesda Outreach on Sunday, July 26.

Amarillo Area CASA giving away custom playhouses during fundraiser for foster children

Amarillo’s CASA is hosting their casa’s for CASA fundraiser online this year.

Bubba’s 33 teams up with other businesses to help out-of-work service industry workers

Bubba’s 33 is teaming up with Nothing Bundt Cakes, La Bella’s Pizza, Water Still and Sam’s Club to help service workers who have lost their job during the pandemic.

TxDOT taking comments during virtual public meeting regarding future transportation projects in Childress area

TxDOT will be holding a virtual public meeting to take comments for their 2021 through 2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Childress TxDOT District.

North Heights Advisory Association unveils street topper

The North Heights Advisory Association is having a commemorative unveiling of a street topper Wednesday morning.

  Amarillo College’s Chalk It Up contest postponed until fall

Registration is open for the Amarillo College Chalk It Up contest.

  Legal Aid of Northwest Texas hosting virtual legal clinic

The Legal Aid of Northwest Texas is hosting a virtual legal clinic Tuesday, July 21.

  Potter County Sheriff’s Office hosting social distancing cookout

The Potter County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a social distancing cookout this week.

  13th Annual Shred It Day with Amarillo Crime Stoppers happening this weekend

Amarillo Crime Stoppers will host the 13th Annual Shred It Day on Saturday, July 18.

  Ronald McDonald House Charities of Amarillo hosting ‘Let’s Make The New House a Home’ initiative

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Amarillo is partnering with Urban Giraffe for the Let’s Make The New House a Home initiative.

ASPCA cancels two largest fundraisers due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Amarillo SPCA has made the difficult choice to cancel their two largest fundraisers this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amarillo Civic Center reopens for first time since March

The Amarillo Civic Center Complex hosted a public event this past weekend for the first time since March.

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas offering free virtual legal clinic to Amarillo veterans

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas will be holding a free virtual civil legal clinic for veterans in Amarillo next week.

Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo taking place this weekend

The Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo takes place this weekend.

  Don Harrington Discovery Center hosting Patriotic Day with live science demonstrations

The community event runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. July 3 at the Discovery Center.

Amarillo City Council meeting canceled in recognition of July 4th

The next council meeting will be next Tuesday, July 7, at 1:00 p.m.

  Don Harrington Discovery Center wrapping up new outdoor Science Park

A video shows the progress of the new space, which is located on the southeast side of the Discovery Center’s front entrance.

  13th Annual Boots and Badges Blood Drive Kickoff happening Friday

The 13th Annual Boots and Badges Blood Drive Kickoff is happening this Friday.

  Amarillo organizations coming together this weekend to give away 25 pound boxes of meat

The Amarillo Area Black Chamber of Commerce, Heal the City, Speiro Legacies and Generation Next Church have all partnered together to give away boxes of meat.

  Experts to showcase science, skill of amateur radio this weekend

The Field Day event is on Saturday, June 27, from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and on Sunday, June 28. from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 14590 Mescalero Trail.

  Nonprofits to giveaway 6,000 boxes of food this Saturday in Amarillo

A group of nonprofits and their sponsors are giving away 6,000 boxes of food to residents in Amarillo this Saturday.

  Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta cancelled for the year 2020

The large event is being canceled because of a limited amount of time left to plan it, the safety and health of guests and the many variables out of their control that is caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Amarillo residents given opportunity to win prizes by completing 2020 Census questionnaire

The 2020 Census Neighborhood Project, sponsored by the North Heights Advisory Association, the San Jacinto, Neighborhood Association and the Barrio Neighborhood Planning Committee, can be attended at various locations.

  Groundbreaking ceremony set for new Amarillo Habitat for Humanity home

The groundbreaking ceremony is Tuesday, June 23, at 1:30 p.m. at 900 S.E. 21st Ave.

  Workforce Solutions Panhandle hosting virtual job fair Thursday for Borger, Pampa area

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Borger and Pampa have been hit hard with a higher unemployment number and permanent business closures.

Legal Aid to host free webinar on tenant rights amid COVID-19 pandemic

The webinar will cover a multitude of legal issues, including the CARES Act, eviction process, rent and late fees, lockouts and justice court guidelines during the pandemic.

Texas A&M AgriLife, TCDD to host Community Conversations focusing on disability issues

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities will co-host Community Conversations this summer to gather input regarding disability-related issues.

TxDOT to host virtual public hearing on improving Loop 335 from SW 9th Ave to North Western Street

TxDOT will host a virtual public hearing on Tuesday, June 23 to discuss the State Loop 335 project.

  Potter County Sheriff’s Office invites you to the 11th Citizens Academy

The Potter County Sheriff’s Office invites you to the 11th Citizens Academy.

  Community to celebrate freedom at Juneteenth Amarillo 2020 this Saturday

The Juneteenth parade starts at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 20 with lineup starting at 8:30 a.m. 903 N. Hayden St.

  Amarillo motorcycle group to ride for those seeking to live a sober life

This marks the first annual ride that Survivors NWTX Tribe is hosting for Another Chance House, a nonprofit organization that houses men who are living a clean and sober.

  Leaders, community coming together for unity march Friday morning in downtown Amarillo

At 10:00 a.m., participants will meet at the Potter County Courthouse and walk 2.23 miles in honor of Ahmaud Arbery, who was fatally shot in Georgia.

  Save lives at 13th annual Boots & Badges Kick-Off Event

The blood drive is set for Friday, June 26, from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Coffee Memorial Blood Center, located at 7500 Wallace Blvd.

  Amarillo community to celebrate diverse cultures with virtual event this weekend

In honor of World Refugee Day, fifteen churches, arts organizations and community partners collaborated for the Panhandle Refugee Celebration.

  Food drive set to benefit High Plains Food Bank this Friday

The “Alpha Amarillo-thon Cash & Cans Food Drive” is set for June 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the east side of Alpha Media Amarillo studios, located at 3505 Olsen Blvd.

  P.E.T.S. Clinic set to reopen on Monday

The clinic has rescheduled nearly 1,000 surgeries.

  Amarillo Sod Poodles to host Father’s Day catch on the field event this Sunday

The event, presented by ACME Brick, Tile & Stone, costs $25 and includes a tailgate-style lunch, photos and opportunities to have special messages on the videoboard.

Amarillo Community Market opens this Saturday

This comes after the community market was only able to be open for virtual, online sales due to COVID-19.