Events

Amarillo Community Market going virtual this weekend

  7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center hosting beef raffle

  Legal Aid of Northwest Texas providing virtual help for area residents

2 HPFB employees test positive for COVID-19, Community Kitchen, Kids Cafe closed

  Carpet Tech, Keller Williams feeding first responders on Red Day

  Family Support Services cancels Original Harley Party for this year

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  Allstate hosting a virtual donation drive to benefit High Plains Food Bank

Indoor pool at Warford Activity Center, Amarillo Zoo to open May 18

  Families invited to pop-up food pantry this Friday at Thompson Park

Ascension Academy hosting drive-in graduation ceremony for seniors

‘A Kiowa Perspective’ livestream event to shed light on last buffalo hunt

  City of Amarillo hosting furniture donation drive for individuals placed in alternative housing

  Amarillo church hosting drive-thru food drive for Catholic Charities

The Amarillo Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is asking the community to donate canned and boxed foods to the nonprofit organization.

WTAMU Enterprise Center accepting applications for tech start-ups for mentorship program

The application period for the 2020 WIRE Accelerator program is now open until May 8.

New Mexico musicians coming together for ‘Community Night In’ on Facebook live

The Roosevelt County Chamber and the Roosevelt County Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census are hosting the “Community Night In” on Facebook live on Saturday, May 2, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  Community members invited to show support for city leaders, health officials, first responders during a parade

Paramount Baptist Church is organizing the “Show Your Support” parade on Monday, May 4, between 1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Today is the last day to vote for Inspire Amarillo

2020 Dumas Dogie Days cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

WTAMU, AC student artists feature work in virtual AMoA exhibit

Amarillo area credit unions pledge $11,000 donation to Snack Pak 4 Kids

Help name 2 dinosaurs at Discovery Center

Bubba’s 33 donating portion of to-go order sales to purchase PPE for hospitals

AC suspending summer Kids College, Community Enrichment classes

Amarillo College has made the decision to cancel their summer Kids College and Community Enrichment classes until further notice due to the uncertainties caused by COVID-19.

Turkey’s Bob Wills Day cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

The annual Bob Wills Day in Turkey has been cancelled for 2020 due to concerns of spreading COVID-19.

Amarillo elementary students invited to help clean up on Earth Day

35 Amarillo elementary schools will be participating in the Earth Day Spring clean up project this Saturday.

Application deadline for Amarillo Community Market extended

Any artists, crafters, bakers, producers, cooks, planters and more can become a vendor by applying by April 30.

Ronald McDonald House participating in Give From Home Day

The Ronald McDonald House Charities will be participating in Give From Home Day Tuesday, April 21.

  Schlotzsky’s Amarillo offering free meal for first responders today

Amarillo Police Department, Amarillo Fire Department and EMT personnel can get a free meal at any Schlotzsky’s in Amarillo.

Check out a free online screening of ‘Bedlam’ on Tuesday

A Panhandle PBS news release said the screening starts at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday and can be viewed here.

AAMW holding free pet food drive-thru starting Thursday

Amarillo Animal Management & Welfare is teaming up with Merrick Pet Care to host a pet food drive-thru pantry Thursday, April 2.

AOMS offering free wisdom teeth extractions for 3 students

Amarillo Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is launching the second year of their Wisdom for Wisdom program, offering three local students free wisdom teeth extractions.

  Event cancellations in the Texas Panhandle due to coronavirus precautions

As communities begin to practice social distancing or avoid large gatherings in response to the coronavirus, some events in the area have been postponed or canceled.

  Tele-town hall to discuss benefits for Texas veterans

Under Secretary for Benefits at the Department of Veterans Affairs Dr. Paul Lawrence will host a toll-free telephone town hall to discuss benefits available for Texas veterans.

Special Olympics Texas launches virtual program for athletes

Special Olympics Texas has launched a new virtual program to keep athletes involved during the outbreak.

  Event cancellations in the Texas Panhandle due to coronavirus precautions

As communities begin to practice social distancing or avoid large gatherings in response to the coronavirus, some events in the area have been postponed or canceled.

AISD teachers hold parades through town to connect with students

AISD teachers put on a parade today as a way to connect with students during the extended Spring Break.

  Help save a life today for Kids Inc Donor Days Blood Drive

The Kids Inc Donor Days Blood Drive, which runs through the month of March, is extra special today for St. Patrick’s Day.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

From learning new painting techniques and the AMoA Open Exhibition to getting to know police officers in Amarillo, here’s what’s going on in the area!

  Long Wooden Spoon hosting St. Patrick’s Day event to support the 100 Club

It is set for this Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the brewery, located at 4098 Business Park Dr.

  Student Crime Stoppers hosting gaming tournament

It will be held Saturday from noon until 8:00 a.m. at 6017 Hillside Road, suite 1100.

  Watoto Children’s Choir to perform, share stories in Canyon, Plainview, Tucumcari

The choir, made of 16 orphans from Uganda, will perform and share their stories in Canyon, Plainview and Tucumcari, New Mexico next week.

  Randall County Master Gardeners beginning new spring gardening training series

Randall County Master Gardeners presents its first training of their new series called ‘Gardening with the Masters’ tonight.

Have some pie on Pi Day at the Discovery Center

The event is on Saturday, March 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Discovery Center.

  Learn how to stay safe during upcoming weather season with preparation event

The Panhandle Independent Living Center and the National Weather Service are hosting the preparedness event on Tuesday, March 10, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the center, located at 417 S.W. 10th Ave.

  League of Women Voters hosting meeting about maternal mortality

The lunch starts at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, at Dyers BBQ in Wellington Square near South Georgia Street and interstate 40 West.

  Workshop to help pet owners cope with loss of furry friend

The pet loss workshop is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at the offices at BSA Hospices of the Southwest, located at 5211 S.W. 9th Ave.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

From learning new painting techniques and the AMoA Open Exhibition to getting to know police officers in Amarillo, here’s what’s going on in the area!

  Applications open for adults interested in teaching summer camps, classes for AC Kids’ College

The AC Kids will have more than 100 openings for adults 18 and older who want to teach during the summer.

  Softball registration open for Kids Inclusion program

The program offers children with and without disabilities an opportunity to play on the same team and in a safe environment.

  Barrio Wellness Clinic offering free dental exams, teeth cleanings this weekends

The wellness clinic is from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 7, at the RHN Medical and Dental Group, located at 3113 S. Ross St.

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum hosting beer-themed event this Friday

The event is complete with food, crafts, draft beer samples, trivia, DIY projects and games.

Shamrock’s 74th Annual St. Patricks Day Celebration full of activities

The three-day event kicks off Friday, March 13 with a carnival opening at 4:00 p.m.

  Rep. Four Price to give update on mental health efforts made in Texas

A status report on the efforts to improve mental health in Texas will be give for the Texas Mental Health Legislative Update.

  Registration open for Maverick Boys and Girls Club Spring Break Camp

The “Back 2 the Future” camp runs March 16 to March 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 1923 S. Lincoln St.

  Traffic Advisory Board to talk pedestrian safety devices at Georgia Street

Members will discuss the installation of pedestrian safety devices at the Rails to Trails crossing at Georgia Street and Plains Boulevard.

  Holi Festival of Color to welcome spring on Saturday

Holi is a cultural event in India where they throw colorful powders to celebrate the coming of spring.

  ‘State of the Art’ film screening at the AMoA

The film is about a journey of artistic discovery, sharing personal stories of seven artists who are defining the American aesthetic, according to a AMoA news release.

  Public meeting to give details of road improvement project for 3 Amarillo neighborhoods

The City of Amarillo scheduled the meeting for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at Central Baptist Church, located at 1601 S.W. 58th Ave.

  Ronald McDonald hosting groundbreaking ceremony for new house

Officials will release more details about the “Keeping Families Close Campaign” on Thursday, March 5, at 4:00 p.m. at the organization.

  Groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of hospital laundry facility

A SALAR news release said the laundry will be managed by the North Heights Linen Service LLC and will serve local hospitals.

  Tickets on sale for Best of Texas 2020 country music fundraiser

The 30th annual fundraiser, which has raised more than $1.5 million in 29 years, starts at 8:00 p.m. March 27 at the Rex Baxter Building.

  Registration open for Kids Inc soccer this Spring

Sign ups are available for children ages four through fifth grade who want to play in spring recreational indoor soccer.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

From learning new painting techniques and the AMoA Open Exhibition to getting to know police officers in Amarillo, here’s what’s going on in the area!

  Discovery Center hosting spring break, summer camps for families, children

The Discovery Center’s Spring Break Spectacular, a week-long spring break event, runs from March 16 through March 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  Amarillo Habitat for Humanity to build 2 new homes this spring break

Over 70 college students from three different states participate in the program which runs from March 1 through March 28.

  Today is the last chance to register for Firstbank Southwest Tower Run

Participation costs $40 per person, which covers the event at brunch at the Amarillo Club.

  Adoption event set for this weekend at PetSmart

The National Adoption Weekend is from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday at PetSmart.

  Selma marcher to speak about civil rights at WTAMU

In 1965, Bland and her sister were the youngest to march alongside with Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma.

  Buy tickets for Policeman’s Ball happening this weekend

The fundraiser for Amarillo Police Exploring Post 5507 is Saturday, Feb. 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza.

Tickets available for Restaurant Roundup 2020

Tickets are available for this year’s Restaurant Roundup at the Rex Baxter Building.

Movie screening, panel discussion to examine impact of lynching

“Always in Season” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Amarillo College West Campus Lecture Hall, located at 6222 S.W. 9th Ave.

Clovis Community College hosting blood drive Wednesday

Clovis Community College is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, February 26.

Fair for first responder jobs set for Tuesday in Clovis

The First Responders’ Job Fair is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 111 Main St.

Nominate a veteran for the Annual Panhandle Veterans Hall of Honor Banquet

The banquet started in 1990 and since then, veterans from Pampa, Amarillo, Canyon, Claude, Higgins and other towns in the area have been inducted.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

From learning new painting techniques and the AMoA Open Exhibition to getting to know police officers in Amarillo, here’s what’s going on in the area!

  BSA, Children’s Miracle Network to donate life-saving device to Maverick Boys and Girls Club of Amarillo

The BSA Health System and Children’s Miracle Network have partnered together to provide a life-saving device to the Maverick Boys and Girls Club of Amarillo.

Community prayer to kick off season of Lent

The Top of Texas Catholic Superstore in Amarillo is hosting the prayer on Feb. 21 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  Save a life, help out area schools at Coffee Memorial Blood Center blood drive

Donors can give blood at the center, located at 7500 Wallace Blvd. and a receive a t-shirt, a coupon for one free shaved ice from Bahama Bucks and a coupon for a free game at Western Bowl.

  Southern Plains Conferences to host lectures about water, including the Ogallala Aquifer

The conference runs through Feb. 20 to Feb. 22 at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and will have lectures about the Ogallala Aquifer and more.

  Over 100 ‘true-to-life size’ dinosaurs and prehistoric marine creatures coming to the Tri-State Exposition

Jurassic Quest is bringing over 100 “true-to-life size” dinosaurs and prehistoric marine creatures to the Tri-State Exposition this weekend.