What’s Happening in the Eagle’s Nest – Music, Movies & Events in Texarkana
What’s going on in and around Texarkana. From live music to movies to local events.
Public Service Announcements:
There is an account set up at Red River Federal Credit Union to help the Doss family.
Texarkana Animal League is asking for your support in their annual fundraiser, Tails of Two Cities Day Planner-2012 edition. The more people that sponsor a page or become underwriters, the more lives that can be saved at the local shelter and in the community. For more info go to TexarkanaAnimalLeague.org or call 877-525-4825, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vote for Texarkana, Arkansas to receive $100,000.00 for a park for our community and our shelter: barkforyourpark.com
Thursday, June 16:
Hamburger Cookout Fundraiser at Gander Mountain starting at 3:00 pm benefiting Tanel 360 Gold Softball Club. Hamburgers, chips and a drink for $5.00. These softball girls are raising funds to go to college showcase tournaments where they can be seen by college softball coaches. This helps them receive softball scholarships to college. For more info call Marilyn 903-278-2902 or email email@example.com.
Friday, June 17:
Blood drive at LifeShare Blood Centers from 8AM to 4PM at 1321 College Drive. Donors automatically entered to win a special prize for Father’s Day. We are asking that you come give blood in honor of your dad or a dad you know. Prizes: tackle box with lures, one night stay at the Marriott Courtyard and a 4-man round of golf to New Haven Golf Course. All donors will also receive a T-shirt for donating. For more information call 903-794-3173.
Saturday, June 18:
The Texarkana Animal League is hosting a pet adoption event this Saturday from 11AM to 4PM at Petsmart in Texarkana, Texas. Several local rescues will be there as well with dogs ranging from Chihuahuas to German Shepherds. To find out more about the animals that will be at the event be sure to check out the websites for Arklatex Cocker Rescue, BoxAR Rescue, Jeff Tarpley Rescue, Muttley Crew Rescue, Passion for Pooches and Texarkana Animal League. All dogs are already spayed or neutered, up to date on vaccinations and microchipped. There are also cats and kittens available for adoption in TAL’s cat adoption center inside Petsmart. Become a Fan of Texarkana Animal League’s Facebook page to find out more about this adoption event and future events.
Blood drive at LifeShare Blood Centers from 8AM to 1PM at 1321 College Drive. Donors automatically entered to win a special prize for Father’s Day. We are asking that you come give blood in honor of your dad or a dad you know. Prizes: tackle box with lures, one night stay at the Marriott Courtyard and a 4-man round of golf to New Haven Golf Course. All donors will also receive a T-shirt for donating. For more information call 903-794-3173.
Friday, June 24:
4th Annual Runnin WJ Ranch Benefit Barrel Race at the Four States Fairgrounds Friday through Sunday. For more information visit the website runninwjranch.org
PurpleHull Pea Festival and Tiller Race in Emerson, AR. For more info PurpleHull.com
Saturday, June 25:
Animal Adoption Event, 10AM to 2PM at Hope Animal Shelter (just outside Hope Fair Park). Adoption fees are only $10. Anonymous donor is paying for all of the adopted animals to be spayed or neutered. You will also receive a certificate for pet grooming. Sno-cones and soft drinks available. Donations of dog food, treats or supplies are welcome. For more information 870-777-3434.
Sunday, June 26:
Benefit for Doris Hancock at Fat Jack’s on Stateline Avenue from 1PM to 6PM. Live music, 50/50 drawing, bike show, a poker run and a live auction. Come out and support a good cause: Doris and her husband were in a motorcycle accident that has left her with a long road to recovery and no insurance. Admission is $10.00. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact Vanessa 903-701-5765, Pam 903-276-8963, Glenda 903-832-6056, or Amy 903-280-4920.
Saturday, July 16:
Dazzlin Dolls & Dreams Pageant in New Boston at the high school auditorium. Registration starts at 10AM, pageant starts at 11AM. For more information call Candice 903-306-8246. All proceeds go to Special Olympics Texas. Enter the drawing for a vacation package to Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Jamaica or Aruba for 5 days 4 nights.
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