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Top 10 Things to Do in Texarkana May 6-12, 2019

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Friday, May 10

Texarkana College’s Truman Arnold Center, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For EVERYONE! Every individual is an important part of a team – whether at work, or after hours with an organization, sports team, your church – or your family! The principles are the same! YOU have the power to make YOUR team ever better by learning from the best… world-class leaders whose messages will speak to you. Join teams and individuals from large and small business, industry, education, government, healthcare, non-profits, churches, as they gain the advantage that YOU wish you had. Presented by Leadership Texarkana in partnership with Texarkana College and TISD, with promotional partner Texarkana Chamber. Seating is limited, so REGISTER TODAY at LEADERCAST!

Big fun in Downtown Texarkana on Saturday, May 11:

2. Railfest!
6-11 p.m. Parker McCollum, also known as the Limestone Kid or Mr. Texas Country, is an American-Americana singer-songwriter based in Austin. Singing his brand of blues, Americana and folk rock he lives to perform. Start early: Friday evening pre-launch party at Arkansas Municipal Auditorium benefiting Grace Clinic. Learn more.

3. Four States Auto Museum Spring Car Show
8 a.m. Learn more!

4. DownTown TinkerTown 2019
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Discovery Place Interactive Museum and Downtown Texarkana along Broad Street. FREE! Hands-on make & take activities focused on arts, crafts, stem projects and good old’ fashioned tinkering:  stations from jump rope making, pop rocks, Lego math, blinky bugs, solar oven smores and more! Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts opportunities to earn badges. Door Prizes too! Learn more; or call 903-793-4831 for more information.

5. Texarkana Farmer’s Markets

Gateway Farmers Market

Texarkana Texas Farmers Market
and don’t miss…

6. Tuesday, May 7
Friday’s Child

Cinemark Texarkana, 7:30-9 p.m. Fresh out of foster care at age 18, a young drifter turns to petty crime to survive, and discovers an impossible love in an unlikely friend. Learn more.

7. Golf
Wednesday, May 8
Me Time, Tee Time Ladies Night Out
5:30-6:30 p.m., New Haven Golf Club. $25. Perfect for beginners or those wanting a refresher course. Learn more.

Friday, May 10
KLFI TV Annual Golf Tournament

Texarkana Golf Ranch, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Four person scramble, includes green fee cart, breakfast/lunch, balls, and drinks. Learn more.

8. Thursday, May 9
Senior Day in the Park

Spring Lake Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free lunch, bingo, live entertainment, car show, bean bag baseball tournament, petting zoo, volleyball, fishing, and more! Learn more.

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9. Create!
Thursday, May 9
TRAHC presents Jewelry Design with Honey Bee 

Regional Arts Center, 6-8 p.m. Design two jewelry pieces with Melissa Sawyer, and leave wearing your own wrap necklace and bracelet. Not only will you have fun learning artistic design techniques in jewelry making, but you’ll also be able to repeat the process at home. Learn more.

Friday, May 10
Painting with a Purpose: Stuff the Bus

Painting with a Twist, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Half of all proceeds benefit United Way of Greater Texarkana Stuff the Bus program. Learn more.

10. Saturday, May 11
Mudbugs 2019

Texarkana Harley Davidson, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The mudbugs are back!  $5 a plate with all the trimmings while supplies last.  All proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House. Bring new personal or household goods to donate as well. Learn more.

And Don’t Miss the Show! Last Weekend 
TexRep and TC Drama Department present Mamma Mia 
May 10-12; Friday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.
TC’s Stilwell Theatre. You’ll be dancing in the aisles! Learn more.

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