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1. Texarkana Symphony Orchestra Simple Gifts
Saturday, February 13
Join the TSO as it explores Simple Gifts—some of the most-cherished and quintessential repertoire for American orchestras. Learn more!

2. Black History Month
Event All Week – TAMU-Texarkana

– National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day | February 8th | 8:00am-5:00pm | Texar Room
– Topic: “The Black Family: Myth, Reality, or Both?” | February 9th | 6:00-7:00 pm | Zoom | 
Dr. Cherry Gooden, Texas Alliance of Black School Educators (TABSE) Higher Ed and Research Commission Chair.
–  Topic: “I Just Happen To Be Black” | February 11th | 5:30-6:30 pm | Zoom | Dr. Brian Matthews Presentation on African American History
– Topic: Uncontrollable Blackness: African American Men and Criminality in Jim Crow New York | February 12th | 12:00 – 1:00 pm | Zoom | Dr. Douglas Flowe at Washington University

3. Virtual Career Fair
Tuesday, February 9

The American Legion & Texas Veterans/Workforce Commission Career Fair
Employment Opportunities Are Waiting For You. Register Now And Connect With Local And Nationwide/Worldwide Employers Looking To Hire. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm learn more!

4. Piano Lessons
Wednesday, February 10

Please register your child at Southwest Center for Music Lessons with Donna Cardenas at 903-798-3978. Classes are on Wednesdays and Friday at 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Learn more!

5. Coffee and Conversation: What is Strategic Doing and Why Should You Care? 
Thursday, February 11

8:15-9:15 AM at Brewsters on the Boulevard with Ruth Ellen Whitt, Certified SD Practitioner and Executive Director of Leadership Texarkana. Email to reserve your place or for more information. 

6. Second Saturday Trade Days
Saturday, February 13
Please join us for Second Saturday! Booth spaces available. Such a great opportunity to showcase your items, shop for last minute gifts and enjoy a great lunch at The Flying Crow! Learn more.

7. Valentine’s Dust Pan Pour
Saturday, February 13
Grab a date or a friend and experience acrylic pour in a fun new way! In this workshop, learn how to create fluid art paintings with the acrylic pour method! You will have the option of using the dust-pan to create organic forms on your canvas. Learn more!

8. Greg Orr Classic presents the Four States PBR Shootout
Saturday, February 13
The PBR Touring Pro Series returns to the Four States Fairgrounds in Texarkana, AR on Saturday, February 13th. Tickets are on sale at the box office only Monday thru Friday 9a-4p due to having to space out parties. Tickets prices Box Seats $25, Adult Bleacher $15 & Kids Bleacher $10. Masks must be worn when not in seats. Learn more!

9. Orr School Preservation
Saturday, February 13
This February Discovery Place will be taking a look at Orr School and its preservation. We will discuss why Orr School was so important to the African American community in Texarkana. Then we will go over some of the people who worked to save the building and preserve​ a piece of history as well as what it takes to preserve​e a historic building. This lecture will take place at the Museum of Regional History, February​ 13th from 2:00-3:00PM. This event will be free to the public. Learn more!

10. 19th Annual Regional Celebration of African American Artists Exhibit: Quilts, Fabrics, and Fibers
January 30 – April 10
You do not want to miss this beautiful exhibit located at the TRAHC building in downtown Texarkana. Learn more here!


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