T-Town Top 10: Week of June 12-18

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Things to do in Texarkana June 12-18, 2017

  • Bandit Run. June 17-18. The 40th Anniversary of Smokey and the Bandit BANDIT RUN kicks off in Texarkana, Saturday, June 17 at the Texarkana Tex-Ark Antique Auto Museum with a Welcome Car Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., featuring BBQ, Beautiful Cars, Big Rig, Music by the Pines Country Club Reunion Band and an Evening Parade! Bring lawn chairs and enjoy it all. 

    THEN see the escorted departure, Sunday, June 18, starting on North State Line near I-30, heading south on State Line and passing by the museum, at approximately 8:30-9 a.m. The Bandits will then be "eastbound and down!” on their run from Texarkana to their June 24th destination in Atlanta, GA.

  • Stephanie Rice Homecoming Party at Scottie’s Grill! Friday, June 16 | 8-11 p.m.

  • Summer FUN means Baseball:

    • Texarkana Twins Home Games. June 12, 13 & 16. The Twins play three home games this week: June 12 13 and 17. Family fun! Support TCL’s quest to become one of premier collegiate leagues in the country by attending Twins’ games and cheering on the home team. 

    • Texarkana Twins Baseball Camp for Boys ages 6-9. June 13-14. 

    • TAMU-T Baseball Showcase. Saturday, June 17 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Baseball showcase for 2017 and 2018 high school graduates and two-year college transfer students hosted by Texas A&M University-Texarkana at George Dobson Field at Spring Lake Park. Players can showcase their skills and experience a pro-style workout with A&M-Texarkana baseball coaches. Advance registration required by June 15. Details at [email protected]

  • Elite Soccer Camps. Offered by the Texarkana Soccer Association from 9 a.m.-noon.
    • FUNDAMENTALS for ages 8-16. June 12-16.
    • SCORING GOALS CAMP for ages 11-16. June 19-23.
    • ADVANCED CAMP ages 11-16. June 26-30.
    Go to texarkanasoccer.com for more information and to register.

  • Moonlight and Movies: Rebel Without a Cause. Friday, June 16 | 7:30 p.m. Convene on the Ace of Clubs House Lawn on Fridays this summer for Moonlight and Movies! This week, see the James Dean classic: Rebel Without a Cause. Gates open at 7:30 PM for pre-show games and concession stand with drinks, popcorn and snacks. Bring your own chairs, blankets or BYOB. Prize basket. Movies at sunset (around 8:30). FREE for members. $3 for others.

  • Fun for Kids of All Ages:

  • For kids of other ages:

    • The Historic Art of Bobbin Lace. Saturday, June 17 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All day workshop teaches the basics. For $25 you get everything you need to start bobbin lace - pillow, bobbins, thread, pins etc. Bring a sack lunch; desserts provided. Call 903 793 4831 or email [email protected].

    • SAGE Summer Talks FREE and open to the public on Thursdays. Thursday, June 15 | 6:30-8 p.m. David Mallett “Texarkana: Fountainhead of American Music” 6:30 to 8PM in Social Sciences Bldg. at Texarkana College. 

    • also - check out the Texarkana Public Library for Quilting and Stitching Groups.

  • City of Texarkana, Texas Photo Contest. Get out your camera and PICTURE THE BEST! The City of Texarkana, Texas is hosting a photo contest this month. They’re redesigning the city website this fall and want to gather as many vibrant, beautiful photos of our great city as possible. “We’re looking for all types of photos, including people, community events, nature (bonus for shots taken in our parks!), pets, architecture, detail shots, and artistic photography, as well.” Prizes. Contest ends at 5 p.m. on June 30. 

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