Fun things happening around the Panhandle this week:
The final Movies in the Park hosted by Westminster Presbyterian is Friday, August 8th. This week they will be showing We Bought a Zoo and will also have a live petting zoo. Take your picnic and chairs out to Austin Park and enjoy one last movie in the park. Event starts at 8 p.m. and the movie will begin at dusk.
Join Get Fit on Friday and Saturday, August 8th and 9th as they celebrate the opening of their new location in Wolflin Square. Along with it being Tax-Free Weekend, they will have specials throughout the store. Also, on Saturday they will be hosting a Social Run at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided at Noon from Chick-Fil-A, and Happy Hour starts at 3 p.m. and goes until 5 p.m.
Texas Tea is now open in Wolflin Square. Enjoy their fresh brewed iced teas, along with water and ice, in addition to a new product line of sodas called Professor Cane. Each flavor is made with pure sugar cane!
FIND SOME SHADE
Amarillo Zoo is hosting Chill Out with the Animals!, Saturday, August 9th from 1-3 p.m. While the summer warmth is upon us, learn how the Zoo animals beat the heat. Also, watch them enjoy special frozen treats. This event should be a great way to interact with the animals. Zoo admission is $4 adult (13-61), $3 senior (62 and up), $2 child ( 3-12), and free 2 and under.
FOOD AND KNOWLEDGE
Don't forget the WT Enterprise Center's next Lunch and Learn is on Wednesday, August 13th from Noon-1 p.m. William Ware, Executive Vice President and Director of Amarillo National Bank will be sharing his knowledge and expertise. Register here.
LOT'S OF FUN THINGS HAPPENING NEXT THURSDAY!
Miracle Treat Day is Thursday, August 14th. Head over to Dairy Queen where $1 or more of your Blizzard purchase will be donated to the local chapter of the Children's Miracle Network.
Amarillo Little Theater's presentation of Avenue Q begins Thursday, August 14th and runs through the 31st. Don't miss your opportunity to catch this hilarious musical for adult's only! Call the Box Office at 806-355-9991 to reserve your seats.
Single in the City, hosted by Amarillo Magazine is Thursday, August 14th from 7-9 p.m. at Amarillo Museum of Art. This event is an opportunity to meet others singles in Amarillo, along with Amarillo's Top 10 singles. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Amarillo Museum of Art Alliance's Give a Heart program. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here, or at the door.
SAVE THE DATE
Now that August is upon us, we are really looking forward to Fall. Here are just a few Fun events to look forward to.
August 16 - Center City Block Party
August 23 - Santa in the Summer organized by Eveline Rivers Christmas Project
August 23 - Art of Survival: An Art Bra Exhibit hosted by Amarillo Area Breast Health Coalition
September 2 - Her Art: Women Artists in Panhandle Collections exhibition opening at Amarillo Museum of Art
September 6 - Inaugural Race 4 Recovery 5K and 1 Mile Walk benefitting Patsy's Place
September 6 - Sticky Wickets Croquet Tournament hosted by Friends of the Gardens/Amarillo Botanical Gardens
September 6 - Le Diner Au Blanc...be on the lookout for more information as the event gets closer
September 12 - artafterdark: Muse and the revealing of the Wall of Women at Amarillo Museum of Art
September 19-20 - Amarillo Symphony opens their 90th Season with Triumph
September 20 - Bill Cosby is performing at the Civic Center Auditorium
September 27 - Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
October 2 - Lips 2014 presented by Opportunity School
October 18 - Amarillo Heart Walk hosted by Amarillo Heart Association
October 24-25 - The Lone Star Ballet presents Dracula to start the 2014-2015 Season
October 31-November 2 - Christmas Roundup brought to us by Amarillo Musuem of Art Alliance
Your fun friends,
Susan and Farrar