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Calendar of Events - Posted January 3, 2014 9:27 a.m.
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Wildcat Bluff Nature Center

With a host of educational programs, Wildcat Bluff will be the perfect place to take part in spring’s renewal.

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  • April 1-2 7:30-10 p.m.
    Broadway Spotlight series presents “Hello, Dolly!” starring Sally Struthers
    Amarillo Civic Center Auditorium 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 2-5 7:30 p.m.
    WTAMU Theatre presents “A Night of Broadway: Musical Theatre Revue”
    Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex, Branding Iron Theatre WTAMU campus in Canyon, 651.2804
  • April 3 7 p.m.
    First Thursday Art Show
    the 806 coffee + lounge 2812 SW 6th, 322.1806
  • April 3-5 8 p.m.
    Amarillo Little Theatre presents “Red”
    ALT Adventure Space 2751 Civic Circle, 355.9991
  • April 4 5-9 p.m.
    First Friday Art Walk
    The Galleries at Sunset 3701 Plains Blvd., 353.5700
  • 6:30-11 p.m.
    Dancing with the Amarillo Stars
    Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 5 7:30 p.m.
    Amarillo Opera presents “The Threepenny Opera”
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 6 2:30 p.m.
    Amarillo Opera presents “The Threepenny Opera”
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 2:30 p.m.
    Amarillo Little Theatre presents “Red”
    ALT Adventure Space 2751 Civic Circle, 355.9991
  • April 10-12 7:30 p.m.
    WTAMU Theatre presents “The Tragedy of Macbeth”
    Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex Happy State Bank Studio Theatre Canyon, 651.2804
  • April 11 8 p.m.
    Lone Star Ballet presents “Romeo & Juliet”
    Amarillo Civic Center Auditorium 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 12 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
    Lone Star Ballet presents “Romeo & Juliet”
    Amarillo Civic Center Auditorium 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • Food and drink, 5:30 p.m.; visit with the musicians, 6:15-6:45 p.m.; concert, 7 p.m.
    Bach, Beer & Barbeque!
    Happy State Bank Building 701 S. Taylor, 236.3545
  • April 13 3-5 p.m.
    Amarillo Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 16-19 7:30 p.m.
    WTAMU Theatre presents “The Tragedy of Macbeth”
    Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex Happy State Bank Studio Theatre Canyon, 651.2804
  • April 19 7 p.m.
    Kingswood United Methodist Church presents Michael W. Smith in Concert
    Amarillo High School 4225 Danbury, 677.9801
  • April 24 8-10 p.m.
    Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias The Unity Through Laughter Tour will be presented by Comedy Central Live.
    Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 25 12 p.m.
    Lunch & Listening
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan, 376.8782
  • April 25-26 8-10 p.m.
    Amarillo Symphony presents “Lady Sings the Blues”
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 27 3-4:30 p.m.
    Amarillo Youth Choirs Spring Concert
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 5 6 p.m.-12 a.m.
    Potter County Steak Out
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Rex Baxter Building 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • 6 p.m.
    Spring Ducks Unlimited Banquet Evening event includes dinner, complimentary beverages, raffles, and silent and live auctions. Ticket price includes a one-year membership to Ducks Unlimited. Proceeds from the event will go to support Ducks Unlimited's wetland and waterfowl habitat conservation efforts in Texas, the United States, Canada and Mexico.
    Amarillo Botanical Gardens 1400 Streit Drive, 220.7271
  • April 8 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Salvation Army Annual Appreciation Banquet
    Polk Street United Methodist Church 1401 S. Polk, 373.7800
  • April 10 6:30-10 p.m.
    Night of Conversation
    Chase Tower 600 S. Tyler, 31st floor, 651.2734
  • April 11 6 p.m., VIP reception; 8-10 p.m., concert.
    An Evening with Bruce Hornsby Proceeds benefit St. Andrew’s Episcopal School.
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts 500 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 6:30-9 p.m.
    Friends of the Amarillo Public Library Book Sale Evening sale open to friends of the library.
    Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch 413 E. 4th, 378.3054
  • April 12 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Friends of the Amarillo Public Library Book Sale Bring your own bag or use provided bags – fill a bag for $5.
    Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch 413 E. 4th, 378.3054
  • 1-4 p.m.
    Girl Scout Day
    Amarillo Civic Center South Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 1-10 p.m.
    Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2014 The Big Brothers Big Sisters 26th Annual team event includes two games, free food and beverages provided by Coca Cola and Budweiser, and raffle prizes. There are four shifts to choose from: Family Bowl at 1 p.m. or Galaxy Bowl at 3:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 7:45 p.m. Each team consists of a team captain and at least three bowlers. No maximum limit of bowlers per team, however you must be finished bowling in 2 ½ hours. Registration required.
    Western Bowl 5120 Canyon Drive, 351.2210
  • 6-11:30 p.m.
    JDRF 2014 Promise Ball
    Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 13 2-6 p.m.
    Friends of the Amarillo Public Library Book Sale Discount Day Bring your own bag or use provided bags – fill a bag for $3.
    Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch 413 E. 4th, 378.3054
  • April 17 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    The Power of the Purse Presented by the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health, this year’s keynote speaker will be Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman. Event includes lunch, purse auction and a book signing.
    Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 24 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    ACPD LITE Luncheon The Living Independently through Education Luncheon is conducted to bolster the scholarship fund at Amarillo College for students with disabilities.
    Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 25 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
    First Annual Best of Texas Shotgun Shoot-out Sporting Clays Event includes 100 targets, lunch and a prize drawing. Funds benefit The Junior League of Amarillo.
    Cactus Gun Club 9999 Brickplant Rd., 290.4161
  • April 26 6-8 p.m.
    Best of Texas VIP Party Sponsored by Coors Cowboy Club, event includes dinner, beer and wine, and live music by Velvet Funk Band.
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Rex Baxter Building 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
    Best of Texas Gala 2014 Aaron Watson will perform. Event includes silent and live auctions, and various opportunities to win. Funds benefit The Junior League of Amarillo.
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Rex Baxter Building 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • Every Monday and Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
    Words of Wonder
    Amarillo Public Library East Branch 2232 SE 27th, 342.1589
  • Every Monday from 6:30-9 p.m.
    Open Studio
    Amarillo Art Institute 3701 Plains Blvd., 354.8802
  • Every Monday at 7 p.m.
    Evening Story Time
    Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch 6801 W. 45th, 359.2094
  • Every Tuesday at 7 p.m.
    PJ Story Time
    Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch 6100 W. 9th, 359.2035
  • Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
    Songs and Stories
    Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch 413 E. 4th, 378.3054
  • Every Friday from 7-10 p.m.
    Fun Painting Workshop for Everyone
    Amarillo Art Institute 3701 Plains Blvd., 354.8802
  • Every Friday 7-10 p.m.
    Fun Painting Workshop for Everyone
    Amarillo Art Institute 3701 Plains Blvd., 354.8802
  • April 1 7:30-8:30 p.m.
    Teen Event – Blackout Poetry Create your own work of poetry with a newspaper and a black sharpie. Open to teens ages 13 to 19.
    Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch 6100 W. 9th, 359.2035
  • April 2 5-7:30 p.m.
    Amarillo Great Books Club “Momik” by David Grossman from “Living with the Past.” All readings are from the Great Books Foundation 50th Anniversary set of nine books. Please contact Tiffany Bateman, president of the Great Books Club, with any questions.
    Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch 6801 W. 45th, 359.2094
  • April 3 5-6 p.m.
    Teen Craft Night – Spring Crafts Open to ages 13 to 19. Be creative with cool craft projects. The Friends of the Amarillo Public Library provides the supplies.
    Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch 413 E. 4th, 378.3054
  • April 5 9 a.m.
    Jumpstart Photography Class Noted photographer and teacher Wes Underwood of South Plains College will lead a basic photography course for beginners. Registration required.
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy, 544.4148
  • 1-2 p.m.
    Saturday Craft Day for Kids Join the library for beautiful, kid and family friendly craft projects for spring. The Friends of the Amarillo Public Library provides the supplies.
    Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch 413 E. 4th, 378.3054
  • April 8 10:30-11:30 a.m.
    Toddler Tuesdays PPHM Education staff will host this program for families with young children. Hear a children’s story about history or art, explore hands-on artifacts, and then participate in a craft activity. While this program will be primarily for children ages 2 to 5, families with children of all ages are encouraged to participate. Event is free with museum admission.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 4th Ave., Canyon, 651.2244
  • 4-5 p.m.
    Afternoon Adventures Join the library staff for crafts and activities.
    Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch 6801 W. 45th, 359.2094
  • April 10 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Annual Spring Eldercare Conference The Senior Ambassadors Coalition is sponsoring its Annual Spring Eldercare Conference as a community outreach effort to senior adults and their caregivers. The conference will present “Health and Wellness in the Aging Woman” and will offer presentations regarding sexuality and the older adult, physical and hormonal changes in aging women, and aging women and medications. Registration required.
    Amarillo College West Campus Lecture Hall 6222 W. 9th, 414.9120
  • April 11 9:30 a.m.
    Inspirational Book Club “Flame of Resistance” by Tracy Groot. Call Kay Johnson for more information.
    Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch 6100 W. 9th, 359.2035
  • April 12 10-11 a.m.
    Adult Mother/Daughter Book Club “Glitter and Glue” by Kelly Corrigan. This is a book club for adult women.
    Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch 6100 W. 9th, 359.2035
  • April 14 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
    Paradigm Liason Services Excavation Seminar
    Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 6:30 p.m.
    Integrated Complementary Alternative Medicine Institute of Amarillo Seminars with Dr. Rolf Habersang
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy, 352.6007
  • April 15 1-3 p.m.
    55+ Health Fair 55+ is a monthly program offering adults information on lifestyle, health and technology. This month includes stations for blood pressure checks and information on health concerns and precautions for a healthy lifestyle.
    Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch 6100 W. 9th, 359.2035
  • April 15-17 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Week of the Young Child The week will be filled with games, crafts and demonstrations for kids ages 3 to 5. Each day has a different theme: April 15 – Cowboy Day; April 16 – Art Day; April 17 – Dino Day, with three sessions to choose from per day: 9-10 a.m.; 10:15-11:15 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Reservations required by April 11.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 4th Ave., Canyon, 651.2258
  • April 16 5-7:30 p.m.
    Amarillo Great Books Club “An American Childhood” by Annie Dillard from “Living with the Past.” All readings are from the Great Books Foundation 50th Anniversary set of nine books. Please contact Tiffany Bateman, president of the Great Books Club, with any questions.
    Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch 6801 W. 45th, 359.2094
  • April 17 4 p.m.
    Easter Bunny Egg-Stravaganza! Join the library staff for a special story time. Bring your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny.
    Amarillo Public Library East Branch 2232 SE 27th, 342.1589
  • 6-8 p.m.
    Amanda Danning presents: Written in Bone Forensic Sculptor Amanda Danning will present a program on “Sam,” whose 10,000-plus year-old remains, along with those of a juvenile girl, were found in a sediment-filled shelter along the Brazos River in central Texas. Danning was commissioned to do the facial reconstruction on the male skull excavated with collaboration from Dr. Doug Owsley, head of the Physical Anthropology Department of the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History. Join PPHM for a fascinating look at Danning’s methodology of forensic sculpting.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 4th Ave., Canyon, 651.2258
  • April 22 11 a.m.
    Fourth Tuesday Book Club
    Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch 6801 W. 45th, 359.2094
  • April 24 12:15 p.m.
    Amarillo Reads Downtown Lunchtime Book Club “Spider Woman’s Daughter” by Anne Hillerman.
    Amarillo Public Library Downtown Branch 413 E. 4th, 378.3054
  • April 25 6-9 p.m.
    Women of the West Celebration and Gallery Talks Celebration will showcase the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum’s series of exhibitions on Women of the West. “American Indian Artifacts from the Susan J. Allen Collection,” “High Fashion on the High Plains,” “Gems of the Plains,” “Girls of the Golden West,” and “Madonnas of the Prairie” exhibitions will be showcased and a speaker will be in each exhibition to discuss unique stories, artifacts and art. A hors d’oeuvres reception and entertainment will be hosted on the first floor for guests.
    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 2503 4th Ave., Canyon, 651.2258
  • April 26 6-9 p.m.
    Jubilee: A Celebration of Adoption Event includes food, coffee and wine bars, and a raffle. Keynote speaker will be Melissa Ohden, an abortion survivor and adoptee.
    WTAMU Legacy Hall 301 23rd St., Canyon, 367.6755
  • April 28 6:30 p.m.
    Dr. Rolf Habersang’s Movie Night Dr. Habersang, noted pediatrician and holistic educator, will lead discussions on a variety of topics.
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy, 352.6007
  • April 29 Reception, 6-7 p.m.; lecture, 7-9 p.m.; book signing, 9-10 p.m.
    Amarillo Reads – A Conversation with Anne Hillerman
    Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts Education Room 500 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • Every Tuesday 6:30 p.m.
    Yvonne Perea
    Fire Slice Brick Oven Pizzeria 7306 SW 34th, 331.2232
  • Every Tuesday 7 p.m.
    Andy Chase Cundiff
    575 Pizzeria 2803 Civic Circle, 331.3627
  • Every Tuesday 8 p.m.
    Open Acoustic Jam hosted by Casey Berry
    Skooterz 4100 Bushland Blvd., 355.6600
  • Every Wednesday 9 p.m.
    Karaoke King
    6th Street Saloon 609 S. Independence, 467.8500
  • Every Thursday 6:30 p.m.
    Mike Fuller
    Fire Slice Brick Oven Pizzeria 7306 SW 34th, 331.2232
  • Every Thursday 7 p.m.
    Smooth Condition
    Bracero’s Mexican Grill 2822 SW 6th, 220.2395
  • Every Thursday 7 p.m.
    Jim Bean
    6th Street Saloon 609 S. Independence, 467.8500
  • Every Friday 6:30 p.m.
    Andy Chase Cundiff
    Napoli’s 700 S. Taylor, 220.2588
  • Every Friday 6:30 p.m.
    Los Cuatro Compadres Mariachi Band
    La Frontera Mexican Food Restaurant 1401 S. Arthur, 372.4593
  • Every Friday 8 p.m.
    Mariachi Music
    Bracero’s Mexican Grill 2822 SW 6th, 220.2395
  • Every Saturday 7 p.m.
    The Sum
    Bracero’s Mexican Grill 2822 SW 6th, 220.2395
  • Every Sunday 4-8 p.m.
    The Diamond D Band
    6th Street Saloon 609 S. Independence, 467.8500
  • April 2 6-9 p.m.
    Velvet Funk
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 2001 S. Georgia, 358.7829
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Solano Project
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 3616 Soncy, 463.7829
  • April 3 8 p.m.
    Joe Bonamassa
    Amarillo Civic Center Auditorium 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 9 p.m.
    Koresh Mode
    the 806 coffee + lounge 2812 SW 6th, 322.1806
  • April 4 7:30 p.m.
    The Bentwood Rockers
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Village, 467.9463
  • 8 p.m.
    The Wicks
    Palace Coffee Company 420 N. 15th, Canyon, 476.0111
  • 9 p.m.
    Bart Crow
    Midnight Rodeo 4400 S. Georgia, 358.7083
  • April 5 7:30 p.m.
    Pat Pruitt
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Village, 467.9463
  • 8 p.m.
    Comanche Creek
    Hoots Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 356.7548
  • 9 p.m.
    The Foxfire Experiment
    the 806 coffee + lounge 2812 SW 6th, 322.1806
  • April 8 9 p.m.
    Loves It!
    the 806 coffee + lounge 2812 SW 6th, 322.1806
  • April 9 6-9 p.m.
    Solano
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 2001 S. Georgia, 385.7829
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Smooth Condition
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 3616 Soncy, 463.7829
  • 9 p.m.
    The 806 Open Mic
    the 806 coffee + lounge 2812 SW 6th, 322.1806
  • April 10 8 p.m.
    Dan Tedesco
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW 6th, 374.0097
  • April 11 7:30 p.m.
    Just Two Guys
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Village, 467.9463
  • 8 p.m.
    Cody Shaw & The Rhythm Boys
    Skooterz 4100 Bushland Blvd., 355.6600
  • 8 p.m.
    Foxtrot Uniform
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW 6th, 374.0097
  • 9 p.m.
    Hogg Maulies and Cooder Graw
    Midnight Rodeo 4400 S. Georgia, 358.7083
  • April 12 7:30 p.m.
    Tammie Stamps
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Village, 467.9463
  • April 13 9 p.m.
    Annalise Emerick
    the 806 coffee + lounge 2812 SW 6th, 322.1806
  • April 15 8 p.m.
    Doug Deming and Dennis Gruenling with The Jewel Tones
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW 6th, 374.0097
  • April 16 6-9 p.m.
    Smooth Condition
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 2001 S. Georgia, 358.7829
  • 6-9 p.m.
    Sativa
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 3616 Soncy, 463.7829
  • April 17 9 p.m.
    Jacob Elliot
    the 806 coffee + lounge 2812 SW 6th, 322.1806
  • April 18 7:30 p.m.
    Black Slacks Combo
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Village, 467.9463
  • 10:30 p.m.
    Folk Family Revival
    GoldenLight Cantina 2906 SW 6th, 374.0097
  • 9 p.m.
    Erick Tessemer – Amplified Heat
    Leftwoods 2511 SW 6th, 367.9840
  • April 19 9 p.m.
    Prestor Jon
    the 806 coffee + lounge 2812 SW 6th, 322.1806
  • 9 p.m.
    The Smediums
    Leftwoods 2511 SW 6th, 367.9840
  • 10 p.m.
    Chris Watson Band
    Hoots Pub 2424 Hobbs Road, 356.7548
  • April 21 9 p.m.
    Young Readers – John Calvin
    the 806 coffee + lounge 2812 SW 6th, 322.1806
  • April 23 6-9 p.m.
    Velvet Funk
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 2906 SW 6th, 374.0097
  • April 25 7:30 p.m.
    Lost 45’s
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Village, 467.9463
  • 9 p.m.
    Curtis Grimes
    Midnight Rodeo 4400 S. Georgia, 358.7083
  • 9 p.m.
    Strange Town
    Leftwoods 2511 SW 6th, 367.9840
  • April 26 7:30 p.m.
    Semoran Moon
    D’Vine Wine 2600 Wolflin Village, 467.9463
  • 9 p.m.
    Lonesome Goat
    Leftwoods 2511 SW 6th, 367.9840
  • April 27 6 p.m.
    Bakersfield Twang
    Amarillo Area Singles Dance Club VFW Lodge 1401 SW 8th, 373.3521
  • April 29 9 p.m.
    The Drunken Cuddle/Smokestack Relics
    Leftwoods 2511 SW 6th, 367.9840
  • April 30 6- 9 p.m.
    Solano
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 2001 S. Georgia, 358.7829
  • 6- 9 p.m.
    Smooth Condition
    Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen 3616 Soncy, 463.7829
  • 8 p.m.
    Magpie – Luke Redfield
    Leftwoods 2511 SW 6th, 374.9840
  • Every Saturday at 10 a.m.
    Wise Women Walking A hiking/walking group specifically for women older than 60 years of age. Meet at the Visitors Center before 10 a.m. for an hour hike; there will be refreshments available. Bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, a hat and water.
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy, 352.6007
  • April 4 10-10:45 a.m.
    Toddlers at 10 – “If I Ran the Zoo” Children ages 18 months to 4 years will listen to a wacky Dr. Suess story and meet some of the zoo’s bizarre animals. While the children may not be able to touch the animals, the zoo provides touchable items such as fur and feathers. Advance registration required. Minimum of one adult must accompany registered children.
    Amarillo Zoo 2400 N. Polk, 381.7911
  • April 5 8 p.m.
    Star Party Telescopes will be set up in the Juniper Day Use Area for visitors to view the night sky and listen to stories.
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park 11450 Park Rd. 5, 488.2227
  • April 11 10-10:45 a.m.
    Toddlers at 10 – “Fe Fi Fo Fum” Children ages 18 months to 4 years will enjoy a reading of the classic story, plant a green bean seedling to take home, and meet some animal giants. While the children may not be able to touch the animals, the zoo provides touchable items such as fur and feathers. Advance registration required. Minimum of one adult must accompany registered children.
    Amarillo Zoo 2400 N. Polk, 381.7911
  • April 12 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Thompson Lake Clean-up Project The Amarillo Zoo is organizing a clean-up of the shoreline around Thompson Park lakes and creeks. Meet at the Zoo and wear appropriate clothing and shoes for outdoor work; bring your own pair of sturdy work gloves. A hot dog barbecue will follow the work day.
    Amarillo Zoo 2400 N. Polk, 381.7911
  • April 17 10 a.m.
    Wise Women Walking A hiking/walking group specifically for women older than 60 years of age. Meet at the Visitors Center before 10 a.m. for an hour hike; there will be refreshments available. Bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, a hat and water.
    Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N. Soncy, 352.6007
  • April 18 10-10:45 a.m.
    Toddlers at 10 – “Very Hungry Caterpillar” Children ages 18 months to 4 years will plant a butterfly garden to take home while seeing some amazing insects and spiders. While the children may not be able to touch the animals, the zoo provides touchable items such as fur and feathers. Advance registration required. Minimum of one adult must accompany registered children.
    Amarillo Zoo 2400 N. Polk, 381.7911
  • April 5 12-4:30 p.m.
    NanoDays NanoDays engages people of all ages in a miniscule world where materials have special properties and new technologies have spectacular promise. Many NanoDays celebrations will combine simple hands-on activities for young people, with events exploring current research for adults.
    Don Harrington Discovery Center 1200 Streit Drive, 355.9547
  • April 7 6:30 p.m.
    Family Fun Night: Exploring the Arts Bring the whole family for an evening of activities including a story, craft, and lots of board and card games.
    Amarillo Public Library East Branch 2232 E. 27th, 342.1589
  • April 7-8 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.
    Record a Poem Call Shannon for more information.
    Amarillo Public Library North Branch 1500 NE 24th, 381.2035
  • April 12 2-4 p.m.
    Amarillo Anime Club – Kekkaishi Amarillo Anime is for Anime/ Manga fans ages 13 to 19. Call Summer Fenwick for more information.
    Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch 6801 W. 45th, 359.2094
  • April 14-15 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.
    Record a Poem Call Shannon for more information.
    Amarillo Public Library North Branch 1500 NE 24th, 381.2035
  • April 15 6-8 p.m.
    AISD – Partners in Education Banquet
    Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 16 7:30-11 p.m.
    COA National Public Safety Telecommunicator Awards Ceremony
    Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 19 1-4:30 p.m.
    Eggstravaganza Hunt for eggs outside and join the staff inside for mind-bending fun with everything related to eggs.
    Don Harrington Discovery Center 1200 Streit Drive, 355.9547
  • April 21-22 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.
    Record a Poem Call Shannon for more information.
    Amarillo Public Library North Branch 1500 NE 24th, 381.2035
  • April 24 6:30-10 p.m.
    Golden Nail Awards Gala
    Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 25 5:30-9:30 p.m.
    Parents Night Out – Chaotic Chemistry Take a date night and leave the kids with DHDC. Experiment with bubbling concoctions, fixing mixtures, and slimy goo. Children will enjoy experiments, exhibits and dinner.
    Don Harrington Discovery Center 1200 Streit Drive, 355.9547
  • April 26 8 a.m.
    Big 5 4H Show Participate in activities about water and how it works.
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Bill Cody Arena 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • April 28-29 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.
    Record a Poem Call Shannon for more information.
    Amarillo Public Library North Branch 1500 NE 24th, 381.2035
  • April 29 TBA
    National Narcotic Detector Dog Association National Competition
    Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 5 8 a.m.
    Panhandle Team Penning & Sorting
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Bill Cody Arena 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • April 8 3 p.m. (DH)
    Cycle City Arenacross
    Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • April 11 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
    Panhandle Golden Spread Quarter Horse Show
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Bill Cody Arena 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • 7 p.m.
    Buff baseball vs. Eastern New Mexico
    WTAMU Wilder Park Canyon, 651.4400
  • 3 p.m.
    Third Annual West Texas A&M Open and Multi
    WTAMU Track Canyon, 651.4400
  • April 12 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
    Southwest Trampoline and Tumbling State Championship 2014
    Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
    Panhandle Golden Spread Quarter Horse Show
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Bill Cody Arena 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • 9:30 a.m.
    Third Annual West Texas A&M Open and Multi
    WTAMU Track Canyon, 651.4400
  • 1 p.m.
    Buff baseball vs. Eastern New Mexico
    WTAMU Wilder Park Canyon, 651.4400
  • April 13 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Southwest Trampoline and Tumbling State Championship 2014
    Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
    Panhandle Golden Spread Quarter Horse Show
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Bill Cody Arena 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • April 15 1 p.m. (DH)
    Lady Buff softball vs. New Mexico Highlands
    WTAMU Schaeffer Park Canyon, 651.4400
  • April 18 5 p.m. (DH)
    Lady Buff softball vs. Eastern New Mexico
    WTAMU Schaeffer Park Canyon, 651.4400
  • 6 p.m.
    Original Team Roping
    Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • April 19 8 a.m.
    Original Team Roping
    Amarillo National Center 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • April 22 1 p.m. (DH)
    Lady Buff softball vs. UT-Permian Basin
    WTAMU Schaeffer Park Canyon, 651.4400
  • 3 p.m.
    Buff baseball vs. Wayland Baptist
    WTAMU Wilder Park Canyon, 651.4400
  • April 25 7 p.m.
    Buff baseball vs. Tarleton State
    WTAMU Wilder Park Canyon, 651.4400
  • 7 p.m.
    Lady Buff softball vs. Angelo State
    WTAMU Schaeffer Park Canyon, 651.4400
  • April 26 1 p.m. (DH)
    Buff baseball vs. Tarleton State
    WTAMU Wilder Park Canyon, 651.4400
  • 1 p.m. (DH)
    Lady Buff softball vs. Angelo State
    WTAMU Schaeffer Park Canyon, 651.4400
  • 1 p.m.
    Third Annual WTAMU Classic
    WTAMU Track Canyon, 651.4400
  • 7-10 p.m.
    Amarillo Venom vs. West Texas Wildcatters
    Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 5 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Junk Hippy Roadshow
    Amarillo Civic Center North Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Cumulus Collector’s Convention
    Amarillo Civic Center South Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 12 April 12
    Quinceañera Expo
    Tri-State Fairgrounds Rex Baxter Building 3301 SE 10th Ave., 378.3096
  • April 15 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Job Fair
    Amarillo Civic Center South Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 17 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    McCarty-Hull Expo
    Amarillo Civic Center North Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 26 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
    The Ruffles and Rust Expo
    Amarillo Civic Center South Exhibit Hall 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 27 12-6 p.m.
    Expo Novia & Quinceañera
    Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096
  • April 28 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    WestWind Productions Senior Connection
    Amarillo Civic Center Regency Room 401 S. Buchanan, 378.3096