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Amarillo Events Weekend of May 18th

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The great thing about our city is you can always find something to do on the weekend.  Here’s a list of all the fun events coming up this weekend.

Saturday

Amarillo Fire Fighters – Fill the Boot

When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Where: Coulter and 45th, 34th and Bell, 1-40 and Ross

What: Fire Fighters will be collecting money for MDA – The Muscular Dystrophy Association

Socks for Soldiers Plant Sale

When: Saturday, May 18th 9-4p

Where: 5205 Zelma St. in the backyard

What: Plants including hanging baskets, geraniums, ivies, begonias, peace lillies and more.  No early sales

Contact: Carolyn Miller 352-7899

Amarillo Zoo Asian Pacific Festival

When: Saturday, May 18 9:30am – 3:00pm

Where: Amarillo Zoo – Thompson Park

Cost:

Adults (ages 13-61)            $4
Seniors (62 and up)            $3
Children (ages 3-12)           $2
Children (2 & under)           Free
The Zoo celebrates Asian Pacific month with a day filled with the sights and sounds of the people, culture and animals of the Asian continent. Throughout the morning from 10am -11:30am, children from Eastridge Elementary School will share the dances and music of Lao, Vietnamese, Burmese and Karen. Throughout the day kids and families can learn to make origami, use chop sticks, have their names written in Nepalese and learn to say certain animal names in an Asian language. Be sure to attend a presentation about our Bengal tigers at 1:30pm and celebrate the Year of the Snake with a special scaly encounter area. For those who are adventurous you can try a chocolate dipped mealworm – yum yum!

Homer’s Backyard Ball

When: Saturday, May 18, 11a-11p

Tickets: $25 adv/$30 at the gate

All Day Texas Country Music Festival and BBQ Cookoff

Armed Forces Day Banquet

When: Saturday, May 18th 6pm

Where: Amarillo Civic Center, North Exhibit Hall

Tickets: $25 general Admission, Military in free with RSVP

Contact:681-3596

America Supports You Texas Annual Armed Forces Day Banquet honoring our Veterans, Military and their Families in Amarillo Texas featuring Paul Lockhart, Col. USAF, retired as our guest speaker.

Sunday

Family Life FellowshipMissions Team Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

When: Sunday, May 19, 5p – 8p

Where: Ambassador Hotel

Cost: By Donation

The FLF Missions team is raising money for their upcoming missions trip to Belize.  Enjoy a plate of spaghetti and all the fixings.  Plus a silent auction.  Come and worship with the FLF missions team and help them raise money to reach their goal.

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