Including opportunities to Learn – to Share – and MORE!

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*Reminder – Don’t forget to wear your mask and watch your distance!

1. Texarkana Twins Baseball Games
Mark your calendars for the upcoming Texarkana Twins baseball games! This Tuesday, the Texarkana Twins have partnered with the Junior League of Texarkana as their Non-Profit of the Night! Half of the cost of all tickets purchased using this specific link will go directly to The Junior League of Texarkana. See schedule here. 

2. Body of Art Fundraiser – Inks and Skylines
Tuesday, July 28
Mark your calendar for a unique event! Join ColorHype TXK and Body of Art, Texarkana’s premier body art and tattoo shop, to create a one of a kind artwork and support a great cause. Read more here. 

3. Gateway Farmers Market
Gateway Farmers Market will be open rain or shine 7AM-12PM. Lots of Fresh Locally grown Vegetables, Home Baked Goods, handmade crafts and much more!

4. Cuffs and Hoses Blood Drive
Thursday, July 30

Please come out and donate at our annual Cuffs and Hoses Blood Drive conducted by Lifeshare Blood Center. Your donation may save a life and you will receive a free Covid-19 antibody test. Contact us at 870-779-4956 if you have questions or want to schedule a donation time (not required but would be helpful). Learn more. 

Virtual and Indoor Options

5. TRAHC Art To-Go
July 31 – August 1

$30 for THREE Art-TO GO bags!
Includes NEW art materials, instruction ‘ZINE and an instructional VIDEO from National Teaching Artist, Kay Thomas!
Limited availability, call NOW to reserve your bag: 903-792-8681

6. Mobile Farmers Market Box
Social distance while still supporting our farmers. Take a look at the Mobile Farmers Market Box!

7. “I’m Masking For” Campaign
Tell the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce what you’re masking for, then nominate someone else! Anyone is welcome to participate. Here’s how it works:
1. Post a selfie or video in your mask and tell the Chamber why you wear a mask.
2. Be sure to use the hashtag #ImMaskingFor
3. Tag Texarkana Chamber of Commerce
4. Nominate your friends to participate!
Join us in the fight to #StoptheSpread#WhyIWearAMaskTXK #coveruptexarkana #ImMaskingFor

8. Create New Dishes
Do an online search of Gaby Dalkin and find tons of delightful and useful YouTube content and inspiration about delicious eats to fix for yourself, family or friends! Her newest cookbook “Eat What You Want” says it all. Double your fun and share some with your neighbors.

9. Watch an Old Movie and Learn Something New
This week our recommendation is Seven Years in Tibet – starring Brad Pitt.  
Based on the true story of the Austrian climber who, while exiled in Tibet, befriended the Dalai Lama as a young boy before the leader’s own ouster.

10. Learn Something About Yourself
Use the Strengths Based Leadership online inventory to find out more about just who you are – and are not! Print out the protocols for Leaders – and marvel at how it captures the “real” you!  Fits into anyone’s schedule – AND has enduring benefits at work and home!  

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