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Special Events

5/27/2015 2015 Ellwood Park Social Hour
 
Activity Description:  Calling all Active Adults! Feeling the need to get out and enjoy the summer sun? Now is your chance! We are inviting you to join us at Ellwood Park and enjoy games, activities and friends

Live readings by Margaret A Bickers, author of Red Water Black Gold and Mike Cox!
Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Location: Ellwood Park (east end)
Time: 10:00am-11:00 am

Questions Contact: Event Coordinator (806-378-3069)
6/2/2015 Starlight Theater - June 2nd - Summer Kickoff Party!!
 
Activity Description:  Don't miss the incredible talent in Amarillo this summer! Every Tuesday night enjoy a different FREE performance by local artists. From country to jazz, there will be something for everyone! It's a perfect outing for the whole family! Enjoy Live Music, along with an inflatable bouncer for the kids!

Date: Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
Location: Sam Houston Park
Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Featuring: Windy City (Classic Rock and Country)

*Inflatable bouncer or face painting - $1.00/child
Questions Contact: Event Coordinator (806-378-3069) 2015 Starlight Theater Calendar Schedule
6/5/2015 2015 Roxie's Birthday - Memorial Park
 
Activity Description:  Roxie the Raccoon is turning 6! We will have game booths and Roxie will have a dance off with Sammy The Seal! We will also sing Happy Birthday to Roxie. Come celebrate with us at Memorial Park- there will be fun and games for everyone!
Date: Friday, June 5, 2015 Location: Memorial Park Gazebo Time: 5:30-7:00pm
Questions Contact: Event Coordinator (806-378-9034)
6/9/2015 2015 Sammy's Birthday - Southeast Pool
 
Activity Description:  Sammy the Seal is so excited about his birthday that he's having THREE parties! Come celebrate with games and fun for the whole family. Family Night fees apply ($1.75/person).

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Location: Southeast Pool Time: 7:00-8:30pm

Questions Contact: Event Coordinator (806-378-9391) Event & Family Night Schedule
6/9/2015 Starlight Theater - June 9th
 
Activity Description:  Come out and listen and dance to some blues music!
Remember Every Tuesday night, you and the family can enjoy a different FREE performance by local artists. From country to jazz, there will be something for everyone! It's a perfect outing for the whole family! Enjoy live music in a park.

Date: Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
Location: Sam Houston Park
Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Featuring: Mr. Nizzi Blues Band
Inflatable bouncer or face painting - $1.00/child
Questions Contact: Event Coordinator (806-378-3069) 2015 Starlight Theater Calendar Schedule
6/10/2015 2015 Sammy's Birthday - Thompson Pool
 
Activity Description:  Sammy the Seal is so excited about his birthday that he's having THREE parties! Come celebrate with games and fun for the whole family. Family Night fees apply ($1.75/person).

Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2015 Location: Thompson Pool Time: 7:00-8:30pm

Questions Contact: Event Coordinator (806-378-9391) Event & Family Night Schedule
6/11/2015 2015 Sammy's Birthday - Southwest Pool
 
Activity Description:  Sammy the Seal is so excited about his birthday that he's having THREE parties! Come celebrate with games and fun for the whole family. Family Night fees apply ($1.75/person).

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2015 Location: Southwest Pool Time: 7:00-8:30pm

Questions Contact: Event Coordinator (806-378-9391) Event & Family Night Schedule
6/23/2015 2015 Summer Science Club Session 1
 
Activity Description:  Busy during summer and want to experiment with science? Join us this summer as we learn about snow storms, crystallization and other frozen concepts. Learn how to make snow, moon rocks, ice cream and so much more! Frozen Science Club Flier
6/27/2015 2015 Kids Fishing Derby
 
Activity Description:  It's time for Amarillo's annual Kid's fishing Derby! Kids ages 3-16 may fish FREE and win prizes for the biggest, smallest, ugliest and most unique fish! A limited number of fishing poles are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Kids may also jump in our bouncer for $1.00!
Register by phone or online until June 25th at 12:00 noon. Early registration ensures use of a fishing pole for the first 150 entrants.
You may also register on-site on the day of the event from 7:30 am-9:00 am.
Please come see us Saturday, June 27th to check in before you start fishing!
Free bus rides are available from various recreation park sites!
Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015 Location: McDonald Lake (45th & Coulter) Time: 7:30 am-11:00 am Ages: 3 - 16 years
Questions Contact: Event Coordinator (806-378-3069)
7/1/2015 2015 Under The Sea Adventure Night - Thompson Pool
 
Activity Description:  Lets go Under The Sea this summer with your favorite sea creature! join us at Thompson Pool as we get together for another one of our family nights.
When: July 1st, 2015 Where: Thompson Pool Time: 7:00-8:30 Event & Family Night Schedule
7/7/2015 2015 Creativity Club-Wimpy Kid
 
Activity Description:  Hey wimpy (or not so wimpy) kids, get the creative juices by joining us this summer. Play games, draw and work on comic strips inspired by the book series Diary of A Wimpy Kid! When: July 7th - 9th, 2015 Where: Memorial Gazebo Time: 3:00-4:30pm Ages: 8-11 Creativity Club - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
7/16/2015 2015 Pirate Night - Southwest Pool
 
Activity Description:  Join us for another family night this summer. As we argghh our way to fun and games with Pirate Night!
When: July 16th Where: Southwest Pool Time: 7:00-8:30pm Fee: $1.75/person Event & Family Night Schedule
7/21/2015 2015 Summer Science Club Session 2
 
Activity Description:  If you missed Session 1, sign up now for Session 2! Busy during summer and want to experiment with science? Join us this summer as we learn about snow storms, crystallization and other frozen concepts. Learn how to make snow, moon rocks, ice cream and so much more! Frozen Science Club Flier
7/28/2015 2015 SuperHERO Event - Southeast Pool
 
Activity Description:  The Superhero's of Amarillo will be hosting some safety tips that will come in handy this summer. Along with safety tips enjoy games and more at Southeast Pool on July 28th from 7-8:30. Only $1.75 per person to get in during family night!!
Questions Contact: Event Coordinator (806-378-9391) Event & Family Night Schedule
8/26/2015 2015 Ellwood Park Social Hour - August 26
 
Activity Description:  Calling all Active Adults! Feeling the need to get out and enjoy the summer sun? Now is your chance! We are inviting you to join us at Ellwood Park and enjoy games, activities and friends

Live music featuring Jason Patrick! Visit various vendor booths for information and goodies.

Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Location: Ellwood Park (east end)
Time: 10:00am-11:30 am

Questions Contact: Event Coordinator (806-378-3069)