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Free First Aid / CPR / AED Certification class

Free First Aid / CPR / AED Certification class

As part of Red Cross Lamar County’ “Be Prepared Paris” campaign to increase the community’s emergency and disaster preparedness, the local Red Cross will be hosting another free First Aid / CPR / AED Certification class on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  The class...

09/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Weekend Events In Paris

Weekend Events In Paris

There is lots to do in Paris, Texas this weekend. First, is the “Rides for a Reason” fundraiser for Dylan’s Drivers on Saturday, September 20th. The 5k run/walk starts at 8am, but there will be activities for the whole family to enjoy all day long. The event will be held at...

09/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Driver's Ride for a Reason this Saturday

Dylan's Driver's Ride for a Reason this Saturday

Dylan’s Driver’s annual Ride for a Reason is this Saturday, September 20th. The day begins with a 5K Run/Walk at the Trail de Paris entrance by the Pavilion. There will also be a softball tournament at 9am. Beginning at 10am there will be a motorcycle poker run, a dunking booth, a...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Second Weekend of the Critically Acclaimed Play J.B. Opens Tonight

Second Weekend of the Critically Acclaimed Play J.B. Opens Tonight

The second weekend of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, J.B., opens tonight at the Paris Community Theatre. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30pm. Tickets are still available to all shows. This critically acclaimed play is the retelling of the...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
NE Texas Safety Summit

NE Texas Safety Summit

The NE Texas Safety Summit that is being sponsored by the Lamar Co. Coalition of Education, Business and Industry and presented by  local law enforcement is scheduled for Friday, October 3rd from 9a-11am. This is a great opportunity for the community to come together to begin to plan for...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Free Gospel Concert at First Christian Church

Free Gospel Concert at First Christian Church

A free “Gaither Style” Gospel Concert will be held at First Christian Church on Saturday, September 20th at 6pm. The concert will feature the Booth Family, Dimples Hisaw, The Davidson Siters, Louis Bowerman and many more local singers. There will also be comedy by Herkimur and...

09/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a presentation  regarding the nation’s highway infrastructure on September 22nd at 5pm at 8 West Plaza in downtown Paris. The keynote speaker will be  author and speaker Dan McNichol of Boston, who has published four books on the...

09/13/2014 by eParisExtra
J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

Nickles (left), played by Jess Micah Halbert, takes on the role of Satan as Mr. Zuss (right), played by Mike Risinger, assumes the role of God in the play-within-a-play retelling of the biblical story of the faithfulness of Job. Paris Community Theatre will premiere its rendition of the classic...

09/11/2014 by Josh Allen
United Way Campaign Kickoff Today

United Way Campaign Kickoff Today

The United Way Annual Campaign will be holding its kickoff today from 4pm-6pm at the Love Civic Center. The Kickoff will feature a Volunteer Fair hosted by the United Way Community Partners as well as entertainment by Full Blast Productions, food, beverages and prizes. A weekend hunting trip...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
TxDot to Offer Free Child Safety Seat Checks

TxDot to Offer Free Child Safety Seat Checks

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced that they will be having a free child safety seat check from 10am-noon on Saturday, September 20th as part of Child Passenger Safety Week. The free checks will be done at 1365 N. Main Street in Paris. It is estimated that three of every four...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street Announces Silent Auction of Artwork by Chevis Clem

Paris Main Street Announces Silent Auction of Artwork by Chevis Clem

Chivas Clem Original Artwork Paris Main Street is pleased to announce a silent auction in conjunction with the 6 (Square)’d Community Art Project. Paris native, Chivas Clem, has created and graciously donated an original piece of artwork to be auctioned. The daguerreotype –style painting is...

09/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Ducks Unlimited Banquet

Ducks Unlimited Banquet

The Annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet is Thursday, September 18th at the Elks Lodge. The event supports the local chapter of Ducks Unlimited.  Ducks Unlimited is the world’s leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation. The event begins at 5:30pm and goes until 11pm. Tickets are available...

09/09/2014 by eParisExtra
3rd Annual Museum Day is this Saturday

3rd Annual Museum Day is this Saturday

Sam Bell Maxey House This Saturday, September 13th the Red River Valley Tourism Association is presenting the 3rd Annual Museum “Stroll ‘n Roll.” There will be free admission to several museums including the Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site, the Lamar County Historical...

09/08/2014 by eParisExtra

"Mom's Night Out" Fashion Show & Wine Tasting

“Mom’s Night Out” a fashion show and wine tasting will be held at the Carriage House on September 13th from 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets are $25 and include hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting. All proceeds benefit Episcopal Day School for playground shading and equipment. The...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
20th Annual Evening in Paris

20th Annual Evening in Paris

Chaparral Records presents the 20th annual “Evening in Paris” this weekend at the Love Civic Center. This square dancing event actually takes place over two days, Friday, August 29th and Saturday, August 30th. Square Dancing will be happening in two halls. Advance registration:...

08/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Driver's Run for a Reason

Dylan's Driver's Run for a Reason

The 2014 Running For a Reason 5k run/walk to benefit Dylan’s Drivers is Saturday, September 20th at 8am at the Trail de Paris. The deadline to guarantee a run t-shirt is September 12th. Entry forms and payments should be sent to Dylan’s Drivers 1425 NE 29th street in Paris. Or...

08/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Free summer concert this weekend

Free summer concert this weekend

Local band, Blackland, will be performing a free concert on Saturday, August 16, on the lawn of the assisted living facility, Lamar Place (formerly Paris Oaks), for the residents and anyone else in the community that wants to come and enjoy. “When we decided to put this event on, we...

08/12/2014 by Josh Allen
Dancing with the Stars returns to Paris Texas

Dancing with the Stars returns to Paris Texas

From left to right:Sydney Young, Stacy Ladell, Cindy Ruthart, Stacy Eatherly, Bari Mehmeti. Not pictured is Casey Gain This year’s Dancing with the Stars will be held Saturday, September 6th at the Love Civic Center. Doors open at 6:30pm with a silent auction and music by Blue Suitcase....

08/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Benefit for Robert Forsyth to be held Sunday, August 17

Benefit for Robert Forsyth to be held Sunday, August 17

Longtime Paris community member, Robert D. Forsyth, has been recently diagnosed with a terminal disease, and hist family and friends have put together a benefit in his honor and to raise funds to help with the medical expenses that come with such a tragic diagnosis. “He [Robert] has been a...

08/10/2014 by Josh Allen
4th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament

4th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament

The 4th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament, benefitting the United Way of Lamar County will be held Saturday, September 13th at the Paris Rodeo Arena. Registration begins at 8am that morning and games begin at 9am. The Paris Rodeo Arena is located next to the Red River Valley...

08/09/2014 by eParisExtra