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Walk of Hope

Walk of Hope

There will be a “Walk of Hope” on Wednesday, April 22nd from noon-1pm in downtown Paris. Walk of Hope is to raise awareness for victims of crime. The walk will begin at the Culbertson Fountain.  A rain date is scheduled for April 29th. For more information call Jane Adams...

04/18/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Hosts Social Media Safety Program - Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

NL Hosts Social Media Safety Program - Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Rebecca Peevy, Executive Director of The Children’s Advocacy Center, and Detective Chris Bean will present an internet safety program on Monday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. in the North Lamar High School auditorium.  All community members are encouraged to attend to learn about today’s social...

04/17/2015 by eParisExtra

"Chisum Days" Chuck Wagon Races & Cook Off

The 2nd Annual “Chisum Days” hosted by the VFW Post 3990 will be held at Lake Crook Park this weekend. There will be a Chuck wagon cook off as well as chuck wagon races on Saturday, April 18th. There will also be a dance on both Friday, April 17th, Saturday, April 18th.  Trail...

04/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Main Street Group Picture at Bywater’s Park this Saturday

Main Street Group Picture at Bywater’s Park this Saturday

The Main Street Volunteer photo shoot is scheduled to take place at Bywater’s Park, 400 S. Main on Saturday April 18 at 11:30 am. “We want anyone who has ever volunteered for any Main Street event to come and be a part of a huge group photo. We have a crane available to have someone...

04/15/2015 by eParisExtra
PCT Off Plaza Play

PCT Off Plaza Play "Waiting for the Parade" Moved to Plaza Theatre

This weekend the Paris Community Theatre’s Off Plaza production of Waiting for the Parade will be held at the Plaza Theatre and not at Drake’s Party Barn due to the weather forecast. The John Murrell play is set in Calgary during World War II, in which five women gather to work...

04/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Guest artist brings ceramic sculptures to PJC

Guest artist brings ceramic sculptures to PJC

The works of artist Karmien Bowman will be featured in a show opening April 21 at Paris Junior College’s Foyer Gallery. Bowman creates functional and sculptural-functional vessels as well as sculpture and murals in clay and bronze. The opening reception will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m....

04/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Trinity Christian Academy to Hold Spring Fling

Trinity Christian Academy to Hold Spring Fling

Trinity Christian Academy will be holding a Spring Fling on Saturday, April 11th from 9am-3pm at the Trinity Campus located at the Loop and Hwy. 79. The Spring Fling will include a “Kids Corner” with three bounce houses, face painting, a dunking booth, games, the balloon lady,...

04/10/2015 by eParisExtra
47th Annual Livestock Show & Sale

47th Annual Livestock Show & Sale

The Lamar County Junior Livestock Association is presenting the  47th Annual Livestock Show and Sale this Thursday, April 9th and Friday, April 10th at the Lamar County fairgrounds. The Premium Sale will be held Friday, April 10th at 6:45pm in the Coliseum. Selling top 115 lots from over 195...

04/09/2015 by eParisExtra
All Star Basketball Skills Clinic This Weekend

All Star Basketball Skills Clinic This Weekend

The First Baptist Church will be hosting an All Star Basketball Skills Clinic this Friday and Saturday. The clinic will run on Friday, April 10th from 5pm-8pm and on Saturday, April 11th from 9am-1pm.  The clinic will be held at the Frist Baptist Church gym located at 207 S. Church Street in...

04/09/2015 by eParisExtra
3rd Annual Father/Daughter Dance at Episcopal Day School

3rd Annual Father/Daughter Dance at Episcopal Day School

The 3rd Annual Father/Daughter Dance hosted by the Episcopal Day School will be Saturday, April 25th from 5-7pm. Tickets are $25 per couple, $10 for each additional daughter.  The evening includes dancing, a raffle, limbo, crafts, desserts, face painting and a balloon artist. The dance will be...

04/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Faught Volunteer Fire Department Annual Pancake Breakfast

Faught Volunteer Fire Department Annual Pancake Breakfast

The Faught Volunteer Fire Department Annual Pancake Breakfast will be held this Saturday morning, April 11 ,2015  from 6 AM until Noon at Faught VFD Station 1, six and 1/2 half miles from the Loop on FM 195. The breakfast includes all you want of pancakes, bacon and Faught VFD’s famous...

04/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day.  The local Autism Speaks chapter is encouraging local residents, schools and businesses to show their support by displaying blue lights at night during the month of April for the “Light it up Blue Campaign.” Local volunteers for Autism...

04/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Easter at the Maxey House

Easter at the Maxey House

Come and enjoy various Easter activities at the Sam Bell Maxey House at the Maxey House on Saturday, April 4th. From 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, there will be Easter egg hunts on the grounds, Easter egg coloring, and various lawn games to participate in. A special guest will be stopping by for...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Lots Happening at the Paris Community Theatre this Spring

Lots Happening at the Paris Community Theatre this Spring

The Paris Community Theatre has a lot happening this spring. First, on April 7th and 8th at 6:30pm are auditions for Damn Yankees.  Based on the novel The Year The Yankees Lost The Pennant by Douglass Wallop, Damn Yankees the Broadway mega-hit and winner of 7 TONY Awards including Best Musical...

03/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Fun for the family with free PJC student production this weekend

Fun for the family with free PJC student production this weekend

An all-student production featuring audience participation is offered free this weekend at Paris Junior College. Delta Psi Omega, the drama honor fraternity at PJC, will present “The Romanian Uranium Mystery,” directed by sophomore Cody Rice, DPO’s pledge master. The audience will...

03/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Annual Uncle Jesse's Big Bass Classic Coming Soon

Annual Uncle Jesse's Big Bass Classic Coming Soon

The 28th Annual Uncle Jesse’s Big Bass Classic Fishing tournament will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Pat Mayse Lake. Entry forms are available online at www.unclejessefishing.com and all mail-in entries must be post marked no later than April 26, 2015.  The regular entry fee is $50...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Reavis Wortham to Speak at Writing Workshop

Reavis Wortham to Speak at Writing Workshop

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a published writer?  The Red River Valley Writers Guild will host a workshop on Saturday, March 28, at the Paris Public Library at 1pm. The workshop features award-winning outdoor writer/novelist and Paris native Reavis Z. Wortham.  Wortham will...

03/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Carson and Barnes Circus Coming to Paris

Carson and Barnes Circus Coming to Paris

Carson and Barnes Circus will be coming to the Lamar County Fairgrounds on March 28-29, 2015. Showtimes are 2pm and 5pm on both days.  The Midway opens one hour before showtime with a free petting zoo, games and Elephant and Camel rides. This year the Carson & Barnes Circus is bringing an...

03/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Free Area Gospel Concert

Free Area Gospel Concert

The public is invited to a free gospel music event produced by Dustin May to be at First Christian Church, 780 20th N.E., Paris, Texas on Saturday Night March 21st at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to this night of free gospel and comedy family entertainment event. ...

03/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Red River Art, Wine and Music Fest

Red River Art, Wine and Music Fest

The Red River Art, Wine and Music Fest is even bigger and better for 2015 and includes many more activities.  It will be held in Bonham at the Creative Arts Center, located at 200 West 5th Street, on April 17 from 5 to 9 PM and April 18 starting at 9 AM. The Creative Arts Center has added...

03/15/2015 by eParisExtra