Susan G. Komen Events — October 15/17, 2020

October 15 — 2nd Annual Party in Pink — 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. — Front Street Plaza October 17 — Texarkana Race for the Cure — 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. — Front Street Plaza (5K competitive run at 9:00 a.m., celebration stroll at 9:15 a.m.) For more information, contact Susan G. Komen Arkansas office at (903) 791-9585

Mardi Gras — February 22, 2020

8th Annual Mardi Gras Parade/Celebration, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 P.M. 5k Run, children’s parade, food and retail vendors, gumbo cookoff, kids’ festival, adult parade Sponsored by Precision Roll Grinders, HealthCARE Express, Texarkana Radio, and City of Texarkana, Arkansas. For more information, contact Brooke Stone at 903-280-8836

Black History Parade — February 1, 2020

29th Annual Black History Parade, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Including floats, bands, cars, and horses to celebrate Black History Month. Beginning at Broad & Front Sts, down Front St to State Line, right onto State Line and ending at Post Office For more information, contact Twin City Black History Association 903-748-0216

MLK Day Parade — January 20, 2020

5th Annual MLK Day Parade, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Broad St starting at intersection with Ash; west to Front St, left onto Front St to Olive St; right onto Olive St to 4th Street, right on 4th Street to end Small parade of churches, social groups, youth groups, bikes, 4-wheelers, horses, etc. For more information, contact Brandon Houff 903-701-2341

Chili Cook Off — January 24, 2020

Texarkana Homeless Coalition’s Chili Cook Off — January 24, 2020, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 400 East 6th Street 2020 Theme — Comic Book and Superhero Characters — $25 entry fee Trophies for best theme, aroma, flavor, heat, texture, and uniqueness. Raffle for Yeti cooler. Funds will be used to coordinate homeless services, fund scholarships, and educational opportunities. For …

Juneteenth Celebration — June 27, 2020

Join the fun on Front Street on June 27, 2020, from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m. Purpose: To educate, empower, and entertain the community regarding the history of Juneteenth. Speakers, vendors, entertainment. For more information, contact Chiquita Burks at 903-826-8884 or the_scholars15@yahoo.com