This and That – May 26


Veteran Carl Hartman will be the featured speaker at the annual Memorial Day program hosted by the American Legion Unit 260 of Plainview and the City of Plainview on Monday. The program will begin at 11 a.m. at the gazebo in the Plainview cemetery. Chairs will be available and refreshments will be served.

The Plainview Chamber of Commerce is now accepting donations for its 39th annual fireworks show, which is set for July 2 at Kidsville. Donations can be sent to Plainview Chamber of Commerce, 1906 W. 5th Street, Plainview, Texas 79072.

 

Hale Center will host a city wide clean up on June 12 from 8 a.m. to noon.



 

Unger Memorial Library’s Tails & Tales “Virtual” Summer Reading Club and Programs start next week. Activities include a readding challenge, which is set for June 1-July 16. Participants of all ages can participate by downloading the ReaderZone app, which tracks reading minutes and stats. Paper logs are also available and can be picked up at the library starting June 1. Virtual programming include events through the Science Spectrum in Lubbock. Those events will be on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. The schedule is as follows: June 8 – Restless Natives; June 15 – Snakes; June 22 – Reptiles; June 29 – Creepy Crawlers; July 6 – Animal Adaptation. Those interested can register at www.plainviewtx.org/library or call (806)296-1149.



 

Unger Memorial Library will host books sales each Thursday through May. The rest of the scheduled book sales on May 13, 20 and 27 are open to the public. All sales will be from noon-6 p.m. Paperback books will cost $0.25 and hardback books will be $0.50. The library is located at 825 N. Austin. Those without a Friends of the Library membership can purchase one. The cost is $5 per individual, $10 per family or $20 per business. Call (806)296-1148 for additional information.

 

The City of Plainview’s Code Enforcement team will sweep the city for code enforcement violations throughout the month of May. The sweeps will start in the neighborhoods of Ennis and Joliet from 11th to Southwest 3rd Streets. Property owners and renters will receive letters prior to the sweeps to allow citizens to fix any violations prior to evaluations.

 

The Abraham Art Gallery of Wayland Baptist University will host the 59th Annual Juried Spring Celebration of Art. The exhibit will officially open to the public on May 24 at noon. Those interested in submitting a work of art (including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastels and ink, graphics, photography, sculpture, jewelry, pottery and fiber art) can drop their works off at the gallery on May 20 from 1-4 p.m. A critique session is set for May 22 at 2 p.m. There will be an awards presentation and reception on June 27 from 1-3 p.m. to close the exhibit. Local artist Rigo Rey will be the featured judge of the exhibition this year.

 

The Plainview-Hale County Health Department will now host Moderna COVID-19 vaccination clinics every Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. The Health Department is located at 111 E. 10th Street. Appointments are recommended and can be made by calling (806)291-1201 or by visiting www.plainviewtx.org. Clinics will continue as vaccinations are available. Anyone 18 years or older is eligible to receive this two-vaccine series in Texas. Call the Health Department for additional information, (806)293-1359. 

 

Appointments are no longer necessary to receive COVID-19 vaccinations from United Family locations across the state. The United Family locations will provide all vaccine options – Johnson & Johnson, Moderna or Pfizer to eligible walk-ins.

 

The 6th Annual City-Wide Cleanup Day in cooperation with Operation: Serve will be held on June 26 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Seth Ward Baptist Church offers a Men’s Prayer Breakfast every second Saturday of the month at 8 a.m.

 

A Celebrate Recovery class is hosted by Johnny Beavers at Seth Ward Baptist Church every Friday at 6:30 p.m.

 

Appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are no longer required at CVS Pharmacies.                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

Comedian Bill Maher will perform a headlining show at The Buddy Holly Hall at the end of July. The show is set for 7 p.m. on July 31. Call 1(800)514-3849, ext. 1, for additional information or visit buddyhollyhall.com.

 

The Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band, is slated to bring The Ultimate Tribute show to The Buddy Holly Hall later this year. The show is set for 7 p.m. on Oct. 13. Call 1(800)514-3849, ext. 1, for additional information or visit buddyhollyhall.com.  

 

The National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC) in Lubbock will host its Eighth Annual Summer Stampede Art and Gear Show on June 5. The show is scheduled for 6-11 p.m. It is being sponsored by Capital Farm Credit and will include nearly 100 art and gear pieces that from 31 artists and craftsmen.

 

Disney Princess – The Concert will kick off a national tour in Macon, Georgia on Nov. 1 and the tour is set to stop in Lubbock next February. The concert is set for Feb. 2, 2022 at The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences. Visit DisneyPrincessConcert.com for additional information.

 

The Price Is Right Live has added a second stage show in Lubbock on October 8. The interactive stage show will be at The Buddy Holly Hall of the Performing Arts & Sciences at 7:30 p.m. that day and now at 3:30 p.m., too, as a result of a high demand for tickets. Tickets are on sale at buddyhollyhall.com.

 

The National Ranching Heritage Center will host the eighth annual Summer Stampede Art and Gear Show on June 5 from 6-11 p.m. The show includes 31 artists and craftsmen. Tickets can be purchased by calling (806)834-0469 or by visiting ranchingheritage.org/stampede. The deadline to purchase tickets is May 28. The cost is $75 for Ranching Heritage Association members, $100 for members of the general public and $1,500 for a table of eight under the tent.

 

Rock legends Foreigner will perform at The Buddy Holly Hall on Aug. 4. Tickets go on sale on April 23 at 10 a.m. Prices start at $49.50. VIP packages are available at foreigneronline.com. Tickets can be purchased at The Buddy Holly Hall Box Office at 1300 Mac Davis Lane or by visiting buddyhollyhall.com, pepperentertainment.com, outbackpresents.com or by calling (806)729-8339.

 

The American Cultural Exchange Service is currently seeking host families for foreign exchange students for the 2021-2022 school year. The program, which is a non-profit educational organization designed by the United States Department of State, arranges for places to stay for the school year for students from Japan, Korea, South America, Asia and Europe. Students are expected to arrive in August. Eligible hosts include married couples, single adults or widowed or divorced individuals. Those interested can call Kevin at (806)335-5857, call 1(800)661-2237 or visit www.exploretheworld.org.



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This and That – May 26


Veteran Carl Hartman will be the featured speaker at the annual Memorial Day program hosted by the American Legion Unit 260 of Plainview and the City of Plainview on Monday. The program will begin at 11 a.m. at the gazebo in the Plainview cemetery. Chairs will be available and refreshments will be served.

The Plainview Chamber of Commerce is now accepting donations for its 39th annual fireworks show, which is set for July 2 at Kidsville. Donations can be sent to Plainview Chamber of Commerce, 1906 W. 5th Street, Plainview, Texas 79072.

 

Hale Center will host a city wide clean up on June 12 from 8 a.m. to noon.



 

Unger Memorial Library’s Tails & Tales “Virtual” Summer Reading Club and Programs start next week. Activities include a readding challenge, which is set for June 1-July 16. Participants of all ages can participate by downloading the ReaderZone app, which tracks reading minutes and stats. Paper logs are also available and can be picked up at the library starting June 1. Virtual programming include events through the Science Spectrum in Lubbock. Those events will be on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. The schedule is as follows: June 8 – Restless Natives; June 15 – Snakes; June 22 – Reptiles; June 29 – Creepy Crawlers; July 6 – Animal Adaptation. Those interested can register at www.plainviewtx.org/library or call (806)296-1149.



 

Unger Memorial Library will host books sales each Thursday through May. The rest of the scheduled book sales on May 13, 20 and 27 are open to the public. All sales will be from noon-6 p.m. Paperback books will cost $0.25 and hardback books will be $0.50. The library is located at 825 N. Austin. Those without a Friends of the Library membership can purchase one. The cost is $5 per individual, $10 per family or $20 per business. Call (806)296-1148 for additional information.

 

The City of Plainview’s Code Enforcement team will sweep the city for code enforcement violations throughout the month of May. The sweeps will start in the neighborhoods of Ennis and Joliet from 11th to Southwest 3rd Streets. Property owners and renters will receive letters prior to the sweeps to allow citizens to fix any violations prior to evaluations.

 

The Abraham Art Gallery of Wayland Baptist University will host the 59th Annual Juried Spring Celebration of Art. The exhibit will officially open to the public on May 24 at noon. Those interested in submitting a work of art (including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastels and ink, graphics, photography, sculpture, jewelry, pottery and fiber art) can drop their works off at the gallery on May 20 from 1-4 p.m. A critique session is set for May 22 at 2 p.m. There will be an awards presentation and reception on June 27 from 1-3 p.m. to close the exhibit. Local artist Rigo Rey will be the featured judge of the exhibition this year.

 

The Plainview-Hale County Health Department will now host Moderna COVID-19 vaccination clinics every Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. The Health Department is located at 111 E. 10th Street. Appointments are recommended and can be made by calling (806)291-1201 or by visiting www.plainviewtx.org. Clinics will continue as vaccinations are available. Anyone 18 years or older is eligible to receive this two-vaccine series in Texas. Call the Health Department for additional information, (806)293-1359. 

 

Appointments are no longer necessary to receive COVID-19 vaccinations from United Family locations across the state. The United Family locations will provide all vaccine options – Johnson & Johnson, Moderna or Pfizer to eligible walk-ins.

 

The 6th Annual City-Wide Cleanup Day in cooperation with Operation: Serve will be held on June 26 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Seth Ward Baptist Church offers a Men’s Prayer Breakfast every second Saturday of the month at 8 a.m.

 

A Celebrate Recovery class is hosted by Johnny Beavers at Seth Ward Baptist Church every Friday at 6:30 p.m.

 

Appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are no longer required at CVS Pharmacies.                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

Comedian Bill Maher will perform a headlining show at The Buddy Holly Hall at the end of July. The show is set for 7 p.m. on July 31. Call 1(800)514-3849, ext. 1, for additional information or visit buddyhollyhall.com.

 

The Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band, is slated to bring The Ultimate Tribute show to The Buddy Holly Hall later this year. The show is set for 7 p.m. on Oct. 13. Call 1(800)514-3849, ext. 1, for additional information or visit buddyhollyhall.com.  

 

The National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC) in Lubbock will host its Eighth Annual Summer Stampede Art and Gear Show on June 5. The show is scheduled for 6-11 p.m. It is being sponsored by Capital Farm Credit and will include nearly 100 art and gear pieces that from 31 artists and craftsmen.

 

Disney Princess – The Concert will kick off a national tour in Macon, Georgia on Nov. 1 and the tour is set to stop in Lubbock next February. The concert is set for Feb. 2, 2022 at The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences. Visit DisneyPrincessConcert.com for additional information.

 

The Price Is Right Live has added a second stage show in Lubbock on October 8. The interactive stage show will be at The Buddy Holly Hall of the Performing Arts & Sciences at 7:30 p.m. that day and now at 3:30 p.m., too, as a result of a high demand for tickets. Tickets are on sale at buddyhollyhall.com.

 

The National Ranching Heritage Center will host the eighth annual Summer Stampede Art and Gear Show on June 5 from 6-11 p.m. The show includes 31 artists and craftsmen. Tickets can be purchased by calling (806)834-0469 or by visiting ranchingheritage.org/stampede. The deadline to purchase tickets is May 28. The cost is $75 for Ranching Heritage Association members, $100 for members of the general public and $1,500 for a table of eight under the tent.

 

Rock legends Foreigner will perform at The Buddy Holly Hall on Aug. 4. Tickets go on sale on April 23 at 10 a.m. Prices start at $49.50. VIP packages are available at foreigneronline.com. Tickets can be purchased at The Buddy Holly Hall Box Office at 1300 Mac Davis Lane or by visiting buddyhollyhall.com, pepperentertainment.com, outbackpresents.com or by calling (806)729-8339.

 

The American Cultural Exchange Service is currently seeking host families for foreign exchange students for the 2021-2022 school year. The program, which is a non-profit educational organization designed by the United States Department of State, arranges for places to stay for the school year for students from Japan, Korea, South America, Asia and Europe. Students are expected to arrive in August. Eligible hosts include married couples, single adults or widowed or divorced individuals. Those interested can call Kevin at (806)335-5857, call 1(800)661-2237 or visit www.exploretheworld.org.



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