This and That – June 30


The Red, White & Moo Fest will return on July 2 from 6-8 p.m. at Running Water Draw Regional Park, 3400 4th Street. The event will include food trucks, music, bouncy houses, a mobile dairy classroom, a petting zoo, free diary products and a free hot dog dinner for military, teachers, first responders and nurses. The Plainview Chamber of Commerce’s fireworks show will follow at dusk. The event will be hosted by the Chamber and by local dairies.

 

Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its annual Jamaica on July 11 from noon to 9 p.m. The event will include food, games, raffles, a car show and live music at 2805 N. Columbia St. Entertainment will include Mike Gonzalez Y Los Iconiczz, David Lee Rodriguez, Conjunto Tierra Extrana, Legal Limit and DJ Lopez. The event is free to attend.


 



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.

 

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: July 6 – Animal Adaptation. Those interested can register at www.plainviewtx.org/library or call (806)296-1149.


 

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. 

 

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.

 

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.

 

Plainview High School is trying to update the veteran’s wall with names of veterans that have graduated from PHS. Those interested can email kelly.shackelford@plainviewisd.org. Necessary information includes name, year graduated and branch of service. 

 

The Texas Tuition Promise Fund will host information webinars over the next several weeks to provide an overview of the fund and on different tuition units, redemption values and payment options. Information about matching scholarships and tuition unit grants through the Texas Match the Promise Foundation will also be shared. Those interested can sign up for the webinars at https://www.texastuitionpromisefund.com/events/. Questions can be emailed to TuitionPromise@cpa.texas.gov. Information is also available at TuitionPromise.org or by calling (800)445-4723, option 5. Webinars are scheduled as follows: June 23, 6-7:30 p.m.; July 7, noon-1:30 p.m.; and July 21, 6-7:30 p.m.

 

The Motivation, Education & Training, Inc. is asking for donations of long-sleeve shirts for farmworkers. The drive, which is put on by the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs, is an effort to collect these shirts to help reduce exposure to pesticides and heat-related illnesses. Donations can be dropped off at Plainview MET, 927 Broadway. Those interested can also call Rachel Salazar at (806)293-4457 or (806)494-2050 or reach out via email to salazar@metinc.org for additional information.

 

Organizers are working to plan the 2021 Plainview High School All-School Reunion. The date is set for July 17. The event will start with a welcome at the Plainview Civic Center and Country Club from 8-10 a.m. on July 17. A tour of the high school is scheduled for 1 p.m. followed by an Alumni Memorial Service at the PHS Library at 2 p.m. The day will end with an All-School Mixer at the country club from 7-11 p.m. There will be light snacks and a cash bar. The cost to attend is $25. Those interested can register online phsbulldogsforever.myevent.com. Registration can also be sent in via direct mail…



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The Red, White & Moo Fest will return on July 2 from 6-8 p.m. at Running Water Draw Regional Park, 3400 4th Street. The event will include food trucks, music, bouncy houses, a mobile dairy classroom, a petting zoo, free diary products and a free hot dog dinner for military, teachers, first responders and nurses. The Plainview Chamber of Commerce’s fireworks show will follow at dusk. The event will be hosted by the Chamber and by local dairies.

 

Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its annual Jamaica on July 11 from noon to 9 p.m. The event will include food, games, raffles, a car show and live music at 2805 N. Columbia St. Entertainment will include Mike Gonzalez Y Los Iconiczz, David Lee Rodriguez, Conjunto Tierra Extrana, Legal Limit and DJ Lopez. The event is free to attend.


 



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.

 

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: July 6 – Animal Adaptation. Those interested can register at www.plainviewtx.org/library or call (806)296-1149.


 

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. 

 

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.

 

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.

 

Plainview High School is trying to update the veteran’s wall with names of veterans that have graduated from PHS. Those interested can email kelly.shackelford@plainviewisd.org. Necessary information includes name, year graduated and branch of service. 

 

The Texas Tuition Promise Fund will host information webinars over the next several weeks to provide an overview of the fund and on different tuition units, redemption values and payment options. Information about matching scholarships and tuition unit grants through the Texas Match the Promise Foundation will also be shared. Those interested can sign up for the webinars at https://www.texastuitionpromisefund.com/events/. Questions can be emailed to TuitionPromise@cpa.texas.gov. Information is also available at TuitionPromise.org or by calling (800)445-4723, option 5. Webinars are scheduled as follows: June 23, 6-7:30 p.m.; July 7, noon-1:30 p.m.; and July 21, 6-7:30 p.m.

 

The Motivation, Education & Training, Inc. is asking for donations of long-sleeve shirts for farmworkers. The drive, which is put on by the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs, is an effort to collect these shirts to help reduce exposure to pesticides and heat-related illnesses. Donations can be dropped off at Plainview MET, 927 Broadway. Those interested can also call Rachel Salazar at (806)293-4457 or (806)494-2050 or reach out via email to salazar@metinc.org for additional information.

 

Organizers are working to plan the 2021 Plainview High School All-School Reunion. The date is set for July 17. The event will start with a welcome at the Plainview Civic Center and Country Club from 8-10 a.m. on July 17. A tour of the high school is scheduled for 1 p.m. followed by an Alumni Memorial Service at the PHS Library at 2 p.m. The day will end with an All-School Mixer at the country club from 7-11 p.m. There will be light snacks and a cash bar. The cost to attend is $25. Those interested can register online phsbulldogsforever.myevent.com. Registration can also be sent in via direct mail…



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