Tag Archive: fun

Mar 10

“Big Bang” lock-up for teen planned March 14

The final event of Spring Geek Week is going to be a lock-in on Friday, March 14. The theme will be television’s The Big Bang Theory. We’ll be watching episodes of the hit tv show so wear your favorite “geek” ensemble. We’ll also have some snacks and drinks. Here’s the details: 1. This event is …

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Oct 25

Zombie 5K run, walk slated

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention will sponsor Rising out of the Thicket Zombie 5k Fun Run/ Walk to benefit the Coalition for Drug Free Youth. The undead outbreak will occur on Saturday, October 26 at McWhorter Park, 1000 Toler Road with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m. The run will start at 9 a.m. …

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Oct 03

Improvement talk

District 3 residents started arriving early at Broughton Community Center for the latest town hall meeting. Extra chairs had to be brought in for the bigger-than-expected crowd. These residents aired their concerns as District 3 Councilwoman Kasha Williams, and Mayor Jay Dean paid close attention and gave responses as needed. Jesse Bradley is not new …

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Jul 25

Flying high: Great Texas Balloon Race scheduled, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers to perform

July 26 to 28 will mark the 36th year of the Great Texas Balloon Race, but this year Longview and East Texas is having a full week of high flying balloons in the sky because the Balloon Federation of America’s Hot Air Competition Division holds the United States National Championship race in conjunction with the …

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Jun 10

Get hooked: Kids’ Fishing Rodeo

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo will take place on June 22nd at Teague Park Lake. The Rodeo is a timed fishing event from 10-10:45am, with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies presented at 11am for the most fish caught. The Kid’s Fishing Rodeo is open to kids ages 3-12. Please bring your own fishing pole, bait and …

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Jun 07

Juneteenth Celebration scheduled

Broughton Recreation Center will host its annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 15. The event will include a parade in the morning and activities in the park in the afternoon. A fun run is also in the works as part of the festivities. For more information on getting involved in this event, contact Broughton Recreation …

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May 09

Arts abound: Experience Downtown Longview differently with AlleyFest

AlleyFest 2013, a 3-day street festival, kicks off Friday, May 9 in Downtown Longview and runs through Sunday the 11th. Sponsored by One Hundred Acres of Heritage Main Street, this year’s 3-day street festival is bringing AlleyFest back to its roots featuring all Texas bands as part of MusicFest 2013. This year’s lineup includes Westbound …

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Jun 11

Tyler Library: Summer Fun kicks off

The adventures at Tyler Public Library began Monday, June 11, bringing a summer of exciting events like story hours, kid-friendly movies, teen events and lively family entertainers. All activities are free and open to the public. As part of its mission to encourage people of every age to become life-long readers, the Library promotes reading …

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