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Southeast Texas Disaster Expo to Be Held in June

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Southeast Texas Disaster Expo to Be Held in June

Hardin County, Jefferson County, and Orange County are working together and putting on a Southeast Texas Disaster Expo Event.  This event will equip you with the knowledge and tools to become better prepared for a variety of disasters, including flooding, Industrial Incidents, and hurricanes.

This Expo is designed especially for our area residents to become better informed and prepared for potential disasters. It will be held at Ford Park Exhibit Hall on June 6th and 7th from 10 am to 3 pm.

Admission is free of charge. It will have activities for kids, food provided and door prizes.


Upcoming Orange Area Weekend Events Feb. 7-13, 2020

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Upcoming Orange Area Weekend Events Feb. 7-13, 2020

SMA Playdate: Let’s Draw

Art in the Park 2020 Dates Announced

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Art in the Park 2020 Dates Announced

The 18th annual Art in the Park is returning to downtown Orange. It will be held at Stark Park on Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.

The Orange Convention & Visitors Bureau invites those of all ages to attend this FREE event featuring more than 100 artists and crafters from southeast Texas, southwest Louisiana, and surrounding areas. In addition to artists and crafters, attendees can enjoy children’s activities, food vendors, and a day full of live entertainment from Curse and the Cure, followed by The Ruxpins.

Please note, no dogs, no pets, and no coolers will be allowed at Art in the Park.

For additional information, please contact the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau at 409-883-1011 or 409-883-1010.

Lutcher Theater’s Incredible Kids Performances Announced

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Lutcher Theater's Incredible Kids Performances Announced

The Lutcher Theater’s Incredible Kids Events performing arts series creates “Page to Stage” experiences for thousands of students & educators throughout Southeast Texas & Southwest Louisiana.

Most performances are based on books, allowing the stories the students read in the classroom to come to life before their eyes on the performing arts stage. Working closely with education professionals and local school districts, the Lutcher’s daytime kids’ series is relevant and enriching to students while meeting Texas and Louisiana state learning criteria.

Lutcher Incredible Kids Events prompt students to explore world cultures, make connections with important works of literature, discover a variety of performing art forms including, theater, music, puppetry, and dance.

“The show was pure entertainment from start to finish! The set design was fun and innovative with rotating set pieces and the songs were fun to clap along with! It was a fun and new learning experience to introduce students to Shakespearean language!” – Kara LaCouture, Speech LCM HS & Theatre MMS

Educators and parents are encouraged to make plans now to enjoy the balance of the 2019-20 Lutcher Incredible Kids Events season! Check out for show dates, descriptions & study guides.

Call the Box Office at (409) 886-5535 to plan your field trip or reserve tickets. Most shows are only $5.00 per ticket, perfect for school field trips and open to the public as well.

The Snowy Day – Wednesday, February 5 at 9:30 & 11:30 AM
Wilde Creatures – Tuesday, February 18 at 9:30 & 11:30 AM
1984 – Thursday, February 27 at 10:00 AM
Peter Rabbit – Wednesday, March 25 at 9:30 & 11:30 AM
Diary Of A Wombat – Monday, April 27 at 9:30 & 11:30 AM

The Lutcher Incredible Kids Events series is generously underwritten by the Stark Foundation, Gopher Industrial, Inc., Service League of Orange, Lutcher Theater Service Guild, National Endowment for the Arts and Texas Commission on the Arts.

For more information please contact Leah Stark at (409) 886-5535 or email her at

Orange Public Library Celebrating Read Aloud Day

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Orange Public Library Celebrating Read Aloud Day

The Orange Public Library will be recognizing World Read Aloud Day, Wednesday, February 5th, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. In recognition, the Library will have a designated area for anyone interested to sit and read aloud… to friends, family, library staff and other patrons. The Library will have a selection of materials available, but patrons may bring or find in the library, a family-friendly selection (poems, chapters, short books, speeches, etc.) of their choice, to read aloud.

Can’t make it by the Library? Read aloud at home, work, or wherever you happen to be. Post pictures and tag #WorldReadAloudDay, @Scholastic, @LitWorldSays.

For more information, call 409.883.1086, or check out

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