TEXARKANA, Ark., October 30, 2023 — Rain may have been in the forecast, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of Texarkana residents on Saturday as “We Are Washington” ensured that the Halloween celebrations went on without a hitch, providing an array of indoor activities for trick-or-treaters.
Families, children, and community members gathered in the welcoming confines of the cafeteria for this rain-defying event. “We Are Washington,” a community-based outreach program, hosted this free Halloween extravaganza, showcasing their unwavering commitment to spreading joy and unity throughout the region.
The event was a resounding success, with attendees of all ages reveling in the festivities. Face painting stations brought out the creativity of children, transforming their faces into whimsical, spooky, or imaginative designs. A DJ set the tone with a lively soundtrack, ensuring a dance-worthy atmosphere inside the cafeteria. Delicious food offerings satisfied the cravings of participants, and, of course, there was an abundance of candy to sweeten the Halloween experience.
“We Are Washington” has rapidly grown into a beloved fixture in the Texarkana community since its inception. This entirely free outreach program has become a source of positivity, connection, and joy for local residents. Its dedication to bringing people together and creating memorable moments was on full display during this rainy Halloween celebration.
Despite the less-than-ideal weather conditions, the Texarkana community once again demonstrated its resilience and spirit. “We Are Washington” proved that, rain or shine, there’s always room for fun and togetherness, and they remain committed to being a beacon of community outreach in the region.