Upcoming Events

Commerce Parks Foundation
Skate Competition and Fundraiser

Skate Game - Nov. 19th at noonThe Commerce Parks Foundation is hosting a friendly Skate Competition and Fundraiser open to skaters of all ages with events for skateboards, roller-blades/skates and scooters. 100% of the proceeds raised will go directly to the Commerce Skatepark Project, a local effort to build a public skatepark at Centennial Park in Commerce. The Skate Competition is being held:

(at Park / Aldridge Sts)

REGISTRATION: Skater registration at the event will open at 12 – Noon & Check-in for skaters who registered early will open at 12:30 pm. ALL skaters must be registered / checked-in by 1:00 pm –NO EXCEPTIONS SO DON'T BE LATE!!! Skaters can register early, see Instructions on Registration Form, or at the event. Each skater will need the following to register:

  • Entry fee: a $10.00 (min) donation to the Commerce Skatepark Project.
  • A completed Registration Form (see attached).
  • A signed Release of Liability Waiver (see attached). If you are not 18 years
    old, your parent / guardian MUST sign this form.

Registered skaters, and any spectators who make a $10 donation to the Commerce Skatepark Project, will get a coupon for $5.00 off an event T-shirt (normally $15) and a free $1 raffle ticket. Spectators are asked to make a minimum $5 donation.

ENGRAVED BRICK PAVERS: Selling engraved Brick Pavers is designed to raise funds for the Skatepark Project and provide donor recognition at the same time. The donor's name will be literally "set in stone'. We are using a finished Brick Paver that has a smooth surface and beveled edges with spacers on the sides - basically a "pretty brick". Bricks are engraved using the sandblasting technique to ensure a deep, clean and crisp engraving that will withstand the test of time. The engraved bricks will be installed in the walkway and / or entryway to the Skatepark or as
part of one of the skateable elements within the Skatepark. There are two different brick sizes based on donation amounts (see below) to ensure a way that everyone can support the Skatepark Project. For more information refer to the attached documents and forms below.


November 21 - Free Community Pancake Breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and Hunt County Gives Thanksgiving Food Basket Distribution at First United Methodist Church of Commerce (pre-registration required)

November 21 - Lion’s Innovation Showcase, downtown on the square 10 a.m.-5 p.m. View Flyer

November 26 - Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Commerce

November 28 - Small Business Saturday

November 28 - Turkey Trot [Registration Form] [Online Registration]


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