It is hot outside and if you're looking for some cool things to do this weekend, here are 5 free cool things to do in Texarkana this weekend. Most of these are definitely kid-friendly.

1. Great live music in Texarkana. Texarkana favorites The Dusty Rose Band, and Vernon Hinesley highlights the great live music this weekend.

2. Stuff The Bus. You can help get school supplies to those who need it and enjoy a great Sonic beverage.

3. Harry Potter month is wrapping up at Discovery place and this weekend's Boredom Buster is Marauders MapQuest.

4. Texarkana Anime is this weekend at the Arkansas side Convention Center.

5. Rotary Splash Pad in Spring Lake Park. This is a free splash pad in Texarkana that is open all summer long. The story in the link will give you more details on what they have to offer, and of course, hours of operation.