MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

August 5, 2013

Over a cup


Genealogy group

sets field trip


The Fort Gibson Genealogy and Historical Society will not have a meeting this month, however they are going to have a field trip.

The group is going to the Muskogee Public Library on Aug. 17 for an entire day of research in the genealogy room.

The day will start at 9:30 a.m. when the library opens, and the ladies in the library are going to help with research.

Those doing research can take a sack lunch, and drinks will furnished. If you choose, you may go out and eat.

The group will stay until at least 3 p.m., but participants may stay a shorter or longer time. The library closes at 5:30 p.m.

Those going will need to take the surnames or info on what they need to research.

If you need a ride or more information contact Marcia Elliott at (918) 478-3345 or Mable Taylor at (918) 478-3845.



School calendar

set for 2013-14




Fort Gibson Public Schools released its calendar for the 2013-14 school year.

Key dates

Aug. 16 — First day of school.

Aug. 30 — Professional day, no school.

Sept. 2 — Labor Day, no school.

Sept. 30 — Professional day, no school.

Oct. 18 — No school.

Nov. 11 — Professional day, no classes.

Nov. 25-29 — Thanksgiving break.

Dec. 23-Jan. 3 — Christmas break.

Jan. 20 — Martin Luther King Day, no school.

Feb. 24 — Professional day, no classes.

March 17-21 — Spring break.

May 22 — Last day of school.

Parent/teacher

conference schedules

Early Learning Center —
4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 10, Oct. 15, March 6 and March 11.

Intermediate Elementary — 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 14, Oct. 15, March 3 and March 4.

Middle School — 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Sept. 19, Feb. 4 and Feb. 6.

High School — 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 1, Jan. 7 and April 15.



Comunity calendar

Chamber luncheon

11:30 a.m. Thursdays.

Simple Simon’s Pizza.

Dutch treat.



Farmers’ Market

4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays.

Langston Park.



Trustees meeting

6 p.m. second, fourth Mondays.

Town Hall.



School board

6 p.m. second Monday.

Administration Building.



All-you-can-eat breakfast

7-10 a.m., first Saturday of each month.

Fort Gibson American Legion Post #20, corner of Railroad and Walnut streets.

Cost: $5.



Open house

9 a.m. to noon each Wednesday.

Fort Gibson American Legion Post #20, corner of Railroad and Walnut streets.

All are welcome. Includes coffee, tea, dominoes, checkers, cards and more.



Genealogy meeting

6 p.m., second Monday of each month.

No meetings in January and August.

United Methodist Church.