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Things to Do

March 21, 2013

THINGS TO DO — Events 03.22.13

THOMAS-FOREMAN HISTORIC HOME TOURS, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for students. Information: (918) 686-6624 or

MOTORCYCLE DINNER RUN, 5 p.m. Saturdays, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome to meet for a ride and have dinner. For the meeting location, call Steve Hill, (918) 441-1352 or Lorraine Hill, (918) 913-1690.

ORIENTAL LODGE #430 meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

VETERANS JOB CLUB, fourth Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., Muskogee Workforce Office.

SAVE OUR WATER LAKE EUFAULA meets at 8 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Eufaula First United Methodist Church, 220 South Main St. Information:

CHRISTIAN COFFEEHOUSE, 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays, Ark of Faith, 401 E. Broadway. Refreshments and fellowship with a set time for audience participation. Audience participation includes sharing a song, poem, dance or skit. The lineup: March 22, Randy Baumann will lead worship and Pamela Baumann will testify.

INDIAN TACO DINNER, 5 to 9:30 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, Okay Senior Center, Okay. The menu: Indian tacos, dessert, and a drink. There will also be music and fellowship. Cost: $5. Information: Ray Dodgin, (918) 360-1235.

BINGO NIGHT, American Legion Post 15, 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and 7 p.m. main session on Thursdays.

FREE SOUP KITCHEN, open from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Seventh-day Adventist, 170 N. Country Club Road. Donations welcome. Information: (918) 682-5602.

GREAT DECISIONS, 7 p.m. March 26, April 2, Grant Foreman room, Muskogee Public Library, 801 W. Okmulgee. March 26, Cheryl Van Den Handel speaks on Intervention; April 2, Kalpana Misra speaks on China in Africa.

SCOTT AND LEIGH ANN MATTHEWS, will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. on March 23 at Jincy’s Kitchen. Jincy's is located 7 1/4 miles southwest of Keys on Qualls Road. Visit for directions or call (918) 457-5515.

EASTER EGG HUNT, The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians will host their annual Keetoowah Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. at the Keetoowah Celebration Grounds, located south of town off West Willis Rd. UKB tribal members as well as the general public are invited to attend. The egg hunt is for children ages 1 - 12. There will be three age group categories. Approximately 3000 eggs will be hidden. Prizes will be awarded in each category for the child who finds the Chief’s egg and the Assistant Chief’s egg. The event is coordinated by the UKB Special Events department and employee volunteers. For more information, call (918) 456-6533.

DAFFODIL DAY, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23, Three Rivers Museum and Thomas Foreman Home, 220 Elgin. Guests arrive at Three Rivers Museum for a tour, then will take a trolley ride to the Thomas Foreman Home where there will be a Daffodil Day, home tour, and tea. Hosted by Muskogee Garden Club. Cost: $10 donation. Information: Museum, (918) 686-6624 and Muskogee Garden Club, (918) 683-5380.

EASTER PARADE OF FASHION, 6:30 p.m. March 25, Wagoner Civic Center, 301 S. Grant, Wagoner. A light meal will be catered by Stacy Whitney, owner of Epic Edibles. The tickets are $12.00 and can be ordered by contacting Carolyn Cooper at (918) 485-3487 or email at wefinc@gmail or at the door on the night of the event. Information: 918-830-2965 or

GALAXY OF THE STARS, 7:30 p.m. March 28, 2013, NSU Center for the Performing Arts, 605 North Grand Ave., Tahlequah. Step Afrika. The world-renowned dance company devoted to “stepping” demonstrates the percussive dance of kicks, stomps, claps and chants. Tickets: $20 for adults, $18 for NSU alumni, $16 for NSU employees and seniors 60 and over, $10 for students and $6 for NSU students. Information: (918) 458-2075 or

EASTER COLORING CONTEST, coloring sheets available at any Muskogee BancFirst location and must be returned by March 28. All entries returned to BancFirst will be entered in an Easter Basket drawing.

DOGGIE EASTER EGG HUNT, 1 to 5 p.m. March 30, The Canebrake, Wagoner. Cost: $10 per dog, each dog is allowed two humans in the hunt. All money goes to benefit WAGS spay and neuter fund. Information: (918) 485-1810.

EASTER BRUNCH, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 31, The Canebrake, Wagoner. Cost: $31 for adults, $14 for children under 14, free for children under four.

SESAME STREET LIVE PRESENTS “CAN’T STOP SINGING,” 7 p.m. April 4; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. April 5; 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. April 6; 1 and 4:30 p.m. April 7. Tickets: $57, $37, $27, $22 and $17. Tickets available online at, Arby’s Box Office, all outlets, or by calling (866) 726-5287.

MUSKOGEE RUN, 8 a.m. April 13, Honor Heights Park. Third annual run will feature a 15k, 5k, and one mile fun run. Races start at 8 a.m. and registration takes place at 6:30 a.m. A T-shirt, refreshments, and medals for age group winners will be included. After the race, runners can head downtown to enjoy the Azalea Festival Parade and Chili Cook-Off. Information: Martin Updike, (918) 577-1956 or, or Joel Everett (918) 684-6302 ext. 28 or

PARTY IN THE PARK, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 20, The Papilion at Honor Heights Park. Presented by the Muskogee Rotary Club, wine and food tasting with live entertainment. Tickets (Includes souvenir glass): $15 in advance, $20 at the event. Information and reservations: or (918) 680-1239.

HOGS FOR DOGS POKER RUN, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 20. Poker run will depart Danny Beck Chevrolet in Sapulpa from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and arrive at the VFW in Muskogee from 3 to 5 p.m. crossing 130 miles of scenic highways. The event is open to motorcycles and cars. Awards, door prizes, raffles and 50/50 drawing. Information: (918) 504-1764 or (918) 683-5380.

CANCER SURVIVOR RECEPTION, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20, Spaulding Park Scout House. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Muskogee County will honor and celebrate those who have overcome or continue to fight their battle with cancer. Lunch provided for survivors and their guest. RSVP to Anna Stewart, (918) 616-3342 or caffeinatedmom@hotmail


MASQUERADE BOWL, 6 to 8 p.m. April 25,Green Country Lanes, 811 S. York St. Muskogee Junior Achievement’s Masquerade Bowl-a-thon. Presented By OG&E to support Junior Achievement in Muskogee classrooms. Information: Brian Jackson (918) 663-2156.

BODY ART EXHIBIT, 6 to 10 p.m. May 2, Muskogee Civic Center. Come see the many styles of elegant body art. To enter, your tattoo parlor must sponsor you. Information: (918) 684-6363.

RELAY FOR LIFE, 6 p.m. May 3, Indian Bowl. Join Relay For Life of Muskogee County and the American Cancer Society in the fight against cancer. Information and registration: Melissa McLain, (918) 781- 9864 or

CRUIS’N ANGELS POKER RUN, 7 p.m. May 17, starts at Sonic on York and Chandler. Cost: $5. Cash prizes.

CAR, TRUCK and MOTORCYCLE SHOW, 15th annual Cruis’n Angels and BancFirst Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show, May 18, corner of Columbus and 5th St. Registration from 8 a.m. to noon. Cost to enter: $15 per vehicle. Trophy plus $100 for Best of Show, paint, interior and engine. Cash awards throughout the day, t-shirts, door prizes, 50/50 pot, food, craft vendors, a disc jockey and $1 hot dogs will all be available. Information: Joe Schmidgall, (918) 441-2755. Vendor information: Ronnie Brassfield, (918) 441-0624. Specator cost is free.


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