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March 28, 2013

THINGS TO DO — Events 03.29.13


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 www.3riversmuseum.com.

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: donledgar@aol.com.

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: April 5, Jerry and Barbara Clouse poetry night; April 12, Sharee Stokes Wells, Mary Kay Henderson, Ted Aukerman; April 19, surprise night; April 22, Gene Ruth will lead worship.

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.

SCOTT AND LEIGH ANN MATTHEWS, 6 to 9 p.m. March 30, Jincy's Kitchen, 7 1/4 miles southwest of Keys on Qualls Road. Visit www.matthews-music.com for directions or call (918) 457-5515.

EASTER EGG HUNT, 10 a.m., March 30, Spaulding Park. Hosted by Muskogee Fire Department.

GOING GREEN SCRAP METAL DRIVE, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 30, Homeland, 2410 Chandler Road. Weather permitting, the students will accept donations for washing cars. Items to bring include aluminum cans, car batteries, pots and pans, copper wiring, appliances, lawn mowers, steel pipe, extension cords, lawn furniture and all metals. No microwaves will be accepted. Football players will be there to unload everything. Information or pick-up: Boyd Jones, (918) 348-1269 or Heather Jones, (918) 348-5269.

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.

GREAT DECISIONS, 7 p.m. April 2, Grant Foreman room, Muskogee Public Library, 801 W. Okmulgee. Kalpana Misra speaks on China in Africa.

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 www.bokcenter.com, Arby’s Box Office, all Tickets.com outlets, or by calling (866) 726-5287.

INDIAN CAPITAL COIN SHOW, April 12-13, VFW Post #474, 3811 W. Okmulgee. Free admission, public welcome. Information: (918) 740-6082.

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 martinupdike@hotmail.com, or Joel Everett (918) 684-6302 ext. 28 or jeverett@muskogeeparks.org.

CINDERELLA SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT, 1 p.m. April 14. Information: (405) 412-7757 or www.okcinderellapageants.com.

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: www.rotarypartyinthepark.org or (918) 680-1239.

HOGS 4 SERVICE 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.com.

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 RelayForLife.org/muskogeecook.

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.