MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

June 5, 2014

THINGS TO DO — Events 06.06.14


— SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM, 11 a.m. to 1:30 until Aug. 8 at the Martin Luther King Center. The lunches are free to any youth 18 years and younger.

SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Aug. 8 at Rotary Park. Everyone is welcome for free lunch of sandwich, dessert and drink. Sponsored by New Hope Assembly of God. Information: (918) 683-2139 or www.newhopemuskogee.com.

37TH MUSKOGEE GARDEN TOUR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Features gardens of Harvey and Kay Price, 2051 N. Country Club Road; Randy and Leslie Scott, 3505 Porter St.; David and Joann Clark, 2204 Park Place; Larry and Nancy Hoffman, 2604 Camelot Court; Honor Heights Park Butterfly House and Papilion Gardens. $5 ticket donation available at each location. Information: Oyana Wilson, (918) 683-5380.

2014 HISTORIC HOMES AND BUILDINGS TOUR, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Trolleys will leave Three Rivers Museum at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and at approximately 1:00 and 1:30 p.m. Each trolley will have a guide on board providing information and stories about Muskogee’s historic neighborhoods along the route. Trolley space is limited ,so early ticket purchase is encouraged to reserve your seat. Tickets are $20 for museum members and $25 for others and are available for purchase at Three Rivers Museum.

HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD WALKING TOUR, 4 p.m. Saturday at Elliott Park. A group tour for an afternoon stroll through the Sadler District and Capital District of Muskogee and learn about a unique African- American history, including legendary lawman, Bass Reeves. The tour begins at Elliott Park on Altamont Street north of downtown. Cost is $5 (cash only). Wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather.  

COCKLE DANCE RECITAL, 7 p.m. Saturday at the Fort Gibson High School Auditorium. Admission is free. Information: (918) 684-7250.

2014 SOONER SERIES SWEET 16 MX, practice is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The race begins at 9 a.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 and rider entry fee is $30. Information: (918) 781-9566 or (918) 869-0486.

SPORTS COLLECTIBLE SHOW, today through 15, Arrowhead Mall. 25 tables of sports-related items for sale or trade. Admission is free. Information: (918) 845-4257.

YOUTH EXPLOSION, 6 p.m. June 13 and 14 at Community Gospel Center, 1686 Hwy. 62 E. in Fort Gibson. Teens Zack Brown and James Dye will be the event speakers and the band, ISM Worship will be playing both nights. On June 13, there will be an outdoor movie at dusk. Each night a free dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with inspiring gospel messages at 7 p.m. Games will be available nightly. Everyone is welcome to the free event. Information: (918) 207-7137.

6TH ANNUAL CAR SHOW, 11 a.m. June 14, First Baptist Church South, Beggs. Registration is from 8 to 11 a.m. There will be barbecue, dessers, fish-fry, and refreshments. Trophies will be presented to top 50 cars and trucks, top five motorcycles, and 11 special awards. Awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m. The event is free.

MUD STOCK 2014 VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT, June 13 and 14, Love-Hatbox Sports Complex. This year will feature a competitive bracket and a recreational bracket. Cost: Recreational, $300 per team; competitive, $500 per team. Information: mudstock.org or (918) 682-2841 ext. 222.

THE PAPILION IN HONOR HEIGHTS PARK teaching garden and Georgia-Pacific Butterfly House is open daily, weather permitting. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission charge is $3 for adults and $2 for children/seniors/military.

BREAKFAST/FLEA MARKET, 7 a.m. first Saturday of each month at Porum Landing Fire Department, eight miles west of Porum on Texanna Road or nine miles east of Highway 69 on Texanna Road. Breakfast will be Harry’s biscuits with sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, hash browns, grits, fruit, orange juice, and coffee from 7 to 9:30 a.m. The flea market will be open as long as there are buyers. Booth information, James, (405) 229-6445.

MUSKOGEE FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Market Square, in front of the Muskogee Civic Center. Local produce, plants, eggs, meat, crafts, body care products, ready-to-eat foods and much more.

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

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:  No coffeehouses until June 20. Only third Friday in June, July, and August.

GOSPEL MUSIC NIGHT, 6 to 9 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, Okay Senior Center, Okay. Free live music. April guest: Crystal River. Concessions available. Information: (918) 360-1968.

INDIE MOVIE NIGHTS, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Studio Broadway. Concessions available.  Cost: $5 non-members, free to Bare Bones Films Arts Society members. Information: (918) 616-1264.

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.

MOVIES AT THE ROXY THEATER, All movie cost $2 per person and start at 7 p.m. The lineup: June 12, “Incredible Shrinking Man”; June 19, “Charade”; June 26, “Jaws.”

A NIGHT IN THE TROPICS, 6 p.m. June 21, Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. A fundraiser benefiting the Kelly B. Todd Cerebral Palsy and Neuro-Muscular Center. The menu: Whole roasted hog; a variety of island side dishes and tropical drinks. Dancing will be led by Randy McBride. Silent and live auctions available. Seating is limited. Information and reservations: (918) 683-4621.

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

POOL LEAGUES, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, VFW. 8-Ball Tuesday, BCA Wednesday, 9-Ball Thursday, Friday 8-Ball Tournament. Every second and fourth Saturday is Scotch Doubles. Information: (918) 683-5230.

THIRD ANNUAL IN-KIND POW-WOW, 2 to 11 p.m. June 28, Bacone College. Information and donations: (918) 682-2586.

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.

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