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Things to Do

June 20, 2013

Things to do – Events 06.21.13

— MUSKOGEE FARMERS’ MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through October, Muskogee Civic Center. Local growers will offer a wide variety of vegetables, herbs and garden plants; plus eggs, grass-fed beef, tamales, burritos and hot dogs. Other vendors will have hand-made crafts, candles, soaps, natural body care products, pet treats and more, and new at the market this year will be fresh-brewed coffee, yogurt parfaits and homemade granola from The Bite.

TRADER DAYS, second Saturday of each month, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Semore Park, Wagoner. Participants can buy/sell anything except animals, fowl, guns, weapons or alcohol. No entry fee. Participants responsible for own tables and chairs. Information: John French, (918) 485-4917 or Paula Templeton, (918) 557-2193.

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS, on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center, 119 Spaulding Blvd. The screening is provided by Angels Care Home Health for those who need to track their blood sugar and blood pressure. No appointments necessary. Information: (918) 684-6310.

SUMMER MOVIES, 7 p.m. Thursdays, The Roxy Theater. $2 charge per person, concessions available. No movie July 4. Information: (918) 684-6363.

RIVER CITY PLAYERS, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday, through Aug. 3, NSU Playhouse, Tahlequah. The lineup: Thursdays, We Love the 80s; Fridays, Guitars and Cadillacs; Saturday afternoons, At the Hop; Saturday evenings, We Love the 80s. Admission: Adults, $12; NSU Alumni/Staff, $10; Seniors/Groups of 12 or more, $8; Students, $6. Information and tickets: (918) 458-2075.

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.

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.

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.

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.

SHUTTERBUG MOON SHOOT, 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Civitan Park. Experienced club members will be available to show novice users tricks and techniques for capturing images of the moon as it rises. The event is free. Information: (918) 683-3137.

SPORTS COLLECTIBLES SHOW, through June 23, Arrowhead Mall. 25 tables of sports-related items for sale or trade, Free admission. Information: Vintage Sports, (918) 845-4257 or vinsprtcrds@hotmail.com

CRAZY HAT DAYS, today and Saturday, TACO Building and Grounds, Cookson. TACO encourages everyone to make or buy and decorate a crazy hat to wear for the jubilee. Live music, the Little Miss Lake Tenkiller Pageant and more.

SUMMER BLAZE 2013, 2 p.m. June 22, Muskogee Civic Center. Multi-cultural event hosted by Lonnie Barker who is giving back to the community and to reach out to all of the youth in the Muskogee and surrounding areas. There will be food, games, motivational speakers a concert and many other fun exciting things for kids and teens. This event is open to the public, church youth groups, families and friends of all ethnic backgrounds. Free admission. Information: (312) 590-4085.

CRAFT SHOW, 9 a.m. June 22, Wagoner Show Barn. Information: sharonfayed79@gmail.com or donnacarter60@yahoo.com.

KIDSFEST, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29 and 30, Woolaroc, Bartlesville. Two stages will be set up on the grounds that will feature special acts that kids and parents will both enjoy including the popular country singing group, The Herrold Sisters. Michael King and his “One Man Circus” will also perform both days along with arts and crafts, children’s games and much more. Once again, the main campus of Woolaroc will transform into a magical children’s wonderland. Cost: $10 for adults, $8 for adults 65+ and children 11 and under. Information: (918) 336-0307 ext. 14.

BURGERS AND ICE CREAM, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 4 at Porum Landing Fire Station, 5 1/2 miles west of Porum on Texanna Road. Proceeds benefit the all-volunteer fire station.

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