, Muskogee, OK

February 28, 2013


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

MOTORCYCLE DINNER RUN, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome to meet for a ride and have dinner. For the meeting location, call (918) 441-1352 or (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 1, Bacone students prepare and serve food from Burma; March 8, Cameron and Lynette Lewis will lead worship; March 15, Leslie Parks leads worship; March 22, Randy Baumann will lead worship and Pamela Baumann will testify.

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.

MUSKOGEE HOME AND GARDEN EXPO, noon to 6 p.m. March 1, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 2, Arrowhead Mall, 501 N. Main. Event is free to the public.

PROM SWAP PARTY, noon to 2 p.m. March 9, Ward Chapel AME Church, 915 Dennison St. Bring your formal or prom dresses to trade, sell or buy. Event will feature refreshments, nail tech, make up specialist, hair stylist and fashion consultant. Information: Jackie, (918) 869-8534 or Sharla, (918) 230-2174.

GREAT DECISIONS, 7 p.m. March 12, 19, 26, April 2, Grant Foreman room, Muskogee Public Library, 801 W. Okmulgee. March 12, Murali Iyengar speaks on Future of the Euro; March 19, Cheryl Van Den Handel speaks on Myanmar and Southeast Asia; March 26, Cheryl Van Den Handel speaks on Intervention; April 2, Kalpana Misra speaks on China in Africa.

DODGING FOR DISASTERS, fourth annual American Red Cross dodgeball tournament, March 9, Muskogee High School gym. Team sign-in starts at 8:30 a.m. with matches starting at 10 a.m. Cost: $60 per team early registration through March 1; $70 per team up to day of event. T-shirts are $10 or $12 for XXL. For safety purposes, anyone under the age of 18 needs a guardian’s permission to play as it is an adult dodge ball tournament. There will be supervised, inflatable bounce houses available for children to play on during the event allowing parents to participate in the event. Extras: $5 Free Catch (Each team is allowed to buy and use two “Free Catches” per match which if unused will carry over until their next match or until tournament ends. These “Free Catches” will allow a teammate to come back into the match without having a teammate catch an actual ball). Information and registration: (918) 682-1366.

29TH ANNUAL AZALEA PAGEANT, March 9, Roxy Theate, 220 W. Okmulgee. Pageant is open to girls from newborns to 18, and boys from newborn to 36 months. Winners are eligible to ride in the Azalea Parade on April 13. Everyone who enters will receive a tropy. Entry forms are available at Teens and More, Nearly New and Fancy Too, Crowning Moments and Kids and More, all in Muskogee. Information: (918) 463-2693.

BOOK REVIEW AND TASTING, “Death on Demand Series” written by Carolyn Hart, 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, presented by Melony Carey, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2130 W. Okmulgee. Proceeds to benefit local missions. Cost $7, includes book review, recipe tasting, punch, book sales and bake sale. Tickets available at the door. Information: (918) 687-7571.

GIRLS NIGHT IN, 8 p.m. March 15 to 8 a.m. March 16, Muskogee Teen Center, 322 Callahan St. Open to all area girls in grades 7-12. There will be movies, volleyball, crafts, speakers, karaoke, snacks and a chance to win door prizes every hour. The event is free, but space is limited to the first 60 registered. Information and reservations: (918) 684-6395, (918) 684-6344 or

SPRING BREAK SCHEDULE, noon to 7 p.m. March 18 through 22, Muskogee Teen Center, 322 Callahan St. Event schedule: 1 to 5 p.m. March 18 and 20, Red Cross Babysitting Certification; March 19, GenerationOn service project; March 21, karaoke contest. Information and reservations: (918) 684-6395, (918) 684-6344 or

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

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.

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.