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July 3, 2014

THINGS TO DO —Events 07.04.14

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 U.S. 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.

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: Only third Friday in July, and August.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION NETWORK, noon, first Tuesday of every month at Studio Broadway, 213 W. Broadway. Anyone interested in finding strategies to reduce the statistics of Domestic Violence in the greater Muskogee area.

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.

HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD WALKING TOUR, 4 p.m. Saturday. Join a group tour for an afternoon stroll through the Founders’ Place and Kendall Place Historic Districts of Muskogee. Walk along Silk Stocking Lane where the city’s founders built their finest homes. The tour will begin at Beckman Park at Sixteenth and Court streets. Cost is $5 (cash only). Information: okieheritage.com.

HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD WALKING TOUR, 4 p.m. July 12. Join 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). Information: okieheritage.com

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.

MOVIE AT THE ROXY THEATER, July 10, “The Philadelphia Story”; July 17, “Dial M For Murder”; July 24, “The Thing” (1951); July 31, “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken.” All movies start at 7 p.m. and cost is $2 per person. Information (918) 684-6363.

MUSKOGEE COUNTY DEMOCRATS MEETING, 6:30 p.m. July 24 at the Martin Luther King Center. There will be a pot luck dinner and members are asked to bring a dish. Information: Jack Reavis, (918) 869-5405.

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.

MUSKOGEE PATRIOT TOWNHALL MEETINGS, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, Muskogee Public Library. This is a citizen education opportunity to hear experts share their knowledge and experience in preparation for upcoming elections 2014, 2016. Information (918) 577-6352.

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

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.

PATIO PIG ROAST AND LUAU, 6 to 9 p.m. July 17 at the Canebrake, four miles east of Wagoner off Oklahoma 51. The event includes music, summer cocktails and pig roast. Guests can enjoy special room rates for the evening. Grass skirts and coconut tops are optional. The event is $65 per person. Tax and gratuity is not included. Reservations are required.

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.

SALVATION ARMY WOMEN’S AUXILIARY MEMBERSHIP BRUNCH, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at McEntee’s. Information: Charlene Schoeppel, (918) 682-6890.

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 S. Main St. Information: donledgar@aol.com.

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., May 31-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.

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.

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