MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

May 2, 2013

Things to do – Events 05.03.13


— MUSKOGEE FARMERS’ MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays 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.

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS, on the fourth Saturday 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.

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.

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.

FREE MOVIE, 7:30 p.m. May 3 at the Wagoner Civic Center. The City of Wagoner will host a free family movie night. There is no admission charge. Soda and popcorn will be 50 cents each. This month’s movie will be “Napoleon Dynamite.” Information: (918) 691-1855.

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.

ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER CELEBRATION, noon to dark May 4, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Food from different cultures that represent the parish. Open to everyone.

THIS PLACE MATTERS HISTORIC TOUR, noon to 5 p.m. May 4. The tour will include Welch home, Rowsey home, Severs Block, Grace Episcopal Church, the Morgan building and the Five Civilized Tribes Museum. Cost: Self-guided tour, $12; guided tour, $15. Information: (918) 686-6624.

WOUNDED WARRIOR SOFTBALL GAMES, 1 p.m. May 4, Love-Hatbox Field. The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team will be playing two exhibition games. Event is free and open to the public. Information: Nita McClellan, (918) 577-3704 or (918) 577-7960.

CINCO DE BUENO, May 4-5, Taco Bueno. An improved, bolder queso will be debuted for only five cents a serving with the proceeds going to several local food banks. Taco Bueno will match all sales from the new queso offer for the participating food banks.

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.

UNDER THE BIG TOP, host is  The Learning Tree, 2 to 4 p.m. May 19, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2130 W. Okmulgee. The annual Spring Sing and Circus Party. Hot dogs, popcorn, drinks, cotton candy, games, balloon twisting, inflatables and pony rides are just a few of the fun things planned. Banner auction featuring classroom banners as well as alumni, teachers and friends. Information: Kristy Newell, (918) 687-3842.

TRADER DAYS, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning May 11, Semore Park, Wagoner. Event will be held the second Saturday of every month. 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.

INDIAN NATIONS MOTORCYCLE RALLY, June 7-9, Greenleaf State Park. Will feature a bike show, pancake breakfast, scenic rides, historic site tours and trail rides. Dormitory-style accommodations available. Cost: Day Pass, $10; rally registration, $20 in advance, $30 on-site.