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May 9, 2013

Things to do – Events 05.10.13

— 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.

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.

RAILROAD DAY, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11, Three Rivers Museum, 220 Elgin. Model train layouts and railroad exhibits will be on display, and a guided tour of the 1940s era switch engine with a view from the engineer’s perspective. A new model of the Midland Valley engines #152 and #153 created by Jim Lemley will be unveiled. These engines, one east bound, the other west bound were involved in a fatal accident near Bokoshe in 1958, the only known serious accident in the history of the Midland Valley system. The model will be on permanent exhibit in the musuem. At 1 p.m., Mike Condren will present a program about the “Muskogee Roads,” a system of railroads under common management headquartered in Muskogee. Admission is free. Information: (918) 686-6624 or www.3riversmuseum.

com.

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.

CATFISH ROUNDUP and city-wide garage sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18, city of Okay.

UNDER THE BIG TOP, hosted by 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. There are even dormitory-style accommodations for those who prefer not to camp. The public is welcome to attend. Cost: Day Pass, $10; rally registration, $20 in advance, $30 on-site.

CATFISH COOK-OFF, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 15, Muskogee Civic Center. Cost: $8 for taster’s kit. Entry fee: $50. Prizes: $1,000 for first, $500 for secodn and $300 for third. Trophies and people’s choice awards also will be awarded. Entertainment: Wanda Watson singing the blues. Information: (918) 684-6363.

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