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April 24, 2014

THINGS TO DO — Events 04.25.14

MUSKOGEE FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays beginning May 7, 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.

AZALEA FESTIVAL TULIPS IN THE GARDEN, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, The Papilion at Honor Heights Park. Cost: Adults $3; Children, seniors and military $2. The lineup: Teaching Garden and Georgia-Pacific Butterfly House opening weekend, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 11; special event 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 12, mothers get in free.

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: Today, Bill and Shirley Steinmetz share their mission work and Ludvintz Yoyo will share a testimony and song.

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.

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

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.

INDIE MOVIE NIGHTS, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Studio Broadway. Concessions available. Script-2-Screen movie making tips and cast and crew calls for Independent movie productions. Cost: $5. Information: (918) 616-0166.

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.

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.

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

VETERANS JOB CLUB, fourth Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., Muskogee Workforce Office.

YOGA IN THE PARK, 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays in May, The Papilion at Honor Heights Park. Ages 13 and up. Cost: $10. Class will be held indoors in case of inclement weather. Please bring a yoga mat. Information: yogifrommuskogee@yahoo.com.

59TH SOIL STEWARDSHIP AND LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST, 7 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Wagoner. Hosted by American Farmers and Ranchers, Wagoner County Cattlemen’s Association and Wagoner Chamber of Commerce. Information: (918) 485-4010.

CHEROKEE BILL HISTORY EXPLORERS TOUR, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, meets at Three Rivers Museum and leaves to site. Cost: $30 for museum members; $35 for non-members. Seating is limited. Take a trip back in time and go on the outlaw trail for a full day search of the exciting history of this notorious band and also remember the sacrifice and bravery of the lawmen that were involved in their capture. Information: (918) 686-6624.

TOUCH A TRUCK, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Davis Field. Cost: $2. Proceeds go to benefit Muskogee Public Library’s Children’s Department. Information: (918) 682-6657, ext. 223.

SBR DEFENSIVE TRAINING, “Take a Shot at Ending Abuse,” 9 a.m. Saturday, 3009 S. 45th St. E., one mile east of Paul’s Diner. Proceeds benefit Women in Safe Home. Firearms demonstrations, rifle and pistol ranges, raffles and kids’ events. Information: (918) 441-1036.

CHEROKEE CRUISIN’ CLASSICS CAR CLUB’S CAR, TRUCK AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW, 8 a.m. Saturday, downtown Tahlequah. Registration from 8 a.m. to noon. Cost: $20. Trophies will be presented. Information: (918) 453-9066.

BOOK SIGNING, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Hastings Entertainment. Author Joe Robert will be on hand to sign copies of his book.

CHEROKEE NATION CHESS OPEN, 9 a.m. Saturday, Sequoyah High School, Tahlequah. All chess players grades kindergarten to 12th grade are welcome. Cost: $10 if registered before April 21; $15 at the door. Trophies will be awarded. Information: (918) 456-1581.

OKLAHOMA HOME AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION SEW IN, April 29, OSU Extension building, 1440 S. Cherokee. Information: (918) 482-3902.

SALVATION ARMY WOMEN’S AUXILIARY FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 2, First Baptist Church, Muskogee. Cost: $15. Tickets available from any member of the Women’s Auxiliary. Information: (918) 682-6890.

S4 ARCHERY SHOOT, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 10, Stilwell. Walk through fun range available. Special prizes for mothers. Three novelty shoots. Cost: $10 per shooter. Children 10 and under shoot free. Information: (918) 575-8080.

BOOK SIGNING, 1 to 3 p.m. May 3, Hastings Entertainment. Authors Annie Perkins and David Marshall will be on hand to sign and sell copies of their books.

SHOW BIZ DANCE RECITAL, “Hollywood Movies, Saturday Matinee,” 4 p.m. May 10, Muskogee Fine Arts Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public.

CRUIS’N ANGELS CARE CLUB AND BANCFIRST POKER RUN, 7 p.m. May 16, starting at the Sonic on York and Chandler. Cash awards. Information: (918) 441-2755.

16TH ANNUAL CRUIS’N ANGELS AND BANCFIRST CAR, TRUCK AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW, May 17, Columbus and Fifth streets. Registration from 8 a.m. to noon, cost: $15. No cost for spectators. Trophies and cash prizes for participants. Information: (918) 441-2755.

RINGLING BROTHERS AND BARNUM AND BAILEY LEGENDS, May 31 and June 1, BOk Center. Tickets are available at 10 a.m. April 26 at the BOk Center, all ticket outlets and at www.BOkcenter.com or by calling (866) 726-5287.

MUD STOCK 2014 VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT, June 13 and 14, Love-Hatbox Sports Complex. This year will feature a competitive bracket and a recreational bracket. Cost: Recreational, $300 per team; competitive, $500 per team. Information: mudstock.org or (918) 682-2841 ext. 222.

DODGEBRAWL AND LIVE GREAT 918, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19, BOk Center, Tulsa. Information: (918) 894-4268 or bsmith@smgtulsa.com.

A NIGHT IN THE TROPICS, 6 p.m. June 21, Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. A fundraiser benefiting the Kelly B. Todd Cerebral Palsy and Neuro-Muscular Center. The menu: Whole roasted hog; a variety of island side dishes and tropical drinks. Dancing will be led by Randy McBride. Silent and live auctions available. Seating is limited. Information and reservations: (918) 683-4621.

THIRD ANNUAL IN-KIND POW-WOW, 2 to 11 p.m. June 28, Bacone College. Information and donations: (918) 682-2586.

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