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TUESDAY

Arts

FINE ARTS GALLERY, Muskogee Art Guild, 211 W. Broadway. Framed works are for sale and the building is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. The work is changed out every two months. Member-created jewelry and sculpture are displayed.

MUSKOGEE SHUTTERBUG CAMERA CLUB meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month, Three Rivers Museum, 220 Elgin Ave. Each meeting includes photography education and the previous month's competition results. All levels of photographic experience are welcome. Information: muskogeeshutterbugs.com.

OPEN STUDIO, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Muskogee Art Guild, 211 W. Broadway. Artists who are 16 or older who want to create and enjoy the company of other artists are welcome. There is no charge. Bring your own supplies and projects. Instruction is available for beginners. Muskogee Art Guild volunteers and award-winning artists will be on hand at Members Open Studio. Paula Hefley will be available for informal advice and encouragement for watercolorists on Tuesdays, and Gwyn LaCrone will be in house for those especially interested in acrylics or oils on Thursdays. On days DeAnn McDaniel is working on projects, she will also be available for those interested in alcohol ink or colored pencil. Bring your own supplies and projects and receive free instruction, encouragement and support.

Classes

AL-ANON MEETINGS, noon Tuesdays, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2130 W. Okmulgee Ave.; 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Grace Episcopal Church, 218 N. Sixth St.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 1 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month, New Community Church, 3600 E. Shawnee Bypass. All caregivers welcome. Feel free to come and share. Information: Stacy Williamson, Caregiver director, (918) 913-9585 or (918) 682-7891.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 10:30-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, in the Ark of Faith back office. Call Joe Kovac, (918) 682-2893 or sign up online at www.arkoffaith.org.

DIABETES CLASS, 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, Gaddy Drug. The topic, Sweet Spot, will include diabetes medications and weight loss and will have a workbook. Information and reservations: (918) 682-5584.

GED CLASSES, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and 5:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Arrowhead Mall next to BancFirst. Free classes, sponsored by Union Public Schools. Information: (918) 681-4199.

MUSKOGEE SHARKS SWIM TEAM TRYOUTS, 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center, 566 N. Sixth St. A youth recreation and a USA competitive swim team is available year-round. Cost: $120 per season and an additional $73 for USA. Information: (918) 684-6304 or www.cityofmuskogee.com.

OVERCOMERS RECOVERY SUPPORT PROGRAM, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Faith-based teaching by G5 Outreach Ministries using a 90-day workbook. For people of all backgrounds to help addictions of drugs, alcohol, gambling, codependency issues, eating disorders, sex addictions, violence, and criminal behaviors. Information: (918) 681-4050.

REVERSING DIABETES, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Muskogee Public Library. Instructors: Tami Milligan, MSN-RN; and Ken Adams, P.A. Free. Six weekly sessions. Pre-register: (231) 884-2788.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY (TOPS 0618) MUSKOGEE, 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Presbyterian Church of Muskogee, 2000 E. Haskell Blvd. Come see us. Come join us. Information: (918) 876-7245.

Dances

BEGINNERS LINE DANCING, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center, 119 Spaulding Blvd. Free to everyone. Information: (918) 683-3572.

Events

AMERICAN LEGION POST 15, 4021 W. Broadway, Muskogee. Monthly membership meeting the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend, and all veterans invited. Information: (918) 913-1638.

BINGO AND LUNCH, Complimentary meal served at 11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month, followed by a free bingo session at the Porum Landing Fire Department, eight miles west of Porum on Texanna Road or nine miles east of U.S. 69 on Texanna Road. Meals also will be served on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Blood pressure and glucose testing will be available at 10:45 a.m. Information: (918) 617-4743.

JR. NATURALIST SPRING BREAK HIKE, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 19 and March 21, The Papilion in Honor Heights Park. For children ages 8-12. Cost: $10/child, includes snack and t-shirt. To pre-register: kcoburn@muskogeeparks.org or (918) 684-6303.

MOVIES AT THE ROXY, Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and movies start at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Roxy Theater, 220 W. Okmulgee Ave. Admission is $5. Concessions will be available. Debit/credit cards accepted. Information: (918) 684-6366.

ORIENTAL MASONIC LODGE #430 meets at 6:30 p.m. first Tuesday of each month. Information: (918) 616-5306 or kcrissler@yahoo.com.

Exercise

ZUMBA WITH RACHEL MEINERSHAGEN, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Strictly Fitness. Information: (918) 683-2639.

Theater

"DROP DEAD" AUDITIONS, 7 p.m. Feb. 18, St. Basil Episcopal Church, 814 N. Vinita Ave., Tahlequah. Show dates are April 17-19 and April 24-26. All performances are held at the Tahlequah Armory Municipal Center, 100 North Water Ave., Tahlequah. The cast consists of 5 men and 5 women. Persons who audition should be high school age and up. The read through date is Feb. 25. Rehearsals will be held on Feb. 27 and March 2. Traditional rehearsals resume from 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 9 on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Also needed are set builders, back stage crew, sound and light technicians, costumers, make-up and hair artists, etc.

WEDNESDAY

Classes

FREE GUITAR/BASS LESSONS WITH SELBY MINNER, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Jim Lucas Checotah Library. All are invited. Acoustic or electric guitar. All you need is an instrument and a desire to learn, relearn or improve your musical skills.

Dances

LINE DANCING LESSONS, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Hatbox Dance Building, 540 S. 40th St. Beginners to intermediate. Cost: $5 per person. No alcohol or smoking allowed. All ages welcome. Information: Stephanie Tippie, (918) 869-8544.

Events

MUSKOGEE BREAKFAST OPTIMIST CLUB, 7-7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Catfish Ranch, South 69 Highway. Gather and have breakfast 6:30-7 a.m. New members welcome. Information: (918) 625-8501.

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

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