Submit calendar items and photos by mail or email. Please include your phone number. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail: Features, P.O. Box 1968, Muskogee 74402. Information: (918) 684-2922.
INDIAN TACO LUNCH, 11 a.m. July 11, D.D. Etchieson Indian United Methodist Church, 412 W. Seneca, Tahlequah. Cost is $8 per person and includes a dessert and drink. Everyone is invited to have a long lunch break in their air conditioned building and fellowship with your friends in the Tahlequah community. To-go orders are available and deliveries can be made to the same address that orders five or more dinners. The church phone number is (918) 772-5055 and will be answered on the morning of July 11. Information: Faye Morrison, (918) 207-5067.
CHOCTAW ADULT COMMUNITY LANGUAGE CLASS PHASE 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fife Indian Methodist Church, 1100 Eufaula St. 16-week class. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Work books will be provided and it is helpful if you have Choctaw dictionary but not necessary. No enrollment necessary. Just show up. Information: (918) 685-0058.
FREE GUITAR AND BASS LESSONS, 4-6 p.m. Thursdays, Eufaula Library. Free. Information: (918) 855-0978.
HERO (HELPING EVERYONE RECOVER AND OVERCOME) MEETING, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Christ Kingdom Builders Church, 1801 Baltimore Ave. Information: (918) 681-1817.
PTSD DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursdays, Ark of Faith, 401 E. Broadway. Open to anyone with PTSD. Each month, they address one of the 12 symptoms.
VETERANS GUITAR CLASSES, 6:15-8:15 p.m. every Thursday (except on holidays), Ark of Faith, 401 E. Broadway. Taught by Steve House. Diversity inclusive. Guitars are donated. Complete the course to keep the guitar! Information: Sally, (918) 682-8411 after 10 a.m.
WARNER PUBLIC LIBRARY, story time for 3- and 4-year-olds, 10 a.m. Thursdays, 207 Eighth St., Warner. Information: (918) 463-2363.
LINE DANCING, 10-11:30 a.m. first, second, and fourth Thursdays of the month, 1-2:30 p.m. the third Thursday, Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center, 119 Spaulding Blvd. Free. Information: (918) 683-3572 or (918) 684-6310.
FORT GIBSON WOMEN'S CLUB MEETING, second Thursday each month. Formal meetings September through December. From June through August, they meet in various area restaurants to share ideas and for fellowship. New members always welcome. Information: Linda, (918) 686-3917; Judy, (918) 519-9840; Martha, (918) 478-3015; or Mary Jane, (918) 931-7953.
HONORING VETERANS LUNCH, noon to 1:05 p.m. Thursdays, Ark of Faith, 401 E. Broadway. Homemade church-prepared and restaurant-donated meals. No cost. Everyone is welcome.
INDIAN TACO LUNCH, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, D D Etchieson Indian United Methodist Church, 412 W. Seneca, Tahlequah, near the Methodist Home. Cost: $8 per person and includes dessert and drink. To-go orders available. Call (918) 772-5055 to place an order or to get information.
QUILTING B'S SEWING GROUP, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, Cookson United Methodist Church, 21685 W. Cookson Bend Road, Cookson.
SAINT FRANCIS HOSPITAL MUSKOGEE STROKE SUPPORT GROUP, 4-5 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Saint Francis Hospital Muskogee Rehabilitation Dining Room, 300 Rockefeller Drive. Information: (918) 684-2420.
SAVE OUR WATER LAKE EUFAULA meets at 8 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Eufaula's First United Methodist Church, 220 S. Main St. Information: email@example.com.
STORY TIME WITH MISS RHONDA, 10-11 a.m. July 11, Q.B. Boydstun Library, 201 E. South Ave., Fort Gibson.
TRINITY MASONIC LODGE #502 meets at 6:30 p.m. first Thursday of each month. Information: (918) 616-5306 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CROSS MANIA, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Strictly Fitness. Information: (918) 683-2639.
MUSKOGEE RUNNING CLUB, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Indian Bowl. Free for all runners. Information: Martin Updike, email@example.com or (918) 577-1956.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 6 p.m. Fridays, New Hope Assembly of God, 110 W. 58th St. For transportation: (918) 351-5218 or (918) 348-0424.
FREE ADDICTIONS PROGRAM, 7 p.m. Fridays, Liberty Baptist Temple, 821 Gibson St. Free to all who are addicted to drugs, gambling, alcohol, cigarettes, immorality, or more. Information: (918) 682-9999.
DUSK TIL DAWN BLUES FESTIVAL, 5 p.m.-5 a.m. Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 103020 D.C. Minner St., Rentiesville. 30 blues bands on three stages. $18 a day. Kids under 12 free. Information: dcminnerblues.com or (918) 855-0978.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES #4042, 9 p.m. Fridays, 4090 Chandler Road. $5 for members and $7 for non-members.
PLUMB THEATRE CONCERTS, Fridays, Plumb Theatre, 5 1/2 miles east of Eufaula on Oklahoma 9 at Longtown. Plumb Theatre is a family-friendly theater with no smoking or alcohol allowed. Concessions available. Information/tickets: (918) 452-2020.
DANCE, 7-9 p.m. Fridays, Tahlequah Senior Citizens Center, 230 E. First St. Music by The High Mileage Band. Featuring classic country and 50s rock. Cost: $5 cover per person. Open to the public. Coffee and snacks provided. Come meet new friends and enjoy the fun. Information: (918) 456-0792; or (918) 530-2246.
CHRISTIAN COFFEEHOUSE, 8-11 p.m. third Friday of July and August and fourth Friday of September, Ark of Faith, 401 E. Broadway. Coffeehouse encourages original works and offers a place to practice, share, learn and fellowship. Information: Sally, (918) 682-8411, after 10 a.m.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., first Saturday of the month, American Legion Post 20, 201 Railroad and Walnut streets, Fort Gibson. Cost: $6. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits, and gravy. Information: Tim Smith, (918) 577-8738.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT DAY BENEFIT BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., third Saturday of the month, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 7, 4815 W. Okmulgee Ave. Cost: $5, all you can eat. Menu: Eggs, sausage, biscuits, sausage gravy, pancakes, coffee, milk, juice and chocolate milk. Proceeds directly support local Disabled American Veterans and their families. Information: Melvin Francis, (918) 490-3134.
BENEFIT BREAKFAST, 7 to 9:30 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, coffee, and orange juice. Proceeds help fund emergency and medical emergency services offered by the Porum Landing Fire Department. Information: (918) 617-4743.
DOORWAYS OF HOPE, Saturdays, Central Baptist Church, 624 East Side Blvd. 5 p.m. meal, 6 p.m. big meeting, 7 p.m. small group meeting. For transportation: (918) 360-5061 or (918) 683-2946.
MUSKOGEE SWIM & FITNESS FAMILY SWIM, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays and 1-4:30 p.m. Sundays, Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center, 566 N. Sixth St. Cost: $3. Information: (918) 684-6304 or www.cityofmuskogee.com.
SECOND SATURDAY DESIGN CLASS, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 13, A Bloom Flowers & Gifts, 104 N. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah. Interactive design class, A Bloom by You, during the July Second Saturday. This will be an open class for all to enjoy. No minimum group size to participate. The class will be $35 per person. Classes will run approximately 45 minutes each.
CRAZY 'BOUT PATSY, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Aug. 3, Legacy on Main Street, 224 N. Main St., Eufaula. Tickets: $45 for dinner/show; $25 for show only. Advance purchase required. Purchase tickets at www.LegacyOnMainStreet.com or at Our Favorite Place, 127 N. Main St., Eufaula.
PLUMB PURE COUNTRY, 7 p.m. Saturdays, Plumb Theatre, 5 1/2 miles east of Eufaula on Oklahoma 9 at Longtown. Plumb Theatre is a family-friendly theater with no smoking or alcohol allowed. Concessions available. Information/tickets: (918) 452-2020.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 15 SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE, 7 p.m. Saturdays, American Legion Post 15, 40th and Broadway. Must be 21 or older. No smoking. Line dancing, two-step, waltz. Live music. Information: (918) 310-9145.
MOTORCYCLE DINNER RUN, 5 p.m. Saturdays, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome. Dinner afterward. For meeting location, call Steve Hill, (918) 441-1352 or Lorraine Hill, (918) 913-1690.
MUSKOGEE FARMERS' MARKET, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Muskogee Civic Center, 425 Boston St.
MUSKOGEE'S GOT TALENT!, 1 p.m. the first Saturday of every month through September and 6 p.m. Oct. 5. October's Talent Show will begin will be the finale for all of the prior 1st place winners to compete against each other. It is free for anyone to participate but is $5 for others to attend. To get an application just call (918) 684-6366. Debit/Credit Cards accepted. Concessions available. Information: (918) 684-6366.
PINK DINNER, 6 p.m. July 20, Pecan Creek Winery, 8510 W. Fern Mountain Road. Featuring various dishes developed by world-renown chefs to pair with rose', reds and whites. Chef Jonathan Simpson will be their chef working out of his new food truck at the winery. They will also feature pairings with reds and white wines. Their 2018 Estate Vignoles will be bottled and featured early in the event. They will also introduce a re-formulated 20 Chances which is a white hybrid aged in bourbon barrels.
POP UP SHOPS DOWNTOWN FESTIVAL, Third Saturday of every month, Eufaula. Information: (918) 605-7405.
PRIDE FESTIVAL, July 20, Honor Heights Park. Marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riot. More information to be announced as plans are solidified.
THIRD ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE PAGEANT 9 a.m. July 13, The Roxy Theater, 220 W. Okmulgee Ave. For girls from birth to 18-years-old. Everyone that enters will receive a crown. Entry forms/contact: Debbie Breedlove, pageant director, 918-360-6886 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WARNER REUNION ALL SCHOOL, 1-5 p.m. July 13, Warner Events Center, 900 Fourth Ave. Free admission. Bring potluck snack. Class photos start at 2 p.m. Drawing 4:30 p.m. Call Hope Hill, (817) 781-9750; or Boyd Roberts, (972) 529-8464.
TAHLEQUAH COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE 46th SEASON, Sept. 20-22, 27-29, "Mamma Mia"; Nov. 8-10, 15-17, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night"; Feb. 14-16, 21-23, "Arsenic and Old Lace"; April 17-19, 24-26, "Drop Dead." All shows are dinner theater performances and are performed at the Tahlequah Armory Municipal Center, 100 N. Water Ave., Tahlequah. Tickets are available on www.tcpok.com (click on the tickets tab). Box office phone number is (918) 822-4440.
HEART HEALTHY COOKING CLASS, 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 622 W. Southside Blvd. Class is free. Information: (404) 438-6645.
JAM SESSIONS, 4 p.m. (music starts at 5 p.m.) Sundays, Down Home Blues Club, 701 D.C. Minner St., Rentiesville. Information: (918) 855-0978.