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SUNDAY

Classes

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.

Concerts

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.

MONDAY

Arts

THREE RIVERS PHOTO CLUB meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays of every month, in Art Guild Building, 211 W. Broadway. The club is composed of beginner, intermediate, and advanced photographers. The goal is to offer opportunities to enhance your photography skills. The club has competitions the first Monday of every month judged by certified Photographic Society of America members. The third Monday is for photography instruction and shooting assignments. Membership is not necessary to attend meetings. Information: (918) 683-0825 and leave a message or www.threeriversphotographyclub.com.

Classes

A.A. "BROWN BAG" NOON GROUP, Noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Grace Chapel at Grace Episcopal Church (the church with the red doors), Sixth and Court streets. Enter through the playground gate, off the south parking lot, and the southwest Chapel door. The coffee is always on. Join them. Information: (918) 687-5416.

DOORWAYS OF HOPE, 5-8 p.m. Mondays, Gospel Rescue Mission, 323 Callahan St. For overcoming habits, hurts and hangups. Meal and big and small group meetings. Program follows faith-based 12-Step Program. Information: (918) 682-3489 or (918) 616-7888. 5-8 p.m. Saturdays, Central Baptist Church, 624 East Side Blvd. Meal and big and small group meetings. Information: (918) 360-5061, (918) 683-2946, or (918) 851-0980.

ENGLISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Muskogee Public Library. Individual classes offered; day and time will be set when enrolled with a tutor. Information: Penny Chastain, adult literacy coordinator, (918) 682-6657.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS, 6-7 p.m. every Monday night, First United Methodist Church, 600 E. Okmulgee Ave. Open to the public.

GED AND HiSET PREP, High School dropout? Hard to find a job? Let Wagoner Literacy Center help you get back on track. Information: (918) 485-2741, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

GED MATH CLASSES, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays, Muskogee Public Library. Individual classes offered; day and time will be set when enrolled with a tutor. Information: Penny Chastain, adult literacy coordinator, (918) 682-6657.

GED PREPARATION CLASSES, 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Muskogee Public Library. Individual classes are offered, day and time will be set when enrolled with a tutor. Information: Penny Chastain, adult literacy coordinator, (918) 682-6657.

WAGONER LITERACY CENTER COMPUTER CLASSES, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, Wagoner Literacy Center, 2200 W. Wellington, Wagoner. Ongoing computerized, one-on-one, or instructor-led computer classes. Limited seating is available. Class is free. Information/Enrollment: (918) 485-2741.

Dances

GOOD TIME DANCERS, 9-11 a.m. every Monday, Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center, 119 Spaulding Blvd. Advanced line dance class led by Mari Kemmer. Information: (918) 684-6310.

LINE DANCING AT HATBOX, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, 640 S. 40th St. Cost: $2, beginner, intermediate and advanced line dances. All ages welcome. Information: (918) 683-3572.

Events

BINGO, 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, American Legion Post 15, 4021 W. Broadway. Single pack, $4; double, $7. Lots of fun for everyone. A service officer will be at the Legion Post from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Thursday for veterans who need help.

FORT GIBSON GENEALOGY & HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 6 p.m. first Monday of each month (except August and January), First United Methodist Church, 302 Beauregard St., Fort Gibson. Handicap entrance is available at the canopy. Open to the public. Membership dues are $10/year for singles and/or married couples.  Find informative facts about the town and people and learn how to research your own people/locations. They have a Genealogy Library (specific to their area) available at the church. It opens at 5 p.m. on meeting day or upon special request. Information: Marcia Elliott, (918) 781-9883; Mable Taylor, (918) 348-0288; or Marcy Smith, (918) 441-4760.

MUSKOGEE MASONIC LODGE #28 meets at 6:30 p.m. first Monday of each month. Information: (918) 616-5306 or kcrissler@yahoo.com.

WOMEN IN BUSINESS, noon-1 p.m. Sept. 9, Indian Capital Technology Center, 2403 N. 41st St. E., Room 100. Guest speaker: Lindsey Roberts, MPS, CPS, Regional Prevention Coordinator, Neighbors Building Neighborhoods. $15 per person. Lunch included. RSVP: www.visitmuskogee.com or (918) 682-2401.

Exercise

MONDAY MORNING YOGA STRETCH CLASS, 10-11 a.m. Mondays,  Presbyterian Church of Muskogee, 2000 Haskell Blvd. New series chair and standing poses. Six classes for $30. Information: Martha Stoodley, (918) 683-2373 or https://www.facebook.com/groups/yogamuskogee/.

ZUMBA CLASSES, 4 p.m. Mondays, 4:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m. Saturdays, Tenkiller Area Community Organization Building, 32247 S. 540 Road, Cookson. Cost: $5 drop in or monthly rate. First class is free. Information: Joyce Bames, (918) 316-0251.

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, Wednesday, 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, Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. 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. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, 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.

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.

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.

FALL PM SWIM LESSONS, Session 1, 5:30-6 p.m. and 6-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 10-Oct. 3; 5:30-6 p.m. and 6-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 8-Nov. 7 (taking a break the week of Halloween); 5:30-6 p.m. and 6-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Nov. 12-Dec. 12 (taking a break the week of Thanksgiving), Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center, 566 N. Sixth St. Information: (918) 684-6304 or www.cityofmuskogee.com.

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.

GYMNASTICS, Beginners, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; Intermediate, 3:45 p.m. Mondays, and 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays; Advanced, 4:45 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Fort Gibson Intermediate Elementary School old gym. Pre-registration is 4 p.m. Thursday at the IES old gym. Cost is $25 for weekly classes and $40 for twice-weekly sessions. Sessions run for four weeks. Information: Desi, (918) 478-4981.

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.

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.

WALK WITH EASE, Oct. 8, Okay Area Senior Center. Free for all seniors. Information: (918) 779-7367.

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, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays through Thursdays, 4021 W. Broadway. All veterans and families are invited. Post members and veterans are encouraged to visit as they are able. Coffee will be available to guests. For the health and comfort of all, there will be no use of any tobacco products and no alcohol consumption. Information: (918) 616-8756, between 9:30 a.m.- 6 p.m.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 241, Dinner at 6:30 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. first Tuesday of every month, Batfish-Muskogee War Memorial Park, 3500 Batfish Road. Information: (918) 464-2981.

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.

MOVIES AT THE ROXY, Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and movies start at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, The Roxy Theater, 220 W. Okmulgee Ave. Lineup: Sept. 10, "North by Northwest." Three Rivers Museum will also have a giveaway for a special DVD of the movie. 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.

POOL LEAGUES, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, VFW, 3811 W. Okmulgee Ave. 8-Ball on Tuesday, BCA on Wednesday, 9-Ball on Thursday, 8-Ball tournament on Friday. Scotch doubles every second and fourth Saturday. Information: (918) 683-5230.

RED HAT SOCIETY, 6 p.m. first Tuesday of the month at Cowboys. Information: Gracie Cox, (918) 683-0528.

Exercise

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

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