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November 1, 2012

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THURSDAY

NOV. 1, 2012

• A farewell retirement and appreciation party for state Rep. Paul Roan is 6 p.m. at Coalgate Park Community Building. Hamburgers, hot dogs and cold soft drinks will be served. Stan Ward, Wade Tackett and Little Wagon Band are providing country and gospel music. Guest speakers include legislators, former legislators, friends and family.

• Registration for Boys and Girls Club of Ada wrestling for boys and girls 5 and older begins at 6 p.m. in the Ada High School wrestling room. First practices begin Nov. 6. Season runs through Feb. 2, 2013.

• Ada Smile Place, 1801 E. Arlington, will be collecting excess candy from Halloween trick-or-treaters from 2-5 p.m. Children will receive $1 per pound for unopened candy (up to five pounds.) The candy will then be shipped to troops overseas.

• NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the conference room next to the dining room at Valley View Regional Hospital.

 

FRIDAY

NOV. 2, 2012

• Byng gospel singing is 7 p.m. at Byng Assembly of God Church.

• Al Anon meets at 8 p.m. each Friday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church. 

• Ada Elks Lodge has brought in live bands for its Friday night dances. A little classic rock and a little country will appeal to everyone’s tastes. Cost is $5 a person, and it’s open to the public. Dances start at 8 p.m. and end at 1 a.m. Ada Elks Lodge is located at 3850 Arlington in Ada.

 

SATURDAY

NOV. 3, 2012

• Ada Elks Lodge hosts a poker run of bikes, trucks and cars, at 8:30 a.m. at 3850 Arlington. Proceeds benefit Ada Elks scholarships, including East Central University. The event is open to the public.

• Lula Volunteer Fire Department’s annual fundraiser and barbecue is at 5 p.m. at the Lula Fire Department located on state Highway 48 in Lula. Deep pit beef, pork and barbecue chicken and old-fashioned homemade desserts will be served. Jerry Duncan provides live music. Silent auction, games and a bounce house for children are also available. Raffle tickets are $5 each for one-half a beef or a whole pig, cut and wrapped. Winner does not need to be present to win. Monetary donations are welcome. Mail them to Lula Volunteer Fire Department, 19613 Hwy 48, Tupelo, OK 74572. For more information, phone Fire Chief Kim Johnson at 580-320-6489.

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