• American Legion Auxiliary Unit 72 meets at 6 p.m. upstairs in Ada Public Library.
• Have you or someone you know suffered the unimaginable — the death of a child? The Compassionate Friends Ada Area Chapter (a non-profit organization) meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at First United Methodist Church, Parlor Room. For more information, phone (580) 399-5565.
• Byrds Mill Archeological Society meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Valley View Regional Hospital Conference Room.
• The annual Stratford 4-H and FFA Trophy Auction begins with dinner at 6 p.m. and auction at 7 p.m. at the Stratford School lunch room. Proceeds go to the students who participate in the 2013 local livestock show. For more information, phone Greg McGuffin at 580-465-6910 or Michelle McGuffin at 580-465-6919.
• Al Anon meets at 8 p.m. each Tuesday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church.
NOV. 14, 2012
• The single mother’s support group, S.M.I.L.E. - Single Moms: Insightful, Loved, Empowered, meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Perfect Blend Coffee Shop, 730 E. Main. This is a time of encouragement and refreshment. Childcare is provided. For more information, phone Tisha at 580-759-5260..
NOV. 15, 2012
• The November Extension Café’ will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the OSU Extension Office Kitchen. This month’s program will be all about bread. Reserve a spot and pay the $10. registration fee by Nov. 9.
NOV. 16, 2012
• Pontotoc County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) meets at 11 a.m. at Ada Elks Lodge for its regular monthly meeting and noon luncheon. The program is a presentation of the Pioneer Educator Award by Ruth Ann Taylor.
• 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 ends at 1 a.m. Ada Elks Lodge is located at 3850 Arlington in Ada.