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September 4, 2013

Area Briefs


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Area briefs are for non-profit events and organizations. Briefs must be submitted at least five days before the event by bringing them into the office, emailing them to adanewslifestyle@cableone.net or faxing them to 580-332-8841. Briefs will not be accepted over the telephone. Church-related briefs are published only on Friday’s religion page. All activities may be subject to change due to weather conditions. 

 

WEDNESDAY

SEPT. 4, 2013

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Wednesday from noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone  Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

• Divorce/Bereavement Support Group meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at The Compassion Outreach Center, 1124 Cradduck Road, Ada. This group offers support for those who have lost a loved one through divorce or death. For more information, phone Tom at 580-332-6506.

• A dance is conducted each Wednesday at Irving Community Center, 704 N. Oak, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and is open to the public.

 

THURSDAY

SEPT. 5, 2013

     • PAST organization meets at the First Christain Church, Ada, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is open to anyone interested in helping preserve the area’s history. 

     • A meeting of the board of directors for the Tri-County Indian Nations Community Development Corp. will be held at 10 a.m. at the new Vision Bank conference room, 1901 Arlington, Ada. This meeting is open to the public, and participation is encouraged. For more information, contact Carolyn Hill, (580) 310-9300. 

     • An Indian taco sale takes place from 4-7 p.m. at the Ada Chickasaw Senior Site, 1005 Chamber Loop. A pie auction begins at 5:30 p.m. Auctioneer is Dr. John Garber. Entertainment provided by Red Barn Band. Cost is $7 for taco, dessert and drink. For deliveries of two or more tacos, phone 436-1007.

     • Ada Rubber Art Stamp Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Scraptopia, 107 W. Main St. Newcomers are always welcome. There are no fees, and you do not need to bring anything with you in order to participate. The club meets the first Thursday of each month. For more informaiton, phone 580-310-9787. 

     • 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.

• South Central Oklahoma Lupus Support Group meets the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at  Main Street Church of Christ, 408 E. Main St., Davis. This month the group will discuss current medical/clinical research studies.

The meetings are open to all persons with lupus, those who have a loved one or friend with lupus, or anyone who would like to learn more aboutplease contact Vickey Wiles at 580-247-0980 or vickeywiles@gmail.com. For more information regarding lupus, contact the Lupus Foundation of America, Oklahoma Chapter at 1-800-725-6445 or online at lupus.org. 

 

FRIDAY

SEPT. 6, 2013

• Ada High School Cougann Hamburger Fry — an annual Ada football tradition! This year’s event takes place Friday, Sept. 6, prior to the Ada vs. Ardmore football game in Ada . The meal is served on the ECU Kerr Center lawn from 5-7 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person and are available on site, which provides a burger, chips, drink and cookie. The event is open to the public. 

• Ada Area Roundup Club hosts a playday event at 7 p.m. at the Pontotoc County Agri-plex outdoor arena. The event is open to the public. For more information, phone 405-395-8147, 580-272-0260 or 580-320-2400.

 

SATURDAY

SEPT. 7, 2013

• American Legion Post 72 hosts bingo each Saturday night. Mini games begin at 6 p.m. and regular bingo begins at 7 p.m. Snack bar items are available. 

•â€¯The Lost Cherokee of Arkansas and Missouri Headmen Cliff Bishop, Curtis Smith and Don Harness will host a meeting at noon Sept. 7 at the Masonic Lodge in Allen. This is a very important meeting, so all members should please attend. The meeting is also a fundraising auction, so bring dry, baked or canned goods.

 

MONDAY

SEPT. 9, 2013

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a support weight loss group, meets at 8:30 a.m. each Monday at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone 580-320-0747.

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Monday from noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, call Kristina at (580) 279-4870.

• Veterans of Foreign Wars, Desert Storm Post 11194, holds its monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Music Room  located on the second floor of Ada Public Library. Anyone having an interest in the VFW, any veteran, and especially those who have earned a campaign medal through participation in combat are encouraged to attend. The Post also operates a Veterans Service Office at 701 N. Broadway in Ada. 

 

TUESDAY

SEPTEMBER 10, 2013

• Compassionate Freinds Ada area chapter meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month  in the parlor of First United Methodist Church, 129 W. 14th Street. This non-profit organization is for those grieving the death of a child. 

• Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. each Tuesday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

• Ada Writers Club hosts a book signing from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Karen’s Art and Framing, 108 E. Main. Ada Artists Association’s September featured artist of the month will be Sandy Ingram. A reception will honor her at the same time.

 

WEDNESDAY

SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Wednesday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone  Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

• Divorce/Bereavement Support Group meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at The Compassion Outreach Center, 1124 Cradduck Road, Ada. This group offers support for those who have lost a loved one through divorce or death. For more information, phone Tom at 580-332-6506.

• A dance is conducted each Wednesday at Irving Community Center, 704 N. Oak, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and is open to the public.

 

THURSDAY

SEPTEMBER 12, 2013

 

FRIDAY

SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

 

SATURDAY

SEPTEMBER 14, 2013

• American Legion Post 72 hosts bingo each Saturday night. Mini games begin at 6 p.m. and regular bingo begins at 7 p.m. Snack bar items are available. 

• City of Springs Car Show, hosted by Sulphur Rotary Club, opens at 9 a.m. Free dash plaque and tee-shirt will be given to the first 75 entrants. A cruise through town is set for Friday night. Entry fee is $20. For more information, phone Jeff Flowers at 580-622-6387 or email city of springscarshow@yahoo.com.

 

SUNDAY

SEPTEMBER 15, 2013

 

MONDAY

SEPTEMBER 16, 2013

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a support weight loss group, meets at 8:30 a.m. each Monday at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone 580-320-0747.

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Monday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information call Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

 

TUESDAY

SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

• Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. each Tuesday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

 

WEDNESDAY

SEPTEMBER 18, 2013

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Wednesday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone  Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

• Divorce/Bereavement Support Group meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at The Compassion Outreach Center, 1124 Cradduck Road, Ada. This group offers support for those who have lost a loved one through divorce or death. For more information, phone Tom at 580-332-6506.

• A dance is conducted each Wednesday at Irving Community Center, 704 N. Oak, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and is open to the public.

 

THURSDAY

SEPTEMBER 19, 2013

 

FRIDAY

SEPTEMBER 20, 2013

• Ada Area Roundup Club hosts a playday event at 7 p.m. at the Pontotoc County Agri-plex outdoor arena. The event is open to the public. For mroe information, phone 405-395-8147, 580-272-0260 or 580-320-2400.

 

SATURDAY

SEPTEMBER 21, 2013

• The Ada Lions Club will host its 17th annual Shoot for Sight fundraiser Sept. 21 at the Ada Trap and Skeet Club. Participants will check in at 7:30 a.m. that day, and the shotguns will start at 8:30. The event will include awards for the high overall team, the high trap team and the high skeet team. Entry fee is $250 per team, which includes lunch, shells and all targets. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to Lions programs for people who need the gift of sight. To register, mail your check and entry form to Ada Lions Club, PO Box 1729, Ada, OK 74820. Checks should be made payable to the Lions Club. For more information, write to Donnie.moore@adaok.com.

• Traditional Country Music takes place the third Saturday of each month at Mary’s Music Barn, featuring The Country Pride Band with special guests. The event is located three and one-half miles south of Stonewall on Jesse Highway, turn right on McDonald Road. The show begins at 7 p.m. For more information, phone 580-272-7816 or 580-265-9206 or email mmcsinger@tds.net.

• American Legion Post 72 hosts bingo each Saturday night. Mini games begin at 6 p.m. and regular bingo begins at 7 p.m. Snack bar items are available. 

 

SUNDAY

SEPTEMBER 22, 2013

 

MONDAY

SEPTEMBER 23, 2013

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a support weight loss group, meets at 8:30 a.m. each Monday at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone 580-320-0747.

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Monday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information call Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

 

TUESDAY

SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

• Combat Infantrymen’s Association (CIA) meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Ada Public Library . This organization is open to Army infantry veterans who have served in a foreign war and earned the Combat Infantryman’s badge.  For more information, phone William Cox, commander, at 580-235-6279, Rich Putnam at 580-310-4115 or email WAC_6600@yahoo.com. 

• Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. each Tuesday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

 

WEDNESDAY

SEPTEMBER 25, 2013

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Wednesday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone  Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

• Divorce/Bereavement Support Group meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at The Compassion Outreach Center, 1124 Cradduck Road, Ada. This group offers support for those who have lost a loved one through divorce or death. For more information, phone Tom at 580-332-6506.

• A dance is conducted each Wednesday at Irving Community Center, 704 N. Oak, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and is open to the public.

 

THURSDAY

SEPTEMBER 26, 2013

 

FRIDAY

SEPTEMBER 27, 2013

 

SATURDAY

SEPTEMBER 28, 2013

• American Legion Post 72 hosts bingo each Saturday night. Mini games begin at 6 p.m. and regular bingo begins at 7 p.m. Snack bar items are available. 

 

SUNDAY

SEPTEMBER 29, 2013

 

MONDAY

SEPTEMBER 30