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 email@example.com 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.
OCTOBER 31, 2013
• Halloween safe house, sponsored by Ada Police Department in cooperation with area organizations and merchants, is from 6-8 p.m. at Pontotoc County Agri-plex. Admission is free and open to the public. Community organizations, businesses, churches and groups wishing to sign up for space or to donate candy may contact the Ada Police Department at 580-436-8024.
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
• Francis Halloween carnival takes place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Francis Fire Station. Activities include games, concession with hot dgs, nachos and Frito chili pie and door prizes. Tickets are four for $1. Trick or Treat in Francis will also be that night. Those wishing to participate should turn their porch lights on. All others should make sure their porch light is turned off.
NOVEMBER 2, 2013
• Run to Stop Diabetes 5K will take place at East Central University football field. Registration is at 7 a.m. Race starts at 8 a.m. Cost is $30 and includes T-shirt, chip timed run and admission to ECU’s football game. Awards will be given to top three male and female finishers. Packet pickup is noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 at ECU football field. Register at signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/95500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
• 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.
NOVEMBER 3, 2013
• Wild Goose musicians jam session takes place each Sunday from 4-8 p.m. at Wild Goose Club in Sasakwa. This event is a gathering for musicians for a house band and opening for the house band and promotions. Musicians need to take their own instruments. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, phone Kallo at 405-941-3071.