Ada — 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
NOV. 23, 2013
• Pontotoc County 4-H is sponsoring a babysitting clinic from 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, through 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, for youth aged 11-17. Participants do not have to be current 4-H members to attend. Cost is $20 and includes all materials, a first aid kit, a “Babysitter Bag of Tricks,” and CPR and first aid training (although certification cards will not be issued). To register or for more information, contact Becky Walker at the OSU Extension office 580-332-2153 or Mamie Thompson at 405-615-6231.
• 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.
Out of the Woodwork, a local artist concert, is 7 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium at Perfect Blend Coffee Shop in Ada. Cost is $5 cover charge. Eight artists and bands in alternative rock and acoustic singer/songwriters styles will be featured.
NOV. 24, 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.
NOV. 25, 2013
• The East Central University Human Resources Club will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at 5:30 p.m., at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex and Convention Center in Ada. The dinner is free and open to everyone in the community. Volunteers are needed for serving and cleaning. For more information, contact Dr. Steven Roring at 580-559-5812 or contact him via email at email@example.com .