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November 22, 2013

Area Briefs


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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 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. 

SATURDAY

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. 

 

SUNDAY

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. 

 

MONDAY

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 sroring@ecok.edu . 

• Divorce Care meets from 6-8 p.m. Monday at H20Church kids building, located at the corner of Main and Broadway in Ada. For more information, email info@h2ochurch.cc or phone 580-427-5433. 

 

TUESDAY

NOV. 26, 2013

• Combat Infantrymen’s Association (CIA) meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Ada American Legend Hut on North Broadway . 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 Jack Jones at 580-310-6173 or J.L. Rhodes at 580-332-8811. 

• GriefShare support group meets from 7-9 p.m. at Central Church of Christ Family Life Center, 824 Stadium Drive. GriefShare is for people grieving the death of loved ones. Groups meet weekly for 13 weeks to help each individual face the challenge and move toward rebuilding his or her life. There is no charge to attend this grief support group. For more information, contact Barbara at 580-436-3248 or 580-272-7550 or the church office at 580-332-6411. 

 

WEDNESDAY

NOV. 27, 2013

• SMILE- Single mother’s support group meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday evenings of every month at The Perfect Blend Coffee Shop, 730 E. Main. Dinner is served followed by a time of teaching, crafts, or sharing with each other. Childcare is provided. For more information, phone Tisha Cypert at 759-5260. 

 

SATURDAY

NOV. 30, 2013

• Tupelo All-School Reunion is from 5-9 p.m. in the school cafeteria. A meal of various sandwiches, chips and dips will be served about 7 p.m. Guests are asked to take a dessert.  Theme of this year’s meeting is Golden Oldies. Guests are asked to take interesting articles older than 50 years for viewing. Tupelo School Yearbooks from 1954 to the present on DVD format are available from Kathy Ingram and can be picked up at the reunion if ordered before that time. Visit the Tupelo School web site 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. 

 

SUNDAY

DEC. 1, 2013

• Wild Goose musicians jam session takes place each Sunday from 4-8 p.m. at Wild Goose Club in Sasakwa. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, phone Kallo at 405-941-3071. 

 

MONDAY

DECEMBER 2, 2013

• Divorce Care meets from 6-8 p.m. Monday at H20Church kids building, located at the corner of Main and Broadway in Ada. For more information, email info@h2ochurch.cc or phone 580-427-5433. 

 

TUESDAY

DECEMBER 3, 2013

• Ada Artists Association hosts a reception for Tom Hampton and Skip Thompson from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Karen’s Art & Framing, 108 E. Main St., Ada. Refreshments will be served. 

 

THURSDAY

DECEMBER 5, 2013

• Pat Taylor Memorial Parade of Lights presented by Ada Main Street is 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. 

• 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 Mercy Hospital Ada. Visitors are welcome. 

• Ada Rubber Art Stamp Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Scraptopia, 107 W. Main Street. 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.

 

SATURDAY

DECEMBER 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.