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May 10, 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. 

 

FRIDAY

MAY 10, 2013

• An open mic gospel show at Stratford is at 7 p.m. the second Friday of each month at the American Legion Building north of the four-way stop in Stratford. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, phone Carole at 320-4319.

 

SUNDAY

MAY 12, 2013

• Ada Elks Lodge 1640 Mother’s Day luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be a choice of ham or turkey and dressing, salad, vegetables, dessert and drink for a cost of $12.99 including tax. For more information, phone 332-9706.

 

MONDAY

MAY 13, 2013

• Caregiver Support Group, sposored by Big Five Community Services, is at 11:30 a.m. at the Ada Public Library. For more information, phone Paulette Blankenship at 580-924-5331 or 1-888-439-5331.

• 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. 

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

 

TUESDAY

MAY 14, 2013

• Ada Elks Lodge conducts dog obedience classes beginning May 14 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Classes start with basic training. This is a six-week program with hands-on training. Cost is $40 for six weeks, and rain dates will be added if needed. For more information, phone 580-332-6977.

• Speaker for Byrds Mill Archaeology Group is from the Oklahoma Archaeological Society. The speaker will talk about the Calf Creek culture from 5,000 years ago at 7 p.m. in the Valley View Regional Hospital conference dining room.

• Compassionate Friends 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 St. This non-profit organization is for those grieving the death of a child. 

 

WEDNESDAY

MAY 15, 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 $6 per person, and the dance is open to the public.

 

SATURDAY

MAY 18, 2013

• 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.

MONDAY

MAY 20, 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. 

 

TUESDAY

MAY 21, 2013

• Ada Prime Timers meet at J.D.’s Cafeteria for the regular monthly meeting. Visitation begins at 5:30 p.m. The meal will be served at 6 p.m. East Central University President John Hargrave will give the program.

Guests are welcome.

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

 

WEDNESDAY

MAY 22, 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 $6 per person and is open to the public.