• 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.
• Free tax help and e-filing are offered Mondays through April 8 by AARP Tax-Aide at the Masonic Lodge Hall, 730 Crestview. All ages are welcome. For an appointment, call (580) 332-3882.
MARCH 5, 2013
• A special meeting of the board of directors for the Tri-County Indian Nations Community Development Corporation is at 10 a.m. at New Vision Bank conference room, 1901 Arlington, Ada. This meeting is open to the public, and participation is encouraged. For more information, phone Carolyn Hill at (580) 310-9300.
• Oklahoma Farm Bureau Safety Services is presenting an auto accident prevention course on March 4 and 5 from 6-9 p.m. at the Pontotoc County Farm Bureau Office, 1027 W. Main, Ada, with instruction on how to improve driving skills. Upon earning the Oklahoma Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Course Certificate, the participant may be eligible to receive a discount on his auto insurance. The class is open to the public. For more details and to sign up, phone Shirley at (580) 332-8711.
• Circle Time of Ada, a support group for families dealing with autism, meets at 6 p.m. in the old Glenwood School. Enter through the west double door. The event is open to anyone with an interest in learning more about autism. For more information, contact Jennifer Balliett at (580) 235-2731.
• Ada Public Library will hold a preview sale for Ada Library Friends members on Tuesday, March 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The book sale opens to the public on Wednesday through Friday, March 6-8, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to noon. Small format paperback books will be 50 cents each. Most hardcover books will be $1 and up. There will be fiction and nonfiction books for adults and children along with audio books and movies. Anyone making large purchases must keep containers at the end of aisles, so others can get by to make their selections. For more information, contact Jennifer Greenstreet at (580) 436-8121.