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May 6, 2013

5-5 area briefs

Ada News Staff
The Ada News

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.



MONDAY

MAY 6, 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.

• Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is partnering with Vision Bank to host a blood drive from 8 a.m. to noon at the main bank and 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Arlington branch. 

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Monday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information call Kristina at (580) 279-4870.



TUESDAY

MAY 7, 2013

• A special meeting of the Board of Directors for Tri-County Indian Nations Community Development Corporation is 10 a.m. at the new Vision Bank conference room, 1901 Arlington. This meeting is open to  the public and participation is encouraged. For more information, phone Carolyn Hill at 580-310-9300.

• Circle Time of Ada, an autism parent group, meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the old Glenwood School. Enter at the west double door. For more information, phone Jennifer Balliett, group leader, at 580-235-2731 or visit www.circletimeofada.com or Facebook.

• Ada Shrine Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at J.D.’s Cafe. Meal is at 6 p.m. and the meeting is at 7 p.m. All Shriners are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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

• A new GriefShare Group will begin Tuesday, May 7, 2013.  The sessions will be held at the Ada First Free Will Baptist Church Family Life Center (15th and Ash) from 1-2:30 p.m. For more information, contact the church office at 332-3119, Joyce at 332-6138 or Wilma at 436-5317.

• Pontotoc Technology Center Completion Ceremony will be at 6 p.m. at Crosspointe Church.



WEDNESDAY

MAY 8, 2013

• Single Mom’s support group  (S.M.I.L.E. Single Mom’s: Insightful, Loved, Empowered) meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at The Perfect Blend Coffee Shop, 730 E. Main. Dinner is provided and childcare is available at Trinity Baptist Church. For more information, phone  Tisha at 580-759-5260.

• 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.

FRIDAY

MAY 10, 2013

• An open mic gospel show at Stratford is 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.



MONDAY

MAY 13, 2013

• Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by Big Five Community Services, is 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 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information,  phone 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

• Speaker for Byrds Mill Archaeology group is from the Oklahoma Archaeological Society and will talk about the Calf Creek culture from 5,000 yeas 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 Street. This non-profit organization is for those grieving the death of a child.



WEDNESDAY

MAY 15, 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.



THURSDAY

MAY 16, 2013



FRIDAY

MAY 17, 2013



SATURDAY

MAY 18, 2013



SUNDAY

MAY 19, 2013



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 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information call Kristina at (580) 2794870.



TUESDAY

MAY 21, 2013

• 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.