The Dixieland Band will perform in concert at 7 p.m. at the UCO Jazz Lab as part of the Faculty Artist Concert Series. Tickets are $10, and students are admitted free with student ID. For more information, visit ucojazzlab.com.
Celebrity Attractions will present “100 Years of Broadway” through Feb. 17 at the OKC Civic Center Music Hall. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit okcciviccenter.com.
The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce will present a business development workshop featuring a “Quick Start to Quickbooks” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Edmond Chamber, 825 E. 2nd. Cost is $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers. For more information or to RSVP, visit edmondchamber.com.
The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce will present “Business After Hours” from 5:30-7 p.m. at Communication Federal Credit Union, 100 N.E. 150th St. The event is free and no RSVP is required. For more information, visit edmondchamber.com.
“In Stitches” will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Edmond Library. The special February project will be learning to make a pillowcase. Participants should bring their own scissors. For more information, call 348-4120.
An Open House will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at WINGS, 13700 N. Eastern. Browse through the WINGS Gift Shop for Valentines gifts. For more information, call 242-4646 or visit wingsok.org.
The Edmond Santa Fe High School Symphony and Orchestra will perform in concert at 7 p.m. at Edmond Santa Fe High School, 1901 W. 15th St. The event is free. For more information, call 340-2230.
The University of Central Oklahoma will present “Until the Violence Stops” from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room in the Nigh University Center on the UCO campus, as part of the V-Week to stop violence against women. For more information, call 974-3626 or email email@example.com.
Paint Your Art Out will present “Cupcake” at 7 p.m. at 10 S. Broadway. For more information or to register, call 513-5333 or visit paintyourartout.net.
The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce will present “The Total Resource Campaign” from 3-4 p.m. for veterans and from 4-5 p.m. for rookies at the Edmond Chamber, 825 E. 2nd. The event is free, but RSVP is required. For more information or to RSVP, visit edmondchamber.com.
Tax help will be available Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Feb. 27 and Thursdays noon to 8 p.m. through Feb. 28. Help is available for e-filing only. For more information call 340-9282 or visit metrolibrary.org.
Platt College will present a Merlot wine tasting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 2727 W. Memorial Road. Tickets are $35. For more information or to make a reservation, call 550-8868, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit plattcollege.org.
The University of Central Oklahoma will present “The Vagina Monologues” at 7 p.m. at the Radke Recital Hall in the Center for Transformative Learning on the UCO campus, as part of the V-Week to stop violence against women. The event is free, and donations will be accepted for the Oklahoma Women’s Coalition, a local charity that hopes to strengthen the lives of women in the Edmond community. For more information, call 974-3626 or email email@example.com.
The Who will perform in concert at the BOK Center in Tulsa. Tickets range from $39.50-129.50. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit bokcenter.com, tickets.com. or call 1-866-7-BOKCTR.
The Oklahoma City Theatre Company will present “Crimes of the Heart” through Feb. 17 in the City Space Theatre at the OKC Civic Center Music Hall. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit okcciviccenter.com.
Freedom Ministries will meet from 7-9 p.m. at Spring Creek Assembly of God, 1600 E. 15th St. The meeting is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit churchedmondok.com/connec/freedom-ministries or call 341-5200.
Paint Your Art Out will present “24X24 Diptych Tree Abstract” at 7 p.m. at 10 S. Broadway. For more information or to register, call 513-5333 or visit paintyourartout.net.
Oklahoma River Cruises will present “A River Romance” Valentine’s Day Cruise from 7:30-9 p.m. on the Oklahoma River. Cost is $30 per person and includes desserts and champagne. Space is limited and reservations are required. The cruise departs from Meridian Landing at 7:15 p.m. For more information or to reserve a place, visit okrivercruises.com.
The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum will present a Valentine’s Dinner and Dance from 6-10 p.m. Enjoy a buffet dinner and dancing hosted by the museum’s Dining on Persimmon Hill restaurant in the lovely Sam Noble Special Events Center. Museum galleries open. Reservations required. For more information or to make reservations, call 478-2250, ext. 277.
The Oklahoma City Thunder will meet up against the Miami Heat at 7 p.m. at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit chesapeakearena.com.
Oklahoma Christian University will present a Valentine Cabaret Dinner and Show at 6 p.m. through Feb. 16 inthe McIntosh Conservatory at the Garvey Center on the OC campus. Tickets are $20 for the dinner and show, $7 for show alone. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 425-5530.
The Brahms Clarinet Trio will perform in concert from noon to 1 p.m. at the Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave. in Oklahoma City as part of the Thursday Noon Tunes series. For more information, call 606-3833 or visit metrolibrary.org.
The University of Central Oklahoma will present a Safe Love Table from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the food court of the Nigh University Center on UCO’s campus. This table will provide UCO students with relationship advice and free Valentines Day candy. Also, donations will be collected for the Oklahoma City branch of the YWCA. For more information, call 974-3626 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Central Oklahoma will present the One Billion Rising Dance from 2-3 p.m. in Ballroom B of the Nigh University Center on UCO’s campus. The UCO community is invited to dance to support the demand to end violence against women. There will be a DJ and anyone who attends will be able to sign a pledge stating that they won’t stand for or participate in the status quo that says violence against women is normal. The first 150 participants will get a free t-shirt. For more information, call 974-3626 or email email@example.com.
Broadway Tonight will present Tom Wopat at 6:30 p.m. and again at 9:30 p.m. at the UCO Jazz Lab. Best known as TV’s “Luke Duke” from “The Dukes of Hazzard,” Broadway’s leading man and Tony Award-nominee performs an exhilarating evening of jazz. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 974-3375.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art will present “Drop in Art” from 1-4 p.m. at 415 Couch Drive in Oklahoma City. The event is free for Museum members and included with admission for nonmembers. For more information, visit okcmoa.com.
The OKC Christian Fiction Writers group will present author Kathleen Y’Barbo from 1-3 p.m. speaking on “Social Skills: A Writer’s Toolbox of Tips and Tricks for Using Social Media Effectively” at Mardel Christian Store, 3300 S. Boulevard. For more information, visit okcchristianfictionwriters.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monster Jam will take place through Feb. 17 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit chesapeakearena.com.
Edmond author Linda Taylor will sign copies of her book, “My Dog is Barking” from 1-3 p.m. at Learning Tree Toys Books & Games, 7638 N. Western Ave. in Oklahoma City. For more information, call 888-361-9473.
Forest Park author George Earl Johnson Jr. will sign copies of his book, “Only in America” from 3-5 p.m. at Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 N.W. Expressway in Oklahoma City. For more information, call 888-361-9473.
Edmond author Donnie Van Curen will sign copies of his book, “The Best Marriage Ever: God’s Guide to a Masterful Matrimony” from 3-5 p.m. at Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 N.W. Expressway in Oklahoma City. For more information, call 888-361-9473.
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Edmond Library sponsors watercolor painting class
Watercolors are among the most popular media for hobbyists who love to paint. The transparent luminosity has delighted viewers and artists since the Paleolithic days of cave painting.
Tune performing at Lyric
In a special addition to Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma’s summer shows, theatre legend Tommy Tune will perform for two nights only at 8 p.m. July 18-19 at the Plaza Theatre. In his show “Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales,” Broadway’s tallest tapper dances, sings and tell-tales through 50 years of big-time showmanship.
“Last summer we had the pleasure of hosting the incredible Chita Rivera and now to have fellow legend Tommy Tune perform on Lyric’s stage is such an honor,” said Michael Baron, Lyric’s artistic director. “Seeing Tune’s show is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for many Oklahomans — it shouldn’t be missed.”
'The Sound of Music lights up Summerstock's UCO stage
Summerstock Productions will present the beloved Rodgers & Hammerstein classic “The Sound of Music” at UCO’s Mitchell Hall Theater today and Sunday and again June 21-23. Featured in the production, from left, are Dia Janae Baker as Maria, Marilyn Govich as Mother Abbess, Julianne Reed as Gretl and Scott Hynes as Captain von Trapp.
The production is directed by Matthew Alvin Brown. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
Cost is $20 for adult tickets and $15 for student and senior citizen tickets. For tickets, call 974-3375 or go online to www.summerstockok.com.
Blind fencing movie screens in OKC
The documentary, “Touché: A Blind Fencer’s Story,” by acclaimed producer/director George Adams, takes an emotional look at four people living in Oklahoma City who have either low or no vision as they learn the Olympic sport of fencing. The film begins a film festival run and Adams will screen his film here in Oklahoma City at 7 p.m. June 22 at the historic Paramount OKC Building downtown.
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Winner will be notified by return email. Winner is responsible for picking up the book at The Edmond Sun at 123 S. Broadway. All entrants must be 18 or older to win.
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