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 Street. 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.
“Seeing Red” will run through Feb. 24 at In Your Eye Gallery, 3005-A Paseo in Oklahoma City. For more information, call 525-2161, email info@ inyoureyegallery.com or visit inyoureyegallery.com.
“Alphabet Soup” will run though Feb. 27 at the Paseo Originals Art Gallery, 2920 Paseo in Oklahoma City. For more information, visit paseooriginals.com.
Lyric Theatre will present “Some Enchanted Evening” through Feb. 16 at The Plaza, 1725 N.W. 16th St. in Oklahoma City. Tickets are $40. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit lyrictheatreokc.com.
“Echoes and Rituals: The Artwork of Robert Taylor and Harvey Pratt” will be on display through Feb. 9 at Science Museum Oklahoma. For more information, visit
The Winter Readfest 2013 continues through Feb. 28 at the Edmond Library. Adults 18 and older with a valid library card can read books for fun and prizes. For more information, call 606-3835 or visit metrolibrary.org.
“Love’s Labour’s Lost” will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through March 2 at Reduxion Theatre, 1613 N. Broadway in Oklahoma City. Seating is limited. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for students, seniors and military. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 651-3191 or visit reduxiontheatre.com.
The City Rep Theatre Company will present “Defending the Caveman” through Feb. 17 in the Freede Little Theatre at the OKC Civic Center Music Hall. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit okcciviccenter.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
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. 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 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
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.
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It’s a bleak scenario. A massive earthquake along the New Madrid fault kills or injures 60,000 people in Tennessee. A quarter of a million people are homeless.
City plans to hire downtown consultant
Conceptual ideas about how the City of Edmond may plan for downtown development were shared this week by David Forrest with members of the business community.
The Central Edmond Urban Development Board has revisited plans made in a 1998 Downtown Master Plan through public meetings and presentations to protect the future development of Broadway. Recommendations by the group will be taken into account by future city councils.
Feds recommend changing legal alcohol content levels
During the past 15 years alcohol contributed to a third of highway deaths prompting the government this week to recommend reducing state Blood Alcohol Content limits from .08 to .05 or lower.
St. Mary’s Episcopal School names new Head of School
Pamela Dockter will become the new Head of School at St. Mary’s Episcopal School effective July 1.
Local girl receives crown
Audrianna Page Fredericks recently was crowned Miss Junior Teen Oklahoma United States 2013.
‘Locker Hooking’ workshop offers instruction in durable, useful crafting technique
Residents who would like to learn how to use the “locker hooking” technique to make one-of-a-kind items for use in the home or for decoration are invited to attend the “Locker Hooking” Workshop Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Service.
‘Healthy Cooking With Spices and Herbs’ focus of OSU Extension workshop
As Americans try harder to improve their diets by decreasing fat and sugar, the challenge to make dishes tasty as well as healthy becomes that much more important.
The Edmond Senior Center, 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. F or information about Edmond senior programs, stop by and pick up a monthly calendar, check out the Web site at edmondseniorcenter.com or call 216-7600.
Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and reservations are needed a day in advance by 11 a.m. For lunch reservations, call at 330-6293 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Don’t miss out on Williams, Ariz.
You know how some days you’re really at your best and then you hit one where your efforts just don’t measure up. I had one of those. Jack and I were on a nine-day driving tour of Arizona, getting close to the end of the trip.
3 miles of Broadway restoration nears completion
Work to restore 3 miles of Broadway from Waterloo to Simpson was near completion Friday, said Mark Sharpton, District 1 county commissioner. Atlas Paving Company began the process of resurfacing the road this week.
“Another improvement on the roadway will be the application of new safety striping,” Sharpton said.
A recent bid letting by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation resulted in Action Supply being the lowest bidder at $27,752.30. The bid will be awarded June 3, Sharpton said.
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