What to see and do in and around Edmond on Friday, Oct. 26:
• The Oklahoma City Museum of Art will present “Bringing Up Bobby” beginning at 5:30 p.m. and again at 8 p.m. through Oct. 27 at 415 Couch Drive in Oklahoma City. Tickets are $8, $6 for college students and seniors and $5 for museum members. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit okcmoa.com.
• Touchmark at Coffee Creek will present “Memory Screening for Seniors” from 1-3 p.m. at 2801 Shortgrass Road. The event is free and appointment times are limited. For more information or to schedule a screening, call 340-1975.
• Greg Burns will present an art show from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Greens Country Club, 13100 Green Valley Drive in Oklahoma City benefiting WINGS. For more information, call 842-5024 or visit gregburns-fineart.com.
• A closing reception for “Dream Show” will take place from 6-9 p.m. at the Individual Artists of Oklahoma gallery, 706 W. Sheridan. For more information, call 232-6060 or visit iaogallery.org.
• Oklahoma City author Michelle Hobbs will sign copies of her book, “Jacob’s Transgression: The Trumpets will Soon Sound,” from 2-4 p.m. at Credo House Coffee Shop, 109 N.W. 142nd St. in Edmond. For more information, call 888-361-9473.
• USTRC Shootout Championship Team Roping will take place at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie. For more information, call 282-7433 or visit lazye.com.
• Lyric Theatre will present “The Mystery of Irma Vep” at the Plaza through Oct. 27. For more information and show times, call 524-9312 or visit lyrictheatreokc.com.
• The Pollard Theatre will present “The 39 Steps,” through Oct. 27. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit thepollard.org.
• Frontier City will present FrightFest on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 28. Participants bringing 2 non-perishable food items will be admitted for $22.99 plus tax. For more information, visit frontiercity.com.
• “Night of Grand Guignol” will be performed Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27 at Reduxion Theatre, 1613 N. Broadway in Oklahoma City. Gory special effects, violence, sexy and titillating antics are to be expected. The Friday show is different from the Saturday show. Seating is limited and the show is not recommended for patrons 17 and younger. 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 Jewel Box Theatre will present “One-Acts” through Oct. 28. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit jewelboxtheatre.org.
• “One Step Closer: An Exhibition of Work from the Semi-Professional Student Studios in the Department of Design” will be on display through Nov. 8 in the Donna Nigh Gallery on the fourth floor of the Nigh University Center on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma. For more information, visit uco.edu/cfad.
• “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 sciencemuseumok.org.
• Oklahoma River Cruises will present Haunt the River beginning at 8 p.m. through Oct. 27. Cost is $35 per adult and reservations are required. For more information, visit okrivercruises.com.
What to see and do in and around Edmond on Friday, Oct. 26:
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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.
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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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