Paint Your Art Out will present “Pop art Your Pet 3” at 7 p.m. at 10 S. Broadway. For more information or to register, call 513-5333 or visit paintyourartout.net.
The Oklahoma City Thunder will meet up against the New Orleans Hornets at 7 p.m. at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit chesapeakearena.com.
Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center will present “Desmond Shawe-Taylor and Anna Somers Cocks: In Conversation” beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Blue Room at Chesapeake Energy, off of Western Ave. between N.W. 63rd St. and Classen Boulevard. Parking is available in the underground parking structure “Central Park” just west of Building 7. Admission is free, but reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, call 951-0000 or email email@example.com.
The University of Central Oklahoma’s Student Programming Board will present “Invasion of the UC” from 7-10 p.m. in the Nigh University Ballrooms. The event is free and will feature carnival games like sumo wrestling and big shoe basketball, as well as free fair food, arcade games, and crafts. For more information, call 974-2363 or visit uco.edu/spb.
Tax help will be available 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and noon to 8 p.m. Thursday. Help is available for e-filing only. For more information call 340-9282 or visit metrolibrary.org.
“Alphabet Soup” will close at the Paseo Originals Art Gallery, 2920 Paseo in Oklahoma City. For more information, visit paseooriginals.com.
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.
“Brand New: An Exhibition of Brand Development Projects by Students of the Department of Design” will continue through March 28 in the Donna Nigh Exhibit Hall on the third floor of the Nigh University Center on the UCO campus, 100 N. University Drive. For more information, visit uco.edu/cfad.
The Oklahoma Children’s Theare will present “Jack and the Beanstalk” through March 8 at the Children’s Center for the Arts. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 951-0011 or visit oklahomachildrenstheatre.org.
The Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center will present “Bryan Adams: Exposed” through May 17 at 3000 General Pershing Boulevard in Oklahoma City. For more information, call 951-0000.
The China National Symphony Orchestra will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Armstrong Auditorium, 14400 S. Bryant Road. Tickets range from $28-$68. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit armstrongauditorium.org.
The Jewel Box Theatre will present “Dilemmas With Dinner” through March 24. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit jewelboxtheatre.org.
The UCO Kaleidoscope Dancers will perform in a series of concerts at 7:30 p.m. through March 2 in Mitchell Hall Theater on the UCO campus, 100 N. University Drive. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 974-3375.
The University of Central Oklahoma will present “The Grass Harp,” at 8 p.m. through March 3 at the UCO Jazz Lab. Considered one of the lost treasures of musical theatre, this musical version of Truman Capote’s touching and whimsical novella, “The Grass Harp” brings a cast of lovable eccentrics and an atmosphere of homespun innocense to the stage. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 974-3375.
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.
The Cleveland Elementary Choir 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.
Free GED classes are available at 1 p.m. and again at 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at 1021 E. Perkins Ave. in Guthrie. For more information, call Donna at 880-3283.
“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 of Edmond will present a “Y & T Learn to Sew” class for children ages 6-17 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the MAC, 2733 Marilyn Williams Dr. Cost is $10. For more information or to register, visit edmondok.com.
The City of Edmond will present an invasive species removal volunteer opportunity. From 4-6 p.m. at the Margaret Annis Boys Centennial Arboretum. Participants will learn about invasive trees in our area and the effects of urbanization on land management. Parking is available at Whispering Heights Park off of Meadow Ln, south of 33rd St. The arboretum entrance is just south of this area. Volunteers should bring work gloves and a bottle of water. For more information or to register, visit edmondok.com.
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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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