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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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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