Claremore Daily Progress

June 6, 2012

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CLAREMORE — THURSDAY June 7

Meet Author Onia Gensler, 2 p.m., Catoosa Public Library. Gensler is an up and coming Oklahoma-based author. Her first book, “The Revenant” is a paranormal/historical fiction novel about a young women seeking independence.

Foyil Cherokee Nation Elderly Nutrition Site, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. Lunch is served from 11 a.m.-noon. Menu is lasagna, salad, bread, apple cobbler. For eligibility, contact Frankie Long, at (918) 261-8108.

Free line dancing, 6-8 p.m., Claremore Community Center, Room 3.



FRIDAY June 8

First Presbyterian Church Benefit Rummage/Garage Sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Presbyterian Life Center, 5th & Florence. Sale benefits the Presbyterian Women’s Ministries. Old cell phones will be accepted for donation to Safenet Services.



SATURDAY June 9

First Presbyterian Church Benefit Rummage/Garage Sale, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Presbyterian Life Center, 5th & Florence. Sale benefits the Presbyterian Women’s Ministries. Old cell phones will be accepted for donation to Safenet Services.

Donations for the June 30 Mt. Zion Benefit Garage Sale are currently being accepted at the church. All items welcome. For drop-off days and times, contact Pam Carbin at (918) 378-3343.

Claremore Farmers’ Market open every Saturday, 7 a.m. until sellout, Claremore Expo Center parking lot.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Catfish Fry, 5:30 p.m., at the church, 1310 N. Sioux. Meal includes fried catfish, hushpuppies, slaw and drink for a donation. Open to the public.

Zebra Band Car Wash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pizza Hut. Proceeds benefit all Claremore bands and guards.

Claremore Chapter #92 Order of the Eastern Star pancake breakfast, 7-10:30 a.m., Claremore Senior Citizens Center. Cost is $5 for eggs, sausage, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, coffee and juice.

Rogers County Cherokee Association and Cherokee Nation Councilors Cara Cowan Watts, Lee Keener and Buel Anglen will host a family gathering and hog fry at the RCCA Building east of the Justus-Tiawah South Campus, 15488 E. 523 Road (turn east off Highway 88 on 523). Cherokees and guests are invited to bring their own lawn chair and enjoy the food, fun, fellowship and dozens of prizes to be given way during the afternoon. Serving starts at noon.



SUNDAY June 10

Hendricks Family Reunion, 11:30 a.m., Claremore Lake, Shelter #2. Friends of the family are welcome.

American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Claremore, 1615 N. Highway 88. Schedule an appointment: 1-800-RED CROSS. Walk-ins also welcome.

“Red Cross at Blue Starr Blood Drive,” 4-7:30 p.m., Blue Starr Church of Christ Family Life Center. Appointments recommended. Information: Karen Olari, (918) 688-6055.



MONDAY June 11

Jazz at the River Band Camp begins at Verdigris School complex, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., through June 15. Classes to include ensemble work, as well as sectional playing and solo style. Cost is $135, and includes T-shirt. Deposit of $25 is due by Friday, June 4. Information: (918) 266-2336 or (918) 260-0193.

Kids Golf Camp, 8-11 a.m., 11755 E. 530 Road, Claremore. Cost, $80 for children ages 7 through 17. Camp daily through Friday, June 15. Tournament Friday, with lunch and trophies to follow. Information: (918) 283-3333.

Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available each Monday from 3-7 p.m. to answer questions and assist with research.

Claremore Zebra Lil’ Football Camp, June 11-13, 10 a.m.-noon. Non-contact camp for 1-6th graders. Cost, $50. Registration forms available at CHS office or the day of camp. Information: Coach Rob Gilbreath, (918) 798-2139.



TUESDAY June 12

Claremore Toastmasters meeting, 7 p.m., NTC Claremore Campus. Open to the public. Information: Mike Howard, (918) 519-3423 or visit http://1678.toastmastersclubs.org.

DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) meeting, 11 a.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1310 N. Sioux. Salad luncheon. Reservations: Loretta Genn, (918) 341-7099.

Country music jam, open mic and dancing every second Tuesday, 6-10 p.m., Nut House. Free admission. Information: Duane Boynton, (918) 371-9741.



WEDNESDAY June 13

Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., Catoosa Public Library, 105 E. Oak. Story time with Miss Sandy. The children will be involved in singing, story time, and art activities. (918) 266-1684.

Professor B. Looney, 1:30 p.m., Catoosa Public Library. Professor B. Looney uses balloon art, magic and puppets to capture the minds of young readers.

Foyil United Methodist Church monthly community dinner, beginning at 11 a.m. Menu includes the choice of fried chicken or meat loaf and side items for $7.

Second Wednesday Grand Adventures Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Donna Grabow, director of Safenet Services, will talk about the organization and the new facility under construction. Reservations: Don, (918) 477-3337 or dfreed@grandbank.com.



THURSDAY June 14

Donations for the June 30 Mt. Zion Benefit Garage Sale are currently being accepted at the church. All items welcome. For drop-off days and times, contact Pam Carbin at (918) 378-3343.

Monster Movie Make-up Antics, 2 p.m., Catoosa Public Library. John Stirling is the man behind Stirling FX, one of Tulsa’s special effects make up artists and body painters.

AARP Chapter 3521 meeting, 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 102 E. 4th. Speaker John Sample, RSU, will give a book review on the Civil War. Refreshments served. Reservations: Loretta Genn, (918) 341-7099.

Three Rivers Artists meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rogers County Building, 416 S Brady. The program will be a show and tell by students of Ross Myer. Visitors welcome.



SATURDAY June 16

Claremore Farmers’ Market open every Saturday, 7 a.m. until sellout, Claremore Expo Center parking lot.



MONDAY June 18

Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available each Monday from 3-7 p.m. to answer questions and assist with research.



WEDNESDAY June 20

Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., Catoosa Public Library, 105 E. Oak. Story time with Miss Sandy. The children will be involved in singing, story time, and art activities.  (918) 266-1684.

Monty Harper’s Sing-Along Slumber Party!, 1:30 p.m., Catoosa Public Library. Monty Harper entertains readers with songs about night-time adventures. Interactive sing-along experience. Wear your pajamas.

Claremore Support Group for People with Visual Impairments, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Claremore Community Center. Program on mobility aids. Refreshments and door prizes. Information: Charley Tipps, (918) 581-2343 or Melissa Partee, (918) 581-2365.



THURSDAY June 21

Wii Games, 2 p.m., Catoosa Public Library. Pizza will be served.

Donations for the June 30 Mt. Zion Benefit Garage Sale are currently being accepted at the church. All items welcomed and appreciated. For drop-off days and times, contact Pam Carbin at (918) 378-3343.



SATURDAY June 23

Donations for the June 30 Mt. Zion Benefit Garage Sale are currently being accepted at the church. All items welcome. For drop-off days and times, contact Pam Carbin at (918) 378-3343.



WEDNESDAY June 27

Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., Catoosa Public Library, 105 E. Oak. Story time with Miss Sandy. The children will be involved in singing, story time, and art activities.  (918) 266-1684.

Finale, 1:30 p.m. Catoosa Public Library, There will be a celebration of reading during the grand finale of the summer reading program. All reading lists will be turned in today. Readers that have participated in the program will receive a reading award and prize. Children that have read 20 books or more will be given a chance to enter their name for the grand prize. Refreshments will be served.



THURSDAY June 28

Oklahoma Ghost Stories with Marilyn Hudson, 2 p.m., Catoosa Public Library. Marilyn Hudson will tell ghost stories based in Oklahoma. As a librarian and published author, Marilyn’s stories are truly an unforgettable experience. Several of her books are available for checkout in the library. After the program will be an awards presentation with prizes and snacks.



SATURDAY June 30

Mt. Zion Benefit Garage Sale 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 805 North Oseuma Avenue, Claremore. Donations needed with drop-offs available 5-8 p.m., Wednesdays, 2-5 p.m., Saturdays, until the garage sale. Questions, contact Pam Carbin at (918) 378-3343.