Claremore Daily Progress

October 4, 2012

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CLAREMORE — FRIDAY Oct. 5

Redeemer Lutheran Church’s “German Dinner,” 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (lunch) and 5-7 p.m. (dinner) at the church, 5th and Seminole. Bratwurst, knockwurst, German potato salad, sauerkraut, green beans, and more. $10 adults; $5 children under 12. Outdoor dining available. Take outs and call-ins: (918) 341-1429.
 
SATURDAY Oct. 6
Marine Corps League to host annual picnic 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Site #2, Claremore Lake. Picnic is open to all active and former Marines, FMF Corpsman with honorable service. Marine Corps League is local coordinator for the annual Toys for Tots Progra, to begin its activities in November.
Totem Pole BBQ & Music Fest, Ed Galloway’s Totem Pole Park, four miles east of Foyil on Highway 28A. Acoustical jammers welcome. Barbecue served 12-4 p.m. Proceeds benefit park maintenance. Information: (918) 283-8035.
Duck Blind Draw 2012-13 duck season at Claremore Lake. Registration begins 8 a.m., with hunting times form half an hour before sunrise to 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to Sunset. City of Claremore to conduct a draw for the 20 duck blind slots on Claremore Lake. Information: Rangers office at Claremore Lake, (918) 341-1238.
Sigma Chi ESA Beans & Bingo, 5 p.m. (bingo at 6), Senior Citizens building in Inola. Beans, cornbread and fixings, plus drink and dessert. Adults and children 12 and over, $6; under 12, $3; 3 and under are free. Proceeds benefit Safenet Services. 
Claremore Farmers’ Market open every Saturday, 7 a.m. until sellout, Claremore Expo Center parking lot.
 
SUNDAY Oct. 7
E.A. Casey Family Reunion, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Claremore Senior Center. Bring a potluck dish, photos and other memorabilia to share.
 
MONDAY Oct. 8
Justus-Tiawah Public School JOM elections, 6 p.m., North Campus Library.
Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available each Monday from 3-7 p.m. to answer questions and assist with research.
 
TUESDAY Oct. 9
Medicare Open Enrollment Senior Summit, 9-11 a.m., Claremore Senior Citizens Center. Learn about Medicare basics, Medicare supplement plans, prescription plans, long-term care insurance, and Medicare Advantage plans from Oklahoma Insurance Department Commissioner John Doak.
Claremore Band Boosters meeting, 7 p.m., high school band room in Robson Performing Arts Center. Information: (918) 346-9269 or visit them on Facebook.
DAR (Daughters of American Revolution) meeting, 10 a.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1310 N. Sioux. Information: Loretta Genn, (918) 341-7099.
 
WEDNESDAY Oct. 10
Second Wednesday Grand Adventures luncheon, 11:30, St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 1304 N. Dorothy.  Speaker will be Col James Wilhite. Reservations: Don, (918) 477-3337 or dfreed@grandbank.com.
Rogers County Basketball Association will hold a series of meetings beginning 6:30 p.m. tonight for those interested in becoming basketball officials for the season. Meetings will be held each Wednesday night through Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Claremore Community Center. Information: Derby Kinnard, (918) 378-1190 or Joe Kays (918) 557-3644.
Claremore Farmers’ Market every Wednesday, 7 a.m. until sellout, Claremore Expo Center parking lot.
 
THURSDAY Oct. 11
17th Annual Chocolate Affair benefitting Rogers County United Way, 7-9 p.m., Claremore Community Center. Theme is “Red, White, Blue and Chocolate,” in honor of the presidential election year. For a $10 donation, guests are given five tickets which can be redeemed for five samples from vendors. Information: Julie, (918) 341-7588, or Susan, (918) 341-4761.
AARP Chapter 3521 meeting, 11 a.m., Eggberts Restaurant. Wanda Inman, Rogers County Blue Star Mothers, will speak. Lunch from menu. Information/reservations: Loretta Genn, (918) 341-7099.
 
FRIDAY Oct. 12
Inola Educational Enrichment Foundation 3rd Annual Golf Tournament, 9 a.m., Heritage Hills Golf Course. Four-man scramble format. Cost, $240/team ($60/player). Information: Tucker Thompson, (918) 543-2434, or Rosalie Griffith, (918) 588-6951.
 
SATURDAY Oct. 13
Fall Old Home Tour, four historic homes and barns. Tickets available at Belvidere Mansion. Call (918) 342-1127.
Claremore VFW Auxiliary inside garage sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., 171 W. Dupont. Tables available.  Proceeds got to benefit V.F.W. Children’s Home.
Claremore Farmers’ Market open every Saturday, 7 a.m. until sellout, Claremore Expo Center parking lot.
Friends of the J.M. Davis Museum all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m., Claremore Elk’s Lodge. Pancakes, bacon, sausage, milk, juice, coffee, $5 per person; tickets at the door. 
 
SATURDAY Oct. 14
Claremore VFW Auxiliary inside garage sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 171 W. Dupont. Tables available.  Proceeds got to benefit V.F.W. Children’s Home.
 
MONDAY Oct. 15
Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available each Monday from 3-7 p.m. to answer questions and assist with research.
 
WEDNESDAY Oct. 17
Claremore Farmers’ Market every Wednesday, 7 a.m. until sellout, Claremore Expo Center parking lot.
Claremore Support Group for People With Visual Impairments, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Claremore Community Center. Topic: “Visual Services Updates, Issues and Other Information.” Refreshments and door prizes. Visual Services is a divion of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services. Information: Charley Tipps, (918) 581-2343 or Sue Speer, (918) 342-5462. 
 
SUNDAY Oct. 21
65th Annual Verdigris School Reunion. Doors open 11 a.m.; dinner at 12:30. Bring salad, covered dish or dessert. Meat, bread, tea and coffee provided. Bring old photos and memorabilia. Door prizes drawings. Information: Vicky Chambers, (918) 367-9095 or verdigrisreunion@yahoo.com.
 
TUESDAY Oct. 23
Claremont Fall Literacy Fair, 5-7 p.m., Claremont Elementary School. Family event to feature free pizza, food and fun with a focus on literacy using Social Studies themes. Grade level literacy activities, Claremont teachers to perform Reader’s Theater on stage, and a drawing for the grand prize of the “Literacy Basket,” to include books, CDs, bookmarks, writing materials, t-shirts, and more.  
 
THURSDAY Oct. 25
Holiday Hills OHCE meeting, 1 p.m., Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Prospective members welcome.
 
SATURDAY Oct. 27
Second Annual “Whale of a Tale Arts & Crafts Sale,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Catoosa Community Center, 105 E. Oak Street. A full day of fun to include arts and crafts, door prizes, kid’s corner, sidewalk chalk art, face painting and more. Concessions available. Proceeds to benefit the library. Information or to volunteer: email whaleofatalesale@gmail.com or (918) 853-8030.