Claremore Daily Progress

February 16, 2013

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Claremore Progress


SUNDAY Feb. 17
Indian Taco Fundraiser, 3-5:30 p.m., Claremore Church of the Nazarene. Proceeds go to help with Children’s Camp.
Contemporary Christian artist Russ Taff to perform in concert, 6 p.m., Claremore Church of the Nazarene, corner of Blue Starr and Dorothy Ave. Doors open at 5 p.m. Concert is free, and Russ also will participate in the 10:45 a.m. service. Information: (918) 341-3043 or (918) 260-4478.
MONDAY Feb. 18
Rogers County Master Gardeners host “Native Plants in the Garden” program with guest speaker Clark Shilling, 7 p.m., Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Shilling is a Rogers County Master Gardener and a member of the Oklahoma Native Plant Society. Information: John Haase, (918) 341-2736.
Friends of the J.M. Davis Museum meeting, 5 p.m., museum’s Claremore Room.
Community Lenten Services continue at noon each Wednesday through Holy Week at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. The service and lunch is provided by a different church each each. Sponsored by the Claremore Area Ministerial Alliance.
Annual Mid-Winter Concert featuring Tulsa Community Band and Claremore High School Symphonic Band, 7 p.m., Robson PAC. Free admission; tax deductible donations accepted.
FRIDAY Feb. 22
“Chelsea Jams” northeast Oklahoma country music show begins, 5-5:30 p.m., Civic Center, 618 Pine Street in Chelsea. Potluck dinner available at 6:30 p.m., and musicians take a break at 8 p.m. for ice cream and desserts. No charge for admission but small donations welcome. Music continues until 9 p.m. or later.
Claremore Youth Baseball sign-ups for children 4-14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Claremore Community Center. Information: Jeff, (918) 576-4069.
Annual Rogers County Youth Services Me and My Guy Dance, 6-9 p.m., Roger State University’s Centennial Ballroom. Tickets available at RCYS until 12 p.m., Feb. 22 for $10, or $15 at the door. Information: (918) 341-7580 ext. 5.
Daisy BB Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum. Youth through age 18 shoot free; adults, $3. Winners receive custom Daisy BB Rifles. Information: (918) 341-5707.
Will Rogers Classic — Open Horse Shows, Saturday and Sunday, Claremore Expo Center Indoor Arena. Rogers County 4-H HC Point Show on Saturday. Circuit High Point Awards Presented Sunday. New this year: Jackpot Barrels and Exhibition Rides on Saturday, and Dog Barrel Race. Information: Stacy Harvey, (918) 694-1942, or Cathy Orban,
SUNDAY Feb. 24
Northeast Oklahoma Garden Tractor Association’s first annual “Plow Day,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 5353 E. 410 Road in Oologah. Seminars and demonstrations of antique riding mowers and garden tractors working on the soil. Free to the public and attendees are encouraged to bring their own tractors. Information/directions: (918) 530-0346.
MONDAY Feb. 25
“Writing and Publishing Your Book from A to Z”  class by author Carol Round, 6:30-8 p.m., Northeast Technology Center. Class will meet for six weeks. Cost to attend is $40. To enroll, call (918) 342-8066. Senior citizens, 60 and older, receive a 25 percent discount.
Will Rogers Library Friends of the Library meeting has been changed to Feb. 26, from the regular third Monday meeting. FOL is combining with the Claremore Book Club for a special presentation at 6 p.m. Guests will be a group of prominent Claremore citizens who will share their favorite reads.
OHCE Holiday Hills Chapter meeting, 1 p.m., Rogers County Building. Prospective members welcome. Information: Margaret Culp, (918) 341-5735.
Rogers County Democratic Party meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Open to the public.
FRIDAY March 1
Claremore P.E.O. Chapter BM hosts author Michael Wallis at annual “Coffee and Book Review,” 10:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 1615 N. Highway 88. Tickets,$10, may be purchased from any Claremore P.E.O. Chapter BM member or by calling (918) 341-0107 or (918) 341-2526.
“Dancing with the Stars of Rogers County” fundraiser, 7 p.m., Robson Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20 and available from members of Claremore Reveille Rotary Club and the Robson PAC Box Office. Proceeds benefit area charities. 
MONDAY March 11
Rural Water District #8 Annual Membership Meeting, 7:30 p.m., district office, 22094 S. 4160 Rd. Information: (918) 341-4628.