Claremore Daily Progress

April 7, 2012

It's Happening

Claremore Progress


SUNDAY April 8
Claremore Area Ministerial Alliance sponsors annual Easter Sunrise Service, 7-7:30 a.m., at the Will Rogers Memorial. Many churches in Claremore will be taking part. Keynote speaker will be Mark Hiehle, new pastor of Claremore Church of the Nazarene. 
MONDAY April 9
Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available each Monday from 3-7 p.m. to answer questions and assist with research.
Claremore author Cynda Thomas will tell about her journey to being an author for the Will Rogers Library Friends of the Library Brown Bag Lunch, 12-1 p.m. Open to the public; participants may bring a lunch of they wish. Drinks and desserts will be provided. Thomas moved to Claremore after living in other places with her test pilot husband. She has written two books set around aviation, one after discovering her husband’s journals.
Heritage Hills Womens Golf Association played a scramble on April 4. The winning group was Kim Grubb, Sue Ping, Eva Sue Watson and Beth Pulley with a 65. Kim Grubb had a birdie on number 15. Next play will be on April 11; the game will be Mutt and Jeff.
TUESDAY April 10
Claremore Caregiver Support Group, 12-1 p.m., at Rogers County Adult Day Care. Speaker will be Cheri Donaldson from the Oklahoma’s Veterans Administration. Free lunch and adult daycare provided. Reservations needed: (918) 341-7588.
Claremore Toastmasters Club meeting, 7 p.m., NTC Campus Claremore campus. Open to the public. Information: Mike Howard, (918) 519-3423.
Claremore Quarterback Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., in the Field House. 
Second Wednesday Grand Adventures Luncheon, 11:30, St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Speaker will be Courtney Naylor, American Cancer Society Community Manager. Reservations: Don, (918) 477-3337 or 
AARP Chapter 3521 meeting, 11:15 a.m., American Legion Post 141. Guest speaker will be Daryl Golbek, Claremore City Manager. Cost is $7 for lunch of ham, scalloped potatoes and carrots. Information and reservations: Loretta Genn, (918) 341-7099.
Good Samaritan Ministry fundraiser at Cherry Berry in Ne-Mar Center. Ten percent of sales from the day will be donated to the ministry, which is raising funds to purchase a larger facility. Information: (918) 343-4357.
Three Rivers Artists meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Program on contour drawing. Bring drawing paper and pencil. Participation is not mandatory. Visitors welcome.
Claremore Duplicate Bridge Club, 9:30 a.m-1 p.m., at Claremore Community Center, 2301 N. Sioux. Last club winners: N/S Donna Henson and Mary Spangler, 1st; Sandra Swan and L. D. Allison, 2nd; Ut Powell and Jim Farley, 3rd; Wayne Cardwell and Bill Beasley, 4th; E/ W Carol Akerman and Dixie Borrer, 1st; Jeanette Hallum and Richard Ward, 2nd; Sharlene Tacker and Fondella Pritchard, 3rd; Austin Farley and Mike Curry, 4th.
FRIDAY April 13
Verdigris Public Schools pre-kindergarten and kindergarten enrollment, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Jim Anderson Early Childhood Development Center (next to the middle school). Bring immunization record, birth certificate, two proofs of residency, Social Security card/number, tribal card (if applicable). Information: (918) 266-3807.
Pilot Club of Claremore Style Show and Luncheon, “Get Your Kicks on Route 66,” 11:30 a.m., First Christian Church Family Life Center, 200 E. 5th. Tickets, $12.50, can be purchased at Floral Creations in Ne-Mar Center or call Sue Stimson, (918) 341-6101.
Sequoyah Full Gospel Church monthly singing, 7 p.m. Dinner following.
Little Sprouts Spring Fling, 4-7 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 9472 E. Highway 20. Games, prizes, food, meet the teachers. Information: (918) 341-5435.
Eastern Hills Baptist Church Spring Fling Craft Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is free. The church is located off Highway 20, 1 mile north of Will Rogers Downs east of Claremore. Booth space is available. Information: or (918) 740-6973.
Claremore Chapter #92 OES Charity Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30 a.m., Senior Citizens Center. Cost is $5 for eggs, sausage, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, coffee and juice.
FRIDAY April 20
“The Butler Did It” original comedy murder mystery, 7 p.m., Will Rogers Auditorium, Rogers State University. Tickets: $15 for adults, $5 for students, with all proceeds to benefit the American Red Cross. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information: (918) 344-8442.
VFW Steak Night, 5:30-8 p.m., Claremore VFW, 1717 W. Dupont. Open to the public but reservations required and due by Wednesday, April 18. Information/reservations: (918) 342-5730.
Rogers County Adult Day Care Co-Ed Softball Tournament, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Walnut Park. Entry fee $125; deadline April 13. All proceeds benefit Rogers County Adult Day Care. Contact: Julie Wilson or Shirley Sellers, (918) 341-7588 days or (918) 694-6964 evenings or email
“The Butler Did It” original comedy murder mystery, 7 p.m., Will Rogers Auditorium, Rogers State University. Tickets: $15 for adults, $5 for students, with all proceeds to benefit the American Red Cross. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information: (918) 344-8442.
Rogers State University offers free class on Microsoft Office 2010 Excel for Windows software, 9-11:30 a.m., in Herrington Hall, room 132. Limited to 25 participants. To register, call (918) 343-7608, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The class is taught by Thomas Luscomb, assistant professor.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, Safenet Services-sponsored event to bring awareness to domestic violence, 9 a.m. (registration at 8), Ne-Mar Center. Information: (918) 341-1424 or Packets also available at J&J Pharmacy and Pixley Lumber.