Claremore Daily Progress

February 29, 2012

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Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE — THURSDAY March 1

Rogers County Fitness Training Program (”Couch to 5K) meeting 6 p.m., NTC Claremore, 1901 N. Highway 88. Free personal training program information provided.

Cherokee Elderly Nutrition Program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (lunch served from 11-12), at Foyil United Methodist Church. Information: Frankie Long, (918) 261-8108.

Author and Progress columnist Carol Round will sign copies of her new book, Journaling with Jesus: How to Draw Closer to God, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Cappuccino Corner.



FRIDAY March 2

Author and Progress columnist Carol Round will sign copies of her new book, Journaling with Jesus: How to Draw Closer to God, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Carl’s Coney Island in NeMar Center.



SATURDAY March 3

Foyil First Assembly of God Men’s Ministry benefit breakfast, 7-10 a.m. All-you-can-eat biscuits and sausage gravy, drink included. $5 suggested donation. Proceeds benefit the building fund. To go orders, call (918) 343-0068. Nine miles north of Claremore on Highway 66, Foyil, next to Paradise Pizza & Video.

Author and Progress columnist Carol Round will sign copies of her new book, Journaling with Jesus: How to Draw Closer to God, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., A Place of Grace Christian Bookstore.

“Wrestling With Domestic Violence,” 7 p.m., Claremore Expo Center. Sanctioned by Oklahoma Boxing and  Wrestling Commission. Presented by Sooner World Class Wrestling and Safenet Services. Tickets: $10 general admission, $15 floor seats. Available at Expo Center Box Office, OD’s Fast Stop, Helen’s Salon, Heat Wave Tanning. Information: (509) 876-7009.

Rogers County Youth Baseball final sign-up, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Claremore Community Center, 2301 N. Sioux Ave., ages 4-14. Information: Jeff Warden, 918-576-4069.



SUNDAY March 4

Steel Challenge Shooting Match at US Shooting Academy in Owasso to benefit the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with competition at 10. Silent auction all day. Information: (918) 341-5707.

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

Music Evangelist Charles Graham in concert, 10:45 a.m., Washington Baptist Church, 14751 S. 4230 Rd. Information or directions: wbc.lifewaylink.com or (918) 341-5196.

Free concert of Irish and Scottish hymns and songs by Celtic Cheer in the sanctuary of St. Cecilia Church, 1304 N. Dorothy.  4:30 – 5:30 p.m.  Light refreshments in parish hall afterwards.



TUESDAY March 6

Rogers County Retired Educators and Support Personnel meeting, 10:30 a.m., Claremore Pizza Hut. Tom Pool, speaker.



THURSDAY March 8

AARP Chapter 3521 meeting, 11:15 a.m., American Legion Post 141. Guest speaker will be Cindy Adams, Claremore Veterans Center. Cost is $7 for lunch of corned beef, cabbage and carrots. Information and reservations: Loretta Genn, (918) 341-7099.



FRIDAY March 9

Sequoyah Full Gospel Church monthly singing, 7 p.m. Dinner following.



SATURDAY March 10

Claremore VFW Auxiliary inside garage sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., 1710 W. Dupont. Tables available for $10. Rentals go for cancer research. Post Honor Guard breakfast 7 a.m.-10 a.m. for $5. Proceeds from breakfast go to services for veterans. Information: (918) 341-3512.

Family Fun Night Spring Carnival, 6-8 p.m., John Smith Gymnasium. Legacy Christian School PTO fundraiser with carnival style games, concession stand, raffle drawings, silent auction. Cost, $5 per family at the door. Carnival booth tickets are 25 cents each.

Cru’s Crew Zumbathon and Raffle, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and 2 year old Cru Stone of Claremore, 4:30-7 p.m., at Owasso 7th Grade Center, 86th and Main Street. Admission, $10. Raffle tickets, two for $1 or 15 for $5. Information: Renee Czarniak, (918) 609-6153.

Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast, hosted by RSU’s Theta Kappa, Applebee’s, Owasso, 8-10 a.m. Benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Tickets $7. Available from any member or www.oklaesa.org. Information: Ray Floyd, (918) 850-4699, ray.floydjr@yahoo.com or Brian Cory, (918) 812-5483, sdbriancory@student.rsu.edu.

Wild Onion Dinner, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 317 S. Davis. Cost, $8 for wild onions with eggs, fry bread, ham or salt pork, beans, grape dumplings and soft drink or coffee. For delivery, call (918) 408-2047.



SUNDAY March 11

Claremore VFW Auxiliary inside garage sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1710 W. Dupont. Tables available for $10. Rentals go for cancer research. Information: (918) 341-3512.

Claremore Farmers Market vendor meeting, 3 p.m., Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady, Claremore. All interested vendors welcome. Contact Joe Davis, (918) 812-1987.



House of Prayer Church hosts live performance by the Potter from Eureka Springs, Ark., 6:30 p.m. Located seven miles north of Claremore on Highway 66. Love offering will be taken. Information: Pastor Richard Hubbard, (918) 341-7948.



MONDAY March 12

Rural Water District #8 annual membership meeting, 7:30 p.m., district office, 22094 S. 4160 Road. Information: (918) 341-4628.



TUESDAY March 13

Claremore Band Boosters Association meeting, 6 p.m. (note time change), in the high school band room. An informational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. for 8th grade band students interested in high school band next year, and their parents. A light meal will be provided by the Band Boosters.



THURSDAY March 15

Cherokee Elderly Nutrition Program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (lunch served from 11-12), at Foyil United Methodist Church. Information: Frankie Long, (918) 261-8108.



SATURDAY March 17

Friends of the J.M. Davis Museum hosts all you can eat pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m., Elk’s Lodge. Cost is $5 for pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee, juice and milk.

“Ladies Lifestyle Extraveganza/Women’s Expo,” 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Claremore Expo Center. Shopping, health and wellness seminars, fashion show, “Meet the Authors,” ballroom and country dance demonstrations, cash giveaway, and more. Entry is $4 for adults or $2 with canned good, to be donated to Good Samaritan Ministry. Information: Claremore Chamber of Commerce, (918) 341-2818 or Claremore Main Street, (918) 341-5881.



THURSDAY March 23

Adult marksman BB Gun shooting contest, 5-8 p.m., J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum. $10 entry includes refreshments. Live and silent auction. Museum fundraiser.



FRIDAY March 24

Daisy BB Gun Day with children and youth contest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum. Free admission. Win a custom-made Daisy BB rifle.



SATURDAY March 25

Indian Women’s Pochontas Club monthly meeting, 1 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1310 N. Sioux. Debra West will be available for Lord’s Pray practice at noon.  All Indian women are invited to attend.



SUNDAY April 22

Claremore Animal Shelter “Fido Fun Run/Walk” at Claremore Lake. Bring leashed canines to enjoy a “run with your dog” activity to compete or for leisure. Cost, $20 per team. Pre-registration at Claremore Animal Shelter. Information: (918) 341-1260.