Rogers County Republican Party, 7 p.m., Rogers County Building, 416 Brady Street, Claremore. Guest speaker: James Williamson, State Senator/ 2006 candidate for governor. Public welcome. Information,(918) 557-8879, or

City-County Planning Commission 4 p.m., City Hall, Council Chambers, 104 S. Muskogee.

Public hearing on proposed budget for the Town of Verdigris, 7 p.m., Town of Verdigris offices.

Rogers County League of Women Voters, 7 p.m., conference room of CASA offices, 512 E. Will Rogers Blvd. League is a non-partisan political organization. Open to the public. Information, Mary Jo Neal, 747-8447, or Bette Willey, 341-1164.

Senior Advantage dance, 7-9 p.m., Claremore Elk’s Lodge. Potluck dinner at 6:30. Bring a covered dish, salad or dessert. Live music provided by Earl Laney and HWY 88. Admission is $3. Visitors 50 and older are welcome. Senior Advantage is a program of Claremore Regional Hospital.

Claremore Civic Band’s first concert of the summer, 7:30 p.m., G. Waide Sibley Gazebo. Under the direction of Mike Thompson, the band will perform “The Star Spangled Banner,” “Sabre and Spurs,” the march of the American calvary, by John Philip Sousa, “Blues In the Night” or “My Momma Done Tol’ Me” by Harold Arlen, “The Klaxon,” by Henry Fillmore, featuring the french horn section of the band, “Samson and Delila” by C. Saint-Saens, “If My Friends Could See Me Now!” from the Broadway musical comedy “Sweet Charity.” music by Cy Coleman, and many others. In case of rain, the concert will be cancelled and rescheduled. Information, Cindy Tanner, 342-8087 or Gan Weddle, 341-8696.


Inola Hay Day begins at 6 p.m. with crowning of Hay Day Queen at Inola High School Fine Arts Building. Open Rodeo at Inola Roundup Club begins at 8. Hay Day continues Saturday with activities at Fleming Park

beginning at noon. Information, Matt Meeker, 521-7038, or Casey Robinson, 637-8483.

Rogers State University’s Biology Club Benefit Bag Sale, Friday and Saturday, Thunderbird Library. $6 per bag or $5 if bring own bag. Drop-offs accepted Wednesday and Thursday. Proceeds used for club’s trip to Alaska.

25th Annual Inola Run for St. Jude, 7 p.m. at Inola Elementary. Runners should arrive 30 minutes early. 8K Run, Race Walk or Fun Run. Information, Pete Orban, race director, 918-343-4920, or Charlene Harrell, race chairman, at 918-543-2991 or 857-0154.


Traditional Cherokee Games, starts 10 a.m., at the City Soccer Field, north Souix.

Claremore Farmers Market,

7 a.m.-12 p.m., Expo Center parking lot. Information, Mike Oliver, 341-5105, or Bert Bertolino, 266-5499.

Annual Totem Pole Park Music Fest and Bar-B-Q, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ed Galloway’s Totem Pole Park, four miles east of Foyil on Highway 28A. Bring musical instruments. Activities for children will be available. Cost for catered barbecue meal is $5 for sandwich, chips and cookie; $1 for beverage. Sponsored by Rogers County Historical Society. Proceeds used for park maintenance.

21st annual Tiawah Fire Department fish fry 3-8 p.m., Justus-Tiawah School (South Campus). Cost $8 adults, $4 kids 12 and under at the door. $7 adults, $3.50 kids 12 and under if purchased early. More information, call 341-0304.

Claremore Christian School Foundation annual golf tournament, Heritage Hills Golf Course. Cost $60 per player. Hole Sponsorships available. To register, call Pete Dickinson at 605-5640, Ed Putman at 830-4565 or via e-mail at Deadline June 14.

Dennis family reunion, Claremore Senior Citizens Center. Doors open 11 a.m., meal at noon. Bring family, potluck dish and old photos. Information, Juanita Keys, 341-4553; Bessie Biswell, 341-2361; or Bonnie Schulze, 341-0848.

Rogers County Builders Association annual auction, 2:30 p.m., 24716 S. Highway 66. Donated items drop off Friday, June 16, or call


Claremore Elks Lodge pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. Cost is $3 for all you can eat pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee and juice.