Atwoods in Claremore 11th Annual Pet Costume Contest, 2 p.m. Any pet is eligible, but must be on a leash or contained. Pets will be judged on their costumes in three weight categories: under 20 pounds, 20 to 100 pounds, and over 100 pounds. Prizes will be awarded to winners in each category. All entries will receive free pet treats and the chance to win door prizes.


Claremore High School Boy’s Basketball Booster Club, 7 p.m., high school gymnasium. Information, 341-7185.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church accepts November Angel Food orders, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Friday. Saturday, Nov. 4 will be the last day to place orders at this site. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Information, 341-5435.

Rogers County Historical Society, 7 p.m., second floor of the Will Rogers Hotel. Wren Baker, athletic director at Rogers State University, will speak.


Storytime at the Will Rogers Library, 10 a.m., featuring “The Ghosts’ Trip to Loch Ness” by Jacques Dequennoy. Three- to six-year-olds parents need to sign them up at library. Call 341-1564.


Claremore Johnson O’Malley meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, high school cafeteria. Call 527-6898.


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

More Happenings ...

RCCA November meeting slated

Rogers County Cherokee Association will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Rogers County Building on the grounds of the Claremore Expo Center. For more information about the group visit or contact Curtis Rohr at 343-4689 or

Verdigris Basketball Bash Nov. 4

The First Annual Verdigris Basketball Bash will be Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. The boys middle school and high school teams will be kicking off their season with exhibition games and skits.There will be basketball contests, concessions, door prizes, and raffles available. Admission is $1.

Retired teachers meet Nov. 7

Rogers County Retired Educators have their monthly meeting Nov. 7 at Claremore Pizza Hut. Meeting time has been changed from 10:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Lori Fullbright, News on 6 anchor and crime reporter, will speak.

Sequoyah Schools host forums

Sequoyah Public Schools will host a series of Public Forums for the presentation of the school district’s Long Range Facility Plan. Sequoyah Board of Education and Administration welcomes Sequoyah residents to the first forum 7 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Junior High Cafeteria.

Teen nights set

The City of Claremore will re-open teen night at the Claremore Community Center. Grand opening nights are slated for Saturday, Nov. 4 for fifth and sixth graders, and Saturday, Nov. 18 for seventh and eighth graders. After opening nights, fifth and sixth graders will meet the first Saturday on the month and seventh and eighth graders will meet the third Saturday. The center will be open from 7-10 p.m. Activities include food, music, video games, pool, air hockey and movies. Admission is $1. Parent volunteers are needed. Call Ron Paris, 341-7289, or e-mail

Benefit to help leukemia patient

Benefit BBQ 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 at American Legion. Proceeds benefit two-year-old Christian Bently, recently diagnosed with leukemia. More information, 341-7491. Account for Christian has been set up at 1st Bank in Claremore.

Sign-ups continue for Santa Cash promotion

Claremore Chamber of Commerce “Santa Cash” promotion begins Nov. 17. It’s not too late to participate. To sign up or for more information, call Julie Adams at 342-7520 or Dell Davis at 341-2818.

Sequoyah alumni gather

Sequoyah High School alumni will gather Nov. 11 in the high school cafeteria to recognize the classes of 1946, 1956 and 1966. Registration begins at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30. Advance tickets are $6 or $7 at the door.

Proceeds from an auction will assist alumni in sponsoring Sequoyah senior scholarships. For reservations, call Ronald Dowden, 341-4020; Brian Marlin, 543-7953; or Frieda Wilcox, 272-4056.

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