Make it a family night.


Cara Cowan Watts, Cherokee Nation Tribal councilor for District 7, “Donut Office Hour,” 7-9 a.m., Gripado’s in Claremore (west of tracks at intersection of Blue Starr and J.M. Davis). Information, call (918) 752-4342 or

Rogers-Mayes County Marine Corps League organizational meeting, 9 a.m. North Park Trinity Baptist Church, 2999 N. Sioux. All Marine Corps veterans encouraged to attend. Information, Dirk Flint, 343-7367 or 231-2542.


Live concert, downtown’s Fidelity Coffee Shop, corner of Cherokee and Will Rogers, show time 7 p.m., cost $5. “We Invented Thunder Tour” featuring The Burning Room and A Fragile Shade from Portland, Ore., will perform along with local bands Shades of Grey and Fraysion the Minotaur. Shop closed until concert time.


Bingo 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion. Money raised is used for veterans projects and community programs.


Love and Logic, a parenting class offered by the Rogers County Youth Services meets every Tuesday night, 6-8, beginning July 11 continuing six weeks. Cost $30 which includes a parent handbook. Call 341-7580 to register, ask for Michele or Linda.

Bingo 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the V.F.W. Money raised is used for veterans projects and community programs.


Attend church or your choice or make it a family night.


Pre-enrollment screening for 4 and 5-year-olds (age by Sept. 1) who will be first time students at Claremore Public Schools this fall. Previous Claremore students do not attend need to attend the screening. Students will be screened for developmental readiness, vision, hearing and speech. Enrollment times: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Church of Christ Education Building, 319 E. Blue Starr Drive. Immunizations provided by the caring van will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Next week ...

FRIDAY, July 14

Celebrety Wait Night, 5-9 p.m., Pizza Hut in Claremore to benefit the Tri County CASA (court-appointed special advocates for children). Information, contact CASA at 343-1515.

More Happenings ...

Absentee voting

mail deadline July 19

Voters have until 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, to apply for “mail” delivered absentee ballots for the July 25 primary election. Any registered voter can vote absentee with stating a reason. For applications, apply in person at the election board office, 216 S. Missouri, or by mail, fax or telegraph.

Voters who are physically incapacitated, confined to a nursing home, in military service outside Rogers County are among those who often take advantage of absentee voting by mail.

Information, call 341-2965. Fax 341-4666.