Chickashanews.com

November 12, 2012

Around the Area, updated 11-12-12

Donna Buckner, Community News Editor, areas@chickashanews.com
The Express-Star

— Nov. 12



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: Nov. 12, 7 p.m.

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Email info@chickashaarts.org.



USAO Senior Recital

• Student: Adam Bryant

• When: Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.

• Where: Alumni Chapel



Nov. 13



Chickasha Antique Auto Club

• When: Nov 13, 7:30 p.m.

• Where: Rock Island Train Depot,  100 E Chickasha Ave.



AAUW meeting

• When: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7:15 p.m.

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Details: Member Marsha Baker will lead the book discussion. The topic is Historical Fiction. The public is invited to attend the gathering. Please call Angie at 779-6969 for more information.



Nov. 14



Yet Set potluck meal & meeting

• When: Nov. 14, noon

• Where: Life Center in Epworth UMC, 4th and Iowa



Nov. 15



Ninnekah Seniors

annual Thanksgiving meal

• When: Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

• Where: Ninnekah Senior Citizens Building

• Cost: donation only

• Pre-order: by calling 224-7434



Nov. 15-18



OK Sooner Circuit Dog Show

• When: Nov. 15-18

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



Nov. 16



USAO Showband Concert

• When: Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

• Where: Te Ata Memorial Auditorium



Nov. 16-17



OHCE Quilt Exhibit

• When: Nov. 16-17

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



Nov. 17



A Celebration of Gospel

• When: Nov. 17, 6 p.m.

• Where: CV Tech Center, Helen Ward Seminar Center

• Cost: in advance: $5/adults, $3/children; at door: $8/adults, $5/children

• Sponsored by: The Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of Truth

• Contact: Dana at 405-779-1340 or Janaya at 405-320-6456



Youth Ministry Bake Sale

• When: Saturday, Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

• Where: Atwoods



Nov. 19



Lifeline Hospice

Memorial Service

• When: Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m.

• Where: USAO Alumni Chapel

• Details: Family and friends of patients who died this past year are encouraged to attend this event.



USAO Senior Recital

• Student: Jesse Merritt

• When: Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m.

• Where: Alumni Chapel



Nov. 20



School dance

• Sponsored by: Chickasha Middle School

• When: Nov. 20th from 6:30 - 9 p.m.

• Where: Myers Fieldhouse, 10th and Florida

• Cost: Admission/$3.00 and concession

• Details: Desmond Taylor will be the DJ. It is by invitation only. If any child gets any disciplinary action between now and the dance they will not be able to attend.  



USAO Student Recital

• When: Nov. 20, 12 p.m.

• Where: Davis Hall 124



Nov. 24



Paint On Canvas special

Thanksgiving workshop for families!

• When:  Saturday, Nov. 24, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

• Where: China Moon in Chickasha.

• Cost: One can paint for $30. If you come with a guest, the price drops to $25 per person.

• Painting: “In love with Picasso”

• Instructor: Carrie Chavers.

• Details: See the painting on our calendar at www.paintoncanvas.net. Register online for $30 using PayPal, or by phone for the discount. Call (405) 574-6689. Leave with your finished masterpiece.



Nov. 27



Medicare Part D

Open Enrollment Assistance

• When: Nov. 27, 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon

• Where: Aspire Home Health Care and Hospice

• Call:  Holly at 580-371-8236 or Greg 580-512-7486 for more info.



USAO Student Recital

• When: Nov. 27, 12 p.m.

• Where: Alumni Chapel



USAO Concert Band, Percussion and Woodwind Ensembles Concert

• When: Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m.

• Where: Te Ata Memorial Auditorium



Nov. 29



Concert Choir Holiday Concert

• When: Thursday, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.

• Where: Te Ata Memorial Auditorium

• Featuring: Lincoln Elementary Choir and USAO Concert Choir



Nov. 30



Chicago Tap Theatre

• When: Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.

• Where: Te Ata Memorial Auditorium



Dec. 7



Grady Memorial Hospital

Craft Show

• When: Friday, Dec. 7, 6 a.m. - 4 p.m,.

• Where: GMH basement]

• Booth Space: $25, call Debbie at 224-2300 x. 2278

• Details: Baked goodies, jewelry, Scentsy, Velata, wood crafts, kids clothes, lots of misc. available.



Dec. 7-16



The Fox on the Fairway

• When: Dec. 7-16

• Where: John Denney Playhouse, 1316 N Bell Avenue, Lawton

• Information:  (580) 355-1600



Dec. 8



Christmas Tour of Homes

• Where: Home to be announced

• When: Dec. 8, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.   

• Details: Tickets are $10 and all proceeds will benefit the Resurrection House.  For information, call Aubry (405)822-2882, Dayliene (405)517-1171, Diana (405)320-0571, Lisa (405)474-4611, Nancy (405)503-5232 or committee members Kelly Nunn, Twyla Palmer, Sheila Mosley.





• • 2013 • •



Feb. 22 - Mar. 3



Sylvia

• When: Feb. 22-March 3

• Where: John Denney Playhouse, 1316 N Bell Avenue, Lawton

• Information:  (580) 355-1600



April 12-21



God’s Favorite

• When: April 12-21

• Where: John Denney Playhouse, 1316 N Bell Avenue, Lawton

• Information:  (580) 355-1600



May 2013



Community Flea Market

• When: Starts May, 2013

• Details: For information, contact Beholding the Child Non-Profit Organization, located at 722 W. Minnesota Ave., Chickasha or call 405-320-5370



May 9-11



Chickasha Swap Meet

• Sponsor: Chickasha Antique Auto Club

• When: May 9-11;  rain or shine - outside event; Gates open at 7:30 a.m. daily, close at 8 p.m.

• Where: 712 E Choctaw Ave Chickasha, OK 73018

• Cost: Vendor spaces 10 x 30 - $50 each for all 3 days

• Details: come look for your hard to find auto parts, signs, cars, trucks, and much much more, ANYTHING auto related at the LARGEST SWAP MEET IN OKLAHOMA.

• Admission: FREE

• Parking - $4 - Benefits Local Youth Group

• Information:  visit www.chickashaautoswapmeet.com



June 7-16



9 to 5, the Musical

• When: June 7-16

• Where: John Denney Playhouse, 1316 N Bell Avenue, Lawton

• Information:  (580) 355-1600



June 8



9th Annual Lavender Festival

• When: Saturday, June 8, 2013, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

• Admission $5/ea.; $4/Uniform Personnel with ID and Senior Citizens /65+;  (Children under 12 admitted free)

• Where: Direction from Apache: From the T-stop at North end of Town (HWY 19 , 62, & 281), turn left (West) 4 ½ miles on HWY 19;  turn right (North) on tar road (CS 2550) and go 5 miles; turn left (West) on gravel road  (CR 1410) and go 3/4 miles. Please follow our signs.

• Details: call  580-588-2855 or visit www.lavendervalleyacres.com



Oct. 17-19



Chickasha Antique

Auto Swap Meet

• When: Oct. 17-19, rain or shine - outside event; Gates open at 7:30 a.m. daily, close at 8 p.m.

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds

• Cost: Vendor spaces 10 x 30 - $50 each for all 3 days

• Details: come look for your hard to find auto parts, signs, cars, trucks, and much much more, ANYTHING auto related at the LARGEST SWAP MEET IN OKLAHOMA.

• Admission : FREE

• Parking - $4 - Benefits Local Youth Group

• Information:  visit www.chickashaautoswapmeet.com





On-Going Activities



Maternity and Baby

Food and Clothes Giveaways

• When: Thursdays, 9 a.m. - 12 noon

• Where: Women’s Care Pregnancy Center, 1201 W. Choctaw Ave.



LaLeche League of Chickasha

• When: 2nd Thursday monthly, 10 a.m.

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact: Jan at 222-0723



Divorce Care (for adults)

DC4-K (for children)

• When: Sundays,  6-8 p.m.

• Where: Epworth United Methodist Church

• Details: Group is free and we have light refreshments at 6 p.m..  This is a weekly support group and seminar conducted by people who understand divorce. There is a film then discussion.



Indian Taco Lunch

• Where: Cox City Baptist Church

• When: Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Details: Dine-in or carry-out. This is a fund raiser to help us with the completion of our new church building.  Contact Pastor Bill H. Love at 405-756-8830 or Betty Crabb at 580-476-3727 for more information.



Chickasha Optimist Club

• When: Thursday Mornings,  7 a.m..

• Where: Holiday Inn Express

• Contact: Margaret Davis, 222-1969



Preschool Storytime

• When: Every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m.

• Where: Chickasha Public Library, 527 W. Iowa Ave., Chickasha

• Details: Children ages 5 and under and their caregivers are invited.  The program is free. For more information call the Library at 222-6075.



Chickasha

Senior Nutrition Center

• When: Monday - Friday, meals start at 11:20 a.m.

• Cost: $1.50 donation requested

• Programs: Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. music program before lunch; Thursday, 10 a.m. bingo then lunch; Puzzles and pool tables are always available for all seniors 60+.

• Contact: Lola Brown or Donna Dawdy at 224-4315



TOPS Weight Loss Support

• What: TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a weekly support group that promotes a healthy lifestyle and supports sensible weight loss. Open to men and women of all ages.

• When: Every Monday, 5:30 p.m.

• Where: First Christian Church basement, 202 S. 6th, Chickasha

• Details:  Visitors are invited to attend an introductory meeting, call 405-224-0413, or email letitia.bugner@yahoo.com for information.



Swinging Chicks

Square Dance Club

• When: 1st & 3rd Saturdays monthly at 8 p.m.

• Where: Borden Park Community Center, 200 N 18

• Details: No admission fee for visitors. Call Mark or Nancy at 779-3371 or 779-1677 for information.



Cancer Support Group

• When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday monthly, 6:30 p.m.

• Where: Grady Memorial Hospital Administrative Conference Room, go in front entrance, go to the left of the elevators toward radiology.

• Details: These meetings are for anyone dealing with cancer. Meetings are sponsored by the American Cancer Society and Grady Memorial Hospital. For information, call Alyson Kopycinski, 224-2300 or Maggie Griffith, 222-2551



Churndash Quilt Guild

• When: First Thursday monthly, 9:30 a.m.

• Where: Parkview Christian Church

• Information: Call 405-2244-7270



Grief Recovery

• When: First and third Thursdays at 6 p.m.

• Where: 205 W. Chickasha Ave., Ste. 1, Chickasha

• Details: Grief issues related to death, chronic illness, divorce, change in health, disaster victim, loss of employment, caregiver for chronically ill or other concerns will be discussed. To register call 405-222-3018, sponsored by HealthBack Home Health.



Saturday Night Cruisers (SNC)

• When: Second Saturday monthly at 7 p.m.

• Where: Chickasha Library



DivorceCare

• What: DivorceCare, a weekly support group and seminar conducted by people who understand divorce.

• When: 6-8 p.m. every Sunday

• Where: Epworth United Methodist Church in the New Life Center, north door.



Ducks Unlimited

• Details: For information, please call 222-1510 or 222-4799.



Interagency and Community

Coalition of Grady County

• When: Third Wednesday, monthly, 10 a.m.

• Where: Canadian Valley Tech Center, Chickasha

• Details: Call 224-1210 for information. All interested parties are welcome to join.



Bereavement Support Group

• Where: LifeLine Hospice Office, 1701 Iowa, Chickasha.  

• Details: Call for monthly meeting dates.. LifeLine Staff will provide lunch. For further information please contact Johnny Tims, chaplain or Tonna Shoffit at 405-222-2051.



Adult Education Classes

• Where: Adult Learning Center, 628 W. Kansas. Locations available in El Reno, Mustang, Newcastle, Tuttle & Yukon

• When: Classes vary, M-Th.

• Details: Call (405) 222-6562 for additional information.  FAX (405) 222-6561.



English as a Second Language

• Where: Adult Learning Center, 628 W. Kansas Avenue. Locations also available in El Reno & Mustang.

• When: M/W 5:30 - 8 p.m.

• Details: Call (405) 222-6562 for additional information.  FAX (405) 222-6561.



Kid’s Crew Worship

• Who: First Baptist Church, Chickasha

• When: Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

• Details: A worship service designed especially for students in grade K-5. Rides are available by calling 224-5196. Vans run at 9 a.m. for Sunday school and again at 11:45 a.m. to return children home.



Borden Community Center

• What: Free Line Dance Lessons

• When: 1st, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month; 5:30 - 6:30 p. m.

• Details: Call instructor Betty Jean Ford at 224-9573 for information

• What: Free Line Dance Lessons

• When: Every Monday; 1-3 p. m.

• Details: Instructor Kathy Prigmore

• What: Leon & Kimberly Band (C&W music)

• When:  Every Tuesday, 7-9 p.m.

• What: Free Line Dance Lessons

• When: Every Wednesday; 1-2:30 p. m.

• Details: Instructor Ruby Boggess, 224-5922

• What: Performances by True Country

• When: First Thursdays monthly, 7-9 p.m.

• What: Performances by Silver Creek

• When:  Every Friday, 7-9 p.m.

• Contact Us: M-W 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call 222-9281



Terrific Tuesday

• What: Fun and fellowship for seniors & caregivers

• When: Fourth Tuesday of the month

• Where: Life Center at Epworth United Methodist Church, 4th & Iowa

• Details: Bring a sack lunch. Caregivers may drop persons in their care off and run errands or may stay and enjoy the activities. For information, please call 224-3320.



Wednesday Night

fishing tournaments

• Where: Chickasha Lake at the south ramp.

• Entry fee: $30 per boat with a $5 per member sign up fee.

• Details: Any questions call 405-224-4040.



Gospel Opry

• Where: Cowboy Country Church, Hwy. 92 South

• Details: Call 405-320-0055 for more info. Concession will be available.



Blood Drive

• Details: Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) will reward each donor’s giving spirit with a warm beanie cap.  Anyone, who is healthy and 17 years or older, can donate blood. Contact Oklahoma Blood Institute at (877)-340-8777.  Donors always receive free health screenings and Members for Life points, redeemable for merchandise from OBI’s online store.



Chickasha Antique Auto Club

• When: 4th Tuesday monthly, 7:30 p.m.

• Where: Rock Island Depot, located east of 1st and Chickasha

• Details: Museum is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Additional times are available. For information, call 224-4700



Chickasha Antique

Auto Club museum

• Where: Rock Island Train Depot. 

• When: Hours are MWF 10:30 a.m. - 2:30.p.m. Other times may be available by calling 405.224.4700



The Lexington Opry

• When: Every 4th Friday

• Where: Lexington Senior Citizens on Main Street,  second building on right south of light.

• Details: Deral, Oteka and Joe invite you to come for an evening of entertainment and good traditional Country and gospel music and fun. See and listen to the music of the New Country Cousins and friends. For information: call 405-872-9057.



Disabled American Veterans,

Chapter 17

• What: Third Tuesday, every other month, 6 p.m.

• Where: Eduardo’s, 4th and County Club

• Contact: Roy Sampley Commander 405-387-5653 or Tommy Howell Chaplain 580-656-5758 for more information.



Grady County TEA Party

• When: Monthly on the first Thursday

• Where: Canadian Valley Technology Center, Helen Ward Seminar Center, 1401 Michigan Avenue, Chickasha, Oklahoma.

•  Details: For more information, please contact Mark Keeling at 405-314-4730 or email gradycountyteaparty@yahoo.com. You may also visit www.gradycountyteaparty.com for additional information.



Grady Co. Democratic Party

• Where: Canadian Valley Technology Center, Helen Ward Seminar Center “C” in the east end of the main building, 1401 Michigan Avenue, Chickasha, Oklahoma.

• When: second Thursday of each month.

• Details: Contact Dr. Keith Harrison, Secretary, 1-405-224-8604 for additional information.



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: 2nd Monday monthly, 7 p.m.

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Email info@chickashaarts.org



All Day Music Fest featuring

Bluegrass/Gospel/Country/Folk

• Where: Borden Park Community Center at 200 North 18th in Chickasha

• Details: Bring a finger food and enjoy music and singing.  All ages are welcome and the event is wheelchair accessible.  Admission is by donations to pay for the rent for the one-day event at the Community Center.    To schedule to play or for more information contact Jallane or Chet Link at (405) 224-6790 or (405) 222-6926.



Emergency Food Pantry

• When: Monday - Thursday, 1-4 p.m.; Thursday evenings, 6-8p.m.

• Where: First Presbyterian Church, 6th and Minnesota, north side