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September 26, 2012

Around the Area

updated 9-26-2012


The Express-Star

— SEPT. 28



Junior Social Workers

Spaghetti Day

• When: Sept. 28

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



Sept. 28-29



Rock Island Arts Festival

• When: Sept. 28-29, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

• Where: Historic Rock Island Depot (1st St. and Chickasha Ave. area)



Sept. 29



Newcastle Casino

Outdoor Concert Series

• What: 3rd annual Exit 107 Live

• When: Saturday, Sept. 29

• Information: call (405) 387-6013



CHS Class of ‘72

• When:  Saturday, Sept. 29, noon

• Where: Jake’s Rib, Chickasha

• Cost: dutch treat

• Contact: 405-224-6230

• Details: Planning session to discuss having a 40th class reunion. Need to form a committee. All class members are encouraged to attend and bring your suggestions.



Shape Up on the Great Lawn

• When: Sept. 29; 8am: Yoga; 9am: Zumba

• Where: Myriad Great lawn

• Details: Kick-start your workout habit or simply try something new in the beautiful setting of the Myriad Gardens. These free workout classes will be offered for three Saturdays in Sept. Free and open to the public. For information call 405.297.0102 or email enewton@myriadgardens.org



Paint On Canvas workshops

• When: Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m.

• Where: Rock Island Arts Festival Wine Tasting Building

• Details: Go to paintoncanvas.net to register or call Carrie Chavers at (405) 574-6689.

• Cost:  $35, Leave with your finished masterpiece!



Sept. 30



Scientific Sundays:

All About Birds

• When: Sept. 30, 1-2 p.m.

• Where: Myriad Children’s Garden Pavilion

• Details: Explore the gardens to see what birds live here, then cut out some bird silhouettes and make a bird balancing mobile. $2-nonmember; Free for members.



Oct. 4



Grady County

Democratic Party Gala & Dinner

• When: Thursday, Oct. 4, doors open 5:30 p.m.; meal 6 p.m.; 7 p.m. introductions; 7:30 p.m. speakers

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds

• Tickets: In Advance: $15/regular admission, $5/student; $7/sr. citizens over 65; $20 at the door

• Contact: Steve 405-320-5355; Darleen 405-224-8604; Dale 405-574-4213



Oct. 5



Epworth UMW fundraiser

• What: Parking lot garage sale

• Where: 5th & Colorado

• When: Oct. 5, 8 a.m. - ?



Oct. 5-14



The Sound of Music

• What: America’s favorite Rodgers and Hammerstein musical

• When: Oct. 5-7, 11-14; tickets go on sale Sept. 17

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

• Information:  (580) 355-1600



Oct. 6



Chickasha Chicken Run

• When: Oct. 6, 9-11 a.m.

• Where: Shannon Springs Park



Back Alley AA Picnic

• When: Saturday, Oct. 6; 2 p.m.

• Where: Shannon Springs Park Pavillion

• Contact: Judt 222-1943



Matthew Hoskins

Memorial Golf Tournament

• When: Oct. 6, 8 a.m. shotgun start

• Where: Riverband Golf Course

• Cost: 4 man scramble/$240

• Details: Contact Zach Divine at 417-437-0429. Register by Sept. 28. Email mwhmemorial@gmail.com



Oct. 8



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: Oct. 8, 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



Oct. 11



LaLeche League of Chickasha

• When: Oct. 11, 10 a.m.

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact: Jan at 222-0723



Oct. 12



Rosehill Historic Cemetery Tour

• When: Oct. 12

• Where: Rosehill Cemetery, enter west gate



Ivan Parker in Concert

• When: Oct. 12, 7 p.m.

• Where: Central Baptist Church, 901 SW B Ave., Lawton



Oct. 12-13



Josey Barrel Racing Clinic

• When: Oct. 12-13

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



Oct. 15



American Farmers

& Ranchers Banquet

• When: Oct. 15

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



Oct. 18-20



Chickasha Antique

Auto Swap Meet

• When: Oct. 18-20, 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



Oct. 23



Chickasha Antique Auto Club

• When: Oct 23, 7:30 p.m.

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



OHCE Fall Council

• When: Oct. 23

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



Oct. 26-27



Frontier Days Ranch Rodeo

• When: Oct. 26-27

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



Oct. 27



“Holiday Craft Fair”

• Where: Bible Baptist Church gym

• When: Saturday, Oct. 27,  10am - 6pm.

• Details: All proceeds from the “Home based business” booths will benefit the Bible Baptist Church Children’s & Youth Ministry Summer Camp Accounts for 2013. 10x10 booths are $50.00, and tables and electricity are $10.00 each in addition to the both rental. Booth rental info. is on the Vendor form. We will be hosting our Community wide Fall Festival at the same time which is completely free. Come by the church office or Welcome Center for a booth rental agreement form, or visit us at www.bbcchickasha.net for a download/print form.



Chickasha Firefighters

Chili Cook-Off & Car Show

• When: Oct. 27

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



OCT. 30



Blanchard’s PumpkinFest

• When: Oct. 30, 6-9 p.m.

• Where: Downtown Blanchard

• Details: Lots to do: live music, costume contest, pumpkin carving contest, pet costume contest



Nov. 3-4



Bad Shot Gun Show

• When: Nov. 3-4

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



Nov. 5



CHS PTO

• When: Monday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m.

• Where: CHS Commons



Nov. 8



NRCS District Meeting

• When: Nov. 8

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



Nov. 9-11



Fine Arts Holiday Show

Call for Artists

• Sponsored by: The Duncan Art Guild

• When: Nov. 9-11, deadline Oct. 15

• Details: Works will be judged for cash awards. Send SASE to Duncan Art Guild, P.O.Box 2001, Duncan, OK 73534. Judge will be Jacquelyn Knapp artist and art instructor at USAO in Chickasha

• Contact: Janice at 580-252-7488



Nov. 10



Chickasha Pig Sale

• When: Nov. 10

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



Nov. 11



Bible Baptist Church Banquet

• When: Nov. 11

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



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.



Nov. 13



Chickasha Antique Auto Club

• When: Nov 13, 7:30 p.m.

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



Nov. 15-18



OK Sooner Circuit Dog Show

• When: Nov. 15-18

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds



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 Mills (405) 822-2882 or Nancy (405)503-5232.



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



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