Keep Broken Arrow Beautiful is looking for volunteers for their Trash Bash. Anyone interested can show up at the community center located at 1500 S. Main at 8:30 a.m. Free food, prizes and gift bags will be provided.
It's Prescription Take-Back Day! Get rid of your unwanted or outdated medication from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the following locations:
· Reasor's at 7114 S. Sheridan
· Reasor's at 11005 E. 41st St.
· Save-A-Lot at 1526 N. Lewis Ave.
· City of Owasso Municipal Building
Shred your old documents from 9 a.m. to noon at 4620 W. Kenosha St. in Broken Arrow. The Western Sun Federal Credit Union is hosting. Shredding is limited to four large boxes per person.
Bixby residents can drop off unwanted items at the Free Landfill Days Friday until 5:30 and again Saturday from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. The landfill is at the Quarry Landfill at 13740 E 46th St. North. All you need is a current utility bill or driver's license.
The YWCA is hosting the third annual Race Against Racism. The 1 mile Justice Walk starts at 9 a.m. and the 5K starts at 9:30 a.m. Free parking is available at OSU Tulsa.
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma is hosting an Intertribal Men's Stickball Tournament. The public is invited to witness the ancient tribal game. The first game starts at 10 a.m. at the Celebration Grounds of the UKB Tribal Complex. Bring your own lawn chairs.
Claremore welcomes motorcycle enthusiasts with the 3rd Annual Dog Iron Poker Run. The event starts at the Claremore VFW at 11 a.m. at 1717 W. Dupont. The first bike out will be at noon and the last bike out will be at 1 p.m. Prizes will be raffled at the end of the run. All proceeds benefit Rogers County Youth Services.
The Jenks Herb & Plant Festival will be downtown from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Over 100 booths will be set up to sell herbs and plants. Live entertainment is also a part of the festival.
The Turkish Festival will be in Broken Arrow from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday at the Raindrop Turkish House, located at 4444 W Houston St. Live music, food and crafts are all a part of the family-friendly fun. Admission is free.
The Woody Guthrie Center is celebrating its grand opening at 102 E. Brady. Folk singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie's archives will be on display for the public. The 12,000-square-foot center will feature state-of-the-art, interactive exhibits on Guthrie's life, art and creative legacy and will include Oklahoma's only permanent exhibit on the Dust Bowl. The Woody Guthrie Center's permanent exhibit on Guthrie will feature selections of original items from the Woody Guthrie Archives, including Guthrie's handwritten copy of "This Land Is Your Land," along with lyrics, artwork, photographs, personal notebooks, letters, postcards and some of his rare, never-before-seen musical instruments. The exhibit will also feature objects from some musicians who were influenced by Guthrie, including Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, Pete Seeger, John Cohen and Jimmy LaFave, among others. The Woody Guthrie Archives were brought to Tulsa by George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF), who purchased them in 2011 from Woody Guthrie Publications in New York.
For the Dogs:
Dogville Daycare & Boarding is bringing classical music to dogs and their owners. The String Orchestra from the Tulsa School Of Arts And Sciences will play from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. at 9525 E 47th Pl. Admission is $5 for each human/canine couple with all proceeds to benefit the TSAS Music Program. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for the outdoor concert.
Hit the Road:
Head to Muskogee for the last weekend of the Azalea Festival. All those interested can head to Honor Heights Park through the weekend for the annual celebration of more than 625 types of azaleas.
The Red Fern Festival will be in Norris Park in Tahlequah Friday and Saturday. A chili cook-off, car show and even a kid's crawdad catch are a few of the other activities this weekend. The movie Where The Red Fern Grows will be shown.
The Drillers continue their home stand downtown against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. The team will play Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Deputies with the Haskell County Sheriff's Office stated that Edward Branch escaped the jail Tuesday morning. Jail employees noticed he was missing and began their search for him around the jail.More >>
Deputies with the Haskell County Sheriff's Office stated that Edward Branch escaped the jail Tuesday morning. Jail employees noticed he was missing and began their search for him around the jail. More >>
Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after his invitation to a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>>