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It's Happening - Jan. 28 to Feb. 7, 2011

Associated Press Modified: January 28, 2011 at 11:14 am •  Published: January 28, 2011
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FRIDAY Jan. 28

Claremore Chamber Scholarship performance of the Gridiron, 7 p.m., at RSU Centennial Center. Reservations: 341-2818.

Justus-Tiawah Pink-Out Night at 5th-8th grade basketball games at the North Campus gym.

SATURDAY Jan. 29

Annual Claremore Chamber Banquet & Gridiron, 6 p.m., at RSU Centennial Center. Reservations: 341-2818.

Sequoyah Public Schools Foundation Wild Thing Dinner and Auction, 6 p.m., in the Mid-High Cafeteria. Tickets may be purchased by contacting the Sequoyah Public Schools Central Office, 341-5472.

Sequoyah Quarterback Club annual football banquet, 1 p.m., at Olan Graham Fieldhouse. Tickets available at Ira Green Construction or the Sequoyah High School principal’s office.

Benefit dinner and dessert auction for Emily Madole, an 8-year-old Verdigris student who is undergoing treatments for a brain tumor, 6 p.m., at the Belvidere Mansion. Information: 615-8104.

Indian taco dinner to benefit Michael and Matthew Wiggins of Claremore, both of whom are awaiting liver transplants. Dinner is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Bible Believer’s Pentecostal Church, 715 South Highway 88, Claremore. Silent auction. Information: 639-4538.

Tickets for the annual Claremore Symphony League Ball are on sale. The ball along with a prime rib dinner will take place at 7 p.m. (social hour begins at 6) Feb. 12 at the Rogers State University Centennial Center Ballroom. Tickets for the black tie event are $60/person. Information: Sue Hines, 342-0778, or www.ClaremoreSymphonyLeague.com.

Baredown Productions Bull Riding, 7:30 p.m., at Claremore Expo Center. Cost: adults, $10; children, $5. Information: 342-5357.

Ozark Adventist Academy Royalaires (of Gentry, Ark.) choir and band performance, 11 a.m., at Claremore Seventh-day Adventist Church, 20555 S. 4170 Road (Lake Road).

Claremore Youth Baseball sign-ups for ages 4-14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at Claremore Rec Center. Information: Jeff, 576-4069.

SUNDAY Jan. 30

N.J.B.R.A. Bull Riding featuring Mini Bulls Double Header, 2 p.m., at Claremore Expo Center. Cost: adults, $12; children, $5. Information: 342-5357.

New Life Baptist Church Fifth Sunday Sing, 6 p.m., at 24525 S. 4140 Rd. (Frederick Road). To participate, call Hubert, 639-3332.

MONDAY Jan. 31

Rogers County Historical Society monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at the Belvidere Mansion. Guest speaker will be Mickey Perry.

Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available each Monday to answer questions and assist with research from 3-7 p.m.

Friendship Feast, a free hot meal, 5-6:30 p.m. each Monday, at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 200 East 5th Street.

Rural Water District #8 will hold an election for Board Member Seat #4 and Seat #5 at the annual board meeting at 7:30 p.m. March 14. Candidate filing will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 28 through Feb. 14 at the district office, 22094 S. 4160 Rd.

TUESDAY Feb. 1

Rogers County Retired Educators and Support Personnel meeting, 10 a.m., at Claremore Pizza Hut. OSU Extension Educator John Haase will speak. Dessert and coffee served before the meeting.

Junior high and high school All-County Honor Band concerts at Robson Performing Arts Center. Junior high concert at 7 p.m., followed by high school.

Justus-Tiawah JOM meeting, 6 p.m., in the North Campus cafeteria.

New exhibit, “Operation Iraq Freedom,” opening at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, 5-7 p.m. Master Sergeant Dale Marsh, a Claremore resident, brought back artifacts from tours of duty in Kuwait and Iraq and museum curator Jason Schubert has designed a display depicting a soldier’s life on the front lines. Free and open to the public.

WEDNESDAY Feb. 2

Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., at the Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Schedule an appointment: 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Free community forum, “Everything you ever wanted to know about IEP but were afraid to ask,” 6-8 p.m., at Northeast Technology Center Claremore campus. Open to parents and those working with children on an Idividualized Education Program. Presented by Rogers County Coalition, Sooner SUCCESS and Grand Lake Mental Health.

Tulsa Fetal & Infant Mortality Review Project hosts Community Services for Pregnant Women, Infants & Children in-service, 5-6 p.m., on the third floor of the Claremore Regional Hospital Medical Office Building.

THURSDAY Feb. 3

Foyil Student Council hosts chili cook-off, 6-8 p.m., in the high school gym. Cost to enter the contest is $10. Registration/information: Tallery Raglin, TRaglin@foyil.k12.ok.us or 918-697-8255. Admission is $2 at the door (children under 4 years are free).

SATURDAY Feb. 5

2nd Annual Brainiac Brawl benefiting the Claremore Public Schools Foundation, 7 p.m. (doors open at 5), at RSU Centennial Center. Tables for up to eight team members are $300. Information: 341-7535 or foundation@claremore.k12.ok.us.

Junior high All-District Honor Band concerts at Robson Performing Arts Center. Seventh grade concert at 3 p.m., followed by the 8th and 9th grade concert and symphonic bands.

Claremore High School Dugout Club 3rd Annual Fiesta Dinner/Silent Auction, 4-8 p.m., in the cafeteria. Cost, $8. Advance tickets available from any high school baseball player. Proceeds benefit the team’s spring break trip to Gulf Shores, Ala.

MONDAY Feb. 6

Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available each Monday to answer questions and assist with research from 3-7 p.m.

Friendship Feast, a free hot meal, 5-6:30 p.m. each Monday, at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 200 East 5th Street.

TUESDAY Feb. 7

Sequoyah Middle School Title I Parent Information Meeting, 4 p.m., in the middle school office.