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Oklahoman Published: March 8, 2014


Quilt show continues

— The annual quilt show continues through March 30 at the Santa Fe Depot Museum, 614 E Main St. in Shawnee.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Admission to the museum is a suggested donation of $2 for adults and $1 for students.

From 2 to 4 p.m. March 22, Judy Howard of Buckboard Antique Quilts will conduct a “bed turning,” talking about the historical significance of her quilts.

Guests can purchase the quilts with proceeds benefiting the Shawnee Salvation Army.

Ward 5 meeting set

— Councilwoman Lynne Miller will host a Ward 5 neighborhood meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Fire Station No. 9, 3001 E Alameda St.

Miller will discuss renewal of the half-cent public safety sales tax, which will be put to a vote on April 1.

Other issues relevant to Ward 5 also will be discussed.

Fire expert to talk

— Oklahoma State Fire Marshal Robert Doke will bring his experience to the classroom at the University of Central Oklahoma’s W. Roger Webb Forensic Science Institute, offering students a valuable opportunity to learn from the top fire investigator in the state. His class will teach students how to construct a fire scene and collect proper evidence, how to document these findings and how to interview witnesses. Ultimately, students learn how to use forensic techniques to identify the causes of fires.