Norman-area news briefs
Norman area briefs for Feb. 2
Tuesday Noon Concerts return
The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art's Tuesday Noon Concerts series returns this week with a concert in the Sandy Bell Gallery featuring The Violin Studio, under the direction of music professor Hal Grossman. A collaboration of the University of Oklahoma's School of Music and the museum, the concerts offer 30 minutes of music each Tuesday through April 23. A complete listing of upcoming concerts is available at www.ou.edu/fjjma.
Police offer women's safety class
The Norman Police Department will present a free class based on the program “My Body … My Life … empowering women through awareness, education, violence prevention and self-defense techniques” on Feb. 23 at the Norman Regional Hospital education building, 901 N Porter Ave. The class will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To register, call Jennifer Newell at 366-5267 or email Jennifer.Newell@NormanOK.gov. The class is open to the first 25 women age 18 and older who register.
Welton Gaddy seminar set
Reservations are being accepted for a seminar by Welton Gaddy titled “Urgent: A Call for Progressive Religion,” hosted by United Church of Norman-UCC. The seminar will be from 9 a.m. to noon March 2 at 1017 Elm Ave. Gaddy is president of the Interfaith Alliance, a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that addresses the role of religion in public issues. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Registration fee is $15. Deadline for registration is Feb. 22. To register, send email to email@example.com or mail check to 1017 Elm Ave., Norman, OK 73072.
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