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Norman briefs for Oct. 1

Norman briefs for Oct. 1
by Jane Glenn Cannon Published: October 2, 2012



Fall break camps set

Norman's Parks and Recreation Department will hold fall break camps for children ages 5 through 11 on Oct. 10-12. The camps will offer sports and recreation, games, arts, crafts and movies from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Irving and 12th Avenue recreational centers. Cost is $25 a day per child. Children should bring a sack lunch. Preregistration is required. To register, call Irving Recreational Center at 292-9774 or the 12th Avenue Recreation Center at 292-9764.

Rain barrel session set

The city's Environmental Control Advisory Board and the Cleveland County CONSERVATION District will sponsor a rain barrel workshop and distribution from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Forest Building Materials, 1051 W Rock Creek Road. The barrels will be distributed to the first 70 people to register. Each recipient must attend one of two 30-minute workshops. Those signing up for a free barrel need to show proof of residency such as a utility bill. For more information, call 292-9731.

Park plans to be unveiled

The city's Parks and Recreational Department will present their plans for improvements at four parks at the Parks Commission meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 201 W Gray St. Plans will be unveiled for Colonial Estates, Colonial Commons, Sunrise and Adkins Crossing parks. For more information, call 366-5480.


by Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter
A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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