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Oklahoman Modified: August 26, 2014 at 3:51 pm •  Published: August 27, 2014


Pet adoption event set

The Oklahoma City Animal Shelter has topped its goal of 2,300 pet adoptions during June, July and August. In that time the shelter has had 2,381 pet adoptions. The shelter is competing in the Rachael Ray ASPA Challenge that ends Sunday. Officials said the shelter is in fourth place among 50 competitors. A grand finale to the adoption campaign will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the shelter, 2811 SE 29. Cat and kitten adoptions are free, and the adult dog and puppy fee is $30. Every pet has been spayed or neutered and has age-appropriate shots and a health check.

Enjoy Zumba at library

— The Norman Public Library, 225 N Webster Ave., is offering free Zumba classes at 6 p.m. most Thursdays in the Lowry Room. Upcoming classes are scheduled Sept. 4, 11, 18 and 25. Instructor Randy Richardson will lead the classes, suitable for the novice or experienced Zumba participant, age 13 or older. All participants must sign a waiver, and a parent or guardian must sign for those under 18. Advance registration is not required. For more information, go to

Writer will read works

— The University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Arts will host a reading with Creative Writing Program artist-in-residence Adam Davies at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Pegasus Theater in the Liberal Arts Building. The event is open to the public. A native of Louisville, Ky., Davies is a former assistant editor for Random House and has authored three novels: “The Frog King,” “Goodbye Lemon” and “Mine All Mine.” For more information, call 974-5847 or email at


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