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Oklahoma news briefs for April 12, 2014

Oklahoma news briefs for April 12, 2014
Oklahoman Published: April 12, 2014

In brief

Oklahoma City

Step show brings energy

The fourth annual “Bobcat Breakout” step show is set for 6 p.m. Saturday in the Star Spencer High School auditorium. This year’s theme is “All Gas No Breaks,” and will be hosted by actor and choreographer Darrin Henson, who played Grant in the movie “Stomp the Yard.” Admission is $5 at the door. This year’s event will feature steppers from Beta Gamma and Sigma Beta clubs from Douglass High School; The Silver Elements from Northeast High School; The Putnam City North Steppers; John Marshall High School’s Sigma Epsilon; Zeta Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.; and Theta Nu Theta from Garland High School in Garland, Texas.


El Reno

Playground gets rebuild

Volunteers from Devon Energy and the El Reno community will join with Youth and Family Services on Saturday to rebuild a playground at 7565 E Highway 66. It was destroyed by the May 31 tornado. Devon Energy funded the $91,000 project and is working with KaBoom, a nonprofit dedicated to building playgrounds across the nation. Volunteers will begin work at 8:30 a.m., and the ribbon cutting ceremony will begin about 2:30 p.m. KaBoom used ideas from children in El Reno to design the playground.



Chorus holds Easter show

Members of the Central Saints Chorus and Orchestra will present Rob Gardner’s “Lamb of God,” an Easter concert, at 7 p.m. Sunday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1506 W Imhoff Road. Admission is free.



TG&Y exhibit is extended

The Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher, 605 Zellers Ave., has extended its exhibit on the history of TG&Y. The exhibit had been set to close this spring but will be extended to Aug. 2. The exhibit contains numerous items from the history of the chain of stores. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for children. For more information call 375-5176.