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Oklahoma news briefs for April 16, 2014

Oklahoma news briefs for April 16, 2014
Oklahoman Modified: April 15, 2014 at 10:57 pm •  Published: April 16, 2014

In brief

Oklahoma City

Museum to host ‘Hank’

The Oklahoma Railway Museum, 3400 NE Grand Blvd., will host the Gramling steam locomotive, a restored 1930s-era coal-burning locomotive known as “Hank” to the museum. Friday and Saturday and April 25-26, the locomotive will leave the Oakwood Depot on the museum grounds at 9:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Tickets are $18 for ages 3 and older (under 3 ride free as a lap child) and can be purchased at Visit the website for information.



class set

An obedience class for dogs ages 16 weeks and up will be held at 7 p.m. April 30, May 7, 14, 21 and 28 at the Myriad Gardens pavilion lawn. The classes are open to nonaggressive dogs. Cost is $75 for Myriad Gardens members and $90 for nonmembers. The class will teach dogs how to sit and lie down with hand signals, how to stay and come when called, and also the basics of walking on a leash. All dogs must be up to date on vaccinations with records available. Owners are asked to bring a 2- to 4-foot-long nonretractable leash, treats and wear pants with pockets and closed-toe shoes.



College plans

tribal party

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College, HOPE (Honoring Our People’s Existence), and Southwestern Oklahoma State University will host an 80th birthday honor dance for Henrietta Mann on Saturday in the Wellness Center on campus. Mann is founding president of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College at SWOSU, her alma mater. Gourd dancing is scheduled for the afternoon and early evening with a meal at 5 p.m. Grand Entry is set for 6 p.m. All events are free. For more information, call (580) 774-3742.