Oklahoma news briefs for April 19, 2014

Oklahoma news briefs for April 19, 2014
Oklahoman Published: April 19, 2014
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In brief

Oklahoma City

Eatery will donate to MS

S&B’s Burger Joint will donate 10 percent of its daily proceeds at the 20 NW 9 location Tuesday to Team Pardee and Walk MS. Team Pardee was started by Jenny Pardee along with her friends and family shortly after her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in 2011. All funds raised by Team Pardee go to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, which provides assistance to multiple sclerosis patients and funds research to find a cure. Team Pardee raised nearly $10,000 at a crawfish boil held last month. Registration is open for Walk MS: Oklahoma City 2014, set for May 3 at Wild Horse Park in Mustang. Visit walkMSok.org to register to walk, volunteer or to make a donation.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Heart walk

is Saturday

The American Heart Association Oklahoma City Heart Walk is Saturday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The walk benefits the association and is a noncompetitive 5k (3.2 mile) walk for the entire family. There will be live music and vendor booths starting at 8 a.m. The survivor rally and opening ceremony are at 9:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

‘Lamb of God’ to be staged

Easter performances of “Lamb of God” will be staged this weekend by the Central Saints Chorus and Orchestra. Concerts are at the Oklahoma City South Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 493 N Santa Fe Ave. in Moore, at 7 p.m. Saturday, and at the Oklahoma City Stake Center, 5020 NW 63, at 7 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Libraries

will close

All branches of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Library System will be closed Sunday in observance of the Easter holiday.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Stillwater

OSU to host

garden event

Family Day in the Garden is from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University, west of Stillwater. Families are invited to explore and see the new additions to the garden, said Laura Payne, volunteer coordinator. For information, phone Payne at (405) 744-453, or email laura.payne@okstate.edu.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

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