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Religion briefs for Feb. 1

Religion briefs for Feb. 1
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: February 1, 2014

In brief

Groundhog dinner set

A Groundhog Dinner and silent auction will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church of Guthrie, 224 E Noble. The silent auction will feature hunting and fishing items and a truck. Cost for the dinner is $9 for adults and $5 for age 10 and younger. For pickup and delivery, call 282-0926 after 9 a.m. Thursday.

Nordic Choir will perform

The Nordic Choir of Luther College will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church of Oklahoma City, 1001 NW 25. The 75-voice ensemble is from Luther College. Tickets are $20, or $10 for students, and available at the door, by calling (800) 458-8437 or at

Vocal health class offerred

Singers of all ages are invited to participate in a free vocal health seminar and master class presented by Barbara DeMaio Caprilli from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 E Danforth Road. Caprilli, a soprano and an assistant professor of voice at the University of Central Oklahoma, will teach participants how aging and health habits affect the voice and how the voice works. For more information, call 341-3205, Ext. 26, or 401-6605.

TV personality partners with city nonprofit

TNT basketball analyst Kenny Smith and The AIM High Foundation are teaming with Oklahoma City-based Feed The Children to raise $1 million to help children and their families. The partnership will culminate with “The Kenny Smith Experience” during this year's NBA All-Star weekend Feb. 14-16 in New Orleans. During “The Kenny Smith Experience” on Feb. 15, three semitrailers full of food and essentials will be distributed to help 1,200 families at Xavier University in New Orleans. Money raised during the campaign will be split between Feed The Children and The Aim High Foundation to help struggling families. The public can join the cause by visiting to donate.

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