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The Stillumter |ourn =l Thursday, April 8 - Page 6 ST. ANDREWS ARTS and Crafts Show and Sale Saturday at the Episcopal Church drew a steady crowd all day with dealers from around the area. Shown, left to right, are Mary Cash, Wanda Cooper, Stephanie Sosbee and Krystal Ernce, all of Stillwater, sniffing items in the booth of Terry Clencs of Enid, where she has a shop, Apple Alley. (Stillwater Journal photo by Lawrence Gibbs) By Shelley Ricker local event sponsors! You may Marfan's is a disorder which What a selection of events com- want to call ahead for moreaffects the heart. $10 to enter ing tip! Along with Spring details and to check for any your shiny car or biker comes lots of fun. schedule changes. Enjoy! April 18 - Tulsa - Oklahoma Last weekend was a busy time April 17-18 - Chandler - Third Jazz Hall of Fame -- 322 N. in Stillwater with the Home and Monday Trade Days- Lincoln Greenwood - (918) 596-1001. Garden Show, the Elks BBQ, County Fairgrounds. (405) 238.- "Men who sing Jazz and Blues" opening of the Farmer's Market, 3215. A two day flea marketfeaturing local singers perform- St. Andrews Crafts Sale, and with all kinds of goodies! ing a tribute to Nat King Cole, Seventh Street Egg Hunt, among April 17 - Sand Springs - Herbal Louis Armstrong, Johnny a few. Affair -Downtown- 918-246- Mathis, Jimmy Rushing and The fun continues next week 2561. Herbs, herb products, arts more. A Sunday evening event, with "Celebrate Stillwater" and and crafts, too! 5 - 7 p.m. Great way to wind "Run for the Arts", OSU Mom's April 17 - Cleveland - Motoring down the weekend! Weekend and Spring Sing. for Bike Cheek out the local calenda~An today's paper, too. Be sure to A benefit for a 10 year old s'upport the local events and Marfan's victim from Cleveland. ni WEEKLY ACTIVITIES Sunday Stillwater Reformed Presbyterian Church - Room 11 I, 9:30am-3:30pm Monday Stillwater Brass - North Stage Room, 7:30pm Tuesday Tai Chi with Dr. Dee Dutt - Veranda Room, 5:30pm- 8:30pm Society of Creative Anachronisms, Room 111, 7- 10pm Wednesday Senior Exercise Class - Room 111, 9:30- 11:30am Thursday Stillwater Community Singers - North Stage Room, 7pm; Barbershop Singers - South Stage Room, 8pm THIS WEEK AT THE CENTER Congressman Frank Lucas Town Hall Meeting Thursday, April 15 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Avenue Phone: 405-747-8003, Fax: 405-533-8022 208 N. Main Perkins 405.547-2865 Richard & Janice Coate - Owners Fabrics .Notions Classes .Gifts 411N. Main SL, P.O. Box axo9 Perkins (405) 547-83 ch Joyce enactment, Cottonwood Flats - 405-282-1889. Featuring the Guthrie Dudes and Oklahoma City Pirates. Living sports histo- ry at it's best! April 24 - Jenks - Herb & Plant Festival. Municipal Parking Lot - 918-227-1528. And a Main Street lined with Antique shops[ April 28 - May 1 - Lawton - 1870's Cattle Drive Encamp- ment - Museum of the Great Plains - (580) 581-3460. His- torical depiction of life on the Southern Plains portraying daily life on the prairie. More living history ---- take the kids to this beautiful part of our great state! Mark your calendar for these upcomin events: May 1'- Nuyaka Creek Wine Festival - Bristow May 1 - Iris Festival - Ponca City May 7-8 - Oklahoma Blues Festival - Tulsa May 8 - Bixby Blues and BBQ - Bixby May 8 - Cedar Creek Farm & Gardens Open House - Peggs, OK May 13-16 - Mayfest - Tulsa May 27 - Opening season of 5th Night concerts at Utica Square - Tulsa May 28-30 - Guthrie Jazz Banjo Festival May 29-30 - Edmond Jazz & Blues Festival June 5 - Cushing Blues & BBQ (great food for $4!!) June 5 - Herb Festival - Ponca City June 5 - Stone Bluff, Okla. Lavender Festival June 5 -Summerside Vine- yards & Winery Festival Ketehum June 10-13 - International Route 66 Festival - Tulsa June 11-19 OK Mozart International. Festival - Bartlesville June 12 - Tidal School Winefest - Drumright June 12 - Historic All Black Towns Bus Tour - Tulsa June 16 - Jazz Hall of Fame Induction Gala June 17-18 - Juneteenth - Tulsa featuring Ramsey Lewis and Stanley Jordan. Nothing to do in Stillwater? Check out this cal- endar prepared by Cory D. Cart, Marketing and PR Coordinator for the Stillwater Convention and lOs#ors Bureau. April 8 - Mexican Fiesta Benefit Auction 7 p.m. Best Western 624-9922. Coach Eddie Sutton and the members of the Frontier Rotary Club invite everyone to help raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Stillwater. Please RSVP. April 8 - Cowgirl Softball vs. Oklahoma 7 p.m. Cowgirl Softball Complex. April 8 - Rural/Urban Banquet 6 p.m. Payne County Expo Center 372-5573. April 8-11 - "Having Our Say" Play. Town and Gown Theatre 372-9122. Adapted from the best- seller book by the Delany Sisters, the play tells the story of two daughters of a minister born in slav- ery and a brilliant womanof mixed ancestry. April 8 - Open Mic Poetry Reading 4:30 p.m. Stillwater Public Library 372-3633. Participants read their own poetry or any poetry that they like. Anyone is also welcome to come just to listen. April 8 - OSU Symphony Orchestra Concert 8 p.m. Seretean Center Concert Hall. 744-8997. $5/$3 general admission. April 9 - Lohmann Ballroom Dance Club Easter Parade Dance 8-10:30 p.m. Parks and Rec. Annex 747-8070. Easter Parade theme with Foxtrot les- sons preceding dance by Shelby Rothel and David Hyer. Admission is $5 for members, $6 for non- members, and $3 for students with an ID. April 10 - Senior Center Dance Night 7-9:30 p.m. Senior Center 747-8080. $4 per person. Listen to the western sound of the Country Gold Band. April 10-11 - Cowgirl Softball vs. Iowa State 2/1 p.m. Cowgirl Softball Complex. April 10-May 29 - Dollmaking Classes 2-4 p.m. Senior Center 747-8080. Make your own porce- lain dolly in this 8-week session on Saturdays. April 11 - Evening Lions Easter Egg Hunt 2 p.m. Couch Park. Stillwater Fire Dept. will have a truck at the park to start the hunt. Age groups will be 0- 3, 4-9, and 9-12. April 11-21 - OSU Spring Graphic Design Portfolio Review All Day Gardiner Art Gallery at OSU. 744-6016. Works by senior Graphic Design students scheduled for graduation in Spring 2004. Reception 2-4 p.m. on April 11. April 12-14 - Homier Distributing Tool Sale 1 la,m.-7 p.m. Payne County Expo Center. April 13 - Swing Into Spring. 5:30 p.m. The Golf Club at Cimarron Trails. 547-5701 Try out the newest golf equipment at Demo Days from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be a drawing for a vacation for two, free Coca-Cola products, and Jalopy's burgers at the grill. April 14-22 - Sister Cities Young Artist Exhibit 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Stillwater National Bank Lobby. Artwork of Stillwater High School and Jr. High School students for the Sister Cities International Young Artist Competition "Coming Together to Build a Better World" will be on display. A recep- tion and award ceremony will be held at SNB on April 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m. April 15 - Stillwater Radio's Women's Night Out 5 p.m. Payne County Expo Center 372-7800. April 15 - Tax Free Shopping Day All Day Downtown Stillwater Main Street. Shop all day at stores in the downtown area and pay no tax on your purchases! April 15 - OSU Wind Ensemble 8 p.m. Seretean Center Concert Hall. $5/$3 general admission. April 15-18 - "Having Our Say" Play Town and Gown Theatre. April 16-17 - Cimarron Region Pony Show 9 a.m. Payne County Expo Center 742-8077. April 16 - OSU Cooking Demonstration 11:30 a.m. Wellness Center 744-6927 Sarah McDonald returns to showcase an assortment of easy appetiz- ers to make for family or friends. Spring is a per- fect time to pair fresh greens from the farmer's market with beans for a flavorful soup. With crunchy bread toasts, a savory pafieake with shrimp, and Parmesan crisps topped with eggplant and basil - who needs a main course? For dessert, the fi'uit tart will feature what is freshest for the season. Class fee is $20. April 16-18 - Cowboy Baseball vs. Kansas 7p.m./2p.m./2p.m. Allie P. Reynolds Stadium. April 17 - Run For the Arts Pancake Breakfast 7- 11 a.m. Senior Center. Proceeds help Judith Karmen Hospice. $3 all you can eat pancakes and drinks. April 17 - Run For the Arts Fine Art and Music Festival All Day Couch Park. Free. The festival is sited in Couch Park in SE StiUwater. A handicapped accessible walking trail winds through the mature trees and connects all the venues of the festival. In the event of inclement weather, the festival will move two miles east to the Payne County Expo Center. April 17 - OSU Mom's Weekend All Day OSU Campus. April 17 - Downtown Stillwater's Mom's Weekend Specials All Day Downtown Stillwater Main Street. Be sure to catch the amazing specials on unique items from shops located in Downtown Stillwater! April 17 - OSU Percussion Ensembles 8 p.m. Seretean Center Concert Hall. April 17-24 - Celebrate Stillwater Festival Various. April 18 - The Great Gatsby Tea 2-4 p.m. Senior Center 377-0678. Sponsored by the Woman's Club, this is an elegant party with Roaring 20's entertainment guest 1920s novelist Dorothy Parker as by Suzanne King. This is the premier conclude Celebrate Stillwater. Tickets person. April 18 - Atherton Hotel at OSU Open House 1-4 p.m. See the results of the lion renovation that is the beginning of luxury in Stillwater. April 18 - Tracy Cox Memorial Diabetes 1-5 p.m. Boomer Lake. Mininntna tion of $25 or $15 with a valid ID. April 18 - OSU Concert Chorale 2:30 Seretean Center Concert Hall 744-8997. April 19 - Judith Karman 25th Dinner 5 p.m. Taylor's Dining Room. April 20 - OSU Faculty Recital 8 p.m. Center Concert Hall 744-8997. Free April 21 - Red Cross Blood Drive Stillwater Public Library 372-3633. April 21 - Cowgirl Softball vs. p.m. April 21-25 - "West Side Story" Play 7:30 p.m. Vivia Locke Theatre classic of the American musical romantic retelling of Shakespeare's Juliet is filled with Leonard music and Peter Westerhoff's tremendoUS ography. The OSU Symphony Orchestra Theatre's gifted students will bring this musical to life. Suitable for all audiences April 22 - Oklahoma Reads Stillwater Public Library 372-3633. reading discussion program sponsored! Oklahoma Library Association. eussion is "Honk and Hollar Opening Oklahoma author Billie Letts. Pro with an introduction by scholar Dr. from the University of Arts and Oklahoma. April 22 - Stillwater Community p.m. Stillwater Community Center concert is free to the public. served after the performance. April 22 - OSU Women's Choir & Singers 8 p.m. Seretean 8997. April 23 - Lohmann Ballroom Spring Fling 8-1 lp.m. Parks 8070. Music by the Rice Combo with sons preceding the dance by Shelby David Hyer. April 23-25 - OCCA Beef Exp0 9 County Expo Center (918) 543-3544. April 24 - Roll-n-Stroll 9 a.m. to noon Regional Airport 533-6400. Money research for brittle bones disease. planned by a local youth ease and his sister with the help of others from Richmond Elementary of Stillwater. Relay teams will compete one-mile as a team in a wheelchair. start at $10 per person. April 24 Community Electronics Collection Day 9 a.m.-2 Lowry 533-8482. April 24 - Library Building 1-5 p.m. Stillwater Public 3633.Carnival booths and activities. Harper, musician, will perform at 2 writes and performs original children's are enjoyed by all ages. Be sure to Stillwater Brass from 4-5 p.m. April 24 - Saville Center's Diamonds" Karsten Creek April 25-May 14 - OSU Annual Student Exhibition All Day Gardiner at OSU 744-6016. Recent works by design students at OSU. Reception fro~ on April 25 with the the same day. April 26-May 2 - Joseppi's 4th Celebration 11 a.m. to close. April 29 - CREC Annual Meeting 5 p.t~, County Expo Center 377-1275. April 30 - Junior Service Tournament 1 p.m. StiUwater Country 6391. The tournament features a shotgt p.m. For sponsorship information, call Kerns at 624-1400. For general the event chair Collett Campbell at April 30-May 1 - Tumbleweed Annual TBA Tumbleweed Dance Halls and Arena 377-0075. If you have an item to add, you can Cart at 409 S. Main, 743-3697, 372-0765 fax or