Things to do week of June 1-June 7

Monday, June 1

Blitz Build - Habitat and Central Baptist Church are partnering for the annual "Blitz Build" where a single family house is built in 5 days, June 1 through June 5. The house will be built at 1216 SW Wisconsin. For more information please contact Judy at (580) 250-1700.

Wednesday, June 3

Ribbon cutting for Lavender Valley Acres - There will be a ribbon cutting for lavender Valley Acres at 3 pm. Directions: From the T-Stop at N end of town (Hwy 19, 62, & 281), turn right (East) 3/4 mile to 4 way stop (Apache school on left) turn left (North on Hwy 62 and go 5 miles North; turn left (west) on gravel road (CR 1410) and go 5 3/4 miles. Cookies and tea will be served as well as a tour

Thursday, June 4

New Beginnings: Artists of Comanche Heritage - New Beginnings: Artists of Comanche Heritage Opening Reception, 1pm This art show features works by amateur and professional artists from within the Comanche Nation. The reception is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center 701 NW Ferris (behind McMahon Auditorium) Lawton, OK

"Oklahoma Tax Commission" New Business Workshop - The "Oklahoma Tax Commission" New Business Workshop will be held at the Great Plains Technology Center in Bldg 600. 4500 SW Lee Blvd. To make a reservation please call (580) 250 - 5551.

Friday, June 5

Elgin Alumni Weekend - Alumni send your contact information to June Jenkins at 30l Oak Street Elgin OK 73538 or Even though details are still being finalized, here are the current plans: Friday, June 5, 6:30pm, Reception at the Elgin High School gym, tours of the campus and Alumni basketball game participants check in. Saturday, June 6, a western themed evening including dinner, prizes and entertainment at the Great Plains Coliseum Annex Building; dinner registration begins 5:30pm and dinner at 6:30pm. At 7:30pm, the Elgin Alumni Association will hold its official business meeting.

Saturday, June 6

Lawton Farmers Market - North side of the Comanche County Fairgrounds at 920 South Sheridan Road Open from 8 a.m. to 12:00 on Saturdays

Free Fishing - Free fishing throughout Oklahoma (June 6-7) For those on Fort Sill, a Hunters Safety Class is required. Call 580-442-3453 for more information

5th Annual Lavender Festival at Lavender Valley Acres - Lavendar Valley Acres hosts their 5th annual Lavendar Festival, 8:45am - 4pm. There will be door prizes drawn hourly, peacocks in dancing mood and live entertainment and belly dancers. For more information,

Lawton Speedway - O'Reilly Kids Night. Free admission children 11 & under: Champ Sprints, USA Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Mini Stocks, 8pm. Located 1 1/2 miles south of Lee Blvd on Sheridan Rd.