Things to do this weekend!

Duncan Little Theatre - Duncan Little Theatre Press Release Summer 2008 Now is the time to make summer plans for your teens, and Duncan Little Theatre has an awesome summer program! Teen Theatre is a workshop for teens 6th - 12th grade that culminates in a production including all participants. The workshop is July 7 - 25 at the Simmons Center Theatre from 9am -12 pm, Monday - Friday. Performance is Saturday, July 26th at 2:00 pm at the Simmons Center Theatre. The program this year is "A Fairy Tale Court." Cost of the workshop is $60 and includes a t-shirt. If your child is in need of a scholarship, contact Gina at (580) 467-0299. Tickets to the performance are $5.00 for adults, and free for children accompanied by an adult. Duncan Little Theatre programs are made possible through the Simmons Center Community Spirit Award and the Oklahoma Arts Council. Script Meeting: DLT is looking for short play scripts, about ten minutes in length, written by local talent to use in our "Evening of Shorts" program. Anyone may submit their work for consideration. Scripts must be received before Tuesday, June 2ndth, 7 pm. Submit your script to Duncan Little Theatre, 824 W. Main, Duncan. Annual meeting: Tuesday, June 10th, 5:30 pm, Duncan Little Theatre 824 W. Main. Amendments to bylaws and election of board members will be held. Open to members. Website: Phone: (580) 252-8331

Speech & Debate Camp - Cameron University's Department of Communications is preparing for the 34th Annual Speech & Debate Camp, where junior high and high school students will begin preparation for next year's national high school cross-examination debate, learn new public speaking, acting and debating skills, or prepare for national Lincoln-Douglas Value debate divisions. Camp sessions are scheduled for July 13-18 and July 20-25. "The camp is one of the largest speech and debate camps in the country offered to high school and junior high students," Tony Allison, chair of CU's Department of Communication and Camp Coordinator, said. Last year's camp included 320 students from 122 schools in eight states as well as 80 staff members made up of high school teachers, college professors and junior staff members. (Junior staff members are high school and college speech and debate champions.) Many of the staff members are from some of the most successful high school speech programs in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas and Missouri. Applicants for Cameron University's Speech and Debate Camp are now being accepted for the two camp sessions. The camp fee includes housing, a meal package and camp registration. Pre-registration for $355 per student is available until June 1; after June 1, registration is $395. For more information and to download a registration brochure, visit the Camp Web site at or contact the CU Department of Communication at 580.581.2359.

Reel Native Video Workshop - American Experience and Comanche College invite you to take part in the Reel Native Video Workshops, a cutting edge storytelling initiative that will be a centerpiece of the forthcoming PBS series WE SHALL REMAIN. The intensive two-day video production workshop will be held July 26 & 27, 2008 at Comanche Nation College. Participants will receive a $500 stipend once their project is completed. Questions or Concerns? Please call Anglica at 617-835-3833.

Crepes for Crapemyrtle - Duncan Elks Golf & Country Club, $50 per ticket ($20 tax deductible for Crapemyrtles). Tickets can be purchased at the Duncan Chamber of Commerce. The evening will include a cash bar beginning at 6.30pm, Triple Shot Jazz Band playing, Art Guild show and sale, sit down dinner with dessert crepe begins at 7.15pm. Fundraiser for planting crapemyrtles.

Make-It-Take-It Crafts - Wichita Falls Public Library is proud to announce that we will be hosting, every Thursday until the end of July, from 3-5, Make-It-Take-It Crafts for our younger patrons

HOME SCHOOL P.E. & GYMNASTICS Bill Bartley Branch Family YMCA July 11, 18, 25 August 8, 15, 22, 29 Swimming/Water Games (Ages: 3-18, Class time depends upon age) Gymnastics (Ages: 3-18, Class time depends upon age) Self-Defense Class (Home School parents: 10:00 a.m.) Call Kim Beard, Youth Program Director at the Bill Bartley Branch Family YMCA for more information. (940) 761-1000

"For Arts Sake Oklahoma" - at the Museum of the Great Plains July 7-11 9am-12pm Get Along Little Dogies, ages 4-5 The Underground Railroad, ages 6-8 Art-i-Fact Art, ages 9-12 Oklahoma Pottery, ages 12-16 July 7-11 1pm-4pm Oklahoma is OK! July 14-18 9am-12pm Lights! Camera! Action!, ages 6-8 Art-i-Fact Art, ages 9-12 July 14-18 1-4pm Get Along Little Dogies, ages 4-5 Plains Indians, ages 4-5 Grazin' and Groovin', ages 9-11 July 21-25 9am-12pm Life on the Prairie, ages 6-8 Art-i-Fact Art, ages 9-12 Buffalo Soldiers, the Early Years, ages 10-13 Oklahoma Watercolor, ages 12-16 July 21-25 1pm-4pm Cowboys and Cowgirls, ages 4-5 Definition of an Artist, ages 15-18 July 28-Aug 1 9am-12pm Oklahoma is OK!, ages 4-5 Buffalo Soldiers, the Early Years, ages 10-13 Art-i-Fact Art, ages 9-12 July 28-Aug 1 1pm - 4pm Definition of an Artist, ages 15-18 Members $45, non-members $50 per week. includes materials and light snack. For more information contact the Museum of the Great Plains in Lawton.

Free Boating Safety Courses - The OHP, Boating Safety Education Division, is offering FREE safety programs to any group, business, or organization. Classes cover topics including: boating safety, water safety, and boating laws. For more information, or to schedule a program, please contact the OHP at 877-253-2820

Texas Fish and How to Catch them - Texas Department of Inland Fisheries discussing Texas Fish and How to Catch Them at 1:00 p.m. in Room 205

2008 OKLAHOMA STATE FAIR - 2008 OKLAHOMA STATE FAIR® LIVE! TICKETS GO ON SALE SATURDAY, JULY 12 2008 Oklahoma State Fair® Becomes ALIVE! With More Entertainment, More Exhibits, More Food and More Fun for Everyone OKLAHOMA CITYâ€"Tickets to this yearâ€TMs liveliest events and attractions, the 2008 Oklahoma State Fair® LIVE! will go on sale this Saturday, July 12, at 10 a.m, officials announced. This yearâ€TMs fair opens Thursday, September 11 and runs through Sunday, September 21. "Following on the heels of the very successful Centennial Celebration last year, we are looking forward, with great anticipation, to the second century of the Oklahoma State Fair," said Tim Oâ€TMToole, president and general manager of the Oklahoma State Fair. "This yearâ€TMs event is shaping up to rival what we offered last year. We are planning a very large and LIVE! party for the people of Oklahoma." The 2008 Oklahoma State Fair® LIVE! returns with four premier attractions: Disneyâ€TMs High School Musical: The Ice Tour, Beauty & the Bulls, PRCA Rodeo Action and Extreme Monster Truck Nationals. 2008 Oklahoma State Fair® LIVE! Opens with Disneyâ€TMs High School Musical: The Ice Tour School is cool again when Disneyâ€TMs High School Musical: The Ice Tour is in session. Starting Thursday, September 11, the 10-show ice production of High School Musical and High School Musical 2 featuring the songs and dance from both smash hit movies and a cast of world-class skaters will keep guests cheering for more. Guests will experience the hottest show on ice. In this new show produced by Feld Entertainment, audiences will celebrate the fusion of sounds, songs, and spectacular dancing of this two act gala show inspired by the Disney Channelâ€TMs original movie High School Musical and last summerâ€TMs smash hit sequel High School Musical 2. Kenneth Feld, a Tony Award-winning producer, said, "We brought together a creative dream team who will deliver a top-notch production that celebrates moments from the movies in an ice spectacular that will fill arenas with lights, music, dancing and spirit". Additionally, Rich Ross, president Disney Channel Worldwide, said, "We are so proud to have introduced High School Musical to the world and to see its popularity continue to grow in so many ways. The ice tour is a fantastic way to build upon the experience for its millions of fans worldwide while introducing the music and dancing