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Things to do this weekend!

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

Photographic Exhibition: People of the Plains, Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton, OK. For more information please contact the Museum of the Great Plains 580-581-3460.

Sign up for the Komen Wichita Falls Race for the Cure, 5K and one mile run/walk. Begins between 6th and 7th Streets on Lamar - East of the Wichita County Courthouse. Saturday, Oct. 11 at 8am. Registration forms available at North Texas Ford Dealers, DesignWorks, Times Record News, Sikes Senter MAll, Skyline Developers, United Supermarkets, YMCA, WF Health Dept., Starbucks, or online at www.wichitafalls-raceforthecure.org. Various awards presented upon completion of race. 75% of proceeds to fund educaiton, screening, and treatment programs locally. 25% to support the Komen Foundation's NAtional Grant Program for research dedicated to breast cancer. Call 940-692-2331 with more questions.

Cameron University Centennial Celebration Kick-Off. Featuring a live concert by the Oak Ridge Boys. Festivities include parachute jump by Silver Wings, Native American Dancers, and fireworks. North of Cameron Stadium. Carnival to feature inflatable games for all ages from 5pm-7.30pm. Gates for Oak Ridge Boys opens at 6.30pm, kick-off at 7.30pm. Food and birthday cake for the first 3,000 guests. For more information, contact Cameron's office of Community Relations at 580-581-2211. Tickets are FREE and may be picked up at CU: Cashier's desk, one stop, student activities building, CU Duncan, bookstore/student union. Tickets can also be obtained at Easton's Ace Hardware or Crutchers.

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

Corum Fire Dept. Raffle - Saturday, 3.30pm, North 40 Bait Shot. 300 tickets at $50 ea. 100th and 200th tickets win $100, final ticket wins 420 4-wheeler with trailer and hitch worth $7,000. Benefit dinner begins at 5pm. Advance tickets on sale at North 40 and Stonegate bait shops

TOM NODDY, THE BUBBLE GUY, MAKES HIS LAWTON DEBUT WITH PERFORMANCES AT THE MUSEUM OF THE GREAT PLAINS Love bubbles, smoke bubbles, cube bubbles and bubbles inside of bubbles are some of the mysterious creations Tom Noddy will present to visitors August 23 & 24 at the Museum of the Great Plains. Noddyâ€TMs Bubble Magic has been presented on television shows worldwide since the 1980s. He has appeared numerous times on primetime, daytime and late night television, as well as at nightclubs and universities. He also has been the featured performer for science and math festivals, attracting up to 17,000 people in a single weekend. After three appearances on The Tonight Show, Noddy was featured on the Best of the Year Tonight Show segment. In his more than 20-year career as America's Bubble Guy, Noddy's work has also been presented to 900 mathematicians at the International Congress of Mathematics in Berlin, Germany. Delighting audiences of all ages, Noddy, with his engaging humor, explains some fascinating physics while creating exquisite constructions made entirely of ordinary soap bubbles. Sponsored by the Oklahoma Museum Network, Noddy presents his Bubble Magic at the Museum of the Great Plains August 23 & 24. The Museum of the Great Plains is located at 601 NW Ferris Avenue. You can get more information about show times and museum admission prices at www.museumgreatplains.org by calling the Museum at (580) 581-3460. Regular admission price includes Noddyâ€TMs performance. For more information about Tom Noddy and his Bubble Magic, visit his Web site at www.bubblemagic.com.

Lawton Ballet open house - NOW ENROLLING Fall Classes begin Sept. 2nd! OPEN HOUSE on Saturday, Aug. 23, 10am - 2pm Classes for Beginners thru Professional Ages 2  - Adult Ballet, Pointe, Children's Jazz, Mommy & Me, Boys, and "Ladies of a Certain Age at the Barre"

"Celebration of Hope" Pow-Wow - Native People Caring For Each Other, a program of the American Cancer Society that focuses on the needs of Native American cancer patients, will host its annual Celebration of Hope Pow-Wow this Saturday, August 23, at the Great Plains Coliseum in Lawton. The event honors cancer survivors, caregivers, and their families with traditional dancing and singing.  Festivities begin at 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and the Native People Caring For Each Other program extends a special invitation to all dancers, singers, princesses, and gourd dance clubs, as well as cancer survivors, caregivers, and their families. Pow-wow activities kick off with a Cedar Blessing Ceremony at 1 p.m. Gourd Dancing begins at 2 p.m., and supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. The Grand Entry will take place at 7 p.m. There will be no specials except for the host organization. This year's Pow-wow Head Staff includes Head Lady Dancer, Francella "Frankie" Ware; Head Man Dancer, Bobby Pewo; and Head Gourd Dancer, Larney Silverhorn. The master of ceremonies is Sammy "Tone-kei" White; the Host Drum features the Sovo Family; and the Arena Director is Freddie Banderas. The Cedar Blessing Ceremony will be performed by Ted Sovo, and the Comanche Indian Veterans Association will be the Color Guard. For more information about the Celebration of Hope Pow-Wow, contact Connie Amos at (580)595-9231.

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