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Things to do this weekend!

Combined Troop Homecoming at Fort Sill.  Saturday at 12.30pm.

PUMPKIN PALOOZA! - Sponsored by Hobart Main Street and the City of Hobart.  Saturday, October 4, 9am at Hobart Courthouse Square.  Games for all ages, contests, pumpkin chunkin, prizes, SEE PUMPKINS FLY OVER 1,000 FEET!  For more information, visit

Open Enrollment Children's Art Studio Fall 2008 Enrollment: August 27 - October 11 Classes: October 11 - November 15 (Lawton, OK) Open enrollment for Children's Art Studio will begin August 27 and run through October 11. This program previously known as the School of the Arts is in its sixth year. Only the name has changed, it is still the same great program! Classes begin October 11 at the Town Hall/Carnegie Library, 5th & B Avenue located in downtown Lawton and run through November 15. The program is designed for students in grades three through six. Six classes (sessions) meet each Saturday, 9:00 am to noon (light snack provided). Three sessions focus on pottery and three sessions focus on sketching and painting. In addition, students are taught art vocabulary, color theory, and to how to care and clean art supplies. Students are also taught art exhibit etiquette for their own show to be held Tuesday, November 18 from 5-6:30 pm in the McMahon Memorial Auditorium Lobby. Tuition is $30/semester and scholarships are available (limited first come first serve basis). Registration forms will be available online at or at the Arts & Humanities Division office, 801 NW Ferris, located at the west entrance of McMahon Memorial Auditorium. Office hours are 8am-12 noon and 1-5 pm, Monday â€" Friday. The program is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, Oklahoma Arts Council, City of Lawton, Lawton Arts and Humanities Council, and the Lawton Public School System. For more information, call 580-581-3470 or 581-3471. Or email us at

Sign Up! Teens Make a Difference Day will be Saturday, October 25th. This is the day over 2,500 volunteers will go to nonprofit agencies and complete needed projects. Not only will they be helping the nonprofits, but they will be learning what nonprofits do and improving their community. Last year over 2,200 Teens completed 77 projects at nonprofit agencies in Burkburnett, Iowa Park and Wichita Falls on the annual Teens Make a Difference Day. Every Teen in the area is being recruited to make the 2008 Teens Make a Difference Day Better than ever. Whether with a school, youth group, neighborhood friends or from a church Teens are asked to sign-up and volunteer. Forms are available on the website or by calling 322-4961. Projects are also needed and you can call the Center or go to the website to register. Adults are also needed to work alone side the Teens. Volunteers will complete the project they are assigned from 9:00 am to 12:00 and then go to Straight Street for a pizza lunch and a chance to win door prizes. A special committee carries out this project and is chaired by Jessica Langdon this year. The Nonprofit Management Center was established in 1991 to create strong nonprofits and help them run more efficiently and effectively. For additional information call (940) 322-4961.

Miracle League golf tourney - October 20, Miracle League of Lawton-Fort Sill is raising funds to build a synthetic turf baseball field for the mentally and physically challenged. Meet up at the Lawton Country Club for an 18 hole scramble. $75 per person, $300 per four person team. 1st place - $400/team, 2nd place - $300/team, 3rd place - $200/team, prizes for longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin on two holes. Hole in one contest - $10,000 cash prize, choose between Callaway BB460 OR X-20 Irons Premium Electronic Package, and choice of airline or cruise tickets for two. Sponsor giveaways and more. If you would like to be a sponsor, contact Kelley Bass at 580-248-0337. Morning scramble - 8am Afternoon scramble - 1pm. Lunch served by Pat Hunt. RSVP at 580-248-0337

City of Lawton Bulk Clean-up Schedule Residents set out their large items Oct 2-5 Pickup will begin on October 6â€"do not set large items out beyond the 5th for pickup Items limited to the size that can be handled by 2 men. Couches, chairs, household furniture, etc. No appliances with refrigerant, only those with certificate of evacuation of Freon. Those with refrigerant can still be transported to the landfill by the resident to have Freon removed there at no cost. No hazardous waste such as tires, auto batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, paint, medical waste, scrap vehicles, etc. No concrete, rock, dirt, bricks or rubble. Tree limbs must be tied, bundled. Yard waste in bags. Household trash must be in cans, bags, at curbside

14th Annual Possum Fest and Great Outdoor BBQ and Chili Cook-Off Begins Noon on Friday, October 3, 2008 and ends at 11 PM, Saturday, October 4, 2008 Sponsored by the Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce All events take place at the Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center, 362 N. FM 2353, Possum Kingdom Lake, TX 76449 Free admission, Cook-Off Entries $5-$15, Vendors $50 Website Email Telephone 888-779-8330 Fax 940-779-4631 Enjoy Possum Kingdom Lake and then experience good food, vendors, games and live/silent auctions. Free dance Saturday evening. Fun for the entire family. For entry forms or more information please call the Chamber Office, visit our website or email us.

The Lawton Community Theatre presents Seussical, the Musical with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty. This LCT production is sponsored by EZ Go Foods and is underwritten by the Oklahoma Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Arts for All, Inc. Based on the beloved characters and stories of Dr. Seuss, Seussical follows the adventures of Horton, an elephant who one day hears voices coming from a speck of dust. He soon discovers that within this tiny speck exists the smallest planet in the universe! And upon this tiny planet, live a tiny race of creatures known as Whos. Although ridiculed by the other animals in the Jungle of Nool for believing in something he cannot see, Horton stubbornly persists in his belief that the Whos exist. Meanwhile, the citizens of Who are having some adventures of their own as the clover on which they live is tossed around the universe. Jojo, the Mayor's son, parallels Horton's journey as he is ostracized for the unpopular act of thinking--an activity not encouraged by the parents and teachers of Whoville. But in spite of these obstacles, Jojo and Horton attempt to do what they think is right. Horton finds himself sitting on an egg for months, is sold to the circus, and eventually goes on trial before the other animals of the jungle come to understand, as Horton has always known, that "a person's a person, no matter how small." Seussical is directed by Cynthia Kent. Musical Director is Linda Chapman and Choreographer is James Brock. This two-hour musical is recommended for adults and children 5 and older. Performances are at the John Denney Playhouse, 1316 NW Bell Avenue, Lawton on October 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2008. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 PM and Sunday matinees are at 2 PM. Tickets are $20, $18, and $14 and may be reserved by calling (580) 355-1600. As a special treat, children will have the opportunity to have Breakfast With the Cat in the Hat or Tea With the Cat in the Hat on Saturdays, October 4 and 11. Breakfast will be at 10 AM and Tea is at 4 PM. Advance reservations are required. Tickets to Breakfast or Tea are $12 along with a ticket to the show, or $15 without. Call (580) 355-1600 for reservations.

House of Carnage - Randlett, OK. Admission $10. Free hamburger with admission. Concession stand weekends Oct. 3-Nov 1. 7pm-?. Highway 44 to Exit 5, Turn right, go 2.5 miles and follow the signs. Hayride takes you the rest of the way. No alcohol. Proceeds support Randlett Fire Department

1st Annual Meers fire department fundraiser Beef BBQ dinner and fundraiser - by donation 2-6pm - 1/2 mile north of Meers store on Hwy 115 Live and silent auctions, BBQ sauce contest

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