Around The County
BIKE RODEO SATURDAY
A Bike Rodeo begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Pawhuska Elementary School playground.
Kindergarteners through 6th graders can have their bikes inspected and learn to steer through an obstacle course. (NOTE: Students will not be allowed to participate if their bike does not have brakes, officials said.) Participants will be eligible to win a trophy, a bike helmet or one of the new bikes that are to be given away.
Kiwanis and Key Club members will be on site to help teach bicycle safety. Coordinator of this year’s event is local Kiwanian Jenny Perrier. The free bike rodeo is an annual event that Kiwanis members have sponsored for over 20 years
Persons with questions about the bike rodeo may call 287-2195.
AVANT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT HOSTS TURKEY SHOOT EVENTS
The Avant Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a Turkey Shoot on Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25-23, Nov. 1-2, 8-9, 14-15, and 22-23. Times are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held 1 mile west of the Avant Fire station.
On Oct. 11 and Nov. 8 there will be a breakfast from 7-11 a.m.
HALLOWEEN EVENT PLANNED DOWNTOWN
Halloween Trick or Treat Night is planned for historic downtown Pawhuska on Thursday, Oct. 30.
Between 5:30-7:30 p.m., participating businesses will be handing out candy to kids dressed in Halloween costumes.
PHS BASEBALL TO HOLD RAFFLE
The Pawhuska High School baseball team is fundraising for its spring season by raffling a Yeti cooler with several accessories.
Tickets cost $10 apiece and need to be purchased from players or their parents before Friday’s football game. The winning ticket for the cooler will be drawn Oct. 3.