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Pawhuska Journal-Capital

Shidler District 11 Alumni Association Annual Reunion —

Oct. 11-12

Registration commences Friday in the Old Gym 7-10 p.m., coffee & donuts provided. The Alumni Co-Ed Softball game will be held at Cotham Field from 7 p.m. Registration continues Saturday in the Old Gym from 9 a.m. onwards, coffee & donuts will be available. The Business Meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Ward Auditorium followed by lunch in the Old Gym. Catering by Debbie Jackson & Patty Cornett. Cost $10. Homecoming Parade is at 3 pm; line up at City Hall. Last event of the day will be a B-B-Q meal served in the Old Gym from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Alumni Homecoming Attendees at Methodist Church — Oct. 11-12

Shidler United Methodist Church invites District 11 Alumni Homecoming Attendees to visit the Fellowship Hall on Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to relax and enjoy the company of friends and classmates. “The coffee pot will be on.”

Fairfax Heritage Day — Oct. 12

Fairfax Annual Heritage Day: Duck Run, Health Fair, Citywide Garage Sale. Crafter & other Merchant Vendor space available. For info call Fairfax City Hall 918-642-5211 or, e-mail:

Hominy Fallapalooza — Oct. 12

Hominy Fallapalooza Craft Show & Festival , 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Horace Mann Elementary School will have arts & crafts, artists & dealers, and downtown events are scheduled for the day including a 5k run at 8 a.m. benefiting the American Cancer society. Other items include a citywide garage sale; sidewalk sales; downtown vendors; car & motor cycle show; free inflatables; pet costume contest, pumpkin decorating contest; ice cream making and an old fashioned ice cream social; live music; food; Punkin’ Chunkin’, Bingo, horse shoes and more. Everyone is welcome; for more info and vendor registration call 918-261-0956 or, e-mail:

Honoring our Osage Sisters Day Dance — Oct. 19

Osage Nation Counseling Center Domestic Violence Program presents Honoring our Osage Sisters Day Dance. Special Guest 2013 Miss Indian Oklahoma Robynn Rulo. Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center 1449 W. Main St.

Blessing of the Animals — Oct. 27

St. Thomas Episcopal Church invites the Community of Pawhuska to bring their pets for the Blessing of the Animals, 2 p.m. at 9th & Leahy. Please bring your pets for the blessing in cages, leashed or reined (under control). People and Pet refreshments will be served.

Horror movie — Oct. 31

“Friday the 13th, Part 2” Rated R (under 17 must be accompanied with an adult.) 7:30 p.m., admission $2

Pawhuska Airport closed — Oct. 3-Nov. 3

Pawhuska Airport will be closed starting Oct. 3 through Nov. 3 for final repair and painting runway.