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FRIENDS OF OSAGE LANGUAGE TO RAFFLE CEDAR CHEST
Friends of Osage Language Inc. will be raffling off a handmade cedar chest.
The winning ticket will be drawn at the Annual Dhegiha Conference.
Chances cost $5 for one, $10 for three or $35 for 10 chances.
Contact ONLD at 918-287-5505 or visit at 222 West Main St. in Pawhuska.
You do not need to be present to win.
ELK’S LODGE HOSTS STEAK NIGHT
Steak night is set for Saturday at the Elk’s Lodge.
Start off with Pat’s salad bar while steak is being prepared. Steaks are 16 oz. rib eyes cooked to order with choice of baked potato or fresh cut fries. Dessert is included. Dinner will be served from 5:30 until 7:30.
Steak dinner is $16. Add four shrimp for only $2 more. An eight-piece shrimp dinner with all the fixin’s is only $10. Hamburger steaks and hamburgers are also available.
Open to the public.
EDWIN FAIR SUMMERFEST SLATED FOR MONDAY
The second-annual Summerfest celebration will be presented by Edwin Fair Community Mental Health Center on Monday, July 28, at Pawhuska Cultural Park.
Everyone in the community is invited to the public event, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and continue to 2 p.m.
In addition to free hot dogs, chips and Sno Cones, there will be water slides — so attendees are encouraged to wear swim suits.
LIBRARY PROGRAMS CONTINUE
Pawhuska Public Library’s Summer Reading Program will continue during July with two programs presented each Monday.
The Legos youth class for pre-teens and teens meets from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Those attending the class learn mechanical principles.
Children in the fourth grade and younger will be offered stories and crafts programs that begin at 3 p.m. and last for 30 to 45 minutes.
OSAGE BALLET TO BE PRESENTED IN MIAMI
“WahZhaZhe, the Osage ballet,” is being presented July 25-27 at the Coleman Theater in Miami.
Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7 p.m. Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices are $10 for children and seniors and $12 for adults.
PRUE ASSEMBLY HOSTS CRAFT FAIR
Prue Assembly is hosting their second annual Crafters Fair on Aug. 9. Booth space is available for $30. Applications are due by July 18.
For an application or more information call Charlotte at 918-346-9152.
BEDFORD BLUES & BBQ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED
Music lovers will find the 2014 Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival a feast for the senses.
The three-day event returns Aug. 29-31 with blues legends Shemekia Copeland, Robert Cray and a barbecue cook-off featuring 70 teams.
For tickets and details visit www.bedfordbluesbbq.com.
WAH ZHA ZHI CULTURAL CENTER HOSTS STORY TIME
Story time is held at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at the Wah Zha Zhi Cultural Center in Pawhuska.
Come hear a story about Coyote’s tricks, Beaver’s selfishness, the meaning behind Turtle’s scales and much more. After each story is read, children will make a simple craft as a reminder of the story’s lesson.
All ages are welcome. For weekly details, visit the center’s Facebook page a Wah Zha Zhi Cultural Center.
AUTHOR STEVE GERKIN TO VISIT OSAGE TRIBAL MUSEUM
Steve Gerkin, author of “Hidden History of Tulsa” will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25 at the Osage Tribal Museum, 819 Grandview Ave., Pawhuska.
DRUMMOND HOME STYLE SHOW SET FOR AUGUST 16
The Drummond Home will hold a Downton Abbey themed style show at 2 p.m. Aug. 16 at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 204 North Price Stret in Hominy.
Martha Ray and her models from Pawnee will be present to show styles from the early 1900s to the late 1920s.
The Drummond Home is taking reservations for 50 guests until the end of July. Tickets sell for $10 each and can be purchased at the Drummond Home or by mail: 305 North Price, Hominy, OK 74035. Ticket reservations will ensure a place for the style show, door prizes and some great food.
For more information, call 918-885-2374.
All proceeds will go to benefit the Fred Drummond Home.