AROUND THE COUNTY

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital

CONSTANTINE PLAYERS

PERFORM THIS WEEKEND

Constantine Players will present Saturday night and Sunday afternoon performances of “Seven Wives of Dracula” this weekend at The Constantine Theater, 110 W. Main.

The play features an all-star local cast directed of Garrett Hartness. Saturday’s performance is to begin at 7 p.m. and the Sunday matinee starts at 1:30 p.m.

Advance tickets are $5, which is a $2 savings over the price at the door. Tickets can be purchased from cast members and Constantine Arts Council board members. More information may be obtained by calling 918-287-1992.

MEMORIAL DAY HIKE SET

The second-annual Memorial Day Hikes are to be held Sunday, May 17, at Osage Hills State Park.

Registration begins at the Barn around 9:30 a.m. and the hikes start at 10 a.m. There will be a two-mile trek for intermediate-level hikers and two longer hikes for more experienced, advanced-level hikers. Participants should bring sturdy shoes or hiking boots, plus snacks, sunscreen and insect repellent.

Members of Osage Hills Hiking Club sponsor “Father’s Day” hikes on Sunday, June 21, which will be next in the monthly hiking series at Osage Hills State Park, located 9 miles east of Pawhuska on Highway 60.

CLASSES TO BE HELD AT PBDC

The following Community Education Classes are scheduled at the Pawhuska Business and Development Center, 1225 Virginia St., include:

Monday, May 18 — Jelly Making $39

Tuesday, May 19 — Football for Dummies $25

For more information, call 918-287-3357.

FIRE HYDRANT TESTING CONTINUES

During the month of May, Pawhuska Fire Department personnel will continue their annual testing of city fire hydrants, Fire Chief Gip Allen said ,

Local residents may notice water discoloration and/or low pressures in the lines as hydrants are being flushed in their areas.

LOCAL GED CLASSES OFFERED

GED classes are being held on Mondays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. at 516 Leahy Ave. There is a $25 registration fee.

CONSTANTINE EVENTS ON TAP

May 31: Classic Silent Movie at 1:30 p.m. with $2 admission.

DANCE MAKER RECITAL SET MAY 29

Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy will celebrate its first year in Pawhuska with an evening recital May 29 at the Constantine Theater. The public is invited to the free-admission event, which is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Randy Tinker Smith and her daughter, Jenna Smith, operate the local ballet school, which is located in the former Pawhuska Senior Center, 200 S. Palmer. For more info, go to www.osageballet.com