AROUND THE COUNTY

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital

CHURCH HOSTING KIDZ BASH

Krazy Kidz Bash — a K-through-6th grade-ages event with food, inflatables and a dunk tank — is Wednesday, May 27, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 620 E. 15th St.

DANCE MAKER RECITAL SET

Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy will be celebrating its first year in Pawhuska with a Friday, May 29, recital at the Constantine Theater. The public is invited to the free event, which begins at 7 p.m. The ballet school is located in the former Pawhuska Senior Center, 200 S. Palmer. More information is available at www.osageballet.com.

KIWANIS GOLF FORE! KIDS

Kiwanis Club is holding its annual Fore! Kids fundraiser at Pawhuska Golf and Country Club on Saturday, May 30. Registration for the 18-hole, four-person scramble event begins at 8:30 a.m. and there will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start. A $50-per-person entry fee includes cost of a cart, lunch and prizes. Early reservations can be made by calling 918-287-3820, or via email at: Ward-e@sbcglobal.net.

SHERIFF’S AUCTION SATURDAY

An auction of forfeited, unclaimed and surplus property will be featured in the Osage County Sheriff’s Sale to be conducted Saturday, May 30. The sale is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. outside the Ag Building of the Osage County Fairgrounds, 320 Skyline Drive. (Or, the sale could move inside, according to the weather.) Hundreds of pieces of costume jewelry and approximately 15 to 20 motor vehicles, plus dozens of guns and knives will be up for bid. Sales are to be by cash or approved check. Proceeds will go to various county agencies and organizations, officials said.

FINAL FREE CONCERT SET

Osage Casino-Hominy will host the final free outdoor show in the Spring 2015 Concert Series this Saturday night, May 30. “Roots and Boots” is to feature a renowned trio of country music entertainers — Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Darryl Worley. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the opening act, Michael Todd Acoustic, is slated to start at 7:30 p.m. The headliners are due to take the stage at around 9 p.m. Organizers said the all-ages free event will be held even if it rains. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs, but no outside coolers, food or drinks will be allowed.

CONSTANTINE TO SHOW MOVIE

A classic silent movie will be the matinee feature on Sunday, May 31, at The Constantine Theater, 110 W. Main. Admission is $2 for the show, which starts at 1:30 p.m.

5K TO RE-RUN SATURDAY

Osage Nation Health and Wellness will try again to hold its “5K Run for the Health of It” on Saturday morning, May 30. The 5-kilometer run is set to begin at 8 a.m. at the Ben Johnson Cultural Park, Sixth and Lynn Avenue. Runners in the free, chip-monitored race can pre-register at the ON Communities of Excellence office, which is located at 604 Kihekah. The annual event was postponed due to bad weather earlier this spring.

HYDRANT TESTS WRAPPING UP

As yearly testing is conducted on city hydrants, Pawhuska Fire Department personnel remind local residents that slight water discoloration and low pressure may be noticed in areas where the work is taking place.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL SET AT CALVARY BAPTIST

Attention adventure-lovers! “Journey Off the Map” is to be the theme of a Vacation Bible School which begins Monday, June 1, at Calvary Baptist Church, 15th Street and Lynn Avenue. Classes are for kindergarten-age children through sixth graders. Sessions will last from 6-8:30 p.m. The Calvary Baptist VBS continues through Friday, June 5.