McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

February 23, 2009

Clubs and Organizations


Monday

• Veterans of Foreign Wars service office; 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 5 p.m.; VFW Post 1098, service officer available; 423-7299.

• Crisis Pregnancy Center; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 527 N. Second.

• Sertoma Club; noon luncheon; Meeting Place.

• Al-Anon non-denominational meetings: noon to 1 p.m.; Trinity Lutheran Community Center, Krebs; 423-3829.

• Robert B. Thomas Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1098; 6:15 p.m.; bingo.

• County/western dance each Monday 7 to 10 p.m., Longtown Community Center. Take Highway 9A West; right to Bowers Road. Open to the public.

• Hartshorne I.O.O.F; 7:30 p.m.; Oddfellow Lodge.

• Narcotics Anonymous; 8 p.m.; 609 E. Carl Albert Pkwy.



First Monday

• Southeast Oklahoma Fine Arts Guild; 6:30 p,m. at First Christian Church, 300 E. Carl Albert Pkwy.



Second Monday

• Partners for Animal Welfare Society, PAWS; 5:30 p.m.; Arvest Bank 101 S. Third St., McAlester. Monthly meeting.

• Oklahoma Nurses Association, District Seven; 7 p.m.; McAlester Regional Health Center.

• Pittsburg County NAACP; 7 p.m.; Ward Chapel A.M.E. Church, Seventh Street and Cherokee Avenue.

• Rugged Cross Shrine; 7:30 p.m.; Scottish Rite Temple; Regular meeting.



Second and Fourth Mondays

• McAlester Toastmasters Club; 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.; EOSC McAlester campus; conference room. Call 423-3221 or 423-7378.

• Savanna Chapter 349 Order of the Eastern Star; 7:30 p.m.; Masonic Lodge, Main and Choctaw streets.



Third Mondays

• AARP monthly meeting; 6 p.m.; J.I. Stipe Center, 801 N. Ninth St., McAlester.

• Southeast Oklahoma Fine Arts Guild; 6:30 p,m. at First Christian Church, 300 E. Carl Albert Pkwy.



Fourth Mondays

• York Rite; 7 p.m.; Scottish Rite Temple, Blue Lodge Room. Stated meeting.



Tuesday

• Disabled American Veterans; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Service officer available to process claims at 125 S. Main St., Krebs. 426-6522.

• Crisis Pregnancy Center; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 527 N. Second St..

• McAlester Rotary Club; noon luncheon meeting; The Meeting Place restaurant.

• Little Dixie Poets; 6:30 p.m. McAlester Public Library.

• AA meeting; 7 - 8 p.m.; First Assembly of God Church, Sixth and Taylor, Kiowa. Child care will be provided.

• “Wild Bill’s” free support group, 6 until 8 p.m., 306 E. Seneca Ave., McAlester. Call 429-1051.

• Al-Anon; 7-8 p.m.; non-denominational meetings; Trinity Lutheran Community Center, Krebs (just east of U.S. 69 cloverleaf); 423-3829.

• International Order of Odd Fellows, Lodge 388; 8 p.m. 326 1/2 E. Choctaw Ave.

• Krebs Historical Museum; 10 a.m. to noon; 1 to 5 p.m.

• Weight Watchers; 12:00 and 5:30; Weigh-in starts 30 minutes before meeting; All Saints Episcopal Church, 325 E. Washington.



First Tuesday

• Prime Timers of First Baptist Church; 11:30 a.m.; First Baptist Church fellowship hall. Monthly meeting.

• McAlester Downtown Merchants’ Association; 1 p.m. The Meeting Place.

• Pittsburg Genealogical and Historical Society; 7 p.m. meeting; 113 E. Carl Albert Pkwy.

• Blue Star Mothers of Pittsburg County, Box 123, McAlester, OK 74501; 918-420-5041; Meets first Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Second Street and Choctaw Avenue underneath Off the Rack.; Usually pack boxes after meeting about 7 p.m.



First and Third Tuesday

• Friends of the Library; noon; McAlester Public Library; lunch provided along with a short program. Donations accepted.

• American Legion Auxiliary 250; 6 p.m.; Ridgecrest Community Center.

• Mother Assembly No. 1, Order of Rainbow for Girls; 7 p.m.; Scottish Rite Masonic Center.

• McAlester Area Woodcarvers Club; 7 p.m.; Kiamichi Technology Center.



Second Tuesday

• Shady Grove Volunteer Fire Department; 7 p.m.; Shady Grove Volunteer Fire Department Building.



Second and Fourth Tuesday

• Noon Business and Professional Women; noon; Southeast Oklahoma Chapter of the American Red Cross office, Second Street and Adams Avenue.

• McAlester Business and Professional Women meeting; 6 p.m., Green Gate Cafe.

• DeMolay meeting, 7 p.m. Scottish Rite Building.

• Rebuilders Support Group; 7 p.m. Victory Park Baptist Church.

• Knights of Columbus; after 7 p.m. Mass; St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.



Third Tuesday

• National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 577; 1:30 p.m.; seniors' meeting room, J.I. Stipe Center, 801 N. Ninth St.

• LeLeche League meets each third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the McAlester Public Library.

• American Legion Harrison-Powers Post 79; 6 p.m.; executive committee, 400 S. Second St.

• Stroke Support Group; 7 p.m. McAlester Regional Health Center dining room. 423-8063.

• McAlester Area Woodcarvers Club; 7 p.m. J.I. Stipe Center. Monthly carve-in.



Fourth Tuesday

• American Legion, Harrison-Powers Post 79; 6:30 p.m.; potluck dinner; 7:30 p.m., general membership, auxiliary and Sons of Legion meetings. 400 S. Second St.



Last Tuesday

• McAlester Regional Literacy Council; 6 p.m.; McAlester Public Library.



Wednesday

• Savanna Senior Citizens’ Center; potluck luncheon; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• McAlester Lions Club; noon luncheon meeting; The Meeting Place.

• Oklahoma Prison Historical Museum; OSP entrance; open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Crisis Pregnancy Center; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 527 N. Second.

• Robert B. Thomas Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1098; 6:15 p.m.; bingo.



First and Third Wednesdays

• Exchange Club; noon; McAlester Regional Health Center cafeteria. Call 420-4000 for more information.



Second Wednesday

• Free Grief Support Group; 10:30 a.m.; First Christian Church, 300 E. Carl Albert Pkwy.

• McAlester Tree Board meeting, 3 p.m. second Wednesday of each month at the McAlester Public Library. Public welcome.



Third Wednesday

• Alzheimer’s Support Group; 12:30 p.m.; Main and Oklahoma Church of Christ.

• Cancer Support Group; 1 p.m.; Van Buren House, 1500 E. Van Buren Ave.



Fourth Wednesday

• United Daughters of the Confederacy; 10 a.m.; First National Center conference room.



Thursday

• American Legion, 400 S. Second St.; 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Oklahoma state veterans service officer.

• McAlester Morning Optimists; 6:30 a.m.; The Meeting Place.

• Crisis Pregnancy Center; 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 527 N. Second.

• Weight Watchers meetings, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., McAlester Wellness Center.

• McAlester Kiwanis Club; noon luncheon meeting; The Meeting Place.

• Al-Anon; 12-1 p.m.; non-denominational meetings; Trinity Lutheran Community Center, Krebs (just east of U.S. 69 cloverleaf); 423-3829.

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly; 6:30 p.m.; His Place, Trinity Lutheran Church, Highways 270 and 31. Call 423-5666 or 423-0092.

• Oklahoma Prison Historical Museum, OSP entrance; open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 423-4700, Ext. 112 or 426.

• Crisis Pregnancy Center; 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 527 N. Second St.

• Krebs Historical Museum, 10 a.m. to noon; 1-5 p.m.



First Thursdays

• McAlester Board of Realtors; noon; Ramada Inn. Monthly meeting and luncheon.

• Amateur Radio Club; 7 p.m.; 1210 N. West St., Emergency Management Office. 470-4040.

• Branch 54 Fleet Reserve Association and Unit 54 Auxiliary; 7:30 p.m.; Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall.

• Savanna Masonic Lodge #534; 7 p.m.; Savanna Masonic Lodge.

• South McAlester Masonic Lodge No. 96; 7:30 p.m.; Scottish Rite Blue Lodge Room. Stated meeting.

• McPride meeting, first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Visit mcpride.org for more information or call (918) 452-3184.



Second Thursday

• Kiamichi Quilt Guild; 6 p.m.; McAlester Building Foundation, Rm. 311.

• Old Town Association; 6 p.m.; Christ United Methodist Church, Stonewall and Ash. Call Pam Bundy, 426-4040; or Eddie Gray, 423-8620; for more information.

• McAlester Archeology Society; 7 p.m.; Krebs City Hall; call Connie Masters, (918) 339-4226.



Second and Fourth Thursday

• Antek Homa 2 Order of the Eastern Star; refreshments 6:30; meeting 7:30 p.m; 2125 N. Main St.



Third Thursdays

• United Commercial Travelers, dinner/meeting, 6 p.m. Meeting Place restaurant.

• ABATE; 8 p.m.; 18 E. Carl Albert Pkwy. Monthly meeting.



Fourth Thursdays

• McAlester Fortnightly Board of Managers; 9 a.m.; Alene Puterbaugh Memorial Center.



Friday

• Krebs Historical Museum, 10 a.m to noon; 1 to 5 p.m.

• Oklahoma Prison Historical Museum, OSP entrance; open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 423-4700, Ext. 112 or 426.

• Open duplicate bridge; 12:30 p.m.; J.I. Stipe Center. 420-5463.

• Robert B. Thomas Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1098; 6 to 8 p.m.; dinner. Meals to go, 423-8311. Karioke starts at 8 p.m.



First Friday

• Ohoyohoma Club; 1:30 p.m.; First National Bank conference room.



Second Friday

• Priscilla Club, 1:30 p.m. at a member’s home. No meetings during July or August.



Second and Fourth Fridays

• Country music dance, 7 to 10 p.m., Krebs City Hall. Music by The Country Gentlemen. Free admission.



Saturday

• Gideon Men’s prayer breakfast; 7 a.m.; The Meeting Place, 104 E. Choctaw Ave.

• Krebs Historical Museum; 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.

• Last Chance Alcoholics Anonymous; 8 p.m.; 609 E. Carl Albert Pkwy. Open meeting.

• Robert B. Thomas Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1098; 8 p.m. to midnight; dance with live band.



Third Saturday

• Kilihoti Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution; 11:30 a.m.; Western Sizzlin’ Restaurant.



Sunday

Robert B. Thomas Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1098; noon to 2 p.m.; dinner.

• Oklahoma Prison Historical Museum, OSP entrance; open 1 to 4 p.m. Call 423-4700, Ext. 112 or 426.