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Area Calendar 2017-03-08


Every Day

Principles Before Personalities, Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Harmony House upstairs (use south entrance by parking lot).

Twice a Month

Friday or Saturday

Christian Singles Group meets twice a month, for more information on time and place, call 763-5945 or 762-1295.

Every Sunday

Flea Market At VFW, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., VFW Post, 3001 East Prospect, Ponca City, Vendor Spaces Available, All Proceeds to Charity.

101 Ranch Old Timers Farmers Market, 10 a.m., 101 Ranch Site, Oklahoma 156, Southwest of Ponca City.

11th Step AA Meeting, 11 a.m., Harmony House (HH).

Acceptance Group AA, 8 p.m., Harmony House (HH).

Third Sunday

Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A.) North Central Chapter, for information call (580) 716-8500.

Monday Through Saturday

Conoco Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Closed Sundays, 501 West South Avenue, Ponca City.

Every Monday

TOPS #308 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), First Presbyterian Church, 1505 East Grand Avenue, Ponca City, 5 to 5:50 p.m. for weigh-ins with meeting following. Contact Donna McCoy 580-362-3961.

After Five Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Pizza Hut, 2301 North 14th Street, prospective members welcome.

Families Anonymous Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Meeting Entrance, Back of Northeast Baptist Church, 2200 North Pecan Road, Meeting Details and Information at 580-763-0543.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 p.m., Woodlands Christian Church, Fourteenth Street and Hartford Avenue, contact (580) 761-1770.

Gam-Anon, 7 p.m., Woodlands Christian Church, 14th Street and Hartford Avenue, contact (580) 382-1950.

Friends of the NRA, 7 p.m., Ponca City Junior Rifle Club Range, contact 765-7324.

Alano Group AA (Beginner’s Meeting), 8 p.m., Harmony House (HH).

Monday and Thursday

North Central Oklahoma Model Railroad Club, 7 p.m., Basement of Kem’s Gym, 105 East Grand Avenue, More Information, 716-2642, 401-0717 or 765-0005.

First Monday of the Month

Oklahoma City Vet Representative Harold Barse, readjustment counseling therapist, 9 a.m.-noon, Otoe-Missouria Tribal Complex Enterprise Building Conference Room.

Lions Vision Support Group, 10 a.m. at Ponca City First Christian Church, using the west entrance. Refreshments are served at 9:45 a.m. For a ride call 762-3263. The meetings are open to visually impaired residents.

Lupus/Autoimmune Disease Support Group, 5 p.m., Sharon Ridgway Facilitator, Ponca City Senior Center, 319 West Grand, contact 580-763-8051.

Parent Voice Groups, support, education and resources to assist parents in advocating for their children who have behavioral or mental health issues, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 205 East Chestnut Avenue, child care and dinner provided, please RSVP 762-7561 Tammy or Deb.

Christian Motorcyclist Association, 6 p.m., Pizza Hut, 2301 North 14th St.

Pioneer Genealogical Society, 7 p.m., Ponca City Library, guests are welcome, call 580-716-2409 or e-mail for more information.

First Monday and Tuesday

Of Every Other Month

AARP Driver Safety Class, February, April, June, August, October, December, 6 p.m., Pioneer Technology Center, classes intended for older drivers; however, drivers of all ages are eligible to attend. Most auto insurance companies give discount for successful completion of classes, seating limited. Call (580) 716-8277 to register.


Alcoholic Anonymous Simple Steps, Noon, Harmony House, 212 South Third Street.

First and Third Monday

Ponca Lodge No. 83 Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Masonic Center, 1200 West Grand Ave.

Second Monday

Ponca City Rifle and Pistol Club, Range Clubhouse At Shooting Sports Complex Southwest of Ponca City, Membership Open, Four Pistol Bays, Three Rifle Ranges, Shotgun Area, Website or call 580-762-0103 for more info.

Alzheimer Support and Respite Group Meetings, 1 p.m., Ponca City Senior Center, 319 West Grand Ave.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Group, 5:30 to 7 p.m., First Christian Church, Fifth Street and Cleveland Avenue, free snack supper and meeting, activities for grandchildren provided; contact RSVP 762-9412.

The Children’s Hour Grief Support Group, 6 p.m., 1904 North Union St., Suite 103, Ponca City, call 580-762-9102 for information.

Epilepsy Support Group, 7 p.m., AllianceHealth Ponca City Conference Room B, Information: Shirley Bracken, 765-0003.

Cherokee Strip Treasure Hunters, Metal Detecting Issues, 7 p.m., 312 West Cleveland Avenue, just west of Semper Fix It, Ponca City, More Information Terry Anderson 580-716-2638.

Second and Fourth Monday

Kay County Chess Club, 6:30- 9 p.m., Ponca City Library basement.

Ponca City After Five Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Pizza Hut, 2301 North 14th St. Prospective members welcome, information on club activities, David 765-9595 or Jerry 491-1004.

Third Monday of the Month

Autoimmune Disease Support Group, 6 p.m., Ponca City Senior Center, 319 West Grand Ave. Contact (580) 763-8051.

Every Tuesday

Ponca City Rotary Club, Noon, Ponca City Country Club (downstairs).

Kiwanis, Noon, Evans Fireside Room inside Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 455 Fairview, guests welcome.

Dragon’s Harvest Moon, story time for 3- to 6-year-olds, 1 p.m., Ponca City Library. Space limited, sign up in advance.

DivorceCare, a seminar and support group, 5:45-7:30 p.m., Master’s Touch Christian Book and Gift Store, 312 East Grand Ave., Ponca City, information 767-1054.

Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-Centered Recovery Program Helping to Heal All Life’s Hurts, Habits, and Hang-Ups, 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, 218 South Sixth Street, Ponca City, Information: 765-4427.

Ponca Language Class Taught by Rev. Lewis Headman, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Ponca City Library Lower Level, Everyone Welcome, Info:

Acceptance Group AA, 8 p.m., Harmony House (HH).

Tuesday Through Saturday

Pioneer Woman Museum Open, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Museum Collects, Preserves and Shares the Stories of the Pioneering Women of Oklahoma, 701 Monument Road, Ponca City.

Every Tuesday,

Thursday and Friday

Exercise, 9:30 a.m., Ponca City Senior Center, 319 West Grand Ave.

First Tuesday

Classic Cars & Draggin’ Grand of Ponca City meeting, 7 p.m., Nazarene Church, 1900 West Grand Ave., Except December, January and February, No Meeting, prospective members welcome, More Information Call Caroly 762-0852..

Second Tuesday

Camp McFadden Board, 6 p.m., Camp McFadden.

Schooners Car Club Dinner and Meeting, 6 p.m., Pizza Hut, 2301 North 14th St.

North Central Oklahoma Mothers of Multiples, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Ponca City Library board room, all parents of multiples welcome.

Northern Central Oklahoma Beekeepers Association, 6:15-8:30 p.m., Pioneer Technology Center Conference Room, 2101 North Ash Street, more information David Cheek, 580-352-1812, or Visit pb on Facebook at NCOBA.

Rural Water District No. 1 Monthly Board Meetings, 7:30 p.m., Enterprise School Building on Lake Road.

Second and Fourth Tuesday

Children’s Support Group, 6-7 p.m., Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 445 Fairview Avenue, Information 762-9102.

Third Tuesday

Kaw Lake Association Board, Noon, Kaw Lake Association Office, 3517 Lake Road.

Transitions — teen support group, helps teens in transition due to death, divorce, deployment or other loss, 6-7 p.m., Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 445 Fairview Avenue, information 762-9102.

Po-Hi Leo Club, 6:20 p.m., Ponca City First Christian Church, following Friendship Feast.

Children with Disabilities Family Support Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Opportunity Center, 2225 North Union St., Ponca City.

Third Tuesday

Every Other Month

Kay County Detention Center Ministry and Kay County Reentry Ministry, 6-8 p.m., Location May Vary, Open to the Public, Exact Meeting Day, Time, Location, Website

Fourth Tuesday

The Gadsden League, educates people on the Constitution and The Bill of Rights; 6 p.m., Front Room Of Head Country Restaurant, for more information, or call 762-1494 or 580-628-0371.

Rough and Tumble Rock Club, 7 p.m., Albright United Methodist Church, 128 South Palm St., Ponca City, call Lee, 765-2074 for more information.


Ponca City Humane Society, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 900 West Prospect Ave.

Every Wednesday

Ponca City Noon Lions, 11:30 a.m. lunch, noon meeting, Ponca City Country Club.

Overeaters Anonymous, 12-Step Program, noon, 812 West Chestnut Avenue, Arkansas City, Kan., Contact number, 620-741-0738 (Judy).

Ponca City Elks Lodge #2002, 6 p.m., Members and Guests Meet, Reasonably Priced Meals Are Served, 3612 Lake Road.

Dance To Live Bands, Country and Rock, 7-9:30 p.m., American Legion Main Hall, Large Floor, 407 West South Avenue, Ponca City, $6 Per Person, Prizes, Dance or Line Dance, Or Just Sit and Enjoy, All Ages Welcome.

Alano Group AA, 8 p.m., Harmony House (HH).

First and Third Wednesday

Soroptimist International of Ponca City, a women’s service club, Noon, Pizza Hut, (except July, August and December, first Wednesday only), contact Cindy, 765-2252, or Kathy, 765-8043.

Second Wednesday

General Electric Retirees Association, 9 a.m., V.F.W., Arkansas City, Kan.

Ponca City Area Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Chapter No. 698, 11:30 a.m., Pioneer Technology Center, Room B-131, During January, March May, September, November and December, contact officers Robert Howard, President 718-4239, Rita Gravel, VP 765-9994 or Laurie Wedd, Treasurer 718-9990.

Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme Garden Club, 11:30 a.m., Cann Garden home or members homes, Ponca City, brown bag lunch, Gardening Enthusiasts Welcome, for information call Jan Neylon, 767-1890 or Donna Earnest, 762-5299 or email herbs2@sbcglobalnet

Kay County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, 12 p.m., Eastern Heights Christian Church, 5100 Lake Road.

Wood Carvers, 1 p.m., Ponca City Senior Center, 319 West Grand Avenue, Information 763-8051.

Ponca City Stamp Club, 6 p.m., location, members’ homes. For information, call John Hedrick, 762-6702, or e-mail

Third Wednesday

Operation Pioneer Spirit, 1 p.m., Ponca City Aquatic and Family Center — YMCA, 1504 West Grand Avenue; Organizing the day before, 10 a.m., at the YMCA, information, YMCA, 765-5417 or Mary Anne Potter 767-1957 or Financial donations may be addressed to OPS, P.O. Box 923, Ponca City, OK 74602. All patriotic citizens welcome.

Last Wednesday

of Each Month

International Club, 6:30 p.m., for more information, 765-8723.

Every Thursday

Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs Representative, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Oklahoma Workforce Office, 1201 West Grand Avenue, Ponca City, any veteran needing assistance or has questions is welcome.

TOPS #725 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Weight Loss Support Group, Confidential Weigh-In 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Business Meeting and Program Following, First Presbyterian Church, 1505 East Grand Avenue, Ponca City, More Information Natalie Welch 580-716-3059.

Movie on big screen in the program room of the Ponca City Library at 3:30 p.m. See in-house brochures, or call to find out what’s playing.

“Heavenly Sign” Free Sign Language Classes, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, 2230 North Union Street, Ponca City, Information: Sue, 714-588-1873 or Gwyn, 580-401-0362.

Celebrate Recovery for Anyone With Hurts, Habits, or Hangups (That’s All of Us), 6:15 p.m., Otoe Baptist Church, Red Rock.

Open AA Meetings, 7 p.m., Ponca Tribal Social Development Center, all welcome.

Acceptance Group AA, 8 p.m., Harmony House (HH).

First Thursday

Master Gardeners, 9 a.m., Cann Gardens.

VFW Post 1201, 7 p.m., East Prospect Post Home, Prospective Members and Guests of the Post and Auxiliary Welcome, Information, 761-2431.

Writer’s Group, 7 p.m., Cyber Rover, 113 North Main, Blackwell, information Evyonna, 763-1638.

Kay-9 Dog Training Club, 7 p.m., Ponca City Library, public welcome, contact Ruth 580-401-5569.

Second Thursday

Gold Wing Road Riders Association, a motorcycle club, 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., Pizza Hut, Ponca City, More Information, call Lee and Cindy Headrick, 716-1385.

Breastfeeding Support Group, 6 p.m., Nursery of First Church of the Nazarene, 1900 West Grand Avenue.

“Lean on Me” Bariatric Surgery Support Group, 6 p.m., AllianceHealth Ponca City, Conference Room B. Contact 762-1186.

Cherokee Strip Chapter of Pheasant-Quail Forever, 6:30 p.m., Evans and Associates, Call 620-287-4724 for more information.

American Legion Post #14 and Auxiliary Unit 14, 7 p.m., Post Home, 407 West South Ave., all eligible persons invited. Contact 765-9073.

Second and Fourth Thursday

Ponca City Elks Lodge #2002, Regular Meetings, 7 p.m., 3612 Lake Road.

American Legion Membership Meeting, 7 p.m., Post Home, 407 West South Ave.

Third Thursday

Interfaith Dialogue Group of Ponca City, call Jean Chambers for details, 716-4594.

Ponca City Newcomers Club, 6:30 p.m., Ponca City Country Club. Contact Donna Rubio 761-7299.

Kay County Chapter of the Oklahoma Anthropological Society (archaeology), 6:30 p.m., Ponca City Library, call Richard, 765-9661 for meeting programs. Guests welcome.

Line Dancing, Contra Dancing, Square Dancing, 6:30-10 p.m., United Steel Workers (USW) Local 13857 Hall, 1202 West Ponca Avenue, Information: 580-370-0497.

Kay County Democrats, 7 p.m., Pizza Hut, 2301 North Fourteenth Street, Ponca City, Wishing To Be Included in Notices of Meetings and Speakers, Send email to

Vietnam Veterans of America, Northern Oklahoma Chapter 750, regular meetings, 7 p.m., American Legion Post 14, 407 West South Avenue.

Kay County DAV Chapter 16, 7 p.m., 1006 West Ferguson Avenue, Blackwell, Call 580-363-3241 for information.

Third Thursday

of Every Other Month

Kay County Local Emergency Planning Committee, noon, training room of Ponca City Fire Station No. 1, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue, January, March, May, July, September, November.

Fourth Thursday

Hospice of North Central Oklahoma Inc. and Higher Ground Center for Loss & Education Grief Support Group, 1:30-3 p.m., 445 Fairview, Ponca City, more details 580-762-9102 or 1-800-814-9102.

Kay County Republican Party Monthly Meetings, 7 p.m., Providence Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1301 East Bradley, Ponca City, Exception Will Be During November and December 2014, When Meetings Will Be Third Thursday, Due To Holidays on Regular Meeting Dates, Information or 580-716-0959 or 580-765-8934.

Alzheimer Support and Respite Group Meetings, 6 p.m., Ponca City Senior Center, 319 West Grand Avenue.

Every Friday

Prayers for the Nation, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 739 North Fourth Street.

Ponca Language Arts Council, 1:30 p.m., Valdez Building, White Eagle, everyone interested in the Ponca Language invited.

Reformers Unanimous-A Christ-Centered, Bible-Based Recovery and Discipleship Program That Offers Recovery Without Relapse, 7 p.m., Central Baptist Church, 1732 East Coleman Road, Information Mike Gammill, Director 580-763-4193 or Central Baptist Church 580-765-5840.

Alano Group AA (Speaker’s Meeting), 8 p.m., Harmony House (HH).

First Friday

Po-Hi Wounded Warriors, 11:30 a.m., Pizza Hut, Call 762-2838 for Information.

Parkinson Support Meeting, 1 p.m., Van Page Facilitator, Ponca City Senior Center, 319 West Grand Avenue, Bring Your Questions and Learn from Each Other, 763-8051.

First and Third Friday

Burger & Steak Night, 5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 14, 407 West South Avenue, hamburger/cheeseburger with fries $6, 1-inch thick ribeye with fries $16.

Every Saturday

Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Washington School, Blackwell, Money Received Donated To Groups That Help Needy Children of Blackwell, For Questions Call Lawrence Self 580-363-3023 or Keith Snot 580-670-1511.

Ponca City Humane Society, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., or by appointment, 900 West Prospect Avenue.

Story Time for 0-3 Year Olds, 11:30 a.m., Ponca City Library, Children’s Area, Free, Public Welcome.

The Gospel Jubilee, Non-Profit Christian Music and Fellowship, 6:30 p.m., U.S. 60 and Howard Avenue, Just East of Ponca City, $5 Donation Requested Covers Rent, Utilities, Maintenance and Other Expenses, Managers Jay and Melissa Fletcher, Different Program Each Week, For Information

Alano Group AA, 8 p.m., Harmony House (HH).

First Saturday

of Every Month

Ponca City Regional Airport and Ponca City Aviation Booster Club, Fly-In Breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m., Building 14, Ponca City Municipal Airport.

Cherokee Strip Company Saturday Market, between Fourth and Fifth Streets on East Grand Avenue, Ponca City, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Indoor-Ouitdoor Sidewalk Flea Market, Vendor Setups 8 a.m.

North Central Chapter of the Oklahoma Dressage Society, Location and More Information, Contact Rainee Boyd 580-761-7951 or Jenna Wright 580-352-2424.

Second Saturday of the Month

Figure 8 Stock Car Races and Demolition Derby, 8 p.m., 77 Speedway north of Newkirk. For information, call (620) 442-3250, or go to

Third Saturday of the Month

Osage County Republican Party Meeting, 10-11 a.m., Snider’s Soda Shoppe, 102 West Main, Hominy, contact 918-260-5762, Everyone welcome to attend and get involved.

Southern Plains Fiber Guild, 1-3 p.m., call 304-9264 for meeting information and location.

March 14

McCord Volunteer Fire Department, 7 p.m., McCord Volunteer Fire Department Station, 22 Howard.

March 20

Osage Cove Volunteer Fire Department, 6 p.m., Fire Station, Corner U.S. 60E and Keeler Road, Training to Follow, New Volunteers Always Welcome.

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