Community calendar

St. John Baptist Church in Altus is holding its ninth annual feeding program. The church will be providing lunches from the fellowship hall at 620 MLK Drive 1 1 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. The feeding will end June 30. Church pastor the Rev. Robert Bostic started this program in 2009, and they have been able to serve thousands of meals, in 2015 alone more than 2,000 people, many of whom were children. For more information contact Erma Bridges at 580-471-9153 or Bostic at 580-471-2734.

There will be a Citywide Tent Revival June 5-10. Services will be 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. from Monday through Friday, at 430 East Pierce St. in Mangum. Ministers, pastors and and evangelists from the City of Altus and Mangum ministries will be present each night. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information call 580-682-0970.

Elm and Hudson Church of Christ will be holding Vacation Bible School Olympics themed “Champions for Christ” Sunday evenings June 12 and 19. Children are to meet in the Annex at 5 p.m. and the adult class is to meet in the Auditorium at 6 p.m. Topics will be know their strength about Shadrach, Meshack and Abednego on June 5; compete together about the paralytic man and his friends on June 12 and compete to the end about the Apostle Paul. Evenings are set to include sandwiches and chips in the Annex followed by skating at The Skate Place on June 5, pizza and a movie in the Annex on June 12 and a family picnic at Hoyt Shadid Park on June 19. For more information call 580-482-1179 or email

Shortgrass Arts Institute is sponsoring a Basic Drawing for Adults class with Lyn Taylor 6-9 p.m. June 6-8 at the Altus Public Library. Cost is $30 and all materials are included. Partial funding for this class is provided by the Oklahoma Arts Council. For more information call 580-477-2890.

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