First Baptist Church of Olustee evangelists, Kenny and Maria Reeves will bring their unique and spirit filled message at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Sunday, July 22 at the church. Kenny was a former outlaw biker that will tell how God has changed his entire life. For more information please contact Jeanne Gunn at 301-3778.
The Altus Chapter 33, Disabled, American Veterans and Unit 33, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary meeting for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 24 at the Towers meeting room has been canceled.
The Omniplex Science Museum will hold a “What's in your Backyard” program for teens at 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 24 at the Altus Public Library. For more information please call 477-2890.
Navajo Public Schools will hold a public meeting in conjunction with its natural hazard mitigation planning meeting at the Navajo School Library Media Center, 15695 S CR 210 on Thursday, July 26, at 5 p.m. for the purpose of affording all interested parties the opportunity to participate in the planning process. All interested citizens/businesses are invited and encouraged to attend and provide written or oral comments and suggestions. Additional information may be found at www.navajo.k12.ok.us.
Quartz Mountain Music Festival will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 26. Jazz will be performed by Polk St. Jazz. On Friday, July 27, at 8 p.m. at the Robert M. Kerr Performing Arts Center, there will be a continued celebration of American and World music featuring works of Copland, Astor Piazzolla, Mozart and Brahms. On Saturday, July 28, at 8 p.m. at the Robert M. Kerr Performing Arts Center, the Quartz Mountain Music Festival will proudly celebrate the Oklahoma Centennial with a world premiere performance of a newly commissioned work by Jerry Neil Smith, the Strauss Oboe concerto with nationally renowned oboist, Joseph Robinson followed by a performance of the Beethoven 5th Symphony, led by conductor Michael Palmer in recognition of the this State's 100 year history. For additional information about the festival, or for tickets, call 580-649-7596, or visit their Web site at www.qmmf.org.
Altus Public Library will be holding a parent/student meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 31 for girls entering the 10th, 11th and 12th grades at Altus High School who are interested in being a member of KAY Klub. KAY Klub is a girl's organization that has community service projects, and fun activities throughout their high school years. Rush week activities will be held August 5 through August 12. All interested parties are urged to attend. For more information please contact Joeli at 318-1884.
Harmon county Historical Museum will be celebrating “Harmon county celebrates 100 years”-Oklahoma's Centennial 1907-2007” at the annual Black-eyed-Pea Festival in Hollis on August 11. The parade begins at 9 a.m. Some of the events include a rodeo, tractor pull, buggy rides, cash drawing, silent auction, children's games and bingo for prizes.
Landmark Baptist Church will conduct a revival from August 6 through August 12. Services will be nightly a 7 p.m. with a regular Sunday worship schedule. Loy Ashenfelter, pastor of the Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Lawton will conduct the revival. The church is located on U.S. Hwy 283, north of Blair.
Altus Community Center will be hosting a Rummage Sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, August 18 on the east side of the Altus Community Center. Anyone can reserve a booth for $20. For more information please call Martha Lovett at 481-7785.
ABY Pop Warner League will take volunteer applications for tackle football and cheer-leading coach from now until August 31. This year's Pop Warner season will begin on Sept. 1. For more information or to register as a coach, please call 649-0354.
The Altus area TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) group meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday at Highland Heights United Methodist Church, 1911 N Main. For more information about TOPS see www.tops.org or phone Ling Lih McBlain at 477-4420
A Better Youth Pop Warner League is offering free tackle football and cheer-leading registration to children who participate on the free and reduced lunch programs at schools. Children ages 5 through 15 are encouraged to register for youth tackle football. Parents can also save $20 if they register their child on-line at www.eteamz.com/abypopwarner. For questions or more information call 649-0354.
Red River Toastmasters meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, in the Francis Herron seminar center in the Great Plains Technology Center. Toastmasters members learn public speaking and leadership by working with others in a fun and supportive environment. Guests and prospective members are very welcome.
Mission on Wheels needs donations of clothes for its free clothes give-away, particularly summer clothes for children and adults. Other items besides clothes are also accepted especially fans. Mission on Wheels is located at 600 N. Willard in Altus. For more information, please call Edna Douglas at 482-0997 or 649-8620.
The Altus Public Library will be playing films fro pre-school through 2nd grade students at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday during the months of June and July. For more information, please call 477-2890.
An account has been set up for Mitchell Rodgers, 30, of Altus has been diagnosed with a rare and chronic disease known as “Meniere's Disease.” Funds are needed to help with the cost to have a must-needed surgery. Donations can be made at the First State Bank of Altus to “The Mitchell Rodgers Medical Fund.”
The Assessor Office will be closed July 24-27 so that all employees may attend the Oklahoma Tax Commission Educational Conference.