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June 17, 2013

Events this week include Dinos at Duncan Public LIbrary today, ends with Founder's Day fun Saturday

Week of June 17-22, 2013

DUNCAN — Events at the Duncan Public Library this week include Dinosaurs Live from 2-4 p.m. Monday for ages 7-11 Juggle Whatever from 10-11 a.m. or 2-3 p.m. Wednesday for ages 7-11, 11-11:45 a.m  Thursday for ages 3-6 and 2-3 p.m. Thursday for ages 10-17.

Also, from 10-10-45 p.m. Friday will be the annual sidewalk chalk contest, followed by the United Way Day of Action from 11 a.m. to noon.

The Chisholm Trail Arts Council will hold its annual public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the CTAC offices.

Youth Services of Stephens County will be holding a ground breaking ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday at 806 N. Cedar, the location for the new Youth Shelter.

The Chisholm Trail Municipal Band will have a performance at 8 p.m. Thursday in Fuqua Park. The band, which is made up of various community members, will be set up in the park’s gazebo.

The Elmore City Open Rodeo is set for 8 p.m. nightly June 20-22. Stock contractor Rockin “R” Rodeo Co. Rusty Morland. Entertainment nightly with Mira & Company. Parade is set for 5 p.m. Saturday, June 22. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Horse Clubs ; 1st place awarded for wagon, tractor, antique car, bicycle. All businesses are encouraged to be a part of the parade. Parade will line up at the lake at 4 p.m.

Duncan Little Theatre’s second weekend of the production “Red, White and Tuna!” will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Simmons Center.

Saturday is Founder’s Day and the day begins with a 5K run at 8 a.m. then at 10:30 a.m., the Founder’s Day Queen will be crowned at the Antique Market Place and Tea Room.

From 1-4 p.m., the Founder’s Day Home Tour sites will be open for viewing. This year, the homes are John and Pam Coburn, 812 Maple; David and Donna Duwe, 801 Beech; and J&J Edwards, 601 N. 12th. Additionally, the Foreman Prairie House will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The 20th annual Water Garden Society of Southern Oklahoma self-guided pond tour is 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Tour books will be available at several locations around town.

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