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August 16, 2013

Local events offer plenty for weekend fun

DUNCAN — United Way Follies to be entertaining kickoff

United Way will kick off its annual campaign with a follies event at 7 p.m. today, at the Scarlet Event Center.

The event will feature singing, dancing, music performances, skits and an improvisation group. Money raised at the event will go toward the campaign.

For information, call Lauren Ellis at 580-255-3648.

Main Street Duncan Car Cruise

An old fashioned car cruise and “draggin’” Main returns to Main Street Duncan tonight. This is a monthly event that is from 6 to 10 p.m. It is a fundraiser to help the program build its own street closure barricades for downtown events.

Car cruisers can register at 10th and Main and the fee is $10. Show quality vehicles, ATVS, motorcycles and others can cruise. Tailgate parties are also part of the event. Those attending can bring their own grills. Main Street businesses will remain open and there will be door prizes and music.

For information, contact MSD Executive Director Tammy Johnson, 580-252-8696.

Red River Rocketeers host National Model Aviation Day

To celebrate the storied history of model aviation, clubs across the country are invited to participate in National Model Aviation Day on Saturday.

 Red River Rocketeers, a local group, will participate and encourage the public to attend the inaugural National Model Aviation Day, at its new Wolfe Field launch site. First launch is at 10 a.m. Bring a chair, your favorite (non-alcoholic) beverage and enjoy the action.

This nationwide celebration of model aviation has been established to celebrate and promote the hobbies of RC and Model Rocketry.

For information, contact Bill Leyrer 580-656-4781.

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CH FFA readies to host annual ice cream social

Central High FFA will host a back-to-school ice cream social at 7:40 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, on the west side of the Ag Building in Central High.

FFA officers will present a program about the activities the FFA chapter does and will answer questions people may have. After the program, ice cream will be served.

People wanting to bring homemade ice cream for people to eat can do so.

The event is opened to the public, supporters of the Central High FFA and the FFA members.

An FFA dress swap shop will be in the Ag Building. Black pants, black skirts, black socks, black shoes, white shirts and white blouses will be available.

Ron Curry is the chapter advisor and agriculture teacher for Central High.

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Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

No. It's better in the summer cause kids are out of school.
Yes. More shoppers would come during nice fall weather.
Either time is fine.

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