Community calendar


The Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group or SOCAG’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program or RSVP is seeking mature volunteers in more than a dozen different capacities, from answering telephones to helping teachers or filling in for caregivers and working in soup kitchens. For more information call the RSVP office at 580-482-4141.

Jackson County Retired Educators Association are scheduled to host the Coffee Cup book review 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Altus Public Library, 421 N. Hudson St. in Altus. For more information contact Ida Fay Winters at 580-482-8934.

There will be Tai Chi: Moving for better balance classes for older adults and their caregivers from 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, beginning July 6 for six weeks until Aug. 9 at the Altus Public Library, 421 N. Hudson St. This class is offered at no cost and is open to the public, but pre-registration is required by visiting or calling the Altus Public Library at 580-477-2890.

The Western Oklahoma State College Foundation Inc. and WOSC will be hosting the 26th Annual Jim Holland Memorial Golf Tournament at The Greens of Altus on Aug. 13. The shotgun start, four-person scramble is set to begin at 8 a.m. Tournament registration fees are $200 per team and includes green fees, team carts, prizes, food, drinks and trophies. To register a team visit wosc.edu/golf2016, email foundation@wosc.edu or call 580-477-7706. Deadline for team registration and payment is Aug. 5. Space is limited to the first 18 teams.

The Byron Berline Bluegrass Band is performing at the annual Giddy-Up Gala and Bar-B-Que dinner at the Jackson County Expo Center at 5:30 Aug. 26 before the Great Plains Stampede Rodeo. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students. For more information call the Chamber at 580-482-0210.

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