The 7th grade science students at Altus Junior High are doing a composting project. They ask that anyone with bag of leaves bring them to the Junior High and leave them next to the fence on the north side of the football field.
Oklahoma Rural Opportunities (ORO) Development Corp. is private, non-profit organization assisting migrant and seasonal farm workers with education and job placement assistance. If you like more information about services come by 1115 N. Spurgeon or call 482-0125 and visit Tia Baker, case manager.
Tickets for this year’s Altus High School Production of “Annie Get Your Gun” will go on sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, Nov. 14 through 18, in the lobby of the AHS Auditorium. Reserved tickets are $5 and General Admission is $3. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.
The Warren Senior Citizens/Community will be having a music night for their third Friday of the month at 6 p.m. Nov. 18. Located 7 miles east of Blair on Highway 19. They will selling sloppy joes with chips for $1.50 and all sodas are 50 cents. Coffee and tea are free.
The Altus Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Friday, Nov. 18, in the Student Center at WOSC. Kiwanian of the Day will be Gary Kincannon. The program will be given by Altus Public School’s Athletic director Rick Roop along with his wife, Vickie Roop, women’s basketball coach at Altus High School and Ricky Bull, men’s basketball coach at Altus High School. Discussion will be this years basketball teams. All members encouraged to attend.
The Altus Officers’ Spouses’ Club is having a live and silent auction Friday, Nov. 18, at the Freedom Community Center, Altus Air Force Base. Preview at 6:30 p.m., auction at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10. RSVP by Nov. 10 to Debbie Kill at 480-1785. For base access call to get security clearance.
Buy your Cow Patty Bingo tickets now! $5 per ticket for a chance to win a $1000. Call for tickets 563-9178 or 563-9041. Proceeds will go toward kids senior trip. The $1000 will be given away Saturday, Nov. 19. Do not have to be present to win.
Altus Masonic Lodge spaghetti supper to assist the lodge will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at 1120 N. Hudson. Marinara, meat or linguini sauce with salad at $5 per plate. There will also be a bake sale during this event. Free delivery is available by calling 482-5301 during the serving hours.
The Food Pantry of the Church of the Nazarene, 700 N. Main, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 19. Those needing food assistance need to bring photo ID. For more information, call 482-0964.
Have your pet’s and/or children’s picture taken with Santa from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Atwoods. Mr. Nettles, city administrator will be there to assist you with your children and pets. Guess who Mr. Nettles will be? $5 for pictures and all donations will go to Altus Animal Aid Adoption Center, the no-kill shelter for food and medical supplies.
Mothers of Multiples are encourage to attend a meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Prince of Peace Parrish Hall. Make a holiday craft and some new friends while sharing snacks and experiences. Child care available by reservation. Call Maureen at 482-7725 for more information.
Vaudeville Benefit Variety Show sponsored by the Disabled Veterans and Shortgrass Arts and Humanities Council will be conducting auditions from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Altus Plaza Theater. 3-5 minute acts of all kinds needed. Please be in costume for auditions. Show will be Feb. 3 and 4, 2006. For more information, call Larry at 477-1741 or Kittie at 477-1341.
Holiday House will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Highland Heights United Methodist Church. There will be crafts and baked goods for sale and a luncheon for $5 will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Southwest Oklahoma Chapter of the American Red Cross is currently taking registration for an Adult/Child/Infant CPR class to be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at 905 N. Willard. Following at 1 p.m. will be a Basic First Aid class. For more information and to register for one or both classes, please call 482-5303.
A 55 Alive Safe Driving Course sponsored by the Associated Christian Ministries (ACMI) and AARP will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Towers. Cost will be $10. To enroll, call Altus Chamber of Commerce at 482-0210. A minimum of 20 students is required.
First Presbyterian Church will be having a guest speaker to deliver the sermon at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at 208 E. Cypress. Guest speaker will George Grahm.
Churches have joined together to provide a Christmas party and gifts for 110 women in the Altus Work Center. To contribute money for gifts, mail to Threshold Services, Box 819, Altus, OK 73522 by Nov. 20.
Chapter GQ of P.E.O. will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at Madison Trail Apartments’ Clubhouse.
Altus Chapter 33, Disabled American Veterans and Unit 33, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary will be having a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the Towers meeting room. There will be a meal at 6 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend.
The Southwest Oklahoma Chapter of the American Red Cross is taking registration for an Adult CPR class to be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 905 N. Willard. For more information and to register, please call 482-5303.
The Salvation Army’s 2005 Red Kettle Campaign “Kickoff” ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at the south side of Wal-Mart.
Granite Christmas Tree Lighting will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, on Main Street. Activities include craft booths, bake sales, Granite Lion’s Club hot dogs, Greer County Buck’s drawings, lighting of the Christmas tree on the mountain and more.
Quartz Mountain is hosting their Christmas Arts & Crafts Bazaar from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the historic Group Camp facility. For more information call Kathi Wilson at 563-3040 or visit www.quartzmountain.org
1st Annual Independent Toy Run for the Kids will start with a motorcycle parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Born Hog Wild, 1500 W. Broadway.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Elves will host the “St. Paul’s Christmas Shoppe” beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at 721 N. Thomas, corner of A and Thomas Streets. The sale will include holiday crafts, quilt items, baked goods and desserts. A stew and cornbread luncheon will be served at 11:30 a.m. Tickets for the luncheon will be on sell at the door.
Lion’s Club and United Way’s Pancake Breakfast with Santa will be from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Community Center. Advance tickets available now. Adults-$4 and children age 12 and under-$2.