Miami A.F.&A.M. No. 140 - Regular communication will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the lodge.

Miami Rotary Club - Members will meet at noon in the Blue and Gold Room at the Carter Student Union of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

Miami Kiwanis Club - The members will meet at noon at Quizno's on Main Street in Miami.

Wyandotte Public Schools - The schools will have an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 678-2255.

Fairland Public Schools - The school will have an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, call 676-3811.

Alexander Elementary School - The school will host its' open house from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. New students needing to enroll may do so at this time. Students are encouraged to bring school supplies during this event. For more information, call 675-4336.

Miami Senior Center - The center will have Bingo from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 542-5252.

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma - The tribe will distribute Johnson O'Malley vouchers from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. at the Miami and Grove offices. For more information, call 542-6609 or 888-313-6609.

Wednesday, Aug. 13

Animal Welfare Society - Members will accept surrendered animals at the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 3 to 6 p.m. for small fee. It is the only day of the week animals will be accepted.

Miami Public Schools - All Miami elementary schools will have “Open House” from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Fairland Public Schools - First day of school for all Fairland Public Schools.

Afton Public Schools - Student enrollment and parent/ teacher conference is at 8:30 a.m. For enrollment buses will run at the regular time in the morning and will leave school at approximately 11 a.m. to return the bus students to their homes.

Quapaw Public Schools -New student enrollment and schedule pickups will be today through Friday.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Thursday, Aug. 14

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 1 to 6 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and available animals from the Miami Animial Shelter.

Miami Public Schools - First day of school for all Miami Public Schools.

Picher-Cardin Schools - First day of school begins at 8:35 a.m. for Picher-Cardin. For more information, call 673-1714 or 673-1783.

Commerce Public Schools - First day of school for all Commerce Public Schools. For more information, call Alexander Elementary at 675-4336, Commerce Middle at 675-4101 or Commerce High at 675-4343.

Mount Olive Lutheran School - First day of school. The school is still taking enrollment.

Wyandotte Public Schools - First day of school. High school and middle school from 8:10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Elementary school from 8:20 a.m. to 3:10 p.m.

Afton Senior Citizens - The senior citizens will have games and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Afton Senior Citizens' Community Center.

Gamblers Anonymous - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center, 101 S. Main, Miami. Enter through the back door. For more information, call 542-5543.

Narcotics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center. Enter through the back door.

Friday, Aug. 15

Miami Noon Lions Club - The members will meet at noon in the cafeteria at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami.

Ottawa County Health Department - A special back-to-school immunization clinic will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 540-2481.

Afton Public Schools - First day of school is from 8:35 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. for all Afton Public Schools. For bus route information, contact Vince Sheahan at 257-8303.

Quapaw Public Schools - Quapaw district-wide open house from 4 to 6 p.m.

Cardin Baptist Church - The church will celebrate its new location at 9525 S. Hwy. 137 with special family fellowship night at 6 p.m.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Alcoholics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Miami.

Al-Anon - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Church, 2515 N. Main St. in Miami.

Saturday, Aug. 16

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and some fostered animals.

Cardin Baptist Church - The church will celebrate its new location at 9525 S. Hwy. 137 with an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

American Legion Post 147 Dance - The public is invited to attend the dance at 7 p.m. at the hall. No smoking and no alcohol. Admission is $3.50 each.

Miami High School Booster Club -The Miami High School Blue and White pre-season football banquet will be 6 p.m. at First Christian Church in Miami. Tickets are $10 each. See players or club members for tickets. Respond by Aug. 11 by calling Tracy Longcrier at the school, Cheryl Moudy or Ursula or Mike Nicholas.

Commerce Lawnmower Races - Commerce will have lawnmower races at 6 p.m. on the old football field in Commerce at 4th and N. Walnut. Admission is $4, children under 12 are free. All proceeds go toward playground equipment for Commerce Parks.

Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center - Yoga In Nature will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Cost is $2. Any age is welcome. Super Serpents will be held from 11 a.m. to noon. The event is for ages 5 and up. Cost is $4 per person. A program on green technology will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. at the center in Joplin, Mo. The event is for ages 12 years old and up. Cost is $4 per person. To register for programs, call (417) 782-NATR or log on to www.wildcatglades.audubon.org.

Sunday, Aug. 17

STYXZ - Enrollment is at 2 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church, 2nd and B NW in Miami. Enter the north door. All students, ages 10 to 16, are eligible. For more information, call Frances Wagener at 542-5389.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Monday, Aug. 18

Freedom Group Narcotics Anonymous - The group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Apostolic Assembly Church, 130 A St. NE in Miami. Members should enter through the door marked "office." For more information, call Max at 542-6961 or 533-2879.

Miami Seniors Center - The center will have a live band and dance at 7 p.m. For more information, call 542-5252.

Quapaw Public Schools - Quapaw students' first day of school.

Tuesday, Aug. 19

Miami Rotary Club - Members will meet at noon in the Blue and Gold Room at the Carter Student Union of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

Miami Kiwanis Club - The members will meet at noon at Quizno's on Main Street in Miami.

Wednesday, Aug. 20

Animal Welfare Society - Members will accept surrendered animals at the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 3 to 6 p.m. for small fee. It is the only day of the week animals will be accepted.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Thursday, Aug. 21

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 1 to 6 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and available animals from the Miami Animial Shelter.

Afton Senior Citizens - The senior citizens will have games and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Afton Senior Citizens' Community Center.

Gamblers Anonymous - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center, 101 S. Main, Miami. Enter through the back door. For more information, call 542-5543.

Friends of the Grove Public Library -Dorothy Scearcy will be the guest author at “Third Thursday” at noon at the Grove Library. Visitors are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Drinks and dessert will be provided.

Narcotics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center. Enter through the back door.

Picher Mining Field Reunion Committee of the Miners Museum Board - The committee will have open discussion at 6 p.m. at the Picher Community Center.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) -The members will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Grove. For more information, visit website www.mopsofgrove@yahoo.com.

Friday, Aug. 22

Miami Noon Lions Club - The members will meet at noon in the cafeteria at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Aurora Community Center - The center will have country, western, bluegrass and gospel music at 7 p.m in Aurora, S. of Fairland. For more information, call 542-4981 or 676-3142.

Alcoholics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Miami.

Al-Anon - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Church, 2515 N. Main St. in Miami.

**Branson Comedy Festival All Stars Show - The show will be held at 7 p.m., Aug. 22 at the Cornerstone Church, 501 E. 13th St., Grove. Approximately 1,200 tickets will be distributed free of charge. For more information, contact April Hall of Aflac at 791-9368.

Saturday, Aug. 23

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and some fostered animals.

American Legion Post 147 Dance - The public is invited to attend the dance at 7 p.m. at the hall. No smoking and no alcohol. Admission is $3.50 each.

Sunday, Aug. 24

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Monday, Aug. 25

American Legion Post No. 147 - Members will meet at noon at the hall.

Freedom Group Narcotics Anonymous - The group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Apostolic Assembly Church, 130 A St. NE in Miami. Members should enter through the door marked "office." For more information, call Max at 542-6961 or 533-2879.

Tuesday, Aug. 26

Miami A.F.&A.M. No. 140 - Regular communication will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the lodge.

Miami Rotary Club - Members will meet at noon in the Blue and Gold Room at the Carter Student Union of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

Miami Kiwanis Club - The members will meet at noon at Quizno's on Main Street in Miami.

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Animal Welfare Society - Members will accept surrendered animals at the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 3 to 6 p.m. for small fee. It is the only day of the week animals will be accepted.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Thursday, Aug. 28

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 1 to 6 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and available animals from the Miami Animial Shelter.

Afton Senior Citizens - The senior citizens will have games and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Afton Senior Citizens' Community Center.

Gamblers Anonymous - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center, 101 S. Main, Miami. Enter through the back door. For more information, call 542-5543.

Narcotics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center. Enter through the back door.

Friday, Aug. 29

Miami Noon Lions Club - The members will meet at noon in the cafeteria at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Alcoholics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Miami.

Al-Anon - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Church, 2515 N. Main St. in Miami.

**Jana Jae Fiddle Camp and Music Festival - The event will be held in the evening today and tomorrow at Snider's Camp in Grove and is free. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the entertainment. There will be a $7 food plate available.

Saturday, Aug. 30

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and some fostered animals.

American Legion Post 147 Dance - The public is invited to attend the dance at 7 p.m. at the hall. No smoking and no alcohol. Admission is $3.50 each.

Sunday, Aug. 31

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Monday, Sept. 1

Freedom Group Narcotics Anonymous - The group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Apostolic Assembly Church, 130 A St. NE in Miami. Members should enter through the door marked "office." For more information, call Max at 542-6961 or 533-2879.

Tuesday, Sept. 2

Miami Rotary Club - Members will meet at noon in the Blue and Gold Room at the Carter Student Union of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

Miami Kiwanis Club - The members will meet at noon at Quizno's on Main Street in Miami.

Wednesday, Sept. 3

Animal Welfare Society - Members will accept surrendered animals at the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 3 to 6 p.m. for small fee. It is the only day of the week animals will be accepted.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Thursday, Sept. 4

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 1 to 6 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and available animals from the Miami Animial Shelter.

Afton Senior Citizens - The senior citizens will have games and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Afton Senior Citizens' Community Center.

Gamblers Anonymous - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center, 101 S. Main, Miami. Enter through the back door. For more information, call 542-5543.

Narcotics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center. Enter through the back door.

**Miami Little Theatre - "Beauty and the Beast" tickets are on sale at the Coleman Theatre. Show dates are today through Sunday. Call 540-2425 for reservations.

Friday, Sept. 5

Miami Noon Lions Club - The members will meet at noon in the cafeteria at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Aurora Community Center - The center will have country, western, bluegrass and gospel music at 7 p.m in Aurora, S. of Fairland. For more information, call 542-4981 or 676-3142.

Alcoholics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Miami.

Al-Anon - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Church, 2515 N. Main St. in Miami.

Saturday, Sept. 6

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and some fostered animals.

American Legion Post 147 Dance - The public is invited to attend the dance at 7 p.m. at the hall. No smoking and no alcohol. Admission is $3.50 each.

Sunday, Sept. 7

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Monday, Sept. 8

Freedom Group Narcotics Anonymous - The group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Apostolic Assembly Church, 130 A St. NE in Miami. Members should enter through the door marked "office." For more information, call Max at 542-6961 or 533-2879.

Tuesday, Sept. 9

Miami Rotary Club - Members will meet at noon in the Blue and Gold Room at the Carter Student Union of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

Miami Kiwanis Club - The members will meet at noon at Quizno's on Main Street in Miami.

Wednesday, Sept. 10

Animal Welfare Society - Members will accept surrendered animals at the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 3 to 6 p.m. for small fee. It is the only day of the week animals will be accepted.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Thursday, Sept. 11

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 1 to 6 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and available animals from the Miami Animial Shelter.

Afton Senior Citizens - The senior citizens will have games and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Afton Senior Citizens' Community Center.

Gamblers Anonymous - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center, 101 S. Main, Miami. Enter through the back door. For more information, call 542-5543.

Narcotics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center. Enter through the back door.

Friday, Sept. 12

Miami Noon Lions Club - The members will meet at noon in the cafeteria at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Aurora Community Center - The center will have country, western, bluegrass and gospel music at 7 p.m in Aurora, S. of Fairland. For more information, call 542-4981 or 676-3142.

Alcoholics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Miami.

Al-Anon - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Church, 2515 N. Main St. in Miami.

Saturday, Sept. 13

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and some fostered animals.

American Legion Post 147 Dance - The public is invited to attend the dance at 7 p.m. at the hall. No smoking and no alcohol. Admission is $3.50 each.

Sunday, Sept. 14

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Monday, Sept. 15

Freedom Group Narcotics Anonymous - The group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Apostolic Assembly Church, 130 A St. NE in Miami. Members should enter through the door marked "office." For more information, call Max at 542-6961 or 533-2879.

Ottawa County H.C.E. - The board will meet at 10 a.m. at the Fairland Senior Center for the fall council meeting and luncheon.

Tuesday, Sept. 16

Miami Rotary Club - Members will meet at noon in the Blue and Gold Room at the Carter Student Union of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

Miami Kiwanis Club - The members will meet at noon at Quizno's on Main Street in Miami.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Animal Welfare Society - Members will accept surrendered animals at the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 3 to 6 p.m. for small fee. It is the only day of the week animals will be accepted.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Thursday, Sept. 18

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 1 to 6 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and available animals from the Miami Animial Shelter.

Afton Senior Citizens - The senior citizens will have games and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Afton Senior Citizens' Community Center.

Gamblers Anonymous - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center, 101 S. Main, Miami. Enter through the back door. For more information, call 542-5543.

Narcotics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center. Enter through the back door.

Friday, Sept. 19

Miami Noon Lions Club - The members will meet at noon in the cafeteria at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Aurora Community Center - The center will have country, western, bluegrass and gospel music at 7 p.m in Aurora, S. of Fairland. For more information, call 542-4981 or 676-3142.

Alcoholics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Miami.

Al-Anon - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Church, 2515 N. Main St. in Miami.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Hearts & Hammers - The group's workday is scheduled for today. For more information, call 961-1511.

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and some fostered animals.

American Legion Post 147 Dance - The public is invited to attend the dance at 7 p.m. at the hall. No smoking and no alcohol. Admission is $3.50 each.

Sunday, Sept. 21

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Monday, Sept. 22

Freedom Group Narcotics Anonymous - The group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Apostolic Assembly Church, 130 A St. NE in Miami. Members should enter through the door marked "office." For more information, call Max at 542-6961 or 533-2879.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Miami Rotary Club - Members will meet at noon in the Blue and Gold Room at the Carter Student Union of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

Miami Kiwanis Club - The members will meet at noon at Quizno's on Main Street in Miami.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Animal Welfare Society - Members will accept surrendered animals at the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 3 to 6 p.m. for small fee. It is the only day of the week animals will be accepted.

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Thursday, Sept. 25

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 1 to 6 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and available animals from the Miami Animial Shelter.

Afton Senior Citizens - The senior citizens will have games and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Afton Senior Citizens' Community Center.

Gamblers Anonymous - The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center, 101 S. Main, Miami. Enter through the back door. For more information, call 542-5543.

Narcotics Anonymous - There will be an open meeting at 8 p.m. at the Inter-Tribal Center. Enter through the back door.

Friday, Sept. 26

Saturday, Sept. 27

Animal Welfare Society - Members will open the Adoption Center at 501 East Central, across from the railroad tracks, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for adoption of AWS animals and some fostered animals.

American Legion Post 147 Dance - The public is invited to attend the dance at 7 p.m. at the hall. No smoking and no alcohol. Admission is $3.50 each.

Sunday, Sept. 28

Dobson Museum - The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. It is located at 110 A SW in Miami.

Monday, Sept. 29

Freedom Group Narcotics Anonymous - The group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Apostolic Assembly Church, 130 A St. NE in Miami. Members should enter through the door marked "office." For more information, call Max at 542-6961 or 533-2879.

Tuesday, Sept. 30

Miami Rotary Club - Members will meet at noon in the Blue and Gold Room at the Carter Student Union of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

Miami Kiwanis Club - The members will meet at noon at Quizno's on Main Street in Miami.