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 Workforce - Miami Workforce will have the state's new Career Readiness Credential (CRC) classes from 9 a.m. to noon at the 121 N. Main in Miami.

Pilot Club of Miami - Business meeting will be at noon at the Pizza Hut in Miami.

Friday, Oct. 24

Miami High School - Students will perform the stage version of “High School Musical” at 7:30 p.m. at the Coleman Theatre.

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

Miami Noon Lions Club - The members will meet at noon in the Blue and Gold Room at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College 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, Oct. 25

Miami High School - Students will perform the stage version of “High School Musical” at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at the Coleman Theatre.

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.

4-H Fall Festival - Activities will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Miami Fairgrounds. Public invited.

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.

Grove Senior Citizens Center - The center will have a jam session from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 145 E. O'Daniel Parkway in Grove. Bring a musical instrument. Refreshments are served. Everything is free of charge.

First United Methodist Church, Baxter Springs, Kan. - The church will hold its 17th annual pig roast from 4 to 7 p.m. at 1310 E. Ave. in Baxter Springs. Adults $7.50 and children,12 and under, $4. Everyone is invited.

Joplin Family Worship Center - The center is having a Revolution Uprising: Four State Area Women from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Joplin Family Worship Center, 5290 E. 7th St. Cost is $10 or a bag with child related items. To register, call Pamela Corkle at 417-621-8732 or Amber Johnson at 417-850-8088.

Green Country Square Dance Club - The club will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Civic Center at 18th and Main in Grove.

Sunday, Oct. 26

Miami High School - Students will perform the stage version of “High School Musical” at 2:30 p.m. at the Coleman Theatre.

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

Monday, Oct. 27

Animal Welfare Society - Animals will not be accepted until further notice.

Ottawa County Health Department - The department will administer free flu shots from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the First Christian Church , 2424 N. Main, across from Wal-Mart in Miami. For more information, call 540-2481.

City of Miami Emergency Management Office - The office will host a storm spotter class at 7 p.m. at the Miami Civic Center. The public is invited.

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

Miami Youth Drama Club - Members will meet at 3:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1410 Veterans Blvd. Bus pick-up is available at Will Rogers School at 3:20 p.m. For more information, call 542-3388.

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, Oct. 28

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

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

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

Four Corners Quilt Guild - Members will meet at 7 p.m. at Royal Heights Methodist Church, 1612 Euclid, Joplin, Mo. Lori East will explain how she appraises a quilt. For information, contact Theresa Block at 417-358-6427 or Terry Garner at 417-358-9385.

Alcoholics Anonymous - High Nooners members will meet at noon in the fellowship hall at the First United Methodist Church, 200 B St. NW in Miami. This is an open meeting. For more information, call Miles Price at 542-9405 or 541-4392.

Miami High School Booster Club - Members will meet at 7 p.m. in the Library at the Miami High School.

Grove Public Library - The library will have storytime followed by a pumpkin decorating activity at 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

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

Business Professional Women - Members will meet for the program at 5:30 p.m. at the Boulevard Grill, 2227 E. Steve Owens.

Thursday, Oct. 30

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, Oct. 31

Miami Noon Lions Club - The members will meet at noon in the Blue and Gold Room 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.

Northeastern Tribal Health System - NTHS will hold adult flu shot clinics from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Established NTHS patients only, are eligible for flu shot clinics.

Grove Public Library - The library will be open for trick or treaters until 5 p.m.

**Elk's Lodge #1320 - The lodge will have their 4th annual Children's Halloween Party from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 401 S. Main in Miami. There will be hot dogs, candy, games and prizes.

Saturday, Nov. 1

Grove Senior Citizens Center - The center will have a jam session from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 145 E. O'Daniel Parkway in Grove. Bring a musical instrument. Refreshments are served. Everything is free of charge.

Sunday, Nov. 2

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

Monday, Nov. 3

Miami Youth Drama Club - Members will meet at 3:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1410 Veterans Blvd. Bus pick-up is available at Will Rogers School at 3:20 p.m. For more information, call 542-3388.

Tuesday, Nov. 4

American Legion Auxiliary - Members will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Miami.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous - High Nooners members will meet at noon in the fellowship hall at the First United Methodist Church, 200 B St. NW in Miami. This is an open meeting. For more information, call Miles Price at 542-9405 or 541-4392.

Miami High School Booster Club - Members will meet at 7 p.m. in the Library at the Miami High School.

N.E.O. Memorial Veterans Cemetery - Members will meet at 6 p.m. at the DAV Bingo Hall, 112 Commerce St. in Commerce. The meetings are open to everyone. For more information, call the DAV hall at 675-5375 or e-mail kc_chiefs_1fan@yahoo.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 5

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

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) -The members will meet at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Grove. For more information, visit website www.mopsofgrove@yahoo.com.

Welch United Methodist Church- The Welch United Methodist Church has a free clothes closet open from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 788-3276, 788-3362 or 788-3519.

**Craig General Hospital, Vinita - The staff will be giving free flu shots from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Fire Station in Vinita.

Thursday, Nov. 6

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.

Pilot Club of Miami - Board members will meet at noon at the Pizza Hut in Miami.

Grand Lake Audubon Society - Members will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Hill Top Restaurant. Make reservations by calling Frances Webb at 542-2024.

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.

Afton Sr. Citizens - Games, cards, dominoes and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Sr. citizen building.

Miami Workforce - Miami Workforce will have the state's new Career Readiness Credential (CRC) classes from 9 a.m. to noon at the 121 N. Main in Miami.

**The Northeast Baptist Associational Choir - The choir, directed by Sam Clift, will present a Patriotic Musical, titled "Spirit of America" at 7 p.m.at Northwest Baptist Church in Miami. The event is free. Members of all churches, the general public and especially veterans, are invited to attend.

Friday, Nov. 7

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

Twentieth Century Club - Members will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Betty Kelly.

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, Nov. 8

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.

Vietnam Veterans of Chapter 277- The members will meet at 10 a.m. in the community room of the First National Bank, 1749 N. Main in Miami. All veterans and those wishing to help veterans and their community, are invited.

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.

Grove Moose Lodge - JL's 6th Annual Toy Run is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Community Center on 3rd Street in Grove. Bring donations of unwrapped new toys, canned food or cash donations. There will also be a poker run after the parade. For more information, call Jean at 786-4216.

Grove Senior Citizens Center - The center will have a jam session from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 145 E. O'Daniel Parkway in Grove. Bring a musical instrument. Refreshments are served. Everything is free of charge.

Sunday, Nov. 9

Monday, Nov. 10

**Northeastern Tribal Health System - NTHS will be holding Adult Flu Shot Clinics from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Established NTHS patients only, are eligible for flu shot clinics.

Miami Youth Drama Club - Members will meet at 3:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1410 Veterans Blvd. Bus pick-up is available at Will Rogers School at 3:20 p.m. For more information, call 542-3388.

American Legion Post No. 147 - Members will meet at 7 p.m. at the hall.

Grand Lake Audubon Society - Members will meet at 7 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church located at 400 S. Main in Grove. For more information, call Rolla Wagner at 918-787-8291.

Welch 8542 V.F.W. Auxiliary - The women's auxiliary meets at noon at the Post home in Welch. The meetings will include lunch and followed by ritualistic meetings.

Afton Senior Center - A music jam will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Senior Community Building. For more information, call 257-4566.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

Alcoholics Anonymous - High Nooners members will meet at noon in the fellowship hall at the First United Methodist Church, 200 B St. NW in Miami. This is an open meeting. For more information, call Miles Price at 542-9405 or 541-4392.

Miami High School Booster Club - Members will meet at 7 p.m. in the Library at the Miami High School.

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, Nov. 12

Thursday, Nov. 13

**Pilot Club of Miami - The club will sponsor a Blood Drive at the Civic Center in Miami.

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.

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.

Afton Sr. Citizens - Games, cards, dominoes and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Sr. citizen building.

Friday, Nov. 14

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

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

Saturday, Nov. 15

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.

Grove Senior Citizens Center - The center will have a jam session from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 145 E. O'Daniel Parkway in Grove. Bring a musical instrument. Refreshments are served. Everything is free of charge.

Sunday, Nov. 16

Monday, Nov. 17

Miami Youth Drama Club - Members will meet at 3:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1410 Veterans Blvd. Bus pick-up is available at Will Rogers School at 3:20 p.m. For more information, call 542-3388.

Ottawa County Genealogy Society - Members will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Miami Public Library.

**Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child - Members will be collecting shoe box gifts for children ages 2 through 14, beginning today 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday and 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday. For more information, call 542-4241 or 533-0192.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

**Life Line Screening - Stroke and Osteoporosis Screening Life Line Screening will be at the Miami Civic Center, 129 5th St. NW in Miami. Appointments will begin at 9 a.m. Pre-registration is required. For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 1-877-237-1287 or visit the website at www.lifelinescreening.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous - High Nooners members will meet at noon in the fellowship hall at the First United Methodist Church, 200 B St. NW in Miami. This is an open meeting. For more information, call Miles Price at 542-9405 or 541-4392.

Miami High School Booster Club - Members will meet at 7 p.m. in the Library at the Miami High School.

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

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

N.E.O. Memorial Veterans Cemetery - Members will meet at 6 p.m. at the DAV Bingo Hall, 112 Commerce St. in Commerce. The meetings are open to everyone. For more information, call the DAV hall at 675-5375 or e-mail kc_chiefs_1fan@yahoo.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 19

Welch United Methodist Church- The Welch United Methodist Church has a free clothes closet open from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 788-3276, 788-3362 or 788-3519.

Thursday, Nov. 20

**Pilot Club of Miami - The Business Meeting will be at noon at the Pizza Hut in Miami.

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.

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.

Afton Sr. Citizens - Games, cards, dominoes and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Sr. citizen building.

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.

Caregiver Support Group - The group will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Miami Senior Citizen Center at 2104 Denver Harman Dr. For more information, call Dari Ann Hunnicutt at 1-800-256-2539, ext. 253, or Patricia Parret at 1-800-482-4594, ext. 12.

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, Nov. 21

**Northeastern Tribal Health System - NTHS will be holding Adult Flu Shot Clinics from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Established NTHS patients only, are eligible for flu shot clinics.

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

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

Saturday, Nov. 22

Grove Senior Citizens Center - The center will have a jam session from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 145 E. O'Daniel Parkway in Grove. Bring a musical instrument. Refreshments are served. Everything is free of charge.

Sunday, Nov. 23

Monday, Nov. 24

Miami Youth Drama Club - Members will meet at 3:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1410 Veterans Blvd. Bus pick-up is available at Will Rogers School at 3:20 p.m. For more information, call 542-3388.

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

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Alcoholics Anonymous - High Nooners members will meet at noon in the fellowship hall at the First United Methodist Church, 200 B St. NW in Miami. This is an open meeting. For more information, call Miles Price at 542-9405 or 541-4392.

Miami High School Booster Club - Members will meet at 7 p.m. in the Library at the Miami High School.

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

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

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

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Thursday, Nov. 27

**Pilot Club of Miami - Meeting has been cancelled.

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.

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.

Afton Sr. Citizens - Games, cards, dominoes and pool playing from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Sr. citizen building.

Friday, Nov. 28

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

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

Saturday, Nov. 29

Grove Senior Citizens Center - The center will have a jam session from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 145 E. O'Daniel Parkway in Grove. Bring a musical instrument. Refreshments are served. Everything is free of charge.

Sunday, Nov. 30