Miami Rotary Club - The club is sponsoring a blood drive from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church on North Main Street.

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.

Dept. of Public Safety - A free meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Miami Civic Center to provide the latest information on compliance and changes in the laws for those who drive all forms of large trucks.

First Assembly of God - Connexion Student Ministry will host a free back-to-school bash for area sixth-12th grade students at 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center in Miami. There will be games, food and giveaways. For information or a ride, call Chad Allred at 540-1585.

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.

Pilot Club - A business meeting will be held at noon at Pizza Hut. It will be an official visit of Gov. Ann Fallon.

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

Veteran Benefits Enrollment - VA benefits enrollment will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ottawa Tribal Pow Wow Grounds. Services for Indian and non-Indian veterans.

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 Music Festival - The event will be held today and Saturday at Snider's Camp in Grove and is free. Bring lawn chairs.

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.

**Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center - The center Everyone is invited to discover the life of a monarch and its journey. Viva la Mexico will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the center in Joplin. Cost is $5 per person and is for ages 7 and up. Registration is required. For more information or to register for programs, call (417) 782-NATR or log on to our website at www.wildcatglades.audubon.org.

**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 and join in, sing, dance or just listen. Refreshments are served. Everything is free of charge.

Sunday, Aug. 31

McKinley School - The McKinley Scool Reunion will be held at Riverview Park in Miami.

Dobson Museum - The museum is closed today in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

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.

**Pelivan Transit - The transit will be closed today for Labor Day Holiday. Business wil resume tomorrow as usual.

Tuesday, Sept. 2

American Legion Auxiliary - Members will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the hall.

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.

Hudson Creek HCE - Members will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the church.

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.

Ottawa County Ministerial Alliance - Members will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Charlie's Chicken. All area ministers are welcome.

Pilot Club - A board meeting will be held at noon at Pizza Hut.

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 - The production of “Beauty and the Beast” will be held at the Coleman Theatre through Sunday. Call 540-2425 for reservations.

**Women on Mission - Members will meet at 10:30 a.m., in the church parlor at 24 A SW on the corners of 1st and A SW. Following installation of officers by Glynda Amonette of Northwest Baptist, the group will have a potluck lunch. All ladies are invited to attend.

Friday, Sept. 5

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

Tri-State Faith Center - The congregation of the church in Cardin will celebrate pastor Charles Clevenger's 25 years of ministry in the area with a service at 7 p.m.

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.

Tri-State Faith Center - The congregation of the church in Cardin will celebrate pastor Charles Clevenger's 25 years of ministry in the area with a pot luck dinner at 1 p.m. and a service at 7 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.

Sunday, Sept. 7

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

**”Movie in the Park” - Community Chapel of Jay and neighboring ministries are presenting a Christian based movie at dusk in the Jay City Park. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 253-4334.

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.

Pilot Club - A business meeting will be held at noon at Pizza Hut.

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.

Pilot Club - A program meeting will be held at noon at Pizza Hut.

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

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. 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.

**Heartland Doll Club of Joplin - The Heartland Doll Show and Sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the LaQuinta Inn, 3320 Rangeland Rd., Joplin. Admission is adults $3 and children under 12 $1. For more information call Berry Wirick 417-781-7956 or Lorna Whittenback 417-438-4627.

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.