This weekend offers the opportunity to honor a local Hollywood success, enjoy movie classics and a new hero film, and maybe grab some time fishing.
1. Miami native and distinguished film editor Carol Littleton will be honored Friday and Saturday with a film festival and induction ceremony at the Coleman Theatre. Events will begin Friday, June 2, at 7 p.m. with the 1984 film “Places In The Heart," and resume 1 p.m. Saturday, June 3, with the showing of the 1982 film “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.” The celebration continues with the induction ceremony at 3:30 p.m.; A question and answer session at 4 p.m.; a special reception in the Celebrity Park and the lobby of the Coleman Ballroom at 5:30 p.m. and conclude with a showing of the 2015 film “A Walk In The Woods.” Movie admissions are $5 each, and the induction ceremony and reception are free. To purchase tickets or for more information, call the Coleman Theatre Beautiful at 918-540-2425 or stop by the box office window at 103 North Main in Miami.
2. Saturday, June 3 Southeast Baptist Church is hosting a "Galactic Starveyors" block party. Furnished will be an inflatable bounce house, games, snow cones and popcorn. The block party runs from noon to 2 p.m. at 701 D St. SE, Miami. For a ride call Dale Garrett at 918-320-3483.
3. In the mood for live music? Area casinos have a host of bands on tap for an evening of dancing and fun this weekend. Bordertown Casino & Arena welcomes Kenny Kidd June 2 and Dewayne Bowman June 3. Cherokee Casino Grove will have Western Justice June 2 and FM Live June 3. Downstream Casino welcomes Travis Kidd June 2. Indigo Sky Casino will have Thomas Martinez June 2 and Hi-Fidelics June 3. River Bend Casino, formerly Wyandotte Casino, will have The StoneHorse Band June 2.
4. In theaters this weekend is the much anticipated comic shero movie “Wonder Woman” about Diana, Princess of the Amazons, a trained warrior who leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
5. Consider finding a spot near a lake or river this weekend so you can celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week which kicks off on Saturday, June 3. Find out how Oklahoma is participating and when by visiting takemefishing.org.