Our weekly quick lists of local events and live entertainment to help you make the most of this weekend.
1. The USSSA Firecracker Showdown softball tournament will be held Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15, at the Joe Booth Softball Complex. Gates will open both days at 8 a.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children ages 7-15. Children 6 and under are free. For more information, contact Chuck McKibben at 918-542-4435 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Head to Bliss Yoga, Saturday, July 14 for an hour of relaxing yoga followed by a delicious brunch. Sitting and space available for 20 people. Reserve a spot for $10 ahead of the event and $15 day of. Brunch will include fresh fruit and veggies, ham and cheese croissants, fresh pastries, a parfait bar, Mimosa bar, iced tea and water. The event runs 10 a.m. to noon inside the Baker Martial Arts Studio at The Gym Complex, 2223 N. Main Street, Miami.
3. Tex's Honky Tonk and Social Club, 2 N. Elm, Fairland, hosts the Owen Looper Benefit & Poker Run Saturday, July 14. The event will include a Poker Run, all-day silent auction, raffles, and a $5 benefit dinner and karaoke following the run. Poker hands are $20, second hand $10. Kickstands up at 1 p.m. and last bike in at 6 p.m. For more information, call 417-438-6967.
4. Ottawa County Commissioner District 1 candidate Kevin Dunkle will host a meet and greet picnic at Quapaw Park, 4th and Main Street, Quapaw, Saturday, July 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. The public is invited to come out and enjoy free hot dogs and hamburgers and meet with Dunkle.
5. The big movies opening this week are both rated PG-13, for the kids there’s “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” an animated flick wherein Count Dracula makes a romantic connection while on vacation with his family; and for action loving adults, “Skyscraper” in which U.S. war veteran Will Ford (Dwayne Johnson) goes to great lengths to save his family from a burning skyscraper.
WEEKEND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR
Bordertown Casino & Arena
No Current Listings
Cherokee Casino Grove
Whiskey Poet Society
Earl & Them
Grand Lake Casino
Indigo Sky Casino
July 12 & 13
Mayday by Midnight
￼River Bend Casino
Earl and Them
The Stables Casino
July 13 & 14
Velly Vel featuring Landry Miller and hosted by Lauren Turner