Through July 31
2022 Bartlesville Public Library Summer Reading Program there will be reading challenges, activities and events for all ages, from birth to adults. The program is free and open to everyone. For teens, BPL is offering painting, cooking and craft classes, along with a forensics workshop, a gaming truck and a sushi-making class. For more information, call 918-338-4170.
Through Sept. 9
Life Movements at Elder Care 11 to 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. Through a variety of low-intensity workouts, for core strength, core endurance, postural correction, and coordinated balance. Limit of 10 people. Program Registration: $100. For more information, call 918-336-8500.
Through Friday, Aug. 26
The Sports That Built Us Exhibit pioneering spirits, town rivalries and the camaraderie of competitive sports in Oklahoma. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, (closed holidays) at 401 S Johnstone Ave., 5th Floor. Admission is free, however, donations are always welcome. For more information, call 918-338-4290 or email [email protected].
Tuesday, July 26 – Thursday, July 28
Bartlesville Area History Museum Lawmen & Scoundrels Summer Camp 1 to 3 p.m., 401 S Johnstone Ave. 5th Floor. Children ages 9-13 will discover the lawmen and outlaws who roamed this region through activities that include an intrepid adventure through an escape room, role-playing as lawmen and outlaws, including costumes and a fun photo op and games. To sign up, go to https://form.jotform.com/221575306416150. For more information, call 918-338-4290 or email [email protected].
Thursday, July 28 – Saturday, July 30
41st Annual Green Country Rodeo, 8 p.m. at the Bartlesville Roundup Club Arena, U.S. 60 and CR 3007. There will be Break-Away Roping, Bull Riding, Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing, Mini Bronc Riding, Mutton Bustin’, Ranch Bronc Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, and Tie Down Roping. Admission is $10.
Thursday, July 28 – Monday, Aug. 1
Pack the Backpacks weekend Sign up at www.packthebackpacks.org to volunteer to pack the bags full of supplies at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 210 E Ninth St. Apply for backpacks through July 15 online at www.packthebackpacks.org or in person at Agape Mission 555 S Cass Ave Mondays and Fridays from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or Mary Martha Outreach,1845 SW Fourth St., on Wednesday 9-11 a.m. or Thursday from noon-2 p.m.
Saturday, July 30
The 25th annual KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM auction is set to open at 8 a.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds Building in Dewey. The auction begins at 9 a.m. For more information, go to www.bartlesvilleradio.com.
Monday, Aug. 1
Bartlesville Astronomy Club 7 p.m. in meeting room A at Bartlesville Public Library. This month’s topic is Astrophotography with a Star Tracker. Visitors welcome.
Tuesday, Aug. 2
Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary meeting 10:30 a.m. at the Salvation Army citadel, 101 N. Bucy. A social time will precede the meeting. The auxiliary is a volunteer organization that is open to all area women. For more information, call 918-336-6454.
Thursday, Aug. 4
Back-to-School Immunization Clinic from 1-6 p.m. at the Washington County Health Department, 5121 SE Jacquelyn Lane in Bartlesville (while supplies last). Minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Walk-ins welcome.
Saturday, Aug. 6
Aunt Jane’s Ice Cream Social 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Frank Phillips Historic Home, 1107 SE Cherokee Ave. Free ice cream and cookies provided by the Jane Phillips Society. Pack a picnic, games, and your lawn chairs for this free family event, and cool down with a sweet treat. Note: Our new parking lot is located on 11th and Osage, behind the garage. Additional parking is available on the street, but please be considerate of our neighbors. For more information, call 918-336-2491.
Bartlesville Farmers Market 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Frank Phillips Park, 222 SW Frank Phillips Blvd.
Tuesday, Aug. 9
Seniors Connect Estate Planning: Making decisions now for your future 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. Brandy Robles, ARVEST Wealth Management Trust Officer will discuss important information relating to estate planning. RSVP by Aug. 1. For more information, call 918-336-8500.
Thursday, Aug. 11
Elder Care Reveal Reception 4-5:30 p.m. at Bartlesville Community Center’s Lyon Art Gallery to reveal the Jerry Poppenhouse photo collection, which was donated to Elder Care. It includes museum-quality photographs from the artist’s world travels to China and across the U.S. RSVP to Elder Care by July 25. Call 918-336-8500.
Friday, Aug. 12
Seniors Connect Enjoy life with an attitude of gratitude 9 to 10 a.m. at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. Jerry Poppenhouse, world photographer, shares memorable images that will inspire you to live your life to the fullest. RSVP by Aug. 4. For more information, call 918-336-8500.
Saturday, Aug. 13
5th Annual Triple 7s Car Show 4 to 8 p.m. at the Bartlesville Community Center, 300 SE Adams Blvd. There will be music, food, giveaways, hotrods, bikes and classics. For more information, call 918-397-0439.
Bartlesville Farmers Market 8 to 11:30 a.m. at Frank Phillips Park, 222 SW Frank Phillips Blvd.
Tuesday, Aug. 16
FLOWco Fitness Lovers of Washington County walk/run fitness program 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Lee Lake, 2200 SE Adams Blvd. There are beginners, intermediate, and advanced walking and running groups. The program runs for 12 weeks. Informational meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Ascension St. John Jane Phillips first floor classroom, 3500 SE Frank Phillips Blvd. For more information, call 918-331-1102 or email [email protected].
Friday, Aug. 19
16th Annual Sports Spectacular, a fundraising event for Samaritan Counseling & Growth Center, will be held at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. OSU basketball coach Mike Boynton will be the keynote speaker. Seats are $75 each or sponsorships are available starting at $250. For sponsorship opportunities, tickets, or more information, visit www.supportsamaritan.org or call event chair Kristin Curd at 405-255-4410.
Saturday, Aug. 20
Bartlesville Farmers Market 8 to 11:30 a.m. at Frank Phillips Park, 222 SW Frank Phillips Blvd.
Tuesday, Aug. 23
Agape Mission Empty Bowls Luncheon 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bartlesville Community Center to raise money for Food for Children program. Tickets go on sale in July for $25 on the Empty Bowls Bartlesville Facebook page or at the door.
Tuesday, Aug. 23 – Thursday, Aug. 25
Techniques for Pastels Workshop 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. a the Bartlesville Art Association, 500 S Dewey Ave. This three-day workshop focuses on various techniques for painting with hard and soft pastels. We’ll work from life and from photos for our pastel paintings. All levels are welcome. Register by Aug. 20 at https://www.bartlesvilleartassociation.org/.
Friday, Aug. 26 – Friday, Sept. 23
Bartlesville Art Associaiton 2022 Art Show at the Bartlesville Community Center Lyon Gallery, 300 SE Adams Blvd. Entering artists’ work will be displayed at the Lyon Gallery in the Bartlesville Community Center and compete for awards and prizes. Artists may also offer their work for sale. To enter your work, go to https://www.bartlesvilleartassociation.org/. For more information, call 918-332-8463.
Saturday, Aug. 27
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma in Bartlesville BIG Event fundraising gala 6 p.m. at Hillcrest Country Club, 6 p.m. For information about BIG Event or to donate, go to bigeventbartlesville.org.
Dewey Flea Market 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds, 1109 N Delaware St, Dewey. Last Dewey Flea Market before going into the Fall Holiday Season. Looking for vendors and food trucks. Antique, repurposed, rusty dusty glitter. Home made crafts, home decor and everything in between. For more information, call 918) 440-8730.
Wednesday, Aug. 31
1st Annual ARF Open presented by Paws Golf Association 7:30 a.m. start time at Adams Municipal Golf Course. Benefits Bartlesville’s Animal Rescue Foundation. For more info, visit birdease/arfpga.
Wednesday, Sept. 7
Seniors Connect Living a Balanced Life 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. Are you interested in self-care? Do you want to improve your mental outlook and enjoy your life? Marilou Bork, LCSW, shares important strategies for making the most out of every day. RSVP by Sept. 1. For more information, call 918-336-8500.
Friday, Sept. 9 – Saturday, Sept. 10
15th Annual Kan-Okla 100+ Mile Highway Garage Sale 323 E Don Tyler Ave, in Dewey. Come out and shop from dawn to dusk, rain or shine. Over 65 booths full of treasures from modern & antique furniture, children and adult clothing, saddles, western decor, hats, cowboy boots, antiques, primitives, baby furniture, house goods, vintage signs, re-purposed furniture, glassware, doors and windows, collectibles and a lot more. For more information, call Sandra at 918-214-2443.
Wednesday, Nov. 9
Seniors Connect Medicare and You From 3-4 p.m. at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. There is always something to learn about Medicare. Elder Care staff, Sue Lee and Jerrie Lindley discuss Medicare and how to navigate the details. RSVP by Nov. 1. For more information, call 918-336-8500.
Thursday, Nov. 10 – Saturday, Nov. 12
Elder Care’s Go Travel to the Talimena Scenic Byway and Oklahoma Countryside. Join us for a 2-day excursion to see the Talimena fall foliage and the Broken Bow area. To see more about the trip, go to AboutElderCare.org/go-travel. Registration ends Oct. 1. For more information, email Candy at [email protected] or call/text at 918-633-8532.
Wednesday, Dec. 7
Seniors Connect Independent Living, Move more 3 to 4 p.m. at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. Josh Lindblom, DPT, discusses the benefits of movement as medicine. RSVP by Nov. 1. For more information, call 918-336-8500.
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