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Oklahoma Restaurant and Convention Expo 2013,.

Children Reading to Dogs, young readers practice their reading skills with an appreciative, uncritical canine and human audience, 6-7 p.m., Aug. 28, Sept. 4. The Village Library, 10307 N. Penn, 755-0710, metrolibrary.org. WED, WED

Dave Cathey Book Signing, the Daily Oklahoman’s Food Dude Dave Cathey to sign his book A Culinary History of Pittsburg County, Aug. 29. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 N.W. Expressway, 842-2900, fullcirclebooks.com. THU Frank E. Heaston Book Signing, author of A Paean to Pocasset, 2-4 p.m., Aug. 31. Hastings, 2300 W. Main, Norman, 329-5527. SAT

MAPS for Kids Groundbreaking, groundbreaking of the $10.3 million MAPS for Kids renovations, 10:30 a.m., Aug. 28. Taft Middle School, 2901 N.W. 23rd. WED

Divorce Support Group, sponsored by DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids to help families cope with divorce, 6:45 p.m., Aug. 28, Sept. 4. Metropolitan Baptist Church, 7201 W. Britton, 722-2550. WED, WED

Trivia Night, live team trivia, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 28. Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery, 1900 N.W. Expressway, 840-1911. WED, WED

OKC Trivia, 6 p.m., Aug. 29. Grandad’s Bar, 317 N.W. 23rd, 604-0922, grandadsbar.com. THU

Winstar World Casino Invitational, live bull riding competition, 8 p.m., Aug. 30-31. WinStar World Casino, 777 Casino, Thackerville, 800-622-6317, winstarworldcasino.com. FRI–SAT

Prayers on the Porch, Oklahoma Labor day prayer and praise festival hosted on the capitol steps, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Aug. 31. state Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln, 528-7515, ok.gov. SAT

Oktoberfest in the Park, a festival of food and fun celebrating German food and tradition for the whole family, 11:30 a.m., Aug. 31. Choctaw Creek Park, 14098 NE 21st St, Choctaw, OK. SAT

25th Anniversary/Opening Weekend, anniversary celebration with food trucks live entertainment and the first races of the season, Sept. 2. Remington Park, 1 Remington Place, 424-9000. MON

Bingo Night, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 3. Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery, 1900 N.W. Expressway, 840-1911. TUE

Ask Dr. Bobby, Dr. Bobby Doscher answers all of your health questions, 7-8 p.m., Sept. 4. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 N.W. Expressway, 842-2900, fullcirclebooks.com. WED

A Writer’s Vision Literary Symposium, Oklahomaresident industry professionals share their expertise, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 31. Character Inn Conference Center, 520 W. Main, 526-0001. SAT

EVENTS

Oklahoma Restaurant and Convention Expo 2013, annual trade show for food and hospitality professionals, Aug. 28-29. Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, 602-8500, coxconventioncenter.com. WED–THU

FILM

Movie Night at the Downtown Library, enjoy a film at the downtown library, 6-8 p.m., Aug. 28. Downtown Library, 300 Park, 231-8650, metrolibrary.org. WED Sullivan’s Travels, (U.S., 1941, dir. Preston Sturges) a director of a film goes on the road incognito as a hobo, 8 p.m., Aug. 30. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. FRI

A Face in the Crowd, (U.S., 1957, dir. Elia Kazan) an Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation, 8 p.m., Aug. 31. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. SAT

Beauty is Embarassing, (U.S., 2012, dir. Neil Berkeley) a documentary on the life and current times of artist Wayne White, 5:30 p.m., Aug. 30-31, 2 p.m., Sept. 1. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. FRI–SUN

FOOD

Mid-Week Market, fresh, delectable local fruits, vegetables and other goods, 4-8 p.m., Aug. 28, Sept. 4. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. WED, WED

Pinot’s Palette, sip on your favorite beverage while painting your very own masterpiece, 7-9 p.m., Aug. 29, 30, 2-4 p.m., 7-10 p.m., Aug. 31. Pinot’s Palette, 115 E. California, 602-3850, pinotspalette.com. THU–SAT

H&8th Night Market, street festival built around a lineup of the city’s top gourmet food trucks, 7-11 p.m., Aug. 30. H&8th Night Market, 815 N. Hudson, h8thokc. com. FRI

Paint N’ Cheers, creative social art classes, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 30. Paint N Cheers, 1614 N. Gatewood 524-4155, paintncheers.com. FRI

Tipsy Artist, wine and paint party, 7-10 p.m., Aug. 30, 6-9 p.m., Aug. 31. Tipsy Artist Studio, 101 1/2 S. 2nd, Suite B, Guthrie, 822-0481, tipsyartist.com. FRI–SAT

Baby Food 101, learn to save money and have more control over what your baby eats by making healthy baby food from scratch, 11 a.m., Aug. 31. Green Bambino, 5120 N. Shartel, 848-2330, greenbambino.com. SAT

Edmond Farmer’s Market, purchase goods from local farmers and vendors, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 31. Festival Market Place, 26 W. First, Edmond, 359-4630, edmondok.com. SAT

Oktoberfest in the Park, a festival of food and fun celebrating German food and tradition for the whole family, 11:30 a.m., Aug. 31. Choctaw Creek Park, 14098 N.E. 21st, Choctaw. SAT

Saturday Cooking Class, learn how to prepare a variety of easy and delicious dishes in our weekly classes, 10-11 a.m., Aug. 31. Uptown Grocery Co., 1230 W. Covell, Edmond, 509-2700, uptowngroceryco. com. SAT Whole Wheat Sourdough, cooking class, pre-register at 405-717-4900, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sept. 4. Francis Tuttle Technology Center - Portland Campus, 3500 NW 150, 717-4900, francistuttle.edu. WED

KIDS

Children Reading to Dogs, young readers practice their reading skills with an appreciative, uncritical canine and human audience, 6-7 p.m., Aug. 28, Sept. 4. The Village Library, 10307 N. Penn, 755-0710, metrolibrary.org. WED, WED

Night Time Stories, story time in the Children’s Garden suitable for children of all ages, 8:30-9 p.m., Aug. 28. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445- 7080, myriadgardens.org. WED

Summer Reading Program, encouraging children to engage their imaginations all summer long and earn free books, 11 a.m., Aug. 28, 31. Barnes & Noble, Quail Springs, 13800 N. May, 755-1155, barnesandnoble.com. WED, SAT

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, all of your favorite “Peanuts” characters in a fun-filled story featuring songs for the whole family, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 30. Oklahoma Christian University, 2501 E. Memorial, Edmond, 425-5000, oc.edu. FRI Clay Workshop, hand-building and wheel-throwing, 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 31. The House of Clay, 1100 N.W. 30th, 524-5610, thehouseofclay.com. SAT My Room Nameplate, kids create a personalized collage to display on their bedroom door, 11-3 p.m., Aug. 31. Lakeshore Learning Store, 6300 N. May, 858- 8778, lakeshorelearning.com. SAT

Reading Rainforest, story time in the lobby of Crystal Bridge with a fun craft to take home, 10-11 a.m., Aug. 31. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. SAT

Weekend Keeper Connections, talk to zoo keepers and learn about your favorite animals from the people who care for them, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Aug. 31, Sept. 1. Oklahoma City Zoo, 2000 Remington, 424-3344, okczoo.com. SAT–SUN

Kid’s Day at Paint N’ Cheers, creative social art classes for kids 12 and under, 2 p.m., Sept. 1. Paint N Cheers, 1614 N. Gatewood 524-4155, paintncheers. com. SUN

Kones for the Korral, an all-you-can-eat ice cream social to benefit the completion of the Toby Keith Foundation’s OK Kids Korral, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sept. 2. Chatenay Square, 10600 S. Pennsylvania. MON

PERFORMING ARTS

Faculty Artist Concert Series, featuring Michael Geibe, Aug. 28. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University, Edmond, 974-2000, uco.edu. WED Jason Russell, stand-up comedian, 8 p.m., Aug. 28, Sept. 1, 8, 10:30 p.m., Aug. 29-30. Loony Bin Comedy Club, 8503 N. Rockwell, 239-4242, loonybincomedy. com. WED—SUN

Jeff Mims Band, Art Moves is an Arts Council initiative that provides free lunchtime arts events to the downtown OKC area, noon-1 p.m., Aug. 29. First National Center, 100 Park,270-4848, artscouncilokc. com. THU The Philadelphia Story, directed by Don Taylor, screwball comedy, 8 p.m., Aug. 29-31, 2:30 p.m., Sept. 1. Jewel Box Theatre, 3700 N. Walker, 521-1786, jewelboxtheatre.org. THU

A Tribute to Grease 2, a live tribute to the classic 1982 film, 8 p.m., Aug. 29-30. The Boom, 2218 N.W. 39th, 601-7200, theboomokc.com. THU–SAT

In the Heat of the Night, a brutal murder brings racial tensionin a small town into the spotlight as the police attempt to solve the crime, 8 p.m., Aug. 29-31, 2 p.m., Sept. 1. Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, 297- 2264, okcciviccenter.com. THU–SUN

The Women, the classic American comedy that deals with the trials and tribulations of womanhood, 8 p.m., Aug. 29-31. Reduxion Theatre Company, 1613 N Broadway, 651-3191, reduxiontheatre.com. THU–SAT

Gregory Jerome, Art Moves is an Arts Council initiative that provides free lunchtime arts events to the downtown OKC area, noon-1 p.m., Aug. 30. Lower Bricktown Fountain, 150 E. Reno, 270-4848, artscouncilokc.com. FRI

Wicked, the untold story of the witches of oz, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 4. Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, 297-2264, okcciviccenter.com. WED

SPORTS

OKC RedHawks vs. Nashville Sounds, minor league baseball, 7:05 p.m., Aug. 28-29. Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 Mickey Mantle, 218-1000, bricktownokc. com. WED–THU

Central Oklahoma Golf Shootout, two-person scramble, 9 a.m., Aug. 30. Lincoln Park Golf Course, 4001 N.E. Grand, 424-1421. FRI OKC RedHawks vs. Memphis Redbirds, minor league baseball, 7:05 p.m., Aug. 30, 31, 6:05 p.m., Sept. 1, 11:05 a.m., Sept. 2. Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 Mickey Mantle, 218-1000, bricktownokc.com. FRI–MON

Oklahoma Sooners vs. Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks, NCAA football, Aug. 31. Gaylord Family- Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, 180 W. Brooks, Norman, 325-8200, soonersports.com. SAT

Brookhaven Run 2013 - 5k, 5k and 1 mile fun run, 8 a.m., Aug. 31. Brookhaven Village, 3700 W. Robinson, Norman, 321-7500, brookhaven-village.com. SAT Yoga with Shawna Sershon, $10 per class please wear comfortable clothes and bring your own mat, 5:45-7 p.m., Sept. 2. Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western, 831-2874, istvangallery.com. MON

Total Wellness Class, designed to help participants lose weight by encouraging healthy behaviors, 5-6 p.m., Sept. 3. The Village Library, 10307 N. Penn, 755- 0710, metrolibrary.org. TUE

Barre Fusion, total body program combining ballet, yogal and Pilates, preregister, 4-4:50 p.m., Sept. 4. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University, Edmond, 974-2000, ucogroupfitness.com. WED

 
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