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None October 1st, 2013

who care for them, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Oct. 5-6, Zoo, 2000 Remington, 424-3344, SAT–SUN.


Children Reading to Dogs, young readers practice their reading skills with an appreciative, uncritical canine and human audience, 6-7 p.m., Oct. 2, 9. The Village Library, 10307 N. Penn, 755-0710, WED, WED

Mary Kay Zuravleff Public Reading, Oklahoma author is touring nationally for her book, Man Alive as part of the Fall Creative Writer’s Series, 7 p.m., Oct. 2. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University, Edmond, 974-2000, WED Wendelin Van Draanen Book Signing, author of Running Dream will be present to sign copies of her books, 5 p.m., Oct. 2. Best of Books, 1313 E. Danforth, Edmond, 340-9202, WED

75th Anniversary of Grapes of Wrath, celebrating the iconic novel and Route 66, 7 p.m., Oct. 4. Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi, 522-5248, FRI

J A Jance Book Signing, Nationally-known author promoting her newest novel Second Watch, 3 p.m., Oct. 5. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 N.W. Expressway, 842-2900, SAT

Meet John Q: The Life and Times of Jim Lange, author will be on hand to discuss and sign copies of his new book about Oklahoman cartoonist Jim Lange, 2 p.m., Oct. 6. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway, 842-2900, SUN

Fall Job Fair, a diverse list of employers will be in attendance seeking individuals for job placement, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 2, Oklahoma City Community College, 7777 S. May, 682-1611, WED

Savannah Station Benefit Auction, live music from Josie-Lynn band and live and silent auctions to benefit Savannah Station Therapeutic Riding Program, 6-9 p.m., Oct. 4. Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein, 232-6506, FRI

Buddy Walk for Down’s Syndrome, walk to raise funds for Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma, 9 a.m., Oct. 5. Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 Mickey Mantle, 218- 1000, SAT

Repti-Con, exotic animal show, Oct. 5-6. Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, 3001 General Pershing, 948-6700. SAT–SUN

Yukon Czech Festival, a full day of festivities celebrating Czech history and food with a parade and many other activities, 10 a.m., Oct. 5. Yukon Czech Hall, 205 N. Czech Hall, Yukon, 324-8073, SAT

Muslim Journeys, a series of events designed to foster communication and exchange ideas between Muslim and American cultures, 12:30 p.m., Oct. 6, 8-9. Rose State College, 6420 S.E. 15th, Midwest City, 733-7673, SUN, TUE–WED


L’avventura, (Italy, 1960, dir. Michelangelo Antonioni) a woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 3, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, THU

Divorce, Italian Style, (Italy, 1961, dir. Pietro Germi) a married Sicilian baron wishes to marry again, but first he must do away with his wife, 8 p.m., Oct. 5, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, SAT

Mamma Roma, (Italy, 1962, dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini) a middle-aged whore in Rome seeks a new life as a fruit seller, 5:30 p.m., Oct. 5, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, SAT

Ali Zaoua, (Morocco, 2000, dir. Nabil Ayouch) two street kids sniff glue and avoid the harsh treatment of their former gang leader, 2 p.m., Oct. 6, Oklahoma City University, 2501 N. Blackwelder, 208-5000, SUN

Mafioso, (Italy, 1962, dir. Alberto Lattuada) a goodnatured factory supervisor returns to Sicily and must fulfill an oath, 2 p.m., Oct. 6, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, SUN


Night Time Stories, story time in the Children’s Garden suitable for children of all ages, 8:30-9 p.m., Oct. 2,

9. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, WED, WED

OKC Zoo Costume Swap Drop Off, during this week drop your old costumes off in Guest Relations and get a ticket to shop on National Swap Day, Oct. 2-4, Zoo, 2000 Remington, 424-3344, WED–FRI

Halloween Horrorfest , celebrate the spookiest time of year with a different film each Thursday in October, all ages welcome, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 3. Midwest City Library, 8143 E. Reno, Midwest City, 732-4828, THU Star Wars Reads Day @ The Village Library, join this nationwide celebration of literacy and all things Star Wars,

10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 5. The Village Library, 10307 N. Penn, 755-0710, 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., Oct. 5-6, Zoo, 2000 Remington, 424-3344, SAT–SUN

Make-Your-Own Accordion Book, bring your favorite animals to life with these charming stick puppets, 11-3 p.m., Oct. 5. Lakeshore Learning Store, 6300 N. May, 858- 8778, SAT

Kids Painting Class, come and express your creativity in a kid-friendly atmosphere taught by Susan Cromer Yback, 6-7:15 p.m., Oct. 8. Paseo Gallery One, 2927 Paseo, . TUE


One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, a con man who pleads insanity to get out of a work farm gets more than he bargained for with hospitalization , 8 p.m., Oct. 3-5, 2:30 p.m., Oct.6. Jewel Box Theatre, 3700 N. Walker, 521-1786, THU–SUN

William Rader: An Enchanted Evening, an intimate and sophisticated parlor show demonstrating feats of deduction influence and mind reading, 8 p.m., Oct. 4. The Tasting Room, 4322 N. Western, 604-3015. FRI

Rocky Horror Picture Show, join The Boom in a production of the classic cult film along with audience participation just in time for Halloween, 6:30, Oct. 4. The Boom, 2218 N.W. 39th, 601-7200, FRI–SAT

Altar Boyz, a musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy-band from Ohio on the eve of their big tour, 8 p.m., Oct. 4-5. The Pollard Theatre, 120 W. Harrison, Guthrie, 282-2800, FRI–SAT

Terror on 10th Street Haunted House, house of horrors with a guided tour, 7-11 p.m., Oct. 4-6. Terror on 10th Street, 2005 NW 10th St., .. 232-1816. FRI–SUN

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