Okie Noodling

This year's Okie Noodling Tournament and Festival is all day Saturday, June 15 at Wacker Park in PV.

Fiber Show

The PV Arts Council is sponsoring a Fiber Art Show that continues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at the PV Arts and Cultural Center, The Vault Gallery and Start Art Gallery.

Play auditions

The PV Arts Council will hold auditions for the play “Dearly Departed” will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, June 24-25 at the PV Arts and Cultural Center at the corner of Paul and Walnut. The play will come in late August.

Love PV

The second Love PV Festival is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29 at Wacker Park. All proceeds will provide school supplies to students in Pauls Valley and Whitebead.

The Gathering

The PV Ministerial Alliance holds a 5th Sunday “Gathering,” a time for churches to come together for prayer at a local church. The next one is scheduled for 6 p.m. June 30 at the old Cornerstone Church building, Charles and Earl streets.

REAP workshop

The Southern Oklahoma Development Association is planning a free workshop on REAP grants at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18 at the Southern Technology Center in Ardmore, Room 205.

50th reunion

Members of the 1969 class of PV High School are now being sought for a 50th class reunion set for June 21-23. Call Zora at 715-236-2087 or Alpha at 405-207-7422.

Rotary Club

The Pauls Valley Rotary Club now meets weekly at noon Friday at Christian Life Church, 820 S. Walnut.

Democratic Party

The next Garvin County Democratic Party meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. June 22 at the Reynolds Recreation Center in PV.

Republican Party

The Garvin County Republican Party holds regular meetings at 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Christian Life Church in PV, 820 S. Walnut. The next one is July 8. Call 405-207-4337 for more.

Retired educators

Garvin County Retired Educators Association will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 at the PV Chamber of Commerce, 112 E. Paul. State House Speaker Charles McCall is the featured speaker. The public is invited.

Summer reading

This year's summer reading program will be offered at 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday through June 27 at the PV Public Library. The program again includes two special programs throughout the month, including Extreme Animals at 2 p.m. Friday, June 28.

Summer fun

The Reynolds Recreation Center will again host the Xtreme Summer Fun program for children who have completed one year of school up through 18 years old. The program, complete with activities and snacks, is from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays through July 27. The theme for June 17-21 is Agriculture Week.

Blood drive

An Oklahoma Blood Institute blood drive is in Wynnewood from 11 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 at 201 S. Dean A. McGee.

Kiwanis Club

The Pauls Valley Kiwanis Club now meets monthly at noon the first Wednesday of the month at The Vault Art Space and Gathering Place, 111 E. Paul.

Yoga classes

Blue Daisy Flowers and Gifts in Elmore City plans to host free yoga classes at 7:30 p.m. on the Tuesday nights of June 18, June 25, July 2, July 9, July 23 and July 30.

Call the Blue Daisy shop at 580-788-2997 for more.

Farmers market

The Pauls Valley Farmers Market has now opened its third season. Regular times through the spring and summer are 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the train depot pavilion in downtown PV.

Opry in Park

An Opry in the Park, free to the public, is at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 6 at the band shell in Wacker Park.

Stratford post

American Legion Post 191 in Stratford is now raffling rifle to raise money to benefit senior citizens in Stratford and Byars. A drawing is set for August. For more information on tickets call Jim Korzan at 580-759-3066 or Jim Page at 580-759-2166.

Food pantry

The First Baptist Church in PV offers a weekly food pantry for emergency assistance to PV residents in need. New times are from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Veterans Affairs

Darrell Riley of the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs is scheduled to be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at the PV Public Library. Sessions are meant to help veterans with claims and services. The next one is June 25.

Toy museum

The Toy and Action Figure Museum in PV will feature free admission every second Sunday of the month, typically 1 to 5 p.m., as a way of thanking the community for its support. The next one is July 14.

Antioch lunch

The next First Tuesday lunch at the Antioch School/Senior Center will be at noon July 2. There is no charge but desserts are appreciated.

Pet clinic

The next sign up for a monthly spay and neuter clinic for dogs and cats is at 10 a.m. July 1 at the PV Animal Shelter. Sign up is normally the first business day of the month. Call 405-238-1303 for more.

Pet pantry

A P.A.W.S. food pantry for dogs and cats is available at PV's animal shelter from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. The next one is July 9. For information on receiving help or making donations to the effort, call the shelter.

Church singing

The Full Gospel Church of Pauls Valley, 308 S. Pine, hosts a monthly open mic gospel singing the third Saturday of the month starting at 6:30 p.m. The next one is June 15.

AA meetings

An AA meeting in Pauls Valley is now at 7:30 p.m. Thursday nights for closed Big Book at First Christian Church, 300 N. Ash. The same church also hosts a closed session at 10 a.m. Saturday mornings. For more information call Sharon at 405-238-3507.

Narcotics Anonymous

A Narcotics Anonymous group in Wynnewood called “A Simple Way” meets at 7 p.m. nightly Monday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at 108 E. Robert S. Kerr. Call Freddie at 580-467-4309 for more.


Pauls Valley TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets weekly at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the First Church of God in PV, 414 N. Chickasaw. Visitors are always welcome. For more, call 405-238-0068 and ask for Lorraine.

Weight watchers

The Weight Watchers of PV meet weekly at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Reynolds Recreation Center.

Masonic Lodge

Members of the PV Masonic Lodge #6 meet for dinner at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at the lodge, 101 Mason Lane.

Flag disposal

A container for the proper retirement of old flags is now available to the public in the lobby of the Pauls Valley Police Department, 400 W. Paul.

Drop boxes

In Garvin County there are five collection boxes always available to dispose of old and unused prescription drugs — the Garvin County Courthouse, PV Police Department (400 W. Paul), the 911 Center (225 W. McClure), Chickasaw Nation senior center (109 N. Indian Meridian in PV) and Lindsay Police Department (101 E. Kiowa).

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