Veterans honored

Veterans of America's military are invited to a couple of annual programs in PV. Lee Elementary is hosting a program at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7. The Garvin County Courthouse will host a luncheon for veterans from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8.

Senior tacos

The Chickasaw Senior Nutrition Site in PV, 109 N. Indian Meridian, will hold a benefit Indian taco sale from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8. A bake sale is at 9 a.m. Call 207-9034.

Taste of Valley

The 11th annual Taste of the Valley fundraiser has been rescheduled to 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Garvin County Fairgrounds. Students are currently raising money for a band trip to New York City in May 2020.

Rotary fundraiser

The PV Rotary Club is holding a baked potato fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 at Christian Life Church, 820 S. Walnut. Donations are for Rotary projects and scholarships.

Angel Tree

Applications for the Angel Tree at Pauls Valley's public library continue 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4; 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5; 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6; 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7; and 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8.

Craft show

The 9th annual Craft, Vintage and Junk Show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Garvin County Fairgrounds in PV. There is no admission as more than 60 vendors, horse drawn wagon rides and giveaways are featured. For more call 405-618-2001.

Airplane fly-in

The Oklahoma Antique Airplane Association will hold an annual fly-in and car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Pauls Valley Municipal Airport.

Democratic Party

The Garvin County Democratic Party has chosen a new site for its next meeting. Arnold Hamilton, editor of the Oklahoma Observer, is the guest speaker for the meeting open to the public at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at The Judges Inn in PV, 519 N. Ash.

Republican Party

The Garvin County Republican Party will next meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 at Christian Life Church in PV, 820 S. Walnut.

Fall festival

Beaty Baptist Church, just southwest of PV on Airline Road, is hosting a fall festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. There will be a chili cook-off, bake goods contest, health checks, games and holiday treats. The event will end with a fireworks show.

Purdy Cemetery

The Purdy Cemetery's annual business meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4 at the Erin Springs Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Enter through the north door. For more, call LaVern Russell 405-756-6596 or Barbara England 405-756-3842.

Antioch dinner

An annual Antioch community Thanksgiving dinner is at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Antioch School/Senior Citizen Center. Open to the public, bring your favorite holiday sides and desserts. The first Tuesday luncheon will not be held in November.

Thanksgiving service

A community Thanksgiving service is planned for 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 at Crossroads Church west of PV off SH 19.

Thanksgiving dinner

PV's annual free community Thanksgiving dinner will be on Thursday, Nov. 28 at Punkin's Restaurant.

Book lectures

A lecture series on Route 66 wraps up at PV's public library with the book “West on 66: A Mystery” by James Cobb. Bill Hagen is scheduled to lead a lecture on the book at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21.

Kiwanis Club

The Pauls Valley Kiwanis Club next meets at noon Wednesday, Nov. 6 at The Vault Art Space and Gathering Place, 111 E. Paul.

Rotary Club

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

Health classes

The PV Public Library is now hosting a series of free yoga classes. A class for beginners is at 6:45 p.m. Monday nights through Nov. 11, open levels for experienced students at 6 p.m. Wednesday nights through Nov. 20, a slow paced style of yoga at 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 20 and meditation yoga at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. Call 405-238-5188 to reserve a spot.

PV Opry

The PV Opry show comes at 6:30 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at the PV High School auditorium. The next one is Nov. 2.

School filings

Filings for school board candidates for each school district in Garvin County are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Monday-Wednesday, Dec. 2-4 at the Garvin County Election Board in the county courthouse in PV.

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 Nov. 10.

Pet clinic

The next sign up for a monthly spay and neuter clinic for dogs and cats is at 10 a.m. Dec. 2 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 Nov. 12. 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 Nov. 16.

Stratford post

American Legion Post 191 invites members to meetings at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the American Legion building in Stratford. New members for the Stratford UFW Post 1202 are needed. The group meets at 6 p.m. the first Thursday. Call Jim Korzan at 580-759-3066 or Jim Page at 580-759-2166 for more.

Lego Club

A Lego Club for ages seven and up has returned during school days from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays at the PV Public Library. The club includes board and card games, crafts and other activities.

The city library also has an after school snack program for ages 18 and younger from 3:15 to 3:45 p.m. every school day.

Library Storytime

The PV Public Library's Storytime program for kids 2 to 4 years old is now offered at 10 a.m. the first and third Wednesday at the library.

Flea market

Crossroads Church in PV is now hosting a flea market every Saturday. Proceeds will go to help church youth. The set up fee is $10 as restrooms will be available. The church is half a mile west of I-35 on SH 19. Call Kenny at 405-207-4809 for more.

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.

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.

T.O.P.S.

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.

Cemetery help

Anyone interested in helping with the care of Klondike Cemetery can send donations to Klondike Cemetery Funds, 22991 N. CR 3220, Pauls Valley, OK 73075-9399.

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).

PV Samaritans

Regular hours for the PV Samaritans food pantry in the old NYA Building in Wacker Park are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays and the last Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Address markers

To help Garvin County first-responders and 4-H, reflective mailbox address markers are now available to residents for $15. Contact the OSU Extension office or call 405-238-6681.

Coats for Kids

PV parents in need of a coat for their child should contact their school. To donate coats to the Coats for Kids program, call Linda Dutton at 405-926-7442.

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