The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


September 22, 2011

Entertainment in and around Enid 9-23-11

ENID — 2011 Walk/Run 4RKids

8 a.m.

David Allen Memorial Ballpark

The annual Walk/Run 4RKids supports children and adults with special needs.

The walk is for individuals and teams and will kick off at 8 a.m. Saturday at David Allen Memorial Ballpark.

For more than eight years, 4RKids has touched the lives of hundreds of people in Enid and the surrounding area. Every team member who raises at least $75 receives a free Walk/Run 2011 shirt.

4RKids is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization located at 710 Overland Trail, Enid. See more information online at, or call (580) 237-7890.


Pumpkin Patch

Through Oct. 31

Christ United Methodist Church

Halloween is just around the corner, and a highlight of the Halloween season in Enid is the Christ United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch.

Bring your kids to play in the patch, take great family photos and pick out those special pumpkins for the holiday.

After Monday’s opening, Patch hours will be noon to 8 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Money raised from the pumpkin patch goes toward the church’s mission projects.


Enid Pride

Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday

South side of Meadowlake Park

Enid Pride is in its third year as a family-friendly event to celebrate diversity and promote understanding and education.

The event will include live music all afternoon, along with vendor booths, food and performances.

This year’s theme “It Only Gets Better” promotes communicating hope to young people struggling with bullying and thoughts of suicide. A booth will allow people to videotape their own “It Only Gets Better” story.

The event is sponsored by the Enid LGBT Coalition.


Downtown Walking Tour

10 a.m. Saturday

Downtown Enid

The colorful and sometimes controversial history of downtown Enid comes alive at 10 a.m. this Saturday.

Several Enid events and characters are re-enacted  through the eyes of "Cactus Jack" and other re-enactment characters. Reservations required; call (580) 242-2233 Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children. Presented by the Chisholm Trail Coalition.

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