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July 25, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid and the area

Paws 4 the Cause Dachshund Dash

10 a.m. Saturday

Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue


Paws will fly at the Chisholm Trail Expo Center Saturday as dachshunds compete for a spot in a national dog racing competition.

Enid Paws 4 the Cause Dachshund Dash will pit the dogs in three divisions: 4 months to 1 year, 1 year to 8 years, and 8 years and older.

Also, there will be a mixed breed race.

The grand champion and reserve grand champion will advance to the National Foundation races held in September in Findlay, Ohio.

Admission to the races is $2 for adults, $1 for children and $1 for non-racing dogs. Non-racing dogs must be kept on a leash.

Proceeds from the event will help Enid Police Department purchase a new K-9 in the fall.

Celebration of Dance

11 a.m. Saturday

Oakwood Bowl


Enid residents are encouraged to get up on their feet and dance this Saturday at Oakwood Bowl.

As part of Dizzy Feet Foundation’s Celebration of Dance, Enid will host a fun dance-learning session. At the mall, a big screen will be set up to help residents learn an easy dance routine.

Dance events will occur across the country on Saturday, and a winning video may be displayed on the “So You Think You Can Dance” TV show.

For more information on the Dizzy Feet Foundation, go to dizzyfeetfoundation.org.

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Enid Symphony Association: Summer Wine


Enid Symphony Association will present Summer Wine, a series of four Tuesday evening events throughout the month of August, at Enid Symphony Center.

Enid Symphony Center is located at 301 W. Broadway, on the fourth floor. All events begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free, with wine being provided by Park Avenue Thrift.

The series is as follows:

• “The Maestro, the Misus and the Minister present ‘Always!’” on Aug. 6. A concert of classic American songs of romance by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, George Gershwin and others, featuring Douglas and Lawana Newell accompanied by Andrew Long on piano.

• “Poet Sharon Frye and Friends” on Aug. 13. Frye will collaborate with Irish native artist Eabha Rose in spoken word and audio productions.

• “The Enid Writers’ Club — A Harvest of Words” on Aug. 20. Oklahoma’s oldest writing club will “hypnotize” the audience with the subtle art of storytelling.

• “Joe Lamerton: ‘The Art of Hand Carved Furniture” on Aug. 27. Attendees will be able to meet Lamerton and view his creations.

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