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March 2, 2013

Local News Briefs for 3/3/13


Pioneer quilt guild will meet Monday

Pioneer Area Quilt Guild will meet Monday at St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 1904 N. Pecan in Ponca City. Registration and social hours will be between 10:30 a.m. and noon.

Hostesses for the March meeting will be Martha Williams, Cindy Wilson, Kay Thompson, Karen Yost, Jane Thomason and Judy Bradley.

Norma Casad will demonstrate making a thread catcher.

Special guest speaker is Nancy Swanwick. Her trunk show begins with one of her earliest quilts and culminates with the newest one. Each quilt has a story and a purpose.

Pioneer Area Quilt Guild meets the first Monday of each month and guests are welcome. Call Sue Roy at (580) 362-3860 or Jackie Bufton at (580) 762-7142 for information.

Bus trip to Hutchinson, Kan., scheduled March 21

LifeLong Learning Institute of Enid is sponsoring a one-day bus trip to the Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson, Kan., on March 21.

The bus will leave from the west parking lot of Central Christian Church, 1111 W. Broadway, at 8 a.m. Lunch will be at about 11 a.m. at Carriage Crossing Restaurant near Yoder, Kan. It is an Amish restaurant famous for its home-cooked meals.

After lunch, the group will go to the Cosmosphere, where members will be on their own to visit several galleries, including the Cold War Gallery, which features various weapons and satellites of that period; the Early Spaceflight Gallery; and the Apollo Gallery. These last two galleries contain spacecraft that were flown in space, such as the Gemini 10 spacecraft and the Apollo 13 command module.

The bus will leave at about 3 p.m. and will be back in Enid at about 6 p.m. Cost for the trip, which includes museum admission, lunch and bus expenses, is $65. For information or to sign up, call Max Johnson at 234-8322 as soon as possible.

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