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June 28, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this week

ENID — ‘The Pulse of Liberty’

8:30 p.m. Wednesday

Meadowlake Park

Join Enid Symphony Orchestra and thousands of Enid and area residents to celebrate Independence Day at Meadowlake Park.

This year’s annual concert by Enid Symphony Orchestra is called “The Pulse of Liberty.” During the concert, fireworks will engulf the evening sky over Enid.

The concert will begin at 8:30 p.m. with the national anthem, followed by “Liberty Fanfare” by John Williams. Other pieces include, in order: “Strike Up the Band,” George Gershwin; “76 Trombones,” Meredith Wilson; “Suite from Far and Away,” The Fighting Donnely, Joseph and Shannon, Blowing Off Steam, Finale; “Overture to Fiddler on the Roof,” Fred Bock; “Cole Porter Suite,” Cole Porter, arr. John Whitney; “Another Opening, Another Show, In the Still of the Night, Anything Goes, Night and Day: Tribute to Irving Berlin,” Irving Berlin, arr. Bruce Healy; “There’s No Business Like Show Business, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Always, Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better, How Deep is the Ocean, How High is the Sky, Puttin’ on the Ritz: White Christmas,” Berlin, arr. Bruce Chase; and “Hymn to the Fallen,” Williams.

Pieces to be played during the fireworks include: “Liberty Fanfare,” “Armed Forces Salute,” “Oklahoma!” and “The Stars and Stripes Forever.”

The concert is sponsored by Liberty Federal Savings Bank and Oklahoma Arts Council, with assistance from National Endowment for the Arts.


Meadowlake Fishing Derby

6 a.m. to noon Wednesday

Meadowlake Park

The annual Fourth of July fishing derby will be held Wednesday morning at Meadowlake Park.

There is no cost to enter the derby, which will begin at 6 a.m. There will be cash prizes for tagged fish, $20 prizes for the first five runners up and $100 for the largest catfish.

The lake will be stocked with 450 pounds of catfish, and perch is stocked as well.

Some refreshments will be provided.

People of any age may enter the derby.

For more information, call Doug Parker’s office at Liberty Federal Savings Bank at 249-8203.

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