The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

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July 26, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend

ENID — ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence

Gaslight Theatre’s summer production, “Fiddler on the Roof,” returns this weekend for three more performances.

“Fiddler on the Roof” centers around Tevye, a poor dairyman, who tries to instill in his daughters the values of their tight-knit Jewish community. The production is directed by Christianne Chase and is receiving assistance from Central National Bank and March of Dimes.

The three performances this weekend are 8 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Saturday and a matinee showing at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $7, $11 or $14, and can be purchased at gaslighttheatre.org,

calling 234-2307 or going to the theater, 221 N. Independence.

For more information, go to gaslighttheatre.org.

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Oklahoma’s Got Talent

8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday

Sunset Plaza, 610 S. Cleveland

Enid residents will get an opportunity to show off their talent and win cash prizes this Saturday at Sunset Plaza and March of Dimes’ Oklahoma’s Got Talent.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., with showtime 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. The event is designed as a family-oriented event where anyone can come and show off their talent.

There also will be plenty of things to do for the kids: inflatables, booth vendors, face painting and crafts all will be available.

At 1:30 p.m., the winners of the competition will be announced.

For more information, call Stephanie Soucek at 278-2921 or ssoucek@marchofdimes.com.

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NOC Enid Mackie Planetarium

7 p.m. Thursday

Randolph and Michael Hedges

Northern Oklahoma College Enid will host a presentation of the history of the telescope Thursday at the Mackie Planetarium, located at Randolph and Michael Hedges.

Additionally, the observatory will be open at 9:30 p.m.

For more information, call 548-2399.

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Focus: Tour de Trykes returns Aug. 18

Tour de Trykes, an Enid event that raises money for AMBUCS, is Aug. 18. The early registration deadline for the event is this Saturday.

Tour de Trykes is a bicycle tour starting from downtown Enid and winding through the city and surrounding area. This year’s tour includes routes of two, 10, 22, 38, 58 and 100 miles.

There also will be a criterium race through downtown in which riders race a short distance and reach speeds of up to 30-35 miles per hour.

Proceeds from the event help AMBUCS purchase AmTrykes, which are therapeutic tricycles that allow people who have mobility difficulties to ride more easily.

Cost for early registration is $25 for a single rider and $40 for tandem riders. After Saturday, entry fees increase to $30 for single riders and $45 for tandem riders. There also will be an opportunity to register the day of the event. Registration for a family fun ride also is available.

To register, go to www.tourdetrykes.com and follow the link for early registration.

More information, including maps of all the routes, are available at tourdetrykes.com, or call Donna Wall at (817) 690-9590.

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