Track and Cross Country Fundraiser

Come get a better night’s sleep and support the 3rd Annual Elgin High School Track and Cross Country Mattress Fundraiser. They have over 20 styles of quality name-brand mattresses like Simmons Beautyrest, Southerland and Malouf, priced up to 50% off retail, all on display in the High School! This is on Sunday, March 11th, 2018 from 10AM to 5PM and this is ONE day only, so spread the word by inviting all of your friends and family! Profits go directly to the teams! Located at Elgin High School(520 K Street, Elgin, Oklahoma 73538)

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Discover the Dinosaurs: Time Trek

Travel back to a time when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. At discover the dinosaurs: time trek, you’ll be transported through the special time lab where you can observe enormous prehistoric dinosaurs and track modern-day sharks in real time. THis experience is all about hands-on family fun. Some of the activities are Design-a-Dino, and Race Through Time labyrinth. Families can compete in the Cretaceous Challenge Zone, visit the time trek theater to meet baby dinosaurs, and test their dino-knowledge and individual trivia contests. You can even see a dinosaur skeleton come to life! The event is on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 and opens at 9AM. The event is located at Cox Convention Center (1 Myraid Gdns, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102). TIckets are $13 and you can buy them here.

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Home and Garden Show

On Febuary 24th, 2018 and Febuary 25th, 2018 there will be a Home and Garden Show in Wichita Falls. This is a chance to shop under one roof for all of the things that will make your home and garden beautiful. Enjoy visiting with experts, artists, and organizations that can help you to have the home and garden of your dreams. The event will be Saturday February 24th, 2018 from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday February 25th, 2018 from 11 AM to 5 PM. The event will be at the Wichita Falls MPEC (1000 5th St, Wichita Falls, Texas 76301).

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Community Blood Drive

The Elgin Community is hosting a blood drive on Saturday March 3rd from 12PM to 4PM. The blood drive will be located in the Fine Arts Center (712 J St, Elgin, OK 73538). Every two seconds, someone needs blood, yet less than ten percent of those eligible to give blood do it. One blood donation can save up to three peoples’ lives.  If you would like to schedule an appointment to give blood  please contact Tiffany Ortiz at 580-483-9218.

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Spectacular Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser

The High School Band Council will be hosting a Spectacular Spaghetti Supper. The meal will includes spaghetti, meatballs, bread, salad, drink and dessert. There will also be live entertainment provided by various Pride of Elgin Band students! Tickets prices are as follows for pre-pay tickets a ticket for one person is $10 for 2 or more people the cost it $9. Tickets at the door will be $12 each. The event is Thursday, February 15th from 6 to 8 PM. It is located in the High School Cafeteria (280 K St,Elgin, Oklahoma 73538), Come join for a great evening of food, and music.

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Parts of Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge Closed

It could have been a perfect day out at Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. That perfect day turned sour for many on Saturday. The Visitor’s Center was closed and the gates to drive upto Mount Scott were locked. Numerous cars pulled up to the visitor’s center and then having to turn around realizing it was closed. Some areas at the refuge were open, while others such as Mount Scott’s gates to drive up the mountain were closed. Which forced people to park their cars at the bottom and walk the whole way up the mountain. Friends of the Wichitas posted to their Facebook page on Friday to tell visitors to the refuge to use caution, because volunteers will not be at the refuge to help guide visitors. Parts of the refuge closing was due to the government shutdown that recently occured. The refuge is still open to the public, but no government facilities will be open. Those parts of the refuge will remain closed until further notice.

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Archery Class

A great way to increase focus, self-discipline and awareness is archery. Why not learn how to shoot a bow and arrow? All necessary equipment will be supplied. Authorized Family and MWR patrons 13+ are welcome to sign up. Don’t forget to bring water, a snack and bug spray for the morning of fun at LETRA from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday January 27, 2018. Please wear athletic or outdoor clothing and close-toed shoes. The cost of the event is $15 per person. Space is limited head to the Outdoor Adventure today to reserve your spot today! The Outdoor Adventure Center is located at 2503 Ringgold Road. The event is located at 6218 Adams Hill Road, Fort Sill, OK. For more information, call (580) 442-3575.

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