Community, church calendar

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Thursday, March 1
*Senior lunch
McCurtain Senior Citizens lunch; noon, City Hall.

*Code club
Stigler Public Library; 402 N.E. Sixth St., 4:30 to 6 p.m., for ages 8 to 18. Learn how to make apps, games and websites at your own pace. Ten laptops are available or can bring your own. Call 866-240-6884 for details.

Stigler VFW; mini bingo at 4:30 p.m., early bird at 6:15 p.m. and regular bingo at 7:15 p.m.; call Bill Bender at 918-441-0910.

Haskell County Democrat Party meeting
The Haskell County Democrat Party, 6 p.m.,  Kiamichi Technology Center campus, 1410 Old Military Road, Stigler. All candidates for state and local offices are invited to attend and speak. Rep. Ed Cannaday will be emceeing and will update us on what is happening at the capitol. Jason Nichols who is running for U.S. Rep. Second District will also be there. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to come out and visit with and question the candidates seeking office.

Friday, March 2
*Storytime with Miss Wanda

Stigler Public Library; 402 N.E. Sixth St., 1:30 p.m., for ages 0 to 5. Call 866-240-6884 for details.

Saturday, March 3
*Breakfast at the PLFD

Porum Landing Volunteer Fire Department; eight miles west of Porum on Texanna Road; 7-9:30 a.m.; proceeds help fund emergency and medical services offered by PLFD.

*Clothing giveaway
Church of Christ in Quinton; First and G streets; 9 a.m.-noon; clothing is in the building in the back. Contact 918-617-2946 for information.

Gospel singing convention
Porum Free Will Baptist Church, corner of Ross Road and state Highway 2; 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., potluck lunch at noon. More information: 918-733-4359.

*Adult coloring
Stigler Public Library, 402 N.E. Sixth St., 11 a.m. to noon; information: call 866-240-6884.

Stigler Public Library; 402 N.E. Sixth St., noon to 6 p.m. Call 866-240-6884 for details, or visit the library Facebook page.

Gospel, country shows
Five big weekends are planned in March as Plumb Theatre theatre celebrates 15 years of gospel and country shows. The March 2 gospel show will feature David Patillo. On March 3, Paul Maloy will be in concert. Doors will open at 6 p.m. both nights, and the concerts will begin at 7 p.m. Details about the other shows will be in future issues. Plumb Theatre is located at 16505 state Highway 9E. More information: 918-452-2020.

*Brooken Fire Department test
Warning siren test; between 6:30 - 7 p.m.

Sunday, March 4
*HIS Clothes Closet

Quinton First Baptist Church, 77 N. J St.; 2-4 p.m.; information or donations, call 918-698-4740.

Monday, March 5
*Senior Lunch

Porum Senior Citizens lunch; 11:30 a.m. Carry-outs available.

Stigler American Legion meeting
Stigler American Legion meets the first Monday of each month (If a national holiday is on that Monday, the group will meet the second Monday of the month.) Meetings are conducted from noon until 1 p.m., with a working luncheon, at the Legion Hut (Haskell County Museum). On meeting days, a service officer is available 9-11 a.m. Old and new members invited. If you would like to join, come, bring a copy of your DD214\215. If you have any questions about eligibility, call spokesperson Ed Tatman at 918-351-4209. If no answer, please leave brief message. Next meeting will be March 5.

*Genealogy Chat
Stigler Public Library, 402 N.E. Sixth St., 5 to 7 p.m.; information: call 866-240-6884.

*Senior supper
Whitefield Senior Citizens supper; 5 p.m., Whitefield Community Center. Carry-outs available.

*Porum American Legion meetings
Porum American Legion Post 317; 6 p.m. Bill Maxey 918-616-1663.

*TOPS meetings
TOPS (Take Off Pounds sensibly) meetings conducted weekly; 6 p.m., with weigh-in at 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Stigler; 5:30 p.m. with weigh-in at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Quinton. Questions: Dee at 918-469-2402.

*VFW meeting
VFW building, west of Stigler on state Highway 9, 6 p.m. Information: call Joe Morris 918-705-1067 or Commander Bill Bender 918-441-0910 or Ed Tatman 918-351-4209.

*Town council meeting
Town of Tamaha, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 6
*Food and clothes pantry

Old Panther Church; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; information, contact June at 918-448-7742 or Donna at 918-945-7385.

*Kinta Senior Citizens lunch
Kinta Senior Citizens; state Highway 2, north of the high school; noon; 55 and older; games 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

*Wii U Free Play for Teens, Tweens
Stigler Public Library, 402 N.E. Sixth St., 4 to 6:30 p.m.; information: call 866-240-6884.

*Diving Deeper Bible Study
Diving Deeper, an in-depth Bible study, 6 p.m. The Well, 405 E. Main St., Stigler. The study is for all who have questions about the Bible or just want to learn how to properly study the Bible.

Wednesday, March 7
*United Methodist Church store

502 N. Broadway St., Stigler; 9 a.m.-noon.

*Morning Bible study
Lafayette Free Will Baptist Church will host a Bible study at 9:30 a.m. From Stigler, take state Highway 82 south for six miles, then west one-half mile. Watch for sign. Call Pastor Craig at 918-448-2419 with questions.

*Senior Lunch
Porum Senior Citizens lunch; 11:30 a.m. Carry-outs available.

*Free clothing
Trinity Baptist Church, Trinity Clothes Closet on North Broadway St., Stigler; 9 a.m. to noon.

*Women’s Bible study
Trinity Baptist Church will host a women’s Bible study at noon at the Trinity Clothes Closet.

Pinterest Club
Stigler Public Library; 402 N.E. Sixth St., 4 p.m. A random craft from Pinterest will be made. Drop in between 4 and 6 p.m.

Storm spotter training
Haskell County Storm Spotter Training will be conducted at 6 p.m. The free program is sponsored by Haskell County Emergency Management. It will be conducted at the Kiamichi Technology Center campus, 1410 Old Military Road.

Kindergarten enrollment
Stigler kindergarten enrollment will be March 28 at the Administration Office, 309 N.W. E. St., 8:30 to 11:15 a.m., and 12 to 3 p.m. More information: Call Stigler Grade School, 918-967-8835.

Head Start enrollment
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Head Start Program is recruiting prospective students for the 2018-2019 School Year. Program serves children ages three to five.
Program primarily directed toward low-income families, however limited openings for over-income families are available. More information,  application: Choctaw Nation Head Start Center in Stigler at (918)967-2897.

Head Start enrollment
KI BOIS Community Action Head Start centers are recruiting children to attend Head Start for the 2018-2019 school year. For information for a Head Start Center in Haskell, Latimer, LeFlore or Pittsburg counties call 918-967-3325 or toll free 1-800-299-4479.

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