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Around the City: Conference of Churches plans gala, local sales taxes surge, Mayor Mick raises money for governor’s race

From left: Dr. William Tabbernee, Rabbi Vered Harris and Dr. Robert Henry will be honored on No.v 7 at the Oklahoma Conference of Churches Annual Dinner.  Photo provided.

Staff Report   There is never a lack of news in Oklahoma City. That is certainly the case in fall 2017, as the weather turns cool. An always edifying event is on tap from a local ecumenical group, local tax collections are positive, city operations are moving a new site, Mayor Mick is raising money […]

Don’t be a Turkey! Come to Paseo’s First Friday for Pastels, Paints, Pomeroy, Pueblo and More

Pears by Becky Way. Photo provided.

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for November will take place on Friday, November 3, from 6-10 p.m. The Gallery Walk will have more than 20 galleries featuring over 80 artists who will host opening receptions, promising something for everyone. The Paseo Art Space, at 3022 Paseo, […]

Memorial honors Lydia Polley as beloved peace and justice advocate

OK-CADP board member Rex Friend spoke of Lydia Polley’s the tenacity as an activist during her memorial service at the Mayflower Congregational Church on October 14.  Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Born Lydia Pfrimmer in Arkansas on July 18, 1931, Lydia Gill Polley, a lifelong peace and justice advocate, transitioned from this world on September 24, 2017.  A well attended celebration of her life was held at Mayflower Congregational Church in Oklahoma City. The event was […]

McClintock Saloon blends the old and new west with a French connection

Michel Buthion (left) and Lindsey Ocker are the new proprietors of McClintock Saloon & Chop House in Oklahoma City’s Stockyard City.  McClintock Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – When you walk into McClintock you have the feeling you have just entered the Long Branch Saloon. That is if you are old enough to remember the Gunsmoke television series. A classic 50 foot long hand-crafted oak and brass bar, complete with a large painting […]

Local UN Chapter hosts annual luncheon to promote “Global Goals, Local Leaders”

On October 28, the United Nations Association of Oklahoma City will host its annual U.N. Day Luncheon at Mayflower Congregational Church in Oklahoma City.  File photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 28, the United Nations Association of Oklahoma City (UNA-OKC) will host its annual U.N. Day Luncheon featuring a panel on community development.  The event will take place from 12 – 1:45 p.m., at Mayflower Congregational Church, 3901 NW 63rd Street, in Oklahoma City. […]

OKC Unitarian Church to screen Baynard Rustin documentary on Nov. 10

The public is invited on Friday, November 10 to the First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City’s screening of “Brother Outsider, the Life of Baynard Rustin.”

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will host a screening of the film, “Brother Outsider, the Life of Baynard Rustin” on Friday, November 10 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The documentary will be shown in Daniel Hall at First Unitarian Church, […]

Donations needed for Pets and People’s charity auction on Nov 11

Pets and People Humane Society is looking for donations of tax deductible items and gift certificates to create auction baskets that will raise money to fund medical treatment for dogs and cats to be spayed or neutered.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter YUKON, OK – Pets & People Humane Society will hold its 16th annual Charity Auction fundraiser on Saturday, November 11.  The auction and dinner will be held at 7 p.m. at the 10 West Main event center in Yukon. The charity event is Pets & People’s largest fundraiser of […]

Capitol Report for October 21: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ worthy of curriculum inclusion, and 30 year anniversary of Senate rejection of the Bork nomination

News9 Alex Cameron (left0 and Patrick B. McGuigan, CapitolBeatOK editor, give the Capitol Report.  Photo provide.

In this week’s Capitol Report segment for News9, analyst Patrick B. McGuigan lamented the decision of the Mississippi school district to remove Harper Lee’s classic novel, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ from the Middle School Curriculum. In discussion of the news with reporter Alex Cameron, McGuigan quoted a letter, written by a taxpayer in that state, […]

An Editor’s Memory: Paul Zahler honored for humanitarian work, and ‘Kelly’ Green remembered

At left, Rabbi Abby Jacobson of Oklahoma City, with Father Paul Zahler of Shawnee’s St. Gregory’s Bendictine Monastery. Photo from Maria Scaperlanda’s Facebook page.

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – From an Editor’s notebook and fond memories: Father Paul Zahler of St. Gregory’s honored for a lifetime of humanitarian work, and the great lady known as “Kelly” Green is remembered. Tuesday, October 17, Father Paul Zahler was honored at the annual dinner of the Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma. During […]

OKC holiday shoppers anticipate Peace Festival’s goods, entertainment and edification

Over 60 organizations will gather to display their wares for the 32nd annual Fall Peace Festival, on Saturday, November 11, at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City.  Photo by John Walters

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Over 60 organizations will come together on Saturday, November 11 for the 32nd annual Fall Peace Festival in downtown Oklahoma City. The free event will provide a wide array of entertainment, information and items for holiday shoppers. The family-friendly festival will be held from 10 a.m. […]

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