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Criminal Justice conference to feature Chief of Police Keith Humphrey and Regina Jackson, Youth Developer

The Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice 2018 Conference and Luncheon will feature Norman Chief of Police Keith Humphrey and Regina Jackson, President and CEO of the East Oakland Youth Development Center as keynote speakers on Oct. 12 at Langston University OKC Campus.  Photos provided.

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ), will host its 2018 Training Conference and Ted Logan Scholarship Luncheon on Friday, October 12. The day-long event, which is open to the public, will be held at the Langston University […]

Oklahoma Caring Vans offer flu shots throughout the state

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Caring Vans are out helping to fight the spread of the flu virus across the state. Flu season typically runs from October through April. Because strains of the flu change each year, the annual flu shot is the best way to avoid the […]

OKC Animal Shelter celebrates ‘Dogtober’ with half-price dog adoptions

Dogtober with half-price dog adoptions from OKC Animal Welfare and several special events. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahoma City residents are invited to welcome a new pet into their family by celebrating Dogtober with half-price dog adoptions from OKC Animal Welfare and several special events. Dog adoptions will be $30 all month long at OKC Animal Welfare, 2811 SE 29th Street. The shelter is open every day except holidays from […]

Theologian Matthew Fox to speak in Oklahoma City

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Internationally acclaimed theologian Matthew Fox will lecture, present a workshop, and preach in Oklahoma City, over four days, October 18 through 21. Fox is renowned for a message of creation spirituality that joins traditional Judeo-Christian teaching with today’s concerns for environmental stewardship, social justice and […]

City Care to host 2nd annual “Odyssey Project” to help city’s homeless

City Care will host its second annual Odyssey Project event on Oct. 13 to raise funds for low-income and homeless housing.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 13, City Care, an Oklahoma City based nonprofit organization, will host its second annual Odyssey Project event to raise funds for low-income and homeless housing.  The “come as you are” event will be held at 7 p.m. at Kerr Park.102 Robert S. Kerr […]

First Unitarian Church of OKC to host Blessing of Animals Oct. 7

The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will hold its first Blessing of the Animals event on Oct. 7 from 2 – 4 p.m.  YouTube photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter UPDATE:  Due to the forecast of inclement weather, this event has been canceled until further notice.  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Sunday, October 7, the First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will hold its inaugural Blessing of the Animals event, from 2 – 4 p.m.  The program will be […]

Group hopes new approach to annual dinner will foster greater interfaith outreach

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to Oklahoma City’s Rabbi Abby Jacobson, the Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma is trying something different for their 2018 annual dinner. 

The Interfaith Alliance was founded to celebrate and protect religious diversity. In line with that objective, the group will now meet at different houses […]

Hug an Alpaca during National Alpaca Farm Days

Magnolia Blossom Ranch and other Oklahoma Alpaca farms will open their gates Sept. 29-30 to welcome visitors for National Alpaca Farm Days.  Magnolia Blossom Rach Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Alpaca farms will open their gates Sept. 29-30 to the public during National Alpaca Farm Days. This national event will provide people across the country the opportunity to learn about alpacas up-close, tour working farms, learn about the alpaca industry and shop for alpaca […]

Puggerfest 2018 set for Oct 27 at new location – Wiley Post Park

The Puggerfest 2018 grand finale will be the 8th annual coronation of the King and Queen of Puggerfest. Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 27, Puggerfest 2018 will take place at a new location – Wiley Post Park, 2021 S. Robinson, in Oklahoma City from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. https://www.okc.gov/departments/parks-recreation/rentals-and-permits/wiley-post-event-center The 15th annual Puggerfest event is a fundraiser benefiting Homeward Bound Pug Rescue & Adoption of Oklahoma. […]

10th annual ZOObrew fundraiser is a beer lovers dream

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – ZOOfriends will host its 10th annual ZooBrew, Oklahoma City’s wildest beer festival, on Friday, September 28, from 7 – 10 p.m. This 21 and older event will take place around the newly renovated Devon Picnic Grounds. Guests will have the opportunity to sample over 200 […]

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