What to Do This Weekend (March 21 – March 24)

Community gardening, a crochet class, and a blood drive are happening around town this weekend!


Thursday, March 21

Kids Day from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, 1721 South Hickory Street in Sapulpa. They will serve breakfast, lunch, and snacks and have games, activities, computers, swimming, and basketball for only $20 per day! For more information call 918-224-4415 or visit the Facebook page here.

Ask an Expert: Gardening Session, hosted by Caring Community Friends Garden, every Thursday until November 28 at 5 p.m. at the garden, 14 West Burnham in Sapulpa. Got a gardening question? Come ask the experts! Or just come hang out with fellow Sapulpa neighbors in the garden. Let’s make this the best gardening season ever! For more information, please visit the Facebook page here.

Sapulpa Artists’ Guild Paint Classes every Thursday from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Sapulpa Senior Citizen Center, 515 East Dewey Avenue. The class is free and help is available from art teacher Sam Houghton. The group works in oil, acrylic, and watercolor as well as pastels. There is an optional $20 per year membership donation. You may also visit the class before joining. Parking is available in the back parking lot, behind the building. Use the back door to the building. For more information, visit the Facebook page here, or call Sam at 918-224-8106.  

Business Professionals Bowling League on Thursdays nights at 6:30 p.m. There will be 4-member teams, any combination of men and women. The cost is $12 per person, per week. Awards will be provided! For more information call 918-224-BOWL or visit the Facebook page here.

8 Ball Pool Tournament League on Thursday nights at 7 p.m. for 13 weeks (beginning on January 10) at VFW Post 1320, 1201 West Dewey Avenue. It’s $5 per session and is open to the public! For more information call 918-512-8286 or 918-227-1320.  

Friday, March 22

Kids Day from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, 1721 South Hickory Street in Sapulpa. They will serve breakfast, lunch, and snacks and have games, activities, computers, swimming, and basketball for only $20 per day! For more information call 918-224-4415 or visit the Facebook page here.

Personal tax assistance by the AARP at the Sapulpa Public Library on the lower level on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This program begins Friday, February 1 and ends, Friday, April 12. This is a FREE tax service, for all ages and incomes. (The Library lends the space for tax services and does not make appointments, take calls, or know details of tax prep, etc for this program. The Library is not affiliated with the AARP.) For more information and for the schedule click here.

Saturday, March 23

American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sapulpa Laundry, 6 West Bryan Avenue. “Give blood. Help save lives.” at Saturday’s event with the Red Cross Bloodmobile! Free donuts will be provided by Daylight Donuts, and all those who come to donate will receive a voucher good for up to 2 washers and 2 dryers (= 12 loads of laundry). The voucher will expire on 4/23/19. For an appointment, please call or text Eric Davis at 918-805-6440, or visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code “sapulpalaundry.”

Saturday Bowling Youth Leagues at 10:30 a.m. for 12 weeks beginning January 19 at Sahoma Lanes, 1499 North 9th Street, Sapulpa. Only $8 per week. Three member open teams, 1st-6th, and 7th-12th-grade teams. Earn points toward scholarship money by games bowled in leagues and tournaments! For more information call 918-224-BOWL or visit the Facebook page here.  

Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance at 10:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 1420 East Dewey Avenue in Sapulpa. This is a FREE 12-week program conducted by Gina Wozencraft and put on by the Creek County Health Department. Through simple, graceful movements that are easy to learn, Tai Chi builds physical stamina, improves one’s balance, muscular strength, postural control, self-confidence, memory, and reduces the likelihood of falling. Join them for this great program! For more information, please visit the Facebook page here.

Crochet Waffle Stitch Ear Warmer Class from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at The Painting Gypsy Studio, 619 North Mission in Sapulpa. You will need to know how to double crochet before you take on this class, and you will need one skein of medium-size 4 yarn and one 5.5 mm crochet hook. The cost is $10 per person and seats are limited. For more information or to reserve your seat, please visit the Facebook page here.  

Cosmic Bowl from 10 p.m. to midnight at Sahoma Lanes, 1499 North 9th Street in Sapulpa. There will be black lights, music, and glowing pins! The cost is $60 per lane or $12 per person. This is for 2 hours of bowling and includes shoes. For reservations call 918-224-BOWL or visit the Facebook page here.

Other Area Events

Fifty-Five and Alive Workout at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Faith Fitness Center at Faith Church, 1901 West 171st Street South in Glenpool. The Faith Fitness Center at Faith Church has opened and it’s free to everyone! If you’re 55+ join them for this new class. It involves stretching and exercises to maintain a healthier body and is taught by Kim Clevenger. For more information please visit the Facebook page here.

About the Author

Born and raised in Sapulpa, Elizabeth has a Bachelor’s degree in American Studies and is a former banker. She is thrilled to be back in her hometown with her husband Michael and to be contributing to The Sapulpa Times.

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