What to Do This Weekend (March 28 – March 31)

This weekend you can attend grown-up prom, an Indian stomp dance, an art show, a lunch for Vietnam vets, and a session at the community garden!

Thursday, March 28

Ask an Expert: Gardening Session at 5 p.m. at the Caring Community Friends Garden, 14 West Burnham Avenue 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, visit the Facebook page here.

Sapulpa Artists’ Guild Paint Classes 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 29

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.

Sapulpa Artists’ Guild 2nd Annual Art Exhibit & Show from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sapulpa Senior Citizen Center, 515 East Dewey Avenue. This event is free and open to the public! Come see local artists in action and have the opportunity to visit with them about their work. There will be great door prizes and painting and crafts for sale. For more information, please call Sam Houghton or Sherman Baker at 918-224-8106 or email sapulpaartistsguild@gmail.com.

Drybrush Class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Painting Gypsy Studio, 619 North Mission in Sapulpa. Learn to paint a wolf for $25 per person. They will revisit the basics and introduce some shadowing and highlights, and will also spend time on small details for the eyes. Seats are limited, due to one-on-one guidance. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page here.

Saturday, March 30

Wish CTX Coffee a Happy Birthday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 11 North Water Street in Sapulpa. Start your morning with a FREE breakfast, a new waffle menu, a new drink, $1 off drinks, special treats, and giveaways to celebrate CTX’s birthday! For more information, please visit the Facebook page here.

Sapulpa Artists’ Guild 2nd Annual Art Exhibit & Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sapulpa Senior Citizen Center, 515 East Dewey Avenue. This event is free and open to the public! Come see local artists in action and have the opportunity to visit with them about their work. There will be great door prizes and painting and crafts for sale. For more information, please call Sam Houghton or Sherman Baker at 918-224-8106 or email sapulpaartistsguild@gmail.com.

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  

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!  

Vietnam Vets Luncheon at 11 a.m. at the Elks Lodge, 24 South Poplar in Sapulpa. ALL are invited to a FREE spaghetti meal to honor the 14 Sapulpa-area casualties killed in uniform fighting for Americans overseas. The meal includes spaghetti and meatballs, toast, salad, and tea. It is sponsored by local veterans groups.

Sapulpa Indian Education and NASA Stomp Dance from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at the Sapulpa High School, 3 South Mission. Dinner will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the High School Commons. It’s first come, first serve. The dance will be from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. in the High School Gym. Concessions will be offered during dance. There will be raffles, a cake walk, vendor donations, and more! All proceeds benefit Native American Student Association (NASA). Vendor tables are welcome with a donation to NASA. To book a table or for questions, please call 918-224-9322. You can also visit the Facebook page here.

Princess Edition Paint & Pizza Party from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Painting Gypsy Studio, 619 North Mission in Sapulpa. During this class, the Snow Sisters will be dropping by the studio to visit with all the kids. The kids will get to show off their ceramic pieces and take pictures with the princesses. Painting, pizza and princesses! What more could you ask for? The cost is $15 per person. Tickets are now on sale. Every person attending must purchase a ticket. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page here.

Prom: The Do-Over Edition from 8 to 11 p.m. at Signs of the Times, 18 East Hobson Avenue, in Sapulpa. Grab your significant other or best friend or come solo for a night filled with fun and making new memories. This is your do-over prom! Sponsored by the Mounds PTO. It’s open to anyone 18 and over, but you must be 21 to drink. Tickets are limited and available now. There will be an open bar option and a live DJ. You don’t want to miss this! For more information, 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

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.

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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