Collinsville, Oklahoma
June 3 , 2017
Miscellaneous News
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Teen Library Events
Teen Library Events In June

Tuesday, June 6 Summer Reading Program (SRP) Kickoff Party 6-7:30 pm - OSU Insect Adventure Program from the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology will provide a hands-on science experience for all ages. Meet live insects up close and personal, talk to an entomologist, and enjoy a termite craft. For all ages. For more information call 918-549-7528.

Wednesday, June 14 Sukikyo! Anime Club from 3:30-5 – Peace, Love, Crochet! Learn the basics of Crochet so you can make your own fashion accessories. For ages 12-18.

Thursday, June 15 Mardi Gras Mosaics from 2-3 pm - Artist Michael Parrish will supply the beads; you supply the creativity! Class size is limited. Online registration required. For ages 13-18.

Wednesday, June 21 - 3:30-4:30 p.m. - Join Choogie Kingfisher to learn the art of making a single-walled Cherokee basket. Materials are provided. Class size is limited to 30. Register online. For ages 10-18.

Wednesday, June 28 Teen Time Screen Printing - DIY Screen Printing - Learn how to screen print on your own book bag. All supplies and book bags will be provided. Online registration is required. Only 10 participants per session. Session 1 for ages 12-14 from 3-4 pm. Session 2 for ages 15-18 from 4:30-5:30 pm. For more information call 918-549-7528.

Robin Bushyhead
Teen Library Associate
Collinsville Library

Frontier Days Kids Camp at Will's Birthplace

Three days of fun and games, while learning what life was like on an 1880s working ranch, are in store for Frontier Days Kids Camp June 19-21, at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch near Oologah. Hands-on activities for children, ages 5-12, will begin with check-in at 8:30 a.m. and close at 12:30 after lunch.

Camp cost is $45 per child ($30 for members), and includes snacks and lunch. Register online at by June 10. Membership information is available online.

Activities will include blacksmith demonstrations, fence building, 1880s period games and ranch activities, leather working, brand making, storytelling and hayrides around the ranch.

Popular Cherokee Storyteller Robert Lewis is on the schedule for opening day. Andy Hogan, Will Rogers Memorial Museum Historical Guide and Will Rogers' interpreter, is special guest for June 20. Magician Doug Anderson and Robert Gibbs, Rogers County Soil Conservation Service educator will be on the final days’ program.

Others scheduled to share with campers are Bart Taylor, former Will Rogers Memorial Museum educator now with Gilcrease Museum; and Jennifer Frazee, Murrell Home Oklahoma Historical Society historical interpreter.

-- Collinsville Indian Education 5/24/2017
The M.e.t.'s next special collection event is June 10th. We will be taking fire extinguishers, smoke alarms and mercury thermostats & thermometers at Lowes at 15th and Yale.

Thank you,
Emily Dittus
Metropolitan Environmental Trust


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June 10th, 2017 -- Hogs 'N' Hot Rods -- Collinsville

Hogs ‘N’ Hot Rods is in its 16th Year

Main Street Collinsville ‘The Center of It All’ is the hot place to be June 10th, for the 16th Annual Hogs ‘N’ Hot Rods car and bike show.

Early bird registration is in full swing and is $20, up till 5pm on June 9th. The cost on the day of the show is $30. Commemorative dash plaques are given to the first 200 entrants. Awards go to the Top Three in each category for car/truck and Top Bike in each category. Trophies are given for Best of Show Engine, Best of Show Paint and Best of Show Interior for cars/trucks. Trophies and CASH prizes will honor the overall Best of Show car/truck and Best of Show Bike.

This is an amazing event put on by Collinsville Downtown, Inc., a Main Street Program with Presenting Sponsors: GRDA and Collinsville Energy. This event is truly unique with several retail stores, up and down Collinsville’s historical Main Street, that offer a great mix of shopping which includes antiques, gift boutiques, specialty stores, and even a creative studio. Then shop the middle of Main Street with over 60 vendors and savor different foods & drinks from a variety of food trucks and local restaurants. Don’t miss our Kids Zone complete with FREE inflatables from Space Walk, a petting zoo, games and even a dunk tank!

Live music on stage at 10th and Main, provided by Foyil Music Studio, will give local talent a chance to perform on stage throughout the day. Our DJ, Jerry Don Shannon, will have some fun games & giveaways - you won’t want to miss this!!

It’s family fun for everyone and will be ‘The Center Of It All’ on June 10th.