Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Briefs: Red Lands Council Fundraiser Scheduled+

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Briefs: Red Lands Council Fundraiser Scheduled+

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Red Lands Council, Girl Scouts of America, has scheduled its annual awards dinner for Women of Distinction on June 20 at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club. A reception with cash bar at 6:30 p.m. will be followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
Honorees and the categories for which they are being recognized are Pat Fennell, Social Services; Nedra Funk, Business; Judge Twyla Gray, Judicial; Loretta Hinkle, Volunteerism; Lou Kerr, Philanthropy; Lt. Col. Cindi Miller, Military; Gayle Semtner, Arts; and Trish Weedn, Leadership.
Reservations are $50 per person with proceeds benefiting the Red Lands Council. Checks made out to the council may be sent to 121 NE 50th St., Oklahoma City, 73105. Sponsor categories also are available, ranging in price from $1,500 to $250.
Fire and ice
Well, not exactly. Sunny California and frigid Mount Everest is the more accurate description. We're talking about the films starting Friday at Omnidome Theater at Omniplex. Omnidome's summer feature film will be Adventures in Wild California. Making a return visit to Omnidome for the summer will be Everest. For screening schedules, call Omnidome at 602-3663.
A little night music?
The Arts Council of Oklahoma City is continuing to sponsor its Twilight Concert Series each Sunday in June, July and August. Admission is free and concerts are from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Families and picnics are encouraged but not pets nor glass containers. For additional information, call the Arts Council at 270- 4848.
The June concerts will be at the Will Rogers Park Amphitheater, NW 36th and Portland. Entertainers and dates are DeNada (rock) on Sunday; Talk of the Town (jazz), June 16; Guitar Bums (classic rock), June 23, and the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra (big band), June 30.
Playing in July in the Myriad Botanical Gardens, downtown, will be The Pulse ('90s pop/variety), July 7; Joe Merrick (country), July 14; the Burton Band (r&b), July 21, and Claroscuro (world beat), July 28.
Mount St. Mary's campus will be the setting for the final concerts in August. Playing will be All- Stars of Galileo Open Mic Night (variety), Aug. 4; Falderal String Band (folk), Aug. 11, and Tropical Shores (steel drum band), Aug. 18.
70th birthday season
Oklahoma City Town Hall will enter its 70th season this fall with the lecture series scheduled from September through April. Since 1933, Town Hall has provided nationally recognized speakers to inform and entertain. The programs will be at St. Luke's United Methodist Church.
The season will open Sept. 19 with "King Arthur . . . History or Legend?" presented by Frank Reno, who's spent 15 years researching the Dark Ages and King Arthur. On Oct. 17, Harm de Blij, a specialist in geopolitical and environmental issues, will discuss "The Power of Place."
Former Sen. Alan Simpson will share his western wit and scathing honesty on Nov. …

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