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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • 'Speakeasy: A Prohibition Soiree' kicks off new exhibit Friday

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  • The Greater Southwest Historical Museum will kick off a series of activities beginning this Friday with "Speakeasy: A Prohibition Soiree."
     
    This event will mark the opening of the museum's new exhibit on the Prohibition era in Oklahoma. Tickets are $20 per person and will be available at the door. Adult beverages, food from local restaurants and Roaring Twenties music and dancing will be featured. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end around 10 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the museum's educational programing. Roaring Twenties attire is encouraged.
     
    Saturday the museum will hold its monthly Kids Craft activities for area elementary students. Cost is $1 per child and free to members of the museum. Children will make a number of crafts relating to Earth Day including recycle monsters, paper plate birds and planted flower pots.
     
    Kids Craft will be from 1-3 p.m. and children can come anytime during the scheduled time. Parents are asked to stay with their child while they are at the museum.
     
    On Monday, the museum will have its annual meeting. A social half-hour with drinks and refreshments will be at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Outgoing Museum Board members John Cobb and Charlie Tanner will be receiving awards for their years of outstanding service to the museum.
     
    The event is free and members of the museum and friends of the award recipients are greatly encouraged to attend.
     
    To ask questions on these events, call the museum at (580) 226-3857. The museum is located at 35 Sunset Drive.
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