1. After snow blanketed southern Oklahoma on Friday, which forced the postponement of several area basketball tournament, the action concludes with today’s place games.
The Longhorn Invitational Tournament at Gary Scott Center in Lone Grove will tip off today at 10 a.m. with the girls fifth-place game between Lone Grove and Dickson.
Plainview and Marlow will battle for the championship at 4 p.m.
In boys action, Plainview faces Washington at 11:30 a.m. for fifth place, and Marietta takes on Dickson at 2:30 p.m. in the third-place game.
At the Kingston New Year’s Classic, Kingston and Dale will battle for supremacy in both the girls (7 p.m.) and boys (8:30) divisions.
The inaugural South Central Conference Tournament wraps up today at Fox. The action tips off at noon with the girls consolation game. The third- and first-place games follow. The Turner girls are in the title game (6 p.m.) as are the Fox boys (7:30).
2. “The Bill of Rights and You” is a new pop-up exhibition from the National Archives now on display at the Southern Oklahoma Library System. The exhibition commemorates the 225th anniversary of the ratification of this landmark document. “The Bill of Rights and You” spotlights one of the most remarkable periods in American history, explores the origins of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution (collectively known as the Bill of Rights), illustrates how each amendment protects U.S. citizens, and looks at how Americans exercise the rights outlined in the amendments. The Bill of Rights and You invites visitors to connect directly with the people, places, and events that mark this historic document’s evolution.
SOLS will house the exhibition now through Feb. 28 in all of its branches. Admission is free in the Champion Public Library-Ardmore, Davis Public Library, Johnston County Library-Tishomingo, Healdton Community Library, Love County Library-Marietta, Parker Memorial Library-Sulphur, Wilson Public Library and Atoka County Library.
3. Australia’s visually stunning and interactive performance Erth’s “Dinosaur Zoo: Live” will be at the Goddard Center at 6:30 p.m. Friday. There will be a reception in the art galleries following the performance.
Dinosaur Zoo guides families on a breathtaking tour through pre-historic Australia. Families observe, meet and interact with a collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them to their world.
Goddard Center members can make seat reservations for free. General public tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Seats can be purchased online at www.goddardcenter.org, in person at the Goddard Center business office or by phone at (580) 226-0909 during usual business hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
4. A World Cutting Horse Association Aged Event and Weekend Show will be featured starting Friday in Hardy Murphy Coliseum and Arena 2. There will be seven classes highlighted Friday with 11 more on the program Saturday. The event features $14,700 in added money. The action, in a heated venue, starts at 9 a .m. both days.
5. The 2nd Friday Artwalk will open at 6 p.m. Friday at Mainsite Contemporary Art in Norman. The monthly art celebration is described as a collaboration between artists, art organizations, and businesses, sponsored by the Norman Arts Council. Whether it’s dance, painting, photography, or music, there will be something for everyone to see and hear. All events are free and open to the public at 122 E. Main St. The artwalk concludes at 9 p.m.