1  Southern Oklahoma Library System’s wreath making class kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Champion Public Library.
Ribbon, flowers, leaves and various other decorations will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own embellishments to personalize their wreath. Participants can bring their own wreath forms or purchase them at the library. Foam and wire forms will be $1 and wood forms will be $4. Call (580) 223-3164 to reserve your seat.

2 Restoring Lives and Ardmore Literacy kicks off its  Back to School Literacy Day at 10 a.m. Saturday in Central Park.  
The Literacy Day includes a science truck, video game truck, tutoring programs, free haircuts, eye exams, hearing exams and dental exams and a health wellness table.
The event will supply area students with a number of resources to help get ready to go back to school. There will also be free hotdogs.
Backpacks with school supplies  will be given out at the event. Backpacks can be donated at the and Restoring Lives and Ardmore Literacy office at 301 West Main St., Suite 402.  

3 The 6th annual Run Because You Can race begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in Regional Park. All events this year will not be timed or sanctioned.
The event includes a 1 mile fun run/walk and a 5K. This year the organization is adding a 1/4 mile kids run/bad guy battle so the kids can help superheroes catch the bad guys with water toys. There will also be a corn hole tournament. Registration is required. Sign up at https://runsignup.com/runbecauseyoucan?remMeAttempt.

4 The 73rd annual Rush Springs Watermelon Festival begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in Rush Springs with a 5k fun run. The opening ceremony begins at 9 a.m.
This annual event celebrates the crop of local seasonal watermelons with watermelon-themed activities, carnival rides and family friendly entertainment. The Rush Springs Watermelon Festival has been an annual event since 1948, and has grown to more than 20,000 festival-goers.
The event will feature a seed-spitting contest, an arts and craft fair featuring more than 100 vendors, carnival rides, live entertainment, stage shows, on-site food vendors and a classic automotive show.
For questions call (580)-476-3103.

5 The Cat Video Fest kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno Ave., Oklahoma City.
This ameowzing event returns to the Myriad Gardens with a raucous, 75-minute romp through the Internet’s finest cat video offerings and the shared hilarity with thousands of cat lovers.
Film starts at 9 p.m. but put on your whiskers and cat ears and enjoy pre-screening festivities complete with food trucks, live music with Jenkins Valley at 7:30-8:30pm, drinks and more.
CatVideoFest is a social benefit corporation, dedicated to bringing the joy of cat videos to the masses and raising money for cats in need.