1 Tuesday will be a busy for Ardmore High School sports enthusiasts. The Tigers’ basketball teams will entertain Durant in their lone home games of January. The girls’ game tips off at 6:30 p.m. at Ardmore High School Gymnasium with the boys’ game to follow at 8 p.m. In addition, AHS wrestlers will take the mat at 6 p.m. for a dual with McAlester at Ardmore Middle School Gymnasium.  
2 A decorative canvas painting class billed as offering an “easy painting project” will begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Chickasaw Regional (Public) Library System headquarters. Paint, glitter, canvas, and brushes will be also be provided. The library will have many examples and designs to choose from. To register for the class call (580) 223-3164 or visit CRLS at 601 Railway Express.

3 The McSwain Theatre in Ada will show  “Romance on the High Seas” during  family classic films event on Thursday night . Show time is 7 p.m. and tickets are available at the door. The film, stars Jack Carson, Janis Paiage and Doris Day, and is a story about Michael and his wife Elvira Kent who suspect each other of being unfaithful. After trouble begins, they each devise plans in hopes of catching the other. It’s is rated G and lasts 99 minutes.

4 The Ofi Tohbi Exhibit opens Friday at the  Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur. Experience the ancient legend of the “Big White Dog and the Sacred Pole” through artist renderings and hands on activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit, which  is free, is described as fun and something that will entertain the entire family.

5 Carter Sampson sings in Ardmore Friday night at the Goddard Center. The Oklahoma City native singer-songwriter has made several appearances at the Oklahoma City venue, The Blue Door, opening for artists such as Patrice Pike, Christine Kane and Susan Gibson and headlining her own shows. She has also played The Blue Door’s Annual Tribute to Woody Guthrie along with Ray Wylie Hubbard and Kevin Welch. Carter also plays many outdoor festivals which have included Amnesty International, Groovefest, the Paseo Arts Festival, the Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts and has performed twice at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah. Sampson will be joined by skilled bluegrass picker Gabriel Mor who has played with other local bands such as Kaitlin Butts and the Bread & Butter Band, and Lane Hawkins from the Bobby Dale Band. Adult tickets are $20 and students are $10.