1. Prep softball is in full swing. Week three of the season begins today with three key games for teams in District 4A-1. Pauls Valley travels to Dickson for a showdown with the Lady Comets. Sulphur hosts Lone Grove. District leader Plainview entertains Madill.
In non-district play, Ada visits Ardmore, Kingston entertains Tishomingo, Ringling plays host to Wynnewood, Ryan travels to Wilson and Thackerville is at Turner.
First pitch for all games is set for 5 p.m.
2. The 93rd Annual Murray County Free Fair starts Wednesday and continues through Friday with the Murray County Horse Show following on Saturday. Wednesday events include the judging of Exhibit Hall items, poultry, rabbits and the 4-H Consumer Judging Contest.
Thursday activities include judging of goats and sheep, as well as the Kiddie Show at 6 p.m. and the Murray County Talent Show at 7 p.m. Friday judges turn their attention to swine, dairy and beef, with judging for horse show events starting at 9 a.m. Saturday.
All fair activities will be in the Murray County Expo Center in Sulphur.
3. Learn the basics of 3D printing at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Love County Library in Marietta. Participants will be taught the necessary skills to produce items using the Ultimaker 2 printer and the numerous functions of this cutting edge technology. In addition, attendees well learn how to manipulate objects and make a personalized project.
Participants must be 12 years of age or older. Class size is limited so reservations are required by calling (580) 276-3783.
Love County Library is located at 500 U.S. Hwy. 77.
4. The Chickasaw National Recreation Area and Friends of the Parks Organization invite visitors to join them in commemorating the National Parks Service Centennial on Thursday. The celebration will commence at 11:30 a.m. and will continue through 2 p.m. at The Flower Park in the Platt Historic District of the CNRA.
Festivities will include food, cake, entertainment by local musicians, community guest speakers, and the Sulphur High School Band will be performing the national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner”. Park rangers will be conducting Centennial Junior Ranger activities.
5. The Fiesta Friday Summer Series will feature a variety of food trucks, patio lights, DJ music, dance instruction and sidewalk attractions, as well as the Red Dirt Jeep Club showing off their vehicles. Visitors can also enjoy browsing for western shirts, boots and custom saddles, Mexican pottery and bakery items.
The free event spotlighting authentic, local culture can be found at 225 SW 25th St., located between Harvey and Robinson streets in historic Capitol Hill in Oklahoma City.