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Genealogy Group @ Lawton Public Library
Mar 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Gathering once a month in the Family History Room of the Lawton Public Library, this is an informal group of genealogy enthusiasts coming together to help each other with brick walls and other family history research. The group’s host will also be able to aid participants with newspaper research,, DNA results, and patriot lineage society applications.

SWOGS members will be on hand to show beginners how to start researching their own family history. Bring what family information you know to start your family tree. Family group sheets and pedigree charts are available for you at the library.

Free Wi-Fi, if you wish to bring your laptop.,, Fold3, and other genealogy programs and websites are available on the Family History Room’s computer workstations.

Come and go as you wish between 2 and 4 pm on the following dates: March 20, April 17, May 22, and June 19.

The Family History Room collection consists of over 26,000 books and periodicals, 150,000 microfiche, and 6,000 rolls of microfilm. It includes all Federal census schedules, local and area newspapers from 1901, Indian-Pioneer History Collection, Dawes Rolls, military records, family histories, vital records, Oklahoma Tract Books with surname index, research reference aids, and so much more.

Hosted by the Southwest Oklahoma Genealogical Society.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 2:00 PM thru 4:00 PM

Where: Lawton Public Library
110 SW 4th Street
Lawton, OK 73501

Growing Mints & Herbs @ CU Animal Sciences Bldg
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Growing Mints and Other Herbs

Such a wide variety of mints and herbs to grow! Join Ronald Cleary and learn the basics of growing and using these versatile plants!
All classes are free and open to the public, CU Plant Sciences Building on SW 38th St.

When: Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where: Lawton Farmers Market

Cameron University Animal Sciences Building
SW 38th St.
Lawton, Oklahoma 73505
Wine, Women & Wealth @ Mountain Boomer Tavern
Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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What is Wine, Women & Wealth?

Wine Women and Wealth is a community of women from all walks of life who are always supporting each other in business,
personally and in our relationship with money!

You can expect some light appetizers, some wine tasting & networking. After our special guest and financial education each
woman will introduce herself with a 60 second commercial and we’ll end with some networking. The event is complimentary
so all you need to bring is a smile, your business cards to share and your girlfriends.

You will Build Strong Relationships, Make New Connections, Have Uplifted Spirits, AND Increase Your Knowledge.

When: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:30 PM thru 8:30 PM

Where:  Mountain Boomer Tavern
1320 NW Homestead
Lawton, Oklahoma 73505

For More Info:

Jamie Beasley & Kimberly Y. Evans
(214) 592-8560
Forklift Operator Training @ Great Plains Technology Center
Mar 29 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Forklift Operator Training

Forklift Operator Training
Learn to operate a forklift while learning the non-job specific training requirements mandated in the OSHA standard 1910.178.

Topics include the classes, types, and safe operation of Powered Industrial Trucks.

You will gain a greater understanding of the stability and capacity as well as get hands on training on a sit down counter balance forklift.

Class cost is $49.

To enroll, call the Adult Career and Development One Stop at 580-250-5500.

$10 Discount Coupon

When: Friday, March 29, 2019 8:00 AM thru 2:00 PM
Where: Great Plains Technology Center

Economic Development Center
4500 SW Lee Boulevard
Lawton, OK 73505
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Raising Backyard Chickens @ CU Animal Sciences Bldg
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Raising Backyard Chickens 101

Love those fresh eggs from your fave vendors at the Lawton Farmers Market? Well, you, too can raise your own chickens! Our own market manager Keith Hall will teach you all you need to know to get started! All classes are free and open to the public at the CU Plant Sciences building on SW 38th St.

When: Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where: Lawton Farmers Market

Cameron University Animal Sciences Building
SW 38th St.
Lawton, Oklahoma 73505