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  1. Happy July FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    Edmond volunteers are ready for the 45th annual LibertyFest. This year safety has been a top priority, after a fireworks accident that happened last year.


  2. 2017 LibertyFest: annual patriotic gala returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    Speaking of the nation, two news organizations, CNN and USA Today have ranked LibertyFest and Edmond as one of the top 10 places to be in America on July 4. Yet the actual LibertyFest activities, a series of family-oriented events set to honor the nation's birthday, are held for almost two weeks leading up to July 4. It gets started this Saturday with a car show running from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hafer Park. More than 200 cars are expected.


  3. A Taste of EdmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., attendees can sample all they can eat from more than 40 restaurants represented. The fun takes place at the Festival Market Place in downtown Edmond.


  4. Summer fun on the horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    So look for many events this summer as almost everyone will get to take a little break from it all. Mega super star entertainer Paul McCartney announced last week he will be in the metro July 17 for his "One on One," U.S. Tour stop at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.


  5. Downtown readies to host annual bash May 5-7Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    The event, which is free to the public, will feature more than 120 artists and live entertainment including appearances by the Jason Young Band, Riders Ford, Hillbilly Vegas, Wesley Pruitt Band and more. on hand to serve the public.


  6. Spring SamplerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    Cruise, private performance by Kyle Dillingham, Lady Gaga tickets, glass blowing party at Blue Sage Studios, a hot air balloon ride, a week's stay at Hilton Head Island, a night at the Shadid Museum, original jewelry, special dinners, and fresh flowers each month for a year are just some of the items available at the 2017 Spring This annual fund raising event for the Edmond Fine Arts Institute will be at Oak Tree Country Club on Saturday, April 22 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. to have many new auction items plus a "Best of Live' raffle where the winner selects their favorite item from The evening includes a buffet of food and wine tasting, friends, live music by Huckleberry Lullaby, and the added attraction of live and silent auctions.


  7. Students raise $411,848Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    The 31st edition of Edmond Memorial High School Swine Week concluded with students raising $411,848 to help families dealing with epilepsy. Members of the Memorial student body packed the gymnasium last Friday for the announcement of the final tally.


  8. Children of the Civil RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    The drama, history and battle against discrimination and segregation in 1950s Oklahoma City were brought back to life over the weekend by those who were on the front lines of the struggle. The setting earlier this month was the Scottish Rite Temple in Guthrie as about 40 people viewed a special showing of the documentary film "Children of the Civil Rights."


  9. Edmond Women's Club Mardi Gras Masquerade GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    PHOTO PROVIDED From left to right: Crystal Carte , Jill Merritt , Lisa Owens , Beth Vowell , Heather Langhofer and Natalie Francis . 6:30 in the evening at Gaillardia Country Club.


  10. A tradition of helping othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    Over the next six weeks, Edmond high school students will learn one of the most important lessons in life, how to give back to others. The three schools will be involved in their annual philanthropic projects, which over the years have raised millions for various charities.


  11. A house of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    PHOTO PROVIDED Foster Signature Homes breaks ground at the Edmond site of 10th Annual Oklahoma City St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house. The house, with an estimated value of $499,000, is to be raffled for the benefit of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the fight against pediatric cancer.


  12. Asians take shine to Edmond violinistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    Who is this musical magician that Asia loves so much? It is Oklahoma's own This isn't the first time this talented musician has performed in China. He was invited by the officials of the Gansu Province was in attendance, along with other Chinese dignitaries.


  13. Achieving the extraordinaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    Marathon runners, such as Edmond's Shilpa Abbitt, just aren't made to back away from too many of life's challenges. Recently in Tuscon, Ariz., Abbitt, 46, completed her 100th marathon and she has no plans to stop running anytime soon.


  14. Happy new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    In this issue we have several articles looking ahead to 2017. Publisher Ray Hibbard gives advice on making some of those New Year's resolutions stick On Page 11 there are tips on end of the year tax strategy, which hopefully leads to a good tax return next year.


  15. Still time to savor the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    The festive lights in Edmond are in full bloom and cry out "happy holidays,' to everyone as Christmas draws closer. For instance, enjoy the wholesome, outdoor physical exercise and camaraderie of ice skating under the open skies and starlit nights in Mitch Park.


  16. Christmas celebrities coming to FAI, downtown EdmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    Santa and his elves will arrive at the Edmond Fine Arts Institute Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Edmond Fine Arts will be transformed for this exciting one day holiday event. Children and their families can come and enjoy a session in Santa's Art Workshop that includes a unique holiday art activity, cookies & hot cocoa, story time with Mrs. Claus, plus each child will have their own special time with the real Santa Claus.


  17. WinterGlow: annual holiday event at UCO FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    The University of Central Oklahoma invites the community to the 19th annual WinterGlow celebration from 6-9pm Friday, Dec. 2 on Central's campus. Pictured here, UCO's W. Roger Webb Forensic Science Institute is decorated in lights for the holiday season.


  18. Edmond's Thanksgiving FeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    They will be on hand to serve the meal from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the George Nigh Center on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma. Not only will thousands be served there, but volunteers will also deliver meals to those who are unable to make it to UCO that day.


  19. Public Safety Center marks one yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    The tax will end in April 2017. "The one year anniversary of moving into the Public Safety Center has arrived, and with it is a renewed appreciation for the residents of Edmond," said Ricks, who will retire in February.


  20. 'Wine Througha STime' benefit this Nov. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    The 2016 Wine through Time steering committee is finalizing plans for its annual fundraising event benefiting the Edmond Historical Society & Museum. Honorary Chairs, James and Amy Bailey, invite you to join in the fun on Friday, Nov. 11 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the museum, 431 S. Boulevard.


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