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Library holds poetry contests

NORMAN — Entry forms are available for the Norman Public Library Central's 21st annual Poetry Celebration, which culminates with events in late April. Entries for the contest for students in kindergarten through fifth grade are due by April 17. Winners will be announced and all entries celebrated at the library's Children's Poetry Reading and Celebration at 6 p.m. April 24. The teen contest is for students in grades six through 12, and the adult contest is for ages 18 and older. Entry forms are available and due back to the library by April 14. The Teen and Adult Poetry Celebration will be at 6 p.m. April 25. For more information, call 701-2600 or go to and click on norman-central.

Residents can adopt a street

Oklahoma City residents can help keep the community beautiful with the Adopt-A-City Street program. Groups adopt a street for two years and commit to at least four litter collection events each year. Training and equipment are provided. Call 297-1797 or email for details.

Church to hold egg hunt

An Easter egg hunt for blind and special needs children is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. April 15 at New Hope United Methodist Church, 11600 N Council Road. For more information, call Sandi Webster at 722-8749.

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