Picher exhibit to end soon
NORMAN — A summer exhibition exploring the environmental demise and eventual dissolution of a small Oklahoma town comes to a close in September at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. "Picher, Oklahoma: Catastrophe, Memory and Trauma," which opened in June, will close with a public lecture and reception at 7 p.m. Sept. 7. The exhibition of photography and found objects explores the dissolution of Picher after its designation as part of the 1983 Tar Creek Superfund Site and tornado disaster in 2008.
Girls can learn about coding
MOORE — The Moore Public Library begins its Girls Who Code series at 4 p.m. Sept. 11, with classes scheduled on Monday afternoons throughout the fall in the Computer Training Center of the library, 225 S Howard Ave. Each week, participants will look at various aspects of computer programming in sessions led by instructors Alex Barnard and Laura Lorg. Girls in grades six through 12 are invited to participate. For more information, visit the library, call 793-5100 or go to pioneerlibrarysystem.org/moore.
Difference makers featured
EDMOND — For seven weeks, the Edmond Historical Society & Museum will host an exhibit featuring the stories of Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges and Ryan White, and how they used the power of words, voice and action to make a difference in our world. Companion exhibits, developed by museum staff members, will highlight Edmond's history as it connects to the historic events that impacted the lives of Frank, Bridges and White. The exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, starting Friday, through Oct. 20. The museum is at 431 S Boulevard.
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