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Lawton/Fort Sill Art Council is creating a creative space for kids
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Lawton/Fort Sill Art Council is advocating for the importance of art in kids’ lives. Founder Desirae Schneider says she started the organization after seeing a lack of art programs for kids in the community. “I think it means a lot to the community. Parents...
Lawton Community Theater summer camp kicks off
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - ‘Tis the season for summer camps!. Monday kicked off Lawton Community Theatre’s Youth Theater Summer Camp centered around Disney’s ‘The Aristocats.’. Kids between the age of 8 and 12 will be working on the production all week, until it all culminates into...
LPS, Arts for All camp will expose students to variety of arts courses
Lawton Public Schools and Arts for All are joining hands to bring arts to the city’s youngest residents. And they want it to be fun. Elementary Summer Camp ‘23 opens Monday at four LPS elementary schools, giving LPS-enrolled youth from Pre-Kindergarten through grade five a chance to participate in sessions in music, dance, theater, photography, esports, art and reading. The courses will be offered in a rotating format that will last all month, giving each participant three, one-hour courses each morning taught by teachers from LPS and Arts for All, the city’s umbrella organization for arts.
Topical Smoothie Cafe is Giving Away Free Smoothies Today
Apparently, today is National Flip Flop Day in America, and Tropical Smoothie Cafe is celebrating the kickoff of summer with free smoothies. From 2 PM through 7 PM today, May 31st, 2023, everyone is entitled to a free strawberry margarita at participating Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations, but there is a catch.
AMC Theaters is Bringing Back the Kid’s Summer Movie Camp in 2023
One of the best things about summer for kids is there is no school, but one of the worst things about summer for kids is the lack of things to do... especially so here in Lawton. While Covid may have shut the door on childhood fun at the movies, the...
Medicine Park Aquarium Debuts Two Baby Otters
May 31 was World Otter Day, and the Medicine Park Aquarium and Natural Sciences Center celebrated by debuting their new baby otters! The otters are named River and Creek and will make the aquarium in Medicine Park, Oklahoma, their home. If you haven't explored the Medicine Park Aquarium and Natural...
Taco Bell donates $36k to Lawton Boys and Girls Club
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Kids with the Lawton Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club are welcoming the summer with open arms and organizers are sighing a breath of relief, too, after a generous donation from a well-known restaurant chain. Leaders with the Boys and Girls Club accepted a $36,000 donation...
Kiowa author N. Scott Momaday to be honored at Oklahoma History Center
OKLAHOMA CITY — N. Scott Momaday, Lawton native and Kiowa author, will be honored during a legacy reception at 5:30 p.m. today at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. Momaday is an internationally renowned poet, novelist, artist, teacher and storyteller whose works celebrate and preserve American Indian heritage....
Music the root to having a ball in Medicine Park
MEDICINE PARK — With the kickoff to the summer season, music is the root to the reason for a good time in Medicine Park. Anchored under the canopy of Hitchin’ Post Park, the 6th Annual Roots Ball offered a perfect entry point to the summer season in the cobblestone community of the Wichita Mountains.
Support Your Local Oklahoma Lemonade Stand Today
Growing up in the 90s, summer was all about free-spirited fun and mom doing everything to find something for us to do outside on the one day a week the neighborhood kids were all too busy to play. Enter the traditional lemonade stand. My mom was really crafty so she...
The Big Lawton Fair is Going on This Memorial Day Weekend
We're fast approaching the three-day Memorial Day weekend and if you're looking for something to do, the Big Lawton Fair is the place to be. The entire family can get into the fun there's something for all ages.
Lawton NAACP Chapter President responds to National NAACP state travel advisory to Florida
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The National Chapter of the NAACP recently announced a travel advisory to the state of Florida due to its regressive policies. It comes right at the beginning of summer when people travel the most. That’s why Sherene Williams, the president of Lawton’s NAACP chapter, says the statement is necessary to let people know about the situation before they may travel to Florida.
How to Win Free Tickets to Stephen & Steven at Apache Casino
Apache Casino Hotel's next rock concert is next Friday, June 2nd, and Z94 has free tickets to give away to the lucky few that win them!. If you'd like to go see rock O.G.'s, all you have to do is text a code inside the app to enter. Open your...
After Hours with Cade Episode 9: Lucavi
SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA (KSWO) - On After Hours with Cade, I sit with local artists to discuss Lawton and Southwest Oklahoma’s impact on their career and how it’s helped shape their artistry. My ninth guest is Lucavi, a metal band local to Lawton featuring David Dodson, Garrett Glass, Dakota...
Time to Grill Lawton, Ft. Sill Memorial Day Weekend is Coming
It's almost here, Memorial Day Weekend is fast approaching. For many, at least the fair weather griller, it's the first big cookout of the season. So what are you planning on grilling this weekend?
Cache native takes home grand prize in 3rd Annual Summer in the Streets Mural Competition
CACHE, Okla. (KSWO) -One Cache native took home a cash prize after competing head-to-head in a live mural competition for the 3rd Annual Summer in the Streets event in Cache. Shailah Ramos won the grand prize of $1000 on Saturday, May 20, for her mural featuring a catfish and hummingbird to honor her pawpaw and great-grandmother.
Steven Adler and Stephen Pearcy Announce Coheadline Show
Original Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler has announced that his solo band will be playing a co-headlining show with Ratt frontman Stephen Pearcy on Friday, June 2nd at the Apache Casino in Lawton, OK. Adler's team sent over these details: Billed as "Oklahoma's Friendliest Casino," Apache Casino in Lawton,...
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