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Developmental Screenings Offered at Metro Libraries February 2012

Developmental Screenings Offered at Metro Libraries

The Child Guidance program at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department will offer developmental screenings for children birth to five years old at OKC metro area libraries, in the areas of speech, language, development, and behavior.

OKC Thunder Launches Black History Heroes Challenge January 2012

OKC Thunder Launches Black History Heroes Challenge

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s annual Black History Heroes Challenge, presented by Sprite, is underway and all Oklahoma students are invited to submit their entry by Saturday, Feb. 4.

Wardrobe Savings Tips for Working Moms with Style January 2012

Wardrobe Savings Tips for Working Moms with Style

For any mom taking on new 9 to 5 with duties that go beyond diapers and dinner, your wardrobe will likely need a makeover. However, sprucing up your business style doesn't have to drain your kids' college funds nor limit your options. Here are 8 tips to help you update your wardrobe with fashionable work-wear on a budget.

SandRidge Energy to Fund Youth Pavilion and Adventure Attractions January 2012

SandRidge Energy to Fund Youth Pavilion and Adventure Attractions

Oklahoma City-area youth will have access to a variety of adventure activities at a new youth pavilion planned for the Boathouse District. The OKC Boathouse Foundation recently announced that SandRidge Energy is donating funds for construction of a youth pavilion and adventure attractions in the Boathouse District on the Oklahoma River.

Small Talk Made Simple: Five Ways to Help Your Kids Feel Comfortable Connecting January 2012

Small Talk Made Simple: Five Ways to Help Your Kids Feel Comfortable Connecting

Small talk is an important skill for any connector, regardless of age, to master. From the check-out line at the grocery store to the person sitting next to you on a flight, you just never know which connection can result in something big or wonderful

Strengthen Your Relationship at the Upcoming Forever. For Real. Workshop January 2012

Strengthen Your Relationship at the Upcoming Forever. For Real. Workshop

Forever. For Real. is a fun workshop and will give you the tools you need to focus on your relationship and keep your partner a priority despite the chaos of daily life.

Expert Photographers Reveal Secrets To Taking Better Pictures January 2012

Expert Photographers Reveal Secrets To Taking Better Pictures

It used to be that the art of picture taking was something only hobbyists and professionals worried about, but today most cell phones and smartphones have built-in cameras that border on the quality of the top cameras of only a few years ago. So, basically, everyone has gotten into the act. Judy Holmes and Greg Baer think most people could use a little help. Okay, in some cases, a lot of help.

Two Free Smartphone Apps January 2012

Two Free Smartphone Apps

Looking for cool new apps for your smartphone? Here are two you might want to check out—and they are both free!

Great Games for Family Game Night Fun! January 2012

Great Games for Family Game Night Fun!

Winter is here; ‘tis the season for burrowing indoors and out of the elements, which may or may not include rain, ice, snow, winds and sub-zero wind chills. Before your family succumbs to cabin fever, think about stocking up on some fun games for all ages to enjoy. Lucky for you, we’ve got a list to get you started.

Get Ready! It’s Almost Girl Scout Cookie Time! January 2012

Get Ready! It’s Almost Girl Scout Cookie Time!

Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs and all the other popular Girl Scout cookie varieties will hit the streets Jan. 27 when the Girl Scouts-Western Oklahoma 2012 Girl Scout Cookie Sale begins. And this year, in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts, a new cookie will join the favorites – Savannah Smiles.

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