There is one final time to see “God’s Not Dead” at the Airline Drive-In. To celebrate Labor Day, a special screening has been scheduled for Sunday night at dusk. The showing is open to the public and admission is free.
Three Kay County projects will begin on Tuesday:
US-60 narrows at US-177
Westbound US-60 will be closed with traffic diverted on and off US-60 using the US-177 ramps beginning at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2 and continuing through mid-September for bridge beam repairs. US-177 will remain open with temporary traffic signals.
SH-11 Narrows in Blackwell
Westbound SH-11 will be narrowed to one lane between 13th St. and 44th St. in Blackwell beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2 and continuing through mid-October for a roadway shoulder rehabilitation project.
US-60 Narrows near Ponca City
East and westbound US-60 will be narrowed to one lane and the speed limit reduced, 12 miles east of I-35, near Ponca City beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2 and continuing through Spring 2015 as part of a roadway and bridge reconstruction project.
The historic Airline Drive-In in Ponca City is scheduled for demolition in the near future. One last movie, “God’s Not Dead,” sponsored by 89.7 The House FM and 88.7 My Praise FM, is being shown to allow a final opportunity to experience the drive-in. Due to the overwhelming attendance and response, additional showings have been added for Friday, Aug. 29 through Sunday, Aug. 31. Admission is free and the movie starts at dusk.
Wentz Pool will be open Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31. The pool will be closed after that for the season.
The annual Ponca Powwow and Celebration begins its official four-day run of activities on Thursday in White Eagle, located just west of U.S. 177 about five miles south of Ponca City. Powwow activities Thursday through Sunday include ceremonial dances and family specials each afternoon at the South Arena.
A free pickleball clinic is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday at the YMCA. The clinic is designed to inform locals about one of the nation’s fasting growing sports.