American Spirit Festival of Cultures on June 25th
Please join us at Hoyt Shadid Park for the American Spirit Festival of Cultures on June 25th for family friendly activities, food, and entertainment!
This program is presented by Altus Air Force Base, City of Altus Parks & Recreation, Altus Chamber of Commerce and cosponsored by the Shortgrass Arts and Humanities Council, the Southern Prairie Library System and Great Plains Literacy Council. This project was supported in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Oklahoma and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Groundhog Day, February 2, 2022
Did he see his shadow? Do you know what it means if he sees his shadow? Let’s take a look at the Farmers Almanac to see what Groundhog Day and Winter means.
Summer Reading Program – Sign Up
It’s time to sign-up online for the Summer Reading Program for the Southern Prairie Library System.
April Fool’s Day
April Fool’s Day is the first day in April. This began back in 1700.
To find out more about this pranksters day click on the question below
Do you play tricks on this day?
World Autism Awareness Day
is April 2, 2021 when the Light It Up Blue by Autism Speaks, bringing global awareness to this disorder. Click here to find out more about Autism and its symptons.
St. Patricks Day
March 17, 2021 is the day we can all be Irish and enjoy many festivities. Immigrants from Ireland brought us this day of celebration. Many places serve traditional Irish foods such as cornbeef and cabbage. The most common symbol for this day is the 3 leaf shamrock. Why only 3 leaves let’s find out!!
Need Help With Your 2020 Income Taxes?
Did you Know? If your household income was less than $72,000 last year, you can file online for free thanks to the IRS VITA/TCE program.
The Oklahoma Department of Libraries offers access to state and federal tax forms and free e-file service for both state and federal filings.
Due to the pandemic, your family may also qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for the first time.
Painting with Acrylics
Shortgrass Arts Institutes invites you to their first class since COVID-19.
Join us on March 15th – 18th for Painting with Acrylics.
Be sure to register as seating is limited.
All COVID-19 Precautions will be observed.
Use Social Distancing and masks will be worn during the class.
Dr. Seuss Birtday
Do you know what Dr. Seuss’s real name is? It is Theodor Seuss Geisel. Here’s a link to a museum honoring Dr. Seuss in his hometown of Springfield, Massachutes. His birthday is a nationwide event to encourage reading. Let’s travel to Suessville for fun games, shows and many more activities seussville.com
March 2021 Calendar
“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
To find more quotes just go click here.