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February 2017

Struggle & Hope documentary, Oklahoma History Center

February 16, 2017, 6:30 p.m.8 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) will debut the documentary Struggle & Hope, which chronicles the unique story of Oklahoma's All-Black towns. The film will premiere at the Oklahoma History Center at 6:30 pm on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Doors will open at 6 pm. The showing will be free to the public, courtesy of the OHS Black Heritage Committee. The filmmaker, Kari Barber, will attend and be available for questions. After the showing there will be a panel discussion about…

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March 2017

Spring Break activities, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

March 14, 2017, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
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An event every 2 days that begins at 1 p.m., repeating until March 16, 2017

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

Parents, give your children the opportunity to experience childhood as Will Rogers would have on his Indian Territory ranch this March! Spring Break activities will be held Monday, March 13, through Friday, March 17, from 1 to 3 pm at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum and the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch. There will be new activities each day focusing on different aspects of Will's life, including sports, horses and riding, aviation, writing, and entertainment. The programs will take place at…

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February 2018

OKPOP presents “Power to the People: The Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma” program, Oklahoma History Center

February 1, 2018, 6 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The 75-minute PBS documentary on the Black Panther Party and its impact on American culture titled The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution will be followed by an hour-long panel discussion about the impact of the group and race relations in America today. The event will feature a small poster exhibit, highlighting Oklahoma civil rights activists who may not be well known. The Oklahoma City panel will consist of historian Bruce Fisher, journalist Joyce Jackson, and police officer Major Dexter…

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OKPOP presents “Power to the People: The Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma” program, Woody Guthrie Center

February 5, 2018, 6 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Woody Guthrie Center, 102 East Mathew Brady Street Tulsa, OK 74103

The 75-minute PBS documentary on the Black Panther Party and its impact on American culture titled The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution will be followed by an hour-long panel discussion about the impact of the group and race relations in America today. The event will feature a small poster exhibit, highlighting Oklahoma civil rights activists who may not be well known. The Oklahoma City panel will consist of historian Bruce Fisher, journalist Joyce Jackson, and police officer Major Dexter…

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July 2018

Night at the Movies, Will Rogers Memorial Museum

July 27, 2018, 7 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Night at the Movies on Friday, July 27, from 7 to 8:30 pm. Join us for another event as part of the year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of Will Rogers’s first movie! On Friday, guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching Life Begins at 40 (1935) starring Will Rogers. Doors open at 6:30 pm and this event is free to attend. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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August 2018

Sonic Summer Movies: Oklahoma! Sing-A-Long, Myriad Botanical Gardens

August 1, 2018, 9 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 West Reno Oklahoma City, 73102

Visit the Myriad Botanical Gardens for Sonic Summer Movies: Oklahoma! Sing-A-Long on Wednesday, August, 1, from 9 to 10:30 pm. The event will include closed-caption titles and a sing-a-long! This event is presented by SONIC, America’s Drive-In and sponsored by the Oklahoma History Center. The Myriad Botanical Gardens’ Sonic Summer Movies are held on the on The Devon Lawn. Enjoy movies, activities, food, and lots of fun. Thanks to SONIC, these movies are completely FREE. Come early to get a…

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Oklahoma City Sit-Ins 60th Anniversary program, Oklahoma History Center

August 16, 2018, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society will host one of the many events planned to honor Clara Luper and the sit-ins of the civil rights movement in Oklahoma City. This free event on Thursday, August 16, at 7 pm will celebrate the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Youth Council and the many that later joined Luper to protest segregation in public accommodations beginning on August 19, 1958, with a sit-in at Katz Drug Store in downtown Oklahoma City.…

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Night at the Movies, Will Rogers Memorial Museum

August 24, 2018, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host a Night at the Movies on Friday, August 24, from 7 to 8:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. This event is held as part of the year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of Will Rogers’s first movie! On Friday, guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching Steamboat Round the Bend (1935). This event is free to attend. One hundred years ago Will signed a contract with Samuel Goldwyn to become one…

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October 2018

“Movies” Night at the Museums, Will Rogers Memorial Museum

October 4, 2018, 5 p.m.8 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

A special movies-themed Night at the Museums event will be held on Thursday, October 4, from 5 to 8 pm in Claremore. Visit all four Claremore museums and complete a scavenger hunt for your chance to win a prize! Participating museums are: Will Rogers Memorial Museum J. M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum Claremore Museum of History Oklahoma Military Academy Museum on the Rogers State University campus Start your adventure at any one of the four museums, answer all the…

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The Headless Horseman Movie Night, Will Rogers Memorial Museum

October 26, 2018, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a free Movie Night on Friday, October 26, from 7 to 8:30 pm. Join us for another event as part of the year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of Will’s first movie! On Friday, guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching The Headless Horseman (1922) starring Will Rogers. This silent film is a comedic version of the familiar story of Ichabod Crane. Doors open at 6:30 pm. This event is…

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January 2019

Showing of Helicopter Missions: Vietnam Firefight

January 19, 2019, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) is pleased to announce the showing of Helicopter Missions: Vietnam Firefight on Saturday, January 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. The program will be moderated by former Huey helicopter pilot, retired Captain Bob Ford. The cost is included in admission to the OHC. Helicopter Missions: Vietnam Firefight tells the story of one of the most dangerous helicopter missions of the war. A company of more than 100 South Vietnamese soldiers, led by US Special Forces,…

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February 2019

Oklahoma Black Heritage Film Festival

February 9, 2019, 12 p.m.5 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society’s Black Heritage Committee will present an African American film festival and workshop at the Oklahoma History Center on Saturday, February 9, from noon to 5 p.m. The event will feature Oklahoma filmmakers and films pertaining to the Sooner State. The festival is free and open to the public, with limiting seating. At 2:30 p.m. writer and producer Robert Burch of OETA and ShIronbutterfly Ray of Muskogee’s Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival, will lead a…

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April 2019

Movie Night featuring A Connecticut Yankee (1931)

April 26, 2019, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Movie Night in its newly renovated theater on Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching A Connecticut Yankee (1931). This event is free to attend. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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May 2019

Movie Night featuring State Fair (1933)

May 24, 2019, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Movie Night in its newly renovated theater on Friday, May 24, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching State Fair (1933). This event is free to attend. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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June 2019

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom film screening

June 1, 2019, 1 p.m.2 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will offer a screening of the Smithsonian Channel documentary The Green Book: Guide to Freedom on Saturday, June 1, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Chesapeake Event Center at the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. This film explores how and why African American postal employee Victor Hugo Green developed and published a guidebook that allowed black travelers to embrace the adventure of road trips while navigating safe passage…

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Movie Night featuring David Harum (1934)

June 28, 2019, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Movie Night in its newly renovated theater on Friday, May 31, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching David Harum (1934). This event is free to attend. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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July 2019

The Day We Walked on the Moon (2019) film screening

July 20, 2019, 1 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Oklahoma History Center will host a screening of the Smithsonian Channel™ film titled The Day We Walked on the Moon (2019) on Saturday, July 20, 1 p.m. The film features interviews from key figures in NASA Mission Control, contemporary astronauts, and the families of Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong. The program runs approximately 50 minutes and has a TV-PG rating. This event is made possible through the History Center’s…

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Will Rogers Movie Night

July 26, 2019, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Movie Night in its newly renovated theater on Friday, July 26, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching a Will Rogers film. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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August 2019

Will Rogers Movie Night

August 30, 2019, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Movie Night in its newly renovated theater on Friday, August 30, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching a Will Rogers film. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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September 2019

Will Rogers Movie Night

September 27, 2019, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Movie Night in its newly renovated theater on Friday, September 27, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching a Will Rogers film. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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October 2019

Will Rogers Movie Night featuring Mr. Skitch

October 25, 2019, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Movie Night in its recently renovated theater on Friday, October 25, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching the Will Rogers film Mr. Skitch (1933). Seating is limited, so early arrival is suggested. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

October 30, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12 a.m., repeating until November 2, 2019

Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch will celebrate the 140th birthday of Oklahoma’s Favorite Son with the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival on Wednesday, October 30, through Saturday, November 2. Many activities are planned to honor the memory of Will Rogers, Cherokee cowboy philosopher and movie actor. A complete schedule can be found at www.dogirons.com/program. Beginning October 30, the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival will feature up-and-coming filmmakers exhibiting their work at venues throughout Claremore. Also included in…

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Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

October 31, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12 a.m., repeating until November 2, 2019

Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch will celebrate the 140th birthday of Oklahoma’s Favorite Son with the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival on Wednesday, October 30, through Saturday, November 2. Many activities are planned to honor the memory of Will Rogers, Cherokee cowboy philosopher and movie actor. A complete schedule can be found at www.dogirons.com/program. Beginning October 30, the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival will feature up-and-coming filmmakers exhibiting their work at venues throughout Claremore. Also included in…

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Halloween Night at the Museum

October 31, 2019, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host Halloween Night at the Museum on Thursday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. This event combines trick-or-treating with an opportunity for children and their parents and grandparents to visit the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. Area businesses and individuals will share treats at locations throughout the museum galleries—from the front door to the children’s museum. Halloween Night at the Museum is free and open to all ages. There will also be a continuous…

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November 2019

Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

November 1, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12 a.m., repeating until November 2, 2019

Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch will celebrate the 140th birthday of Oklahoma’s Favorite Son with the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival on Wednesday, October 30, through Saturday, November 2. Many activities are planned to honor the memory of Will Rogers, Cherokee cowboy philosopher and movie actor. A complete schedule can be found at www.dogirons.com/program. Beginning October 30, the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival will feature up-and-coming filmmakers exhibiting their work at venues throughout Claremore. Also included in…

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Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

November 2, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12 a.m., repeating until November 2, 2019

Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch will celebrate the 140th birthday of Oklahoma’s Favorite Son with the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival on Wednesday, October 30, through Saturday, November 2. Many activities are planned to honor the memory of Will Rogers, Cherokee cowboy philosopher and movie actor. A complete schedule can be found at www.dogirons.com/program. Beginning October 30, the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival will feature up-and-coming filmmakers exhibiting their work at venues throughout Claremore. Also included in…

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LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 film screening and discussion

November 2, 2019, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will host a screening of LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 on Saturday, November 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. Comanche filmmaker Julianna Brannum chronicles the life of Comanche activist and national civil rights leader LaDonna Harris in this film. Brannum, the great-niece of Harris, celebrates her life and the personal struggles that led her to become a voice for Native people and her contemporary work to strengthen and rebuild indigenous communities, and train emerging Native leaders around…

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December 2019

Will Rogers Movie Night featuring Business and Pleasure

December 27, 2019, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a free Movie Night in the renovated theater on Friday, December 27, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching a Will Rogers film. This month’s film is Business and Pleasure (1932). Refreshments are compliments of the Bank of Commerce. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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January 2020

Drinks, Crime and Prohibition film screening

January 18, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join us for a screening of the Smithsonian Channel’s Drinks, Crime and Prohibition on Saturday, January 18, at 1 p.m. On 100th anniversary of the implementation of Prohibition, take a look back at a time of speakeasies, mob wars, and federal enforcement in this comprehensive documentary. This film screening is included with paid admission to the Oklahoma History Center.

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Movie Night

January 31, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Movie Night in its theater on Friday, January 31, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching a film. Seating is limited, so early arrival is suggested. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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February 2020

Oklahoma African American Family Film Festival

February 15, 12 p.m.5 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society’s Black Heritage Committee will present the Oklahoma African American Family Film Festival and workshop at the Oklahoma History Center on Saturday, February 15, from noon to 5 p.m. This event will include a presentation of videos, films and, raw, unedited footage documenting the history and culture of the African American experience in Oklahoma. The event will also feature Oklahoma filmmakers and films pertaining to the Sooner State. The festival is free and open to the public,…

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Movie Night

February 28, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a Movie Night in its theater on Friday, February 28, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching a film. Seating is limited, so early arrival is suggested. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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June 2020

Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story film screening *Canceled*

June 27, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

This event has been canceled.

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August 2020

Movie Night featuring The Great Ziegfeld *Canceled*

August 28, 7 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

This event has been canceled.

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September 2020

The Pacific War in Color: From the Ashes screening

September 19, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will show a Smithsonian Channel film on Saturday, September 19, as we mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. This screening is from 1 to 3 p.m. and is included with paid admission to the Oklahoma History Center. By the summer of 1945, the Allies are reducing Japan to ashes, but there's no sign of surrender. While a ground invasion seems imminent, a casualty estimate of US soldiers in the hundreds of…

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Movie Night featuring Charlie Chaplin film *Canceled*

September 25, 7 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

This event has been canceled.

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