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Mansion Museum is open on weekends


The Murray-Lindsay Mansion Museum in Erin Springs will be open on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. during the summer months except on holidays. That’s the word from Thelma Love.
The public is invited to visit this historic museum and learn more about the history of Lindsay and Erin Springs. The third floor history room is filled with photos on all the walls and the table is loaded with articles about the early history.
Children can sit in the school desk drawing and writing. Books and toys of stagecoach days are ready for children. The tour guides will offer information of the personal families of the Murrays and Lindsays who lived in this three-story home until the early 1960s.
Tours and events may be scheduled for family or organization activities.
Both the Pikes Peak School Museum and the Murray-Lindsay Mansion Museum are available for tours any day of the week by appointment. Group tours need to be scheduled a week in advance.
Those who would like more information, or to book a tour, may call 405-756-6502 or 405-919-6146.

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Boy Scouts to hold car wash/bake sale

The Boy Scouts of Lindsay are set to hold a bake sale and car wash on Sat., May 14 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., according to Donnie Frizzell.
The group will have delicious goodies – plus car washes – available at the United Methodist Church of Lindsay. 
The church is located at 114 W. Chickasaw in Lindsay. 
All proceeds go toward projects of the Lindsay Boy Scouts. Those who have questions may contact Mr. Frizzell at 405-756-7576.
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First Friday Jam set for this Friday

All are welcome to come play or listen! That's the word from the organizers of the First Fridays Gospel & Bluegrass Open Jam.
That's right! An open Gospel Bluegrass Jam, called First Fridays, is held the first Friday of each month at Erin Springs Baptist Church, according to jam organizer David Weinberg.
Open jam will begin  at 6:00 p.m. Most jam sessions will end by 9:00 p.m.
Time slot length may vary depending on attendance, and will be assigned on a first-come basis, excepting any special guest arrangements.
"Erin Springs Baptist Church has been kind enough to allow us use of their facility, so I personally request that we all behave respectfully in all ways, and bring no food or drink into the sanctuary," says Mr. Weinberg.
The church is located at 13053 State Hwy. 76, south of Lindsay.
Those who have questions may contact Mr. Weinberg at 630-456-6744.
More details are available at facebook.com/oklahomabluegrassassociation.
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Founders’ Day activities planned in Lindsay

The Lindsay Chamber of Commerce will host Lindsay's Founders' Day celebration on Sat., May 7. The Annual Car Show is also set for this day.
"There will be lots of fun for the whole family!" That's the word from Chamber Director, Clara Doan.
The fun-filled weekend starts off with a car cruise at 6:30 p.m. on the evening of Fri., May 6. The cruise will start at the Depot, located at 107 N. Main in Lindsay, and is open to everyone.
Saturday's fun begins at 9:00 a.m., with food and vendor booths opening at that time.
Vendors with arts, crafts, metal, wood work and more will be set up, as well as all the favorite food vendors.
Country music will be performed by Wyatt Zane and his band, beginning at 11:00 Saturday morning and continuing until 2:00 that afternooon. Those attending should bring their lawn chairs and plan to enjoy some "good ole country music".
The Founders' Day parade is always a favorite event, and is set to begin at 5:00 p.m. on Sat., May 7 on Main Street. 
Ms. Doan explained that volunteers are needed to help in different areas of the event. 
Those intereseted in volunteering, participating in the parade or who may have questions may contact Ms. Doan at 405-756-4312.