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Hi everyone! Amazed at how fast this last week has gone. Apparently, someone has, for the first time, defiled an art installation on the Kelly median north of Covel and there is now a $2,500 reward out for whoever chose to do so. If you have any information, be sure to call the non emergency line at the Edmond PD.

Unbelievably, 4% of Republicans showed up Tuesday to vote in their runoff for State Superintendent of Education, and voted for a candidate who wants to dismantle funding for public schools. He wants vouchers of $7,000 to give folks a choice as to attend a private school costing from $15,000 to $25,000 in tuition a year, so that further federal funding for education is funneled to these already wealthy schools. It doesn’t make a whole lot of sense as to why lower to middle class Republicans would want this to happen, and I’ll just leave that topic there for a minute.

Citizen’s Bank of Edmond’s August Back to School themed Heard on Hurd sees successful attendance! 

Last Saturday, it appeared that the break in the heat prompted everyone to head down to Heard on Hurd and enjoy some community togetherness, music, shopping and amazing food from local food trucks, and it was a blast to see so many I haven’t seen in awhile. My favorite thing was watching the littles so excited while the Edmond FD gave tours of the firetrucks.

Check out our photo gallery below:

VIBES Edmond’s First Thursdays Features Plein Air Art, Indie Film Screening, Fire Juggling and More!

This VIBES September event will feature Plein Air Artists from the local community. Plein Art Artists are invited to come out and paint their outdoor surrounds during the VIBES event. Attendees are encouraged to engage and observe the numerous Plein Art Artists painting throughout Downtown Edmond.

This month also features a “Simply Indie Film Screening”. All attendees are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets to the corner of SW Campbell and Broadway during the VIBES event to watch “Simply Indie” featured film shorts. The film screenings are family friendly and will run from 8:15pm to 9:00pm.

As always, VIBES will feature many great visual and performing artists. This month, an extra special performance from Inspyral Circus will include flame juggling and fire breathing! Catch this incredible act at the entrance of Festival Market from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Stay up to date on all the monthly features by following @Edmond_Vibes on Instagram or the www.edmondvibes.org website. 

VIBES, Edmond’s First Thursdays is a program of the Fine Arts Institute, Edmond’s nonprofit community arts organization providing visual and performing art classes for children and adults year-round, and the 3rd and 4th grade Art in Schools Program in Edmond Public Schools. For more information, visit EdmondFineArts.com or call 405-340-4481. The 2022 VIBES Season is made possible by Citizens Bank of Edmond, Mercy, Edmond Electric, First Bank & Trust Co., Engel & Volkers The Duncan Group, The Mule, Small Architects, Valor Bank, and the City of Edmond.

To check out what’s happening in and around Edmond daily, be sure to visit us at Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @Edmondactive! 

Have a great weekend,