City View E-newsletter April 2017


The Midwest City Welcome Center Gift Shop will host its Annual Holiday Open House on Friday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Welcome Center is located at 7200 SE 29th Street. The gift shop has Made in Oklahoma fudge, popcorn, Bedre chocolate, salsa, jerky, jellies and honey. You'll also find unique Oklahoma souvenirs as well as gifts including Old World Ornaments, tee shirts and more. Regular hours are Monday - Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

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John Conrad Golf Course


Did you know you can buy gift certificates for green fees or green fees and a cart at John Conrad Golf Course? Just drop by the Pro Shop and pick up a gift certificate. The golf course is located at 711 S. Douglas Blvd.


The City of Midwest City's Administrative Offices will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as well as New Year's Day.

The Transfer Station will be closed the Saturdays before and after Christmas, on December 22 and 29.

On Christmas Eve there will be no change in regular Sanitation services (trash and recycling). On Christmas Day, trash and A-week recycling will not be collected due to the holiday. These services will be collected the date after on Wednesday, December 26.

New Year's Eve there will be no changes in services.

New Year's Day, trash and B-week recycling will not be collected due to the holiday. These services will be collected the day after on Wednesday, January 2.

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Save the date for the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast. It will be Monday, January 21 at the Midwest City Sheraton Hotel Reed Conference Center. Doors open at 6:30 a.m. and breakfast is served from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.

In addition to the powerful prayers and beautiful music, this year's keynote speaker is Senator-elect Dr. George E. Young, Sr. Oklahoma Senate District 48.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Nick Harroz Community Center during normal business hours. The community center is located at 200 N. Midwest Blvd.

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There are many great reasons to shop Midwest City this holiday season. One of the benefits of shopping locally is that your sales tax dollars support vital services such as police, fire, streets, emergency services, and parks and recreation. When you shop in another city, you support these services in that city rather than in your own community. The graphic below shows where your sales taxes go.

Sales tax allocation chart


Mark your calendars for the following upcoming events. Find more information on our website at or visit our Facebook page.

Fri., Dec. 7 - Open House at the Midwest Center Visitor's Center Gift Shop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Now through Tues., Dec. 25 - Holiday Lights Spectacular at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, Sun - Thurs. 6-10 p.m., Fri - Sat. 6-11 p.m.
Now through  Sun., Dec. 16 - Storyland Christmas in the Charles J. Johnson Park in Town Center Plaza featuring photos with Santa on the weekends.
Mon., Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast at the MWC Sheraton Reed Conference Center, doors open at 6:30 a.m.


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