• Go to Cops N Kids: The Cops N Kids event will be held Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Expo Center in Shawnee. Admission is free and children and families are encouraged to attend. The event, scheduled from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Expo Center, 1700 E. Independence. The first 1,000 children to sign in will get a free T-shirt and goodie bag and Kona Ice will give the first 1,000 kids a free snow cone.
There will be over 30 law enforcement agencies and over 10 community organizations for families to visit. As part of the event, hot dogs, chips, cookies, and water bottles will be free, although additional food may be purchased from Don Ciro’s taco truck and The Blue Greek food truck.
For more information, check out the Facebook page ShawneeCopsNKids.
• Add a pet to the family: Animal Rescue Center will be at Tractor Supply from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 for an adoption event. Some of the 39 cats rescued from Seminole will be there, as well as dachshund mix pups, boxer mix pups, Australian cattle dog pups, border collie pups and more. Donations are welcome. ARC will take donations of litter and cat food to help with the 39 cats. There is a special adoption fee discount for those cats. Applications are required.
• Check out the Summer Slugout: The Summer Slugout: Fight Club MMA, will be Saturday, Aug. 25, at FireLake Arena. For more information, go to: http://www.firelakearena.com/events/hd-mma-13/