ONGOING

Grove Tennis Club

Men and women of all ages are invited to take part in the Grove Tennis Club, at noon on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, at the Grove Tennis Courts, located in the city's sports complex, near Shundi and 13th Street.

For more information, persons interested may call Barbara Brown Scott at 918-253-4690.

MON. ONGOING

Bluegrass Jam at St. Andrew's

Musicians of all ages are invited to take part in the weekly Bluegrass Jam from 6 to 9 p.m., every Monday, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Grove.

All ages and levels of ability are welcome. The event is open to the whole family.

People are encouraged to participate or sit back and listen. Free coffee and water are provided.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is located at 555 East Third Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may contact Rev'd Dr. David L. Bridges at 918-786-4113 or frdavid@standrewsgrove.org.

Caring Kitchen/Feed My Sheep

Volunteers with The Caring Kitchen and Feed My Sheep have combined efforts to provide their services on the same day.

The Caring Kitchen, now located at 11th and Washbourne, in Jay, will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, while Feed My Sheep will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m, across the roadway in its facility.

Caring Kitchen 2.0 will provide a nutritious meal once a week in its new location in Jay. Feed My Sheep will provide a food pantry for those in need on the same day.

The combined operation is designed to allow the two organizations to join forces in order to serve members of the community.

TUE. ONGOING

Story time at Grove Library

The “Read with Friends” story time program for children ages infant to 5-years-old, now has one meeting time each 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, at the Grove Public Library. More info: Grove Public Library, 918-786-2945.

DayBreak of Grove

DayBreak of Grove, a program for seniors and respite care for caregivers, takes place from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday, in the Cedar Oaks RV Park Community Room, 1550 North 83rd Street, Grove. It includes singing, crafts, chair exercises, lunch, games and other activities.

For more information, persons interested may call Christie Hunter at 405-517-3539 or St. Andrew's Episcopal Church at 918-786-4113.

WED. ONGOING

Mah Jongg Wednesdays

Uptown Girl Mah Jongg at the Grove Senior Center, 1 p.m. every Wednesday. More info, contact Joyce Irving at 918-407-5893.

Taste of Grace

Taste Of Grace, a free soup outreach ministry, organized by members of Grace Presbyterian Church, Grove, will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m., every Wednesday, at the church.

The event is designed to provide soup to anyone, no questions asked. No preaching, just "made from scratch soup."

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-6191. Grace Presbyterian Church is located at Fourth and Main, Grove.

SAT. ONGOING

The Wild Eats at Bernice Nature Center

Every Saturday, at 1 p.m., the staff at the Grand Lake State Park - Bernice Nature Center hosts a "Wild Eats" where park staff feed the park animals for the public.

The event is designed to let participants learn how and what food animals eat, along with why a proper diet is required for all living things.

The center is located at 54101 Highway 85A, Bernice. For more information, persons interested may contact Amanda Wiley, park naturalist, at 918-257-8330, email amanda.wiley@travelok.com or visit www.travelok.com.

Senior Citizen Dance

A senior citizen dance takes place at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday, at the Grove Senior Center, 145 East O'Daniel Parkway in Grove.

The event is free, snacks are provided by attendees. Donations will be accepted to defray the costs of coffee and tea.

For more information, persons interested may call Margaret Heffron at 817-247-8821.

Story time on Monkey Island

The story time at the J. Weber Lending Library on Monkey Island will take place from 3 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Saturday of each month, at the Port of Entry shopping center, just south of the intersection of Highway 125 and 85A, going towards Monkey Island.

The event will include a story time read by Joyce Weber, retired teacher and librarian, along with a craft related to the stories. For more information, persons interested may call 918-694-4518.

FRI. 12.23

Gift wrapping at INTEGRIS

The INTEGRIS Grove Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual Christmas Gift Wrapping fundraiser from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays now until to Friday, Dec. 23.

The event is open to the the community. Proceeds will benefit the auxiliary's charitable projects, including scholarships to help employees further their education. Gift wrap and bows may also be bought separately.

FRI. 12.23 to 12.30

Twin Bridges Park of Lights

The annual display of lights at Twin Bridges State Park will take place nightly from 6 to 9 p.m., now until Friday, Dec. 30, at Twin Bridges State Park, 14801 South Highway 137, Fairland.

The drive-thru display features more than 40 holiday scenes and draws more than 20,000 visitors each year. Santa Claus will make an appearance on select nights. Free hot dogs and drinks will also be available on select nights. Admission is free, however donations are accepted.

Twin Bridges State Park is located between Fairland and Wyandotte. Follow Highway 10 to 137, then turn south on Highway 137 and go five miles to the state park area. For more information, persons interested may call 918-533-3649.

FRI. 12.23 to 01.01

Christmas Lights at Pine Lodge Resort

The annual Winter Wonderland Christmas Light Tour will take place from 5 to 10 p.m., each night, now through Sunday, Jan. 1, at Pine Lodge Resort, on south Grand Lake.

The event features more than 500,000 lights along a drive-thru display. Pine Lodge Resort is located approximately two and a half miles east of Ketchum, off Highway 85. It is located next to Arrowhead South Marina on Duck Creek.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-782-1400.

FRI. 12.23

Christmas sale at Christian Mission

Volunteers at the Christian Mission Thrift Shop will host the final day of the Christmas sale on Friday, Dec. 23. 

The sale will include buy one, get one of equal value free for clothing and a selection of toys and jewelry. See store for details. The event will include drawings for a $20 gift card. 

The store is located at 200 East O'Daniel Parkway in Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-6236.

SAT. 12.24

Christmas Eve at Immanuel Lutheran

Christmas Eve services at Immanuel Lutheran Church will take place on at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24, at the church.

For more information, persons interested may leave a message (with names and phone number) by calling 918-786-4585.

Christmas Eve at First Christian

Christmas Eve services at First Christian Church, Grove, will take place at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24, at the church.

It will include a musical program, presented by the choir, entitled O Holy Night. It will also include communion and candles.

First Christian Church is located at 102 East Fourth Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-2822.

Christmas Eve at St. Andrew's

Members of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Grove will host a Christmas Eve fellowship at 8 p.m., and a Candlelight Mass at 9 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 24, at the church, 555 East Third Street, Grove.

For more information, persons interested may contact Father David Bridges at 918-801-2203 or frdavid@standrewsgrove.org or by visiting www.facebook.com/standrewsgrove.

Christmas Eve at First Baptist

The Christmas Eve candlelight and Lord's Supper service at Grove's First Baptist Church will take place at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24, at the church 501 East 13th Street, Grove.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-4419.

Christmas Eve at COS

The Tacky Christmas Celebration will take place on Saturday, Dec. 24, at COS (Church of the Shepherd), Grove.

The event will begin at 3 p.m., with pre-service activities including a tacky t-shirt making station, hot cocoa, cow-train ride and activities for children.

Doors open at 3:45 p.m., with the service taking place from 4 to 5 p.m.

The church is located at 1600 Har-Ber Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may contact Jonathan Whitney, associate pastor, at 918-787-4365 or office@grovecos.com.

Christmas Eve at First UMC

Christmas Eve services will take place at 5 p.m. and at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24, at First United Methodist Church, Grove.

The 5 p.m., service is modern, while the 7 p.m. is traditional.

First United Methodist Church is located at 1005 Leisure Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-5148.

Christmas Eve at St. Elizabeth

Christmas Eve Vigil Mass at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church will take place at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24, at the church.

The church is located at 1653 113th Street NW, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-9312.

Christmas Eve at Grace Harbor

Christmas Eve services at Grace Harbor Baptist Church will take place at 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24, at the church, located at 16 11th Street, Grove. 

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-9529.

Christmas Eve at Mountain Movers

Christmas Eve services at Mountain Movers Church will take place at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24, at the church, located at 24000 South 660 Road, Grove. 

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-8555.

SUN. 12.25

Christmas at Immanuel Lutheran

Christmas morning services at Immanuel Lutheran Church will take place on at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, at the church.

For more information, persons interested may leave a message (with names and phone number) by calling 918-786-4585.

Christmas at First Christian

Members of First Christian Church, Grove, will join together for one service on Christmas morning, at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, at the church.

The message of joy, hope and light of Jesus will be on full display during a Holy Christmas morning service.

First Christian Church is located at 102 East Fourth Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-2822.

Christmas at St. Andrew's

Members of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Grove will host a Christmas Day Mass at 10 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, at the church, 555 East Third Street, Grove.

For more information, persons interested may contact Father David Bridges at 918-801-2203 or frdavid@standrewsgrove.org or by visiting www.facebook.com/standrewsgrove.

Christmas at First Baptist

The Christmas service at Grove's First Baptist Church will take place at 10 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, at the church 501 East 13th Street, Grove.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-4419.

Christmas at First UMC

A Christmas morning service will take place at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, in the sanctuary at First United Methodist Church, Grove. It will be preceded by a church-wide breakfast at 9:30 a.m.

First United Methodist Church is located at 1005 Leisure Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-5148.

Christmas at 3Rivers

Members of Three Rivers Church will host a Christmas morning service at 10 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, at the church, 5421 U.S. Highway 59, Grove (approximately two miles south of Sail Boat Bridge).

For more information, persons interested may visit the church's Facebook page (search Three Rivers Church PCA) or visit www.3Riverspca.com.

Christmas at Bible Baptist

Christmas services at Bible Baptist Church, Grove, will take place at 11 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, at the church, located near the intersection of East 280 and Ford Road.

A candlelight communion service will take place at 6 p.m., on Sunday, Dec. 25, at the church.

The church is located north of Grove High School on Ford Road, just before East 280 Road. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-3466.

Christmas at Jay First Baptist Church

Christmas morning services will take place at 10:50 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, at Jay First Baptist Church, Jay.

The church is located at 503 North Fourth Street in Jay. For more information, persons interested may call 918-253-4858.

Christmas at St. Elizabeth

Christmas Day Mass at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church will take place at 9 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, at the church.

The church is located at 1653 113th Street NW, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-9312.

Christmas at Delaware Baptist

Christmas Day services at Delaware Baptist Church will take place at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 25, at the church.

The church is located at 35551 South 620 Road, (Highway 10, just north of the Zena/Highway 127 turn), Grove. for more information, persons interested may call 918-786-3504.

Christmas Day at Grace Harbor

Christmas Day services at Grace Harbor Baptist Church will take place at 9:15 a.m., Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 25, at the church, located at 16 11th Street, Grove.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-9529.

SAT. 12.31

Monthly Community Sing

Volunteers at Grove Assembly of God the monthly gospel sing, at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 31, at the church, 29080 South 637 Road (east Highway 10), Grove.

The event will include a mix of gospel and contemporary music. Singers/groups are encouraged to take part. This month's featured signers are the "Keith Brothers Quartet."

For more information, persons interested may call Bud Keith at 417-775-4121 or Pastor Tony Wisdom at 918-344-0619.

SUN. 01.01

New Year's at First UMC

A New Year's Day service will take place at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in the First United Methodist Church sanctuary.

First United Methodist Church is located at 1005 Leisure Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-5148.

New Year's at Jay First Baptist Church

A New Year's Day services will take place at 10:50 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Jay First Baptist Church, Jay.

Jossephus Smith, the potter from the Passion Play in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, will be the guest speaker. He also portrays Jesus during the play.

The church is located at 503 North Fourth Street in Jay. For more information, persons interested may call 918-253-4858.

New Year's at Delaware Baptist

New Year's Day services at Delaware Baptist Church will take place at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at the church.

The church is located at 35551 South 620 Road, (Highway 10, just north of the Zena/Highway 127 turn), Grove. for more information, persons interested may call 918-786-3504.

FRI. 02.10 to 02.12

Home and Garden Show

The annual Home and Garden Show, sponsored by the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place Friday, Feb. 10 to Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Grove Civic Center, 1702 South Main, Grove.

For more information, or to reserve a booth space, persons interested may call 918-786-9079.

FRI. 02.17 to 02.19

Outdoor Show in Grove

The MidSouth Tackle, Hunting and Boat Show will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17, 18 and 19, at the Grove Civic Center, 1702 South Main, Grove.

 

Spotlight Event

Monthly Community Sing

Volunteers at Grove Assembly of God the monthly gospel sing, at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 31, at the church, 29080 South 637 Road (east Highway 10), Grove.

The event will include a mix of gospel and contemporary music. Singers/groups are encouraged to take part. This month's featured signers are the "Keith Brothers Quartet."

For more information, persons interested may call Bud Keith at 417-775-4121 or Pastor Tony Wisdom at 918-344-0619.

SUN. 01.01