Bag sale at Christian Mission

Volunteers at the Christian Mission Thrift Shop will host a bag sale from Wednesday, Jan. 25 to Saturday, Jan. 28, at the store.

For this sale, a full Wal-Mart sized bag of items will be $5 on Wednesday, it will be $4 on Thursday, $3 on Friday and $2 on Saturday.

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

Lighthouse pregnancy fundraiser

The annual fundraising dinner, for Lighthouse Pregnancy Center in Jay, will take place at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, at the RFC Event Center.

Tickets are $35 per person or $250 for a table of eight. The event will include a silent auction and $5 chocolate bar. Brad Jinks, who works part-time with the center’s SHAPE program, will be the featured speaker.

The RFC Center is located at 42162 OK 127, Jay.

For more information, or to purchase a ticket, persons interested may call 918-837-1686.

O&A Honor Flight Valentines

The first Oklahoma & Arkansas Honor Flight Valentine's Dinner will take place at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Siloam Springs Community building, 110 North Mt. Olive Street, Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Tickets are $50 per couple. The event will include a meal and a drawing for door prizes ranging from $50 to the grand prize worth $500. A guardian seat on the flight will also be one of the prizes. Proceeds of the event will help fund the April Honor Flight out of Northwest Regional Airport. Persons do not have to be present to win in the drawing.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, persons interested may contact Wayne Perego at 918-314-4353 or Beath Marsh at 918-964-0439.

Boy Scout Healing Garden groundbreaking

A groundbreaking ceremony, for the Boy Scout Healing Garden of Grove, will take place at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 14, at the garden located at 29700 South 660 Road, Grove.

The garden, an Eagle Scout project for James Plummer, will be designed to provide fresh, free produce for veterans, seniors and those in need within the community.

For more information, persons interested may call Stephanie Plummer at 918-786-4711 or email luvthebrain@yahoo.com.

Brave Women's Conference

Lori Klickman will be the guest speaker at the Brave Women's Conference, set for 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 7, and 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 8, at First Christian Church, Grove.

The event is designed for women of all ages to laugh, learn, worship and fellowship together - and to learn what it means to be Brave enough to step outside of an ordinary day and lives into an extraordinary purpose.

For more information, persons interested may email Klickman at outsideofordinary.lori@gmail.com, call 918-324-3283 or find the event on Facebook by searching "outside of the ordinary."

ONGOING EVENTS

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.

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.

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.