Littlefield to speak Thursday

Delaware County Special Judge Alicia Littlefield will be the guest speaker during the Grove High School Senior Girls Tea, sponsored by officials with First National Bank, Grove.

The event, set for 1 p.m., Thursday, April 13, at Grace Harbor Baptist Church, Grove, is designed for seniors and their mothers or another significant woman in their lives.

Smithsonian Exhibit at Har-Ber Village

Volunteers and staff at Har-Ber Village in Grove will the traveling Smithsonian Exhibit, The Way We Worked, from now until Monday, May 8, at the museum.

Har-Ber Village is a living history museum. Located at 4404 West 20th Street, outside of Grove, the museum will open for the 2017 season on March 18. The new hours will include 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday to Monday. It will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Admission is $10 for adults; $7.50 for seniors 62 and above; $5 for children 6 to 13; and under 6 and members free. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-3488, or visit www.har-bervillage.com.

Har-Ber to host film series

Volunteers at Har-Ber Village in Grove will host a series of three work-related films, which will be shown on three Saturdays in April and May, to coincide with the Way We Worked Smithsonian exhibit.

Those sessions are free and open to the public. No registration is required and participants do not have to be part of the book club to attend.

The movies, which will include a post-showing discussion time, are:

• Saturday, April 15 - “Fly Girls:” the first female pilots to fly in the U. S. military.

• Saturday, April 22 - “Rising from the Rails:” the story of the Pullman Porter

• Saturday, May 6 - “Swing Shift:”when America marched off to WWII, the women marched into the factory

Each of these sessions will take place at 2 p.m., in the Har-Ber Village Museum. Participants are asked to arrive no later than 1:45 p.m., to be directed to the film location within the museum.

Har-Ber Village is a living history museum. Located at 4404 West 20th Street, outside of Grove, the museum will open for the 2017 season on March 18. The new hours will include 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday to Monday. It will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Admission is $10 for adults; $7.50 for seniors 62 and above; $5 for children 6 to 13; and under 6 and members free.

Shred Day at Grand Savings

Grand Savings Bank of Grove, Jay and Siloam Springs, will host a free Shred Day in honor of Earth Day on Friday, April 21, at all three locations.

It will be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Grove branch, 1022 South Main, Grove, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Jay branch, 1222 North Main, Jay, and from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Siloam Springs, Arkansas branch.

The event is designed to give people in the community a quick, convenient and secure way to dispose of confidential paperwork in an environmentally smart way.

Participants may pull through the bank’s parking lot, drop off their documents with Shred-it’s mobile shredding truck and be on their way in a matter of minutes. This event is open to individuals and small businesses.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-787-8503.

GRDA Lake Launch

The annual Lake Launch, which traditionally marks the beginning of the summer season on Grand Lake, will take place at 6 p.m., Friday, May 5, at the Grand River Dam Authority's Ecosystems and Education Center in Langley.

The event will include a "state of the lake" address by Dan Sullivan, CEO of GRDA.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-256-0852.

AARP Driver Safety Program

Local classes for the AARP Driver Safety Program will take place in March to December. The one-day course is six hours in length. Drivers will be able to obtain a discount from their insurance carriers for taking the course.

The classes are open to all interested drivers, including those who have taken it in the past. Upcoming class dates are Wednesdays, May 24, Aug. 30, Sept. 27, Oct. 4 and Nov. 29, and Saturdays, June 17 and Dec. 9.

For more information, or to learn the time and location of an individual class, persons interested may call Frank Houck at 918-787-6532.