ONGOING

Grove Tennis Club

Men and women of all ages are invited to take part in the Grove Tennis Club, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., on Mondays, Tuesdays 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. 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.

Grand Lake Woodcarvers

Members of the Grand Lake Woodcarvers meet each Tuesday, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Grove Senior Center, 145 East O'Daniel Parkway, Grove. All levels of experience welcome. Free instruction is available. 

For more information, persons interested may contact Lynn Doughty at 918-314-6514.

WED. ONGOING

Taste of Grace

Taste Of Grace, a free soup outreach ministry, organized by members of Trinity Baptist Church, Grove, will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 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 918-786-4063. Trinity Baptist Church is located at Fourth and Main, Grove.

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.

THU. ONGOING

Grand Lake Senior Friends

The Grand Lake Senior Friends meets from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., every Thursday, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Grove. It includes games, crafts, music and lunch.

For more information, persons may call Fran Rahn at 918-786-4113 or Fr. David Bridges at 918-801-2203.

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 costs $1 per person. Potluck is 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.

THU. 01.11

A Gathering of Vets

A Gathering of Vets takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the CLC Building at First Baptist Church in Jay.

The meeting takes place on the second Thursday of each month, typically in the church's CLC Building, 503 North Fourth Street, Jay. Food will be available until it runs out.

The event is open to veterans and their guests. For more information, persons interested may contact Mary McQuoid at 918-801-6099.

Grove Chamber luncheon

Donnie Crain, president of the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, will present “The Keys to Big Success in Small Towns” during the January general membership luncheon, set for noon, Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Grove Community Center, Grove.

The event is free, however space is limited to the first 50 who register. The cost of the luncheon is sponsored this month by Bank of Grand Lake.

For more information, or to register, persons interested may call 918-786-9079 or email grovecc@sbcglobal.net.

South Grand Lake Business After Hours

Officials at Dream Catcher Resorts will be the host for the first Business After Hours event for the South Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce.

The event takes place from 5 to 7 p.m, Thursday, Jan. 11, at the resort, located at 1288 Hendryx Point Road, Eucha.

The event will include hors d'oeuvers and drinks catered by the Lighthouse Supper Club and Stuff'ns Cafe.

For more information, persons interested may contact Amanda Warren at grandlakechamber@gmail.com or 918-782-3214.

Turkey Ford Impact Aid

Officials with Turkey Ford Public Schools will host the annual public hearing for comments concerning Impact Aid and Indian Programs at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Superintendent's Office at the school.

SAT. 01.13

Bluegrass Festival

Volunteers at Bernice Baptist Church in Bernice will host the River Ridge Bluegrass Association on Saturday, Jan. 13, at the church on Highway 85A in Bernice.

The concerts include Bluegrass Gospel Explosion at 6 p.m., and the Foust Family at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Food will be ready at 5 p.m., with the music starting at 6 p.m. Cost is $5/donation per person. A concession stand will be available.

4-H Super Sew Day

A Super Sew Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.

The event, hosted by members of the Delaware County 4-H and Oklahoma Home and Community Educators, is designed to make heart pillows for breast cancer survivors. 

Participants are encouraged to bring a sewing machine if possible or if not, assist others in making pillows. Materials will be provided. A soup lunch will be served.

Monthly Community Sing

Volunteers at Grove Assembly of God the monthly gospel sing, at 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, at the church, 29080 South 637 Road (east Highway 10), Grove.

This is the first time the event will take place on the second Saturday of the month, rather than the fourth Saturday of the month.

The event will include a mix of gospel and contemporary music. Singers/groups are encouraged to take part. This month's featured singers are the Spring City Quartet based in southwest Missouri. A love offering will be received. Nursery care is available.

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

SUN. 01.14

Forgiven Quartet to perform in Grove

Members of Forgiven Quartet will perform at 10 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 14, at Crosswired Cowboy Church located at 28565 South 670 Road in Grove. All are invited to attend the free performance and stay for service.

Current members of the group are Mark Brooke (tenor) from Bartlesville, Mark Green (lead) from Owasso, David Buckingham (baritone/bass player) from Tulsa, and Bink Mooney from Lawton.

The group routinely performs at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri, has recently signed an exclusive artist agreement with The Song Garden Music Group out of Chesapeake, Virginia and recently performed on the main stage at the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.

For more information, persons interested may visit the church's Facebook page by searching "Crosswired-Cowboy-Church."

THU. 01.18

Grove Chamber Business After Hours

The January Grove Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative, 212 South Main, Grove.

The event is open to chamber members. For more information, or to register, persons interested may call 918-786-9079 or email grovecc@sbcglobal.net.

SAT. 01.20

Eagle Watch set

Members of the Grand Lake Audubon Society will host the annual Eagle Watch, on Saturday, Jan. 20.

The group will meet and carpool from the Walmart parking lot behind Rib Crib at 6 p.m., sharp. Breakfast will be on each person at a restaurant in Arkansas.

For more information, persons interested may contact Frank Houck at 918-787-6532 or visit www.grandlakeaudubonsociety.com.

TUE. 01.23

Delaware Co. Democrats to meet

David Poindexter and Steve Rowe, the candidates for the District 1 County Commissioner seat, will be the guest speakers for the January meeting of the Delaware County Democratic Party.

The meeting takes place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23, in Room 119 of the Northeast Oklahoma A&M Campus in Grove. The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, persons interested may call Vicke Adams at 918-801-7196.

THU. 01.25

Grove Chamber Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting, sponsored by members of the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place at 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25, at USRC Grove Dialysis, located at 1200 NEO Loop, Suites B and C.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-9079 or email grovecc@sbcglobal.net

SAT. 02.03

Souper Bowl Saturday

The Fourth Annual Souper Bowl Saturday will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, at INTEGRIS Grove Hospital.

The event will include a large assortment of homemade soups for $5 - for a bowl of soup or four sample size portions, a drink and dessert, beginning at 11 a.m.

It will also include performances by the Grove High School Jazz Band, and free medical screenings including blood pressure, bone density, height weight and BMI, vision and cholesterol/glucose.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-2243 or visit www.integrisgrove.com.

TUE. 02.06

Grand Lake Camera Club to meet

Members of the Grand Lake Camera Club will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, in the private dinning room next to the cafeteria at INTEGRIS Grove Hospital, Grove.

Greg Disch, professional photographer, will be the guest speaker. He will talk about controlling exposure.

For more information, persons interested may contact David Haas 918-787-2216.

FRI. 02.09 to 02.11

Grove Home, Garden Show

The annual Home and Garden Show, sponsored by the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place Friday, Feb. 9 to Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Grove Civic Center, 1702 South Main, Grove.

Entry fees for members are $225 for a 10x10 booth, and $200 for an additional 10x10 booth space; for non members, the fees are $275 and 250 respectively. For booths touching the center court, have an additional $50 per 10x10 booth space fee.

No applications will be processed until payment is received. Drapes, side rails, tables, chairs and badges are provided to vendors.

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

MON. 02.12

Grand Lake Audubon to meet

Monarch Butterflies will be the topic of the February meeting of the Grand Lake Audubon Society.

Val Frankoski with Wildcat Glades Conservancy and Audubon Society, will be the guest speaker at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 12, at Trinity Baptist Church, Fourth and Main, Grove.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, persons interested may visit www.grandlakeaudubonsociety.com.

MON 03.12

Grand Lake Audubon to meet

Wildflowers the Good, the Bad, the Invasive, will be the topic of the March meeting of the Grand Lake Audubon Society.

Amy Buthod, botanical specialist with the University of Oklahoma, will be the guest speaker at 7 p.m., Monday, March 12, at Trinity Baptist Church, Fourth and Main, Grove.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, persons interested may visit www.grandlakeaudubonsociety.com.

FRI. 03.23 to 03.25

Grand Lake Renaissance Festival

The Fourth Annual Grand Lake Renaissance Festival will take place from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, March 23, 10 a.m. to dusk, Saturday, March 24, and 10 a.m. to dusk, Sunday, March 25, behind Park Hill Motel & RV Park, 438415 East Highway 60, Vinita.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-244-1887.

SAT. 05.05

Art in the Garden

Area artists and artisans are invited to reserve booths for showing and selling their works at the 2017 Art in the Garden show set for Saturday, May 5, in Lendonwood Gardens in Grove.

There is no charge for art exhibitors to participate in the show. A deposit of $25 reserves booth space and is reimbursable to artists who participate. Booths will be set up throughout the Gardens and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Artists will retain all proceeds from sales of their artworks.

Art in the Garden will feature works by young school-age artists as well as professional artists and accomplished craftsmen. Participants typically include potters, wood-turners, quilters, jewelry-makers, sculptors and carvers, in addition to artists working with oils, watercolors and other media.

During Art in the Garden, there is no charge for the public to explore the eight-acre botanical garden and enjoy the displays of arts and crafts.

Exhibitors interested in participating in Art in the Garden are asked to contact Lendonwood at 918-786-2938 for more information and to reserve booth space for the event.

Save The Date

Souper Bowl Saturday

The Fourth Annual Souper Bowl Saturday will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, at INTEGRIS Grove Hospital.

The event will include a large assortment of homemade soups for $5 - for a bowl of soup or four sample size portions, a drink and dessert, beginning at 11 a.m.

It will also include performances by the Grove High School Jazz Band, and free medical screenings including blood pressure, bone density, height weight and BMI, vision and cholesterol/glucose.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-2243 or visit www.integrisgrove.com.