SAT. 02.24

Sidewalk Prophets in Concert

Sidewalk Prophets will bring the Something Different Tour to the Kansas High School Gym at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 24, in Kansas.

Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/sidewalkprophetskansas now till Feb. 24 for $11.45 for general admission, $27.37 for early entry/band devotional, and $48.47 for the VIP pre-show and after concert events.

Day of show ticket pricing is $15 for general admission, $35 for early entry, and $65 for VIP tickets.

For more information, persons interested may visit http://bit.ly/sidewalkprophetskansas.

TUE. 02.27 to 03.27

Sixth Annual Soup & Sermon

The Sixth Annual Soup & Sermon series, sponsored by the Grove Ministerial Alliance, will take place on Tuesdays, now until March 27 during the lenten season.

The event includes a free soup meal, served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., and worship from 12:15 to 12:50 p.m. Speakers TBA.

The series takes place in the West Wing at First United Methodist Church, 1005 Leisure Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-5148.

WED. 02.28 to 03.03

DelCo Spring Livestock Show

The county spring livestock show, for all 4-H and FFA showmen, takes place from Wednesday, Feb. 28 to Saturday, March 3, at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, located on Highway 59 between Jay and Grove.

The four-day event begins on Wednesday, Feb. 28, with the weigh-in of steers at the Fairgrounds.

The check-in for heifers begins at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 1, followed by the beef show at 5 p.m.

The goats, sheep and swine weigh-ins take place from 9 to 11 a.m., with the shows beginning at 1 p.m., on Friday, March 2. Showmanship competitions will follow each species show.

The premium bidders lunch takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, March 3, with the premium sale to follow at 1:30 p.m. in the show arena.

THU. 02.22 to 02.24

Wizard of Oz in Grove

Students from across the Grove Public School system will perform in The Wizard of Oz during three performances Thursday, Feb. 22 to Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Grove High School Performing Arts Center.

Performances will include 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 24, and 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 25. All performances are general admission. Ticket prices are $7 for adults and $5 for students.

For more information, persons interested may contact Jeffrey Haynes at 918-786-3003 ext. 3.

Haunting of Hill House

Members of the Miami Little Theatre will present The Haunting of Hill House at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 22 to 24, and at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Coleman Theatre in Miami.

In his book, Danse Macabre, Stephen King refers to the Haunting of Hill House as one of the most important horror novels of the 20th Century.

Adapted by F Andrew Leslie, The Haunting of Hill House is directed by Phillip Shamblin and Aaron Smith, the directors of last year's, To Kill A Mockingbird.

It stars Rachel Sanda, Jonathan Elmore, Jennifer Smith, Miranda Tanksley, Aiden Harkins, Jennifer Warner and Jesse Black.

Tickets are $10 for students and seniors, $15 for adults and available at the Coleman Theatre box office, online at miamilittletheatre.com or 918-540-2425.

THU. 03.01

OBN public forum

Officials with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics will host a public forum on the current drug threats within the state of Oklahoma at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 1, at the Coleman Theatre Ballroom, 103 N. Main, Miami.

The forum is designed to help citizens become informed about the current and emerging drug issues which impact families, schools, businesses and communities.

For more information, persons interested may call 1-800-522-8031.

TUE. 03.06

Grand Lake Storytellers

The Grand Lake Storytellers, a group of people who love to tell - or hear - a good story, will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, at the Grove Public Library 1140 NEO Loop, Grove.

The group will give people a chance to share myths, fairy tales, legends, ghost stories, urban legends, historical, personal or adventure tales. Listeners and storytellers alike, are welcome.

For more information, persons interested may contact Kim Wenzel at 918-919-1490. The group plans to meet on the first Tuesday of each month.

THU. 03.08

A Gathering of Vets

A Gathering of Vets takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 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.

THU. 03.08 to 03.11

2017 Grand Lake Boat Show

Preparations are underway for the 21st Annual Grand Lake Boat Show set for Thursday to Sunday, March 8 to 11, at the Grove Civic Center, 1720 S. Main in Grove.

Show hours include noon to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 8, and Friday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Saturday, March 10, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, March 11.

Additionally, a VIP night will run from 6 to 9 p.m., on Friday, March 9.

Admission is $5 a day or $10 for a three-day pass. On March 8, admission is free for military personnel and those 65 years and over. The cost for the VIP night is $15.

For booth space, persons interested may contact Kimberly at 918-786-2289, kim@glaok.com. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Cranke at 918-786-2289 or jay@glaok.com. For general information about the show, persons interested may visit GrandLakeBoatShow.com.

FRI. 03.09 to 03.10

Spring Open House

The Spring Open House, part of the Shop Grove campaign, will take place Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10, throughout Grove.

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

SAT. 03.10

Bluegrass in Bernice

Volunteers at Bernice Baptist Church in Bernice will host the River Ridge Bluegrass Association on Saturday, March 10, at the church on Highway 85A in Bernice.

The concerts include New Harvest at 6 p.m., and Possum Trot 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.

Masonic Lodge Pancake Fundraiser

Members of the Grove Masonic Lodge 187 will take place from 8 to 10 a.m., Saturday, March 10, at the lodge, 401 South Broadway, Grove.

The meal includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, milk, juice and coffee for a donation of $5 per adult and $2 for children 5 to 12. Children under 5 eat free.

Proceeds of the event go to fund the lodge's local charities: House of Hope, Second Chance Pet Rescue of Grand Lake and scholarships for local high schoolers.

For more information, persons interested may contact Dennis Deakins at 918-314-1679.

THU. 03.22

David Phelps in Concert

Multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording artist, David Phelps present the Journey of Faith Tour Thursday, March 22, at Grove's First Baptist Church in Grove.

Phelps is best known for being part of the Gather Vocal Band.

The doors will open at 6 p.m., with the concert starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $35 for artist circle. Tickets are available at the church (cash or check only). or online at itickets.com.

The church is located at 501 East 13th Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-4419.

ONGOING

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.

Emergency Food Assistance Program

The Jay Community Chapel, Seventh and Krause, Jay is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the third Tuesday and Wednesday. It covers the entire Jay School District. For more information, persons interested may call 918-253-4334 or 918-253-7447 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

City of Jay

Officials with the City of Jay will test tornado sirens at noon on the first Wednesday of every month.

Jay Fire Department

Officials with the City of Jay offers Jay Fire Department memberships for anyone living outside Jay city limits and needing one for home insurance purposes.

The cost is $50 a year and is based upon a schedule. For more information, or to purchase a membership, persons interested may contact the Jay city clerk at 918-253-4148 or Jay City Hall at 918-253-4307.

AA and NA Meetings in Colcord

Struggling with addiction? Nothing works? Try a God centered solution Colcord Sunday evening Recovery meets 5 p.m. at the East (back) entrance, Colcord First Baptist Church. Colcord Tuesday night Alcoholics Anonymous, First Baptist Church basement at 7 p.m.

Open meeting. All beliefs and denominations welcome. Colcord Friday night Narcotics Anonymous meeting at 7 p.m., 538 East Main, Colcord, basement entrance.

NA Meetings in Jay

The Last Chance Group, which helps those dealing with narcotics addiction, meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays every week.

Meetings take place in the Jay Senior Citizens Center at 816 South Main Street in Jay. For more information, persons interested may contact Jesse Stroud at 918-964-0609.

Talbot Library & Museum House

Talbot Library & Museum House is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday located at 500 South Colcord Avenue. Closed holidays. For more information or group tours, persons interested may call 918-326-4532.

Free Eye Exam of Glasses

The Jay Lions Club offers free eye exam or glasses. To qualify, a person must be income eligible and carry no insurance. For more information, persons interested may call Kay Pickup or Sarah Foreman at 918-253-8542 for an application.

Addiction Support Group

Red Willow Counseling Services and Calvary Baptist Church are sponsoring an “Addictions Support Group” at 7:30 p.m., on Thursday. The group meets at Calvary Baptist Church, 7727 Cedar Drive in West Siloam Springs.

The group is open to recovering addicts and their families. Calvary Baptist Church is located on Old Highway 33 (Cedar Drive), between White Oak Road and Moseley School Road, in West Siloam Springs. For more information, persons interested may contact Calvary Baptist Church at 918-422-5922 or calvary000@centurytel.net.

Faith Mission Church Mission

The Faith Mission Church mission is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday. It offers free clothes, shoes, coats and toys. Donations are welcome.

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings

Narcotic Anonymous Meetings take place at noon on Monday, 7 p.m., on Tuesday, noon on Thursday, and 7 p.m., Saturday, at the Jay Senior Center, 816 South Main, Jay. For more information, persons interested may call 918-521-8914.