ONGOING

Grove Tennis Club

Men and women of all ages are invited to take part in the Grove Tennis Club, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Mondays, Wednesdays 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.

WED. & SAT. ONGOING

GAMA Farmers' Market

Grove Area Merchants Farmers' Market takes place from 8 a.m. - noon every Wednesday and Saturday at the Grove Community Center, 104 W. Third, Grove. This is a producer-only market. Everything is handmade or home-grown. For more information, contact Cheryl Franklin, market manager, at cfranklin@gatehousemedia.com.

THU. ONGOING

62-plus Club in Langley

Organizers with the Langley Public Library in Langley have begun a “62+ Club” for seniors looking for an afternoon of fun and social engagement.

The club, which meets beginning 1:30 p.m., each Thursday, at the library. It will include games, adult coloring and social engagement, as well as snacks.

For more information, persons interested may call Jeanie Norman at 918-782-4461 or visit www.langleypl.okpls.org.

SAT. ONGOING

Bingo at the American Legion

Members of Grove’s American Legion Qualate-Pritchard Post 178 will begin hosting bingo at 6 p.m., on Saturdays, at the American Legion building located at 114 Broadway at the corner of O'Daniel Parkway and Broadway.

The family-friendly event is open to people of all ages. It will be smoke, alcohol and drug free. A concession will be available with soda, water, tea, coffee, popcorn, nachos, chips, candy bars and other snacks.

Payouts will be in cash, with the prize amounts depending upon the number of packets being played. Participants are asked to arrive early to purchase packets as bingo will start promptly at 6 p.m.

For more information, persons interested may contact Le Cathey at 918-786-9860.

The Wild Eats at Bernice Nature Center

Every Saturday, at 1 p.m., (from April to October) 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.

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.

TUE. 11.13

Remembrance Celebration

Members of the Good Shepherd Hospice team will host a remembrance celebration from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Grove's First Baptist Church, 501 East 13th Street, Grove. 

The event is designed to serve as an evening of comforting memories and renewed friendships, as well as honoring the families and patients who have worked with the organization.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-6182.

THU. 11.15

Thanksgiving Dinner in Grove

Volunteers with Grove Assembly of God Church will host the third annual Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, at the church. 

Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children and free for children 5 and under, for dine in. Cost is $8 per meal for carry out and delivery.

The church is located one mile east of Shundi Road on Highway 10. For more information, or to schedule a carry out/delivery, persons interested may call 918-786-8788.

FRI. 11.16

House of Hope Chili Supper

The 15th Annual Chili Supper for the House of Hope, Inc., Grove, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Grove Community Center, 104 West Third, Grove.

The meal costs $5 per person. A pie and cake auction will also take place. Checks may be made to the sponsoring organization, Grove Masonic Lodge.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-2930 or visit www.houseofhope.com. Additional information may be obtained by calling Dennis Deakins at 918-314-1679.

SUN. 11.18

VFW Turkey Shoot

The annual turkey shoot at the Grove VFW Post 8380 will take place beginning at 11 a.m., on Sundays, now until Sunday, Nov. 18.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. The shoot is $2 per shot and $1 for splatter shots. Auxiliary shack will be open for refreshments.

Proceeds will benefit the Veterans Relief Fund. More information: 918-786-2375.

Community Thanksgiving Service

The Community Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by the Grove Ministerial Alliance, will take place at 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, at Grove's First Baptist Church, Grove.

Pastor Caleb Jernigan, from Lake Center Baptist Church will provide the message. Worship music provided by Matt Neighbors and praise team from Grove's First Baptist Church. Nursery will be available. Light refreshments following the service will be provided.

The evening will also include reports from the three ministry directors: Abundant Blessing Center, Loads of Love and Christian HELP Center.

A special offering will be taken during the service to help support the ministries and programs sponsored by the ministerial alliance.

First Baptist is located at 501 East 13th Street, Grove.

FRI. 11.30 to 12.01

Jay Senior Center Open House

Volunteers at the Jay Senior Center in Jay will host a holiday open house from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, at the center, located at 816 South Main,  Jay.

The event will include a variety of gifts for children and babies, as well as Christmas gifts, wreaths, baked goods and more.  Double J Jewelry by Jeannie Jones will also be at the event.

Coffee and tea, as well as an assortment of goodies will be served. Door prizes will also be awarded both days.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-253-8405.

FRI. 11.30 to 12.03

23rd Community Give Away

The 23rd Annual "Community Give Away" will take place from 4 to 7 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 3, at the Grove Civic Center, 1702 South Main, Grove.

Donations may be dropped off at the civic center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, from noon to 4 p.m on Sunday, Dec. 2 and from 9 a.m. till the event start, on Monday, Dec. 4.

For more information, persons interested may call Kathie Benson at 918-801-3132 or OSU Delaware County Extension at 918-253-4332.