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 (May to October) 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 beemanhollowfarm@gmail.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.

TUE. 02.12

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, Feb. 12, at the Grove Public Library 1140 NEO Loop, Grove. The group meets every other month, during the even numbered months.

For more information, persons may call Kim Wenzel at 918-919-1490.

Make 1/Take 1 Quilt Workshop

Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 12, members of the Grand Lake ‘O the Cherokees Quilt Guild will host a "Make 1/Take 1" hands on workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the second Tuesday of each month, in Room 4 of the Grove Community Center, 104 West Third, Grove.

The workshops are designed to allow participants to learn how to make a sewing or quilted item, making one to keep and another to donate to the Quilt Show Boutique set for the bi-annual quilt show July 19 and 20, at the Grove Civic Center.

This year's quilt show theme is "My Oklahoma Home" and will include 14 categories ranging from the interpretation of "My Oklahoma Home" theme, to pieced quilts, appliquéd quilts, wall hangings and more. The show will also include a youth category for those 16 and under. The fee for non-members is $15 per entry.

The quilt guild has embroidery and sewing classes at different locations during the month, informative programs during the meetings and hands-on classes after the meetings. Guild memberships are available for $20 per year.

The quilt guild meets at 10 a.m., the first Friday of each month at the Grove Community Center.

For more information, persons interested may visit the guild's website at www.glocquiltguild.org.

WED. 02.13

Educational seminar on Medicare changes

An educational seminar, designed to serve as a Medicare 101 seminar, will take place at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Grove Public Library in Grove.

Jeremy Janes, a certified Medicare insurance agent in Oklahoma, will present the session. It will include information on the new costs of Medicare coverage, new election periods and a time of questions and answers concerning the best use of A and B Medicare Insurance.

For more information, persons interested may call 479-640-7927.

THU. 02.14

A Gathering of Vets

A Gathering of Vets takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 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.

SAT. 02.15

WAAMI Chili Fundraiser

Members of the Women's Auxiliary Association of Monkey Island will host a chili luncheon fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Monkey Island Fire Department.

Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children and free for those under 3. Proceeds will benefit the fundraising efforts of the organization.

MON. 02.18

Jay FFA Chili Dinner/Auction

Members of the Jay FFA Alumni will host a chili dinner and silent auction from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18, at the Jay High School Ag Building.

THU. 02.21

Grove FFA Pie/Labor Auction

Members of the Grove FFA will host a pie and labor auction at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Grove Civic Center, 1702 South Main, Grove.

The event is designed to raise funds for the FFA program.

TUE. 02.26

DelCo Democrats to Meet

The Delaware County Democrats will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the NEO-Grove Campus, 1201 NEO Loop, Grove.

For more information, persons interested may call Vicke Adams, county chairman, at 405-612-3791.

THU. 02.27 to 03.02

DelCo Spring Livestock Show

The county spring livestock show, for all 4-H and FFA showmen, takes place from Wednesday, Feb. 27 to Saturday, March 2, at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, located on Highway 59 between Jay and Grove.

The four-day event begins on 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, with the weigh-in of steers at the Fairgrounds.

The check-in for heifers begins at 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Feb. 28, followed by the beef show at 4 p.m.

The goats, sheep and swine weigh-ins take place from 9 to 11 a.m., Friday, March 1 with the shows beginning at 1:30 p.m.. Show order is goats, sheep, swine. Showmanship competitions will follow each species show.

The premium bidders lunch takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Saturday, March 2, with the premium sale to follow at 1 p.m. in the show arena.

For more information, persons interested may call the Delaware County OSU Extension Office at 918-253-4332.

THU. 03.07 to 03.10

22nd Annual Grand Lake Boat Show

Preparations are underway for the 22nd Annual Grand Lake Boat Show set for Thursday, March 7 to Sunday, March 10, at the Grove Civic Center, located at 1720 South Main (Highway 59) in Grove.

New hours will debut at the show. The annual VIP night, which includes a first look at all the new boats and items from various other vendors and an array of food items, will kick off the event on Thursday night from 5 to 8 pm. Friday and Saturday hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays hours will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission is $5 a day. Admission on Friday, March 8, will be free for military and those 65 and older. The cost for the VIP night is $15 per person.

To participate in this year’s show as a vendor, persons interested may contact Kimberly Dry at 918-786-2289 or kim@glaok.com. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jay Cranke, executive director, at 918-786-2289 or jay@glaok.com. For general information about the show, persons interested may visit GrandLakeBoatShow.com.

SAT. 03.30 to 03.31

Grand Lake Renaissance Festival

The Fifth Annual Grand Lake Renaissance Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to dusk, Saturday, March 30, and 10 a.m. to dusk, Sunday, March 31, behind Park Hill Motel & RV Park, 438415 East Highway 60, Vinita.

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

TUE. 04.09

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, April 9, at the Grove Public Library 1140 NEO Loop, Grove. 

The group meets every other month, during the even numbered months. For more information, persons may call Kim Wenzel at 918-919-1490.

FRI. 04.26 to 04.28

Grand Lake Youth Art Show

The annual Grand Lake Youth Art Show will take place Friday to Sunday, April 26 to 28, at the Grove Community Center.

The show will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday. Refreshments will be served from 2 to 6 p.m., on Saturday.

The event is sponsored by members of the Grove Springs Cultural District, the Brush and Palette Art Gallery, in partnership with Grand Lake area schools and businesses.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-9698.

FRI. 05.31 to 06.01

Toes in Grand Summer Kickoff Festival

Officials with the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce and the Grove Convention and Tourism Bureau will host the second "Toes in Grand" Summer Kickoff Festival, on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1, at Wolf Creek Park in Grove.

The event will feature performances by Greg Dragoo and the Blond Stranger Band on Friday, and The COPA Reefer Band and Parrotville on Saturday.

Saturday evening will include a fireworks show. Other items will be announced closer to the festival dates.

For more information, persons interested may contact Donnie Crain, president, Grove Area Chamber of Commerce at www.groveok.org or 918-786-9079.

TUE. 06.11

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, June 11, at the Grove Public Library 1140 NEO Loop, Grove.

The group meets every other month, during the even numbered months. For more information, persons may call Kim Wenzel at 918-919-1490.

FRI. 06.21

Grove Rotary LobsterFest

The annual Grove Rotary LobsterFest will take place at 5:30 p.m., Friday, June 21, at the Grove Civic Center, 1702 South Main, Grove.

Tickets are $80 and must be purchased in advance. Only 575 tickets are available for the event, which includes a silent and live auction.

Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the annual Rotary Foundation grants.

Tickets will be on sale later this spring, for individuals and preferred tables with servers for 10 for $1,000. Tickets are available at groverotary.org and at area banks.

TUE. 08.13

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, Aug. 13, at the Grove Public Library 1140 NEO Loop, Grove.

The group meets every other month, during the even numbered months. For more information, persons may call Kim Wenzel at 918-919-1490.

TUE. 10.15

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, Oct. 15, at the Grove Public Library 1140 NEO Loop, Grove.

The group meets every other month, during the even numbered months. For more information, persons may call Kim Wenzel at 918-919-1490.

TUE. 12.10

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, Dec. 10, at the Grove Public Library 1140 NEO Loop, Grove.

The group meets every other month, during the even numbered months. For more information, persons may call Kim Wenzel at 918-919-1490.