ONGOING

Grove Tennis Club

Men and women of all ages are invited to take part in the Grove Tennis Club, from 10 to 11:30 a.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.

Har-Ber Village is a Blue Star Museum

From Monday, May 27 to Monday, Sept. 2, Har-Ber Village in Grove will be part of the Blue Star Program.

The program allows free museum admission for active military members and their family

Har-Ber Village is open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday through Monday, closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The pioneer-era village, complete with Visitor Center, The Country Store gift shop, Nature Trail, Picnic Pavilion and Event Tent, allows visitors to experience the area’s history and ecology as well as view collections of antiques and memorabilia.

Admission is $10 (ages 14 to 62), $7.50 (seniors 62 and above), $5 (ages 6 to 13), and free for children under 6 years and Har-Ber Village Museum members.

The Nature Trail is open seven days a week from dawn to dusk, free of charge.

The Cafe at Har-Ber Village is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday to Monday, and closed Tuesday and Wednesday. The cafe's direct line is 918-787-7617.

Har-Ber Village Museum is located at 4404 West 20th St., in Grove. For more information persons interested may call 918-786-6446 or visit har-bervillage.com.

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.

TUE. & WED. ONGOING

SAIL at the Library

SAIL - Staying Active & Independent for Life, a fitness program for older adults, will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at the Grove Public Library.

The event is free and organized by the OHAI.

The library is located at 1140 NEO Loop, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-2945.

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. - 2 p.m. 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 Donnie Crain or Connie King at the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce at 918-786-9079.

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.

FRI. ONGOING

Movers & Shakers in Grove

Movers & Shakers, a movement and music class for babies through preschoolers and their grown-ups takes place at 10:30 a.m., every Friday, at the Grove Public Library.

The library is located at 1140 NEO Loop, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-2945.

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 Lee 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.

SAT. 05.24

Red, White & Blue

Visitors may celebrate Memorial Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 24, at Har-Ber Village in Grove.

Events include creating chalk art and patriotic necklace, both free with admission.

Har-Ber Village is open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday through Monday, closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The pioneer-era village, complete with Visitor Center, The Country Store gift shop, Nature Trail, Picnic Pavilion and Event Tent, allows visitors to experience the area’s history and ecology as well as view collections of antiques and memorabilia.

Admission is $10 (ages 14 to 62), $7.50 (seniors 62 and above), $5 (ages 6 to 13), and free for children under 6 years and Har-Ber Village Museum members.

The Nature Trail is open seven days a week from dawn to dusk, free of charge.

The Cafe at Har-Ber Village is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday to Monday, and closed Tuesday and Wednesday. The cafe's direct line is 918-787-7617.

Har-Ber Village Museum is located at 4404 West 20th St., in Grove. For more information persons interested may call 918-786-6446 or visit har-bervillage.com.

Still Life Class

Participants will have a chance to paint a Still Life with Dolly Zarintash from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 25 at the Brush and Palette Gallery in Grove.

Cost is $25 and supplies are provided, veterans are free. Summery gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday to Saturday. The gallery is located at 18 West Fourth Street in Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-9698.

Foundation Free Will Yard Sale

Volunteers at Foundation Free Will Baptist Church will host a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 25, at the church.

Monies raised will benefit the church's youth camp fund.

The church is located two miles north of Sail Boat Bridge on Highway 59. For more information, persons interested may call Pastor Sam Smith at 918-232-5151.

SUN. 05.26

Prayers for the Nation

Volunteers at Cornerstone Church in Grove will host a prayer time for the nation, its leaders and its military, at 6 p.m., Sunday, May 26.

The event is designed to serve as a time of worship and prayers focusing on America.

Veterans, military personnel and/or family members of those in the military are especially invited to attend this service.

The church is located at 501 South Main Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-6164.

MON. 05.27

Memorial Day in Jay

Members of the American Legion Post 195 in Jay will host Memorial Day observances at 8 a.m., Monday, May 27, on the Delaware County Courthouse Lawn.

Memorial Day in Grove

The Memorial Day Ceremony in Grove will take place at 11 a.m., Monday, May 27, at the Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the Grove Community Center, 104 West Third, Grove.

The Avenue of Flags and grave flags will go up on Friday, May 24, weather permitting at both Olympus and Buzzard Cemeteries. If weather permits, the avenue will remain up until Tuesday, May 28.

Open House at Cayuga-Splitlog

Volunteers at Cayuga-Splitlog Mission will host an open house to showcase ongoing renovations and restorations to the historic church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, May 27.

For more information, persons interested may contact Nyta Ward at 918-314-4849 or cayugamissionspeakers@yahoo.com.

TUE. 05.28

DelCo Democrats to Meet

The Delaware County Democrats will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, at the Delaware County Library meeting room, 429 South Ninth, Jay.

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

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.

SUN. 06.02

Gospel sing in Joplin

The first Sunday Gospel sing will take place at 5 p.m., Sunday, June 2, in the chapel at Forest Park Baptist Church, in Joplin, Missouri.

The event, presented by Mike Greenstreet Ministries will feature the Duke Mason Band from Joplin, Sherri Perry from Bella Vista, Arkansas and Greenstreet.

The church is located at Seventh and Rangeline in Joplin. The chapel entrance is on the northeast side of the building.

For more information, persons interested may call Greenstreet at 417-529-3655 or visit www.mikegreenstreetministries.com.

SUN. 06.02 to 06.07

Under Construction VBS

Volunteers at Foundation Free Will Baptist Church will host "Under Construction" Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Sunday, June 2 to Friday, June 7, at the church.

The event is open for students pre-kindergarten to sixth grade. It's free and open to the public.

The church is located two miles north of Sail Boat Bridge on Highway 59. For more information, persons interested may call Pastor Sam Smith at 918-232-5151.

MON. 06.03 to 06.05

All Star Sports Camp

Volunteers at Crossroads Church will host the annual All Star Sports Camp from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Monday, June 3 to Thursday, June 5, at the church, located at 56900, US Highway 59 near the flashing lights at Highway 59/125.

The event will feature basketball for girls and boys age 6 to 12, cheerleading for girls ages 5 to 12; soccer for girls and boys ages 5 to 12; and baseball for girls and boys ages 7 to 12.

The event is free. Late registration will be available at the door.

The family night will take place at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 5, at the church. Free BBQ and presentation of metals. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.

For more information, or to register, persons interested may call 918-257-8455 or visit www.crossroadschurchgrove.com.

MON. 06.03 to 06.07

VBS at Lake Center Baptist

In the Wild is the theme for the Vacation Bible School set for 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, June 3 to Friday, June 7 at Lake Center Baptist Church, 29020 South Highway 125, on Monkey Island.

The event is free and open to the public. Classes will be available for 4-year-olds through who just completed the sixth grade.

Registration will be available on the first day. For more information, persons interested may call 918-257-5202 or visit www.lakecenter.church.

THU. 06.06 to 06.08

American Heritage Music Festival

The 22nd anniversary of the American Heritage Music Festival include events at Snider's Camp on Thursday, June 6, beginning at 6 p.m., and continues through Saturday, June 8.

Events at the civic center will take place beginning at 10 a.m., on Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8.

Early Bird tickets may be purchased before May 15 at Gallery Southwest, 10th & Main, Grove, OK, by calling 918-786-8896, or online at grandlakefestivals.com. Early Bird all event tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. All event tickets after May 15 are $30 and $15.

Grand Lake Festivals, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the arts and family entertainment to the Grand Lake area with the assistance of local and area sponsors & media, Oklahoma Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Grove Convention & Tourism Bureau, Cherokee Nation Businesses and Oklahoma Tourism.

Tickets may be purchased at Gallery Southwest, 10th and Main, Grove, at the event door at the Grove Civic Center, or by calling 918-786-8896 or grandlakefestivals.com.

FRI. 06.07 to 06.08

Shavuot observance with Curt Landry Ministries

The public is invited to attend the One New Man Assembly for the Shavout 2019/5779 celebration at 7:45 p.m., Friday, June 7, and at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 8, at the House of David in Fairland.

Todd and Karen Smith will join Landry for the services. Doors open for each service 30 minutes prior to the starting time.

The Shavuot feast of the Lord is designed to renew a person's spirit in remembrance of God's works set in motion at the first Pentecost in the upper room in Jerusalem.

Curt Landry Ministries at House of David is located at 22500 South Highway 125, Fairland. For more information, or to RSVP for the service, persons interested may call 866-747-7235 or visit https://www.curtlandry.com/newevents/. Registration is free but required due to limited seating.

House of David is a church that meets biweekly in Fairland. Services take place at 7 p.m., Wednesdays and at 7:45 p.m., Friday. House of David offers adult, children, and youth ministries.

SAT. 06.08

Barkaritaville Moved to June 8

The Fourth Annual Barkaritaville, to benefit the Second Chance Pet Rescue of Grand Lake, will take place from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Saturday, June 8, at the Honey Creek Landing and Marina, located next to Honey Creek Bridge.

The event will include a “cheeseburgers in paradise” dinner hosted by the staff of The Parrot Steakhouse and Grill, live music and a charity auction. It was moved to June 8, due to inclement weather.

Tropical attire and flip-flops are encouraged. Tickets are available at the Second Chance Thrift Shop, 220 East Third, Grove, The Parrot, and at www.doitforthepets.com. For more information, persons interested may contact Carol Rice at 918-786-5750.

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.

TUE. 06.11 to 06.16

Grove Playmakers presents A Child's Garden of Verses

A Child's Garden of Verses will be presented Tuesday, June 11 to Sunday, June 16, at the Grove Playmakers in Grove.

Weekday performances are TBA. Weekend performances are at 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16.

Each performance is limited to 15 children. Weekend reservations may be made now.

For reservations of for more information, persons interested may call 918-786-8950 and leave a message. or email groveplaymakers@yahoo.com.

Ticket prices are $5 for children and $10 for the accompanying adult.

WED. 06.12

Red Cross Blood Drive in Jay

Volunteer with the American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, at the Jay Community Center, on Ninth Street, in Jay.

For appointments, persons interested may call 918-801-6788 or 1-800-Red-Cross.

SAT. 06.15 to 12.14

AARP Driver Safety Program

Local classes for the AARP Driver Safety Program will take place once a month, now until 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 Wednesday, Aug. 28, Sept. 11, Oct. 23, and Nov. 19; and Saturday, June 15 and Dec. 14.

For more information, or to learn the time and location of an individual class, persons interested may call Frank Houck at 918-787-6532 or 918-801-5766.

FRI. 06.21

Grove Rotary LobsterFest

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

Tickets are $75 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.

SAT. 06.27

Indivisible rescheduled at Coleman

The Oklahoma F.A.I.T.H. Riders brings the story of one marriage, one family under God to the Coleman Theatre with a screening of Indivisible at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 27. The showing was moved from Thursday, May 23.

The FAITH Series is an outreach program of the Oklahoma F.A.I.T.H. Riders designed to celebrate films of faith, hope and love that have the power to change people and challenge those people to change the world.

Admission to the movie night is free, but F.A.I.T.H. Riders is partnering with the N.E.O. Memorial Veterans Cemetery during the presentation of Indivisible.?

Representatives with the cemetery will be available at the event to answer any questions about the cemetery and to accept donations.

Those attending are under no obligation to donate. It is simply an opportunity for those who would like to help the cemetery to do so.

F.A.I.T.H. Riders is a motorcycle ministry passionate about sharing Christ with the world. Our FAITH Series is motivated by the group's love for Christ and the community.

For more information, persons interested may visit www.okfaithseries.com or FAITH Series on Facebook.

The Coleman Theatre is located at 103 North Main in downtown Miami. For more information, persons interested may call 918-540-2425 or visit www.colemantheatre.org/events.

SAT. 07.20

Grand Lake Bobber Drop

The 10th Annual Grand Lake Bobber Drop, sponsored by the Grand Lake Sports Center, gets underway at approximately 8 a.m. Saturday, July 20, when Sam Williams drops the first bobber from a plane hovering over the Honey Creek area of Grand Lake.

The event, which Williams calls an "on the water Easter Egg" type scavenger hunt, will drop thousands of numbered bobbers along the Grand Lake waterway at Honey Creek Bridge, Sail Boat Bridge, Monkey Island, Elk River Bridge and Bernice State Park - and all areas in between.

Williams said the plane will take off from the Grove Regional Airport shortly before 7:50 a.m., Saturday, so he can start dropping bobbers, beginning at 8 a.m. near Honey Creek Bridge.

He will then travel down the middle of the lake as he drops the bobbers. Bobbers will be released, 100 at a time, through the chute created especially for the event.

The Grand Lake Sports Center is located at 301 South Main Street, in Grove. For more information, persons interested may contact Williams at 918-786-2300.

Aquapaloza

Grab sunscreen and water supplies, what is known as the area's biggest on-the-water concert and raft up takes place on Saturday, July 20, as the 2019 Aquapalooza Grand Lake gets underway.

The tradition, which draws upwards of 14,000 partiers, is presented by 360GrandLake.com.

The 10th annual event takes place from 1 to 5 p.m., and is located between the spillways, just off the boat ramp at the Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park, in Disney. From land, the location is on Highway 28, east of the Disney Rock Cabins and the Pensacola Dam.

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.