ONGOING

Grove Tennis Club

Men and women of all ages are invited to take part in the Grove Tennis Club, from 8 to 10:30 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.

Line Dancing

The Uptown Dance Company is holding community line dances at the Grove Community Center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Beginner's dances are at 9 a.m., while advanced dancers will take the floor at 10:15 a.m.

For more information contact Ginger Pearish at 918-787-1673.

Ballroom Dancing

Ballroom dancing lessons are held at the Grove Community Center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:30 p.m. Those interested in attending will receive one free session.

For more information, or to schedule a free session, call 515-313-6553.

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.

Seneca-Cayuga Nation JOM Program School Supply Applications

The Seneca-Cayuga Nation is accepting applications for the Johnson O'Malley School Supply. Approved applicants will receive a card with $25.00 and can only be used to purchase school supplies at Wal-Mart. Applicants must be a member of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation, attending school in Pre-K through 12th grade and live within a 50 mile radius of the Grove Seneca-Cayuga office.

Documentation needed: completed application, child's membership card, parent/legal guardian card, proof of enrollment (school letterhead with child's name, DOB, grade, school year and parent/guardian who resides with child and address) and proof of legal guardianship.

For more information, call Michelle Morris at 918-787-5452 or visit www.sctribe.com.

Seneca-Cayuga Nation Youth Fellowship Fund School Clothing Applications

Seneca-Cayuga Nation is accepting applications starting on Monday, July 15 for the Youth Fellowship Fund School Clothing. The Youth Fellowship will issue $400.00 checks that may be used to purchase school clothing only. Applicants must be a member of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation and attending school Pre-K through 12th grade.

Documentation needed: completed application, child's membership card, parent/legal guardian card, proof of enrollment (school letterhead with child's name, DOB, grade, school year and parent/guardian who resides with child and address) and proof of legal guardianship.

For more information, call Michelle Morris at 918-787-5452 or visit www.sctribe.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 8:30 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.

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

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.

Loaves and Lessons

Loaves and Lessons is a free meal held at Trinity Baptist Church, located at 4th and Main in Grove from 4:45-5:45 p.m. Come for the food, stay for the study!

For more information, call 918-786-4063.

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. 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.

TUES. 09.03

Grove Public Schools JOHNSON-O'MALLEY PARENT COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES MEETING

Johnson-O'Malley Parent Committee will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Grove Public Schools Administration Building, 310 South Broadway.

The purpose for the meeting is to accept any committee member resignations; possible appointment to fill any vacancies on the committee; vote to approve JOM By-Laws; and to review the Needs Assessment to be used for the 2020-2021 application. Parents of JOM eligible students attending Grove Public Schools are invited to attend.

For more information concerning the Johnson-O'Malley Program at Grove Public Schools, contact Cindy Weaver at 918-786-3003 ext. 1107 or cweaver@ridgerunners.net.

Grove Public Schools TITLE VI INDIAN EDUCATION COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES MEETING

The Title VI Indian Education Parent Committee will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Grove Public Schools Administration Building, 310 South Broadway.

The purpose for the meeting is elect the Parent Advisory Committee Members and Officers for 2019-2020; vote to approve the meeting dates for 2019-2020; vote to approve the Title VI Indian Education By-Laws; review spring semester grades and attendance of Native American students; and to review the Needs Assessment to be used for the 2020-2021 application. Parents of Native American students attending Grove Public Schools are invited to attend.

For more information concerning the Title VI Indian Education Program at Grove Public Schools, contact Cindy Weaver at 918-786-3003 ext. 1107 or cweaver@ridgerunners.net.

TUES - SAT. 09.03 to 09.07

The Delaware County Fair

The Delaware County Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Delaware County Fairgrounds located at 38267 US HWY 59 Jay. This old fashioned county fair features livestock events for the young and old. Awards will be presented and visitors will be able to peruse a variety of exhibits.

For more information, call 918-253-4332.

WED. 09.04

Delaware County Retired Educators Association Meeting

DECRA will meet on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church of Jay, 503 4th Street, Jay, OK, at 10 a.m. Speaker will be Cindy Dronyk, Northeast Director of OREA, Hosts will be Mike Bolton & Janet Stansell.

Back to School Bash at Fairland FCC

The Back to School Bash will be held on Wednesday, September 4 from 6-8 p.m. Entertainment includes an inflatable, a dunk tank, snow cones, food and prizes. First Christian Church is located at 117 N. Collins Street, Fairland, OK.

For more info call 918-676-3425.

WED. - FRI. 09.04 to 09.06

Second Annual VFW Post 8380 Veterans Bass Fishing Tournament

The tournament will take place over the course of three days, from September 4-6. For more information, or to participate, call 918-786-2375.

FRI 09.06

Food Truck Friday

The Grove Area Chamber of Commerce event will take place on Friday, July 12. Food truck vendors will set up on Broadway between 4th and 3rd Streets from 4 to 9 p.m.

For more information, contact the Chamber at 918-786-9079.

FRI. - SUN. 09.06 to 09.08

Playmakers Present: “Tuck Everlasting-The Musical,”

A contemporary children’s classic story by Natalie Babbitt, will be performed by The Playmakers’ youth theatre students, the Off Broadway Troupers at The Playmakers’ Theatre, 121 W 3rd, Grove, OK.

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday performances begin at 7:30. Sunday matinees start at 2:00. The doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain.

Ticket prices for adults are $15; students, kindergarten through college are $8. Please, no children under 5 years of age.. Group rates are available.

Reservations may be made by calling (918) 786 8950. Please leave a message. Or you may reserve at groveplaymakers@yahoo.com. A volunteer will call to confirm your reservation. Major Credit Cards Accepted.

SAT. 09.07

Make Technology Work for You Workshop

Aardvark Technologies is hosting the free "Make Technology Work for You" workshop at the Grove Public Library on Saturday, September 7 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The workshop aims to help users get more from internet, television and phone services when power systems fail during storms.

For more information, visit our home online at myaardvark.org or call (918) 786-0128.

Brush and Palette Workshop

Join Dolly Zarintash for an Acrylic Painting Workshop on Saturday September 7th from 1-4 p.m. at the Brush and Palette Gallery, located at 18 West 4th Street in Grove. You may bring your own ideas to paint. Supplies will be provided. Workshop is $25 for non-members and Veterans are free.

For more information please call 918-786-9698.

PAAS Ride to Rescue Poker Run

The PAAS Animal Shelter is holding the Ride to Rescue Annual Poker Run in Tahlequah on Saturday, September 7.

Registration will be from 9-11 a.m. at Pets For Life, located at 215 S. College. From there, participants will head to Foghorn's (1400 U.S.-412 Siloam Springs, Arkansas), then to Rusty's Bar in Salina and wrap up Pickle's Pub (2036 N. 3rd St. Langley). The ride is anticipated to be finished by 4:30 p.m.

There are two levels of buy ins, the high hand is $250 and the low hand is $100. The event includes a 50/50 raffle and an auction.

SAT. - SUN. 09.07 to 09.08

Olympus Cemetery Clean Up

A group of Grove citizens are planning a clean-up day(s), at the Olympus Cemetery East of Grove, Oklahoma during the weekend of September 7 & 8.

Volunteers are needed to help mow, weed eat, clean the mowed grass off of the graves, etc. Anyone who wants to help, but is physically unable can help provide bottled water and/or refreshments for the workers.

Please bring mowers, weedeaters, rakes, trashbags, etc.

MON. 09.09

Seamanship Course

America's Boating Club of Grand Lake is hosting Seamanship Courses to educate new boaters on boating ettiequte. The cost for the classes is $84 per person, or if sharing a manual, the second person is $36.

The classes will include a copy of the US Coast Guard's Navigation Rules and Regulations, personalized on-the-water training and other training aids.

For more information, call Bob Russell at 918-787-9245 or email at roben95@aol.com.

TUES. 09.10

Playmakers Present: “Tuck Everlasting-The Musical,”

A contemporary children’s classic story by Natalie Babbitt, will be performed by The Playmakers’ youth theatre students, the Off Broadway Troupers at The Playmakers’ Theatre, 121 W 3rd, Grove, OK.

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday performances begin at 7:30. Sunday matinees start at 2:00. The doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain.

Ticket prices for adults are $15; students, kindergarten through college are $8. Please, no children under 5 years of age.. Group rates are available.

Reservations may be made by calling (918) 786 8950. Please leave a message. Or you may reserve at groveplaymakers@yahoo.com. A volunteer will call to confirm your reservation. Major Credit Cards Accepted.

THURS. - SUN. 09.12 to 09.15

Playmakers Present: “Tuck Everlasting-The Musical,”

A contemporary children’s classic story by Natalie Babbitt, will be performed by The Playmakers’ youth theatre students, the Off Broadway Troupers at The Playmakers’ Theatre, 121 W 3rd, Grove, OK.

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday performances begin at 7:30. Sunday matinees start at 2:00. The doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain.

Ticket prices for adults are $15; students, kindergarten through college are $8. Please, no children under 5 years of age.. Group rates are available.

Reservations may be made by calling (918) 786 8950. Please leave a message. Or you may reserve at groveplaymakers@yahoo.com. A volunteer will call to confirm your reservation. Major Credit Cards Accepted.

FRI. 09.13

Knights of Columbus Bingo Night

Come join the Knights of Columbus of St. Elizabeth Council #14448 and the Grove American Legion on the luckiest day of the year - Friday, September 13th - for a fundraiser to help the youth of St. Elizabeth Church purchase Christmas gifts for the needy children of Delaware County!

Games begin at 6 PM at the American Legion Post #178 at 114 Broadway in Grove. Multi-game packs range from $15 to $25. All ages are welcome in a smoke & alcohol-free environment. Concessions available for purchase!

Brush and Palette Gallery Featured Artist

Artist Sandie Strom will be featured during the month of September at the Brush and Palette Gallery. The public is invited to attend a reception with light refreshments and entertainment on Friday, September 13th, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the gallery located at 18 West Fourth Street in Grove. Gallery hours are Wednesday thru Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, call the gallery at 918-786-9698.

SAT. 09.14

Brush and Palette Gallery Workshop

Learn to paint "The Water Lily". Join Virginia Craig for a Watercolor Workshop on Saturday September 14th from 1-3 pm at the Brush and Palette gallery, located at 18 West 4th Street in Grove. Supplies will be provided. Workshop is $25 for non-members and Veterans are Free.

For more information please call 918-786-9698.

SUN. 09.15

"Lest We Forget" Golf Tournament

In honor of those that dedicate their lives to our safety and assistance in time of need past, present and future, this golf tournament will honor local firefighters, police officers, medical providers and city leaders.

Lunch will take place at 12:30 p.m. with a 1:30 p.m. tee time. The four person scramble will take place at Patricia Island Country Club.

For more information, call 918-801-5912.

TUE. 09.17

Delaware County Genealogical Society

The Delaware County Genealogical Society will meet in the Grove Public Library at 7 p.m. The society will be focusing on DNA.

THURS. 09.19

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Event Center

The Bluegrass and Brew, featuring David Bridges and the St. Andrew's Bluegrass Jammers is coming to Grove. The event includes a fish fry at 6 p.m. and concert at 7 p.m. The tickets are $25 and include an all you can eat catfish, sides and beer. Only 60 tickets will be sold. All Proceeds benefit playground improvements.

Good Shepherd Hospice Grief Support Meeting

Good Shepherd Hospice offers grief support in a group setting that is open to the public. The meeting will start at 3 p.m. at Good Shepherd, located at 1120 NEO Loop, behind the Grove post office. There will be a short video, a handout and group discussion. For more information call GSH (918) 786-6182.

OSU Extension Beef Nutrition and Marketing Meeting

September 19th, 6-8 p.m. at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.

Topics include: Forage Management, Beef Nutrition & Beef Marketing Strategies/Risk Management.

Speakers: Brian Pugh, OSU Agronomy Specialist, Earl Ward, OSU Livestock Specialist abd Scott Clawson, OSU Ag Economics Specialist.

For more information contact Gus Holland, OSU Educator at 918-253-4332 or gus.holland@okstate.edu.

SAT. 09.21

Martha Betterfield's Sparkling Desserts Cruise

This September friends and fans alike are invited to join Martha Betterfield on the newly christened Grand Lake Queen for a sunset cruise across Grand Lake. The two and a half hour cruise will feature a dessert bar, a sparkling champagne toast for guests who are 21 and older, a live DJ, karaoke, and all the way from Branson, Missouri is Grandma Beulah.

The cruise will take place on Saturday, September 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person.

For more information or to book, call 918-801-1128 or visit www.grandlakequeen.com.

Hunter Education Course

A Hunter Education Course will be held in Afton, OK on September 21, 2019 at Excalibur Sporting Goods, located at 24100 S. 510 Rd. Class time begins at 8 a.m. and will conclude at 5 p.m. Participants must be 10 y/o to be eligible to take the certification exam.

For more information or to register, call Game Wardens Jason Adair 918-533-2679 or Austin Jackson 918-244-2035.

WED. 10.02

Delaware County Retired Educators Association

DCREA will meet on Wednesday, October 2,2019 in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church of Jay, 503 4th Street, Jay, OK, at 10 a..m Members will have the opportunity to work of a craft project. Nancy Kimbrell will report on legislation affecting retired teachers.

FRI. 10.06

Food Truck Friday

The Grove Area Chamber of Commerce event will take place on Friday, July 12. Food truck vendors will set up on Broadway between 4th and 3rd Streets from 4 to 9 p.m.

For more information, contact the Chamber at 918-786-9079.

SUN. 10.13

Blackwood Brothers Quartet to Perform at Trinity Baptist

The Branson show The Blackwood Brothers Quartet will perform on Sunday, October 13 at 6 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church in Grove. This concert is family friendly and free to all.

TUE. 10.15

Delaware County Genealogical Society

The Delaware County Genealogical Society will meet in the Grove Public Library at 7 p.m.

THUR. 10.17

Good Shepherd Hospice Grief Support Meeting

Good Shepherd Hospice offers grief support in a group setting that is open to the public. The meeting will start at 3 p.m. at Good Shepherd, located at 1120 NEO Loop, behind the Grove post office. There will be a short video, a handout and group discussion. For more information call GSH (918) 786-6182.

FRI. - SAT. 10.25 to 10.26

Ghosts of Grove: A Haunted History Tour

A new event hosted by the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce is mysterious, fun and informative. The Ghosts of Grove tells mostly-true stories of some of Grove's ghostly former residents. Fun for the whole family!

For more information, call the Grove Area Chamber at 918-786-9079.

SAT. 11.02

Mardi Gras at DCCSAN’s Winterset

The 2019 Winterset event, a fundraiser for Delaware County Children’s Advocacy Center, will take place at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, at Shangri-La on Monkey Island.

The event begins with a social hour at 6 p.m., and dinner at 7 p.m. It includes both a live and silent auction. This year’s event has a mardi gras theme.

Tickets are $75 each or tables of 10 are available for $750. Tickets may be purchased online at www.dccsan.org or Bank of Grand Lake in Grove, or Grand Savings Bank in Grove and Jay.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-253-4539

WED. 11.06

Delaware County Retired Educators Association

DCREA will meet on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, in the Grove High School Library Media Center at 11 a.m. The Grove High School Music Department will present a program, followed by lunch.

SAT. 11.09

Foundation FW Baptist Church's Annual Seasonal Church Bazaar and Bake Sale

Foundation Free Will Baptist Church is hosting their Annual Seasonal Church Bazaar and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will have autumn decor, Christmas gifts and decor and arts and crafts.

For those interested in being vendors: bboth rental is $25 and vendors keep all sales.

For more information, call Concha at 918-787-2440 or Sherri at 918-786-4848.

TUES. 11.12

Delaware County Retired Educators Association

DCREA will attend the Oklahoma Retired Educators Association's State Convention on Tuesday, November 12, held in the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel & Convention Center, 6808 S 107th E Avenue, Tulsa, OK.

TUES. 11.18

Delaware County Genealogical Society

The Delaware County Genealogical Society will meet in the Grove Public Library at 7 p.m.

WED. 12.04

Delaware County Retired Educators Association

On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, DCREA will meet at Country Cottage Restaurant in Locust Grove at 10 a.m. Donna Talley will present a program of Christmas music, followed by an O Christmas Tree Gift Exchange. Members and guests will then lunch together.

TUE. 12.17

Delaware County Genealogical Society

The Delaware County Genealogical Society will meet in the Grove Public Library at 7 p.m.

THUR. 12.19

Good Shepherd Hospice Grief Support Meeting

Good Shepherd Hospice offers grief support in a group setting that is open to the public. The meeting will start at 3 p.m. at Good Shepherd, located at 1120 NEO Loop, behind the Grove post office. There will be a short video, a handout and group discussion. For more information call GSH (918) 786-6182.