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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.

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.

THURS. - SUN. 10.24 to 10.27

MidAmerica Outdoors Halloween Weekend Event

Both off-road racing and UTV short course racing will take place during the MidAmerica Spooktacular. Thursday the gates will be open from 2-10 p.m. for early registration. Friday the gates will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and will feature a pumpkin carving and a karaoke contest at 7 p.m. Saturday the gates will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Drag racing will begin at 5 p.m. At 7 p.m., a carved pumpkin contest, a costume contest and a best decorated campsite contest with live music at The Shop. The prizes for the contests is over $3,000. Sunday the gates will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. with featured races beginning at 2 p.m.

For more information, visit www.midamericaoutdoors.com.

FRI. 10.25

Lincoln Reagan Tickets on sale

The Delaware County Republicans are selling tickets to this annual fundraising event. All proceeds support local candidates for upcoming 2020 elections. The dinner will be held at the Shangri La Hotel and Resort Center on Friday, October 25, at 6:00pm. Ticket costs are $75/person or $575 for tables of eight.

Guests can purchase tickets by calling Cheryl Flood, Delaware County GOP Chair, at 918-314-5917.

MON. 10.28

Harlem Wizards Fundraiser for Kansas Super Comets

The Kansas Special Olympics Team is bringing in the Harlem Wizards for a fundraiser on Monday, October 28th at 7 p.m. The Harlem Wizards basketball team travel around the country and provide comedic entertainment. This Fundraiser will help provide funds for Special Olympians to play in local and state competitions, registration, meals, uniforms, and travel exprenses. Tickets can be purchased online at www.harlemwizards.com. Call 918-868-2567

FRI. & SAT. 11.01 to 11.02

Jay American Legion Toy Drive

The Jay American Legion is hosting a toy drive for the Toys for Tots organization on Friday and Saturday, November 1-2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Toys must be new and unopened. Monetary donations will also be accepted in cash form.

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.

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.

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