Grove Tennis Club

Men and women of all ages are invited to take part in the Grove Tennis Club, from 9 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.


Grove VFW Post 8380 Annual Turkey Shoot

Beginning on Sunday, October 20, the Grove VFW Annual Turkey Shoot will take place every Sunday through November 24. Sign-up starts at 10 a.m. with the shoot beginning at 11 a.m. $2 per shot and $1 splatter shots. The Auxiliary Shack will be open for refreshments. All proceeds will go to the Veteran's Relief Fund.

For more information, call 918-786-2375.


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

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.


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.

Delaware County Democrats

Delaware County Democrats meet monthly the 4th Tuesday at the NEO building across from the Grove library. The meetings begin at 7 p.m. Summer meetings take place at various venues. Attend a meeting for interesting discussions, activity planning and pleasant fellowship.

For more information, contact chairperson Vicke Adams at 405-612-3791 or publicity chair Elva Knoles at 918-261-5418.


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.


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.


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


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.


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 or visit

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. 10.29

Tristatesmen to have Guest Night

The Tristatesmen Chorus is hosting a “Guest Night” Tuesday, October 29, at 7 p.m., at the Family Worship Center, 5290 E. 7th, in Joplin. All men in the area who have a desire to sing harmony are welcome to attend.

There will be quartet performances by “FOG”, “Vintage Tyme”, and “The Tristatesmen Chorus”. Refreshments will also be served. The Tristatesmen Chorus is a charted chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society and is the largest and oldest male singing group in the four state area.

For more info please call 417-364-4069.

THURS. 10.31

30th Annual Hallelujah Party

The 30th Annual Hallelujah Party will be Thursday, October 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Grove Civic Center. The event is open to the public, free of charge, and attendees can come and go as you like. Children 12 and under can play 50 different carnival games, and receive candy at each game. Live entertainment, prize giveaways, and a concession stand will be available. Organizers ask attendees to refrain from evil, violent, frightening costumes to keep our children feeling safe.

For more information, call 918-786-6164.

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 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.

Brush and Palette Gallery Alcohol Ink Ornament Workshop

Join Jeanann Grundy for an Alcohol Ink Workshop on Saturday, November 2 from 1-3 p.m., at the Brush and Palette Gallery, located at 18 West 4th street in Grove. This workshop is $25. For more information, call 918-786-9698.

Put the Gardens to Bed

Grove Rotary is in search of volunteers to help put Lendonwood Gardens to bed. The club will begin working at 8:30 a.m. and should finish around 2 p.m. There will coffee and doughnuts in the morning and a lunch.

Autumn Moon Craft and Market

 The annual Autumn Moon Craft and Market will be Saturday November 2nd from 9 am to 3 pm at Church On The Lake just 1.5 miles East of Ketchum on Hwy. 85. There will be nearly 50 booths and concessions to browse jewelry, seasonal decor, clothing, baked goods, candles and scents, essential oils, handcrafted items and much more. Do your unique and special Christmas gift shopping and help kids reach their 2020 church camp fundraising goals.

An Evening with Pam at Cayuga-Splitlog Mission

On Saturday, November 2 at 5 p.m. Pam Hudson, formerly of Grove, will speak about her recent trip to the Holy Land. Pam serves as Director of Planning and Development for Mexico Medical Missions. It will be an evening of enrichment and encouragement. Refreshments will be provided.

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.

FRI. 11.08

Brush and Palette Gallery Reception

Miniatures will be featured during the month of November at the Brush and Palette Gallery, located at 18 West 4th Street in Grove.

A reception on Friday, November 8, from 6 - 8 p.m. will celebrate the show and sale of miniature art sized 5" x 7" and smaller. Gallery hours are Wednesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 918-786-9698.

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.

River Ridge Bluegrass Association Bluegrass Music Show

The RRBA show will be held on Saturday, November 9 at Bernice Baptist Church in the Community Building located at 120 Hickory Street Highway 85A. The Bluegrass Gospel Explosion will begin at at 6 p.m. and the Blue Pearl will play at 7 p.m. Admission is a $5.00 donation. Concessions will be available.

Yoga with Alpacas

Yoga with Alpacas will be taking place on Saturday, November 9 from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm at Zena Suri Alpacas Ranch. Ticket purchasing information: 918-791-4280 or 804-389-2579. Prior registration is required.

JL's Toy Run

The 17th Annual JL's Toy Run will be Saturday November 9th. This is the longest running Toy Run in the area. Parade will begin at the Community Center at 10:30 a.m. and end at the Grove VFW where toys will be placed under the Christmas Tree. A Poker Run will take place beginning at the Grove VFW and ending at the Bernice VFW where there will be dinner, prizes and silent auction. To enter the parade, just show up with toys at the Community Center. All vehicles welcome.

For more information call or text Cheryl Marshall 918-964-0951

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.

Delaware County Led Meeting

The Natural Resources Conservation Service would like to invite Landowners in Delaware County, to the Local Led meeting that will be held Tuesday,November 12, 2019 from 9-10 a.m. Come and give personal input on the resource concerns (air, soil, water, plants and animals) of Delaware County. The meeting place will be held at the NRCS office located at 2749 W. State HWY 20 Jay, Ok. If you can’t attend the meeting, survey forms are available at the NRCS office.

For more information please call 918-253-4513 ext 3.

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.