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.

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.

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. & THURS. 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.

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.

Line Dancing Lessons

Free Line Dancing Lessons take place every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Venue 655 at Grand Lake Casino.

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.

SAT.-SAT. 03.14 to 03.21

Vinita Library Announces Spring Book Sale

The Vinita Public Library announces their bi-annual Bag O' Books Sale starting Saturday, March 14 through Saturday, March 21.

Patrons can fill a paper bag with any items from the book sale tables for $5 a bag. Bags O' Books start at $5 and each day are reduced by a dollar. Monday, Mar. 16 bag of books are $4; Tuesday, bag of books are $3; Wednesday, bag of books are $2; Thursday-Saturday bag of books are $1.

Prices on individual items are $1 each for hardbound, audio and DVDs and $.25 for paperbacks.

The Vinita Public Library is located at 215 West Illinois Ave, in Vinita. Library hours are 11 am to 5:30 pm on weekdays and 11 am to 2:30 pm on Saturdays. No credit/debit cards accepted. Cash or approved check only. Contact the library at 918-256-2115 or email at library@cityofvinita.com with any questions.

TUES. 03.17

Teen Movie

Tuesday, March 17, is Teen Movie at the Grove Public Library at 4 p.m. This event is for students ages 12-17.

WED. 03.18

Family Movie

On Wednesday, March 18, the Grove Public Library will host a Family Movie at 1 p.m. for families of all ages.

THURS. 03.19

Kids Cookie Decorating Party

The Grove Public Library will be hosting a Kids Cookie Decorating Party for ages 5-11 on Thursday, March 19 at 4 p.m.

Dream Do: Empowering Women in Retirement

On Thursday, March 19, the Grove Public Library will host Dream Do: Empowering Women in Retirement at 6 p.m.

Red Cross Blood Drive

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, March 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Grove Community Center, located at 104 W. 3rd in Grove.

For more information, call 1-800-733-2767.

MON. 03.23

Delaware County Republican Meeting

On Monday, March 23, Dr. Carolyn McLarty will be the featured speaker at the

Delaware County Republican Meeting at Trinity Baptist Church. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6 p.m. Dr. McLarty will be speaking on “Is Socialism Biblical?”

TUES. 03.24

Pinterest Crafts

On Tuesday, March 24, the Grove Public Library will host a Pinterest Craft Class for adults at 6:30 p.m.

Grand Lake Area Writers' & Poets' Group

The Grand Lake Area Writers' and Poet's Group will meet on Tuesday, March 24, at the Grove Public Library at 7 p.m.

Free Soil Health Day

The Delaware Conservation District is hosting a seminar on soil health on Tuesday, March 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the OSU Extension Office located at 38267 US HWY 59 in Jay.

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

WED. 03.25

The BIG Playdate

The BIG Playdate at the Grove Public Library will be on Wednesday, March 25, at 10:30 a.m. Socializing, art, toys and sensory play for children from birth to age 5. Snacks for the kids and grownups can enjoy some caffeinated beverages.

TUES. 03.26

Teen Friendship Bracelets

On Thursday, March 26, the Grove Public Library will host Teen Friendship Bracelets for ages 11-17 at 5:30 p.m.

FRI. 03.27

Ottawa County Spring Health Care and Caregiver Conference

The Ottawa County Spring Health Care and Caregiver Conference covering Medicare Part D will take place on Friday, March 27, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Miami. Lunch will be provided.

SAT. 03.28

Yee Haw Dinner Theatre and Silent Auction

The Jay Education Foundation is hosting 'Yee Haw Dinner Theatre and Silent Auction' on Saturday, March 28, at 5:30 p.m. in Bulldog Arena in Jay. The event will feature Jana Jae and friends. Tickets are available at Grand Savings Bank or Arvest and cost $30 each or $300 for a table of ten.

Boxing is Back

On Saturday, March 28, the Boxing is Back event will take place in the Grove Civic Center, located at 1702 Main St. in Grove. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the fight starts at 7 p.m. General admission is $20, mid-level is $35, ringside is $50 and VIP is $100.

For more information, call 918-314-1625.

SUN. 04.05

Palm/Passion Sunday Service

On Sunday, April 5, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will host the Palm/Passion Sunday Service at 10 a.m.

THUR. 04.09

Maundy (Holy) Thursday Service

On Thursday, April 9, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will host the Maundy (Holy) Thursday Service. Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the service at 6:30 p.m.

FRI. 04.10

Good Friday Service

On Friday, April 10, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will host the Good Friday Service at 7 p.m.

SAT. 04.11

Holy Saturday Vigil

On Saturday, April 11, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will host the Holy Saturday Vigil at 8 p.m.

SUN. 04.12

Easter Sunday Sunrise Service

On Sunday, April 12, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will host their Easter Sunday Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m.

Easter Sunday Service

On Sunday, April 12, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will host their Easter Sunday Service at 10 a.m. The service will be followed by fellowship and Egg Hunt.