LIVE ENTERTAINMENT - RIVER BEND CASINO
Friday, November 16, 8 p.m., Big Smitty Band
Friday, November 23, 8 p.m., Lickitty Split
Friday, November 30, 8 p.m., Lucas Gates
Saturday, December 1, 6:30 p.m., Christmas Dinner & A Show:
"The Sounds of the Platters"
OSHA 10 HOUR - FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
These OSHA Training Courses consist of 10 hours of classroom lecture over a two day period. This training is intended for the entry-level worker with general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards, as well as, information about their rights and employer responsibilities. Next classes: November 26 & 27. All classes are from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. at Northeast Tech's BIS Training Center in Pryor. Classes are $75. To enroll call 918-476-8252 or email
THANKSGIVING DINNER - GROVE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH
Thursday, November 15, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Adults $7, Children $3, Carryout/Delivery $8, Children 5 and under are free. Grove Assembly of God - Family Life Center - One mile east of Shundi Road on Hwy 10.
SANTA PAWS PET PHOTOS
Friday, November 16, 5 - 8 p.m. & Saturday, November 17, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Second Chance Thrift Shop, 220 E. Third
Bring your two or four-legged babies to sit with Santa and have their picture taken by Bob and David Livesay. $10 for 4 X 6 photo in holiday card. Proceeds benefit Second Chance Pet Rescue of Grand Lake. For more information visit
THANKSGIVING DINNER AT GRAND LAKE CASINO
November 22, Open 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. -
Special - Turkey w/ gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, yams, cranberry sauce, and a choice of pumpkin or pecan pie $13.00 Full menu will also be served if preferred - Beginning at 4 p.m. will be steak night.
GROVE MERCHANTS - BLACK FRIDAY
Friday, November 23 at participating merchants
EAT, DRINK, & BE MERRY - GROVE COMMUNITY PLAYMAKERS
Tuesday, November 27 at 1909 Gastropub - Cocktail hour 5 p.m., Dinner 6 p.m., Entertainment to follow. Please call 1909 for reservations at 918-801-7518. A benefit for Playmakers' Youth Theatre - The program at 1909, "The Twelve Days Before Christmas" features both young and not as young actors showcasing what can happen when a community supports its theater and the benefits that can be derived by all who participate in it.
SHANGRI-LA COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
Tuesday, November 27, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Give Blood and be Merry this holiday season! Photo ID Required. This community-wide event is sponsored by Shangri-La Resort in conjunction with the Oklahoma Blood Institute, the Texas Blood Institute, and the Arkansas Blood Institute.
10TH ANNUAL LIVING NATIVITY
Saturday & Sunday, December 1 & 2, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., Foundation Free Will Baptist Church, 2 miles north of Sailboat Bridge of Highway 59. S
ee the story of the first Christmas come to life. There will be music, entertainment, refreshments, and the entire event is free.
THE BIG GIVE
December 3, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. - A huge free yard sale where people can get the things that they need that they wouldn't be able to afford otherwise. Donations of good, clean used clothing, baby items, household good items, good quality toys - anything you can think of that others might need is collected and arranged by category in the Grove Civic Center and given away in one afternoon. Volunteers and donations are needed Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday, December 2 from noon - 4 p.m. Call Kathie Benson at 918-801-3132 for more information.
GATEWAY TO GRAND LAKE CHRISTMAS PARADE
Friday, December 7, 6:30 p.m. Awards ceremony following parade at Ketchum High School. For more information call 918-782-7062
GROVE'S GINGERBREAD CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
Join us in Grove & Grand Lake for the Gingerbread Christmas Festival!
- Enjoy holiday music at the Grove Community Lawn from 4 pm - 5:45 pm
- Be there as we select the winner of "One Grand Christmas" giveaway at 5:45 pm
- Warm up to great BBQ
- Enjoy Grand Lake's largest Lighted Christmas Parade with over 75 entries
JINGLE BELL FUN RUN
Saturday, December 8, 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. , Grove Community Lawn
Come out and enjoy a 5K Fun Run & Walk with us! Be sure to dress up - awards will be given for best times and costumes! Registration begins that morning
at 7 am and goes through 7:30 am. You can pre-register and save money PLUS get a cool Jingle Bell Run t-shirt by clicking on the following registration link
FOP TOYS FOR TOTS
Thursday, December 20, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Grove Community Center - Toy collections start this week. For more information call
Linda Wilson at 314-920-1867
HAPPENINGS AT ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Bluegrass jam session every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
UPCOMING EVENTS AT GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Early literacy story time, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Movers & Shakers, kids under 5, Fridays, at 10:30 a.m.
Adult Pinterest class, 4th Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Grand Lake Poets & writers group, 4th Tuesdays at 7 p.m.