Chickashanews.com

March 1, 2012

Around the Area

Community Events & Activities

Donna Buckner, Community News Editor, areas@chickashanews.com
Article Submitted

— MARCH 1



Ron Stanley and True Country Band featuring twin fiddles, steel guitar, sax and more

• When: Thursday, March 1, 7-9:30 p.m.

• Where: Borden Park Community Center

• Cost: $6



MARCH 2



Agriculture

Informational Conference

• When: March 2, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds Community Building

• RSVP:  please call 405-224-1381, Ext.3 ask for Sara. No registration fee!

 • Details: Information and funding opportunities for common Agriculture related issues in this county including but not limited: Bobwhite Quail Habitat Management-Jena Donnel, ODWC; Controlling Wild Hogs at No Cost–  Justin Roach, DVM, Animal Industry Services, Oklahoma Dept. of Ag, Food and Forestry;  Addressing Oklahoma’s Invasive Species—Harry Fritzler, NRCS; Droughts Effect on Forage and Its Recovery– Mark Gregory, OSU Extension Area Agronomist Specialist and Funding Opportunities



March 3



Bluegrass Music Concert

• When: March 3, 7 p.m.

• Where: Kerr Middle School, 2300 S. Linda Lance in Del City

• Cost: $6/adults, OBC members/$5, ages 14 – 16 years/$1.50 and under 14 years/free.

• Contact: Pat Pogue, Program Chairman, 1713 S. Everest OKC, Ok. 73129, 405-677-1509 cell 405-760-3064, e-mail patpogue@cox.net  or Bill Scott, President, 1907 Boren Blvd. Seminole, Ok. 74868, 405-382-7182.



March 4



Am-Po Little League

Spaghetti Dinner: Spaghetti * Garlic Bread * Salad * Dessert * Drinks

• When: Sunday, March 4; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Where: Pocasset Community Center

• Cost: Adult $6/Age 12 and Under are $4

• Order: To Pre-Order a Dinner to Go call 405-239-0761



Beans and Cornbread Lunch Fundraiser

• When: Sunday, March 4, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

• Where: Alex Community Center

• Cost: $5

• Details: All funds raised will benefit the Alex Community Park Development project



March 6



McTeacher Night

Pancake Supper

• Benefitting: Chickasha Public School Foundation

• When: Tuesday, March 6, 5-7:30 p.m.

• Where: McDonald’s location: 2027 S. 4th & H.E. Bailey Turnpike

• Tickets: $5 ea. Available at CPS Foundation Admin. Ofc and CPSF Board Members or online at www.chickasha4kids.com



March 7



Tobacco Free

Grady County coalition

• When: March 7, 11:30 a.m - 1 p.m.

• Where: Canadian Valley Tech Center, Chickasha in the Seminar Center

• Details: Call Breanna Russell @ 405-912-3580 for more information. Interested citizens are welcome to attend and join this coalition. Lunch is served between 11:30 - 11:55 a.m.; meeting begins at noon.



MARCH 9



Chickasha Chamber of

Commerce Banquet & Auction

• When: March 9, 6-10 p.m.

• Where: USAO Ballroom, 1727 W. Alabama

• Keynote Speaker: Lt. Governor Todd Lamb

• Details: Chamber office 405-224-0787, please RSVP by March 2nd



MARCH 10



Tuttle Spring Carnival

• When: March 10

• Contact: Tuttle After-Prom Committee



Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour

• Sponsored by: Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: Saturday, March 10, 1-4 p.m.

• Where: Legend’s Winery, 12955 Meridian Ave.,Lindsay

• Cost: $15 ea. includes wine tasting, food and tour

• Details: Reservations and pre-payment required. Join this springtime excursion by calling 405-222-2544 or 405-222-4797



All Day Music Fest featuring

Bluegrass/Gospel/Country/Folk

• When: March 10, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

• Where: Borden Park Community Center at 200 North 18th in Chickasha

• Details: Bring a finger food and enjoy music and singing.  All ages are welcome and the event is wheelchair accessible.  Admission is by donations to pay for the rent for the one-day event at the Community Center.    To schedule to play or for more information contact Jallane or Chet Link at (405) 224-6790 or (405) 222-6926.



MARCH 9-11



NSA Fastpitch

and NSA Slowpitch

• When: March 9-11

• Where: Chickasha Sports Complex, 900 E Grand (LAT Long 97.9259W / 35.03501N);

• Details: www.oklahomafastpitchsoftball.net



MARCH 10-11



Holistic Health Fair

• When: Mar 10 – 11, 2012

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds (map)

• Event Contact: Gail Peck @ 405-942-2741



MARCH 11



Chickasha Relay for Life

Luminaria Decorating

• When: March 11, 6-8 p.m

• Where: Canning Hall Parlor

• Contact: Cylathia at 405-201-5578



MARCH 12



Grady County

Retired Educators meeting

• When: March 12, 10 a.m.

• Where: USAO Union Station 82

• Details: All retired educators are encouraged to attend.



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: March 12

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Call for information 574-1320 and 222-4797.



March 15



Chamber Business After Hours

• Where: Encompass Home Health, 205 Chickasha Ave. Suite 2

• When: March 15, 5:00-6:30 p.m.



March 15-16



Chickasha PreWar Swap Meet

• When: Mar 15 – 16, 2012

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds (map)

• Details: call Mike Ersland 224-9090  or see website http://www.pwsm.com/



March 17



Third Saturday Singing

• When: Saturday, March 17, 6:30 p.m.

• Where: God’s Big Country Church, 2215 CR 1350, Blanchard

• Details: Everyone is invited. For information, call Jerry at 802-8814; Cathy 320-1940



Resurrection House 7th annual benefit concert featuring Janie Frick with Chickasha’s own Danny Steagall

• When: March 17, dinner starts at 5:50p.m.; concert starts at 7 p.m.

• Where: Chickasha High School Activity Center, 100 N. 19th; 

• Cost: BBQ Dinner $5; Concert $20 @ 7:00 pm

• Information: Tickets available at Dunns, Chickasha Bank, Atwoods or by calling Julie Hibbard 405-320-1226 or Bruce McGrew 405-243-7252





MARCH 17-18



2nd Annual Bowling for Breast Cancer: 9 Pin No Tap tourney

• When: March 17-18

• Cost:  $100 per team of 4, must have one member of the opposite sex.

• Details: For more information email us at secondbasesavers@yahoo.com, or call Ashley at 574-6888 or Kristi at 320-3894 registration forms are also available at Playtime Lanes.



MARCH 19



Chisholm Trail

Republican Women

• When: Monday, March 19th, 6:30 p.m.

• Where: Canadian Valley Technology Center, Chickasha. 

• Speaker: Art Kell, Grady County Sheriff, will be our guest speaker.  He will discuss his time in office and his upcoming election.

• Details: All Republicans and guests are invited to our meetings and we encourage you to attend & learn more about candidates running for office.  Men & women attend our meetings.  If you choose to become a member of this group, we welcome all new members. Please enter the building through the east door and go to your right.  Barbara Pfenning is president of CTRW.  If you have any questions call Sandra Johnson at 405-204-6435.



March 19-23



Spring Break

• When: March 19 - 23

• Who: Chickasha, Friend & Alex Schools



March 21



Interagency and Community

Coalition of Grady County

• When: March 21, 10 a.m.

• Where: Canadian Valley Tech Center, Chickasha

• Details: Call 224-1210 for information. All interested parties are welcome to join.



March 27



Chickasha Relay for Life

committee meeting

• When: March 27, 5:30 p.m.

• Where: First National bank Community Room

• Contact: Glenda at 405-779-3445



March 28



US Army

Jazz Ambassadors concert

• When: March 28, 8 p.m.

• Where: USAO Te Ata Memorial Auditorium

• Details: call  574-1293



Chickasha Relay for Life

Team Captain meeting

• When: March 28, 12 noon

• Where: Five Oaks Medical Center basement

• Contact: Glenda at 405-779-3445



March 29



Interagency Health

& Resource Fair

• When: Thursday, March 29th

• Where: Canadian Valley Tech Center



March 30-31



Chickasha Chamber of

Commerce Business Expo

• When: Mar 30 – 31, 2012

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds (map)

• Details: Kristi Davis @ 405-224-0787 For additional information check website. http//www.chickashachamber.com.



April 5



Senior Activity Day

• When: April 5, 2012

• Where: Chisholm Trail Museum. Duncan

• Open to: Individuals 60 or older who live in Caddo, Comanche, Cotton, Grady, Jefferson, McClain, Stephens and Tillman counties are eligible to compete in the three contests featured during the events. There will be a Poetry Contest, a Photography Contest and a Spelling Bee.

• To register or for application:  contact Ms. Terry Wilcoxen at the ASCOG Area Agency on Aging, 1-800-658-1466 ext. 24. Deadline for registrations is January 31, 2012.



April 7



Easter Eggstravaganza

• When: April 7th from 11am - 1pm

• Where: Bible Baptist Church,  226 South 29th St. Chickasha, OK 73018

• Cost: FREE

• Contact: www.bbcchickasha.com or (405) 224-1569

• Details: 5,000+ Easter Egg Hunt, Inflatables, Food, and “Journey To the Cross” interactive family experience that will take you back to Jesus’ time. This hands on experience will give you a first-hand glimpse into the reason we celebrate Easter.



April 6-9



Easter Break

• Who: Alex Schools

• When: April 6-9

• Details: Call 405-785-2605 for information



April 9



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: April 9

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Call for information 574-1320 and 222-4797.



April 14



Bark for Life

• When: April 14

• Where: Shannon Springs Park



All Day Music Fest featuring

Bluegrass/Gospel/Country/Folk

• When: April 14, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

• Where: Borden Park Community Center at 200 North 18th in Chickasha

• Details: Bring a finger food and enjoy music and singing.  All ages are welcome and the event is wheelchair accessible.  Admission is by donations to pay for the rent for the one-day event at the Community Center.    To schedule to play or for more information contact Jallane or Chet Link at (405) 224-6790 or (405) 222-6926.





April 15



Chickasha Relay for Life

Luminaria Decorating

• When: April 15, 6-8 p.m

• Where: Canning Hall Parlor

• Contact: Cylathia at 405-201-5578



April 18



Interagency and Community

Coalition of Grady County

• When: April 18, 10 a.m.

• Where: Canadian Valley Tech Center, Chickasha

• Details: Call 224-1210 for information. All interested parties are welcome to join.



April 24



Chickasha Relay for Life

committee meeting

• When: April 24, 5:30 p.m.

• Where: First National bank Community Room

• Contact: Glenda at 405-779-3445



April 25



Chickasha Relay for Life

Team Captain meeting

• When: April 25, 12 noon

• Where: Five Oaks Medical Center basement

• Contact: Glenda at 405-779-3445



April 26



Family Fun Community Event

• When: April 26, 5-7 p.m.

• Where: Chickasha Atwoods parking lot

• Details: The purpose of this event is to celebrate Week of the Young Child and to celebrate families and children in the community. The free family fun event will showcase many of the community vehicles and personnel for families to meet, take pictures, and explore.  There will also have games set up for the families to enjoy as well as many family resources and information.



April 28



A Taste of the Arts Gala

Rock Island Arts Festival

• When: April 28, 7-10 p.m.

• Where: USAO Ballroom



Reding Farm 2nd Annual

Wine Tasting and Fine Arts Festival

• When: April 28, 12-8 p.m.

• Where: Reding Farm, Chickasha

• Details: Featuring Oklahoma Wineries and Fine arts and crafts. Admission for adults $10.00, children admission free with rides extra.



May 4



Relay for Life of Blanchard

• When: Friday, May 4th, beginning at 7 p.m.

• Theme: This year is iRelay.



May 11



Last Day of Class

• When: May 11

• Who: Alex Schools



May 12



Alex High School Graduation

• When: May 12

• Who: Alex Senior class, call 405-785-2605 for information



May 13



Chickasha Relay for Life

Luminaria Decorating

• When: May 13, 6-8 p.m

• Where: Canning Hall Parlor

• Contact: Cylathia at 405-201-5578



May 14



Grady County

Retired Educators meeting

• When: May 14, 10 a.m.

• Where: USAO Union Station 82

• Details: All retired educators are encouraged to attend.



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: May 14

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Call for information 574-1320 and 222-4797.



May 16



Interagency and Community

Coalition of Grady County

• When: May 16, 10 a.m.

• Where: Canadian Valley Tech Center, Chickasha

• Details: Call 224-1210 for information. All interested parties are welcome to join.



May 18



Last Day of Class

• When: May 18

• Who: Chickasha Public Schools



Chickasha Graduation

• When: May 18

• Who: Chickasha High School, 222-6500



May 22



Last Day of Class

• When: May 22

• Who: Friend School



Chickasha Relay for Life

committee meeting

• When: May 22, 5:30 p.m.

• Where: First National bank Community Room

• Contact: Glenda at 405-779-3445



May 23



Chickasha Relay for Life

Team Captain meeting

• When: May 23, 12 noon

• Where: Five Oaks Medical Center basement

• Contact: Glenda at 405-779-3445



May 24



Chickasha Relay for Life

Survivor Dinner

• When: May 24

• Where: Bible Baptist Church

• Contact: Glenda at 405-779-3445



June 1-2



Relay for Life - Chickasha

• When: June 1-2

• Where: USAO Oval, Chickasha

• Details: For team organization and registration information you can contact Kasey at 779-0963 or Glenda at 779-3445.



June 11



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: June 11

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Call for information 574-1320 and 222-4797.



June 15-16



Tuttle Class of ‘92

20th Class Reunion

• When: June 15-16

• Details: Contact Shelley (Burton) Overholt at Shelleyoverholt@att.net.



June 20



Interagency and Community

Coalition of Grady County

• When: June 20, 10 a.m.

• Where: Canadian Valley Tech Center, Chickasha

• Details: Call 224-1210 for information. All interested parties are welcome to join.



July 9



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: July 9

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Call for information 574-1320 and 222-4797.



JULY 23-26



“Praise” Vacation Bible School

• When: July 23rd - 26th from 6:00 pm - 8:30pm

• Where: Bible Baptist Church 226 South 29th Street Chickasha

• Contact: www.bbcchickasha.com or (405) 224-1569

• Details: Children from 2 years old - 6th Grade are welcome to come discover some reasons why we should “Praise” God. This “urban hip-hop” themed event is sure to get your child’s attention as we “Get Down and Lift God high”.



Aug. 13



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: Aug. 13

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Call for information 574-1320 and 222-4797.



Aug. 16 - 19



USS Maddox Destroyer Assoc.

DD731, DD622, DD168 Reunion

• When: Aug. 16 - 19

• Where: Reno, Nevada

• Contact: Dennis Stokhaug, 262-679-9409 or email maddox64@aol.com



Sept. 10



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: Sept. 10

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Call for information 574-1320 and 222-4797.



Sept. 28-29



Rock Island Arts Festival

• When: Sept. 28-29, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

• Where: Historic Rock Island Depot (1st St. and Chickasha Ave. area)



Oct. 6



Chickasha Chicken Run

• When: Oct. 6, 9-11 a.m.

• Where: Shannon Springs Park



Oct. 8



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: Oct. 8

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Call for information 574-1320 and 222-4797.



Oct. 12



Rosehill Historic Cemetery Tour

• When: Oct. 12

• Where: Rosehill Cemetery, enter west gate



Nov. 12



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: Nov. 12

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Call for information 574-1320 and 222-4797.



May 2013



Community Flea Market

• When: Starts May, 2013

• Details: For information, contact Beholding the Child Non-Profit Organization, located at 722 W. Minnesota Ave., Chickasha or call 405-320-5370



On-Going Activities



Maternity and Baby

Food and Clothes Giveaways

• When: Thursdays, 9 a.m. - 12 noon

• Where: Women’s Care Pregnancy Center, 1201 W. Choctaw Ave.



Divorce Care (for adults)

DC4-K (for children)

• When: Sundays,  6-8 p.m.

• Where: Epworth United Methodist Church

• Details: Group is free and we have light refreshments at 6 p.m..  This is a weekly support group and seminar conducted by people who understand divorce. There is a film then discussion.



Indian Taco Lunch

• Where: Cox City Baptist Church

• When: Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

• Details: Dine-in or carry-out. This is a fund raiser to help us with the completion of our new church building.  Contact Pastor Bill H. Love at 405-756-8830 or Betty Crabb at 580-476-3727 for more information.



Chickasha Optimist Club

• When: Thursday Mornings,  7 a.m..

• Where: Holiday Inn Express

• Contact: Margaret Davis, 222-1969



Preschool Storytime

• When: Every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m.

• Where: Chickasha Public Library, 527 W. Iowa Ave., Chickasha

• Details: Children ages 5 and under and their caregivers are invited.  The program is free. For more information call the Library at 222-6075.



Chickasha

Senior Nutrition Center

• When: Monday - Friday, meals start at 11:20 a.m.

• Cost: $1.50 donation requested

• Programs: Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. music program before lunch; Thursday, 10 a.m. bingo then lunch; Puzzles and pool tables are always available for all seniors 60+.

• Contact: Lola Brown or Donna Dawdy at 224-4315



TOPS Weight Loss Support

• What: TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a weekly support group that promotes a healthy lifestyle and supports sensible weight loss. Open to men and women of all ages.

• When: Every Monday, 5:30 p.m.

• Where: First Christian Church basement, 202 S. 6th, Chickasha

• Details:  Visitors are invited to attend an introductory meeting, call 405-224-0413, or email letitia.bugner@yahoo.com for information.



Swinging Chicks

Square Dance Club

• When: 1st & 3rd Saturdays monthly at 8 p.m.

• Where: Borden Park Community Center, 200 N 18

• Details: No admission fee for visitors. Call Mark or Nancy at 779-3371 or 779-1677 for information.



Cancer Support Group

• When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday monthly, 6:30 p.m.

• Where: Grady Memorial Hospital Administrative Conference Room, go in front entrance, go to the left of the elevators toward radiology.

• Details: These meetings are for anyone dealing with cancer. Meetings are sponsored by the American Cancer Society and Grady Memorial Hospital. For information, call Alyson Kopycinski, 224-2300 or Maggie Griffith, 222-2551



Churndash Quilt Guild

• When: First Thursday monthly, 9:30 a.m.

• Where: Parkview Christian Church

• Information: Call 405-2244-7270



Grief Recovery

• When: First and third Thursdays at 6 p.m.

• Where: 205 W. Chickasha Ave., Ste. 1, Chickasha

• Details: Grief issues related to death, chronic illness, divorce, change in health, disaster victim, loss of employment, caregiver for chronically ill or other concerns will be discussed. To register call 405-222-3018, sponsored by HealthBack Home Health.



Saturday Night Cruisers (SNC)

• When: Second Saturday monthly at 7 p.m.

• Where: Chickasha Library



DivorceCare

• What: DivorceCare, a weekly support group and seminar conducted by people who understand divorce.

• When: 6-8 p.m. every Sunday

• Where: Epworth United Methodist Church in the New Life Center, north door.



Ducks Unlimited

• Details: For information, please call 222-1510 or 222-4799.



Interagency and Community

Coalition of Grady County

• When: Third Wednesday, monthly, 10 a.m.

• Where: Canadian Valley Tech Center, Chickasha

• Details: Call 224-1210 for information. All interested parties are welcome to join.



Bereavement Support Group

• Where: LifeLine Hospice Office, 1701 Iowa, Chickasha.  

• Details: Call for monthly meeting dates.. LifeLine Staff will provide lunch. For further information please contact Johnny Tims, chaplain or Tonna Shoffit at 405-222-2051.



Adult Education Classes

• Where: Adult Learning Center, 628 W. Kansas. Locations available in El Reno, Mustang, Newcastle, Tuttle & Yukon

• When: Classes vary, M-Th.

• Details: Call (405) 222-6562 for additional information.  FAX (405) 222-6561.



English as a Second Language

• Where: Adult Learning Center, 628 W. Kansas Avenue. Locations also available in El Reno & Mustang.

• When: M/W 5:30 - 8 p.m.

• Details: Call (405) 222-6562 for additional information.  FAX (405) 222-6561.



Kid’s Crew Worship

• Who: First Baptist Church, Chickasha

• When: Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

• Details: A worship service designed especially for students in grade K-5. Rides are available by calling 224-5196. Vans run at 9 a.m. for Sunday school and again at 11:45 a.m. to return children home.



Borden Community Center

• What: Free Line Dance Lessons

• When: 1st, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month; 5:30 - 6:30 p. m.

• Details: Call instructor Betty Jean Ford at 224-9573 for information

• What: Free Line Dance Lessons

• When: Every Monday; 1-3 p. m.

• Details: Instructor Kathy Prigmore

• What: Leon & Kimberly Band (C&W music)

• When:  Every Tuesday, 7-9 p.m.

• What: Free Line Dance Lessons

• When: Every Wednesday; 1-2:30 p. m.

• Details: Instructor Ruby Boggess, 224-5922

• What: Performances by True Country

• When: First Thursdays monthly, 7-9 p.m.

• What: Performances by Silver Creek

• When:  Every Friday, 7-9 p.m.

• Contact Us: M-W 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call 222-9281



Terrific Tuesday

• What: Fun and fellowship for seniors & caregivers

• When: Fourth Tuesday of the month

• Where: Life Center at Epworth United Methodist Church, 4th & Iowa

• Details: Bring a sack lunch. Caregivers may drop persons in their care off and run errands or may stay and enjoy the activities. For information, please call 224-3320.



Wednesday Night

fishing tournaments

• Where: Chickasha Lake at the south ramp.

• Entry fee: $30 per boat with a $5 per member sign up fee.

• Details: Any questions call 405-224-4040.



Gospel Opry

• Where: Cowboy Country Church, Hwy. 92 South

• Details: Call 405-320-0055 for more info. Concession will be available.



Blood Drive

• Details: Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) will reward each donor’s giving spirit with a warm beanie cap.  Anyone, who is healthy and 17 years or older, can donate blood. Contact Oklahoma Blood Institute at (877)-340-8777.  Donors always receive free health screenings and Members for Life points, redeemable for merchandise from OBI’s online store.



Chickasha Antique Auto Club

• When: 4th Tuesday monthly, 7:30 p.m.

• Where: Rock Island Depot, located east of 1st and Chickasha

• Details: Museum is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Additional times are available. For information, call 224-4700



Chickasha Antique

Auto Club museum

• Where: Rock Island Train Depot. 

• When: Hours are MWF 10:30 a.m. - 2:30.p.m. Other times may be available by calling 405.224.4700



The Lexington Opry

• When: Every 4th Friday

• Where: Lexington Senior Citizens on Main Street,  second building on right south of light.

• Details: Deral, Oteka and Joe invite you to come for an evening of entertainment and good traditional Country and gospel music and fun. See and listen to the music of the New Country Cousins and friends. For information: call 405-872-9057.



Disabled American Veterans,

Chapter 17

• What: Third Tuesday, every other month, 6 p.m.

• Where: Eduardo’s, 4th and County Club

• Contact: Roy Sampley Commander 405-387-5653 or Tommy Howell Chaplain 580-656-5758 for more information.



Grady County TEA Party

• When: Monthly on the first Thursday

• Where: Canadian Valley Technology Center, Helen Ward Seminar Center, 1401 Michigan Avenue, Chickasha, Oklahoma.

•  Details: For more information, please contact Mark Keeling at 405-314-4730 or email gradycountyteaparty@yahoo.com. You may also visit www.gradycountyteaparty.com for additional information.



Grady Co. Democratic Party

• Where: Canadian Valley Technology Center, Helen Ward Seminar Center “C” in the east end of the main building, 1401 Michigan Avenue, Chickasha, Oklahoma.

• When: second Thursday of each month.

• Details: Contact Dr. Keith Harrison, Secretary, 1-405-224-8604 for additional information.



Chickasha Area Arts Council

• When: 2nd Monday monthly

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• Contact Information: All those interested in promoting the arts and activities of the CAAC are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Contacts are 574-1320 and 222-4797; www.chickashaarts.org



All Day Music Fest featuring

Bluegrass/Gospel/Country/Folk

• Where: Borden Park Community Center at 200 North 18th in Chickasha

• Details: Bring a finger food and enjoy music and singing.  All ages are welcome and the event is wheelchair accessible.  Admission is by donations to pay for the rent for the one-day event at the Community Center.    To schedule to play or for more information contact Jallane or Chet Link at (405) 224-6790 or (405) 222-6926.



Emergency Food Pantry

• When: Monday - Thursday, 1-4 p.m.; Thursday evenings, 6-8p.m.

• Where: First Presbyterian Church, 6th and Minnesota, north side