July 11-15

Hope Tabernacle Church VBS

• When: July 11-15, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

• Where: Hope Tabernacle Church, 428 W. Colorado

• Ages: 5-12 years

• Details: Transportation available. Call 405-824-0977, call before 4 p.m.

July 13

Free Breast Self Exam Classes

• When: July 13, 4-5 p.m.,

• Where: Grady Memorial Hospital, Classroom 1

Ninnekah OHCE

• Where: OSU Extension Office, 828 W Choctaw Ave.

• When: Wednesday, July 13,  9 a.m. ; leader’s lesson begins at 10 a.m.

• Details: The special leader lesson for the month will be presented by a representative from Sevier’s Funeral Home, and will feature putting in writing important information that your loved ones will need to know in planning your funeral and obituary. The leader lesson will begin at 10 a.m., and everyone is welcome.  

• Information: Contact the OSU Extension office at 828 W Choctaw Ave., 405-224-2216.

Grady County Democrat Women

• When: Wednesday, July 13 at 11:30 a.m.

• Where: Cottonwood Creek Diner in Chickasha. 

• Details: This will be an informal meeting and discussion. All area democrats are invited to attend. For questions, call 779-6969.

July 13-14

ASCOG Ombudsman

olunteer Training

• When: July 13-14, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

• Where: Canadian Valley Technology Center, 1401 Michigan, Chickasha; Building 200, Room 1

• Details: Anyone over 18 years old is welcome to attend. Contact Ruben Sotelo or Vonn Saltzman, ASCOG Ombudsman Supervisors, sote_ru@ascog.org or vonn_sa@ascog.org , 1-800-658-1466.

July 14

2008 Farm Bill

Informational Meeting

• When:  July 14, 2011, at 6:30 p.m.

• Where: Grady County OSU Extension conference room located at 828 West Choctaw, Chickasha

• RSVP: by calling 405-224-1381 ext 107

• Details: The USDA-NRCS is holding an informational meeting on the 2008 Farm Bill programs for historically underserved producers. Historically underserved producers include beginning farmers or ranchers, socially disadvantaged farmers or ranchers, and limited resource farmers or ranchers. Some programs we will discuss include  Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP), Grassland Reserve Program(GRP), Wetland Reserve Program (WRP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP).

Chickasha branch of the NAACP

• When: July 14, 7 p.m.

• Where: Bullock Memorial Center, 925 S. 1st St., Chickasha

• Information: Membership is open to all citizens regardless of race, creed or color. Call Dr. R. P. Ashanti-Alexander, president, for details 405-222-4978.

“Entrepreneurship 101” workshop

• When:  July 14, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.,

• Where: Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce, 112 E. Paul, in Pauls Valley.

• Co-sponsors for the workshop:  Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce, Pauls Valley Main Street, OSU Cooperative Extension and REI’s Women’s Business Center, which is funded, in part, by the US Small Business Administration.

• Information: For additional information, please contact Dr. Barbara Rackley or Lori Smith at 1-800-658-2823. Registration may be made at www.ruralenterprises.com.

Summer Reading

Program Special Event

• Featuring:  Music duo, Arabesque

• When: July 14, 10 a.m.

• Where: Chickasha Public Library

• For: ages six years and older

• RSVP: call 405-222-6075

Friends of the Library luncheon

• Featuring:  Chickasha author Kieran McMullen

• When: July 14, 12 noon

• Where: Cottonwood Creek Country Club

• Cost:  $10 per person

• RSVP: call 405-224-5342

July 16

11th Annual

Lions Golf Scramble

• Sponsored by: Chickasha Lions Club

• When: Saturday, July 16; teams register at 8 a.m. and tee off shortly after.

• Cost: 2-member team is $130 or $65 per player. Lunch is provided after the tournament.

• Contact: any member of the Lions Club for more information or contact Ken Bohannon at 274-5476.

• Details: Proceeds from the tournament are used to help fund the Chickasha “Food For Kids” program and provide assistance to area residents in need of eyeglasses. Checks are payable to the Chickasha Lions Club at P.O. Box 2, Chickasha, OK 73023.

Okie Noodling

Invitational Championship

• When: Saturday July 16; 3 p.m. - dark

• Where: Muscle Car Ranch, 3609 S. 16th St., Chickasha; www.musclecarranch.com

Childrens Consignment Sale

• When: July 16, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

• Where: Mustang Christian Church, 1313 W. Hwy. 152

• Details: Accepting boys and girls clothes, infant through high school, baby items, furniture, toys amd maternity clothes

July 17

Life. Money. Hope.

Biblical advice for difficult times

• When: July 17, 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

• Where: Chickasha Life Church, 521 W. Chickasha Avenue

• Details: The community is invited to a special series featuring Dave Ramsey. Topics include accountability, hope, peace, possessions and stewardship.The program is being offered free of charge.

July 18

Chickasha FFA Back to School Ice-Cream Bash                                                                                  

• When: July 18,  7 p.m.

• Where: Chickasha High School Ag Room

• Whose Invited: Supporters of Chickasha FFA, Administration and faculty of Chickasha School, Alumni, Future Members, and Members

July 18-23

Childrens Consignment Sale

• When: July 18-23, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

• Where: Mustang Christian Church, 1313 W. Hwy. 152

• Details: Accepting boys and girls clothes, infant through high school, baby items, furniture, toys amd maternity clothes

July 20-23

Shake It Up Cafe VBS

• Where: Parkview Christian Church, 2828 S. 9th

• When: July 20-22, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.; July 23, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., lunch will be served

• Ages: Pre-K - 5th grade students

• Register: Call 224-3027

July 21

Free Breast Self Exam Classes

• When: July 21, 5:30 - 6:30  p.m.,

• Where: Grady Memorial Hospital, Administration Conference Room

Now - July 21

Summer Program

• Where: James Caraway Christian Academy

• When: Now thru July 21; M-Th 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

• Cost: $108 weekly

• Details: Offering tutoring program/reading and math; devotions with gospel presented, swimming and sports. Call 405-224-1998 for information.

July 22 & 23

CHS Class of ‘91

20 Year Reunion

• When: July 22-23

• Contact: Holly McDonald Franklin 405-224-1557

July 23

Genealogy Seminar

• When: Saturday, July 23, 10:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

• Where: Chickasha Library, 527 Iowa Ave.

• Details: This will be a hands on workshop where attendees will receive individual assistance on researching  and proving their Patriot Ancestor. Light refreshments will be served.  For more information contact Connie Lee Dabney at 405-603-8091.

July 26

Free Breast Self Exam Classes

• When: July 26, 7-8 p.m.,

• Where: Grady Memorial Hospital, Board Room

July 27

Ninnekah School Enrollment

• When: July 27, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

• Who: Elementary students only

• Details: If your child is new to our school system, please bring the following with you: birth certificate, child’s social security number, shot records, and address and phone number of former school.

July 26 & 28  

GED Exam

• When: July 26 & 28

• Where: Adult Learning Center, 628 Kansas, Chickasha

• Cost: $50-85 test fee; $40-50 retest fee ($40 of test fee is due with application

• Details: Must call and reserve testing date. Call 405-222-6562 or fax 405-222-6561.

July 28

Ninnekah School Enrollment

• When: July 28, 2-7 p.m.

• Who: Elementary, jr. high and high school students

• Details: If your child is new to our school system, please bring the following with you: birth certificate, child’s social security number, shot records, and address and phone number of former school.

Strike Out Cancer

Co-ed Softball Tournament

• When: July 30-31, starting at 9 a.m.

• Where: Ninnekah Baseball and Softball fields

• Cost: Registration fee will be $100

• Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 24th.

• Sign-up: Teams can e-mail Ashley at samrayburns4@aol.com or call me at 405-574-6888.

• Details: The 2nd Base Savers will be hosting a co-ed softball tournament to benefit the Susan G Komen 3 Day for the Cure.  Play with 10 players and must have three women on the field at all times! We are going to try to fit the tournament all in on Saturday but if necessary it will carry on to Sunday.

Aug. 4

Grady County

Outlaw Tractor Pull

• When: August 4, 7 p.m.

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds

• Details: Contact Dave Bennett at 405-320-1386

 Churndash Quilt Guild

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

• Where: Parkview Christian Church

• Information: Call 405-2244-7270

Aug. 6

FBC Johnnie P. Coffey

Christmas in August

• When: Aug. 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Where: First Baptist Church, located at 102 E. Dakota Ave in Chickasha.

Aug. 11

Grady County Democratic Party  

• When: August 11, 2011, 7 p.m.

• Where: Helen Ward Seminar Center at Canadian Valley Tech Center, 1401 Michigan Ave.

• Details: All Democrats and friends are welcome. Come join the decision making. For more information contact Steve Cox, Chair, at 320-5355 or Dr. Keith Harrison, Secretary, at 405-224-8604.

Friends of the Library luncheon

• Featuring: Graphic novelist Rob Vollmar

• When: August, 12 noon

• Where: Cottonwood Creek Country Club

• Cost:  $10 per person

• RSVP: call 405-224-5342

Aug. 13

Dorman Cousin Reunion

• When: Watermelon Festival Day, Aug. 13

• Where: Lion’s Den in Rush Springs

• Details: Plans include a potluck lunch at noon and visiting the rest of the day. For information, call Annys Dorman Brantley at 580-476-3329 or e-mail joe@joedorman.com

Aug. 14

Broken Vessel In concert    • Who are they: Broken Vessel is a southern gospel quartet blending different eras of music from The Cathedrals to more contemporary artists such as Ernie Haas & Signature Sound.

• Where: Chickasha Free Will Baptist Church, 2402 South 16th Street Chickasha

• When: August 14th, 2011 6pm

• Cost: FREE – A love offering will be accepted during the service

• Details: www.brokenvesselquartet.com

Aug. 25-27

Grady County Free Fair

• When: Aug. 25 - 27

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds

• Contact: Call 405-224-2031 or email peggy@gradycountywifi.com

August 27

All Day Music Fest featuring

Bluegrass/Gospel/Country/Folk

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

• When: Saturday, August 27; the doors will open at 9a.m. for coffee and doughnuts and will start with a jamming session until 10 a.m.  Musical groups will be scheduled from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.  

• 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. The Music Fest in May will be the last Music Fest before summer break.  Music Fest will resume on August 27, 2011. To schedule to play or for more information contact Jallane or Chet Link at (405) 224-6790 or (405) 222-6926.

Aug. 25-28

Shipmates sought

USS Maddox Destroyer Assoc.

DD731, DD622, DD168

• When: Aug. 25-28, 2011

• Where: Branson, MO

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

Sept. 1

Churndash Quilt Guild

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

• Where: Parkview Christian Church

• Information: Call 405-2244-7270

SEPT. 9-10

Washita Valley Bluegrass Festival

• When: Sept. 9, 3-9 p.m.; Sept. 10, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

• Where: NE Building at Grady County Fairgrounds

• Booth rental: $35

• Contact: Info, call Janis Lindsey, 405-831-6766; Doris Williams, 405-222-2008

OCT. 2

Bradley Reunion

• When: Oct. 2, 2011

• Information: Call Sharon Nye Russell at 918-429-9309 or by email at wk5y@aol.com.

OCT. 6

Churndash Quilt Guild

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

• Where: Parkview Christian Church

• Information: Call 405-2244-7270

OCT. 13

Grady County Democratic Party  

• When: October 13, 2011, 7 p.m.

• Where: Helen Ward Seminar Center at Canadian Valley Tech Center, 1401 Michigan Ave.

• Details: All Democrats and friends are welcome. Come join the decision making. For more information contact Steve Cox, Chair, at 320-5355 or Dr. Keith Harrison, Secretary, at 405-224-8604.

NOV. 3

Churndash Quilt Guild

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

• Where: Parkview Christian Church

• Information: Call 405-2244-7270

NOV. 18-19

Grady County OHCE Celebration of Crafts and Quilt Exhibit

• When: Friday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m - 4 p.m.

• Where: Grady Co. Fairgrounds, north building

• Sponsored by: Grady County OHCE

• Details: Returning vendors and vendors with handmade items will be given priority booth space.  To receive an application, please call 405-320-8905 and leave a message, or contact the local OSU Extension office at 405-224-2216.  Applications are accepted on a first come first served basis.    

DEC. 1

Churndash Quilt Guild

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

• Where: Parkview Christian Church

• Information: Call 405-2244-7270

On-Going Activities

Baby Food, Baby & Maternity Clothes Giveaways

• When: Thursdays, 9 a.m. - 12 noon

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

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@sbcglobal.net for more 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: Every Tuesday, 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: Options Counseling Services, Inc., 420 W. Country Club Rd., 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 Ross Health Care.

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.

Diabetes Support Group

• Where: 1st Floor Conference Room of the Hospital.  

• Details:  If you or someone you know is struggling with diabetes or have questions about diabetes, call the Diabetes Center, 405-779-2130, for more information.

Ducks Unlimited

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

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.

Soup Kitchen

• When: Saturdays & Sundays, 1-2:30 p.m.

• Where: Lighthouse Ministries Church, 305 Chickasha Ave.

• Details: Call our prayer line 405-414-8634

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: Free Line Dance Lessons

• When: Every Wednesday; 1-3 p. m.

• Details: Instructor Ruby Boggess

• What: Performances by True Country

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

• What: Performances by Coyotee Boys

• When:  2nd - 4th Thursdays monthly, 7-9 p.m.

• What: Performances by Silver Creek

• When:  Every Friday, 7-9 p.m.

• What: Tuesday Night Band Needed

• How: 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

• When: Beginning March 30, 6 p.m.

• 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.

Blessed Women to meet

• What: Non-denominational community gathering of women

• When: Last Friday of the month, covered dish at 6 p.m.; service 7 p.m.

• Where: Lighthouse Ministries, 305 W. Chickasha Ave,

• Details: For information, call 405-414-8634

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

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: Monthly meeting

• 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

• 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.

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.

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

Bi-Polar Disorder Education and Support Group

• When: 6 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays of the month starting May 26

• Where: Options Counseling Service Inc., 420 W. Country Club, Suite 2

• For information: call 222-3018

 

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