If you would like to list your meeting or event in the Community Calendar please email all the information to email@example.com, call the Indian Journal at 918-689-2191 or drop the information off at the IJ office at 109 S. Main St.
Six-County Gospel Singing Convention
The Six-County Gospel Singing Convention will meet at the Free Will Baptist Church, 101 East Ute Street, Porum, OK, Saturday, July 29, 10 a.m. with singing from a recently published shaped-note songbook with a lot of new songs as well some older songs. The book is published by Dylan Feezell & Sam Wright from AL. Both of them are song leaders; pianists; and songwriters. Most of the singing will be congregational singing with a few special songs throughout the day. Singers & pianists are expected from OK, AR, TX and maybe other states. There will be a potluck meal at noon and more singing in the afternoon. Genelle Clark will serve as president. For more information contact Zane & Linda Harding at 918-733-4259, zaneandlinda@
Texanna Ladies Crafters
The Texanna Ladies Crafters shop is located right across from Dawn’s Café on Texanna Road. Open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Look for the Butterfly board and the little green alien in front of our store. Stop by and take a picture with your family. It’s free.
Family History Workshop
A Family History Workshop and Ancestry Help will be held Monday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at the Eufaula Memorial Library.
For information call Bill at 918-442-6089.
Muscogee Nation Head Start accepting applications
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Head Start is accepting applications for the 2023-2024 school year.
There is no cost to families. The following documents are required: parent’s income verification; previous year’s income tax (front sheet only), pay stubs, W-2 form, TNF letter, SSI letter, SNAP documentation or statement from employer; child’s immunization record, medical card, citizenship card (if applicable) and birth certificate.
For more information call: 918-618-6220 (Eufaula); 918-473-0605 (Checotah); 918-732-7904 (Okmulgee); 918-296-0357 (Tulsa); 918-623-2000 (Okemah); 405-452-1180 (Wetumka).
DAV McIntosh County Chapter #3 meets monthly
The DAV McIntosh County Chapter #3 meets the first Thursday of each month. 111092 S. 4184 Rd., Checotah (1/2 mile west of Onapa Rd.). Come be a part of the Disabled American Veterans organization. For more information contact Andy Killingsworth at 918-781-9752.
Green County Cattlewomen meets monthly
The Green County Cattlewomen meets the last Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at Watson Farms Meat Market in Checotah. For more information or to join, call 918-616-2526.
Friday nights karaoke at VFW
Respite Vouchers available for seniors raising children
Are you caring for a relative child under the age of 18? Do you need a break? The Caregiver Program might be just what you’re looking for. Respite Vouchers are a total $300 for a 3-month period. The Senior Raising Children can hire someone of their choosing to give them a much-needed break. For more information contact Alysa Kinnell, EODD Area Agency on Aging, Lead Social Services Specialist at 918-682-7891 or the SENIOR INFO LINE at 1-800-211-2116.
Respite voucher for caregivers
Are you caring for someone 60 years of age or older that needs assistance with dressing, walking, transferring, bathing, eating, or toileting? Do you assist someone with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, or Parkinson’s Disease? The Caregiver Program might be just what you’re looking for. The Respite Vouchers are a total of $300 for a 3-month period. The Caregiver can hire someone of their choosing to give them a much-needed break. There are no income guidelines for this program. For more information, please contact Alysa Kinnell or Tashanda Myers, EODD Area Agency on Aging, Social Services Specialist at 918-682-7891 or the SENIOR INFO LINE at 1-800-211-2116.
Friendship Kitchen offers sit-down lunches Friendship Kitchen is excited to share with Eufaula and surrounding communities that the Saturday Free Lunch program, which had changed to only drive-thru during the COVID-19 pandemic, has reopened for sit-down meals.
Everyone is invited to come to the Kitchen at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 251 Matthews Lane, Eufaula, sit down and enjoy a lunch and socialize.
Meals are served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Take-out meals are available after 12:30 p.m. Friendship Kitchen Volunteer Team, United Methodist Church, First Assembly of God Church, Community Culture Church, Wayland Baptist Church and St. Paul’s Catholic Church are looking forward to seeing you.
If you have any questions or are interested in joining our team or volunteering, please contact Margaret at 918-617-3130.
Thrift Shop open
2nd Chances Thrift Shop at Under One Roof, 107 McKinley, (entrance on West side of Under One Roof) is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. Info: Call 918-689-7505.
Finding Hope is a support group for loved ones who have been impacted by addiction. Find education and inspiration during meetings on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 6:30 p.m. at North Fork Baptist Church. Contact information: findinghopeeufaula@
American Heart Association Classes
Monday – Tai Chi at Eufaula Library, Free: Beginners from 11 a.m. to noon; Advanced, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday – Chair Exercise class, FREE: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Eufaula First Baptist Church 400 W. Foley.
Wednesday – Chair Exercise class, FREE: Checotah Library, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Thursday – Chair Exercise class, FREE: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Eufaula Library Also American Heart Association BLS, CPR and First Aid classes available for $45 per person.
If anyone is interested in having a Tai Chi or Chair Exercise class at their site please contact Dawn Edwards 918-689-7774. You may also contact Dawn for the American Heart Association BLS, CPR and First Aid certification.