Cherokee Nation calendar of events for June

05/30/2014

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation is offering professional development for area teachers during a Teachers of Successful Students Institute. A return ceremony will be held for Remember the Removal bike riders, and the tribe will honor volunteer firefighters in a dinner banquet. Cherokee Nation events in June are as follows:

June 2

Sequoyah High School Summer Food Program on Mondays through Thursdays serves breakfast from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to noon all month and through July 10. The meals are served at Sequoyah High School cafeteria in Tahlequah. Adults pay $2 for breakfast and $4 for lunch; individuals 18 years of age and under eat free. The program is open to Cherokee and non-Cherokee citizens. For more information, contact Angelia Dowty at 918-453-5190 or angelia-dowty@cherokee.org.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tribal registration help with citizenship applications in Jay. Sam Hider Health Center, 1015 Washbourne St. Call 918-253-4271 for more information.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Language Program will begin a free Cherokee language class for the community, scheduled every Monday and Thursday throughout the month at the Cherokee Nation Nutrition Center in Nowata. For more information, call 918-453-5487.

9 a.m. – A 1710 Diligwa Village exhibit will open at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill. The exhibit will run through August 17. For more information, call 918-456-6007.

June 2-6

2 to 5 p.m. – Creative drawing class for grades 1-5 at the Cherokee Arts Center in Tahlequah, 212 S. Water Ave. Course costs $68 and is open to the public. To sign up, call NSU Continuing Education at 918-444-4610.

June 3

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation blood drive in the Tsa-La-Gi community room behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-453-5000 ext. 5841.

June 4-5

8:30 a.m. – Cherokee Nation Education Services will host its annual Teachers of Successful Students Institute in the University Center at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. For more information on the professional development free to teachers, call 918-453-5154.

June 6

8 p.m. – Collinsville Moonlight 5K, a Cherokee Nation Healthy Nations’ Wings sanctioned race. 1K starts at 8:15 p.m. Race will begin and end at Sallee Football Field. For more information, call 918-407-3867.

June 9

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tribal registration help with citizenship applications in South Coffeyville, 215 Oklahoma St. Call 918-563-9329 for more information.

8 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. – Will Rogers Health Center in Nowata will give free sports physicals and well-child checkups for all tribal citizen students. To make an appointment, call 918-273-7570.

4 to 7 p.m. – Will Rogers Health Center in Nowata will hold a free Kids Fun Day. Activities will include a bounce castle, a dunk tank, traditional arts and crafts, and more. For more information, call 918-273-7500.

June 9-13

2 to 5 p.m. – Imaginative drawing class for grades 1-5 at the Cherokee Arts Center in Tahlequah. Course costs $68 and is open to the public. To sign up, call NSU Continuing Education at 918-444-4610.

June 13

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tribal registration help with citizenship applications in Sallisaw, sub-office, 110 N. Elm. Call 918-775-6226 for more information.

5 to 9 p.m. – Bowmaking class taught by Richard Fields at the Cherokee Arts Center in Tahlequah. Class continues 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 14. For more information, call 918-453-5728.

June 14

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Cherokee Ancestry Conference will be held inside the Osiyo training room, located behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. Conference includes several guest speakers on topics of Cherokee history and genealogy. For more information, call 918-456-6007 ext. 6159 or 6162.

9 a.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill will hold a beginning pottery class to teach the essential elements of building Cherokee pottery. For more information, call 918-456-6007.

June 16

6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Tribal Council meeting at the W.W. Keeler Complex, Tribal Council Chambers in Tahlequah. For the agenda, visit http://legislative.cherokee.org/.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tribal registration help with citizenship applications in Collinsville. Cherokee Nation Tag Office, 105 E. Main St. Call 918-371-3265 for more information.

June 18

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tribal registration help with citizenship applications at the Vinita Health Center, 27371 S. 4410 Road. Call 918-256-4576 for more information.

June 19

2 p.m. – The return ceremony for the Remember the Removal bike riders will be held at the Cherokee Nation Courthouse Square in downtown Tahlequah.

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Emergency Management will provide the training course “Introduction to the Incident Command System” in the Osiyo training room, behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. To register and for more information, call Rhea Fears at 918-453-5000 ext. 7065.

June 20

7:30 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation Emergency Management will provide the training course “ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents” in the Osiyo Training Room, behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. To register and for more information, call Rhea Fears at 918-453-5000 ext. 7065.

June 21

8 a.m. – Cherokee Elder Care will host a co-ed golf tournament, four-person scramble, at Cherokee Springs Golf Course in Tahlequah. Proceeds go to support Cherokee Elder Care’s facility expansion and continuing senior care. To be a sponsor or for more information, call 918-207-4979.

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Community and Cultural Outreach will hold a seminar in the Tribal Council Chambers in Tahlequah called “A Guide to Fundraising” for community organizations seeking fundraising ideas. For more information, call 918-207-4950.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Small Business Assistance Center will have a Core Four Business Planning course in the Osiyo training room, behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. Class costs $15. For more information, call 918-207-3954.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Gourd decorating class at the Cherokee Arts Center in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-453-5728.

2 p.m. – Tahlequah Writers’ Group meeting at the Cherokee Arts Center in Tahlequah. For more information, email karcoocoo@att.net.

June 23-27

2 to 5 p.m. – Cartooning basics class for grades 1-5 at the Cherokee Arts Center in Tahlequah. Course costs $68 and is open to the public. To sign up, call NSU Continuing Education at 918-444-4610.

June 24

10 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation Community and Cultural Outreach will hold a seminar in the Tribal Council Chambers in Tahlequah called “Governance: The Community Leadership Role of the Board Members” for community organizations. The seminar will also be held from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 918-207-4950.

June 25

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tribal registration help with citizenship applications in Claremore. Cherokee Nation Career Services office, 23205 S. Route 66. Call 918-342-7450 for more information.

June 26

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Cancer survivor meeting on the W.W. Hastings Hospital campus, 100 S. Bliss Ave., Tahlequah, second floor annex building near the playground. For more information, call 918-525-2717.

June 28

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Small Business Assistance Center will have a Core Four Business Planning Course in the Osiyo training room, behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. Class costs $15. For more information, call 918-207-3954.

June 30

7 p.m. – Cherokee Nation’s 2014 Volunteer Firefighters Ceremony for invited firefighters only. Ceremony will be in the Sequoyah Ballroom of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa.

The Cherokee Arts Center in Tahlequah also hosts the following weekly classes:

Tuesdays, 1 to 2 p.m. – cartooning with storytelling for grades 8-12. Class ends July 22.
Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m. – loom weaving taught by Cherokee National Treasure Dorothy Ice
Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – metalsmithing taught by Steve Mashburn
Fridays, 7 to 9 p.m. – life drawing
Saturdays, by appointment – basic assemblage taught by Robert Shinn
Saturdays, noon to 2 p.m. – loom weaving taught by Cherokee National Treasure Dorothy Ice


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