The Cherokee Nation, in partnership with the IRS, continues to offer free tax preparation for qualifying individuals at several sites through April 15. Dates and times vary by location. Services are by appointment only. Taxes can also be prepared online at http://www.myfreetaxes.com/CNCherokeeNationFSA. For more information, call 918-453-5536.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tribal registration help with citizenship applications at the Sam Hider Health Center, 1015 Washbourne St. in Jay. Call 918-253-4271 for more information.
5 to 5:30 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Healthy Nation offers a free exercise class Monday through Thursday at the Cherokee Nation AMO Health Center in Salina. The class is open to the public and is also offered from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Tony Ballou at 918-434-8500, ext. 8674.
6 to 8:30 p.m. – The Cherokee Nation History & Humanities Course is being offered at the Vinita Health Center, 27371 S. 4410 Road, Vinita. The class is free and open to the public. The class will also be held on March 11 and March 18 at the same time. For more information, contact Catherine Foreman Gray at 918-453-5289 or email@example.com.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation offers free tax preparation at Will Rogers Health Center, 1020 Lenape Drive, Nowata, for families that earned less than $51,567 last year. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call 918-342-6803.
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.
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/.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Career Services will host a food service job fair at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Native American preference will be given for positions. Applicants must bring their CDIB and tribal citizenship cards, be at least 18 years of age and be prepared for an on-the-spot interview. For more information, contact Dixie Weathers at 918-772-4161 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tribal registration help with citizenship applications in Sallisaw. Sallisaw sub-office, 110 N. Elm. Call 918-775-6226 for more information.
6 to 8:30 p.m. – The Cherokee Nation History & Humanities Course is being held at the Native American Fellowship building, 215 Oklahoma St., South Coffeyville. Classes are also held on March 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and March 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Catherine Foreman Gray at 918-453-5289 or email@example.com.
3 to 4:30 p.m. – Cherokee National Youth Choir will perform a free concert at First United Methodist in Bella Vista, Ark. For more information regarding the Cherokee National Youth Choir, contact Mary Kay Henderson at 918-772-4172. To contact the church, call 479-855-1158.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tribal registration help with citizenship applications in Collinsville, 105 E. Main St. Call 918-371-3265 for more information.
6 -7 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Vinita Health Center will host a breast cancer awareness event. Festivities will include celebrating survivors and the release of balloons with a message attached in honor of those who have passed. Health officials will also speak about the importance of mammograms and self-checks, while also answering any questions the public may have. For more information, contact Connie Butler at 918-373-1883.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tribal registration help with citizenship applications in Vinita, 27371 S. 4410 Road. Call 918-256-4576 for more information.
6 p.m. – A cancer survivor group meeting will be held at the Healthy Living Campus, building 3 conference room, in Tahlequah, 1400 S. Hensley Drive. The meeting provides ongoing support for survivors and their families and caregivers. For more information, call Mary Owl at 918-525-2717.
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.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation offers free tax preparation at Bartlesville Health Center, 501 E. Fifth St., Bartlesville, for families that earned less than $51,567 last year. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call 918-342-6803.
The Cherokee Arts Center in Tahlequah also hosts the following weekly classes:
Tuesdays, 6 to 9 p.m. – Fingerweaving Belts and Sashes taught by Donna Wiggins
Wednesdays, by appointment – Loom Weaving taught by Dorothy Ice
Thursdays, 6 to 9 p.m. – Fingerweaving Belts and Sashes taught by Donna Wiggins
Fridays, 7 to 9 p.m. – Life Drawing
Saturdays, by appointment – Loom Weaving taught by Dorothy Ice
March 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Feather Capes taught by Lisa Rutherford
March 15, 2 p.m. – Tahlequah Writers’ Group
March 22 and 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Coil Built Pottery taught by Jane Osti
March 22 and 29, 1 to 4 p.m. – Tubular Gourd Stitch/ Beading a Walking Stick taught by Donna Wiggins
March 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. –Male Ribbon Shirt taught by Donna Wiggins
For more information on Cherokee Arts Center classes, call 918-453-5728 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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