Cherokee Nation’s February events announced

BY STAFF REPORTS
02/01/2019 04:00 PM
TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee Nation’s February calendar consists of several events, including CN Legislative Day at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City. See all calendar items below.

Feb. 1
The Cherokee Heritage Center showcases its exhibit “The Cherokee Kid: A Will Rogers Exhibit” at the center in Park Hill. The exhibit will be on display through March 30. For more information, call 918-456-6007.

Feb. 12
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – The CN hosts a “Cooking with Commodities Cooking Class” at the Sam Hider Health Center in Jay. The goal of the class is to teach individuals how to prepare healthier meals using foods from the CN Food Distribution Center. For more information, call Brittany Ebers at 918-253-1724 or email brittany-ebers@cheorkee.org.

Feb. 13
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. – The CN Veterans Center hosts a Valentine’s Day celebration at the center in Tahlequah. For more information, call Kimberly Lack at 918-772-4166 or email kimberly-lack@cherokee.org.

Feb. 15
11 a.m. to noon – The CN hosts a “Cooking with Commodities Cooking Class” at the Sam Hider Health Center in Jay. The goal of the class is to teach individuals how to prepare healthier meals using foods from the CN Food Distribution Center. For more information, call Brittany Ebers at 918-253-1724 or email brittany-ebers@cheorkee.org.

Feb. 18
6 p.m. – The Tribal Council meets at the W.W. Keeler Complex at 17675 S. Muskogee Ave., in Tahlequah. For the agenda, visit http://legislative.cherokee.org.

Feb. 20
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – The CN hosts CN Legislative Day at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City. Tribal leaders and employees will be on site to promote the tribe’s culture as well as programs and services. For more information, call 918-453-5238.

Feb. 21
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – The CN partners with the Oklahoma Blood Institute to host a blood drive at the Tsa La Gi Community Room, located behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-453-5000, ext. 5841.

Feb. 22-23
Sequoyah High School speech/drama/debate program hosts an Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association qualifying event tournament at the school in Tahlequah. The debate completion will begin at 3:45 p.m. on Feb. 22. All acting and public speaking competitions will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Feb. 23. For more information, call Amanda Ray at 918-453-5156 or email amanda-ray@cherokee.org.

Feb. 23
Noon to 1 p.m. – The CHC hosts a Cherokee Genealogy 101 presentation at the center in Park Hill. Presentation is $40 for Cherokee Historical Society members and $50 for non-members. For more information, call Gene Norris at 918-456-6007 or email gene-norris@cherokee.org.

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