Published On: Wed, Mar 1st, 2017

Cherokee Nation calendar of events for March

 

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation is hosting several events in March, including the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day and the start of community language classes. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.

March 1

1:30 to 3 p.m. – W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah hosts a prenatal nutrition class on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Classes include a gift for the baby, refreshments, basic prenatal nutrition information, weight management during and after pregnancy information and more. Classes are only open to patients at Cherokee Nation health facilities. For more information, call 918-772-4702.

March 2

2 to 6 p.m. – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa hosts a job fair for qualified professionals looking to join the food and beverage team. For more information, call 918-384-7111.

March 7

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Public Health seeks American Indian adults who use smokeless tobacco to participate in a research study at W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-453-5000, ext. 7076.

1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Small Business Assistance Center hosts a GrowthWheel workshop in Pryor at 2945 Hwy 69A. Attendees will participate in a hands-on workshop introducing the GrowthWheel toolkit, and will get a sense of how empowering it can be to work with a certified GrowthWheel advisor. For more information, contact Brian Wagnon at 918-453-5531 or brian-wagnon@cherokee.org.

March 9

10 a.m. – Cherokee Nation Small Business Assistance Center hosts a GrowthWheel workshop in Bartlesville at 401 S. Dewey. Attendees will participate in a hands-on workshop introducing the GrowthWheel toolkit, and will get a sense of how empowering it can be to work with a certified GrowthWheel advisor. For more information, contact Brian Wagnon at 918-453-5531 or brian-wagnon@cherokee.org.

March 10

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Public Health seeks American Indian adults who use smokeless tobacco to participate in a research study at Three Rivers Health Center in Muskogee. For more information, call 918-453-5000, ext. 7076.

March 11

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center hosts a cultural class on carving at the center located in Tahlequah. Learn the Cherokee history and basic elements of soapstone carving. Class fee is $40. For more information, call 888-999-6007 or email chc@cherokee.org.

March 13-17

3 to 5 p.m. – The Cherokee Arts Center in Tahlequah hosts kids’ art classes for Spring Break 2017. Classes are $20 per day or $60 for the week, with March 15 being free. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by someone who is 16 years old or older. To enroll, call 918-453-5728.

March 14

1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Small Business Assistance Center hosts a GrowthWheel workshop in Tulsa at 10837 E. Marshall St. Suite 101. Attendees participate in a hands-on workshop introducing the GrowthWheel toolkit, and will get a sense of how empowering it can be to work with a certified GrowthWheel advisor. For more information, contact Brian Wagnon at 918-453-5531 or brian-wagnon@cherokee.org.

March 16

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – The Cherokee National Prison Museum, Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum and the John Ross Museum, all located in Tahlequah, are offering special Spring Break activities.

March 17

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Public Health seeks American Indian adults who use smokeless tobacco to participate in a research study at Three Rivers Health Center in Muskogee. For more information, call 918-453-5000, ext. 7076.

March 18

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah hosts a gallery talk and pottery workshop with Cherokee National Treasure Jane Osti and Tribal Council Deputy Speaker and Cherokee National Treasure Victoria Vazquez. The event is part of the Anna Mitchell Legacy Exhibit. The event is open to the public and free of charge. For more information, call 918-456-6007.

March 20

6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Tribal Council meeting at the W.W. Keeler Complex, 17675 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah. For the agenda, visit http://legislative.cherokee.org.

March 21

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Public Health seeks American Indian adults who use smokeless tobacco to participate in a research study at W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-453-5000, ext. 7076.

1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Small Business Assistance Center hosts a GrowthWheel workshop in Sallisaw at 100 E. Choctaw. Attendees will participate in a hands-on workshop introducing the GrowthWheel toolkit, and will get a sense of how empowering it can be to work with a certified GrowthWheel advisor. For more information, contact Brian Wagnon at 918-453-5531 or brian-wagnon@cherokee.org.

March 24

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Public Health seeks American Indian adults who use smokeless tobacco to participate in a research study at Three Rivers Health Center in Muskogee. For more information, call 918-453-5000, ext. 7076.

11 a.m. – The Cherokee Nation hosts the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The Cherokee Nation annually gives schools in northeast Oklahoma funding from motor vehicle tag sales. In 2016, the tribe presented $4.7 million to schools.

March 27

1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Small Business Assistance Center hosts a GrowthWheel workshop in Jay at 109 13th St. Attendees will participate in a hands-on workshop introducing the GrowthWheel toolkit, and will get a sense of how empowering it can be to work with a certified GrowthWheel advisor. For more information, contact Brian Wagnon at 918-453-5531 or brian-wagnon@cherokee.org.

March 28

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Public Health is seeking American Indian adults who use smokeless tobacco to participate in a research study at W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-453-5000, ext. 7076.

March 30

1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Small Business Assistance Center is hosting a GrowthWheel workshop in Claremore at 23305 S. Hwy 66. Attendees will participate in a hands-on workshop introducing the GrowthWheel toolkit, and will get a sense of how empowering it can be to work with a certified GrowthWheel advisor. For more information, contact Brian Wagnon at 918-453-5531 or brian-wagnon@cherokee.org.

March 30-31

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center is hosting Indian Territory Days at the center located in Tahlequah. Come experience two days of hands-on activities, games and demonstrations for school-aged children, with a focus on Cherokee life in the late 19th century. For more information, call 888-999-6007 or email chc@cherokee.org.

March 31

March 31 is the last day for Cherokee Nation citizens to register to vote or update voter registration for the upcoming Tribal Council elections on June 3. For more information on voter registration, call the Cherokee Nation Election Commission at 918-458-5899.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – The Vinita Health Center hosts a blood drive. For more information, call 918-256-4850.

March 31- April 2

The Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians are partnering to share the Cherokee story as part of Cherokee Days at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. The three-day festival includes storytelling, an exhibit showcasing a historical timeline and live cultural art demonstrations and performances.

Cherokee community language classes for spring 2017 also begin in October. See dates below for a class near you. For more information, call 918-453-5151.

  • No-we-ta Cherokee Community Building in Nowata on Mondays and Thursdays, March 6 – April 13, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • Early Learning Academy in Salina on Thursdays, March 2 – May 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • Three Rivers Museum in Muskogee on Mondays, March 6 – May 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • Oak Grove Baptist Church in Porum on Mondays, March 6 – May 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • House of Praise Church in Marble City on Tuesdays, March 14 – May 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • Ballou Baptist Church in Locust Grove on Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 7 – May 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • New Jordan Baptist Church in Salina on Mondays, March 6 – April 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    • Fairfield Community Building in Stilwell on Tuesdays, March 14 – May 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • NSU – Broken Arrow campus on Thursdays, March 9 – May 11, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    • Webbers Falls Museum in Webbers Falls on Mondays, March 6 – May 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    • Delaware County Public Library in Jay on Mondays and Thursdays, March 6 – April 13, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    • Brushy Community Center in Sallisaw on Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 7 – April 13, from 2 to 4 p.m.
    • Lost City Community Building in Lost City on Tuesdays, March 6 – May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    • Elm Tree Baptist Church in Tahlequah on Monday and Thursdays, March 6 – April 13, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    • Redbird Smith Health Center in Sallisaw, TBA
    • St. Brigid’s Activity Building in Tahlequah, TBA