Cherokee Nation calendar of events for February

January 28, 2019

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation calendar consists of several events in February, including Cherokee Nation 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 to 6:30 p.m. – Cherokee Nation 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 Cherokee Nation Food Distribution Center. For more information, contact Brittany Ebers at 918-253-1724 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Feb. 13

5 to 7 p.m. – The Cherokee Nation Veterans Center hosts a Valentine’s Day celebration at the center in Tahlequah. For more information, contact Kimberly Lack at 918-772-4166 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Feb. 15

11 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation 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 Cherokee Nation Food Distribution Center. For more information, contact Brittany Ebers at 918-253-1724 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Feb. 18

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.

Feb. 20

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts Cherokee Nation 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. – Cherokee Nation 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. Friday. Feb. 22. All acting and public speaking competitions will begin at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. For more information, contact Amanda Ray at 918-453-5156 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Feb. 23

Noon to 1 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center 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, contact Gene Norris at 918-456-6007 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .