The health and safety of Chickasaws, employees and patrons are our main priority. As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads globally and cases rise in the U.S., some Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, canceled or closed out of an abundance of caution. Below is the complete list of postponements, cancellations and closings.

We will continue to update this list regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

POSTPONEMENTS

    •    Chickasaw Citizen Connection and Chickasaw Community Council meetings postponed through April. Visit the Chickasaw Citizen Groups page for the latest information on meetings.

    •    Winstar World Casino and Resort entertainment

    ◦    All entertainment in March

    ◦    Pitbull, March 13, 2020, pending reschedule

    ◦    Brad Paisley, March 20, 2020, rescheduled for August 29, 2020

    ◦    Adam Sandler, March 21, 2020, pending reschedule

    •    Riverwind Casino Entertainment

    ◦    Willie Nelson and Family, March 13, 2020, pending reschedule

    ◦    KOMA All-Class Reunion, March 21, 2020, rescheduled for May 15, 2020

    ◦    Jay Leno, March 27, 2020, pending reschedule

    •    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    ◦    Winter Fruit and Vegetable Event for Chickasaw seniors, March 23, 2020, pending reschedule

    •    McSwain Theatre

    ◦    Peter Pan and Cinderella on Ice, March 28, 2020, pending reschedule

CANCELLATIONS

    •    After School Arts Program

    ◦    canceled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year

    •    All Native Youth Community Project activities

    ◦    through the month of April

    •    Chickasaw Nation WIC Mobile Van

    ◦    until further notice - please call (855) 559-0985 for services

    •    Chickasaw Young Artist Studio

    ◦    until further notice

    •    Choctaw Hymn classes

    ◦    through the month of April

    •    Chokka' Kilimpi' student activities on all program campuses (OU, OCCC, MSC and UCO)

    ◦    through the month of April

    •    Community classes

    ◦    through the month of April

    •    Language Club classes/meetings

    ◦    through the month of April

    •    Martial Arts classes

    ◦    until further notice

    •    Movie Nights at Boggy Depot and Fort Washita

    ◦    through the month of April

    •    Saturday Evening Movies - Chickasaw Cultural Center

    ◦    through the month of April

    •    Stickball practices, tournaments, league games or events for Bak Bak

    ◦    through the month of April

    •    Stomp dance practices

    ◦    through the month of April

    •    Thursday movies - McSwain Theatre

    ◦    March 12, 2020 through April 3, 2020

    •    Tushka Fit group classes

    ◦    until further notice

    •    Unconquered Life group classes

    ◦    Until further notice

    •    Wellness centers (Ada, Tishomingo, Purcell and Ardmore)

    ◦    All group classes, until further notice

    •    Wellness centers (Ada, Tishomingo, Purcell and Ardmore)

    ◦    all swimming lessons, until further notice

    •    Chickasaw Youth Clubs - field trips

    ◦    through the month of March

    •    Three Sisters Celebration - Chickasaw Cultural Center

    ◦    March 14-22, 2020

    •    Workshops with Patta Butcher: Over Dye - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    March 14, 2020 and March 28, 2020

    •    Chickasaw Arts Academy Spring Break session

    ◦    March 16-20, 2020

    •    Child Passenger Safety Checks - Glenwood Resource Center, Ada

    ◦    March 17, 2020

    •    Winter Fruit and Vegetable event for Chickasaw seniors - Chickasaw Nation Community Center, OKC

    ◦    March 17, 2020

    •    Youth can making class - Chickasaw Cultural Center

    ◦    March 17-19, 2020

    •    Farmers' Market annual training - Treasure Valley Inn, Davis

    ◦    March 18, 2020

    •    Apple Gourd Lidded Box with Donna Welch - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    March 19, 2020

    •    Thursday movies at McSwain Theatre

    ◦    March 19-26, 2020

    •    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program filing (VITA)

    ◦    March 19, 2020

    •    Youth Speaking Chickasaw

    ◦    March 19, 2020

    •    Empowered Living field trip and cooking class

    ◦    March 20, 2020

    •    Jae L & Crossover show - McSwain Theatre

    ◦    March 21, 2020

    •    Roll a Ball, Felt a Bag with Ruth Walker - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    March 21, 2020

    •    Book page crafts with Leanne Parker-West - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    March 23, 24, 26 and 27

    •    Homebuyer seminar - Riverwind

    ◦    March 24, 2020

    •    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program filing (VITA)

    ◦    March 24, 2020

    •    Beadwork studio - Ada

    ◦    March 25, 2020

    •    Farmers' Market annual training - Tishomingo

    ◦    March 25, 2020

    •    Ithana: Learn and Lunch series - Chickasaw Cultural Center

    ◦    March 25, 2020

    •    Oklahoma State Johnson-O'Malley Conference - WinStar

    ◦    March 25-26, 2020

    •    Farmers' Market annual training - Ada

    ◦    March 26, 2020

    •    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program filing (VITA)

    ◦    March 26, 2020

    •    Dream catcher class

    ◦    March 28, 2020

    •    Martial Arts in house tournament

    ◦    March 28, 2020

    •    OSU N7

    ◦    March 30, 2020

    •    Scratchboard with Leanne Parker-West - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    March 30 and 31

    •    Acrylics with Mary Ruth Barnes - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 1, 2020

    •    Rendezvous at Fort Washita

    ◦    April 1-5, 2020

    •    Shibori with Patta Butcher - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 1, 2020

    •    Ayowa' Garden to Gourmet agritours - Chickasaw Cultural Center

    ◦    April 2, 2020

    •    Chickasaw Historical Society Conference - Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center

    ◦    April 2-3, 2020

    •    8-Ball Tournament - Veterans Lodge

    ◦    April 4, 2020

    •    Chafahomma pop up show with Brent Deramus - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 4, 2020

    •    Children's Fair - Pontotoc County Agri-Plex

    ◦    April 4, 2020

    •    GetFresh! cooking shows - all locations

    ◦    April 7-9, 2020

    •    Homebuyer seminar - Ada

    ◦    April 7, 2020

    •    Beadwork studio - Ada

    ◦    April 8, 2020

    •    Watercolors with Mary Ruth Barnes - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 8, 2020

    •    PAX Tools workshop - Apila Center, Ada

    ◦    April 9, 2020

    •    Beadwork studio - Ada

    ◦    April 11, 2020

    •    Easter celebration - Chickasaw Cultural Center

    ◦    April 11, 2020

    •    Finger weaving at the Chickasaw Nation Capitol

    ◦    April 11, 2020

    •    Lazy stitch beading with Eric Smith - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 11, 2020

    •    Monthly cultural class, language

    ◦    April 11, 2020

    •    GOURDget workshop - Ada

    ◦    April 14, 2020

    •    Monthly cultural class, finger weaving

    ◦    April 14, 2020

    •    Acrylics with Mary Ruth Barnes - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 15, 2020

    •    Language committee meeting

    ◦    April 15, 2020

    •    Ayowa' Garden to Gourmet agritours - Chickasaw Cultural Center

    ◦    April 16, 2020

    •    Chickasaw Press spring book fair - Ada Community Center

    ◦    April 16-17, 2020

    •    Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes meeting - WinStar

    ◦    April 16-17, 2020

    •    Youth Speaking Chickasaw

    ◦    April 16, 2020

    •    Kite Flying at the White House

    ◦    April 17-18, 2020

    •    Shibori with Patta Butcher - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 18, 2020

    •    National Library Week activities

    ◦    April 19-25, 2020

    •    Acrylics with Mary Ruth Barnes - Connerville Senior site

    ◦    April 20, 2020

    •    Portrait of Elder's III Reception - Chickasaw Cultural Center

    ◦    April 20, 2020

    •    GOURDget workshop - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 21, 2020

    •    Homebuyer seminar - Duncan

    ◦    April 21, 2020

    •    Watercolors with Mary Ruth Barnes - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 22, 2020

    •    PAX Tools workshop - Chickasaw Nation Community Center, Ada

    ◦    April 23, 2020

    •    Chickasaw Warrior History education session - Veterans Lodge

    ◦    April 24, 2020

    •    Kite Flying at the White House

    ◦    April 24-25, 2020

    •    Tribal Library author reading, Michelle Cooke - Tribal Library

    ◦    April 24, 2020

    •    Annual Walk to Stomp out Sexual Assault

    ◦    April 25, 2020

    •    Basket Weaving at the Council House Museum

    ◦    April 25, 2020

    •    Beginning inkle loom - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 25, 2020

    •    Guitar concert - McSwain Theatre

    ◦    April 25, 2020

    •    Tobachi high school art reception - Chokma'si' Gallery and Boutique

    ◦    April 27, 2020

    •    Acrylics with Mary Ruth Barnes - ARTesian Gallery & Studios

    ◦    April 29, 2020

    •    Piano recital - Chokma'si' Gallery and Boutique

    ◦    April 29-30, 2020

    •    Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference - WinStar Convention Center

    ◦    April 30, 2020 - May 1, 2020

    •    Farmers' Market annual training (makeup date) - Davis

    ◦    May 6, 2020

CLOSINGS

Historic Sites and Community Based Programs

    •    All events taking place at the Chickasaw Community Centers and recreational facilities canceled until further notice

    •    The Chickasaw Children's Village will be closed until April 5, 2020.

Closed to the public beginning March 17, 2020 through March 29, 2020

    •    Chickasaw Nation Child Development centers, Ada and Ardmore

    •    All Chickasaw Nation Head Start

    •    Chickasaw Nation Senior sites will be implementing a drive-thru meal program

    •    Chickasaw Nation School-Age program

    •    Chickasaw Youth Clubs

    •    Chickasaw Nation Sick Child Care

    •    Fort Washita Historic Site

    •    Chickasaw National Capitol

    •    Chickasaw Council House Museum

    •    Boggy Depot Park

    •    Chickasaw White House

    •    Chickasaw Bank Museum

    •    Chickasaw Cultural Center

    •    Tribal Library

Chickasaw Nation Businesses

Closed to the public beginning at midnight tonight March 16, 2020 through March 31, 2020

    •    Ada Gaming Center

    •    Bedre' Fine Chocolate will be closed to the public

    •    Black Gold Casino

    •    Border Casino

    •    Chickasaw Visitor Center in Sulphur

    •    Chickasaw Welcome Center in Davis

    •    Chisholm Trail Casino

    •    CTS Davis Gaming

    •    Exhibit C Gallery

    •    Gold Mountain Casino

    •    Goldsby Gaming Center

    •    Jetstream Casino

    •    Lazer Zone

    •    Madill Gaming Center

    •    McSwain Theater

    •    Megastar Casino

    •    Newcastle Casino

    •    Riverwind Casino

    •    Saltcreek Casino

    •    Texoma Casino

    •    Thackerville Gaming Center

    •    The Artesian Casino

    •    The Riverstar Casino

    •    Tishomingo Gaming

    •    Treasure Valley Casino

    •    Washita Casino

    •    Welcome Center in Thackerville

    •    WinStar World Casino

Closed to the public beginning March 17, 2020 until further notice

    •    Ada Chickasaw Nation Wellness Center

    •    Ardmore Chickasaw Nation Wellness Center

    •    Artesian Gallery

    •    Chickasaw Nation Medical Center pharmacy lobby

    ◦    patients can still receive services in the drive-thru

    •    Chokmasi Gallery

    •    Purcell Chickasaw Nation Wellness Center

    •    Tishomingo Information Center

    •    Tishomingo Chickasaw Nation Wellness Center

    •    The Hub Bistro

    ◦    retail items (bottled drinks, bagged food items, etc.) will continue to be offered for purchase

    •    Tushka Fit

    •    Unconquered Life fitness facility

Global Gaming Solutions

Closed to the public beginning March 16, 2020

    •    Golden Mesa Casino

    ◦    closed through March 31, 2020

    •    Lone Star Park

    ◦    closed through March 31, 2020

    •    Remington Park

    ◦    closed through April 11, 2020

Eric Swanson can be contacted by email at eswanson@theadanews.com.

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