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Release Date: August 30, 2017

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

SULPHUR, Okla. – The Chickasaw Nation will celebrate grandparents, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9-10 during the Grandparent’s Day Celebration at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Road.

National Grandparents Day is Sunday, Sept. 10, and the Chickasaw Cultural Center is celebrating all the wonderful things grandparents do with a variety of fun activities for the entire family.

Activities include stomp dance demonstrations, cultural demonstrations and interactive attractions in the living village featuring stickball, archery and more.

Grandparents will receive free admission to the state-of-the-art Chikasha Poya Exhibit Center, as well as discounts in the Aaimpa’ CafĂ© and the cultural center gifts shops.

The Naachokma'si' (Pretty Things) Exhibit features artwork by employees of the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Visual arts including pottery, baskets, drums, photography, paintings, jewelry and more will be displayed in the Aapisa’ Art Gallery through Oct. 9.

The celebration is open to the public at no charge.

The film “Table 19” will be screened at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 9, in the Anoli’ Theater. Prices for the showing are $3 for children 12 and under, $4 for adults or $6 for a movie deal that includes ticket, popcorn and drink.

For more information, call (580) 622-7130 or visit

Last Updated: 09/16/2016