The Dropout Report: A safety net

Tulsa Technology Center aims to create a clearinghouse for serving current and potential dropouts in Tulsa County.



Tulsa Technology Center has taken the lead toward creating a centralized clearinghouse for dropouts in Tulsa County. With the implementation of the system’s new Success Centers in fall 2009, Tulsa Tech will serve former, current and new students, ages 12 to adult, who need alternatives to traditional school.

The key, says Dr. Richard Palazzo, Tulsa Tech’s director of alternative education, is identifying students before they drop out of school and providing a safety net to support them.

The Success Centers will include three full-time staff, two teachers and a certified counselor or social worker, as well as a variety of services for students, Palazzo says. These include an initial assessment of individual interests and academic skills; counseling for training and career options; credit recovery for older students who need a few credits to graduate; accrual credit (first-time credit) for students whose districts do not offer a needed course during the current semester; remediation for End-of-Instruction testing; GED, ACT and SAT preparation; employment assistance services; interview skills and resume building; and follow-up services for those needing a referral to youth-serving social service agencies.

The first Success Centers will be located at the Broken Arrow, Peoria and Lemley campuses, opening in August, September and October, respectively.

Tulsa Tech also recently expanded its Blueprint for Building Futures program, which arose out of Tulsa’s 2008 dropout summit and was developed to encourage dropouts to get a General Education Development (GED) certificate through “work-based” learning.

Newly renamed YouthBuild, the program allows eligible 18- to 22-year-olds to spend 18 weeks earning construction and GED certification, followed by 160 hours of construction work on a job site, all while earning $10 per hour. A new grant has allowed this program to expand its services to a larger population, and reimburses participating construction companies $6 per hour. Additionally, construction companies may choose to hire some YouthBuild participants.

After the first four weeks of the program, students will spend Fridays job shadowing at three local entities, Youth Services’ youth transition housing, Habitat for Humanity projects and Tulsa Housing Authority properties, for a chance to give back to the community. Youth Services also is providing case management services and a community youth specialist to the program.

Tulsa Tech also continues to offer a variety of career-training choices throughout the metropolitan area.

“Tulsa Tech has been one of the best-kept secrets in the county,” Palazzo says. “People know that the campuses exist, but they’re still not as aware as they should be about all the different offerings that we have.”

For more information, call 828-5000 or visit www.tulsatech.edu.

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WYNDHAM TULSA
10918 E 41st St
Tulsa, OK  74146
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Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1101 Honor Heights Drive
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Sponsor: Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Telephone: 918-683-1701
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The Flying Pig Vintage Market
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Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

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Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
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Temple Israel
2004 E 22nd Pl
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Cost: $25 in advance, $35 at the door, $5 for students, Season Subscriptions available

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Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Williams Theatre
110 E 2nd St, Tulsa, OK 74103
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Floral Haven Family Center
6420 S. 129th E. Ave.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Telephone: 918-587-1200
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108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
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Telephone: 918-895-6302
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Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
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Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $15, walker buddies; $250-$10,000, sponsorships

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Oral Roberts University
7777 S. Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, OK
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Bamboo Lounge
7204 E Pine St
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East Village Bohemian Pizza
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Cooper Aerobics Center
2839 E 81st St
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The quartet performs Haydn's Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2, Schnittke's Quartet No. 3 (1983), and Beethoven's Quartet in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1, Rasumovsky.

Cost: $5-$25

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John H. Williams Theatre - Tulsa PAC
110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: free and open to the public

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McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Telephone: 918-595-7339
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Telephone: 918-895-6302
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Luci Kalanithi, an internist on faculty at Stanford School of Medicine, will speak on Monday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at Lorton Performance Center, 550 S. Gary Pl. Kalanithi wrote the epilogue of her...

Cost: free

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Lorton Performance Center
550 S. Gary Pl.
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Telephone: 918-893-6150
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105 W. M.B. Brady St
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Mercury Lounge
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114 S Elgin Ave
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Hodges Bend
823 E 3rd St
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1101 Honor Heights Drive
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Telephone: 918-683-1701
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In this 6-week yoga series, Rachel will lead participants towards finding a balance between some of the extremes that we experience daily. Rigorous asana will be countered with gentle flow in each...

Cost: $75 for 6-week series or $15 to drop-in

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Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

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Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Join us on Tuesday, October 17, at 5:30 p.m. in our dining room as the Culinary team from Cancer Treatment Centers of America helps you to welcome the cooler weather with warm, cozy dishes! For...

Cost: Free

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Cancer Treatment Center of America
10109 E. 79th Street
Tulsa, OK  74133
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Take some time out for yourself and that special someone with a romantic AND fun evening in a couples cooking class.  Birthday, anniversary, autumnal equinox, whatever...we're here to help you...

Cost: $140 per couple

Where:
The Girl Can Cook Cooking Studio
315 South Main Street
The Rose District
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: The Girl Can Cook
Contact Name: Chef Candace Conley
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Golf Classic

Cost: Individual tickets available upon request

Where:
The Patriot
5790 N. Patriot Dr.
Owasso, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Tulsa Habitat for Humanity
Telephone: 918592-4224 x240
Contact Name: Krisann Diaz
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11:30 a.m., registration; 1 p.m., shotgun start. Teams of four. Meet and play with Bo Van Pelt, range and putting contests, and prizes. Pre-registration required.

Cost: $2,500-$5,000, team sponsorships

Where:
The Patriot Golf Club
5790 N. Patriot Drive, Owasso
Owasso, OK
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Sponsor: Tulsa Habitat for Humanity
Telephone: 918-556-4604
Contact Name: Thom Golden
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Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108 Contemporary
Telephone: 918-895-6302
Contact Name: 108 Contemporary Intern
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Fall is here!.... and that means excellent weather for strolling from gallery to gallery to see the season's newest exhibits!  join us on october 6th to enjoy  and exhibit by talented...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
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Cost: $12-$15

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The Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Yeti
417 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Gypsy Coffee House
303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
5 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $26-$41

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Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Storytelling is a timeless tradition that we use, not just to entertain, but to pass down our customs, history and heritage. Many have told these stories through art. Images of our creation,...

Cost: Adults - $3; Seniors - $2 ; Students - $1.50 ; Under 5 yrs - Free

Where:
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1101 Honor Heights Drive
Muskogee, OK  74401
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Sponsor: Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Telephone: 918-683-1701
Contact Name: Executive Director - Sean Barney
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Tulsa Botanic Garden celebrates 2017 Autumn In the Garden from October 5 until November 12. Tulsa Botanic Garden has transformed into an autumn paradise! Featured elements throughout Autumn in...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108 Contemporary
Telephone: 918-895-6302
Contact Name: 108 Contemporary Intern
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Fall is here!.... and that means excellent weather for strolling from gallery to gallery to see the season's newest exhibits!  join us on october 6th to enjoy  and exhibit by talented...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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Get into the spirit of the season with this modern horror classic from 1982 in which an otherwise normal suburban family home is invaded by ghosts. Rated PG. See website for film title and details....

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Library Tandy Garden
5th & Denver
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-549-7323
Contact Name: Aaron Riggs
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Tournament 11 a.m., registration and lunch; 1 p.m., shotgun start. Four-person scramble format, lunch, contests.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mohawk Park Golf Course
5223 E. 41st St. N.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Tulsa International Airport
Telephone: 918-583-5007
Contact Name: Michelle Evans
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Whole Foods
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Coffee with Maestro Thursday October 19th 9a-10:30am Cirque Coffee House (1317 E. 6th Street) Join Signature Symphony Maestro Andres Franco and guest artist Scott Coulter for a morning...

Cost: free

Where:
Cirque Coffee House
1317 E. 6th Street
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Signature Symphony
Telephone: 918-595-7768
Contact Name: Dana Edwards
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Tulsa Botanic Garden celebrates 2017 Autumn In the Garden from October 5 until November 12. Tulsa Botanic Garden has transformed into an autumn paradise! Featured elements throughout Autumn in...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Storytelling is a timeless tradition that we use, not just to entertain, but to pass down our customs, history and heritage. Many have told these stories through art. Images of our creation,...

Cost: Adults - $3; Seniors - $2 ; Students - $1.50 ; Under 5 yrs - Free

Where:
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1101 Honor Heights Drive
Muskogee, OK  74401
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Sponsor: Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Telephone: 918-683-1701
Contact Name: Executive Director - Sean Barney
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Come out to the Garden during fall break for morning storytime, starting at 10:30am and followed by a craft. Geared for children 4-10 years old. Thursday, October 19 - Leaf Man We’ll read...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Come out to the Garden during fall break for morning storytime, starting at 10:30am and followed by a craft. Geared for children 4-10 years old. Thursday, October 19 - Leaf Man We’ll read...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Enjoy a fall evening at the Garden with Tulsa native singer-songwriter Jared Tyler. Hot Mess BBQ food truck will be on hand with delicious BBQ options and beer and wine will also be available for...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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As one of Tulsa’s most celebrated festivals, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has a long and storied history of providing authentic German food, drink, and fun to generations of...

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the gate

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Linde Engineering
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrigg
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As one of Tulsa’s most celebrated festivals, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has a long and storied history of providing authentic German food, drink, and fun to generations of...

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the gate

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Linde Enginerring
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrig
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Enjoy a fall evening at the Garden with Tulsa native singer-songwriter Jared Tyler. Hot Mess BBQ food truck will be on hand with delicious BBQ options and beer and wine will also be available for...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Eleven premier Tulsa restaurants and chefs in 10 live kitchens with cooking demonstrations and wine pairing. There will be chef awards, a wine pull, silent auction and more. Business attire.

Cost: $125, tickets; $500-$25,000, sponsorships

Where:
Metro Appliances and More
5313 S. Mingo Road
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Iron Gate
Telephone: 918-359-9001
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Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108 Contemporary
Telephone: 918-895-6302
Contact Name: 108 Contemporary Intern
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Fall is here!.... and that means excellent weather for strolling from gallery to gallery to see the season's newest exhibits!  join us on october 6th to enjoy  and exhibit by talented...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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OASIS Adult Day Services invites you to the 4th annual 918 Game Night to be held on Thursday, October 19th at Stokely Event Center.  918 Game Night began in the Fall of 2014.  It was...

Cost: Individual tickets start at $125.00

Where:
Stokely Event Center
10111 E. 45th Place
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: OASIS Adult Day Services
Telephone: 816-304-6703
Contact Name: Jenny Ness-Hunkin
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  OASIS Adult Day Services invites you to the 4th annual 918 Game Night to be held on Thursday, October 19th at Stokely Event Center.  918 Game Night began in the fall of 2014....

Cost: Ticket cost varies

Where:
Stokely Event Center
10111 E. 45th Place
Tulsa, OK  74146
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Sponsor: OASIS Adult Day Services
Telephone: 918-706-7333
Contact Name: Jennifer Junkins
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TU Theatre presents Richard O’Brien’s cult-classic musical: The Rocky Horror Show Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his crew are back once again to do the Time Warp...

Cost: $20:adults, $10:senior citizens, area students. $6:TU students,faculty, staff.

Where:
Kendall Hall's Chapman Theatre
Tulsa, OK  74104

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Cost: 0

Where:
Whole Foods
1401 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK 74105
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Red Gold Tomatoes

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Tulsa Botanic Garden celebrates 2017 Autumn In the Garden from October 5 until November 12. Tulsa Botanic Garden has transformed into an autumn paradise! Featured elements throughout Autumn in...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Storytelling is a timeless tradition that we use, not just to entertain, but to pass down our customs, history and heritage. Many have told these stories through art. Images of our creation,...

Cost: Adults - $3; Seniors - $2 ; Students - $1.50 ; Under 5 yrs - Free

Where:
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1101 Honor Heights Drive
Muskogee, OK  74401
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Sponsor: Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Telephone: 918-683-1701
Contact Name: Executive Director - Sean Barney
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Come out to the Garden during fall break for morning storytime, starting at 10:30am and followed by a craft. Geared for children 4-10 years old. Thursday, October 19 - Leaf Man We’ll read...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Come out to the Garden during fall break for morning storytime, starting at 10:30am and followed by a craft. Geared for children 4-10 years old. Thursday, October 19 - Leaf Man We’ll read...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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As one of Tulsa’s most celebrated festivals, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has a long and storied history of providing authentic German food, drink, and fun to generations of...

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the gate

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Linde Engineering
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrigg
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Ranked as one of the top ten Oktoberfest Festivals in the country by USA Today and a must-attend event by Condé Nast Traveler, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa takes place October 20-23, 2016 at...

Cost: $10

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: RiverParks
Telephone: 918-596-2008
Contact Name: Ryan Howell
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Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108 Contemporary
Telephone: 918-895-6302
Contact Name: 108 Contemporary Intern
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Nimrod Write Night will be held on Friday, October 20th. The event will precede Saturday's Conference for Readers and Writers and will feature a VIP Author Reception as well...

Cost: Reception: $50; Author Chat: Free

Where:
TU's Lorton Performance Center
3102 E. 4th Pl.
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Cassidy McCants
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Fall is here!.... and that means excellent weather for strolling from gallery to gallery to see the season's newest exhibits!  join us on october 6th to enjoy  and exhibit by talented...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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Join Nimrod International Journal for Nimrod Write Night, the opening night for our Conference for Readers and Writers. Write Night features an Author Reception and special Author Chat, reading,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tulsa Garden Center
2435 S Peoria Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Nimrod International Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Eilis O'Neal
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"...a first-rate shocker, the suspense drama we've long awaited eagerly." -New York Post In 1944 New York, a Greenwich Village apartment becomes the scene for a deadly game of...

Cost: $30

Where:
Tulsa Little Theatre
1511 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Encore! Tulsa
Telephone: 918-625-6712
Contact Name: Mindy Barker
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TU Theatre presents Richard O’Brien’s cult-classic musical: The Rocky Horror Show Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his crew are back once again to do the Time Warp...

Cost: $20:adults, $10:senior citizens, area students. $6:TU students,faculty, staff.

Where:
Kendall Hall's Chapman Theatre
Tulsa, OK  74104

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 Sons of the Dust with special guests ILL Fated 

Cost: Free

Where:
The Blackbird on Pearl
1336 E 6th St Tulsa, Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Costumed affair with spooky decorations, themed dinner, silent and live auctions, costume contest, complimentary spirits.

Cost: $150, tickets; $2,000-$20,000, sponsorships

Where:
River Spirit Casino Resort
8330 Riverside Parkway.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Arthritis Foundation
Telephone: 918-605-1105
Contact Name: Jennifer Wyckoff
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This October, Red Gold and Feeding America are encouraging families to share a family meal and help crush hunger in the process. For each  Red Gold/Redpack/Tuttorosso/Huy Fong canned tomato...

Cost: 0

Where:
Whole Foods
1401 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK 74105
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Red Gold Tomatoes

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  CCS 1st Annual 5k Fundraiser CCS has been serving families and the community of Claremore since 1984! Join us for some fun and competition as we host our first annual 5k Fundraiser. These...

Cost: $30.00

Where:
Claremore Lake Park
E Blue Starr Dr
Claremore, OK  74017
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Sponsor: Claremore Christian School
Telephone: 918--
Contact Name: Leah Atkinson
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Jon Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, mystery, young adult fantasy, and romance, as well as finding a literary...

Cost: $10-$60

Where:
University of Tulsa, Allen Chapman Student Union
440 S Gary Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Nimrod International Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Eilis O'Neal
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Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual  Writing Workshop October 20th-21st at The University of Tulsa.   Participants are offered the opportunity...

Cost: $60 (includes lunch). Full and partial scholarships available.

Where:
TU's Allen Chapman Student Union
440 S. Gary Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Cassidy McCants
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The Mutt Strut is a .6 mile dog walk that raises awareness for DVIS’ new kennel – the first kennel in an Oklahoma domestic violence shelter. Admission is FREE with an in-kind donation...

Cost: Free with in-kind donation

Where:
Centennial Park
1028 E. Sixth St.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)
Telephone: 918-508-2711
Contact Name: Carissa Bratschun
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Tulsa Botanic Garden celebrates 2017 Autumn In the Garden from October 5 until November 12. Tulsa Botanic Garden has transformed into an autumn paradise! Featured elements throughout Autumn in...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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The fourth annual Mutt Strut is a dog walk and pet costume contest that raises awareness for DVIS’ kennel – the first kennel in an Oklahoma domestic violence shelter. Dress your dog in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Center in Centennial Park
1028 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)
Telephone: 918-508-2711
Contact Name: Carissa Bratschun
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Storytelling is a timeless tradition that we use, not just to entertain, but to pass down our customs, history and heritage. Many have told these stories through art. Images of our creation,...

Cost: Adults - $3; Seniors - $2 ; Students - $1.50 ; Under 5 yrs - Free

Where:
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1101 Honor Heights Drive
Muskogee, OK  74401
View map »


Sponsor: Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Telephone: 918-683-1701
Contact Name: Executive Director - Sean Barney
Website »

More information

Come out to the Garden during fall break for morning storytime, starting at 10:30am and followed by a craft. Geared for children 4-10 years old. Thursday, October 19 - Leaf Man We’ll read...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
Website »

More information

Come out to the Garden during fall break for morning storytime, starting at 10:30am and followed by a craft. Geared for children 4-10 years old. Thursday, October 19 - Leaf Man We’ll read...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
Website »

More information

  As one of Tulsa’s most celebrated festivals, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has a long and storied history of providing authentic German food, drink, and fun to generations of...

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the gate

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
View map »


Sponsor: Linde Engineering
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrigg
Website »

More information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TU Theatre presents Richard O’Brien’s cult-classic musical: The Rocky Horror Show Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his crew are back once again to do the Time Warp...

Cost: $20:adults, $10:senior citizens, area students. $6:TU students,faculty, staff.

Where:
Kendall Hall's Chapman Theatre
Tulsa, OK  74104

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Meet the Makers: Tulsa Artists Open Studio Doors TULSA –The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) invites the public to see the creative process of local artists in the upcoming Tulsa Art...

Cost: $5 in advance, $10 at event.

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition
Telephone: 405-879-2400
Contact Name: Krystle Brewer
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Enjoy a fun introduction to the age old craft of stained glass. You will make a glass holiday ornament using the copper foil method and have a demonstration of the Morton cutting system (which can...

Cost: $49.00

Where:
Tulsa Stained Glass
4131 S. Sheridan Rd.
Tulsa, OK  74145
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Sponsor: Tulsa Stained Glass
Telephone: 918-664-8604
Contact Name: Richard Bohm
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Ranked as one of the top ten Oktoberfest Festivals in the country by USA Today and a must-attend event by Condé Nast Traveler, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa takes place October 20-23, 2016 at...

Cost: $10

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
View map »


Sponsor: RiverParks
Telephone: 918-596-2008
Contact Name: Ryan Howell
Website »

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Tulsa Hub (established 2008) invites Tulsa community bicyclists to join in a  night ride, calling attention to the need for equitable infrastructure and education about safe driving and...

Cost: Free. Donations accepted

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Tulsa Hub
Telephone: 918-813-0028
Contact Name: Arianna Harmon
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Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108 Contemporary
Telephone: 918-895-6302
Contact Name: 108 Contemporary Intern
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No registration fee or minimum donation. Non-competitive 5K.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mohawk Park
6421 E. 36th St. N.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: American Cancer Society
Telephone: 918-477-5418
Contact Name: Christie Gibbs
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Fall is here!.... and that means excellent weather for strolling from gallery to gallery to see the season's newest exhibits!  join us on october 6th to enjoy  and exhibit by talented...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
View map »


Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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The Oklahoma Swing Syndicate (TOSS) hosts a Swing dance and lessons  The Oklahoma Swing Syndicate (TOSS) is the only UNESCO recognized dance organization in Oklahoma.  We are a 501c3...

Cost: $7

Where:
Community Center - South Minister Presby Church
3500 So Peoria
1/2 west of Peoria, on 35pl behind the church
Tulsa, OK  74102
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Sponsor: The Ok Swing Syndicate
Telephone: 918-450-691
Contact Name: Rita Robbins
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CONDOMANIA will be an amazing party, public awareness event, and fundraiser for The Little Blue House. The event will feature models presenting original designs of fashion accessories made out of...

Cost: $45

Where:
Dennis R. Neill Equality Center
621 E. 4th St
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Little Blue House at TU
Telephone: 918-978-9721
Contact Name: Linda Davis
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TU Theatre presents Richard O’Brien’s cult-classic musical: The Rocky Horror Show Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his crew are back once again to do the Time Warp...

Cost: $20:adults, $10:senior citizens, area students. $6:TU students,faculty, staff.

Where:
Kendall Hall's Chapman Theatre
Tulsa, OK  74104

More information

"...a first-rate shocker, the suspense drama we've long awaited eagerly." -New York Post In 1944 New York, a Greenwich Village apartment becomes the scene for a deadly game of...

Cost: $30

Where:
Tulsa Little Theatre
1511 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Encore! Tulsa
Telephone: 918-625-6712
Contact Name: Mindy Barker
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Calling all ghosties, and ghoulies, and long-legged beasties, and things that go laugh in the night!  Here’s more fun than your trick-or-treat bag can hold!  Join us Saturday,...

Cost: $8.00

Where:
pH Community House
306 S Phoenix Ave
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: The Spontaniacs!
Telephone: 918-521-9345
Contact Name: Eric Peterson
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(.6) mile dog walk that raises awareness for Domestic Violence Intervention Services’ kennel. Admission is an in-kind donation to the kennel. Costumed dog contest to win King or Queen of the...

Cost: Sponsorships available

Where:
Centennial Park
1028 E. Sixth St.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)
Telephone: 918-508-2711
Contact Name: Carissa Bratschun
Website »

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Local celebrity dance competition; attendees voting on their favorites. Cocktails, dining, entertainment by Ayngel and John, and the dancing competition. Business/cocktail attire.

Cost: $10, per vote; $150, tickets; $1,250-$25,000, sponsorships

Where:
Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: San Miguel Middle School
Telephone: 918-633-7001
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Making plans for this weekend? You can't do better than The Drunkard & The Olio at the historic Spotlight Theater. You know you've always wanted to go, and now's your chance. And if...

Cost: Adults $20, kids $12, seniors & military $17

Where:
Spotlight Theater
1381 Riverside Dr.
Tulsa, OK  74127
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6 p.m., cocktail reception; 7 p.m., dinner and entertainment. Entertainment by Grammy Award-winning artist Little Big Town.

Cost: $10,000-$250,000, sponsorships

Where:
Cox Business Center Exhibit Halls
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Children's Hospital at St. Francis
Telephone: 918-502-6763
Contact Name: Kacie Frazier
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