Nonprofit giving guide

Each year, TulsaPeople presents gift giving ideas to support our nonprofit community during the holiday season. Thank you for giving!




American Cancer Society

  • Fleece hats for patients
  • Scarves for patients
  • Large, clear plastic storage containers with lids
  • Monetary donations

To donate: Jayne Meyer • 918 633 6297 • jayne.meyer@cancer.orgcancer.org • 4110 S. 100th E. Ave. • Grant Building, Suite 101 Tulsa, OK 74106

 


 

Big Brothers Big Sister of Oklahoma

  • Volunteer mentors
  • Monetary donations
  • Gift cards for recruitment events (Panera, Old School Bagel, Jason’s Deli, etc.)
  • Ticket donations (sporting events, plays, etc.)
  • Individually wrapped snacks, juice boxes and bottled water

To donate: Alexa Cueto • 918-728-7932 • alexa.cueto@bbbsok.org •  bbbsok.org • 1401 S. Boulder Ave., Ste 300 • Tulsa, OK 74119

 


 

Catholic Charities

  • Diapers
  • Peanut butter
  • Car seats
  • Blankets
  • Frozen turkeys

To donate: Deacon Craig Victor • 918-508-7165 • cvictor@cceok.orgcceok.org • 2450 N. Harvard • Tulsa, OK 74115

 


 

The Center

  • 8 1/2" X 11" copy paper
  • Kitchen towels and washcloths
  • Garden gloves (all sizes)
  • Acrylic paints (any color)
  • Duct tape for goalball court (requires Duct Tape brand —any color)

To donate: Victoria Ladd • 918-794-4514 • vladd@tulsacenter.orgtulsacenter.org • 815 S. Utica Ave. • Tulsa, OK 74104

 


 

Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma

  • Protein foods: peanut butter, canned tuna, chicken, turkey
  • Shelf-stable food items for school pantries
  • New kitchen utensils for Cooking Matters classes
  • Volunteers
  • Monetary donations: $1=4 meals

To donate: Greg Raskin • 918-936-4555 • graskin@okfoodbank.orgokfoodbank.org • 1304 N. Kenosha Ave. • Tulsa, OK 74106

 


 

Emergency Infant Services

  • Used convertible and infant car seats
  • Pack ‘n Plays/cribs
  • New and gently used clothing for infant and toddler boys
  • Infant strollers
  • Hygiene items (toothbrushes, toothpaste, baby wash, etc.)

To donate: Lydia Theban • 918-582-2469 • lydia@eistulsa.orgeistulsa.org • 222 S. Houston Ave. • Tulsa, OK 74127

 


 

Family and Children's Services

  • Winter coats
  • HUGS - hats, underwear, gloves, socks
  • New unwrapped children’s toys
  • Toiletries
  • Monetary donations and gas or grocery gift cards

To donate: Jessica Wiist • 918-560-1115 • development@fcsok.orgfcsok.org • 650 S. Peoria Ave. • Tulsa, OK 74120

 


 

Gatesway

  • Adult new socks, hats, gloves, scarves
  • Art supplies, games, cards, paint, paint brushes, canvas
  • Office supplies, paper, file folders, pens, etc.
  • Gift cards – QT, Hobby Lobby, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Walmart
  • Monetary donations

To donate: Cary Rushing • 918-991-3838 • crushing@gatesway.org gatesway.org • 1217 E. College Ave. • Broken Arrow, OK 74012

 


 

Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma

  • Individually wrapped snacks
  • Membership for underserved girls — $25
  • To help a girl buy a uniform — $50
  • Fund a new troop in an underserved school — $250
  • Providing bus rental for Girl Scouts Beyond Bars visits — $500

To donate: Susan Kenny • 918-745-5202 • skenny@gseok.orggseok.org • 4810 S. 129th E. Ave. • Tulsa OK, 74134

 


 

Global Gardens

  • Wheelbarrows
  • Plastic weed barrier (professional grade)
  • Garden tools
  • Garden gloves
  • Paint brushes

To donate: Jordan Didier • 918-760-5382  jordan@global-gardens.orgglobal-gardens.org • Varying locations; contact organization

 


 

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa

  • New or gently-used clothing
  • Shoes in good condition
  • Small household items in working condition
  • Books, CD/DVDs, video games
  • Monetary donations

To donate: Tiffany Anderson • 918-584-7291 • tanderson@goodwilltulsa.orggoodwilltulsa.org • 2800 Southwest Blvd. • Tulsa, OK 74107

 


 

Iron Gate

  • Canned chicken or tuna
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned vegetables
  • Rice or pasta
  • Boxed cereal

To donate: Ashli Sims • 918-359-9039 • asims@irongatetulsa.orgirongatetulsa.org • 501 S. Cincinnati Ave. • Tulsa, OK 74103

 


 

LIFE Senior Services

  • Ensure
  • Socks (men’s and women’s)
  • Toilet paper
  • Wipes
  • Non-perishable food

To donate: Lashan Williams • 918-402-3775 • lwilliams@lifeseniorservices.orglifeseniorservices.org • 5950 E. 31st St. • Tulsa, OK 74135

 


 

New Hope Oklahoma

  • Gas cards
  • Non perishable snack items
  • Bottles of water
  • Walmart gift cards
  • School supplies

To donate: Lacey McDonald • 405-397-9922 • lacey@newhopeoklahoma.orgnewhopeoklahoma.org • 501 S. Cincinnati Ave. (inside Trinity Episcopal Church) • Tulsa, OK 74103

 


 

Newview Oklahoma

  • White copy paper
  • 8 oz. bottles of water
  • Individually wrapped snack items
  • Duct tape (bright orange, white, black)
  • Monetary donations for rehab services

To donate: Sarah Frey • 918-906-5089 • sfrey@newviewoklahoma.orgnewviewoklahoma.org • 5986 S. Yale • Tulsa, OK 74135

 


 

Palmer

  • Pillows
  • Socks (ladies and kids)
  • Comforters/blankets
  • Toiletry items for women, kids and babies
  • Walmart gift cards

To donate: Stephanie Haddock • 918-832-7764 • shaddock@palmer-tulsa.orgpalmer-tulsa.org • 2442 E. Mohawk Blvd. • Tulsa, OK 74110 

 


 

Resonance

  • Towels and washcloths
  • Twin sheet sets
  • $10 QT gas cards
  • Toilet paper
  • Feminine hygiene products

To donate: Debbie Gordon • 918-587-3888 • dgordon@resonancetulsa.orgresonancetulsa.org • 1608 S. Elwood Ave. • Tulsa, OK 74119

 


 

Restore Hope Ministries

  • Peanut butter, cereal, pineapple
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Diapers
  • New backpacks and school supplies
  • Basic hygiene items (soap, toothbrushes, toilet paper, etc.)

To donate: Michelle Reagor • 918-582-5766 • mreagor@restorehope.orgrestorehope.org • 2960 Charles Page Blvd. • Tulsa, OK 74127

 


 

TARC

  • Individually packaged snacks and bottled water
  • Arts & crafts supplies (stickers, glue, paint, yarn)
  • Assorted greeting cards to recognize volunteers/donors
  • Video/board games to encourage peer interaction in social skills groups
  • Office supplies (copy paper, glossy brochure paper, pocket folders)

To donate: Tatum Nelson • 918-582-8272 • tnelson@ddadvocacy.net ddadvocacy.net • 2516 E. 71st. St., Unit A • Tulsa, OK 74136

 


 

Tulsa Botanic Garden

  • Reams of 8 1/2” X 11” copy paper
  • Card stock (various colors)
  • Paper towels
  • Windex
  • Dry erase markers

To donate: Anita Merrell • 918-289-0330 • anita@tulsabotanic.orgtulsabotanic.org • 3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive • Tulsa, OK 74127

 


 

Tulsa Boys' Home

  • White t-shirts (men’s sizes S-XL)
  • Pillows, sheets and comforters (twin size)
  • Black belts (men’s sizes 30-42)
  • Black ankle socks
  • Hygiene products (shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste)

To donate: Kaycee Aragon • 918-245-0231, ext. 5006 • karagon@tbhinc.orgtulsaboyshome.org • 2727 S. 137th W. Ave. • Sand Springs, OK 74063 

 


 

Tulsa Cares

  • Men’s pants (waist size 32, 34, 36)
  • Coats/winter wear/blankets
  • Socks
  • Household/kitchen items
  • Shoes

To donate: Katie Sawicki • 918-834-4194 • katies@tulsacares.orgtulsacares.org • 3712 E. 11th St. • Tulsa, OK 74112

 


 

Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless

  • Men’s and women’s shoes
  • Men’s and women’s coats with hoods
  • Men’s jeans
  • Men’s underwear
  • Bath towels

To donate: Co Edwards • 918-583-5588 • cedwards@tulsadaycenter.orgtulsadaycenter.org • 415 W. Archer St. • Tulsa, OK 74103

 


 

Volunteers of America - Oklahoma

  • Non-perishable food
  • Household Items: kitchen, towels, full-size sheets
  • Paper towels and toilet paper
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Monetary donations

To donate: Holly Yeagle • 918-307-1500 • development@voaok.orgvoaok.org 9605 E. 61st St. • Tulsa, OK 74133

 

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December 2018

We’re serving up our new chef-inspired fondue and traditional brunch options like Alpine Benedict Cheese Fondue, French Toast Fondue, Avocado Fiesta Toast plus bottomless mimosas. Reserve...

Cost: Varies

Where:
The Melting Pot of Tulsa
300 Riverwalk Terrace #190
Jenks, OK  74037
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Sponsor: The Melting Pot of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-299-8000
Contact Name: Alex Cooper
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FlyingTee is fun for the whole family and on Sundays, kids eat free! *Limit one free meal from the kids’ menu with each purchase of an adult entrée. Not valid on brunches or holidays.

Cost: Free with purchase

Where:
FlyingTee
600 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-528-7717
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Funday Sunday at Gilcrease Museum On this free community day, take holiday photos with Santa Claus (2:30-4:30 p.m.), listen to musical performances, make artworks inspired by the season,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gilcrease Museum
Tulsa, OK


Telephone: 918-596-2700
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Santa will be stopping by to visit the Oklahoma Aquarium on December 16 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm! Get your picture taken, decorate gingerbread cookies, make an ornament, and play on our bounce...

Cost: Free with the purchase of a general admission

Where:
Oklahoma Aquarium
300 Aquarium Dr.
Jenks, OK  74037
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Sponsor: Oklahoma Aquarium
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What: Santa Claus at Bradford Park in Broken Arrow! Where: Capital Homes at The Reserve at Bradford Park Model Home: 1507 E Jasper Pl, Broken Arrow, OK 74011 When: Sunday, December 16, 3 pm –...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Reserve at Bradford Park Model Home
1507 E Jasper Pl
Broken Arrow, OK  74011
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Sponsor: Capital Homes Residential Group, LLC
Telephone: 918-630-9633
Contact Name: Amanda Connolly
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Reconnect with family and friends in the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s'mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden...

Cost: Tickets are $15 for ages 13+; $5 for ages 3-12, Children 2 and under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden

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Songs for a New World music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown directed by Karlena Riggs It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice…...

Cost: $25.00

Where:
Studio 308
308 S. Lansing
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: American Theatre Company
Telephone: (918) 747-9494
Contact Name: Meghan Hurley
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Reconnect with family and friends in the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s'mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden...

Cost: Tickets are $15 for ages 13+; $5 for ages 3-12, Children 2 and under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden

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Whether you are ready to enroll for your first semester at OSU-Tulsa or are exploring transfer options for a future semester, let OSU-Tulsa help you get started during Transfer Days. Our advising,...

Cost: Free

Where:
OSU-Tulsa
700 N. Greenwood Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74106
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Sponsor: OSU-Tulsa
Telephone: 918-594-8355
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Reconnect with family and friends in the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s'mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden...

Cost: Tickets are $15 for ages 13+; $5 for ages 3-12, Children 2 and under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden

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Reconnect with family and friends in the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s'mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden...

Cost: Tickets are $15 for ages 13+; $5 for ages 3-12, Children 2 and under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden

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Every Wednesday Live Event Trivia is at The Willows Family Ales - Show starts at 7 and is free to play! Movie scenes, Finish the Lyric, Classic Trivia, and more! The crew from T-Town Tacos will be...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Willows Family Ales
418 south peoria ave
tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: The Willows Family Ales
Telephone: (918) 895-6798
Contact Name: Julian Morgan
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Mothers of Preschoolers (and preschool means prior to school, ages 6 weeks to 5 years old). MOPS warmly welcomes any mom that has at least one child age 6 weeks to 5 years old. By joining MOPS, you...

Cost: Free

Where:
Eastwood Baptist Church
948 S 91st E Ave
Tulsa, OK  74112
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Sponsor: Eastwood Baptist Church
Telephone: 918-836-8686
Contact Name: Shirley Pittenger
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Reconnect with family and friends in the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s'mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden...

Cost: Tickets are $15 for ages 13+; $5 for ages 3-12, Children 2 and under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden

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Local, Live Music at the The Willows Family Ales taproom EVERY Thursday at 7:30pm. Surprise food vendor to be announced SOON!! 11/1 ---- Eric Himan 11/8 ---- Wendy Nichol Hall 11/15---...

Cost: FREE!!

Where:
The Willows Family Ales
418 south peoria ave
418 South Peoria Ave
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: The Willows Family Ales
Contact Name: Julian Morgan

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Its that time a year again and that means our 3rd annual Mens Shopping Event is here!! We are so excited to be having this event! This year we are doing things a little different, instead of one...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Rhanes Spa
6422 S Elm Pl
Broken Arrow, OK  74011
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Sponsor: Rhanes Spa
Telephone: 918.872.9211
Contact Name: Angela or Dakota
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Reconnect with family and friends in the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s'mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden...

Cost: Tickets are $15 for ages 13+; $5 for ages 3-12, Children 2 and under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden

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Philbrook Festival is back and better than ever! Enjoy the most beautiful place in Oklahoma during the most wonderful time of the year. The Museum comes alive with festive holiday events, Santa,...

Cost: $5/Philbrook Members, $15/Public, Free/17 & Under

Where:
Philbrook Museum of Art
2727 S. Rockford Rd.
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Philbrook Museum of Art
Telephone: 918-748-5300
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This is the first of an annual event exclusively for Millennials (The Mille). Come out and have a good time while knowing you're supporting a good cause!    All proceeds will go to...

Cost: Starting at $30.00

Where:
NOAH'S Event Venue
12710 East State Farm Blvd
Tulsa, OK  74146
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Sponsor: Push Push Pray Foundation
Telephone: 918-250-3709
Contact Name: Sharon Thomas
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The Vox Solaris Chamber Choir will present its Winter 2018 Concert on December 21, 2018 at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church.  The choir is a non-profit organization and all ticket and donation...

Cost: $15 General Admission / $5 Students & Senior Citizens

Where:
St. Patrick's Episcopal Church
4250 W. Houston St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Vox Solaris Chamber Choir
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Songs for a New World music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown directed by Karlena Riggs It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice…...

Cost: $25.00

Where:
Studio 308
308 S. Lansing
Tulsa, OK  74120
View map »


Sponsor: American Theatre Company
Telephone: (918) 747-9494
Contact Name: Meghan Hurley
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Its that time a year again and that means our 3rd annual Mens Shopping Event is here!! We are so excited to be having this event! This year we are doing things a little different, instead of one...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Rhanes Spa
6422 S Elm Pl
Broken Arrow, OK  74011
View map »


Sponsor: Rhanes Spa
Telephone: 918.872.9211
Contact Name: Angela or Dakota
Website »

More information

We’re serving up our new chef-inspired fondue and traditional brunch options like Alpine Benedict Cheese Fondue, French Toast Fondue, Avocado Fiesta Toast plus bottomless mimosas. Reserve...

Cost: Varies

Where:
The Melting Pot of Tulsa
300 Riverwalk Terrace #190
Jenks, OK  74037
View map »


Sponsor: The Melting Pot of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-299-8000
Contact Name: Alex Cooper
Website »

More information

Reconnect with family and friends in the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s'mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden...

Cost: Tickets are $15 for ages 13+; $5 for ages 3-12, Children 2 and under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden

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America’s LARGEST interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Broken Arrow! At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you...

Cost: 59.95

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa- Broken Arrow
420 W Albany St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Telephone: 866-496-0535
Contact Name: The Dinner Detective
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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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  Brian Nhira & Friends from ‘The Voice’ to Perform 3rd Annual Tulsa Christmas Concert at the TCC VanTrease PACE.   Tulsa, OK -- Brian Nhira, an incredibly gifted...

Cost: Tickets starting at $25

Where:
TCC Vantrease PACE
10300 E 81st St.
Tulsa
Tulsa, OK  74033
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Sponsor: Brian Nhira Music & Good Life Music & Media Lessons
Telephone: 918-704-8855
Contact Name: Jasper Nhira
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Come see ORU Mens Basketball vs Tulsa

Cost: $15-25

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 South Lewis Ave
Tulsa
Tulsa, OK  74171
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Telephone: 918-495-6000
Contact Name: Mabee Center
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Co-hosted by Josh New and the Tulsa Artist Fellowship, a cultural initiative of the George Kaiser Family Foundation, Karl Jones presents Figures in Skating, an evening performance of mixed media,...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Loose Leaf Co.
2308 E. Admiral Blvd.
Tulsa, OK  74110
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Sponsor: Tulsa Artist Fellowship & Josh New
Telephone: 202-468-5275
Contact Name: Karl Jones
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Songs for a New World music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown directed by Karlena Riggs It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice…...

Cost: $25.00

Where:
Studio 308
308 S. Lansing
Tulsa, OK  74120
View map »


Sponsor: American Theatre Company
Telephone: (918) 747-9494
Contact Name: Meghan Hurley
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