February 2018 charitable events
Mark your calendars with the best ways to have fun while supporting a worthy cause in Tulsa.
1 — Different Strokes
5:30-11 p.m. Town & Country School, 8906 E 34th Street. Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Benefits Town & Country School. Contact Shelley Holmes at email@example.com or 918-296-3113. Visit tandcschool.org/.
2 — JA Beach Bowl
4-8:30 p.m. AMF Sheridan Lanes, 3121 S. Sheridan. Team Building event where teams of five raise $500 and receive 2 hours of bowling, shoes, pizza, a drink and t-shirt. Sponsorships available. Dress code: Casual. Beach attire suggested. Benefits Junior Achievement of Oklahoma. Contact Martha Rongey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-663-2132. Visit jaok.org.
3 — Icons & Idols: The Golden Age of Gershwin
6-11 p.m. $1250 for single tickets; $3,000 and up, sponsorships. 1212 E. 45th Street. A glamorous night of stunning fashion and big band music with more than 100 performers from Tulsa Ballet, Tulsa Ballet II, tappers from across the country and the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. Evening includes a Live Auction featuring experiences in Colorado, Costa Rica, Montreal among others. Dress code: Black Tie. Benefits Tulsa Ballet. Contact Cindy Webb at email@example.com or 918-749-6030. Visit iconsandidols.org.
3 — Sing for Our Schools
7-10 p.m. $10. All Souls Unitarian Church, 2952 S. Peoria. Sing for our Schools at All Souls Unitarian Church is a fun-filled sing along and dessert auction to benefit All Souls Partners in Education schools. Tulsa’s finest bakeries and restaurants donate their best confections for the casual, come-as-you-are event at 7 p.m. in the church at 2952 S. Peoria. Adult beverages served. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Partners in Education. Contact Sallie Godwin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-361-4448. Visit allsoulschurch.org/serve/partners-in-education/.
8 — Hearts Rebuilding Homes
6-8:30 p.m. $75, individual tickets; Platinum $10,000 - 2 Reserved tables for 8, gifts for table guests, prominent logo on all promotional materials and signs, promoted on social media leading up to the event. Gold $5,000 - Reserved table for 8, gifts for table guests, logo on promotional materials and signs Silver $2,500 - Reserved table for 8, name listed on promotional materials Bronze $1,000 - Reserved table for 8, name listed at table, sponsorships. Stokely Event Center, 10111 E. 45th Place. This year is our second annual fundraiser, Hearts Rebuilding Homes! Attendees will enjoy an evening of food, games, raffles, and a silent auction. This event is our biggest fundraiser of the year with proceeds going to fulfill our mission of bringing volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Rebuilding Together Tulsa. Contact Daisha Fowler at email@example.com or 918-951-7387. Visit tinyurl.com/heartshomes2018.
9 — Fire and Ice Gala
7-10 p.m. $200, individual tickets; $2,000-$20,000, sponsorships. Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. Fashion show by Little Light House students. Dinner, live auction, and dancing. Dress code: Black Tie. Benefits Little Light House. Contact Nicole Fields at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-664-6746. Visit littlelighthouse.org.
9 — Mardi Gras
$150, individual tickets; $1,500-$10,000, sponsorships. The Bond, 608 E. Third Street. Benefits New Hope Oklahoma. Visit newhopeoklahoma.org/mardi-gras-2018/.
9 — 40th Anniversary Ruby Gala
7-10 p.m. $100, individual tickets; Ruby: $10,000 (2 tables++) Pearl: $5,000 (1 table++) Emerald: $2,500 (1 table+) Diamond $1,500 (1 table) Additional sponsorship opportunities available, sponsorships. Venue 68, 6910 S 101st E Ave. Please join us in celebrating 40 years of generosity that has helped to restore hope and vitality for thousands of children, families, and neighbors in our community every year! Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Benefits Restore Hope Ministries. Contact Michelle Reagor at email@example.com or 918-582-5766. Visit restorehope.org.
10 — The Heart of Henry
6-9 p.m. $300, individual tickets; $5,000-$30,000, sponsorships. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E 61st St. It is a dinner and awards ceremony with Live/Silent Auctions. Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Benefits The Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless. Contact Monica Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9185566418. Visit eventbrite.com/e/2018-heart-of-henry-tickets-37249965650?aff=efbeventtix.
10 — Cooking Up Compassion
6-11:30 p.m. Tickets start at $150 per person with a special price of $100 per person for under 40, individual tickets; Sponsor Tables range from $3,000 to $50,000, sponsorships. Cox Business Center Tulsa Ballroom, 100 Civic Center. Let the Good Times Roll at the Mardi Gras to benefit those served by Catholic Charities. This celebration includes appetizers from the area's prominent chefs and dinner by Chef Devin Levine. Enjoy an incredible raffle, bucket-list Live auction items and dancing to the sounds of the Zodiac band with tons of friends. Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Mardi Gras masks welcome! Cocktail attire suggested. Benefits Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma (recently changed). Contact Jennifer Allen at email@example.com or 918.508.7115. Visit CCEOK.org/CUC.
11 — My Furry Valentine
1:30-4:30 p.m. $35 a person, $40 at door. $60 a couple $65 at door. Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 South Peoria. Wine tasting, desserts, hors d’oeuvres, piano player, silent auction and a pop up shop and wine pull. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits StreetCats Inc. Contact Kathy Balsiger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9185214039. Visit streetcatstulsa.org/.
13 — Live United Luncheon and Awards
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsorships available. Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. A celebration of the 2017 Tulsa Area United Way campaign and the many individuals and organizations that made it a success. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Tulsa Area United Way. Contact Bonnie Rucker at email@example.com or 918-295-6601. Visit tauw.org/awards.
15 — TBH Women's Association Annual Bunco Party
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $25, individual tickets. St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 5635 E 71st St. Advance reservations required! A fun filled Bunco extravaganza! Held by the lovely ladies of the TBH Women's Association, the event will benefit Tulsa Boys' Home. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Tulsa Boys' Home. Contact Kathy Nanny at 918.231.3853. Visit tulsaboyshome.org/tulsaboys/Events.asp.
15 — Whiskey Social
17 — Tulsa Polar Plunge
17 — Tulsa Heart Ball
6:30 p.m.-midnight. $500, individual tickets; $5,000, sponsorships. Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Ctr. Silent Auction, Dinner, Live Auction, Presentation of Sweethearts & Mavericks, Live Entertainment, Dancing. Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Benefits American Heart Association. Contact Hannah Sipes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918.877.8363. Visit tulsaheartball.heart.org.
22 — Pink Stiletto: Reba on the River
$5,000-$50,000, sponsorships. River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway.
The evening will include regular and VIP cocktail hours, a delicious dinner from the chef at River Spirit Casino, a program hosted by Country Music Superstar Reba McEntire, a live auction, and several surprises throughout the night. Benefits Susan G. Komen Tulsa. Contact Pam Ballard at 918-392-2745 x 200. Visit https://komentulsa.org/tulsa-events/2018-pink-stiletto/.
22 — Puttin' on the Dog
6-9 p.m. $125, individual tickets; Begin at $500, sponsorships. Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. Gourmet dinner, live music, silent and live auctions. Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Benefits LIFE Senior Services. Contact Rickye Wilson at email@example.com or 918-664-9000. Visit lifeseniorservices.org.
23 — Gilcrease After Hours
6-9 p.m. Free. Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road. Gilcrease After Hours invites visitors to explore the museum, grab a drink, network with other young professionals, and support your local art community. FREE! Typically held the last Friday of the month, Gilcrease After Hours has a different theme relating to current culture and the museum collections such as Liquors of the American West, Trivia Night, Wonder Women, and Beer and Wine Garden Party. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Gilcrease Museum. Contact Natalie Panther at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-631-6414. Visit gilcrease.org.
23 — CASA Casino 2018: Pearls and Prohibition
6-11 p.m. $200, individual tickets; $2000 and up, sponsorships. The Mayo Hotel, 115 W. 5th Street. Special Guest Speaker, Ashley Rhodes-Courter, Author of Three Little Words, the NY Times Bestseller; Silent auction, wine and gift card pull, live auction, plated dinner, followed by dancing and live Casino. Dress code: Black Tie. Gatsby Attire suggested. Benefits Tulsa CASA Inc. Contact Paula McKay at email@example.com or 918-584-2272. Visit casacasino.org.
23 — Street Party
6-11 p.m. $150, individual tickets; $1,000-$25,000, sponsorships. Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. Dinner, live auction by Rick Miller, music by Full Flava Kings. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Street School, Inc. Contact Sandra Thornton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-833-9813. Visit streetpartytulsa.com.
24 — Lunar New Year Gala
6-10:30 p.m. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St. The 2018 Lunar New Year Gala at Southern Hills Country Club will again be the for an elegant evening of candlelight, fine dining, jazz entertainment and a few surprises. The evening will begin with a champagne and cocktail hour featuring a jazz trio and silent auction, will progress to dinner and a live auction in the ballroom and end with desert and dancing. Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Benefits Dillon International. Contact Meredith Miers at Meredith@dillonadopt.com or 918-748-5613. Visit dillonadopt.com.
24 — Jenks Public Schools Foundation Dinner & Auction One Big Trojan Family
6-10 p.m. $100.00, individual tickets; $1500.00 and up, sponsorships. River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway. Enjoy a fabulous night of FUNdraising! Silent auction includes classroom baskets from elementary sites across the district and live auction includes trips, experiences and services.Dress code: Casual. Benefits Jenks Public Schools Foundation. Contact Liz Flake at email@example.com or 9182994463. Visit jenksfoundation.org.
24 — Orange Peel
7-10 p.m. $35 for OSU Alumni Association members $45 for nonmembers, individual tickets; $500-$5,000, sponsorships. Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main. Concert featuring The Great Divide with the Red Dirt Rangers and The Chance Anderson Band. All proceeds to go to scholarships for Tulsa area high school seniors attending OSU in the fall. Dress code: Casual. Benefits OSU Alumni Association Tulsa Chapter. Contact Barbara Hagy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit orangeconnection.org/orangepeel.
24 — Buttercup Bash Casino Royale
7:30-11 p.m. $75/$125, individual tickets; Contact Buttercupbashjwa@gmail.com, sponsorships. Agora Event Center , 1402 S Peoria Ave #200, Tulsa . Cocktail Casino Fundraiser with a silent and live auction! Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Benefits Junior Women's Association of the Tulsa Boys Home . Contact Lori Dean at Buttercupbashjwa@gmail.com. Visit tbhjuniorwomen.com/fundraisers/.
24 — Fiestivale
6 p.m. $60, individual tickets; $750-$5,000, sponsorships. Greenwood Cultural Center, 322 N. Greenwood Ave. Fiestivale will have a live and silent auction with amazing items including trips, unique experiences and the much sought after class art projects. Benefits Eisenhower International School. Visit one.bidpal.net/fiestivale.
25 — Polo Grill Dinner Supporting Saint Simeon's
6-9 p.m. $500, individual tickets. Polo Grill, 2038 Utica Square. A delicious multi-course dinner with choice paired wines prepared by Chef Robert Merrifield and The Polo Grill staff. Benefiting Saint Simeon's front-line employees, skills training and educational opportunities. Honoring Saint Simeon's President and CEO Lindsay Hurley Fick and her years of service at Saint Simeon's. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Saint Simeon's Foundation. Contact Carolyn Blair at email@example.com or 918-794-1977. Visit saintsimeons.org.