June Charitable Events
There are many ways to have a great time while supporting a worthy cause in Tulsa in June 2018.
Editor’s note: TulsaPeople is a sponsor of the highlighted events.
June 2 — 3rd Annual RISE to Freedom Gala
6-10 p.m. $100, individual tickets; Event & Table Sponsorships will be available beginning January 1, 2018, sponsorships. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 777 W Cherokee Street, Catoosa. Event will include dinner, music and guest speaker who is fighting to end sex trafficking. Semi-Formal attire suggested. Benefits RISE (Restoring Identities after Sexual Exploitation). Contact Keri Spencer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (918) 822-3539. Visit riseshelter.org/.
June 2 — St. John Street Party
7-11 p.m. $100, individual tickets; Presenting 8,000, Gold 5,000 and Silver 2,500, sponsorships. Mary K. Chapman Health Plaza, 1819 E. 19th Street. Happening annually, St. John Street Party is one of Tulsa's largest outdoor fundraising events. The night features food tasting from more than 60 of Tulsa’s favorite local restaurants, food trucks and caterers, wine tasting, and live music. In addition to fund-raising for important St. John programs and initiatives, Street Party serves as a valuable “friend-raiser” to inform party guests and the communities about programs and services available through St. John Health System. Past beneficiaries include In His Image Family Medicine Residency training program, St. John Nursing, the Neuroscience Institute and Stroke Center, the Center for Women’s Health and others, all selected to help build a stronger community through improved medical care. Dress code: Casual. Benefits St. John Health System Foundation. Contact Jeannette Nichols at Jeannette.Nichols@ascension.org or 918-744-2186. Visit stjohnhealthsystem.com/foundation/street-party.
June 3 — Putting For Pups
8 a.m. Mohawk Park Golf Course, 5223 E 41st St N. $300 per foursome. Sponsorships, $150-$2,500. Benefits Animal Aid of Tulsa. animalaid.org
June 4 — Links for Little Ones
8 a.m.-6 p.m. $300, individual tickets; $100-$15,000, sponsorships. Golf Club of Oklahoma, 20400 E 141st Street S, Broken Arrow. Golf Tournament and Lunch. There will be 2 flights shotgun start- 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Golf Attire suggested. Benefits Little Light House. Contact Nicole Fields at email@example.com or 918-664-6746. Visit littlelighthouse.org.
The Mayo Hotel,115 West 5th Street. Join your colleagues to dive into the future of historic preservation statewide, and stay current on the fundamentals for preserving Oklahoma’s heritage. This year’s conference is packed with plenary sessions, workshops, education sessions and special events. Registration required. Benefits the Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office. Visit preservationok.org.
June 7 — Brookside Rumble & Roll
7-10 p.m. $10 per rider, individual tickets. In the Heart of Brookside, 33rd Street - 36th Street. Annual motorcycle parade & street party benefitting Make-A-Wish Oklahoma, featuring live music & fun! Dress code: Casual. Benefits Brookside Business Association. Contact Penni Shelton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9186055049. Visit rumbleandroll.com.
June 7 — 10th Annual Top of the Town.
6-10 p.m. $75. Top of the Town is a roving cocktail party where ticket holders have access to the top floor or rooftop of many Downtown Tulsa buildings. At each building, guests enjoy the glowing sunset and glittering night skyline over delectable hors d’oeuvres, signature adult refreshments, and live music from Tulsa’s finest artists, all at their own pace. Building venues include the Petroleum Club Building, 320 Boston Building, Kennedy Tower, Philtower, the Palace, and many more. Benefits Community Service Council. There are various eventsponsorship levels. Sponsors will receive VIP tickets which provide exclusive access to the private VIP rooftop venue beginning at 5:30 pm as well as all event venues from 6–10 pm. Contact Cindy Blackshear at email@example.com or 918-831-7221. csctulsa.org
June 9 — 5th Annual Dirty Dog 5K and Fun Run
4:30-10 p.m. $35.00, individual tickets; available, sponsorships. RiverWest Festival Park, 2100 S Jackson Ave. Walkers and runners from across the city are lacing up to participate in the fifth Annual Bridges Dirty Dog 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, June 9, at the River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave. This timed race will benefit The Bridges Foundation in celebration of 54 years of service to our community. During the evening festivities, participants can choose between a 5K course and the one-mile Fun Run. This run gives participants an opportunity to run or walk with their dogs, if desired. Medals and prizes will be given to top finishers and participants. The Bridges Barkery also will be onsite for the festival giving treats and prizes to your paw pal. Throughout the evening, food trucks will delight your gourmet pallet, and entertainment will be provided to keep the fun going well after the finish line is crossed! Come join us for this family fun event! Dress code: Casual. Benefits The Bridges Foundation. Contact Nikki Jolly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-299-2656. Visit thebridgesfound.org.
June 9-10 — Tulsa Master Gardeners Showcase Garden Tour
Each year the Tulsa County Master Gardeners conduct a garden tour showcasing several Master Gardener homes. This year we have five beautiful landscapes to inspire you. Each location will have Master Gardeners on hand to answer your questions and explain the plants in the gardens. Tour Home locations will be on your ticket. Tickets for the event are $10 in advance and $15 during the garden tour. Tickets are good for either day of the tour. Benefits Tulsa Master Gardeners. tulsamastergardeners.org
6:30-8:30 p.m. $250, individual tickets; Presenting Sponsor - $40,000; Colossal Sponsor - $25,000; Tremendous Sponsor - $15,000; Humongous Sponsor - $10,000; Gigantic Sponsor - $5,000; Massive Sponsor - $2,500; Jumbo Sponsor - $1,000, sponsorships. Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. Join us for an evening of unimaginable proportions as we unveil a World Record-breaking object! Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma. Contact Matt Morton at email@example.com or 918.728.7914. Visit nextbigthingtulsa.org.
June 14 — Press Your Luck
6-9 p.m. Renaissance Square Event Center, 2636 East 11th Street. Indiviual tickets, $50; Sponsorships, $500-$5,000. Featuring Tulsa-themed questions drafted by some of our biggest local know-it-alls, Press Your Luck promises to be a night full of good natured rivalry as teams battle for bragging rights as the kings & queens of Tulsa Trivia.
Benefits Tulsa Press Club. tulsapressclub.org
June 14 — Red Shoe Shindig
6:30-9 p.m. TBA, individual tickets; TBA, sponsorships. Metro Appliances & More, 5313 S Mingo Rd. Please join us for a unique and interactive evening that will combine 10 activities into one evening! From carefully crafted food and beverage experiences, to dance lessons, to becoming an expert party planner! Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tulsa. Contact Shari Wilkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-496-2727. Visit rmhctulsa.org.
June 15 — Relay For Life of Tulsa Metro
5- 11 p.m. $0, individual tickets; Opportunities from $150-$10,000, sponsorships. University of Tulsa, 800 S Tucker Dr. Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s national signature activity and the nation’s highest grossing fundraiser. This community event, which is free and open to the public, helps raise money for research and support services benefiting cancer patients in the Tulsa Metro community. The event will feature music, local entertainment, games, and food options. Dress code: Casual. Benefits American Cancer Society. Contact Ashton Yancey at email@example.com or (918) 477-5400. Visit relayforlife.org/tulsaok.
June 15 — WALTZ on the Wild Side
7-11 p.m. $175 for Tulsa Zoo Friends members and $200 for not-yet-members. Individual VIP tickets are $350., individual tickets; Sponsorships are available, starting at $3,000. sponsorships. Tulsa Zoo, 6421 East 36th Street North. Tulsa Zoo supporters can prowl the park after dark while enjoying local cuisine, adult beverages and live music during WALTZ on the Wild Side. The zoo’s premier annual fundraiser is 7 p.m. to midnight on Friday, June 15. Standing for “We All Love the Tulsa Zoo,” WALTZ on the Wild Side will benefit the zoo’s capital campaign, Building Beyond Your Wildest Dreams, which launched in 2012. Building Beyond supports the zoo's 20-year master plan. In 2017, WALTZ raised more than $251,000 to build a bigger, better zoo. For the past 28 years, these exceptional WALTZ evenings have generated millions of dollars for many exhibits zoo guests know and love, including the Helmerich Sea Lion Cove, the Mary K. Chapman Rhino Reserve and the Lost Kingdom exhibit complex. WALTZ on the Wild Side is a 21-and-up event. Safari black tie optional. Benefits Tulsa Zoo. Contact Sarah Bowen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-669-6224. Visit waltzonthewildside.org.
June 18 — The Demand Project Golf Tournament
7 a.m., registration; 8 a.m., shotgun start. Golf Club of Oklahoma, 20400 East 141st, Broken Arrow. $900, 4-Member Team Entry; $225, Individual Entry. Benefits the Cyber Tech Team. thedemandproject.org
June 21 — Taste of Brookside
Brookside, 31st and Peoria area. The seventh annual Taste of Brookside returns June 2018, featuring a wine tasting and restaurant crawl through Tulsa's favorite entertainment district. Experience decadent dishes and refreshing drinks from more than a dozen participating businesses. Taste it all and vote for your favorites for the coveted "Best on Brookside" awards. Taste of Brookside is presented by the Brookside Business Association. All proceeds benefit Youth Services of Tulsa, a nonprofit partner agency of the Tulsa Area United Way. Event date and ticket information to be announced. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Youth Services of Tulsa. Contact Brian Young at email@example.com or 918-382-4457. Visit www.tasteofbrookside.com.
June 21 — Paws and Pictures
Gates open at 7 p.m.; Movies start at 9 p.m. $3 child (11 and under); $7 adult. Admiral Twin Drive In, 7355 E. Easton St. Come one, come all AND bring your four-legged friends to the Tulsa SPCA Paws & Pictures Movie Night at the Admiral Twin Drive In. Two screens, four movies and fun activities for the entire family. For more information, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 918-428-7722. Benefits Tulsa SPCA. tulsaspca.org
June 22 — TU Uncorked
6:30-10 p.m. Individual tickets, $75; VIP tickets, $150; Sponsorships, $500-$15,000. Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main St. Wine from top wineries and hors d'oeuvres from Tulsa's best restaurants will be featured, as well as entertainment and live and silent auctions. Bottles of wine will be available for purchase at the wine pull. Cocktail Casual Attire or 60s Chic. Benefits University of Tulsa Alumni Association. tualumni.com
June 23 — Mallets and Moonlight
5-10:30 p.m. $250 or $500, individual tickets; $2,000-$25,000, sponsorships. Mohawk Park, 5701 E 36th St N. Mallets & Moonlight is an exclusive fundraising event in Tulsa, Oklahoma featuring a Polo match, live music by Banana Seat, dancing, endless hors d'oeuvres, complimentary bar and champagne. Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Polo Chic attire suggested. Benefits the Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges. Contact Joyce Jochim at email@example.com or 918-584-8607. Visit tulsacenter.org/.
June 23 — Annual Support Our Troops Poker Run
$25.00, individual tickets. Military History Museum, 112 N. Main St., Broken Arrow. Support Our Troops Poker Run benefiting the BA Blue Star Mothers - Registration starts at 9:30am - Last bike out at 10:30am - Prizes for High Hand and Low Hand - 50/50 and Door Prizes. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Broken Arrow Blue Star Mothers — Chapter 5. Contact Rochelle Maciha at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-259-9479. Visit www.babluestar.org.
June 25 — Musical Mondays concert
7-8:15 p.m. $10 each, or all five concerts for $40, individual tickets. Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center, 2520 S Yorktown Ave. Musical Entertainment Dress code: Casual. Benefits LIFE Senior Services. Contact Amy Mitchell at email@example.com or 9189918814. Visit lifeseniorservices.org.
Editor’s note: TulsaPeople is a sponsor of the highlighted events.