Charitable Events: October 2018
Our social calendar is jam-packed for the month of October! Which of these worthy causes will you support?
Editor’s note: TulsaPeople is a sponsor of the highlighted events.
Tulsa Hall of Fame
5:30-9 p.m. $1,000 to $25,000, sponsorships. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 East 61st Street. Dinner and Induction ceremony into the 32nd Annual Tulsa Hall of Fame Dress code: Black Tie. Benefits Tulsa Historical Society & Museum. Contact Maggie Jewell at email@example.com or (918) 712-9484. Visit tulsahistory.org.
Boots, Blues and BBQ
Benefits DaySpring Villa.
8 a.m.-4 p.m. TBA, individual tickets; TBA, sponsorships. The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges, 815 S Utica Ave. The Center Experience is a team-building event, focused on physical disability awareness. Athletic Attire suggested. Benefits The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges. Contact Joyce Jochim at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-584-8607. Visit tulsacenter.org.
6-9 p.m. $1000-$15,000, sponsorships. Debbie Gordon, 1608 S. Elwood Ave. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Resonance Center for Women, Inc. Contact Debbie Gordon at email@example.com or 9185873888. Visit resonancetulsa.org.
Treasures of Tulsa
5-9 p.m. $500. Scavenger Hunters are assigned missions across Downtown Tulsa and must solve puzzles to gain points. Teams explore the treasures our downtown landscape has to offer, while supporting the over 1,600 children in Tulsa County's foster care system. Benefits Tulsa Advocates for the Protection of Children. Contact Hailey McMillen firstname.lastname@example.org or call 918.742.4947. tapchelps.org
Cocktails for Crayons
5:30-7:30 p.m. TBA, individual tickets. Wear your favorite crayon color, Cocktail and Business Formal attire suggested. Benefits The Pencil Box. Contact Nancy Bolzle at email@example.com or 918-442-2222. Visit pencilboxtulsa.org.
7 a.m.-11 a.m. Registration before Oct. 1 is $30 for the 5k and 10k, $25 for the St. John Fun Run; Sponsorships are available. Visit www.tulsazoo.org/run or call (918) 669-6614 for more information. Tulsa Zoo, 6421 East 36th Street North. Make tracks to join the pack during ZooRun at the Tulsa Zoo on Saturday, Oct. 6. Tulsa’s family-friendly race features a 5k and 10k, plus the St. John 1-mile Fun Run. Admission for the whole pack is part of the fun. Until 10 a.m., family members of participants can enter the zoo for free to cheer on runners at the finish line. After the race, participants can enjoy this year’s hospitality area with St. John family activities, face painting, Jupiter jumps, and more. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Tulsa Zoo. Contact Sarah Bowen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-669-6224. Visit tulsazoo.org/run.
Oklahoma Joe’s Food for Kids
Join us at Guthrie Green on Sunday, Oct 7th from 4:00pm - 6:30pm. Live music will be provided by Global Music Fest. The first 500 people to donate $10 to The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma’s Food for Kids Backpack Program will get a plate of Oklahoma Joe's BBQ! There will also be a drawing for a chance to win a 10-person catered meal from Oklahoma Joe's Bar-B-Cue. okjoes.com/fundraising
Help Fore Hope Golf Tournament
11 a.m. The Club at Indian Springs, E. 131st Street South, Broken Arrow, OK. Benefits CREOKS. The fundraiser helps CREOKS provided much needed programs and services like counseling, case management, and medication management to children and their families. Contact Jessica Holtzapple at email@example.com or 918-216-4927. creoks.org
Lip Sync Battle
6-9 p.m. Kirk of the Hills, 4102 E 61st St. Benefits Pathways Adult Learning Center. The mic is off, the battle is on! Join Pathways for the greatest battle of the year. Gather your team and show off your lip sync skills. Don't want to compete? The audience decides the fate of the contestants by picking the winner! Team entry $50. Audience admission $5, includes one vote. Prizes for best performance, best costume, and best dance moves. pathwaysok.com
Cooking for a Cause
6:30-9 p.m. $125, individual tickets; $500-$25,000, sponsorships. Metro Appliances & More, 5313 S Mingo Rd. Iron Gate's largest fundraiser of the year celebrating it's 12th year. The event will include a live and silent auction as well as a raffle. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Iron Gate. Contact Amanda Swope at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9183599038. Visit irongatetulsa.org.
Gold Medal Night
5:30-9:30 p.m. The Church at Battle Creek, 3025 N Aspen Ave, Broken Arrow. $75, tickets. Benefits Aim High Academy. The 11th Annual Gold Medal Night is Aim High Academy's biggest fundraiser of the year. This year there will be a live and silent auction, food from Tulsa's best restaurants, special performances and special guests 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist Alicia Sarcamone and 2014 Sugar Bowl MVP Trevor Knight. Call 918-664-8683.
Savor and Stroll
Savor & Stroll will take place on Thursday, October 11, 2018 in the Kendall Whittier District. We will spend the evening together enjoying tasty fare, sharing in conversations, and learning more about how we can all help to strengthen our community one family at time through the Lindsey House Program. Benefits Lindsey House. Please contact Lindsey House for opportunities, 918-933-5222. lindseyhouse.org/special-events/savor-stroll
Wine for Water
6-9 p.m. $100, tickets. Greenwood Cultural Center, 322 N Greenwood Ave. JustHope's annual dinner and fundraising auction features a variety of wines, lively conversation, and premium auction items. Benefits JustHope. justhope.org/w4w
6 p.m. River Spirit Casino. Join us for the Arthritis Foundation’s signature costumed affair featuring spooky decorations, themed dinner, costume contest, live and silent auctions, and signature cocktail. Benefits Arthritis Foundation Oklahoma. arthritis.org
Golf Fore Life Tournament
Benefits Mend Medical Clinic and Pregnancy Resource Center
Wine, Eats and Easels
Benefits Broken Arrow Neighbors.
5K Rosary Run
$30 per adult & $5 per child, individual tickets; TBA, sponsorships. Holy Family Cathedral, 122 W 8th St. 5K Run touring the Cathedral District to benefit St. Michael Catholic Radio. Dress code: Casual. Recreation attire suggested. Benefits St. Michael Catholic Radio. Contact Joseph Mcauliff or David Niles at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit tulsarosaryrun.com.
A Night for All Saints
6-9 p.m. $75, individual tickets; sponsorships available. Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, 200 W Albany St., Broken Arrow. Benefits All Saints Catholic School. A Night for All Saints is a dinner and live auction that raises money to support the All Saints school community through curriculum enhancements, tuition assistance, teacher development, plus facility and technology upgrades. To learn more about A Night for All Saints, visit http://www.allsaintsba.com/about/auction.cfm or contact Dana Funk, Director of Advancement, at email@example.com or 918-251-0041. allsaintsba.org
Flight of the Phoenix 5K
9 a.m. Tulsa School of Arts and Sciences, 1202 W Easton St. $30. Spread your wings on this new and challenging course through Historic Owen Park Neighborhood! Contact Angela Childress, PTSA@TSAS.org. Register here: https://runsignup.com/Race/OK/Tulsa/FlightofthePhoenix. Benefits Tulsa School of Arts
and Sciences. tsas.org
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
7 a.m., registration; 8 a.m., walk. Mohawk Park, 6421 E. 36th St. N. Benefits American Cancer Society. cancer.org
Little Light House, 5120 E. 36th Street. Little Light House kids take a lap around the track and show off their accomplishments. Carnival following program. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Little Light House. Contact Nicole Fields at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-664-6746. Visit littlelighthouse.org.
Noche de Gala
6:30 p.m.-midnight. $200.00, individual tickets; $3,000 & $5,000, sponsorships. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St. Reception, gourmet dinner, Live Auction, dancing. Dress code: Black Tie. Benefits Hispanic American Foundation. Contact Veronica Donnelly at email@example.com. Visit haftulsa.org.
5-9 p.m. $125, individual tickets; see website for details, sponsorships. Celebrate the bountiful harvest from local farmers, ranchers and purveyors. Savor the taste of the seasons as talented area chefs create courses featuring fresh & preserved locally grown and raised produce, meats and cheeses paired with local beer, wine and craft cocktails. All proceeds benefit the programs and community outreach of the Tulsa Farmer’s Market, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Evening includes live music, cocktail & appetizer reception with silent auction & LIVE auction during dinner. Farmers Market Chic attire suggested. Benefits Tulsa Farmers Market. Contact Kris Hutto at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918.636.8419. Visit tulsafarmersmarket.org.
12-4 p.m. Free. Temple Israel, 2004 E 22nd Pl. Benefits Temple Israel. This is our 25th annual celebration of Jewish food, music, art, and culture! You will want to be here for the pastrami, Klezmer, falafel, Jewish religious rituals, & the great people! There will be all manner of fun stuff for the kiddos and for grown folks to enjoy. Come experience radical Jewish hospitality! ShalomFest is free and open to the public. templetulsa.com/shalomfest
Bo Van Pelt Celebrity Golf Classic
11:30 a.m. The Patriot Golf Club, 5790 N Patriot Drive, Owasso. PGA Golfer Bo Van Pelt hosts the 20th Annual tournament benefiting Tulsa Habitat. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Tulsa Habitat for Humanity. Contact Thomas Golden at email@example.com or 918-592-4224. Visit tulsahabitat.org.
Corporate Night —Gemuchlichkeit
5-11 p.m. Varies, individual tickets; $600-$4,000, sponsorships. River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave. Pre-festival patron gala fundraiser for the non-profit Tulsa Oktoberfest, Inc. with a mission to produce an authentic celebration of German culture to benefit Tulsa and its River Parks system. Patrons enjoy a sneak preview of Bavarian food, entertainment and of course, ein bier bitte! Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa's Corporate Night - Gemutlichkeit is one of Tulsa's most popular outdoor networking gatherings. Prost!Dress code: Casual. Bavarian Trachten (costume) Encouraged attire suggested. Benefits Tulsa Oktoberfest, Inc. Contact Tonja Carrigg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-596-2007. Visit tulsaoktoberfest.org/.
Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa
$10-$200, individual tickets; Available, sponsorships. River West Festival Park, 2100 South Jackson Ave. It's Oktoberfest! Benefits River Parks Authority. Contact Ryan Howell at email@example.com or 9185962008. Visit tulsaoktoberfest.org.
Divas and Devils
7-11 p.m. Available, sponsorships. Southern Hills Country Club. Masquerade Ball. Dress code: Black Tie. Masquerade attire suggested. Benefits Tulsa Opera, Inc. Contact Richard Koenig at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-582-4035 ext 111. Visit tulsaopera.com.
Little Blue Party
6-8:30 p.m. East Side Christian Church, 1438 S. Indianapolis Ave. $40 tickets; sponsorships available. Catering by Keo, a cash bar complete with signature cocktail, silent auction, and a dessert dash! Dress is cocktail attire in your favorite shade of blue. Benefits the Little Blue House. Contact Linda Davis at 918-978-9721 or email@example.com. littlebluehouseattu.org
A Night with Tolleck Winner
7-9 p.m. 718 South Elm Place, Broken Arrow. Free. Oklahoma Performing Arts will host "A Night with Tolleck Winner" to benefit the OPA. The event, in coordination with the Atamian Gallery, will be the first gallery showing of Winner's work in the United States. http://www.atamiangallery.com
Out of the Darkness Walk
Free, but must register. Kendall-Whittier Park, 2601-2633 S Columbia Ave. Benefits American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Contact Robin Hudson LeBlanc at 539-777-0122 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Register here: afsp.org/tulsa
Holland Hall ARTworks Gallery Opening
Benefits Holland Hall.
An Evening of Empowerment Gala
Benefits Dress for Success Tulsa.
$15.00, individual tickets. St. Anne's Parish Hall, 301 S. 9th Street, Broken Arrow. Bunco, Dinner, Dessert, Door Prizes and Silent Auction to Support Our Troops Until They All Come HomeDress code: Casual. Benefits Broken Arrow Blue Star Mothers. Contact Susan Thesenvitz at email@example.com or 918-259-9479. Visit babluestar.org.
Corks and Kegs
Benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
The World is Her Canvas
Benefits Tulsa Girls Art School.
$60, individual tickets. Buy a Care Card and save up to 20% at more than 200 local stores and restaurants. With Care Card, you’re saving more than money — you’re saving lives. Proceeds from the sale of the cards benefit the life-changing programs of Family & Children’s Services. A Care Card costs $60 and can be purchased online and at most participating merchants during the event.Benefits Family and Children's Services. Contact 918.587.9471. Visit fcsok.org.
Abersons Evening Together
Benefits Oklahoma Project Woman
BooHaHa in Brookside
12-4 p.m. Brookside District, On South Peoria, from 49th St to 33rd St. Okalhoma’s Largest Halloween Celebration & Parade. Trick-or-Treating, kids’ costume contest, pet costume contest, kid zones and parade. Halloween costumes suggested. Benefits Brookside Business Association. Contact Penni Shelton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9186055049. Visit brooksidetheplacetobe.com/boohaha-in-brookside.
Benefits various nonprofits.
Whale of a Tale Sale
Benefits Friends of Catoosa Public Library Foundation.
5:30-9 p.m. Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Drive. Adults: $10, Children: $7. Members get $1 off. Once a year, the Oklahoma Aquarium opens its doors to trick-or-treaters of all ages to enjoy a safe, fun, indoor alternative to traditional Halloween activities. HallowMarine 2018 will feature our popular giant pirate ship bounce house, a Pee-Wee Pirate Zone just for the little ones and plenty of games, activities and candy on the Trick-or-Treat Trail. Benefits Oklahoma Aquarium. okaquarium.org
6-9 p.m. Cost for admission is $8 for ages 1 and older; $7 for Tulsa Zoo Friends members. The Haunted Train is back with spooky (but not-too-scary) surprises around every turn for only $5. Children can take a spin on the Scary-Go-Round for only $1. Sponsorships are available, starting at $2,000. Visit tulsazoo.org/boo or call (918) 669-6614 for more information. Tulsa Zoo, 6421 East 36th Street North, Tulsa. Tulsa Zoo welcomes little ghouls and gila monsters to HallowZOOeen on Oct. 27-31. This Tulsa tradition provides a spooky, but not-too-scary, family friendly trick-or-treating option. Corporate-sponsored Goblin Stops line the zoo to provide a safe trick-or-treating environment where your kiddos can fill up goodie bags – and with more than 3 tons of candy, expect plenty of treats. The Tulsa Zoo is helping green your Halloween by only purchasing eek-o-friendly sweets made with sustainable palm oil. This fundraising event runs for five nights, so you can start trick-or-treating early or make the zoo your Halloween evening destination. For tickets and information visit tulsazoo.org/boo. Costumes attire suggested. Benefits Tulsa Zoo. Contact Sarah Bowen at email@example.com or 918-669-6224. Visit tulsazoo.org/boo.
The Museum Gala
6-9:30 p.m. Patron Tables Available; $150.00, individual tickets; $5000-8 guests; $2500-6 guests; $1000-4 guests; $500-2 guests, sponsorships. The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, 2021 East 71st Street. Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Benefits The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art. Contact Tracey Herst-Woods at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-492-1818. Visit jewishmuseum.net.
Global Vision Awards
DoubleTree by Hilton Tulsa Downtown, 616 W 7th St. Tickets start at $75; Sponsorships are available. Join the Tulsa Global Alliance for a fun, French-themed evening of dinner, music and celebrating Tulsa's role in building a global community. This event, Voulez-Vouz Vision, will be honoring Clifton Taulbert, as well as Helmerich & Payne, Inc. for outstanding contributions to citizen diplomacy. Benefits the Tulsa Global Alliance. Contact Cathy Izzo at 918-631-4801 or email@example.com. Visit https://www.tulsaglobalalliance.org/globalvision.
Editor’s note: TulsaPeople is a sponsor of the highlighted events.