Oct. 2 — Happy Hands Golf Tournament 

8 a.m.-6 p.m., tournament; 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., shotgun starts. MeadowBrook Country Club, 9300 E. 81st St. Scramble format, four-person teams. Country Club attire. $200, individuals; $800, foursomes; $250-$10,000, sponsorships. Includes lunch, dinner, prizes and awards ceremony. Benefits Happy Hands Education Center. Contact Rachel Polk, 918-893-4812 or rachelp@happyhands.org. happyhands.org

 

Oct. 2 — Tulsa Hall of Fame

5:30 p.m., cocktails; 6:30 p.m., dinner. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St. Honors Tulsans David Hogan, Sally and Tom Hughes, Bonnie Klein, Dayal Meshri, Robert Thomas and William Thomas. $1,000-$10,000, sponsorships. Benefits Tulsa Historical Society and Museum. Contact Maggie Jewell at 918-712-9484 or mjewell@tulsahistory.orgtulsahistory.org

 

Oct. 3-14 — Together We Read 

Various times. Donate new or gently used books for children aged 0-4 years old attending Community Action Program schools. Donate at local Barnes and Noble locations, Booker T. Washington High School, Bishop Kelley, Cascia Hall, Ihloff Salon and Day Spas, Monte Cassino, Ribbons, Jimmy Hula’s and CAP offices. Benefits Community Action Project (CAP) Tulsa. captulsa.org/togetherweread

 

Oct. 5 — 10th annual Gold Medal Night

5:30 p.m. The Church at BattleCreek, 3025 N. Aspen Ave., Broken Arrow. Guest of honor: Laurie Hernandez, 2016 Olympic gold and silver medalist and winner of "Dancing with the Stars," Season 23. Food from Tulsa’s best restaurants, performances by Aim High gymnasts, silent and live auctions, and surprise performances. $75, tickets; $1,000-$10,000, sponsorships. Benefits Aim High Academy. Call 918-664-8683 or email goldmedalnight@aimhighgym.org. tulsagymnastics.com

 

Oct. 5 — An Evening of Empowerment Gala 

6 p.m., silent auction and cocktails; 7 p.m., dinner, fashion show and live auction.  Mike Fretz Event Center, 11545 E. 43rd St. Chera Kimiko, KJRH anchor, emcee; local professional executives, models; Kim Freeman and colleagues from Ihloff Salon, makeup and hair. $100, tickets; $1,500-$2,500, table sponsorships. Benefits Dress for Success Tulsa. Contact Jeanette North, 918-599-8892 or director@tulsadressforsuccess.org. tulsadressforsuccess.org

 

Oct. 5 — Tulsa State Fair Junior Livestock Auction 

5 p.m. Ford Truck Arena, Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St. $500-$25,000, sponsorships. Benefits Tulsa State Fair Junior Livestock Auction Corp. Contact Brandi Herndon, 918-744-1113, ext. 2014, or bherndon@tulsastatefair.com. tulsastatefair.com

 

Oct. 5 — The Royal Gala

6 p.m. Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center, 6808 S. 107th E. Ave. Dinner and live entertainment. $125, tickets; $1,000-$25,000, sponsorships. Benefits DaySpring Villa Women and Children’s Shelter Inc. Contact Susan Cox, 918-245-4075 or susan.cox@dayspringvilla.com. dayspringvilla.com

 

Oct. 5 — McDazzle Fun Ball 

6 p.m. River Spirit Resort Ballroom, 8338 Riverside Parkway. An evening of magic surprises, food and live music. $250, tickets; $1,500-$25,000, sponsorships. Benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tulsa. Contact Shari Wilkins, 918-496-2727 or swilkins@rmhctulsa.org. rmhctulsa.org

 

Oct. 6 — Stacked Deck 

5:30-9 p.m. Bond Center, 608 E. Third St. Celebrates the 40th anniversary of Resonance Center for Women with an evening of fun and games. $100, tickets; $300, two-person VIP package; $1,000-$15,000, sponsorships. Benefits Resonance Center for Women. Contact Debbie Gordon, 918-587-3888 or dgordon@resonancetulsa.org. resonancetulsa.org    

 

Oct. 6 — Center Experience

9 a.m.-1 p.m., noon-4 p.m. The Center for Individuals With Physical Challenges, 815 S. Utica Ave. Team building event, focused on physical disability awareness. $500, 4-6 people teams. Sponsorships available. Benefits The Center. Contact Joyce Jochims,  918-584-8607 and info@tulsacenter.orgthecenterexperience.org

 

Oct. 6 — Cocktails for Crayons 

5:30-7:30 p.m. Tulsa Historical Society and Museum, 2445 S. Peoria Ave. Cocktail party with live music, live auction and keynote speaker Phil Albert, president of Pelco Structural and University of Oklahoma regent. Cocktail attire. Cocktails and live auction. $150, tickets; $500-$15,000, sponsorships. Benefits the Pencil Box. Call 918-442-2222, email info@pencilboxtulsa.org. pencilboxtulsa.org     

 

Oct. 7 — St. John ZooRun

8 a.m., 1-mile fun run; 8:30 a.m., 5K; 9 a.m.,10K. Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum, 6421 E. 36th St. N. Kilometer runs: $30, pre-registration; $35, race week; $40, race day. Fun run: $25, pre-registration; $25, race week and $30 race day; $20, sleepwalker. Benefits Tulsa Zoo. Contact Sarah Bowen, 918-669-6224 or events@tulsazoo.org. tulsazoo.org/run

 

Oct. 7 — "Kaddyshack" Golf Tournament 

9:30 a.m., registration; 11 a.m., tee-off. Page Belcher Golf Course, 6666 S. Union Ave. $200, four-player teams; includes balls, prizes and lunch. $5, optional mulligans. Sponsorships available. Sponsored by Beta Epsilon Chapter, Kappa Delta Sorority, the University of Tulsa. Benefits Parent Child Center of Tulsa and Prevent Child Abuse America. Contact Allyson Rowe, tukdshamrock@gmail.com. https://www.facebook.com/events/1757729384267463/

 

Oct. 7 — Noche de Gala 

6:30 p.m. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St. Cocktail reception, silent and live auction, dinner and dancing; black-tie suggested. $175, members; $200, non-members; $2,500-$5,000, corporate tables of eight. Benefits Hispanic American Foundation. Call 918-584-3333, ext. 2; email haftulsa@haftulsa.org. haftulsa.org

 

Oct. 7 — Green Leaf Gala: "Seeds of Imagination"

 6 p.m. Assembly Hall, Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. Cocktails, dinner, dancing, live music, live auction. $250, tickets; $500-$30,000, sponsorships. Benefits Up With Trees. Contact Julie Etchison, 918-610-8733 or jetchison@upwithtrees.org. greenleafgala.org

 

Oct. 7 — Bark ‘n’ BBQ

6:30-10:30 p.m. Freddie’s Bar-B-Que Steakhouse, 1425 New Sapulpa Road, Sapulpa. Complimentary happy hour, food and drinks, raffle and silent auction. $40, tickets; $100-$500, sponsorships. Benefits Sapulpa Furry Friends. Call Erin Shackelford, 940-600-9781. sapulpafurryfriends.org

 

Oct. 7-8 — Xtreme Hike 

4 p.m.-10 a.m. Queen Wilhelmina State Park Lodge in Mena, Arkansas. Ouachita State Park, 16-mile hike from Horsethief Springs to Pashubbe Trailhead through the Ouachita Mountains. $2,500, fundraising minimum required; sponsorships available. Benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Contact Meggie Gaskins at 918-744-6354 or mgaskins@cff.org. tulsa.cff.org.   

 

Oct. 9 — Rib Crib’s 15th annual PitMasters Golf Tournament

7:30 a.m., registration, full breakfast and Bloody Mary bar; 9:30 a.m., shotgun start; 11 a.m., all-you-can-eat-on-course barbecue lunch; after-tournament awards party with hors d’oeuvres, open bar, auction and Bruce G. Weber raffle. The Oaks Country Club, 6500 S. 49th W. Ave. Four-person scramble format. $500, entry fees; $2,000, foursomes; $500-$2,500, player packages; $500-$1,500, non-player sponsorships. Benefits the Children’s Hospital Foundation at Saint Francis, 12&12, Emergency Infant Services, the Foundation for Tulsa Schools, PAL Pet Adopt League. Contact Danielle Palm, 918-712-7424 or danielle@ribcrib.com. ribcribgolf.com

 

Oct. 10 — Foundation Cup Golf Tournament

10:30 a.m., registration; 11 a.m., lunch; 12:15 p.m., shotgun start. Patriot Golf Club, 5790 N. Patriot Drive, Owasso. $2,500, teams of four; $1,000, hole sponsors. Benefits the Foundation for Tulsa Schools. Contact Paula Dellavadova, 918-746-6602 or pauladell@cox.net. foundationfortulsaschools.org

 

Oct. 12 — Savor and Stroll 

6-9 p.m. TPC Studios, 32 S. Lewis Ave. Explore and stroll through art galleries and historic buildings in the Kendall-Whittier district; live music and food. $100, tickets; $2,500-$12,500, sponsorships. Benefits Lindsey House. Contact Diana Denney, 918-533-5222 or diana@tlcok.org. lindseyhouse.org.

 

Oct. 14 — Mini Laps 

10 a.m. The Little Light House, 5120 E. 36th St. Each Little Light House student gets to take a walk around a mini-track, either independently or with a walker or wagon. Sponsorships available. Benefits The Little Light House. Contact Rachel Mouton, 918-664-6746 or rmouton@littlelighthouse.org. littlelighthouse.org

 

Oct. 15 — Buddy Walk and 5K

1 p.m., 5K; 1:30-4:30 p.m., Buddy Walk. Oral Roberts University, 7777 S. Lewis Ave. Individuals with Down syndrome invite "buddies" to walk with them. Entertainment, giveaways, free barbecue from Oklahoma Joe’s and activities for the whole family. Free, walkers with Down syndrome; $15, walker "buddies"; $250-$10,000, sponsorships. Benefits Down Syndrome Association of Tulsa. Call 918-853-4685 or email tulsabuddywalk@gmail.com. dsat.org

 

Oct. 17 — Tulsa Habitat FORE Humanity Golf Classic, hosted by Bo Van Pelt

11:30 a.m., registration; 1 p.m., shotgun start. The Patriot Golf Club, 5790 N. Patriot Drive, Owasso. Teams of four. Meet and play with Bo Van Pelt, range and putting contests, and prizes. Pre-registration required. $2,500-$5,000, team sponsorships. Benefits Tulsa Habitat for Humanity. Contact Thom Golden, 918-556-4604, ext. 105, or  tgolden@tulsahabitat.org. tulsahabitat.org

 

Oct. 18 — Tulsa International Airport’s first annual Charity Golf Tournament 

11 a.m., registration and lunch; 1 p.m., shotgun start. Mohawk Park Golf Course, 5223 E. 41st St. N. Four-person scramble format, lunch, contests. Benefits community initiatives in support of STEM education and military and veterans organizations. Contact Michelle Evans, 918-583-5007 michelleevans@tulsaairports.com. golfinvite.com/tulsaairports

 

Oct. 20 — Tulsa Bone Bash 

6 p.m. River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway. Costumed affair with spooky decorations, themed dinner, silent and live auctions, costume contest, complimentary spirits. $150, tickets; $2,000-$20,000, sponsorships.  Benefits Arthritis Foundation. Contact Jennifer Wyckoff, 918-605-1105 or jwyckoff@arthritis.org. tulsabonebash.com

 

Oct. 21 — Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 

8:30 a.m. Mohawk Park, 6421 E. 36th St. N. No registration fee or minimum donation. Non-competitive 5K. Benefits American Cancer Society. Contact Christie Gibbs, 918-477-5418 or Christie.gibbs@cancer.org. makingstrideswalk.org/tulsaok

 

Oct. 21 — Painted Pony Ball 

6 p.m., cocktail reception; 7 p.m., dinner and entertainment. Cox Business Center Exhibit Halls, 100 Civic Center. Entertainment by Grammy Award-winning artist Little Big Town. $10,000-$250,000, sponsorships. Benefits the Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis. Contact Kacie Frazier, 918-502-6763 or knfrazier@saintfrancis.com. paintedponyball@saintfrancis.com

 

Oct 21 — Spotlight on San Miguel: Dancing with the Tulsa Stars

6 p.m. Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. Local celebrity dance competition; attendees voting on their favorites. Cocktails, dining, entertainment by Ayngel and John, and the dancing competition. Business/cocktail attire. $10, per vote. $150, tickets; $1,250-$25,000, sponsorships. Benefits San Miguel Middle School. Call 918-633-7001. spotlightonsanmiguel.org

 

Oct. 21 — Mutt Strut 

9 a.m. Centennial Park, 1028 E. Sixth St. Six-tenths (.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 Mutt Strut and Best Owner/Dog Duo. Sponsorships available. Benefits DVIS. Call Carissa Bratschun, 918-508-2711 or cbratschun@dvis.org. dvis.org

 

Oct. 23 — Tulsa Pink Ribbon

6 p.m., cocktails; 7 p.m., dinner and live auction; 7:30 p.m., runway show. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St. Cocktail reception, dinner and live auction, followed by runway show featuring styles by New York fashion designer Brunello Cucinelli. $2,500-$25,000, sponsorships. Benefits Oklahoma Project Woman. Contact Scarlet Henley, 918-834-7200 or scarleth@oklahomaprojectwoman.org. oklahomaprojectwoman.org

 

Oct. 25 — Envision the Future

Noon-1 p.m. Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center, 6808 S. 107th E. Ave. Annual luncheon to raise awareness of NewView Oklahoma and its comprehensive services for those with significant vision loss. Free admission. Sponsorships available. Benefits NewView Oklahoma. Contact Tiffany Henley, 918-933-4075 or thenley@newviewoklahoma.org. newviewoklahoma.org

 

Oct. 26 — Bunco Rama

6:30 p.m., dinner; 7:30 p.m., Bunco. Parish Hall, St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 301 S. Ninth St., Broken Arrow. Also features a silent auction and door prizes. $12; includes dinner, dessert and Bunco. Benefits Broken Arrow Blue Star Mothers. Contact Susan Thesenvitz, 918-808-0747 or sthesenvitz@cox.net. babluestar.org

  

Oct. 26 — Badges ‘n Barbeques 

6-9 p.m. Christiansen Aviation Jet Center, 200 Lear Jet Lane. Teams of law enforcement officers and firefighters compete for Best BBQ honors, judged by Rib Crib. Food, beer, wine and live entertainment by the Tom Basler Dueling Piano Show. $75. Benefits Tulsa Crime Stoppers. Call 918-585-2509tulsacrimestoppers.org

 

Oct. 27 — Together We Read Reading Event

Various times. All 27 Community Action Project schools. Donated books will be read to children by guests and local celebrities, then given to families receiving assistance from the Community Action Program. Call 918-382-3200. captulsa.org/togetherweread

 

Oct. 27 — Corks and Kegs 

7-11 p.m. The Mayo Hotel, 115 W. Fifth St. Halloween themed international wine- and beer-tasting gala, with food from local restaurants. Costumes strongly encouraged. Live DJ and dancing, silent and live auctions. John and Katie Dale, event chairs. $200, individual tickets; $125, young professional tickets; $500-$10,000, sponsorships. Benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Contact Meggie Gaskins, 918-744-6354 or mgaskins@cff.org. tulsa.cff.org

 

Oct. 27-31 — HallowZOOeen

 6-9 p.m., Friday, Monday and Tuesday; 5-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N. A "premier, but not-too-spooky" family event; includes safe trick-or-treating, Goblin Stops, carnival-style games, Pumpkin Patch Playroom, Haunted Train Ride and themed activities in the Burger King Royal Castle and QuikTrip Pirate Island. $8, non-members; $7, zoo members; $5, Haunted Train tickets; $1, Cross-Eyed Carousel, both optional. Pay online or at the zoo. Benefits Tulsa Zoo. Call 918-669-6600 or email events@tulsazoo.org. tulsazoo.org/boo

 

Oct. 27-31 — HallowMarine 

6:30-9 p.m. Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Drive, Jenks. Trick-or-treat event, with mermaids and pirates, a bounce house, PeeWee Pirate Zone, Trick-or-Treat Trail, and a costume contest. All ages. $7, kids; $10, adults; $6, kids (members), $9, adults (members). Benefits Oklahoma Aquarium. Call 918-528-1503. okaquarium.org/hallowmarine

 

Oct. 27-Nov. 5 — Care Card

Various times, during store venue hours. Get 20 percent off when shopping at more than 200 Tulsa stores. $60. Benefits Family and Children’s Services. Contact Dee Harris, 918-639-0453 or dharris@fcsok.org. carecardok.com

 

Oct. 28 — BooHaHa in Brookside 

3 p.m., parade. Pancake breakfast, trick-or-treating, kids’ costume contest, pet costume contest and parade, which runs along South Peoria Avenue from East 49th Street to East 33rd Street. Benefits Brookside Business Association. Contact Pat Kroblin, 918-260-7680 or pat.kroblin@gmail.com.  brooksidetheplacetobe.com

 

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