POSTED ON FEBRUARY 4, 2009:
No ice this week so get out while you can!
Living Legacies. Celebrate Oklahoma’s African-American artists and their contributions with the exhibit “Transcend” at Living Arts, 308 S. Kenosha. The opening reception is Fri., Feb 6 from 7-10pm. Visit livingarts.org for more.
At The Galleries...
Thurs., Feb. 5
COOL CLAY CONSTRUCTIONS
Ready to sink your hands in? Explore exciting clay hand-building techniques to construct a variety of vessels. Students will build with coils and slabs and ornament their creations with complex decorative surface designs. All skill levels. Class begins Feb. 5 and runs through March 12. $136 member; $170 non-member. Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd. Call 749-7941 or visit philbrook.org for more.
EDUCATOR'S OPENING: SEEING OURSELVES
This special in-depth Educators' Opening will include hands-on workshops, tours of the exhibition, and take-home materials, including project ideas and exhibition resources. Free for teachers. No registration required. Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd. Call 749-7941 or visit philbrook.org for more.
VALENTINES GROUP SHOW
Visit the MA Doran Gallery, 3509 S. Peoria, and see this month's show from the gallery's artists. Works include painting, sculpture and photography. Opening reception from 5-8pm. Visit madorangallery.com or call 748-8700 for more.
Fri., Feb. 6
24 HOUR VIDEO RACE
Get together with your friends and make a movie, but hurry; you've only got 24 hours. Groups up to 8 people are encouraged to enter this video race starting at midnight. A kick-off party starts at 11pm. The theme of the video will be announced at the party. LivingArts, 308 S. Kenosha Ave. Visit livingarts.org for more.
THE INFLUENCE OF AMERICAN IMPRESSIONISM
Anne Morand, Chief Curator of the C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls, Montana, will offer a quick survey of the American artists who were active in the Impressionism style of painting in the United States as well as relating information about earlier movements that became fundamental forces in American art during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Noon. Bring a sack lunch. Gilcrease Museum, Gallery 18, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd. Call 596-2700 or visit gilcrease.org for more.
MINORS' MAJOR WORKS: ART BY ELEMENTARY STUDENTS
This exhibit represents the creativity and skill of our diverse elementary students in the city of Tulsa. Participating schools include Greeley, Grissom, Kendall-Whittier, Mark Twain, Patrick Henry and Zarrow International. Selected students from each school will show work created in the classroom. Reception 6-8pm. TAC Gallery, 9 E. Brady. Call 592-0041 or visit tacgallery.org for more. Thru Feb. 21.
TRANSCEND: BLACK ARTISTS IN OKLAHOMA
Art in Oklahoma has always been rather insular. Recently black artists throughout the state have been on the rise. This exhibit focuses on Black artists from Oklahoma who have various voices both creatively and in the way of content. LivingArts, 308 S. Kenosha Ave. Visit livingarts.org for more. Thru Feb. 19.
Sat., Feb. 7
FAMILY ART WORKSHOPS
Teaching Artist Allison Lackner guides students through different areas of the Museum with introductions to artists and cultures in the collection and special exhibitions. This week Buggy Impressions is the theme. Get ideas for creating mixed media bugs while visiting Transcending Vision: American Impressionism 1870-1940. Kids 5-10 and their caretakers are welcome. 1-3pm. Free with admission. Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd. Call 596-2700 or visit gilcrease.org for more.
GET THE PICTURE?
Be wherever you want to be. Have a photographic adventure by combining a picture of yourself into a fantasy background that you make. 1-3pm. $5 member; $7 non-members. Zink Rotunda, Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd. Call 749-7941 or visit philbrook.org for more.
TULSA ARTS FOR ALL
Head over to Woodland Hills Mall, 71st and Memorial, for an eclectic mix of styles and works by talented Oklahoma artists. The Animal Rescue Foundation and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will attend the show and partial proceeds from the sale will benefit these organizations. Call 461-0322 for more.
101 RANCH: THE REAL WILD WEST
Howdy partner. Come on out to the Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N Gilcrease Museum Rd., and see more than 300 objects from the famous 101 Ranch which toured the world during the early 20th century. The items on display include historic firearms and costumes, photographs, posters and other curiosities. Call 596-2700 or visit Gilcrease.org for more.
ANNUAL SMALL WORKS SHOW
Paintings, sculptures, American crafts and ornaments at the M.A. Doran Gallery, 3509 S. Peoria. Call 748-8100 for more.
THE ART OF PLAY
Living Arts begins the Fall Season with a "A Playtime for Adults" to learn about Contemporary Art in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Learn about contemporary art in an exciting and interactive way. 5-7pm. Living Arts of Tulsa, 308 S Kenosha Ave. Visit livingarts.org or call 585-12345 for more.
The exhibition features approximately 30 historical southeastern beaded artifacts and 20 contemporary beadworks. Learn the stories and history that have been passed down for generations through threads, textiles and beads. Cherokee Heritage Center, 21192 S. Keeler Dr., Park Hill. Call 456-6007 or visit cherokeeheritage.org for more. Thru April 19.
CALL FOR ARTIST SUBMISSIONS
Living Arts of Tulsa is seeking proposals from artists for installations, new media, new music, ArtCars, video, outsider art, costume art, garden art, performance art, new movement, curation and more for events during the regular season July 2009-June 2010. Send proposals to Steve Liggett, Artistic Director, Living Arts of Tulsa, 308 S. Kenosha Ave. Call 585-1234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more.
Head to the New Chinese Painting Exhibit at the Richardson Asian Art Museum, original paintings shipped from China featuring classic to modern works. Free entry, donations accepted. Thurs.--Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 1-5pm. 4770 S. Harvard, 747-9393.
DANCING ACROSS THE PAGE
Drawn from Philbrook's acclaimed collection of Native American paintings, this exhibition explores traditional ceremonies and social activities in which dance plays an important role. Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd. Call 749-7941 or visit philbrook.org for more. Thru March 15.
Artist Matthew Moffett's paintings in this very whimsical show depict dogs and cats in their favorite fairy tales. The fairy tales in the show include Cinderella, Snow White, Rapunzel, The Snow Queen, Alice in Wonderland and Sleeping Beauty to name a few. The Wild Fork Restaurant, 1820 Utica Sq. Visit m2studioportraits.com for more. Thru March 31.
FREE 2ND SATURDAYS
Get free admission to the Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd., on the second Saturday of each month. Check out the fun activities for the kiddos. 10:30am-4pm. Call 749-7941 or visit philbrook.org for more.
Adults and kids 14 and over can make their own flower at the Tulsa Glassbowing Studio, 19 E. Brady. Create a flower for $25 and pick it up the next day. Call 582-4527 for more info.
THE GUARDIAN AND THE SHIELD
This exhibit features the flags of Oklahoma's 39 federally recognized American-Indian tribes. Through March 2009 at the OKC Red Earth Museum. Visit redearth.org for more information.
IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT
Samuel Bak's paintings examine creation, cruelty, mortality, morality, and accusation. His work looks at scriptural stories of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and the various encounters with their Creator, humankind's passage through Time and its changing role in existence. Sherwin Miller Museum of Art, 2021 E. 71st St. Call 492-1818 or visit jewishmuseum.net for more. Thru Feb. 8.
JEWELRY MAKING CLASSES
Alouette Unique Bead Shoppes, located at 7715-C2 E. 91st St., has classes that'll have you making your own jewelry in no time. Classes include, learning the basics, ear-wire, bead weaving, wireworks, and an ornament class, in light of the holidays. Call 615-3555 to reserve your seat.
MAGICAL HISTORY TOUR: ROAD TO THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION
For the first time in Tulsa, view "Inspired to Lead", a major exhibit in collaboration with the Oklahoma History Center. Also featuring: Live music, food from along Route 66, live and silent auctions. Park at the All Souls Unitarian Church, 2952 S. Peoria and ride the trolley to our event. $50 in advance per person or $60 at the door. 7-10pm. Call 712-9484 for more information.
Part of the free family programs at Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd. As a member of this free program you can receive art activity cards, an art supply, and a toolkit to put them in when you visit Philbrook every month. Now thru June 30, 2009.
PAINT AT PHILBROOK
Take advantage of Philbrook's beautiful gardens and landscaping. Set up your easel and let inspiration take its course. Call 748-5309 for more information or go to philbrook.org.
PERSONALITY OF CULT: EPISODE DEUX
Head over to the gallery of the Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis, for this exhibit of works by Tulsa area artists inspired by their favorite cult classic films. "Franchises" is the theme for this year's exhibit with films like James Bond, Jaws, The Godfather, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and others represented. The reception includes a silent auction and will conclude with a showing of the film Clerks. 7pm. Call 585-3456 or visit circlecinema.com for more. Thru March 28.
Walking audio tour with history of the Phillips home, family and gardens. Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd. 748-5309, philbrook.org.
Multiple photographers. Artist openings first Saturday of every month; drinks & light refreshments 6-10pm. Art-N-Style Hair Salon & Art Gallery, 334 E. 41st St. Call 742-1550 or visit myspace.com/artnstyle for more.
PORTRAITS OF TULSA ARTISTS AND THEIR ART
In this first of a kind exhibition for Eleanor Davy Carmack, she will show portraits of Tulsa artists she has painted next to one of the works the artist in the portrait has painted. Tulsa Performing Arts Center Gallery, 110 E. 2nd St. Call 596-7122 or visit tulsapac.com for more. Thru March 1.
Adult and kid's classes and studio space. Third Street Clayworks, 1001 E. 3rd St.; 585-CLAY.
A century of American photographic masterpieces is presented in this exhibition, featuring over 150 iconic images from the acclaimed Eastman House collection. Works range from sweeping landscapes to intimate portraits, including such masters as Alfred Steiglitz,Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Louis Hine, Richard Avedon and more. Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd. Call 749-7941 or visit philbrook.org for more.
THE STAINED GLASS GUILD
The group focuses on working with glass, mosaics, fusing, slumping, flame working, panel work & more. The second Saturday of each month. 10am. Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett. Call 665-3049 or 671-6701.
Contribute to contemporary art in Tulsa by joining Living Arts, 308 S Kenosha Ave. Go to livingarts.org/membership.htm or call 585-1234 for more info.
SWOOP PULSE AND SHIFT: SHAPE AND TIME
See eight large wood sculptures and a handful of drawings from artist Matthew Burke at TU's Alexandre Hogue Gallery, 2935 E. 5th St. The opening reception is from 5-7pm. Call 631-2202 for more. Thru Feb. 27.
Feb. 7-8, 14
CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN AUDITIONS
Auditions for this play take place from 2-4pm at the Sand Springs Community Theatre Auditorium, 14 W. 4th St. Performances April 16-19. Call 246-2196 for more.
FORCES WITHIN AUDITION
Five men and five women are needed for this gospel play. The play is made up of mainly African-Americans, Native Americans and Hispanics. Call 859-3231 or email email@example.com for more.
MUSICAL DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER NEEDED
Orasi Productions presents Shades of Gray in January at the Nightingale Theatre. These two positions are needed for the production. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (405)802-4014 for more.
Oklahoma Performing Arts is holding auditions for its 2008/2009 season. Students are trained in dance, voice and acting. Past students have been selected for roles in Broken Arrow Community Playhouse productions, Tulsa Youth Symphony and Light Opera Oklahoma shows. For more information call Laura Norman Tyson at 269-8304.
TALK OF TULSA SHOW CHORUS
All-women's barbershop style singing group. Liberty Church, 7777 S. Garnett, Rehearsals are every Monday 7-10pm. Call Raye Mahlberg at 631-6296 for more.
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD AUDITIONS
The Sapulpa Community Theatre is in need of African American actors (male and female) to play spectators for the courtroom scene. They are also in need of two male black actors for the roles of Tom Robinson and Reverend Sykes. Call 402-3939 for more. The production runs Feb. 13-15, 20-22.
TULSA OPERA CHORUS AUDITIONS
Tulsa Opera is seeking chorus singers for its 2008-2009 season. All positions are paid. Music reading ability is required. For more information and to schedule an audition, contact Donald Armstrong email@example.com, or 918-582-4035 x 14.
Fri., Feb. 6
STEAK NIGHT FRIDAY
All are welcome to the American Legion Post, 1120 E. 8th St. for a choice between filet, prime rib or rib-eye steak, plus a baked potato, soup, salad and texas toast. Benefits veterans and youth activities. $12/person, 5:30-8pm. For more, call 587-3938.
Sat., Feb. 7
ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST
Get it while it's hot: scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, hash browns, biscuits & gravy and beverages. $5. Benefits veterans and youth activities. American Legion Post, 1120 E. 8th St. For more, call 587-3938.
POLAR BEAR PLUNGE
Head out to Bass Pro Shops, 101 Bass Pro Dr., to help support the Special Olympics. The BAPD Mobile Command Center and SOT Vehicle; BAFD Fire truck; and TPD Dive Team, SOT Command Center and Sarasin (tank) will be on display. 10am. Visit sook.org for more.
TRENDY IS KNOWING: FASHION SHOW
Commemorating National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, this fashion show hope to raise awareness oh the spread of HIV/AIDS through out the black community. Greenwood Cultural Center, 322 N. Greenwood. 6-8pm. Call 596-1020 for more.
Sun., Feb. 8
MY FURRY VALENTINE
Come out and support StreetCats Inc., a volunteer-run cat shelter. The event boasts live music by the internationally known classical guitarist, Joesf Glaude, and the Sweet Adeline's Oklahoma Jubilee Chorus. Patrons will enjoy an impressive silent auction, dessert tasting, wine and coffee.1:30-4:30pm. Elk's Lodge, 5335 S. Harvard. Visit streetcatstulsa.org for more.
Sat., Feb. 7
LOCAL AUTHORS BOOK SIGNING
Local authors Jacqueline King and Romney Nesbitt will sign books at Steve's, 2612 S. Harvard, from 1-3pm. King will sign Devoted to Cooking and Nesbitt will sign Secrets from a Creativity Coach. Call 743-3544 for more.
GET WISE: ADULT READING PROGRAM
Read or listen to six books from the Tulsa Library and receive a library book bag and coupons from sponsors. Through March 27. Visit tulsalibrary.org for more.
Children & Family...
Thurs., Jan. 5
FUNKY MAMA SINGS
Blending rock n' roll, funk and of course, fun, in her entertaining kid-friendly musical style. Bring the kids and catch her show at Connor's Cove at the Hardesty Regional Library, 9316 E. 93rd St. 4-5pm. Call 250-7307 orvisit tulsalibrary.org for more.
ADOPT A ZOO ANIMAL
No, you can't take those little monkeys in the rainforest exhibit home. How cool would that be? But you can ADOPT (Animals Depend On People Too) a zoo animal or plant and contribute to the development of their habitat. Packages start at $30. Tulsa Zoo, 6421 East 36th Street N. Call 669-6600 or visit tulsazoo.org for more.
ALL STAR TUMBLING AND STUNTS
The Glenpool/Jenks Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria now has co-ed classes for K4- high school. Thurs., 6-7:30pm and Sat., 10am-1pm. 296-0425.
BIKES, BALLS & YOU
For kiddos ages 5 and younger. Tuesdays from 9:30-11am. Owen Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle Ave. For more info, call 596-1485.
Stories, songs and finger plays in Spanish & English. Ages 3-5. 11am, Thursdays. Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett, 669-6340.
Sometimes getting a ride to the library can be tricky especially for kids who's parent are at work all day. So if you're on of these kids or your cousin Lou borrowed your car a couple weeks ago and you haven't seen him since, be on the look out for the library's bookmobile, bringing the library's books right to you. Visit tulsalibrary.org for more.
CHILDREN & TEEN ART CLASSES
After school art classes, Heidi Contreras Art Institute, Southminster Presbyterian, 3500 S. Peoria, 627-5924.
Fri 6-9pm. Helping kids recover from hurts using coping skills. Southern Hills Baptist, 5590 S. Lewis, 743-8897.
For tykes ages 3-4 to express themselves freely through movement. Owen Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle Ave. Saturdays, 9:30-10am. For more, call 596-1485.
FREE HISTORICAL FIELD TRIPS FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN
3rd-5th graders are invited to take part in cultural tours of sites of historic importance to the Cherokee people around the Tahlequah area. Thru the 2009 school year. Call (918)384-7887 or visit cherokeetourismok.com for more.
FRIDAY NIGHT FAMILY NIGHT
Bring the kids over to Whole Foods Market, 1401 E. 41st St., for a bite to eat in its café or enjoy free samples throughout the store. Call 712-7555 for more.
LINCOLN ESSAY CONTEST FOR STUDENTS
Students 4th-12th grade are encouraged to write and students K-3rd are encouraged to draw a picture around the topic "why should Oklahomans celebrate the bicentennial of Lincolns birthday?" Home schoolers are encouraged to participate as well. Teachers contact call (405) 235-0280 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more. Deadline is Feb. 12, 2009.
MOMMY & ME PRESCHOOL ART
Fun art projects for 3-5 year-olds and their caregivers. Wed., 10:30-11:15am. $15/session. Glenpool/Jenks Rec Center, 13800 S. Peoria, Bixby. Call 746-3780 for details.
MY FIRST STORYTIME
For newborn-2 year-olds and their caregivers. Tuesdays from 10am-10:20am. Call 596-7977 or visit www.tulsalibrary.org.
For ages 3-5. Tuesdays, 10:30am-11am. Call 596-7977 or visit www.tulsalibrary.org.
OK Adoption Search/Reunion Support Group meets the 1st Saturday of each month 2pm at Brookside Library. Email email@example.com for more info.
Every Tuesday, various preschool themes, preschool, snacks and crafts, Barnes & Noble, 5231 E. 41st St, 11am, 665-4580.
TAP AND BALLET
For children ages 4-8. Owen Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle Ave. Saturdays from 10-10:45am. For more, call 596-1485.
TEAM USA CHEERLEADING
For boys & girls 4-14. Thurs, 6pm. $5/class. Glenpool/Jenks Rec Center, 13800 S. Peoria. 361-6039 for more info & registration.
YST DRAMA TROUPE
Youth Services of Tulsa Drama Troupe is designed to give youths a way to express themselves through theatre by researching and writing plays that about topics that affect every teen. New members are always welcome. Free program. Youth Services of Tulsa, 311 S. Madison. Contact Scott Heberling at 382-4427 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Fri., Jan. 6
I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG
Juliette spent 15 years in prison. Upon her release her younger sister Lea takes her into her home and into her family again. This film is about the strength of women, their capacity to shine forth, reconstruct themselves and be reborn. Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis. Call 585-3456 or visit circlecinema.com for more.
Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space and encounter the perils that await space travelers. At the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium, 3624 N. 74th E. Ave
THE DARK KNIGHT
Back by popular demand, this critically tale featuring Christian Bale as Batman and Heath Ledger in his now legendary (and Oscar-nominated) performance as the Joker hits the big screen, again, at the Cinemark IMAX, 10802 E. 71st St. S. See this movie the way it was meant to be seen. Call 307-2629 or visit Cinemark.com for more.
DOLPHINS AND WHALES 3D: TRIBES OF THE OCEAN
Underwater 3D experience narrated by Daryl Hannah. The Cinemark IMAX Theater, 10802 E 71st St. Go to cinemark.com for more info on advanced tickets and showtimes.
MADAGASCAR: ESCAPE 2 AFRICA
The New York Zoo Animals are back. Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, still stranded on Madagascar, end up on the Africa where Alex soon meets the rest of his lion family. Cinemark IMAX, 10802 E. 71st St. S. Call 307-2629 or visit cinemark.com for more.
NATIVE AMERICAN SKIES
Discover what patterns the American Indians saw in the heavens that represented their history and everyday life. At the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium, 3624 N. 74th E. Ave.
OASIS IN SPACE
The ESky Solar System 3DAdventure transports the audience through the universe in search of liquid water - a key ingredient for life on earth. At the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium, 3624 N. 74th E. Ave.
THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL
A remake of the 1951 sci-fi classic about a humanoid alien named Klaatu (Keanu Reeves) who arrives on Earth accompanied by an indestructible, heavily armed robot with the intention to wipe clean the problems with Earth's environment--us. Cinemark IMAX, 10802 E. 71st St. S. Call 307-2629 or visit cinemark.com for more.
Mon., Feb. 9
TULSA ROCK & MINERAL SOCIETY MEETNG
William McBee, retired geologist, will give a geological review (pictorial history) of southern Oklahoma at 7:00pm. Aaronson Auditorium, Central Library, 400 Civic Center.
Every Tuesday. 7:30pm. 5415 E 101st. Call 627-2224.
Every Tuesday at 1pm take part in the friendly competition. Bring snacks if you are so inclined. Glenpool/Jenks Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria, Bixby. Call 746-3780 for more.
Fri 6-9pm. Adult Recovery from hurts, habits & hang-ups using coping skills, self discovery & the beatitudes. Southern Hills Baptist, 5590 S. Lewis, 743-8897.
DICK NIXON'S SCOOTER CLUB
Scooter club meets old-fashioned pint-swilling club. Mondays, 7:23pm at Cellar Dweller, 417 W. 7th. Call Christy Owens at 740-6593 for more info.
Narcotics Anonymous can help. Call 747-0017 or 888-749-0017 for more information.
3rd Sat. of every month, 6pm, lessons, 7pm, Yale Avenue Christian Church, 3616 S. Yale, 744-8928.
On Wed at 12pm, this personal & professional development group focuses on public speaking & communication skills. Schusterman-Benson Library, 3333 E. 32nd Pl. 459-9356 for questions.
Providing support & social opportunities for transgender & intersex individuals. Every Wed., 7:30pm. Equality Center, 621 E. 4th, 743-4297.
GREEN COUNTRY OUTDOOR CLUB
Meets 2nd Thurs. 7pm. Hardesty Library, 8316 E. 93rd. Everyone who loves the outdoors is welcome. No dues, few rules. More info at geocities.com/gcoc_tulsa.
For people interested in environmental topics. First Thursday of the month at 6pm at Soundpony, 409 N. Main. Visit sustainablegreencountry.org.
Grace Hospice offers a professionally led bereavement group Monday's at 6pm and Thursdays at 3:30pm at the Grace Hospice offices, 6400 S. Lewis, Suite 1000. Understand loss and build community with others. Free. More at 744-7223.
HOLISTIC MOMS NETWORK
This group is dedicated to holistic health care and parenting methods. Moms, dads, grandparents and other caregivers are encouraged to join to share ideas to help better the lives of their children. Meets fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. Rudisill Regional Library.
Mon., 7-9pm. Adult Children of Alcoholics is a twelve-step, twelve tradition program of men & women who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. University Methodist College, 5th & College. 743-4297.
LUPUS GROUP OF TULSA
Every 3rd Thurs. monthly meeting, St. Francis Hospital, Educational Center, 461-2365.
LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP
Every third Thursday of the month at 6pm. Bank of Oklahoma Technology Center, 6242 E. 41st St. 451-4979 or 698-2762.
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY SUPPORT GROUP
Meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30pm. Meetings incorporate discussion, socialization, and educational resources. The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges 815 S. Utica, 584-8607.
NETWORKING ENTERPRISES OF TULSA (N.E.T.) MEETING
N.E.T. is a non-profit business networking group consisting of professionals sharing business sales leads. Panera Bread, 6981 S Lewis. Tuesdays at noon. Contact Wes Phillips at 794-4000 or by email at email@example.com for more.
Meetings every Thurs. from 7-8pm at the Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis. All are welcome. Check out www.groups.yahoo.com/group/oklahomamoviemakers.
RURAL LIFE HISTORY PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS
The Cherokee Heritage Center, 6 miles south of Tahlequah off of HW 62, needs volunteers for its Adams Corner Rural Village that explores the Cherokee way of life in the 19th century. Call (888)999-6007 or visit cherokeeheritage.org for more info.
Non-profit self help organization for abuse victims of priests, other clergy, teachers, coaches, etc.. Last Thur. of the month from 7-8:30pm, SNAPoklahoma@hotmail.com.
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
Meets the second Thursday of every month at 3:30pm to support caregivers and stroke survivors and provide discussion, educational materials, and socialization. The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges 815 S. Utica, 584-8607.
SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE
Support group for those coping with a loss. Mental Health Association, 1870 S. Boulder. Every first and third Thursday of the month. 6:30-8pm.
SUSTAINABLE GREEN COUNTRY
4th Fri. of the month. Help solve problems in Tulsa. 10am. Coffee House on Cherry St., 1502 E. 15th. More info at SustainableGreenCountry.org.
There's nothing like a good limerick to get the party started. Improve your communication and leadership skills while having fun in an encouraging environment every Thurs. at 6:30pm. The Full?Cup Cafe, 4634 E. 31st St. Call 747-5934 for more.
TULSA AMPUTEE GROUP SUPPORT
First Monday of each month. 7pm. Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges, 815 S. Utica. Call 584-8607 for more info.
TULSA ANIME ORGANIZATION
Meetings on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month, 1-5pm at Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St. 250-7307 or www.tulsaanime.com for more info.
TULSA ATHEISTS MEETUP
Agnostics, humanists, etc. are welcome to the group's meetings. 4th Sunday of every month at 1:00pm. Please register for free at atheists.meeting.com/477 for meeting details and location.
TULSA CHRISTIAN WRITERS CLUB
Every 4th Tuesday of the month, 7 pm, Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian, just follow the signs to basement. fellowshipofchristianwriters.org.
TULSA GUITAR SOCIETY
Meets every 2nd Sunday of the month. Monthly recitals 4-5pm. Agora Church, 51st & Memorial. Visit www.tulsaguitar.org.
TULSA HEARING HELPERS
Support groups for hearing loss, 2nd Thurs, every month, 9am, TSHA, 8740 E 11th St, 832-8742.
TULSA HERB SOCIETY
Meets Tuesdays at 9:30am. Tulsa Garden Society, 2435 S. Peoria, 746-5125.
TULSA HERPETOLOGICAL CLUB
If you like breeding, keeping, studying or just talking about reptiles and amphibians you will find good company here. 7pm. Tulsa Zoo, Helmerich Discovery Center, 5701 E. 36th St. N. Call 812-2129 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more. First Thurs. of every month.
TULSA SKETCH GROUP
Artists of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels get together for drawing, networking& general stupidity. Every Tue., 7pm, McAlister's Deli, 81st & Lewis. Details at 346-9948.
TULSA SKI CLUB
Meets every 2nd Tue. of the month. 7pm. Tulsa Elks Club, 5335 S. Harvard. Winter Ski trips, summer trips and activities. www.tulsaskiclub.com for more info.
VISUALLY IMPAIRED SEEKING TECHNIQUE ALTERNATIVES
Meets each Wednesday at 1pm. Meetings feature dialogue concerning community resources, adaptive equipment, social activities, and supportive interactions. The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges, 815 S. Utica, 584-8607.
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL TOASTMASTERS
Hone your public speaking, leadership and communication skills in a fun and supportive environment. Every Tuesday, 12-12:55pm. Unity Center, 1840 S. Boston. Visit myspace.com/youngtulsatoastmasters for more.
Fri., Jan. 6
Enjoy the comedic stylings of Brian Regan at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis. Doors at 7pm. Call 495-6000 or visit mabecenter.com for more.
LAUGHING MATTER IMPROV CLASSES
Anyone 18 and older is invited to come out and learn from Tulsa's longest running comedy improv troupe. Classes meet 5:30-7pm every Wednesday. Performances TBA, approx. once every 6 weeks. Free. Heller Theatre, 5328 S. Wheeling. Call 746-5065 or visit hellertheatre.com.
THINK YOU'RE FUNNY?
Every Wed. night. The Loony Bin, 6808 S. Memorial, gives amateurs a chance to get some laughs on stage & maybe more. Sign up 6:30-7:30. Service Industry and College Night is every Wed. and Ladies' Night is every Thurs. Call 459-1017 for more info.
10am-noon, every Sat., $20 fee (includes guide and cd). Patti Johnson Wilson?Center, 1910 S. Lewis Ave., 663-0377.
SAFE PLACE POSTER CONTEST
March 15-21 has been designated national Safe Place week. Students in 6th-8th and 9th-12th grades may enter this contest by Feb. 13th for a chance to have their work displayed on billboards and buses around Tulsa. Contact Angie Jones at 382-4479 or email@example.com for more information on entering the contest.
US PASSPORT ASSISTANCE
Assistance with completion of U. S. Passport Applications is offered on Wednesdays at the Hispanic Helping Center, 2436 E. Admiral Blvd., 10am-Noon or at Kendall Whittier Library, 21 S. Lewis, 7-8pm. Call 585-8199 for more.
ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE
Read Now needs volunteers to read one-on-one to pre-school children in selected childcare centers. If interested call 835-7878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION
Donate any used vehicle, car, boat, truck, van, tax write-off, ALAO will pick up vehicle free, vehicles will be sold for salvage, proceeds benefit the lung assoc programs, 1-800-LUNG-USA.
Needs volunteers, can work with various skill levels. Email at email@example.com or call 831-1817.
Needs volunteers to assist patients w/craft projects, recreational activities, patient interaction & various staff duties, hours flexible, 496-5108.
DONATE YOUR OLD CAR FOR A GOOD CAUSE
Cars4Charities handles the entire donation process, turning cars into cash and sending the entire net proceeds to the charity selected by the donor. Old or new, running or not. Complete details at cars4charities.org or 1-866-448-3487.
FAMILY & CHILDREN'S SERVICES VOLUNTEERS
Family & Children's Services needs volunteers. Sign up for one-time, seasonal or ongoing projects. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 560-1128.
FEEDING THE PEOPLE
The Lord's Kitchen, 6849 S. Peoria Ave., serves a free dinner every Fri., 4-10:30pm, plus games and music. Call Peter at 488-9645 ext.8.
Volunteers needed in Claremore, Pryor, Sand Springs, Sapulpa, and Tulsa who want to make a difference with patients or in the office. 493-4930 for more info.
Seeking volunteers. Areas of service include patient visits and family support, practical projects, office support, special events and projects. For more information, call 744-7223.
The special relationship between Grandparent and Grandchild is missing from many children's lives. RSVP Grandfriends, those 55 and over, spend just a couple hours a week in a classroom of children ages six weeks to four years- reading stories, drawing pictures or singing nursery rhymes, bringing that special gift of a Grandparent into their lives. To volunteer, contact Jan Kelley, RSVP Tulsa, Inc. 280.8656 or email@example.com for more information.
HAVE A CARING HEART?
Allcare Hospice, Inc. is looking for volunteers to help with patients and in the office. For more info, call Jamie Miller at 665-7004.
HOSPICE OF GREEN COUNTRY
Volunteers needed from Tulsa, Sapulpa, Jenks, Sand Springs, to help terminally ill patients & their families, 2121 S. Columbia Ave, Suite 200, & 1005 W. Archer, free training, 747-2273.
LEARNING TO READ
Tulsa City-County currently has more than 40 adults on a waiting list for a reading tutor. To become a tutor and register for training, go to tulsalibrary.org/literacy or call 596-7958.
Consider volunteering 8 hours+ per month at the Humane Society, with a congenial environment, service hours, awards & gratification. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOVE TO KNIT, CROQUET AND QUILT?
Stitches from the heart is in need of volunteers to knit little sweaters and hats for babies in need, which will be donated to hospitals all over the country. Patterns are available. Donated yarn also needed. Call 1-866-472-6903 or email email@example.com.
MEALS ON WHEELS
Needs volunteers, just 2 hrs. of your time on the day of your choice. For more info, 627-4103.
RED CROSS BABYSITTERS TRAINING
Ages 11-15. Learn how to safely care for children and become Red Cross certified. $30. 10151 E. 11th St. Enroll at 831-1126 or www.tulsaredcross.org.
RESONANCE MENTORS NEEDED
If you would like to mentor one hour a week to meet with targeted youth in gang prevention, please call Paula at 587-3888.
Hearing aid help for 65+. Donations of hearing aids no longer used. For more info call 832-8742.
AIR & SPACE MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS
Volunteers are needed in the areas of education, children's activities, scout programs, camps and daily operations. Training provided. Tulsa Air and Space Museum, 3624 N. 74th E Ave. Call 834-9900 or email Kandi at firstname.lastname@example.org for more.
TULSA BOYS HOME VOLUNTEERS
Did someone inspire you when you were young? Are you ready to do the same? Tulsa Boys' Home is seeking trustworthy and dependable adults to serve as mentors for the boys in our care. Mentors provide friendship, guidance and support for children in need. One hour a week can change a boy's life forever. Call Marsh Howard at 245-0231 or email@example.com.
TULSA MAYOR'S CITIZEN CORPS
Different Citizen Corps programs. Especially needed are volunteers 55+. www.citizencorpstulsa.org, 585-5551.
VOLUNTEER FOR OKEQ
Looking for smart, energetic folks to help run the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center, 621 E. 4th St., facilitate programs and more. For info, call 743-4297.
VOLUNTEERS AND INTERNS NEEDED
Volunteers monitor local streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands and participate in public relations, marketing, fundraising, special events and more. Tulsa County Conservation District, 5401 S. Sheridan, Suite 201. 280-1595.
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA
A faith-based nonprofit organization. For information on volunteering for this program please call 307-3044.
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED
The American Cancer Society is seeking drivers for their Road to Recovery Program. Call 743-6767 for more information.
VOLUNTEER FOR YOUTH AT HEART
Help shape, support, and encourage Tulsa's youth. Volunteers needed for tutoring and coaching. Interested adults should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 295-2522.
BE A HOST FAMILY
STS is looking for families to host exchange students for the 07-08 school year. They have their own insurance & spending money. Call (800) 522-4678 or email email@example.com for more info.
HOST AN EXCHANGE STUDENT
The Foundation for Intercultural Travel is matching international students, ages 15-18 with host families in this area. Students speak english. Visit fitamerica.org or call Mary Ann at (877)439-7862.
HOST AN EXCHANGE STUDENT
Education and Cultural Interactions. 742-0758, www.eciprograms.com.
MEDITERRANEAN DRUM CIRCLE
Tuesdays at 7pm, the Tulsa Mediterranean drummers host a drum circle for North African/Egyptian/Turkish/Greek drumming. Optional lessons available by professional. Location varies. Call 445-3106 for info.
Sat., Feb. 7
Featuring music by the Old-Time Good-Time Boys. Contra and square dances will be taught and called. 7:30-10:30pm. Dance Point, 2908 E. 15th St. Call 749-4531 for more.
Experience Valentine's with a Latin twist. The ball is a dress-up affair complete with Latin dance demonstrations courtesy of Strictly Ballroom. The event includes dance lessons, dance partners for solo attendees, cash bar, delicious hors d'oeuvres, and dance music and fun provided by DJ Connection. 7-11pm. $25. LivingArts, 308 S. Kenosha Ave. Visit livingarts.org for more.
AFRICAN DANCE CLASS
Thu., 6:30pm, Lacy Park (on Virgin between Peoria and Cincinnati). No need to sign up, no experience needed.
ARGENTINE TANGO LESSONS
Tulsa Argentine Tango Club will be teaching Open Embrace Tango on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month, 8-9pm at the Tulsa Elks Club, 5335 S. Harvard. Call 494-3961 for details.
Middle Eastern Dance with Deborah for fun and fitness. All ages and levels of fitness. 664-3569.
BELLY DANCE WITH GYPSY FIRE
Experience the joys of dance w/Tulsa's original Tribal Troupe. www.tulsagyspyfire.us or 808-9095 for more info.
Live your dream: learn to belly dance. Day & evening classes. Ages 5+. Shadia Dahlal Dance Conservatory, 4622 E. 31st St., 361-5386. www.shadia.com.
COUNTRY & WESTERN DANCE
Bob Wills' music is still alive with the Round Up Boys. Mondays, 6:45-9:45pm. $4/person. Broken Arrow Senior Center, 1800 S. Main. Call 607-3600 for more info.
DANCE FOR FUN SWING TULSA STYLE
Every Wed, West Coast Swing Lessons, Whiteside Community Center, 4009 S. Pittsburgh, 7-9pm, 523-6662.
Monday nights from 7:30-9:30pm with childcare available until 9pm. $4. Phoenix is the Singles Fellowship of Christ United Methodist Church, 3515 S. Harvard. Visit phoenix-singles.org for more.
Come swing your partner with the Rushing Stars! Wednesdays,1-3pm. $3/person. Central Center in Centennial Park, 1028 E. 6th St. Call 596-1444 for more info.
SWING TULSA STYLE WEST COAST
Swing group dance lessons, beginner and intermediate, 7-9pm, Wednesdays. Whiteside Recreation Center, 4009 S. Pittsburg Ave. Call 523-6662 or visit swingtulsastyle.com for more.
SWING DANCE LESSONS
Sun-Tue. great dance floor & smoke-free. Tulsa Swing Dance Club, 2735 S. Memorial. Call 66DANCE for times & more info.
TULSA INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS
Learn line, couple and circle folk dances from all of the world from teachers of many nationalities. Every Friday at 7:30pm. All Souls Unitarian Church, 2952 S. Peoria. Call Jackie Rickel at 587-5604 or visit geocities.com/tulsaifd for more.
Flora & Fauna...
Sat., Feb. 7
FREE DOG TRAINING SEMINARS
Learn fun methods to teach your dog manners. Brought to you by the City of Tulsa Animal Welfare and Pooches Dog Care Center. Central Park Community Center Auditorium, 1028 E. 6th St. 8:30-9:45am "Welcome Home," a guide for new puppy owners. 10-11:15am "Not Bad...Just Wrong," intro. to positive training techniques. To RSVP or for additional info, call 596-1499.
GARDEN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
The Tulsa Garden center wants to see your garden. Submit your favorite pictures on Jan., 6-10, 13-17, and the 20th at the Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Ave. Call 746-5125 or visit tulsagardencenter.com for more.
HALF-PRICE ZOO ADMISSION
Beat the cold in one of the Zoo's many indoor exhibits or take on the elements and go on a brisk walk around the park. Either way, admission to the Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N. is half-price every weekend through Jan. and Feb. Call 669-6600 or visit tulsazoo.org for more.
LET TURLEY BLOOM
Community volunteer gardening group in Turley at the Community Center, 6514 N. Peoria. 2nd Tues., 7pm. More info at 794-4637 or turleyok.blogspot.com.
LOW COST VACCINATION CLINIC
11am-2pm every Thursday. SPCA, 2910 Mohawk Blvd, 428-7722.
Pet Assistance & Welfare Society (PAWS), animals for adoption, every other sunday, PetsMart, 71st & Mingo, 11-4, 376-2397.
SPONSOR A CAGE
Feel warm and fuzzy knowing you're helping an animal in need. Donate some cash and get your name on a special plaque at the Humane Society of Tulsa, 6808 S. Memorial. 250-DOGS or tulsapets.com for more.
TEACHING GARDEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
Love gardening and helping people learn about gardening? Head out to the Tulsa Garden Center auditorium, 2435 S. Peoria Ave., and learn about the opportunities available for volunteers at the center. 10-11am. Call 746-5125 visit tulsagardencenter.com for more.
TULSA ZOO FRIENDS MEMBERSHIP
Sign up for a multi-year membership and save. Call 699-6603 or log on to www.tulsazoo.com to find out more.
Health & Well Being...
AFTER SCHOOL FITNESS
Get the old ticker pumping in the afternoon at Owen Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle Ave. Tue. & Thurs. 3:30-4:30pm. Call 596-1485 for more.
Just like Tai chi but in a heated therapeutic pool, for relief of stress & tension. 7:45pm on Mon; 12pm on Wed. St. John Health Club, 1819 E. 19th St., 744-2484 for more details.
Gentle poses in a quiet atomosphere. Henthorne Community Center, 4825 S. Quaker; Saturdays 9-10:30am; 746-5053.
Treatment for headaches, pain management and other stress-related disorders. For more information, call 748-9868.
BIPOLAR SUPPORT GROUP
No one truly understands unless they have this illness. This support group is based on individual sharing. Trinity Methodist Church, 3737 S. Peoria. Thursdays at 5:30pm. Call 282-0499 for more.
BOYS FITNESS TRAINING
Calling all lads to get some exercise at the Owen Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle Ave. on Saturdays from 10:45am-11:30am. Call 596-1485 for more.
Mon. - Fri., 9:30-10:30am. $20/month. Henthorne Active Life Center, 4825 S. Quaker Ave., call 746-5053 to learn more.
A light aerobics class for folks aged 50 and older. M & W. 1:30-2:30pm. Owen Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle Ave. Call 596-1485 for more.
Henthorne Community Center's fitness room includes a stair-stepper, recumbent bike, treadmill, and an elliptical bike. Ages 16 and up. $22/month, unlimited use. Henthorne Community Center, 4825 South Quaker. Call 746-5053 for more.
Get in shape at the Owen Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle Ave., for $1 per day drop-in or $10 per month for unltd. use. Mon.-Sat. Call 596-1485 for more info.
Free yoga class. 12pm Mondays. Yoga Room, 3403 S. Peoria, 808-9642.
Gentle yoga at 9am Thursdays at All Souls Church, 30th and Peoria. Bring mats. Call Lucy, 633-8890, for more information.
Mon.-Thurs. 6-8pm and Sat. 6-8pm or by appointment. Free. Dennis R. Neill Equality Center, 621 E. 4th St. 743-4297 for more.
Classes on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings 9:45-10:45am. Saturday morning 10:15 --11:15. The cost is $30per month or $15 per walk-in class. Contact instructor Colleen Lacy at 494-7075. At the Glenpool/Jenks Rec Center, 13800 S. Peoria. Call 746-3780.
JUDO & JUJITSU
Tue. and Thu. 6:30-8:30pm. Sat. 11am-1pm. Southcrest Wellness Center. 8801 S. 101st E. Ave. 294-4000 for more info.
OPEN FITNESS ROOM
Only $15/month or $2/drop-in. Ages 60+ free. Central Center in Centennial Park, 1028 E. 6th St. Call 593-1444 for more info.
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts. Call 747-0017 for Tulsa area meetings or go to na.org.
There's nothing better you can do for yourself than exercise; every Mon., Wed. and Fri. 9-10am; free; Turner Community Center, 3503 E. 5th Pl.; 669-6658.
Program to get you on the right track to a healthier life. Hillcrest at 1265 S. Utica Ave. Call 579-4959 for dates and times.
6:45-7:45pm on Mon. & Thu. Glenpool/Jenks Rec Center, 13800 S. Peoria, 746-3780.
STRETCH & TONE FOR SENIORS
For ages 55+. Focus on flexibility, range of motion & strength. Mon., Wed., Fri., 9:30-10:30am. $15/month. Central Center in Centennial Park, 1028 E. 6th St. Call 596-1444 for more info and enrollment.
Ages 3-adult. Learn the basics or advanced swimming techniques. $35. Classes are Monday-Thursday. Glenpool/Jenks Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria, Bixby. Call 746-3780 for more.
Build strength, agility, & balance. 5:30-6:30pm Wednesdays. Pre-register. Hillcrest at 1265 S. Utica Ave. 579-4959.
TAI CHI CHUAN
Learn this ancient art of exercise to reduce tension, tone muscles, increase flexibility and boost immunity. Mondays 11am-12pm and 7-8pm; Wednesdays 10-11am. Glenpool/Jenks Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria, Bixby. Call instructor Jim Truster at 812-3033 for more.
This revered martial art teaches discipline of the mind, body, and spirit. Learn proper breathing, concentration, and balance. $17 for 4 classes. Mondays, 6:30-8pm, Henthorne Community Center, 4825 S. Quaker, 746-5053.
TAE KWON DO
Ages 7 and older can learn this ancient martial art at the Owen Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle Ave. Mondays from 6:30-8:30pm. For more, call 596-1485.
TAE KWON DO
From rank beginners to the highly experienced; every Mon. & Thur. 7-8:30pm; $30 fee; ages 7 and older; Turner Community Center, 3503 E. 5th Pl.; 669-6658.
Get strong. Get healthy. Get wet. $5 per class or $50 a month. Mon-Fri 9-10am. Glenpool/Jenks Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria, Bixby. Call 291-2520 for more.
YOGA FOR ATHLETES
Beginner and intermediate. At LaFortune Community Center, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-7:30. Call 249-1992 to learn more.
Sixty min. Hatha Yoga class includes focusing on breath, training the mind as well as body. Tues. and Thus., noon-1pm. $30 a month at Hillcrest Hospital, 1265 S. Utica Ave. Call 579-4959.
Get your stretch on with basic yoga techniques. Bring your own mat and props. 18 and up. $35/4 session or $60/8. Central Center at Centeennial Park,1028 East 6th St. Call 596-1444 for more info.
YOGA FOR SCOLIOSIS
Yoga lessons for Scoliosis and other spinal conditions. Dee Berry-Knight, CYT, President Scoliosis Association, Inc. Tulsa Chapter, call 747-0362.
Aerobics can be fun. Zumba is a combination of Latin and other international musical influences for a fun and easy workout. $20 a month. Central Center at Centennial Park, 1028 East 6th St. Call 596-1444 for more info.
Dance your way to health at the Owen Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle Ave. Ages 16 and older only. Tue. & Thurs. 5:45-6:45pm. Call 596-1485 for more.
ZUMBA EN ESPANOL
Bailar por salud. Martes y Jueves, 7-8pm. Solamente personas que tienen 16 anos y mas. Owen Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle Ave. Para mas informacion, llama 596-1485.
Thurs., Feb. 5
DARK SKIES ASTRONOMY LECTURE
The loss of a dark night sky as a natural resource is a growing concern. A free public lecture offered at 7pm in the Kerr Auditorium at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, 2401 Chautauqua Ave., Norman, will introduce the public to "GLOBE At Night" - an aspect of the Dark Skies program that involves the public in taking measurements and reporting light pollution levels around the world. Visit snomnh.ou.edu/publicprograms for more.
With Michael Back. Wednesdays 7:15-9pm. Living Arts of Tulsa, 308 S. Kenosha. Call 585-1234.
AFTER SCHOOL ACTING CLASSES
Acting I, 4pm-5pm, ages 7-10. Acting II, 4:30pm-5:30pm, ages 10-13. Acting III, 5:30pm-6:30pm, ages 13-16. Improv, 6pm-7pm, all ages. Acting classes, $50 a month. Improv class $20 a month. First visit is free. Agora Coffeehouse, 51st and Memorial. Call 200-1646 for more. Thru May.
A one-hour workshop every other Sat. Workshops are free. High Gravity Homebrewing, 7164 S. Memorial; visit highgravitybrew.com or call 461-2605.
Led by Team USA Athletics Cheerleading, the classes are open to boys and girls 4-14. $5 to register; $5 per class. Glenpool/Jenks Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria, Bixby. Call 361-6039 for more.
The Glenpool/Jenks recreation offers cheer classes with Team U.S.A. Athletics Cheerleading. Thurs. 6-7:30pm. Classes are open to boys and girls ages 4-14, cost is $5 registration fee and $5 per class.Contact is Jenny Teegarden 361-6039. At the Glenpool/Jenks Rec Center, 13800 S. Peoria. Call 746-3780.
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES
Broad range of free daytime and evening computer classes available at libraries across Tulsa. Program includes: basic computing, MS Word, MS Excel, the Internet, MS PowerPoint, eBay and e-mail classes. For full listings and locations see Tulsa City-County Library's current event guide. tulsalibrary.org/eventguide.
FREE BEAD CLASSES
Island Dream Beads, 1345 S. Harvard, 712-3237.
Learn the basics of guitar playing. All you need to bring is your guitar. Monday 6--8pm and Thursday 6--8:30pm.At the Glenpool/Jenks Rec Center, 13800 S. Peoria. Call 746-3780.
INTRO TO MOSAICS
Six week sessions. Thurs., 6-9pm. $75/session. Glenpool/Jenks Rec Center, 13800 S. Peoria, Bixby. Call 746-3780 for details.
This course focuses on the work of Joseph Campbell, a noted mythology researcher who has influenced the works of many writers including George Lucas the creator of Star Wars. Unity Center of Tulsa, 1830 S. Boston Ave. Call 582-6624 or 284-6683 for more.
Learn how to communicate with your brain. Break habits, overcome fears, get rid of pain and much more. The second Sunday of each month, 2-5pm. $5 donation suggested. Tulsa Center for Spiritual Learning, 9022 E. 31st St. Call 665-0607 for more.
Need a little help? Birthright at 6465 S. Yale, Ste. 604 offers free classes and lunch to those who seek it. Mondays, 11:30-12:30. Call 481-4884 for more info.
Classes are forming now at La Fortune and Central Park Centers. Classes are Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons. Call 494-8686 for more.
Hone in on or develop your quilting skills with others who share your passion. Classes are usually on Sat. and range $10-15. Central Center, 1028 E. 6th. Call 596-1444 for details and class times.
SELF DEFENSE CLASS
The Glenpool/Jenks recreation offers self defense classes with Team U.S.A. Athletics. Sat. 10am-1pm. Classes are open to boys and girls ages 4-14, cost is $5 registration fee and $5 per class. Contact is Jenny Teegarden 361-6039. At the Glenpool/Jenks Rec Center, 13800 S. Peoria. Call 746-3780.
Learn about the finer things in life. Taste wine and learn how to articulate what you've tasted by comparing it to actual flavors that you will also taste like cinnamon, strawberry, chocolate etc. $23. Classes are Tuesdays at 5:30pm. SoChey Jazz Café, 219 South Cheyenne Ave. Call 295-0177 for more.
TULSA BOAT SPORT AND TRAVEL SHOW
More than 460,000 square feet of canoes, fishing boats, pontoons, runabouts, sail boats, house boats, cruisers, boat docks, vans, tent campers, trailers, camping and fishing tackle equipment, water and snow skiing equipment, personal watercraft, camping resorts and lodges. 8am-10pm. Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St. Call 744-1113 or visit exposquare.com for more.
2009 has been named the International Year of Astronomy. The Astronomy Club of Tulsa is celebrating with this event at Bass Pro Shops, 101 Bass Pro Dr., in Broken Arrow. Starting at 7:00pm enjoy views of the night sky through club member's telescopes and binoculars. Visit astrotulsa.com for more.
SUPER SHOWS GUN AND KNIFE SHOW
Lots of guns, knives, ammo and accessories all under one roof. $10. Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., 10am-4pm. Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St. Call 744-1113 or visit exposquare.com for more.
Tulsa Parks is offering health and wellness programs for those 55 years and older. Central Community Center at Centennial Park, 1028 E. 6th St., and there are more classes to come. For more information, call 596-1444, or go to TulsaParks.org.
FRIENDS COFFEE HOUSE
First Sat of every month. 7pm Christ United Methodist Church, 3515 S. Harvard. A variety of performers that include guitar, singing, poetry, comedy, etc. All are welcome. If interested in performing call 743-8771.
MR. MAGIC'S NOVELTY ENTERTAINMENT AUDITIONS
Magicians, Clowns, Jugglers, Belly Dancers, Costumed Character Actors, Comedians, Storytellers, Facepainters, etc. are needed for auditions. Pay is $60 an hour. Mr. Magic's Novelty Entertainment, 23 S. Adair, Pryor. Call 825-4825 to setup an appointment.
Thu.-Sun., 6:30pm to dusk. $20 for two turns. Riverwalk Crossing, Jenks. For more info call 398-TRAP or go to trapezeuniversity.com.
TULSA FLEA MARKET
8am-4pm on Saturdays. Free Admission. Exchange Centers II & III at the Tulsa Fairgrounds. Call 744-1386 for more info.
Wine Tastings, Tours, and Learn the Sip Swirl and Savor of Oklahoma Wines. Tue-Sun. For info: www.CabinCreekWine.com.
Sat., Feb. 7
NORTHEASTERN TRUMPET FESTIVAL
The internationally recognized trumpet virtuoso Vince DiMartino is the featured artist; with performances by Dr. Jason Dovel, NSU trumpet professor, Dr. Robert Bailey, NSU trumpet professor emeritus, and Nicholas Harvey, Baroque trumpet specialist. Begins at 9am. NSU Jazz Lab, 315 N. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah. Visit nsutrumpet.com for more.
SONGS OF THE HEART II
Nationally known opera, gospel and jazz singer Ernestine Dillard will represent a grand elder moving the generations through various ages of songs in this unique portrayal of the black experience. African songs, Negro spirituals, gospel, jazz, rhythm and blues, and reggae songs will be performed. 7pm. Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. Call 596-7122 or visit tulsapac.com for more.
Sun., Feb. 8
Jazz vocalist Frank Bray is back at the Jazz Depot from Geneva, Switzerland by popular demand. 5pm. Jazz Depot, 111 E. 1st St. (Upper Level). Visit okjazz.org for more.
Mon., Feb. 9
TULSA ORIGINAL MUSIC SHOWCASE
Z-104.5 The Edge and TulsaOriginalMusic.com present this local music showcase featuring live music from Aranda, Congress of a Crow, Sam & The Stylees, My Solstice, Dante Schmitz and Acoustic Ross. Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main. Doors open at 6:30pm. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. Visit cainsballroom.com for more.
ACOUSTIC GUITAR LESSONS
Learn your way around the fret board and impress all your friends. Mondays 6:30-8:30pm. Beginner thru Intermediate. Bring your own instrument. $15/30 min. Glenpool/Jenks Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria, Bixby. Call instructor Lonnie Rice at 231-9504 for more.
DFEST VOLUNTEER SIGN UP
Starting today visit dfest.com to sign up for the many needed positions for the festival next year including pre-festival set-up, the information booth, catering and hospitality crews, sponsor booths, conference registration, conference monitors, festival production, and more.
NOONDAY CONCERTS AT TRINITY
Local and regional musicians and singers bringing a little excitement to your lunch hour. Tuesdays, 12:05-12:35pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 501 S. Cincinnati, 582-4128.
SINGERS & SONGWRITERS
Free music from local and national acts. Sat & Sun. 2-6pm. Grape Ranch, Okemah, graperanch.com 623-2250.
TULSA BOYS SINGERS
Tulsa Boy Singers, founded in 1948 meets at Trinity Episcopal Church, 501 S. Cincinnati every Mon & Thurs at 4:30pm. Ages 8-18. 585-BOYS.
CREATIVE WRITING MINI WORKSHOPS
Focusing on fiction and poetry. 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month. 7-9pm. Harwelden 2210 S. Main. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 494-8696 for more.
Every Tues., 8pm, Gypsy Coffee House, 303 N. Cincinnati Ave., 295-2181.
OPEN STAGE POETRY
Every Wednesday and Thursday nights, take the stage with your poetic prowess at Hibiscus, 3316 S. Peoria Ave. Visit myspace.com/hibiscusgrill for more information.
POETIC POW WOW
Open mic poetry at Alisee MoMo, 2326 E. Admiral Pl. Last Thursday of every month.
3rd Tues every month, 7:00 to 9:00pm at the Allee Beth Martin East Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett.
TULSA WRITERS CAFÉ
Impromptu creative writing, critique and development of craft, 2nd & 4th Wed., 7-9pm. Harwelden Mansion, 2210 S. Main. Call 494-8696 for more.
Every Sunday enjoy single activities with other Christian singles. Worship, bible studies, Sunday School, dances, volleyball, dance lessons, Christ Methodist Church, 3515 S. Harvard Ave, 9am, 747-8601.
Singles Available for Community Service meets the first Thurs. of every month, at 6pm, at the Elks Lodge, 5335 S. Harvard. Call 748-3200 or visit tulsacs.com for more information.
Share some pie, coffee, fellowship, conversation and friendship; Christ United Methodist Chruch Activity Center, 35th St. &?Harvard; 8pm; every Wed.
SINGLES SUPPORT GROUP
Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, this workshop is for those who are divorced, in the process of divorce, or a person who is single and just needs support. Women meet from 6:30-7:30pm. Men from 7:30 - 8:30pm. Phoenix is the Singles Fellowship of Christ United Methodist Church, 3515 S. Harvard. Visit phoenix-singles.org for more.
7 IN 7 MEDITATION
Learn the seven basic techniques of meditation in 7 Weeks. Each week a new meditation technique will be described, discussed and practiced during class. You will learn when to use the appropriate techniques for your specific life situations. There is no charge for this class. Donations accepted. Meditation Books $10. Saturdays, 10am-noon. Healing Therapies and Wellness Center, 3540 E. 31st. Through Feb. 28. Call 850-1540 or email email@example.com for more.
ADULT CHRISTIAN DANCE
Dance lessons, refreshments, and a variety of music; singles and couples are welcome; $6 per person, 8pm-11:30pm, every last Saturday of the month, Faith United Methodist Church, 7431 E. 91st St.
ASCENSION MEDITATION CLASS
Through the use of a meditation process involving color rays learn to evolve in energy vibration. The goal for of this class is to be more engaged with the "bridge of light" and open new avenues of meditation. Every 2nd and 4th Monday. Free, donations accepted. Unity Center of Tulsa, 1830 S. Boston. Call 582-6624 for more.
Bible study series "Mysteries of the Bible" every Wednesday evening 6:30 at Town & Country Christian Church, 1055 N Garnett. Call 437-1597.
BUDDHISM & UNITY
A class examining the "Parallels of Buddhism and Unity Principles," is underway at the Unity Center of Tulsa, 1830 S. Boston Ave. The 30-minute class starts at 10am each Sunday. Call 582-6624 or visit unityoftulsa.com.
Church of the Madalene, 3188 E. 22nd St.; 2nd & 4th Sat. of each month; 9am-1pm; $6 for each module; must register one week befor the scheduled module; www.dioceseoftulsa.org., 294-1904.
CHRIST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Please join us Sundays, 9:15 breakfast, fellowship, and music. 10:30 Sunday school, 11:45 contemporary worship, 35th & Harvard.
DRUMMERS FOR JESUS
First Tue of every month at 7pm at First United Methodist Church, 600 E. Okmulgee, Muskogee. Visit drummersforjesusok.com or call Jeffrey Jones 869-7540.
No pews, no passing the plate, no perfect people. 10am Sundays. Equality Center, 621 E. 4th, 743-4297.
LIFE, LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS
Sessions every Sun. at 9am and Mon. at 7pm via satellite. Central Nazarene Church, 7291 E. 81st, 252-5483.
MUSLIM MID-DAY PRAYERS
2pm on Fridays, on the Communal Day of Prayer. If you are non-Muslim but are interested in visiting the mosque or watching the prayers, call 851-2428. Muslim Student Association at TU, 4th & Florence.
PASTORAL STUDIES INSTITUTE
Interested in a college degree in theology? Need a few general electives or humanities electies in your current degree program? Call the Pastoral Studies Institute for more information, 294-1904, ext. 141 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The full PSI?spring schedule is available at www.dioceseoftulsa.org.
PHOENIX SINGLES FELLOWSHIP DANCE
Dance with other Christian singles. Sponsored by the Christ Untied Methodist Church. 8-11:30am. $7. 7th & Garnett. Visit phoenix-singles.org for more.
VERITAS THEOLOGY FORUM
Live music, food, discussion and of course, lively theological discussion. Tulsa Junior League Building, 3633 S. Yale Ave. Sundays at 6:30pm. Visit www.veritastheology.com or call 827-5764 for more.
WORSHIP WITH NUMA
Ministry in the power of the spirit. Sundays, 10am. 1 blk. West of Memorial on 71st at Thoreau Demonstration Academy. More info at www.numaministreis.com.
Thurs., Feb. 5
Vs. Reno Bighorns. 7pm. SpiritBank Event Center, 106th and Memorial. Visit spiritbankeventcenter.com for more.
Sat., Feb 7
OU MEN'S BASKETBALL
Vs. Colorado in Norman. 12:30pm. For more, visit soonersports.com.
TU MEN'S BASKETBALL
Vs. UTEP. 7:05pm. Reynolds Center, 8th and Harvard. For more, visit tulsahurricane.com.
Vs. Idaho Stampede. 7pm. SpiritBank Event Center, 106th and Memorial. Visit spiritbankeventcenter.com for more.
Race fans head over to the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave., for some high-intensity motor cycle racing action. Call 596-7177 or visit bokcenter.com for more.
Tue., Feb. 10
Vs. Wichita. 7:05pm. BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave. Call 596-7177 or visit bokcenter.com for more.
ADULT BASEBALL LEAGUE
Tulsa Metro Baseball Association is looking for adults 21+ to join one of twelve area teams. For more info, check out metrotulsabaseball.org.
GREEN COUNTRY ROLLER GIRLS
GCRG is looking for women & men interested in joining the league. Looking for skaters, refs, coaches, announcers, volunteers of any kind, and sponsors. Check out greencountryrollergirls.com or myspace.com/greencountryrollergirls.
HALLETT MOTOR RACING CIRCUIT
Racing events ranging from vintage cars, SCCA, COMMA to motorcycles and more. Check out www.hallettracing.net or call Hallett Track Office 918-583-1134 for more information. Track location: 59901 E. 55 Road, Jennings, OK (Take HWY 51 to 412 and exit immediately after Turnpike Toll Booth).
MEN'S PICK-UP BASKETBALL
The Glenpool/Jenks Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria, has men's pick-up basketball on Tues. and Wed., 6-8pm. 18 or older to play. For more information regarding these leagues please contact the center at 746-3780.
Plus boxing & grappling. The ultimate workout with devastating power. Adams Muay Thai, 4107 S. 72nd E. Ave. Call 488-0707 for more info & schedules.
No, not the game where you throw tiny discs in cages. Both men and women are invited to come learn the game and play some pick up every Thursday night at 7pm, TU Campus. Visit tulsaultimate.com for more information.
Want to play baseball the way it used to be? Seeking individuals 18+ who are interested in playing using 19th century rules/equipment--no gloves! Interested ballists contact Joshua at 749-6001.
WOMEN'S PICK-UP BASKETBALL
The Glenpool/Jenks Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria, has women's pick-up basketball on Thurs., 7-9pm and you must be 18 or older to play. For more information regarding this league please contact the center at 746-3780.
WOMEN'S PICK-UP VOLLEYBALL
The Glenpool/Jenks Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria, has women's pick-up volleyball. Must be 18 or older and provide I.D. Mon. from 6-9pm. For more info call 746-3780.
Feb. 6-7, 12-15
NEIL SIMON'S RUMORS
Catch this farcical romp at the Broken Arrow Community Playhouse, 1800 S. Main St. $13. $10 seniors. $9 students. Visit bacptheatre.com for more.
Feb. 6-7. 13-14
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
As one of the all time favorite American musicals this performance tells the story of Maria, who comes to work as a governess for the Von Trapp family. Initially suspicious of yet another governess, Maria finally wins over both the children, and their widowed father. Including such songs as "My Favorite Things," "Climb Every Mountain" and of course the title song, "The Sound of Music." 7:30pm; Sunday matinee at 2pm. Clark Theatre, 11440 E. Admiral Pl. Call 669-6455 or visit clarktheatre.com for more.
All the elements of the well-known fairy tale are contained in this dazzling dance work, including Cinderella's transformation from cinder maid to prince-worthy party-goer; her dramatic, shoe-dropping departure from the ball; and Prince Charming's relentless search for the owner of the glass slipper. Presented by Tulsa Ballet. Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. Call 596-7122 or visit tulsapac.com for more.
WHY WON'T HE LUV ME FOREVER PART 2
This gospel play, where reality meets religion, encompasses the struggle of walking in Christ, finding love, and getting through devastation while living in a secular world. Nightingale Theater, 1416 E. 4th St. Call 633-8666 or visit midwesterntheater.org for more.
Sat., Feb. 7
24 HOUR PLAY FESTIVAL
6 teams have been given 24 hours to write and produce a ten minute play. Think it's really possible? See for yourself at Trinity Episcopal Church, 501 S. Cincinnati Ave., 6-8pm. $5. Visit oru.edu for more.
KIRA VON SUTRA'S BIRTHDAY BURLESQUE BASH
Come celebrate the birthday of Tulsa's favorite burlesque dancer, Kira Von Sutra, with special guest dancers from around the country. Music provided by Brutally Frank and Midwest Monster. $8 advanced; $10 at the door. The Marquee, 222 N. Main.
A DOLL'S HOUSE
See a modern adaptation of Henrik Isben's classic play that examines human emotion and women's rights. Presented by the TU Theatre Department. Kendall Hall, 601 S. College. Adults $10, area students and Seniors $7, TU students $3. For more, call 631-2567.
THE DRUNKARD & THE OLIO
Running since 1953, this Tulsa tradition remains one of the best things to do on a Saturday night. Fun for the whole family. Sing-a-long starts at 7:30, curtain at 7:45pm. $12/adults, $10/seniors, $5/kids. Call 587-5030 early in the week to reserve your spot at the Spotlight Theatre. 1382 Riverside Dr.
THE DRUNKARD AUDITIONS
Tulsa Spotlight Theater is seeking anyone interested in performing in their show now in its 55th year. People from 13-80 with or without acting experience are encouraged to apply. Call 587-5030 for more info and to schedule an audition.
HELLER WRITERS GROUP
Share your work with other writers for informal critique. A teacher/facilitator will structure and direct the discussion. Meets every Thursday from 5:30-7pm. Free. 18 and up. Henthorn Recreation Center, 4825 S. Quaker. Begins Jan. '09. Call 746-5065 or visit hellertheatre.com.
YST DRAMA TROUPE
Youth Services of Tulsa Drama Troupe is designed to give youths a way to express themselves through theatre by researching and writing plays that about topics that affect every teen. New members are always welcome. Free program. Youth Services of Tulsa, 311 S. Madison. Contact Scott Heberling at 382-4427 or email@example.com for more info.Click here for the Events PDF.
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