POSTED ON JANUARY 27, 2010:
The new Exchange Center at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st Street, hosts northeastern Oklahoma’s only free home and garden show, the Green Country Home and Garden Show. Exhibits feature demonstrations of the newest gadgets and services for home repairs, remodeling, landscaping, home energy conservation, home security and more. Guests may register to win a $5,000 gift card from Lowe’s, and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, guests can watch local horticulturalist Allan Storjohann broadcast his live weekly radio show, which airs on News Talk 740 KRMG. The whole family is welcome to come to the show, which runs Friday from 12 to 8pm, Saturday from 10am to 8pm and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. For more information visit http://krmg.com/markets/tulsa/ homegardenshow.
Thursday, Jan. 28
FIT in 2010. Don't toss those New Year's resolutions out of the door just yet. Tulsa Young Professionals have a way to get you in shape with their TYPros F.I.T. series (or Fit in Tulsa series). For the first event in the series, owner and head chef of the Local Table, 4329 S. Peoria, discusses healthy menu options, portion sizes and food preparation. See how you and your friends can stay on task in 2010. The event is free to attend, but there's no meal included. There is limited space available. For more information or to register for the event, visit typros.org, or call Chris Ogden at 560-0286.
Friday, Jan 29
Mending the House and Garden. The new Exchange Center at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st Street, hosts northeastern Oklahoma's only free home and garden show, the Green Country Home and Garden Show. Exhibits feature demonstrations of the newest gadgets and services for home repairs, remodeling, landscaping, home energy conservation, home security and more. Guests may register to win a $5,000 gift card from Lowe's, and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, guests can watch local horticulturalist Allan Storjohann broadcast his live weekly radio show, which airs on News Talk 740 KRMG. The whole family is welcome to come to the show, which runs Friday from 12 to 8pm, Saturday from 10am to 8pm and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. For more information visit HYPERLINK "http://krmg.com/markets/tulsa/homegardens=%0ahow"; http://krmg.com/markets/tulsa/homegardenshow.
Saturday, Jan. 30
Dirt in Your Eye. The band that helped usher in the red dirt movement makes its way to town today. Tulsa Children's Museum presents Stillwater faves, the Red Dirt Rangers, in two different performances at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. Blending together pieces of country, folk and western swing and the music history of Oklahoma have allowed the six-man band to create some great down-to-earth tunes. The band performs at 11am and 3pm. Tickets are $10. There's also an interactive exhibit available for families to check out before and after the show. For more information, visit tulsapac.com.
Sunday, Jan. 31
Double Dribble. The Tulsa 66ers hosts Sioux Falls at the Tulsa Convention Center, 100 Civic Center. Root on the 66ers as they try to climb the Western conference standings, improve their record and bring a win to their home court. The Sioux Falls Skyforce looks to do the same in the Eastern conference. It's about the midpoint of the season, and the games are heating up as the playoffs begin to be in sight. Tip-off is at 4pm. Tickets range between $8 and $123. For more information, visit nba.com/dleague/tulsa.
Monday, Feb 1
Have Boat, Will Travel. The Tulsa Boat, Sport and Travel Show at the Quick Trip Center at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St., ushers summer in early, beginning with a Preview Night from 6 till 10pm. The show features plenty of boats, RVs and accessories, plus fun highlights such as daily extreme wakeboarding performances, a 40-by-40 foot kayak paddling pool and a chance for kids to meet SpongeBob Squarepants (Saturday from noon to 3pm). Show hours are Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 9pm; Friday, noon to 10pm; Saturday, 10am to 10pm and Sunday, 11am to 6pm. Tickets for Preview Night are $20, and Tuesday through Sunday tickets are $10. Kids 12 and under get in free. For more information visit HYPERLINK "http://tulsaboatshow.com"; tulsaboatshow.com.
Tuesday, Feb 2
In the Spotlight. Lights! Camera! Action!: The Film Costumes of Edith Head continues at the Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville, 501 S. Dewey Ave. The exhibition explores the career and fashion designs of iconic Hollywood costume designer Edith Head (1897-1981). An eight-time Academy Award winner, Head designed costumes for films such as All About Eve, Sunset Boulevard, The Ten Commandments, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Airport and more than 400 others. Six of Head's Oscars will be on display, as well as replicas (done in black fabric to showcase the construction of the garments) by OSU's design department of many of her designs. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for seniors, and the exhibit runs through May 16. For more information, call Debra Woodall at 336-4949, ext. 119.
Wednesday, Feb 3
Western Travels. Traveling far out West only requires a good listening ear and help from the Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries. As a part of its weekly series, Travels with Tulsans features "The Culture of Food in China: Producing, Preparing, Sharing." Dr. Jessica Stowell, an associate director of the Confucious Institute at the University of Oklahoma, leads a session on food philosophy and meal rituals of China at the Tulsa City-County Library, 400 Civic Center. Travels with Tulsans starts at 12:10pm. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit tulsalibrary.org, or call 596-7977.
Thursday, Feb 4
Familiar Face. Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks at 10am at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave., as a presenter in OSU's 2009-2010 Tulsa Business Forums series. Although best known for becoming the first African-American woman to serve as Secretary of State under George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush also heavily relied upon her in the late 1980s for her expertise in dealing with the crumbling Soviet Union. Currently, she works as a professor of political science at Stanford University and is the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution. Tickets are $75. For more information, visit HYPERLINK "http://mabeecenter.com"; mabeecenter.com.
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