TulsaKids’ Weekend Roundup

10 family friendly events happening in the Tulsa Area this weekend!

Wondering what to do this weekend? Let TulsaKids help! See our Top 10 Weekend Picks below–and find more at our community calendar!

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**Please note: It is always a good idea to double check the primary event webpage or call ahead to make sure the event hasn’t been canceled due to weather concerns, etc. 

1. Cross-Generational Art

  • When: Friday, August 23, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Broken Arrow Library/South, 3600 S. Chestnut Ave.

Join residents of Brookdale Retirement Center as we make beautiful sun catchers. For all ages.

2. CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: Phil-Con: Black Panther on the Lawn

  • When: Friday, August 23, 6-10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.

Wakanda forever.

Philbrook’s 2019 #FILMSONTHELAWN season continues with BLACK PANTHER.

T’Challa has recently become King of the African nation of Wakanda. But factions inside and outside Wakanda threaten his kingship—and his life.

Dress up as your favorite superhero or pop culture icon and enjoy an evening of cosplay, a comic book pop-up shop from Mammoth Comics, and special displays from Tulsa Pop Culture Expo and Tokyo in Tulsa. Think of it as PhilCon.

3. Arvest Foundation Films Presents Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

  • When: Friday, August 23, 7:30-10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Chapman Green Arts, 605 S. Main St.

Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, “borrows” a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago. On Ferris’ trail is high school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch him in the act. (PG-13 Runtime 1h 43m)

4. Wings, Wheels & Wishes Fly-in, Car and Bike Show

  • When: Saturday, August 24, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Where: Airman Acres Airport, 12407 N. 73rd E. Ave., Collinsville

This is a fundraiser for Make A Wish Foundation featuring a fly-in, classic cars and motorcycles!

5. Move, Groove, & Gather!

  • When: Saturday, August 24, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place (ONEOK Boathouse), 2650 S. John Williams Way

Beat the heat and drum up some fun at a musical Story Time and Drop-In Play! Meet in ONEOK Boathouse for a Musical story time followed by an interactive drumming session and an introduction to making a melody. Learn about the history of percussion instruments, how to play various drums like the Djembe, how drums are a form of communication, and practice drumming with a drum circle. We will also learn how to identify melody in certain songs and experiment making our own original melodies.

6. Bugging Out!

  • When: Saturday, August 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Where: Ray Harral Nature Center, 7101 S. 3rd St., Broken Arrow

Come out and enjoy a FREE visit from the Oklahoma State Traveling Insect Zoo. This hands on event will be held at the Ray Harral Nature Center starting at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dress up like a bug and win a prize! Parental supervision is required for children under the age of 14. Registration is not required.

7. Maker Faire Tulsa

  • When: Saturday, August 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Where: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

Maker Faire Tulsa is the Greatest Show (and Tell) in Oklahoma — a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning. Fab Lab Tulsa presents the 7th edition on Saturday, August 24th, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM in Central Park Hall at Expo Square.

8. India Fest/UTSAV 2019

  • When: Saturday, August 24, 12-5 p.m.
  • Where: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

The India Association of Greater Tulsa’s annual India Fest showcases Indian culture, featuring booths with cultural activities, shopping opportunities, Indian food and more.

9. Carnivorous Plants

  • When: Saturday, August 24, 2-4 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.

Families can learn how and why some plants “eat” insects!  Activities begin with story at 2 p.m., followed by crafts and a look at carnivorous plants in the Children’s Discovery Garden. Free with admission.

10. Rise Up Singing

  • When: Sunday, August 25, 7-10 p.m.
  • Where: Congregation B’Nai Emunah, 1719 S. Owasso Ave.

Congregation B’nai Emunah invites the whole community to “Rise Up Singing,” a participatory songfest featuring roots, folk, and Americana in live performance. The event will take place on Sunday evening, August 25, at 7:00 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public, and no reservations are necessary. An optional meal of authentic kosher deli will take place at 5:45 p.m. Those who’d like to reserve a place for dinner should call (918) 583-7121. The Synagogue is at the corner of Seventeenth and Peoria. For more information, go to www.tulsagogue.com. Free valet parking is available.

Concert in Memory of Sharna and Irvin Frank


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