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A wide array of Pinto horses, ponies, miniatures, and long ears will compete to be champions at the 54th Pinto World Championship® show, held June 10 – 22 at the Built Ford Tough Livestock complex in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
All during June, find 10 anime characters hidden around the library. For each one you find, you’ll get an entry into the drawing for your chance to win a prize! Find 10 characters, get 10 entries! Prize is to be determined. Drawing will be held Monday, July 1. Winner will be notified by phone and/or email. For ages 10 and up.
Free admission for one grandparent when accompanied by a grandchild. Every Tuesday throughout the swim season.
Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a one-time donation from now until the end of the season!
The Please Touch the Art exhibit breaks the rules of traditional art exhibits and makes art accessible, especially for visitors who are visually impaired. Guests are encouraged to touch the art and explore the exhibit using a variety of senses. Please Touch the Art is June 7—July 30 in the Tulsa Community College McKeon Center for Creativity on the TCC Metro Campus.
Call for hours: 918-595-7339
To request special accommodations, call 918-595-7115
Sponsor: McKeon Center for Creativity
Breathe, Balance, Body Basics
Introductory yoga stretching and breathing class; ideal for pregnancy, postpartum and beginners. Each class is one hour in duration (equipment included).
Low impact cardio dance class
Taught by a certified Dancing For Birth instructor. This low impact cardio dance class incorporates dance moves from around the world to best prepare you to give birth. Birth can be like a marathon, and Dancing for Birth classes prepare you for the challenge. You’ll become stronger, more agile, more at ease with your body and both mentally and physically ready to embrace your unique birth experience.
Enjoy songs you love from storytime and learn new ones to sing together at home! For ages 0-5 and their parents.
Decorate your own 16 GB USB flash-drive bracelet. All supplies (including USB drive) are provided. Supplies are limited. Registration is required. Register online at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. Sponsored by the Friends of the Helmerich Library. For ages 10-18.
Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Each reader will receive a free book provided by the Raymond and Bessie Kravis Foundation through the Tulsa Library Trust. Ages 5-12