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Washed Ashore at the Tulsa Zoo @ Tulsa Zoo
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day

The Tulsa Zoo presents Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, beginning in June. Made entirely of plastic debris collected from beaches, Washed Ashore sculptures unmask the impacts of plastic pollution on oceans, waterways and wildlife. This exhibit is free with regular zoo admission.

Porter Peach Festival
Jul 18 – Jul 20 all-day

Peach orchards have been an integral part of Porter’s history for over 100 years.  Since the inaugural Porter Peach Festival in 1960, the town has highlighted its tasty heritage with a fun festival of arts & crafts, outdoor concerts, small town parade, 5k run, car show, and of course, FREE peach ice cream!www.porterpeachfestivals.com

Jul 19 – Jul 20 all-day
Giraffe’s First Birthday @ Tulsa Zoo
Jul 20 all-day

Wish Ohe a Happy Birthday during this multi-day celebration! Special enrichment and activities,
including a chance to write a note for Ohe. Free with regular zoo admission. Don’t forget,
giraffe feedings occur 11 a.m. to noon, Friday thru Monday for an additional fee.

Knock Out Violence
Jul 20 all-day

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!

Sponsor: DVIS

Please Touch the Art @ McKeon Center for Creativity
Jul 20 all-day

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

Childbirth Education @ Breathe Birth and Wellness
Jul 20 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Childbirth Education @ Breathe Birth and Wellness | Broken Arrow | Oklahoma | United States

Prepare for your upcoming birth in a one day class.

In depth class covering pregnancy, labor and delivery and postpartum care from a natural perspective. Fun and informative class for you and partner to prepare for your birth journey. Classroom setting as well as opportunities to practice birth positions, pain control techniques for labor and one on one support to develop a personalized birth plan. All supplies and class literature included. Lunch break from 12:30 to 1:30 PM. Snacks offered throughout class. $200/couple

Apollo 11 Anniversary Party at Stemcell @ The STEMcell Science Shop
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

oin us at STEMcell to celebrate the the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. This will be an all-day event for the whole family!

On July 20, 1969, our species took a giant leap by reaching the surface of another celestial body for the first time. 50 years later, as we prepare for a larger leap to Mars, let’s celebrate this massive accomplishment that required the hard work and dedication of hundreds of thousands of people around the world!

Moon and space-related merch, moon-themed drinks, moon-themed snacks, and moon-shaped things of all sorts!

Art show!
Commemorative moon display pieces created by local artists will be available to purchase. Proceeds support the artists and charity.
Artists: We’ve got 3″ wood balls available for you to create your own celebration of humanity’s accomplishment of reaching our orbital partner. Come pick up a free ball at the shop ($3 for each additional) to make your version of the moon. Just be sure to return it by July 19 for it to be included in the show.

Paint your own moon!
A painting area will be set up for people to join in the fun of creating their own commemorative moons.

Conspiracists can join in on the fun, too! Come celebrate the (alleged) greatest (alleged) hoax ever perpetrated. (Alleged) director Stanley Kubrick’s (alleged) masterpiece will be projected for everyone to experience this (alleged) historical moment.

Family Wellness Day: Vision @ Gathering Place
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Gathering Place Wellness Days presented by OU Physicians-Tulsa, a part of OU Medicine, are designed to raise awareness and draw attention to four major health risks in our Tulsa Community. These health risks are Diabetes, Vision, Obesity and Mental Health. The Gathering Place Wellness Days and local health providers will give the community access to screening services, demonstrations and a wide range of group health amenities designed for early detection through proactive testing and education. This event will bring together family, friends and neighbors to discover helpful tips to stay healthy!

This Family Wellness event focused on Vision Health promotion, prevention and management will be on July 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gathering Place on the QuikTrip Great Lawn.

OU Medicine
Morton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.
Tulsa Community College
NewView Oklahoma
National Federation of the Blind
Trader Joe’s

Kendall Whittier Mercado @ Kendall-Whittier Square
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

You can find amazing shoes, clutches, blankets, baskets, art, and so much more at Kendall Whittier Mercado!
¡Usted puede encontrar huaraches hermosas, bolsas, mantas, cestas, arte, y mucho más en Kendall Whittier Mercado!

Sponsored by Fowler Automotive