TulsaKids’ Weekend Roundup: June 17-20

June 17 20

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

Also, make sure you are subscribed to our eNewsletters to get each week’s updated list delivered to your inbox every Thursday morning.

**Please note: Check websites or call the event organizer to confirm details!

1. Tulsa Juneteenth

  • When: June 17-20
  • Where: Historic Greenwood Ave.

From tulsajunteenth.org: “Come explore your freedom at the annual Tulsa Juneteenth Festival in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the historical, Greenwood Ave. This year we are in the spirit of commemorating the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre not only through looking closely at our history but radically taking a hold of a Freer Future for black lives.

This festival serves as a safe space to exist in the fullest expression of yourself, as human, free and worthy of the joy of liberation. This community welcomes you to share a time of deep belonging and celebration with us.”

Specific activities include a Kids Zone on Saturday from 4-7 p.m.; Family Movie Night on the Lawn on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; and a Fathers Photo Booth Installation presented by The Black Man Project. Find more information about all of these and more at tulsajunteenth.org.

2. Storytime at Gathering Place

  • When: June 17, 4 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2600 S. Riverside Dr.

Enjoy Storytime at Gathering Place every Thursday at 4 p.m. under the Reading Tree! A different guest reader will read each time. In the event of inclement weather, Storytime will move to ONEOK Boathouse or the Lodge.

3. Music on the Porch featuring Branjae

  • When: June 17, 5-8 p.m.
  • Where: Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd.

Gilcrease’s Thursday night spring concert series offers plenty of fun for the whole family. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair and enjoy live music, lawn games, cash bar, food for purchase and more!

This program is sponsored by the VISION Arts Creative & Cultural Economic Recovery Program and The Albert and Hete Barthelmes Foundation, Inc.

Limited capacity, advance registration is required. No seating is provided.

4. Paws & Pictures Night at the Drive-In

  • When: June 17, 7-10 p.m.
  • Where: Admiral Twin Drive-In, 7355 E. Easton St.
Come one, come all AND bring your four-legged friends to the Tulsa SPCA Paws & Pictures Movie Night at the Admiral Twin Drive In.
Tickets can be purchased at the gate on the night of the event – $8 for adults, $4 for kids 12 and under.
Two screens, four movies and fun activities for the entire family.
DOGS MUST BE CURRENT ON THEIR RABIES VACCINATIONS TO ATTEND.

5.  Family Craft Time: Father’s Day Crafts

  • When: June 18
  • Where: Virtual

Join TCCL on Pratt Library’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/tcclprattlibrary, as we share our love of the men who help raise us with book suggestions and crafts. For preschoolers and elementary-aged kids.

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6. Sprinkler Saturday

  • When: June 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.

Sprinkler Saturdays are back! Join us in the Philbrook gardens from 10 a.m. to noon for sprinkler fun.

Kids and kids at heart are welcome to cool off, play around, and just have fun! Drip-dry as you walk through the gardens, relax on your picnic blanket, or bring your own towel to dry off.

*To safeguard against the spread of COVID-19, advance, timed-entry general admission tickets are required. Visitors who are not fully-vaccinated are required to wear a face mask at all times indoors. Fully-vaccinated visitors are not required to wear face masks.

7. Family Day at Will Rogers Memorial Museum

  • When: June 19, 1-3 p.m.
  • Where: Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore
Will Rogers Memorial Museum is officially kicking off summer with Lawn Games and Lemonade! Pack a picnic lunch and spend the afternoon garden side. Squeeze Me Lemonade will be on site, serving up some refreshing lemonade to cool you down while you choose a relaxing game to play under one of our many shade trees!

8. Dad’s Day 

  • When: June 19, 1-5 p.m.
  • Where: Family Aquatic Center, 1400 S. Main St., Broken Arrow
Join Broken Arrow Parks & Rec for a fun family event to celebrate Father’s Day at the Family Aquatic Center. There will be a cannon ball contest, corn hole and more.

9. Father’s Day Scavenger Hunt

  • When: June 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.

Bring the family out and test your observations skills as you explore the Garden! Pick up a scavenger hunt in the Visitor Center for things to find as you stroll.  Free with general admission.

Admission is FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+, $4 for ages 3-12. Children 2 and under are free, but do need a ticket.

10. Father’s Day at Oklahoma Aquarium

  • When: June 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Where: Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Dr., Jenks

Happy Father’s Day from the Oklahoma Aquarium! This Father’s Day, June 20, dads receive FREE admission to the aquarium with any paid admission. Limit 1 free admission per 1 paid admission.


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