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 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: 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. Kids Connection

  • When: Thursday, February 13, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa ARC, 2516 E. 71st St. A

Kids Connection is a social group designed for children, grades K-5, with high-functioning autism. For more information, contact Sherilyn Walton or Steve Pitts at 918.582.8272.

2. Dorothy and the Prince of Oz

  • When: Thursday, February 13, 7 p.m. (PREVIEW NIGHT); Friday-Saturday, February 14-15, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, February 16, 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

The Land of Oz is in danger, and only Dorothy can help restore peace to this magical world. With help from her friend Scarecrow, she braves a dangerous journey to save the Prince and reunite the kingdom, finding love along the way. Edwaard Liang’s ballet is “visually stunning” (Tulsa World), featuring vibrant costumes, epic battle scenes, and animated puppets from visionary Basil Twist.

A limited number of tickets are available for Preview Night on Feb. 13. Be the first to see the show when you purchase your tickets to our special dress rehearsal. Arrive one hour early get a behind-the-scenes look as the dancers warm up before the show and enjoy a private cash bar. Please note that Preview Night is a dress rehearsal performance. There may be extra pauses in the performance and noise from the technical staff.

3. ORU Women’s Basketball Home Game

  • When: Thursday, February 13, 7 p.m.
  • Where: Mabee Center Basketball Arena, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.

Cheer for ORU’s Women’s Basketball team as they play against Omaha! Kids 13 and under can get in free with a paid adult. Find additional details here.

4. Cookie Decorating

  • When: Friday, February 14, 4-5 p.m.
  • Where: Brookside Library, 1207 E. 45th Pl.

Join the Brookside Library to decorate sugar cookies with icing, sprinkles and other sweets. For ages 10-18.

5. Wheels and Thrills Valentine’s Party

  • When: Saturday, February 14, 6-11 p.m.
  • Where: Wheels and trhills, 10637 N. Garnett Rd., Owasso

Make plans to celebrate Valentine’s Day at Wheels and Thrills.

Special Valentine admission includes: All you can eat pizza,
free drink refills all night, a $20 arcade card and an Unlimited wristband which includes unlimited laser tag, skating, skate rental, (and playzone if 56” and under )

The first 100 that pre-purchase at WheelsandThrills.com will also receive a Sweetheart Swag Bag full of candy and prizes and a special Valentine mug good for free refills. Purchase your tickets today at http://wheelsandthrills.pfestore.com/retail/giftcards/Default.aspx

6. The Penguin Project: Lion King JR

  • When: February 14-15, 7 p.m.; February 16, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Cascia Hall PAC, 2520 S. Yorktown Ave.

Clark Youth Theatre is excited to present the 5th year of The Penguin Project in Tulsa! The Penguin Project is an organization that produces musicals with children with developmental disabilities. They are joined on stage by “peer mentors,” a group of children without disabilities, who work with them side-by-side to guide them in rehearsals and performances. Performances will be held at Cascia Hall PAC.

7. Art Start: Photo Collages

  • When: Saturday, February 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2600 S. Riverside Dr.

Join professional photographer Christopher Creese for a special photography-themed art activity at Gathering Place’s next Art Start on Saturday, February 15 in ONEOK Boathouse!

Create photo collages, learn more about the art of photography and meet photographer, videographer, and creative entrepreneur Christopher Creese. Find inspiration for your collages by using a variety of Creese’s photos of famous cities and hear about all of the exciting adventures Creese has captured over his career. This project is for every age level and can be worked on as a family. Talk about a picture-perfect Art Start!

As we move towards a more technical world, Art Start programs will highlight STEAM classes in a fun way for children to see that the arts and sciences are often integrated, not separate.

8. Drawing Rally 2020

  • When: Saturday, February 15, 6-9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Cabin Boys Brewery, 1717 E. 7th St.

75 artists work side-by-side to create original pieces of art. Finished work will be available for purchase on the spot on a first come, first served basis for a ridiculously affordable price. Proceeds support Philbrook arts and education programming.

Free Entrance

9. Funday Sunday

  • When: Sunday, February 16, 12-4 p.m. (free admission all day)
  • Where: Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd.

The third Sunday of the month is Funday Sunday. It’s a free admission day loaded with fun for the whole family. Visitors can enjoy art projects for all ages, gallery tours, activities and special guest performances. Free program, no reservations required. For more information, contact laurel-benson@utulsa.edu.

10. Sunday Family Nature Walk

  • When: Sunday, February 16, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2600 S. Riverside Dr.

Every third Sunday of the month, spend your day strolling through the Park as you learn about nature and explore the many ecosystems that call Gathering Place their home at Sunday Family Nature Walk!

Sunday Family Nature Walk begins and ends at ONEOK Boathouse, with two separate walk times available at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., and is free and open for all ages!

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