Things to Do in Tulsa, September 20-26
Find these and more virtual events at tulsakids.com/calendar!
Monday, September 20
Community Mural Project: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Ongoing, TCCL Library Branches)
Help Tulsa City-County Library create a large community mural honoring the legacy and culture of our Latinx artists. Visit your local library and pick up a community mural kit, beginning Sept. 15. Each kit will come with the history of a Latinx artist and invite you to recreate one of their masterpieces. Return your finished canvas to your local library by Oct. 15. For all ages.
Rhea Lana’s of Midtown Tulsa (September 18-23, Fontana Shopping Center)
Rhea Lana’s of Midtown Tulsa is a semi-annual children’s consignment event! Find THOUSANDS of name-brand children’s clothes, shoes, baby gear, toys and much more at 70% off retail prices. Size birth to teen plus maternity. One week only! September 18-23. See our full shopping schedule here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rhea-lanas-of-midtown-tulsa-fallwinter-family-shopping-event-tickets-163742856291
Tuesday, September 21
Dog Day at Tulsa Botanic Garden (9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.)
Tuesdays in September are DOG DAYS, a special day when your four-legged family member can join you for a walk in the Garden (dogs are not allowed other times). Advanced tickets required.
Food on the Move Community Block Party (5:30-7:30, Chamberlain Park, 4940 N. Frankfort Ave.)
Food on the Move’s Community Block Parties offer fresh produce and resources from community partners as well as a DJ, food trucks and other fun activities. Food On The Move provides produce through a ‘Pay-As-You-Can’ model, which allows guests of every background to participate and support the initiative, while ensuring families in need of assistance are given access to fresh produce, hot meals and community resources in a way that treats all guests equally.
Wednesday, September 22
Little Garden Explorers (9:30-11:30 a.m.; Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.)
*Advance tickets recommended.
Spark wonder at Little Garden Explorers an easygoing play invitation designed for children under 5. Drop in anytime on Wednesdays between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. to play–and let Philbrook take care of the mess!
Storytime at Tulsa Zoo (10 a.m., 6421 E. 36th St. N.)
Story Time is back outside at Lost Kingdom Elephants Demonstration Yard. Each week we read a different book and have an up-close ambassador animal encounter.
To allow for maximum social distancing, we are capping the number of participants.
Masks are required for ages 10+ #caringforyourherd
Teen Connection (4:30-6 p.m.)
This is a social group for middle and high school students with high functioning autism. Activities include board and video games where they can practice positive social skills with others that have similar interests. For more information, contact Sherilyn Walton or Steve Pitts at 918-582-8272.
Aria Yoga with Tulsa Opera (6-7 p.m., Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.-
Bring your yoga mat and welcome the first day of fall at Tulsa Botanic Garden, amid the glorious sounds of the Tulsa Opera, Wednesday, September 22, 6:00-7:00pm. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Yoga included with online pre-sale admission to the Botanic Garden, $8.
Enjoy inspiring opera music paired with guided yoga meditations led by Piper Wolfe. Piper received her 200 hour yoga teaching certificate in 2013 from the Niroga Institute in Berkeley, CA. Her class will focus on mindfulness and breathing while building greater strength, flexibility, and balance.
Thursday, September 23
Family Yoga with Salt Yoga – Fall Fitness (6 p.m., Gathering Place, 2600 S. Riverside Dr.)
Stretch, strengthen, decompress with a FREE Family Yoga class lead by Salt Yoga every Thursday evening at 6 p.m. on the QuikTrip Great Lawn. This free family class is perfect for all ages and all fitness levels from beginner to advanced.
Music on the Porch Featuring Charlie Redd (6-8 p.m., Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd.)
Gilcrease Museum’s Thursday night 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! As the museum is closed to the public during construction, this event will take place on the porch and grounds of the Gilcrease house, just south of the museum at 1400 N Gilcrease Museum Road. This program is sponsored by the VISION Arts Creative & Cultural Economic Recovery Program and The Albert and Hete Barthelmes Foundation, Inc. Limited capacity; advanced registration is recommended. Masks encouraged indoors and when social distancing cannot be practiced. No seating is provided.
Friday, September 24
Greek Street Drive-Thru (September 24-25, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1222 S. Guthrie Ave.)
Food, Fun, Entertainment from the safety and comfort of your own car!
Enjoy dancing, cooking demonstrations and more while sipping on a Frappe as you drive-thru to pick up your order. We are excited to share this unique experience of our food and culture with the people of Tulsa as we have for the past 60 years.
We’re extending our drive-thru menu to include EVEN MORE Authentic Greek Favorites! In addition to Lamb and Chicken Dinners, Gyros, and Pastitsio, we’ll be offering the following: Spanakopita, Saganaki, and Frappe! Order online, Drive-Thru or call us!
Fowler Automotive Films on the Lawn: Hook (5:30-10 p.m., Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.)
Bring the kids. Or just act like one. Don’t miss Steven Spielberg’s beloved take on PETER PAN. Warning: pirates may be in attendance.
Films on the Lawn is back on-site, and we are dedicated to keeping things as safe and fun as ever. Gather with us on the Philbrook Lawn for a magical summer of films, fun activities, Burger Night, and more! It’ll be a BANGARANG!
Saturday, September 25
Food Truck Frenzy at Oklahoma Aquarium (5-8 p.m., Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Dr., Jenks)
Join us for our third annual Food Truck Frenzy on September 25, from 5-8 p.m., and taste a variety of delicious cuisines from food trucks located in our riverfront backyard. Families can enjoy live music, outdoor games, and kids can play on our coral reef playground. Don’t miss out on tasty food, live entertainment, and all our fish friends for a fun evening at the Oklahoma Aquarium! Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and bug spray.
Sunday, September 26
9th Annual DIG – Day in the Garden (11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.)
Kick off your fall family fun at our annual DIG among pumpkins, scarecrows, and our hay maze decorating the Garden for the season.
Enjoy the sounds of Gregory Fallis & The Green Horns brass band and sing-a-long fun with Hot Toast Music Co. Explore the Garden and visit with costumed characters, take family snapshots at the photo booth, make giant bubbles at activity stations, decorate a pumpkin, go on a scavenger hunt and explore the Garden.
All activities are planned outside or open-air and we are closely monitoring safety recommendations from health experts. Any safety updates will be added here and on our Facebook event.
Lunch (served from 11:30 am – 2 p.m.) with taco bar and vegetarian options and drinks including local beers, wines, mimosas and a signature cocktail is included in ticket price.