Things to Do


All-Black Towns of Oklahoma Exhibit @ McKeon Center for Creativity
Dec 3 2019 – Jan 30 2020 all-day

*Please call for hours before visiting: 918-595-7339.

Did you know that as many as 50 African American-only communities arose in Oklahoma Territory shortly after the Land Run? This and other facts are featured in two upcoming exhibits that explore the history of African Americans in Oklahoma Territory before statehood. The All-Black Towns of Oklahoma Exhibit will run simultaneously, Dec. 3 through Jan. 30, with African American Education: From Pre-Statehood to Present. The exhibits take visitors back in time, offering insight into African Americans’ lives and education in early Oklahoma.

As part of the African American Education exhibit, Lifelong Educator Dr. Donnie L. Nero will give a presentation at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 30, 2020. He will discuss education development, highlighting his personal experiences during the age of school segregation.

The All-Black Towns of Oklahoma Exhibit is part of the Oklahoma History Center Traveling Exhibit Program. For more information about this program or other traveling exhibits, call 405-522-0780.

Exhibit: Labor Conquers All @ Central Library
Dec 16 all-day

Explore the fascinating history of labor in Oklahoma. Oklahoma’s state motto is “Labor Omnia Vincit,” Latin for “Labor Conquers All.” From the Oklahoma History Center of the Oklahoma Historical Society, this exhibit explores the variety of opportunities and resources that contributed to the growth and diversity of the state. Some of the topics include agribusiness, entertainment, public service, retail and oil. Exhibit is sponsored in part by Oklahoma Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Smithsonian Institute.

Santa Photo Experience @ Woodland Hills Mall- Center Court
Dec 16 all-day

Families can capture the magic of the holidays and whisper Santa their wishes.

Healthcare Application Assistance @ Central Library
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Health care can be confusing. Not sure if you qualify? Not sure where to start? The folks at Tulsa Healthcare Coverage Program are here to help. Come in for individualized assistance with SoonerCare, Insure Oklahoma and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health exchange. Please bring your ID and income verification. For adults.

Postpartum/Lactation Support Group @ Breathe Birth & Wellness
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Motherhood is extremely rewarding but can also be most the most exhausting job you will ever have. This class incorporates time for strengthening your soul, body and mind all while enjoying the fellowship of other mothers. Each class will offer a different educational topic pertaining to motherhood as well as a time for questions and answers on topic such as breastfeeding, intimacy, transitioning back to work, exercise, whole body healing and much more. Join us as we support each other and grow in our most important role; motherhood! Children welcome

Magic Monday Storytime @ Magic City Books
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am

Bring the kids every Monday for storytime at Magic City Books. Classics, new favorites, and more. Snacks included.

Free and open to all.

Sensory for the Young Scientist @ Discovery Lab
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Every third Monday of the month, let your little scientists explore their senses! New activities have been designed to introduce children to chemistry, physics, and natural sciences, all while practicing fine and gross motor skills with a caregiver! This event is included with regular admission and there is no pre-registration required. Discovery Lab, 560 N. Maybelle Ave., 10:30am – 11am,

Community Blood Drive @ Central Park Community Center
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Opioids: Prevention and Awareness @ Central Library
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Location: Aaronson Auditorium

A RSVP/OSU Opioids Awareness Educator volunteer will educate and inform the community about the personal, family and community risks of opioids addiction. Sponsored by Oklahoma State University’s Cooperative Extension Service and RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) of Tulsa. For adults.

Winter Break Fun! @ Charles Page Library
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Start your holiday break with an afternoon of fun! Try your hand making various paper craft activities or get creative building with LEGOs while watching a holiday movie. For ages 4-12.