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Community Calendar of Events

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August 2023 Education events

August 2023

National Night Out Back to School Bash

August 1, 2023

The Claremore Police Department, Volunteers for Youth and the Healthy Community Partnership are hosting the “Back to School Bash at National Night Out” on Tuesday, August 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Claremore Lake Park. Local organizations listed below will give away free school supplies and family resource information. There will be several family-friendly activities including live music, fun, and play features for the children. Free pizza, drinks, and sno-cones will be available. Claremore Police Officers will be on-hand to answer any questions and to interact with anyone interested in promoting safety and security within our community. During the daytime hours (8 am to noon & 1 – 6 pm) on the same day free school immunizations will be provided at the Rogers County Health Department. Attendees will park at the rodeo grounds and the parking lot adjacent to the splash pad will be reserved for handicap parking. Live music will be provided by The Roy Weathers Band with the ROSCO Fun Center band playing prior to the main performance. Sponsors for the event include the City of Claremore, the CPD Chaplains, the Citizens Police Academy, Healthy Community Partnership, Volunteers for Youth’s PAL+ Program, and the TSET Healthy Living Program of Rogers County.


Claremore Lake

East Blue Starr Drive
Claremore, OK

ZZZs in the Seas Public Sleepover

August 4, 2023 | 6:30 p.m. - 12 a.m. August 5, 2023 | 12:05 - 8 a.m.

Ever dreamed of sleeping with sharks? ZZZs in the Seas is a dream-come-true opportunity where guests can sleep surrounded by sharks, stingrays, seahorses, and all the other creatures snoozing in our oceans. The fun-filled night begins with check-in at 6:30 p.m. and includes a light snack, drinks, a self-guided scavenger hunt, a flashlight tour, a movie, and sweet, sea-themed dreams! If sharks aren’t your idea of relaxing sleep, then feel free to book a space next to any of our other exhibits. Then, wake up and join us for breakfast before the adventure ends at 8 a.m., followed by guest pickup.


Oklahoma Aquarium

300 Aquarium Drive
Jenks, OK 74037

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Mission Presentation & Meal - Africa 2023

August 10, 2023 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.

FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE Heart of the Shepherd Mission – Mission Presentation – Africa 2023 – Kenya, Gambia & Senegal- Meal & Presentation @ Shepherd’s Cross Thursday August 10th at 5:00 • 5:00 pm Meal Begins o Authentic African Meal: 5:00  Featuring: Authentic Kenyan, Gambian & Senegalese cuisine  Beverages are provided  This is a potluck meal with an Africa menu as the theme • 5:40 Presentation - featuring highlights of Heart of the Shepherd’s  Videos, pictures, artifacts and much more to see  Hear the testimonies of lives changed and assistance given. • Location: Tour Barn at Shepherd’s Cross – 16792 East 450 Road, Claremore, OK • Mr. Peter & Dr. Diane Dickinson spent one week training in each nation o Kenya - worked with widows beginning a wool mill in conjunction with Three Fold Widows Ministry  We joined Three Fold Widows Ministry Team members in Kenya o Gambia – Small Ruminant Animal Husbandry training and starter flocks  Working in conjunction with Servants of the Word o Senegal – Small Ruminant Animal Husbandry Training  Working in Conjunction with Beersheba • Handmade items from the indigenous people groups of these nations will be available for viewing in the museum. • This is a free event. o The mission is supported entirely by donations. Donations are welcome, and are tax deductible. Donations will be used to further the gospel in remote villages worldwide. • Heart of the Shepherd is a Public Christian Non-Profit organization (501-C3) that operates at Shepherd’s Cross. The Mission of Heart of the Shepherd is to transform lives through the sharing of Biblical messages that pertain to agriculture, and to teach agriculturally related life skills to remote people groups, in need, around the world. o This organization is working with people groups in over twenty nations. o In addition, Heart of the Shepherd works with local organizations, to make a difference in our community. • Heart of the Shepherd is operates with volunteers from our local community and beyond. We want to express our heartfelt gratitude to all of those who have so generously given of time and resources to support this mission. We would not be able to serve the multitudes of individuals that we serve both locally and around the world without them. • Preceding the presentation the following activities are available: o Tour the educational & interactive Farm Museum. o Tour the Bible Garden - guided or self-guided tours o Shepherd’s Shop will be open, featuring a host of handmade items from indigenous people all over the world, as well as farm related handmade items made by Shepherd’s Cross and over 50 local crafters.  Purchases made in the mission section of the store return 100% of the sale price to the indigenous people that made them. These handmade items come from missions directly supported by Heart of the Shepherd around the world (including Afghanistan, India, Mongolia, Kirgizstan, Germany, Malawi, Thailand, South Africa, Uganda, Kenya) o Shepherd’s Cross features farm fresh, Animal Welfare Approved, pasture raised, grass fed & finished, free range, chemical free American lamb meat and beef. o Pet the sheep & see the other farm animals including horses, alpacas, donkeys, chickens, cattle and more. o Spinning and Wool Mill guided visit o Open year-round • Shepherd’s Cross is an accredited Agritourism facility, a Made in Oklahoma Company, and is Animal Welfare Approved. • Visit our website: • Find us on Facebook at: Contact Information: Shepherd’s Cross & Heart of the Shepherd 16792 East 450 Road, Claremore, OK 74017 Dr. Diane Dickinson, president & Director eat0@eau0eav0eaw0 918-342-5911 The Lord is my Shepherd


Shepherd's Cross

16792 East 450 Road, Claremore OK 74017
Claremore, OK 74017

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Diane Dickinson

Woodcarving & Folk Arts Festival

August 11-12, 2023 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Witness seasoned craftsmen transform wood, ceramics and other materials into works of art at the annual Woodcarving & Folk Arts Festival in Broken Arrow. For over 30 years, this event has celebrated the art of folk crafts and traditional carving practices, featuring woodcarvers, woodturners, woodworkers, wood burners, scroll sawyers and more from across multiple states. Other art forms represented include stained glass, mosaics, letterpress printing and much more. Artists of all levels can partake in seminars for beginners ages 13 and over each afternoon, or attend demonstrations and displays of various wood art forms. Judging for numerous categories begins Friday, and wood and tool vendors will also be present throughout the event. Explore the possibilities of wood and other folk arts with acclaimed exhibitors at this two-day event.


Broken Arrow Community Center

1500 S Main Street
Broken Arrow, OK

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TAAS Monthly Member Meeting

August 15, 2023 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

The Tulsa Area Azalea Society meets every third Tuesday of the month in the Outdoor Classroom at Woodward Park building. We are currently welcoming new members and would love to have you join! Each month we discuss gardening tips and topics for azaleas, community outreach opportunities, and answer questions from the general public on how best they can care for their azaleas.


Tulsa Garden Center - Outdoor Classroom

2435 S Peoria Ave
Tulsa, Ok 74114

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Paul Stratton

2023 Tulsa Summer Reptile Show

August 20, 2023 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Tulsa Summer Reptile Show will feature a wide range of reptiles, amphibians, turtles, supplies, invertebrates, cages, bedding, feeders, cage supplies and feeders; exotic animals, tanks, decorative items, toys, and much more. In addition, there will be kids’ activities, an educational area and much more.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Warren Place

5110 S. Yale Avenue
Tulsa, OK

August 2023 Drive Around

August 23, 2023 | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Have you enjoyed our “What’s That”? features on Bixby Development Foundation’s social media? Would you like the opportunity to drive around with CEO Krystal Crockett and learn about developments before they break ground or put a sign up? Then join us for the Bixby Drive Around! This event on August 23rd will feature a tour of Bixby and lunch. Only five seats are available and the cost is $50 per person. $50/person, 5 person maximum. Meet at Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce office at 12 West Dawes Ave in downtown Bixby.


Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce

12 West Dawes Ave
Bixby, OK

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Oklahoma Home and Community Education (OHCE) - BUNCO for SCHOLARSHIPS

August 24, 2023 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join us on the last Thursday of each month (except September & December) for BUNCO for SCHOLARSHIPS from 10AM - NOON at the Tulsa County OSU Extension Center located at 4116 E 15th St, Tulsa, OK. This event is FREE, however Donations are excepted and proceeds will go towards our OHCE Scholarships! RSVP is encouraged - Call or text - Shari at 918.408.6918 For information about an OHCE Group near you - please call the OSU Extension at 918.746.3709


Tulsa County OSU Extension Center

4116 E 15th Street
Tulsa, Ok 74112

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Sharilyn E. Munroe

Tulsa County Fair Junior Livestock Show

August 24-25, 2023

Support the kids as they show off their livestock skills during the Tulsa County Fair Junior Livestock Show. Youth will display the livestock animals they’ve bred, from swine and heifers to steer and dairy cattle. Come see the junior livestock competitors as they demonstrate their animal care and training prowess. Family-friendly activities will also be available, such as a bouncy house, games and ice cream.


Collinsville Tri-County Fairgrounds

902 W Center Street
Collinsville, OK

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YES: Empowering Families for Success

August 26, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.

This come and go event is free and open to the public. There will be informational panels, door prize drawings and activities for kids and teens. Questions about your child's education? Get knowledge and resources to help your family succeed in school. Attend short panels on school topics, visit booths with valuable resources and attend a Q&A with Tulsa Public Schools Parent Advocacy Coordinator. This event is on Saturday, August 26 at 9:30 a.m. It will take place in the auditorium on the OSU-Tulsa campus.


OSU-Tulsa Auditorium

700 North Greenwood avenue
Tulsa, Ok 74106

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Alnetta Morris

Maker Faire Tulsa

August 26, 2023 | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Experience a day of creativity during the award-winning, family-friendly Maker Faire Tulsa hosted at Tulsa Expo Square. In celebration of technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability and making of all kinds, over 150 “makers” and inventors will fill the Exchange Center with amazing projects and ideas. Makers include artists, engineers, scientists and anyone else who has something they’ve made or a concept they have come up with and want to display. Many projects combine creativity and resourcefulness to create products that are useful and appealing. The day includes demonstrations from makers and fun, interactive shows that put their passions to the test. Come see what people are creating to make the world a better place, and arrive early to have enough time to see all of the exhibits and shows.


Tulsa Expo Square

4145 E 21st Street
Tulsa, OK

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