The German-American Society of Tulsa is one of Tulsa’s premier event centers, and is known for its annual Germanfest held each May. Come here for language classes and to learn about German-American history. You can also find authentic German restaurants on their website!
With multiple locations in the Tulsa area, Revved Fitness promises to help you improve your workout efficiency and increase your metabolism. With heart-rate monitoring, nutritional guidelines, and state-of-the-art 3D full body scanning, you’ll be able to monitor and track real changes in your body.
Hosted by Guthrie Green, the Tulsa Soul Festival is a free music festival honoring the late Wayman Tisdale, the professional basketball player and jazz musician. It’s a weekend of live soul, R&B, funk, entertainment, and southern cuisine.
TYPROS, short for Tulsa’s Young Professionals, focuses on connecting people, developing leaders, and building community in Tulsa. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved, from social gatherings to professional development sessions. Or, join a crew to organize and execute initiatives in the community!
Serving LGBTQ+ Oklahomans since the 1980s, OKEQ, short for Oklahomans for Equality, actively seeks equal rights and opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals and their families. You can visit the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center and get involved in their advocacy and volunteer programs, or donate to support their vital work.
In 2016, Terrence Crutcher, an unarmed black man, was shot and killed by a police officer in Tulsa. The Terrence Crutcher Foundation was formed by his family to advocate against police brutality and inequity, as well as to create support systems for those who have lost their loved ones to gun violence.
Leadership Tulsa hosts programs for up to 200 adults from the community each year who learn about infrastructure, needs, and resources of Tulsa and how to become involved to create positive changes. They host multiple high-profile events throughout the year, including a Women’s Summit and the Paragon Awards.
Sustainable Tulsa is a nonprofit organization committed to providing education, tools, resources and informing individuals and local businesses about sustainability. This includes social responsibility, economic vitality, and environmental stewardship to ensure a healthy planet for generations to come.
Still She Rises is the first holistic defense office in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to the representation of mothers in the legal system. They tailor their legal practices to the unique challenges mothers face in the criminal justice system and aim to break the cycle of poverty, instability, and incarceration.
DVIS, short for Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc., works to rebuild the lives of those who have been affected by domestic violence and sexual assault through counseling, advocacy, shelter, and education. There are plenty of volunteer opportunities for those who want to contribute to their cause.
The Great Salt Plains Lake is a reservoir located within the Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge in Alfalfa County. It is one of Oklahoma’s most unique parks, as the salt plains consist of leftover salt from a prehistoric ocean. Dig up saline crystals, the only ones in the world that are shaped like an hourglass.
The St. John’s Center for Spiritual Formation offers interfaith meditation instruction, individual spiritual direction, meditation therapy, and seminars that promote intercultural understanding.