Tulsa Hall of Fame

Tulsa Hall of Fame inductees for 2019 Susan Neal (front left), Madeline Manning Mims, Juley Roffers, Joe Moran (back left), Jeff Stava and Jim Langdon pose at the Tulsa Historical Society. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

The Tulsa Historical Society & Museum has announced this year’s inductees to the Tulsa Hall of Fame.

They are:

Juley Roffers and Jim Langdon, president and publisher, respectively, of Langdon Publications

Olympic track and field champion Madeline Manning Mims

Businessman and philanthropist Joe Moran

Susan Neal, executive director of Gilcrease Museum

Jeff Stava, chief operating officer for Tulsa Community Foundation and executive director of Gathering Place

The Tulsa Hall of Fame ceremony is the primary fundraiser for the Tulsa Historical Society. Since its inception in 1987, 202 Tulsans have been recognized for their myriad contributions for the betterment of all residents.

This year’s event will be Monday, Oct. 7, at the Southern Hills Country Club. For more information, call 918-712-9484 or visit tulsahistory.org.

Wine, Eats & Easels

Broken Arrow Neighbors will host its 11th annual Wine, Eats & Easels event to benefit the organization’s mission of providing basic-needs assistance to disadvantaged Broken Arrow residents.

Fine food and drink, along with a variety of visual and performing arts, will make up this event, which will take place at the Rose District Pavilion in downtown Broken Arrow.

Activities include live art demonstrations by local artists, as well as the nationally known Butt Sketch Artists, who immortalize people’s backsides; a beer garden; a wine pull and a photo booth.

Jazz artist Grady Nichols will return as the evening’s headline performer.

Event details: 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 21, at the Rose District Pavilion, 418 S. Main St., Broken Arrow

Attire: Casual

Tickets: $40 ($50 day of event)

To purchase, and more information: 918-251-7781, baneighbors.org

‘Very Merry Un-Tea Party’

Portico Dans Theatre will host the sort of unusual happening that might occur in a place found by passing “Through the Looking Glass.”

“A Very Merry Un-Tea Party” will have an “Alice in Wonderland” theme in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the company’s first major creation, “Project Alice,” which put a contemporary dance spin on Lewis Carroll’s famed creations.

The evening will feature a scavenger hunt, silent auction, performances by Portico Dans Theatre, small bites and wine (in place of tea), and a contest for the most creative — or should that be “Mad?” — hat.

Proceeds will go to fund the company’s upcoming production of “Project Alice,” which will open Sept. 20 at the Tulsa PAC.

Event details: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at Southwood Landscape & Garden Center, 9025 S. Lewis Ave.

Attire: Festive cocktail (creative headwear is a plus)

Tickets: $25-$50

To purchase and more information: porticodance.org

The Tulsa Historical Society & Museum has announced this year’s inductees to the Tulsa Hall of Fame.


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