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Global Leadership Summit

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - August 9th, 2019 - 4:30 PM
On August 8-9, 2019 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., you are invited to join 445,000+ people from around the world at the Global Leadership Summit 2019. Crossings Community Church (OKC Campus - 14600 North Portland Avenue, OKC, OK 73134) is privileged to be a host site once again for this outstanding simulcast live in HD from the Willow Creek campus. Learn more and register today at crossings.church/summit.

New York Philharmonic: A Fantastique Introduction

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - October 12th, 2019
The first public performance will include Hector Berlioz’s dream-like work Symphonie fantastique. Additionally, the Philharmonic will perform Jean Sibelius’ abstract Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 47, featuring the super-virtuoso playing of soloist Frank Huang, concertmaster.

New York Philharmonic: How Legends Begin

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - October 13th, 2019
Joining the Philharmonic on stage to sing her favorite selections from Bernstein is Tony award-winning soprano Kelli O’Hara. Also on the program is the overture to the humorous operetta Candide and Prokofiev’s vivid and exuberant score for Shakespeare’s most often adapted work.

Women's Coffee Club

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - October 22nd, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Come and join the Village women in an informal meeting to discuss interesting topics and share stories! • VillagesOKC is a member-driven, volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization serving the greater Oklahoma City Metro area, from Guthrie to Norman and Choctaw to El Reno. Members connect to develop the resources needed to age comfortably in the home of their choosing. Wherever two or more members have an interest or question, VillagesOKC organizes connections around those interests, focus groups, and support teams. We find purpose helping others and thus helping ourselves. Like any good neighbor, we offer occasional volunteer support for each other for the bumps in life!

Chamber Music Festival: Americana

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - November 9th, 2019
Dedicated to our veterans, this program will feature celebrated works by American composers, including Edgar Meyer, George Gershwin and Aaron Copland.

Chamber Music Festival: In Concert

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - November 10th, 2019
Your chance to hear this talented group perform in the state-of-the-art performance hall.

Cirque Mechanics 42Ft

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - November 22nd, 2019
Thrills, laughs, and excitement are on full display in this incredible Cirque program that transports audiences back to the timeless adventure of the big top circus ring. This production, set to original music, is full of theatricality and showcases a galloping mechanical metal horse and a rotating tent frame for strongmen, acrobats and aerialists.

Preservation Hall: Jazz Band

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - January 30th, 2020
This quintessential New Orleans musical institution guarantees an electrifying night of music. The group will perform songs from their most recent releases as well as traditional New Orleans repertoire. Their unique sound will transport you to the streets of New Orleans, where cultures of the world converge and mingle to create a musical experience like no other.

Productivity Hacks For The Modern Author

June 15th, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

OKC Christian Fiction Writers is thrilled to host chapter Vice President Kat Lewis on Saturday, June 15th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

 

Love's Third Thursday at the Oklahoma City Art Museum

June 18th, 2019 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Love's Third Thursday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art Love's Third Thursdays are special, creating the perfect opportunity to mingle at the Museum with friends, experience something new, and enjoy the Museum’s latest exhibitions. From 5 to 9 pm, enjoy late night access to the Museum with new activities and experiences planned for each month. During the summer months, enjoy a cocktail on the beautiful Roof Terrace overlooking the downtown skyline. Check the Museum's website for monthly details and to purchase tickets. Third Thursday is presented by Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Concordia's 7th Annual Garage Sale Fundraiser

June 20th, 2019 8:00 AM - June 21st, 2019 - 4:00 PM
Join us for Concordia’s 7th Annual Garage Sale Fundraiser! Charitable donations appreciated, and donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. Proceeds will help provide benevolent care to Concordia residents. Please support this wonderful cause!

Thrive Gathering: Single Moms Conference

June 21st, 2019 5:45 PM - June 22nd, 2019 - 3:30 PM

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -- May 21, 2019 -- Crossings Community Church is excited to host Thrive Gathering: Single
Moms Conference from June 21 through June 22 at Crossings OKC Campus (14600 North Portland Avenue, OKC, OK
73134).

This conference is designed with single moms in mind and addresses the unique challenges they face in their relationships
and while raising their families. Thrive Gathering includes three keynote sessions which will feature the following women
and leaders: Pam Kanaly, co-founder of Arise Ministries; Kim Heinecke, writer and speaker for Arise Ministries; Shelley
Pulliam, Executive Director of Arise Ministries; Alice Richardson, Pastor of Prospect Church; and Lina Abujamra,
founder of Living with Power Ministries.

Additional breakout sessions will feature women from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds including Lisa
Leininger, Stacey Johnson, Melissa Hiett, Janelle Reed, Christy Johnson, Tia Murry, Amber Given, and Beth Brown.
Their topics vary to include everything from dating as a single mom to raising your children to dealing with rejection and
betrayal. Other breakout sessions will include topics such as finance and self-defense taught by Gary Olson and Jason
Scarbrough. The conference will include opportunities to connect with other single moms, enjoy encouraging messages
and inspirational worship, and enter to win giveaways.

 

Van Gogh, Monet, Degas

June 22nd, 2019 10:00 AM - September 22nd, 2019 - 5:00 AM
Featuring more than seventy works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift of nineteenth and early twentieth-century French art to the VMFA. After first becoming interested in British sporting art, Paul Mellon began to collect nineteenth-century French art in the 1940s with his second wife, Rachel Lambert Mellon. While their collection largely consists of Impressionist paintings, it also includes masterpieces from every important school of French art—from Romanticism and the Barbizon School through Cubism and the School of Paris. Taken together, these works exemplify the Mellons’ personal vision and highly original collecting strategies, which provide a context for understanding this unique collection.

Vacation Bible School @ Oakdale Baptist Church

June 23rd, 2019 6:00 PM - June 27th, 2019 - 9:00 PM
“In the Wild:Amazing Encounters With Jesus”. Gas up the all-terrain vehicle and head out on a wilderness adventure like no other. The kids will focus in on some amazing, real life encounters with Jesus. Kids ages: Completed Pre-K thru 5th grade.

Beast Feast

June 26th, 2019 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Crossings Community Church is preparing for its 11th Annual Beast Feast Sportsmen’s Dinner and celebration on July 26 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Crossings OKC Campus (14600 North Portland Avenue, OKC, OK 73134).

Designed for hunting and fishing enthusiasts, Beast Feast will include a delicious sportsmen’s feast, a hunting and fishing expo, prizes and giveaways, and a special message from Brad Clay, founder of Final Descent Outdoors. Final Descent Outdoors was formed in 2009 to create faith-based outdoor television programming.

My Love Affair with the Brain

June 28th, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Want to live in your own home with just a little help from trusted fellow villagers? Join us for this FREE session to learn how the concept that is sweeping the nation is now available in Oklahoma City.

Dunkin’ of Oklahoma City Hosts Month-Long Fundraiser to Benefit March of Dimes

July 1st, 2019 All Day - July 31st, 2019
Dunkin’ today announced the launch of its month-long fundraiser in Oklahoma City to benefit March of Dimes. Beginning today, July 1, and running through the end of the month, 10-cents from every box of dozen donuts sold at participating Dunkin’ restaurants in Oklahoma City will be donated to March of Dimes. The funds raised will directly support March of Dimes’ mission to end prematurity, address the growing crisis of premature birth in the US, and help families have full-term, healthy babies. Throughout the month, Dunkin’ will also offer guests a special March of Dimes-inspired donut; a classic donut frosted with purple and white icing to honor the March of Dimes colors. The limited-edition donut will be available at participating Dunkin’ restaurants in Oklahoma City through July 31. Additionally, participating Dunkin’ restaurants in Oklahoma City will be collecting donations for March of Dimes throughout the month.

AFAC Summer Musical Theatre Camp

July 8th, 2019 9:00 AM - July 12th, 2019 - 3:00 PM
Join the Academy of Fine Arts and Character July 8-12 as they perform Not Your Average Joe: The Story of Joseph with a 50’s Twist! Register and learn more at crossings.church/afac-summer.

Jennifer Givhan Reading The Red Earth MFA

July 11th, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Literary reading featuring Jennifer Givhan. Free and open to the public. Book sales and signing to follow.

What is VillagesOKC?

July 25th, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Want to live in your own home with just a little help from trusted fellow villagers? Join us for this FREE session to learn how the concept that is sweeping the nation is now available in Oklahoma City.

Beast Feast

July 26th, 2019 5:00 PM - December 31st, 1969 - 6:00 PM
You don’t want to miss Crossings 11th Annual Beast Feast at Crossings OKC on July 26 from 5:00-8:30 PM! You’ll enjoy a sportsman’s feast, hunting and fishing expo, fellowship, prizes, and a special message from guest speaker Brad Clay from Final Descent Outdoors. Purchase tickets or apply to become a vendor today at https://crossings.church/event/beast-feast/.

Cookies & Cocktails

August 8th, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local restaurants, in partnership with Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma, will create a one-of-a-kind sweet or savory specialty snack using our famous Girl Scout Cookies. Guests will sip cocktails, sample treats from local restaurants, and compete for opportunity drawings and door prizes. Local “celebrities” will judge each entry and guests will submit their votes for the best “snack” of the night. Proceeds will benefit the Girl Award program, which supports local troops and individual girls as they discover needs in their communities, connect with teams to share their vision and "Take Action" to make their corner of the world a better place. You must be over 21 to attend. Early Bird Tickets: $45 Day-Of Tickets: $55

80's Benefit Concert

August 9th, 2019 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
NEWS RELEASE 80’z ENUF to Headline Benefit Concert to Raise Money for Asthma Education in Oklahoma Oklahoma City, OK – The Brendon McLarty Memorial Foundation is hosting a benefit concert, featuring local band 80’z ENUF, on August 9, 2019 to raise funds for asthma awareness in the state of Oklahoma. Sixteen-year-old Brendon tragically died in 2012 following an asthma attack the last day of his sophomore year. Brendon was diagnosed with asthma from an early age, but it had never limited his activity until that day. Asthma is a lung disease currently affecting 7 million children and 16 million adults in America. There is no cure for asthma, but it can be managed with proper prevention and treatment. The concert, sponsored by Collision Works, will be held at Tower Theatre located at 425 Northwest 23rd Street in Oklahoma City on August 9, 2019. Doors open at 7 p.m., music from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. There will be a cash bar available for those 21 years of age or older. There will be fabulous auction/raffle items available. Tickets cost $25.00 and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/80s-benefit-concert-tickets-61060870708 The vision of the Brendon McLarty Memorial Foundation is to educate and emphasize the importance of asthma awareness.  There is no cure for asthma, but it can be managed with proper prevention and treatment. Patients, family members, and caregivers can be taught to recognize the early signs and symptoms of an asthma attack. They can also be taught what to do during an asthma attack, and how to recognize and avoid environmental triggers. Many fatal asthma attacks can be prevented by early recognition and treatment. For more information please visit www.brendonmclartyfoundation.org

World’s Best BootCamp and Real Effort Training Grand Opening

August 10th, 2019 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
World’s Best BootCamp and Real Effort Training is celebrating their grand opening with a lei’d back block party.

Renaissance Ball Late Night

September 6th, 2019 9:30 PM - September 7th, 2019 - 12:00 PM
Immediately following dinner at the Renaissance Ball is the Late Night after party. Enjoy cocktails, good vibes, light bites, beautiful decor, and an opportunity to show off your dance moves. Immediately following dinner at the 44th Annual Renaissance Ball Friday, September 6, 2019 Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club 9:30 pm to Midnight Cocktail Attire Event Chairs: Jacquelyn LaMar and Tim Berney Featuring music by Souled Out $75 – Moderns Members | $100 – General Public | Reservations are limited Tickets are not refundable. Not a Moderns Member, but want to enjoy all the perks? Learn more here. All Renaissance Ball attendees are invited to attend Late Night.

Men's Coffee Hour

October 19th, 2019 9:30 AM - December 31st, 1969 - 6:00 PM
Come and enjoy a great cup of joe at the informal meeting time providing an opportunity to connect with other men in your village! • VillagesOKC is a member-driven, volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization serving the greater Oklahoma City Metro area, from Guthrie to Norman and Choctaw to El Reno. Members connect to develop the resources needed to age comfortably in the home of their choosing. Wherever two or more members have an interest or question, VillagesOKC organizes connections around those interests, focus groups, and support teams. We find purpose helping others and thus helping ourselves. Like any good neighbor, we offer occasional volunteer support for each other for the bumps in life!

Juice Joint Murder Mystery Dinner 2019

October 26th, 2019 7:00 PM - December 31st, 1969 - 6:00 PM
An evening of Murder, Mayhem & the Mob. Directly Benefiting Our Black & Minority Filmmakers With the passing of prohibition and organized crime on the rise, The Juice Joint, a swanky speakeasy run by Rosie Marie, has been nothing but jumping. To celebrate its success, Rosie is planning a party to remember at the exclusive nightspot... and you are invited! However, one of the names on the guest