April 2017 Around Town

LIFE’s Musical Monday Concert Series

Presented by LIFE Senior Services, Musical Mondays, a concert series designed especially for Tulsa-area seniors, is returning for its 16th season with five Monday evening concerts set for April through August. The Concert’s begin at 7 p.m. and will be held at Cascia Hall’s Performing Arts Center. Season tickets for all five shows are $40, or $10 for individual concerts. April 17-Booker Gillespie; Contemporary & Jazz, May 22-Harold Sanditen; Cabaret, June 26-Kelli McLoud-Schingen; Standards & Jazz, July 24-Talk of Tulsa Show Chorus; A cappella, August 21-Retrospect; Big Band. For questions or tickets, visit LIFE Senior Services at 5950 E. 31st Street, call (918) 664-9000 ext. 245, or go online at LifeSeniorServices.org.

Commission Honors Linda Capps and Willa Johnson with Kate Barnard Awards

The Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women (OCSW) honored Linda Capps, vice chairman of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and Willa Johnson, Oklahoma County Commissioner for District One, with the 2017 Kate Barnard Awards which were established in 1998 to honor outstanding women in public service whose leadership has benefited Oklahoma women and families.

F&M Bank Market President David Braly assisted in presenting the awards to the 2017 honorees.

In 1907, Kate Barnard, a native of Oklahoma, became the first woman to win a statewide elected office in the United States. Photo L-R: OCSW Executive Director Kitti Asberry, Chair Maria Trapp-Braly, Johnson, event sponsor F&M Bank Market President David Braly, Aaron Capps, who accepted the award for his mother, Melissa Capps and Vice Chair Gloria Torres. OK.gov


The Farm Shopping Center at 51st & Sheridan is excited about the return of The Farm’s Market. The market will open on Saturday, April 1st and continue every Saturday from 8–11:30 am until mid-October. The Farm is conveniently located in the heart of Tulsa and has lots of available parking. It’s a beautiful place to bring the family, listen to music, watch cooking demos and stroll through the tree-lined center while you shop for fresh local fruits and veggies, eggs, honey, baked goods, jams, wine, non-GMO beef, pork and chicken, salsa, natural soaps, dog treats and more. With local artisans on hand as well, there’s something for everyone. And remember when you shop The Farm … you “Shop small and you shop local!” FarmShoppingCenter.com

Celebrate the Art of Healing Cancer Survivor Symposium

Celebrating the Art of Healing is an annual day of hope, inspiration and education for cancer patients and survivors, along with the families, friends and medical professionals who care for them. The 2017 event will be Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Tulsa.

Celebrating the Art of Healing, now in its 13th year, is a community collaboration to promote healthy behaviors and activities that enrich the quality of life for those who face the challenges of cancer.
The symposium is free and open to the public, but space is limited. To register or for more information, please contact CTCA at 918-286-5690 or email community@ctca-hope,com.