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Check here each week to discover a new FUN activity available when you attend the AHNA annual conference 

June 2 to 7, 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma




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2 Weeks to the Conference

Local Dining: Daily's Grill

Topeca Coffee

Daily's Grill

Daily’s Grill is inside of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tulsa, OK. They offer breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts. They offer private dinner parties, social hour and dinner specials. They also offer catering and have a bar available. They have specials on their breakfast, lunch and dinner and they have a wide range of food items. Please feel free to check out the website below for any information needed.

MondayPlease check back for hours of operation, currently closed to Hotel renovations.

Address: 100 East 2 St. Tulsa, OK 74103   

Phone(918) 295-7748

Website: www.dailygrill.com

3 Weeks to the Conference

Local Dining: Topeca Coffee

Topeca Coffee

Topeca Coffee

Topeca is not just a coffee spot, it is a coffee campus. Topeca takes pride in the service and products they provide. They hand pick their own seeds that they grow in El Salvador and they even roast with the finest cherries that Tulsa has ever tasted. Topeca offers classes to take if you are interested in just how they pride their product. Take a trip to Topeca and see just how they have mastered coffee roasting. They are located in The Hyatt Regency Hotel and don’t forget to pick up some treats while you are there.

Monday through Friday 6:30AM to 12AM
Saturday 8AM to 12AMSunday: 8AM to 1PM

Address: 507 South Boston Ave. Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103

Phone(918) 592-9090

Website: www.topecacoffee.com

4 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: Decopolis



Don’t forget to make sure you pick up a souvenir or two while here in Tulsa.You can find some of the amazing items Tulsa has to offer.Purchase items from books, postcards, T-shirts, mugs, and even stop and have a taste of ice cream and/or an exotic tea from Captain Fitzgerald’s Adventurous Oasis located inside.Let your imagination go wild where Science and Magic Meet in the Discovitorium and purchase a book or even a souvenir at the Decopolis Souvenir Outpost.

Monday through Tuesday 10AM to 6PM
Wednesday through Saturday 10AM to 9PM

Address: 502 South Boston Ave. Tulsa, OK 74103

Phone(918) 382-7388

Website: www.decopolisstudios.com

5 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: IHLOFF Salon & Day Spa

Ilhoff Salon

IHLOFF Salon & Day Spa

IHLOFF is an Aveda Lifestyle Salon and has all the services you need and want. They offer perms, blowouts, even scalp treatments, as well as cuts and color. If relaxation is what you are seeking then please stop by for a facial, or even a mani/Pedi. Whatever you are in the mood for IHLOFF has the services you need. IHLOFF has Advanced Master Designer’s in their salon and they even cut men’s hair as well.

Hours: Monday through Friday 11 AM to 7 PM

Address: 100 East 2 St. Tulsa, OK 74103

Phone(918) 587-2566

Website: www.ihloffspa.com

6 Weeks to the Conference

Local Dining: The Tropical Restaurant & Bar

The Tropical

The Tropical Restaurant & Bar

If this is your first time at Tropical Restaurant and Bar, please be sure to ask your server to help explain the menu.This is a place to go if you are vegetarian or just seeking healthy food.The TR&B pride themselves on making all of their ingredients pop with flavor. Many of their dishes can be customized to suit your palate. They keep a constant flowing inventory to keep everything as fresh as possible, and they apologize if something is out of stock. As you pull up, you may see some of their kitchen staff in the surrounding gardens. They utilize ingredients from our gardens whenever possible. Be sure to walk around outside after your meal during the spring & summer seasons. Voted Tulsa’s Top Ten best new restaurant in 2011 by the Tulsa World, Voted Tulsa’s Best Vegetarian Restaurant by Urban Tulsa and listed for Best Business Meal Spot by Urban Spoon in 2013.

Hours: Monday Closed (Except on New Year’s Eve)
Tuesday through Thursday 11AM to 3PM and 5PM to 10PM
Friday through Saturday 11AM to 3PM and 5PM to 11PM
Sunday 11AM to 3PM and 5PM to 10PM

Address: 8125 E. 49th St. Tulsa, OK 74145 

Phone(918) 895-6433

Website: www.tropicaltulsa.com

7 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: The Cave House - Linda Collier

The Cave House

The Cave House

This amazing attraction is called the Cave House and is located 7 minutes away from the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tulsa, OK. Linda Collier is a resident of Oklahoma and she had driven by this original home for several years before she decided to purchase it. Although her husband hates it, on Saturday and Sunday, you can stop by and say hello to Linda and her daughter Kate, as they are there working or just hanging out.Older residents of the area may remember a woman whom they called "Rag Lady," whose real name isn't readily known, but who used to be seen walking every day, wearing heavy Coats and layers of rags, even in the summer.Because of her the house is said to be haunted and may have ghosts says a team of investigators so be sure to check it out if you aren’t scared!

Hours: Please call (918) 378-1952 to set up a tour - $10 Admission

Address: 1623 West Charles Page Blvd. Tulsa, OK 74127

Phone(918) 378-7952

Website: cavehousetulsa.com/

8 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: Tulsa Zoo

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Tulsa Zoo

If you are in Tulsa and you are in the mood to see some furry animals as well as some not so furry animals, then this zoo is where you want to be.The Tulsa Zoo is an 85-acre non-profit zoo located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. The Tulsa Zoo is owned by the City of Tulsa, but since 2010 has been privately managed by Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc. The zoo is located in Mohawk Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the United States.There you will see wide range of animals from penguins and different breeds of alligators to lions, seals, and elephants.

Hours: Monday through Sunday 9AM to 5PM

Address: 6421 E 36th St. N, Tulsa, OK 74115

Phone(918) 669-6600

Website: www.tulsazoo.org

9 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame


Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

If you are in the mood for some jazz knowledge or maybe you just want to site see and take a tour. Whichever you choose, the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a non-profit organization that honors jazz, blues and gospel musicians in the state of Oklahoma. Housed in the former Tulsa Union Depot, which it now calls the Jazz Depot, the Hall of Fame is a music venue that hosts regular jazz performances.They even have open jazz sessions on Tuesday nights and you may even stop in and see a musician playing one of your favorite jazz songs.

Hours: Monday through Friday 9AM-5PM

Address: 5 South Boston Ave. Tulsa, OK 74103 

Phone(918) 928-JAZZ (5299)

Website: www.okjazz.org

10 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park


John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park

Reconciliation Park is the long-awaited result of the 2001 Oklahoma Commission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. It memorializes the Tulsa Race Riot, called the worst civic disturbance in American history. The Park also tells the story of African Americans’ role in building Oklahoma and thus begins the long-delayed rendering of the full account of Oklahoma’s history. The vision is to transform the bitterness and mistrust caused by years of racial division, even violence, into a hopeful future of reconciliation and cooperation for Tulsa and the nation.

Hours: Monday through Sunday 8AM-8PM

Address: 290 N. Elgin Ave. Tulsa, OK  74120 


Website: www.jhfcenter.org

11 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: Woodland Hills Mall


Woodland Hills Mall

Do you love to shop, or maybe you just like to walk around and window shop, or just maybe you love to search for original items? No matter which reason you choose, Woodland Hills Mall is ranked #9 in Tulsa things to do.This mall is one of Oklahoma’s largest shopping malls with stores we all know and love such as Macy’s, Dillard’s, J.C. Penny as well as over 160 variety of stores to choose from.

Hours: Monday through Saturday 10AM-9PM
Sunday 12PM to 7PM

Address: 7021 South Memorial Drive, Tulsa, OK 74133 

Phone(918) 252-7511

Website: www.simon.com/mall/woodland-hills-mall

12 Weeks to the Conference

Local Dining: Naples Flatbread Kitchen & Bar

Flatbread Tulsa

Naples Flatbread Kitchen & Bar

Whether you are seeking food on the go or you have time to stop in and grab a slice, Naples Flatbread Kitchen and Bar has what your taste buds need.Slightly Italian, lightly Asian, but definitely All American. A hot spot for Downtown Tulsa lunch or dinner, and perfect for pre or post-event drinks and dining. Tulsa art and a fireplace add to the interior atmosphere, with table and booth seating for a business lunch, date night dinner, or larger groups. They have an open patio and exterior with the view of the BOK Center, which is directly across Denver Avenue.

Hours: Monday through Saturday 11Am to 10PM
Sunday 11Am to 9PM

Address: 201 South Denver Ave. Tulsa, OK 74103 

Phone(918) 879-1990

Website: http://www.naplesflatbread.com/

13 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: OK Aquarium

OK Aquarium

OK Aquarium

If you happen to find yourself and maybe a group of you find yourselves in need of some leisure time, take a drive down to the Oklahoma Aquarium.Maybe you decided to stay in Tulsa and work is done for you so you want to take a moment to site see.Don’t forget to check this place out as it has exhibits as well as you can feed the stingray among other amazing things to do.

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10AM to 6PM
Tuesday 10AM to 9PM

Address: 300 Aquarium Drive Jenks, Oklahoma 74037 

Phone(918) 296-3474

Website: www.okaquarium.org

14 Weeks to the Conference

Local Dining: The Tavern

The Tavern

The Tavern

The Tavern is known as Tulsa’s neighborhood pub.This amazing cuisine was inspired by their very own Chef Ben Alexander.They have an online ordering service available, as well as indoor dining rooms. And they even have Doordash available.You also have the option to dine in the kitchen at the Chefs Table.Be sure to check out the information below to have an enjoyable time at The Tavern today!

Hours: Monday through Thursday 11AM to 11PM
Friday through Saturday 11AM to 2AM

Address: 201 North Main Tulsa, OK 74103 

Phone(918) 949-9801

Website: taverntulsa.com

15 Weeks to the Conference

Local Dining: El Guapo's Cantina

El Guapos

El Guapo's Cantina

El Guapo’s Cantina is a popular Mexican dining area and they offer a garden patio to dine out on, as well as a variety of entrees, drinks and appetizers.You can order online, have it brought to you from Doordash right to your hotel.Soups, salads, brunch and combos are just several of the items available here at El Guapo’s Cantina.It’s only 3 mins away in a car and if the weather permits, then take an 8 to 10-minute stroll on down and site see on your way.

Hours: Monday through Thursday 11AM to 10 PM
Friday through Saturday 11AM to 11PM
Sunday 11AM to 9PM

Address: 332 East 1st St. Tulsa, OK 74120 

Phone(918) 382-7482

Website: https://elguaposcantina.com/

16 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: Route 66 Historical Village


Route 66 Historical Village

The Route 66 Historical Village is a great group activity outing.Route 66 is an air museum located 8 minutes away from the Hyatt Regency Hotel.It features a restored Frisco 4500 Steam Engine, passenger car, caboose and oil derrick, with the oil derrick standing 194 feet high.You can even gain knowledge on Tulsa’s oil refining and transportation industries. Route 66 does not offer a website, but feel free to search them on Facebook!

Hours: Monday through Sunday 8 AM to 8 PM

Address: 3770 Southwest Blvd. Tulsa OK 74107 

Phone(918) 609-0405

Website: Not Available

17 Weeks to the Conference

Local Dining: Yokozuna



Yokozuna is an Asian restaurant and sushi bar.You can dine in and enjoy their entrees, sushi, soup and salads, including sushi salad.Ramen bowls are also available as well as rice, fish tacos, curry and grilled salmon to name a few menu items.Yokozuna has an immaculate menu with prices and offers included online.Walking distance from the Hyatt Regency to Yokozuna is only 5 minutes!

Hours: Monday through Thursday 11AM to 10PM
Friday through Saturday 11AM to 12AM
Sunday 11AM to 10PM

Address: 309 East 2nd St. Tulsa, OK 74120 

Phone(918) 508-7676

Website: yokozunasushi.com

18 Weeks to the Conference

Local Dining: Sisserou's Caribbean Restaurant

Sisserous Tulsa


Sisserou's Caribbean Restaurant

Sisserou’s Caribbean Restaurant is located right in The Tulsa Arts District. Sisserou’s Restaurant concept is inspired by the colorful cuisine of the island of Dominica, the Nature Isle of the Caribbean. Although inspired by a specific smaller known island, their menu includes a broader spectrum stylized on authentic Caribbean cuisine with a touch of European and American influences.Go on in and join them for lunch or dinner!

Hours: Monday through Thursday 11AM to 10PM
Friday through Saturday 11AM to 11PM
Sunday Closed

Address: 107 North Boulder Ave C Tulsa, OK 74103

Phone(918) 576-6800

Website: www.sisserousrestaurant.com

19 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: Philbrook Museum of Art


Philbrook Museum of Art

The Philbrook Museum of Art has a wide variety of art events and items to look at.They offer exhibitions, collectors’ items, 3 or more garden cats and even an edible teaching garden. Some of the produce grown here in this garden is provided to the Kitchen 27, which is a popular restaurant Philbrook restaurant.They have a gift shop and you can even dine in and have some delicious lunch, brunch, or dinner.Please check the website for pricing.

Hours: Monday through Tuesday Closed
Wednesday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

Address: 2727 Rockford Road, Tulsa, OK 74114

Phone(918) 749-7941

Website: https://philbrook.org/

20 Weeks to the Conference

Local Attraction: Tulsa Drillers Baseball

Tulsa Drillers

 Tulsa Drillers Baseball Games

Are you a Tulsa Driller fan or maybe you just enjoy baseball period? Either way if you’re in Tulsa you don’t want to miss out on a Drillers Baseball game. The Tulsa Drillers will head into the 2019 season with the same manager that led the team to its first Texas League Championship in 20 years Scott Hennessey. The Drillers are going to open the 2019 season in April on their amazing ONEOK field where they make the magic happen for Tulsa and all their Driller fans. 

Hours: Check the website below for the game schedule for June 2019

Address: 201 North Elgin Ave. Tulsa, OK 74120

Phone: (918) 744-5901

Website: www.milb.com/tulsa

21 Weeks to the Conference

Local Dining: New Atlas Grill

New Atlas Grill Tulsa


New Atlas Grill

The New Atlas Grill is a restaurant located in downtown Tulsa and offers diners a comfortable menu and a casual atmosphere.They offer daily specials, as well as an open menu with a variety of items varying from beef stew, fried catfish, turkey breast and meatloaf.Stop by to see what their daily special is or even the soup of the day!

Hours: Monday Through Friday Breakfast 7AM to 9:30AM
Monday through Friday Lunch 11AM to 2PM
Saturday to Sunday Brunch only 9AM to 2PM

Address: 416 South Boston (located in the Courtyard by Marriott) Tulsa, OK 74103

Phone(918) 583-3111

Website: http://newatlasgrill.com/

22 Weeks to the Conference

 Local Attraction: The Safehouse Escape Rooms

Safehouse Tulsa

The Safehouse Escape Rooms

The Safehouse is an interactive and exciting live-action escape game.You and handful of others depending on the room chosen, will have the opportunity to escape a room.Just like in the games where you have to use your brain and think really logically to allow your group to escape.Don’t get stuck as you will be in there forever and the timer will just keep ticking! Team building, stronger family relationships, as well as a fun, yet intense time.

Hours: Monday through Friday 4PM to 10PM 
Saturday through Sunday 12PM to 10PM

Address:  4835 South Fulton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74135

Phone: (918) 728-3088

Website: https://thesafehousetulsa.com/


Walking Distance Restaurants

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