This 2019 limited edition ornament celebrates Tulsa's fabulous, new Gathering Place!
The back piece shows wetlands and Peggy's Pond. At left are the elegant wood, glass and stone Williams Lodge and cafe and the old majestic Reading Tree. The large Blue Herons with silver slides, the castle tower and skywalk show just some of the iconic features of the 5 acre Adventure Playground. At right a bridge path leads to ONEOK Boathouse, restaurant and activity center.
The front piece shows a boy and girl exploring while adults and children run up to play, create and learn. A skateboarder represents the BMX and skate park areas. With free admission, this park gathers all in an interactive, innovative and inclusive dreamscape.
Each ornament from Whaling Graphics has been designed by local artist and retired art teacher, Bobbie Whaling. With a unique design each year, every ornament is made of solid brass with a 24K gold wash, and are three dimensional. 100% of the profits go to the Community Food Bank of Eastern OK, Neighbor for Neighbor, and Catholic Charities.