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2014 Vacation Bible School Guide

Looking for a Vacation Bible School for your child this summer? Find different VBS programs from around the Oklahoma City metro here!

Farmers Markets in the Metro Area

Find a fresh bounty of produce at a Farmers Market near you! Most markets feature locally-grown produce and plants, arts and crafts, organic items, baked goods, meat and more.

2014 Outdoor Summer Fun Guide

Summer evenings were made for outdoor fun! This is your guide to finding summer concerts, movies in the park and "dive-in" movies to enjoy all across the OKC metro.





2014 Ultimate Birthday Party Giveaway

We're giving away 16 awesome birthday party packages in our Ultimate Birthday Party Giveaway! Our July issue is all about birthday parties and we want to help you celebrate in style. The deadline to enter is Thursday, July 31, 10pm.

Read more about the giveaway.

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5 "Bone"-afide Reasons to visit the Museum of Osteology

There is truly no other museum like it in the Oklahoma City area—or anywhere else in America for that matter. Focusing on the form and function of the skeletal system, this museum offers an up close look at skulls and skeletons from all corners of the world. Here are five reasons to explore this unique museum and give your kids a new appreciation of the natural world.
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MetroFamily is hiring!

Currently looking for two members to serve on our editorial team: a full-time managing editor and a part-time digital specialist. The successful candidates will have related backgrounds with the necessary expertise to continue building the momentum of an established, award-winning local magazine brand, MetroFamily.

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7 steps to get your family’s photos and videos under control

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Exploring Galveston on a Budget

Think a beach vacation isn’t in your budget? Think again. Limited funds or not-you can still squeeze in a great Galveston vacation on a tight budget thanks to the long list of cheap or free attractions and the hidden savings in lodging around town.


Make Your Own Flying Contraptions

Make Your Own Flying Contraptions

If you’re looking for a fun and educational way to spend the afternoon, check out this cool book and try making your own flying contraptions. Here's how...


Stephanie's Kitchen

Healthy Family Recipes for Picky Kids
Light Summer Pasta and Balsamic Marinaded Chicken

Light Summer Pasta and Balsamic Marinaded Chicken

I love this recipe because I love pasta but in the summer I'm not really in the mood for a heavy pasta sauce. This easy and light tomato sauce is a nice alternative and, when it is pared with balsamic marinaded chicken, it has a bruschetta quality to it that makes me happy.