5 Things to Do With Teens in OKC This Month




photo courtesy of Skeletons: Museum of Osteology

When it comes to spending quality family time with teens and tweens, it can be more challenging to find fun activities that older kids will love. Thankfully, Oklahoma City has plenty of activities and events to keep them entertained. We've hand-picked the best events to keep your older kids having fun all month long. Oklahoma City has something special for everyone!

Here are our top 5 picks for things to do with teens & tweens this month:

Jan. 1

FREE First Day Hike at Lake Thunderbird State Park (13101 Alameda Dr, Norman) features a moderate two-mile hike. Afterward, there will be complimentary hot chocolate, coffee and healthy snacks. 11 a.m.

Jan. 4 - 6

Eagle Watch at Arcadia Lake (9000 E 2nd St, Edmond). See majestic eagles in their natural habitat. Begin at the Arcadia Lake Park office for information about where the eagles can be spotted and check out the raptor wingspan display, videos and more. $3 per vehicle. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Jan. 26

Norman Chocolate Festival at Norman North High School Commons (1809 Stubbeman Ave, Norman) features samples of delectable treats by partnering restaurants and businesses.

Junior Forensics at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane Rd) hands-on activities to learn to "read" the features of a human skull to determine: age, sex, physical trauma and/or illness. All Forensic activities involve replica human skulls cast from real trauma cases. Personal discretion is advised. $20. 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Jan. 28

FREE Escape Room at the Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St). Kids ages 12 & up can use clues and solve puzzles to see if they can escape before the time runs out. 6 - 7 p.m.

Looking for even more family fun events? Check out our list of the top 10 FREE events happening this month or our list of best places to have fun with teens & tweens.

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