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PANDAS: When Mental Health Conditions Aren't What They Seem

At age 5, Leah Hubler and her older brother developed a cold over Christmas break. Her brother got better. Leah didn’t.

Taking a Stand: making mental health a priority in the community & at home

Sherrill Scott will never forget an emotional conversation with an Edmond mom whose 15-year-old son had committed suicide.

Fighting Back: helping kids with mental health conditions thrive

Isolated. Overwhelmed. Confused. Parents of children with mental health conditions shoulder heavy emotions, maybe no more so than at the beginning of a child’s journey into treatment and recovery.
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Fiber Facts

Adequate fiber intake has been associated with a decrease in risk for heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

CTE & Youth Football: What OKC Parents Should Know

Locally, the Edmond YMCA reported a decrease in kids registered to play tackle football, mirroring the national trend of 14 percent lower participation since the sport’s peak in 2009.

PANDAS: When Mental Health Conditions Aren't What They Seem

At age 5, Leah Hubler and her older brother developed a cold over Christmas break. Her brother got better. Leah didn’t.

Have You Missed Packing Those School Lunches?

Sending a lunch with your child to school or daycare can be an inexpensive, nutritious alternative to purchasing a lunch and is a great way to teach your child the importance of a healthy meal.

Water, Water, Everywhere

Did you know that water makes up 60 percent of an adult's body and an even higher percentage of a child's body?

Taking a Stand: making mental health a priority in the community & at home

Sherrill Scott will never forget an emotional conversation with an Edmond mom whose 15-year-old son had committed suicide.
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Fitness Events in OKC

  • Drop-in Yoga at OKCMOA

    2016.09.29

    Join yoga instructors for a reflective practice in the Museum’s galleries. No advance registration is required, and all skill levels are...

  • Family Skate Night at Skate Galaxy

    2016.11.10

    Admission includes basic skate rental. Family Night Package $29 Includes: Admission, Skate Rental, Pizza, & Drinks for up to 5 family...

  • Color Mustang 5K

    2017.09.23

    Features a 5K, one-mile fun run or walk and a pre-race dance party with a color war. Preregister.

  • OKC St. Jude Walk/Run

    2017.09.23

    Features patient family speakers, a scenic 5K, family friendly activities and live entertainment. To register, make a donation or volunteer,...

  • FREE The Bella Foundation's Annual Dog Walk, Peace, Love & Pups

    2017.09.23

    The annual Dog Walk In The Park begins with a pet walk and continues with vendor booths, pet adoptions, food trucks, live music, a kids corner, dog...

  • Annual Down Syndrome Festival & 5K

    2017.09.23

    Features a 5k and an Awareness Walk as well as games, inflatables, a petting zoo, music and more. The 5K will begin at 8 a.m. and the...

  • Monarch Madness 5k & Fun Run

    2017.09.23

    Features a 5K & one-mile fun run benefiting local monarch butterfly conservation. The officially timed course simulates the 4,000k migration...

  • Oklahoma Bicycle Society’s Donut Ride

    2016.04.30

    Features a 14 - 25 mile ride starting at Will Rogers Park Tennis parking lot and rides to Browns Bakery or Kamps 1910. Riders can return on the...

  • Edmond Dog Pack Color Run

    2017.09.23

    Features a color run organized by the Stucos of Balto, DWDW and Swine as part of Common Thread to raise funds for Edmond Schools.

  • FREE Walk with Compassion Oklahoma City

    2017.09.23

    Participants will journey through a true story of hope and redemption, learning about the real-life obstacles children in poverty face everyday....

  • Drop-in Yoga at OKCMOA

    2016.09.29

    Join yoga instructors for a reflective practice in the Museum’s galleries. No advance registration is required, and all skill levels are...

  • FREE Learn To Skate Lesson

    2016.11.05

    Features a FREE roller skating lesson. No sign up required. Skate rentals start at $2. Sizes available from trainer skates for the smaller...

  • FREE Big Wheel Nationals

    2017.09.23

    Kids ages 4 to 8 years old can test their pedal speeds and race on a sponsored Big Wheel. Spectators and racers can also enjoy inflatables,...

  • FREE Open Streets Moore

    2017.09.24

    This community event opens streets to people providing a space to walk, bike, skate, dance, play, and socialize with neighbors. Attendees can play...

  • Family Skate Night at Skate Galaxy

    2016.11.10

    Admission includes basic skate rental. Family Night Package $29 Includes: Admission, Skate Rental, Pizza, & Drinks for up to 5 family...

  • MAMOK Save Your Skin 5K and Fun Run

    2017.09.30

    Features a 5K and 1-mile fun run benefiting Miles Against Melanoma OK. The 1 Mile Fun Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 9:00...

  • OK Kids Korral 5k and A Mile in Their Boots Walk

    2017.09.30

    The OK Kids Korral 5k, USATF sanctioned and timed by DG, will start/finish in Chatenay Square. Awards to the top three male and female participants...

  • Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

    2017.09.30

    Features a walk benefiting The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North American.  

  • Robert E Brady Memorial 5k Run

    2017.09.30

    Features 5k and a one-mile night run as well as free popcorn, face painting and a bouncy house. Activities, sign-in and registration begin...

  • Bike MS

    2017.09.30

    Features a two-day, up to 159-mile journey through central Oklahoma, starting in Norman and ending in Stillwater with a festive finish....


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