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Education Guide

Oklahoma City has lots of education options and this guide helps navigate local private schools, charter schools and even online education options.

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Educational Events in OKC

January 2019

Features a tour of the a special exhibition tour of Off the Wall: One Hundred Years of Sculpture to hear insights into the unconventional sculpture collection. Preregister. Space is limited.

Cost: Members, $15; nonmembers, $25

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 236-3100
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Features a viewing of Black Panther, a commemorative unity march at the Stillwater Public Library and a community commemoration featuring an educational festival, community choir performance,...

Cost: FREE

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Various locations
Stillwater, OK


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Features a prayer time, presentation of colors, live entertainment, appearances by local religious and political leaders and a keynote speaker, Senator-elect Dr. George E. Young, Sr.

Cost: $20

Where:
Nick Harroz Community Center
200 N Midwest Blvd
Midwest City, OK
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Telephone: 739-1293
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Features a parade, silent march, bell ringing, job fair and more. The Celebration's signature event, the parade begins at 2 p.m. and proceeds down on Walker Ave. The traditional Silent...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Various locations
Oklahoma City, OK


Sponsor: Oklahoma City Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Coalition
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Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a morning of music, crafts, readings and a soul food tasting. Help unite OKC by placing a string on our “woven together” art...

Cost: Free to attend; Peave Dove craft, $2 suggested donation

Where:
Myriad Gardens
301 W Reno Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 445-7080
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Honor a legend and celebrate freedom with the community. The parade is organized by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Society of Tulsa.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Detroit & John Hope Franklin Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: 918-492-9495
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Features a special performance to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with guest speakers, including George Henderson, a prominent local advocate for ethnic diversity and interracial...

Cost: $9 in advance, $10 at the door

Where:
Sharp Hall, Catlett Music Center
500 W Boyd St
Norman, OK
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Sponsor: Norman Philharmonic and OU Combined Choirs
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NAMI Family-to-Family is a FREE, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. It is a designated evidence-based...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Crossings Community Church Gym
14600 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 408-0886
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Features a viewing of Black Panther, a commemorative unity march at the Stillwater Public Library and a community commemoration featuring an educational festival, community choir performance,...

Cost: FREE

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Various locations
Stillwater, OK


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Features a 30-minute program geared for 3 & 4 year olds with stories, finger-plays, music and movement. Caregivers must be present and younger children are welcome.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Piedmont Public Library
1129 Stout St NW
Piedmont, OK
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Telephone: 373-9018
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Features stories, songs, rhymes, crafts, and lots of fun. For kids ages 18 mos - 3 yrs, 10:40 a.m. For kids ages 3 - 5; 11:30 a.m.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mabel C Fry Public Library
1200 Lakeshore Drive
Yukon, OK
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Telephone: 354-8232
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Young artists are invited to experience art through books and related art projects. The adventures include a story and hands-on art project built around a weekly theme. For children ages 3-5 with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm Ave
Norman, OK
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Telephone: 325-3272
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Features a story and corresponding hands-on science activity in various locations throughout the museum. Look for signs in the lobby for each month's location. Best suited for kids ages 6...

Cost: FREE with general admission

Where:
Science Museum Oklahoma
2020 Remington Pl
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 602-6664
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Learn more about the Classical Conversations program for homeschooling families with kids in grades K4 - high school. Preregister.

Cost: FREE

Where:
La Baguette
2100 West Main Street
Norman, OK  73069
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Sponsor: Lori Watson
Contact Name: Debbie Ekpenyong
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Features come-&-go, hands-on science activities for kids ages 6 & under. No need to register.

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Science Museum Oklahoma
2020 Remington Place
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 602-6664
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Mother Goose Story time is a wonderful way for your infant to develop their language and social skills and a great social event for new moms or dads. Sit with your baby and let baby experience...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mustang Public Library
1201 N. Mustang Rd.
Mustang, OK  73064
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Telephone: 376-2226
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Learn about fitness and nutrition from presenters Becky Varner, with Buy for Less, and Cathy Patterson, exercise physiologist with INTEGRIS Heatlh. Preregister.

Cost: FREE

Where:
YMCA Lincoln Park Senior Center
4712 N Martin Luther King
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 951-2277

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Learn more about educational opportunities in Oklahoma. Attendees can take part in breakout sessions and a legislative forum as well as hear from a keynote speaker.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 360-1200
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Features a weight loss program that focuses on lifestyle changes that foster better health. This eight-week class meets once a week for one hour. The program is open to the public and is free of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
INTEGRIS Community Wellness
5100 N Brookline Ste 100
Oklahoma CIty, OK
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Telephone: 951-2277

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Features a variety of activities such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and sensitivity to others. For ages birth to 3.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Piedmont Public Library
1129 Stout St NW
Piedmont, OK
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Telephone: 373-9018
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Features a tour of two state parks to see eagles and loons in nature. Begin the tour by watching eagles from the refuge's webcam before taking off on the 25-person tour bus. Stops will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge & Tenkiller State Park
Vian, OK


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Features a story and corresponding hands-on science activity in various locations throughout the museum. Look for signs in the lobby for each month's location. Best suited for kids ages 6...

Cost: FREE with general admission

Where:
Science Museum Oklahoma
2020 Remington Pl
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 602-6664
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Features a half-hour, all-ages story time.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Commonplace Books
1325 N Walker Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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A staff member or published author will read to children and offer an activity to accompany the story.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Edmond's Best of Books
1313 E Danforth
Edmond, OK
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Telephone: 405-340-9202
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Features hands-on activities to learn to "read" the features of a human skull to determine: age, sex, physical trauma and/or illness. Activities include: 90-minute Forensics...

Cost: $20

Where:
Skeletons: Museum of Osteology
10301 S Sunnylane Rd
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 814-0006
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Features hands-on activities to learn to "read" the features of a human skull to determine: age, sex, physical trauma and/or illness. Activities include: 90-minute Forensics...

Cost: $25

Where:
Skeletons: Museum of Osteology
10301 S Sunnylane Rd
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 814-0006
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