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School Supplies Events in the OKC Metro

Want to lend a hand to students in need this school year? Need help getting your school supplies? These events in the OKC metro area can help!

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Educational Events in OKC

July 2018

Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp  features fun games for kids, and activities and workshops where families can learn the skills they need to enjoy great outdoor adventures together. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shop
200 Bass Pro Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 218-5217
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Stop by the Children’s Garden for fun activities that explore and celebrate the plant world. Make-it Mondays:  Each Monday children can “make and take” something home...

Cost: $2 suggested donation per child

Where:
Myriad Botanical Gardens' Children's Garden
301 W Reno
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 445-5162
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Features stories, songs, rhymes, crafts, and lots of fun for kids ages 3 to kindergarten.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mabel C Fry Public Library
1200 Lakeshore Drive
Yukon, OK
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Telephone: 354-8232
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See some of the finest Western art in the country during a docent-facilitated Museum tour. View ethnographic material from Native Americans and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd St
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 478-2250
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Features a variety of activities for kids to enjoy. Call to reserve your spot.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Best of Books
1313 E Danforth Rd
Edmond, OK  73034
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Telephone: 340-9202
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Features a fun, high energy magic show with mind reading, stunts, stories and levitation. Best suited for ages 12 & under. See website for times & locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Various locations
OKC Metro, OK


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Features songs, games and interactive fun to learn about gardens. Each week features a new theme with corresponding activities and learning opportunities. Preregister. For ages 2 - 5.

Cost: Members, $3; nonmembers, $4

Where:
Myriad Gardens
301 W Reno Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 445-7080
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Stop by the Children’s Garden for fun activities that explore and celebrate the plant world. Make-it Mondays:  Each Monday children can “make and take” something home...

Cost: $2 suggested donation per child

Where:
Myriad Botanical Gardens' Children's Garden
301 W Reno
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 445-5162
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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 a story and corresponding hands-on science activity in various locations throughout the museum. July 10: "Ada Twist, Scientist" July 17:  "The Year of the...

Cost: FREE with general admission

Where:
Science Museum Oklahoma
2100 NE 52nd St
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 602-6664
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See some of the finest Western art in the country during a docent-facilitated Museum tour. View ethnographic material from Native Americans and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd St
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 478-2250
Website »

More information

Features a variety of activities for kids to enjoy. Call to reserve your spot.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Best of Books
1313 E Danforth Rd
Edmond, OK  73034
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Telephone: 340-9202
Website »

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Features a fun, high energy magic show with mind reading, stunts, stories and levitation. Best suited for ages 12 & under. See website for times & locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Various locations
OKC Metro, OK


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Stop by the Children’s Garden for fun activities that explore and celebrate the plant world. Make-it Mondays:  Each Monday children can “make and take” something home...

Cost: $2 suggested donation per child

Where:
Myriad Botanical Gardens' Children's Garden
301 W Reno
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 445-5162
Website »

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Features come-&-go, hands-on science activities for kids ages 6 & under. No need to register. July & August themes are: July 4: Bird Feeders July 11:  Experimenting with...

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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The sale features books on a variety of topics including genealogy, Oklahoma history, US and military history, education, biographies, and more as well as vinyl lps, prints of historic photos and...

Where:
The Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 522-5225
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Each Wednesday in June and July, the History Center hosts Okietales, a one-of-a-kind reading and storytelling time where kids can hear and see history. Dive into history with books and stories and...

Cost: $2

Where:
The Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr
Oklahoma City, OK  73105
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Telephone: 522-3602
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Features a living history presentation by Preston Ware and Patricia Jones and Mallory Covington will share information about Civil War-related materials. Preregister.

Cost: $10

Where:
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 522-5225
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See some of the finest Western art in the country during a docent-facilitated Museum tour. View ethnographic material from Native Americans and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd St
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 478-2250
Website »

More information

Features a variety of activities for kids to enjoy. Call to reserve your spot.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Best of Books
1313 E Danforth Rd
Edmond, OK  73034
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Telephone: 340-9202
Website »

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Discover how circuits and electricity works with hands-on experiments. Best suited for ages 6 - 12. Preregister.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The MAC
2733 Marilyn Williams Dr.
Edmond, OK
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Telephone: 359-4630
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Features a fun, high energy magic show with mind reading, stunts, stories and levitation. Best suited for ages 12 & under. See website for times & locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Various locations
OKC Metro, OK


Website »

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Stop by the Children’s Garden for fun activities that explore and celebrate the plant world. Make-it Mondays:  Each Monday children can “make and take” something home...

Cost: $2 suggested donation per child

Where:
Myriad Botanical Gardens' Children's Garden
301 W Reno
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 445-5162
Website »

More information

The sale features books on a variety of topics including genealogy, Oklahoma history, US and military history, education, biographies, and more as well as vinyl lps, prints of historic photos and...

Where:
The Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 522-5225
Website »

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Features story time, a movie, crafts and as well as special themed activities. The Summer Thursdays Celebration on May 31 will showcase new museum amenities: NEW Makerspace – A...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oklahoma Hall of Fame
1400 Classen Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 523-3230
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Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp  features fun games for kids, and activities and workshops where families can learn the skills they need to enjoy great outdoor adventures together. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shop
200 Bass Pro Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 218-5217
Website »

More information

See some of the finest Western art in the country during a docent-facilitated Museum tour. View ethnographic material from Native Americans and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd St
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 478-2250
Website »

More information

Features a variety of activities for kids to enjoy. Call to reserve your spot.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Best of Books
1313 E Danforth Rd
Edmond, OK  73034
View map »


Telephone: 340-9202
Website »

More information

Features a fun, high energy magic show with mind reading, stunts, stories and levitation. Best suited for ages 12 & under. See website for times & locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Various locations
OKC Metro, OK


Website »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 373-9018
Website »

More information

Stop by the Children’s Garden for fun activities that explore and celebrate the plant world. Make-it Mondays:  Each Monday children can “make and take” something home...

Cost: $2 suggested donation per child

Where:
Myriad Botanical Gardens' Children's Garden
301 W Reno
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 445-5162
Website »

More information

Features a tour designed for adults with babies (0-24 months) in tow. Bring your stroller or baby carrier and join fellow art-lovers on a one hour docent-led tour of museum exhibitions. Crying...

Cost: Members, $5; nonmembers, $12

Where:
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73118
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Telephone: 278-8213
Website »

More information

The sale features books on a variety of topics including genealogy, Oklahoma history, US and military history, education, biographies, and more as well as vinyl lps, prints of historic photos and...

Where:
The Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 522-5225
Website »

More information

See some of the finest Western art in the country during a docent-facilitated Museum tour. View ethnographic material from Native Americans and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd St
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 478-2250
Website »

More information

Features a variety of activities for kids to enjoy. Call to reserve your spot.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Best of Books
1313 E Danforth Rd
Edmond, OK  73034
View map »


Telephone: 340-9202
Website »

More information

Features a fun and informative look at historic and contemporary landmarks along the Oklahoma River. See and learn about the past, present and future of the Oklahoma River while you relax and enjoy...

Cost: Adults, $20; seniors & kids (12 & under), $15

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 702-7755
Website »

More information

Features a fun, high energy magic show with mind reading, stunts, stories and levitation. Best suited for ages 12 & under. See website for times & locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Various locations
OKC Metro, OK


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Young anglers can get “Hooked on Fishing” with the Oklahoma City Parks & Recreation Department’s FREE summer fishing classes for youth. Classes run on select Saturdays in May,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Various locations
Oklahoma City, OK


Sponsor: H.B. Parsons Fish Hatchery
Telephone: 297-1426
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The bash celebrates the return of school with FREE school uniform gift cards (while supplies last), field day activities and a community resource fair. Children and parent/guardian must be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Urban League
3900 N Martin Luther King Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 424-5243
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The sale features books on a variety of topics including genealogy, Oklahoma history, US and military history, education, biographies, and more as well as vinyl lps, prints of historic photos and...

Where:
The Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 522-5225
Website »

More information

Features a tour designed for adults with babies (0-24 months) in tow. Bring your stroller or baby carrier and join fellow art-lovers on a one hour docent-led tour of museum exhibitions. Crying...

Cost: Members, $5; nonmembers, $12

Where:
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73118
View map »


Telephone: 278-8213
Website »

More information

Features a half-hour, all-ages story time.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Commonplace Books
1325 N Walker Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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From seed sowing to harvest and everything in between, learn how a garden grows with hands-on, take-home activities, garden tours, talks, and more.

Cost: Free with admisson

Where:
Science Museum Oklahoma
2020 Remington Pl
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 602-6664
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Features author Kimberly Anderson. She will be signing copies of her new book, Be Kind.

Cost: Free

Where:
Best of Books
1313 E Danforth Rd
Edmond, OK  73034
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Telephone: 340-9202
Website »

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Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp  features fun games for kids, and activities and workshops where families can learn the skills they need to enjoy great outdoor adventures together. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shop
200 Bass Pro Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 218-5217
Website »

More information

Learn about sun prints, also known as cyanotypes. This simple process was one of the earliest forms of photography without using a camera. Use the conservatory as inspiration to create our own...

Cost: Members, $10; nonmembers, $11

Where:
Myriad Gardens
301 W Reno Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 445-7080
Website »

More information

Features a fun and informative look at historic and contemporary landmarks along the Oklahoma River. See and learn about the past, present and future of the Oklahoma River while you relax and enjoy...

Cost: Adults, $20; seniors & kids (12 & under), $15

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 702-7755
Website »

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