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Spring is such an exciting time in Oklahoma City. Here are 50 opportunities to have family fun under $5 this season.

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FREE Events in OKC

April 2019

Features an Easter celebration with worship services at 8:30 and 10:50 a.m. and an Easter Egg Hunt at 10:15 a.m. All ages welcome.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Nichols Hills United Methodist Church
1212 Bedford Dr
Nichols Hills, OK
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Telephone: 842-1486
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Features an Easter egg hunt for kids of all ages with eggs filled with candy and prizes, refreshments and a worship experience. Hunt; 4 p.m.; Worship, 5 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Winners Church
16000 N. Western Ave
Edmond, OK  73013
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Sponsor: Winners Church
Telephone: 822-5911
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Features FREE pictures with the Easter bunny, crafts, giveaways and an Easter egg hunt. See website for full schedule of events.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shops
200 Bass Pro Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 218-5200
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Children will listen to stories, songs and rhymes, and then, afterwards, participate in a craft activity related to the story that was told for the day. Parents, grandparents, or caregivers are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mustang Public Library
1201 N. Mustang Rd.
Mustang, OK  73064
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Telephone: 376-2226
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Features an introductory demonstration of Swing Dance by 3Sixty Entertainment Powerhouse and a practice dance session. Preregister. Participants must sign a waiver for the class, and anyone...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Southwest OKC Library
2201 SW 134th St
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 979-2200
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Features a performance by the Norman Children's Chorus Chamber Choir. Hear songs about spring, animals, tongue twisters and nursery rhymes. All ages welcome.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Norman West Library
300 Norman Center Ct
Norman, OK
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Telephone: 701-2644
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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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Held in the Wheeler District, formerly Downtown OKC Airpark, this criterium occurs every Tuesday night from late spring through summer. Cheer on some of Oklahoma’s top riders as they race...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wheeler District
1701 S Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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Every year Festival of the Arts attracts up to 750,000 people over six days with FREE admission, art from over 200 artists, food, entertainment and more. The International Food Row features...

Cost: FREE admission

Where:
Bicentennial Park
500 Couch Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Sponsor: Arts Council Oklahoma City
Telephone: 270-4848
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Classes are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. Saturdays, 8 a.m.; Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m. Check in at the south entrance to the Crystal Bridge to find out...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Myriad Gardens
301 W Reno Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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Sponsor: Fowler Toyota, Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center
Telephone: 445-7080
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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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Features a nature-themed story time, interactive song and small craft. Best suited for ages 2-5. Walkups welcome.

Cost: FREE

Where:
lobby of the Crystal Bridge
301 W Reno
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 445-7080
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Features a meal and small groups for age 2 to high school. Enter the north doors of the church. 

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
10600 N Council Road
Oklahoma City, OK  73162
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Sponsor: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Telephone: 721-0590
Contact Name: Risa Powell
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Visitors can get an up-close look at many of the unique features and items such as the Oklahoma-shaped pool, chairs in the formal dining room stitched by former senators’ wives and, in the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oklahoma Governor's Mansion
820 NE 23rd St.
Oklahoma City, OK  73105
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Sponsor: Friends of the Mansion
Telephone: 528-2020
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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:
Norman North High School
1800 Stubbeman Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 361-9667
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Every year Festival of the Arts attracts up to 750,000 people over six days with FREE admission, art from over 200 artists, food, entertainment and more. The International Food Row features...

Cost: FREE admission

Where:
Bicentennial Park
500 Couch Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Sponsor: Arts Council Oklahoma City
Telephone: 270-4848
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Features an activity time for kids ages 2 to 7 with a nature-themed story time. Preregister.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martin Park Nature Center
5000 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 297-1429
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Can you find the Infinity Gauntlet before it’s too late? Discover clues, solve puzzles, and open the lock to help the Avengers defeat Thanos once and for all. For ages 12 & up.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Midwest City Library
8143 E Reno Ave
Midwest City, OK
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Telephone: 732-4828
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Features a craft time to create a variety of projects using duct tape. Supplies provided. Preregister. For kids 9 & up.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Warr Acres Library
5901 NW 63rd St
Warr Acres, OK
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Telephone: 721-2616
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Features a family friendly evening of ping pong. All experience levels welcome. Staff will be on hand offering tutorials of how to play. Best suited for ages 6 & up. Kids 6 & under...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Station at Central Park
700 S Broadway
Moore, OK
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Telephone: 793-5090
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Every year Festival of the Arts attracts up to 750,000 people over six days with FREE admission, art from over 200 artists, food, entertainment and more. The International Food Row features...

Cost: FREE admission

Where:
Bicentennial Park
500 Couch Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Sponsor: Arts Council Oklahoma City
Telephone: 270-4848
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Norman Music Festival is a free, three day independent music festival in downtown Norman featuring more than 300 performers providing free arts, culture and entertainment. Entertainment on...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Norman
Main St and Jones Ave
Norman, OK
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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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The Red Fern Festival is inspired by the renowned novel, "Where the Red Fern Grows," set in Tahlequah. Focused on old fashion fun, the festival features hound dog field trails,...

Cost: FREE admission

Where:
Various locations Downtown
Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK
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Every year Festival of the Arts attracts up to 750,000 people over six days with FREE admission, art from over 200 artists, food, entertainment and more. The International Food Row features...

Cost: FREE admission

Where:
Bicentennial Park
500 Couch Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Sponsor: Arts Council Oklahoma City
Telephone: 270-4848
Website »

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Norman Music Festival is a free, three day independent music festival in downtown Norman featuring more than 300 performers providing free arts, culture and entertainment. Entertainment on...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Norman
Main St and Jones Ave
Norman, OK
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The steamroller festival provides a glimpse into Artspace’s print studio and brings the community together through printmaking, family activities and live music. The annual festival features...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Artspace at Untitled & Deep Deuce
1 NE 3rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Telephone: 815-9995
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The YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City is holding a free community event to inspire parents and kids to stay physically and intellectually active all summer long. Activities include games, healthy...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Various locations
Oklahoma City, OK


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Features a fun story time with Miss Julie every Saturday.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Full Circle Books
1900 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 842-2900
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Features an activity time for kids ages 2 to 7 with a nature-themed story time. Preregister.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martin Park Nature Center
5000 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 297-1429
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Features a themed story time and related activity.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes and Noble Bookstore
540 Ed Noble Parkway
Norman, OK  73072
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Sponsor: Barnes and Noble Booksellers
Telephone: 579-8800
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FREE Crafts for kids ages 3+ every Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lakeshore Learning. No reservations necessary. Click here for the weekly project lineup.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lakeshore Learning
6300 N. May Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK  73112
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Telephone: 858-8778
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Sharpen your chess playing skills with the members of the community group. All ages welcome.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Moore Library
225 S Howard
Moore, OK
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Contact Name: Mr. Ishmael Kissinger

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Features a a scavenger hunt to learn about music. Each participant will learn about musical notes and song composition through exploration and problem solving. The game is designed for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Will Rogers Park
3400 N Portland
Oklahoma City, OK
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Every year Festival of the Arts attracts up to 750,000 people over six days with FREE admission, art from over 200 artists, food, entertainment and more. The International Food Row features...

Cost: FREE admission

Where:
Bicentennial Park
500 Couch Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Sponsor: Arts Council Oklahoma City
Telephone: 270-4848
Website »

More information

Norman Music Festival is a free, three day independent music festival in downtown Norman featuring more than 300 performers providing free arts, culture and entertainment. Entertainment on...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Norman
Main St and Jones Ave
Norman, OK
View map »


Website »

More information

The Red Fern Festival is inspired by the renowned novel, "Where the Red Fern Grows," set in Tahlequah. Focused on old fashion fun, the festival features hound dog field trails,...

Cost: FREE admission

Where:
Various locations Downtown
Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK
View map »


Website »

More information

Classes are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. Saturdays, 8 a.m.; Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m. Check in at the south entrance to the Crystal Bridge to find out...

Cost: FREE

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


Sponsor: Fowler Toyota, Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center
Telephone: 445-7080
Website »

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