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Top Family Events in the Oklahoma City Metro
April 17-20, 2014

MetroFamily's Weekend Picks is your go-to source for weekend family fun. Whether you live in OKC, Edmond, Moore, Norman or nearby, we'll help you find the best weekend activities for your family. Be sure to fill out the form at the end of the page to receive Weekend Picks by email every Thursday! 

Our Top 10 Weekend Picks

This weeks Facebook Fan Pick

Beauty & the Beast presented by OKC Ballet at the Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker, OKC) features a ballet inspired by the original 1740 Barbot de Villeneuve story with music performed by the OKC Philharmonic. $25 & up. April 18-19. Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 2pm & 8pm. 848-8637,[Visit MetroFamily's booth in the lobby prior to the Saturday matinee and 8pm performance for a fun craft activity!]

  • FREE ‘89er Celebration in Guthrie features music, food, baseball games, a car and motorcycle show, a carnival, parade, 5K run, rodeo, dance and more. Thursday-Saturday, see website for schedule. 282-2589,
  • FREE Premiere on Film Row “Superheroes” includes bounce houses, superhero masks and capes, the Howard Brady Band, outdoor movie showing of The Incredibles and more. Friday, 6-9pm. 235-3500,
  • Easter Celebration at the Orr Family Farm (14400 S Western, OKC) includes pictures with the Easter Bunny, egg hunts for children ages 11 & under & more. $10.50/person. Saturday, 10am-6pm. Hunts at 11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm. 799-3276,
  • Hippety Hop at the OKC Zoo (2000 Remington, OKC) features a critter tale, animal enrichment and a make-n-take activity with LEGO bricks for ages 5-12. Preregister. $15/child member, $18/child nonmember. Parents FREE with child registration. Saturday, 10-11:30am. 425-0218,
  • FREE Spring Diaper Bazaar/WAHM Marketplace at Green Bambino (5120 N Shartel). Buy, sell or trade used diapers, diapering accessories & baby carriers. Handmade items by local moms also available for purchase. Saturday, 10:30am-12:30pm. 848-2330,
  • FREE Hop-Around-the-Curve Eggstravaganza at the Classen Curve features an Easter egg hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, music from Spaghetti Eddie, balloon art, face painting and more. Easter Bunny photos require minimum donation of $5 to the United Way. Saturday, 10:30am; Spaghetti Eddie, 11:15-12:15. 10:30am-1:30pm. 418-8881,
  • Egg Hunt at Quail Springs United Methodist Church 14617 N. Penn) includes a butterfly release and crafts. Saturday, 2pm. 755-3258,
  • HOPabaloo at the OKC Zoo (2000 Remington, OKC) features brunch and activities including Tiny Tot Egg Scrambles for children ages 2-5. Call for brunch reservations. Brunch is $17 for adults, $12 for children 3-11 & seniors 65 & older, children ages 2 & under FREE (includes Zoo admission). HOPabaloo activities are FREE with Zoo admission. Sunday, 10:30am & noon. 1-3pm. 424-3344,
  • Easter Sunday Brunch at the Park House Restaurant at the Myriad Gardens features a buffet with a seasonal specialties & traditional brunch items. Preregister. $39.95 adults, $13.95 children 12 & under, children ages 3 & under FREE. Sunday, 11am-3pm. 232-PARK,

Find dozens of great family events in our searchable online calendar & more Easter-themd events in our 2014 Easter Fun Guide

6 Events Not to Miss Next Week:

  • William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday Celebration at Reduxion Theatre (914 N Broadway, OKC) includes live family entertainment, birthday cake, wine & juice tastings & more. $10 adults, $7 children. Wednesday, April 23, 6-8pm.
  • FREE Festival of the Arts at the Myriad Gardens features a celebration of the visual arts, performing arts and culinary arts including vendors, children’s activities, shopping and more. FREE admission, extra fees apply for some children’s activities. April 22-27. Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-9pm; Sunday, 11am-6pm. 270-4848,
  • FREE Norman Music Festival 7 in downtown Norman features live music on several stages as well as food, children’s area, crafts & more. See website for schedule. Thursday-Saturday, April 24-27.
  • Iron Thistle Scottish Festival at the Kirkpatrick Family Farm (1001 S Garth Brooks, Yukon). Medieval times come to life with clans dressed in authentic attire, live Celtic music, Celtic dancing, mass pipe and drum bands. Features a genealogy tent, traditional Scottish food, children’s play area & Medieval games. $5, children 9 & under FREE. April 26-27. Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm. 354-8442,
  • Party for the Planet at the OKC Zoo (2000 Remington, OKC) is a family-friendly Earth Day celebration including live entertainment, Keeper Connections & “I Spy Safari” for children ages 11 & under. FREE with zoo admission. Sunday, April 27, 11am-3pm. 425-0262,
  • OKC Philharmonic Discovery Series—Fiesta! at the Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker, OKC) features a one-hour family concert designed for ages 4-12 with music of celebration from around the world. Enjoy children’s activities in the lobby 1 hour prior to the show, including the instrument playground. $9/person general admission. Sunday, April 27, Activities, 1pm; Concert, 2pm. 842-5387,


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