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Special Needs & Free Events in OKC

April 2019

Features a fun-filled family event with interactive activities and pavilions, including themes like art, technology, science, sports, music, fashion, nutrition, fitness and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
29th Street between S. Western and Shartel
741 SW 29th Street
Oklahoma City , OK  73109
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Sponsor: SW 29th Street District
Telephone: 513-2184
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Features food trucks, an Easter egg hunt, inflatables and more. All ages welcome. Bring blankets or lawn chairs.  The event is located in the field to the northwest of the church, just...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Edmond First United Methodist Church field
305 E. Hurd
Edmond, OK  73013
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Sponsor: Edmond First United Methodist Church
Telephone: 341-0107
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City roads will close to motorized traffic to encourage active transportation such as biking, walking and more. Grab a bike or lace up the walking shoes or skates and meet local business owners....

Cost: FREE

Where:
River Oaks Drive
Norman, OK  73072
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Sponsor: Cleveland County Health Department and Caring 4 Tomorrow
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Features an Easter egg hunt for kids ages 2 - 12 and a bible school with games, crafts and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
St. Matthew United Methodist Church
300 N Air Depot Blvd
Midwest City, OK  73110
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Sponsor: St. Matthew United Methodist
Telephone: 405-732-6831
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Features a community Easter egg hunt for families with toddlers up to kids in 5th grade.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kiwanis Park
1101 South Midwest Boulevard
Midwest City, OK  73110
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Sponsor: Wickline United Methodist Church
Telephone: 732-0356
Contact Name: Carol Bates
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Features inflatables, games and a helicopter egg drop (weather permitting). For toddlers through 5th grade. Bring a basket for hunting.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Church of the Servant
14343 N MacArthur Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK  73142
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Sponsor: Children's Ministries
Telephone: 721-4141
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Saviour is a pop-classical oratorio which takes its audience from creation through resurrection. Its unique and powerful music will showcase the Voices of Crossings choir and orchestra as well as...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Crossings Community Church - OKC Campus
14600 North Portland Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73134
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Sponsor: Crossings Community Church
Telephone: 302-1258
Contact Name: Lori Bunyar
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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 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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Celebrate Earth Day and learn about the plants that grow in Oklahoma. Make magic seed bombs to grow in your garden. All ages welcome.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Choctaw Library
2525 Muzzy St
Choctaw, OK
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Telephone: 390-8418
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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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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 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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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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Features story time and llama themed crafts and activities. Pajamas are encouraged. For kids ages 12 & under.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Belle Isle Library
5501 N Villa Ave
Bethany, OK
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Telephone: 843-9601
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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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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 themed sensory activity stations for children ages 2 - 6.

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 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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Features David Grann, the New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon. This lecture is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served and a book signing...

Cost: FREE

Where:
OCCC Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater
7777 S May Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73159
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Sponsor: Oklahoma City Community College
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Features a spring party of Jurassic proportions, complete with spring crafts, face painting, an egg hunt and more. In addition to the activities, museum exhibits will be available for viewing.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sam Noble Museum
2401 Chautauqua Ave
Norman, OK
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Telephone: 325-4712
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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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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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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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Analyze footprints and fingerprints, examine evidence, and compile clues to find out who’s responsible for the body in the library. For ages 9 & up.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Choctaw Library
2525 Muzzy St
Choctaw, OK
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Telephone: 390-8418
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Larry Daniels from the Oklahoma Herpetological Society will bring live snakes and offer useful information on keeping them as pets as well as provide instruction on recognizing venomous and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Warr Acres Library
5901 NW 63rd St
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 721-2616
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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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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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Feaures a Blood Donor Drive at Saint Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church & the Oklahoma Blood Institute.  Free tee-shirts as supplies last. All donors entered to win a...

Cost: Free to attend.

Where:
St Augustine
14700 N May Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73134
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Sponsor: St Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal
Telephone: 278-3100
Contact Name: Bill Kenney
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Features an Easter egg hunt, prizes, refreshments and community tours. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Stone Creek of Edmond
17701 N Western Ave
Edmond, OK
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Telephone: 330-5020
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Features pictures with the Easter Bunny, inflatables, family activities and age-divided hunts for ages 8 & under. Activities, 5:30 p.m.; Hunt, 6:30 p.m. The hunt goes quick, be prepare!...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Andrew's Park
201 N Daws St
Norman, OK
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Telephone: 366-5472
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Features an immersive live music experience at the historic Skirvin Hotel in Downtown Oklahoma City. The Park Avenue Grill is transformed into a swinging jazz club with top talent, a full menu,...

Cost: Free to attend.

Where:
Park Avenue Grill @ The Skirvin Hotel
1 Park Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: OkSessions
Telephone: 694-8843
Contact Name: Christian Pearson
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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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Features juried artists, a food court, artist demonstrations, children’s activity area and live entertainment. Saturday,  10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cost: Entry is FREE

Where:
Downtown Stillwater
Stillwater, OK


Telephone: 747-8070
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Features an Easter egg hunt, food trucks, inflatables, live bunnies, costumed characters, photo booth, pictures with the Easter and giveaways.  Egg hunting areas will be divided by age as...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Yukon High School
1777 SYukon Parkway
Yukon, OK  73099
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Sponsor: Discovery Church
Telephone: 354-2436
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Features an age-divided egg hunt for kids 12 & under with 15,000 candy-filled eggs, an Easter Bonnet contest, pictures with the Easter bunny, inflatables and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Choctaw Creek Park
2001 N Harper Rd
Choctaw, OK
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Sponsor: City of Choctaw
Telephone: 281-6854
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Features an Easter egg hunt spread out over many acres of the historic site. The hunt begins with Pawnee Bill (portrayed by Kevin Webb) firing his pistol. Thousands of eggs will be hidden,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum
1141 Pawnee Bill Rd
Pawnee, OK
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Sponsor: Pawnee Lions Club
Telephone: 918-762-2513
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Features Easter egg hunts, inflatables, and face painting.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The CUBE at Council Road
7903 NW 30th St
Bethany , OK
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Features an egg hunt and Easter carnival with a cupcake walk, face painting, balloon artists, petting zoo, pony rides, two moon bounces and lunch.. All ages welcome.

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
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Features informational programming and activities promoting the conservation and restoration of the Monarch butterfly habitat.  Hear from local experts and participate in a variety of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Prairie Wind Nursery
929 Goodman Lane
Norman, OK
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Telephone: 579-8846
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Features an Easter egg hunt and a variety of holiday-themed activities including games, stomp dance and cultural demonstrations and family-friendly films. The hunts are separated by age groups...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Chickasaw Cultural Center
867 Cooper Memorial Rd
Sulphur, OK  73086
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Telephone: 580-622-7130
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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 an Easter egg hunt designed especially for children with special needs. Attendees can also enjoy hot dogs. Preregister.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Overholser Elementary
7900 NW 36th St
Bethany, OK  73008
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Sponsor: Kings & Queens Special Needs Ministry
Telephone: 789-9033
Contact Name: Kayla Gannon
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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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Features an Easter 'pawty' and adoption event with photos with the Easter bunny, pet adoptions, food, prizes, giveaways and more. 

Cost: Free to attend.

Where:
Yukon
9909 Quarter Horse Trail
Yukon, OK  73099
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Sponsor: 4 Corners Home
Telephone: 595-8134
Contact Name: Kari Fieszel

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Features an Easter egg hunt, free food, games and pictures with the Easter Bunny Egg hunt begins at 12:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Life United Methodist Church
1105 NW 27th Street
Moore, OK  73160
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Telephone: 794-8393
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Features live music provided by Max's Klassic Kountry Jamboree, candy science experiments, a chuck wagon, petting zoo and candy run.  The candy run whistle will blow at 1 p.m. sharp!...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Onomatopoeia Art Ranch
1511 S Cedar
Bristow, OK
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Telephone: 405-510-2801
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Features FREE food, games and prizes.

Cost: FREE

Where:
God of No Limits Family Ministries
7200 S Walker
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 605-8657
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Features a glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt, music, inflatables, cotton candy, popcorn and more. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Crossroads Church
8901 S Shields Blvd
Oklahoma City , OK
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Telephone: 634-1495
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Features an Easter egg hunt for kids 12 & under with separate start times for each age category as well as music, games, treats and more. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hope Connection Church
8309 S Santa Fe
Oklahoma City, OK  73139
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Sponsor: Hope Connection Church
Telephone: 632-3296
Contact Name: Jennifer Helms
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This camp will engage kids in the science inquiry and engineering design processes using fun, hands-on activities with Ruff Ruffman and his friends. Preregister. For ages 12 & under.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Warr Acres Library
5901 NW 63rd St
Warr Acres, OK
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Sponsor: OETA Ready to Learn
Telephone: 721-2616
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Make some eggscellent, springtime treats that anybunny can make. Preregister. For kids ages 5 - 12.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Almonte Library
2914 SW 59th St
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 606-3575
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Features an Easter egg hunt for kids up to 5th grade.  Following the hunt, attendees can enjoy dessert.  Rain or shine.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Crown Heights Christian Church
4020 North Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73118
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Sponsor: Emma Krueger
Telephone: 528-5568
Contact Name: Emma Krueger
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Features Easter egg hunts with over 35,000 eggs, bubbles, face painting, food trucks, crafts and more. There will be separate egg hunts for all age groups.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mitch Park
1501 W Covell Rd
Edmond, OK
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Sponsor: First Baptist Church of Edmond
Telephone: 341-0253
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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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Features juried artists, a food court, artist demonstrations, children’s activity area and live entertainment. Saturday,  10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cost: Entry is FREE

Where:
Downtown Stillwater
Stillwater, OK


Telephone: 747-8070
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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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