When it comes to spending quality family time with teens and tweens, it can be more challenging to find fun activities that older kids will love. Thankfully, Oklahoma City has plenty of activities and events to keep them entertained. We’ve hand-picked the best events to keep your older kids having fun all month long. Oklahoma City has something special for everyone!
Here are our top 5 picks for things to do with teens & tweens this month:
Family Skate Night at SkateGalaxyOKC (5800 NW 36th St). Admission includes skate rental and family packages include pizza and drinks for up to five family members. $6-$29. 6-8 p.m.
Classic films return to the big screen at Harkins Theatre (150 E Reno Ave) during their Tuesday Night Classics. Families can watch favorites like The Gremlins and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990). $5. 7 p.m.
Through Jan. 10
Shared Lives, Distant Places: Recent Acquisitions in Photography at Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features contemporary photographers who employ different photography styles—documentary, photojournalism, and street photography—to capture the global human experience, offering alternative ways of seeing and understanding the people, places, and events that shape the world in which we live. Adults, $12; kids (17 & under), free. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
Drop-In Drawing at The Cowboy (1700 NE 63rd St). Explore your creative side, practice different techniques and be inspired by the artwork in the galleries and gardens. Borrow drawing materials from the visitor services sesk (while supplies last) or bring your own. 2-3 p.m.
FREE Virtual Book Club with Science Museum Oklahoma (online) features a discussion about the book and an opportunity to hear from experts who explore the elements that could take the plot from science fiction to science fact. In January, the Virtual Book Club is discussing H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine. Explore the theories about the nature of our physical universe. 6 p.m.