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:
Weekends through September
Surf OKC at RIVERSPORTS Adventures (800 Riversport Dr) features bodyboarding, where participants surf the wave lying on the board, and flowboarding, where participants surf on their knees or standing. For ages 8 & up. $19.99 & up.
OKC Martin Luther King Coalition “We Can’t Wait” Block Party in Oklahoma City (23rd & MLK Blvd) features music, food trucks and more. Free to attend. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Drop-In Drawing at the National Cowboy Museum (1700 NE 63rd St). Practice different techniques and skills and be inspired by the artwork on display. Drawing materials can be borrowed from the Visitor Services Desk in the lobby, while supplies last. Free with admission. 2-3 p.m.
FREE A Trivia Night of Villains with Southern Oaks Library (online) features fun, dark side of trivia. Prove your knowledge of popular evil doers. Preregister. 6:30-8 p.m.
Smithsonian Channel World War II Film Screening at Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr) celebrates the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Free with museum admission. 1-3 p.m.