Things to do with kids in OKC - MetroFamily Magazine
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If you are looking for things to do with your kids, you are in the right place! MetroFamily scours the OKC metro so you can find all of the best events for families all in one place. Find fun ways to spend time with the whole family, including can’t-miss events happening in Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman, Moore, Yukon and beyond on our searchable calendar.

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  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021

  • Classes are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. The class has now moved indoors to the lower level of the Crystal Bridge Conservatory. As a result, space is limited and advanced registration is required. Masks are also required. All attendees must social distance, and bring their own mats in order to participate. Tuesdays, 6 p.m. & Saturday, 9 a.m.  

    Where

    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Features a story and corresponding hands-on science activity in various locations throughout the museum. Look for signs in the lobby for each month's location. Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. & Saturday, 2 p.m.  

    Where

    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Pl,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Choose any day during the month of April, gather a team and head to a nearby park or green space to collect litter. OKC Beautiful will provide trash bags and gloves for the cleanup. Preregister your team.

    Where

    Various locations View map

    OKC metro, OK
  • Features art shows, live music, educational videos, nationally-prominent environmental speakers and more. All ages are invited to learn more about how to reduce, reuse and recycle during the Tulsa Earth Day Celebration festivities.

    Where

    Online View map

    OK, US
  • Cozy up in your favorite "me-time" spot and join us on Friday, March 26 for the first MetroFamily Insider event from the comfort of your own home. This virtual event will feature a life coach, an enneagram coach and a yoga and meditation expert for a one-hour virtual workshop that moms can watch on-demand. Sign up today and tune in to this program at a time that works best for you!…

    Where

    Online View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a creative way to connect with the Zoo’s animal family and caretakers. Participants can register for in-person painting events held every weekend in April at the Zoo. Paint the Wild In-Person Events These engaging events invite participants to paint different animals in picturesque areas of the Zoo and conclude with a caretaker chat. With painting instruction led by Pinot's Palette of Norman, guests select one date per weekend to…

    Where

    Online View map

    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features screenings of Academy Award nominated short films including live action, documentaries and animation. Museum Films’ lineup of 2021 Oscar-nominated features includes Lee Isaac Chung’s bittersweet and beautifully crafted Oklahoma-made family drama “Minari,” nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Another returning audience favorite, Best Animated Feature frontrunner “Wolfwalkers” tells the story of a magical friendship between two girls in 17th-century Ireland. See website for a…

    Where

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a casual ride suitable for beginners, young riders and anyone who wants to join a group at a pace of 8-10 mph for about 11 miles with a stop for refreshments at a local donut shop.

    Where

    Will Roger Park View map
    NW 36th & Portland,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The annual 89er Days Celebration commemorates the Land Run of 1889 and the birth of Guthrie. The celebration features a parade, carnival and a host of other community events. See website for a complete schedule of events.

    Where

    Dowtown View map

    Guthrie, OK
  • Students across Oklahoma honor their Native languages through written, spoken and visual arts. Hundreds of pre-kindergarten through 12th grade Native American language students participate in judged written and oral performance categories that celebrate the use of native languages in traditional and modern ways. Due to COVID-19, the fair was held in a digital format. All entries were submitted digitally and will be hosted on a special, dedicated YouTube channel through…

    Where

    Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (youtube) View map
    2401 Chautauqua Ave,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Features a weekly morning story time with occasional special guests. For ages 10 & under. Space is limited so guests can maintain social distancing.

    Where

    Full Circle Bookstore View map
    1900 NW Expressway,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features non-competitive bowling for the differently-abled, family & friends in a safe and fun environment. Ramps and bumpers are available.

    Where

    AMF Windsor Lanes View map
    4600 NW 23rd St,
    Oklahoma City,
  • The museum is celebrating their newest exhibition "Moving Vision" by offering a late-night museum experience for all to enjoy. Every Friday, enjoy the diverse galleries until 8 p.m. Make it a family affair by taking advantage of free children's admission for kids 17 and under.

    Where

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Features a MadPotter Open House, Council Grove Historically Local Tour at Castle Falls and a Marking Tree Open House. MadPotter Studio with Matt Murray hosts a monthly open house 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 4602 Northwest 10th which is open to all ages (children need parental supervision), must be 14+ to experience pottery wheel and includes light appetizers at moon. There is no charge for the open house and…

    Where

    WesTen District View map
    Northwest 10th Street Corridor,
    Oklahoma City, 73127, OK, US
  • Features a FREE roller skating lesson. No sign up required. Skate rentals start at $2. Sizes available from trainer skates for the smaller family members and large sizes for the bigger ones. All ages welcome.

    Where

    Skate Galaxy OKC View map
    5800 NW 36th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73122, OK, US
  • Features virtual content including new performances, artists, workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, never-before-seen archival footage and an original series, The Superfluous Fifth String: Enda Scahill Talks the Irish Tenor Banjo. New programs will premiere every Saturday at noon, central time and may be accessed by visiting americanbanjomuseum.com.

    Where

    Online View map

    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features a screening of the Smithsonian film. The National Park Service has been active for over a century preserving and protecting over 400 units across America, from the wild and natural to the man-made and historic. Take a tour through iconic Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon and discover smaller, hidden treasures throughout the country and explore the agency’s evolution over the last century. Through rarely seen footage and stunning aerial…

    Where

    Oklahoma History Center View map
    800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr,
    Oklahoma City, 73105, OK, US
  • Hands-on activities and demonstrations will give visitors a glimpse of everyday life on the ranch during Will Rogers’s childhood. April's activities will explore candy from the 1920s. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory will be on-site for chocolate-making demonstrations and samples. In May, families can take a step back in time to explore the Victorian era of Will's life! Come out and enjoy a demonstration of a high-wheel bicycle with Bob Allen…

    Where

    Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch View map
    9501 E 380 Rd,
    Oologah, OK, US
  • The woods are full of many different calls and sounds, but how do you know who's making what sound? Learn how to identify many common sounds you'll hear in the woods of Oklahoma and how to make a few of them before a guided hike to use what you learned to identify some wild sounds. Preregister.

    Where

    Martin Park Nature Center View map
    5000 W Memorial Rd,
    Oklahoma City, 73142, OK, US
  • Features two pop-up performances in the park. The Tortoise and the Hare, 2 p.m. Adapted by Elin B'Haird It's time for the 25th Annual Spring Sprint and 4-time champion Harriet Hare (aka Hotfoot) is the odds-on favorite. Also running this year will be Pecky, a tuff Chick who's pretty quick. All the way from France is Rufina, a Parisian Pooch and last is Steady Eddie, a Tortoise and all-around good guy.  Join the Fox…

    Where

    Will Rogers Gardens View map
    NW 36th and Grand Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Enjoy outdoor activities including fishing, mountain biking, hiking and more. Set up and borrowed tents included. This is part of an ongoing Outdoor Adventure Series.

    Where

    Arcadia Lake Edmond Park View map
    7100 E 2nd St,
    Edmond, OK, US
  • Features a Footloose-themed dance with a dance-off contest, refreshments and more. Preregister, space is limited.

    Where

    Rustic Roots View map
    105340 Greer Rd,
    Lamont, 74643, OK, US
  • Hans Christian Andersen's story of The Little Mermaid has ignited the imagination of the young and young-at-heart for generations. In this ballet choreographed by Artistic Director Robert Mills, we follow a young mermaid who is willing to give up her identity and her life in the sea to gain a human soul. This incredible tale of sacrifice for eternal love will feature multimedia projections and spectacular sets and costumes. All productions…

    Where

    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US

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