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  • Sun, Mar 3, 2024

  • The City of Oklahoma City offers FREE fishing on the first Saturday of each month. No city permit is required, however a State license is for anyone 16 and older. Regular fishing regulations apply. Visit okc.gov for additional information.

    Where

    Oklahoma City parks View map

    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features outdoor-focused vendors, exhibits and seminars as well as kids' activities. Friday, 11 a.m - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Where

    State Fair Park - The Pavilion View map
    3001 General Pershing Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features an all-American love story about two very new Americans. It’s 1975. Saigon has fallen. He lost his wife. She lost her fiancé. But now in a new land, they just might find each other. Part cross-country road trip, part romantic comedy, Vietgone will take audiences on a journey through time to reexamine a pivotal moment in American history. See website for show times.

    Where

    Oklahoma Contemporary View map
    11 NW 11th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, US
  • Features a community production with a cast of 8th through 12th grade students from The Studio of the Sooner Theatre. Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

    Where

    Sooner Theatre View map
    101 E Main St,
    Norman, 73069, OK, US
  • Features a production based on the book by Dr. Seuss. Show times: Feb. 23 - 10:30 a.m. March 1 - 10:30 a.m. March 2 - 2 p.m. March 3 - 2 p.m. March 8 - 10:30 a.m. March 15 - 10:30 a.m. March 29 - 10:30 a.m. April 5 - 10:30 a.m. April 6 - 2 p.m. April 7 - 2 p.m.

    Where

    OCT Children's Center for the Arts - Oklahoma City University View map
    2501 N Blackwelder Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Classes are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. Interested participants are invited to sign up for yogi-mail alerts when class locations change. Email info@myriadgardens.org and put YOGA EMAILS in the subject line. Tuesdays 6 p.m. & Saturdays, 9 a.m.

    Where

    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a romantic comedy about a triangle of unrequited love. Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

    Where

    Shakespeare on the Paseo View map
    2920 Paseo,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Nearly 14…

    Where

    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK
  • Features an Easter Bunny visit and photo opportunity at Penn Square Mall. The Bunny arrives March 1 and will be available for visits until Saturday, March 30. Pet photos available March 10, 6:30-8 p.m. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Make Bunny reservations today by clicking here.

    Where

    Penn Square Mall View map
    1900 NW Expressway,
    Oklahoma City, 73118, OK, US
  • The Oklahoma City Baseball Club will host the team’s annual job fair for 2024 gameday staff on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and Thursday, Feb. 29 from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, March 2 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Available positions include ushers, gate attendants, ticket window attendants, field crew, cashiers, cooks, quick service managers, in-seat servers, team store staff and much more. The job fair will be held in the…

    Where

    Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark - View map
    2 S Mickey Mantle Dr,
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Features screenings of nominated short films including live-action, documentaries and animation. See website for a complete schedule of showtimes. Films may include adult themes.

    Where

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a tour of two state parks to see eagles and loons in nature. Guests will begin the tour by watching eagles from the refuge's webcam before taking off on the caravan tour in their own vehicle. Then, make your way to Tenkiller State Park's Driftwood Nature Center to continue your bird-watching adventure with more eagles and lots of loons, including the common loon, the red-throated loon, the pacific loon and the yellow-billed loon.…

    Where

    Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge & Tenkiller State Park View map

    Vian, OK, US
  • Features a fun FREE weekend with family-strengthening sessions. This event is for Spanish-speaking parents, including those who were born outside of the U.S. and now live in Oklahoma. Must have children 18 and under in the home. You'll connect with new friends and discover helpful resources for your family. Wellspring Weekends are for first-time attendees only. Children do not attend the weekend. A childcare stipend is provided to help cover…

    Where

    Downtown Embassy Suites View map
    741 North Phillips Avenue,
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Features a fun FREE weekend with family-strengthening sessions. This event is for Grandparents and Relative Caregivers who have children 18 and under in the home. You'll connect with new friends and discover helpful resources for your family. Wellspring Weekends are for first-time attendees only. Children do not attend the weekend. A childcare stipend is provided to help cover the cost of care.

    Where

    Downtown Embassy Suites View map
    741 North Phillips Avenue,
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Features 60+ coffee culture vendors, artists, live music, Not Your Average Joe’s VW Van Photo Booth, STEAM activities including a maker-lab presentation from the Pioneer Library System and storytime. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Habitat staff, board members, volunteers and homeowners to learn more about their current projects and community impact.

    Where

    Cleveland County Fairgrounds View map
    615 E Robinson St,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Monkey Business is a semi-annual sales event featuring everything that relates to children, teens, and moms-to-be. This sale is designed to help you not only find great bargains but also help you sell your previously loved items at a great price.

    Where

    Heart of Oklahoma Expo Centeer View map
    1700 W Independence S,
    Shawnee, 74804, OK, US
  • Features items for children, teens and moms-to-be. Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (half-price day)

    Where

    Shawnee Expo Center View map
    1700 W Independence,
    Shawnee, OK, US
  • Features special appearances, a military vehicle exhibit, model debuts, a classic car show, special events, vendor booths, activities for the kids and more. Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. See website for a full schedule of events.

    Where

    State Fair Park's Bennett Event Center View map
    333 Gordon Cooper Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Known for being a sharpshooting pioneer, Annie Oakley embodied the Code of the West with her remarkable skill, courage and unwavering determination to her craft. Learn how Oakley “aimed high!” and create a sharpshooting medal to take home.

    Where

    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features a fun-filled day inspired by Oklahoma's state dinosaur, acrocanthosaurus atokensis. Enjoy everything from dinosaur movies to special presentations as well as food, games, crafts and more. Special guests at the event include the Dallas Paleontological Society, Plan 9 Replicas prop designers, musician Monty Harper and more.

    Where

    Museum of the Red River View map
    812 E Lincoln Rd,
    Idabel, 74745, OK, US
  • Features live caretaker chats, family-friendly activities to learn about the aquatic species that call the Zoo home and how all living things are affected by the health of our water sources, and a live enrichment painting session by stingrays. As a special part of the World Water Day celebration, guests can enjoy entry into Stingray Bay for FREE all day! Feeding costs still apply for Stingray Bay. During this event,…

    Where

    Oklahoma City Zoo & Facebook View map
    2101 NE 50th St,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a story and corresponding hands-on science activity in various locations throughout the museum. Storytime Science moves to a new location for each story — check with a team member or at the Guest Relations Booth for directions. 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  

    Where

    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Pl,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Dive into stories, songs and hands-on activities that celebrate Indigenous perspectives in STEM. Walk the FAM Mound to view the STEM-inspired new Sky Terrace Murals sponsored by The Boeing Company. TEK (Traditional Ecological Knowledge) Fest Activities and Organizations:  • American Youth Works | Design Challenge Activity • Boeing Employees Indigenous Network | Aerospace Activity • Caddo Nation | Tipi Construction • Chef Loretta Barrett Oden | Corn Dance Book Signing…

    Where

    First Americans Museum View map
    659 First Americans Boulevard,
    Oklahoma City, 73129, OK, US
  • Features thrilling barrel racing competitions starting on Friday afternoon and continuing through Sunday. See website for

    Where

    Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center View map
    700 W Independence St,
    Shawnee, 74804, OK, US
  • Storytime is an interactive experience and every child leaves with a free book.

    Where

    Belle Books Boutique & More View map
    1742 NE 23rd St, Ste B,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features a free guided tour of the museum's exhibitions at 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Gallery Guides lead inclusive, conversational tours that encourage curiosity. Preregister. Please arrive five minutes before your tour starts in the lobby of the main building.

    Where

    Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center View map
    11 NW 11th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, US
  • Features alpaca interactions, fiber workshops and more. Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch.

    Where

    Magnolia Blossom Ranch View map
    2901 NW 16th St,
    Newcastle, 73065, OK, US
  • Features an evening of fun with board games, snacks and a raffle.

    Where

    MAC at Mitch Park View map
    2733 Marilyn Williams Dr,
    Edmond, 73003, OK, US
  • Features a musical variety show with choreography, singing, parody and friendly competition.

    Where

    Baugh Auditorium View map
    2501 E Memorial Rd,
    Edmond, OK
  • This adult comedy is a century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be the boy who would not grow up. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, “Peter and the Starcatcher” playfully explores the depths of greed and despair and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.

    Where

    Taylor Recreation Center View map
    6998 S Winston Way,
    Oklahoma City, 73139, OK, US

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