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  • Sun, Feb 25, 2024

  • Robert Montano shares a wild, autobiographical ride about the wears of childhood, family, racism, bulimia and the misunderstood life of being a horse jockey. Nearly ravaged by addiction in order to stay “small,” Montano ignites complex and universal themes of struggle and sacrifice to pursue a passionate dream, first to race horses, and then to be a professional dancer. A rocky story of the racetrack, Small is about a boy…

    Where

    Lyric’s Plaza Theatre View map
    1725 NW 16th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Features a variety of independent films, screenplays, music videos and photography from all genres. Every filmmaker is given time for a Q&A after their screening so the audience and filmmakers can connect and network.

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Edmond, OK, US
  • All healthcare workers and emergency responders can receive free general Zoo admission and 50% off general admission for up to four guests (on the date of visit) in recognition of Healthcare Workers and Emergency Responders Appreciation Month this February. Healthcare workers and emergency responders must present a valid work ID or badge at the Zoo’s ticket windows upon arrival to receive complimentary admission for themselves and discounts for up to…

    Where

    OKC Zoo View map
    2101 NE 50th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • The Crowns Tea celebrates the rich tradition of church hats and is a tribute to the book, "Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats" by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry. This event is an opportunity for attendees to learn about the cultural significance of hats. All attendees are encouraged to wear a fancy hat, their "Sunday Best" attire and prepare to enjoy amazing food, tea and learn about various…

    Where

    Metropolitan libraries View map
    various locations,
    OKC Metro, 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 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
  • More than 500,000 books covering a wide variety of topics will be on sale, plus a large selection of music, DVDs, Blue-rays, audiobooks and more. Friday, members-only sale, 1-7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, open to the public, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Where

    State Fair Park Oklahoma Expo Hall View map
    3212 Wichita Walk,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features local vendors with handmade jewelry, decor, gifts, boutiques and more. Free admission for all ages.

    Where

    Centennial Building at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds View map
    609 Kiamichi Pl,
    Oklahoma City, 73107, OK, US
  • Features a half-hour, all-ages story time.

    Where

    Commonplace Books View map
    1325 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Explore the galleries with the Museum mascots and the Kids Guide! Select which cowpoke and trail you would like to follow and learn more about all the fun and fascinating things at The Cowboy. Join Chester the Scissortail Flycatcher, Hopalong the Jackrabbit, Ma’ii the Coyote and Cisco the Mustang and solve the Cowboy Code.

    Where

    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Bill Pickett, the legendary rodeo star, exemplified the values of the Code of the West through his determination, courage and dedication to the cowboy way of life. Learn more about Bill Pickett’s rodeo story and create a steer to take with you.

    Where

    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, 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
  • Features a social event for quilters, hobbyists or anyone who has inherited a great quilt that they would like to show-and-tell. The 1.5-hour program will highlight the museum’s quilt exhibit and allow time for each attendee to briefly share one or two quilts of choice. Quilts can be used, beautiful, not beautiful, or even incomplete. No expertise needed.

    Where

    Edmond History Museum View map
    431 S. Boulevard,
    Edmond, 73034, OK, US
  • Features a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament. The tournament is open to all skill levels.

    Where

    Southern Oaks Recreation Center View map
    6818 S Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 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 an evening of dancing and special activities for dads and daughters. Light refreshments and a photo booth will be provided. Session times: 2:30-4 p.m. 4:30-6 p.m. 6:30-8 p.m.

    Where

    Nick Harroz Community Center View map
    200 N. Midwest Blvd,
    Midwest City, 73110, OK, US
  • Experience the excitement of acrobats and elephants, through a live reenactment of 1940s radio show broadcasts. Edmond’s 1940s Radio Theater presents Three-Ring Circus Radio Show. The show features comedy, suspense, music and melodrama—themed around the thrill of the circus. The show is hosted in celebration of the museum’s new exhibit “Under the Big Top: Edmond’s Overwintering Circus.”

    Where

    Edmond History Museum View map
    431 S. Boulevard,
    Edmond, 73034, OK, US
  • Experience a fun-filled night with music, dancing and refreshments. This year's theme is "Glow the Night Away." Two dance sessions: 5 & 7:30 p.m.

    Where

    Mustang Town Center View map
    1201 N Mustang Rd,
    Mustang, OK
  • You know the classic whodunnit story -- there's been a murder at a country manor and an inspector is set on the case to find out who the culprit is. However, when this plot is given to the accident-prone actors at The Drama Society, everything that can go wrong... does! The actors and the crew battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call with hilarious…

    Where

    Shawnee Little Theatre View map
    1829 N Airport Dr,,
    Shawnee, 74804, OK, US
  • A multicultural dance and music show with some of the best and most diverse performers in Oklahoma. Be transported to near and far cultures, get lost in the many colors and rhythms, and feel the uplifting joy of music and dance. Featuring Candela Latin Dancers from Clips 'N Hips, Marjan & Mystical Hips, Norahua, Halau Hula ‘O Nani, Nritya Arpan School of Dance, Everything Goes Dance Studio, the dancers of…

    Where

    Randall University - Main Auditorium View map
    3701 I-35 South Service Rd.,
    Moore, 73160, OK, US

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