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  • Tue, Apr 13, 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 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
  • Designed to get young children excited about reading, Read Across Oklahoma features a day of storytelling, reading-related activities and more. This year's event will be held virtually.

    Where

    Online View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making. Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. Preregister. Theme schedule: Feb. 23 - Color Mar. 9 - Dinosaurs Mar. 23 - Bubbles Apr. 13 - Insects Apr. 27 - Weather May 11 - Plants May 25 - Senses Masks are required to be worn while on museum grounds or…

    Where

    Sam Noble Museum View map
    2401 Chautauqua Ave,
    Norman, 73072, OK, US
  • Features stories, songs and fun activities.

    Where

    Facebook View map

    OK
  • 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
  • Due to the continuing COVID-19 situation, the weekly preschool storytime is currently meeting on Zoom. Just like the in-person program, Art Adventures at Home includes a book and related art activity using materials you are likely to have on hand. Recommended for ages 3-7, but kids of all ages are welcome. For more information about how to register for this virtual program, please contact museumtours@ou.edu. Space is limited.

    Where

    Zoom View map

    Norman, OK, US
  • 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 flock of hammocks under the shade trees at the park. Attendees are welcome to hang out to refresh and recharge. All ages are welcome and attendees can bring their own hammocks too.

    Where

    Mitch Park View map
    2733 Marilyn Williams Dr,
    Edmond, 73003, OK, US
  • Features free nature-themed storytime and crafts each Tuesday and Thursday at the Play Pavilion. On April 1, the group will read “Happy Easter Little Critter” by Mercer Mayer and make Easter Bunnies with a snack of carrots & ranch and Honest Kids Juice Boxes. Sign up here.

    Where

    Scissortail Park Playground and Play Pavilion View map
    655 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Sooner Baseball takes the field against the Cougars for a 2-game series at L. Dale Mitchell Park.

    Where

    L. Dale Mitchell Park View map
    401 Imhoff Rd,
    Norman, 73072, OK, US
  • Held in the Wheeler District, formerly Downtown OKC Airpark, this criterium occurs every Tuesday night from late spring through summer. Cheer on some of Oklahoma’s top riders as they race around a flat and extremely fast track. In addition to the bike action, attendees can enjoy live music and food trucks.

    Where

    Wheeler District View map
    1701 S Western Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features a small safety course of instruction and a trail ride. Mitch Park is used for introduction purposes only, organizers do not promote the use of Mitch Park for mountain biking. This is part of an ongoing Outdoor Adventure Series. Also held: Wednesday, April 7.

    Where

    Mitch Park View map
    1501 W Covell Rd,
    Edmond, OK
  • Special presentations of classic films are brought back to the big screen every Tuesday at 7 p.m. for only $5. Upcoming movies: Feb 23: The Goonies March 9: The Blind Side March 23: The Dark Knight Date night movies: Feb. 9: The Notebook March 2: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Click here for a full line up of movies.

    Where

    Harkins Theatre View map
    150 E Reno,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features stories, songs and fun activities.

    Where

    Facebook View map

    OK
  • Ancient Pompeiians consumed food and wines that are still enjoyed in Southern Italy today. This class will take you on a virtual tour of the food and wine from Naples to the Amalfi and Cilento Coasts. You will learn about garum, a fish sauce that was the favorite condiment of the Romans, mozzarella made from the milk of buffalos brought to Italy from the farthest corners of the Roman Empire,…

    Where

    Zoom View map

    Oklahoma City, OK

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