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  • Fri, Jun 21, 2024

  • Features a supernatural tale of redemption and betrayal. Cursed to wander the sea for eternity until he finds true love, a sea captain meets Senta and wonders if his long journey is at an end. Performed fully staged with orchestra in German with English supertitles. Friday & Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

    Where

    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Enjoy complimentary fares on the OKC Streetcars. 2024 dates: January 1 – New Year’s Day January 15 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March 5 – Special Elections April 2 – Special Elections April 22 – Earth Day April 23 – April 28 – Festival of the Arts & OKC National Memorial Run **Does not include fixed-route bus** May 17 – Third Friday Free **includes public ferry service** May 27 – Memorial…

    Where

    Multiple Stops in Downtown, Bricktown, Midtown & Auto Alley View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The Oklahoma City Baseball Club takes the field against the Isotopes. Fireworks after Friday's game and kids can run the bases after Sunday's game*. *Select Oklahoma City players will be available to sign autographs for fans prior to first pitch for Sunday games, and following the games, kids can take the field to run the bases like their favorite pros. Game times are Tuesday, 6:05 p.m.; Wednesday, 11:05 a.m.; Thursday…

    Where

    Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark View map
    2 Mickey Mantle Dr,
    Oklahoma Cit y, 73104, OK, US
  • Saddle up for adventure with the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum where a storytelling cowboy shares tools of the trade and how to survive the Wild West. Schedule: June 5 - The Village Library, 1-2 p.m. June 7 - Midwest City Library, 2-3 p.m. June 12 - Capitol Hill Library, 2-3 p.m. June 18 - Bethany Library, 1-2 p.m. June 25 - Southern Oaks Library, 2-3 p.m. July 11…

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Features a variety of musical styles and performing arts, such as rock music, puppet shows, hip-hop demonstrations and opera. Every week a new artist will be featured.    

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Families with concerns about their preschool-aged children's developmental milestones, including speech, motor skills, social skills and cognitive skills, are invited to participate in these comprehensive screenings. Dates and Times: June 11: 8:30am - 11:30am June 12: 12:00pm - 3:00pm June 14: 12:00pm - 3:00pm June 18: 12:00pm - 3:00pm June 21: 8:30am - 11:30am Location: Westwood Student Support Services, 1701 Exchange Avenue Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73108 These walk-in screenings eliminate the…

    Where

    Westwood Student Support Services View map
    1701 Exchange Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73108, OK, US
  • The library will be transformed into life-size Candyland that your family can do on your own. Stop by the reference desk and tell them you want to play. Library hours: Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 1-6 p.m.

    Where

    Bethany Library View map
    6700 NW 35th St,
    Bethany, 73008, OK, US
  • Help Mothman find his friends at the library. Visit the children's department to complete a fun scavenger hunt and win a prize if you can unscramble the secret word. One prize per person. Library Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 1-6 p.m.

    Where

    Downtown Library View map
    300 Park Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Defend yourself from a horde of ferocious dragons in this engineering-based program for children. Create, build and test your own anti-dragon defense system against a variety of dragon hides. Learn how the shape and materials of projectiles affect their speed and trajectory in this magically medieval hands-on program. Preregister. Schedule:  June 5 - Ralph Ellison Library, 2-3 p.m. June 11 - Jones Library, 4-5 p.m. June 13 - The Village…

    Where

    Metropolitan libraries View map
    various locations,
    OKC, OK, US
  • Harkins Theatre will again have its annual kid’s movie program offering family-favorite films. Individual tickets are available the day of the show for $2 each. Doors open at 9 a.m. and all shows begin at 9:45 a.m. with movies running every weekday through Friday, July 26. 2024 Movies:  June 3-7 – Trolls Band Together   June 10-14 – Sonic the Hedgehog June 17-21 – PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie June 24-28 – Leo July 1-5 – Teenage…

    Where

    Harkins Bricktown 16 View map
    150 E. Reno Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Features complimentary admission for the months of June, July & August. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

    Where

    Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art View map
    1900 W MacArthur St,
    Shawnee, OK, US
  • Features a pop culture, fantasy, sci-fi, gaming, cosplay and anime convention with live workshops, panels, art show, costume contests, game room, kids programming, vendors, live performances, an all-ages dance and more. This year's guest lineup will include the cast of animated show "Spy x Family" and Doug Cockle, a voice actor for "The Witcher" video game series. Exhibitor halls, art shows and a dance round out the weekend of activities. Attendees…

    Where

    Embassy Suites Norman Hotel & Conference Center View map
    2501 Conference Dr,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Features fun activities for kids. Schedule: June 7 -  Touch A Truck June 14 - Turtle Races June 21 - Fishing Derby July 12 - Dog Show July 19 - Scavenger Hunt July 26 - Superhero Adventure Aug. 2 - Glow Party    

    Where

    Yukon Parks View map

    Yukon, OK, US
  • Feature more than 40 quilts, demonstrations, free parking and a quilt raffle, benefitting the Scissor Tales Quilt Guild (STQG). Admission is $10 per person (cash only) and tickets will be available at the door the day of the event. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Where

    Oklahoma County OSU Extension Conference Center View map
    2500 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Lucas Ross will teach those that have never played the banjo before. Banjos will be provided. Registration includes free entry to the museum. Parents/guardians also receive free entry to the museum. Preregister, space is limited. Also held July 20, 2-3 p.m.

    Where

    American Banjo Museum View map
    9 E Sheridan Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features free live music on The Jones’ patio every weeknight, Tuesday-Friday, from spring to fall. Upcoming performances include Max Sise, Brantley Cowan, Kenny Pitts and more.

    Where

    The Jones Assembly View map
    901 W Sheridan Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Celebrate the first official day of summer with cold, refreshing beers and beverages from 15 local OKC breweries featuring 40+ different flavors to sample, food trucks, live music and more. Ticket price includes a sampling pilsner glass and samples from participating breweries. VIP tickets include early entry and appetizers. Participating Breweries 405 Brewing Co. American Solera Angry Scotsman Brewing Anthem Brewing Broke Brewing Company COOP Ale Works Core4 Brewing Emersumnice…

    Where

    Scissortail Park - The Promenade near the Picnic Pavilions View map
    801 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Features a free, relaxing sound bath and meditation to welcome a new moon. Experience the therapeutic benefits of sound bowls and other instruments. Bring a blanket, pillow, and yoga mat for optimal comfort. Limited to 70 people, first-come, first-serve. Arrive by 6 p.m. for a distraction-free environment. Upcoming dates:  May 23 June 21

    Where

    Myriad Gardens - Water Plaza Room View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a family-friendly block party with pop-up shops and live entertainment. 2024 Schedule May 3 - Cinco De Mayo Celebration June 21 - Carnaval festival July 19 - Havana Night  August 16 - Back 2 School Bash

    Where

    Historic Capitol Hill View map
    S Harvey between 24th & 25th St,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a one-hour sunset bike ride throughout downtown Oklahoma City. Gather at the Seasonal Plaza in the northeast corner of the Myriad Botanical Gardens. Each Full Moon Bike Ride has a different theme and routes are specially planned by bicycle enthusiast Steve Schlegel. Lights and helmets are required. All ages welcome. Participants are asked to please sign this digital waiver here. 2024 Schedule: April 23, leaves 8:15 p.m. May 23,…

    Where

    Myriad Botanical Gardens View map
    301 W Reno,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Experience Martin Park after dark on a night hike to discover the creatures that come out to play when the sun goes down. Expert naturalists will guide adults through the park, sharing their knowledge and insights on the wildlife and plant life you encounter. You'll have the chance to listen for nocturnal animal calls and even catch a glimpse of some of Martin Park's elusive creatures. Preregister. Also held July…

    Where

    Martin Park Nature Center View map
    5000 W Memorial Rd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Experience Martin Park after dark on a night hike to discover the creatures that come out to play when the sun goes down. Expert naturalists will guide families through the park, sharing their knowledge and insights on the wildlife and plant life you encounter. You'll have the chance to listen for nocturnal animal calls and even catch a glimpse of some of Martin Park's elusive creatures. Preregister. A parent or guardian…

    Where

    Martin Park Nature Center View map
    5000 W Memorial Rd,
    Oklahoma City, 73142, OK, US

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