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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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Editor’s Note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, some of the events and venues featured may have adjusted their hours, programming or safety protocols. Please check with each venue directly to verify. We encourage our readers to enjoy family fun responsibly. Get vaccinated if you are a candidate and when around others wear a mask, avoid crowded indoor spaces, remain socially distant, wash your hands often and stay home if you or a member of your household is feeling ill. 

Find more information about the coronavirus pandemic in Oklahoma at oklahoma.gov/covid19. To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine clinic locations, visit vaxokc.com.

  • Wed, Jan 26, 2022

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Features outdoor ice skating. Open 7 days a week, the Devon Ice Rink hosts daily public skating, private parties, and special events all winter long. Monday-Thursday, 3 - 9 p.m.; Friday, 3-11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.  Holiday Hours Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 24, 11am-11pm Thursday, November 25, 3-9pm Friday, November 26, 11am-11pm Winter Break – December 20-31 Monday-Friday, 11am-11pm Saturday, December…

    Where

    Myriad Botanical Gardens View map
    301 W Reno,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Stripped down to reveal the darker psychological truths at its core, Daniel Fish’s production tells a story of a community circling its wagons against an outsider and the frontier life that shaped America. Upending the sunny romance of a farmer and a cowpoke, this Oklahoma! allows the classic musical – and our country – to be seen in a whole new light. Showtimes: Tuesday, January 25 - 7:30 pm Wednesday, January…

    Where

    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. The story changes every month so drop by to catch a different story. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Also held: Feb. 1-28.

    Where

    Bethany Library (outside) View map
    6700 NW 35th St,
    Bethany, 73008, OK, US
  • Features come-&-go, hands-on science activities that can be easily replicated with everyday items found at home. Early Explorers is perfect for young scientists with short attention spans. No need to preregister.

    Where

    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features stories, songs, rhymes, crafts, and lots of fun for kids in a class-like setting. Preregister. Children must attend without an adult. Social distancing will be observed and attendees will be seated by household.  A recording will be available the next day on Niche Academy unless otherwise noted. Schedule: Birth - 18 most: 10 a.m. 19 most - 3 yrs: 10:40 a.m. 3-Kindergarten: 11:30 a.m.  

    Where

    Mabel C Fry Public Library - Facebook Live View map
    1200 Lakeshore Dr,
    Yukon, OK, US
  • Features a nature-themed storytime, interactive song and small craft. Books are selected based on the season. Walkups welcome. Storytime is held in the Visitor Center in the Crystal Bridge Lobby. Location is subject to change. Look for updates online or on social media.

    Where

    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Breastfeeding Friends is a breastfeeding support group open to mothers of infants/toddlers that meets Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Becky Drevets, IBCLC, a board-certified lactation consultant will be hosting this event.

    Where

    Commonplace Books View map
    21 S Broadway,
    Edmond, 73034, OK, US
  • Features storytime in the Great Hall. Staff will share natural history, science and animal-themed stories. Advance reservations are not required.

    Where

    Sam Noble Museum View map
    2401 Chautauqua Ave,
    Norman, 73072, OK, US
  • Explore projects involving science, technology, engineering, art, and math. STEAM Kids is best suited for kids in Kindergarten-2nd grade. STEAM Tweens is best suited for kids in grades 3rd-5th. Activities will be held outside, weather permitting. No registration is required, but regular attendance is encouraged.

    Where

    Norman Central Library View map
    103 W Acres St,
    Norman, 73069, OK, US
  • Set to Tchaikovsky’s soaring score and choreographed by Marius Petipa, The Sleeping Beauty is the story of a young princess named Aurora who falls asleep after pricking her finger. Only a kiss from the Prince will break the spell. The dancers of the Russian National Ballet weave the tale together with the trademark precision and exquisite grace of the great Russian ballet tradition.

    Where

    Armstrong Auditorium View map
    14400 S. Bryant Rd,
    Edmond, OK, US

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