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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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  • Sat, Mar 6, 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.                  
  • 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 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
  • Features virtual content including new performances, artists, workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, never-before-seen archival footage and an original series, The Superfluous Fifth String: Enda Scahill Talks the Irish Tenor Banjo. New programs will premiere every Saturday at noon, central time and may be accessed by visiting americanbanjomuseum.com.

    Where

    Online View map

    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features a total of 10 games. All games during the High School Baseball Series are free to the public, but fans will be required to adhere to health and safety protocols while inside Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, including wearing a facial covering at all times unless actively eating and drinking and maintaining a six-foot distance from other fans not in the same party. Gates open one hour prior to game time,…

    Where

    Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark View map
    2 S Mickey Mantle Dr,
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma (DSACO) is gearing up for World Down Syndrome Day on March 21 and is calling on the community to donate crazy socks to the nonprofit for the annual “Knock Your Socks Off” campaign. As part of the campaign, DSACO sends crazy socks to legislators, news anchors and local celebrities to invite the community to join in on the initiative to be #Crazy4DSACO. This initiative helps…

    Where

    Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma View map
    521 W. Wilshire Blvd. Ste 130,
    Oklahoma City, 73114, OK, US
  • The Aquarium Run promotes physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle while raising funds for Oklahoma Aquarium's educational programs and exhibits. The virtual event features a half-marathon, 10k, 5k and 1-mile fun run/walk. Finish your run by April 3 and receive a medal, t-shirt, and more.

    Where

    Oklahoma Aquarium View map
    300 Aquarium Drive,
    Jenks, OK, US
  • Features a two-mile course with several obstacles including kayaking, archery, log jumping and more! Snacks and warm drinks will be provided at the finish line. Preregister. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers.

    Where

    Martin Park Nature Center View map
    5000 W Memorial Rd,
    Oklahoma City, 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, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sunday, 8 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
  • Features a fishing derby for young anglers with prizes and other fishing-themed activities including the annual race around the pond. Bring your own fishing poles and lawn chairs.

    Where

    Dale Robertson Center Pond View map
    1200 Lakeshore Dr.,
    Yukon, 73099, OK, US
  • Features outdoor-focused vendors, attractions, 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 View map
    3001 General Pershing Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Students will be taught basic fishing skills including casting, and knot tying. Hands-on instruction with actual fishing time. Rods, reels, and bait will be provided. Preregister. Schedule: Feb. 6 - 10 a.m. - noon March 6 - 8-10 a.m.

    Where

    Dolese Youth Park View map
    5105 NW 50th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73117, OK, US
  • The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s Momentum annually features Oklahoma artists ages 30 years and younger, working in diverse media. The exhibition presents a diversified look at young artistic talent in Oklahoma.  

    Where

    Mainsite Contemporary Art Gallery View map
    122 E Main St,
    Norman, 73070, OK, US
  • Features a weekly morning story time with occasional special guests. For ages 10 & under. Space is limited so guests can maintain social distancing.

    Where

    Full Circle Bookstore View map
    1900 NW Expressway,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • FREE Crafts for kids ages 3+ every Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lakeshore Learning. No reservations necessary. Click here for the weekly project lineup.

    Where

    Lakeshore Learning View map
    6300 N. May Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, 73112, OK
  • Features non-competitive bowling for the differently-abled, family & friends in a safe and fun environment. Ramps and bumpers are available.

    Where

    AMF Windsor Lanes View map
    4600 NW 23rd St,
    Oklahoma City,
  • 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 FREE roller skating lesson. No sign up required. Skate rentals start at $2. Sizes available from trainer skates for the smaller family members and large sizes for the bigger ones. All ages welcome.

    Where

    Skate Galaxy OKC View map
    5800 NW 36th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73122, OK, US
  • Meet at the Discovery Cove Nature Center within Lake Thunderbird State Park in Norman for an information session, then tour the park to catch a glimpse of magnificent eagles in their winter home. Discovery Cove Nature Center is located off Hwy 9, 0.9 miles north of the Clear Bay entrance. Be sure to bring your binoculars and dress appropriately.  Space is limited, reservations are required. 2020-2021 tour schedule: Jan. 23,…

    Where

    Lake Thunderbird State Park View map
    13101 Alameda Dr,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is planning a new and innovative way to raise money in place of their annual gala fundraiser. "This year, due to the restrictions of the pandemic and for the safety of our staff and donors, the 'gatherings' will be in the convenience of your own home, or any other place of your choosing with up to 20 guests depending on the sponsor…

    Where

    Facebook View map

    Oklahoma, 73106, OK, US
  • Explore the influences that shaped this uplifting musical art form with favorites like Saint Louis Blues, The Entertainer and Maple Leaf Rag. Limited in-person seating available. Digital stream available through Mar. 7.

    Where

    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US

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