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  • Sat, Apr 20, 2024

  • 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 hilarious musical comedy adapted from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Like the film, the musical retells the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table as they search for the Holy Grail. See website for show times.

    Where

    Pollard Theatre View map
    120 W. Harrison Ave,
    Guthrie, 73044, OK, US
  • Features environmental speakers, electric vehicles, music & art, traditional Indigenous cuisine, sustainable wine tastings, circus arts, kids activities and more. See website for schedule.

    Where

    Guthrie Green View map
    111 Reconciliation Way,
    Tulsa, 74103, OK, US
  • Travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance and see legends come to life. Saturday, 2 & 7 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.

    Where

    OCCC Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater View map
    7777 S May Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 731059, OK, US
  • The Oklahoma City Baseball Club takes the field against the River Cats. Tuesday, 6:05 p.m.; Wednesday, 11:05 p.m.; Thursday & Friday, 7:05 p.m.; Saturday, 6:05 p.m.; Sunday, 2:05 p.m. Promotional activities include: $2 Tuesday Postgame Fireworks on Friday Marvel's Defenders of the Diamond Night Kids run the bases on Sunday

    Where

    Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark View map
    1 Mickey Mantle Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a classic train ride every first and third Saturday of the month from April through August for a train ride on vintage diesel locomotives and historic passenger coaches. Train rides leave the Oakwood Depot at the Museum at these times: 11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm

    Where

    Oklahoma Railway Museum View map
    3400 NE Grand Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Nature POP!® Made with LEGO® Bricks from acclaimed artist Sean Kenney features over 40 sculptures made from more than 800,000 LEGO pieces and explores the beauty of nature through highly stylized, colorful displays that stand in striking contrast with their surroundings. The exhibit will be placed throughout Tulsa Botanic Garden and scavenger hunts and interactive building stations will be available.

    Where

    Tulsa Botanic Garden View map
    3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr,
    Tulsa, 74127, OK, US
  • Features teams of experienced grill masters, live music, arts & crafts, inflatables and more. Friday, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

    Where

    Liberty Fireworks View map
    2540 Liberty Blvd,
    Nicoma Park, OK, US
  • Based on the novel Eleanor and Abel by Annette Sanford, retired schoolteacher Eleanor Bannister lives a quiet life alone in tiny Groverdell, Texas, set in her routines and secure in her position as the town’s most respected woman—until a hole in her roof draws the attention of Abel Brown, a smooth-talking drifter intent on renovating Eleanor’s house, and possibly her life. Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 8 p.m.

    Where

    Carpentar Square Theatre View map
    1009 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Features a workshop to learn about natural gardening practices, composting, attracting pollinators and choosing native, tough plants for your landscape. Preregister.

    Where

    Will Rogers Gardens - Ed Lycan Conservatory View map
    3400 NW 36th St.,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a FREE car show with vendors and food trucks. All proceeds benefit the Norman North Band. Register your car online: NNBandBoosters.Square.Site  

    Where

    Sooner Mall View map
    3301 W Main St,
    Norman, 73072, OK, US
  • The town of Fort Gibson will mark the anniversary with a community parade that starts at 9 a.m. and ends at the historic site. After the parade, staff at the Fort Gibson Historic Site will begin their bicentennial programming and mark the occasion with speeches from state legislators and other dignitaries. Cake and refreshments will be served to visitors in the mess hall. Education stations will be located across the…

    Where

    Fort Gibson Historic Site View map
    907 N Garrison Ave,
    Fort Gibson, 74434, OK, US
  • Features a casual ride suitable for beginners, young riders and anyone who wants to join a group at a pace of 8-10 mph for about 11 miles with a stop for refreshments at a local donut shop.

    Where

    Will Rogers Park Tennis Center Parking Lot View map
    NW 36th & Portland,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a half-day of hands-on activities, chats with experts, and expeditions through the Zoo.

    Where

    OKC Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • The annual 89er Days Celebration commemorates the Land Run of 1889 and the birth of Guthrie. The celebration features a chuckwagon feed, parade, carnival, rodeo and a host of other community events. See website for a complete schedule of events.

    Where

    Downtown View map

    Guthrie, OK, US
  • During this program, you'll learn about tracking wildlife, go on a hike to see what tracks are on the trails, and even make your own track to take home. Preregister. A parent/guardian must register and attend with their child(ren).

    Where

    Martin Park Nature Center View map
    5000 W Memorial Rd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Kids and families are invited to climb, jump and play their way through this hands-on animatronic insect adventure! Bug Squad, now at Sam Noble, is unique traveling exhibit can be described as a full sensory experience with active spaces for kids and families to play. Each of the Bug Squad’s heroic characters was created to represent a variety of abilities, ethnicities and body types, each with their own unique storyline…

    Where

    Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History View map
    2401 Chautauqua Ave,
    Norman, 73072, OK, US
  • Features activities for kids, story time, books, emergency vehicles, Scooby Doo Mystery van and food trucks.

    Where

    Cleveland County Fairgrounds View map
    615 E Robinson St,
    Norman, OK, US
  • The YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City is holding a free community event to inspire parents and kids to stay physically and intellectually active all summer long. Activities include games, healthy cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts and more. This event is free and open to the public. Find participating locations and activities planned at ymcaokc.org/healthykidsday/.

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, 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 family-friendly booths, activities, giveaways and food trucks.

    Where

    Joe B. Barnes Regional Park View map
    8700 E Reno Ave,
    Midwest City, 73130, OK, US
  • Features come-and-go art activities for all ages. No pre-registration required. Schedule: Jan. 20 - Chihuly Macchia bowls Feb. 17 - Animal Foam Carvings March 16 - Mixed media geometric sculptures April 13 - Georgia O'Keeffe inspired clay bowls April 20 - Still-life floral paintings May 18 - Warm and cool color landscape paintings  

    Where

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Learn about an amazing process known as upcycling. Each participant will learn about upcycling and will get to create their very own egg carton creature. Preregister.

    Where

    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a celebration of our planet with live music, classes, giveaways, kid's activities, vendors and more.

    Where

    Scissortail Park View map
    300 SW 7th Street,
    OKC, 73109, 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 interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show. At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you feast on dinner. Each admission includes a full dinner, murder mystery entertainment, waitstaff gratuity, prize package for Top Sleuth and more. Cash bar and ATM available throughout the event. Oklahoma City murder mystery shows are geared toward adults and carry a PG-13 rating. Some mild content, loud noises, and adult humor…

    Where

    Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City View map
    1 Park Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Presented by Citizens Bank of Edmond, Heard on Hurd is a monthly, family-friendly street festival occurring every third Saturday. Enjoy local food, unique shopping and live music. April's event will have an Earth Day theme featuring butterfly stilt walkers from Inspyral Circus, beehive demo and local honey from Sweet Stingers and Apiary, butterfly and pollinator gardening showcase and fresh flowers from The Wildflower Cottage and more.  

    Where

    Broadway Ave View map
    1st & Hurd,
    Edmond, OK, US
  • Features Nichole Nordeman, Sandra McCraken and Point of Grace. Concert dates:  Feb. 3 - Nichole Nordeman March 9 - Sandra McCracken April 20 - Point of Grace

    Where

    Grace Church Yukon View map
    600 N. Mustang Rd,
    Yukon, OK, US
  • Showcases local and regional talent, rising stars and area favorites performing live music from a wide range of genres backed by the Opry Band. Doors open at 6 p.m.

    Where

    ACM&UCO View map
    25 S Oklahoma Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad is to be happy, to feel pain is to feel joy, and death and suffering are the stuff of their dreams. Nonetheless, this quirky family still must deal with many of the same challenges faced by any other family, and the spookiest nightmare faced by every family creates the focus for this fun musical. The Addams Family Musical…

    Where

    Shawnee Little Theatre View map
    1829 N Airport Rd,
    Shawnee, 74804, OK, US
  • Features classical music performed by the OKC Philharmonic orchestra, conducted by Alexander Mickelthwate with Sō Percussion.

    Where

    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a romantic comedy by Matthew Barber, playwright of Enchanted April. Based on the novel Eleanor and Abel by Annette Sanford.  Retired schoolteacher Eleanor Bannister lives a quiet life alone in tiny Groverdell, Texas, set in her routines and secure in her position as the town’s most respected woman—until a hole in her roof draws the attention of Abel Brown, a smooth-talking drifter intent on renovating Eleanor’s house, and possibly her…

    Where

    Carpenter Square Theatre View map
    1009 West Reno,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK

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