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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.

  • Mon, Jan 17, 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
  • Features a celebration with speakers and a unity march. Schedule: Sunday, January 16: MLK Day Celebration 7 p.m at the Stillwater Community Center Speakers include Dr. Laura Arata and others Honor 1956 graduates of Washington High School Monday, January 17: MLK Day Unity March 1 p.m. at Southern Woods Park march begins March will end at OSU Spears School of Business with additional activities to follow on campus Participants are welcome…

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Stillwater, OK, US
  • Come together with your community and help clean neighborhood and community parks across Norman. Volunteer at any of the parks in Norman. Upon sign up additional information will be sent. Preregister at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/mlkcleanup.

    Where

    Norman Parks View map
    various locations,
    Norman, 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 guest speakers, artists and performers from the Oklahoma City community celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Where

    North Church & Online View map
    1601 W Memorial Rd,
    Oklahoma Cit y, 73134, OK, US
  • Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Gardens with a morning of live performances and crafts with local black artists and speakers who will feature their work in honor of Dr. King’s historic message. After the event, head to Walker Ave for the MLK Jr. Day Parade at 2 p.m. The Devon Ice Rink is open for extended hours, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 10-11:30 a.m. Park House…

    Where

    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Honor a legend and celebrate freedom with the community. The parade is organized by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Society of Tulsa.

    Where

    Downtown Tulsa View map
    Detroit & John Hope Franklin Blvd,
    Tulsa, OK, US
  • Create your own canvas painting of Martin Luther King Jr with Tulsa artist Eddye K. She will walk attendees through techniques and skills to improve your brushwork skills using an outline of Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. on the canvas. Preregister.

    Where

    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Includes basic skate rental, hotdog & drink. The whole family is welcome.

    Where

    Skate Galaxy OKC View map
    5800 NW 36th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73122, OK, US
  • Before the Revolution, most American colonists had tended to think of themselves as British and were often deeply enamored with the culture and fashions of their cousins in London. That shifted after 1783 as many new citizens tried to kick start a distinctively American culture; to give America a national character different and distinctive from the national character of Britain. In this talk, the group will survey many different ways…

    Where

    Virtual event View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a special performance to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Where

    McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church View map
    419 S University Blvd,
    Norman, 73069, OK, US

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