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OKC Moms Need to Know: Your Guide to July 2017

Welcome Summer! The weather is already crazy hot. There are so many great activities happening around the OKC metro this month. Don’t forget to join us at the Park Hops!

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OKC Metro Splash Pad Guide 2017

Guide to July Events in OKC:

7/1

$10 Open Play at We Rock The Spectrum. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Through 7/3.

2017 Bricktown Beach at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Recurring Daily. Free!

Comets, Asteroids, Meteors: Great Balls of Fire! at the Sam Noble Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily.

Daily Keeper Connections at the Oklahoma City Zoo. 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Recurring daily.

Drop-In Yoga at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Drop-In Art: Scratch Art Stained Glass Windows at the  Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Edmond Farmer’s Market at the Festival Market Place & Plaza. 8:00 a.m. –  1:00 p.m. Recurring every Saturday.

Feeding Time at the Sam Noble Museum. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Free Craft for Kids at the Lakeshore Learning. 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Every Saturday.

High Expectations! Night GLOW at the Mitch Park. 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

History Comes Alive at the Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m. 

Independence Day Train at the Oklahoma Railway Museum. 9:15 a.m.

My Venture Pass is available for 12 months of fun!

Norman Farm Market at the Cleveland County Fair Grounds. 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Every Saturday.

Saturdays for Kids: Wildlife Sculpture at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage  Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sole Expression: The Art of the Shoe at the Science Museum Oklahoma. Recurring daily.

Spring/Summer Attraction Schedule for the Oklahoma City Zoo. 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The 45th Annual Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Recurring daily.

Western Waters Cruise at the Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m. 

7/2

Arts Council of OKC’s Twilight Concert at the Great Event Lawn and Band Shell. 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Recurring every Sunday. 

LibertyFest A Taste of Edmond at the Festival Market Place & Plaza. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

LibertyFest Road Rally a Earl’s Rib Place. 10:00 a.m.

Night Animals Art at the Will Rogers Event Center. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday Discovery Time at the Sam Noble Museum. 2:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m.

7/3

Baby Story Fun: Newborn – Year and a Half at the Mabel C. Fry Public Library. 10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Registration needed. Recurring every Monday.

Baby Story Fun: Year and a half to Three Years at the Mabel C. Fry Public Library. 10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration needed. Recurring every Monday.

Community FREE Barre3 in the Gardens at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Free!

Concerts in the Park – Veterans’ Tribute at the Chisholm Trail Park Gazebo. 7:00 p.m. Free!

Free First Monday for Kids at the Sam Noble Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s “Red, White & Boom” at the State Park Fair. 8:30 p.m. Free!

Preschool Storytime at the Mabel C. Fry Public Library. 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Registration needed. Recurring every Monday and Wednesday. 

Star Baby/Tot Group Swim Lessons at the  Earlywine Family Aquatic Center. 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Through 7/13. Ages 6 months – 4 years.

Weekly Walkups at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Western Explorers Summer Camp at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Recurring weekly Monday through Friday.

7/4

2017 Norman Day – 4th of July Celebration at the Reaves Park. All day. Kid friendly rides from 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Art Adventures at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5. Every Tuesday.

Cherry Bomb Triathlon at City Splash Pool. 8:00 a.m. Free!

Freedom Fest at the Chisholm Trail Parks. 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Free!

LibertyFest Fireworks at the University of Central Oklahoma. 9:30 p.m.

LibertyFest Parade at Downtown Edmond. 9:00 a.m.

LibertyFest ParkFest at the University of Central Oklahoma.  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Norman Farm Market at the Cleveland County Fair Grounds. 4:00 p.m – 12:00 p.m.

Red, Bright and Blue Festival at the Wheeler Ferris Wheel. 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Free!

Red, White, and  Blue Bash  at the Pelican Bay Aquatic Center. 12:00 p.m.

Storytime Science at the Science Museum Oklahoma. 10:30 a.m. Recurring every Tuesday.

Tuesday Night Classics at the Harkins Theatres. 7:00 p.m. Every Tuesday.

Toddler Time at Get Air. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Toddler Time at Sky Zone. 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Every Tuesday and Friday.

Tribute to Liberty at the Joe B. Barnes Regional Park. 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Wild Tuesdays Story Time Safari at the OKC Zoo. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Every Tuesday.

7/5

Baby Story Fun at the Mabel C. Fry Public Library. 10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration needed. Recurring every Wednesday.

Early Explorers at the Science Museum Oklahoma. 10:00 a.m. Recurring every Wednesday. 

Edmond Farmer’s Market & Junior Market at the Mitch Park. 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Free! Recurring every Wednesday.

Sonic Summer Movies – Star Trek Beyond at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Free!

Toddler Story and Craft Time at Unpluggits. 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays this month.

Wine Down Wednesday at the O Bar. 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Recurring weekly on Wednesday.

7/6

Cub Club: Wacky Water Creatures at the OKC Zoo. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

DiveIn Movies: The Wizard of Oz at the Pelican Bay Aquatic Center. 7:30 p.m.

Drop-In Yoga at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Kindermusik Playdate at We Rock the Spectrum. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Live Music on OKCMOA’s Roof Terrace at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Recurring weekly on Thursday.

Western Avenue On The Lawn at 62nd & Western Avenue. 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday. Free!

7/7

Car Seat Clinic Drop-In at Green Bambino. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Every Friday. 

Dive In Movies at White Water Bay – The Jungle Book at White Water Bay. Free with park admission. 

First Friday Garden Tours at the OKC Zoo. 10:00 a.m.  – 4:45 p.m.

Midwest Summer Fest at the Central Park in Town Center Plaza. 6:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Free!

Movie Day at the Mabel C. Fry Public Library. 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Outdoors Movie Series – Cars at the Lions Park. 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

7/8

Cloth Diaper Bootcamp at Green Bambino. 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

Drop-In Yoga at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Full Moon Bike Ride and Run at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 8:00 p.m. 9 :00 p.m.

Garden Highlights Tour at the Will Rogers Gardens. 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Free!

Kid’s Night Out at the We Rock the Spectrum. 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Make + Take at the Oklahoma Contemporary. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Nature’s Fireworks at the Will Rogers Event Center. 9:15 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

See You Saturday | Innovation at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Free!

7/10

Scat: What’s That?? at the Sam Noble Museum. 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Ages 5 to 6. Through 7/14.

Space Cadets at the Sam Noble Museum. 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Ages 7 to 8. Through 7/14.

OKCMB Park Hop at Wiley Post Park. 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Ologist: Behind the Scenes at the Sam Noble Museum. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ages 9 to 11. Through 7/14.

7/11

Adult Nature Night at Martin Park Nature Center. 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

It’s a Movie Zone! at the Shawnee Library. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Movie Day at the Mabel C. Fry Public Library. 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sales Tax Appreciation Day at the OKC Zoo. 

7/12

Kids Terrarium at the  Will Rogers Gardens. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

PreK Story Time at the Newcastle Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Playtime at the Warr Acres Library. 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

7/13

DiveIn Movies: The Little Mermaid at the Pelican Bay Aquatic Center. 7:30 p.m.

Family Movie Time at the Blanchard Library. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Music Time at the Del City Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

7/14

BUG OUT! Lady Bug Release and Mitey Insect Safari at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Friday Fun Days at the Chisholm Trail Park Gazebo. 10:00 a.m. Free! Every Friday this month.

Luau Cruise at the Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m. 

Movie Night @ The Park – Zootopia at the Mitch Park. 7:00 p.m. Free!

Outdoor Movie Series: Moana at Lions Park. 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Free!

7/15

3rd Annual “I Am LOVE” Fundraiser Banquet at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club. 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Citizens Bank Of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd at Downtown Edmond. 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Free!

Eats on 8th Food Truck Festival at 8th & Harvey. 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Recurring monthly every 3rd Saturday. Free!

Holba’ Pisachi’ Film Festival at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. 

Homeschool Open House at the OKC Zoo. 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

OKCMB Park Hop at Route 66 Park. 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

OKC Land Run Antique Show in Bricktown! at the Cox Convention Center. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Through 7/16.

Rare- Creatures of the the Photo Ark at the OKC Zoo. 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Sound of Music at the Tower Theatre. Starts at dusk. Free!

7/16

All Abilities Night at iFLY OKC. 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

H20 Art at the Will Rogers Event Center. 1:00 p.m – 4:00 p.m. Ages 6-12.

7/17

Animal Babies  at the Sam Noble Museum. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Through 7/21. Ages 5 – 6.

Creature Features at the Sam Noble Museum. 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Through 7/21. Ages 5 – 6.

Cool Cretaceous Creatures at the Sam Noble Museum. 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Through 7/21. Ages 7 – 8.

7/18

Tadpole Tuesday at the Noble. 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Tinkering Tots at the Northwest Library10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Third Saturday Market at the Circa parking lot, 500 W. Main. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

7/19

Mother Goose on the Loose at the Midwest City Library. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Recurring every Wednesday.

Thunder Bus – Climb aboard and get a free book. Grades K-5. at the Southwest OKC Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration needed.

OKCMB Park Hop at Piedmont Community Park. 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Rollercoaster Design at the Southern Oaks Library. 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration needed.

Sonic Summer Movies – Moonrise Kingdom at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Free!

7/20

Concerts in the Park at the Chisholm Trail Park Gazebo. 7:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m. Every Thursday.

FG Gallery @ Fulmer Group – Art Exhibition Open House at Buick Building. 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Free!

DiveIn Movies: Finding Nemo at the Pelican Bay Aquatic Center. 7:30 p.m.

7/21

Center of the Galaxy Festival at OKC Public Farmers Market. 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.Through 7/23.

Hang Out with a Naturalist at the Will Rogers Event Center. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Ages  6-12.

New Film Series at 21c Museum Hotel. 8:00 p.m. Free!

7/22

2017 Youth National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show at the State Park Fair. 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Free! Through 7/29.

National Day of the Cowboy at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Western Avenue Cars and Coffee at Sushi Neko. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

7/23

Sunday Twilight Concert On A Whim at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

7/24

Building a Better World with WildCare! at the Norman Central. 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Lego Space Missions for Tweens at the Norman Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

Storytime at the Midwest City Library. 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

7/25

Babytime at the Edmond Library. 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Extreme Animals Summer Reading Wrap Up at the Purcell Library. 10:30 a.m – 11:30 a.m.

OKCMB Park Hop at Tinker Bicentennial Park. 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Stress Relief Storytime at the McLoud Library. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

7/26

Home Depot Kids Workshop Program at the Blanchard Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

OKC Zoo: Rainforest Real Estate at the Southern Oaks Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Sonic Summer Movies – 42 – The Jackie Robinson Story at Myriad Botanical Gardens. 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Free! 

7/27

Build a better world: No-slip socks for Brookhaven at the Norman West. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration needed

DiveIn Movies: The Lego Movie at the Pelican Bay Aquatic Center. 7:30 p.m.

Musictime at the Bethany Library. 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

7/28

Fitness Fridays – Kelsey Hoops Hula Hoop show and workshop at the Moore Library. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Toddler Dance at the Midwest City Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

7/29

Babywearing 101 at Green Bambino. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Back to School Party at the Ralph  Ellison Library. 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Krazy Daze at Downtown Edmond. 

7/31

Happy Birthday, Harry! at the Moore Library. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Pajama Party Book Club at the Choctaw Library.  6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

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