OKC Moms Need to Know: Your Guide to June 2017

Summer break is here! I’m so excited to finally have a break from school. There are so many cool events happening around the metro this month. I can’t wait to enjoy some of these activities with my kids. I hope you do the same! 

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Guide to June events in OKC:

6/1

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

Build a Better World! Summer Reading Kick Off a the McLoud Library. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Daily Keeper Connections at the Oklahoma City Zoo. 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ledger Art Display at Exhibit C. 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Recurring Daily. 

My Venture Pass is available for 12 months of fun!

Readers’ Extravaganza – Adult & Teen Summer Reading Kick-off at the Norman Central. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 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. 

Summer Reading Kickoff – Build a Better World at the Southwest OKC Library. 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Summer Reading Kickoff Party at the Ralph Ellison Library. 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Summer Reading Kick Off and Parade at the Moore Library. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Summer Reading Program Registration at the Shawnee Library. 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Toddler Story and Craft Time at Unpluggits. 11:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Every Wednesday and Thursday.

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

6/2

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

Dancing In The Gardens: Swing at the  Myriad Botanical Gardens. 7:00 p.m.  Free!

Family Fun Friday: Summer Reading Kickoff at Noble. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Food Truck Fridays at the  Multi-purpose Pavilion at Central Park. Every Friday.

Kid’s Night Out is Back! at We Rock the Spectrum.  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Ages 3 – 12. $30 per child. Must pre-pay. Call 405.657.1108.

Midwest Summer Fest at the Town Center Plaza. 6:00 p.m. -11:30 p.m. Free!

Peter Piper Pizza Summer Reading Kick Off Party at Peter Piper Pizza. 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

6/3

C4K’s Summer Kickoff at the Wheeler District Ferris Wheel. 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free!!

Chihuly-Inspired Light Sculptures at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Ages 15-36 months.

Chihuly Chandeliers at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Children’s Garden Book Festival at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Recurring daily.

Chisholm Trail and Crawfish Festival at the Kirkpatrick Family Farm. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Free!

Drop-In Art: Summer Clay Creations at the  Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Every Saturday.

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

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

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

Friends of the Library Book Sale at the Newcastle Library. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

History Comes Alive at the  Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m. Recurring weekly on Saturday. 

How-To Festival at the Norman West. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Junk Utopia OKC at the State Fair Park – Centennial Building. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Repticon Oklahoma City Reptile & Exotic Animal Show at the State Fair Park #8211; Hobbies, Arts and Crafts Building. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Recurring every 2 days.

Saturdays for Kids: Wagon Wheel Rag Runs at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Touch-A-Truck at the University of Central OK. 9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. $2.

6/4

Peace, Love & Goodwill Festival at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Free!

Sunday Discovery Time at the Sam Noble Museum. 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Every Sunday this month.

6/5

Baby Story Fun Monday at the Mabel C. Fry Library. 10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Ages Newborn – 1.5 years old. Registration needed. Every Monday.

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

Pond Explorers at the Sam Noble Museum. 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Ages 5-6. Registration needed. Through 6/9.

Pre-School Storytime at the Mabel C. Fry Library. 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Every Monday and Wednesday. Ages 3 – Kindergarten. Registration needed. Free!

Summer Reading Kickoff Party at the Midwest City Library. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Summer Reading at Washington First Baptist Church. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Summer Reading Dance Party at Norman Central. 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Story Time at the  Kiwanis Park. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Wild Wonders  at the Sam Noble Museum. 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Through 6/9. Ages 7-8.

6/6

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

Summer Reading Kickoff Party at the Edmond Library. 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Elementary Summer Reading Kickoff at the  Mabel C. Fry Library. 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 1- 5 Grade.

Kid’s Cooking Camp at Noble.  10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 

Summer Park Hop at the Mitch Park. 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Summer Reading Kickoff Party at the Belle Isle Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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

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

6/7

Dental Story Time With Glenda Lee at Blanchard Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

Edmond Farmer’s Market and Junior Market at the Mitch Park. 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Every Wednesday.

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

Robotics for Kids at Norman Central. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

6/8

Pre-K Play at Moore Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Summer Reading Kickoff Partyat the Edmond Library. 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

Summer Reading Kickoff Party at the Warr Acres Library. 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Science Camp at the Del City Library. 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Young Adult Summer Reading Kick-off at the Mabel C. Fry Library. 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. For students entering grades 6-12 in the fall of 2017. Registration needed.

6/9

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. 

International Archives Day at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Mommy Son Luau at the Reno Swim & Slide. 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. $5 per person.

Movie Night @ The Park at the Stephenson Park. 7:00 p.m. Free!

Neighborhood Arts at the Harrah Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Play Date with Your Favorite Pink Friend at We Rock the Spectrum. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. $25 per child plus tax. Limited Spots!

Rhythm Babies at Norman Central. 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

6/10

Arcadia Lake’s Kids Fishing Derby at Spring Creek Park. 8:00 a.m. Ages 5-15. 

Book Exchange & Author Visits at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Cloth Diaper Bootcamp at Green Bambino. 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Every Saturday this month.

Dive-In Movie at the Station Aquatic Center. 8:30 p.m.

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

Midwest City’s Tinker Inter-Tribal Council Pow Wow at the Joe B. Barnes Regional Park. 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Ok Choctaw Tribal Alliance Monthly Indian Taco Sale and Indie Market at  5320 S Youngs Blvd. 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 P.M. Recurring monthly on the 2nd Saturday.

OKC Zoo: Animal Architects at the Almonte Library. 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.

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

Summer Park Hop at the Central Park. 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

The Spectacular Caterpillar at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration needed.

6/12

Down in the Dirt  at the Sam Noble Museum. 8:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m. Through 6/16. 

Little Hands Art Camp: Summer Edition at the Belle Isle Library. 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Registration needed.

Neighborhood Arts at the Midwest City Library. 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Neighborhood Arts at the Northwest Library.10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Story Time at Central Park. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

6/13

At The Drive In at the Criterion. 8:00 p.m. 

Doughnuts with Dads Story Time at the Moore Library. 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

Making a Music Video for Kids at the Norman Central. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration needed. Ages 5-9.

Neighborhood Arts at the Belle Isle Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Toddlertime at the Edmond Library. 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Registration needed. 

6/14

Lapsit Story Time a the Moore Library. 10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. 

Neighborhood Arts at the Del City. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Neighborhood Arts at the Downtown Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Neighborhood Arts at Warr Acres Library.  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wonder Wednesdays at the Almonte Library. 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

6/15

Come and Go Games at the Norman Central.  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Neighborhood Arts at the Edmond Library9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Neighborhood Arts at The Village Library2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Toddler Story Time & Play at Southwest OKC. 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Upstage Theatre Presents: Grease at the Mitch Park. 8:00 p.m.

6/16

Build a Magical World at the Newcastle Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Neighborhood Arts at Nicoma Park Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

New Film Series at the 21c Museum Hotel. 8:00 p.m. Recurring monthly on the 3rd Friday. 

Vintage CountrE Market 2 “Junkin’ at the LazyE” at the Lazy E Arena. 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Through 6/17. 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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

6/17

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 on the 3rd Saturday. Free!

Father’s Day Celebration at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Free admission for Dads!

Father’s Day Cruise at Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m. Free for Dads!

Made in Oklahoma Fest at the Reed Conference Center. 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

National Pollinator Week at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series at Frontier City – Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe at Frontier City Theme Park

6/18

Father’s Day!!

Father’s Day at the Sam Noble Museum. 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Free admission for Dads!

Father’s Day Celebration at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Free admission for Dads!

Father’s Day Cruise at Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m. Free for Dads!

6/19

Family Story Time with Scissortail Pediatrics at the Blanchard Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Story Time at Little River Park at the Moore Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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

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

6/20

Children’s Builder’s Camp at Noble. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration needed.

Community Helpers Story Time at the Moore Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Tinkering Tots at Northwest Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

6/21

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre. 6/21- 6/23 at 10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. 6/24-6/25 at 2:00 p.m 

LEGO Party at the Southwest OKC. 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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

Summer Park Hop at the Alexis Clark Water Park. 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

6/22

Building Extravaganza at the Newcastle Library. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR at the Sooner Theatre. 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Through 6/25.

Science Unites! at the Shawnee Library. 2:00 p.m. – 3 :00 p.m.

6/23

Little Scientists Lab at the Newcastle Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

STEAM Fridays: Creation Stations at the Moore Library. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

6/24

Chihuly Watercolor Painting at the  Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Children’s Festival at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Gypsy Glam Roadshow Music and Wine Festival at Tony’s Tree Plantation. 5:00 p.m. 

LibertyFest Car Show at Hafer Park at the Hafer Park. 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Free!

LibertyFest KiteFest at the Mitch Park. 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Through 6/25, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Library Day at the Sam Noble Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

OKC Disc Dogs at the Edmond Library. 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.

Western Avenue Cars and Coffee at Sushi Neko. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Recurring monthly on the 4th Saturday.

6/26

Alice In Wonderland Celebration at Noble. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m

Reading Buddies at the Village Library. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

6/27

Soundbites at Kerr Park. 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Free!

Summer Park Hop at Andrew’s Park. 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m

Steve Crawford Magician at the Edmond Library. 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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

6/28

Mad Science of Oklahoma at the Blanchard Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Science Museum Oklahoma: The Science of Star Wars at the Southern Oaks Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Sonic Summer Movies – Karate Kid (1984) at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Free!

6/29

Book-N-Cook at the Newcastle Library. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

International Mud Day at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration needed.

Mr. Breck’s Fantastic Musical Adventure at the Downtown Library. 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

6/30

Dive In Movies at White Water Bay – SING at White Water Bay. 

Little Yoga / Yoga para niños at the Southern Oaks Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. Registration required.

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