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OKC Moms Need To Know: Your Guide To May 2017

Happy May!. We are hosting another great event this month.  Our second annual Bloom: An Event for New and Expecting Moms. Also,  Check out all the other fun things happening around OKC. Finally, don’t forget to take some time for yourself this Mother’s Day. Let your family spoil you and shower you with love because you deserve it. 

Guide to OKC Summer Camps 2017

Mother’s  Day Gift Ideas

 Your Pregnant Mother’s Day Counts

Guide to May Events in OKC:

5/1

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

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

My Venture Pass is available for 12 months of fun!

Ledger Art Display at Exhibit C. 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Free!

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

Ugly Bugs at the Sam Noble Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Through 6/18.

5/2

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

Kindermusik with Deidra Davis at We Rock the Spectrum. 10:30 a.m. Every Tuesday.

Norman Farm Market at the Cleveland County Fair Grounds. 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Every Tuesday through 10/31.

Roots of Wisdom at the Sam Noble Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Through 5/7.

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

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

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

Toddler Time $8 Open Play at We Rock the Spectrum. 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Tuesday Night Classics at the Harkins Theatre. 7:00 p.m. Recurring every Tuesday.

5/3

1/2 price admission after 3 p.m. at Unpluggits Playstudio. 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Every Wednesday and Thursday.

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

Governor’s Mansion Tours. 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Recurring weekly on Wednesday. 

Miss Nelson is Missing at the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre. 11:00 a.m.

Spanish Class taught by The Language Company at We Rock the Spectrum. 6:30 p.m. Ages 6-9. Every Tuesday. 

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

5/4

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

May the 4th Be With You! at the Norman Central Library. 4:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.

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

5/5

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

Downtown Edmond Arts Festival at Downtown Edmond. 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Through 5/7.

Friends of the Norman Library Better Books Sale at the Norman Public Library. 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

No School Day Movie Time at the Blanchard Public Library. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Space Day Presented By Boeing at the Science Museum Oklahoma. 9:00 a.m. 

Spanish Class taught by The Language Company at We Rock the Spectrum. 10:00 a.m. Ages 2-5. Every Friday.

5/6

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

DROP-IN ART: Texture Collages at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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

Festival of the Child a the Yukon City Park. 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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

Friends of the Norman Library Better Books Sale at the Norman Public Library. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

History comes Alive at Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m. Recurring weekly on Saturdays.

May Fair Arts Festival at Andrews Park. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Through 5/7.

National Train Day at the Oklahoma Railway Museum. 

Pond Explorers at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

Saturdays for Kids: Culture Quest Scavenger Hunt at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Reservations required, please call (405) 478-2250.

Spring Sampler Tour at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Spring weekends. 

5/7

Friends of the Norman Library Better Books Sale at the Norman Public Library. 1:00 p.m. -5 :00 p.m. (most items priced 50% off).

Sunday Discovery Time at the Sam Noble Museum. 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Weekly every Sunday.

Science Sundays at the Del City Library. 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

5/8

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

Kid’s Club at the Moore Library. 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration required.

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

Yoga Storytime for Preschoolers at the Edmond Library. 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Registration required.

5/9

123! Play with Me! at the Village Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Disney’s The Lion King at the Civic Center Music Hall. 

Muffins with Mom Story Time at the Moore Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

5/10

LEGO WeDo Club at the Choctaw Library. 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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

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

5/11

Art Time at the Downtown Library. 10:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Registration required.

Little Hands Art Camp at the Belle Isle Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration required. Ages 2-5.

Mindfulness for Children at Norman West. 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Spring Children’s Clothing Swap Drop-Off at the Moore Library. 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

5/12

2nd Friday Art Walk at the Norman Arts Council. 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Every second Friday of the month. 

Western Weekend Wind Down at the National Cowboy & Heritage Museum. 10:00 a.m.through 5/14.

5/13

Artful Tours for Fours & Fives at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Colors, Textures, & Letters at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 15 – 36 months old. Registration required.

Chasing James at Green Bambino. 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Drop-In Seed Bomb Making at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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

Fancy Dance Celebration at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Hand Bouquet Painting at the Science Museum Oklahoma. 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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

Mother’s Day Celebration at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Free Admission for Moms!

Mother’s Day Celebration at the Orr Family Farm. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Free Admission for Moms!

Mother’s Day Cruise at the Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m. 

Lularoe Mother’s Day Multi-Retailer Extravaganza in Yukon. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

OK Choctaw Tribal Alliance Monthly Indian Taco Sale and Indie Market. 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Pop Up Shops in the Park at the Hafer Park. 

See You Saturday/ Innovation at Oklahoma Hall Of Fame. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Shaving Cream Marbling at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration required.  Ages 3- 5.

5/14

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Celebration at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Free Admission for Moms!

Mother’s Day Cruise at the Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m. 

Mother’s Day at the Sam Noble Museum. 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

5/15

LEGO Club – LEGOnomics at the Downtown Library. 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration required.

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

Reading with Buzz & Sully at the Blanchard Library. 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

5/16

Duckling Birthday Story Time at the Moore Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

STEAM Art Market at the Midwest City Library. 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Tiny Tuesdays at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

5/17

Sensory Story Time a the Moore Library. 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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

5/18

Family Craft Night at the Del City Library. 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City Whitewater Festival at the RIVERSPORT Rapids. Free!

Sit! Stay! Read! at the Norman West. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

5/19

Food Truck Fridays at the  Multi-purpose Pavilion at Central Park. 11:00 a.m. – 2 :00 p. m. Through 9/29 (every Friday).

Minecraft: Creative at the Norman Central4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration required.

Will Rogers Annual Art Show at the Will Rogers Senior Center. 4:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. Through 5/20 (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

5/20

Armed Forces Day Cruise at the Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m. 

Armed Forces Honor Day at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Free admission for active duty military and veterans.

OKC BLOOM: An Event for New and Expecting Moms hosted by Oklahoma City Moms Blog. 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Eats on 8th Food Truck Festival at 8th and Harvey. 12:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. Recurring every 3rd Saturday.

Kids’ Day with a Scanning Electron Microscope at the Sam Noble Museum. Session 1 at 9:00 a.m. – noon. Session 2 at 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Register by 5/10.

Oklahoma Craft Beer Week Block Party at 9th Street Automobile Alley. 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Oklahoma Tongue Tie Support Group at Green Bambino. 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Rare Pair Golf Tournament at the Westwood Park Golf Course. Noon – 4:00 p.m.

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

5/21

Builders’ Club at the Almonte Library. 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wonder League Robotics Club at the Del City Library. 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration required.

5/22

Musictime at the Edmond Library. 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Registration required.

Parachute Play at the Jones Library. 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

5/23

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

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

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

5/24

123! Play with Me! at the Northwest Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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

5/25

Nature Tales at the Northwest Library.  10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Registration required. Ages 3-7.

Summer Reading Program Kickoff at Tecumseh. 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

5/26

5/27

Annual Chuck Wagon Festival at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Through 5/28.

Babywearing 101 at Green Bambino. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Pelican Bay Opening Day at the Pelican Bay Aquatic Center. 11:00 a.m. 

Rock the Park – The Station Aquatic Center Opens at the Central Park. 6:00 p.m. – 10 :00 p.m.

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

5/29

Memorial Day

5/30

Grow a Better World! Summer Reading Kick-off at the Norman Central. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Toddlertime at the Belle Isle Library. 9:30 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

5/31

Summer Reading Program Kick Off Event at the Blanchard Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

 

We can’t wait to see you at Bloom!

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