OKC Moms Need to Know: Your Guide to May

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As we head into May the flowers are blooming, gardens sprouting and the weather is changing. Make sure you check out all the fun that the OKC area has to offer this month and spend some time enjoying the outdoors! As Mother’s Day nears, don’t forget to take some time for yourself and give your own mama and mama friends some extra loving to let them know just how much they’re appreciated.

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Guide to OKC Summer Camps

5/1

Critter Crunch at Martin Nature Park 2:00 p.m. Every Sunday.

Listen To Your Mother at the Will Rogers Theatre 3:00 p.m.

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

Uptown 23rd Farmers Market 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Sunday.

5/2

After School at Your Library. Times vary by location.

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

Musictime at the Midwest City Library 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Screen Time! at the Norman Central Library 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Story Time at Green Bambino. Every Monday at 11:30 a.m.

5/3

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

Family Night at Organic Squeeze Kitchen Table in Midtown 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Every Tuesday.

Makerspace at the Belle Isle Library 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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

Toddlertime at the Choctaw Library 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

5/4

Bringing Books to Life at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Every Wednesday.

May the 4th Be With You at the Norman Central Library 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Nature Lap Time at Martin Nature Park 10:00 a.m. Every Wednesday.

Playtime at the Northwest Library 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Prenatal & Parenting at the Northwest Library 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Star Wars Origami at the Edmond Library 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Story Time at Green Bambino. Every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

5/5

Art After 5 at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Every Thursday.

Dancing in the Gardens at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Music Play at the Warr Acres Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Story Time at Green Bambino. Every Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

5/6

Broadway & Brew at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

First Friday Gallery Walk at Paseo 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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

Space Day at Science Museum Oklahoma

The Jungle Book Festival begins at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

5/7

Arts on the Corner on Campus Corner at OU 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Autism Oklahoma Piece Walk at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ball park

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

Color Me Rad 5K at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds

Cuppies & Joe Storybook Hour 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Every 1st & 3rd Saturday.

Drop-in Art at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Every Saturday.

Edmond Farmers Market 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Every Saturday.

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

Free Crafts at Forever Young Toy Shoppe in Bethany 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Every Saturday.

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

Geekapalooza at the Mary Nichols’ Family Leadership Center 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

HAT Rocks Day at the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mother’s Day Celebration at Orr Family Farm 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Mother’s Day River Cruise begins

Mother’s Honor Day begins at the Chickasaw Cultural Center

National Train Day at the Oklahoma Railway Museum

Riversport Rapids Grand Opening Weekend begins

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

5/8

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day at the Gardens 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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

5/9

123! Play with Me! at the Northwest Library 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Babytime at the Del City Library 9:30 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

Children’s Story Time and Craft at the SOKC Library 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

LEGO Robotics at the Choctaw Library 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

5/10

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

Crafty Art at the Warr Acres Library 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Share a Story with Maggie at the Newcastle Library 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

5/11

Family Gamefest at the Wright Library 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Foster Care Information Night at the Norman Central Library 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Lapsit Story Time at the Moore Library. Times vary.

Parachute Play at the Midwest City Library 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

5/12

Art Time at the Downtown Library 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Baby Story Time & Play at the SOKC Library 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Children Reading to Dogs at the Warr Acres & Del City Library 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

OKCMB Mommy & Me Lunch Date at Gymboree Play & Music in North Park Mall 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Playtime at the Bethany Library 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

VivaGLARt! at the Norman West Library 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

5/13

2nd Friday Artwalk in Norman 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

American Ninja Warrior at the Oklahoma State Capitol 5:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.

Art Class at the Choctaw Library 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Live on the Plaza 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

5/14

Beats & Bites at the Riverwind Casino 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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

Fairy Ball at Restoration Church at the Dome 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Girl Scouts Day with the Oklahoma Museum Network

Indie Trunk Show at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Nikon and Bedford Camera Borrow a Camera Lens Day at the OKC Zoo 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Oklahoma City Dodgers Home Game – see schedule for more games.

5/15

Reading Buddies at the Warr Acres Library 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

5/16

Baby Time at the Del City Library 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Children’s Story Time and Craft at the SOKC Library 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

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

5/17

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

123! Play with Me! at the Capitol Hill Library 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Bullying Prevention Community Connection Night at the Downtown Library 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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

5/18

Children Reading to Dogs at the Village Library 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Mother Goose on the Loose at Southern Oaks Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Playtime at the Northwest Library 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

5/19

Auto Alley Shop Hop 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Cosplay Prom at the Downtown Library 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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

Musictime at the Downtown Library 10:00 p.m. – 10:45 p.m.

5/20

Endangered Species Day at the OKC Zoo 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Exchange on Film Row 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Food Truck Fridays at Central Park in Moore 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Every Friday.

Oklahoma Modernism Weekend begins at Restoration Church at the Dome

5/21

9th Annual BikeMoore at Moore City Hall 9:30 a.m.

31st Annual Armed Forces Day Parade in Del City 10:00 a.m.

Armed Forces Honor Day at the Chickasaw Cultural Center

Baby Led-Weaning at Green Bambino 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Cruise In for Coffee at Santa Fe Steak House  in Midwest City 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Girl Scouts Night at the OKC Dodgers at Bricktown Ball Park 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Heard on Hurd 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Sensory Safari – Smell at the OKC Zoo 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

SkyDance Bridging Ceremony 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

5/22

Mother Goose on the Loose at the Almonte Library 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

5/23

Library Explorers at the Northwest Library 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Lunar Sooners Astronomy & Star Gazing at the Midwest City Library 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Storytime at the Midwest City Library 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

5/24

Music Time at the Northwest Library. Times vary.

Story Time at the Norman West Library 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Toddlertime at the Choctaw Library 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

5/25

Big 12 Baseball begins at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

Family Gamefest at the Harrah Library 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Music Time at the Northwest Library. Times vary.

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

5/26

Candy Sushi at the Midwest City Library 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Family Game Night at the Northwest Library 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Playtime at the Downtown Library 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

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

5/27

Don’t Fry Day at the OKC Zoo 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Eat’s on 8th & Harvey 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Friday Films at the Southern Oaks Library 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Movie in the Park at the Moore Library 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

5/28

2016 Discover Aviation & Airshow Spectacular begins at the Sundance Airport

40th Annual Paseo Arts Festival begins

Annual Chuckwagon Festival begins at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Baby Wearing for Expectant Parents at Green Bambino 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Bethany 66 Festival 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Memorial Day Celebration begins at the Chickasaw Cultural Center

5/29

Family Film Sunday at the District House 1:00 p.m.

5/30

Memorial Day

Blue Star Museums 2016 begins. Daily through September 5th.

Harkins Summer Movie Fun begins

Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale at the Outlet Shoppes of OKC

OK River Run and Dog Jog at Wiley Post Park

5/31

Kids Karaoke at Othello’s of Norman 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Teddy Bears Picnic at the Southern Oaks Library 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

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

As summer approaches, be sure to check out all the guides we post. They are always full of useful information regarding activities to do throughout the summer to keep your kids busy! 

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2 Responses to OKC Moms Need to Know: Your Guide to May

  1. Morgan Harris April 30, 2016 at 7:36 am #

    Hello!

    Thanks for the link to our storytime events. To clarify, our storytimes are:

    Mondays at 11:30
    Wednesdays at 4 p.m.
    Thursdays at 10 a.m.

    Thanks and keep up the great work!

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