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OKC Moms Need to Know: Your Guide to June

OKC Moms Need to Know

The kids are out of school, the first day of summer is upon us and the days are getting hotter. Don’t spend your summer stuck at home, get out of the house and check out all that the OKC area has to offer you and your family. From outdoor fun to indoor fun, you’re sure to have a good time this summer.

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6/1

Blue Star Museums 2016 continues daily through September 5th.

Chick-fil-A Norman Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Celebration 9:00 a.m.

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

OKC Jazz Festival continues through the 4th at Bricktown & Deep Deuce.

Shape Your Future – A Program of TSET-encourages you to participate in their Summer Activity Challenge.

Sooner Bowling Center– kids bowl free all summer with registration.

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

6/2

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

Concerts in the Park at Hafer Park 6:15 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Every Thursday.

Connie and the Cow Reading Time at Chick-fil-A North Edmond 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Every Thursday.

JamzNJune at Charles Johnson Central Park in Midwest City 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Every Thursday.

OKC Dodgers $2 Thursdays at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark 7:05 p.m. Every Thursday.

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

The Farmers Market at Central Park in Moore 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Western on the Lawn behind Whole Foods 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

6/3

A Small Town Weekend begins in El Reno 7:00 p.m.

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

Friday Fireworks & Future Dodgers Night at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark 7:05 p.m.

H & 8th Night Market 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Outdoor Movie Series: Finding Nemo at Andrews Park in Norman 8:30 p.m.

Play in the Park by Moore Parks and Recreation 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Every Friday. Location varies.

Relay for Life of OKC at the OSU-OKC Fitness Track 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Saintoberfest at St. Anthony Hospital 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summer Nights Concert Series at Central Park in Moore 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Every Friday.

6/4

Blaze 5K & VA Hero Homecoming at the Chesapeake Boathouse 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Chisholm Trail Crawfish Festival in Yukon 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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

Dollar Days of Summer at Gaylord-Pickens Museum begins 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Edible Portraits at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Edmond Electric Touch-a-Truck at UCO 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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

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.

Free Fishing Day in OKC – no city permit required.

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

NAMIWalks 5K at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 9:00 a.m.

Summer Scoops at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Times vary by age.

Train Rides at the Oklahoma Railway Museum 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 1st and 3rd Saturday’s.

Trucks for Tots at Whole Foods 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Free YouthSpark Camps begin at Microsoft- Penn Square Mall. Dates and times vary by age.

6/5

Industry Flea 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Peace Love and Goodwill Festival at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summer Breeze Concert Series at Lions Park in Norman 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Sunday Twilight Concert Series at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Every Sunday.

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

6/6

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

Make It Mondays at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Every Monday.

OKC Zoo Summer Camps begin.

Safety Town at Sooner Mall begins.

Science Museum Oklahoma Summer Camps begin.

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

Summer Explorer Programs begin at the Sam Noble Museum.

6/7

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  in Midtown 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Every Tuesday.

Jazz Nights in Deep Deuce 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Every Tuesday.

Monthly Mini Model Build at LEGO in Penn Square Mall begins.

Summer Kids Series begins at Warren Theatre in Moore at 10:00 a.m. Every Tuesday & Thursday. Movies vary by week.

Tasty Tuesdays at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Every Tuesday.

Trucks and Tunes at the Mustang Town Center 7:00 p.m. Every Tuesday.

Tuesday Night Classics: The Breakfast Club at Harkins Theatre 7:00 p.m.

Wild About Animals Painting Series at the OKC Zoo 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Wild Tuesdays Story Time Safaris at the OKC Zoo 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Every Tuesday.

6/8

Craft Bonanza: Summer Fun at the Southern Oaks Library 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Okietales at the Oklahoma History Center 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Every Wednesday.

Reading Wednesdays at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Every Wednesday.

Spaghetti Eddie at The Village Library 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Yukon Touch-a-Truck/Wacky Wednesday at Chisholm Trail Park. Every Wednesday.

6/9

Concerts in the Park begins in Yukon 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Every Thursday.

Family Playtime at the Norman West Library 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Music Time at the Del City Library 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Think Green Thursdays at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Every Thursday.

6/10

2nd Friday Norman Art Walk 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Find It Fridays at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Every Friday.

GLOW Music Festival/FAA Credit Union Movie Series at the Boathouse District 6:00 p.m.

Movie Night in the Park: Pan at Mitch Park in Edmond 7:00 p.m.

South OKC Treat Food Truck Fest at Oakcrest Church of Christ 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Prix de West begins at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum 8:00 a.m.

Red Earth Annual Parade at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Sunset Cruises at Oklahoma River Cruises. Last 3 Fridays of the month.

Super Hero Olympics – Father’s Day Event at Gymboree Play & Music of OKC 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

World Oceans Day at the OKC Zoo 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

6/11

Arcadia Lake’s Kids Fishing Derby at Spring Creek Park 11:00 a.m.

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

Beats & Bites Music & Food Truck Festival at Riverwind Casino 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Braum’s Friends & Family Night at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark 7:05 p.m.

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

Corn Party at Orr Family Farm 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Free Family Make + Take Art Project: Summer Printmaking at the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

kidsFest at the deadCenter Film Festival at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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

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

6/12

Chaparral Family Sundays & Loves Baseball Buddies at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark 6:05 p.m.

6/13

Neighborhood Arts at the Northwest Library & Southern Oaks Library 10:30 a.m.

Science Camp at the Midwest City Library 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Story Time at Parmele Park in Moore 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

6/14

Kids Yoga at the Southern Oaks Library 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Preschool Champions at the Northwest Library 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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

Summer Camps begin at Orr Family Farm.

Tuesday Night Classics: Monty Python and the Holy Grail at Harkins Theatre 7:00 p.m.

6/15

Elementary Athletes at theNorthwest Library 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Movie Matinee at the SOKC Library 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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

Summer Field Trip Days at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark 11:05 a.m.

6/16

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

Beauty and the Beast begins at Mitch Park in Edmond 8:00 p.m.

Free Third Thursdays at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum.

Jazz in June at Brookhaven Village in Norman begins.

Zoobilation at the OKC Zoo 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

6/17

Bricktown Blues Festival begins at 6:00 p.m.

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

Mommy Son Luau at Reno Swim and Slide in Midwest City 6:30 p.m.

Oklahoma Craft Beer Festival begins at the Cox Convention Center.

6/18

Americana Fest at the American Banjo Museum 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Car Seat Safety for New Parents 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Daddy Daughter Dance at Central Park in Moore 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Father’s Day Cruises begin at Oklahoma River Cruises.

Father’s Day Fiesta at Orr Family Farm 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Free admission for dads.

Heard on Hurd 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Matisse in His Time Exhibit begins at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

MUED OUtreach:Children’s Foundation of Music at The Depot in Norman 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Orr Family Farm Car & Bike Show 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Paint with Dad at the Art Spot 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Tuttle Ice Cream Festival 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

6/19

Father’s Day 5K and Fun Run at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 7:00 a.m.

Father’s Day at the OKC Zoo – Free Admission for dads.

Father’s Day at the Sam Noble Museum – Free admission for dads.

Summer Breeze Concert Series at Lions Park in Norman 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Uptown Farmers Market 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

6/20

Find Your Tribe – Moms Night Out at Gymboree Play & Music of OKC 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

First Day of Summer Celebration at the Chickasaw Cultural Center 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Neighborhood Arts at the Capitol Hill Library 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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

6/21

Baby Time at the Edmond Library 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Come and Go Crafts at the SOKC Library 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday Night Classics: Fight Club at Harkins Theatre 7:00 p.m.

Mother Goose on the Loose at the Warr Acres Library 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

6/22

Lapsit Story Time at the Moore Library 10:45 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

Soccer Demonstration at the Southern Oaks Library 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

SONIC Summer Movies: The Little Rascals at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Stop! Drop! Roll! A Firefighter’s Obstacle Course at the Midwest City Library 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

6/23

Cloth Diaper Bootcamp at Green Bambino 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Escape the Library! at the Midwest City Library 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Family Play Time at the Moore Library 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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

6/24

Beautiful Butterflies at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Eats on 8th 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Home Run for Life & Softball Night at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark 7:05 p.m.

Outdoor Movie Series: Minions at Andrews Park in Norman 8:30 p.m.

6/25

Baby Wearing for Expectant Parents at Green Bambino 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Braum’s Friends & Family Night & Love’s Baseball Buddies at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark 7:05 p.m.

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

DIY Star Wars Craft Event at Forever Young Toy Shoppe 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LibertyFest KiteFest at Mitch Park in Edmond begins 9:30 a.m.

Library Day at the Sam Noble Museum 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Picasso Face Sculptures at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Stars & Stripes River Festival begins at the Boathouse District.

SummORRtime Celebration at Orr Family Farm 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

6/26

4th Annual Equality Run in Downtown OKC 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Chapparal Family Sundays & Future Dodgers Night at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark 6:05 p.m.

Family Day at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Summer Breeze Concert Series at Lions Park in Norman 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

6/27

Acting 101 at the Edmond Library 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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

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

6/28

Extreme Animals – Extremely Fit at the Downtown Library 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Kelsey Hoops: Fitness is Fun at The Village Library 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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

Tuesday Night Classics: The Goonies at Harkins Theatre 7:00 p.m.

Summer Field Trip Day at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark 11:05 a.m.

6/29

International Mud Day at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

SONIC Summer Movies: Hotel Transylvania 2 at the Myriad Botanical Gardens 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Summer Games Sports Science at the Southern Oaks Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

6/30

Board Game Explosion at the Belle Isle Library 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Musictime at the Bethany Library 10:00 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Science Camp 2016 at the Choctaw Library 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

In addition to all of the fun events listed above, be sure to check out the OKC Parks and Recreation Summer Guide and the library event calendars!

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3 Responses to OKC Moms Need to Know: Your Guide to June

  1. Dani June 1, 2016 at 4:49 pm #

    Free summer camps for kids 8-11 and 12-18 at the Microsoft Store a Penn Square Mall! http://www.microsoft.com/youthsparkcamp Camps run June 6th – July 29th.

  2. Amanda June 10, 2016 at 11:10 pm #

    thank you for these wonderful lists!

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