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OKC Moms Need Yo Know: Your Guide to August 2017

It’s hard to believe that the kids will be heading back to school soon. Since there are still a few more weeks of summer break, let’s enjoy it. There are a lot of great events happening in OKC this month. Don’t forget to join us at Children’s Learning Adventure!

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8/1

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

2017 Bricktown Beach at the 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. Recurring daily. 

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

My Venture Pass is available for 12 months of fun!

National Night Out 2017 at the Target Parking Lot, Moore. 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 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.

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

Summer Signature Tour at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 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.

Tuesday Night Classics at the Harkins Theathres. 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.

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

Yoga for Everyone at the Will Rogers Garden. 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

8/2

Early Explorers at the Science Museum Oklahoma. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Every Wednesday.

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

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

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

Western Movie Matinee at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Free!

Wide Open Wednesday at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Recurring weekly on Wednesday. Free!

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

8/3

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

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

Extended Summer Hours at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Open until 8:00 p.m. every Thursday this month.

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.  

Oklahoma! at the Sooner Theatre. 7:30 p.m. – 9 :30 p.m.

Pourings on the Plaza at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

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

8/4

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

FireLake Fireflight Balloon Festival at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Pow Wow Grounds. 4:00 p.m.Through 8/6.

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

Friday Fun Days at the City Splash Pool. 10:00 a.m. Free!

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

8/5

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. All day through  8/6.

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

Drop-In Art: Tape Resist Watercolor Paintings at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Edmond Farmer’s Market at Downtown Edmond. 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 Crafts for Kids at  Lakeshore Learning. 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Every Saturday.

FREE Fishing Day not city permit required. First Saturday of each month.

Free Kids Gardening Festival at Marcums Nursery. 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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

Oklahoma Craft Beer Summit at the Tower Theatre. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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

Very Berry Art Class at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Register by 8/1.

Zoo Treasure Hunt Breakfast and Stroll  at the Oklahoma City Zoo. 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Zoo Time with Grandparents  at the Oklahoma City Zoo. 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Zumba at NW Optimist Center. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Every Saturday.

8/6

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

Summer Breeze Concert – Boyd Street Brass at Lions Park. 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

8/7

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

Free First Monday for Kids at the Sam Noble Museum. 10:00 a.m. – 5:0 p.m. Every first Monday of the month.

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

8/8

How to Hatch a Chihuly at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Movie In the Park at the Central Park. 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. 

8/9

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

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

Wonder Wednesday at the Almonte Library. 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. 

8/10

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

Cub Club: Scaly Sensations at the Oklahoma City Zoo. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Full STEAM Ahead at the Village Library. 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Ages 5-11.

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

8/11

Disco Cruise at the Oklahoma River Cruises. 11:40 a.m.  Recurring every Friday and Saturday this month.

Movie Night @ Park – Middle School: The Worst Year of My Life at Mitch Park. Starts at dusk. Free!

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

8/12

Cat Video Fest 2017 at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Catch a Sneak Peek at Children’s Learning Adventure! at Children’s Learning Adventure. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Free!

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

Drop-In Art: Abstract Animal Paintings at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Make + Take at the Oklahoma Contemporary. 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. Recurring monthly on the 2nd Saturday.

See You Saturday | Innovation at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Recurring monthly on the 2nd Saturday. 

The Story of Seeds at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Register by 8/8.

Wild About Chihuly! at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

8/13

14th Annual Parent Child Championship at the Kickingbird Golf Club. 1:00 p.m.

8/14

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

I’m Ready for School at the Edmond Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Register by 8/13.

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

PAW-TY at We Rock the Spectrum. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Chase from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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

8/15

Baby Lapsit – Story Time at the Southwest OKC.  10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Eclipse Party with Science Museum Oklahoma at the Jones Library. 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Space Storytime at the Choctaw Library. 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

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

8/16

123! Play with Me! at the Northwest Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration begins 7/26.

Summer Reading Wrap-Up at Norman West. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Viva GLART! – Grow a Learner Through Art at the Newcastle Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

“Wild” American Explorers at the Edwards Park Pavilion. 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Through 8/18.

8/17

Cookies & Cocktails at the Science Museum Oklahoma. 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Ice Cream Social at the Dale Robertson Center. 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Free!

8/18

Outdoor Adventure Back to School Bash at King’s Gate Christian School (Surrey Hills). 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Free!

Eclipse Party with Science Museum Oklahoma at the Southern Oaks Library. 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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

Solar Eclipse 2017 – The “All-American” Eclipse at the Newcastle Library. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration needed.

8/19

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

Drop-In Art: Spiral Mobiles at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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

Plant Part Snack Time at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Register by 8/15.

We the People: A Portrait of Early Oklahoma at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 5:00 p.m.

West Fest 2017 at Western Avenue. 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Free!

8/20

Summer Breeze Concert – John Fullbright at the Lions Park. 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

8/21

Crazy 8’s at the Almonte Library. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration begins 8/7.

Science of the Solar Eclipse at the Norman Central. 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

2017 Solar Eclipse at the Science Museum Oklahoma. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Special event.

8/22

Book Club at the Harrah Library. 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Eclipse Party with Science Museum Oklahoma at the Midwest City Library. 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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

Story Time! at the Shawnee Library. 4;30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

8/23

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

Story Time at the Shawnee Mall 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

8/24

Back To School Bash at the Science Museum Oklahoma. 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

OKC Balloon Festival at the Chisholm Creek. 5;00 p.m. Through 8/27.

Rhythm and Rhyme at the Yukon Community Center. 10:30 a.m. Every Thursday. Free!

8/25

Fiesta Friday at 225 SW 25th St. 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Free!

Homeschool Day at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. All day. 

Splash N’ Dash at the Reno Swim & Slide. 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

8/26

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

Dig In! at the Oklahoma City Zoo. 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fascinating Faces at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Moore War Run at 7:30 a.m. Registration at the Moore High School.

Remington Bark 2017 at the Remington Park Racing Casino. 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

See It, Stamp It at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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

8/27

Snakes in the Library at the Belle Isle Library. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

8/28

Library Night at SOKC’s Pub W 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Minecraft Club at the Choctaw Library. 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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

8/29

Family Storytime at the Midwest City Library. 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Preschool Fun Fit Kids at the McLoud Library. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

8/30

123! Play with Me! at the  Northwest Library. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration begins 7/26.

PreK Story Time at the Newcastle Library. 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. 

8/31

Music Connection at the Norman Central. 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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

Rock the Route at the Chisholm Trail. 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Free!

 

 

 

 

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