Mo’s Carousel at Myriad Gardens Spring Break
- Open Spring Break Week, Monday through Friday, March 18-22, Noon-4pm
- Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, 11am-5pm
Mo’s Carousel at Myriad Gardens a permanent feature in the Pavilion next to the Children’s Garden. Cost is $2 per ride, and it is free for Family PLUS members. The token machine for the carousel takes credit cards and cash. It will take debit cards only if the debit card can also serve as a credit card. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.
Spring Break Pop-Ins
- Tuesdays and Thursdays during Spring Break
- March 12, 14, 19, 21, 10am-Noon
- Children’s Garden Porch
- $3 per child
- REGISTER TUESDAY, MARCH 12
- REGISTER THURSDAY, MARCH 14
- REGISTER TUESDAY, MARCH 19
- REGISTER THURSDAY, MARCH 21
Looking for something fun to do over Spring Break? Join us in the Children’s Garden as we celebrate the coming of spring with hands-on activities such as fruit and vegetable stamping, making weather wind sticks and seed planting. For groups of 10 or more call Lily Peppers at (405) 445-5162.
Go Girl Run 2019
- Saturday, March 23, 7am-2pm
- Learn more here
Go Girl Run is an all women’s half marathon and 5k running series that celebrates women, health and fitness. This year’s Go Girl Run is the 5th year in a row! Get ready for all the glitz, glam, tutus, laughter, friendship, and camaraderie a girl can get! Every participant gets a custom racer shirt, finisher medal, finisher wine glass, finisher certificate, delicious smoothies and much, much more!
The Story of a Tree
- Saturday, March 23, 10-11:30 am
- The Garden Classroom and Garden Grounds
- Member $5; Nonmember $6
- Best for ages 7 to 10
- Register by Thursday, March 21
- REGISTER HERE
Celebrate the start of Oklahoma Arbor Week by exploring the story of a tree and then telling your own story. We’ll use real tree slices to learn about the layers inside a tree, how they help the tree grow and how to use tree rings to learn a tree’s story. Then we’ll create our own tree slices to tell our life stories as trees. We’ll end by going on a scavenger hunt to find the most interesting trees in the gardens.
Water Conservation and Turf Management Seminar
- Saturday, March 23, 10-Noon
- The Garden Classroom
- Member $8; Nonmember $12
- Jeff Salmond, University of Oklahoma, Director of Athletic Field Management, CSFM
- Josh Campbell, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Urban Ag. and Natural Resources
- Register by Tuesday, March 19
- REGISTER HERE
In this featured seminar focused on saving water while caring for your lawn, you will learn cost-effective methods for conserving natural resources. From setting up strategic rain barrels to the effective use of mulch, you will be on your way to efficiently managing drought-resistance grass and hearty low-ground cover year-round. Coffee and light breakfast provided.
Special thanks to SqueezeEveryDrop.com
National Puppy (of all ages) Day sponsored by Midtown Vets
- Saturday, March 23, 11am-2pm
- Myriad Gardens Dog Park
- Suggested pup donation items for Midtown Vet’s “I Am Not Alone” project
Celebrate National Puppy (of all ages) Day at the Gardens Dog Park with local dog rescues, pet vendors, music, drinks and more! Bring your pups (big or small, young or older) to run in our dog park, play with pups, and maybe even bring a new one home! Don’t forget to bring dog toys, food, and/or beds to donate to Midtown Vet’s “I Am Not Alone” project which seeks to help the pets of Oklahoma City’s homeless community. Make new dog friends!
It’s our birthday! Thirty-one years ago today the Myriad Botanical Gardens opened to the public. In celebration, we will offer free admission to the Crystal Bridge. Want to know our history? Visit here for an overview.
Take time to watch this video of our story!
Botanical Balance FREE YOGA presented by Fowler Toyota, sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center
- Tuesdays, 5:45 pm and Saturdays, 8 am
- Check in at the Visitor Center and find out location which changes depending on the season
- Instructors provided by This Land Yoga
- Bring a mat, water, and an “open mind”
- Recommended for ages 16&Up
Tuesday night at Myriad Botanical Gardens has been a place for yogis of all levels to center and recharge. Thanks to our new presenting sponsor Fowler Toyota, and our generous ongoing sponsors Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center, yoga will be offered twice weekly of free.
Practicing yoga in the Gardens has the added benefit of connecting you with nature. Classes are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. The Gardens offer a space of beauty and tranquility to help relieve stress and quiet your mind.
- Every Wednesday, 10 am
- The Garden Classroom
- Best for ages 2 to 5
Bring your youngster for story time each Wednesday at 10 am. Books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. We’ll begin with an interactive song and children will enjoy creating a small craft after the story. Join us the last Wednesday of the month for reading and craft time with the Downtown Library. For groups of 10 or more please call Kodi Clifford at (405) 835-6789.
March 27–Metropolitan Downtown Library
Guided Walking Tour
- Last Saturday of Every Month, 10-11am
- Garden Grounds
Expand your knowledge of Oklahoma plants and find inspiration for your own garden with our educational walking tours. Each month will feature different plants from our outdoor collection that make great choices for our region – from year-round color to drought-tolerant choices and more. Self-guided plant tour handouts are available in our north lobby.