Aug
21
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Yoga Tuesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Aug 21 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga Tuesdays in the Gardens

Sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center
Giveaway Sponsor Athleta

  • Tuesdays, 5:45pm
  • Members: $5; Nonmember: $10
  • Late arrivals not accepted after 5:50pm
  • Meet in the North Lobby for check-in—location varies, you must collect a wristband from the north lobby in order to participate

This is a great, all-levels class led by Lisa Woodard from This Land Yoga. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Class participants will meet in the south lobby for check-in each week. Drop in for a session or two or enjoy the entire series!

Aug
22
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Aug 22 @ 8:47 pm – 9:47 pm

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 10am
  • Crystal Bridge North Lobby
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Bring your youngster for story time each Wednesday at 10am. 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. For groups of 10 or more please call Kodi Clifford at (405)-835-6789.

Aug
25
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Gardens Walking Tour @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Gardens Walking Tour

  • Last Saturday of the Month, 10-11am
  • Meet in the North Lobby and Walk the Garden Grounds
  • FREE
  • Walkups Welcome
  • Geared towards adults, children and leashed dogs always welcome

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 spring color to drought tolerant choices and more. Self-guided plant tour handouts are available in our north lobby.

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The Art of Words: Plant Poems @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Art of Words: Plant Poems

  • Saturday, August 25, 10-11am
  • Meet in North Lobby of Crystal Bridge
  • Member $4; Nonmember $5
  • Best for ages 6 to 10
  • Register by Tuesday, August 21 HERE

Poetry and nature have always gone hand in hand. In this class, children will learn how to combine the two. Participants will learn how to write a simple poem followed by a nature walk to get a dose of creative inspiration. We will end with quiet time to compose our plant-inspired poems.

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SOLD OUT: Family Workshop: Rock Terrariums @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

SOLD OUD: Family Workshop: Rock Terrariums

  • Saturday, August 25, 2–3:30pm
  • 2nd Floor Conference Room and Garden Grounds
  • Member $14; Nonmember $16
  • Molly Yunker and Stacey Evans, Oklahoma Geological Survey
  • Best for ages 6 to 10

Calling all rock collectors and plant lovers! In this hands-on family workshop, each child will pot up their own small terrarium and learn how to care for it. We’ll also learn about the fascinating world of rocks and how many varieties there are. Then we’ll get to pick out a couple interesting ones to display in our terrariums to take home.

This event is now sold out. You might be interested in September’s Family Workshop: Mushrooms and Gnomes in the Gardens 

Aug
27
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Full Moon Bike Ride and Run @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

 

Full Moon Bike Ride and Run

Presented by

  • Sponsored by OK Runner, Schlegel Bicycles, Ride OKC and Athelta
  • Meet at the Band Shell at the Devon Lawn
  • $5 per person to participate, get entered in a drawing to win prizes
    • Pay in advance here.
  • Fill out your liability waiver in advance here
  • #FullMoonOKC

Runners and cyclists, take your mark! It’s time to for the Gardens’ much-loved annual Full Moon Bike and Run. Join other runners in a 5K, led by OK Runner, through the scenic downtown area as the sun sets. Bring your bike and meet up for a leisurely one-hour ride. Downtown-area routes are specifically planned by Schlegel Bicycles. Don’t have a bike? Use Spokies Bike ShareRide OKC have their trailer onsite for people of all ages to rent bikes. Lights and helmet are required to participate.

Schlegel Bicycles and Ride OKC will be onsite one hour prior to the ride for quick bike maintenance and learn how to bike lessons near the Sheridan Bus Loop.

OK RunnerSchlegel Bicycles and Ride OKC will lead the ride and run safety workshops 15 minutes prior to the event start time.

Thanks to our partners! 

Aug
28
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Little Saplings @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

 

Little Saplings Series

  • Every other Tuesday
  • August 28; September 11 & 25, 10 – 11am
  • Children’s Garden Porch (North lobby in inclement weather)
  • Member $3; Nonmember $4
  • Best for ages 2 to 5
  • Register by Friday

Join us in the Children’s Garden for an hour of songs, games, and interactive nature fun. Toddlers (and parents!) will get to learn about the exciting world of gardens in an engaging and educational way. Each week features a new theme with corresponding activities and learning opportunities. Every Little Saplings event begins with a song, ends with a sensory bin, and includes a hands-on craft.

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Yoga Tuesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Aug 28 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga Tuesdays in the Gardens

Sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center
Giveaway Sponsor Athleta

  • Tuesdays, 5:45pm
  • Members: $5; Nonmember: $10
  • Late arrivals not accepted after 5:50pm
  • Meet in the North Lobby for check-in—location varies, you must collect a wristband from the north lobby in order to participate

This is a great, all-levels class led by Lisa Woodard from This Land Yoga. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Class participants will meet in the south lobby for check-in each week. Drop in for a session or two or enjoy the entire series!

Aug
29
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Reading Wednesday with the Downtown Library
Aug 29 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Reading Wednesday with the Downtown Library

  • Last Wednesday of every month, 10am
  • Crystal Bridge South Lobby
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

On the last Wednesday of every month, we’re excited to welcome the Metropolitan Downtown Library to Reading Wednesdays!  Library staff will be onsite to do our normal reading and craft as well as a fun additional activity.

Aug
31
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Foodie Friday’s Farm to Table Dinner with Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Foodie Friday’s Farm to Table Dinner with Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock

  • In-kind sponsor Woods and Water Winery
  • Meinders Terrace
  • Friday, August 31, 8-10pm
  • Must be 21 or older to attend: Wine included thanks to a generous donation from Woods and Water Winery.
  • Member: $65; Nonmember: $75
  • REGISTER HERE

Join us at the Meinders Terrace for an intimate dinner under the stars. Chefs Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock are bringing fresh ingredients from Guildford Gardens straight to your dinner table. Space is limited, so be sure to register by Thursday, August 30 at noon.

Menu

Appetizers

  • Caprese skewers
  • Fried eggplant sticks with tomato marmalade
  • Egg salad on crostini

Salad

  • Oklahoma Salad: fried okra, corn, tomato, green goddess dressing, feta

Entree

  • Cedar plank salmon, Smoked pork tenderloin
  • Roasted vegetables: Smoked okra, roasted tomatoes, roasted squashes

Dessert

  • Grilled peaches, crumble, ice cream, caramel