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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 10 am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • FREE
  • 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.

Themes

March 13-Veggies

March 20–Bugs

March 27–Metropolitan Downtown Library

 

Apr
13
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Sprouting Chefs: Berry Pizzelles
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Sprouting Chefs: Berry Pizzelles

  • Saturday, April 13, 10-11:30am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $15; Nonmember $17
  • Toni Washington, Edmond Mobile Meals
  • Best for ages 8 to 11
  • Register by Tuesday, April 9
  • REGISTER HERE

Pizzelles are a traditional Italian waffle cookie that can be used in all sorts of ways, not just as cookies! Learn how to make this tasty and beautiful treat and how to dress it up into a snack. We’ll create our pizzelles, decorate them with berries and other healthy toppings as we discuss springtime fruit.

Apr
16
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Little Saplings @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Little Saplings

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.

Apr
17
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 10 am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • FREE
  • 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.

Themes

March 13-Veggies

March 20–Bugs

March 27–Metropolitan Downtown Library

 

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Revenge of the Plants! All about Carnivorous Plants @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Revenge of the Plants! All about Carnivorous Plants

  • Wednesday, April 17, 6-7pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $12; Nonmember $15
  • Best for ages 8 to 11
  • Register by Wednesday, April 10
  • REGISTER HERE

Learn about some of the wackiest vegetation in the world – carnivorous plants! Kids will learn how these meat-eating plants work, why they eat meat and how to keep them alive. We’ll make a fun craft to turn out own hands into Venus flytraps and each child will take a small carnivorous plant home.

Apr
18
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Everything You Need to Know About How to Start Growing Food
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Everything You Need to Know About How to Start Growing Food

Learn the basics and a whole lot more in this session with local expert Dale Spoonemore.  Dale is a self-taught gardener who converted his suburban backyard into an organic farm.  By utilizing real-life application and attempting alternative methods, Dale has built a sustainable garden and works to teach the community how to do the same.

Apr
20
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Natural Easter Egg Dyes @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Natural Easter Egg Dyes

  • Saturday, April 20, 10-11:30 am
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Member $12; Nonmember $15
  • Best for ages 6 to 10
  • Register by Tuesday, April 16
  • REGISTER HERE

The world is full of beautiful colors, and you may be surprised where some of them come from! Join us as we learn some history about plant dyes and the tradition of Easter egg dyeing while also discovering how the colors are made. Each participant will then be able to use the natural colors we learn about to dye four Easter eggs to bring home!

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Tomato Titans: Growing Delicious Tomatoes @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tomato Titans: Growing Delicious Tomatoes

  • Saturday, April 20, 10-Noon
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $14; Nonmember $19
  • Larry Hocking, Berry Creek Farm
  • Register by Tuesday, April 16
  • REGISTER HERE

Nothing quite beats feasting on a juicy, ripe from-the-garden tomato that you have grown yourself. This comprehensive discussion will cover the fascinating history of the tomato, how to start tomato seeds, transplant and care tips for seedlings, and insect and disease control methods, as well as proper watering and fertilizing techniques. Participants are welcome to bring photos of their tomatoes for questions and advice.

Apr
24
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 10 am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • FREE
  • 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.

Themes

March 13-Veggies

March 20–Bugs

March 27–Metropolitan Downtown Library

 

Apr
27
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Family Workshop: Microworlds @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Family Workshop: Microworlds

  • Saturday, April 27, 10-11:30am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $6; Nonmember $8
  • Molly Yunker and Stacey Evans, Oklahoma Geological Survey
  • Best for ages 8 to 11
  • Register by Tuesday, April 23
  • REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

We’ll explore the hidden parts of soil in this class as we dive into the microscopic world of nature. We’ll examine all kinds of natural objects under microscopes and play guessing games to figure out what we are looking at, then learn about the tiny components that make up soil. We’ll end by potting up our own seeds in a mini planter to take home so we can continue to explore tiny worlds.