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Weekly Walk-Ups @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Weekly Walkups

  • June 25 – August 10, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Drop-in activities; $2 suggested donation per child

Explore the Children’s Garden and the wonderful world of plants with fun activities. Groups of 10 or more please contact Lily Christman, at (405) 445-5162, for more information about group activities.

Make-it Mondays:  Each Monday children will “make and take” something home using a variety of natural and craft materials. They’ll make a summer-full of fun garden crafts such as wind chimes, chia heads, and seed bombs.

Tasty Tuesdays:  Don’t miss this fun morning where you’ll get to play with food! Combine different shaped fresh veggies, fruits, and herbs to create edible animals like cucumber bumble bees and cauliflower sheep! This activity is a great way to turn a “yuck” into a “yum” and to learn about these foods and where they come from.

Reading Wednesdays:  It’s that time of year when Reading Wednesdays moves back out into the garden!  We’ll be reading nature-inspired books that connect children with what is growing and changing in the garden each week. After the reading, the kids will make a craft.

“Think Green” Thursdays:  This day of the week is devoted to fun crafts that focus on the 3 R’s of environmental kindness:  reduce, reuse, and recycle. The group will upcycle unused or discarded items to make something new and cool like transforming a plastic bottle into a bird feeder.

Find-it Fridays:  This is a self-guided scavenger hunt, leading kids on a discovery of nature in the Children’s Garden with all its shapes, textures, and beautiful colors. Use exploring tools like magnifying lenses and binoculars, as you wind your way through the garden!

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Tropical Treats
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tropical Treats

Learn about the plants we use to make tasty tropical popsicles and ice cream as we explore the Crystal Bridge Conservatory. We’ll go on a scavenger hunt for plants such as the chocolate tree, the coconut tree and the vanilla orchid, then make a colorful craft and end with a refreshing, tropical popsicle from Pitchfork in the Park.

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Weekly Walk-Ups @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Weekly Walkups

  • June 25 – August 10, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Drop-in activities; $2 suggested donation per child

Explore the Children’s Garden and the wonderful world of plants with fun activities. Groups of 10 or more please contact Lily Christman, at (405) 445-5162, for more information about group activities.

Make-it Mondays:  Each Monday children will “make and take” something home using a variety of natural and craft materials. They’ll make a summer-full of fun garden crafts such as wind chimes, chia heads, and seed bombs.

Tasty Tuesdays:  Don’t miss this fun morning where you’ll get to play with food! Combine different shaped fresh veggies, fruits, and herbs to create edible animals like cucumber bumble bees and cauliflower sheep! This activity is a great way to turn a “yuck” into a “yum” and to learn about these foods and where they come from.

Reading Wednesdays:  It’s that time of year when Reading Wednesdays moves back out into the garden!  We’ll be reading nature-inspired books that connect children with what is growing and changing in the garden each week. After the reading, the kids will make a craft.

“Think Green” Thursdays:  This day of the week is devoted to fun crafts that focus on the 3 R’s of environmental kindness:  reduce, reuse, and recycle. The group will upcycle unused or discarded items to make something new and cool like transforming a plastic bottle into a bird feeder.

Find-it Fridays:  This is a self-guided scavenger hunt, leading kids on a discovery of nature in the Children’s Garden with all its shapes, textures, and beautiful colors. Use exploring tools like magnifying lenses and binoculars, as you wind your way through the garden!

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Weekly Walk-Ups @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Weekly Walkups

  • June 25 – August 10, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Drop-in activities; $2 suggested donation per child

Explore the Children’s Garden and the wonderful world of plants with fun activities. Groups of 10 or more please contact Lily Christman, at (405) 445-5162, for more information about group activities.

Make-it Mondays:  Each Monday children will “make and take” something home using a variety of natural and craft materials. They’ll make a summer-full of fun garden crafts such as wind chimes, chia heads, and seed bombs.

Tasty Tuesdays:  Don’t miss this fun morning where you’ll get to play with food! Combine different shaped fresh veggies, fruits, and herbs to create edible animals like cucumber bumble bees and cauliflower sheep! This activity is a great way to turn a “yuck” into a “yum” and to learn about these foods and where they come from.

Reading Wednesdays:  It’s that time of year when Reading Wednesdays moves back out into the garden!  We’ll be reading nature-inspired books that connect children with what is growing and changing in the garden each week. After the reading, the kids will make a craft.

“Think Green” Thursdays:  This day of the week is devoted to fun crafts that focus on the 3 R’s of environmental kindness:  reduce, reuse, and recycle. The group will upcycle unused or discarded items to make something new and cool like transforming a plastic bottle into a bird feeder.

Find-it Fridays:  This is a self-guided scavenger hunt, leading kids on a discovery of nature in the Children’s Garden with all its shapes, textures, and beautiful colors. Use exploring tools like magnifying lenses and binoculars, as you wind your way through the garden!

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Ladies’ Night Out: Floral Designs @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Ladies’ Night Out: Floral Designs

  • Member $45; Nonmember $55
  • Friday, July 20, 7-8:30pm
  • Chelsea Hughes, Asst. Maintenance Supervisor, Calvert’s Interior Plants
  • Register by Monday, July 16
  • REGISTER HERE

Gather your friends, sisters, and mother for a party with light refreshments and soothing tunes as you learn the basics and finer points of fashioning floral arrangements. No experience necessary! Please bring pruners and a bag to take your arrangements home.

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Designing Your Fall Garden @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Designing Your Fall Garden

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10am-Noon
  • 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • Member $14; Nonmember $19
  • Lori Coats, My Raggedy Herbs
  • Register by Thursday, July 19 HERE

Fall vegetable gardening can be one of the most pleasant times to grow your own food in Oklahoma, yet often overlooked.  In this class, Backyard Kitchen Gardener and owner of My Raggedy Herbs, Lori Coats, will guide you in planning an autumn garden space, identify proper planting dates and select the best-suited varieties for Zone 7.  Once you understand how wonderful gardening can be in cooler temperatures, you may expand your garden!

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Family Workshop: Sun Prints @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family Workshop: Sun Prints

  • Saturday, July 21, 2-4pm
  • 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • Member $10; Nonmember $11
  • Jeanne Parkhurst, local educator and teaching artist
  • Best for ages 6 to 10
  • Register by Thursday, July 19 HERE

Take advantage of summer’s sunny days! Jeanne will teach participants about sun prints, also known as blue prints or cyanotypes. This simple process was one of the earliest forms of photography without using a camera. We will use the conservatory as inspiration to create our own images for sun soaked pictures. Cool drinks and shady areas will be provided while our prints do their thing outdoors!

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Leafy Living: Garden Camp for Kids @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Leafy Living: Garden Camp for Kids

  • Monday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 24, 8am- 12pm
  • 2nd Floor Conference Room and Garden Grounds
  • Member $60; Nonmember $70
  • Best for ages 6 to 10
  • Register by Wednesday, July 18 HERE

Kids will become expert garden adventurers in this camp focused on healthy living and nature. Each day will include a gardening lesson, basic cooking class, nature scavenger hunt and crafts. Kids will head home with the enthusiasm and skills to continue exploring nature, staying active, helping out in the garden and creating their own, healthy snacks.

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Weekly Walk-Ups @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Weekly Walkups

  • June 25 – August 10, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Drop-in activities; $2 suggested donation per child

Explore the Children’s Garden and the wonderful world of plants with fun activities. Groups of 10 or more please contact Lily Christman, at (405) 445-5162, for more information about group activities.

Make-it Mondays:  Each Monday children will “make and take” something home using a variety of natural and craft materials. They’ll make a summer-full of fun garden crafts such as wind chimes, chia heads, and seed bombs.

Tasty Tuesdays:  Don’t miss this fun morning where you’ll get to play with food! Combine different shaped fresh veggies, fruits, and herbs to create edible animals like cucumber bumble bees and cauliflower sheep! This activity is a great way to turn a “yuck” into a “yum” and to learn about these foods and where they come from.

Reading Wednesdays:  It’s that time of year when Reading Wednesdays moves back out into the garden!  We’ll be reading nature-inspired books that connect children with what is growing and changing in the garden each week. After the reading, the kids will make a craft.

“Think Green” Thursdays:  This day of the week is devoted to fun crafts that focus on the 3 R’s of environmental kindness:  reduce, reuse, and recycle. The group will upcycle unused or discarded items to make something new and cool like transforming a plastic bottle into a bird feeder.

Find-it Fridays:  This is a self-guided scavenger hunt, leading kids on a discovery of nature in the Children’s Garden with all its shapes, textures, and beautiful colors. Use exploring tools like magnifying lenses and binoculars, as you wind your way through the garden!

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Leafy Living: Garden Camp for Kids @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Leafy Living: Garden Camp for Kids

  • Monday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 24, 8am- 12pm
  • 2nd Floor Conference Room and Garden Grounds
  • Member $60; Nonmember $70
  • Best for ages 6 to 10
  • Register by Wednesday, July 18 HERE

Kids will become expert garden adventurers in this camp focused on healthy living and nature. Each day will include a gardening lesson, basic cooking class, nature scavenger hunt and crafts. Kids will head home with the enthusiasm and skills to continue exploring nature, staying active, helping out in the garden and creating their own, healthy snacks.