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Family Workshop: Garden Potpourri @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Family Workshop: Garden Potpourri

  • Saturday, January 26, 10-11am
  • 2nd Floor Conference Room and Garden Grounds
  • Member $6; Nonmember $8
  • Best for ages 6 to 10
  • Register by Tuesday, January 22
  • REGISTER HERE

Winter provides us with a wonderful variety of sights and scents that we can use in our homes to make them cozy and inviting. We will supply some staple ingredients from the kitchen and creativity will be encouraged as we embark on a nature walk to collect some extra materials to use for our very own garden potpourri mixtures! Each participant will bring home two half-pint jars full of their creative concoctions.

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Gardens Monthly Walking Tour @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Guided Walking Tour

  • Last Saturday of Every Month, 10-11am
  • Garden Grounds
  • FREE

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.

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SOLD OUT: Water Marbling Workshop @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

SOLD OUT: Water Marbling Workshop

  • Saturday, January 26, 1-2:30pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $20; Nonmember $25
  • Kanuni Yilmaz, Administrator at Dove Science Academy

This class is now sold out! Sorry, we missed you. Next class for adults is Saturday, February 9 – Myriad Kitchen: Quick, Healthy Meals

Take part in the magical and therapeutic art form known as Ebru. This ancient practice teaches patience, balance, and harmony. All materials are organic. In Ebru, each painting is as unique as the human creating it. Disposable aprons will be provided.

Jan
30
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 9:30 am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Bring your youngster for story time each Wednesday at 9:30 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.

January 16: Bird Theme
Craft: Bird on a Snowy Perch

Feb
2
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Love Bugs @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Love Bugs

  • Saturday, February 2, 10-11:30am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $6; Nonmember $8
  • Best for ages 6 to 10
  • Register by Tuesday, February 5
  • REGISTER HERE

Celebrate your little one’s love of nature and bugs in this hands-on, Valentine’s Day themed class. We’ll read books and play a game to learn about all sorts of love bugs – from bugs that are good for your garden to bugs that are festively colored. Then we’ll finish our celebration by creating bug inspired Valentine’s Day cards and crafts.

Feb
6
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 9:30 am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Bring your youngster for story time each Wednesday at 9:30 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.

January 16: Bird Theme
Craft: Bird on a Snowy Perch

Feb
9
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Hot Chocolate Valentine @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Hot Chocolate Valentine

  • Saturday, February 9, 10-11:30 am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $12; Nonmember $15
  • Best for ages 6-10
  • Register by Tuesday, February 5
  • REGISTER HERE

Did you know chocolate is made from a fruit that grows on tropical trees?  Learn about the fascinating process that turns cocoa beans into the tasty wintertime hot chocolate drink we all love.  We’ll start with a hunt through our conservatory to find the fruit growing on the tree, do a hot chocolate tasting and then create two treat packages with cocoa mixes and cards to give away to our valentines.

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Myriad Kitchen: Quick Healthy Meals @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Myriad Kitchen: Quick Healthy Meals

  • Saturday, February 9, 10 am-noon
  • Park House
  • Member $18; Nonmember $23
  • Jenny Dunham, Resident Chef at Sur La Table
  • Register by Friday, February 8
  • REGISTER HERE

In this hands-on experience, learn the essentials in preparing flavorful dishes in a short amount of time.  As advancements in pressure cookers have boosted curiosity, don’t miss this opportunity to harness the power of unsurpassed taste in quick healthy meals.

Feb
13
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 9:30 am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Bring your youngster for story time each Wednesday at 9:30 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.

January 16: Bird Theme
Craft: Bird on a Snowy Perch

Feb
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Nature Music Maps @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Nature Music Maps

  • Saturday, February 16, 10-11am
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Member $4; Nonmember $6
  • Best for ages 7 to 11
  • Register by Tuesday, February 12
  • REGISTER HERE

Music is everywhere in nature; you can find it in the song of a bird, the wind whistling through tree branches and through the crunching of leaves and twigs underfoot. Join us as we learn about the components of a song and how to “collect sounds” in our nature journals by sketching symbols that remind us of the things we hear. Compose your very own musical masterpiece after a walk through the Children’s Garden!