Mar
23
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Go Girl Run 2019 @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 23 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Go Girl Run 2019

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!

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The Story of a Tree @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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.

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Water Conservation and Turf Management Seminar @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

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National Puppy (of all ages) Day @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

National Puppy (of all ages) Day sponsored by Midtown Vets

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!


Vendors:
Hollywood Feed
A1 Pet Emporium
Oklahoma Kettle Corn
Country Roads Animal Rescue Society
Central Oklahoma Humane Society
The Underdogs Rescue
The Underdogs Rescue

Mar
25
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Myriad Gardens’ 31st Birthday @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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!

Mar
26
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Botanical Balance FREE Yoga @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 26 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

Mar
27
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 27 @ 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 27–Metropolitan Downtown Library

 

Mar
30
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Gardens Monthly Walking Tour @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 30 @ 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: Seed Starting Workshop @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Seed Starting Workshop

This class is now SOLD OUT!

  • Saturday, March 30, 10-Noon
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $14; Nonmember $19
  • Bill Farris, Prairie Wind Nursery

Starting your own plants from seed is fun, easy and a great way to save money on plants for your garden.  In this hands-on experience, you will learn how to start annual flowers, vegetables and herbs, the best way to take care of your seeds as they germinate and grow (containers, watering, thinning, and lighting) and other tips, techniques and tools helpful in seed starting.  All participants will plant a variety of seeds to take home and grow.

Apr
2
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Little Saplings @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Apr 2 @ 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.