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OKC Streetcar Opening Weekend Celebrations in the Gardens @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Dec 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

OKC Streetcar Opening Weekend Celebration

  • Opening weekend: Saturday, December 16, 11am-2pm
  • Sundays, December 16, 23 & 30, 1-7pm FREE rides on Mo’s Carousel
  • Hudson, near Sheridan

Celebrate OKC history being made at the Myriad Gardens’ streetcar stop located on Hudson, just south of Sheridan. On Saturday, December 16 from 11 am – 1 pm, grab a candy cane and take pictures in our sleigh while you await the next streetcar.  Photo op area presented by Delta Dental and in-kind sponsor, Lanny & Vicki Smith with Mountain Top Fraser Fir Farm.

Additionally, Mo’s Carousel will offer FREE rides on Sundays, December 16, 23 and 30 from 1-7pm.

 

Jan
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jan 2 @ 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

 

Jan
12
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Sold out: Sprouting Chefs: Tropical Paradise @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SOLD OUT: Sprouting Chefs: Tropical Paradise

Sponsored by Sprouts

  • Saturday, January 12, 10-11:30 am
  • The Garden Classroom and Crystal Bridge Conservatory
  • Member $10; Nonmember $12
  • Best for ages 7 to 11

This event is now sold out! Sorry, we missed you. The next class you might be interested in is FAMILY WORKSHOP: Garden Potpourri 

Warm up in our tropical conservatory while learning all about the yummy breakfast food that grows in the tropics. Kids will start with a scavenger hunt to find coconuts, star fruit, bananas, and other tropical foods. Then we’ll finish by learning how to create some healthy, tasty and easy breakfast treats.

Jan
21
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in the Gardens @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in the Gardens

  • Monday, January 21, 10am-1pm
  • Visitor Center (south end of the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory)
  • $2 suggested donation for craft making
  • ALL AGES WELCOME!

Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a morning of music, crafts, and readings. Help unite OKC by placing a string on our “woven together” art display, bring a canned good food item that will be donated to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, or take a learning walk through the Garden Classroom highlighting quotes and important events in the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. At 11:30 a.m. join us for a reading of Dr. King’s famous I Have a Dream Speech, followed by a performance from a Gospel Choir. Our event will be complete in time for the ML King parade in downtown Oklahoma City.

 

Jan
26
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Learn to Curl at Devon Ice Rink @ Devon Ice Rink
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Learn to Curl

  • LAST CLASS: Saturday, January 26, 9-10: 30 am
  • Devon Ice Rink at Myriad Gardens
  • Members: $20; Nonmembers: $25
  • REGISTER HERE

Thanks to the Oklahoma Curling Club. All our classes are all sold out. We encourage you to follow the Oklahoma Curling Club as they offer more classes and other locations.

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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.

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.

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Lunar New Year: Year of the Pig! @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lunar New Year: Year of the Pig!

Sponsored by Super Cao Nguyen and THN Insurance Solutions

Additional Sponsors: Papa Bahn Mi & Bistro and Yum Yum Bites

  • Friday, February 8, 6-9pm
  • Crystal Bridge South Lobby, Water Stage and Seasonal Plaza
  • This is a FREE event however food and beverages are available onsite for purchase.

Join us for music, face painting and fun for the entire family. The Gardens will have lion dancers, festive décor, crafts for the kids, cultural presentations, calligraphers to write your name in Chinese and food vendors. Special t-shirts for sale!

Schedule

Entertainment Schedule at Park House Events Center

  • 6:15pm –  Tai Chi 24 form Yang Style demonstration
  • 7 pm – OU Confucius Institute
  • 8 pm –  Lion dance performance from Hung Viet Lion Dance Associates

6–9 pm Crafts and Activities in the Garden Classroom

  • Dragon Craft $2 suggested donation
  • Face Painting
  • Reading Station with the Downtown Metropolitan Library
  • Coloring station
  • Year of the Pig craft
  • Origami instructional station

6- 9 pm Crystal Bridge Visitor’s Center

  • Year of the Pig T-Shirts for sale: $12
  • Traditional games and activities
  • Chop Chop Flavors of Asia
  • THN Insurance
  • Super Cao Nguyen
  • Open Arms Clinic OKC
  • Shei Phan- Local Artist

Food Trucks in the Circle Drive 6–9pm

See the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory, extending hours through 8 pm.
Separate admission.

  • $8 per adult; $7 seniors/students/military; $5 for children ages 4-12
  • FREE for Myriad Gardens members