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

SOLD OUT: 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

This class is now sold out!

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.

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Painting in the Gardens: Golden Lunar Piglet @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Painting in the Gardens: Golden Lunar Piglet

  • Friday, February 9, 1-3 p.m.
  • The Garden Classroom at Visitor Center
  • $20 members; $25 nonmembers
  • Members call (405) 227-0230 to get the rate
  • Nonmembers register online here

Join Wine and Palette in the Garden Classroom to create a unique piece of art on 11” x 14” wrapped canvas. Participants will have a single starting point, and all will be provided with the instruction and proper steps to create a work of art that can be created only by you. This event is recommended for all including children.

Feb
16
Sat
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SOLD OUT Growing Food Together @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SOLD OUT: Growing Food Together

  • Saturday, February 16, 1 – 2 pm
  • Spoonemore residence (near Moore)
  • Member $8; Nonmember $12
  • Dale & Carrie Spoonemore, From Seed to Spoon

This class is now sold out. You might be interested in our March 30th class “Seed Starting Workshop with Bill Farris”

Out of love and necessity, Dale and Carrie Spoonemore transformed their backyard into an urban food farm. In this gardening adventure, the energetic couple will demonstrate how they plan, grow, and harvest organic produce economically, efficiently, and sustainably. Sample herbs, learn practical irrigation techniques and gain insight into functional designs for raised beds. Address details available upon registration.

Feb
23
Sat
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Gardens Monthly Walking Tour @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 23 @ 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.

Feb
26
Tue
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Yoga Tuesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 26 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Yoga Tuesdays in the Gardens

Sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center

  • Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m.
  • Late arrivals not accepted after 5:50 p.m.
  • Meet in the Visitor Services Center, located on the south end of the Crystal Bridge
  • Myriad Gardens Members: $5
  • Nonmembers: $10

This is a great, all-levels class. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Class participants will meet in the south lobby for check-in each week. Drop in for a session or two or enjoy the entire series!

Mar
2
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Botanical Balance FREE Yoga @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

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.

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Dr. Seuss Day in the Gardens @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dr. Seuss Day in the Gardens

  • Saturday, March 2, 10am-Noon
  • Crystal Bridge South Lobby and Garden Classroom
  • Member $3; Nonmember $4
  • Best for ages 2 to 8
  • REGISTRATION IS CLOSED BUT WALK-UPS ARE WELCOME. SPACE IS LIMITED HOWEVER.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday, his wonderful books and the earth! We’ll have everyone’s favorite character, Cat In the Hat, here to read stories and tell fun Dr. Seuss facts. Kids can learn from the Lorax about how to take care of our animal and plant friends while visiting our special Oklahoma City Zoo visitors. We’ll also have Dr. Seuss inspired crafts and a fun photo op area.

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Mardi Gras on Myriad Street
Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Mardi Gras on Myriad Street

  • Saturday, March 2, 2-4 pm
  • Member children $10; Nonmember $15
  • Accompanying adults are free
  • REGISTER HERE

Celebrate Mardi Gras on Myriad Street with an event tailored to children ages 3-10. Celebrate the traditional carnival celebration with crafts, games, a special appearance by Princess Tiana from Project Princess, giveaways and more! Activities include masquerade mask making, bingo, jazz band, reading games, trivia and it all ends with a second line parade through the Gardens! Join the fun. Save time, register in advance here.

The person who finds the baby in the King’s Cake will win: