“Loved the class and learned so much. I am starting a community garden and all the information will be very helpful to starting the seeds.”  – Lori

“Maureen (Heffernan) is a wonderful instructor!” – Elizabeth Richardson

““This was a lot of fun. Deby (Kaspari) did a good job instructing and encouraging. Thanks!” –Kristy Birkfield

 

 

May in the Gardens for Adults

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Yoga Series Sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union

  • Tuesday, May 31
  • Late arrivals not accepted after 5:50 p.m.
  • Pavilion or inside the Crystal Bridge depending on weather
  • Members FREE, Nonmembers $10
  • Must be 16 and older
  • No preregistration required

This is a great, all-levels class led by Lisa Woodward. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Classes will meet under the Pavilion as weather permits; when it doesn’t they will meet inside the Crystal Bridge. Drop in for a session or two or enjoy the entire series!

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Gardens Walking Tour

  • Last Saturday of Every Month, May 28, 10am
  • South Lobby and Garden Grounds
  • Free
  • Walkups Welcome!
  • No preregistration required

Join us for our Myriad Gardens Walking Tour program!  The tours, “Plants for Color” or “Plants for Water Conservation,” highlight plants in each season around the Gardens. Enjoy guided tours at 10am the last Saturday of each month or pick up a self-guided tour handout in our south lobby.

 

JUNE 

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Dancing In the Gardens Lesson: Swing Dance

Wednesday, Thursday, June 2, 6:30-7:30pm
South Lobby of the Crystal Bridge
Must be 13 and older
Members $10/Nonmembers $15

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Join the fabulous instructors from 3Sixty Dance Studio for a small group dance lesson in preparation for Dancing in the Gardens. This one hour lesson will give participants one-on-one instruction and break down the steps to help get you prepared for a fun night of Swing dancing. Limited space available, please register by Wednesday, June 1

 

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Yoga Series Sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union

  • Tuesdays in June
  • Late arrivals not accepted after 5:50 p.m.
  • Pavilion or inside the Crystal Bridge depending on weather
  • Members FREE, Nonmembers $10
  • Must be 16 and older
  • No preregistration required

This is a great, all-levels class led by Lisa Woodward. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Classes will meet under the Pavilion as weather permits; when it doesn’t they will meet inside the Crystal Bridge. Drop in for a session or two or enjoy the entire series!

 

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Dancing in the Gardens Featuring Swing Dance

  • Presented by Gardner Tanenbaum Holdings
  • Friday, June 3, 7pm dance lesson; 8-10pm dancing
  • Ice House Plaza
  • FREE 

Join us as we transform the Seasonal Plaza into an urban dance space.  Beginning at 7 p.m., instructors from 3Sixty Dance Studio will give a dance demonstration followed by a FREE lesson for all. At 8pm our DJ Chasen Shaw of PartyBox will crank it up! 

 

 

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Father’s Day 5K

  • Sunday, June 19
  • 7am 5K, 8am Fun Run
  • Great Lawn and Band Shell

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Early Registration
Members 5K: $25; Nonmembers 5K: $30
Members Fun Run: $20; Nonmembers Fun Run: $25
Kids – 12 & Under Fun Run: $20

Registration after June 5
Members 5K: $30; Nonmembers 5K: $35
Members Fun Run: $25; Nonmembers Fun Run: $30
Kids – 12 & under Fun Run: $25

Come celebrate Dad at the Myriad Gardens Father’s Day 5K and Fun Run. Run with your father or in honor of your father. Ultramax Sports Oklahoma will host and time the run. Awards will be given to the best Father/Son Duo, Father/Daughter Duo and the Biggest Support Group for your Father. All registrants will receive a finisher medal and a t-shirt. Refunds will not be given for this event.

 

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Painting in the Gardens Series with Wine and Palette

  • Saturday, June 11, 11am-1pm
  • Pavilion Lawn or South Lobby of Crystal Bridge depending on weather
  • Members $30, register by calling (405) 227-0230
  • Nonmembers $35 register at wineandpalette.com/calendar.asp

Get in touch with your roots to create an Oklahoma Indian Blanket painting! Each participant will receive a 16” x 20” canvas to create a masterpiece that can be enjoyed for years to come.

 

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Taste of Oklahoma: Dinner featuring Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock

  • Saturday, June 18, 7-9pm
  • Meinders Terrace
  • Cash Bar, Ages 21 and Older
  • Members $65; Nonmembers $70
  • Register by June 15

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Join us at the Meinders Terrace for an intimate dinner under the stars and in the gardens. Chefs Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock will guide guests through how to make their own appetizer from locally grown foods that they could grow in their own backyard. After the appetizer lesson, the Chefs will treat us to a farm-to-table dinner made with fresh, local ingredients from their Urban Farm, Guilford Gardens. Limited seating is available.

 

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Monarch Exhibit Sneak Peak and Celebration 

  • Friday, June 24, 6 – 8pm
  • Crystal Bridge South Lobby and Conservatory
  • $10 admission includes appetizers, 1 drink and a sneak-preview of the Conservatory Exhibit
  • Register by Friday, June 17
  • Ages 21 and up

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Did you know the monarch population has decreased by 90% in recent years? Artist Christie Hackler has long been fascinated by this creature and is focused on creative ways to turn the decline around. Join us and get the first glimpse into our conservatory at Christie’s captivating and beautiful exhibit. Pollinator-inspired food and drinks will be served and Christie will be around to discuss her works, her efforts to save the monarch, and to share a little about the smaller pieces we’ll have for sale during the exhibit.

 

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Gardens Walking Tour

  • Last Saturday of Every Month, June 25, 10am
  • South Lobby and Garden Grounds
  • Free
  • Walkups Welcome!
  • No preregistration required

Join us for our Myriad Gardens Walking Tour program!  The tours, “Plants for Color” or “Plants for Water Conservation,” highlight plants in each season around the Gardens. Enjoy guided tours at 10am the last Saturday of each month or pick up a self-guided tour handout in our south lobby.

 

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Pollinator Workshop

  • Saturday, June 25, 11am – 2pm
  • Members $35; Nonmembers $40
  • Terrace Room & Children’s Garden
  • Register by Tuesday, June 21

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In this informative and fascinating workshop we’ll focus on why pollinators are so important and the little things you can do to help pollinators and their favorite plants thrive in Oklahoma.

  • 11am– Noon Beekeeping 101 with Randy Brady, Beekeeper and Owner of Cripple Creek Farms
  • Noon–1pm Lunch with Monica Arndt, Herbalist and owner of Skyridge Farm Café
  • 1–2pm Lovely Lavender with Lori Coats, Myriad Gardens Employee and Herb Expert