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“I was a school administrator and teacher for 20 years so I’m picky and I loved everything about this class!”

— Bobbi Cummins

KIND Yoga SeriesMBG_yoga_social_media_minic03

  • Every Tuesday Evening
  • 5:45 – 6:45pm
  • Inside the Crystal Bridge
  • FREE for members; $10 nonmembers

This is a great, all-levels Vinyasa-style class led by Alexis Persico, who has a loyal following at the Gardens and This Land Yoga. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. We’ll meet inside the Crystal Bridge. Drop in for a session or two, or enjoy the entire series! Sponsored by KIND Healthy Snacks.

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 25MAPS3_logo_0

Brown Bag Lunch Speaker Series: “MAPS 3 Downtown Update”

  • Noon – 1 p.m.
  • Crystal Bridge 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • FREE

Join us as David Todd, Program Manager for MAPS, walks us through the upcoming MAPS 3 changes that will impact the downtown area. The trolley system and new convention center are just some of the exciting things coming to Oklahoma City!

 

JULY 

KIND Yogambg_yoga

  • Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45pm
  • Inside the Crystal Bridge or Pavilion, depending on weather
  • M FREE/NM $10
  • Best for age 16 and up

This is a great, all-levels Vinyasa-style class led by Alexis Persico. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. We’ll meet inside the Crystal Bridge. Drop in for a session or two, or enjoy the entire series! Sponsored by KIND Healthy Snacks

 

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  • Monday, July 6, 7pm
  • Great Lawn and Band Shell
  • FREE

The general public is encouraged to enjoy this free class from barre3 Oklahoma City in the Gardens. Bring mat and water bottle.

 

Outdoor Dinner Series: Native American Cuisine7-10 Loretta Barrett Oden

  • Friday, July 10, 7-9pm
  • Meinders Terrace
  • M $65/NM $75 Avant Gardener Members $60 Cash bar, ages 21+
  • No refunds after July 10

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Join us at the Meinders Terrace for an intimate dinner under the stars and in the gardens. The first dinner of a three part series, this dinner is sure to delight all your senses. This dinner features creative Native American fare prepared by Park House’s Chef Jonathan Krell and talented Guest Chef,  Loretta Barrett Oden.  Menu to include: three sisters salad, braised buffalo with sunchoke potato mash and dark chocolate bread pudding. Other sides will be offered.  Dinner will be accompanied with a performance by the Native American flutist, Teresa Smith Galoob.

 

Painting in the Garden Series with Wine and Palettembg_adult_painting

  • Saturday, July 11, 11am-2pm
  • Pavilion Lawn
  • $25; call 405-227-0230 to register and receive your discounted rate. NM $35; register online at wineand-palette.com/Calendar.asp.
  • All ages; walk-ups welcome if not sold out

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future, Wine and Palette instructors will show you how to create a Back to the Future painting on 16” X 20” canvas to take home and enjoy.

 

Hypertufa Container Workshopeducation_hypertufa-troughs

  • Saturday, July 11, 10am-Noon
  • Terrace Room
  • Best for ages 13 and up M $30/NM $35
  • Register by July 7
  • INSTRUCTOR: Maureen Heffernan, Gardens, Executive Director

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Hypertufa is a man-made version of a natural rock known as tufa, a porous rock that is prized for use as planting containers. Hypertufa pots or troughs can be used for many container plants but are especially great for cacti, succulents, alpine and bonsai plants. Participants will make their own rustic containers to take home. Fee includes all materials. Space is limited.

 

Introduction to Horticulture Series: Arranging Flowers from the GardenELIA WOODS OF COMMONWEALTH URBAN FARMS

  • Saturday, July 11, 1-2pm
  • Garden Room and Garden Grounds
  • M $5/NM $7 Register by July 7
  • INSTRUCTOR: Elia Woods,Co-founder of Common Wealth Urban Farms

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Learn to create beautiful flower arrangements that don’t cost a dime! Elia Woods is a gardener and artist who creates gorgeous arrangements plucked from her garden each week for her “Slow Flowers” deliveries. In this interactive talk and demonstration, Lia will share tips on arranging and best flowers to use and grow for arrangers.

 

Brown Bag Lunch Speaker Series: “Not so Thirsty Garden”7-30 Bill Farris Prairie Wind Nursery

  • Thursday, July 30, Noon-1pm
  • Crystal Bridge, Second Floor Conference Room
  • FREE

Want to learn to waterproof your garden during our hot Oklahoma summers?  Bill Farris, Prairie Wind Nursery will be here to talk to us about drought tolerant plants that are great additions to any Oklahoma garden.