“It was great!” –Jill Enevoldsen

“Always a great experience. Thank you!” – Catherine

“In 2 months I will be living on the coast of China for a couple of years. I might go on Lori’s Facebook Group and tell her how things are going if I try to grow herbs like lavender.” –Jessica Chilcoat

 

 

ADULTS

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Tuesdays, 5:45pm

Yoga in the Gardens

Sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union

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  • No Late arrivals after 5:50pm
  • Pavilion or inside the Crystal Bridge
  • Members FREE; Nonmembers $10
  • Must be 16 & older

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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Saturdays, July 30, 10am-2pm

Paddle Boarding in the Gardens

  • Gardens’ Lake
  • $5 per person for 15 minute session

With help from our friends at the Boathouse District in Oklahoma City, come paddle boarding at the Garden’s lake!  $5 per person for a 15 minute session. Other dates: August 20, September 24

 

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Thursdays through September 22, 5:45-6:45pm

Zumba in the Gardens

  • Pavilion or Terrace Room depending on weather
  • $5 members, $10 nonmembers
  • No pre-registration required

Zumba is a Latin-inspired cardio-dance workout that uses music and choreographed steps to form a fitness party atmosphere. Our instructor is Ashley Johnson, a Zumba instructor at the YMCA and with the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.

 

 

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Tuesday, July 19, Run, 8pm & Ride, 9pm

#FullMoonOKC Bike Ride and Run

  • Meet at the Band Shell
  • Suggested donation of $5 per person
  • Run coordinated by Ultramax Sports
  • Bike Ride coordinated by Schlegel Bicycles

A favorite Gardens’ health and wellness activity for four years now, join us on full moon nights through October. Runners will do a 5K run, led by Ultramax Sports Oklahoma, through the scenic downtown area as the sun sets. Bring your bike and meet up a for a leisurely one hour ride. Downtown-area routes are specially planned by Schlegel Bicycles and announced on social media. Those who make their $5 suggested donation to the Gardens will be entered in a drawing for gift cards from Red Coyote Running & Fitness and Schlegel Bicycles. Don’t have a bike? Rent a Spokie for $5. The nearest Spokies center is at Reno & Ron Norick Blvd (Robinson). Other dates: Thursday, August 18, Run, 8pm & Ride, 9pm; Friday, September 16, Run, 8pm & Ride, 9pm and Sunday, October 16, Run, 7pm & Ride, 8pm.

 

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Friday, July 22, 7-9pm

Taste of Oklahoma: Dinner

Presented by Nabholz Corp.

  • Park House Events Center
  • Ages 21 and Older
  • Deadline to register: July 20
  • Register online www.myriadgardens.org

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Join us at the beautiful Park House Events Center for an intimate dinner with a view overlooking the Gardens. Local chefs will treat us to a farm-to-table dinner made with fresh, local ingredients. Limited seating is available; please register by Wednesday, July 20.

 

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Saturday, July 23, 10-11:30am

Alternatives to Sodas: Herbal Syrups and Drinks

  • Terrace Room
  • Lori Coats, herbalist and plant lover
  • Member $8; Nonmember $10
  • Register by Tuesday, July 19

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The typical soda contains about 10 teaspoons of sugar- the same amount of sugar you’d get when you eat 10 cookies. Many yummy alternatives are available that can satisfy your craving for something sweet and fizzy. Join us to learn how to grow many of the garnishes found in delicious drinks and then learn how to make (and taste) better-for-you juices, infused waters, and herbal syrups. Participants will each head home with two of their own infusion creations.

 

Jason Boland Band and the Stragglers

Saturday, July 23, 7pm

Great Lawn Concert: Jason Boland and the Stragglers with opening act the Tequila Songbirds

Presented by Ad Astra Foundation

  • FREE for General Seating,
  • $20 VIP tickets available. Must be 21 & Over. Receive one drink ticket, souvenier  cup and front row reserved area seating.

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Join us for a music filled night under the stars! The evening will kick-off with the Tequila Songbirds at 7pm and at 8pm our headliner, Jason Boland Band and the Stragglers, will take the stage. Come enjoy some great music, great food in a beautiful scenic backdrop. Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket. ring a picnic or enjoy food from Ice House or from our line-up of food trucks. Jason Boland is one of the leading lights in the Red Dirt scene, a grassroots movement that mixes honky tonk, outlaw, and contemporary and country.

 

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Thursday, July 28, noon-1pm

Cooking With Kam

  • Park House Event Center
  • Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock, premier OKC chefs
  • Member $8 ; Nonmember $10
  • Register by Friday, July 22.

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Life on the go but still want to enjoy healthy, incredibly tasty meals?  Each month Kam and Barb will teach us how to make great side dishes from local, seasonal vegetables. The dishes are vegetable-based so you may want to bring a meat. Monthly on-going. Other dates: August 25, September 29

 

2016_7 Astronomy Night

Thursday, July 28, 8:30-10pm

Astronomy Nights In the Gardens

  • Presented by Tinker Federal Credit Union
  • Great Lawn, FREE

Back by popular demand, members of the OKC Astronomy Club and their telescopes will be returning to the Gardens for summer nights filled with star gazing. Come check out the moon, stars, and planets. Other dates: Thursday, August 25 and Thursday, September 22.

 

2016_7 Paddle Boarding (1)

Saturdays, July 30, 10am-2pm

Paddle Boarding in the Gardens

  • Gardens’ Lake
  • $5 per person for 15 minute session

With help from our friends at the Boathouse District in Oklahoma City, come paddle boarding at the Garden’s lake!  $5 per person for a 15 minute session. Other dates: August 20, September 24

 

Walking Tour 2

Saturday, July 30, 10am

Gardens Walking Tour

  • South Lobby and Garden Grounds
  • Free, Walkups Welcome!
  • Every last Saturday of the month

Join us to expand your Oklahoma plant knowledge and get great ideas for your yard. Each month changes as the plants grow through the seasons; in July and September we’ll discuss plants for water conservation and in August we’ll highlight plants for color. Can’t make it for the guided tour? Pick up a self-guided handout in our South Lobby.