Bringing Books to Life

  • Every Wednesday in February, 10 – 11am
  • Crystal Bridge South Lobby
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2-5

Bring your youngster for story time each Wednesday at 10am. Books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. Children will also enjoy creating a small craft after the story.


Magic book with bright light coming from its open pages

Fairytale Takeover

  • Saturdays in February (6, 13, 20, 27)
  • Anytime between 9am–5pm
  • Crystal Bridge Conservatory
  • Members: suggested donation of $1 per adventurer
  • Nonmembers: admission to the Crystal Bridge plus suggested donation of $1 per adventurer
  • Best for ages 5-9
  • Walkups welcome

Escape the February cold and take a self-guided adventure through our toasty conservatory with scavenger hunts each weekend focusing on a different fairytale. Each Saturday, go armed on your adventure with that weeks’ story and scavenger hunt, helping the fairytale characters find what they’re looking for.


wine and chocolate painting class

SOLD OUT: Hot Chocolate Adventure with KATIEBUG’S

  • Saturday, February 13, 11am-12pm
  • Terrace Room
  • Katie Morgan, owner of Katiebug’s Shaved Ice and Hot Chocolate
  • Members $10 /Nonmembers $12
  • Best for ages 5-9


Who hasn’t dreamed of being Charlie in the chocolate factory surrounded by a river of hot chocolate? Come join Katiebug’s for a chance to channel your inner Willy Wonka. You will learn how chocolate is produced from bean to bar, then create (and taste!) 2 yummy hot chocolate flavors.


bringing gardens
Bringing Gardens to Life

  • Wednesday, February 23, 11am
  • Last Wednesday of each month, February – April only
  • Terrace Room
  • Members $2/Nonmembers $3
  • Best for ages 2-5
  • (405) 445-7080


Stick around after Bringing Books to Life for this fun indoor activity that brings gardens to life even when it’s cold outside. We will make a nature-based, take home craft that relates to the book, such as an insect “hotel” or a seed pot with some extra pizzazz. For groups of 10 or more call Lily Christman at (405) 445-5162.



Magic book with bright light coming from its open pages

Fairytale Flora

  • Saturday, February 27, 11am–12pm
  • Garden Room
  • Lily Christman, Youth & School Program’s Coordinator
  • Members $3/Nonmembers $5
  • Best for ages 5-9
  • Register by Tuesday, February 23

Join us for the last Fairytale Takeover of the Crystal Bridge! Together we’ll read the fairytale of the week and adventure through our conservatory, searching for treasure at the end. We’ll end with a fun game to discover all the plants woven throughout classic fairytales. Receive a special prize if you complete each adventure and bring your worksheets!