August in the Gardens

August in the Gardens

Kitchen Scrap Gardening

  • Saturday, August 24, 10-11am
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • $10; Nonmember $12
  • Best for ages 7 to 11

Join us in the Children’s Garden as we learn about plant propagation and how to grow plants from common fruit and vegetable scraps that can be found in our homes. Participants will observe seed starting techniques and pot up three different plant scraps to take home and grow!

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 10am starting August 16
  • The South Lobby
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. We’ll begin with an interactive song and children will enjoy creating a small craft after the story. Join us the last Wednesday of the month for reading and craft time with the Downtown Library. For groups of 10 or more please call Kodi Clifford at (405) 835-6789.

Little Saplings – Fall Session

  • Every other Tuesday starting August 27
  • August 27, September 10 & 24
  • October 8 & 22, November 5 & 19
  • December 3, 10-11am
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Member $3; Nonmember $4
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Toddlers (and parents) will learn about the exciting world of gardens in an engaging and educational way. New themes with corresponding activities and learning opportunities are featured. Every Little Saplings event begins with a song, ends with a sensory bin, and includes a hands-on craft.

Fall Gardening

  • Saturday, August 31, 10am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $9; Nonmember $14
  • Larry Hocking, Berry Creek Farms

Learn how to grow cool-season vegetables in your own backyard. This class will emphasize design and preparation, planting and maintenance strategies, as well as harvesting.

Guided Walking Tour

  •  August 31, 10-11am
  • Last Saturday of Every Month
  • Meet in the Visitor Lobby
  • Garden Grounds
  • FREE


Botanical Balance FREE YOGA

Presented by Fowler Toyota, sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:45 pm and Saturdays, 9 am
  • During the summer months, location is at The Devon Lawn
    • In case of weather follow our social media for announcements
  • Instructors provided by This Land Yoga
  • Bring a mat, water
  • Recommended for ages 16&Up

Practicing yoga in the Gardens has the added benefit of connecting you with nature. The Gardens offer a space of beauty and tranquility to help relieve stress and quiet your mind. Classes are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. Thanks to our new presenting sponsor Fowler Toyota, and our generous ongoing sponsors Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center, yoga is offered three times weekly free of charge.

Arts Council of Oklahoma City’s Sunday Twilight Concert Series

  • Sundays through August 25, 7:30pm
  • The Devon Lawn
  • FREE
  • This is an event produced by the Arts Council of OKC

The Arts Council of OKC returns to the Gardens for it’s annual Sunday Twilight Concert Seris, Sundays, June through August, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Devon Lawn Stage in the Myriad Botanical Gardens! The concerts are free to attend and open to the public.

2019 Featured Bands:
August 18: The Imaginaries (Singer/Songwriter)
August 25: Oklahoma Virtuosi (Modern Symphony)