September in the Gardens

September in the Gardens

Namas-Bey Yoga

Sponsored by Fowler Toyota, Tinker Federal Credit Union & Stephenson Cancer Center

  • September 4, 6-7pm
  • Devon Lawn
  • FREE thanks to our sponsors
  • Lead by This Land Yoga Instructor, Emily Madden

To celebrate Beyoncé’s birthday we are hosting a “Namas-Bey” yoga class here at the gardens! Start your Countdown; Get in Formation and fall Crazy in Love with a yoga class that will change your Mood 4 Eva. Bow Down into downward dog and believe Me, Myself, and I that you will feel Flawless after this Irreplaceable class focused on Balance, Freedom, and that Beyoncé Spirit. Mutt Radio will be providing our tunes for the night! We will serve plenty of Lemonade available at this event.

Woodland Terrariums

  • Friday, September 6, 6-7pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $12; Nonmember $15
  • Best for ages 6 to 12
  • Register by Monday, September 2

Create a fall terrarium to last all winter long. Learn a bit about woodland creatures as we make a woodland theme glass globe planter using easy-to-care-for succulents and mini woodland animals and flora.

Proper Pruning

  • Saturday, September 7, 1pm
  • Yukon, Oklahoma–Chisholm Trail Park
  • Member $9; Nonmember $14
  • Courtney Keck, Canadian County Extension

Trimming stems and branches is an important practice in maintaining a healthy and well-manicured lawn or garden. Learn what, when, and how to prune. Class will meet in the small gazebo at Chisholm Trail Park in Yukon.

Barre3 in the Gardens

The Devon Lawn and Bandshell
Bring yoga mat and water

  • September 9 | Devon Lawn
  • October 14 (Full Moon, too!) | East Lower Lake

Barre3 continues at the Gardens for another season of FREE community outdoor fitness. Barre3 mixes athleticism, grace and the latest innovations designed to balance the body. Meet at The Devon Lawn. We’ll be led by an amazing team from Barre3. Bring your own yoga mat, water and plenty of gusto! This is an amazing workout.  

Little Saplings-Fall Session

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

Join us in the Children’s Garden for an hour of songs, games and interactive nature fun. Toddlers – and parents – will learn about the exciting world of gardens in an engaging and educational way. Each week features a new theme with corresponding activities and learning opportunities. Every Little Saplings event begins with a song, ends with a sensory bin, and includes a hands-on craft.

Native Seed Collecting

  • Tuesday, September 10, 6:30pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $14; Nonmember $19
  • Adam Sarmiento, Eco Landscaping

Autumn is the perfect time for collecting native seeds. Join us in this hands-on seed collecting expedition in one of our signature spaces – Oklahoma Prairie Garden. The class will begin with a brief indoor presentation and then transition outdoors for the workshop portion.

Magical Monarch Migration

  • Thursday, September 12, 6-7pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $5; Nonmember $6
  • Best for ages 7 to 10
  • Register by Monday, September 9

Every fall, millions of monarchs travel south to Mexico. Here in Oklahoma, we are lucky to see this migration happen.  In this class, we will learn about this marvelous creature with crafts and games and find a few ways we can help them arrive safely in Mexico. Put your new knowledge to work and join us the next two Fridays after this class for monarch tagging in the Children’s Garden.  

Latin Fest at the Gardens
Food – Music – Dance

  • Friday, September 13, 7-11pm
  • Seasonal Plaza
  • Free event
  • VIP: $25 per person

Join us with our friends at Tango Public Relations on Friday, Sept. 13 from 7pm-11pm for a fun kick-off party to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) in OKC. The Seasonal Plaza at Myriad Gardens will host a mariachi band with dancing, food trucks, cash bars, and outdoor games. Inside the Park House, a VIP area is available for guests to sample from some of OKC’s best Latin cuisine, along with a bar that will include tequila tastings. Outside activities are FREE and open to the public.

Sprouting Chefs: Healthful Mug Cakes 

Presented by Sprouts

  • Saturday, September 14, 10-11:30am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $15; Nonmember $17
  • Taught by Toni Washington
  • For families, preferably kids ages 7 and up
  • Register by Tuesday, September 10

Learn how to make quick and healthful mug cakes without the hassle and time of using an oven. We’ll talk about simple ingredients, like flour, sugar and fruit and then get to creating and eating these tasty cakes. Everyone will get to decorate and take their mug home to continue the fun.

Nature Photography Workshop

  • Saturday, September 14, 1pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $18; Nonmember $24
  • Doug Hoke, Director of Photography, The Oklahoman

Partake in a unique adventure through the viewfinder of your camera. Capture vibrant photos of garden landscapes, flowers, insects, and birds. Class begins indoors and then proceeds to the Crystal Bridge Conservatory and/or outdoors (weather permitting) for hands-on instruction. Bring your own camera.

3 Point Contest at Together Square

Lace-up your basketball shoes and make your way to Together Square on September 20th to compete in the first-ever Together Square 3 Point Shootout. Contestants will have a chance to win the newly released NBA 2K20 Legend Edition game for PlayStation or Xbox. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy dinner from food trucks, music from Mutt Radio, and games on the Together Square lawn. Registration cost is $5 and will be broken up into two categories (13-17 and 17+). Check in and shoot around begins at 6 pm. Registration is limited to the first 50 entries.

Sprouting Chefs: Pumpkins and Apples and Fall

Presented by Sprouts

  • Saturday, September 21, 10-11am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $10; Nonmember $12
  • Donna Jung, FCS Extension Educator with Canadian County
  • For families and children ages 5 and up
  • Register by Tuesday, September 17

Dive right into all things fall as we talk about two of our favorite fall fruits – apples and pumpkins.  We’ll learn about these fruits and then make a few easy and creative recipes using them, including how to spice up your pancakes.

Camp Out OKC

Sponsored by

  • Saturday, September 21 through Sunday, September 22, 6pm-8am
  • The Devon Lawn and Bandshell
  • $65 per family of 4 plus $10 per additional person (BYOT bring your own tent)
    • (Tents to not exceed 9 ft. x 7 ft.)

The Devon Lawn will be transformed into an urban campground for families. Learn camping basics, enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, and spend the evening enjoying the great outdoors. Once the sun sets, we will have an outdoor movie showing of The Jungle Book, s’more making and ghost stories. Reservations include breakfast. Space is limited, register by Friday, June 28 at noon.

Don’t have a tent? Rent one from Outdoors Geek. Enter code: “campout” to receive 10% off your purchase!

Easy Plant Propagation

  • Saturday, September 21, 1pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $18; Nonmember $24
  • Courtney Keck, Canadian County Extension

Learn what propagation is and how you can easily do this at home. Plants will be provided for you to propagate from, as well as soil, containers, and other needed materials.

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.

This Week in the Gardens

This Week in the Gardens

Monday, August 19

  • 9am-5pm Visit the Crystal Bridge. For admission visit here.
  • 10am-8pm Water Features: Seasonal Plaza splash pad & the Thunder Fountain open. Wear water shoes. Read the rules here

Tuesday, August 20

Wednesday, August 21

Thursday, August 22

Friday, August 23

  • 9am-5pm Visit the Crystal Bridge. For admission visit here.
  • 10am-8pm Water Features: Seasonal Plaza splash pad & the Thunder Fountain open. Wear water shoes. Read the rules here
  • 2-7pm Mo’s Carousel

Saturday, August 24

Sunday, August 25

  • 10am-8pm Water Features: Seasonal Plaza splash pad & the Thunder Fountain open. Wear water shoes. Read the rules here
  • 11am-5pm Visit the Crystal Bridge. For admission visit here.
  • 7:30pm Arts Council of OKC’s Sunday Twilight Concert: Oklahoma Virtuosi (Modern Symphony)