March in the Gardens

March in the Gardens

Dr. Seuss Day in the Gardens

  • Saturday, March 7, 10 am-Noon 
  • Crystal Bridge South Lobby and Garden Classroom
  • Member $5; Nonmember $6
  • Best for ages 2 to 7
  • REGISTER HERE

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday, his wonderful books and the earth! Everyone’s favorite character, Cat in the Hat, will be on hand as we read stories and tell fun Dr. Seuss facts. Kids can visit our Lorax-inspired educational booth to learn about conservation. We’ll also have related crafts, games and a fun photo op area.

Family Workshop: Spring Terrariums

  • Friday, March 13, 6-7:30 pm
  • Member $13; Nonmember $15
  • Best for ages 6 to 10
  • Register by Tuesday, March 10
  • REGISTER HERE

Create a terrarium to brighten up your home and usher winter out! We’ll create an 8-inch glass globe planter using easy-to-care-for succulents and some added spring-inspired mini items.

Go Green Run @ Together Square

Beginning at Together Square, enjoy a leisurely 5k run through downtown Oklahoma City, led by OKRunner. Your registration includes a free coozie and green beer from Coop Ale Works.

Futsal Factory Workshop @ Together Square

  • March 16, 18 & 20, 5-7 pm
  • Cost per class: Member $15; Nonmember $20
  • REGISTER HERE

Sharpen your futsal skills in a three-part workshop series led by Oklahoma City’s very own Futbol Factory. Improve your futsal IQ with valuable skills such as dribbling, passing and shooting. Work as a team to effectively master offensive attacking and how to defend. Interested in attending all three workshops? Take $5 off.

Go Green in the Gardens: St. Patrick’s Day

  • Saturday, March 14, 12-4 pm 
  • Devon Lawn and Band Shell
  • $5 wristband, best for ages 4 and up

The fun begins with a performance by Oklahoma Scottish Pipes and Drums. Guests can enjoy beer, food trucks and a variety of vendors. Each child’s craft wristband includes access to crafts, games, and activities best suited for ages 4 to 10.

Spring Break Pop-Ins

  • March 16, 17 and 18, 10 am-Noon 
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • $3 per child

Join us in the Children’s Garden as we celebrate the coming of spring with a different hands-on activity each day. We’ll plant flower seeds on Monday, do fruit and veggie stamping on Tuesday and create a weather wind stick on Wednesday.

Oklahoma Gardening School

Garden Renovation for a Changing Climate: Transforming Your Yard into a Beautiful, Resilient and Eco-Friendly Garden

Presented by The Meinders Foundation

  • Saturday, March 21, 8 am – 3 pm
  • Kerr-McGee Auditorium in the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University
  • $40 members; $70 nonmembers: $25 students with ID, optional box lunch $15
  • REGISTER HERE

Myriad Botanical Gardens’ annual Oklahoma Gardening School is the state’s premier annual horticultural symposium designed for home gardeners and professional horticulturists, garden designers and landscape architects. Each year the Oklahoma Gardening School showcases local and national experts in gardening, plant selection, and garden design. Their illustrated talks and Q&A discussions help participants learn how to create and maintain more sustainable gardens in Oklahoma.

Sponsored by: SqueezeEveryDrop.com,  TLC Garden CentersTotal EnvironmentGrooms Irrigation and LandscapeRed Earth LandscapingAmerican Plant Products and Services, Inc., Kitty and Richard Champlin, Calvert’s Plant InteriorsPlant Wisdom Garden CenterTruGreen, and Colcord Hotel.

National Puppy Day

  • Sponsored by Midtown Vets
  • March 21, 11 am-2 pm 
  • Gardens’ Dog Park
  • FREE

Celebrate National Puppy & Dog Day with local dog rescues, pet vendors, music from Mutt Radio, drinks and more at the dog park in Gardens. Bring your pups of all ages and sizes to run and play. Bring dog toys, food, and/or beds to donate to Midtown Vet’s “I Am Not Alone” project which seeks to help the pets of Oklahoma City’s homeless community.

Gardening in Dry-Shade Conditions

  • Special thanks to SqueezeEveryDrop.com
  • Saturday, March 28, 10 am-Noon
  • Dave Edwards, Professor of Practice, Landscape Architecture, Gibbs College of Architecture OU
  • Water Conservation Coordinators from The City of OKC
  • Member $9; Nonmember $14
  • REGISTER HERE

This multi-speaker workshop is focused on selecting and cultivating drought-resistant dry-shade plants for hearty low-ground cover. Conservative watering techniques, such as irrigation, mulch and rain barrels will be discussed. Coffee and light breakfast options provided.

Ballet at the Bridge 

  • Sunday, March 29, 9-10 am
  • $10 per person: Pre-registration only
  • Instructors from Sweet Yield Studio
  • What to bring:
    • Water
    • Clothing: Wear socks with grip, ballet shoes, or tennis shoes.
    • Wear comfortable, breathable clothing
  • Recommended for ages 16&Up
  • REGISTER HERE

Join us for Ballet on the Bridge in partnership with Myriad Gardens. We’ll enjoy a morning of community and ballet movement as we overlook the beautiful conservatory below. All levels welcome. Wear something comfy to move in. Ballet or tennis shoes needed.

ONGOING

Botanical Balance FREE YOGA

Presented b y Fowler Auto Sponsored byTinker Federal Credit Union 

  • Tuesdays 6 pm and Saturdays, 8 am
  • Bring a mat, water
  • Instructors from YMCA
  • 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. 

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, at 10 am
  • The Visitor Center
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Bring your toddler for story time each Wednesday at 10 am. 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.

Junction Coffee Wednesdays

  • Wednesdays, 7 am-3 pm

Junction Coffee will park its double-decker bus curbside at the Devon Lawn