OCTOBER

ONGOING

Yoga Series

  • Sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center
  • Giveaway Sponsor Athleta
  • Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m.
  • Late arrivals not accepted after 5:50 p.m.
  • Meet in the North Lobby for Check-In—location varies, you must collect a wristband from the North Lobby in order to participate
  • Myriad Gardens Members: $5
  • Non-Members: $10

This is a great, all-levels class. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Class participants will meet in the north lobby for check-in each week. Drop in for a session or two or enjoy the entire series!

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 10am
  • Crystal Bridge Conservatory
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

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

PUMPKINVILLE

Pumpkinville presented by OGE

  • Sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Foundation, Tapstone Energy, Delta Dental and Goldfish Swim School
  • Children’s Garden
  • Friday, October 5 to Sunday, October 21, 10am-5pm daily
  • FREE for Myriad Garden Members and Children age 2 and under
  • Non-members $8 per person—includes carousel ride
  • Crystal Bridge and Pumpkinville Package $10 per person
  • Paint-A-Pumpkin $5 per pumpkin
  • Saturdays and Sundays Pumpkinville Express (train) running from 1-5pm, $2 per rider
  • Infants FREE

Join us for our seventh annual Pumpkinville, in the Children’s Garden! Beginning October 5, bring your friends and family to one of the most treasured fall treats in Oklahoma City. Enjoy crafts, activities and imaginative displays in our New England Pumpkin Town that will get you in the spirit of the season. Each weekend families can enjoy activities and entertainment. It’s all just a bunch of Hocus Pocus!

Pumpkinville-related events

Painting in the Gardens: Wood Pumpkin Signs

  • Saturday, October 20, 11am-1pm
  • Pumpkinville Programming Tent
  • “Evette” on wood 11″x12″ size $15 members, $20 nonmembers
  • “Hallows Eve” on wood 16″x19″, $30 members, $35 nonmembers
  • REGISTER HERE

Join us outdoors this Autumn day for the love of all things pumpkin! This class is for adults and kids! Participants will be painting the Kids pumpkin “Evette” on wood 11″x12″ size ($20) or will be painting & personalizing with own initial the adult size pumpkin “Hallows Eve” on wood 16″x19″ size ($35). Our artist will guide you step by step to create your own Halloween Pumpkin Sign!

Garden members receive $5 off and please call (405) 227-0230 to register. Non-members please register here.

Autumn Wreath Making Class

  • Sunday, October 21, 1:30 – 3pm
  • Pumpkinville Programming Tent
  • Best for adults
  • Member: $30; Nonmember: $35
  • REGISTER HERE

Are you in search of a great autumn wreath for your front door, but can’t find anything you truly love? We have the solution to your problem—come create your own with Kenton Peters. This is a class for beginners. Our instructor is skilled with making beautiful wreaths out of willow and natural elements. Each participant will create a wreath to their own liking to take home with them. There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Friday, October 19.

Spooky Pooch Parade Sponsored by Midtown Vets

  • Sunday, October 21, 2-3:30pm
  • The Devon Lawn and Band Shell
  • $10 per member dog
  • $12 per non-member dog
  • REGISTER HERE

Help us wind down the fall season by joining us for our Spooky Pooch Parade on The Devon Lawn. Enjoy spooky music by DJ Brian Smith, a performance by the OKC Disc Dogs, booths and our parade of pooches. Special guest judges will present prizes to the best and most creatively dressed pooches! You don’t have to register a dog to take part in the fun or even have a dog. Bring the family and be an observer and visit Pumpkinville.

Costume Contest Categories: Best Human and Dog Costume; Best Movie Character/Reference; Best Food or Drink Costume; Most Creative and Funniest Costume.

Golden Hour Photography Session in Pumpkiville

Calling all photographers! We know that you love taking portraits inside Pumpkinville. Come shoot mini sessions and bring your clients to the Children’s Garden after hours to get your favorite shots with the best lighting. The $50 fee will allow you to bring clients in and out of the Children’s Garden throughout the golden hour. Contact Bekah Wade with questions at rwade@myriadgardens.org or (405) 445-7082. There are a limited number of spaces available on these Sunday evenings so please register by Friday, October 19.

AFTER PUMPKINVILLE

Little Saplings

  • Tuesday, October 23, 10-11am
  • Other dates: November 6, 20; December 4, 18
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Member $3; Nonmember $4
  • Best for ages 2 to 5
  • Register by Friday before online HERE

Join us in the Children’s Garden for an hour of songs, games, and interactive nature fun. Toddlers (and parents!) will get to 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.

Guided Walking Tour

  • October 27, 10-11am
  • Last Saturday of Every Month
  • Garden Grounds
  • FREE

Expand your knowledge of Oklahoma plants and find inspiration for your own garden with our educational walking tours. Each month will feature different plants from our outdoor collection that make great choices for our region – from spring color to drought tolerant choices and more. Self-guided plant tour handouts are available in our north lobby.

Family Workshop: Seasonal Pumpkin Dioramas

  • Saturday, October 27, 10am-Noon
  • 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • Member $16; Nonmember $18
  • Jeanne Parkhurst, local educator and teaching artist
  • For families, best for ages 7 to 12
  • Register by Tuesday, October 23
  • REGISTER HERE

Create a festive scene inside of a craft pumpkin to display in your home just in time for Halloween! We will use signs of the season for inspiration to form a natural or spooky display. Kids and families can work together or alone, using their imagination and a variety of supplies and techniques offered by the instructor.