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Good Friday Experience

April 18th, 2014 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
A powerful, self-paced, multi-sensory experience set up with eight different areas for people to sit, reflect, pray and read scripture. Participants will get the experience of feeling the weight of the 30 pieces of silver in their hand, kneel in the garden where Jesus cried out to God in prayer and allow the bitterness of the bread and the wine to linger in their mouth as they listen to the nails being driven into the cross. Along with other hands-on areas, there will be a guidebook containing scripture, prayer and reflection points given to each individual as they enter. The experience takes approximately 45 minutes, but participants are welcome to stay as long as they like. There is a children’s guide provided for parents to use with their small children.

OU Medicine Web Chat

April 18th, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dr. Britta Ostermeyer, an expert in psychiatry and behavioral sciences, will lead this live web chat, which will give listeners the opportunity to submit questions and receive reliable answers from a specialist.

2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

April 19th, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Chick fil A at Rockwell and NW Expressway is having their 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

HOPabaloo at the OKC Zoo

April 20th, 2014 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
The OKC Zoo will host its annual Easter brunch at 10:30 a.m. and 12 noon in the Zoo’s Education Center. HOPabaloo activities, including Tiny Tot Egg Scrambles, will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Children’s Zoo/Grassy Meadow for children ages two to five years old

USA Canoe/Kayak Flatwater Sprint Team Trials

April 25th, 2014 All Day - April 26th, 2014
The Boathouse District welcomes the 2014 USA Canoe/Kayak Flatwater Sprint Team Trials, April 25-26. More than 100 athletes will compete in 200M, 500M, and 1000M races on the Oklahoma River during the two-day event in single and double kayaks and canoes.

OU Medicine Web Chat

April 25th, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dr. Stephen Gillaspy, an expert in pediatric psychology, will lead this live web chat, which will give listeners the opportunity to submit questions and receive reliable answers from a specialist.

50th Edmond High School Reunion 1964

April 25th, 2014 5:00 PM - April 26th, 2014 - 11:00 PM
EHS Class of 1964 to Hold 50th Solid Gold Reunion weekend, April 25 & 26. Main event is Saturday, 26 April, from 7 to 11 pm at River Oaks Golf Club. A meet-and-greet event will start at 5 pm on Friday, 25 April and the Fairfield Inn in Edmond.

Henderson Hills Men's Summit

April 25th, 2014 6:00 PM - April 26th, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Join us for the 2014 Men’s Summit at Jacob’s Ladder Retreat in Chandler, OK to hear David Brown, 2014 runner-up on “The Biggest Loser” share his story of amazing transformation physically and spiritually. Sign up at www.hhbc.com/men

Women of the South Magnolia Brunch and Fashion Show

April 26th, 2014 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Women of the South is hosting their 4th Annual Magnolia Brunch fund-raiser on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Great Banking Hall at First National Center located 120 North Robinson, downtown Oklahoma City.

Evening EscApe with the OKC Zoo

April 26th, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Attend this special fundraising event and help great ape conservation from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The evening will include wine and dinner, a behind-the-scenes tour of Great EscApe, a presentation by a Great EscApe keeper and a silent auction. Seating is limited to 50 participants. Must be 14-years-old to attend.

Oklahoma Artists Invitational

May 3rd, 2014 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The 4th annual Afternoon of Art will be held from 1 pm to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4, at the Mercy Neuroscience Institute Atrium at 4120 W. Memorial Road. The exhibit showcases the work of 23 talented Oklahoma artists, and will include something for every art collector from charming impressionism, colorful abstracts, landscapes, and still life. Proceeds from sales will benefit the Oklahoma Heart & Stroke Association. An update on new stroke treatment will be presented each afternoon at 3:45 pm by Dr. Richard V. Smith, Medical Director of the Neuroscience Institute.There is no charge to attend the event and reservations are not required.

The JDRF Hope Gala

May 3rd, 2014 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The 17th Annual Hope Gala and the 1st Annual "Run for the Roses" Hope Gala on Saturday, May 3rd at Cox Convention Center. The Kentucky Derby themed event will include a hat contest, derby raffle, live and silent auctions, and more. Dress in your best evening attire or wear your best derby inspired attire and join us for this unforgettable night as we continue our journey to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Edmond Community Chorale Spring Concert!

May 3rd, 2014 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Join Edmond Community Chorale in celebrating its 25th season with the performance of two masterworks of the choral repertory, Schicksalslied (Song of Fate) by Johannes Brahms and Prayers of Kierkegaard by Samuel Barber, directed by Dr. Karl Nelson. The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) Concert Chorale, also directed by Dr. Nelson, will join the concert, performing American music selections. The Young Choirs of Central Oklahoma, directed by Dr. Darla Eshelman, UCO Associate Professor of Music Education, will perform as well. This Masterworks Concert takes place at UCO’s historic Mitchell Hall Theater on May 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and UCO Faculty & Staff and $4 for UCO Students. Tickets are general admission and hey may be purchased at the door. For more information, call the Mitchell Hall Box office at (405) 974-3375.

Fourth Annual Walk in the Park - Benefiting the Parkinson Foundation of Oklahahoma

May 4th, 2014 2:00 PM
Sanctioned 5K and 1 mile walk benefiting the programs and services offered by the Parkinson Foundation of Oklahoma for the thousands of Oklahoman's who suffer from Parkinson's. A family event with games and entertainment for all ages.

Lilyfield Tot Trot

May 9th, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lilyfield will host the 5th Annual Tot Trot 5K, 1Mile Walk, and Kid's Dash. The evening event will include meal and activities for children of all ages.

Oklahoma Corvette Route 66 RoundUp Car Show

May 10th, 2014 All Day
The Central Oklahoma Corvette Club announces dates for Oklahoma Corvette Route 66 RoundUp Car Show in 2014. The show will be held at Hafer Park on Saturday, May10. Hafer Park is located on South Bryant Ave. and East Ninth Street in Edmond. The show will include DJ Music, T-Shirts, Merchandise and Food Vendors, Door Prizes, Silent Auction and a 50/50 Pot.

Central Youth Rowing Championships

May 10th, 2014 All Day - May 11th, 2014
Each year the Central Youth Rowing Championships brings together top junior crews from Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas for two days of spirited racing, district championships and the opportunity to race at the 2014 USRowing National Youth Championship at Lake Natoma, Gold River, California June 13-15.

Ostrich Egg Breakfast at the OKC Zoo

May 10th, 2014 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tickets are now on sale for ZooFriends’ famous Ostrich Egg Breakfast occurring Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Ticket costs include all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, scrambled hens’ eggs, waffles and omelets cooked to order by the best volunteers in OKC. NEW in 2014--tickets will be limited to 2,000 guests and tickets will not be sold the day of the event.

Henderson Hills Block Party

May 18th, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Henderson Hills Baptist Church is celebrating 50 years in Edmond! You're invited to an outdoor block party complete with live music, food trucks and fun. Sunday, May 18th from 6-8pm at Henderson Hills, located at I-35 & 15th Street in Edmond.

KaleidEscape Campe at St. Mary's Episcopal School

June 2nd, 2014 All Day - June 27th, 2014
KaliedEscape is our summer camp program offered for four week long sessions during the month of June. This is a great way to acclimate to our school environment in a casual, fun atmosphere. It will help familiarize your child with faculty and the school property and procedures. KaleidEscape summer camp operates with the same core values as St. Mary’s School. We would be thrilled to have your child join us for one, two, three, or even all four weeks. KaleidEscape is for children ages 4-11.

Vacation Bible School

June 8th, 2014 6:00 PM - June 12th, 2014 - 9:00 PM
What kid doesn't want to be a special agent and use high-tech gadgets and tools to discover the truth? While at Agency D3, kids can put their investigative skills to work as they collect and log evidence about the life of Jesus. As special agents, they will examine eyewitness reports, physical proof, and biblical accounts to uncover and defend the truth about who Jesus really is. Please join us at Oakdale Baptist Church, June 8-12 from 6p-9p. For kids that have completed Pre-K through completed 5th grade. This event is free. You can pre-register at oakdalebc.com and follow the VBS links.

Henderson Hills VBS 2014

June 9th, 2014 9:00 AM - June 13th, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Henderson Hills presents Agency of Truth - VBS 2014 Be a secret agent and join us on a mission to collect and examine the evidence of Jesus. We'll learn to search, surrender and share the truth about who Jesus really is. 1 Peter 3:15 Open to K-5th graders. 9am-Noon

FREE ACT Practice Testing

June 14th, 2014 9:00 AM
College Tutors of Edmond has announced its 2013-2014 schedule for FREE practice ACT and SAT tests. Tests will be administered at 9 AM at College Tutors’ Learning Center, located in the Homestead Shopping Center at the NW corner of Santa Fe and Danforth in Edmond, OK.

Summer Music Camp at St. Mary's Episcopal School

June 16th, 2014 All Day - June 20th, 2014
An intensive and fun week of creating, writing, experiencing, and playing different types of music on drums, xylophones, ukuleles, shakers, voices, and more for PreK-9th graders.

USA Canoe/Kayak Canoe Marathon Team Trials

June 21st, 2014 All Day - June 22nd, 2014
The Boathouse District will host the 2014 USA Canoe/Kayak Canoe Marathon Team Trials, June 21-22. This event also provides the opportunity for athletes from other countries to come to Oklahoma City and try the course in advance of the 2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships, Sept. 26-28. Junior, Under 23 and Senior level athletes will race in single and double-person canoes and kayaks on the Oklahoma River, completing a series of laps with portages.

Sandridge Stars & Stripes River Festival

June 28th, 2014 All Day
This fourth of July themed festival on Saturday, June 28 features the RIVERSPORT Challenge 500-meter kayak/5k run duathlon and the Stars & Stripes Regatta featuring masters racing. Corporate rowing and Dragon Boat League racing takes place under the lights at the OGE NightSprints, as does Paddle for the Cure, a fun dragon boat competition benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Central & Western Oklahoma Affiliate. If you’re not signed up to race, come enjoy the free family festival, try out all the exciting attractions with RIVERSPORT Adventures, listen to music and watch a spectacular fireworks show!