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Malee's Birthday Bash at the OKC Zoo

April 19th, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Come, celebrate little elephant Malee’s fourth birthday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with cake for thousands, party favors for guests (while supplies last), party favors and fun for the elephants, and lots of activities!

Armstrong Auditorium presents The StepCrew

April 23rd, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The StepCrew, world-renowned tap and step dance team, will take the stage for their second visit at the Armstrong Auditorium with three styles of exhilarating dance forms: Ottawa Valley step dance, Irish step dance, and tap on Thursday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m.

Bangtails at the Speakeasy

April 24th, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Easter Seals Oklahoma and Remington Park Present Blast From The Past 2015 Celebrating 90 Years

OKC Zoo's Party for the Planet

April 26th, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The public is invited to the Zoo’s Party for the Planet, family-fun Earth Day celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Presented by Kohl’s, activities include live entertainment in the Global Plaza, Keeper Connections throughout the Zoo and a Dr Pepper “I Spy” Zoo Safari for children 11 and under. The Zoo and Dr Pepper also will announce the winners of this year’s Dr Pepper Vending Machine Art Contest at 2:30 p.m. in the Zoo’s Global Plaza.

Champions of Health Nominations Open

April 28th, 2015 12:00 PM - May 28th, 2015 - 11:59 PM
The Champions of Health awards recognize those who make a difference in the health of Oklahomans.

Sunbeam Family Services presents SHINE

April 30th, 2015 All Day
Shine will be one of Sunbeam’s annual fundraising events, held on April 30 this year. The glamorous evening at the Civic Center Music Hall’s Hall of Mirrors will be presented by the Inasmuch Foundation. Guests in black and gold attire will complement the room’s already elegant art deco decor. Individuals and businesses are invited to sponsor tables at the fundraising dinner. Tickets may be purchased by emailing [email protected] or by calling 405-609-2311.

Downtown Edmond 36th Annual Arts Festival

May 1st, 2015 All Day - May 3rd, 2015
The Downtown Edmond Business Association will host their 36th Annual Arts Festival in historic downtown Edmond on May 1-3 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The event, which is free to the public, will feature more than 100 artists and live entertainment including appearances from the Stars and Matt Stansberry and the Romance.

Be Smart-Don’t Start Anti-Tobacco Day

May 2nd, 2015 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The first 500 guests at Science Museum Oklahoma on May 2 will receive free admission courtesy of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma.

Serigraphy Demystified: Making Sophisticated Editions Using Your Original Drawings

May 2nd, 2015 9:00 AM - May 3rd, 2015 - 5:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday (9am-5pm), May 2nd-3rd [Artspace] at Untitled, 1 NE 3rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73104 Serigraphy Demystified: Making Sophisticated Editions Using Your Original Drawings Instructor Bjorn Bauer $150 per person | 15 students max

MASTERWORKS CONCERT

May 2nd, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Dr. Karl Nelson, Director of Choral Studies at the University of Central Oklahoma, conducts the Edmond Community Chorale, directed by Ron Wallace, and the combined UCO choirs and full symphony orchestra in a performance of Mendelssohn's Elijah on Saturday, May 2, at 7:30pm. For this masterwork, ECC joins the UCO Concert Chorale, Cantilena, directed by Dr. Darla Eshelman, University Choir, and Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Ralph Morris. The soloists are Dr. Molly Johnson, soprano, Dr. Barbara Caprilli, mezzo-soprano, Dr. Mark Johnson, tenor, and Dr. Kevin Eckard, baritone. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students & senior citizens, and $5 for UCO students. Purchase tickets at the door or online at the Edmond North High School ticketing website: https://ok-edmond.intouchreceipting.com/. Create a guest account to purchase tickets; then, type "Elijah" into the search box to locate the event.

THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Oklahoma 1M/5K adventure race for adults & kids grades k-12

May 3rd, 2015 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
A National Adventure Race Series Supporting Pediatric Cancer Since 2012 – Over 150 Races & Thousands of Smiles                         A Cool Fundraiser & Birthday Party Idea

Livewell Chiropractic Patient Appreciation Event

May 30th, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
FREE EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Please join us for our annual patient appreciation bash! Food trucks, live music, mini-farmers market, vendor booths. We will have tons of free stuff for the kids, facepainting Child ID kits, moonbounces, obstacle course, Disney princesses, pony rides and more!

KaleidEscape

June 1st, 2015 8:30 AM - June 26th, 2015 - 2:30 PM
KaleidEscape is for children ages 3-11. Each session is one week in length and meets daily from 8:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. You may enroll in any number of sessions. The cost is $180.00 per session. Enroll in all four one-week sessions and save $72! Pay only $648.00 for all four weeks. To receive the discount, enrollment in all four weeks must be placed by May 30th. Payment for the first two sessions is due by May 15th. Payment for the final two sessions is due by May 30th.

Heritage Celebration

June 5th, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join us as we celebrate those who have served and preserved the Heritage of Edmond!

Edmond Historical Society & Museum 30th Birthday Party

June 6th, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us as we celebrate our 30th Birthday!

Vacation Bible School- Journey off the Map: Unknown to Us. Known to Him

June 7th, 2015 6:00 PM - June 11th, 2015 - 9:00 PM
Please make plans to be part of VBS, this years theme is "Journey Off The Map: Unknown To Us, Known To Him". We will set out on a journey to uncharted territory where kids will encounter an expedition of a lifetime and kids will discover that Jesus is the Ultimate Guide on a journey uncharted by them, but known by Him. Kids will enjoy Bible Study, Crafts, Music, Snacks and Recreation. Ages: completed Pre-K through 5th Grade. This event is free!!!

VBS - Superheros in Training

June 8th, 2015 6:00 PM - June 11th, 2015 - 6:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Edmond will have Vacation Bible School June 8th - 11th, from 6 pm to 8 pm. The theme this year is VBS Superheros in Training! Children ages 3 years old (fully potty trained) through fifth grade are invited.

NAMIWalks

June 20th, 2015 All Day
NAMIWalks is a once-a-year event to raise funds, combat stigma, and promote awareness. The funds raised provide free education and support group programs for people in our community living with mental illness and their loved ones. NAMIWalks in Oklahoma will be a 5K walk on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the Myriad Gardens and is a family friendly event.

RIVERSPORT Challenge

June 27th, 2015 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
500M KAYAK RACE OR 500M SUP RACE • 5K RUN ADULTS • $35 KIDS(12 AND YOUNGER) • $15 Looking for a fun 5k race? We put a twist on this classic race, with our multi-sport event! This race begins with a 500m flat-water kayak or, new for 2015, a stand up paddleboard race on the water, then moves to the Oklahoma River Trails for a 5k run. The challenge includes youth and adult racing. Kayaks and PFDs will be provided on race day. Please do not bring your own; you will not be allowed to use them in this race.

Paddlefest Dragon Boat Festival

June 27th, 2015 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
PaddleFest is an exciting dragon boat festival that happens under the lights on the Oklahoma River. This year, PaddleFest will be held during the SandRidge Energy Stars & Stripes River Festival on Saturday, June 27. Groups of 10 or 20 can sign up to race local and regional teams in this unique event in Oklahoma City. Bring your group of friends, family, or coworkers together for some fun on the water! No experience necessary; all equipment, steerers and a practice session are included.

Sandridge Energy Stars & Stripes River Festival

June 27th, 2015 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
This Fourth of July themed festival on June 27 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 the spectacular American Energy Partners fireworks show!