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Free Meditation Class

September 5th, 2014 10:00 AM - November 21st, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Each Zen meditation class is two hours; one part instructed meditation and a second part lecture on Buddhist principles. Through Zen meditation we can reach an understanding of life’s difficulties and thereby gain true wisdom, and peace of mind. Arrive 15 minutes early in comfortable, modest attire.

Oklahoma Regatta Festival

October 2nd, 2014 All Day - October 5th, 2014
Oklahoma City’s premier fall event, the Oklahoma Regatta Festival takes place Oct. 2-5 at the Boathouse District. The five-day celebration of rowing, kayaking, dragon boating and family fun will include the blū VIP lounge, Oklahoma City University Head of the Oklahoma racing, OGE NightSprints…and a family festival featuring live music, a children’s area, fireworks, food from some of Oklahoma City’s best restaurants, a beer and wine garden and a front row seat for all the racing! Volunteer opportunities are available throughout the entire event. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Oklahoma Regatta Festival Thursday 6p – 10p Friday 6p – 10p Saturday 10a – 10p OGE NightSprints & Fireworks! Thursday 6p – 10p Friday 6p – 10p Saturday 7p – 10p OCU Head of the Oklahoma Regatta Saturday 10a – 5:30p Sunday 8a – 12:30p blū VIP Lounge Saturday 7p – 10p Ticketed event, purchase your tickets online closer to the event.

Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road Live @ The Paramount

October 2nd, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Paramount OKC 701 W. Sheridan Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma's Musical Ambassador, Kyle Dillingham, and Horseshoe Road are bringing their amazing Heartland Acoustic to the place that brought Oklahoma Roots Music to the big screen, so come enjoy a musical taste of Oklahoma past. Kyle Dillingham: 2013 & 2014 Slice Magazine Best of the City - Best Performing Artist! Horseshoe Road: 2014 Slice Magazine Best of the City - Best Local Band. 2011 International Acoustic Music Award winner! "Ken Burns and I travel all over the United States. After hearing your performance, we turned to each other and agreed that we had witnessed something amazing." Paula Kerger, President of PBS, of Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road's performance.

A Haunting Art Show

October 3rd, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Downtown Edmond will be invaded by spooky and haunting images when Silver Leaf Gems Gallery hosts ”A Haunting Art Show” October 3rd. Doors open at 5:30pm. Oklahoma artists young and old will be submitting 6x6 works of art in the theme of Fall, Halloween, and Hauntings. Each work will be sold for $66 with a portion of each sale benefiting the Fine Arts Institute of Edmond.

2014 Peace, Love & Goodwill Festival

October 4th, 2014 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma’s third annual Peace, Love and Goodwill Festival will take place on Saturday, October 4th from 9AM to 11PM at the beautiful Myriad Gardens. The festival benefits Goodwill’s Abilities Scholarship Program which funds continuing education for disadvantaged or disabled high school graduates. The all day event, which is free to the general public, promises to provide fun for the entire family.

Rally Around the Pits

October 5th, 2014 All Day
Head to Rally Around the Pits in Edmond to enjoy a family-friendly motorcycle rally. Admire the polished chrome and eye-catching paint jobs on the numerous motorcycles on display, and peruse vendor booths featuring products for both motorcycle enthusiasts and pet owners. Sign up for raffles throughout the day, enter your ride in the bike show and enjoy live music by Mudflap Nichols and the Twisted Spokes. Dogs will be available for adoption at the event, and well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome

Rally Around the Pits Motorcycle Rally and Adoption Event

October 5th, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Head to Rally Around the Pits in Edmond to enjoy a family-friendly motorcycle rally. Admire the polished chrome and eye-catching paint jobs on the numerous motorcycles on display, and peruse vendor booths featuring products for both motorcycle enthusiasts and pet owners. Sign up for raffles throughout the day, enter your ride in the bike show and enjoy live music by Mudflap Nichols and the Twisted Spokes. Dogs will be available for adoption at the event and well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome to join in the fun.

K. Yoland: Border Land Other

October 7th, 2014 All Day - December 19th, 2014
Photography exhibition from British artist, K. Yoland featuring images recently shot in the Big Bend area of West Texas along the Mexican border.

Parents Helping Parents

October 7th, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Parents of addicted children will give their personal stories on specific situations they encountered and what tools were most helpful in providing them the strength to overcome their fear and support their child in their fight for recovery. Meeting held at the Oklahoma Blood Institure private meeting room located in the SW corner of 33rd and Bdwy. Ext. in Edmond

MOMS Club of Edmond Open House

October 10th, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
We are a local nonprofit support group for today's at-home mom. If you live in Edmond, West of Santa Fe, come and visit our open house. There will be refreshments, friends, and fun!

Book Launch and Literary reading

October 10th, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Quraysh Ali Lansana and Christopher Stewart will read from their collaborative poetry collection, The Walmart Republic. They will be joined by The Red Earth MFA poets David R. Bublitz, Cassandra Carter, Josephine Green, Jill Hawkins & Jeanetta Mish.

Edmond Historic Cemetery Tours

October 11th, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Edmond Historic Cemetery Tours October 2014 Edmond, OK- The Edmond Historic Preservation Trust will be hosting Edmond Historic Cemetery Tours at Gracelawn Cemetery. The two day event will be held October 11 and 18 from 4pm-7pm. Tickets will be limited per day and are sure to sell out quickly. They will be sold for $7 each and be available for purchase the middle of September at Silver Leaf Gems in Downtown Edmond. Local actors will be located at the gravesites of Edmond Founding Fathers and will play the part of that pioneer. A few ghost stories and folk lore of Edmond will also be told during this tour. For more details, please feel free to contact me. We welcome all media to this wonderful event and hope that you will support the Edmond Historic Preservation Trust. If you have any questions please feel free to call Stephanie Carel at 405-285-9700 or by email.

Raise your Vibration Celebration

October 12th, 2014 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
A fun filled day of Vendors, Farmers market, music, kids games, contest, raffle, crafts and workshops about Dream Interpretation, Meditation and What Metaphysics can do for you. Local Food and more

St. Mary's Episcopal School Visitors Day

October 14th, 2014 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
The preschool – 5th grade admissions open house is your opportunity to experience us in action, interact with teachers and students, and tour our campus. For questions or to RSVP please contact Shauna LeGrande at (405) 341-9541 x103 or slegrande@smesedmond.org.

NewView Envision Us Tour (Manufacturing/HQ)

October 16th, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come tour our headquarters and manufacturing facilities to see our present and future dreams. We hope that you can get involved and carry our message to the community around you. While the tour is free, reservations are required. Contact Valerie Aubert at vaubert@newviewoklahoma.org or 405.232.4644 to reserve your spot!

FREE Writing Workshops

October 16th, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free Monthly Writing Workshops at the Ralph Ellison Library, brought to you by The Red Earth MFA in Creative Writing at OCU All Ages and Genres Welcome!

St. Mary’s Episcopal School’s Fall Festival

October 17th, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Mary’s Episcopal School’s Fall Festival: October 17, 2014, 6:00-8:00 PM @ St. Mary’s Episcopal School in Edmond. Hosted by the SMES Parent Organization. Questions, please contact St. Mary’s Episcopal School in Edmond at (405) 341-9541.

Oklahoma 2014 GREAT AMAZING RACE adults & kids adventure race with obstacles

October 18th, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
National Adventure Race Series Based on TV Show – For Adults & Kids Grades K-12 Official Site: www.GreatAmazingRace.com.  “Where Smiles & Teamwork Rule the Day!” A D.I.T. (Do-It-Together) family-friendly adventure foot race with obstacles based on the tv show THE AMAZING RACE.  For two-person teams ... be it friends, family members, neighbors or co-workers. It's way more fun than a 5K and a perfect birthday party idea! Run, jog or walk. How well you work and communicate with your teammate are the most essential ingredients to winning the race! On-line registration will close once 120 team limit is reached. Sign up now, team members can be added later on race day!

Old Fashioned Fall Festival

October 25th, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Downtown Edmond will host an Old-Fashioned Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. at Festival Marketplace in Downtown Edmond. The event will have free horse-drawn carriage rides, pumpkin painting, live music, vintage tractor display, quilt display, popcorn and other activities for children. Donations will be accepted for Wings, a local, non-profit.

Annual Holiday Bazaar

November 8th, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Twelfth Annual Holiday Bazaar! HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 308 N. W. 164TH STREET (15th Street between Santa Fe & Western in Edmond)

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 12th Annual Holiday Craft Bazaar

November 8th, 2014 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH INVITES YOU TO OUR Twelfth Annual Holiday Bazaar! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 308 N. W. 164TH STREET (15th Street between Santa Fe & Western in Edmond) Vendors with lots of variety! Door Prizes! Continental Style Breakfast, Lunch Menu,Huge Bake Sale Crafters wanted – LWMLbazaar@yahoo.com deadline October 15, 2014

St. Mary's Episcopal School Open House

November 9th, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Open House: November 9, 2014, 1:00-3:00 PM @ St. Mary’s Episcopal School in Edmond The preschool – 8th grade admissions open house is your opportunity to experience us in action, interact with teachers and students, and tour our campus. Grade level curriculum presentations will take place at 1:15 and 2:15. Questions, please contact Shauna LeGrande at (405) 341-9541 x103 or slegrande@smesedmond.org.

POP ALCHEMY Debut Exhibit "NEON OUROBOROS"

November 15th, 2014 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
POP ALCHEMY presents its debut exhibit and event titled “NEON OUROBOROS” on Saturday, November 15,2014, starting at 7:00pm at Graphite Elements & Design in the Plaza District. This event will showcase the original work of POP ALCHEMY creator/artist Eric Heckert, as well as a cash bar featuring beer, wine and signature drinks, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, and a retro-underground/alternative soundtrack performed by DJ Jack Acid of Pirate Audio Sound System. Admission price is $5.

An Affair of the Heart of Tulsa

November 21st, 2014 9:00 AM - November 23rd, 2014 - 5:00 PM
The show features approximately 130,000 square feet of merchandise including everything from handmade jewelry and up-cycled furniture to gourmet foods, home décor, personalized gifts and much more.

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

December 4th, 2014 8:00 PM - December 14th, 2014 - 2:00 PM
TheatreOCU presents a stage version of the quintessential Christmas story.

OCU Christmas Vespers

December 12th, 2014 8:00 PM - December 13th, 2014 - 8:00 PM
More than 250 Oklahoma City University singers and orchestral musicians will celebrate the 36th annual Christmas Vespers concerts.

Home for the Holidays

December 12th, 2014 8:00 PM - December 14th, 2014 - 2:00 PM
More than 150 students from Oklahoma City University’s Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management will take the stage for Home for the Holidays.