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Concerts in the Park

June 9th, 2016 7:00 PM - August 18th, 2016 - 8:30 PM
Various FREE concerts offering a large array of music. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Tasty concessions are available. Movies in the Park will follow a select few concerts. All concerts are on Thursday nights.

Matisse in His Time: Masterworks of Modernism from the Centre Pompidou, Paris

June 18th, 2016 10:00 AM - September 18th, 2016 - 5:00 PM
The OKCMOA will be the exclusive North American venue for Matisse in His Time: Masterworks of Modernism from the Centre Pompidou, Paris, which presents, for the first time outside Europe, highlights from one of the world’s preeminent collections of Modern Art.

Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma's 10th Annual Lexus Raffle

July 1st, 2016 9:00 AM - September 14th, 2016 - 5:00 PM
Make-A-Wish Oklahoma, Lexus of Tulsa and Eskridge Lexus of Oklahoma City present the 10th Annual Lexus Raffle. Invest in a child’s wish with a purchase of a Lexus Raffle ticket. Make-A-Wish relies on the generosity of individuals and corporations to ensure that no wish goes unanswered. All proceeds go directly toward the granting of wishes in Oklahoma. The $100 raffle tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Checks are made payable to Make-A-Wish Oklahoma. For more information, please download the Ticket Reservation Form at www.oklahoma.wish.org/lexus. Only 1,600 raffle tickets will be sold. Drawing will take place on or before September 14, 2016. The following prizes are: GRAND PRIZE: All-New 2016 RX 350 with an MSRP of $48,289 (equipped with Premium Package) *In lieu of the car, the winner may accept a $30,000 cash prize. 2nd PLACE PRIZE: Apple® iPad Air 2 with Wi-Fi 64GB 3rd PLACE PRIZE: Apple Watch Sport 38mm For full raffle rules, please see www.oklahoma.wish.org/lexus.

A Hiding Place

July 29th, 2016 10:00 AM - September 24th, 2016 - 6:00 PM
This exhibit is a dialog beginning with a poet’s voice and then calling forth an artist’s remix, and response. You are invited to this collaborative exhibition in hopes you, too, will discover something hidden, and now made communal in the open light. A Hiding Place can be a rest stop or a generator shop, a place to recover and perhaps uncover. Poets and artists all have one, if not physically, then metaphorically. Perhaps everyone if asked could make a rendering or tell of such a place.

In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles

July 31st, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
You already know and love the songs, but In My Life: A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles gives you a chance to get a fresh perspective on the story of the band that made them. More than just a live musical tribute show, In My Life tells the Fab Four's tale through the eyes of their late manager, Brian Epstein, who acts as narrator to renowned tribute band Abbey Road's live performance of some 33 Beatles classics. From their groundbreaking appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show to their final rooftop performance at the Apple Corp. offices, and "I Want to Hold Your Hand" to the psychedelic era of Sgt. Pepper's and beyond, this exciting production gives new life to the story of rock's greatest band.

Creative Visions Exhibition

August 5th, 2016 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
NewView Oklahoma invites you to an art exhibition displaying works of Creative Visions artists. Creative Visions is a partnership between NewView Oklahoma and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art to make the arts accessible to the visually impaired. At the exhibition, these artists will showcase their artwork, including pastels, acrylic marbling, fused glass, and much more! Hors d'oeuvres provided, cash bar.

Good Shepherd Games

August 6th, 2016 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Join us for the first annual Good Shepherd Games - a team tournament for lovers of craft beer and tipsy competition! Gather a team of six players to compete in the following events: Beer Pong, Flip Cup, Cornhole, Human Foosball, or Keg Toss. Food trucks and additional beer tasting will be available! A six-person team entry is $300, which includes your games entry fee for six players and four beers per person. VIP Team (six people) entry is $990 which includes access to the VIP tent which includes unlimited food and beer. Spectator tickets are $20 each and $25 at the door and includes four beers. *Must be over 21 years of age and present ID Sponsorships are also available! Please email [email protected] for details. The Good Shepherd Games is a fundraiser benefiting Good Shepherd Ministries in Midtown OKC.

Edmond Learning Academy Back to School Bash

August 12th, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Back To School Splash Bash, hosted by Edmond Learning Academy. August 12, 6-8pm Pelican Bay- free admission Swimming, food trucks, unlimited snow cones, and a raffle from local businesses: Therapeutic Touch Massage, Klemm's Smoke Haus, AMF Blowing, ButterSweet Cakes, Kamp's 1910 Cafe, Okie Express Car Wash, Slim Chickens, Bouncin Craze, and more to come.

S&B's Pay It Forward Day Benefiting Concordia

August 23rd, 2016 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Support Concordia Life Care Community at S&B’s Pay It Forward Day open to the general public! Head to S&B’s at 7640 Northwest Expressway on Tuesday, August 23rd to benefit Concordia’s benevolent care fund. Grab friends, family, neighbors and co-workers and support a great cause over a tasty meal.

Retire Wisely Workshop

August 23rd, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Will I have enough to retire? – Will my retirement income last? – Are my assets protected? Manage six key risks all retirees face: Outliving their income, inflation, unpredictable events, market volatility, income taxes and rising healthcare costs. Turn retirement concerns into confidence. Get positive, professional guidance from a faith-based organization that has been helping our member-owners be wise with money and live generously for more than 100 years. There is no cost to attend this event however space is limited. Please write [email protected] or call 405-242-2122 to reserve your spot. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. No products or services will be sold. Location: Edmond Parks & Recreation | 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive, Edmond, OK 73003

Edible Adventures: Sushi Madness

August 26th, 2016 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Edible Adventures hands-on cooking class is perfect for team building, date night, or family fun!

GloRun 2016

August 27th, 2016 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
This will be the GloRun 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run’s 5th year. The run will be unlike any other in the metro area. Runners sprint in the darkness towards the finish line through multiple tunnels filled with artwork and black lights, so make sure to show up in your brightest colors! Runners who wish to accessorize their look before the races can visit the body paint station and glow gear stand, which are available to all participants. A DJ is on hand to add a pulsating soundtrack as runners make their way along the course from start to finish, where the first 400 5K runners to cross the finish line receive a finisher medal. Proceeds from the run go toward The Recovery Center, a 501c3 not for profit organization that helps individuals who suffer from drug and alcohol abuse. For more information on TRC visit trcok.com. For more info on how you can be a part of this event visit glorunokc.com

Champions of Health Gala

September 27th, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Organizations making a positive impact on the health of Oklahomans will be honored at the 2016 Champions of Health Gala on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City at 6 p.m. To make a reservation, call (855) 628-8642 by September 20. All proceeds benefit the Oklahoma Caring Foundation, a non-profit organization administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma.