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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Things to do & see: April 24 - April 30

Tuesday, April 24
Festival of the Arts; 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens, located between Walker to the west, Sheridan to the north, Robinson to the east and Reno to the south; Admission is FREE; Pets are not allowed
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Albuquerque Isotopes; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City Barons vs. Houston Aeros; 7 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Sacramento Kings; 7 p.m.; Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno; 602-8700; Ticket prices vary

Wednesday, April 25
Festival of the Arts; 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens, located between Walker to the west, Sheridan to the north, Robinson to the east and Reno to the south; Admission is FREE; Pets are not allowed
Angels and Friends Party; 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.; Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker; 270-4848; Tickets are $65 and up
Wednesday Night at the Movies!; 6 p.m.; Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave; 231-8650; Admission is FREE; Open to all ages
Oklahoma City Barons vs. Houston Aeros; 7 p.m., Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Denver Nuggets; 7 p.m.; Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno; 602-8700; Ticket prices vary

Thursday, April 26
Better Barrel Racing World Finals; all day; Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd; 948-6704
Festival of the Arts; 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens, located between Walker to the west, Sheridan to the north, Robinson to the east and Reno to the south; Admission is FREE; Pets are not allowed
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Round Rock Express; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Friday, April 27
Better Barrel Racing World Finals; all day; Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd; 948-6704
Festival of the Arts; 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens, located between Walker to the west, Sheridan to the north, Robinson to the east and Reno to the south; Admission is FREE; Pets are not allowed
OKC Memorial Marathon Health and Fitness Expo; noon - 8 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500
Trivia in HD; 6 - 11 p.m.; Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 NE 52; 820-9709; Trivia contest benefitting the Oklahoma Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America; $25 per person; $175 per team of eight
Oklahoma Organic Gardening Association meeting; 7 p.m.; OSU-OKC Agriculture Resource Center, 400 N Portland; Open to the public
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Round Rock Express; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Saturday, April 28
Better Barrel Racing World Finals; all day; Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd; 948-6704
Free Shred Day; 7 - 11 a.m.; Waste Management Recycle America, 5519 NW 4; 949-7563
Special Household Hazardous Waste Collection for OKC Residents; 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd.; Bring a current water bill stub to prove residency
OKC Memorial Marathon Health and Fitness Expo; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500
Festival of the Arts; 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens, located between Walker to the west, Sheridan to the north, Robinson to the east and Reno to the south; Admission is FREE; Pets are not allowed
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Round Rock Express; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Sunday, April 29
Better Barrel Racing World Finals; all day; Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd; 948-6704
Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon; 6:30 a.m. start; Look at course map and cheer on the runners
Festival of the Arts; 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens, located between Walker to the west, Sheridan to the north, Robinson to the east and Reno to the south; Admission is FREE; Pets are not allowed
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Round Rock Express; 2:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Monday, April 30
Just Between Friends Spring Consignment Sale; 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd;
Art Moves: Arts Day at the Capitol; noon - 1 p.m.; Oklahoma State Capitol, Fourth Floor Rotunda, 2300 N Lincoln Blvd; 270-4892; Admission is FREE

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Things to Do & See: April 17 - April 23, 2012

Tuesday, April 17
Prairie Fly Fishers Meeting; 7 p.m.; Camp DaKaNi, 3309 E Hefner Road

Wednesday, April 18
Art Moves: A Shade of Blue, jazz trio; noon - 1 p.m.; Chase Tower lobby, 100 N Broadway; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Wednesday Night at the Movies!; 6 p.m.; Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave; 231-8650; Admission is FREE; open to all ages

Thursday, April 19
Day of Remembrance; 8:55 a.m.; Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, 620 N Harvey; 235-3313; Museum admission is FREE from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Spring Plant Sale; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; OSU-OKC Greenhouse, 400 N Portland Ave; 945-3358
Art Moves: ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown: Horse Thief; noon - 1 p.m.; Myriad Gardens Band Shell, 100 Myriad Gardens; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Lawn Maintenance Seminar; 1:30 - 3 p.m.; Oklahoma County Extension Center, 930 N Portland; 713-1125; Admission is FREE

Friday, April 20
FREE Bus Rides; all day; Visit www.gometro.org or call 235-RIDE for route information
Spring Plant Sale; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; OSU-OKC Greenhouse, 400 N Portland Ave; 945-3358
Spring floral walking tour of Will Rogers Garden; 9:30 a.m.; Will Rogers Garden, 3400 NW 36; 943-0827; Registration requested; Comfortable footwear is recommended
Art Moves: Wayne McEvilly, Okie piano; noon - 1 p.m.; City Rescue Mission, 800 W California; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Canoe/Kayak; 5 - 7 p.m.; Oklahoma River, 725 S Lincoln Blvd; 552-4040; Admission is FREE
POP! Champagne Tasting Event benefitting St. Anthony Hospital; 5:30 - 8 p.m.; Saints Medical Plaza, Rapp Foundation Conference Center, 535 NW 9 Street, 4th Floor; 272-7070; $50 General Admission; Tickets must be purchased in advance
ARTini 2012; 7 - 11 p.m.; Oklahoma City Farmers Public Market, 311 S Klein; 278-8944; $65 advance tickets, $75 tickets at the door

Saturday, April 21
Spring Plant Sale; 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.; OSU-OKC Greenhouse, 400 N Portland Ave; 945-3358
Lake Overholser & Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge cleanup; 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Overholser pavilion, 1800 Overholser Drive; email Karen.miles@deq.ok.gov or call 702-8190 to register; free lunch and prizes
U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Canoe/Kayak; 9 a.m. - noon; Oklahoma River, 725 S Lincoln Blvd; 552-4040; Admission is FREE
EarthFest; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Martin Park Nature Center, 5000 W Memorial Road; 755-0676; family-oriented games, crafts and other nature-based activities
PADDLE NOW! Youth Experience; noon - 2 p.m.; Oklahoma River, 725 S Lincoln Blvd; 552-4040; Admission is FREE; Advance registration required
Drop-In Art: Cool Kites; 1 - 4 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive; 236-3100; FREE with paid museum admission
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Albuquerque Isotopes; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Sunday, April 22
Kid's Choice Day;9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50; 424-3344; Buy one child's admission and get one adult admission FREE
Party for the Planet; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50; 424-3344;
Open House Summer Camps Preview; 2 - 4 p.m.; techJOYnt, 8328 Glade Ave; 345-5010; Admission is FREE
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Albuquerque Isotopes; 2:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City Barons vs. Houston Aeros; 7 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; Ticket prices vary

Monday, April 23
Art Moves: Susan Herndon, acoustic singer/songwriter; noon - 1 p.m.; Leadership Square, 211 N Robinson Ave; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Albuquerque Isotopes; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

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The Ins & Outs of Parking Downtown

UFOs, Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster and parking in Downtown OKC, do they exist? Many have claimed to spot these elusive beasts before but to this day no hard evidence remains of their existence. We here at The Better Life have breaking news – we can confirm that parking in Downtown not only exists but can be had in abundance. Despite occasional reports to the contrary, there is plenty of parking Downtown; you just have to know where to look. In fact, in most lots in Downtown and Bricktown you can get daily rates for under $5. You'll have better luck finding the Chupacabra than finding another downtown metro with rates that low. Check out Downtown OKC's parking map yourself if you are still a skeptic.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Things to Do & See: April 10 - April 16, 2012

Tuesday, April 10
Art Moves: Allen Brown, talk w/ OKCMOA’s architect; noon - 1 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, ; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Teacher Job Fair; 2 - 7 p.m.; Putnam City Public Schools Administration Building, 5401 NW 40; 495-5200; Open to graduating education students and certified teachers; Interviews may be scheduled in advance online
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Nashville Sounds; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Wednesday, April 11
Art Moves: Mitch Bell & Grant Goldstein, jazz guitar duo; noon - 1 p.m.; Chase Tower lobby, 100 N Broadway; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Wednesday Night at the Movies!; 6 p.m.; Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave; 231-8650; Admission is FREE; open to all ages
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. LA Clippers; 7 p.m.; Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno; 602-8700; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Nashville Sounds; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Thursday, April 12
LAST DAY to register for the RedBud Classic; registration open through noon; Register online
Oklahoma Centennial Horse Show; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.;Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing; 948-6704; Admission is FREE
American Marketing Association Monthly Meeting; 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Will Rogers Theatre, 4322 N Western; 604-3015; $25 for members, $35 for non-members
Art Moves: Brianna Gaither, indie pop singer/songwriter; noon - 1 p.m.; Myriad Gardens West Lake Pavilion, 100 Myriad Gardens; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Downtown Hike; noon - 12:45 p.m.; Oklahoma City City Hall, 200 N Walker; 297-2578; Call or email Kristy.yager@okc.gov to register
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Nashville Sounds; 7:05 p.m.; Newscastle Field at Bricktown, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Friday, April 13
Oklahoma Centennial Horse Show; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.;Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing; 948-6704; Admission is FREE
Art Moves: Clayton Stroup, marimba; noon - 1 p.m.; Robinson Renaissance food court, 119 N Robinson Ave. Ste. 900; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Downtown Bike Riding Class; noon - 1 p.m.; Myriad Botanical Gardens, 100 Myriad Gardens; 297-2578; Bring your bike and helmet; Learn to bike downtown streets safely; Class is FREE; Register by emailing Kristy.yager@okc.gov
Oklahoma City Barons vs. Houston Aeros; 7 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Sacramento Kings; 7 p.m.; Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno; 602-8700; Ticket prices vary

Saturday, April 14
RIVERSPORT Bicycle Rentals Downtown Saturdays; 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Chesapeake Boathouse, 725 S Lincoln; 552-4040; $10 Bicycle rentals courtesy of Wheeler Dealer Bicycles and Schlegel Bikes (includes helmet)
OSU-OKC Farmers Market Customer Appreciation Day & Spring Plant Sale ; 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Horticulture Pavilion, 400 N Portland; Drawings every hour for door prizes
Spring Plant Sale; 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36; 722-8822;
Open to the public
Birds in the Garden: Make Your Own Birdfeeder; 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Myriad Gardens Children’s Garden, 301 W Reno; Admission is $5 per child
Oklahoma Centennial Horse Show; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.;Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing; 948-6704; Admission is FREE

Sunday, April 15
Oklahoma Centennial Horse Show; 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.;Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing; 948-6704; Admission is FREE
RIVERSPORT Bicycle Rentals Downtown Sundays; 1 - 4 p.m.; Chesapeake Boathouse, 725 S Lincoln; 552-4040; $10 Bicycle rentals courtesy of Wheeler Dealer Bicycles and Schlegel Bikes (includes helmet)

Monday, April 16
Art Moves: Chad Slagle, red dirt country guitar; noon - 1 p.m.; Robinson Renaissance food court,119 N Robinson Ave. Ste. 900; 270-4892; Admission is free

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Things to Do & See: April 3 - April 9, 2012

Tuesday, April 3
Oklahoma Forestry Service Tree Seedling Sale; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; State of Oklahoma Agriculture Food & Forestry Department, 2800 N Lincoln Blvd, Ste 160; 521-3864
Oklahoma City Barons vs. Hamilton; 7 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; Ticket prices vary

Wednesday, April 4
Women Entrepreneurs Inspire (WE Inspire) Conference; 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, 602-8500; $75 per person
Art Moves: Aaron Tomasko Quartet, modern jazz; noon - 1 p.m.; Robinson Renaissance food court, 119 N Robinson Ave. Ste. 900; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
AAA Job Fair; 4 - 7 p.m.; AAA, 3110 Quail Springs Parkway; 752-2538; Resumes required
Wednesday Night at the Movies!; 6 p.m.; Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave; 231-8650; Admission is FREE; open to all ages

Thursday, April 5
Myriad Botanical Gardens' Annual Plant Sale; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Myriad Botanical Gardens, 100 Myriad Gardens; 297-3996
Art Moves: TheatreOCU Shakespeare performance; noon - 1 p.m.; Leadership Square lobby, 211 N Robinson; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Memphis Redbirds; 7:05 p.m.; RedHawks Field at Bricktown, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Friday, April 6
Myriad Botanical Gardens' Annual Plant Sale; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Myriad Botanical Gardens, 100 Myriad Gardens; 297-3996
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum First Friday Gallery Walk; 11 - 11:45 a.m.; National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63 St; 478-2250; Free with paid museum admission; Learn more about the Museum's art with a guided gallery walk and a brown bag lunch
Art Moves: Brian Mitchell Brody, jazz saxophone; noon - 1 p.m.; The Underground, in the concourse under 1 Park Ave.; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Paseo District First Friday Gallery Walk; 6 - 11 p.m; Paseo District, NW 27 and Walker Ave; 525-2688; Admission is FREE
Oklahoma City Barons vs. Peoria Rivermen; 7 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Memphis Redbirds; 7:05 p.m.; RedHawks Field at Bricktown, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Saturday, April 7
Myriad Botanical Gardens' Annual Plant Sale; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Myriad Botanical Gardens, 100 Myriad Gardens; 297-3996
Paseo District First Friday (Saturday) Gallery Walk; noon - 5 p.m; Paseo District, NW 27 and Walker Ave; 525-2688; Admission is FREE
Drop-In Art: Princely Treasures; 1 - 4 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive; 236-3100; Free with paid museum admission
Oklahoma City Barons vs. Chicago; 7 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Memphis Redbirds; 7:05 p.m.; RedHawks Field at Bricktown, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Sunday, April 8
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Memphis Redbirds; 2:05 p.m.; RedHawks Field at Bricktown, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Toronto Raptors; 7 p.m.; Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno; 602-8700; Ticket prices vary

Monday, April 9
Art Moves: Kalle Jones, stained glass demo; noon - 1 p.m.; Myriad Gardens West Lake Pavilion, 100 Myriad Gardens; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Nashville Sounds; 7:05 p.m.; RedHawks Field at Bricktown, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

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