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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Things to Do & See: June 26 - July 2, 2012

Tuesday, June 26
National Reining Horse Derby; 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Oklahoma State Fair Park, State Fair Arena, 3001 General Pershing Blvd.; 948-6704
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Omaha Storm Chasers; 11:05 a.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary
Cooking Class; 6 - 7 p.m.; Whole Foods Market, 6001 N Western; 879-3500; FREE to participate

Wednesday, June 27
OKC Summer Classic Dog Shows; all day; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; $7 for adults, $2 for children 12+, free for children under 12
Slow Pitch Showdown; 7 p.m.; National Softball Hall of Fame & Stadium, 2801 NE 50; 424-5266
National Reining Horse Derby; 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Oklahoma State Fair Park, State Fair Arena, 3001 General Pershing Blvd.; 948-6704
OSU-OKC Wednesday Farmers Market; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Whole Foods Market parking lot, 6001 N Western; 879-3500
Art Moves: Wayne McEvilly; noon - 1 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 405 Couch Drive; 270-4892; Admission is FREE

Thursday, June 28
OKC Summer Classic Dog Shows; all day; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; $7 for adults, $2 for children 12+, free for children under 12
National Reining Horse Derby; 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Oklahoma State Fair Park, State Fair Arena, 3001 General Pershing Blvd.; 948-6704
World Cup of Softball VII and Border Battle IV; First game begins at 9 a.m., last game begins at 6 p.m.; National Softball Hall of Fame & Stadium, 2801 NE 50; 424-5266
Art Moves: Miss Brown to You; 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Devon Building, Nebu Dining Area, 333 W Sheridan; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Cocktails on the Skyline featuring Born in November; 5 - 10 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive; 236-3100
Concerts in the Park featuring Zero 2 Sixty; 7 p.m.; Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, 8700 E Reno, Midwest City; 739-1293; FREE and open to the public

Friday, June 29
OKC Summer Classic Dog Shows; all day; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; $7 for adults, $2 for children 12+, free for children under 12
National Reining Horse Derby; 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Oklahoma State Fair Park, State Fair Arena, 3001 General Pershing Blvd.; 948-6704
World Cup of Softball VII and Border Battle IV; First game begins at 9 a.m., last game begins at 6 p.m.; National Softball Hall of Fame & Stadium, 2801 NE 50; 424-5266
Art Moves: Equilibrium; noon - 1 p.m.; Myriad Gardens Great Lawn Band Shell, on Sheridan between Hudson and Robinson; 270-4892; Admission is FREE

Saturday, June 30
OKC Summer Classic Dog Shows; all day; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; $7 for adults, $2 for children 12+, free for children under 12
National Reining Horse Derby; 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Oklahoma State Fair Park, State Fair Arena, 3001 General Pershing Blvd.; 948-6704
Stars & Stripes River Festival; 9 a.m. - dusk; Oklahoma River, Boathouse District, 725 S Lincoln; 552-4040; Admission is FREE
World Cup of Softball VII and Border Battle IV; First game begins at 11 a.m., last game begins at 8:30 p.m.; National Softball Hall of Fame & Stadium, 2801 NE 50; 424-5266
Drop in Art: Summertime Watercolors; 1 - 4 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive; 236-3100; FREE with paid museum admission
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Memphis Redbirds; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Sunday, July 1
OKC Summer Classic Dog Shows; all day; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; $7 for adults, $2 for children 12+, free for children under 12
World Cup of Softball VII and Border Battle IV; First game begins at noon, last game begins at 7:30 p.m.; National Softball Hall of Fame & Stadium, 2801 NE 50; 424-5266
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Memphis Redbirds; 6:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary
Sunday Twilight Concert: Equilibrium; 7:30 - 9 p.m.; Myriad Botanical Gardens, 100 Myriad Gardens; 297-3995; Free and open to the public
Sunset Cinemas; begins 20 minutes after sundown; Charles J. Johnson Central Park, SE 29 & Mid-America Blvd in Midwest City; 455-1808; FREE and open to the public

Monday, July 2
World Cup of Softball VII and Border Battle IV; First game begins at 1 p.m., last game begins at 8 p.m.; National Softball Hall of Fame & Stadium, 2801 NE 50; 424-5266
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Memphis Redbirds; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

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Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Helping to Make OKC Even Better

Looking back over the last 20 years, Oklahoma City has been through a lot of changes. With the MAPS projects and other initiatives, the City of Oklahoma City has been reworked and revitalized – and now, the City Planning Department is helping local business owners and citizens expand and improve districts throughout the city.

Did you know that the City's Commercial District Revitalization Services team is helping local districts develop and manage a District Development Plan to help these districts grow and prosper? Are you involved in the improvement of a local district? Or maybe you live in or near a district that could use some revitalizing? Is your favorite hot spot in one of these areas? By utilizing the City's services, you can help local districts get help in planning, funding (where available), and other avenues to help make these unique areas in Oklahoma City even better places to live, work, play and visit.

community, MAPS
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Spread the Puppy Love

Ready for some puppy love? Or do cats strike your fancy? In an effort to help with overcrowding issues at local shelters, the Central Oklahoma Humane Society has developed the Stepping Stones foster program that we've deemed a win-win. The animals win by getting a cozy place to call home until they find a forever home. And you win by gaining a temporary (or permanent if he or she tugs at your heart strings enough to earn an adoption) furry friend to run around with. To make the offer even more enticing, the Humane Society will provide you with the necessary food, supplies (crates, toys, leashes, etc) and veterinary needs your new playful pal might need. All you have to do is provide a loving environment (i.e. tummy rubs, walks, ear scratches and the like) for the pet you choose to bring home with you. Not sure that fostering a pet is right for you? You can still help! Check out other ways to get involved.

community, pets
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Discover Oklahomaís Heritage

Oklahoma's Native American heritage can be seen nearly everywhere in our great state – on our state flag, in our state's name, in our museums and in the lives of many of our citizens. Want to experience it for yourself? Well, that's easy. Simply venture south of Oklahoma City on I-35 and a little bit east to Sulphur, Okla., where you'll find the nation's largest tribal cultural center – the Chickasaw Cultural Center. We think you'll be pleasantly surprised by the museum's non-traditional approach to learning. Instead of looking at displays encased in glass, you'll experience interactive media stations, hands-on classes, a cultural amphitheater and a traditional village replica. Before leaving, make sure you check out some of the various activities offered on the campus, including spirit lessons, stomp dancing, plays, storytelling, cultural ceremonies, an extensive artifacts gallery and more.

The Chickasaw Cultural Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Admission prices are as follows:

Chickasha Poya Exhibits: $6 for adults; $5 for senior citizens, students and military; $3 for children 12 and under. Children 3 and under and Chickasaw Citizens are admitted for free.
Anoli' Theater Feature Films: $6 for adults; $5 for senior citizens, students and military; $3 for children 12 and under; $5 for Chickasaw Citizens.
Exhibit/Theater Combo: $10 for adults; $8 for senior citizens, students and military: $4 for children 12 and under.

arts and culture, family-friendly, museums, western heritage
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Fun Festivities on the Oklahoma River

It's that time of year again -- where we don our red, white, and blue and take off our hats to Uncle Sam. Get geared up for the 4th with a pre-Independence Day celebration, Saturday June 30, at the Boathouse District on the Oklahoma River.

The first-ever Stars & Stripes River Festival begins with corporate rowing and dragon boat racing, and culminates in an outdoor concert and fireworks display. Wondering how you'll keep the kids occupied throughout the event? Not to worry – the friendly folks who are putting on this shin-dig have packed the day full of free family activities including games, contests, inflatables and more. And food will be available for purchase when you stomach starts to grumble.

Are you or your kids athletes at heart? Youth and adults can also participate in the RIVERSPORT Challenge, a multi-sport race in which competitors start off paddling in a kayak and finish out with a run through the Oklahoma City River Trails.

family-friendly, festivals, fitness, food, live sporting events, Oklahoma River, outdoor recreation
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Things to Do & See: June 19 - June 25, 2012

Tuesday, June 19
RIVERSPORT Run/Walk Program; 6 - 7 p.m.; Chesapeake Boathouse, 725 S Lincoln Blvd; 552-4040; Free and open to the public
Tarts & Pies cooking class; 6 - 7 p.m.; Whole Foods market, 6001 N Western Ave; 879-3500

Wednesday, June 20
OSU-OKC Wednesday Farmers Market; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Whole Foods Market parking lot, 6001 N Western; 879-3500
Art Moves: Chris Hicks; noon - 1 p.m.; Chase Tower lobby; 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, June 21
Noon Tunes: Kare'n Khanagov; 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave; 231-8650; Admission is FREE; Open to all ages
Art Moves: OKC Philharmonic & Instrument Playground; noon - 1 p.m.; City Rescue Mission,; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Cocktails on the Skyline featuring Rooftop Dogs; 5 - 10 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive; 236-3100
Cheese of France; 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.; Whole Foods Market, 6001 N Western Ave; 879-3500
Concerts in the Park featuring Mike Black & the Stingrays; 7 p.m.; Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, 8700 E Reno, Midwest City; 739-1293; FREE and open to the public

Friday, June 22
Art Moves: Sue Moss Sullivan; noon - 1 p.m.; IAO Gallery; 270-4892; Admission is FREE

Saturday, June 23
Hooked on Fishing; 8 - 10:30 a.m.; Dolese Park Youth Pond, 5105 NW 50; 316-3474; FREE for kids ages 5 to 15; all participants must be accompanied by an adult
Edmond Farmer's Market; 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Festival Market Place, 26 W First Street; 359-4630
Drop in Art: Fun with Shapes Painting; 1 - 4 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive; 236-3100; FREE with paid museum admission
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Omaha Storm Chasers; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Sunday, June 24
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Omaha Storm Chasers; 6:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary
Sunday Twilight Concert: Maurice Johnson & Company; 7:30 - 9 p.m.; Myriad Botanical Gardens, 100 Myriad Gardens; 297-3995; Free and open to the public
Sunset Cinemas; begins 20 minutes after sundown; Charles J. Johnson Central Park, SE 29 & Mid-America Blvd in Midwest City; 455-1808; FREE and open to the public

Monday, June 25
Art Moves: Luna Moth; noon - 1 p.m.; Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Omaha Storm Chasers; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

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Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Hear It First

On April 19, 1995, the future of Oklahoma City was altered forever when a bomb concealed in a rented moving truck shattered the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, killing 168 people and injuring more than 500 others. This summer, the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum's First Person: Stories of Hope program will give you the opportunity to experience this event through those who lived it. Speakers include family members, survivors, first responders, journalists, judges, FBI agents and others who were directly impacted by the events of that day and those that followed. The programs take place each Friday at 1:30 p.m. during June, July and August and is free with paid Museum admission.

community, downtown, museums
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Realize Your Hoop Dreams

Basketball fever has taken over Greater Oklahoma City and now you have a chance to make your hoop dreams come true. No, we don't think you'll be suiting up with the Thunder anytime soon, but you can certainly show off your skills in sight of the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Located across the street from the Myriad Botanical Gardens at the southwest corner of Hudson and Reno, the new downtown community basketball court is a great place to work on your game while enjoying the excitement happening in downtown. The court is open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. So grab your sneakers and your friends and get your game on.

downtown, family-friendly, fitness, outdoor recreation, Thunder
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Live It Up for Less

Who knew you could get so much for so little in OKC? We did, and now you do, too! Let's say your annual salary is $50,000. Did you know that if you lived in Portland, you'd have to earn $63,500 just to maintain your current standard of living? Sounds crazy, right? Well, Oklahoma City consistently ranks below the national average when it comes to cost of living. That means things like milk, rent, movie tickets and energy just cost less. What's not to love about that? But in OKC, having a lower cost of living doesn't mean a lower quality of life. In fact, you just get a better opportunity to experience it all! So live it up because in Oklahoma City, it truly is a better living and a better life! And if you'd like to check out the numbers for yourself, check out the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's Cost of Living calculator.

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Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Home Grown

Summertime is here. That means it's time for apple pie, fresh salads, juicy watermelon and a variety of other warm weather treats. And it's a great time to shake up your usual grocery shopping by checking out one of Greater Oklahoma City's many farmers' markets.

OK Grown is an excellent source for locating a market near you. Many of these markets include 100 percent Oklahoma-grown products and include a variety of merchandise – produce, herbs, meat products, baked goods, salsas, flowers, skin care products and more. Sounds great, right? With markets in Oklahoma City, Edmond, Guthrie, Norman, Mustang and everywhere in between, you can certainly find what you're looking for close to home. So plan your latest summer smorgasbord and fill your stomach with awesome local fare.

farmers market, food
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Things to Do & See: June 12 - June 18, 2012

Tuesday, June 12
NBA Finals: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Miami Heat; 8 p.m.; Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno Ave; 602-8700

Wednesday June 13
Junior Master Gardner Workshop; 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Oklahoma County Extension Center, 930 N Portland; 713-1125; Preregistration required, $15 per participant
OSU-OKC Wednesday Farmers Market; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Whole Foods Market parking lot, 6001 N Western; 879-3500
Flower Design Class: Fun with Flowers; 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.; Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36; 942-2534
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, June 14
Cocktails on the Skyline featuring New Shoes; 5 - 10 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive; 236-3100
NBA Finals: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Miami Heat; 8 p.m.; Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno Ave; 602-8700

Friday, June 15
Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival; 5 p.m. - midnight; Corner of Sheridan and Oklahoma Ave in Bricktown; 236-3669; Free and open to all ages
Summer Nights: Music in the Park; 7 - 10 p.m.; Buck Thomas Memorial Park, 1903 NE 12, Moore; 793-5100; Free and open to the public

Saturday, June 16
Free Family Events at OSU-OKC; 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.; OSU-OKC, 400 N Portland; 945-3358
Free Child Fingerprinting & Child Identification Kits; 11:30 a.m.2 p.m.; Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 NE 52; 602-3760; Free for all museum guests and employees
Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival; 1 p.m. - midnight; Corner of Sheridan and Oklahoma Ave in Bricktown; 236-3669; Free and open to all ages
Drop in Art: Keep Cool; 1 - 4 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive; 236-3100; FREE with paid museum admission

Sunday, June 17
Sunday Twilight Concert: Al Good Orchestra; 7:30 - 9 p.m.; Myriad Botanical Gardens, 100 Myriad Gardens; 297-3995; Free and open to the public

Monday, June 18
Art Moves: Thomas Buchanan; noon - 1 p.m.; Leadership Square, 211 N Robinson; 270-4892; Admission is FREE

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Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Things to Do & See: June 5 - June 11, 2012

Tuesday, June 5
NCAA Women's College World Series Championship Series; 7 p.m.; ASA Hall of Fame Stadium, 2801 NE 50; 866-208-0048
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. Iowa Cubs; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Wednesday, June 6
deadCENTER Film Festival; Screening times and locations vary – Check website for detailed schedule; $125 for an all-access pass, $10 for individual screenings
Art Moves: A Shade of Blue; noon - 1 p.m.; Robinson Renaissance food court, 119 N Robinson; 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
NCAA Women's College World Series Championship Series*; 7 p.m.; ASA Hall of Fame Stadium, 2801 NE 50; 866-208-0048; * if necessary
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs; 8 p.m.; Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno; 602-8700; Ticket prices and availability vary

Thursday, June 7
deadCENTER Film Festival; Screening times and locations vary – Check website for detailed schedule; $125 for an all-access pass, $10 for individual screenings
Art Moves: Tara Ahmadi; noon - 1 p.m.; The Underground, under Robinson and Kerr; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Cocktails on the Skyline featuring Born in November; 7:30 - 10 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive; 236-3100
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. New Orleans Zephyrs; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Friday, June 8
Red Earth Parade; 10 a.m.; Sheridan, Reno and Main Street in downtown Oklahoma City; 235-3500; Free and open to the public
Red Earth Festival; 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; Tickets are $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and children, children under the age of 5 enter for free
OSU-OKC Wednesday Farmers Market; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Whole Foods Market parking lot, 6001 N Western; 879-3500
Art Moves: Mariachi Orgullo de America; noon - 1 p.m.; Myriad Gardens, Great Lawn Band Shell, 301 W Reno; 270-4892; Admission is FREE
Ozarka Oklahoma City Nationals Drag Boat Racing; 4 - 11 p.m.; Oklahoma River, 725 S Lincoln Blvd; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. New Orleans Zephyrs; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs; 8 p.m.; Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno; 602-8700; Ticket prices and availability vary

Saturday, June 9
deadCENTER Film Festival; Screening times and locations vary – Check website for detailed schedule; $125 for an all-access pass, $10 for individual screenings
Hooked on Fishing free fishing clinic; 8 - 10 a.m.; Edwards Park Lake, 1515 N Bryant; FREE for kids age 5-15, Children under 13 must be accompanied by a parent
Ozarka Oklahoma City Nationals Drag Boat Racing; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Oklahoma River, 725 S Lincoln Blvd; Ticket prices vary
Red Earth Festival; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; Tickets are $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and children, children under the age of 5 enter for free
Drop in Art: Adventures in Architecture; 1 - 4 p.m.; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive; 236-3100; FREE with paid museum admission
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. New Orleans Zephyrs; 7:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary

Sunday, June 10
deadCENTER Film Festival; Screening times and locations vary – Check website for detailed schedule; $125 for an all-access pass, $10 for individual screenings
Ozarka Oklahoma City Nationals Drag Boat Racing; 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Oklahoma River, 725 S Lincoln Blvd; Ticket prices vary
Red Earth Festival; 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens; 602-8500; Tickets are $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and children, children under the age of 5 enter for free
Oklahoma City RedHawks vs. New Orleans Zephyrs; 6:05 p.m.; Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive; 218-1000; Ticket prices vary
Sunday Twilight Concert: Brian Lynn Jones & the Misfit Cowboys; 7:30 - 9 p.m.; Myriad Botanical Gardens, 100 Myriad Gardens; 297-3995; Free and open to the public

Monday, June 11
Art Moves: Mitch Bell & Grant Goldstein; noon - 1 p.m.; Devon Building, Nebu dining area, 333 W Sheridan; 270-4892; Admission is FREE

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Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Dining Alfresco

Dining aficionados can get more than just delicious local fare this summer – they can also take in some stunning views of the city when choosing one of the many local restaurants with outdoor seating. There are hundreds of options across the metro, but to help you out, we've narrowed it down to a few of our favorites in a variety of locations. No matter what you're craving – Mexican, sushi, steak, burgers, dessert or an ice cold beverage – Oklahoma City's outdoor dining options include everything under the sun.

Big Truck Tacos – Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner; Mon. - Thurs. 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m., Fri. – Sat. 7:30 a.m. - midnight; 530 NW 23rd Street
RePUBlic Gastropub – Lunch/Dinner; Sun. - Wed. 11 a.m. - midnight, Thurs. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 1 a.m.; 5830 N. Classen
Sushi Neko – Lunch/Dinner; Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 11 p.m., Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - midnight; 4318 N. Western
The Wedge Pizzeria in Deep Deuce – Lunch/Dinner; Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., 5 - 10 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., 5 - 11 p.m., Sat. noon - 11 p.m., Sun. 5 - 10 p.m.; 230 NE 1 Street
Paseo Grill – Lunch/Dinner; Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sat. 5:30 - 10 p.m.; 2909 Paseo
Café do Brasil – Brunch/Lunch/Dinner; Tue. - Thurs. 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., 5 - 9 p.m., Fri. 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., 5 - 10 p.m., Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., 5 - 10 p.m., Sun. 9:30 - 2:30 p.m.; 440 NW 11 Street
Cuppies & Joe – Dessert/Coffee; Tue. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.; 727 NW 23 Street
Kaiser's American Bistro – Lunch/Dinner; Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. noon - 5 p.m., 1039 N. Walker Ave.
Bolero Spanish Grill & Tapas – Brunch/Lunch/Dinner; Mon. - Thurs. 3 - 10 p.m., Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.; 200 Oklahoma Ave., Suite 140
Bravo! Cucina Italiana – Brunch/Lunch/Dinner; Sun. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.; 13810 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Nonna's Euro-American – Lunch/Dinner; Tue. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.; 1 Mickey Mantle Drive
Buffalo Wild Wings – Lunch/Dinner; Daily 11 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.; 5500 Tinker Diagonal, Del City

Got a favorite? Let us know! With so many great options, this is a subject we can't cover just once. So let us know your favorite places and you can help us share the OKC eatery love.

food, restaurants
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Itís Summertime and the Reading is Easy

Summer doesn't have to be a time for kids to collect cobwebs in their noggins. Help your kids stay on track this summer by keeping their minds full of knowledge and their imaginations going strong with the Summer at the Library reading program. The Metropolitan Library System puts on this annual program for kids of all ages, giving them achievable goals to reach and rewarding them with prizes for their accomplishments. The program kicked off on June 1 and will run until July 31. Head on over to one of Metropolitan Library's 18 locations across Greater Oklahoma City and get your kids signed up today!

Early Childhood – kids birth through preschool
Children – kids kindergarten through 6th grade
Teens – teens grades 7th through 12th

family-friendly, library
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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