Parks & Recreation Program Guide

Welcome to our program guide. Click on a program name for more details. Click on the "Register Here" link, where available, to register for the selected program.
 

Adult (18+)

Sat 08/10/19  Fall Gardening With Limited Space
Event ID: 20358
 Join the Oklahoma Gardeners Association presentation on fall vegetable gardening. August is the time to start planting for your fall vegetable garden.  Small spaces can produce an abundance of excellent produce for feeding a family. Learn best vegetables selections for Oklahoma and how to plant in limited space.  Some old ideas will be revisited.
 
Sat, Aug 10 8:00am - 12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Hall
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: FREE
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Sat 08/17/19  Take the Heat Garden Tour
Event ID:23838
On this tour we will go into the Gardens and see what plants are thriving in the heat of the summer. This is a great opportunity to get some of the names of plants to use in your own flower beds at home for next summer.
 
Sat Aug 17  8:00-9:30am Location: Meet at Will Rogers Gardens Exhibition Bldg
 
Ages: Adult (18+)
Cost: $5/person
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Sat 09/07/19  Tree Climbing
Event ID: 25050
You will have a blast learning how to climb trees with a rope and harness. Discover the many steady branches an Oak Tree has and how to pull yourself to safely rest and enjoy the view from the top!   Even if it is hot outside, we will be enjoying the breeze in the shade of a large tree.
 
Sat Sep 7  9:00AM - 11:00AM Location: Will Rogers Gardens and Arboretum
 
Ages: Adult (18+)
Cost: $15 per person  
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Sat 09/14/19  Winter Gardening
Event ID: 20359
Join the Oklahoma Gardeners Association presentation on seed collection and storage, winter sowing and the use of cold frames.  Learn how to start and grow plants during the coldest winter months outside.
 
Sat Sep 14  9:00am-12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Gardens Exhibition Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: Free
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Sat 09/28/19  Autumn Willow Wreath

All Ages

Sat 07/13/19  Bonsai in a Bottle
Event ID: 23205
Make a terrarium from a recycled pop bottle. Bring your own plastic bottle and we will take our fig plant and show you how to grow your very own tropical bonsai. We will supply the know-how, soil and plant cutting.
 
Sat Jul 13  9:00am-10:30am Location: Will Rogers Gardens Exhibition Bldg
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $10/Person  Nontransferrable
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Sat 08/24/19  Treeclimbing for Kids
Event ID: 23845
Learn how to climb trees with a rope and harness, then pull yourself up into a beautiful old Oak! Even if it is hot outside we will be enjoying the breeze in the shade of a large tree. Please bring a water bottle to keep hydrated.
 
Sat Aug 24 9:00-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Gardens and Arboretum
 
Ages: 8-18
Cost: $15/participant  Nontransferrable
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Sat 08/31/19  Miniature Wire Tree Workshop
Event ID: 23846
Learn about bonsai and how they are styled, then create your own miniature wire bonsai out of copper wire.  This tree will last indefinitely with no need of water or fertilizer!
 
Sat Aug 31 9:30-11:30am Location: Will Rogers Gardens Exhibition Bldg
 
Ages: 16+
Cost: $25/participant  nontransferrable
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Sat 09/21/19  Arboretum Bird ID
Event ID: 25073
Let's go for a hike through the arboretum and see all the birds that call it home…or, are just passing through! Led by the Audubon Society of OKC!
 
Sat Sep 21  8:00AM-10:00AM Location: Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
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Youth (up to 12)

Mon 07/29/19 to Fri 08/02/19  Garden Explorers Camp - July
Event ID: 22132
Join us while we have fun digging in the soil, planting container gardens, creating crafts, and learning about how to design a garden. Find out what's "bugging" your plants as we explore the world of insects, plants, and diseases. We will enjoy the grounds of the Will Rogers Arboretum as well as take field trips! Space is limited to 10 students, so sign up fast! Nutritious snacks will be provided, but parents will need to provide a sack lunch and drink.
 
Payment for camp is non-transferrable.
 
Mon - Fri, Jul 29 - Aug2  8:00am - 4:00pm Location: Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center
 
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $195/camper
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