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 11/09/19  Sand Art Terrarium
Event ID: 25202
Add a piece of unique sand art to your home!  We will demonstrate the steps for building this special terrarium, including the planting mediums, plants, and maintenance.  Pricing includes a standard, colored sands and a plant.
 
Sat, Nov 9 10:00am - 11:30am Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: Adult
Cost: $30/participant
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Sat 12/07/19  Christmas Plants
Event ID: 25931
Add to the holiday atmosphere in your home by learning how to care for Poinsettias, Christmas Cacti and how to force bulbs. Presented by the Oklahoma Gardeners Association.
 
Sat Dec 7  8:00am-12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center
 
Ages: Adults
Cost: Free
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Thu 12/19/19  Holiday Centerpiece
Event ID: 26746
Wow your family and friends with your Holiday centerpiece! You will learn how to create your own Holiday centerpiece using greens, a candle and other natural items. You will go home with a beautiful self-made centerpiece that will be the highlight of your dinner conversation!
 
Thu Dec 19  6:00pm-8:00pm Location: Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $25/centerpiece  nonrefundable
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All Ages

Sat 10/05/19  Sugar Skull Making
Event ID: 25165
Is this a tradition in your family?  Start a new tradition and learn how to make cool sugar skulls to add to your Halloween decorations at home.  No experience needed; all recipes are provided. Leave with a few decorated sugar skulls.
 
Sat, Oct 5  8:00am - 12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All ages
Cost: $15/person
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Sat 10/12/19  Garden Walk and Talk
Event ID: 25168
Join the park naturalist as we take a stroll through the gardens enjoying the beauty of autumn and discuss fall plant care.
 
Sat, Oct 12 9:30am - 10:30am Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free
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Sat 10/26/19  Halloween on the Green
Event ID: 25170
Join us for some fun Halloween crafts!  Decorate sugar skulls, get your face painted, and other fun crafts.  You will also get to pot up your own plant to take home!  Take a stroll down the trick or treat trail you may see a few fairy tale characters!  In-partnership with NW Optimist Performing Arts Center.
 
Sat, Oct 26 10:00am - 2:00pm Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All ages
Cost: $5/participant
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Sat 11/16/19  Autumn Garden Tour
Event ID: 25160
Let's go for a stroll through the Gardens and see what is growing, flowering, resting or holding onto its fruit late into November.
 
Sat, Nov 16 9:30am - 11:00am Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free
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Sun 12/01/19  Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Event ID: 25176
Enjoy the Holiday season at the gardens with an evening of dazzling twinkling lights, live music, hot cocoa bar and a place to take pics with your kids and pets! This is a community, family friendly event. There will be children's craft activities in the Garden Exhibition Center, photos with Santa, horse drawn sleigh rides on Pat Murphy Drive, music in the Ed Lycan Conservatory and of course, the official "lights on" outside in the garden. 
 
Sun, Dec 1 5:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free
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Thu 12/05/19 to Sat 12/07/19  Holiday Greens Wreath
Event ID: 25189
Create beautiful and fragrant natural décor for your home with the Will Rogers Gardens annual traditional holiday greens class.  Instructors will show you how to make traditional holiday wreaths from scratch using evergreen boughs.  You can also incorporate greens and seed/fruit found in the Margaret Annis Boys Arboretum.  Materials Supplied.
 
Thu, Dec 5
Fri - Sat, Dec 6 - 7
6:00pm - 8:00pm
9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: 16+ yrs
Cost: $35/participant
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Youth (up to 12)

Sat 11/02/19  Children's Autumn Wreath
Event ID: 25180
Let's go for a hike in the arboretum!  Kids will discover the different types of leaves and twigs to use to make their own unique Autumn wreath!
 
Sat, Nov 2 10:00am - 11:30am Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: 7-12 yrs.
Cost: $25/participant
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Sat 12/14/19  Children's Mini Greens Wreath
Event ID: 25182
Let's explore the arboretum collecting greens and berries to create a miniature wreath for your dinner table or door.  Learn some basic wreath making skills while having fun together as a family.
 
Sat, Dec 14 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: 7-12 yrs.
Cost: $12/participant
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