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.
 

No Group Value

Sat 04/16/22  Earthkind Earth Day

Adult (18+)

Sat 10/02/21  Gardens Walk and Talk
Event ID: 41348
Join the Park naturalist as we take a stroll through the gardens enjoying the beauty of autumn and discuss fall plant care.
 
Date: Sat Oct 2  Time: 9:00-10:30 Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $5
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Sun 10/03/21  Orchids You Can Grow In Your Home
Event ID: 41371
This class is sponsored by the Oklahoma Orchid Society and they will provide you with information on selecting and caring for orchids that will most likely grow and bloom well for you indoors.
 
Date: Sun Oct 3  Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Exhibition Bldg
 
Ages: 12+
Cost: $5
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Sat 10/16/21  Herbal Teas
Event ID: 40864

This class will be a make and take on herbal tea blends. Monica Arndt will be bringing an assortment of dried teas from Mountain Rose and her own garden. You will learn about different qualities herbs offer for tea. Fold over teabags will be available to use. Live plants will be available to see and you will also learn about how to grow your own tea garden. Monica is a founding member of the Oklahoma City Herb Society and the owner of Skyridge Farm. There will also be door prizes to win! This is a partnership between Will Rogers Gardens and the Oklahoma Gardeners Association.

 
Date: Sat Oct 16  Time: 10:00am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Gardens Room 1
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $5
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Sat 11/13/21  Sand Art Terrarium
Event ID: 41657
We will Demonstrate the steps for building this special terrarium, including the planting mediums, plant and maintenance. Pricing includes a standard terrarium, colored sand and a plant.
 
Date: Sat Nov 13  Time: 9:00am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Exhibition Bldg
 
Ages: Adult
Cost: $25
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Thu 12/02/21  Holiday Greens Wreath
Event ID: 41695
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.
 
Date: Thu Dec 2  Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Location: Ed Lycan Conservatory
 
Ages: 17+
Cost: $35
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Sat 12/04/21  Holiday Greens Wreath
Event ID: 41696
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.
 
Date: Sat Dec 4  Time: 9:00am-11:00am Location: Ed Lycan Conservatory
 
Ages: 17+
Cost: $35
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All Ages

Sat 10/09/21  How Fungi Can Help Your Garden
Event ID: 41080
Are you interested in how Fungi can help you in your garden? Come join Jacob DeVecchio from Oklahoma Fungi and learn all about this fascinating subject!
 
Date: Sat Oct 9  Time: 10:00am-11:30am Location: Will Rogers Exhibition Bldg
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
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Sat 10/23/21  Sugar Skull Making Workshop
Event ID: 41354
Do you see beautiful handmade sugar skulls this time of year? Want to make them yourself? Join Staff as we show you how to make your own sugarskulls and decorate them as well! No experience needed and leave with some sugary art!
 
Date: Sat Oct 23  Time: 8:00am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Sr Ctr
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $25
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Sat 10/30/21  Halloween on the Green
Event ID: 32437
Wahahahaaaa, BOO! It's that time of the year again. Come join us for some Halloween Fun! We will be doing lots of Spooktacular activities at the Will Rogers Gardens and Arboretum! Decorate sugar skulls, get your face painted an other fun crafts. You will get to pot up your own plant to take home and grow! Take a stroll down the trick or treat trail where you may see a few fairy tale characters! Make sure you collect candy because you might have to pay the troll toll! Come have some fun with Parks & Recreation! All Ages welcome but aimed at 11 and under.
 
Date: Sat Oct 30  Time: 9:00am-12:00pm Location: Ed Lycan Conservatory
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $5
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Sat 11/20/21  Autumn Garden Tour
Event ID: 41694
Let's go for a stroll through the Gardens and see what is growing, flowering, resting or holding onto its fruit late into November.
 
Date: Sat Nov 20 Time: 9:30am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Exhibition Bldg
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $5
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Youth

Sat 11/06/21  Children's Autumn Wreath
Event ID: 41656
Let's go for a hike in the arboretum and look at different types of leaves, twigs and fruit we can collect. Then use them to craft our own interesting one-of-a-kind wreath!
 
Date: Sat Nov 6  Time: 9:00am-10:30am Location: Will Rogers Gardens Exhibition Bldg
 
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $10
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Sat 12/11/21  Children's Mini Greens Wreath Workshop
Event ID: 41697
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.
 
Date: Sat Dec 11  Time: 9:30am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Exhibition Bldg
 
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $10
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