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 09/19/20  Hypertufa 101 NEW
Event ID: 32877
What language are you speaking you might ask?! Basically, let's build our own unique garden container to use for succulents! These pots are built to look like they have been carved from natural stone and everyone will go home with one and the skills to make more!
 
Sat Sep 19 9:00am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $25
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Sat 10/03/20  Autumn Willow Wreath
Event ID: 32880
Celebrate Autumn with a beautiful handmade wreath for your front door or mantel. Supplies will be provided by the arboretum. Learn how to make a natural willow wreath form to attach your accessories as well as a beautiful ribbon and bow. Pre-registration required.
 
Sat Oct 3  8:00am-10:00am Location: Will Rogers Gardens
     
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $25
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Sat 10/03/20  Gardens Walk and Talk
Event ID: 32889
Come enjoy the beautiful Gardens and discuss with the staff those questions that you need answers to, like fall plant care and winter color. Pre-registration required.
 
Sat, Oct 3  9:00am-10:30am Location: Will Rogers Gardens and Arboretum
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $5
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Sat 10/10/20  Herbal Teas NEW
Event ID: 32890
This make and take herbal tea blend class is sure to please! There will be an assortment of dried teas from Mountain Rose as well as garden grown. Discussion on different qualities herbs offer for teas. There will be foldover tea bags to make your won blends and plants to discuss how to grow your own tea garden. Monica Arndt is a founding member of the OKC Herb Society and the owner of Skyridge Farm. There will even be door prizes! Presented by the Oklahoma Garden Association.
 
Sat Oct 10  10:00am-11:00am Location: Garden Exhibition Rm 1
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $5
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Sat 10/24/20  Sand Art Terrarium
Event ID: 33012
We will demonstrate the steps for building this special terrarium, including the planting mediums, plants and maintenance.  Pricing includes a standard terrarium, colored sands and plant.
 
Sat, Oct 24 8:00am-10:00am (Adult) Will Rogers Gardens
     
 
Ages: All Ages 18+
Cost: $25
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Sat 11/07/20  Landscape Design
Event ID: 32440
A landscape consists of living and non-living elements. Depending on how these components are arranged will either leave you pleased or dissatisfied. Join the Oklahoma Garden Association as they present this class so you can improve upon your own home landscape.
 
Sat, Nov 7 10:00am-11:00am Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $10
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Fri 12/04/20  Holiday Green Wreath
Event ID: 33027
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.
 
Fri, Dec 4 6:00pm-8:00pm Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $35
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Sat 12/05/20  Holiday Greens Wreath
Event ID: 33031
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.
 
Sat, Dec 5 9:00am-11:00am Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $35
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Thu 12/17/20  Holiday Table Centerpiece
Event ID: 33034
In this class you will learn how to create your own Holiday centerpiece using greens, candles and other natural items. You will go home with a beautiful self-made centerpiece for the holidays.
 
Thu, Dec 17 6:00pm-8:00pm Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $25
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All Ages

Sat 10/31/20  Halloween on the Green
Event ID: 27066
Join us for fun and crafts.  There will be sugar skulls to decorate, face painting, crafts and coloring. You will receive seeds to plant your very own miniature pumpkin plant to take home!
 
Sat, Oct 31 9:00am-12:00pm Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $5
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Sat 11/21/20  Autumn Garden Tour
Event ID: 33021
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 21 10:00am-11:00am Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $5
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Sun 11/29/20  Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Event ID: 33024
Join us for the annual Will Rogers Tree Lighting event on Sunday, November 29.  An evening of horse drawn sleigh rides, holiday music and the lighting of the gardens. 
 
Sun, Nov 29 5:00pm-10:00pm Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
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Sat 12/12/20  Children's Mini Greens Wreath
Event ID: 33033
Let's explore the arboretum collecting greens and berries to create a miniature wreath for your diner table or door. Learn some basic wreath making skills while having fun together as a family.
 
Sat, Dec 12 6:00pm-8:00pm Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $10
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Teen (13-17)

Sat 09/26/20  Autumn Willow Wreath
Event ID: 33596
 
Celebrate Autumn with a beautiful handmade wreath for your front door or mantel. Supplies will be provided by the arboretum. Learn how to make a natural willow wreath form to attach your accessories as well as a beautiful ribbon and bow. Pre-registration required.
 
Sat Sep 26 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: Teen 13-17 yrs
Cost: $25
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Sat 10/24/20  Sand Art Terrarium
Event ID: 33602
We will demonstrate the steps for building this special terrarium, including the planting mediums, plants and maintenance. Pricing includes a standard terrarium, colored sands and plant.
 
Sat, Oct 24 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: Teen 13-17 yrs
Cost: $25
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Youth (6-12)

Sat 10/17/20  Sugar Skulls DIY
Event ID: 32892
Is this a tradition in your family? If not, start now and have fun learning the recipes for the icing and sugar skulls. No experience needed, leave with some sugary art! Pre-registration required.
 
Sat, Oct 17  8:00am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Gardens Exhibition Bldg
 
Ages: Youth 6-12 yrs
Cost: $10
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Sat 11/07/20  Children's Autumn Wreath
Event ID: 33016
Let's go for a hike in the arboretum and look at different types of leaves and twigs we can collect and use to craft an interesting one of a kind autumn wreath.
 
Sat, Nov 7 10:00am-11:00am Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: Youth 6-12yrs
Cost: $10
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