Norman Conquest, which began as an event with just 20 riders, raised $10,000 for J.D. McCarty Center and Camp ClapHans last year.
The three-day event features courses in Midtown, Film Row and Automobile Alley.
The walk and family event begins 8 a.m. June 3 at Myriad Botanical Gardens.
The charter cruise service brought in 15,000 passengers last year.
“Oklahoma City as a whole has embraced the race, from the mayor to the city council, the police, fire, EMSA and the medical community,” Watkins said.
Renovations to Martin Park Nature Center’s visitor education building began in January and at Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center in September.
“The line I use and nobody has ever contested it is, ‘No city in America has come as far as fast as Oklahoma City,’” said Mayor Mick Cornett. “The ballpark was the beginning.”
In two years, Metro Technology Center’s 12 to 15 weekly MetroFit Wellness Community OutReach classes, made possible in part by the Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s Wellness Initiative, have maxed out. “We offer multiple sessions of tai chi, Zumba, Get Fit, line dancing, kickboxing and yoga,” said Metro Tech wellness coordinator Valerie McMurray-Hopkins. Different classes can…
Twenty years ago, professional baseball did more than win hearts and minds as OKC’s team and community celebrated the first completed MAPS project. Bricktown Ballpark also spurred a hitting streak for downtown redevelopment. By Laura Eastes. Cover Christopher Street.
The last Open Streets OKC spring event drew in around 35,000 people.