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Birthday wish

A birthday donation gives a day of joy to children with life-threatening illnesses.


Features

Alissa Lindsey
Make-A-Wish Oklahoma will grant about 10 additional wishes this summer thanks to a $50,000 donation by the Cresap Family Foundation in honor of Trustee John Cresap’s upcoming 50th birthday.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Third Thursdays

The Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum continues to nurture state pride with its new Third Thursday event for children and parents.


Features

Alissa Lindsey
The Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum is cultivating connections between Oklahoma youth and history with stories and crafts at its new Third Thursday event.
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Hit the books

Health organizations donate the gift of lifelong learning in the form of thousands of books and expanding other programs.


Nonfiction

Alissa Lindsey
Variety Care, a nonprofit, family-based Oklahoma healthcare center, is working with Reach Out and Read to triple the number of clinics that will offer free books and literacy-rich environments to children.
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Y turns 125

YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City celebrates a birthday that coincides with OKC’s birthday.


Nonfiction

Alissa Lindsey

Steve Lackmeyer and Jack Money book signing

Cornerstone: The YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City, 125 Years

3 p.m. May 31

Full Circle Bookstore

50 Penn Place

1900 Northwest Expressway

fullcirclebooks.com

842-2900

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Them bones, them bones

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month can be year-round.


Features

Alissa Lindsey
May has been National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention month, and Dairy MAX, a local non-profit dairy council, is helping to spread the word about simple things moms can do to improve their own health and the health of their children, no matter what the time of year.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Revved up

American Legion Post 12 plans a car and bicycle show to raise awareness of veterans and help build community awareness.


Sports

Alissa Lindsey

American Legion Car & Bike Show

8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17

American Legion Post 12

6101 NW 50 St., Bethany

787-6010

$10-$15

 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

A woman, a blog, a book

Foodie blogger and author Molly Wizenberg comes home to OKC for a book reading and signing event.


Nonfiction

Alissa Lindsey

Molly Wizenberg 

book reading and signing 

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 7

Full Circle Bookstore

50 Penn Place

1900 NW Expressway

fullcirclebooks.com

842-2900

 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Oklahoma strong

The Red Dirt Rangers and the Red Dirt Relief Fund are assisting local musicians in times of need.


Music

Alissa Lindsey
Oklahoma’s own Red Dirt Rangers joined forces with Red Dirt Relief Fund in February to record a promotional song and video and raise money and awareness for the relief fund.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Shakespeare, fun-sized

Parents and kids can celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday with an accessible take on the revered playwright.


Performing Arts

Alissa Lindsey

Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration

5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23

Broadway Theater

914 N. Broadway Ave.

reduxiontheatre.com

651-3191

$7-$10

 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Premiere league

This month’s Premiere on Film Row celebrates superheroes of the world, both fictional and real.


Features

Alissa Lindsey

Premiere on Film Row

6-9 p.m. Friday

Film Row

700 W. Sheridan Ave.

facebook.com/filmrowokc

235-3500

Free

 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Smart hearts

Those with pacemakers must avoid MRI scans, but new technology could make that a thing of the past.


Alissa Lindsey
Since the beginning of the year, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first pacemakers to support full-body MRI scans, the Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City has implanted 80 patients with Medtronic Advisa or Revo SureScan pacing systems.
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Let’s dance

Oklahoma City University dancers gear up for their annual performance.


Alissa Lindsey

Footloose, Frankenstein and Fedoras

8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday

Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center

OCU campus

2501 N. Blackwelder Ave. 

okcu.edu/ticketoffice

208-5227

$20

 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Adding culture

A new ad campaign from Fowler Volkswagen emphasizes the importance of supporting local artists.


Music

Alissa Lindsey

Could Oklahoma City's invigorated music scene become the next Portland, Ore.?

The Fowler Volkswagen dealership in Norman is playing its part in this transformation by rejuvenating its marketing strategy through support of local music.

 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Arbuckle up

Few artists can capture the Oklahoma landscape quite like Skip Thompson, though her latest exhibit looks inward as much as it does outward.


Visual Arts

Alissa Lindsey

From Within

Through March 30

Governor’s Gallery

Oklahoma State Capitol

2300 N. Lincoln Blvd.

arts.ok.gov

521-3356

free

 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
 
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