“Peppers Ranch is a community of like-minded foster parents,” said Tonya Ratcliff. “There are 13 houses at Peppers Ranch, and each one is rented by a foster family who must have a minimum of five foster children.”
“I do believe if there wasn’t a Christmas, we’d have to invent one,” he said.
The Healing Arts program helps children develop ways to communicate their emotions and healthy coping mechanisms.
“People call it a craft show, but it’s more than that,” Lea said.
Educational workshops are held at the museum every spring, summer and fall.
Organizers said the annual fall event drew in around 20,000 visitors last year.
Ag in the Classroom is a partnership between several state agencies, including the Oklahoma State Department of Education.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is based on the fictional world created in Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
The new library will feature a large meeting room, a children’s activity area, four study rooms and space for modern technology like computers.