Calendar of Events / Things To Do In Oklahoma

Oklahoma is becoming a place where people are no longer asking, “What is there to do?” and are now asking, “What shall we do?” To help decide what to do, Uncovering Oklahoma’s curated calendar of events features the best of the best unique events happening throughout Oklahoma. Whenever you’re looking for something interesting to do on the weekend or your day off, come here and find out what’s happening. Be sure to follow on Facebook or Twitter as events will often be shared there too!

Special Event Guides:
Valentine’s Day
Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday Events
St. Patrick’s Day
Earth Day
Cinco de Mayo
Mother’s Day
Father’s Day
July 4th
Oklahoma Oktoberfests
Halloween and Haunted Houses
Christmas Lights, Holiday Plays, and Winter Festivities Guide
New Year’s Eve Celebration Guide

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Aug
3
Sat
Yes! Science! @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Aug 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Showing that science is for everyone, “Yes! Science!” is an energetic talk show hosted by Pallas the Librarian that profiles women and minority individuals in various STEM fields. Audiences will also watch fun experiments, hear panel discussions and receive book recommendations.

Attend this Oklahoma City event to hear guest speaker Lily Peppers, who is the Youth and School Program’s Coordinator at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. Lily Christman Peppers was born and raised in Cambridge, MA. She obtained her B.A. in Physics and Geology from the College of Wooster in Wooster, OH. After graduation in 2013, Lily began working as a geophysics researcher for the U.S. Geological Survey and Stanford University, studying electromagnetic data and its potential relation to earthquakes. She then came to work at the Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City to pursue her love of nature and science education. She teaches a variety of botany, biology, and environmental education classes to kids of all ages. Lily loves reading with her cat, Ivan, on her lap, cooking with her husband, Matt, and exploring the outdoors solo or with friends.

This free show at the Myriad Botanical Gardens lasts approximately 45-minutes, and includes an opportunity to meet the featured guest after the talk. The show starts at 2 pm with the doors opening at 1:30 pm. Due to its talk show style, this event is not recommended for those under 12 years old.

We’ll be at the Terrace Room in the McGee Education Center. Arrive at the Myriad Botanical Gardens Visitor Center. Proceed to the indoor elevator (or stairs) and press LL for ‘lower lobby.’ Exit elevator to the left and proceed through double doors and turn right. There will be directional signs.

Seating is limited so register to save your spot!

Yes! Science! is seeking sponsorships for this episode and future events. Details here.

About Yes! Science!
Showing that science is for everyone, “Yes! Science!” is an energetic talk show that profiles women and minority individuals in various STEM fields while also having fun experiments, panel discussions, and book recommendations. Hosted by Pallas the Librarian, she has a passion for sharing knowledge and fun with the world. Pallas is a full-time Librarian with the Metropolitan Library System in Oklahoma City and the Education Director of OKC Improv.

Visit YesScienceShow.com for more information.

Oct
5
Sat
Curiosity Fest @ Oklahoma City University Law School
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Curiosity Fest is a daylong festival brings the academic humanities to the general public in engaging and accessible ways. Audience members can choose sessions from a smorgasborg of topics that could include important court cases, favorite authors, unsolved mysteries, the history of sports, first-person historical character portrayals, and current events. The humanities can inform the decisions we make, which is especially important in this ever-changing and complex world. The festival is held in Oklahoma City each year in October.