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None August 20th, 2013

Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. WED, WED.

BOOKS

O is for Oklahoma Book Signing, meet the authors of O is for Oklahoma at this event to benefit Oklahoma Boys and Girls Club, 3-4:30 p.m., Aug. 24. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 N.W. Express way, 842-2900, fullcirclebooks.com. SAT Trisha Swindle Book Signing, author of Funky Foods, 2 p.m., Aug. 24. Barnes & Noble, Norman, 540 Ed Noble Parkway, 579-8800, barnesandnoble.com. SAT

Stampede Week, week of activities welcoming new and returning students to campus, Aug. 21-24. University of Central Oklahoma. WED–SAT

Way Back Wednesday, adult admission $1, children 2 and under free, Aug. 21. Oklahoma City Zoo, 2000 Remington, 424-3344, okczoo.com. WED Divorce Support Group, sponsored by DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids to help families cope with divorce, 6:45 p.m., Aug. 21. Metropolitan Baptist Church, 7201 W. Britton, 722-2550. WED, WED

Trivia Night, live team trivia, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 21, 28. Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery, 1900 N.W. Expressway, 840-1911. WED, WED

Understanding Behaviors of Alzheimer’s Disease, Connie Wilms, R.N. will lead a presentation about the symptoms and care for Alzheimer’s patients, 5:30 p.m., Aug. 22. Touchmark Coffee Creek, 2801 Shortgrass Road, Edmond. THU OKC Trivia, team trivia at the bar, 6 p.m., Aug. 22. Grandad’s Bar, 317 N.W. 23rd, 604-0922, grandadsbar. com. THU Festival of Hope, honor those who improve the quality of life for people in Oklahoma, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 23. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd, 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org. FRI

50th Anniversary Civil Rights March and Rally, a march and rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for civil rights, 8:30 a.m., Aug. 24. Stiles Park, between N.E. 8th and 9th East of Walnut. SAT

Oklahoma Grown Market Tomato Festival, a celebration of Oklahoma-grown tomatoes featuring contests and taste tests, 10-11 a.m., Aug. 24. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, 900 N. Portland, 947-4421, osuokc.edu. SAT

Shawnee Town Meeting, U.S. Senator Tom Coburn to speak, 5:30 p.m., Aug. 26. Gordon Cooper Technology Center, 1 John C. Bruton Blvd., Shawnee, 273-7493, gctech. org. MON

Conversational Spanish, group meeting for all levels of proficiency, Aug. 27. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 N.W. Expressway, 842-2900, fullcirclebooks.com. TUE Bingo Night, local brews and live Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 27. Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery, 1900 N.W. Expressway, 840-1911. TUE

FILM

Shrek 2, (U.S., 2004, dir., Andrew Adamson, Kelley Asbury, Conrad Vernon) Fiona’s parents invite the ogres to dinner, 9 p.m., Aug. 21. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. WED

The Goonies, (U.S., 1985, dir Richard Donner) a group of kids embark on a wild adventure after finding a treasure map, 9 p.m., Aug. 21. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. WED

Dirty Wars, (U.S., 2013, dir. Rick Rowley) an investigative journalist explores the truth behind America’s covert wars, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 22. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. THU

The Act of Killing, (Denmark, 2012, dir. Joshua Oppenheimer) a documentary that asks former death-squad leaders to reenact their mass killings in a surprising way, 5:30, 8 p.m., Aug. 23-24; 2 p.m., Aug. 25. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. FRI–SUN

FOOD

Mid-Week Market, fresh, delectable local fruits, vegetables and other goods, 4-8 p.m., Aug. 21, 28.

Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. WED, WED

Tipsy Artist, wine and paint party, 6-9 p.m., Aug 22. Stables Cafe, 223 N. Division, Guthrie, 822-0481, tipsyartist.com. THU Raise Your Glass, fine wine and hors d’oevures to benefit the Oklahoma Red Ribbon Drug Free Program, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 22. Jim Thorpe Museum Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, 4040 N. Lincoln, 427-1400. THU

99th Annual Oklahoma County Free Fair, featuring live entertainment and several cooking contests, 8:30 a.m., Aug. 23. Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, 3001 General Pershing, 735-1125. FRI

Who the Hill Killed Billy?, murder mystery dinner to benefit the Midwest City Elks, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 23. Ted’s Café Escondido, 2836 N.W. 68th, 848-8337. FRI Tipsy Artist, wine and paint party, 7-10 p.m., Aug. 23, 6-9 p.m., Aug. 24. Tipsy Artist Studio, 101 1/2 S. 2nd, Suite B, Guthrie, 822-0481, tipsyartist.com. FRI, SAT

Saturday Cooking Class, learn how to prepare a variety of easy and delicious dishes in our weekly classes, 10-11 a.m., Aug. 24. Uptown Grocery Co, 1230 W. Covell, Edmond, 509-2700, uptowngroceryco.com. SAT

Best in Ten, a night of food, wine, and entertainment to benefit the theater, 7:10 p.m., Aug. 24. Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W. Main, 232-6500, carpentersquare. com. SAT

Tasting Notes , the Spy FM’s Clayton Bahr broadcasting his show, Tasting Notes, accompanied by a local musical act, 7 p.m., Aug. 26. Urban Wineworks, 1749 N.W. 16th, 525-9463, urbanwineworks.com. MON

KIDS

Night Time Stories, story time in the Children’s Garden suitable for children of all ages, 8:30-9 p.m., Aug. 21, 28. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. WED, WED

Paint Like Van Gogh ( kids ages 12-16), learn to paint in the style of Van Gogh, 9 a.m.-noon, Aug. 21. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. WED Summer Reading Program, encouraging children to engage their imaginations all summer long and earn free books, 11 a.m., Aug. 21, 24. Barnes & Noble, Quail Springs, 13800 N. May, 755-1155, barnesandnoble.com. WED, SAT

Clay Workshop, hand-building and wheel-throwing, 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 24. The House of Clay, 1100 N.W. 30th, 524-5610, thehouseofclay.com. SAT Reading Rainforest, story time in the lobby of Crystal Bridge with a fun craft to take home, 10-11 a.m., Aug. 24. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. SAT

Story Time with Julie, come hear the best and newest children’s books, 10:15-11 a.m., Aug. 24. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 N.W. Expressway, 842-2900, fullcirclebooks.com. SAT

Funny-Face Goggles, kids will love crafting these outrageous goggles that are fun to wear, 11-3 p.m., Aug. 24. Lakeshore Learning Store, 6300 N. May, 858-8778, lakeshorelearning.com. SAT

Weekend Keeper Connections, talk to zoo keepers and learn about your favorite animals from the people who care for them, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 24-25. Oklahoma City Zoo, 2000 Remington, 424-3344, okczoo.com. SAT–SUN

Trisha Swindle Book Signing, author of Funky Foods, 2 p.m., Aug. 24. Barnes & Noble, Norman, 540 Ed Noble Parkway, 579-8800, barnesandnoble.com. SAT

PERFORMING ARTS

Claude Stuart, stand-up comedian, 8 p.m., Aug. 21, 22, 8:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Aug 23, 24; 2 p.m., Aug. 25. Loony Bin Comedy Club, 8503 N. Rockwell, 239-4242, loonybincomedy.com. WED–SAT

Patrick Ball - Celtic Harp, Art Moves is an Arts Council initiative that provides free lunchtime arts events to the downtown OKC area, noon-1 p.m. Aug. 22, First National Center, 100 Park, 270- 4848, artscouncilok.com. THU A Tribute to Grease 2, a live tribute to the classic 1982 film, 8 p.m., Aug. 22-24. The Boom, 2218 N.W. 39th, 601-7200, theboomokc.com. THU–SAT

In the Heat of the Night, a brutal murder brings racial tension in a small town into the spotlight as the police attempt to solve the crime, 8 p.m., Aug. 22-24; 2 p.m., Aug. 25. Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, 297-2264, okcciviccenter.com. THU–SUN

The Philadelphia Story, screwball comedy directed by Don Taylor, 8 p.m., Aug. 22-24; 2:30 p.m., Aug. 25. Jewel Box Theatre, 3700 N. Walker, 521-1786, jewelboxtheatre.org. THU–SUN

Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival, annual festival celebrating the art of storytelling, 8 p.m., Aug. 22; 10 a.m., Aug. 23, 24. Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi, 522-5248, okhistorycenter.org. THU–SAT

Jeff Dunham, ventriloquist and stand-up comedian, 7:30, 10:30 p.m., Aug. 23. First Council Casino, 12875 N. Highway 77, Newkirk, 877-725- 2670, firstcouncilcasinohotel.com. FRI

Alton Chung and Judith Black - storytellers, Art Moves is an Arts Council initiative that provides free lunchtime arts events to the downtown OKC area, 1 p.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 23. Midtown Market, N.W. Ninth and Walker, artscouncilokc.com. FRI The Women, classic American comedy that deals with the trials and tribulations of womanhood, 8 p.m., Aug. 23, 24; 2 p.m., Aug. 25. Reduxion Theatre Company, 1613 N Broadway, 651-3191, reduxiontheatre.com. FRI–SUN

Who the Hill Killed Billy?, murder-mystery dinner to benefit the Midwest City Elks, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 23. Ted’s Café Escondido, 2836 N.W. 68th, 848-8337. FRI Best in Ten, a night of food, wine, and entertainment, 7:10 p.m., Aug. 24. Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W. Main, 232-6500, carpentersquare.com. SAT

Ravens Three - Traditional Irish Folk music, Art Moves is an Arts Council initiative that provides free lunchtime arts events to the downtown OKC area, noon-1 p.m., Aug. 26. Leadership Square, 211 N. Robinson, 270-4848, artscouncilokc.com. MON Peggy Sheldon - diagonal basket weaving, Art Moves is an Arts Council initiative that provides free lunchtime arts events to the downtown OKC area, noon-1 p.m., Aug 27. Oklahoma Tower, 210 Park Avenue, 270-4848, artscouncilokc.com. TUE Halo Amok - Q&A with Brian Hearn and Wayne White, Art Moves is an Arts Council initiative that provides free lunchtime arts events to the downtown OKC area, noon-1 p.m., Aug 28. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 270-4848, artscouncilokc.com. WED

SPORTS

Dodge for a Cause, dodgeball tournament to benefit Upward Transitions, Aug. 24. Downtown YMCA, 1 N. Fourth, 297-7777. SAT Red Hot Kettle Run, 5 and 10k run to benefit the Salvation Army, pre-register, 8 a.m., Aug. 24. Wheeler Park, 1120 S. Western , signmeup.com/90436. SAT OKC Redhawks vs. Nashville Sounds, minorleague baseball, 7:05 p.m., Aug. 26-28. Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 Mickey Mantle, 218-1000, bricktownokc.com. MON

Total Wellness Class, designed to help participants lose weight by encouraging healthy behaviors, 5-6 p.m., Aug. 27. The Village Library, 10307 N. Penn, 755-0710, metrolibrary.org. TUE

Yoga in the Gardens, a relaxing yoga class for all levels, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Aug. 27. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. TUE

 
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