Divorce Support Group, sponsored by DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids to help families cope with divorce, 6:45 p.m., Oct. 16, 23. Metropolitan Baptist Church, 7201 W. Britton, 722-2550. WED, WED
Principled Commitment Classes, all couples regardless of orientation or level of commitment are invited to attend these classes, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 16, 23. First Unitarian Church, 600 N.W. 13th, 232-9224. WED, WED
Automobile Alley Shop Hop, cruise historic Automobile Alley for open-house events, extended hours and special deals, Oct. 17. Automobile Alley, Broadway between N.W. 4th and 13th, 488-2555, automobilealley.org. THU
Third Thursdays on Historic Western Avenue, sip, shop and stroll among the sights and sales on historic Western Avenue, Oct. 17. 4100-5000 N. Western Ave. THU
Beginning Zen Meditation Class, introductory classes into Zen meditation and Buddhism, 7-9 p.m., Oct. 18. Buddha Mind Monastery, 5916 S. Anderson, 869-0501, ctbuddhamind.org. FRI
The Teazer Workshop, one and a half hours of instruction in burlesque, pole and chair dance, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 18. Teaze Dance & Fitness, 1112 N. Broadway, 232-7653, teazedance.com. FRI
All Breed and Household Pet Cat Show, many rare and unusual breeds will be on hand to celebrate this celebration of feline companions, Oct. 19. Animal Resource Center, 7949 S. I-35 Service Road, 604-2892. SAT
Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome, walk to raise funds for Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma, 9 a.m., Oct. 19. Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 Mickey Mantle, 218-1000, ndss.org. SAT
Girls of Grace, teaching teen girls and their mothers and leaders how to live freely and lead fearlessly, Oct. 19. First Baptist Church of Moore, 301 N.E. 27th, Moore, 793-2600. SAT
Karen Ball Lecture, the author and literary agent will speak to an all-day fiction workshop, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 19. Memorial Road Church of Christ, 2221 E. Memorial, Edmond, 478-0166. SAT
Orchid Care 101, learn the ins and outs of caring for orchids at home, noon-12:30 p.m., Oct. 19. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. SAT
All Breed and Household Pet Cat Show, many rare and unusual breeds will be on hand to celebrate this celebration of feline companions, Oct. 20. Animal Resource Center, 7949 S. I-35 Service Road, 604-2892. SUN
Deceptive Orchids, a discussion about the nature of orchids, noon-12:30 p.m., Oct. 20. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. SUN
Dog Obedience Training School, dogs and owners will learn a variety of basic skills and address some behavioral issues, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Oct. 22. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. TUE
Eboo Patel Public Lecture: Sacred Ground, the author of Acts of Faith will be contributing to the Distinguished Speaker series, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 23. Oklahoma City University, 2501 N. Blackwelder, 208- 5000, okcu.edu. WED
Children Reading to Dogs, young readers practice their reading skills with an appreciative, uncritical canine and human audience, 6-7 p.m., Oct. 16, 23. The Village Library, 10307 N. Penn, 755-0710, metrolibrary. org. WED, WED
Pumpkinville, a celebration of pumpkins and all things fall, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Oct. 16-23. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. WED–WED
Reading Rainforest, story time in the lobby of Crystal Bridge with a fun craft to take home, 10-11 a.m., Oct. 16, 23 Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445- 7080, myriadgardens.org. WED, WED
Spooky Stories, a weekly spooky story and craft to take home, 5-6 p.m., Oct. 16, 23. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. WED, WED
Halloween Horrorfest , celebrate the spookiest time of year with a different film each Thursday in October all ages welcome, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 17. Midwest City Library, 8143 E. Reno, Midwest City, 732-4828, metrolibary.org. THU
Lights on After School, drawing awareness and helping raise funds for after-school programs throughout Oklahoma, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 17. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. THU
Bug Eyes, examine bugs up close and then construct and personalize a bug viewing box, 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 18. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. FRI
Drop-In Art: Universally-Loved Unicorns, join our guest artist every Saturday as they interact with families to create works of art inspired by the collections, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 19. Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. SAT
Story Time with Julie, come hear the best and newest children’s books, 10:15-11 a.m., Oct. 19. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway, 842-2900, fullcirclebooks.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., Oct. 19-20. Oklahoma City Zoo, 2000 Remington, 424-3344, okczoo.com. SAT–SUN
Kid’s Painting Class, come and express your creativity in a kid-friendly atmosphere taught by Susan Cromer Yback, 6-7:15 p.m., Oct. 22. Paseo Gallery One, 2927 Paseo. TUE
Rocky Horror Picture Show, get weird and rock and roll all night with this cult classic just in time for Halloween, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 16-18; 8, 11:59 p.m., Oct. 19; 7:30 p.m., Oct. 22-23. Lyric Theatre, 1727 N.W. 16th, 524-9312, lyrictheatreokc.com. WED–SAT, TUE-WED
Altar Boyz, a musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy-band from Ohio on the eve of their big tour, 8 p.m., Oct. 17-20. The Pollard Theatre, 120 W. Harrison, Guthrie, 282-2800, thepollard.org. THU–SUN
Comedy Night at the Opolis, featuring the stand-up comedy of James Nghiem, Cameron Buchholtz, Ryan Drake, Justin Smith and more, 9 p.m., Oct. 17. Opolis, 113 N. Crawford, Norman, 820-0951, opolis.org. THU
UCO Symphony and Chamber Orchestra, to perform with Claude Chalhoub, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 17. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University, Edmond, 974-2000, uco.edu. THU
L’Elisir d’Amore, Donizetti’s enduring comedy is a light and fun opera perfect for those new to opera, 8 p.m., Oct. 17-19; 2 p.m., Oct. 20. University of Oklahoma, 660 Parrington Oval, Norman, 325-0311, ou.edu. THU–SUN
Medea, OKC Theatre Company begins their 15th season with this classic tale of horror just in time for Halloween, 8 p.m., Oct. 17-19. Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, 297-2264, okcciviccenter.com. THU–SAT
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, a con man who pleads insanity to get out of a work farm gets more than he bargained for with hospitalization, 8 p.m., Oct. 17-19; 2:30 p.m., Oct. 20. Jewel Box Theatre, 3700 N. Walker, 521-1786, jewelboxtheatre.org. THU–SUN
The Melton Gallery Performance Series, a
dynamic exhibition highlighting performance within each department, 4-6
p.m., Oct. 17. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University,
Edmond, 974-2000, uco.edu. THU
The Sandman, live stand-up comedy special engagement, 8 p.m., Oct. 17; 8, 10:30 p.m., Oct. 18-19. Loony Bin Comedy Club, 8503 N. Rockwell, 239-4242, loonybincomedy.com. THU–SAT
Terror on 10th Street Haunted House, house of horrors with a guided tour, 7 p.m., Oct. 18-20. Terror on 10th Street, 2005 NW 10th St., 232-1816. FRI–SUN
The Demented Ward, visitors to the ward will face zombies of all kinds and must survive the maze brains intact, 7-10 p.m., Oct. 18. Stage Door Theater, 601 Oak Ave., Yukon. 265-1590, stagedooryukon.com. FRI–SUN
Whodunit Dinner Theater Presents: Fatal Jeopardy, a
game show host and his lovely assistant present a live taping of their
new game show, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 18. Spaghetti Warehouse, 101 E. Sheridan,
235-0402, 40meatballs.com. FRI
Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, featuring Jennifer Koh, Oct. 19. Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, 297-2264, okcciviccenter.com. SAT
Menopause: The Musical, celebrating
women on the brink of, in the throes of, or having survived menopause,
3, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 19. Rose State College, 6420 S.E. 15th, Midwest City,
733-7673, rose.edu. SAT
Noises Off, a classic comedy dealing with the action behind the scenes, 8 p.m., Oct. 19. Poteet Theatre, 222 N.W. 15th, 609-1023, poteettheatre. com. SAT–SUN
Tim Lee, YouTube sensation and Ph.D will perform his stand-up comedy routine to raise funds for Oklahoma School’s STEM programs, Oct. 22. Rose State College, 6420 S.E. 15th, Midwest City, 733- 7673, rose.edu. TUE
Oklahoma Classics, feature night for accredited Oklahoma-bred thoroughbreds, Oct. 18. Remington Park, 1 Remington Place, 424-9000. FRI
OKC Barons vs. Abbotsford Heat, AHL hockey, 7 p.m., Oct. 18-19. Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, 602-8500, coxconventioncenter.com. FRI–SAT
Hits Endurance Run, several races and distances to choose from also featuring a friends and family hike and a fitness expo, Oct. 19-20. Remington Park, 1 Remington Place, 424-9000. SAT–SUN
Mid-South Pro Wrestling, dedicated to bringing back the action and style of old-school professional wrestling, 3 p.m., Oct. 20. Golden Goose Flea Market, 2301 N. Douglas, 820-3895, goldengoosefleamarket.com. SUN
OKC Thunder vs. Utah Jazz, preseason NBA basketball, 7 p.m., Oct. 20. Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno, 602-8700, chesapeakearena. com. SUN
NAMI Youth and Teen Golf Scramble, fourperson scramble to benefit Oklahoma youth by way of NAMI Oklahoma, 11 a.m., Oct. 21. The Greens Country Club, 13100 Green Valley, 751- 6266, thegreenscc.com. MON
Chi Gong, Tai Chi, and Aikido, mindfulness and stress management through the ancient martial arts, 4-5 p.m., Oct. 21. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University, Edmond, 974-2000, uco.edu. MON
A Fresh Take: William S. and Ann Atherton Art of the American West Gallery, showcasing the Museum’s permanent art collection in 10 newly reinstalled exhibition spaces. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd, 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org.
Accessorize! Accessorize! Accessorize!, accessorize your home with original works of art and yourself with jewelry by Dusty Buckley. The Studio Gallery, 2642 W. Britton, 752-2642, thestudiogallery.org.
Allan Houser and His Students, in celebration of his 100th birthday, this exhibit features works of Allan Houser as well as his students, focusing on his role as a teacher and mentor. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd St., 478-2250, national cowboymuseum.org.
Art After 5 Roof Terrace, join downtown workers, adventurous concert and film goers and the art crowd for cocktails on the skyline, 5 p.m., Oct. 17. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, 236-3100, okcmoa. com. THU
Art in Mosaic, featuring the work of Jacqueline Iskander. Norman Santa Fe Depot, 200 S. Jones, Norman, pasnorman.org. Behind Bars, featuring the work of men in the Oklahoma Prison system with all proceeds going to the purchase of art supplies. The Society, 1609 N. Blackwelder, thesocietyokc.com.
CLAY 2013, a nationally juried ceramics exhibition featuring the work of three Oklahoma artists. Firehouse Art Center, 444 S. Flood St., Norman, 329- 4523, normanfirehouse.com.
Complementary Colors, visually charged artwork from painter Theresa Hurt and glass artist Nicki Albright. In Your Eye Gallery, 3005-A Paseo Drive, 525-2161, inyoureyegallery.com.
Dark Light: The Micaceous Ceramics of Christine Nofchissey McHorse, an exhibition of the artist’s newest works. Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm, Norman, ou.edu/fjjma.
Debut, featuring the work of Nathan Lee, Sharon J Montgomery and David Alan Corbin. Paseo Originals, 2920 Paseo Drive, 604-6602, paseooriginals.com. Drop-In Art: Universally-Loved Unicorns, guest artists interact with families to create works of art, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 19. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. SAT
Faces of Betina Steinke, featuring the work of the renowned portrait artist who spend over 60 years capturing the people of the American West. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd, 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.
Featured Selections from Prix de West, selections from the museum’s most prestigious collection. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd, 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org.
Foursight: Oklahoma Beauty and Beyond, diverse scenes and colors, as seen by four award-winning pastel artists. Adelante! Gallery, 3003 Paseo Drive, 214-587- 7686, adelantegallery.com.
Heart to Art, enjoy some of Oklahoma City’s finest fare while creating your very own work of art, 6 p.m., Oct. 21, 23. Caffe Pranzo, 9622 N. May Ave., 755-3577, hearttoartok.com. MON–WED
Let’s Do Something Nice For Each Other, exhibition featuring the work of Michele Romo, The Womb, 25 NW 9th, thewombgallery.com. FRI Libertad de Expresion: The Art of the Americas and Cold War Politics, exploring the impact of Cold War politics on freedom of expression. Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm St., Norman, ou.edu/fjjma.
Matt Atkinson’s 2013 Debut, representing the artist’s connection with nature and his use of natural paints and dyes. Summerwine Gallery, 2928 Paseo Drive, 831-3279, summerwinegallery.com.
Oklahoma City! Sooner or Later…, guided history of the Oklahoma City Police Department presented through photos, documents, historical items and text. Oklahoma City City Hall, 200 N. Walker, 528-6322.
Paint N’ Cheers, creative social art classes, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 16-19; 2 p.m., Oct. 20; 6:30 p.m., Oct. 23. Paint N’ Cheers, 1614 Gatewood, 524-4155, paintncheers.com WED-SUN, WED
Pinot’s Palette, sip
on your favorite beverage while painting your very own masterpiece, 7-9
p.m., Oct. 17-19, 23. Pinot’s Palette, 115 E. California, 602-3850,
pinotspalette.com THU-SAT, WED
Reigns Supreme: The Little Black Dress, featuring the Textiles Collection. Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi, 522-5248, okhistorycenter.org. Relaxation, the newest offerings of painters Doris Bewley and Karam. Contemporary Art Gallery, 2928 Paseo Drive, 601-7474, contemporaryartgalleryokc. com.
Rocks, Trees and Water, the landscape paintings of Larry Layton on display in the Governor’s Gallery in the capitol building. Oklahoma state Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., ok.gov.
Roger Shimomura, prints of the famous Japanese- American artist can be found in the Chambers library on campus. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University, Edmond, uco.edu.
Route 44 - A Journey, a retrospective featuring the photography of Larry Hefner. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University, Edmond, uco.edu. Sylvia Rose Jewelry, handmade jewelry from artist of the month Judy Hay. Paseo One Gallery, 2927 Paseo Drive.
The Art of the Comic Book, including work from and inpsired by the comic book and illustrative arts. Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western Ave.,831-2874, istvangallery.com.
Tipsy Artist, wine and paint party, 6-9 p.m., Oct. 17. Grand Casino, 777 Grand Casino, Shawnee, 964-7777, grandcasinoshawnee.com. THU
Tipsy Artist, wine and paint party, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Oct. 18. Tipsy Artist Studio, 101 1/2 S. 2nd, Suite B, Guthrie, 822-0481, tipsyartist.com. FRI–SAT
This Too, featuring mixed-media work of artist Mark Fox. Artspace at Untitled, 1 N.E. 3rd St., 815-9995, artspaceatuntitled.org. Water Reflections, the acrylic paintings of Lynden Wilcoxson. 50 Penn Place Gallery, 1900 Northwest Expressway Suite 113-R, 848-5567, 50pennplacegallery.com.
Wide Open Wednesdays, free admission all day on Wednesdays to the museum. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd St., 478- 2250, nationalcowboymuseum.com. WED, WED