Hey, how’s your health? Find out at the seventh annual Strong & Healthy Oklahoma Health Fair, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope United Methodist Church, 11600 N. Council. Attendees can receive free screenings from physicians for glaucoma, visual acuity, cholesterol, high blood pressure, basic lung functioning and bone density. Kids can get free immunizations, too! No reservations required. Call 722-5281.
Tomorrow’s Picasso might be today’s Firehouse Art Center summer program student. From paintings and drawings to collages and sculptures, the works of the 5-to-13-year-old program grads currently can be seen Mondays through Saturdays at the venue, 444 S. Flood in Norman, through Aug. 31. Admission is free. Call 329-4523 or visit normanfirehouse.com.
If you think Starship Troopers should’ve been called Starsh!t Poopers, you’ll want to see the RiffTrax Live gang mercilessly mock that sci-fi turd. Watch the 1997 film get ripped a new one, 7 p.m. Thursday at AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial; Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King; and Norman’s Regal Spotlight 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive. Visit fathomevents.com.
Metalheads should find Wretched anything but. The deathcore band from North Carolina plays Tuesday at The Chameleon Room, 3034 N. Portland. The group threatens to “devastate and destroy all naysayers,” so you’ve been warned. Son of Perdition is its latest album, not to be confused with that Tom Hanks movie where he wore the hat. Tickets are $10- $13. Call 537-8136 or visit ticketstorm.com.
Dust off those flat, black, music-playing thingies and get your artistic groove on at Art on the Record. Local NPR affiliate KOSU invites artists young and old to create unique, vinyl-based paintings during Friday’s monthly Film Row Frolic. The event takes place at the Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, 706 W. Sheridan. Call 232-6060 or visit iaogallery.org.
Perhaps making amends for last year’s Lola Versus, actress Greta Gerwig assumes screenwriting duties as well for Frances Ha, directed by Noah Baumbach (Greenberg). The critically acclaimed indie comedy about a young woman in New York City screens at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. Tickets are $7-$9. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.
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Now you can yell at your kids to swim faster, pedal harder and run quicker, without all the guilt! For $30, children ages 5-14 can enter the Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department’s second annual Kidathlon, beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday at Earlywine Park, 3101 S.W. 119th. Preregistration is required. Call 297-2211 or visit okc.gov.
Think the Gilligan’s Island gang had a rough voyage? In 1947, Thor Heyerdahl sailed 4,300 miles across the Pacific Ocean on a raft. See his amazing adventure in this year’s Oscar-nominated Kon-Tiki, screening at 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. Tickets are $7-$9. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.