OKGazette.com - Youth http://www.okgazette.com/oklahoma/articles.sec-13-1-youth.html <![CDATA[Ladies first - Myriad Botanical Gardens will soon be overrun with bugs, and it’s a good thing.]]>

14th Annual Lady Bug Release

and Insect Adventure

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday

Myriad Botanical Gardens

301 W. Reno Ave.

myriadgardens.com

445-7080

Free for Myriad Gardens Foundation members

$4 children, $7 adults for non-members

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<![CDATA[Child’s play - Science Museum Oklahoma and the Adventure District seek to educate children in a fun, informative way.]]>

Science Museum Oklahoma

9a.m.-5p.m. Monday-Friday, 9a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11a.m.-6p.m. Sunday

2100 NE 52nd St.

sciencemuseumok.org

602-6664

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<![CDATA[Board again - If one Piedmont couple has a say, family fun night — the kind played with boards, dice and cards — will never go out of style.]]> Many of us remember when family game night didn’t involve electricity or handheld controllers.]]> <![CDATA[Child’s play - ]]> KaBOOM! Playground Build
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday
Northeast Regional Health and Wellness Campus
2600 N.E. 63rd
kaboom.org
427-8651
Free
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<![CDATA[G’morning, campers! - Day camps in the metro help keep the kiddos active over the summer.]]>
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<![CDATA[Super Saturdays - You don’t need special powers for Superhero School — just affection for comic books.]]> Superhero School
10 a.m. May 11, May 25
New World Comics
6219 N. Meridian
newworldcomics.net
721-7634
Free

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<![CDATA[Diving in - An Edmond recreation and aquatics center is halfway complete. ]]> Even in the winter, Edmond is making a splash. ]]> <![CDATA[Child’s play - Science Museum Oklahoma unveils plans for a sprawling children’s museum and various renovations. ]]> Workers already are making way for a new children’s museum inside Science Museum Oklahoma. ]]> <![CDATA[Setting up camp - A Friday fundraiser benefits a foundation dedicated to camps for children with life-threatening illnesses.]]> Cavett Kids Foundation’s Got Talent
5:30 p.m. Friday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
cavettkids.org
271-2271
$125-$1,000

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<![CDATA[Dash of cardio - Junior League of Norman provides a healthy alternative to trick-or-treating.]]> Monster Dash
8 a.m. Saturday
Journey Church
3801 Journey Parkway, Norman
juniorleagueofnorman.org
329-9617
$35
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<![CDATA[Countdown to health - A YMCA program called 5-2-1-0 seeks to improve the wellness of Oklahoma children.]]> 5-2-1-0
12-4 p.m. Sunday
Myriad Botanical Gardens
301 W. Reno
mcaokc.org
free
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<![CDATA[Have a Ball - Flit and fly your way to Paseo’s annual celebration of whimsy. ]]> Fairy Ball on Paseo
7-8:30 p.m. Saturday
Paseo Arts District
Dewey and N.W. 28th
thepaseo.com
525-2688
Free

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<![CDATA[Downward-facing puppy - Yoga takes a holistic approach to kids’ health through concentration, flexibility and creativity.]]>

Kids can get stressed. Spending the afternoon in “tree” position, flitting around like a butterfly or mimicking a cat may be the remedy.]]>
<![CDATA[Pachyderm party - The city’s most popular baby celebrates her first birthday.]]> First Birthday Bash
1-3 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Zoo
2101 N.E. 50th
okczoo.com
424-3344
$5-$8
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<![CDATA[Invention Convention set for Feb. 28 - Annual event highlights students’ society-useful work.]]> Now in its 23rd year, the annual Oklahoma Student Inventors Exposition, aka the Invention Convention, will be from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Rose State College Communication Center, 6420 S.E. 15th in Midwest City. ]]> <![CDATA[Hey Buddies - “Building Buddies” is an interactive village that encourages hands-on construction.]]> Daily, ongoing]]> <![CDATA[State of play - When playing outdoors is not an option, keep the kiddos busy at these hot spots.]]> The winter chill doesn’t have to hamper family fun, thanks to indoor entertainment options around the metro. ]]> <![CDATA[Wanted: one male elephant - Oklahoma City Zoo raising funds to bring Rex to new home.]]> Forget hippopotamuses — all we want for Christmas is another elephant. ]]> <![CDATA[All aboard! - An annual tradition at Oklahoma Railway Museum, the Christmas train is on track to arrive Saturday!]]> Saturday]]> <![CDATA[Lego'd - The annual OK CityScape exhibit of Lego-built buildings gets a sci-fi theme this year.]]> Saturday, ongoing]]>