SMO 21: Cosmic Con will be held on Feb. 1 from 6:30-10 p.m. Science Museum Oklahoma SMO 21 is just for adults 21-plus and will include a cash bar, just-for-adults themed activities and experiences, access to the museum's permanent exhibits and the museum's cafe. Tickets are $21 in advance or $25 day-of. Visit ScienceMuseumOK.org/smo21.
Oklahoma City unveiled its new streetcars on Dec. 14 to citizens, who turned out in droves to celebrate the new public transportation. Mayor David Holt and his family, along with Rep. Forrest Bennett and his family, were also on hand to officially introduce the OKC streetcars to the public.
John Rex Charter’s new middle school is taking its electives beyond the classroom and the Myriad Botanical Gardens where the school is located. It is the only active public school in a botanical garden in the country. The sixth-graders get a variety of classes including gardening in the Myriad Gardens, kayaking on the Oklahoma River and cycling … Continued
Famed animator and illustrator Ron Campbell held an art show featuring his work at Framed in the Village in November. Ron was one of the animators for the Beatles film Yellow Submarine and director of the Beatles 1960 cartoon series. He also worked on such iconic cartoons as Scooby Doo, The Smurfs, Rugrats, The Flintstones and … Continued
The Fourth Annual Oklahoma Designer Show House, benefiting Free to Live Animal Sanctuary, was held this fall. The home in Edmond featured several designers include Nuvo-Home in Cassady Square. The home was decorated, both inside and out, with some of the latest in design elements.
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden opened the most ambitious expansion in its history, Sanctuary Asia, on Sept. 28. The $22 million habitat houses endangered animals from Asia. Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and his family and City Manager Jim Couch helped Zoo CEO Dwight Lawson cut the ribbon. The Lion Dancers of OKC … Continued
The 38th Journal Record Woman of the Year gala event on Oct. 11 in Oklahoma City honored 50 women making a difference in the community. Six women inducted to this year’s Circle of Excellence included Mary Jane Calvey, Jill Castilla, Pageant Ferriabough, Ann Felton Gilliland, Dee Hays and Stacey Ninness.
Dogtopia of Edmond recently hosted its grand opening at the new location at 3409 S. Broadway Extension. Dogtopia of Edmond offers daycare and boarding for dogs of all sizes. This unique facility offers outdoor play areas, indoor play areas, rubber flooring and many other facilities unique to Dogtopia.
State Representative Kevin Wallace was recognized by the Meadows Center for Opportunity for his work to help organizations that help individuals with developmental disabilities. James Hill, executive director of the Meadows, and Samantha Galloway, executive director of Oklahoma Community Based Providers, presented Kevin with a copy of the bill he authored to provide funding for organizations … Continued