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February 16 – 18 The Vaudevillian Kirkpatrick Auditorium Oklahoma City University

February 2 Wear Red Go Red for Women February 2, 8 PM Thunder vs New Orleans Pelicans Chesapeake Energy Arena February 2 – 11, 7:30 PM and 1:30 PM matinees “Heisenberg” Civic Center’s Cityspace City Rep

February 7 - 25 Crowns The Raise-the-Roof Gospel Musical with “Hattitude!” Uplifting celebration connects the love affair African-American women have with their hats. Lyric Theatre February 8, 6:30- 8:30 PM Are you Smarter than A KIPPster Chevy Bricktow Event Center

February 18, 5 PM Chinese New Year Kwan’s Kitchen 3031 W Memorial Rd. Kwan’s Kitchen Sister Cities OKC sistercitiesokc.org

February 1 – 10 Anita Martinez Mariachi Festival Oklahoma Contemporary Galleries oklahomacontemporary.org February 3, 8 PM Phil CLASSICS 5 Chee-Yun, violin OKC Philharmonic

February 20, 7:30 PM Dublin Irish Dance Stepping Out Armstrong Auditorium

February 10, 8 PM, $25 Pawdi Gras Benefit Aloft Hotel – Bricktown The Bella Foundation thebellafoundation.org February 10, 6 PM Heart Ball Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum okcheartball.ahaevents.org

February 3, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Taste of OKC Chevy Bricktown Events Center $150 OKC Downtown Big Brothers, Big Sisters February 3, 6:30 PM – 12 AM 2018 Boots & Ball Gowns Gala The Criterion, 500 E Sheridan Ave, OKC Infant Crisis Services www.infantecrisis.org

February 16 – 18, 8 PM, 2 PM on Sunday The Little Mermaid This incredible tale of sacrifice for eternal love features multimedia projections and spectacular sets and costumes. Civic Center Music Hall Oklahoma City Ballet

February 11, 6 PM Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies Chesapeake Energy Arena February 13, 7 PM Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers Chesapeake Energy Arena Thunder Basketball

February 24 36th annual Green Tie Gala National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Ticket cost: $250 Catholic Charities February 24 – 25 POPS 4 Songs of Elton John Michael Cavanaugh OKC Philharmonic February 25, 3 P.M. Symphony Decorator Show House Preview Party 3115 Dutch Forrest

February 4, 1 PM Thunder vs Los Angeles Lakers Chesapeake Energy Arena

February 14, 6 PM – 9 PM Valentine’s Day Dinner Museum Café, $58 per person OKC Museum of Art

February 6 – 11 School of Rock Civic Center Music Hall OKC Broadway

February 15, 11:30 AM Juliette Low Leadership Society Annual Luncheon Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club

Discovery 2 Pirates, Sailors, and the Sea OKC Philharmonic Civic Center Music Hall February 26, 7 PM Thunder vs Orlando Magic Chesapeake Energy Arena

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March 9, 7 PM Rendezvous for Red Cross Skirvin Hotel March 10, 7:30 PM Thunder vs S.A. Spurs Chesapeake Energy Arena March 12 - 23 Spring Break Oklahoma City Public Schools March 2 – 4 The Bartered Bride Burg Auditorium Oklahoma City University

March 6 The 11th Annual Wish Luncheon A Bag Full of Wishes Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club Individual ticket $125, Make a Wish oklahoma.wish.org

March 3 March BALOO John W Nichols Scout Ranch Boy Scout of America Last Frontier Council scoutingrocks.tv

March 8, 7 PM Thunder vs Phoenix Suns Chesapeake Energy Arena Thunder Basketball March 8 – 10 American Spirit Dance Company Broadway Revue Kirkpatrick Auditorium Oklahoma City University

March 3 Red Tie Night National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Aids Care Fund

March 13 – 18 Finding Neverland OKC Broadway Civic Center Music Hall

March 3, 9 AM Fight for Air Climb Leadership Square, 70 Floors, 1,540 Steps American Lung Association March 3, 8 P.M. CLASSICS 6 Joyce Yang, piano Civic Center Music Hall OKC Philharmonic March 3, 1 PM – 4 PM “Women’s History Month” Oklahoma History Center

March 12, 7 PM Thunder vs Sacramento Kings Chesapeake Energy Arena

March 8 - 25 Junie B. Jones, The Musical Adaptation of Barbara Park's bestselling books brings to life a tremendously lovable individual in first grade in a genuinely comical musical. With lively characters, fun story. Lyric Theatre

March 6, 7 PM Thunder vs Houston Rockets Chesapeake Energy Arena Thunder Basketball 4 Nichols Hills & NW OKC Community Calendar

March 9, 8 PM Mosaic Canterbury Choral Society Civic Center Music Hall canterburyokc.com

March 15 -23 Spring Break Casady School March 15 – April 8 Greater Tuna Civic Center Music Hall’s Freede Little Theater City Rep March 15, 7:30 PM Staatskapelle Weimar An Evening with Brahms Armstrong Auditorium March 16, 7 PM Thunder vs Los Angeles Clippers Chesapeake Energy Arena


March 16, 8 PM Groove Merchants Dance/Pop/Classic Rock First come first serve seating, $15 UCO Jazz Lab

March 23 -25, 12 9 PM Sunday close 6 PM OKC Home and Outdoor Living Show Get outdoor DIY tips from Chris & Peyton Lambton from HGTV’s Going Yard. Plus, discover the latest design trends from Tyler Wisler of HGTV’s Design Star. Centennial Building State Fairgrounds

March 19 - 23 Spring break Putnam City Schools Heritage Hall School Bishop McGuinness Schools Dear Creek Schools March 19 – 24 Spring Break Camp @ Diamond H Diamond H Scout Ranch, Boy Scout of America Last Frontier Council scoutingrocks.tv March 20, 7:30 PM Montage of Sound Saint Paul’s Cathedral, $20 (students,active-duty military free with ID) Bright Music

March 25, 6 PM Thunder vs Portland Trailblazers Chesapeake Energy Arena Thunder Basketball

March 22 - 25 India Shrine Circus State Fairgrounds March 23, 7 PM Thunder vs Miami Heat Chesapeake Energy Arena

March 29, 30, 31, 7:30 PM & Sunday 2 PM Mousetrap Mitchell Hall Theatre, UCO March 30, 7 PM Thumder vs Denver Chesapeake Energy Arena

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Fundraising Dinner 7 PM Guest Speaker: Author Lee Child

April 3, 7 PM Thunder vs Golden State Warriors Chesapeake Energy Arena Thunder Basketball

April 7 - 8, Open at 8 AM Brickuniverse, Lego Fan Experience Oklahoma City welcomes BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention arrives to the Cox Convention Center in downtown OKC for two days: April 7-8, 2017. The event is building on LEGO's amazing popularity and ingenuity with awesome attractions all centered around everybody’s favorite plastic building blocks. Cox Convention Center

April 5, 6 PM Sponsor Reception, 7 PM Dinner, 7:30 PM Program Quantum Experience Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics www.quantumexperience.org April 5 – 8 Three Sisters Burg Auditorium Oklahoma City University

April 9, 6 - 9 PM 2018 OK Creativity Ambassadors Gala Civic Center’s Hall of Mirrors

April 6, 6 PM Integris Gala National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Integris April 7 Classics 7| Phillippe Quint, violin OKC Philharmonic April 7 Ballet Ball Chevy Bricktown Events Center A Toast to Ten Celebrating a Decade of Robert Mills’ Artistic Vision 405-843-9898 April 7, 7:05 PM 10/33/45 Mile Bike Tours Red Bud Classic

April 7 - 8, 7:00 PM Heritage Hall Spring Play - “The Diary of Anne Frank” Matinee 3 PM Sunday MS - Howard Theatre (TBD)

April 11, 7 PM Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies Chesapeake Arena Thunder Basketball April 11 – 29 Home – The Acclaimed Musical Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home introduces us to Alison at three different ages as she explores and unravels the many mysteries of her childhood. A refreshingly honest musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. This musical contains adult content. Lyric Theatre

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April 12 16th Annual Literary Voices Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club VIP Cocktail Hour 6 PM

April 13 ARTINI OKC Farmers Public Market Tasting and voting for People’s Choice Allied Arts alliedartsokc.com April 13, 8 AM – April 14, 5 PM Western Heritage Awards The Museum’s Western Heritage Awards was established in 1961 as the pinnacle commemoration of the American West by honoring the legacy of men and women for their works in literature, music, film, and television. The evening includes the induction of individuals into the Hall of Great Western Performers and the Hall of Great Westerners who made extraordinary contributions to shaping the American West’s rich heritage. The evening continues with the Chester A. Reynolds Memorial Award presentation named after the Museum’s founder, given to an individual for their unwavering commitment to the American West’s future. All award recipients receive The Wrangler, a bronze sculpture of a cowboy on horseback representing an iconic symbol of American West determination, persistence, and pride. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum April 13, 3 PM – Apr 15, 12 PM WR Camporee Kirkpatrick Farm, Yukon Boy Scout of America Last Frontier Council scoutingrocks.tv April 13 – 15, 8 PM, 2 PM on Sunday Petite Mort a triple bill Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort (Company Premiere) Helen Pickett’s Petal (Oklahoma Premiere) Robert Mills’ World Premiere Civic Center Music Hall Oklahoma City Ballet


April 17 Old and New Saint Paul’s Cathedral, $20 (students and active-duty military free with ID) Bright Music April 18, 11:30 AM – 1 PM Stories of Hope Luncheon Hearts for Hearing heartsforhearing.org April 19, 7:30 PM Hebert W Armstrong College Choral Union In this new oratorio by college music director Ryan Malone, the illustrious history of one of the Old Testament’s most revered figures — Abraham — is brought to life in this modern, accessible and grand choral-orchestral work. The score captures the tragedies and miracles, the complications and triumphs, that test the faith of this devout patriarch, his noble wife and their meek handmaiden. Armstrong Auditorium April 20 – 22 On the Town

Kirkpatrick Auditorium Oklahoma City University April 20 – May 4 Pinocchio Recommended for ages 5+ This inventive version of Pinocchio has all the familiar characters, including Geppetto, Fire Eater, Fox and Cat, and the most wonderful Blue Fairy imaginable — then mix in a nonstop adventure, and you're all set to raise the curtain. The house-onfire pacing will leave you breathless, the hilarious comedy will leave you laughing, and some unexpectedly touching moments will leave you loving this Pinocchio even more. Pinocchio is one of Mr. Glennon's most satisfying and stylish plays, offering the director exciting opportunities for creative staging and the actors a variety of plum roles. You really haven't seen Pinocchio until you've seen this sparkling new version.

Oklahoma Children’s Theatre April 21 Heart Walk American Heart Association www.okcheartwalk.org April 24 – 29 Festival of the Arts Bicentennial Park, Downtown OKC Arts Council artscouncilokc.com April 24 -29 The Book of Mormon OKC Broadway April 26 Awards of Excellence Luncheon Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club April 29 Run To Remember Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon okcmarathon.com

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Council scoutingrocks.tv May 12, 7 PM Heritage Hall MS Musical - "Peter Pan, Jr." 7:00 PM MS - Howard Theatre

May 1, 7:30 PM Ben Folds OKC Philharmonic

May 4, 7 PM – 11 PM Broadway & Brew Theatrical Philanthropy Featuring the music of The Bread and Butter Band Lyric’s Broadway & Brew 2018 with a raffle for some fantastic prizes! Attendees must be 21 to enter. Aubrey McClendon Whitewater Center Oklahoma City Boathouse District Lyric Theatre May 4, 6:30 - 11 PM 2018 American Tourist: Cruising the Caribbean Changing Lives One Destination at a Time Upward Transitions Oklahoma’s Historic Farmers Public Market www.upwardtransitions.org

May 4 - 6 40th Annual Downtown Edmond Arts Festival This event is free to the public and will feature more than 100 artists, live entertainment and food vendors. Downtown Edmond

May 6 American Heart Association Power Sunday www.heart.org/powersunday May 8, 5 – 8 PM Kendra Scott Gives Back Kendra Scott store at Classen Curve Hearts for Hearing heartsforhearing.org May 8, 5 PM Spring Concert: Water First Christian Church – Norman Chamber Choir windsongchoir.org May 10, 7:30 PM Glenn Miller Orchestra — A Legend Lives On The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world. Nick Hilscher is the orchestra’s music director. Armstrong Auditorium May 12 2018 May BALOO John W Nichols Scout Ranch, OKC Location Phone: 405 840-1114 Boy Scout of America Last Frontier

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May 17, 6 PM – 10 PM Splendor In The Gardens Myriad Botanical Gardens May 20, 3 PM – 4 PM Oklahoma Community Orchestra Garvey Center, Hardeman Auditorium Oklahoma Christian University March 24 Golden Garden Gala OKC Beautiful 50th Anniversary Myriad Botannical Gardens May 24, 6 - 8 P.M Heritage Hall H.S. Graduation May 25 Last Day of School Casady School Bishop McGuinness May 28 Go Red for Women Luncheon www.okcgored.aha.events.org May 28 Memorial Day Oklahoma City Public Schools No School, Memorial Day May 29 Oklahoma City Public Schools Last Day of Classes

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with Upward Transitions during its 2017 American Tourist party are Teresa Wall, Dillon Dollins and Sharon and David Rippetoe.


May 26 & 27, 10 AM – 4 PM Annual Chuck Wagon Festival Join us for this two-day, fun-filled family weekend showcasing chuck wagon food samples, a petting zoo, artisan demonstrations, bandanna decorating, leather stamping with the Oklahoma Chisholm Trail Leather Guild, live music, rope making with Ward Family Trick Ropers, archery, Western reenactors, face painting, children’s craft stations, square dancing, photos with a longhorn, giant puzzles, dress up areas, book signings with The Museum Store, and more! Admission Purchased at the Door: $15 per person Free for children 12 & under $5 off for Last Frontier Council Scouts & Families (wear your uniform!) Free for Museum members National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

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table hits such as "Crazy", "I Fall to Pieces", "Sweet Dreams" and "Walking After Midnight" … 27 songs in all. The show's title was inspired by Cline's letters to Seger, which were consistently signed "Love ALWAYS… Patsy Cline." The Pollard Theater Company June 9, 3 – 6 PM C4K Summer Kickoff Kids helping other kids Wheeler Ferris Wheel Cleats for Kids okc.cleatsforkids.org

June 5 – 10 An American in Paris OKC Broadway June 7 – 10 DEADCENTER Film Festival deadCenter www.deadcenterfilm.org June 8 – 10 Red Earth Festival Cox Convention Center Red Earth redearth.org June 8, 8 AM – August 5, 5 PM The 46th Annual Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts a prestigious invitational art exhibit of more than 300 Western paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary Western artists in the nation with art seminars, receptions and awards. The exhibiting artists bring a diversity of styles to this significant art exhibition and sale. Works range from historical pieces that reflect the early days of the West, to more contemporary and impressionistic works of art. Landscapes, wildlife, and illustrative scenes are always highlighted in the exhibition. National Cowboy & Heritage Museum

deadCenter Film Festival Executive Director Lance McDaniel and Putnam City North graduate and Hollywood director Mike Mitchell. Mitchell won the Oklahoma Film Icon Award during the 2017 film festival.

June 8 - 30 Always ... Patsy Cline Named one of the most produced musicals in America according to American Theatre Magazine, Always…Patsy Cline is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963. The show is based on a true story about Cline's friendship with a fan, Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in 1961, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death. Complete with down home country humor, true emotion and even some audience participation, the musical includes many of Patsy's unforget-

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June 14 – 19, 7:30 PM, Sunday 4 PM Summer Festival VII: “Brightmusic Goes Hollywood: The Chamber Music of Film Composers” Saint Paul’s Cathedral, $20 (students and active-duty military free with ID) Bright Music June 23 Purple Sash The Criterion YWCA June 23-24, 3 PM Oklahoma Senior Follies Oklahoma City Community College www.okcseniorfollies, com June 26 – July 1 Freaky Friday A hysterical, new musical adaptation of the beloved film about a mother and daughter who, through a little mystic mayhem, wake up to the biggest freak-out ever – trapped inside each other’s body! Lyric Theatre June 28, 7:30 PM, Free LibertyFest Concert in the Park at UCO The concert will feature a mixture of light classics, marches and patriotic music. The one-hour concert will include a range of traditional "concert in the park music" that will appeal to all. The band


numbers 88 with members from area high schools, college students, and community members. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Following the concert the audience will be treated to free watermelon and ice cream while supplies last. UCO June 29, 30, 8 PM LibertyFest Rodeo Events Include: Bareback Riding, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping. 12 yrs & up $10 /11yrs & under $5. Carl Benne Arena – 300 N. Kelly June 30, 8am - 2pm. LibertyFest Car Show at Hafer Park, Edmond The public is invited for free but there is a nominal charge per vehicle ($15.00 prior to: $20.00 Day of the Event), to enter a vehicle for judging. Price: Free.

June 30, Teen Pageant 2:30 PM ~ Miss Pageant 7 PM Miss LibertyFest Pageant The Miss Edmond LibertyFest scholarship pageant will be at 7:00 p.m. The pageant will sponsor both a Miss Representative to Miss Oklahoma and a Teen Representative to Miss Oklahoma's Outstanding Teen. Both of the state competitions will be held in June of 2016. $15 Edmond Memorial High School June 30 - July 1, Sat. 9:30 AM 4:30 PM & after Sundown Lighted Night Flight (wind & weather permitting) Sunday 9:30 AM – 4 PM LibertyFest KiteFest KiteFest will include many activities for the experienced flyer as well as the novice. The sky will be painted with hundreds of kites flown by anyone who wants to "go fly a kite." Free. West side of Mitch Park enter off Santa Fe north of Covell

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July 4, 6:30 PM – 9 PM LibertyFest ParkFest at UCO Come celebrate Independence Day with fun, festive activities, fabulous food, music and wait for the amazing fireworks show later that evening! UCO July 8 – 21 Philmont Council Contingent Cost for program is $1,250 Philmont Scout ranch Boy Scout of America Last Frontier Council scoutingrocks.tv July 1, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM LibertyFest A Taste of Edmond The long warm days of summer will usher in the LibertyFest 2018 Taste of Edmond in Downtown Edmond. Over 40 restaurants from around our area will provide visitors with lipsmacking delicacies and comfort food that is beyond compare. A Taste of Edmond is a fundraiser for LibertyFest, ensuring the festival for years to come. You can't beat the price for all you can eat event. $12 in advance, $17 day of event. Children 10 & under free. Festival Market Place July 1, Registration begins at 10 AM - First car out 11 AM - Award Ceremony at 5 PM LibertyFest Road Rally The Road Rally is designed as a fun family event and really easy to participate in. It is just like a scavenger hunt on wheels. Instructions/Driving Directions/and the Questions are given to you at the start line. Follow the directions to tour all around the city answering questions as you go. Edmond Furniture Gallery is sponsoring Helicopter Rides on Sat. July 1st and Sun., July 2nd. $10/Vehicle Earl's Rib Palace - 2121 S. Broadway

July 4, 9 AM Nichols Hills Fourth of July Parade Kite Park July 4, 9 AM Quail Creek Homeowners Association Parade Quail Creek Golf and Country Club July 4, 9 AM LibertyFest Parade - Downtown Edmond Over 50,000 spectators line the 1.5 mile Parade route in downtown Edmond to watch the greatest July 4th parade in Oklahoma. Bands, floats, marching groups, antique cars, clowns, round-up clubs, Shriners and more provide color and excitement to our annual parade. No vehicle parking on parade route. Downtown Edmond

July 4, 9:30 PM LibertyFest Fireworks at UCO Bring your entire family to witness the spectacular fireworks show provided by ARC Pyrotechnics. You will want to bring a blanket or lawn chair; sit back and enjoy the fireworks beginning around 9:30 p.m. Viewing is available throughout UCO’s scenic campus (2nd Street/University Drive) \and the surrounding area. UCO Campus

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July 10 - 15 Hello Dolly With a sold-out revival currently on Broadway, this is a rare opportunity to enjoy Lyric’s grand staging of Jerry Herman’s memorable score with a FULL ORCHESTRA and high-kicking choreography – in all its glory – right here in Oklahoma! Lyric Theatre July 21 – 28, 8 AM Arabian Horse Association Youth Nationals Barns, Jim Norick Arena, Performance Arena & Super Barn Oklahoma State Fair Park July 24 – 29 MAMA MIA The magic of ABBA’s timely songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship – and, everyone’s having the time of their lives! Lyric Theatre

JR, Patsy, Hayden, Jackson and Jake Homsey ride in the Nichols Hills Fourth of July Parade.


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Rescue Me

Central Oklahoma Humane Society Adoption Center   7500 N Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73116 11AM–7PM Mon.-Sat. 12-5 PM Sunday, Closed Monday Phone: (405) 286-1229 www.okhumane.org/

2811 SE 29th St Oklahoma City, OK 73129 Every Day except holidays\ 9 AM -5:30 PM (405) 297-3100 okc.gov/ departments/animal-welfare

The Bella Foundation SPCA

Nichols Hills Animal Control Animal Rescue Friends ARF

7925 N Hudson Ave Suite D, Oklahoma City, OK 73114 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Monday - Friday Phone -(866) 318-7387 The Bella Foundation SPCA uses a foster based system. thebellafoundation.org/

City of The Village Animal Shelter

Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Oklahoma City Animal Shelter

If the pet's owner cannot be located, ARF will place it placed in temporary housing and put up for adoption. www.animalrescuefriends.com

2304 Manchester Dr, The Village, OK 73120 Tuesday- Friday, 8:30 - 4:30 (405) 751-9518

www.facebook.com/VillageAC

Edmond Animal Shelter 2424 Old Timbers Dr. Edmond, OK 73034 Monday-Friday 10 AM -6 PM Saturday & Sunday 1 - 4 PM (405) 216-7615 edmondok.com/558/EdmondAnimal-Services

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