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Beverly Ferree

Summer Event Guide

Jun 02, 2017
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FESTIVALS

Celebration in the Heartland

When: Tuesday, July 4, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: Buck Thomas Park, 1903 NE 12th St, Moore, OK

What to Expect: Food vendors, children’s tent, inflatables, the happy train, children’s sand pit, arts and crafts vendors and wineries.

Helicopter Rides: DWTA will offer helicopter rides at $40 per person.

Open Car Show: Car, Truck and Bike Show from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Go to www.showyourridez.com for more information.

Musical Entertainment: Located at the South Pavilion

Reminder: Dogs are not allowed in the park for this event.

Fireworks Show: The City of Moore is excited to conclude this event with a huge Fireworks Show on the 4th at dark. Tune into radio station 89.9 for fireworks music.

 

 

EVENTS

 

Summer Nights Concert in the Park

 

When: Every Friday in June at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Central Park Amphitheater, 700 S. Broadway

What to Expect: Sponsored by the Moore Public Library, these concerts are sure to bring in large crowds. Admission is free, but make sure to bring your lawn chairs or blankets. Call 793-5100 or go to www.cityofmoore.com for more information

 

June 2, Banana Seat

Recognized as one of the top musical acts in the Southwest Region, Banana Seat pays tribute to the greatest artists and songs from the 1970s

 

June 9, Black Water Bridge

With some of the best musicians, vocalists and performers in the Oklahoma City area, this band provides the best in vintage rock, blending in the most current new country, and adding a mixture of pop tunes

 

June 16, Boulevard Brass

Boulevard Brass was formed by OU alumni in the summer of 2011. They play a variety of styles, mixing a lot of fun, popular music and jazz pieces in with standard brass quintet repertoire

 

June 23, Nicnos

From Central Oklahoma, this is a five-piece, high energy, folk-rock band that plays original music with hints of influence from The Black Crowes and Dave Matthews Band

 

Daddy Daughter Dance

When: Saturday, June 17, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where:  The Station at Central Park, 700 S Broadway Ave.

What to Expect: For dads and their daughters, ages 4 to 14. Tickets will be pre-sold online only at www.cityofmoore.com/fun for $10.00 per person or sold the day of the dance for $15.00. 

There will be dancing, cookies, punch and door prizes. T-shirts are available for $10.00.

 

Dive-In Movie

When:  Saturday, June 10, from 8:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where:  The Station Aquatic Center

What to Expect: Bring your entire family to the Aquatic Center to watch a movie while swimming. $5.00 per person. No outside food and drink allowed.

Movie: Moana

 

The Farmers Market at Central Park

When: The Farmers Market will open every Thursday evening now until September 2, from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to noon.

Where: Moore Central Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion, 700 S. Broadway

What to Expect: Promoting the sale of garden-related products and produce. We are taking applications for vendors for our Farmers Market. You must sell garden-related products to be a vendor. For more information, please call 793-5090 or e-mail Whitney Wathen at wwathen@cityofmoore.com (link sends e-mail)

 

Food Truck Fridays

When:  Every Friday from May 19 through September 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Moore Central Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion

What to Expect: Join us on Fridays for music and lunch at Central Park. We will have food trucks in the park, serving food from Mexican and barbecue to hot dogs and hamburgers. Take an hour away from work and join us at Central Park for Food Truck Fridays.

 

Kids Fishing Derby

When: July 29, 7:30 a.m.

Where: Little River Park, 700 SW 4th St. in Moore

What to Expect: Kids ages 5-15 get your fishing poles ready! Catch it, you keep it, but only four fish per family. Admission is free, but you must bring your own pole and bait. The OK Wildlife Department will be on site at 8:00 a.m. for safety, knot tying, fish ID, fish cleaning and ethics training. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Preregister online at www.cityofmoore.com or call 793-5090 for more details.

 

Miles 4 Smiles 17th Annual Bike Ride

When: Saturday, June 17, at 7:00 a.m.

Where: Baptist Children’s Home, 16301 S. Western

What to Expect: On-site registration begins at 6 a.m. at Emmaus Baptist Church, 16001 S. Western (north side of Baptist Children’s Home campus). Call 691-7781 for more details.

 

Moore War 5K Run

When: Saturday, August 26, at 7:30 a.m.

Where: The starting line is at Moore High School, 300 North Eastern Avenue

What to Expect: Registration is $30 and includes an official Moore War Run tech t-shirt ($5 extra for XXL). Students under the age of 18 can register for $15 each. Go to www.moorewarrun.com for more information.

Pre-Race Pasta Party: Bring your family and friends to The Pre-Race Pasta Party at Westmoore High School from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 pm Friday, August 26, for a delicious meal of pasta, salad, rolls and beverages for only $8. Booster groups will be on hand at the packet pick up on Friday night selling Jaguar, Lion and Sabercat gear!

 

Movie in The Park

When: August 11; activities start at 7:00 p.m.

Where:  Central Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion and Amphitheater, 700 S. Broadway Ave.

What to Expect: Bring the entire family for a night under the stars. Popcorn, music, and candy and drinks for sale. For more information please go to www.cityofmoore.com/centralpark.  

Movie: The Secret Life of Pets

 

Play in the Park

When: Every Friday in June through part of July

Where: Various parks throughout Moore

What to Expect: Supervised summertime activities for children ages 6 to 14.  An adult must accompany children. There will be games, snacks, and arts and crafts. Call 793-5100 or go to www.cityofmoore.com for more information

 

Scavenger Hunt at the Parks

When: June 2 to July 7

Where: Each Saturday morning, a new list of clues will be found online at the City of Moore Facebook page, www.facebook.com/mooreparks

What to Expect: Participation is free, but you must register your team by June 2 at www.cityofmoore.com/fun. Clues will be posted by noon on Saturday each week of the hunt. Print off the list, grab your camera, family and friends and scavenger the parks to see what you find. At the end of the 6-week hunt, submit your findings to The Station Recreation Center and the teams with the correct findings will be entered in a drawing for prizes.

 

 

CAMPS

 

EDUCATIONAL CAMPS

 

All Aboard Kids Club

When: Summer Break,Mondays through Fridays, May 26 to August 18, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: The Station Recreation Center

What to Expect: Designed especially for Kids 7-12 years of age. Depending on the

day, kids can play various sports and games in the gym ranging from basketball, soccer, dodgeball to arts and crafts and board games. This club is open to pass holders and non-pass holders. Go to www.cityofmoore.com for more details.

 

Arts & Crafts Camp

When: June 5 to June 9 and July 10 to July 14, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: The Station Recreation Center Activities Room

What to Expect: For children ages 6 to 12, this camp includes painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. Registration is $95 and includes all supplies and snacks, plus a t-shirt. Kids will create colorful paintings, sculptures, jewelry and more. Go to www.cityofmoore.com for more details.

 

Extreme Animals June Summer Camp

When: June 12 to June 16 and July 17 to 21, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: The Station Recreation Center, Activity Room

What to Expect: The camp is for students 6 to 12 years old. The cost is $125, t-shirt included.Get up close and personal with endangered species, creepy crawlies and more! You will also learn about different habits and create different types of arts and crafts that relate to those species and their habitats. Go to www.cityofmoore.com for more details.

 

Gizmo's, Gadgets & Thangs Camp

Presents Robotics & Rockets

When: June 19 to June 23, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: The Station Recreation Center

What to Expect: Designed for ages 7 to 14, the camp is $95.00 per customer. Students will get to build and create their very own robot that will do multiple things. They will also build and launch rockets that they can take home at the end of camp. Go to www.cityofmoore.com for more details.

 

Magic Camp

When: June 26 to June 30, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: The Station Recreation Center

What to Expect: Designed for ages 7 to 14, this camp is $175, which includes a t-shirt and $80 worth of magic tricks.This camp is taught byDiscover Magic, with some of the top performers in the region.

Your child will learn the eight traits that make up a true magician with a hands-on learning experience. Kids will use awesome magic props, top secret file folders, bonus online videos, and receive a

graduation wand, certificate and a t-shirt. Go to www.cityofmoore.com for more details.

 

Magic Camp II

When: August 7 to August 11, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: The Station Recreation Center

What to Expect: Designed for ages 7 to 14, this is the second part of the Discover Magic

program. Kids will learn more advanced tricks not taught in the first Magic Camp. It is a prerequisite to have participated in the first Magic Camp. This camp is taught by Discover Magic, with some of the top performers in the region. Your child will learn the eight traits that make up a true magician with a hands-on learning experience. Kids will use awesome magic props, top secret file folders, bonus online

videos, and receive a graduation wand, certificate and a t-shirt. Go to www.cityofmoore.com

for more details.

 

Mathnasium

When: Monday to Thursday, 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Friday 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and games at 2:00

Where: 1031 SW 19th St, Moore, OK

What to Expect: From math fairs and game nights to presentations, we make math fun and engaging for people of all ages! Come join us to learn math, have fun, and discover more about what makes Mathnasium different. And Saturday is GAME TIME! On top of sharpening mathematical abilities, Mathnasium offers kids the opportunity to participate in games, team challenges, and contests that are not only fun but thought-provoking! We have game time each Saturday from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. New games and competitive challenges will be played each week in addition to old favorites. Please contact us at 412-8758 for more information.

 

 

SPORTS CAMPS

 

All N 1 Sports Camp

When: June 5 to June 9, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: The Station Recreation Center

Cost: $85 per person

Instructor: Athena Mathis, Apple Creek P.E. Teacher

 

Basketball Camp

When: June 5 to 9

Where: The Station Recreation Center

Cost: $85 per person

Instructor: Scott Hodges, Westmoore Basketball Head Coach

 

One Day Basketball Camp: Offensive Skills

When: July 6, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: The Station Recreation Center

Cost: $25 per person

Instructor: Scott Hodges, Westmoore Basketball Head Coach

What to Expect: This camp is for anyone looking to enhance their offensive skills, including dribbling techniques, passing and shooting.

 

One Day Basketball Camp: Shooting Skills

When: July 31, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: The Station Recreation Center

Cost: $25 per person

Instructor: Scott Hodges, Westmoore Basketball Head Coach

What to Expect: This camp is for anyone looking to improve their shot from anywhere in the gym. This camp will focus on jump shots and low post moves. Emphasis will be placed on

shooting form and the proper way to make lay-ups.

 

Football Camp

When: July 10 to July 11

Where: Buck Thomas Park South Front Field

Cost: $95 per person

Instructor: Lorenzo Williams, Westmoore Football Head Coach

 

Golf Camp

When: June 12 to June 16

Where: Earlywine Golf Course

Cost: $85 per person

Instructor: Mike McConville, Southmoore Golf Head Coach

 

Soccer Camp

When: July 17 to 21

Where: Buck Thomas Park South Front Field

Cost: $85 per person

Instructor: Robert Williams, Westmoore High School Soccer Head Coach

 

Tennis Camp

When: May 30th – June 2nd

Where: Buck Thomas Tennis Courts

Cost: $75 per person

Instructor: Kendra Milligan, Moore High School Tennis Assistant Coach

 

Volleyball Camp

When: June 19 to June 22

Where: The Station Recreation Center

Cost: $75 per person

Instructor: Janet Brannon, Southmoore Volleyball Head Coach

 

Blazers Ice Centre Summer Camps

When: May 30 to August 19

Where: Blazers Ice Center, 8000 S. Interstate 35 (I-35 and I-240)

Cost: $25 per day; $125 per week; $115 per week with four-weeks advance payment

What to Expect: The Blazers have offered a summer camp for six years now. It’s a relaxed and fun environment, with a theme incorporated into activities each week. There will be drinks, snacks, daily ice time, crafts, games, water fun, and indoor and outdoor activities. Go to Blazersicecentre.com or call 631-3307 for more information.

 

 

PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS

 

Artworks Academy of Performing Arts

3251 Market Place, Suite 130, Norman, OK 73072, (405) 397-1824

 

Polynesian Adventures Dance Camp: 3-9 Year Olds

When: Monday through Thursday, June 19 to June 22, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

What to Expect: Tuition is $95. The camp is a high-energy dance camp themed around your favorite Polynesian themed Disney movies! In this camp, 3-9 year-old students will learn the basics of ballet, tap and theatre movement - all while dancing to songs from Moana and Lilo and Stitch!  Each day students will also make a craft and a snack will be provided. The camp will culminate in a short performance for friends and family. 

 

Trolls Dance Camp: K-5th Grade

When: Monday through Thursday, July 10 to July 13, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.+

What to Expect: Put your hair in the air!  We don't care!  This summer we will have a blast learning various styles of dance, including jazz, hip hop, ballet and tap, all while dancing to music from the Trolls soundtrack!  The camp will culminate in a short performance for friends and family. Tuition is $125

 

Alice: A One Act Fantasy: 4th-8th grade

When: Monday to Friday, July 17 to July 21, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

What to Expect: Join us for a one-week theatre camp as we produce the one act play, Alice.  This one-act dramatization of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass is distinguished by the inventive manner with which Jerome McDonough handles Alice's various changes in size and the numerous changes of setting, with no breaks in the action. This is a straight play and NOT a musical.  Every student who auditions will be cast.  Auditions will be on Saturday, July 15 at 10:00 am at ArtWorks Academy.  Enroll in the camp and we will email information about auditions prior to the audition date.  If you are going to be out of town during the auditions, please let us know in advance so we can schedule an earlier audition time. Tuition is $175.

Performances: Alice will be July 21-22, 2017 at the ArtWorks Academy studio.

 

Disney's Winnie the Pooh KIDS: K-3rd grade and 4th-7th grade

When: Monday to Friday, July 24 to August 4, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

What to Expect: Disney's Winnie the Pooh KIDS is a delightful show based on the beloved characters of A.A. Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature film. Featuring favorite songs from the film, as well as new hits by the Academy Award-winning Robert and Kristen Lopez (Frozen), this honey-filled delight is as sweet as it is fun. We will have auditions for roles on the first day of camp and everyone who auditions will be cast in the production.

Performances: Disney’s Winnie the Pooh KIDS will be August 4-5, 2017. Performance times and number of performances will be announced once enrollment is finalized.  It is possible the K-3rd grade campers and the 4th-7th grade campers will be in different performances. Tuition is $250.

 

Summer Dance Intensive: 6th-12th grade

When: Monday to Thursday, July 10 to July 13, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

What to Expect: Use it or lose it!  Don’t lose your dance skills over the summer.  Join us for this intensive and work on skills in ballet, jazz, tap and lyrical.  Students will also learn how to choreograph a dance! Tuition is $125.

 

 

Amusements

 

Andy Alligators Fun Park

Where: 3300 Market Place Dr., Norman, Oklahoma, 321-7275

What to Expect: Nothing says 'family' like a fun-filled day of quality time, attractions and food! Attractions include go-carts, bumper cars, an indoor and outdoor climbing wall, batting cages, mini-bowling, gator golf, a game room and laser tag. Contact Andy Alligators at 321-7275 for more details.

 

Andy Alligators Water Park

Where: 3300 Market Place Dr., Norman, Oklahoma, 321-7275

What to Expect: Nothing says “family” like a fun-filled day of quality time, attractions and food! Water park attractions include a lazy river, Cowabunga Cove, Banzai Pipeline, Riptide Racer and Bubbler’s Beach. Contact Andy Alligators at 321-7275 for more details.

 

Elevation Trampoline Park

Where: 1431 N Moore Ave, Moore, OK

What to Expect: You’ll enjoy jumping on over 5,000 square feet of trampolines on our Main Court, playing dodgeball and basketball on one of our three Sports Courts and getting airborne at the Air Bag. Our goal is to make your party SIMPLE, EASY and FUN!Call Elevation Park at 759-2288 for more details.

 

HeyDay Entertainment Center Summer Camps

Where: 3201 Market Place, Norman, OK

When: June 19 to June 30 and July 10 to July 28, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Cost: $29.99 a day or $109.99 for a 5-day session

What to Expect: HeyDay's summer camp is an awesome way for your kid to spend the summer. Between the extreme heat and the long days, a time for FUN can turn into hours spent in the house without much to do. Let the kids spend their summer at HeyDay making friends and having the best summer ever! Our summer camp sessions include breakfast, lunch, and all of HeyDay's amazing attractions!

 

Orr Family Farm

Where: 14400 S. Western Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

When: June 13 to June 16 and June 27 to June 30, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily

Cost: $170 per child; includes all lunches, snacks, drinks and a camp t-shirt

What to Expect: Designed for kindergarten through sixth grade (ages 5 to 11), the camp includes

educational opportunities to learn about farm animals, animal care and agriculture and instructional time on topics such as pony care, animal care, petting and feeding techniques, how to fish and how to milk a cow. Activities include pony rides, fishing, animal barn visits, challenging games and more. Call Orr Family Farm at 799-3276 for more details.

 

 

LIBRARY

 

Pioneer Library Systems Summer Reading Program

Where: 225 S. Howard, Moore, OK

When: Online registration runs now through August 1

What to Expect: Summer is the time to let your imagination and desire to explore run wild. Whether it is a family vacation travel guide, camp activities to learn rules for a game, or a relaxing read in the shade - the world is filled with numerous reading opportunities. This summer, your hometown Pioneer Libraries are offering you hundreds of events, thousands of books, and endless hours of reading - both in the libraries and remotely. All you need is your library card. Call the library at 793-5100 for more details.

 

 

Note: We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information, but things change. Always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location and other information.


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