Tribe origins explored at museum
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63, will host Saturdays for Kids at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday. This week's program will explore the culture and history of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe. Children and families will participate in a photo scavenger hunt and have the opportunity to win prizes. The program is open to families and children ages 4 to 12. For more information, call 478-2250, ext. 264.
Art gallery to open Saturday
BETHANY — Gallery 66 opens Saturday at 6728 NW 39 Expressway. Located in downtown Bethany, it will showcase works from regional artists and students. Susan Hollars, a retired teacher, is partner and manager.
For its inaugural month, the gallery will showcase paintings by Erik Sunderman and Elizabeth Mercer, a husband and wife specializing in decorative painting, interior and exterior painting, signs and murals.
The 6 to 9 p.m. opening is free and will include live music and refreshments. For more information, call Hollars at 314-2430, go to www.gallery66ok.com or email email@example.com.
Read Across Oklahoma heads to zoo
The nutty tale of three chipmunks and their zoo adventures will come to life during Read Across Oklahoma on Tuesday at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Children 11 and younger can participate in reading-related activities from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The first 1,000 children to visit will receive a free book courtesy of Target.
Focused around the book “Oh, Nuts!,” by Oklahoma author Tammi Sauer, activities are geared to get little ones to go nuts about reading, according to a news release.
Activities are free with zoo admission. For more information, call 424-3344 or go to okczoo.com.
FROM STAFF REPORTS