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Memorial Day weekend activities set in Oklahoma City

Memorial Day weekend activities set in Oklahoma City
by William Crum Published: May 22, 2014


Oklahoma City events planned

Following is a rundown of Memorial Day weekend openings and activities hosted by the Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department:

Summer Kickoff family festival

The festival includes a carnival, photo booth, soccer and basketball contests, fishing fun, performing arts and fitness demos, face painting, a bike safety rodeo, and art activities. Children can collect activity stamps and redeem them for a prize. Police and fire departments will be on hand with their Touch A Truck program. The free festival is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Will Rogers Park, 3201 N Grand Blvd.

Aquatic centers

Oklahoma City’s two family aquatic centers open this weekend, with special first-day admission rates on Saturday. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Regular summer hours begin May 30. The Earlywine Family Aquatic Center is at SW 119 and May Avenue and Will Rogers Family Aquatic Center is at 3201 N Grand Blvd. Rates are $3 on Saturday and $6 on Sunday and Monday.

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by William Crum
OU and Norman High School graduate, formerly worked as a reporter and editor for the Associated Press, the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, and the Norman Transcript. Married, two children, lives in Norman.
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