Around the Area

September 1, 2012

Around the Area


Family Saturdays:

Bonsai Basics

• When: Sept. 22, 10 a.m.

• Where: Myriad Children’s Garden Pavilion

• Details: Come as a family and learn some of the basics to taking care of your own bonsai.  With this introduction participants will learn about different plants suitable for bonsai as well as pruning, soils and different wiring practices. $5 members; Free for non-members.

Sept. 22-23

Fall Fling Craft Show

• When: Sept. 22-23

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds

Sept. 23

Scientific Sundays:

Knots in the Garden

• When: Sept. 23, 1-2 p.m.

• Where: Myriad Children’s Garden Pavilion

• Details: Learn about knots in general and those used by arborists (Tree experts). Then take a turn in a tree climbing harness using your knowledge.  $2-nonmember; Free for members.

United States Navy Band

“Country Current”

• When: Sept. 23, 7 p.m.

• Where: Myriad Great Lawn

• Details: See the U.S. Navy’s premiere country and bluegrass band, Country Current, perform a full range of modern country hits, old country standards and traditional bluegrass favorites on the Gardens’ Great Lawn. Free and open to the public.   

SEPT. 25

Chickasha Antique Auto Club

• When: Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m.

• Where: Rock Island Train Depot,  100 E Chickasha Ave.

Pioneer’s Pancake Supper

• Where: McDonald’s

• When: Tuesday, Sept. 25

• Tickets: $5 for all you can eat!!!

SEPT. 25

Junior Social Workers Spaghetti Day

• When: Sept. 28

• Where: Grady County Fairgrounds

Sept. 28-29

Rock Island Arts Festival

• When: Sept. 28-29, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

• Where: Historic Rock Island Depot (1st St. and Chickasha Ave. area)

Sept. 29

Newcastle Casino

Outdoor Concert Series

• What: 3rd annual Exit 107 Live

• When: Saturday, Sept. 29

• Information: call (405) 387-6013

Shape Up on the Great Lawn

• When: Sept. 29; 8am: Yoga; 9am: Zumba

• Where: Myriad Great lawn

• Details: Kick-start your workout habit or simply try something new in the beautiful setting of the Myriad Gardens. These free workout classes will be offered for three Saturdays in Sept. Free and open to the public. For information call 405.297.0102 or email

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