It’s time to celebrate spring and socialize at a variety of community events.

At Tulsa’s Circle Cinema, the Oklahoma Jewish Film Festival runs April 7-11, with a variety of cinema gems from creators around the world. Tulsa Town Hall welcomes documentary storyteller Dawn Porter on April 12 to the Tulsa PAC. Catch the last few weeks of Tulsa Botanic Blooms at Tulsa Botanic Garden, where you’ll see over 150,000 tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and other spring-flowering bulbs. Along the same lines, celebrate Mother Nature at the Tulsa Earth Day Celebration, running April 19-21 at Guthrie Green. And if you want to get active and help a great cause, register for the ZooRun on April 20, benefitting the Tulsa Zoo. 

In OKC, family-friendly entertainment is around every corner. The Shrine Circus comes to town April 11-14 at the OKC Fairgrounds, and you can stick around the venue for the Festival of Trains Model Train Show on April 13-14. Other can’t-miss events include a speaking engagement with author and psychologist Jordan Peterson, April 13 at Paycom Center, as well as the much-anticipated Festival of the Arts, April 25-28 in Bicentennial Park. Don’t miss the Norman Music Festival, April 25-27 on Main Street, as well as the 24th Annual Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon on April 26-28, starting at the OKC Memorial and Museum. 

Around the state, visit the Azalea Festival, all month long at Honor Heights Park in Muskogee, as well as the Montmartre Chalk Festival on April 4 at USAO in Chickasha. Norman’s Medieval Fair returns to Reaves Park on April 5-7, and the Woolaroc Spring Traders Encampment runs April 12-13 in Bartlesville. Lastly, venture to downtown Guthrie for the annual 89ers Day Celebration, April 16-20.

OKC Memorial Marathon; Photo courtesy the OKC National Memorial & Museum

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