The OKC Zoo will receive a $10,000 conservation donation that will be awarded to Okies for Monarchs, an initiative of the Oklahoma Monarch and Pollinator Collaborative, that supports monarch and pollinator conservation throughout the state.
Spokies Dash, a new dockless bike system, includes 25 bicycles that may be picked up or dropped off in the downtown, Bricktown, Deep Deuce, Film Row, Uptown, Page Woodson, Paseo Arts District and Plaza District areas.
Sasquatch Shaved Ice, run by the Homeless Alliance, is like an icy beacon of hope not just for snow cone lovers in the Plaza District, but for its employees as well.
With an estimated 100,000 visitors, Grand Opening Weekend (Friday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Sept. 29) will be a momentous event for Oklahoma City. The Park is looking for volunteers to help fill close to 700 shifts.
We also share a a moment of commiseration over the departure of OKCís favorite adopted son, Russell Westbrook, Floating Films, the relaunch of abetterlifeokc.com and an interview with Tower Theatre's Chad Whitehead.
Earlier this month, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber joined the FAA, Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, OSU-OKC and Rose State University in hosting a two-day UAS Safety Summit for Oklahomaís public safety and government operator community. The event drew attendees from across the state.
At the Chamber's June forum, leaders from several youth organizations discussed the challenges the city's young people are facing. The panelists also shared the successes they've seen in their arts, sports, and leadership programs.
Kings of Leon will headline opening weekend festivities for Scissortail Park on Sept. 27.