Jan 2017 FYI



Free Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

The 34th annual celebration to honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will take place in Oklahoma City on Jan. 16. The 2017 theme is “A Time for Change is Now” and will include a parade which begins at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral.

The Silent March, a tradition which represents the true spirit of the modern Civil Rights Movement, starts at the Freedom Center and moves west on 23rd to the State Capitol Building. The annual Bell Ringing Ceremony will follow, taking place on the steps of the Oklahoma History Center.

When: Jan. 16  at 9 a.m.

Where: Multiple locations

Cost: Free

For more information, visit okcmlk.org



Disney’s Aladdin Jr. at the Sooner Theatre in Norman

Welcome to Agrabah and the Academy Award-winning adventure of the street rat that became a prince!

Based on the iconic animated film, with an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, Disney’s Aladdin JR. is sure to send audiences soaring on a flying carpet ride filled with romance and adventure.

When the street urchin, Aladdin, vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie’s magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar and the Genie are here in Disney’s Aladdin JR. a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love. Press Release provided by Sooner Theatre.

When: Jan. 27–29

Where: The Studio of Sooner Theatre, 110 E. Main St.

Cost: $15 per person

Tickets go on sale Jan. 7

For more information, visit soonertheatre.org



Oklahoma City Winter Quilt Show

The annual quilting show will feature hundreds of quilts on display with vendors from the across the nation showcasing their products. This event is for anyone interested in quilting, embroidery, sewing and needs artistry. Don’t miss special guests Dustin Farrell and DeLoa Jones, and quilt appraisals by Carol Elmore.

When: Jan. 12–14 at 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Where: OKC Fairgrounds, Cox Pavilion, 3001 General Pershing Blvd.

Cost: $10 per day or $20 for a three-day pass. Kids 12 and under are free

For more information, visit



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