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Fields & Futures: As project nears halfway mark new fields boost opportunities
A few months ago, Oklahoma City Energy FC co-owner Tim McLaughlin stood on the sidelines of a youth soccer game in south Oklahoma City and couldn’t help but smile when he saw how many parents were cheering on their kids.  The same time last year, that was not the case. There were very few... Read More
Howl at the Moon event to benefit OK Foster Wishes
In November, we sat down with OK Foster Wishes' Lisa Feist to talk about their upcoming Snow Ball and celebrating 10 years as an organization.  Feist returned to The Oklahoman's studio Wednesday afternoon to preview another event, the "Howl at the Moon Summer Solstice" which will benefit OK Foster... Read More
Through the eyes of the blind: Two Oklahomans share their stories
Katy Ng wakes up each morning at 4 a.m. to prepare for work. It takes her about an hour to get ready, have breakfast and get out the door. Before she leaves her home at 5 a.m. she checks Facebook to get the latest updates on her friends and family. Though she can’t see her iPhone screen because she is legally blind... Read More
Family, friends walk Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon to honor teen who donated his organs to local man
Two families bonded together by the heart of a teenage baseball player carry on Brendon McLarty’s legacy by embracing what he cared about. Friends and family of the teen will walk in the Oklahoma City Memorial marathon this year, not only remembering the lives lost in the 1995 bombing, but also to celebrate the... Read More
Road warriors: OKC Shriners shuttle sick children to Shriner Hospitals all across the nation
Their days often begin very early and many of the volunteer drivers have racked up as many miles as a professional truck driver, but the India Shriners of Oklahoma City don’t get tired of the road. It’s their mission that’s driving them forward. The local Shriners Transportation Unit is making sure kids... Read More
Local Shriners provide care for sick kids at Shriners’ hospitals across the country, offer good cheer
When the Oklahoma City India Shriners sponsor a local child to receive care at one of the Shriners Hospitals for Children, they not only provide hope and expert medical treatment to the families, but in many cases lifelong friendships are forged. “The one I remember the most is a little girl that was set on fire.... Read More
OSU student volunteers are central reason for school’s Carnegie Community Engagement classification
132,000. That is the number of service hours logged by the Oklahoma State University student body in 2015 through the OSU Service-Learning Volunteer Center. This number is proof of how invested students are in their communities and making the world a better place. OSU students’ volunteer, philanthropic and... Read More
Design Appetit to benefit Focus on Home
Design Appetit is the newest, coolest way to support families in need of help getting back on their feet. The three-day event will be a showcase for unique dining spaces created by some of Oklahoma City’s top architectural firms, interior designers, artists and collaborative design teams. Spaces will be open for... Read More


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Parties Extra: Bourbon, BBQ and Blues

Jul 19Learn about the festive summer event benefitting Classen School of...

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Art Beyond the Glass OKC Event

Jul 11Art Beyond the Glass features dozens of Oklahoma City's top...

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Parties Extra: 2016 Renaissance Ball

Jul 8One of the most anticipated events of the year is just around the...

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Parties Extra: Maine Event

Jun 1Oklahomans will get a taste of the east coast this summer with...

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Allied Arts 45 Day Giveaway: Week 4 Winners and Week 5 Prizes

May 25 Allied Arts has some amazing prizes for the week 5 raffle...