OK Mozart Offers Delightful Children’s Activities Monday through Friday

You don’t have to be an adult to enjoy all the OK Mozart Music Festival offers. For starters, children can do everything from enjoying tea time and listening to a storyteller to participating in a painting party.
            Locations of the events are in Bartlesville. Parents are urged to register their children soon at http://okmozartchildrens.eventbrite.com or call 918-336-9900.
Here is a listing of the week’s children’s programs:

June 12: 1–2 p.m. at Ambler Hall, 415 S. Dewey. Free.
Art in Music: Storyteller Fran Stallings will tell “Dancing Words: Stories to Dance About” as a prelude to princess tea Tuesday. Learn about world folktales in which dancing plays a key role.

June 13: 10-11:30 a.m. at Hopestone, 120 SW Frank Phillips Blvd. Cost $3. Reservations required.
Art in Crafts: Children will join Tamika Straw for “Punchinello with a Guitar” by Pablo Picasso. The children will create a clown collage using colorful sheets of paper cut into different shapes. During storytime, kids will hear a popular book called “Nibbles.” After reading the book, the children will make a Nibbles bookmark to take home.June 13: 4-6 p.m. at Hopestone, 120 S.W. Frank Phillips Blvd. Cost $10 each. Reservations required.
Princess Tea — Daughters and mom or friend can enjoy an afternoon of tea, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment by harpist Kathy Stewart.
            “Every table will be a different princess theme this year,” said Linda Jones, princess tea coordinator. “For example, one table might be Princess Leia and another table might be Cinderella.” She said little princesses attending the popular mom-and-daughter affair will be treated to tea, biscuits, finger sandwiches, and sweets. Jones supplies the tiaras, and children are encouraged to wear their princess finery.

June 14: 10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. at Hopestone, 120 S.W. Frank Phillips Blvd., second floor around fireplace. Free.
Art in Storytelling: Fran Stallings will tell “Sing a Story, Tell a Song: Stories to Sing About.” Children will hear about world folktales and ballads in which music and singing play a key role. Free

June 15: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. at Wishful Thinking, 123 W. 2nd Street. Cost $10 each. Reservations required.
Prairie Woman — Julie Pattison and Erinn Rakes will discuss the history of the buffalo statues throughout the community and then attendees will paint a small buffalo. These will be displayed in the Art Gallery at Price Tower until the end of June.

June 16: 12-2 p.m. at Hopestone, 120 S.W. Frank Phillips Blvd. Cost $25 each. Reservations required.
Art in Painting — Paint, pop and pizza. Explore your creative side during this painting party and enjoy lunch at the same time!
The OK Mozart Music Festival celebrates all genres of music, and its 33rd season is planned for June 8-16 in Bartlesville. The festival features outstanding concerts in the beautiful concert hall of the Community Center and chamber music concerts in Ambler Hall.
            The festival also includes popular Showcase Events that offer music groups, educational programs and cultural activities throughout the week.

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