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Oklahoma City boasts a hot lineup of family and learning events this week

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By Hoodline - Published on September 25, 2019.

Looking for family-friendly events to keep the kids busy this week?

From this year's Tinkerfest to deals on paintball packages, there's plenty to do when it comes to opportunities for learning and fun. Read on for a rundown of what to do this week.

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Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine!

From the event description:

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to go full steam ahead for a day of engaging activities and fun adventures at Day Out With Thomas: The Steam Team Tour 2019. Children are invited to spend a day with their friend Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls into the Oklahoma Railway Museum. This fun-filled event offers children and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular Thomas & Friends™ series. In addition, they will meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway and enjoy a day of Thomas-themed activities including toy play, photo ops and more. 

When: Friday, Sept. 27, 8 a.m.
Where: Oklahoma Railway Museum, 3400 N.E. Grand Blvd.
Price: $18

Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Tinkerfest

From the event description:

Join Science Museum Oklahoma for Tinkerfest (presented by Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR) a daylong celebration of curiosity and creativity! Tinkering is a valuable form of learning powered by exploration and discovery, and SMO's Tinkerfest will encompass the entire museum and grounds, bringing together makers, artists, crafters, engineers and educators to showcase how their diverse skills converge.

When: Saturday, Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Science Museum Oklahoma, 2020 Remington Place
Price: Free

Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Plaza District Festival

From the event description:

In celebration of the revitalized District, the Plaza District Association holds the Plaza District Festival each fall. The festival highlights a wide array of Oklahoma's own performing artists, visual artists, live musicians and children's activities. 

When: Saturday, Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: Empire Slice House, 1804 N.W. 16th St.
Price: Free

Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Up to 52% off self-guided scavenger hunt

From the ScavengerHunt.com deal description:

Participants gear up and launch the ScavengerHunt.com app to start their own adventure, racing against the clock at a time of their choosing.

Where: East Sheridan Avenue
Price: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt for Two People, $23 (42% discount off regular price). Other options available.

Click here for more details, and to score this deal

Up to 56% off paintball packages

From the Epic Paintball Park deal description:

Players can compete and practice their aiming skills with packages that include all-day admission, gear, referee and more. 

Where: Epic Paintball Park, 9420 W. Interstate 40 Service Road
Price: Paintball Package for Up to Five People, $70 (53% discount off regular price). Other options available.

Click here for more details, and to score this deal


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