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URBAN DISTRICT CONSUMER SURVEY

Oklahoma City has been asked to participate in a national survey regarding COVID responses, re-openings, and precautions. This survey was commissioned by the
International Downtown Association and your input will help us plan for a smooth transition on the road to recovery for our city.

Take the survey here bit.ly/IDA-Survey-OKC.
NIGHT MARKET
AT SCISSORTAIL PARK


Check out the new Night Market at Scissortail Park!
The monthly shopping event kicks off Friday, July 31 from 5:30pm – 9:30pm. It will then take place on the final Friday of each month.

A collection of Oklahoma vendors will be set up and spaced along the Promenade. The central walkway through Scissortail Park adorned with café lights, colorful decorative light fixtures, and white tents makes for a beautiful marketplace. Enjoy a relaxing night of shopping outside with room for social distancing!

Bar service, food trucks, and photo ops will also be available to complete the night out. There will be live music by Stephen Salewon 6:30pm – 8:30pm and sets by DJ Derek Bowden.
 

For more information on this event, visit scissortailpark.org.

HARTBEAT OF MAIN STREET

GRANT PROGRAM

As the economy continues to deal with the effects of COVID-19, Main Street America is committed to supporting small businesses as they work to reopen safely. In partnership with The Hartford, they have created a grant program to support brick-and-mortar businesses in commercial districts as they enter the next phases of reopening across the country.

The HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program will fund solutions that help small business owners respond and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and also help to revitalize and strengthen downtown commercial districts.

Grants of $5,000 to $15,000 will be awarded on a competitive and first-come, first-served basis. A minimum of 50 percent of grants will benefit diverse-owned businesses. Review program Terms and Conditions here.


Learn more about the program, and how to apply, at nationalmainstreet.submittable.com.
MIDTOWN CITY BOX

CITYBOX was created to give people the opportunity to experience local retail from their own homes. They box goods from your favorite local stores and restaurants and deliver it to your front door!

They launched 2 boxes specifically for Midtown Walkabout Month that are available through the end of July. Choose from The Hudson Box and Shop Midtown Box for a variety of local items.

Learn more and purchase a box at cityboxusa.com.
AUGUST IN THE MYRIAD GARDENS

It's almost August, which means it's time to start planning activities for everyone, including the kids! Here's a list of a few activities taking place in the Myriad Gardens throughout the month:

Weekly Walk-Ups
Monday – Wednesday, 10am -12pm.
Children’s Garden Porch
Drop-in activities; $2 suggested donation per child

Botanical Balance FREE YOGA
Tuesdays at 6pm and Saturdays at 9am
Instructors from YMCA
Recommended for ages 16+

Zumba
Thursday, August 20, 7-8pm
Instructors provided by YMCA
The Devon Lawn
FREE
Prairie Seed Adventure
Thursday, August 27, 6-7pm
The Garden Classroom and Oklahoma Prairie Garden
Member $6; Nonmember $8
Best for ages 7 to 11
Register by Friday, August 21 at myriadgardens.org

Guided Walking Tour
Saturday, August 29 at 10am
Garden Grounds, meet in the south lobby
FREE


To see a full list of events, and event descriptions, visit oklahomacitybotanicalgardens.org.

The City Council approved an emergency public safety ordinance requiring face coverings in indoor public places throughout Oklahoma City. The ordinance is currently in effect. Read it here.

Visit covid19.okc.gov for the latest local COVID-19 news, guidance, and City services updates.

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