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August 9, 2013

N-town staff picks top 10 events this month

NORMAN — 1. Children’s Art Show at Firehouse Art Center

The Firehouse Art Center is featuring student artwork from the center’s Children’s Summer Art Program during an exhibit opening 6 p.m. Aug. 9. The show will be on display through Aug. 31.

The artwork on display includes many different mediums like painting, drawing, collage, sculpture and more. Each student that took a class this summer will have one piece in the exhibit.

The gallery is free and open to the public 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information call 405-329-4523 or visit normanfirehouse.com.

2. Magician Steve Crawford at the Norman Library

Discover ancient treasures with magician Steve Crawford during his 45-minute program 2 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Norman Library, 225 N. Webster Ave.

Crawford, a magical archeologist, shares his travels to Egypt and unveils the objects he found like a magic lamp, mysterious crystals, dinosaur bones and more.

3. Art on the Wild Side: Family Art Workshop at the Sam Noble Museum

Gain inspiration from the wildlife art exhibit “Bob Kuhn: Drawing on Instinct,” to create a take-home art project 1-3 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chautauqua Ave.

The family-friendly workshop, “Art on the Wild Side,” is a partnership with the Firehouse Art Center and is intended for families of children ages 5 and up. Admission is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Price includes one adult and one child, additional participants are $10 for members and $15 for non-members. All supplies are included.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 405-325-1008 or visit snomnh.ou.edu.

4. Summer Breeze at Lions Park

The next month brings many opportunities to enjoy free music in the park during the 2013 Summer Breeze Concert Series at Lions Park, 450 S. Flood Ave.

Elephant Revival performs 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 and Byron Berline Band performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8.

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