Friday nights are made for music in Moore, thanks to the Moore Public Library, the City of Moore and local sponsors presenting the annual Summer Nights Concert Series.
This year’s series features free concerts at 8 p.m. on the first four Fridays in June at Central Park, 700 S. Broadway St.
Performers will be:
Sponsors for the Summer Nights Concert Series are the Moore Public Library, City of Moore, Friends of the Moore Library and Tinker Federal Credit Union.
The Boulevard Brass performance is part of the Pioneer Library System’s schedule of touring Summer Reading Program activities. Sponsors for those events are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America Inc., the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Oklahoma Arts Council, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, SONIC, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and The Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.
The Moore Public Library is presenting free weekly Zumba classes will be 6 p.m. on each Thursday evening in June, beginning June 1. The workouts feature high-energy Latin and International music that combine dance and exercise movements.
Teens ages 12 and up or adults may participate, although a signed waiver is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.
The Moore Public Library brings the entertainment of a day at the movies for a series of screenings for all ages during the summer.
For children up to age 11, Wednesday at the Movies takes place at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28. All titles are rated G or PG.
And for teens and adults, the Thursday Afternoon Movie series brings PG or PG-13 titles at 2 p.m. on Thursdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.
Titles for each of the movie series are available by contacting the library.
The Moore Public Library invites children going into 3rd, 4th or 5th grades to be part of the weekly series STEAM Fridays, taking place at 11 a.m. each Friday during June.
Each week will bring a different activity that promotes science, technology, engineering, the arts or mathematics (STEAM) and a variety of presenters will come from the community to share their expertise.
Activities, presenters and what they’re doing include:
June 9 – Building Day – Make structures from K’Nex, KEVA Planks, Legos and more;
June 23 – Creation Stations – The stations include OSMO gaming for iPads, littleBits circuitry, Makey Makey circuits and Art Robotics;
June 30 – Egg Drop – Build a protective vehicle for dropping an egg safely from a height.
Registration is required separately in advance for each program.
Learn the art of Tai Chi with the Moore Public Library in two sessions of its weekly free classes – a Beginner’s Tai Chi class at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, and an Intermediate Tai Chi class that follows immediately after at 10 a.m. The first June classes meet on Saturday, June 3.
Classes are led by certified instructor Chock Petchprom. The goal for the classes is to improve balance and coordination, reduce stress and anxiety, promote joint health and help participants develop and improve muscle strength.
Either teens or adults may participate. Registration is required in advance, and a signed waiver also is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.