Gathering Place has gone to the dogs! Every Wednesday through October 30, 2019 is Dog Play Wednesday presented by AARP Oklahoma at Gathering Place. Bring your furry friend to the park and explore it together. Our tails are wagging just thinking about it! Please note, all dogs must be on a leash. Dogs are not allowed inside buildings or on the play equipment. Guests are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs.
Plus, every fourth Wednesday, enjoy special programming for both you and your four-legged canine friends.
Wednesday, March 27 5:30pm & 6:30pm
- Let's do the downward dog! Join us for DOGA or dog yoga classes on the Great Lawn. Following your class, AARP Oklahoma provides complimentary organic, doggie treats for your four-legged friend.
Wednesday, April 24 5-8pm
- Spring has sprung and it is finally patio season at Gathering Place! Bring your pup to The Patio for this month’s Dog Play Wednesday event presented by AARP Oklahoma, “Dogs for Dogs!” Bond with your pup as you enjoy live music, tasty hot dogs and Yappy Hour beers at The Patio. Complimentary hot dogs for the first 100 people who come by and say hello.
Wednesday, May 22 5-8pm
- Enjoy an onsite doggy spa, mobile grooming and educational sessions on healthy dog habits. You and your dog will leave feeling paw-esome!
Wednesday, June 26 6-8pm
- When the heat hits the 918 bring your pooch to The Patio and enjoy Pools & Paws. Your four-legged friends can splash around kiddy pools to cool off. Plus, we'll have a fun, beach-themed photo op and you just might meet your new best friend who is looking for a forever home. Register online HERE or onsite at the event, and you will be eligible to win a YETI cooler, compliments of AARP OK.
Wednesday, July 24 6-8pm
- AARP Oklahoma is proud to sponsor Dog Play Wednesday as the Gathering Place is transformed into the Wizarding World of “Pawgwarts”. Bring your Gryffindogs or Hufflefluffs to The Patio for a Harry Potter themed Dog Play event that we solemnly swear is pup to be good! Join in the fun with our costume contest- categories are small dog, medium dog, large dog and muggle/wizard (human/dog combo). The lucky winner in each category will receive pupckes from Not Your Grandma’s Cupcakes. From photo ops, to wizarding games and spellbinding treats, “Pawgwarts” will be a magical event for Wizards and puggles! Register online or onsite at the event, and you will be eligible to win a YETI cooler, compliments of AARP OK.
Wednesday, August 28 6-8pm
- This month we’re celebrating music & art at “Pupchella”. Enjoy free dog caricatures, frisbees & bandanas for pups and people alike. Plus, preregister for a chance to win a Yeti cooler.
Wednesday, September 25 6-8pm
- This month’s event is “Hops & Hounds”. Cool down, kick back & enjoy free frisbees & bandanas for pups and people alike. You and your best fur-friend will have a howl lot of fun as you enjoy Yappy Hour beer at “Hops & Hounds” on the Gathering Place Patio. Plus, preregister for a chance to win a Yeti cooler. REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, October 5:30- 7:30pm
- Join us for the final Dog Play Wednesday of 2019 for a Halloween Party on the Great Lawn. We’ll have costume contest, bobbing for bones, trick-or-treating and fun games for pups and parents. Preregister for a chance to win a Yeti cooler.