Links Mentioned On Feb. 2, 2021

Tuesday, February 2nd 2021, 3:22 am
By: News 9

OCCHD Available Vaccine Appointments

The Oklahoma City-County Health Department in partnership with Mercy Health System will hold a vaccination event for those 65 and older.  

The department says 3,000 vaccination appointments are available for the first event on Feb. 5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Mercy’s Meinders Neuroscience Institute.

Click here to make an appointment.

Smithsonian Race & Place Event

The Smithsonian and Oklahoma History Center are honoring black history month with a virtual presentation called Race and Place 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The event will dive into Yellow Fever and the Free African Society in Philadelphia and offer a discussion afterward of history and how it plays into the current pandemic.

Click here for registration information.

Urban League Election Forum

Early voting is one week away for the special primary Board of Education election.

The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City wants voters to know who they have a chance to elect and plan to hold a virtual forum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Click here for a link to join.

Edmond Veterans Memorial

Edmond's Veterans Memorial Advisory Committee is asking for suggestions on the new Veteran Memorial at Bickham-Rudkin Park.

The deadline to fill out the survey is February 21.

Click here for more information.

OKCPS Free Meal Changes

Starting Tuesday, few OKCPS schools will be passing out curbside meals.

Click here for a lit of schools still offering pick up.

Theatre Showing Groundhog Day

It's almost Groundhog Day - again - and an Oklahoma City theater is offering people an all-day opportunity to celebrate with Bill Murray's beloved movie of the same name.

Rodeo Cinema, the nonprofit arthouse theater located in historic Stockyards City, will be screening the 1993 comedy classic "Groundhog Day" on a loop starting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Tickets are $5, and any attendees who view all five Groundhog Day showings will receive a special surprise from the theater.

Click here for tickets.

OKC Zoo Open/ Groundhog Day

The Oklahoma City Zoo doesn't have any groundhogs, so grizzly bears Will and Wiley will be putting their "fur-casting" to the test.

The zoo will be hosting a themed enrichment activity for the bears starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

It's free to attend when you buy a ticket to the zoo, but you will need to make a reservation.

For this week only, the zoo will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Click here for more information.

OKCPS Substitutes

As many Oklahoma City Public School students return to the classroom Tuesday, the district said they are in need of substitute teachers.

Click here if you are interested in applying.

Virtual Town Hall With OKC Ward 2 Councilor James Cooper

Oklahoma City Ward Councilperson James Cooper will host a virtual town hall meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9 to discuss grants and loans offered by the City to homeowners and residents interested in owning a home.

Click here for more information.