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July 24, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) will hold a Rocket class on Saturday, July 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program is being held in conjunction with the exhibit Launch to Landing: Oklahomans and Space. Rocket Class will begin with a behind-the-scenes tour and engage participants with a hands-on educational cart chock full of items about space. In the last half of the class, participants will make their own water bottle rockets and take turns launching them toward space!
The class is $15 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $20 for nonmembers. Limited to 10 participants of all ages, the suggested age is 6–12. Registration closes Friday, July 16. The OHC is located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City.
At the Oklahoma History Center, visitors can discover the people and stories that make Oklahoma truly unique: the history of oil and gas exploration, steamboats navigating Oklahoma rivers, the heroism of early aviators and astronauts, and the enduring presence, history and contributions of 39 American Indian tribes headquartered in the state. With five permanent galleries as well as special exhibits, the OHC offers hands-on activities covering more than 50 subjects.