We help you plan your week ahead in entertainment
CIRQUE DU EAU: Traveling water circus Cirque Italia will be at the Heart of OK Expo Center (1700 W Independence St.) in Shawnee at 7:30 p.m. Friday with several additional shows Saturday and Sunday. The animal-free shows feature a 35,000-gallon water stage housing acrobatic feats. For details or to purchase tickets, go to www.cirqueitalia.com.
PIANO MAN: Concert pianist Matt Schinske performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday online as part of OCCC’s Virtual Concert Series. Schinske is an accomplished composer and arranger, as well as the music director and pianist for Darci Lynne and Friends. A limited number of live studio audience seats are available as well. Call the box office at 682-7579, or go to www.mylive-now.com/occc for more information.
DISCOVERY ZONE: The Gaylord-Pickens Museum hosts Discovery Days from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. The Zoom event features storytime, a craft inspired by the book and children sharing items during show and tell. Recommended for ages 3 to 7, the program is free, and participants can pick up a free craft kit each month at the Museum (1400 Classen Drive). To register, go to www.oklahomahof.com/discovery-days, or call 523-3211 with questions.
HOLIDAY HEALTH: Chef Nicole Asali will speak at 4 p.m. Friday in an online event to discuss the importance of holiday food, her upcoming vegan holiday cookbook and her culinary work, including the holistic, plant-based Health Koncious. SixTwelve will host the event on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/612okc/, and attendance is free.
A MORE PERFECT UNION: Scissortail Park (300 SW 7) will deck Union Station with holiday lighting and music at 6 p.m. nightly starting Sunday. Park patrons can enjoy the holiday spirit of the building, opened in 1931 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/Scissortailpark/ or www.scissortailpark.org.
— Becky Carman, for The Oklahoman