Journey into the land of Pooh, Piglet and Tigger too as the Children’s Garden at Myriad Botanical Gardens is transformed into A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh. Step into Christopher Robin’s 100 Acre Wood to do crafts, activities and see imaginative displays created by local artists that will capture the essence of one of America’s most beloved children’s stories. The 10-day festival runs June 8 through 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free for Gardens’ members and children ages 2 and under; $6 per person and $10 with the Crystal Bridge admission. Winnie the Pooh is the Gardens’ 5th annual Children’s Garden Festival. Other themes have included The Secret Garden, Charlotte’s Web, The Jungle Book and The Hungry Caterpillar. More than 7,000 attended last year’s festival. Activities offered during the festival include face painting, story time and build a bear, which is $6 per bear. Families can see the Observation Hives with the Central Oklahoma Bee Keepers Association; participate in the Rabbits Flower Garden Pop Ins, Children’s Honey Bee Class, Painting in the Gardens “Hunny Bear”, Mommy & Me Monday & Tiny Tot Tuesdays and more. Sensory Winnie the Pooh Night for families with children with special needs is Friday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. and An Evening in the 100 Acre Wood is Saturday, June 16, 6:30 p.m. Local Oklahoma City artists creating Winnie the Pooh displays include Clarissa Sharp, Dana Elkins, Jenifer Witcher, Jessica Petrus, Kenton Peters, Moore Norman Technology Center Carpentry School, Nathan Pratt, Nick Bayer and Zephyr. More than 400 volunteers help Gardens’ staff run this event. Admission is free for Gardens’ members. Annual family memberships cost $65. This event serves as to enhance the membership program. The Myriad Gardens Foundation is a non-profit 501c(3) organization that supports Myriad Botanical Gardens. Funds raised through memberships help with operating costs. To become a member join online at myriadgardens.org. Children’s Garden Festival featuring Winnie-the-Pooh is sponsored by Devon Energy, the E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation, Jean and David McLaughlin, Tinker Federal Credit Union and Goldfish Swim School.