The metro's largest newspaper, the Oklahoman, occasionally puts together a Career Event which is essentially a very large job fair with some of the bigger employers in Oklahoma City.
Here is a quick tip on summer swimming in Oklahoma City. These are the pools operated by the Oklahoma City Parks Department, with information on hours and cost.
A number of popular stores are opening early on the day after Thanksgiving Day. Get a list of stores, times and links to the best shopping specials here.
The Oklahoma City Better Business Bureau is a fantastic resource for checking the legitimacy and reputation of metro area businesses. Their website offers a variety of online options to assist you.
Due to its large geographical size, Oklahoma City is a car-dependent community, but many also rely on a growing public transportation system - In addition, utilizing buses and other public transportation whenever possible in Oklahoma City is good for the environment and an excellent way to save money - Here is information on buses in Oklahoma City, including metro-area bus schedules, the amount of bus fares and how to purchase bus tickets and passes.
Oklahoma City allows fishing at its three primary reservoir lakes but the "Close to Home" lakes and ponds around the OKC metro are another opportunity for fishing recreation in the metro.
The state of Oklahoma offers a significant savings on your marriage license if premarital counseling is completed beforehand. And there are several churches around the state that will also perform your wedding free of charge for those couples participating in the counseling.
"Trips on a Tank Full" is an annual coupon program from Central Oklahoma's Frontier Country, the area's tourism agency - Get information on Trips on a Tank Full such as where you can save money, how to get the coupons and more.
If you bought a live Christmas tree this year, the method of disposal or recycling differs depending on your Oklahoma City-area community - Here is information on Christmas tree disposal for each community in the Oklahoma City metro area.
A number of entities provide free income tax filing help in Oklahoma City - Here is information on where to receive tax filing assistance at no cost in the Oklahoma City metro area.
Each year Central Oklahoma's Frontier Country tourism agency releases an Oklahoma Travel Guide - Here is information on how to get an Oklahoma Travel Guide with vacation ideas in the central part of Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma City metro area has a number of fine animal shelters if you're looking to adopt a cat or dog - Here is a listing of Oklahoma City Animal Shelters along with contact information.
Oklahoma health officials recommend childhood immunizations and the vaccinations are required for attending school in the state - However, Oklahoma's immunizations laws allow exemptions to this requirement - Here is information on Oklahoma immunization exemptions, ways to avoid getting your child's vaccinations if you so choose.
For many kids in the Oklahoma City area, trick-or-treating is a key part of the Halloween holiday - Here is information on trick-or-treating in the Oklahoma City metro area, including dates of observance, city rules and more.
For many years Oklahoma was not one of the states to offer an annual sales tax holiday. But Governor Henry finished the approval process for such a weekend just in time for the 2007 back-to-school shopping season. Here are all the details on the Oklahoma Sales Tax Holiday Weekend.
Periodically, organizations such as the Oklahoma Caring Van, sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield, offer Oklahoma City metro area kids free immunization shots as well as flu vaccines. Check here for information on the next opportunity.
Oklahoma City School Closings Information - Get information on the Oklahoma City metro area school closings during severe winter weather situations - Find out if Oklahoma City Public Schools are closed.
Oklahoma City metro area swimming pools have always been fun and now the city has added a number of "spraygrounds" around the city with a variety of buttons and levers to douse you with water - Here is information on the Oklahoma City Spraygrounds locations.
Check here for the day's winning Oklahoma Lottery numbers including Powerball, Cash 5, Pick 3 and Hot Lotto - There is also a searchable history of all winning lottery numbers.
Oklahoma drug officials recommend that expired prescription drugs be disposed of properly - Here is information on prescription drug disposal in Oklahoma City, how and where to get rid of dangerous expired medicine.
While the holidays are most definitely a festive time in Oklahoma City, it's important that doesn't spill over onto metro roads and highways. AAA provides a free service for members and nonmembers alike called "Tipsy Tow." If it's unsafe for you to drive after drinking at holiday parties, AAA will pick you up and even tow your vehicle home. Here are the details on this valuable road safety service in OKC.
The cost of living in Oklahoma City is considerably less than many metropolitan areas around the United States - Get information on the current cost of living index in Oklahoma City and find out how to compare the cost of living in Oklahoma City to other cities.
The Oklahoma City Council instituted a city utility bill charge beginning in October of 2009 that enrolls residents in EMSA's Total Care Ambulance coverage - Here are some frequently asked questions on the fee, what it covers and how to opt out if you choose.
If you are not having the kind of fishing luck you would like, look to a professional - The Oklahoma Department Wildlife Conservation maintains a list of licensed Oklahoma fishing guides that can help you find the best places to fish - Here is information on how to get an Oklahoma licensed fishing guide.
Allied Arts of Oklahoma City is now offering the 2007 OKCityCard, an entertainment discount card that benefits the arts throughout the OKC metro area. With over 160 partners, the OKCityCard can save purchasers hundreds of dollars at sporting events, museums, restaurants, retail establishments and more.