Quick Hits May 17

Volunteer training

Rays of Hope Children’s Grief Centre, 900 W. Wall St., Midland, has scheduled volunteer training from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Volunteer positions are available in HopeWorks, Tools of Expression, or summer camps programming.

Lunch will be provided.

RSVP to jmorgan@raysofhopemidland.org or call 684-5437.




Evening of Percussion

The Odessa High School Broncho Band has scheduled the 15th annual Evening of Percussion at 7 p.m. Saturday at the OHS Performing Arts Center, 1301 Dotsy Ave.

The event features guest artists Lalo Davila and Fausto Cuevas, along with percussion students from OHS and Crockett, Bowie and Ector Middle Schools.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 and under.

For more information, call Jimmy Olague at 553-1130 or Jennifer Anderson at 288-3911.




Dispose of bulky unwanted items

Citizens have the opportunity to legally dispose of bulky unwanted items for free.

A Bulk Item Drop-Off Center has been established at the City’s Recycling Center, 814 West 42nd Street. Citizens can drop off unwanted bulky items Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and on Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

The Bulk Item Center is an opportunity for citizens to help keep Odessa clean and safe.

Accepted items include electronics, furniture, appliances, mattresses and other large items that do not fit in dumpsters.

Bulky items illegally dumped are dangerous and unsightly. Large items placed beside dumpsters can prevent trucks from emptying the containers.

For more information, call Solid Waste at 368-3510.

For a complete list of accepted items go online.