Quick hits

Planet Troopers

Keep Odessa Beautiful is inviting children ages 8 to 12 to join Planet Troopers and help clean up the local city parks this summer.

KOB will conduct three clean up events from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at McKinney Park; June 22 at Sherwood Park; and July 13 at Floyd Gwin Park.

T-shirts, lunch and supplies will be provided to all registered children. Participants will also receive a goodie bag.

Individual registration will be required per child.

Go online to register or for more information, call 335-4686.


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Tree giveaway

The Odessa Neighborhood ShadeMakers Tree Giveaway Program focuses on giving trees for residential neighborhoods.

Five-gallon trees will be made available free to residents. The homeowners agree to pick up, plant, and care for their free tree. The objective is to instill pride and ownership, care for the environment, and beautify our neighborhoods. Trees are available to be picked up from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at McKinney, 625 W. Pool Road.

Trees available are on a first-come first-served basis.

Go online to register.


>> tinyurl.com/y3d73tqo


Free movies

The City of Odessa Parks Department has scheduled a free Movie in the Park featuring “Sergeant Stubby” (PG) at dark on Friday at Floyd Gwin Park, 1015 N. County Road West.

Cartoons will begin around 8:45 p.m. The movie is scheduled to begin at dark. Admission is free and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Concessions will be available. Call 368-3548, email recreation@odessa-tx.gov.


>> OdessaTXParks.org