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Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:00 am

Pool Parties

The City of Odessa has scheduled two pool parties from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Thursday and Aug. 1 at the following locations.

Thursday: Sherwood Aquatic Center, 4520 N. Dixie Blvd.

Aug. 1: Woodson Aquatic Center, 1020 E. Murphy Road.

There will be free door-prizes, contests, dancing and free watermelon.

Admission is free for ages 0 to 11 months old, $2.50 per child ages 1-18, $4 for adults ages 19-64 and free for ages 65 and older.

For more information, call 368-3548 or email recreation@odessa-tx.gov.


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Talent show

The Ector County Library has scheduled Musical Stars Come Out at Night Talent Show at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Noel Heritage Plaza, 305 W. Fifth St.

There will be food trucks.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 332-0633.


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Back to School Supply Drive

First Basin Credit Union has kicked off the fourth annual Back to School Supply Drive benefitting the children of the Rainbow Room of the Permian Basin.

The Rainbow Room works with Child Protective Services and helps foster children, and all other children involved in CPS care, throughout Midland, Odessa, Andrews and surrounding counties.

Items needed are backpacks, folders, spiral notebooks, pens/pencils, binders, highlighters, glue, sticks, tissues, hand sanitizer, markers, crayons, rulers, scissors and headphones.

Donation deadline is July 31.

Donations as well as monetary donations are welcome any of the following of the First Basin branches locations: 4217 N. Grandview Ave., 2740 N. County Road West, 1010 E. Eighth St., 713 Golder Ave., in Odessa; 3316 Midland Drive and 5509 Andrews Highway, in Midland; and 1205 N.E. First St., in Andrews.

For information regarding The Rainbow Room or the school supply drive, call Crystale Galindo at 232-0547 or Janet Sotelo at 248-1443, from the FBCU marketing team.


>> firstbasin.com

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