COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Week of April 1, 2018

ODESSA

EVENTS

Marfa Public Radio and West Texas Public Radio have scheduled All or Nothing: True Stories of Taking Big Risks, a live storytelling event, on Monday at The Rose Building, 415 N. Grant Ave.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for a happy hour party featuring a live DJ. Stories will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Participants will recount true stories of going for broke and reaching for the stars,

Beer will be provided courtesy of Big Bend Brewing Co.

For more information, call 432-729-4578 or visit www.marfapublicradio.org.

West Texas Young Democrats has scheduled a campaign kickoff and fundraiser at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Robert and Lori White, 107 The Villas.

Contribution levels range from $50 ($25 for Young Democrats) to $5,000.

Visit secure.actblue.com/donate/spencerkickoff.

The Odessa Chamber of Commerce has scheduled the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year and Business Hall of Fame Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Odessa Country Club, 1 Fairway Drive.

This year’s recipient is Billy Bassett, owner of Bassett Construction Inc.

Remaining tables are limited.

For more information, call Lynn Van Amburgh at 333-7862 or visit www.odessachamber.com.

A Bingo and Bubbly Ladies Luncheon benefiting the Harmony Home Children’s Advocacy Center has been scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6 at MCM Grande FunDome Hotel, 6201 E. Business I-20.

The event will include champagne, prizes, auction, bingo and more.

For tickets or table reservations, call Imelda Garcia at 432-333-5233 or email imelda@hhcac.org.

Keep Odessa Beautiful has scheduled the Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Noel Heritage Plaza, 320 W. Fifth St.

Join forces with the United Way and Odessa Arts for the United Way Day of Caring. Volunteers will help beautify the city by cleaning and cataloging the statues at Noel Heritage Plaza and around the city.

The cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by lunch and a “Glee meets Stomp” performance by the green-minded band ensemble Vocal Trash.

Lunch and supplies will be provided to all registered volunteers.

Visit www.keepodessabeautiful.org/DMWT to register.

Westlake ACE Hardware, 4652 E. University Blvd., has scheduled the grand opening of the expanded pet department and Hallmark Gold Crown department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

There will be pet adoptions through Lone Star Sanctuary, pet food samples, refreshments and Hallmark door prizes.

The first 100 attendees will receive a free Hallmark gift.

Call 368-7421.

The Ector County Sheriff’s Office has scheduled a Bustin’ for Badges pre-event from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Rosa’s Café & Tortilla Factory, 1701 N. County Road West.

Visit with deputies, and see a patrol unit and the MRAP, more commonly known as “The Beast” armored vehicle.

Raffle tickets will be available for a 2018 Polaris Ranger 500 UTV ($9,000 value), a Sagebrush 21 Gun Safe ($2,900 value) and a Howa 308 Rifle 20 inch Barrel Camo with scope and bipod ($1,135 value). Tickets are $20 each or six for $100.

Bustin’ for Badges helps local law enforcement by donating funds raised to buy needed equipment and supplies, such as bullet proof vests and laptops for patrol units.

St. Mary’s Central Catholic School, 1703 N. Adams Ave., has scheduled a Book Fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 9-13.

Basin PBS has scheduled an advance screening of an upcoming episode of the travel program “Two for the Road” that features West Texas adventurers Dusty and Nikki Green exploring Big Bend at 6:30 p.m. April 13 at the Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd.

The Greens will be in attendance for a meet and greet.

Admission is free and open to the public. RSVP is much appreciated.

Visit tinyurl.com/y87o4ar7.

Meals on Wheels of Odessa has scheduled the 20th annual Mudbug fundraiser from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 17 in Barn G at the Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway.

Mudbugs, shrimp, catfish and all the trimmings will be served.

Activities include live and silent auctions and live entertainment.

Cash bar will be available.

Call 333-6451.

The Life Center has scheduled a Lunch & Learn fundraiser with Dr. David L. Cook, a sport psychologist, author and speaker, at 11:45 a.m. April 19 at the MCM Grandé Hotel FunDome, 6201 Business I-20.

Sponsorships are available. The Life Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Visit thelifecenters.org.

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Flower Market 2018, a fundraising event, May 4-5 in the garden.

  • May 4: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Preview Party. There will be food, beverages, live music, early shopping at vendor books and first access to the plant and flower sale. Tickets are $35. Advance registration is required.
  • May 5: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Plant and Flower Sale. There will be a wide selection of plants, flowers, herbs, pots and more for sale, as well as demonstrations, food trucks, music and family art activities.
  • May 5: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Community Art Day with Earth Day activities and free hands-on art stations for all ages.
  • May 5: An Evening in the Garden. There will be plants and flowers for sale, along with music, food trucks, a cash bar, artisan vendors and more. Tickets are $15 (includes one drink).

The museum will begin selling raffle tickets during the Preview Party for a trip for two to Brandywine Valley in the picturesque Pennsylvania countryside. Tickets are $50 each and include airfare, hotel and car rental for four days and four nights and a $500 gift card to be used toward dining and other entertainment.

Admission is free and open to the public (unless otherwise stated).

For more information, call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

Parks Legado Town Center Plaza, 7260 E. Highway 191, has scheduled a Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, and Sept. 8.

For more information, visit parkslegado.com.

CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS

H2i Coalition has scheduled lunch meetings for the Here to Impact Ector County program from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, through Dec. 6, at the Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse, 120 E. Second St.

H2i engages and serves the community through education and prevention of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in order to build a stronger united community.

Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP with Sara Tomlinson at stomlinson@pbrcada.org.

For more information, call 333-4100.

Saturday Morning Club for families with children age 5 years old and younger has been scheduled from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Boys & Girls Club of Odessa, 800 E. 13th St.

Family activities include crafts, games and food. Siblings of all ages are welcome.

Events may be held at other locations some Saturdays. Get weekly updates by texting BGC Odessa to number 313131, and receive a weekly update of time, location and activities.

Call 337-8389 or email judith@basinkids.org.

Geek Club Inc., 2817 JBS Parkway, Suit
e A201, a community of geeks of all ages in Odessa providing a shared space for members to meet friends who have common interests and hobbies, is seeking new members. The club offers a market for games and collectibles, and organizes social functions and gaming tournaments. Members can receive discounted products from distributors and can buy, sell and trade games, collectibles and other geek merchandise with other members.

For more information, call 770-3178 or visit www.facebook.com/GeekClubInc.

The Permian Basin Genealogical Society meets from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month, except for November and December, at Bethany Christian Church, 4522 N. Everglade Ave.

Call 559-9807 or visit www.permiangen.org or www.facebook.com/permianbasingenealogicalsociety.

The Permian Basin Community Service Organization meets at 11:45 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Mi Piaci Italian Restaurant, 2607 N. Grandview Ave. Call 210-7234.

The Monday Senior Bridge Club meets from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Monday at the Northside Senior Center, 13th Street and Adams Avenue.

Call 337-5281.

The Odessa Chapter No. 447 Order of the Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month (first Monday only in November and December) at the Andy G. Vaughn Masonic Lodge No. 1421, 3017 Mercedes Ave. Call 557-2058 or visit www.agv1421.org.

Permian Basin Depression Glass Club meets at 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of each month at First Christian Church, activities building, 601 N. Lee Ave.

Call 580-5800.

The Odessa Optimist Club meets for lunch at noon Fridays in the community room on the second floor of Odessa College’s Student Union Building.

Visitors are welcome.

Call 362-1964.

Area Rotary Clubs meet at the following times:

  • The Odessa Rotary Club meets at noon each Wednesday at the Odessa College Joe Zant Community Room. Call 335-6684.
  • The Odessa East Rotary Club meets at noon each Thursday at Ellen Noel Art Museum at 4909 E. University Blvd.

Call 559-0976.

  • The Greater Odessa Rotary Club meets for breakfast at 7 a.m. each Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel, 5321 JBS Parkway. Call 559-9489.

Toastmasters International Club of District 23, Area 63 meets at the following time and place.

  • Odessa Toastmasters Club No. 7072 meets from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at BB&T, 618 N. Texas Ave., in the conference room on the second floor.

Call 638-1299 or visit www.toastmasters.org/Find-a-Club/00007072-00007072 or www.facebook.com/odessatoastmasters.

Area Lions Clubs meet at the following times and places:

  • The Odessa Westside Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at Westwood Baptist Church, 2600 E. Eighth St.
  • The Grandview Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 401 N. West County Road.
  • The Odessa Barrios Lions Club meets at 9 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of each month at Mi Casa Restaurant, 1301 N. West County Road.
  • The Odessa Downtown Lions Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at the club building, 1101 N. Whitaker Ave.
  • The Odessa Ante Meridian Lions Club meets at 8 a.m. Saturdays at Mi Casa Restaurant, 1301 N. West County Road.

CLASSES

The Odessa Police Department, 205 N. Grant Ave., has scheduled a women’s self-defense class from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the classroom on the first floor.

The class is intended for women, 18 years of age or older, who want to learn basic self-defense.

There is no cost, but the class is limited to the first 14 applicants.

The deadline to register for the class is Monday.

Email ddevolin@odessa-tx.gov or visit www.odessapd.com.

City of Odessa has scheduled yoga classes from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through May 3, at the Lawndale Community Center, 9201 Rainbow Drive.

The eight-week yoga program is for adults (18 years and older).

Classes are $5 each for participants who register in advance online. Drop-ins are welcome and will be charged $10 per class.

For more information or to register online, visit OdessaTXParks.org/yoga.

The Odessa Police Department has scheduled the 25th session of the Citizen’s Police Academy from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday nights, through May 24.

The 16 week academy is designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Odessa Police Department. The instruction is comprehensive and covers different divisions each week. The goal is to educate the public about the OPD and to increase the rapport between citizens and police officers.

For more information, visit www.odessapd.com.

Interfaith Service (Sewing) Council, 910 S. Grant Ave., is inviting sewers and quilters to participate in open sewing and get assistance with sewing projects from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Sewing machines (Berninas), quilting rulers and cutters and scissors will be provided.

Thursday is primarily for quilters.

Call 332-4800 or email Mary Jane Malone at mjmalone@cableone.net.

West Texas Legends in Line, a social line dancing group, has scheduled several line dancing classes for people interested in learning how to line dance.

All levels of dancers are welcome. Beginner, intermediate and advanced dances will be fully demonstrated.

Shoes with slick soles (like cowboy boots) are encouraged.

Visit http://tinyurl.com/zs738fo.

Yang Style Tai Chi classes have been scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4001 E. University Blvd. Call 631-5051.

M.A.D. Children has scheduled classes from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at 810 N. Dixie Blvd.

Register from noon to 6 p.m. daily at M.A.D., 810 N. Dixie Blvd.

Call 272-5834 or 272-5812 or 325-455-4990.

Love To Dance Studio, 2817 JBS Parkway, Suite E-1, has scheduled Ballroom/Latin, Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia Pegadas, Country Two Step, Belly Dance group and Zumba classes.

Private lessons are also available.

Call 349-1472 or visit www.lovetodancestudio.com.

Ballet Folklorico Viva Mexico Dance Studio, 1212 W. 10th St., has scheduled Folklorico dance classes for all ages.

For the current class schedule, call 438-2590.

The Midland/Odessa Dance Club offers dance lessons from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Monday at the Moose Lodge, 2711 N. Dixie Blvd. Dances include the waltz, two-steps, swing and line dances.

Call 638-3707 or email rlandreth638@gmail.com.

West Texas Dance Club has scheduled dance nights with a live band from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 208 E. VFW Lane.

The following live bands have been scheduled to perform in April.

  • Thursday: Johnny and Suzy.
  • April 12: Lonesome Road.
  • April 19: Black Gold.
  • April 26
    :
    Lonesome Road.

Bring a meat dish, vegetable, salad or dessert for the Birthday Night potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month.

Admission is $5 for members and $6 for non-members.

The dances are alcohol and smoke free events.

Call Betty Berry at 528-6308.

Ector County Friday Night Dance has scheduled dance nights with a live band from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave.

Admission is $5. Visitors are welcome.

The dances are alcohol and smoke free events.

Call 337-5281.

MIDLAND

EVENTS

A clay shoot benefitting the Life Center Foundation has been scheduled at 9 a.m. Friday at Jake’s Clays, 13301 FM 1379, Midland.

Individual, team and bronze, silver, gold and platinum sponsorships are available. The Life Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Visit thelifecenters.org.

Midland Park Mall, 4511 N. Midkiff Road, Midland, has scheduled the Miss Sunburst Pageant and Beautiful Baby Contest at 1 p.m. April 8.

The contest is open to boys and girls ages infant to three years, and girls ages four to 27 years.

Participants can win trophies, crowns, sashes and banners, as well as the chance to compete for a share of more than $2 million in cash, bonds and prizes at the state and international levels.

Winners at the mall will receive their entry fee paid into the Sunburst Texas State Finals in May.

Visit www.sunburstbeauty.com for entry forms or pick one up at the mall.

Healthy City has scheduled the third annual Food is Medicine seminar at 8 a.m. April 14 at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland.

Leading healthcare professionals in the world of plant-based nutrition will discuss how to take the “DIE” out of your diet by using plant-based nutrition to prevent and reverse cardiovascular disease and Type II diabetes. Learn how to stock your kitchen, plan meals and prepare healthy and delicious meals for yourself and your family.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) and Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available, courtesy of Midland Memorial Hospital.

Lunch is included.

For tickets, visit www.ourhealthycity.com or tinyurl.com/yagloksw.

Midland County Child Welfare Board has scheduled the Blue Ribbon Run X from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 14 at Midland Memorial Stadium, 2001 W. Cuthbert Ave., Midland. Enter the main parking lot via North N. Street.

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Races start at 8:30 a.m.

There will be door prizes, face painting for kids, breakfast burritos and more. The event is dog and stroller friendly.

Visit www.raceplanner.com/register/index/AIX30DU3DEXWKQB to register online by noon April 11.

Hilton Garden Inn Midland, 1301 N. Loop 250 W., Midland, has scheduled a Traveling Comic Book Store from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21.

There will be collectible comic books, toys and everything else you would expect to find at a comic book store.

Guests will be entered into a drawing for a $100 shopping spree to be drawn at 3:30 p.m.

Admission is $5.

Call Kenneth Simpson at 432-212-4552 or visit www.facebook.com/kennyscomics.

The Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled Astronomy Day: Celebrating Women in Science on April 21.

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Family activities including an Astronaut Training Camp, a SpaceXplore rocket design competition, a star talk and fun crafts.
  • 4 p.m.: Special guest Colonel Eileen Collins, the first female to pilot a U.S. spacecraft, will lead a Relativity lecture and announce the winner of the SpaceXplore competition.

Call 683-2882 or visit museumsw.org/astronomy-day.

The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled an Arlen Edgar Distinguished Lecture, “Dare to be Different” with speaker Robbie Gries at 7 p.m. April 24.

Gries is the president of Priority Oil & Gas, LLC, the first woman president of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and author of “Anomalies: Pioneering Women in Petroleum Geology (1917-2017).”

Refreshments will be provided. Admission is free. Seating is limited.

Call 683-4403 or visit pbpetro.org.

The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled Family Science Night: Planet Earth from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 26.

Activities include more than 20 stations with hands-on experiments and educational demonstrations for the entire family.

Admission is free. Refreshments will be provided.

Call 683-4403 or visit www.pbpetro.org.

The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled STEAM Sprouts mini camps for children ages 4-5.

  • June 6-7: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., STEAM Sprouts in Nature.
  • June 13-14: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., STEAM Sprouts Lego Maker.

Pre-registration is required. The cost per child is $40 for museum members and $50 for non-members.

Call 683-4403 or visit www.pbpetro.org.

The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled Movie Maker Mondays for children ages 6-12 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Monday, June 11 through July 2.

  • June 11: “The Incredibles” (PG).
  • June 18: “The LEGO Batman Movie” (PG).
  • June 25: “Cars 3” (G).
  • July 2: “Coco” (PG).

Each camp will include a fun animated movie, popcorn, hands-on experiments, engineering/maker challenges, creative activities and games.

Pre-registration is required. The cost per child is $10 for museum members and $15 for non-members.

Call 683-4403 or visit www.pbpetro.org.

The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled summer science camps for children ages 6-8.

The following three-day camps will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday-Friday.

  • June 20-22: 9 a.m. to noon, Wild About Science.
  • June 27-29: 9 a.m. to noon, To Infinity… and Beyond!

Students will engage in age-appropriate experiments, creative activities and robotic design challenges that are designed to get young minds excited about science.

Pre-registration is required. The cost per child is $60 for museum members and $75 for non-members.

Call 683-4403 or visit www.pbpetro.org.

The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled summer science camps for children ages 8-12.

The following four-day camps will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Monday-Thursday.

  • July 9-12: Powered by Science.
  • July 23-26: Rocks and Rockets.
  • Aug. 6-9: STEM-gineering.

Students will engage in age-appropriate experiments, creative activities and robotic design challenges that are designed to get young minds excited about science.

Pre-registration is required. The cost per child is $80 for museum members and $100 for non-members.

Call 683-4403 or visit www.pbpetro.org.

The Midland Humane Coalition will be administering microchips at Yappy Hour from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at The Beer Garden, 7112 W. Highway 80, Midland.

The cost is $20 per chip.

Profits go towards helping homeless pets find their forever homes.

The chip website to register pets is www.idtag.com.

For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/y8k8w98z.

CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS

Comanche Trails Wood Turners has scheduled a meeting from 10 a.m. to noon April 14 at George Hancock’s shop, 1709 Clark St., Midland.

Loy Cornett will demonstrate the steps required for segmented turning on the wood lathe.

The meeting is open to the public.

Call 439-5343.

The Midland Gem and Mineral Society, 602 S. Main St., Midland, has scheduled “Open Shop Night” for members and the public from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays.

Guests can watch members cut rocks and work on lapidary projects.

Visit www.midlandgemandmineral.org.

The Midland Desk and Derrick Club, a member of the international Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs, meets the second Thursday of each month at Ranchland Country Club, 1600 E. Wadley Ave., Midland.

Social hour starts at 5:45 p.m. and dinner starts at 6 p.m., followed by the program.

Dinner is $20 and is optional. Reservations are required.

Programs are educational in nature and focus on the oil and gas industry. Annual dues are $60.

Call Joyce Nolly at 889-4426 or email Brenda Norman at bnorman10@sbcglobal.net.

Permian Basin Poetry Society meets for open mic night from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month at The Ground Floor Coffee Shop, 203 W. Wall St., No. 104, Midland.

The society and others will be sharing poetry, spoken word, music and comedy. Admission is free.

Call 349-5042, email kopykat@grandecom.net or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.org.

Permian Basin Poetry Society meets for a writer’s round table at 2 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month at The Ground Floor Coffee Shop, 203 W. Wall St., No. 104, Midland.

Writers of all genres are welcome. Admission is free.

Call 349-5042, email kopykat@grandecom.net or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.org.

The Midland Palette Club, 907 W. Wadley Ave., Midland, meets at 9 a.m. to noon each Tuesday except on monthly meeting days. Local and area artists are welcomed to bring supplies and paint. Club dues are $35 a year and are due in October and welcomes artists of all levels.

Call 699-3209 or 687-6854 or visit www.paletteclubmidland.com.

Overeaters Anonymous Meetings for all eating disorders (bulimia, bingeing, obsessive/compulsive eating or anorexia) have been scheduled in room 117 at Midland Centennial Public Library, 2503 W. Loop 250 N., Midland, at the following times:

  • Tuesdays: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 12 Step Workshop and Study Guide (new).
  • Saturdays: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Topic Meeting.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Call 553-1031 or visit www.oa.org.

Toastmasters International Clubs of District 44, Areas 11 and 12 have meetings at the following times and places.

  • Permian Toastmasters meets at noon Thursdays at Wurster, Armstrong & Williamson, 6 Desta Drive, Suite 2800, Midland. Call 683-5474.
  • Pop-Ups meets at 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, corner of A and Illinois avenues. Call 522-2716.
  • Tall City meets at noon on every first and third Thursday at Campfire USA, 2408 N. Big Spring St., Midland. Call 620-0282 or 684-6034.
  • Wall Street meets at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Midland County Public Library, 301 W. Missouri Ave. Call 368-5517 or 620-5638.

Visit www.toastmasters.org.

CLASSES

The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled Building Bots – Robotics and Engineering Fun Lab for students in kindergarten through sixth grade from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates.

  • Tuesday and May 1: Kindergarten through second grade.
  • April 17 and May 15: Third grade through sixth grade.

Pre-registration is required. The cost per student for each class is $25 for Petroleum Museum members and $30 for non-members.

Call 683-4403 or visit www.pbpetro.org.

America’s SBDC has scheduled a QuickBooks seminar (online version) from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at UTPB’s Center for Energy and Economic Diversification (CEED) Building, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland.

Learn how to keep track of your business finances with QuickBooks Online.

Cost is $49 at the door.

For more information, call 552-2455 or visit www.utpbsbdc.org.

Midland-Odessa Dance Club has scheduled its annual dance workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 14 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 4601 Neely Ave., Midland.

Registration starts at 9 a.m.

Ray and Ronnie Reynosa of Love to Dance Studio will present Country Two Step and Waltz instruction for beginners and intermediate dancers.

Cost is $20. Lunch is included.

The evening dance will feature the Dusty Creek Band from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Ballroom.

Cost is $10 per person. Bring snacks for your table.

Call 638-3707.

Lacy J Pilates & Fitness Studio, 3211 W. Wadley Ave., Suite 13, Midland, has scheduled a variety of group classes including the original Chair30, Barre30, Core30, a variety of yoga and Zumba.

Classes are available for all levels and ages throughout the day.

For the current schedule or information, visit www.lacyjpilates.com.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Small Business Development Center has scheduled QuickBooks classes from 9 a.m. to noon every first and third Wednesday of each month at the SBDC office at the CEED Building, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland.

Art Quest, 700 Andrews Highway, Ste. D, Midland, is offering classes for children and adults on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week.

Cost is $75 per month for each child (includes supplies) and $70 per month for adults.

Class schedules and descriptions are available online.

Call 682-2469 or visit www.artquesttx.com.

The Permian Basin Dance Club has scheduled dance nights with a live band from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays at the Crown Royal Club, 1110 E. Scharbauer Drive, Midland.

The following live bands have been scheduled to perform in April.

  • Tuesday: Tommy and The Boys.
  • April 10: Lonesome Road.
  • April 17: Johnny and Suzy.
  • April 24: Black Gold.

Admission is $6 for members and $8 for guests.

Call 631-6125 or email maxking@mygrande.net.

West Texas Legends in Line, a social line dancing group, has scheduled line dancing classes for people interested in learning how to line dance from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Midland Senior Center, 3303 W. Illinois Ave., Suite 18, Midland.

All levels of dancers are welcome. Beginner, intermediate and advanced dances will be fully demonstrated.

Shoes with slick soles (like cowboy boots) are encou
raged.

Admission is free.

Visit www.meetup.com/WestTexasLegendsInLine.

FORT STOCKTON

CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS

Helping Hands Support Group for the West Texas Desert Council of the American Council of the Blind meets at 1:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Senior Citizen Center, 1010 W. 14th St., Fort Stockton. Call 432-336-3648 or 432-290-2966.

MONAHANS

CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS

The Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church.

PECOS

CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS

The Rotary Club meets at noon on Thursdays at the Pecos Valley Country Club.

STANTON

EVENTS

The fifth annual Bustin’ for Badges clay shooting event has been scheduled April 27-28 at Windwalker Farms in Stanton.

The event benefits local law enforcement for Odessa and Midland and helps pay for needed equipment and supplies.

Raffle tickets are available for a 2018 Polaris Ranger 500 UTV ($9,000 value), a Sagebrush 21 Gun Safe ($2,900 value) and a Howa 308 Rifle 20 inch Barrel Camo with scope and bipod ($1,135 value). Tickets are $20 each or six for $100, and can be purchased during regular business hours at the front desk at the Odessa Police Department or by calling 335-3322.

For more information or to register for the clay shoot, call 571-3462 or visit www.bustinforbadges.org.

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