COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Week of April 22, 2018

ODESSA

EVENTS

Tractor Supply, 7800 E. Highway 191 and 1511 W. I-20, is looking for local vendors to participate in its spring Market Day event at its Odessa locations on May 12.

Vendors with expertise in everything from homemade crafts, candles and soaps to honey, eggs, produce, baked goods, gardening, furniture and more are encouraged to sign up.

Nonprofit organizations and food trucks are also encouraged to register.

Vendors will be able showcase their goods free of charge in tented areas near the storefront.

Registration closes May 9.

Go by the store locations, or visit TSCEventPartners.com.

The annual Ector County Independent School District Horticulture Spring Pant Sale has been scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, through May 17, at the ECISD Administrative Offices Building, 104 S. Grandview Ave.

Plants will also be sold from 8 a.m. to noon May 12.

There are a variety of plants available, including geraniums, succulents, spider plants, wandering jews and an assortment of hanging baskets.

The 2018 Pathways Career and Transfer Expo has been scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday in the back gym of the Odessa College Sports Center, 201 W. University Blvd.

Meet with representatives from multiple companies and colleges, including UTPB, Texas Tech University and Angelo State University. They will be available to discuss admissions, housing, financial aid, scholarships, degree plans and more.

Visit http://bit.ly/2EcGlGU to learn more about attending employers.

For more information, call Lorinda Tercero at 335-6756 or email ltercero@odessa.edu.

Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled the following events in April.

  • Tuesday: 10 a.m., Storytime and craft (letter Z).
  • Wednesday: 2:30 p.m., Excel basics.
  • Thursday: 10:30 a.m., Baby storytime; 4:30 p.m., after school storytime and craft.

Call 332-0633 or visit www.ector.lib.tx.us.

The Pilot Club of Odessa’s Administrative Professionals Luncheon and Style Show has been scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in Building G at Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway.

Lunch will be catered by the Odessa Chuck Wagon Gang. Style show fashions provided by Kirby’s Kloset, and emceed by Tatum Hubbard.

Proceeds will benefit Ector County Project Lifesaver, Meals on Wheels, West Texas Cancer Center “Look Good, Feel Good” Shop, Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Camp and Hard Hats for Little Heads.

Tickets are $35 each. Tables can be purchased for $500 (seats eight).

For more information or tickets, email Jaye Nabarrette at jayen@permianenterprises.com.

Permian Basin Restaurant Association has scheduled the annual Silver Spoon Awards Banquet and TRA President’s Dinner from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Odessa Country Club, 1 Fairway Drive.

The event will shine a spotlight on food service individuals who excel in their commitment to provide great service and help make dining out an experience to remember.

Support PBRA events to positively impact the community through food service industry advocacy and financial support of high school and college culinary educational programs, grants and scholarships.

Sponsorship information available.

For more information, call 847-7257.

A sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies has been scheduled Saturday and April 29-30.

With the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texans can purchase certain items tax-free throughout the weekend. There’s no limit on the number of qualifying items that can be purchased.

These items may include batteries, fuel containers and flashlights priced at less than $75; hurricane shutters and emergency ladders priced at less than $300; and portable generators priced at less than $3,000.

For a list of supplies that may be purchased tax-free, visit tinyurl.com/kzr5bdh.

A Book Fair benefitting the UTPB Music Department has been scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 2617 W. Loop 250 N., Midland.

Mention the UTPB Music Dept. to help them build their scholarship fund.

Home Hospice’s 13th annual Butterfly Release and Family Celebration has been scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Globe Theatre, 2308 Shakespeare Road.

Family and friends can share stories and memories of loved ones during a public memorial service. Names will be read during the service, and butterflies will be released. Live butterflies will be handed out to participants at no cost.

There will be live musical and refreshments.

CASA of the Permian Basin Area has scheduled a lunch and learn from noon to 1 p.m. April 30 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4001 E. University Blvd.

There are many children in foster care who need a caring adult to advocate for their best interest in the court system. Learn how you can help abused and neglected children in Ector County.

Lunch will be provided. Everyone is welcome.

The Education Foundation of Odessa has scheduled an Inspiration Showcase, come and go event, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. April 30 at George H.W. Bush New Tech Odessa, 300 E. 29th St.

Come see the impact made in Ector County Independent School District. through donor dollars during the 2017-2018 school year.

For more information, call 456-7059.

The Odessa High School Orchestra has scheduled a fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 1 at True Texas BBQ, 2501 W. University Blvd.

During the event, 10 percent of barbeque menu sales, including take-out and delivery orders, will be donated to the OHS Orchestra.

For delivery, visit www.Texastogo.com.

X-Out Youth Leadership Coalition has scheduled an informative meeting for teens from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 1 on the eighth floor of Prosperity Bank, 620 N. Grant Ave., Suite 802.

Come and learn how you can become a teen leader for the coalition, a program of the Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

Teens must be between the ages of 12 and 17, and must be drug free.

Tacos will be served for Taco Tuesday. RSVP is required.

Call 333-4100.

A West Texas Jobs hiring event has been scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 at Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway.

For more information, call 563-9102.

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 includ
e 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.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has scheduled the 2018 Walk MS at 9 a.m. May 5 at Sherwood Park, 4819 N. Everglade Ave.

Team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis.

For more information, call the Fundraising Support Center at 1-855-372-1331, email FundraisingSupport@nmss.org or visit secure.nationalmssociety.org.

Full Throttle Racing and Collectibles, 5014 Andrews Highway, has scheduled the seventh annual Classic Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5.

Registration starts at 9 a.m. Awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m., followed by raffles.

Vehicle registration fee is $20.

Food and drinks are available with donation.

All proceeds collected during the event will be donated to S.H.A.R.E. (Sharing Hands: A Respite Experience).

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, Suite 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 at 10 a.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month, except for November and December, at Distinctive Funeral Choices, 1506 N. Grandview Ave.

Call Barbara Wilson at 332-8221 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

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. Wednesdays at 208 E. VFW Lane.

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

  • Wednesday: Lonesome Road.

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

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

  • Friday: Goodtimers.

Admission is $5. Visitors are welcome.

The dances are alcohol and smoke free events.

Call 337-5281.

MIDLAND

EVENTS

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

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. Thursday.

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.

Beautifully Broken Women’s Conference has been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, 901 Midland Drive, Midland.

Guest speaker will be Christy Johnson.

Registration fee is $10. Registration fee including childcare (ages 0-5 only) is $15.

For more information or to register, visit www.cornerstonemidland.com/beautifully-broken.

Permian Basin Autism SHARE Walk 2018 has been scheduled starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Grande Communications Stadium, 801 N. Loop 250 W., Midland.

There will be a resource fair featuring local providers that can answer questions.

All of the money raised will remain local and will benefit SHARE.

To register a walk team, join an existing walk team or make a donation, visit http://spc.convio.net/autismsharewalk2018.

A Book Fair has been scheduled to help build a scholarship fund from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 2617 W. Loop 250 N., Midland. Mention the UTPB Music Department.

Sibley Nature Center, 1307 E. Wadley Ave., Midland, has scheduled the Sibley Nature Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

There will be live demonstrations, trail walks and more for the whole family; and stories, crafts and activities for kids.

Admission is free.

For more information, visit sibleynaturecenter.org.

Centennial Library, 2503 W. Loop 250 N. Midland, has scheduled a book signing with Jimmy Patterson, author of “Midland A to Z: The History and Culture of Midland for Young Readers,” from 1:30 p.m. to 3: p.m. Saturday.

Call 742-7400 or visit www.co.midland.tx.us/departments/lib.

Midland Athletic Company has scheduled a Cinco de Mayo 5K at 9 a.m. May 5 at Neme’s Cocina Fresca, 4401 N. Big Spring St., Midland.

Check-in starts at 8 a.m.

The course will be a loop of 3.1 miles on commercial roads into Claydesta.

After the race, there will be a burrito buffet and beverages for runners at Neme’s, along with raffles for Midland Athletic Co. merchandise.

The event will benefit 3:11 Ministries. All donations received by runners will be matched dollar for dollar by Midland Athletic Co.

Registration fee is $40.

Visit www.active.com/midland-tx/running/distance-running-races/cinco-de-mayo-5k-2018.

The Midland Rockhounds Cinco de Mayo Victory Run has been scheduled at 5:30 p.m. May 5 at Security Bank Ballpark, 5514 Champions Drive, Midland.

Check-in starts at 4:30 p.m.

All proceeds from the walk/run will benefit cancer patients in the Permian Basin through Gifts of Hope.

For more information, call Courtney Ortiz at 520-2255, email cortiz@midlandrockhounds.org or visit www.raceplanner.com/register/index/Apache-12-Annual-Cinco-de-Mayo-Victory-Run-Walk.

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, han
ds-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

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.

  • May 1: Kindergarten through second grade.
  • 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.

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: 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 Cent
er, 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 encouraged.

Admission is free.

Visit www.meetup.com/WestTexasLegendsInLine.

ANDREWS

EVENTS

Home Hospice’s 13th annual Butterfly Release and Family Celebration has been scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 29 at the B&B Building, corner of SW 13th St. and Avenue E, Andrews.

Family and friends can share stories and memories of loved ones during a public memorial service. Names will be read during the service, and butterflies will be released. Live butterflies will be handed out to participants at no cost.

There will be live musical and refreshments.

BIG SPRING

EVENTS

Home Hospice’s 13th annual Butterfly Release and Family Celebration has been scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today in Garrett Hall at First United Methodist Church, 400 Scurry St., Big Spring.

Family and friends can share stories and memories of loved ones during a public memorial service. Names will be read during the service, and butterflies will be released. Live butterflies will be handed out to participants at no cost.

There will be live musical and refreshments.

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 Friday and Saturday 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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