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Posted: Saturday, April 13, 2019 5:00 am


March of Dimes has scheduled a March for Babies today at Crossroads Church, 6901 E. Highway 191. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 9:50 a.m. Visit tinyurl.com/yxeluvkt.

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Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., has scheduled auditions from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, for those interested in joining the OC Music Department. Visit tinyurl.com/yyelhnra.

A Twin Cities fundraiser has been scheduled starting at noon today at Corky’s Bar & Grill, 6705 Andrews Highway. Activities include a car and truck show, live and silent auctions, live music, food and more. Visit tinyurl.com/yxkc3aco.

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Music City Mall, 4101 E. 42nd St., has scheduled A Tribute to Selena from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today. There will be performances by local talent: Maritza Marquez, Joanna Herrera, Brianna Rios, Crystal Garcia and Los Aguilas de Oro. Visit tinyurl.com/yy2tnbtz.

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The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Family movie time at 3:30 p.m. today. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

Consulere of the Permian Basin has scheduled a kickoff party today at Dos Amigos, 4700 Golder Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. Musical guests include the texicano folk rock punk and Murder Monroe. Call 559-2451 or visit consuleres.org.

MMA Throw Down in O-Town has been scheduled at 7 p.m. today at the Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information or tickets, visit tinyurl.com/y273rrql.

Farwest Event Center, 5850 W. University Blvd., Ste. 200, has scheduled Chihuahua Fest 2019 on today. Doors open at 8 p.m. There will be live music performances by Morro Y Su Reunion, Caballos Del Norte, Sol De Ojinaga, Vencedores Del Bravo and La Amistad Norteña. Call 381-9378 or visit tinyurl.com/y3zgre3w.

Connection Christian Church has scheduled two worship services, a classic service at 9 a.m. and a contemporary service at 11 a.m. Sunday at its new location at 4241 Tanglewood Lane. A free brunch will be served at 10 a.m. The events are open to the public. Call 332-2954 or visit www.odessaconnection.church.

The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled toddler story time at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

Compass Academy, 5530 Billy Hext Road, has scheduled the preliminary event for Compass Got Talent from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The talent show includes four divisions: kindergarten through second grade, third grade through fifth grade; sixth grade through eighth grade, and high school. Entry fee is $10 per act (not per person). Visit tinyurl.com/y6h35w99.

Carson & Barnes Circus has scheduled Circus Saurus from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Music City Mall, 4101 E. 42nd St. The event includes prehistoric fantasy world of dinosaurs and unicorns, jugglers, aerialists, clowns, elephants and more. Call 580-743-1841, email cbcircustrex@gmail.com or visit www.bigtopshow.com.

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The UTPB Ballet Folklorico has scheduled a spring show, “México en Movimiento” at 7 p.m. Monday at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland. Admission is free and open to the public. Visit tinyurl.com/yylapsq2.

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 a dance night featuring Black Gold from 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Monday at 208 E. VFW Lane. Admission is $5 for members and $6 for non-members. The dances are alcohol and smoke free events. Call Betty Berry at 528-6308.


The 41st annual West Texas Iris Society Show has been scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today in front of Dillard’s at the Old Navy entrance at the Midland Park Mall, 4511 N. Midkiff Road, Midland. Call 352-5483.

Healthy City has scheduled the fourth annual Food is Medicine seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland. Presenters will discuss the pillars of plant-based nutrition; the role of diet in preventing, arresting and reversing the top 15 causes of death in America; the effect of lifestyle in optimizing brain health and avoiding Alzheimer’s; and the benefits of plant-based nutrition for optimal sports performance and health. The seminar includes a delicious plant-based lunch, book signings and a Q&A session. Visit www.ourhealthycity.com/events/food-is-medicine-2019.

The seventh annual West Texas Symposium of History has been scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in Room 101 of the Marie Hall Academic Building at Midland College, 3600 N. Garfield St., Midland. The annual symposium offers a wonderful opportunity to showcase research of community college faculty and students. Participants will be able to ask questions and participate in discussion following each presentation. Admission is $5 and includes lunch and a copy of the West Texas Journal of History. MC students get in free with a valid MC student ID card. Call 685-6805 or visit midland.edu/symposium.

Midland YMCA, 800 N. Big Spring St., Midland, has scheduled the annual Healthy Kids Day from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. A Kid's Color Fun Run will start at 10 a.m. Race participation is free, but please call to pre-register and reserve a t-shirt. An Egg-Stravaganza egg hunt for children age 5 and under will start at 10:30 a.m., followed by an egg hunt for children ages 6-9 at 11 a.m. There will be community vendors, lots of fun activities for kids and concessions will be available for purchase. Activitiy bands for kids can be purchased for $10. Call 682-2551 or visit www.midlandymca.org.

Comanche Trails Wood Turners has scheduled a meeting from 10 a.m. to noon today at George Hancock’s shop, 1709 Clark St., Midland. Roger Person will discuss wood lathe tools, including when to use which tool and how to keep them sharp, and will also demonstrate a treadle lathe. The meeting is open to the public. Call 439-5343.

The West Texas Food Bank and Keep Midland Beautiful has scheduled Earth Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the West Texas Food Bank Midland Facility, 1601 Westcliff Drive, Midland. Sweet Potato Challenge for Kids and a sweet potato recipe demonstration will be included. Visit tinyurl.com/y3xlecgf.

Big Boys’ Toys 2019 benefitting MARC has been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. today at the Midland County Horseshoe Arena, Pavilion & Amphitheater, 2514 Arena Trail, Midland. The annual extravaganza includes dinner, drinks, a car show, live and silent auctions, and a country music concert featuring Easton Corbin. Visit tinyurl.com/y4k3hrbv.

La Hacienda Event Center, 12600 Texas 191 Frontage, Midland, has scheduled La Semesienta to perform today. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 563-3737 or 800-668-8080 or visit www.haciendamidland.com.

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The Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale has scheduled Choral Series: MOSC Chorale presents “Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance – A Concert Version” at 7:30 p.m. today at Midland College Wagner Brown Auditorium. Call 552-4437 or 800-514-3849 or visit mosc.org or www.wagnernoel.com.

Centennial Library, 2503 W. Loop 250 N., Midland, has scheduled a Teen Poetry Slam for teens age 13-19 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday in the Teen Bat Cave. Bring your poems, your lyrics, your whimsy, your passion and share it with other poets. Visit tinyurl.com/y2ugpcn5.


The Sul Ross Theatre Program has scheduled performances of the American tribal love-rock musical “Hair” at 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 20 at Sul Ross State University’s Marshall Auditorium, 400 N. Harrison St., Alpine. Patrons are advised that the musical contains profanity and adult content. Call 432-837-8218 or visit www.sulross.edu/theatre.

Museum of the Big Bend, 400 N. Harrison St., Alpine, has scheduled the 33rd annual “Trappings of Texas” exhibit through May 19. The exhibit features contemporary western art and custom cowboy gear. This year’s premier artist is Frank “Buddy” Knight of Marfa. A Chuck Wagon Breakfast will take place at 8 a.m. today at the Big Bend Saddlery, 2701 E. Highway 90, Alpine, free admission (reservations requested); noon to 1:30 p.m., Calf Fry Lunch at Spradley Hats (next to Big Bend Saddlery), free admission (reservations requested); TBA (throughout the day), talks and demonstrations at the Museum of the Big Bend; 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Trapping of Texas Ranch Round Up Party at the Que Dice/Stringfellow Ranch, $150 per person. Call 432-837-8143 or visit www.museumofthebigbend.com.


Andrews Senior Center, 310 W. Broadway St., Andrews, has scheduled a dance from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday. Call 432-523-5911.


The annual Keep Historic Fort Stockton Beautiful Trash-Off has been scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at James Rooney Memorial Park, Pit No. 4, 605 Old Cemetery Road, Fort Stockton. In conjunction with Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful, the annual clean-up event is an effort to beautify the community by removing tons of litter and trash from public spaces. Clean-up supplies, a t-shirt, door prizes and lunch will be provided for volunteers. Visit tinyurl.com/y4z6wfkz.

Leadership Fort Stockton has scheduled a Lip Sync Battle from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at The Garage Coffee, Music & More, 1110 N. Main St., Fort Stockton. The family friendly lip sync competition is your chance to show everyone your moves, costume making flair and what a show stopper you really are. The event is BYOB. Registration fee is $15 for all performing acts. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children (age 4-11). Children age 3 and under get in free. All proceeds will benefit Leadership Fort Stockton. Registration is required. Call 432-336-2264 or visit TheGarageTX.com or tinyurl.com/yxpmrzz3.

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.


Old Sorehead Trade Days Spring Show has been scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at 301 St. Peter St. in Downtown Stanton. There will be a variety of crafts and food vendors and activities for kids. Admission is free. Call 432-756-2006 or visit www.stantontex.com.


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