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Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019 5:30 am

ODESSA

>> Job Fairs Now has scheduled a job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Ector County Coliseum, 4201 N. Andrews Highway. Representatives will be available from ROWC Energy, Distribution NOW, CP Energy, Badger Mining, ASCO and more. Call 695-4488 or visit tinyurl.com/y66bbzab.

>> Horses, Hearts, and Hands (H3), 12044 E. Goldenrod Drive, Gardendale, has scheduled Equine Education for Kids from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today. This event will teach the kids how to behave around the horses, groom and basic horseback riding theory. There will also be a few horse related activities. Horse treats will be provided. This event is limited to 15 children, first come first serve. Registration is required. Donation of $25 per child will go to help care for the horses. Tax receipts will be provided for all donations. For those interested in riding lessons, feel free to discuss with H3 representatives. This event is not a riding event. Led pony rides and photos for kids ages 2 to 8 or 9 to a maximum of 75 pounds only. H3 is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit offering Equine Assisted Therapy to the disabilities and the veteran communities. Call 352-5070 or visit tinyurl.com/yyxls9sz or horsesheartsandhands.com.

>> Ector County Independent School District has scheduled a job fair from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at the George H.W. Bush New Tech, 300 E. 29th St. Hiring for all professional and non-professional vacancies: Teachers, counselors, SPED staff, administrators, substitute, para-professionals such as classroom aide, clerks, secretaries, maintenance, custodial, cafeteria and transportation. Bring resumes, principals and departments will have representatives there ready to interview qualified candidates. Visit tinyurl.com/y4f4o2qu.

>> The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled a Summer Film Series that includes award-winning films selected by Odessa College Mass Communications Assistant Professor Harlan Whatley. Film screenings have been scheduled at 6:30 p.m. today, July 13 and Aug. 13. For today: “The Horse’s Mouth” (1958). Directed by Ronald Neame, the dramatic feature film stars Alec Guinness as the eccentric London artist, Gulley Jimson. Guinness wrote the screenplay, based on the 1944 novel “The Horse’s Mouth” by Joyce Cary. The will be followed by discussions. Refreshments will be provided. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org or tinyurl.com/y3bvfdr5.

>> Rolling 7’s Ranch Event Center, 11700 W. County Road 122, has scheduled Prophets & Outlaws to perform today. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 741-2317 or visit http://r7rec.com/calendar.

>> 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 or visit OdessaTXParks.org.

>> New Dawn Fellowship in partnership with Children's Miracle Network and Family Promise of Midland & Odessa, has scheduled Hitting For Hope Golf Tournament from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Ratliff Ranch Golf Course, 7500 N. Grandview Ave. Make a donation or become a sponsor. Profits will be used locally by the three partnering non-profit organizations to change the lives of children and youth in Odessa and Midland. Tickets www.newdawnfellowship.com. Visit tinyurl.com/yydcxkrx.

>> Keep Odessa Beautiful has scheduled Planet Trooper cleanup days to wipe out litter in the community from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at McKinney Park, 625 W. Pool Road, June 22 at Sherwood Park, 4520 N. Dixie Blvd., and July 13 at Floyd Gwin Park, 1015 N. County Road West. Kids, ages 8-12, will become superheroes for the City of Odessa by volunteering to pick up litter. 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. Call 335-4686 or visit www.keepodessabeautiful.org/planettroopers.

>> 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. Register at tinyurl.com/y3d73tqo.

>> The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Lubbock Branch, has scheduled the Permian Basin Great Strides 5K walk from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Mission Fitness, 8050 E. Highway 191. Registration is free, however walkers are encouraged to raise funds. To donate, register or for more information, visit fightcf.cff.org or tinyurl.com/y4xnw5re.

>> The Black Cultural Council of Odessa (BCCO) has scheduled the 2019 Juneteenth Celebration Saturday at Woodson Park (unless otherwise stated), 1020 E. Murphy St. Schedule of events include: 9 a.m. to noon, Youth in the Park (games) at the North Pavilion; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., 39th annual Danny R. Wright Basketball Tournament and the Boys & Girls High School and Youth Divisions Basketball Tournament at the Odessa College Sports Center; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Annual Regina McKnight Juneteenth Volleyball Tournament at the Ector Fieldhouse; noon to 1:30 p.m., Annual Juneteenth Cookout (bring lawn chairs); 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., parade line up (no entry fee) at the intersection of Odessa Street and South Dixie Boulevard; 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., 2019 Juneteenth Parade (Route: North on Dixie Boulevard to Murphy Street, turn right on Murphy Street and go east to Barrett Dive and disband.); 8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., parade winners announced at the Main Stage; 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., Clean Comedy on the Main Stage; 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Paul Cannon Band on the Main Stage; Youth Dance (south end of park). Visit www.odessabcc.org/juneteenth.

>> The Pink Ladies and Vintage Deluxe has scheduled a Car Wash Fundraiser benefiting Molly Mayhem from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Vintage Deluxe, 1901 N. County Road West. Pink Ladies founder, Krista Freeman (aka Molly Mayhem) has been battling an unknown illness for quite some time and has dedicated herself to countless causes around the community. Car and bike wash will be done by donation. Hamburger plates will be a $10 donation, all benefiting Freeman thanks to Kirkham of On Point Antiques. Raffle tickets will be as follows: $800 to Tattoos by Dre. Tickets are $25 each, but all customers who come in person with cash payment Saturday will get 2 tickets for $25. Tickets may be purchased at Vintage Deluxe, through a local Pink Lady members, or thru paypal to dremolinar@gmail.com (drawing will take place Sunday); $200 to Vintage Deluxe. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased in shop or thru the Pink Ladies; $100 to Lux Habit. Tickets are $5 each and can also be purchased in shop or thru the Pink Ladies; Freeman has been accepted as a patient in the Mayo Clinic. All monies raised will help her get to the clinic and pay for her stay and any treatments or hospital bills she incurs. Visit tinyurl.com/yxuhjtbv.

>> The West Texas Food Bank, 411 S. Pagewood Ave., has scheduled a Come and Go Volunteer Interest Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Learn more about the different volunteer activities offered. Volunteer opportunities are available for the Education Nutrition Program, Senior Box Program, Mobile Outreach Program, and Gardening Program. The event is a free and open to the public. Call Autumn Bohannan at 580-6333 or email abohannan@wtxfoodbank.org. Visit tinyurl.com/y25vlwom.

>> The seventh annual Daddy Daughter Dance: Diamonds and Pearls Ball has been scheduled Saturday at The Copper Rose Building, 415 N. Grant Ave. Times are 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for kindergarten through fourth grade; and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for fifth grade through teens. There will be dancing, appetizers, a formal photo area and more. Ballroom dress and fancy suites or other costumes are encouraged. No mothers allowed. No exceptions. Tickets must be purchased in advance online or at the City of Odessa Parks and Recreation Office, 1100 W. 42nd St. Call 368-3548, email recreation@odessa-tx.gov or visit tinyurl.com/y62o2msl.

>> Camp Fire West Texas has scheduled a Summer Day Camp for children ages 5-12 from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, through Aug. 9 at Buice Elementary School, 1800 E. 87th St. Activities include arts and crafts, games, sports, field trips and more. Children must bring a sacked lunch daily. A morning and afternoon snack will be provided. Weekly tuition is $75 per child. Financial assistance is available based on family size and income levels. Call 570-4144 or visit www.campfirewtx.org.

>> Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., is offering a Kids Fitness Summer Pass through Aug. 1, includes access to the OC Sports Center’s indoor pool and water slide all summer, Kids Fitness classes, ZumbAtomic, Kids Battle Ropes, Kid’s Fun & Fitness and more. Cost is $20 per month. Call 335-6348 or visit WranglerSports.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. Thursdays is primarily for quilters. Call 332-4800 or email Mary Jane Malone at mjmalone@cableone.net.

>> 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, Country Two Step, Belly Dance group and Zumba classes. Private lessons are also available. Call 349-1472 or visit www.lovetodancestudio.com.

>> 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 Odessa Optimist Club meets for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Odessa College’s Saulsbury Student Center, downstairs private dining room. Visitors are welcome. Call 362-1964.

>> The Odessa East Rotary Club meets at noon each Thursday at Ellen Noel Art Museum at 4909 E. University Blvd. Call 559-0976.

>> The Odessa Downtown Lions Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at the club building, 1101 N. Whitaker Ave.

 

MIDLAND

>> Lifestyle Medicine Center has scheduled Diving Deeper: The Practice of Deep Relaxation from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Midland Memorial Hospital – West Campus, 4214 Andrews Highway, Midland. Feel your best physically, mentally and emotionally by building the important habit of deep relaxation. The class will include a lecture, practice and discussion. Wear movable clothing (no dresses or skirts). All props will be provided. For more information or to register, call 221-5433 or visit tinyurl.com/y67dyqb9.

>> John Wolfe is scheduled to perform today at Rockin Rodeo, 4400 N. Big Spring St., Midland. Doors open at 8 p.m. Call 682-0400 or visit rockinrodeomidland.com.

>> The Midland Humane Coalition and Sandstone Ridge and Sandstone Crossing has scheduled the fifth annual Hot Dog Run 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Midland College, 3600 N. Garfield St., Midland. This unique dog-friendly race allows race participants to run or walk alongside their four-legged buddies. All dogs must be leashed and vaccinated. Please keep your dogs by your side at all times, keep retractable leashes locked and clean up after your pet. There will be a costume contest. Awards will be presented. Profits will go towards operational expenses at the Enhanced Adoption Center within Midland’s PetSmart. Visit www.midlandhumane.org/hotdogrun or tinyurl.com/y6kktmtb.

>> Mex-Tex Family Fiesta has been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday and from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Cimarex Energy Pavillion, 5514 Champion Drive, Midland, The event will include Michelada Madness, a Michelada tasting event and contest, Menudo Cook-off and Bud Light Cornhole Tournament. Live entertainment will be presented by Funky Munky, Bidi Banda Remidio, Raulito Navaira, Shelly Lares, Joe Posada, Xelencia Reunion, Joey "JMZ" Jimenez, Lorenzo "PAPO" Banda, Adolf Alonzo and David De Anda, Gilbert Velasquez and friends, Jay Perez, Adalbert Gallegos and Roger Velasquez. For tickets, visit tinyurl.com/y2c3eabl for Friday or tinyurl.com/y2s5gkoa for Saturday. For more information, call The Midland Hispanic Chamber at 704-5533. Visit tinyurl.com/yxkfwlhw.

>> The West Texas Salseros has scheduled Latin Night from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday at Steak 42, 106 S. A St., Midland. Richard Pollo Logo Ortiz will kick off the evening with a free Salsa dance lesson at 9:30 p.m. No partner or prior experience required. Thereafter, DJ ReY will spin the best of bachata, salsa reggeaton, cumbia and more. Must be 21 or older to attend. dress to impress. Visit tinyurl.com/y5dzo9oc.

>> 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 at 8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Brew Street, 4610 North Garfield, Midland. The society and others will be sharing poetry, spoken word, music and comedy. Admission is free. Email permianbasinpoetrysociety@gmail.com or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.org.

>> Permian Toastmasters Club meets at noon Thursdays at Midland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 208 S. Marienfeld St. Midland.

>> West Texas Talkers meets at 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursdays at Pioneer Midland Claydesta, conference room, 3617 N. Big Spring St., Midland. Visit www.toastmasters.org.

 

ALPINE

>> Museum of the Big Bend, 400 N. Harrison St., Alpine, has scheduled Photo Weekend Friday through Sunday at Sul Ross State University. Opening reception. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, for the photography exhibit “Everything is Also Something” by Burton Pritzker of Austin, which will be on display through Sept. 2., “Publishing and Photography” presentation by E. Dan Klepper, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; “Everything is Also Something” and “Riding the Ox” presentation by Burton Pritzker, 11 a.m. to noon; lunch, noon to 1:30 p.m.; “Study, Practice, Study Some More” presentation by Tim McKenna, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; “Landscape Light Painting Under the Stars” presentation by Ken Zoller, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; “Far West Texas Photography” presentation by Jill Miller, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunset Photo Hike with Richard Hinkel, 8:20 p.m., Saturday; and Sunrise Photo Hike with Chris Ruggia, TBD, Sunday. Museum hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. Call 432-837-8730, email maggie.rumbelow@sulross.edu or visit www.sulross.edu/museum.

 

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