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Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2019 5:30 am

ODESSA

The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Baby Storytime from 10:30 a.m. today. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

First Baptist Church, 709 N. Lee Ave., has scheduled Novel Tea, a women's ministry book club, from 6:30 p.m. today in the commons. Reservations are required, text 271-4648. Visit tinyurl.com/yxvm8wcw.

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Music Night with songwriter and guitarist Charles Silverman from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Admission is free. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

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

Ector County Dance Club has scheduled a dance night with a live band featuring Tommy & The Boys from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave. Feed Night starts before the dance at 6:30 p.m., bring a dish. Admission is $5. Visitors are welcome. The dance is an alcohol and smoke free event. Call 337-5281.

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 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 Medical Center Health System has scheduled a Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 27, Aug. 24 and Sept. 28 at MCH parking lot, corner of Second Street and Golder Avenue. There will be fresh produce, baked goods, honey, locally farmed meats, live music, local artisans and more. Call 640-6000. Visit mchodessa.com.

Camp Fire West Texas is offering Kids Care, a state licensed, affordable quality program, for students enrolled in one of the following 10 Odessa campuses starting the fall: Austin, Burnet, Gonzales, Noel, Pease, Buice, Cameron, Ross, Burleson and Jordan Elementary schools. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. July 15 and will continue until all spots are filled. The after-school programs are operated by Camp Fire West Texas, and components of the program include homework help, games, arts & crafts, outdoor recreation, and traditional Camp Fire activities and projects. The program will be offered from the time school is out until 6 p.m. Enrollment will be limited, with a child to adult ratio of no more than 15:1 to provide attention and quality supervision. To register for Kids Care, you must complete an online registration form and pay a $20 annual fee for each child enrolled. A weekly $45 fee will be charged per child and financial assistance is available for those who quality. Online registration forms are only available at the campfire website at campfirewtx.org or call 570-4144.

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.

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.

The Permian Basin Genealogical Society meets at 10 a.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month, except for November and December, at Lincoln Tower Ballroom, 311 W. Fourth St. 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 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 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.

MIDLAND

The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland, has scheduled comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham to perform at 7 p.m. today. Box hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For tickets or information, call 800-514-3849 or visit www.wagnernoel.com.

Rockin’ Rodeo, 4400 N. Big Spring St., Suite D46, Midland, has scheduled Micky and The Motorcars to perform today, along with Ransom Rhodes. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Call 682-0400 or visit www.rockinrodeomidland.com.

Silver Spur Trade Shows has scheduled the sixth annual Great Outdoors Expo from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Midland County Horseshoe Pavilion, 2514 Arena Trail, Midland. There will be hunting and fishing accessories, boats, UTV’s, ATV’s, travel and leisure booths, outdoor gear and apparel, blinds and feeders, home décor, demonstrations, live entertainment, activities for kids, giveaways, door prizes and more. Admission is $9 for adults, $ 7 for seniors (age 62 and up) and $5 for kids (ages 5-15). Admission tickets are good all weekend. Visit midlandhorseshoe.com.

The Yucca Theatre, 208 N. Colorado Ave., Midland, has scheduled the 2019 Summer Mummers melodrama, “Prehistoric Popcorn Party in the Permian Basin or Yabba Dabba Don’t” at 8 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, through Aug. 31. Not recommended for anyone under age 16. Box office is located at the Midland Community Theatre, 2000 W. Wadley Ave., Midland. Hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Call 570-4111 or visit www.mctmidland.org.

The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland, has scheduled Classic Country with Johnny Rodriguez, Bobby Bare & Tony Jackson at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Box hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For tickets or information, call 800-514-3849 or visit www.wagnernoel.com.

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

ALPINE The Theatre of the Big Bend has scheduled performances of “Our Lady of the Tortilla” at 8:15 p.m. Friday-Sunday, June 28-30, and July 5-7 at Sul Ross State University’s Kokernot Outdoor Theatre, corner of North Harrison Street and Loop Road, Alpine. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children and seniors. Call 432-837-8218 or visit www.sulross.edu/tobb.

FORT STOCKTON

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.

MARFA

Ballroom Marfa, 108 E. San Antonio St., Marfa, has scheduled “Candelilla, Coatlicue and the Breathing Machine,” an exhibition with newly commissioned and existing works by Beatriz Cortez, Candice Lin and Fernando Palma Rodríguez, through the end of September. The exhibition includes contributions that range from wax pours to robotic storytellers to provisional shelters and beyond. Admission is free. Call 432-729-3600, email info@ballroommarfa.org or visit www.ballroommarfa.org.

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