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Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:30 am

ODESSA

The Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center has scheduled a job fair from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday in the ballroom of The Copper Rose Building, 415 N. Grant Ave. A broad range of positions are open, including supervisory positions. New and exciting hospitality jobs not previously available in the Permian Basin are now available. To view a list of all open positions, visit AimHosp.com/Careers and search zip code 79765.

Permian Basin Master Gardeners has scheduled a Composting Classes from 9 a.m. to noon today at West Texas Food Bank, 411 S. Pagewood Ave. Learn how to change leaves, grass and kitchen waste into soil rich in nutrients, how the soil will help plants thrive, how to put your garbage to work and keep it out of the landfill, how compost can be made in the desert and how to use worms to make compost. Cost is $10. Visit tinyurl.com/y6sdl3vj.

The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Genealogy Basics at 10 a.m. today. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled at Family Line Dancing at 2 p.m. today. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

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

The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Tween Activities at 3 p.m. Thursday in the basement. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

The City of Odessa Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a community pool party and dive-in movie Thursday at Sherwood Aquatic Center, 4520 N. Dixie Blvd. The pool party will begin at 5 p.m. The movie will start at dark and last until about 11 p.m. There will be music, dancing, games, contests, free door prizes and free watermelon. Concessions will be available. Lockers will be available for rent. Admission is free for ages 0- to 11-months-old, $2.50 per children ages 1-18, $4 for adults ages 19-64 and free for ages 65 and older. Call 368-3548, email recreation@odessa-tx.gov or visit tinyurl.com/yyj3jhrj.

Dos Amigos, 4700 N. Golder Ave., has scheduled Sam Riggs to perform Thursday. Doors open at 6 p.m. For tickets, visit tinyurl.com/h2va5yy. Call 307-6384 or visit dosamigos.com.

The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Musical Stars Come Out at Night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

The Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave., has scheduled a Friday Night Dance featuring Tommy & The Boys from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5.

Downtown Odessa, Inc. and the Odessa Council for the Arts and Humanities have scheduled the 2019 Hot Summer Nights from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays, through Aug. 9, at Noël Heritage Plaza Park, 320 W. Fifth St. On Friday, Lone Star Attitude will be the featured entertainment. There will be music, activities for children and food trucks. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed. Admission is free. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and drinks. Call 335-4682 or visit tinyurl.com/yby2ofbv.

First Basin Credit Union has kicked-off the fourth annual Back to School Supply Drive benefitting the children of the Rainbow Room of the Permian Basin. The Rainbow Room works with Child Protective Services (CPS) and helps foster children, and all other children involved in CPS care, throughout Midland, Odessa, Andrews and surrounding counties. The Rainbow Room is requesting the following items to help equip children for the 2019-2020 school year: backpacks, folders, spiral notebooks, pens/pencils, binders, highlighters, glue, sticks, tissues, hand sanitizer, markers, crayons, rulers, scissors and headphone. Donation deadline is July 31. Donations as well as monetary donations are welcome any of the following of the First Basin branches locations: 4217 N. Grandview Ave., 2740 N. County Road West, 1010 E. Eighth St., 713 Golder Ave., in Odessa; 3316 Midland Drive and 5509 Andrews Highway, in Midland; and 1205 N.E. First St, in Andrews. For information regarding The Rainbow Room or the school supply drive, call Crystale Galindo at 232-0547 or Janet Sotelo at 248-1443, from the FBCU marketing team. Visit www.firstbasin.com.

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.

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

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.

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 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.

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 tinyurl.com/ycnsd72m or tinyurl.com/yd9fuyfo.

The Odessa Westside Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at Westwood Baptist Church, 2600 E. Eighth St.

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

 

MIDLAND

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., offers a free musical performance by song writer/guitarist Charles Silvermand, known for his new acoustic, contemporary folk style, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, through Aug. 15. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

Rockin’ Rodeo, 4400 N. Big Spring St., Suite D46, Midland, has scheduled John Baumann to perform Thursday. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Doors open at 8 p.m. Call 682-0400 or visit www.rockinrodeomidland.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.

Odessa Toastmasters Club meets at noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at BB&T Bank, second floor conference room, 618 N. Texas Ave. Visit www.toastmasters.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.

West Texas Food Bank, 1601 Westcliff Drive, Midland, has scheduled a free Brown Bag Gardening Series from noon to 1 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. Gardening topics include vegetable gardens, lawns and trees, recycling and more. Call 697-4003 or visit www.wtxfoodbank.org.

 

ALPINE

Sul Ross State University, 400 N. Harrison St., Alpine, has scheduled “Terra Ignota,” an exhibition of drawings by Rhonda Tuholski through July 26 at the Art Gallery in the Francois Fine Arts Building on campus. A closing reception for Tuholski has been scheduled at 5 p.m. July 26. Gallery hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and by appointment. Call 432-837-8218.

Nominations for the 2020 Class of Sul Ross State University Distinguished Alumni will be accepted through Aug. 1. The 2020 Distinguished Alumni inductees will be announced during the homecoming football game against Texas Lutheran University on Oct. 26. Induction ceremonies will take place during the Alumni Gala scheduled for late March at the Pete P. Gallego Center. Visit https://www.sulross.edu/page/1964/distinguished-alumnus-awards.

The Theatre of the Big Bend has scheduled performances of “Nunsense,” a musical comedy by Dan Goggin, at 8:15 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 4 at Sul Ross State University's Kokernot Outdoor Theatre, corner of North Harrison Street and Loop Road, Alpine. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children and seniors. Sul Ross students, faculty and staff get in free with valid ID. Call 432-837-8218 or visit www.sulross.edu/tobb.

 

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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