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Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019 4:30 am

ODESSA

Cars & Coffee Permian Basin has scheduled an event from 8 a.m. to noon today at Mission Dorado Baptist Church, 4142 Faudree Road. Coffee and donuts will be available and donations will be collected. Visit tinyurl.com/y4he6m6k.

A Parks Legado Farmers Market has been scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon today at the Parks Legado Town Center Plaza, 7260 E. Highway 191. There will be vendors, live music, food trucks and fun activities for families of all ages. Admission is free and open to the public. Visit parkslegado.com.

Keep Odessa Beautiful has scheduled the last Planet Trooper cleanup day for the summer to wipe out litter in the community from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today 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.

Ector County Democrats have scheduled a monthly County Executive Committee meeting from noon to 1 p.m. today at the Ector County Democratic Headquarters, 319 N. Grant Ave. Visit tinyurl.com/y3evf8bn.

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

The Permian Basin Apartment Association (PBAA) has scheduled a BBQ Cook-off and Kids Festival from noon to 4 p.m. today in the back parking lot of the American Legion-Post 430, 2701 E. Eighth St. There will be a jumper, a slide, a dunking booth, face painting, temporary tattoos, popcorn, pickles, snow cones, BBQ sample tasting, and a live Music DJ. Admission is free. Activities are $1 to $2 each. Call 563-1278 or visit www.pbaatx.org.

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 and Aug. 13. For today: “Museum Hours” (2012). When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Museum becomes a crossroads that explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways art reflect and shape the world. The Austrian-American dramatic feature film was written and directed by Jem Cohen. The will be followed by discussions. Refreshments will be provided. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org or tinyurl.com/y3bvfdr5.

Def Con War Zone, 2215 W. Second St., has scheduled Haunted Laser Tag from 7 p.m. to midnight today. Cost is $10. Visit tinyurl.com/y4wryt7l or www.defconwarzone.com.

The American Legion-Earl S. Bailey Post 430, 2701 E. Eighth St., has scheduled Swing Machine to perform at 8 p.m. today. Visit tinyurl.com/y5wqpbyl.

Gabby-Doo Saloon, 6009 N. Golder Ave., has scheduled Cody Zane Wells to perform at 8 p.m. today. Call 614-4694 or visit www.facebook.com/gabbydoosaloon.

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. Monday 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.

Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., has scheduled Camp Runamuckus (ages 6-12) from 8 a.m. to noon (morning session); 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (afternoon session) Monday through Thursday and July 22-25 at the OC Sports Center. Cost is $140 for half-day session or $215 for morning/afternoon combo session. Call 335-6348 or visit WranglerSports.com.

Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., has scheduled archery camp (ages 8-12) from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday and Aug. 5-8 at the OC Sports Center. Cost is $99. Call 335-6348 or visit WranglerSports.com.

The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Nancy & Friends Special Program at 10 a.m. Monday. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., has scheduled Snack Attack (ages 7-12) from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday at OC Culinary Arts Kitchen. Cost is $120. Call 335-6348 or visit WranglerSports.com.

Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., has scheduled Group Swim Lessons for parent/tot (infant-2 years) from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Cost is $32. Call 335-6348 or visit WranglerSports.com.

The Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center has scheduled a job fair from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 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.

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. Monday 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.

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.

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 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 Ante Meridian Lions Club meets at 8 a.m. Saturdays at Mi Casa Restaurant, 1301 N. West County Road.

MIDLAND

Comanche Trails Wood Turners has scheduled a meeting from 10 a.m. to noon today at George Hancock's shop, 1709 Clark St., Midland. Loy Cornett will demonstrate making an open segmented bowl. The meeting is open to the public. Call 439-5343.

The Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled a Teach On! Professional Development for Educators workshop with artist Felice House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. The collage and photography workshop seeks to identify stereotypes in magazines and online ads and reinvent them to empower the subject. Participants will also participate in a photo shoot with House, in which the artist will provide attire and props and will serve as both coach and photographer as participants take the poses of famous Western characters. The workshop is open to the general public, ages 18 and up. Teachers who participate will receive CPE credit. Cost is $35 for members and $50 for non-members. Visit http://felicehouse.com/gallery/re_western or museumsw.secure.force.com.

The 2019 Tall City Blues Fest has been scheduled today at the Centennial Plaza, 105 N. Main St., and the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Midland Plaza, 117 W. Wall St., in Midland. There will be 22 award-winning performers, several themed showcases, educational workshops, food and artisan vendors, exhibitors, an art auction, a midnight jam session and more. Visit tallcitybluesfest.com.

The Beer Garden, 7112 W. Highway 80, Midland, has scheduled Von Tez to perform live at 9 p.m. today. Call 558-0772 or visit www.midlandbeergarden.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 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.

Overeaters Anonymous Meetings for all eating disorders (bulimia, bingeing, obsessive/compulsive eating or anorexia) have been scheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Topic Meeting on Sundays and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 12-Step Study on Mondays in portable building A at Christ Church Anglican, 5501 N. Midkiff Road, Midland. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 553-1031 or visit www.oa.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.

BIG SPRING

The Cowboys & Heels Trade Show has been scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, 1001 N. Birdwell Lane, Big Spring. There will be arts and crafts, woodwork, leather, food trucks, wreaths, clothing and more. Admission is free. Visit tinyurl.com/y33wzygg.

FORT STOCKTON

A 2019 Texas Farm Bureau Ag. in the Classroom Summer Teacher Workshop has been scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday at the Pecos County Civic Center, 1674 Airport Drive, Fort Stockton. It will be a great course with a half-day field trip to the Mandujano Farms, free lunch and cool door prizes. Call 806-231-3929, email jross@txfb.org or visit texasfarmbureau.org/aitc.

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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