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Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:30 am


ProFrac Services has scheduled a Job Fair with on the spot interviews from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5221 JBS Parkway. Hiring managers will be interviewing for equipment operators (CDL-A required), pump specialists, mechanics, electronic technicians, service supervisors and dispatchers. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license with good MVR, and be willing to submit to a pre-employment background check, drug screen and physical. All applicants must apply online at prior to arrival. Visit www.profrac.com/careers. .

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

The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Binary Bracelet Fun for ages 8-17 at 3 p.m. today. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

The Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center has scheduled a fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at McAlister's Deli, 6950 E. Highway 191. A percentage of each receipt collected will be donated to PBALC. Visit tinyurl.com/y54d55be.

Rolling 7’s Ranch Event Center, 11700 W. County Road 122, has scheduled Bryce Bangs to perform today. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 each. Tables are $40. Call 741-2317 or visit http://r7rec.com/calendar.

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

West Texas Salseros has scheduled a Latin Night of dancing Friday at Club Crude, 4101 E. 52nd St. A free salsa dance lesson with Richard El Pollo Loco Ortiz will begin at 9:30 p.m., followed by the best in bachata, salsa, reggeaton, cumbia and more with DJ ReY and the West Texas Salseros. Dance partners or prior dance experience is not required. Participants must be 21 years of age and older. Admission is free. Visit www.lovetodancestudio.com.

Cars & Coffee Permian Basin has scheduled an event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday 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 Saturday 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. Saturday 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. Saturday at the Ector County Democratic Headquarters, 319 N. Grant Ave. Visit tinyurl.com/y3evf8bn.

Walmart, 2450 NW Loop 338, has scheduled a Teacher Appreciation Event from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. There will be cake, ice cream, cold drinks, photo booths and goodie bags galore. The first 300 teachers will receive a goodie bag with treats from Crayola, 3M, Bic, Fiskars and more. Bring your teacher ID or email address. Visit tinyurl.com/y4k8tlbs.

The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Family Movie Time at 3 p.m. Saturday. 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. Saturday 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. Saturday and Aug. 13. For Saturday: “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 Saturday. Cost is $10. Visit tinyurl.com/y4wryt7l or www.defconwarzone.com.

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

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.

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 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.


Rockin’ Rodeo, 4400 N. Big Spring St., Suite D46, Midland, has scheduled Kolby Cooper to perform today.

Tickets are $10. Doors open at 8 p.m. Call 682-0400 or visit www.rockinrodeomidland.com.

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.

A Basin Bash Amateur BBQ Cook-off and Music Festival Benefit for John “Stix” Tsesmelis has been scheduled from noon to 10 p.m. Friday at La Hacienda Event Center, 12600 Texas 191 Frontage, Midland. There will be great BBQ and music by The StateLine Band and other local bands. All proceeds will go towards costs for rehabilitation and special equipment for Tsesmelis, who has a spinal cord injury and is paralyzed from the neck down as the result of an accident. Admission for adults is $10 at the gate. Kids under age 18 get in free. To donate online, visit www.gofundme.com/Hisfaithandwill. Visit tinyurl.com/y2sc4n7d.

The 2019 Tall City Blues Fest has been scheduled Friday and Saturday 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 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.

Comanche Trails Wood Turners has scheduled a meeting from 10 a.m. to noon July 13 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. July 13. 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 Beer Garden, 7112 W. Highway 80, Midland, has scheduled Von Tez to perform live at 9 p.m. July 13. Call 558-0772 or visit www.midlandbeergarden.com.

The 86th annual Sandhills Stock Show & Rodeo Quarter Horse Show has been scheduled starting at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Midland County Horseshoe Arena, 2514 Arena Trail, Midland. Visit http://sandhillsstockshow.com/horseshow.html.

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.


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, Friday 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.

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.


The Cowboys & Heels Trade Show has been scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 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.


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.


The Monahans Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a free movie in the park featuring “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” at 8 p.m. Friday at Hill Park, 500 S. Allen Ave., Monahans. The movie will begin at dark. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Concessions will be available. Call 432-943-2187 or visit tinyurl.com/y2mznkpb.

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