What’s Going On June 16


The Black Cultural Council of Odessa (BCCO) has scheduled the 2019 Juneteenth Celebration today at Woodson Park (unless otherwise stated), 1020 E. Murphy St. Schedule of events include: 1 p.m., Age 35 & Older Legends Basketball Tournament at the Woodson Boys & Girls Club, 1037 E. Murphy St.; 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Gospel Celebration at Woodson Community Center; 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Line Dance Workshop on the Main Stage; 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Keep It Real 100% Forum at Woodson Community Center; 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Terry Tucker Line Dance Performance on the Main Stage; 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas on the Main Stage; Youth Dance (south end of park). Visit www.odessabcc.org/juneteenth.
Dirt Fest, an all day event featuring bands from across Texas and New Mexico, is scheduled from 3 p.m. to midnight today at Cactus House, 114 E. 29th St. Featured bands include Moonphase, Rag, Perserverance, Rivalry, Stars Hallow, Origami Angel, Maul, Monster House, Corroded Sanity, Death Bed, Rats, Dying World G$tunna and more. Admission is $5, or $3 with current high school ID. Visit tinyurl.com/y42w4tke.
Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., has scheduled Group Swim Lessons for pre-school (ages 3-5) from 10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. through June 27 and July 8-18; and from 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Through June 27 and July 8-18. Cost is $42. Call 335-6348 or visit WranglerSports.com.
Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., has scheduled Indoor Soccer (ages 8-10) from 9 a.m. to noon through Thursday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 22-25 at the OC Sports Center. Cost is $99. Call 335-6348 or visit WranglerSports.com.
The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Summer Art Camps for kids, ages 6-12. Painting/Art Trip will take place from 9:15 a.m. to noon through Friday. A limited number of scholarships are available based on financial need. Class size is limited and classes fill up quickly. Advance registration is required. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (extended hours until 8 p.m. Thursday) and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.
Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., has scheduled Group Swim Lessons for youth (ages 6 & up) from 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. through June 27 and July 8-18; from 2 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. Through June 27 and July 8-18; from 3 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. Through June 27 and July 8-18. Cost is $52. Call 335-6348 or visit WranglerSports.com.
Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., has scheduled Moves and Grooves Dance (ages 6-9) from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., through Thursday and July 22-25 at the OC Sports Center. Cost is $99. 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. through Thursday, July 8-11 and July 15-18. Cost is $32. Call 335-6348 or visit WranglerSports.com.
West Texas Dance Club has scheduled a dance night with the live band Black Gold from 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Monday at 208 E. VFW Lane. Admission is $5 for members and $6 for non-members. The dance is a alcohol and smoke free event. Call Betty Berry at 528-6308.
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.
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 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 Chapter No. 447 Order of the Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month (first Monday only in November and December) at the Andy G. Vaughn Masonic Lodge No. 1421, 3017 Mercedes Ave. Call 557-2058 or visit www.agv1421.org.
Permian Basin Depression Glass Club meets at 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of each month at First Christian Church, activities building, 601 N. Lee Ave. Call 580-5800.
The Odessa Rotary Club meets at noon each Wednesday at the Odessa College Joe Zant Community Room. Call 335-6684.
The Greater Odessa Rotary Club meets for breakfast at 7 a.m. each Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel, 5321 JBS Parkway. Call 559-9489.
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 Arts Council of Midland, 1506 W. Illinois Ave., Midland, has scheduled View The Art of George Smith reception, dedication and Juneteenth celebration from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. Kaneem Smith, daughter of the artist George Smith, will speak at 3 p.m. The sculpture’s dedication will follow. The event is free and open to the public. There will be a free children’s art project for children ages 7 and up. Light refreshments in a picnic atmosphere will be provided. The artwork of George Smith continue to be on display through Aug. 18 at the Arts Council of Midland.
Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled a Summer Sunday Lawn Concert featuring the Midlandaires Band from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. today on the front lawn of the Turner Mansion. There will be a 30-minute “Shakespeare at the Mansion” pre-concert performance by Midland Classical Theater Group. The concert is family and pet-friendly. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and coolers. Food trucks will be onsite. Admission is free. Call 683-2882 or visit MuseumSW.org.
The Permian Basin Dance Club has scheduled a dance night with the live band Tommy & The Boys from 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. June 18 at the Downtown Lions Club, 200 Plaza St., Midland. Admission is $8 for members and $10 for guests. Call 631-6125 or email maxking@mygrande.net.
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.
Pop-Ups meets at 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church Family Life Center, room 228, 800 W. Texas Ave., Midland. Visit www.toastmasters.org.
Tall City meets at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. every two weeks alternating on Mondays and Thursdays at Chevron Corp Building, 6301 Deauville Blvd., 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. Drop by at noon, and enjoy an hour filled with a variety of information on gardening topics for vegetable gardens, lawns and trees, recycling and more. Call 697-4003 or visit www.wtxfoodbank.org.


Briar Patch Trade Days will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Ward County Events Center, 1525 E. Monahans Parkway, Monahans. There will be over 100 vendors.
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