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. today 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.
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. Today, Disco Daze 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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 Odessa Ante Meridian Lions Club meets at 8 a.m. Saturdays at Mi Casa Restaurant, 1301 N. West County Road.
Silver Spur Trade Shows has scheduled the sixth annual Great Outdoors Expo from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, 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.
An Oil Country Arm Wrestling Competition has been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Midland Downtown Lions Foundation, 200 Plaza St., Midland. There will be wings, beer, and wrestling. Participants must be age 21 or older and must sign a waiver to compete. Weight classes for men are 140-160 lbs, 160-180 lbs, 180-200 lbs, 200-244 lbs and over 244 lbs. Weight classes for women are 135-155 lbs, 155-175 lbs and over 175 lbs. Weigh-ins will be at 10 a.m. at the Lions Club, and participants must be pre-registered. Trophies will be given for champions in each weight class. Grand overall male and female winner will receive $1,000. Visit tickets tinyurl.com/y3z88dh6.
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.
A Salsa and Sangria Festival has been scheduled from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Midland Downtown Lions Foundation, 200 Plaza St., Midland. Taste several different salsa and sangria recipes from local restaurants and local mixologists. There will be vendors and live music. Visit tinyurl.com/yxak7ld2.
Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled a Summer Sunday Lawn Concert featuring Grindstone from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday on the front lawn of the Turner Mansion. 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.
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 email@example.com or visit www.ballroommarfa.org.