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-Thursday, July 15-18 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.
The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us. This program is designed for children ages 18 months through 35 months. Siblings are always welcome.
Odessa College, 201 W. University Blvd., has scheduled Snack Attack (ages 7-12) from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Thursday and July 15-18 at OC Culinary Arts Kitchen. Cost is $120. Call 335-6348 or visit WranglerSports.com.
The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Family Science Night at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the basement. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.
West Texas Dance Club has scheduled a dance night with the live band Lonesome Road from 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Monday at 208 E. VFW Lane. Bring a dish to share for the Birthday Night potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. 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.
The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Storytime & Craft at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 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.
The Grandview Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 401 N. West County Road.
A Salsa and Sangria Festival has been scheduled from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today 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. today 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.
A Multi-Company Oil & Gas Hiring Event has been scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at La Hacienda Event Center, 12600 State Highway 191, Midland. Visit tinyurl.com/y5xgw3a7.
The 2019 Permian Basin SHRM Summer Seminar has been scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the UTPB C.E.E.D. Building, 1301 N. FM 1788, Midland. Network with HR and business professionals during lunch. There will be three engaging sessions from some of the top thought leaders in employment law and employee engagement and culture. Registration fee is $50 for PBSHRM members and Midland Chamber of Commerce members and $75 for non-PBSHRM members Visit tinyurl.com/y4kfycqr or tinyurl.com/y2dcsgs6.
The Permian Basin Dance Club has scheduled a dance night with the live band Black Gold from 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Downtown Lions Club, 200 Plaza St., Midland. Admission is $8 for members and $10 for guests. Call 631-6125 or email email@example.com.
The UTPB Small Business Development Center has scheduled a “How to Write a Business Plan” seminar from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the UTPB CEED Building, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland. Business Consultant, Bryan Bierwirth will discuss why you need a business plan when starting or growing a business, all the important elements that must go into each business plan, and what bank lenders look for in a business plan when applying for a commercial bank loan. General admission cost is $25. Students, veterans and Midland Entrepreneurial Challenge participants get in for free. Visit tinyurl.com/y5zyxau9.
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.
The Midland Palette Club, 907 W. Wadley Ave., Midland, meets at 9:30 a.m. to noon in the second Tuesday of each month. Local and area artists are welcomed to bring supplies and paint. Visit www.paletteclubmidland.com.
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.