The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Would You Like to Swing on a Star? at 3 p.m. today. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.
The Permian Basin Young Democrats have scheduled a Democratic Debate Watch Party from 7:45 p.m. to 11 p.m. today at the Ector County Democratic Party Headquarters, 514 N. Lee Ave. The debate starts at 8 p.m. There will be snacks, drinks and comfy seating. Visit tinyurl.com/y3s6se7j.
The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Baby Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.
The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Tween Activities at 3 p.m. Thursday in the basement. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.
Rolling 7’s Ranch Event Center, 11700 W. County Road 122, has scheduled The Damn Quails and Chet Johnson to perform Thursday. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 741-2317 or visit http://r7rec.com/calendar.
Far West Event Center, 5850 W. University Blvd., Suite 200, has scheduled Carin León, Bravos De Ojinaga and Maximo Norte to perform Friday. Doors open at 8 p.m. Call 381-9378 or visit tinyurl.com/y3obrqht.
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. On Friday, West Texas Jazz Project 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.
The City of Odessa Parks Department has scheduled a free Movie in the Park featuring “The House with a Clock in Its Walls” (PG) at dark on Friday at Jim Parker Park, 3100 E. University Blvd. Cartoons will begin around 8:45 p.m. The movie is scheduled to begin at dark. Admission is free and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Concessions will be available. Call 368-3548, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit OdessaTXParks.org.
The Club, 1023 S. Grant Ave., has scheduled Texas Battle Rap League hosted by CJ Pimp on Friday. Doors open at 9 p.m. Call 664-4632 or visit tinyurl.com/yxfk2pqh.
The Crisis Center of West Texas have extended registrations for the 2019 Wonder Girls, open to all girls entering the 5th-8th grades 2019-20 school year, through July 5 or until all spaces are full. The camp is scheduled from July 15-19. For those who would like to donate a particular service, product, or other in-kind contribution, call 333-2527 or email Hannah Horick at email@example.com. The Crisis Center is also looking for volunteers who love to learn, who are excited about the centers mission, and can be great role models for Wonder Girls. Volunteers must be 16 years or older, and team leaders must be 21 years or older. All volunteers will be expected to pass a criminal background check and attend a training before camp. Visit ccwtx.org/wondergirls.
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.
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.
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 Rotary Club meets at noon each Wednesday at the Odessa College Joe Zant Community Room. Call 335-6684.
The Odessa East Rotary Club meets at noon each Thursday at Ellen Noel Art Museum at 4909 E. University Blvd. Call 559-0976.
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 Odessa Downtown Lions Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at the club building, 1101 N. Whitaker Ave.
Rockin’ Rodeo, 4400 N. Big Spring St., Suite D46, Midland, has scheduled Shotgun Rider to perform Thursday. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. 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.
The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland, has scheduled the Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Box hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 800-514-3849 or visit www.wagnernoel.com.
The Bar, 606 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled the Chuck Shaw Band to perform Friday. Doors open at 9 p.m. Visit thebarmidland.com.
The Lone Star Bar, 621 W. Wall St., Midland, has scheduled David Adam Byrnes to perform Friday. Call 218-6935 or visit www.facebook.com/thelonestarbar.
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.
Odessa Toastmasters Club meets at noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at BB&T Bank, second floor conference room, 618 N. Texas Ave. Visit www.toastmasters.org.
Permian Toastmasters Club meets at noon Thursdays at Midland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 208 S. Marienfeld St. Midland.
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 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.
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.
The Theatre of the Big Bend has scheduled performances of “Our Lady of the Tortilla” at 8:15 p.m. Friday through Sunday, and July 5-7 at Sul Ross State University’s Kokernot Outdoor Theatre, corner of North Harrison Street and Loop Road, Alpine. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children and seniors. Call 432-837-8218 or visit www.sulross.edu/tobb.
Pecos County office hours with staff of U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) have been scheduled from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Pecos County Courthouse, 103 W. Callaghan St., Fort Stockton. Hurd’s West Texas district representative, Cindy Ochoa, and Military and Veterans Liaison, Ashley Estep, will be available to answer any questions about federal agencies, such as Social Security or the VA. Walk-ins are welcome. To make an appointment, call Ochoa at 210-245-1961.
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.
West of the Pecos Rodeo slack begins at 8 a.m. today at Buck Jackson Arena and Civic Center, 1556 S. Cedar St., Pecos, team roping, calf roping, steer wrestling; 9 a.m., Old Timer’s Reunion at West of the Pecos Museum; 10 a.m., Rodeo Parade; noon, barbeque at Reeves County Sheriff’s Posse; 8 p.m., first performance, West of the Pecos Rodeo, family night, $10 tickets, $2 kids 12 and under; Book scramble during performance 3 age groups 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10, winner receives bikes. The local event to run that night, wild cow milking. Rodeo dance will feature the Abe Mac Band from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Reeves County Sheriff’s Posse, 1400 S. Cedar, Pecos. Doors open at 9 p.m. Visit pecosrodeo.com.
West of the Pecos Rodeo slack begins at 8 a.m. Thursday at Buck Jackson Arena and Civic Center, 1556 S. Cedar St., Pecos, team roping, calf roping, steer roping, steer wrestling; 8 p.m., second performance of the West of the Pecos Rodeo, Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night. Wear pink, portion of gate proceeds donated to Pecos are Cancer Foundation. Family night, tickets $10 or $2 for kids 12 and under. The local event to run that night is Hide Race. Rodeo dance will feature the Abe Mac Band from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Reeves County Sheriff’s Posse, 1400 S. Cedar, Pecos. Doors open at 9 p.m. Visit pecosrodeo.com.
West of the Pecos Rodeo slack begins at 8 a.m. Friday at Buck Jackson Arena and Civic Center, 1556 S. Cedar St., Pecos, team roping, calf roping and steer wrestling; 8 p.m., third performance of the West of the Pecos Rodeo, introduction of West of The Pecos Play Day Series winners. Rodeo dance will feature the Chad Cooke Band from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Reeves County Sheriff’s Posse, 1400 S. Cedar, Pecos. Doors open at 9 p.m. Visit pecosrodeo.com.
West of the Pecos Rodeo slack begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at Buck Jackson Arena and Civic Center, 1556 S. Cedar St., Pecos, team roping, calf roping and steer wrestling; 9 a.m., West of the Pecos Team Roping Classic (Local Open Roping); 9 am., books open with roping beginning immediately following slack; No. 13 roping with a No. 10 Incentive, 4 steers/$200 enter 3 times, cash only; 8 p.m., fourth performance of the West of The Pecos Rodeo; the finals for all local events will run; top 12 team ropers from the West of The Pecos Classic team roping to rope during performance. Rodeo dance will feature The Electric Cowboys and Chase the Night from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Reeves County Sheriff’s Posse, 1400 S. Cedar, Pecos. Doors open at 9 p.m. Visit pecosrodeo.com.
Penwell Knights Raceway has scheduled the Dirty South No-Prep Series at 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Caprock Motorplex, 319 S. FM 1601, Penwell. General admission is $20 on Friday and $25 on Saturday. Get a weekend pass for both days for $40. Kids age 12 and under get in free. For tickets, visit tinyurl.com/y3uwpcb8.