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 Tween Activities at 3 p.m. today 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 today. 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.
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.
Southwest 66 Credit Union has scheduled a Block Party in Your Neighborhood from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Odessa Branch, 4041 E. 52nd St. There will be free fun for the whole family with jumpers, face painting, balloons, a cash machine and a chance to win $70,000. Visit southwest66.com/party.
The University of Texas Permian Basin, 4901 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Justin Carrigan’s UTPB Protect the Basin Football Camp for kids in ninth grade through 12th grade from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Check-in is at 10 a.m. Cost is $50. Visit www.justincarriganfootballcamps.com.
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.
Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway, has scheduled a Salute to Heroes for military and first responders during the West Texas Rumbleweeds pro soccer game vs. the Amarillo Bombers at 6 p.m. Saturday. Gates open at 5 p.m. Ticket prices start at $6. Military and first responders get in free with ID. Call 800-514-3849 or visit tinyurl.com/y5f3jalg.
The third annual Odessa Under 40 Gala has been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at the MCM Grandé Hotel and FUNDome, 6201 E. Business 20. Proceeds benefit the Young Professionals of Odessa. Call Lynn Van Amburgh at 333-7862 or Carla Hartwig at 333-7854 or visit tinyurl.com/y6h5ne9f.
Dos Amigos, 4700 N. Golder Ave., has scheduled Kevin Fowler to perform Saturday. Doors open at 6 p.m. For tickets, visit tinyurl.com/h2va5yy. Call 307-6384 or visit dosamigos.com.
The Cowboys & Heels Trade Show has been scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in Building E at the Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway. Admission is free. Visit tinyurl.com/y6gl4hyo.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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 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 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 Shotgun Rider to perform today. 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.
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.
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. today 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ballroommarfa.org.
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.