What’s Going On June 7

ODESSA

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled an opening reception for the exhibit “Biomorphics: Diana Kersey” and the Teen Artist Residency Program artwork display from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Kersey will speak at the event and light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be available. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

Ector County Dance Club has scheduled a dance night with a live band featuring Mike Leonard from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave. Admission is $5. Visitors are welcome. The dance is an alcohol and smoke free event. Call 337-5281.

The Ellen Noël Art Museum has scheduled the Brandon and Daniel Summer Variety Series featuring comedian Adrienne Green from 10 p.m. to midnight today, July 5 and Aug. 2 at Dee’s Bistro and Grill, 622 N. Lee Ave. Doors open at 9 p.m. Hosts are Brandon Lopez and Daniel R. Ryan III. Musical guests will be Tasha Bone, Joanna Herrera, Reina Rey and Zariah Soto. The Red, Hot, and Wild Players are Cynthia Alvarado, Rick Brooks, Kelcie Cowan, Prisila Hernandez, Elvanisha Johnson and Houston McCain. Beer, wine and snacks will be available for purchase. Tickets are $10. The show has adult humor and recommended for age 17 and up. Call 978-7405 or visit westtexastalent.com.

The Humane Society of Odessa has scheduled a rummage sale fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Vette’s Western Burger, 7717 Andrews Highway. Proceeds from the event will help pay for vet bills and services provided at the shelter. Visit odessahumanesociety.org.

Ector County Democrats have scheduled a monthly County Executive Committee meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Ector County Democratic Headquarters, 319 N. Grant Ave. Visit tinyurl.com/y3evf8bn.

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.

First 5 Permian Basin has scheduled Day in the Park with Dad from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the McKinney Park Sprayground, 625 W. Pool Road. There will be booths, jumpers, treasure hunts and other activities for the whole family. Admission is free. Visit tinyurl.com/y3zzomz2.

The Black Cultural Council of Odessa (BCCO) has scheduled the 2019 Juneteenth Celebration June 14-16 and June 19 at Woodson Park, 1020 E. Murphy St. The annual “Celebration of Freedom” honors the day when Texas slaves finally learned of their emancipation. T-shirts will be sold from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in Woodson Park, 1020 E. Murphy St. Visit www.odessabcc.org/juneteenth.

The Club, 1023 S. Grant Ave., has scheduled the West Texas Summer Jam featuring Baeza, Young Rose, Cashmere the Prince and Kid Dynamite on Saturday. Doors open at 9 p.m. Call 803-6247 or visit tinyurl.com/y5y2aeoh.

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 judith@basinkids.org.

The Odessa Ante Meridian Lions Club meets at 8 a.m. Saturdays at Mi Casa Restaurant, 1301 N. West County Road.

 

MIDLAND

La Hacienda Event Center, 12600 Texas 191 Frontage, Midland, has scheduled Banda El Recodo with Banda Los Recoditos and Los Vendavales De Adan Melendez to perform today. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 563-3737 or 800-668-8080 or visit www.haciendamidland.com.

Club Arriba, 1006 S. Midkiff Road, Midland, has scheduled Erick Y Massore to perform today. Doors open at 8 p.m. Call 520-0057 or visit www.clubarribamidland.com.

Fountainville Creamery and Soda Fountain has scheduled Summer Sundae Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the George W. Bush Childhood Home, 1412 W Ohio Ave., Midland. Enjoy free ice cream, fun yard games for the entire family and half-priced tours of the historical home. Visit tinyurl.com/y4wpxm2k.

Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled a Summer Sunday Lawn Concert featuring Weatherstone 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.

The Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled two architectural exhibitions through Sunday. “Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior” and “Truth in Architecture: Drawings by Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA.” Midland native “Steve” Oles an architectural illustrators and prior to his retirement, he taught architectural drawing at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the Rhode Island School of Design, Yale University and MIT. Admission is $5 for ages 12 and up and $3 for ages 3-11 and seniors. Museum members and children age 3 and under get in free. Admission is free for everyone on Sundays. Call 683-2882 or visit MuseumSW.org.

The Beer Garden, 7112 W. Highway 80, Midland, has scheduled The Eighty Eights Show and Dueling Pianos, a live performance with interactive singing and dancing, at 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. For more information or reservations, call 558-0772 or 806-441-0681 or visit www.midlandbeergarden.com.

Permian Basin Poetry Society meets for a writer’s round table at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month at the Midland County Centennial Library, 2503 West Loop 250 North, Midland. Writers of all genres are welcome. Admission is free. Email permianbasinpoetrysociety@gmail.com or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.org.

 

MARFA 

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 info@ballroommarfa.org or visit www.ballroommarfa.org.