What’s Going On May 15


The Ector County Republican Women has scheduled a luncheon meeting with buffet starting at 11:30 a.m. and meeting noon today at Odessa Country Club, 1 Fairway Drive. Featured speakers will be Christy Craddock, Texas Railroad Commissioner; Sandra Woodley, UTPB president; and Judge Michelle Slaughter, Texas Criminal Appeals Court. Buffet lunch cost $20. To RSVP, call 889-1204 or 528-2831. To become a member or prepay your lunch, visit www.ecrwodessa.com. On FaceBook, visit tinyurl.com/yc8tp7yt.
Odessa High School Harp has scheduled a spring concert at 6:30 p.m. today at the OHS Performing Arts Center, 1301 Dotsy Ave. Admission is free. Email Michael.Hawley@ectorcountyisd.org.
The fourth annual Giant Garage Sale has been scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the CAF Desert Squadron, 411 E. Yukon Road. Proceeds will benefit WWII and Korea veterans during the High Sky Wing AIRSHO 2019. Call 559-8961 or visit tinyurl.com/yxqm9

Rolling 7’s Ranch Event Center, 11700 W. County Road 122, has scheduled Sunny Sweeney to perform Thursday. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 741-2317 or visit http://r7rec.com/calendar.
The Permian High School Theater has scheduled “Over the River and Through the Woods,” a dinner theater, at 6 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 7601 N. Grandview Ave. Tickets are $30. Email Elizabeth.Cleveland@ectorcountyisd.org or visit tinyurl.com/y24oy52b.
West Texas Jazz Society’s 53rd annual Jazz Party has been scheduled from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (brunch) on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the MCM Eleganté Hotel, 5200 E. University Blvd. Individual concert tickets can be purchased for $50. Patron tickets are $250 and include priority seating and access to all concerts and the brunch on May 18. Visit https://wtjs.org.
Ector County Dance Club has scheduled dance nights with a live band from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave. Admission is $5. Visitors are welcome. The dances are alcohol and smoke free events. Call 337-5281.
The City of Odessa Parks Department has scheduled a free Movie in the Park featuring “Ralph Breaks the Internet” (PG) at dark on Friday at McKinney Park, 625 W. Pool Road. 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 recreation@odessa-tx.gov or visit OdessaTXParks.org.
Registrations for Don’t Mess With Texas Trash Off Spring Cleanup has been extended through May 22. To register, visit tinyurl.com/y3vsu28b.
The Odessa Westside Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at Westwood Baptist Church, 2600 E. Eighth St.
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 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.
The Odessa Downtown Lions Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at the club building, 1101 N. Whitaker Ave.
The Odessa Optimist Club meets for lunch at noon Fridays in the community room on the second floor of Odessa College’s Student Union Building. Visitors are welcome. Call 362-1964.


The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland, has scheduled Absolute Dance Recitals at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Box hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 800-514-3849 or visit www.wagnernoel.

Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale has scheduled a strings concert during lunch at noon Thursday at the ClayDesta Atrium, 6 Desta Drive, Midland. The concert is free. Bring your lunch. Visit tinyurl.com/y5qahqtw.
Odessa Toastmasters Club meets at noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at BB&T Bank, second floor conference room, 618 N. Texas Ave.
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.
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.


Museum of the Big Bend, 400 N. Harrison St., Alpine, has scheduled the 33rd annual “Trappings of Texas” exhibit through May 19. The exhibit features contemporary western art and custom cowboy gear. This year’s premier artist is Frank “Buddy” Knight of Marfa. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. Call 432-837-8143 or visit www.museumofthebigbend.com.