What’s Going On May 3


The second annual Bingo & Bubbly Ladies Luncheon benefitting Harmony Home Children’s Advocacy Center has been scheduled from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the MCM Grandé Hotel and FUNDome, 6201 E. Business 20. There will be a champagne reception, silent auction, BINGO, lunch and prizes. For tickets, visit tinyurl.com/y2txm86e.
Permian High School has scheduled the 2019 MOJO Show, “Singing with the Stars” featuring Black Magic at 7:30 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, 709 N. Lee Ave. Tickets are $15 for reserved seating, $10 for general admission and $5 for students. Call in advance for tickets at 456-2399.
Ector County Dance Club has scheduled dance nights with a live band 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 dances are alcohol and smoke free events. Call 337-5281.
A Cinco de Mayo parade has been scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturday starting at 401 South Grant Avenue, and traveling south to Clements Street, and then west to Ector College Prep Success Academy. Call Jesse Porras at 770-9423 or visit tinyurl.com/yxqa9w4w.
Permian Basin Poetry Society has scheduled Poetry Readings and Book Signings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in Lecture Hall Room 001 at the J. Conrad Dunagan Library at the University of Texas Permian Basin, 4901 E. University Blvd. Poets include Michelle Hartman, Cynthia Ruby, J.R. Campbell and Loretta Diane Walker. Admission is free and open to the public. Call Kat Copeland at 697-4205.
An All White Party and The Return of Webbie have been scheduled Saturday at The Club, 1023 S. Grant Ave. Doors open at 9 p.m. For tickets, call 903-394-8222 or visit tinyurl.com/y52ljknn.
Cactus House, 114 E. 29th St., has scheduled the Something’s Festering Tour with stand-up comedians Olivia Grace and Eric Freedman at 8 p.m. Sunday. Hosted by Andrew Capen, the show also features Odessa local talent Willy Olguin and Gus Pando. Tickets are $10. Visit tinyurl.com/y6kapxpr.


Communities in Schools of the Permian Basin has scheduled its 20th anniversary celebration and annual fundraiser, Jockeys, Juleps & All That Jazz, at 7 p.m. today at the Petroleum Club of Midland, 501 W. Wall St., Midland. There will be a VIP party in the Paddock, a three-course dinner, libations, live music by Current Nine, live and silent auctions, a raffle and more. Call 205-1364 or visit www.cispb.org.
The Aphasia Center of West Texas has scheduled the 10th annual Aphasia Awareness Concert featuring the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis and Johnny Cash at 8 p.m. today at Midland County Horseshoe Amphitheater, 2514 Arena Trail, Midland. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. Food vendors and chair rentals available on site or bring a lawn blanket. No outside food, drink or chairs allowed. Admission is free. Call 699-1261 or visit www.AphasiaWTx.org/aphasia-live.
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. today. Reservations are required. Call 558-0772 or 806-441-0681 or visit www.midlandbeergarden.com.
West Texas Talent has scheduled a comedy show featuring former actress and Playboy playmate Julie McCullough at 9:30 p.m. today at the Velvet Room in Midland’s Wyndham Garden Hotel, 3100 W. Wall St., Midland. The actress, turned standup comedian, will perform, along with local comics Michael Shields and Chris Crawford. Call 978-7405 or visit www.westtexastalent.com.
Midland Children’s Rehabilitation Center, 802 Ventura Ave., Midland, has scheduled the annual Basin Bikefest from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. There will be a bike parade, two bike rides, games, face painting, balloon art, bounce houses, table-top shopping, a petting zoo, food and more. Visit www.midlandchildrens.org/2019-basin-bikef

The Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled “Tiny Art: Miniature Works of Art with Big Ideas,” through May 12. The exhibition was created by young Midland artists in kindergarten through sixth grade. 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. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 683-2882 or visit MuseumSW.org.
The Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled two architectural exhibitions through June 9. “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 on Sundays. Call 683-2882 or visit MuseumSW.org.
Permian Basin Poetry Society meets for open mic night at 8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Brew Street, 4610 North Garfield, Midland. The society and others will be sharing poetry, spoken word, music and comedy. Admission is free. Email permianbasinpoetrysociety@gmail.com or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.org.
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.
Art Quest, 700 Andrews Highway, Ste. D, Midland, is offering classes for children and adults on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week. Cost is $75 per month for each child (includes supplies) and $70 per month for adults. Class schedules and descriptions are available online. Call 682-2469 or visit www.artquesttx.com.


The Sul Ross State University Music Program has scheduled the "Communiversity" Band to perform in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Marshall Auditorium in the Morelock Academic Building on campus, 400 N. Harrison St., Alpine. The band consists of a mix of music majors, minors, other SRSU students, volunteer members of the community and other guests. Admission is free.
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.


Oil Patch Café & Steak House, 1613 W. Broadway St., Andrews, has scheduled The Remedy to perform at 8:30 p.m. today. Visit tinyurl.com/y2jndrgd.


A Keep Texas Red Townhall has been scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Pecos County Club Room at Rooney Park, 401 S. Spring Drive, Fort Stockton. The Keep Texas Red founder and editor will discuss effective strategies and resources available to prepare for the upcoming 2020 election. Speakers will be Joseph Vargas and Republican Party of Texas Vice-Chair, Alma Jackson. Visit tinyurl.com/y5x6mr7e.
The Garage Coffee, Music & More, 1110 N. Main St., Fort Stockton, has scheduled Norman Baker to perform Saturday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. Children age 7 and under get in free. Call 432-701-0588 or visit TheGarageTX.com.


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.