COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Week of April 16, 2017

ODESSA
EVENTS
The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Flower Market, a fundraising event, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the garden.
A Preview Party has been scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday. There will be food, refreshments, live music and first access to the plant sale. Tickets are $35.
The museum will begin selling raffle tickets during the Preview Party for a trip for two to Butchart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia. Tickets are $50 each and include airfare, hotel for four days and three nights and a $400 gift card to be used toward fine dining and/or Willow Stream Spa.
A Community Art Day with Earth Day activities for all ages has been scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Admission is free the day of the market.
Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.
The Stars, Stripes, Cars and Bikes Show benefiting Honor Our Troops (HOT) has been scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at O’Reilly Auto Parts, 601 E. 42nd St.
Meet for the annual memorial ride at 9 a.m. at the Chris Kyle Monument, 8050 E. Highway 191, and travel to O’Reilly Auto Parts for the show. Kick stands up at 10 a.m.
There will be a live DJ, contests, a bounce house for kids, a raffle and food trucks. All bikes are welcome.
Call Jesse Hernandez at 770-9436.
The Pilot Club of Odessa has scheduled By the Sea, an administrative professionals’ luncheon and style show, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25 in Building G at the Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway.
Lunch will be catered by the Odessa Chuck Wagon Gang. Style show fashions will be provided by Kirby’s Kloset. Emcee will be Tatum Hubbard.
Proceeds will benefit Ector County Project Lifesaver, Meals on Wheels, MCHS Friendship Home, West Texas Cancer Center “Look Good, Feel Good” Shop, Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Camp and Hard Hats for Little Heads.
Table reservations are $450 to $550. Individual tickets are $35.
Call Lynn Van Amburgh at 333-7862 or email lynnva@odessachamber.com.
The Parker House Ranching Museum has scheduled the annual ‘Roundup’ fundraiser at 6 p.m. April 29 at Dos Amigos, 4700 N. Golder Ave.
There will be live entertainment by local artists Pocket Change and Jerry Dugan & West Wind.
For more information, call 553-0032 or 556-4628.
CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS
The Odessa Retired Teachers Association has scheduled a meeting at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave.
Saturday Club for families with children 5 years old and under has been scheduled from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Boys & Girls Club of Odessa, 800 E. 13th St.
There will be family activities, fun, crafts, games and food.
Events may be held at other locations some Saturdays. Get weekly updates by texting BGC SATURDAY to number 313131, and receive a weekly update of time, location and activities.
Call 337-8389 or email judith@basinkids.org.
Geek Club Inc., 2817 JBS Parkway, Suite A201, a community of geeks of all ages in Odessa providing a shared space for members to meet friends who have common interests and hobbies, is seeking new members. The club offers a market for games and collectibles, and organizes social functions and gaming tournaments. Members can receive discounted products from distributors and can buy, sell and trade games, collectibles and other geek merchandise with other members.
For more information, call 770-3178 or visit www.facebook.com/GeekClubInc.
The Permian Basin Genealogical Society meets from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month, except for November and December, at Bethany Christian Church, 4522 N. Everglade Ave.
Call 559-9807 or visit www.facebook.com/permianbasingenealogicalsociety.
The Permian Basin Community Service Organization meets at 11:45 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Mi Piaci Italian Restaurant, 2607 N. Grandview Ave. Call 210-7234.
The Monday Senior Bridge Club meets from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Monday at the Northside Senior Center, 13th Street and Adams Avenue.
Call 337-5281.
The Odessa Chapter No. 447 Order of the Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at the Fellowship Masonic Lodge No. 1385, 3041 E. University Blvd.
Call 366-0520 or email lester@grandecom.net.
Permian Basin Depression Glass Club meets at 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of each month at First Christian Church, activities building, 601 N. Lee Ave.
Call 580-5800.
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.
Area Rotary Clubs meet at the following times:
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 Harrigan’s Restaurant, 2701 JBS Parkway.
Call 559-0976.
The Greater Odessa Rotary Club meets for breakfast at 7 a.m. each Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel, 5321 JBS Parkway. Call 559-9489.
Toastmasters International Club of District 23, Area 63 meets at the following time and place.
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.
Area Lions Clubs meet at the following times and places:
The Odessa Westside Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at Westwood Baptist Church, 2600 E. Eighth St.
The Odessa Barrios Lions Club meets at 9 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of each month at Mi Casa Restaurant, 1301 N. West County Road.
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.
CLASSES
Anytime Fitness, 1501 E. Eighth St., has scheduled a community group workout at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays to help raise awareness of the dangers of obesity.
Call 272-0071.
Curves, 1541 JBS Parkway, has scheduled a Zumba class at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Call 552-8130.
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.
Thursday is primarily for quilters.
Call 332-4800 or email Mary Jane Malone at mjmalone@cableone.net.
West Texas Legends in Line, a social line dancing group, has scheduled several line dancing classes for people interested in learning how to line dance.
All levels of dancers are welcome. Beginner, intermediate and advanced dances will be fully demonstrated.
Shoes with slick soles (like cowboy boots) are encouraged.
Visit www.meetup.com/WestTexasLegendsInLine.
ABLE Center for Independent Living, 1931 E. 37th St., Suite 1, has scheduled several classes for people with disabilities.
Call 580-3439 or visit www.ablecenterpb.org.
Yang Style Tai Chi classes have been scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4001 E. University Blvd. Call 631-5051.
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.
Love To Dance Studio, 2817 JBS Parkway, Suite E-1, has scheduled Ballroom/Latin, Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia Pegadas, Country Two Step, and Belly Dance group classes for adults.
Private lessons are also available.
Call 349-1472 or visit www.lovetodancestudio.com.
Ballet Folklorico Viva Mexico Dance Studio, 1212 W. 10th St., has scheduled Folklorico dance classes for all ages.
For the current class schedule, call 438-2590.
The Midland/Odessa Dance Club offers dance lessons from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Monday at the Moose Lodge, 2711 N. Dixie Blvd. Dances include the waltz, two-steps, swing and line dances.
Call 638-3707 or email rlandreth638@gmail.com.
West Texas Dance Club has scheduled dance nights with a live band from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays at the VFW, 208 E. VFW Lane.
Participants are encouraged to bring sandwiches, chips, dips, soups or salads for a potluck dinner the last Thursday of each month.
Admission is $5 for members or $6 for non-members.
The dances are alcohol and smoke free events.
Call Betty Berry at 528-6308.
Ector County Friday Night Dance has scheduled dance nights with a live band from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave.
The following live bands have been scheduled to perform in April.

  • Friday: Johnny and Susie; bring a dish for feed night at 6:30 p.m.
  • April 28: Mike Leonard.

The cost is $5. Visitors are welcome.
The dances are alcohol and smoke free events.
Call 337-5281.
MIDLAND
EVENTS
The 2017 Odessa Links’ fourth annual Community Conference has been scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin CEED Building, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland.
This year’s topic is “Trust-Based Relation Intervention (TBRI) Overview.” The intervention is designed to meet the complex needs and improve the lives of abused, neglected and/or traumatized children.
CEU’s for Licensed Professional Counselors and Social Workers are provided.
Call 582-0099 or visit links.communityos.org.
The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled Family Science Night: Wild for Wildlife from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 27.
Activities include more than 20 stations with hands-on experiments and educational demonstrations for the entire family.
Admission is free. Refreshments will be provided.
Call 683-4403 or visit www.pbpetro.org.
The Permian Basin Master Gardeners have scheduled their annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 at the Midland County Horseshoe Arena and Pavilion, 2514 Arena Trail, Midland.
CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS
The Midland Palette Club, 907 W. Wadley Ave., Midland, meets at 9 a.m. to noon each Tuesday except on monthly meeting days. Local and area artists are welcomed to bring supplies and paint. Club dues are $35 a year and are due in October and welcomes artists of all levels.
Call 699-3209 or 687-6854 or visit www.paletteclubmidland.com.
Toastmasters International Clubs of District 44, Areas 11 and 12 have meetings at the following times and places.
Permian Toastmasters meets at noon Thursdays at Wurster, Armstrong & Williamson, 6 Desta Drive, Suite 2800, Midland. Call 683-5474.
Pop-Ups meets at 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, corner of A and Illinois avenues. Call 522-2716.
Tall City meets at noon on every first and third Thursday at Campfire USA, 2408 N. Big Spring St., Midland. Call 620-0282 or 684-6034.
Wall Street meets at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Midland County Public Library, 301 W. Missouri Ave. Call 368-5517 or 620-5638.
Visit www.toastmasters.org.
The Permian Basin Dance Club has scheduled dance nights with entertainment by a country-western band from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays at St. Stephens Catholic Church Ballroom, 4601 Neely Ave., Midland.
Call 520-4343 or 218-8215.
CLASSES
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Small Business Development Center has scheduled QuickBooks classes from 9 a.m. to noon every first and third Wednesday of each month at the SBDC office at the CEED Building, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland.
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.
West Texas Legends in Line, a social line dancing group, has scheduled line dancing classes from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Midland Senior Center, 3303 W. Illinois Ave., Suite 18, Midland.
All levels of dancers are welcome. Beginner, intermediate and advanced dances will be fully demonstrated.
Shoes with slick soles (like cowboy boots) are encouraged.
Admission is free.
Visit www.meetup.com/WestTexasLegendsInLine.
FORT STOCKTON
CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS
Helping Hands Support Group for the West Texas Desert Council of the American Council of the Blind meets at 1:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Senior Citizen Center, 1010 W. 14th St., Fort Stockton. Call 432-336-3648 or 432-290-2966
MONAHANS
CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS
The Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church.
PECOS
CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS
The Rotary Club meets at noon on Thursdays at the Pecos Valley Country Club.