Stillwater News Press

February 29, 2008

Main Event Tourism News 02-29-08


Idella Lohmann Ballroom Dance: Feb. 29 - Stillwater Community Center - Lesson at 7 p.m./ dance at 8 p.m. Lesson will be swing. Music by Floyd Haynes Quintet. Information: 372-6046.

Cowgirl Basketball vs. Texas Tech: March 1 - Gallagher-Iba Arena - 6 p.m. Big 12 Conference Information: www.okstate.com OR 877-ALL-4-OSU.

Cowboy Basketball vs. Nebraska: March 1 - Gallagher-Iba Arena - 12:45 p.m.. Information: www.okstate.com OR 877-ALL-4-OSU.

Planning and Planting Your First Herb Garden: March 1 - Homeplace Gardens and Herb School - All day. Jerrie Crummett, Master Gardener, herb enthusiast and founder of Homeplace Gardens and Herb School presents all the basics for your first herb garden. Information: homeplaceherbs.com.

Stillwater Art Guild Spring Exhibit: March 1-30 - Stillwater Community Center - All day. Free admission. Information: 533-8433.

Senior Center Book Club: March 3 - Senior Center - 9:30 a.m. This month’s discussion is “Victoria’s Daughter” by Jerrod Packard. Information: 747-8080.

Payne County Junior Livestock Show: March 3-6 - Payne County Expo Center - All day. Information: 377-1275.

Red Cross CPR Class: March 4 - American Red Cross - 6-10:30 p.m. In adult, child, and infant CPR, people learn life saving skills such as rescue breathing, conscious and unconscious choking and how to respond to an emergency and CPR. Cost is $40. Information: 372-1833.

Senior Center Trip: Gilcrease Museum: March 5 - Senior Center - Leave at 9:30 a.m. This is an opportunity to see the Charles Banks Wilson exhibit at the Gilcrease. The group will have fun in Tulsa before the 1:30 p.m. tour. Cost is $15 for transportation and exhibit. Information: 747-8080.

American Planning Association’s “Design Guidelines for Small Towns and Rural Communities”: March 5 - Stillwater Municipal Building - 3-4:30 p.m. Information: 742-8213.

Cowboy Basketball vs. Oklahoma: March 5 - Gallagher-Iba Arena - 7 p.m. Information: www.okstate.com or 877-ALL-4-OSU.

Seretean Wellness Center Cooking Class: March 6 - Seretean Wellness Center - 12-1 p.m. Fresh herbs are under used and under appreciated for most home cooks, but learning to work with fresh herbs opens up a world of unique flavor and health. Information: 744-WELL.

I Love a Piano: March 6 - Seretean Center Concert Hall - 8 p.m. The Broadway review pays tribute to the legendary Irvin Berlin. This musical highlights over 60 of Berlin’s songs. Information: 744-7509.

Stillwater Local Livestock Show: March 7 - Payne County Expo Center - All day. Information: 377-1275.

Artists Opening Reception: March 7 - Multi Arts Center - 5-8 p.m. Open to the public. Serving complimentary appetizers and punch. Information: 533-8539.

Cowgirl Softball vs. Texas Wesleyan: March 7 - Cowgirl Softball Complex - 5 p.m. Information: www.okstate.com or 877-ALL-4-OSU.

Cowgirl Softball vs. Stephen F. Austin: March 7 - Cowgirl Softball Complex - 7 p.m. Information: www.okstate.com or 877-ALL-4-OSU.

Cowgirl Softball vs. Centenary: March 8 - Cowgirl Softball Complex - 2 p.m. Information: www.okstate.com or 877-ALL-4-OSU.

Big 12 Wrestling Championships: March 8 - Gallagher-Iba Arena - TBA. Information: www.okstate.com or 877-ALL-4-OSU.

Red Cross CPR Class: March 8 - American Red Cross - 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. In adult, child and infant CPR, people learn life saving skills such as rescue breathing, conscious and unconscious choking and how to respond to an emergency and CPR. Cost is $40. Information: 372-1833.

Red Cross First Aid Class: March 8 - American Red Cross - 2-5:30 p.m. In first aid, people learn life saving skills such as how to care for bleeding, burns, shock, stroke, seizures poisons, heat and cold emergencies and much more. Cost is $25 Information: 372-1833.

Cinderella: March 8 - Stillwater Community Center - 8 p.m. Chicago Festival Ballet Company presents “Cinderella” in Stillwater Community Center. All seats reserved: $25 adults, $15 students. Group rates available; call 533-8433.

Growing Vegetables and Herbs the Organic Way: March 8 - Homeplace Gardens and Herb School - All day. Dr. Ray Campbell is a long-time horticulturist, educator and host of Oklahoma Gardening and now a contributing writer for Rural Life magazine. He will present the safe, natural, “Earth-Kind” way to grow herbs and vegetables. Information: homeplaceherbs.com.

Stillwater Chamber Singers: March 9 - St. John’s Episcopal Church - 8 p.m. The Stillwater Chamber Singers, under the direction of Mark Lawlor, and the Stillwater Chamber Players, Laura Talbott director, featuring Cynthia Cortright playing continuo will perform Lenten and Easter music of the Renaissance and Baroque era. This 70 minute concert is free and open to the public due in part to a generous grant from the Albert and Esther Epstein Concert Series Fund. Information: 744-6092.

Storytime in Spanish: March 10 - El Jacal Mexican Store - 7 p.m. Spanish storytime including stories, songs, finger plays and action rhymes and crafts. Supervising adults are requested to accompany their children. Sponsored by Stillwater Public Library and Siga Adelante. Information: 372-3633.

Cowboy Baseball vs. Missouri State: March 11 - Reynolds Stadium - 4-9 p.m. Information: www.okstate.com or 877-ALL-4-OSU OR 877-ALL-4-OSU.

Red Cross First Aid Class: March 11 - American Red Cross - 6-9:30 p.m. In first aid, people learn life saving skills such as how to care for bleeding, burns, shock, stroke, seizures, poisons, heat and cold emergencies and much more. Cost is $25. Information: 372-1833.

Let’s Talk About It Book and Discussion: “Meridian”: March 11 - Stillwater Public Library, room 309 - 6:30 p.m. Lynne Simpson, OSU Library, leads discussion of “Meridian” by Alice Walker followed by refreshments and small group discussions. Information: Lynda Reynolds, 372-3633 x101.

Heart Walk Kick-off: March 12 - Hideaway Pizza - 6 p.m.

Meds Review: March 13 - Senior Center - 9 a.m. to noon. Pharmacy students will be on hand to conduct a medications review. Medication problems are the fifth leading cause of death for elderly. Space is limited so sign up soon. Information: 747-8080.

Seretean Wellness Center Cooking Class: March 13 - Seretean Wellness Center - 12-1 p.m. Fresh herbs are under used and under appreciated for most home cooks, but learning to work with fresh herbs opens up a world of unique flavor and health. Information: 744-WELL.

Idella Lohmann Ballroom Dance: March 14 - Methodist Church at Seventh and Duck - 7 p.m. lesson and 8 p.m. dance. Lesson will be Cha Cha. Music will be Sammy Jensen. Information: 372-6046.