Stillwater News Press

November 17, 2013

What's Happening

Events in and around Stillwater

By Elizabeth Keys
Stillwater NewsPress

STILLWATER, Okla. — Sunday, November 17

First United Methodist Church Early Childhood Center Silent Auction, 8:30 to 1 p.m., FUMC Early Childhood Hall, 400 W. Seventh Ave. Bid for items or make a donation to the scholarship fund. Contact: 405-5333-2456 or cward@fumcstw.org.

Drumright Community Players present “The Broken Statue” 2 p.m., Boomtown Theater, 138 E. Broadway. Information: 918-352-2236.

Coping with the holidays after the loss of a loved one, 2-3:30 p.m., Judith Karman Hospice, 915 S. Main St.

OSU Choral Ensembles, 2:30-4 p.m., First Christian Church, 411 W. Mathews.

Nick Doutrich Senior Trumpet Recital, 2:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Erin Heidrick Junior Violin Recital, 4:30 p.m. Sheerar Center Auditorium.

Diwali Night, 5:30-8:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center. Cultural dances from India and food tasting.

Monday, November 18

Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Stillwater Art Guild Fall Exhibit, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Nov. 30, Stillwater Community Center Lobby, Duck Street and Eighth Avenue.

Fairlawn Cemetery Preservation Society, 1 p.m., Fairlawn Cemetery, 1123 E. Sixth Ave. New group working to preserve cemetery.

First United Methodist Church Early Childhood Center Silent Auction, 5-6 p.m., FUMC Family Living Center, corner of Duck Street and Seventh Avenue. Bid for items or make a donation to the scholarship fund. Contact: 405-5333-2456 or cward@fumcstw.org.

Love Feast, 6 p.m. First United Methodist Church South Campus, 823 S. Husband. Free community meal.

 Intermediate Microsoft Word, 6:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Registration for classes is online at http://library.stillwater.org.

Learn Crochet, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Sewing Circle Reading Society.

Evening Family Storytime, 7-8 p.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Humane Society of Stillwater, 7 p.m., Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, 409 S. Main.

Dinner around the World, 7 p.m. OSU Student Union Ballroom. Taste international cuisine for a good cause. Admission is one can of food.

Tuesday, November 19

Stillwater Art Guild Fall Exhibit, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Nov. 30, Stillwater Community Center Lobby, Duck Street and Eighth Avenue.

Babytime, 9:30 a.m., Stillwater Public Library.

OSU Art Museum Postal Plaza Gallery Transitions to Museum, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 20, 720 S. Husband St.

Student Recital Hour, 2-3 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Dr. Who 50th Anniversary Celebration for Teens, 6 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Dress in favorite character. Games, crafts, snacks.

Love Feast, 6 p.m. First United Methodist church South Campus, 823 S. Husband. Free community meal.

Guest Euphonium Artist Brandon Jones, 7:30 p.m., Sheerar Museum Auditorium, 702 S. Duncan St.

OSU Percussion Ensembles, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Wednesday, November 20

Senior Studio Capstone Exhibition, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Gardiner Art Gallery.

Babytime, 9:30 a.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Art History Faculty Roundtable Series, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., OSU Bartlett Center for Visual Arts Room 104.

Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Program: Stillwater’s Primrose Retirement Community.

Love Feast, 6 p.m. First United Methodist church South Campus, 823 S. Husband. Free community meal.

Open Mic Night, 7 p.m., OSU Student Union Cowboy Underground.

Divorce Care Support Group for adults and kids, 6-7:30 p.m., University Heights Baptist Church Room 102, 323 S. Knoblock. Information: 405-372-2744.

Theatre Production “Tartuffe,” 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center for the Performing Arts Vivia Lock Theatre.

Auburn University Guest Artists Cellist Lisa Caravan and Pianist Jeremy Samolesky, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Thursday, November 21

Patent Pending, 7:30-9 p.m., Meridian Technology Center for Business Development Room 104 North Business for Breakfast.  RSVP encouraged: 405-377-2220.

Toddler Time, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Noon Concert Series: Supersax and Trumpet Chamber Ensembles, 12-1 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room.

Student Recital Hour, 2-3 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Lego Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library.

The Storehouse, 4-6 p.m., 2823 S. Husband. Food distribution.

Community Dinner, 5 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Duck Street and Seventh Avenue. Free meal.

Rib Crib Relay for Life Fundraiser, 5-10 p.m., 103 S. Perkins Road. Tell your server you are dining to support Stillwater Survivors Team and 10  percent of the meals’ proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

American Association of University Women, 5:30 p.m. Hideaway Pizza, 230 S. Knoblock. Contact: 405--744-5091.

Dr. Who 50th Anniversary Celebration for Adults, 6 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Dress in favorite character. Games, crafts, snacks.

Linda Leavell book reading, 7 p.m. OSU Library Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room.

Grief Support Group, 7-8 p.m., St. Andrew’s Church Canterbury Room, 516 W. Third Ave. Call Judith Karman Hospice, 405-377-8012.

Korean Karaoke, 7 p.m. OSU Student Union Cowboy Underground.

Stillwater High School Drama Presents “Lie, Cheat & Genuflect,” 7:30 p.m., SHS Performing Arts Center Black Box Theatre. Tickets: $7 at the door or reserve seats for the slap stick comedy at 405-533-6450.

Theatre Production “Tartuffe,” 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center for the Performing Arts Vivia Lock Theatre.

Drumright Community Players present “The Broken Statue” 8 p.m., Boomtown Theater, 138 E. Broadway. Information: 918-352-2236.

Friday, November 22

International Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., OSU Student Union. Learning activities about countries from around the world for elementary students.

Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Everyday Leaders “There’s and App for that,” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meridain Technology Center Room A102. Register: meridiantech.edu/everydayleaders

Dance or (Di)Versity, 7 p.m., OSU Student Union Cowboy Underground. Different cultural dance styles exhibited.

Theatre Production “Tartuffe,” 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center for the Performing Arts Vivia Lock Theatre.

Handel’s Messiah, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall.

DeMolay Awards Night, 7 p.m., Frontier Masonic Lodge, 322 W. Miller at the corner of Miller and Duck Street.  Learn more about DeMolay.

Drumright Community Players present “The Broken Statue” 8 p.m., Boomtown Theater, 138 E. Broadway. Information: 918-352-2236.

Saturday, November 23

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pioneer Square, 619 N. Perkins Road.

Cowboy Corral: Connections for Life Day, 9 a.m., OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center. Family fun with Pistol Pete, spirit squad, marching band, games and The Walk on Hester Street.

Kids Climbing Club, 10:30 to noon, OSU Colvin Recreation Center. Register: 405-744-5581.

Community Brunch, 11 a.m. to noon, First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 524 S. Duncan. Free meal.

Stillwater High School Drama Presents “Lie, Cheat & Genuflect,” 7:30 p.m., SHS Performing Arts Center Black Box Theatre. Tickets: $7 at the door or reserve seats for the slap stick comedy at 405-533-6450.

Drumright Community Players present “The Broken Statue” 8 p.m., Boomtown Theater, 138 E. Broadway. Information: 918-352-2236.

Sunday, November 24

Holiday Open House, 1-5 p.m. Downtown Stillwater.

Aaron Jensen Senior Trumpet Recital, 1:30 p.m., OSU Willard Hall Living Room.

Stillwater High School Drama Presents “Lie, Cheat & Genuflect,” 2:30 p.m., SHS Performing Arts Center Black Box Theatre. Tickets: $7 at the door or reserve seats for the slap stick comedy at 405-533-6450.

Theatre Production “Tartuffe,” 2:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center for the Performing Arts Vivia Lock Theatre.

Handel’s Messiah, 4 p.m., OSU Seretean Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall.

St. John University Parish Thanksgiving Dinner, 5 p.m., Payne County Expo Center.

Monday, November 25

Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Bucket Books “Best of the Century . . . So Far, 6 p.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Love Feast, 6 p.m. First United Methodist Church South Campus, 823 S. Husband. Free community meal.

Evening Family Storytime, 7-8 p.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Tuesday, November 26

Babytime, 9:30 a.m., Stillwater Public Library.

What Shoe are You?, noon to 1 p.m., Payne County Administration Building. For $8 lunch RSVP to 405-747-8320 or suzette.barta@okstate.edu by Monday noon. No fee for those not eating lunch.

Student Recital Hour, 2-3 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Thursday, November 28

Community Free Thanksgiving Meal, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.

Friday, November 29

Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Saturday, November 30

Community Brunch, 11 a.m. to noon, First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 524 S. Duncan. Free meal.

Christmas in Cushing, 6 p.m., Cushing Community Theatre, 105 E. Broadway. Family program with Corky Davis and Cowboy Western Swing band.

Sunday, December 1

Kellie Mirda Senior Saxophone Recital, 8-9 p.m., OSU Bennett Chapel.

Monday, December 2

Tour de Quartz, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 20, Cushing Lachenmeyer Arts Center. Photos from the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute.

Jeffrey Loeffert Saxophone Studio Recital, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

OSU Art Museum Postal Plaza Gallery Transitions to Museum, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 20, 720 S. Husband St.

Tuesday, December 3

Student Recital Hour, 2-3 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

OSU String Academy, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

OSU Choral Ensembles Concert, 8-9 p.m., First Christian Church, 411 W. Mathews.

Wednesday, December 4

Guest Artist Paul Barnes Piano Recital, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Divorce Care Support Group for adults and kids, 6-7:30 p.m., University Heights Baptist Church Room 102, 323 S. Knoblock. Information: 405-372-2744.

Thursday, December 5

Student Recital Hour, 2-3 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

The Storehouse, 4-6 p.m., 2823 S. Husband. Food distribution.

Community Dinner, 5 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Duck Street and Seventh Avenue. Free meal.

Christmas Parade of Lights, 7 p.m., Downtown Stillwater.

Stillwater Middle School Choir Concert, 7 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Friday, December 6

Julie Keeton Cello Senior Recital, 7:30 p.m., Sheerar Museum Auditorium, 702 S. Duncan St.

Saturday, December 7

Cowboy Corral: Connections for Life Day, 9 a.m., OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center. Family fun with Pistol Pete, spirit squad, marching band, games and The Walk on Hester Street.

Monday, December 9

Stillwater High School Vocal Music Concert, 7 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Tuesday, December 10

Christmas Crazy Days, Perry Downtown Main Street, Courthouse Square.

Cowboys with Compassion Christmas program and food distribution, 5 p.m. registration, 5-6 p.m. dinner, 6 p.m. dinner, Hillcrest Baptist Church, 902 N. Washington.

Wednesday, December 11

Oklahoma Virtual Library Tips and Tricks, noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Register: 405-372-3633, extension 106.

Michael Barnes Percussion Recital, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Thursday, December 12

Christmas for Kids, 3-7 p.m., Perry Downtown Main Street, Courthouse Square.

Old Fashioned Country Christmas, 5-9 p.m., Perkins Main Street. Parade, pictures with Santa and the Grinch, food vendors, chili supper, entertainment, hay ride with prize drawings.

Bikes, Trikes and More Lights Christmas Parade, 6 p.m., Perry Downtown Main Street, Courthouse Square.

Junior High Band Holiday Concert, 7-9 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Friday, December 13

Malcolm Holcombe, 6:30 p.m., Perkins Territorial Plaza Old Church Center, 780 N. Main St. Information: 405-547-2411.

Stillwater Community Band Christmas Concert, 7 p.m., Stillwater Community Center Winfrey Houston Theater.

OSU Graduate Commencement, 7 p.m., OSU Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Saturday, December 14

Holiday Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Payne County Expo Center.

OSU Undergraduate Commencement, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., OSU Gallagher-Iba Arena.

PTA Reflections Awards Presentation, 2-4 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Frontier Masonic Lodge Chili Cook-off, 4-8 p.m., 322 W. Miller.

Monday, December 16

Junior High Choir Winter Concert, 7 p.m., Stillwater Performing Arts Center.

Tuesday, December 17

Middle School and Junior High Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m., Stillwater Performing Arts Center.

Wednesday, December 18

Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Program: Evaluating and purchasing a stock.

Thursday, December 19

Best Little Christmas Pageant Ever, 7 p.m., Stillwater Community Center Winfrey Houston Theater, corner of Duck Street and Eighth Avenue.

High School Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Friday, December 20

Best Little Christmas Pageant Ever, 7 p.m., Stillwater Community Center Winfrey Houston Theater, corner of Duck Street and Eighth Avenue.

 Tuesday, January 14

Sharing a Journey: Building the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art Collection, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 25, OSU Art Museum Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.

Wednesday, January 15

Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Program:  Financial planning for successful aging.

Friday, January 17

The Canadian Brass, OSU Seretean Center, 8 p.m. Allied Arts: 405-744-7509 or allied.arts@okstate.edu.

Monday, January 20

Freeze your Fanny 5K Run/Walk, Boomer Lake, Judith Karman Hospice benefit held in honor of Mary Jo Sohrwide.

   Saturday, January 25

Byron Berline Band, 6:30 p.m., Perkins Territorial Plaza Old Church

Center, 780 N. Main St. Information: 405-547-2411.

February 19, Wednesday

Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Program: Preparing for the severe weather season.

Friday, February 28

Hankerin’ 4 Hank Show, 6:30 p.m., Perkins Territorial Plaza Old Church Center, 780 N. Main St. Information: 405-547-2411.

Friday, March 7

Aquila Theatre “Fahrenheit 451,” OSU Seretean Center, 8 p.m. Allied Arts: 405-744-7509 or allied.arts@okstate.edu.

Saturday, March 22

Nora Jane Struthers, 6:30 p.m., Perkins Territorial Plaza Old Church Center, 780 N. Main St. Information: 405-547-2411.

Tuesday, April 15

Step Afrika! OSU Seretean Center, 8 p.m. Allied Arts: 405-744-7509 or allied.art@okstate.edu.

Saturday, June 7

Blackjack Golf Tournament, Stillwater Country Club

Stillwater Garden Tour Brunch, 11 a.m., Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Lawn, Seventh Avenue and Duncan Street.

Stillwater Garden Tour, noon, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History and Cultural Center, Seventh Avenue and Duncan Street.

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