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January 30, 2013

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Events in and around Stillwater

STILLWATER, Okla. — Wednesday

Illustrator 54, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Feb. 1, OSU Gardiner Art Gallery, 108 Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts.

Dig into Winter Reading, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. through March 15, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Judith Karman Hospice Volunteer Training, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Judith Karman Hospice, 915 S. Main. Call 405-377-8012.

Stars Quilt Exhibit, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through February, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History, 702 S. Duncan.

Oklahoma State University Men’s Basketball, 7 p.m., Gallagher-Iba Arena, Cowboys vs. Iowa State Hawkeyes. Contact: 405-744-8539.

Thursday

Judith Karman Hospice Volunteer Training, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Judith Karman Hospice, 915 S. Main. Lunch with volunteer training in patient care, bereavement services, office administration and Karman Korner Resale Shop. Preregistration call 405-377-8012.

Babytime, 9:30 a.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Designed for babies birth to 12 months with caregiver. Discover books, songs and rhymes.

Toddlertime, 10:30 a.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S Duck. Children 12 to 36 months with caregiver interact with stories, songs and movement activities.  

Best Apps Class, noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Registration limited. Go online at http://library.stillwater.org/computer.htm. For more computer classes, visit the library’s web site or contact the library help desk at 405-372-3633, extension 106 or e-mail askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

Meet Rossi the Approval Poodle and his owner, Judy, 1 p.m., OSU Reboot Center, OSU Student Union 320W.  Information: 405-744-6434.

Spaghetti Dinner, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Will Rogers Elementary School, 1211 N. Washington. Fundraiser with silent auction. Tickets: 405-533-6380.

Meet and Greet with Rossi the Approval Poodle, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., OSU McElroy Hall Auditorium.  Information: 405-744-6740.

Stillwater High School Wrestling, 7 p.m., High School Fieldhouse, Senior Night. Pioneers vs. Muskogee. Contact: 405-533-6338

Friday

WEAR RED! The American Heart Association encourages everyone to wear red today to promote awareness for a healthy heart.

Storytime, 10 a.m. (Age 2) and 11 a.m. (Ages 3 to 5), Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck. Accompanied by parents or caregivers.

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe featured in Distinguished Speaker Series, 10:30 a.m., OSU Student Union Room 408/Case Study 1. Discussion on Uganda tragedy due to the Lord’s Resistance Army. More information: www.prosforafrica.com.

Building Structures on the Moon, 1:30 p.m., OSU’s Advanced Technology Research Center Room 102. Dr. Behrokh Khoshnevis from University of Southern California speaking.

Stillwater High Basketball, 4 p.m. JV Girls, 5 p.m. JV Boys, 6:30 p.m. Varsity Girls, and 8 p.m. Varsity Boys, Stillwater High School Fieldhouse. Pioneers vs Bishop McGuinness

The Elixir of Love Opera, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall. Comic opera in Italian with English subtitles set in rural Oklahoma. Tickets available at concert hall box office one hour prior to performance. General admission: $8. Students and senior citizens: $6.

Saturday

Volunteer Work Day at Lake McMurtry, 9 a.m. to noon, Lake McMurtry east side. Bring rakes, shovels and work gloves. RSVP: 405-747-8085.

 Veterans Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, 9 a.m., OSU Riata Center. Information: crystal.guthrie@okstate.edu or 405-744-3325.

Cowgirl Equestrian vs. Texas A&M, 10 a.m., OSU Animal Science Arena. Contact 405-744-7714 or www.okstate.com.

Polar Plunge, 10 a.m. registration, 11 a.m. plunge, Boomer Lake. Free to spectators. Minimum $75 donation to plunge to benefit Special Olympics. Contact info@sook.org or Bob Weckstein 580-761-0705.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Northern Oklahoma College, Monroe Street and Hall of Fame Avenue.

Kids Climbing Club, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., OSU Colvin Recreation Center Climbing Wall. Call 405-744-5581 to register.

Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Volunteer Training, 10:30 to Noon, Sheerar Center, 702. S. Duncan. Orientation with museum staff includes a behind-the-scenes tour. Information: 405-377-0359 or www.sheerarmuseum.org.

An Evening to Remember, 6 p.m., ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center. Benefits Payne County Youth Services, Inc. Reservations and/or to purchase airline raffle tickets: lindap@pcys.org.

Oklahoma State University Women’s Basketball, 7 p.m., Gallagher-Iba Arena, Cowgirls vs. Baylor Bears. Contact 405-744-2490.

The Elixir of Love Opera, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall. Comic opera in Italian with English subtitles set in rural Oklahoma. Tickets available at concert hall box office one hour prior to performance. General admission: $8. Students and senior citizens: $6.

Stillwater High School Winter Formal, 9 p.m. to Midnight, Stillwater Community Center Lowry Activity Center 8th & Duck.

Sunday

Jill Felber Flute Performance with Diane Frazer, piano, 4 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

Super Bowl Watch Party, 5 p.m., OSU Student Union Basement Cowboy Underground. Free snacks and drinks. Information: 405-744-8977.

Monday

“Wings: Kinetic Sculpture and Jewelry” by Dukno Yoon, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through March 1, Gardiner Gallery of the OSU Museum of Art, 108 Bartlett Center for Visual Arts. Parking permit available at the gallery front desk.

AARP Tax Aide Volunteer Preparation, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Thursday until April 15, Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th. Free assistance. No appointment necessary.

Storytime, 10 a.m. (Age 2) and 11 a.m. (Ages 3 to 5), Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck, Accompanied by parents or caregivers.

Grief Support, noon to 1:30 p.m., United Way Volunteer Office, 109 E. 9th St.. Drinks and dessert provided by Judith Karman Hospice. Bring brown bag lunch and receive support of others who are grieving. Seven sessions to Feb. 25. Information: 405-377-8012.

Explorations in Popular Fiction, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Stillwater Public Library and OSU Arts and Sciences Outreach.  Register by Jan. 28th, http://asoutreachokstate.edu/community/popular-fiction.

Basketball, 6 p.m. Sophomore Girls and 7 p.m. Sophomore Boys, Stillwater High School Fieldhouse. Pioneers vs Tulsa Union.

Family Storytime, 7 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck. Story, songs, films and take home crafts open to children and families of all ages.

Wesley Ferreira Clarinet Guest Artist, 8 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

Tuesday

Free Pancakes, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., IHOP, 611 N. Main. National Pancake Day with donations accepted to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospital’s 30th Anniversary.

Tot Time and Story Time, 11 a.m., Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin. Free with general admission and for members.

OLLI Town Hall: The OSU Symphony Orchestra, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck. Douglas Droste conducting. 405-744-5868.

AARP Tax Aide Volunteer Preparation, 1to 4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday until April 10, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Free assistance. No appointment necessary.

American Board Teacher Certification, 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Alternative certification process for professionals. Register in advance: www.abcte.org/drupal/teach/events. For more information contact Trevor Maxwell, 405-802-2213 or tmaxwell@americanboard.org.

The Buzz, 6 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck, Librarian Scott Freeman introduces new and upcoming books.

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

Oklahoma State University Women’s Basketball, 7 p.m., Gallagher-Iba Arena, Cowgirls vs, TCU Horn Frogs. Contact 405-744-2490.

How to Prepare Your Exotic Pet for a Veterinary Visit, 7 p.m., McElroy Hall Auditorium, Corner of McFarland and Farm Road. Free. Questions: 405-744-7672

Julie Keeton Cello Student Recital, 8 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

Wednesday, February 6

Made in Oklahoma Stillwater Success Stories, 10 a.m. to noon. Enroll in six week class of business tours by Kandi Speer, 405--744-5868.

Distinguished Chef Series, 10:30 p.m., OSU Human Sciences West 202. Featuring executive chefs Nick Badovinus and Craig Cyr. Pre-registration required: 405-744-7110.

iPhone Calendar Class, 12 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Registration limited. Go online at http://library.stillwater.org/computer.htm.

Oklahoma State University Men’s Basketball, 6 p.m., Gallagher-Iba Arena, Cowboys vs. Baylor Bears. Contact: 405-744-8539.

Nick Doutrick Trumpet Junior Recital, 8 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

Thursday, February 7

Babytime, 9:30 a.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Designed for babies birth to 12 months with caregiver. Discover books, songs and rhymes.

Toddlertime, 10:30 a.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S Duck. Children 12 to 36 months with caregiver interact with stories, songs and movement activities.

A Teaser from L’Elisir D’Amore, 12 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room. Opera students perform at Noon Concert Series - bring lunch. Drinks and dessert provided.

Goldman Colloquium Series: Who is the Death Penalty For? 3:30 to 5 p.m., OSU Noble Research Center 106. Speaker Mark D. Cunningham. Reception following in Murray Parlor.

Conflict in Mali, Africa, 3:30 p.m., OSU Wes Watkins Center Room 108. Assoumaine Maiga, doctoral student, speaking.

“Wings: Kinetic Sculpture and Jewelry” by Dukno Yoon Opening Reception, 5 to 6 p.m. and Lecture,  6 to 7 p.m. Gardiner Gallery of the OSU Museum of Art, 108 Bartlett Center for Visual Arts.  Wearable kinetic works exist between jewelry and sculpture.

League of Women Voters Annual Dinner and Silent Auction, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Meditations, 1205 N. Country Club. Oklahoma State Sen. Constance Johnson.

Women and Climbing, 7 to 9 p.m., OSU Colvin Recreation Center Climbing Wall. No experience necessary, bellayers will assist climbers.

Greater Tuna, 7:30 p.m., Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins. Tickets $12. Call 405-372-9122 or www.myticketscene.com.

Friday, February 8

OHCE Food Festival, 8 a.m., Payne County Administration Building, 6th and Duck. Home baked goods for sale on second floor.  Baking contest for local groups with judging at 9:30 a.m. Information: 405-747-8320.

Storytime, 10 a.m. (Age 2) and 11 a.m. (Ages 3 to 5), Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck. Accompanied by parents or caregivers.

The Botanic Garden at OSU Advanced Ambassador Training, 1 to 5 p.m., The Botanic Garden Education Building. Contact laura.payne@okstate.edu or 405-744-4531.

Basketball, 4 p.m. JV Girls, 5 p.m. JV Boys, 6:30 p.m. Varsity Girls, 8 p.m. Varsity Boys, Stillwater High School Fieldhouse. Pioneers vs Ponca City.

Dancing with Daddy, 6 p.m. preschool to second grade and 8:30 to 10 p.m. third grade and above, Stillwater Community Center, West Eighth Avenue and Duck Street. Tickets available from tickets.stillwater.org or call 405-533--8433.

Pencils of Promise Jazz and Dance Night, 7 to 10 p.m., OSU Student Union Ballroom. Free dance lessons, snacks and great music benefiting construction of a Ghana school building. Contact: 405-744-8977.

Ballroom Dancing, 7 p.m., 211 N. Perkins Rd., Suite 36. No partner needed to participate.  Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Information: 405-338-5758.

Greater Tuna, 7:30 p.m., Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins. Tickets $12. Call 405-372-9122 or www.myticketscene.com.

Saturday, February 9

Flapjack Fundraiser, 8 to 10 a.m., Applebee’s, 317 N. Perkins. Benefit supporting Distinguished Young Women of Payne County. $7 per person.

Primitive Bow Making Workshop, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pawnee Bill Ranch, 1/2 mile west of Pawnee on State Highway 54.  $25 with lunch provided. Pre-register: 918-762-2513 or email ebrown@okhistory.org.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Northern Oklahoma College inside and outside, Corner of Monroe and Hall of Fame

Children’s Grief Workshop, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Judith Karman Hospice Office, 915 S. Main. Recommended for ages 6 to 14. Reservations preferred but not required. Call 405-377-8012.

Crossbrand Cowboy Church Youth Rodeo, 12:30 p.m., Payne County Expo Center, 405-385-3564.

2013 Chinese New Year Celebration, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., OSU Wes Watkins Center. Traditional Chinese meal with skits, dance and music to celebrate the Year of the Snake. Contact: CHUANHAI.ZHU@okstate.edu

Tetiks Country Barn, 7:30 p.m., 9251 Frontier Rd., Perry. Country/Western and Line Dance. Cost $5 and bring food for pot luck meal.

Greater Tuna, 7:30 p.m., Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins. Tickets $12. Call 405-372-9122 or www.myticketscene.com.

Sunday, February 10

Greater Tuna, 2:30 p.m., Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins. Tickets $12 and $10 for students and senior citizens. Call 405-372-9122 or www.myticketscene.com.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Fundraising and Awards Banquet, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., OSU Student Union Ballroom. Matt Holliday speaking with emcee Dave Hunziker and OSU athletes. Contact John Talley, 405-742-8040 or osufca@yahoo.com.

Loving our LGBT Neighbors, 7 to 8:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, West Sixth Avenue and Duck Street.

Monday, February 11

Storytime, 10 a.m. (Age 2) and 11 a.m. (Ages 3-5), Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck. Accompanied by parents or caregivers.

 Grief Support, noon to 1:30 p.m., United Way Volunteer Office, 109 E. 9th St.. Drinks and dessert provided by Judith Karman Hospice. Bring brown bag lunch and receive support of others who are grieving. Seven sessions to Feb. 25. Information: 405-377-8012.

Using Picasa for image editing and organizing, 6:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Registration limited. Go online at http://library.stillwater.org/computer.htm. For more computer classes, visit the library’s web site or contact the library help desk at 405-372-3633, extension 106 or e-mail askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

Family Storytime, 7 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck. Story, songs, films and take home crafts open to children and families of all ages.

Wednesday, February 13

The Buzz, noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck, Librarian Scott Freeman introduces new and upcoming books.  

Level I ADSAC (10-hour) Alcohol Drug Substance Abuse Course, 5 to 8:30 p.m., Gateway to Prevention and Recovery, 801 S. Main, Suite 5. Call 405-372-0198 for information on services and costs at the nonprofit agency.

Thursday, February 14

Export Basics, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., OSU  Wes Watkins Center for International Trade and Development/International trade Center - SBDC. Free with RSVP requested: 405-744-4272 or citd1@okstate.edu.

Babytime, 9:30 a.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Designed for babies birth to 12 months with caregiver. Discover books, songs and rhymes.

Toddlertime, 10:30 a.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S Duck. Children 12-36 months with caregiver interact with stories, songs and movement activities.  

Level I ADSAC (10-hour) Alcohol Drug Substance Abuse Course, 5 to 8:30 p.m., Gateway to Prevention and Recovery, 801 S. Main, Suite 5. Call 405-372-0198 for information on services and costs at the nonprofit agency.

Greater Tuna, 7:30 p.m., Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins. Tickets $12. Call 405-372-9122 or www.myticketscene.com.

Friday, February 15

Storytime, 10 a.m. (Age 2) and 11 a.m. (Ages 3-5), Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck. Accompanied by parents or caregivers.

Level I ADSAC (10-hour) Alcohol Drug Substance Abuse Course, 5 to 8:30 p.m., Gateway to Prevention and Recovery, 801 S. Main, Suite 5. Call 405-372-0198 for information on services and costs at the nonprofit agency.

Greater Tuna, 7:30 p.m., Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins. Tickets $12. Call 405-372-9122 or www.myticketscene.com.

American Shakespeare Center, 8 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall. Allied Arts Tickets 405-744-7509.

Saturday, February 16

Campus Tour, 9:30 to 3 p.m., OSU Student Union Little Theatre. Registration: 405-744-5358 or admissions@okstate.edu.

Oklahoma State University Men’s Basketball, 12:30 p.m., Gallagher-Iba Arena, Cowboys vs. Oklahoma Sooners. Contact: 405-744-8539.

Oklahoma State University Women’s Basketball, 4 p.m., Gallagher-Iba Arena, Cowgirls vs Kansas State Wildcats. Contact 405-744-2490.

Greater Tuna, 7:30 p.m., Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins. Tickets $12. Call 405-372-9122 or www.myticketscene.com.

Sunday, February 17

Greater Tuna, 7:30 p.m., Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins. Tickets $12 or $10 for senior citizens and students. Call 405-372-9122 or www.myticketscene.com.

Monday, February 18

Storytime, 10 a.m. (Age 2) and 11 a.m. (Ages 3-5), Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck. Accompanied by parents or caregivers.

Celebrating Books by OSU Authors, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Anne Morris Greenwood Reading Room, OSU Edmon Low Library.

Grief Support, noon to 1:30 p.m., United Way Volunteer Office, 109 E. 9th St.. Drinks and dessert provided by Judith Karman Hospice. Bring brown bag lunch and receive support of others who are grieving. Seven sessions to Feb. 25. Information: 405-377-8012.

Family Storytime, 7 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck. Story, songs, films and take home crafts open to children and families of all ages.

Wednesday, February 20

Oklahoma State University Men’s Basketball, 8 p.m., Gallagher-Iba Arena, Cowboys vs. Kansas Jayhawks. Contact: 405-744-8539.

Homeland Security School-based Incident Crisis Management, Chandler HIgh School Performing Arts Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Register before Feb. 6 at 405-425-7512.

Stillwater Speaks Forum, 6 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Address the question “How should higher education be reformed to meet the nation’s needs?”  Preregister http://library.stillwater.org.

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