Stillwater News Press

October 23, 2012

What's Happening

Events in and around Stillwater

By Elizabeth Keys
Stillwater NewsPress

STILLWATER, Okla. — Wednesday

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pioneer Square.

Small Business Conference, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, $25 fee.  Register on-line at smallbiz.okstate.edu.

Used Book Sale, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Oct. 26, Perry Carnegie Library, 302 N. 7th St.

Story Time, 10 a.m., Cushing Public Library.  Stories, music, crafts for ages three to five years.

Remarks by Robert Gates, 2006-2011 United States Secretary of Defense, 3:30-4:45 p.m.., Gallagher-Iba Arena. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Free for OSU students, faculty and staff. Purchase $10 tickets at iso.okstate.edu before October 17 or at the door.

Art History Faculty Roundtable Series, noon to 1 p.m., OSU Bartlett Center Room 104, Dr. Irene Backus, Pre-modern European art. Free and open to public.

Earth Dinner, 6:30 p.m., OSU Alumni Center. OSU Food Association healthy, local sustainable meal.  Reservations: okstatefoodday@gmail.com or purchase $8 tickets in OSU’s Morrill Hall room 308.





Thursday

Payne County Retired Educators Association meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sirloin Stockade banquet room. For information contact Jim Steward at jste833275@aol.com.

Used Book Sale, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Perry Carnegie Library, 302 N. 7th St.

Walk the Course and Candlelight Vigil Domestic Violence Awareness, 6 p.m. walk and 7 p.m. vigil, Boomer Lake. Community encouraged to take a stand and join Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services.

Stillwater Jazz Fall Concert, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Stillwater Community Center Winfrey D. Houston Theater, 8th and Duck.  Free admission.

Miss OSU Scholarship Pageant, 8 p.m., Seretean Center Concert Hall. Students $5. General admission $8.



Friday

Used Book Sale, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Perry Carnegie Library, 302 N. 7th St.

Storytime, 10 a.m. (2-year-olds); 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. (3 to 5-year-olds), Stillwater Public Library.  Free activities for children with supervising adult.

Chicken Noodle and Bean Dinner, 5:00 p.m., Cottonwood Community Center (corner of Lakewood and Cottonwood Roads, two-miles west of Tumbleweeds).  Cherokee HCE Group to benefit historical one-room schoolhouse.  $7 Adult. $3.50 children 4-12. Tickets available at door or call 372-6966.

Pumpkin Run, 5:30 p.m., Cross Country course across from Hall of Fame, OSU Department of Wellness. Wear Halloween costume for two-mile run. Free.



Saturday

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pioneer Square.

Richmond Choir Flapjack Breakfast, 8-10 a.m., Applebee’s, 317 N. Perkins Rd.,$7 at the door to benefit elementary school music activities.

Cowboy Country Combined Driving Event for Oklahoma Harness Horse Association, 9 a.m., Payne County Fairgrounds. Free admission.

Cushing Public Library Scholastic Book Fair, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., 215 N. Steele Ave.

United Methodist Game Day, 11 a.m., OSU Wesley Foundation, 823 W. University, 405-372-5830. Register online http://www.wesleyosu.com/United-Methodist-Game-Day-Registration.

Game Day at the Union, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Northeast corner OSU Student Union. Family friendly activities. Free.

OSU Cowboy Corral, ConocoPhillips Alumni Center. Doors open 3 1/2 hours before kickoff.  Pep rally. Free with options for food purchases.

Finding Funders Grant Workshop, 1-3 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Speaker: Kief Schladweiler, Foundation Center Cooperating Connections. Register http://splfindingfunders.eventzilla.net. Free.

Pawnee Bill Ranch Scary Story Tour, 6:30 to 8:15 p.m., 1/2 mile west of Pawnee on Highway 64. Family friendly inside mansion. $3.00 per person with reservations required. Call 918-762-2513.



Sunday

Hope in the Park community dinner, cold weather resources, gospel concert, 4 p.m., Ripley Park.

Halloween Carnival, 2-4 p.m., Cowboy Underground basement of OSU Student Union. Family friendly games, candy and good ol’ spooky fun for preschool to eighth grade. Free.

Pet Costume Contest, 2 p.m., Atwood’s. Prizes presented in several categories.

Pet Costume Contest, 3 p.m., Petco.  Prizes presented in several categories.

Cowboy Country Combined Driving Event for Oklahoma Harness Horse Association, 9 a.m.,, Payne County Fairgrounds. Free admission.



Monday

Cushing Public Library Scholastic Book Fair, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., 215 N. Steele Ave.

Zumbaglow: In Costume, 9:30-10:20 p.m., Colvin Center Annex Gym, Farm Road behind the Colvin Center, Free.



Tuesday

Walk and Talk at OSU Botanic Garden, 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 p.m., Free to public weather permitting.

Cushing Public Library Scholastic Book Fair, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., 215 N. Steele Ave.

Trick or Trail Run, 5:30 p.m., Camp Redlines, OSU Department of Wellness. Wear costume for run and zip line. Call 405-744-5510.

“Covered: The Hejab in Cairo, Egypt” and “Hollywood Harem,” 7 p.m. OSU Bartlett Center Room 109.  Films shown as part of “The Veil” art exhibit.  Free and open to the public.

Red Dirt Zombies Downtown Stillwater Halloween Festival, 5-9:00 p.m. Trick-or-treating, free games and costume contest. Bring nonperishable food items for charity.  Free admission.  Rain date Wed., Oct. 31.

“An Evening of Opera,” 8 p.m., OSU Opera, Seretean Center Concert Hall. Purchase tickets one hour prior to the performance or during regular business hours in the OSU Music Department. Adults: $8; Students and Seniors: $6.



Wednesday

Farmhouse Transylvania Station, Payne County Expo Center, Free trick or treating and haunted house.  Bring canned food items for extra games.

Cushing Public Library Trick or Treat, 6-7:30 p.m. Wear Halloween costume, 215 N. Steele Ave.

Trunk-or-Treat, 6-8 p.m., Perkins First United Methodist Church,



Thursday, November 1

Art History Faculty Roundtable Series, noon to 1 p.m., OSU Bartlett Center Room 104, Dr. Nancy Wilkinson, Asian and West Culture Exchange.  Free and open to public.

Black Friday Shopping Computer Class, 6 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Register library.stillwater.org. Free.



Friday, November 2

Cabaret-style “198 String Band,” 7-10 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room.  Music from the Depression and Dust Bowl era.  Free and open to the public



Saturday, November 3

Blue Streak Run, 8:30 a.m., Meridian Technology Center, Fun Run, 5K and 10K. Registration $30 day of race. Preregister $25 to benefit scholarships  www.meridiantech.edu/bluestreak. Information 405-377-3333.

St. John’s University Parish Women’s Guild Fall Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Parish Hall 201 N. Knoblock. Homemade soup, sandwiches, dessert lunch served 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Silent auction, homemade baked good, handmade crafts.



Monday, November 5

Sculptor Lou Hale art display, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Banc First lobby, 808 S. Main. Free.

Friends of Forms Lecture, 5:30-6:30 p.m., OSU Classroom Building Room 302, OSU Philosophy Department presentation by Lawrence Ware. Free and open to public.

Image Editing with GIMP Computer Class, 7 p.m.., Stillwater Public Library. Register library.stillwater.org.  Free.



Monday, November 6

Pet Care Seminar, 7 p.m., McElroy Hall auditorium, corner of McFarland and Farm Road.  Dr. Jonathan Pucket “Corneal Disease.” Free.



Wednesday, November 7

Botany Seminar Series, 12:30-1:20 p.m., Noble Research Center Room 108. Dr. Lara Souza, Oklahoma Biological Survey.



Thursday, November 8

Noon Concert Series, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library. Drinks and desserts provided. Free to the public.

Art History Faculty Roundtable Series, noon to 1 p.m., OSU Bartlett Center Room 104, Dr. Cristina Cruz Gonzalez, Colonial Arts of the Americas.  Free and open to public.

Smartie Pants Trivia Night, 5:30 p.m., Anne Morris Greenwood Reading Room, Edmon Low Library. $10 benefits United Way. Information: 405-744-6321



Friday, November 9

Drumright Centennial Show “Wheeler #1:  The Musical,” 8 p.m., Boomtown Theater, 138 E. Broadway, Tickets call 918-352-2239.



Saturday, November 10

Eat with the Eagles, 6 p.m., Iowa Tribe Powwow Grounds Chena Building.  Ticket information ($50): 405-334-7471.

Drumright Centennial Show “Wheeler #1:  The Musical,” 8 p.m., Boomtown Theater, 138 E. Broadway, Tickets call 918-352-2239.