Stillwater News Press

August 9, 2013

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Events in and around Stillwater


Stillwater NewsPress

STILLWATER, Okla. — Saturday, August 10

Zumba, 1 a.m. Payne County Expo Center. Relay for Life benefits American Cancer Society.

Karaoke, 2 a.m. Payne County Expo Center during Relay for Life.

Scavenger Hunt Musical Chairs, 4 a.m. Payne County Expo Center during Relay for Life.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park, 309 N. Main.

Just Fiction-A Novel Building Workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Bestselling author William Bernhardt discusses writing style. Information: 405-744-8459.

Stillwater League of Women Voters Brunch, 10 a.m. to noon, 423 S. Oak Knoll Ct. Superintendent of Stillwater Schools Ann Caine speaking about educational issues. Bring potluck dish to share.

Community Brunch, 11 a.m. to noon, First Presbyterian Church, northeast corner of Sixth and Duck Street. Free meal served in Fellowship Hall.

Pawnee Bill Memorial Rodeo Parade, noon, downtown Pawnee.

Gospel with a Purpose, 5:30 p.m. doors open, 6 p.m. show. Southside Baptist Church, 1223 S. Perkins. Bring donations for Weekend Food Sacks for Children. Featuring New Revival, Paige Norman-Perry, Mike Dunn and For HIS Purpose. Information: 405-762-1124 or www.forhispurpose.net.

Movie in the Park, 8 p.m. Perkins Territorial Plaza. Bring blankets, chairs and bug spray to watch free family show “Over the Hedge” with free popcorn.

Pawnee Bill Memorial Rodeo, 8 p.m., Lakeside Arena, Pawnee. Winner of Miss Pawnee Bill Memorial Rodeo announced. Tickets are adults $10, children $5 and under age 6 free. Dance following rodeo.

Sunday, August 11

Pooches in the Pool, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Stillwater Municipal Pool, 800 E. 12th Ave.

Monday, August 12

My Dentist Community Celebration, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 2200 N. Perkins Rd.  Free lunch, music, children’s games and giveaways.

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

Stillwater Farmers Market, 2-5:30 p.m., Stillwater Medical Center, 600 S. Adams.

Love Feast, 6 p.m., First United Methodist South Campus, 2823 S. Husband. Free community meal.

Stillwater League of Women Voters Book Club, 7-9 p.m., 912 W. Eskridge Ave.. Information: www.lwvstillwater.org.

Evening Family Storytime, 7-8 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Storytime Room. Songs, film, craft.

Tuesday, August 13

Free Hearing Screenings, Stillwater Hearing Clinic, Inc., 116 W. Eighth Ave. Call for appointment 405-624-8605.

Walk ‘n Talk, 7 a.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU State Highway 51 entrance. Walk from one to three miles in gardens. Information: laura.payne@okstate.edu.

ALDI Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 8:45 a.m., 1188 N. Perkins Rd.

Meridian Meet Your Teacher Day, 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m., Meridian Technology Center. Informal event for parents and students. Information: 405-37-3333.

Stillwater Middle School Schedule Pickup, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 Ombudsman Volunteer Training, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Stillwater Senior Citizens Center. 1015 E. 12th Ave. Central Oklahoma Economic Development District Area Agency on Aging. Information: 1-800-375-8255 extension 133 or clincoln@sbcglobal.net.

Free Community Summer Lunch, 12-1 p.m. First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, corner of Sixth Avenue and Duck Street.

Anime Club, 4-5 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. View new Anime productions, practice Manga drawing skills and learn Japanese culture.

Tuesday Gardener Series, 6 p.m., Payne County Expo Center. Preserving your produce. Information: raortez@brightok.net or 405-747-8320.

Ripley Back to School Fair, 6-8 p.m. Free backpack distribution and hygiene kits from Stillwater Medical Center.

Advanced Pottery with Buck Dollarhide, 6-9 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck. Information: 405-747-8084.

Dewey Decimal Theater, 6:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Free popcorn and family movie.

Orange Power Bingo, 8 p.m., OSU Student Union Starlight Terrace. WEAR OSU gear to get an extra card.

Wednesday, August 14

 Free Hearing Screenings, Stillwater Hearing Clinic, Inc., 116 W. Eighth Ave. Call for appointment 405-624-8605.

Ombudsman Volunteer Training, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Stillwater Senior Citizens Center. 1015 E. 12th Ave. Central Oklahoma Economic Development District Area Agency on Aging. Information: 1-800-375-8255 extension 133 or clincoln@sbcglobal.net.

Disaster Preparation Training, 10 am. to noon, OSU Wes Watkins Center. Register www.oksbdc.org or call 405-744-4272..

Thursday, August 15

Free Hearing Screenings, Stillwater Hearing Clinic, Inc., 116 W. Eighth Ave. Call for appointment 405-624-8605.

Integrity Audiology and Hearing Clinic Ribbon Cutting, 11 a.m., 129 W. Seventh Ave.

Stillwater League of Women Voters Board Meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Room 138, 1107 S. Duck.

Social Security Lunch and Learn, noon-1 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Confirm attendance for pizza and drink at 405-338-5774.

Stillwater Public Schools Meet the Teacher Night, 4:30-6 p.m.

Deer Field Day, 5:30 p.m. OSU Range Research Station. RSVP 405-744-9636 or dwayne.emore@okstate.edu.

Dive-In Movie, 9 p.m., OSU Colvin Center. Free for OSU students, all others $4. Showing: “Now You See Me.”

Friday, August 16

Whiskey Creek Designs Ribbon Cutting, 11:30 a.m., 102 S. Main.

Developmental Screenings, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin. Free half-hour sessions with child development specialist. Call 405-533-3333 for an appointment.

Saturday, August 17

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park, 309 N. Main.

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 3300 S. Sixth Ave.

Introduction to Metal Art, 9 a.m. to noon, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck. Register: 405-747-8084.

Community Brunch, 11 a.m. to noon, First Presbyterian Church, northeast corner of Sixth and Duck Street. Free meal served in Fellowship Hall.

Creating Character, 1 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Stillwater Writers Group hosting best selling author William Bernhardt.

Damon’s Dance Fun Day, 6-9 p.m. Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin. Fundraiser with $5 donation and silent auction for the whole family to assist families with adoption costs.

Monday, August 19

Oklahoma State University Fall Semester Begins

China: Lost/Found, Photography by Ka Chuen Yeung, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sept. 27, OSU Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts Gardiner Gallery, 405-744-6016.

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

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

Stillwater Farmers Market, 2-5:30 p.m., Stillwater Medical Center, 600 S. Adams.

Senior Class Cookout, 6 p.m., Stillwater High School Back Parking Lot.

Love Feast, 6 p.m., First United Methodist South Campus, 2823 S. Husband. Free community meal.

Sewing Circle Reading Society, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Bring needlework project and listen to readings.

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

Evening Family Storytime, 7-8 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Storytime Room. Songs, film, craft.

Tuesday, August 20

Stillwater Public Schools Begin Fall Semester

Walk ‘n Talk, 7 a.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU State Highway 51 entrance. Walk from one to three miles in gardens. Information: laura.payne@okstate.edu.

Wednesday, August 21

Lunch and Learn Hearing Demonstration, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Freddie Paul’s Steakhouse, 1707 E. Sixth Ave. Reserve free lunch with Integrity Audiology and Hearing Center, 405-372-2657.

Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Room 202. Program: The Five Most Important Estate Planning Documents.  Information: http://retiredinstillwater.wordpress.com

AWANA, 5:45 p.m. snack supper, 6:30-8:30 children’s clubs start. Immanuel Baptist Church, 2415 E. 104th. Information: 405-547-1222 or www.immanuelbaptistperkins.org.

Lights on Stillwater, 7-9 p.m., Boone Pickens Stadium. OSU students interact with community.

Light the Night 5K, 9 p.m. Run benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Stillwater.

Thursday, August 22

Food Business Entrepreneurs Basic Training, 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Food and Agricultural Products Center. Register: 405-744-6277.

OSU Part-time and Volunteer Job Fair, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., OSU Student Union Ballroom. Information: 405-744-3331.

Northern Therapy and Rehabilitation Ribbon Cutting, 4 p.m., 904 W. Sixth Ave.

“Within Reach,” 6-8 p.m., OSU Architecture Building Auditorium. Movie about sustainable communities sponsored by Institute of Creativity and Innovation.

Bunco for Babies, 6:30- 8 p.m., Stillwater Chamber of Commerce. Fundraiser to benefit March of Dimes. Contact: 405-612-1695.

Zumbageddon: Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow!, 7-8 p.m., OSU Colvin Center Annex.

Boots and Bandanas Dinner, 7 p.m., Meditations, 1205 N. Country Club Rd. Barbecue dinner and dessert auction benefits Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency, Client Services, Mission of Hope and the Stillwater Community Health Center.

Saturday, August 24

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park, 309 N. Main.

Glass Fusing Workshop, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck. Register: 405-747-8084.

Kickoff to Healthy Tailgating, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 624.S. Walnut. Blood drive, free screenings, diabetic information class.

Community Brunch, 11 a.m. to noon, First Presbyterian Church, northeast corner of Sixth and Duck Street. Free meal served in Fellowship Hall.

Mayor’s Welcome to New International Students, 6-9 p.m., OSU Wes Watkins Center.

Fairest of the Fair,  Payne County Expo Center.

Sunday, August 25

DeMolay DeMystified, 2 p.m. Frontier Masonic Lodge,  corner of Miller and Duck Street.  Seminar for parents and young men to learn more about the Order of DeMolay. Information: jaymie.jordan@okstate.edu.

OSU Spears School of Business Scholarship Banquet, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. banquet. OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center.

Contemporary Music Concert, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center. Faculty Jeff Loeffert, saxophone; Michael Kirkendoll, piano; Stuart Langsan, percussion.

Monday, August 26

China: Lost/Found, Photography by Ka Chuen Yeung, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sept. 27, OSU Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts Gardiner Gallery, 405-744-6016.

Stillwater Middle School Book Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Ice Cream Social, 11 a.m., OSU Student Union basement.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 2-5:30 p.m., Stillwater Medical Center, 600 S. Adams.

Love Feast, 6 p.m., First United Methodist South Campus, 2823 S. Husband. Free community meal.

Beekeepers, 6:30 p.m., Glencoe Senior Citizens Building. Information: MDenny4396@aol.com.

Evening Family Storytime, 7-8 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Storytime Room. Songs, film, craft.

Tuesday, August 27

Walk ‘n Talk, 7 a.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU State Highway 51 entrance. Walk from one to three miles in gardens. Information: laura.payne@okstate.edu.

Cake Crazy Ribbon Cutting, 11 a.m., 111 W. Elm St.

Laser Battle Evolution, 1-4 p.m., OSU Engineering South Lawn.



Wednesday, August 28

County Fair, Payne County Expo Center, Fairgrounds Road and State Highway 51 East.

Government Affairs Update, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Cimarron Best Western, 315 N. Husband St., Oklahoma Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt speaking.

Thursday, August 29

County Fair, Payne County Expo Center, Fairgrounds Road and State Highway 51 East.

My Dentist Ribbon Cutting, 11:30 a.m., 2200 N. Perkins Rd.

Gallery Talk and Reception for China: Lost/Found, Photography by Ka Chuen Yeung, 5-7 p.m., OSU Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts Gardiner Gallery, 405-744-6016.

Friday, August 30

County Fair, Payne County Expo Center, Fairgrounds Road and State Highway 51 East.

Orange Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. OSU Student Union Plaza. Wear orange in support of OSU Football and Soccer. Free refreshments.

Saturday, August 31

County Fair, Payne County Expo Center, Fairgrounds Road and State Highway 51 East.

Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Northern Oklahoma College parking lot, corner of Hall of Fame Avenue and Monroe Street. Sponsored by Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals of Stillwater.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park, 309 N. Main.

Community Brunch, 11 a.m. to noon, First Presbyterian Church, northeast corner of Sixth and Duck Street. Free meal served in Fellowship Hall.

County Fair Show, 7-10 p.m., Payne County Expo Center, Fairgrounds Road and State Highway 51 East. Free public performances with Bo Phillips, Ryan Reid and Phil Hamilton Band.

Monday, September 2

Cowboy Boot Camp Start Date, 5:45 a.m., OSU Colvin Recreation Center. Information: wellness@okstate.edu.

Tuesday, September 3

Walk ‘n Talk, 7 a.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU State Highway 51 entrance. Walk from one to three miles in gardens. Information: laura.payne@okstate.edu.

Native American Writers of the Plains, 3 p.m. scholar booktalk at OSU Edmon Low Library and 6:30-8:30 p.m. community discussion at Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Featuring Hugh Foley and Let’s Talk about it OK book “Fools Crow.”

Wednesday, September 4

Evident Health Services Ribbon Cutting, 10 a.m., 604 S. Walnut St.

Thursday, September 5

Cowboy Cooking School, noon to 1 p.m., OSU Seretean Wellness Center. Demonstration, recipes and sampling. Registration: 405-744-9355.

Twilight Garden Series -Composting 101, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU Education Building. Preregistration encouraged: 405-744-4531.

Saturday, September 7

Pistol Pete 5K and One Mile Fun Run, 8 a.m., Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce.  Information: 405-547-4813.

Up and Away 5K and One Mile Fun Run/Walk, 9 a.m. Benefits adoption.

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 3300 S. Sixth Ave.

Just Fiction-A Novel Building Workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Bestselling author William Bernhardt discusses marketing. Information: 405-744-8459.

Old Settlers Day Harvest Fest Parade, 11 a.m., Downtown Perkins.

  Tuesday, September 10

Walk ‘n Talk, 7 a.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU State Highway 51 entrance. Walk from one to three miles in gardens. Information: laura.payne@okstate.edu.

Tuesday Gardener Series, 6 p.m., Payne County Expo Center.

Wednesday, September 11

Workshop Wednesday, noon, Stillwater Public Library Room 214. Community Benefit Discussion Series.

Thursday, September 12

Twilight Garden Series -Monarchs and Milkweeds, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU Education Building. Preregistration encouraged: 405-744-4531.

Saturday, September 14

OSU Botanic Garden Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., State Highway 51 entrance stroll 1/4 mile on scenic trail.

Fall Into Holidays Craft Show, Payne County Expo Center.

Fall Family Weekend Scholarship Breakfast, 10-11 a.m., Edmon Low Library Browsing Room.

Gameday at the Union, 3 hours before OSU Football Kickoff, Student Union Plaza. Family friendly activities.

Hall of Fame Block Party, North side of Boone Pickens Stadium.

Cowboy Spirit Walk, 2 hours and 45 minutes before the OSU Football Kickoff. Corner of Hester and Morrill Avenue.

Sunday, September 15

OSU Fall Family Weekend, 9:30-11 a.m. OSU Bennett Chapel. Nondenominational services with coffee and doughnuts.

Stillwater Creativity Boosters’ Odyssey of the Mind and Destination Imagination Annual Registration, 6:30-8 p.m., Stillwater Designs KICKER, 3100 N. Husband on east side of Boomer Lake. Information: www. StillwaterCreativity.org.



Monday, September 16

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

Tuesday, Seotember 17

Pianist Conrad Tao, OSU Seretean Center, 8 p.m. Allied Arts: 405-744-7509 or allied.art@okstate.edu.

Wednesday, September 18

Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Room 202. Program: Smart Estate Planning.  Information: http://retiredinstillwater.wordpress.com

Thursday, September 19

Twilight Garden Series -Plant Propagation and Seed Saving, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU Education Building. Preregistration encouraged: 405-744-4531.

Friday, September 20

Stillwater Medical Center Foundation Golf Tournament, 8 a.m., Stillwater Country Club. Information: www.smc-foundation.org/golfclassic

Friends of the OSU Library, An Evening with Carl Hiaasen, 6 p.m. welcome reception; 6:30 p.m. dinner and program; 8 p.m. book signing. OSU ConocoPHillips Alumni Center. Information: bcox@OSUgiving.com

Saturday, September 21

Stillwater Writers Group, 1 p.m., Stillwater Public Library.

The Botanic Garden at OSU GardenFest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 3300 W. Sixth Ave.

Tuesday, September 24

Native American Writers of the Plains, 3 p.m. scholar booktalk at OSU Edmon Low Library and 6:30-8:30 p.m. community discussion at Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Featuring Lindsey Smith and Let’s Talk about it OK book “Mean Spirit.”

Twilight Garden Series -All About Bulbs, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU Education Building. Preregistration encouraged: 405-744-4531.

Wednesday, September 25

Mobile Mammograms, OSU Seretean Wellness Center north parking lot. Appointments: 1-800-422-4626, extension 106.

Thursday, September 26

OSU Seretean Wellness Center Open House, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grand opening of newly renovated building.

Friday, September 27

Used Book Sale, noon to 8 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Saturday, September 28

OSU Outdoor Adventure’s 9th Annual Triathlon, 9:30 a.m.. Camp Redlands. Contact 405-744-5581.

Used Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Sunday, September 29

Used Book Sale $1 Per Bag Day, 1-3 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Thursday, October 3

Miss OSU Pageant, 8 p.m. OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Saturday, October 5

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3300 W. Sixth Ave.

Tuesday, October 8

Tuesday Gardener Series, 6 p.m., Payne County Expo Center.

 Wednesday, October 9

Workshop Wednesday, noon, Stillwater Public Library Room 214. Community Benefit Discussion Series.

Saturday, October 12

Putts for Pets Golf Tournament, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. silent auction, Stillwater Country Club. Humane Society of Stillwater fourth annual fundraiser.

Tuesday, October 15

Native American Writers of the Plains, 3 p.m. scholar booktalk at OSU Edmon Low Library and 6:30-8:30 p.m. community discussion at Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Featuring Julie Pearson-Little Thunder and Let’s Talk about it OK book “The Bingo Palace.”

Ailey II Dance, OSU Seretean Center, 8 p.m. Allied Arts: 405-744-7509 or allied.art@okstate.edu.

Saturday, October 19

Supernatural elements in novels, 1 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Stillwater Writer’s Group hosting Wayne Harris-Wyrick.

Friday, October 25

Red Dirt Film Festival. Information: inspireshineheal@gmail.com.

Saturday, October 26

Red Dirt Film Festival. Information: inspireshineheal@gmail.com.

Tuesday, November 5

Native American Writers of the Plains, 3 p.m. scholar booktalk at OSU Edmon Low Library and 6:30-8:30 p.m. community discussion at Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Featuring Helen Clements and Let’s Talk about it OK book “Medicine River.”

Friday, November 8

Street Corner Symphony A Capella, OSU Seretean Center, 8 p.m. Allied Arts: 405-744-7509 or allied.art@okstate.edu.

Tuesday, November 12

Tuesday Gardener Series, 6 p.m., Payne County Expo Center.

Wednesday, November 13

Workshop Wednesday, noon, Stillwater Public Library Room 214. Community Benefit Discussion Series.  

Friday, December 13

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

Friday, January 17

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

Friday, March 7

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

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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