Stillwater News Press

March 26, 2014

What's Happening

Events in and around Stillwater


Stillwater NewsPress

Thursday, March 27

AARP Tax Help, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave.

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

Line Dancing, 10:30 a.m., Stillwater Senior Activity Center.

Noon Tunes, noon-1 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library. Casual music performed by the OSU Music Club.

Bingo, 2 p.m., Stillwater Senior Activity Center

Oklahoma WONDERtorium Writing Club, 3:30-5 p.m., 308 W. Franklin.

Veterinary Biomedical Sciences Spring Seminar, 4-5 p.m., OSU McElroy Hall Room 259.

Run to Be Running Club, 4:30 p.m., South Couch Park Pavilion No. 1 on 12th Avenue. Register at 315 E. Ninth Ave.

Senior Studio Reception and Gallery Talk, 5-7 p.m., OSU Gardiner Art Gallery.

Super Duper Celebration, 5-7 p.m., 1001 N. Boomer Road. Superhero-themed celebration of food, games, giveaways including free kids meals from Whataburger.

Wings of Hope: Transforming Lives, 6 p.m., ConocoPhillips Alumni Center. Benefit for Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services.

4-H Dress Revue/Dress to Impress, 6 p.m., Hillcrest Baptist Church.

Music Night, 6-8:30 p.m., Stillwater Senior Activity Center

Beginning Excel, 6:30-8 p.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Cushing Chamber of Commerce Candidate’s Forum, 7 p.m., Free Will Baptist Church in Cushing.

Cultural Night, 7 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

The Great Big Band, 7 p.m., Perry High School Auditorium.

League of Women Voters City Council Seat 3 Public Forum, 7 p.m., City of Stillwater Municipal Building City Council Room.

Puget Sound Piano Trio, 7:30 p.m., OSU Willard Hall.

Post-Haste Reed Duo featuring saxophone and bassoon, 7:30 p.m., OSU Bennett Chapel.

Free Wild Game Feast, 6 p.m., Sunnybrook Christian Church, corner of Richmond Road and North Perkins Road.

Brandon Clark Band, 10 p.m., Eskimo Joe’s.

Friday, March 28

Adorable Affordables, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Payne County Expo Center. Quality consignments for children.

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

Beginning Throwing Pottery with Helen Jordan, 10 a.m. to noon, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Adult Chess Class, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin.

Cushing Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon, noon, Cushing Country Club.

Men’s Pool Tournament, 1 p.m., Stillwater Senior Activity Center.

Plants, People and Beyond, 3 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room. Reception, lecture, book signing by Joseph Tychonievich, author of “Plant Breeding for the Home Gardener.

Native American Dinner Benefit, 4:30-7 p.m., Wesley Foundation, corner of University Avenue and Washington Street (The Strip). All-you-can-eat dinner for $6 features corn soup, Indian tacos, fry bread, meat pies and other specialties to benefit OSU Native American students.

Pancake Festival, 5-8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, corner of Seventh Avenue and Duck Street. Noon Kiwanis Club fundraiser for charitable projects.

Cultural Night, 7 p.m., OSU Student Union Theater. Features talents of international students.

Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. Eighth Ave.

Cole Porter Band, 8 p.m., and Chad Sullins and the Last Coalition, 8:30 p.m., Tumbleweed, Lakeview and Country Club Road.

Saturday, March 29

Pancake Festival, 6 a.m. to noon, First United Methodist Church, corner of Seventh Avenue and Duck Street. Noon Kiwanis Club fundraiser for charitable projects.

Orphan Run 2014, 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Southside of Boone Pickens Stadium. Register www.orphanrunstillwater.com

Pancake Breakfast, 7-10 a.m., Payne County Expo Center. Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers fundraiser for scholarships.

Chi Alpha Pancake Breakfast, 8-11 a.m., Hosanna Station, 418 E. McElroy road. Pancakes, sausage, biscuits, coffee, juice for $5 to benefit Thailand mission trip.

Adorable Affordables, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Payne County Expo Center. Quality consignments for children.

Perkins Trash-Off, 8 a.m., Oklahoma Territorial Plaza in Perkins. Information: 405-747-7520.

Orchestra Festival, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Greek Discovery Day, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., OSU Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, 405--744-5490. Visit gogreek.okstate.edu.

Blue Thumb Training for New Volunteers, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Lab, Hall of Fame Avenue and Cleveland Street.

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

Lake McMurtry’s 2nd Annual Spring Celebration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lake McMurtry east side. Audubon Society bird talk at 11 a.m.

NANO Speed-U-Cate at the Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 1-3 p.m., 308 W. Franklin.

Cross Stitch with Sherrill Lewis, 1-3:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Jayne Benkendorf’s Bone Health Hour, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Best Western Motel Conference Room in Cushing.

Campaign Finance Reform, 2 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Room 138.  Information: 405-377-0918.

Explorations!, 6 p.m., Zannotti’s, 113 W. Seventh Ave.

Jason Savory and Band, 6:30 p.m., Ripley High School gymnasium. Benefit concert for Ripley Project Graduation.

Cultural Night, 7 p.m., OSU Student Union Theater. Features talents of international students.

Judith Karman Hospice Shorts Festival, 7:30 p.m., Sheerar Museum Auditorium.

Scott Carson and Chuck Dunlap Songwriters Showcase, 9 p.m., Ice House.

Sunday, March 30

Blue Thumb Training for New Volunteers, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Lab, Hall of Fame Avenue and Cleveland Street.

Blood Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Lost Creek United Methodist Church. For appointments, call 877-340-8777 or email obi.org.

Discovery Diner Self-Exploration, 1-5 p.m. through April 5, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Lane. www.okwondertorium.org.

Children’s Operetta Auditions for Cinderella, 1:30-3 p.m. come and go and 3:15 p.m. callbacks, Stillwater Public Library Room 313.

Financially Healthy: An Introduction to Personal Budgeting and Value-Oriented Investing, 2-4 p.m., Wesley Foundation, 823 W. University.

Judith Karman Hospice Shorts Festival, 2:30 p.m., Sheerar Museum Auditorium.

Guest Artist Series: Matti Raekallio, piano, 2:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Dabbling with Dichroic with Claire Zevnik, 3-5 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Free hearty vegetable soup dinner with ice cream, 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, corner of Sixth Avenue and Duck Street.

Japanese Storyteller, 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary, corner of Sixth Avenue and Duck Street.

Monday, March 31

Basics of Exporting, 9 a.m. to noon, OSU Wes Watkins Center. RSVP: CITD1@okstateedu.

AARP Tax Help, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave.

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

Judith Karman Hospice Grief Support Group, noon to 1:30 p.m., United Way Volunteer Center, 109 E. Ninth Ave. Bring brown bag lunch with beverages and drinks provided. Information: 405-377-8012.

Universities Joining the Fight Against Hunger, 2:30 p.m., OSU Wes Watkins Center Auditorium. Dean Lela O’Toole International Speakers Series featuring June Henton, Auburn University College of Human Sciences Dean.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Blood Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Church of Christ University Center. For appointments, call 877-340-8777 or visit obi.org.

Authentic Asian Indian Cooking with Vandana Jaiswal, 5:30-8 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Diabetes Support Group, 6:30-7:30, Evident Health Services, 604  S. Walnut. Information: 405-571-9111.

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

SMAC Week Mr. SHS Mangeant, 7 p.m., SHS Performing Arts Center.

Faculty Recital Series: Meredith Blecha-Wells, cello, 7:30 p.m., Seretean Center Concert Hall.

“Patronage and Pension: How Handel became an Entrepreneur,” 8 p.m., OSU Murray Hall Room 035.  Sponsored by OSU Gamma of Oklahoma chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Lecture from national Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Ellen T. Harris, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor emeritus.

Tuesday, April 1

AARP Tax Help, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave.

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

Discovery Diner Self-Exploration, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 5, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Lane. www.okwondertorium.org.

Sneak A Peek, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., OSU College of Human Sciences Courtyard. Student clubs showcase activities.

Farm Fresh Spinach, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., OSU Cafe Libro and Little Bakery. Free samples.

AARP Tax Help, 1-4 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Peek Inside the Chef Series, OSU Human Sciences West Room 202.

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

Science Tuesdays, 3:30-5 p.m., Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Lane.

The Coming Job Wars by Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup Inc., 4-5:15 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall. Ticket information: 405-744-2507.

Green Team: Clean Air/Indoor Air Quality, 5 p.m., Otoe-Missouria Community Building, Red Rock. Information: 580-723-4466.

Relay for Life Fundraiser, 5:30-9:30 p.m., El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant, 5020 West Sixth St. Patrons tell your server you are dining for  Stillwater Survivors Team and 20 percent of the meal’s proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

ZumbaFest: Act a FOOL!, 6:30-8 p.m., Colvin Center Annex.

Veterinary Voices Seminar on Heartworm Disease in Dogs, 7 p.m., OSU McElroy Hall Auditorium.

SMAC Week Talents of Stillwater, 7 p.m., Sheerar Center Auditorium.

Woodwind Honors Recital, 7:30- 9 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Wednesday, April 2

AARP Tax Help, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave.

Design Process Hand Sketching for Interiors, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., OSU Student Union Theater Lobby. Book signing by Rick Bartholomew, clinical assistant professor interior design.

Sharing a Journey: Building the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art Collection, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Postal Plaza Gallery.

AARP Tax Help, 1-4 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

For Love of Wisdom, Step to the Right, 4:30 p.m., OSU HSCI 129. Friends of the Forms Lecture Information: 405-744-6090.

SMAC Week Powder Puff Football, 5 p.m., Pioneer Stadium.

Biomimicry and the Built Environment, 5:30 p.m., OSU School of Architecture Jack and Carol Corgan Auditorium.

Divorce Care and Divorce Care for Kids, 6 p.m., University Heights Baptist Church Room 102 with child care provided. Information: 405-372-2744.

Film Screening: “REJECT,” 7 p.m., OSU Student Union Theater.

Thursday, April 3

AARP Tax Help, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave.

Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Centennial Celebration, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., OSU Human Sciences Building.

Discovery Diner Self-Exploration, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 5, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Lane. www.okwondertorium.org.

Sharing a Journey: Building the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art Collection, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., OSU Postal Plaza Gallery.

Functional Foods: Evidence supporting the preventative and medicinal properties of food, 12:15-1:15 p.m., OSU ITLE Room 126.

Noon Concert Series, 12 p.m.., OSU Edmon Low Library. Featuring String Chamber Ensembles.

Yoga in the Garden with Yoga Therapist Carol Bender, 5:30-6:30 p.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU.

Spears School of Business Honors and Awards Banquet, 6 p.m., OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center Click Hall.

SMAC Week Community Carnival, 6-8 p.m., Stillwater High School North Parking Lot.

Test Drive a 2014 Ford to Benefit SMAC, 6-8 p.m., Stillwater High School east parking lot beside Pioneer Stadium. Information: otford.com.

Beginning Pottery Throwing with Kellie Adams, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Payne County Audubon Society OSU Scholarship Awards, 7 p.m., Stillwater Public Library room 119.

Stillwater PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), 7 p.m., Canterbury Student Center, 519 W. University, 405-714-0064.

Stillwater Community Singers, 7:30 p.m., Stillwater Community Center Winfrey Houston Theater, corner of Duck Street and Eighth Avenue.

Guest Artist Series: Saxophonist Russell Thorpe, 7:30-9 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), 7:30 p.m., Town & Gown Theatre.

Friday, April 4

SMAC Week Hat Day at Stillwater High School

Elks Lodge Blazathon Cooking Begins, 202 E. McElroy Road.

City of Stillwater Trash-Off Event, 9 a.m., Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. Eighth Ave. Information: 405-533-8482 or cfranks@stillwater.org.

Beginning Throwing Pottery with Helen Jordan, 10 a.m. to noon, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

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

Free Blood Pressure Checks, 11:30 to noon, Stillwater Public Library Auditorium. Stillwater Medical Center Home Health providing service.

First Friday: All-on-4 Dental Implants, 12-1 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Auditorium. Stillwater Medical Center Foundation program features Dr. Richard Miller and Dr. Ross Sethman.

College of Human Sciences Building Campaign Launch, 3:30 p.m., OSU Student Union Ballroom Lobby.

Payne County Democrats Social, 5 p.m., 302 N. Main.

College of Human Sciences Celebration of Excellence, 6 p.m., OSU Student Union Ballroom.

John Jacobs Next Generation Power Force Team, 6:30 p.m., Stillwater High School. Message of Christian empowerment open to all ages.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), 7:30 p.m., Town & Gown Theatre.

Saturday, April 5

Perkins City-wide Garage Sale

Kick Up Your Heels Relay, 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start, 10:30 refreshments and prizes, Couch Park. Teams of four men compete in women’s shoes in 10 events to celebrate survivor’s spirits with Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services. Information: 405-373-9922 or cstewart@sdvs.org.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park, Main Street and Hall of Fame Avenue.

Stillwater Homebuilders Association Home and Garden Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Payne County Expo Center.

Garden Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU.

OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Open House, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., West Farm Road between Hall of Fame Avenue and McFarland Road. Information: www.cvhs.okstate.edu.

Junior Day, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., OSU Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Discovery Diner Self-Exploration, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 5, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Lane. www.okwondertorium.org.

Mom’s Day Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., OSU Student Union Atrium.

Elks Lodge Blazathon, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elks Lodge, 202 E. McElroy. Benefits Judith Karman Hospice.

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Graduate Concerto Recital: Sung Eun Yi, 2:30-4 p.m.,, OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Soprano Carol Coleson Senior Recital, 4:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Red Rock Fire Department Annual Calf Fry, 5:30 p.m., Frontier School Cafeteria. Partnership with Tonkawa Masonic Lodge featuring dinner of calf fries, smoked pork, beans, potato salad, cole slaw, rolls, dessert for $10 adults and children $5.

Spring Sing, 5:30 p.m., OSU Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Thomas Tran Flute Student Recital, 6-7 p.m., OSU Bennett Chapel.

Music . . .A State of Art: Backstage, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 101 East Seventh Ave.. Reservation Only.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), 7:30 p.m., Town & Gown Theatre.

Crosswired, 8 p.m., Eagles Lodge (behind Stillwater Steel on East Sixth Avenue).

Sunday, April 6

Stillwater Homebuilders Association Home and Garden Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Payne County Expo Center.

OSU Percussion Ensembles, 2:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), 2:30 p.m., Town & Gown Theatre.

Student Recital: Carly Prince, flute and Michael Barnes, percussion, 2:30 p.m., OSU Willard Hall Lounge.

Soprano Tiffany Wright Junior Recital, 6-7 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Soprano Brittany Wright Junior Recital, 7-8 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Monday, April 7

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

Judith Karman Hospice Grief Support Group, noon to 1:30 p.m., United Way Volunteer Center, 109 E. Ninth Ave. Bring brown bag lunch with beverages and drinks provided. Information: 405-377-8012.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Authentic Asian Indian Cooking with Vandana Jaiswal, 5:30- 8 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Bodyweight Deadlift Rep Challenge: Norton vs Whitacre, 5:30 p.m., OSU Colvin Center Weight Room.

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

Tuesday, April 8

AARP Tax Help, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave.

League of Women Voters, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Freddie Paul’s Restaurant, 1707 E. Sixth Ave.

AARP Tax Help, 1-4 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Science Tuesdays, 3:30-5 p.m., Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Lane.

Muslim Voices, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Stillwater Public library. Children’s book discussion series for ages 8-12. Registration required: 405-372-3633.

Green Team: Clean Water, 5 p.m., Otoe-Missouria Community Building, Red Rock. Information: 580-723-4466.

OSU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Wednesday, April 9

AARP Tax Help, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave.

AARP Tax Help, 1-4 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Divorce Care and Divorce Care for Kids, 6 p.m., University Heights Baptist Church Room 102 with child care provided. Information: 405-372-2744.

Thursday, April 10

AARP Tax Help, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave.

Noon Tunes, 12-1 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library. Casual music performed by OSU Music Club.

Did Finches and Land Plants Co-Evolve in Galapagos? 3:30-4:30 p.m., OSU Classroom Building North 203.

Green Team: Clean Drinking Water, 5 p.m., Otoe-Missouria Community Building, Red Rock. Information: 580-723-4466.

Yoga in the Garden with Yoga Therapist Carol Bender, 5:30 p.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU.

Beginning Pottery Throwing with Kellie Adams, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Darwin Riding the Only Tropical Albatross: Why Evolution Matters, 7-9 p.m., OSU Classroom Building Room 313.

A Spanish Inquisition featuring OSU Concert Chorale and Chamber Choir, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), 7:30 p.m., Town & Gown Theatre.

Friday, April 11

Free Sustainability Conference, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Stillwater Community Center. Register: www.findingcenterconference.org/chair-design-competition.

Beginning Throwing Pottery with Helen Jordan, 10 a.m. to noon, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Blood Drive, 12:30-5:30 p.m., First Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Cushing. Call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment. Walk-ins welcome.

Tune It Up: Musicians, Poets and Artists for Change, 6-8 p.m., 611 Bake House on the Square in Perry. Wings of Hope Family Crisis event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Saville Center Benefit Boots ‘n Bling, 6:30 p.m., ConocoPhillips Alumni Center.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), 7:30 p.m., Town & Gown Theatre.

Wade Bowen, 9:30 p.m., Tumbleweed.

Saturday, April 12

The Big Event: Oklahoma State University students helping with projects throughout the community.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park, Main Street and Hall of Fame Avenue.

OKSprout Community Garden Cleanup, 8 a.m., 1023 E. Will Rogers (Behind the First Nazarene Church).

Pawnee Area Baby Boot Camp, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pawnee County Health Department. Free program for pregnant or young mothers.

Strongest Cowboy Competition, 12-3 p.m., OSU Colvin Center Front Lawn.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), 7:30 p.m., Town & Gown Theatre.

Sunday, April 13

Born to do Science: Probing Proteins’ Secret Tricks, 2 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Adult family members are encouraged to attend with children in grades 3-8.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), 2:30 p.m., Town & Gown Theatre.

Cowboys with Compassion Food Box Preparation, 4-5:30 p.m., Hillcrest Baptist Church. Volunteers needed. Call 405-334-2110 or email doug@cowboyswith compassion.org.

Monday, April 14

Judith Karman Hospice Grief Support Group, noon to 1:30 p.m., United Way Volunteer Center, 109 E. Ninth Ave. Bring brown bag lunch with beverages and drinks provided. Information: 405-377-8012.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Making the Most of Retirement Art Tour, 1:30 p.m., OSU Postal Plaza Gallery.

Authentic Asian Indian Cooking with Vandana Jaiswal, 5:30- 8 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Beginning Drawing with Lewis Moses, 6-8 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Tuesday, April 15

AARP Tax Help, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave.

Relay for Life Fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Da Vinci’s Italian Restaurant, 2280 N. Perkins Road. Patrons tell server they are dining for Stillwater Survivors Team and 10 percent of the meals’ proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Cowboy Walking Trails Grand Opening, 11:45 a.m., OSU Hester Street.

CEO Day, 3:30 p.m., OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center. Featuring Joe Eastin, Bill Hite and Alicia Smales.

Cowboys with Compassion Food Box Distribution, 5 p.m., Hillcrest Baptist Church, 902 N. Washington. Free food distribution with inspirational movie” Last Ounce of Courage” by Kevin McAfee.

Green Team: Solid Waste, Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste, 5 p.m., Otoe-Missouria Community Building, Red Rock. Information: 580-723-4466.

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

Wednesday, April 16

Divorce Care and Divorce Care for Kids, 6 p.m., University Heights Baptist Church Room 102 with child care provided. Information: 405-372-2744.

President’s Leadership Recognition Ceremony, 5:30-7 p.m., OSU Student Union Little Theater Lobby.

Red Dirt Rangers, 5:30 p.m., The Botanic Gardens at Oklahoma State University.

Thursday, April 17

Beginning Pottery Throwing with Kellie Adams, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

William T. Anderson Accounting Hall of Fame Banquet, 6:30 p.m., ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center Click Hall.  Honoring Vickie Carr, Mike Keys and Alan Tye.

Friday, April 18

Beginning Throwing Pottery with Helen Jordan, 10 a.m. to noon, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Payne County Democrats Social, 5 p.m., 302 N. Main.

Peter Pan, Jr., 7:30 p.m., Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. Eighth Ave. Tickets available at the door: Adults $10 and students $5.

Kevin Fowler, 9:30 p.m., Tumbleweed.

Saturday, April 19

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park, Main Street and Hall of Fame Avenue.

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51. Family Day in the garden from 9 a.m. to noon.

Stillwater Arts Festival, Downtown Main Street Stillwater

Peter Pan, Jr., 7:30 p.m., Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. Eighth Ave. Tickets available at the door: Adults $10 and students $5.

Sunday, April 20

Stillwater Arts Festival, Downtown Main Street Stillwater

Monday, April 21

Authentic Asian Indian Cooking with Vandana Jaiswal, 5:30- 8 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Judith Karman Hospice Grief Support Group, noon to 1:30 p.m., United Way Volunteer Center, 109 E. Ninth Ave. Bring brown bag lunch with beverages and drinks provided. Information: 405-377-8012.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Beginning Drawing with Lewis Moses, 6-8 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Tuesday, April 22

Headstart Parent Event, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23

Divorce Care and Divorce Care for Kids, 6 p.m., University Heights Baptist Church Room 102 with child care provided. Information: 405-372-2744.

Fairlawn Cemetery Lot Owners Annual Meeting, 6 p.m., 1123 East Sixth Ave. Potluck supper with Suzanne Carpenter leading a sing-a-long at 6:30 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m.

Man of La Mancha, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Viva Locke Theatre.

Thursday, April 24

Beginning Pottery Throwing with Kellie Adams, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Man of La Mancha, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Viva Locke Theatre.

Friday, April 25

Beginning Throwing Pottery with Helen Jordan, 10 a.m. to noon, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Payne County Extension Homemade Ice Cream Contest, 5 p.m., Oklahoma Territorial Plaza, Perkins. Celebration for 100-year anniversary of extension service.

Tune It Up: Musicians, Poets and Artists for Change, 6-8 p.m., Fountain Square Aspen Coffee Company. Wings of Hope Family Crisis event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Payne County Democrats Diamond Donkey Gala, 6-9 p.m. Meditations, 1205 North Country Club Road. Information: 405-533-5310.

Man of La Mancha, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Viva Locke Theatre.

Saturday, April 26

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park, Main Street and Hall of Fame Avenue.

Scrap Metal Recycle Day, 9 a.m. to noon, Skyline Elementary School, 1402 E. Sunrise.

4-H Talks, 9:30 a.m., Payne County Extension in Glencoe.

Perry Lions Club Gene C. Wood Memorial Easter Hunt, 10 a.m., Perry Square.

Man of La Mancha, 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Viva Locke Theatre.

Sunday, April 27

Born to do Science: Battling Bacterial Biofilms, 2 p.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Man of La Mancha, 2:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Viva Locke Theatre.

Monday, April 28

Judith Karman Hospice Grief Support Group, noon to 1:30 p.m., United Way Volunteer Center, 109 E. Ninth Ave. Bring brown bag lunch with beverages and drinks provided. Information: 405-377-8012.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Beginning Drawing with Lewis Moses, 6-8 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Tuesday, April 29

Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament, 8:30 a.m., Stillwater Country Club. Shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. plus gift basket raffles benefit for Susan G. Komen Research. Information: 405-372-2706.

Stillwater Chamber Singers, 7:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s Church.

Thursday, May 1

National Day of Prayer

Beginning Pottery Throwing with Kellie Adams, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Stillwater PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), 7 p.m., Canterbury Student Center, 519 W. University, 405-714-0064.

Friday, May 2

Legislative Phone Call, 10 a.m., Cushing Chamber of Commerce, 1302 E. Main.

Payne County Democrats Social, 5 p.m., 302 N. Main.

Saturday, May 3

Payne County Audubon Society Big Day Competition Fundraiser, Midnight to 6 p.m. anywhere in Oklahoma.  Tally rally and food following at Tim O’Connell’s backyard.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park, Main Street and Hall of Fame Avenue.

The Botaniuc Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Snday, May 4

Bead it For Mom with Claire Zevnik, 2-3:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Monday, May 5

Beginning Drawing with Lewis Moses, 6-8 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Tuesday, May 6

Relay for Life Fundraiser, 5:30-9:30 p.m., El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant, 5020 West Sixth St. Patrons tell your server you are dining for  Stillwater Survivors Team and 20 percent of the meal’s proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Thursday, May 8

Beginning Pottery Throwing with Kellie Adams, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Payne County Democrats, 7 p.m., 302 N. Main.

Friday, May 9

First Friday: Dementia, noon-1 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Auditorium. Featuring a talk from Dr. Mary Clarke.

Monday, May 12

Voter Registration, 10 a.m. to noon and 5-6 p.m., Stillwater Municipal Building City Hall, 323 S. Lewis.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Beginning Drawing with Lewis Moses, 6-8 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Friday, May 16

Legislative Phone Call, 10 a.m., Cushing Chamber of Commerce, 1302 E. Main.

Payne County Democrats Social, 5 p.m., 302 N. Main.

Saturday, May 17

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Monday, May 19

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Intermediate Silversmithing with P.K. Work, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Beginning Drawing with Lewis Moses, 6-8 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck, 405-747-8084.

Friday, May 23

Legislative Phone Call, 10 a.m., Cushing Chamber of Commerce, 1302 E. Main.

Friday, May 30

Payne County Youth Services Golf Tournament

God’s Girls and Pearls, 5:30-10 p.m., Perry Event Center, 424 Seventh St., Perry.

Saturday, May 31

God’s Girls and Pearls, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Perry Event Center, 424 Seventh St., Perry.

Tuesday, June 3

Relay for Life Fundraiser, 5:30-9:30 p.m., El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant, 5020 West Sixth St. Patrons tell your server you are dining for  Stillwater Survivors Team and 20 percent of the meal’s proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Thursday, June 5

Stillwater PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), 7 p.m., Canterbury Student Center, 519 W. University, 405-714-0064.

Friday, June 6

Legislative Phone Call, 10 a.m., Cushing Chamber of Commerce, 1302 E. Main.

Payne County Democrats Social, 5 p.m., 302 N. Main.

Saturday, June 7

Blackjack Golf Tournament, Stillwater Country Club

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

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.

Saturday, June 14

BBQ ‘N Blues Festival, 5 p.m., Festival grounds on Grandstaff Road in Cushing.

Sunday, June 21

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Thursday, July 3

Stillwater PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), 7 p.m., Canterbury Student Center, 519 W. University, 405-714-0064.

Saturday, July 5

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Friday, July 18

Stillwater High School Class of 1989 Reunion

Saturday, July 19

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Stillwater High School Class of 1989 Reunion

Saturday, August 2

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Saturday, August 16

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Saturday, September 6

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Saturday, September 20

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Saturday, October 4

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.

Friday, October 10

DeMolay Battle of the Bands, 5 p.m., Payne County Expo Center. “We the Ghost” headlining family friendly event. Tickets $12 okdemolay.tix.com. Information: 405-706-7174 or stillwater@okdemolay.com

Saturday, October 18

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West of Stillwater on Highway 51.





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