Stillwater News Press

March 16, 2012

What's Happening in the Stillwater area


Stillwater NewsPress

STILLWATER, Okla. — Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Prayer Breakfast, 8 a.m., Perry Elementary School gym/cafeteria, 1103 N. 11th. Keynote speaker: J.C. Watts Jr. Reservations: Kim Korn, (580) 572-8304 or okkorn@gmail.com, or Nancy Stirman, (580) 336-2392 or stirman46@sbcglobal.net.

Oklahoma Blood Institute blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 3201 S. Boomer Road.

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cowboy Mall, Hall of Fame and Monroe.

Tuesday Gardening Series hands-on experience, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., El Sueno Farm. Topics: Applying fertilizer, transplanting bedding plants, selecting seed, planting in the field. Light lunch provided. Directions and information: Payne County Extension, (405) 747-8320.

St. Patrick’s Day free community brunch, 11 a.m. to noon, First Presbyterian Church. Menu includes green eggs and ham.



Tuesday, March 20

Responsible Beverage Service and Sales Training, 9 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Police Department, 701 S. Lewis St. Free. Information: PaNOK, (405) 624-2220.

American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 5 p.m., Stillwater chapter office, 114 W. Eighth Ave. Appointments: (800) RED-CROSS.



Thursday, March 22

Relay For Life Stillwater Survivors Team fundraiser, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Rib Crib.

North Central Oklahoma Heartwalk kickoff, 6:30 p.m., Mexico Joe’s.



Saturday, March 24

International Tolkien Reading Day, 10 a.m., Cushing Public Library. “The Hobbit” will be read aloud. Refreshments served at elevenses and tea time.

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cowboy Mall, Hall of Fame and Monroe.

Free community brunch, 11 a.m. to noon, First Presbyterian Church, Sixth Avenue and Duck Street.



Tuesday, March 27

Green Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Morrill Hall Room 101. Jason Vogel, OSU stormwater specialist, “Innovations Around Water.”

A Taste of Stillwater, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Payne County Expo Center. Proceeds benefit Stillwater Public Education Foundation.

Special Olympics Team Stillwater fundraiser concert and bake sale, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church Life Center, 400 W. Seventh Ave. Concert featuring For His Purpose quartet, Jenny Gililland and S.U.A.V.E., 7 p.m.

Cherokee storyteller Robert Lewis highlighting Will Rogers’ Cherokee heritage, 7 p.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Oak Grove Cemetery Association annual meeting, 7:30 p.m., Progress Community Center.



Friday, March 30

Stillwater Noon Kiwanis Pancake Festival, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 400 W. Seventh Ave. Tickets: $5 in advance, $6 at the door, Edmond at (405) 612-0210.

OSU Cineculture presents “El Velador,” 5:30 p.m., Room 010, Willard Hall, OSU.



Saturday, March 31

Stillwater Noon Kiwanis Pancake Festival, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 400 W. Seventh Ave. Tickets: $5 in advance, $6 at the door, Edmond at (405) 612-0210.

Stillwater Trash-Off, 9 a.m. to noon, Stillwater Community Center.

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cowboy Mall, Hall of Fame and Monroe.

Bark For Life, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Engineering South lawn, OSU.

Coyle Alumni Association 3-on-3 basketball tournament, 10 a.m., Coyle School gymnasium. Registration: $15 per person, due by March 24.

Free community brunch, 11 a.m. to noon, First Presbyterian Church, Sixth Avenue and Duck Street.



Sunday, April 1

Children’s Operetta Workshop auditions for summer production of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Room 313, Stillwater Public Library. Open to students in second- through seventh-grade. Information: Rana McCoy, 377-0505.



Tuesday, April 3

Film presentation of “Will Rogers and American Politics,” 2 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library Browsing Room.

Green Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Morrill Hall Room 101. Diane WIlkins, Department of Environmental Quality, Oklahoma City, “Red Dirt Corporations Turned Green”; Ilda Hershey, Sustainable Stillwater, “Opportunities in Recycling.”



Thursday, April 5

Green Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Morrill Hall Room 101. Jenny Gillilland, OSU Physical Plant energy manager, “Energy Costs Corralled by Conservation.”



Thursday, April 12

Botanic Garden at OSU Brown Bag Lunch Series, 12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. Speaker: David Hillock, assistant extension specialist/Master Gardener coordinator, “Designing with Annuals Using the Tall Grass Prairie Concept.” Open to the public. Free for Botanic Garden members, $5 for others.

“Will Rogers, American Blogger” by social media expert Bill Handy, 3:30 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library Browsing Room.



Friday, April 13

OSU Cineculture presents “If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front,” 5:30 p.m., Room 010, Willard Hall, OSU.



Friday, April 20

St. Francis/St. John Montessori Preschool spaghetti dinner and silent auction, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Payne County Expo Center.

“Will Rogers’ Romance with Betty and America,” 7:30 p.m., Stillwater Community Center.



Friday, April 27

OSU Cineculture presents “My Reincarnation,” 5:30 p.m., Room 010, Willard Hall, OSU.



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