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April 8, 2013

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Events in and around Stillwater

STILLWATER, Okla. — Tuesday

Tuesday Morning Walk ‘N Talk Series, 8 to 8:45 a.m.,, The Botanic Gardens at OSU. Stroll with Volunteer/Education Coordinator Laura Payne.

 Free Tax Assistance, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave. Monday through Thursday until April 15.

Citizens of Lake McMurtry, noon, Stillwater Community Center, Eighth and Duck Street. Speaker: Lake Manager Grady Lester.

Carol Headrick Book Review Performance, 12:30 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room. First person “Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child.” Drinks and dessert provided. Bring brown bag lunch. Information: 405-744-7331.

 Free Tax Assistance, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Tuesday and Wednesday until April 15.

David’s Army Relay for Life, 5 p.m. to closing dine-in, pick-up or delivery, Hideaway Pizza. Donating 10% of all sales to American Cancer Society.

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

 Beginning Word Class, 6 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Bound for Glory Book Discussion, 6 p.m.,, McAlister’s Deli, 205 E. Hall of Fame.

Intercountry Adoption, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Dillon International. Information: 918-749-4600.

Beginning Word Class, 6 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Register online library.stillwater.org/computer.htm.

League of Women Voters Education Panel Discussion Live Broadcast, 6:30 p.m., Stillwater site ITLE Building next to OSU Child Development Lab on Monroe Street.

OSU String Academy Concert, 7 to 8 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

Tune it Up! Musicians, Poets and Artists for Change, 7 to 9 p.m., The Cellar in Brooklyn’s, 701 S. Main St. Free Concert promoting Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Wednesday

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

Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Gardiner Gallery, 108 Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts Show displayed through April 30.

Ripley Public Schools Pre-enrollment Pre-K, Kindergarten and New Students, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CASA Volunteer Training. Contact: 405-624-2242.

Free Tax Assistance, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave. Monday through Thursday until April 15.

Indian Taco Sale, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., OSU campus north of Classroom Building. Benefiting Native American Indian Association.

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

Free Tax Assistance, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Tuesday and Wednesday until April 15.

Paws for Reading, 3:30 to 4:50 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Molly, certified therapy dog, reads with children.

Theta Chi Benefit for Bob Woodruff Foundation, 7 p.m., Stillwater Community Center. Comedian Evan Wecksell performing. Contact hunter.akin@okstate.edu for $5  advance tickets or $7 at the door.

Cowboy Showcase, 7 p.m., OSU Student Union Theater.

Thursday

Ripley Public Schools Pre-enrollment Pre-K, Kindergarten and New Students, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free Tax Assistance, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave. Monday through Thursday until April 15.

Piano Favorites, 12 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room.

Free Tax Assistance, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Tuesday and Wednesday until April 15.

Paws for Reading, 3:30 to 4:50 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Molly, certified therapy dog reads with children.

Switch, 5 to 7 p.m. OSU Noble Research Room 106. Discovery a path to future energy.

Interfaith Counseling Center “Taste of Spring,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Zannotti’s Wine Bar. Tickets available at the door.

President’s Leadership Recognition Award Ceremony, 5:50 to 7 p.m., OSU Noble Research Center Atrium.

Stillwater Community Singers, 7:30 p.m., Stillwater Community Center Winfrey Houston Theatre, Eighth and Duck Street. Free concert. Information: stillwatersingers.com

Friday

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.

Blood Drive to benefit Gabe Waters, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stillwater Board of Realtors, 501 S. Lewis. Walk-ins welcome or call for an appointment or walk-in 405-372-4499 or stwrealtors@sbcglobal.net.

Miss American Indian OSU Platform Event, 3 p.m., OSU Noble Research Center Room 216.

International Justice Mission Fashion Show, 6 to 8 p.m., OSU Student Union Theater.

OSU Relay for Life, 7 p.m., OSU Colvin Recreation Center.

Saturday

Run/Walk for The Thin Blue Line, 7:30 a.m., Boomer Lake. Benefiting Oklahoma Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors.

OSU Horticulture Club Plant Sale, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Teaching Greenhouses, south of Colvin Center, Cleveland and Farm Road. Information: 405-744-5414.

Of Wine, Women and The West, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., OSU School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration. Call The Wine Forum of Oklahoma, 405-744-8094, for information on tickets.

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

The Botanic Garden at OSU Family Day in the Garden, 9 a.m. to noon.

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

Stickball Exhibition and Traditional Dinner, noon to 5 p.m., OSU Colvin Center Intramural Fields.

Mom’s Day Fashion Show, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., OSU Student Union University Store.

Art History Senior Symposium, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., OSU 109 Bartlett.

Community Field Day, 1 p.m., OSU Agronomy Farm, West Sixth Avenue and Western Road. Kid-friendly programs to learn about agriculture with free pizza

Glenwood Cemetery Association Annual Meeting, 2 p.m., Eden Chapel, 92nd and S. Fairgrounds Rd.

The Amoeba in the Room: Why Animals and Plants Don’t Matter Very Much, 3 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room. Fifth Annual Plants, People and Beyond inspiring a new view of what it means to be human.

Spring Sing, 4:30 to 9 p.m., OSU Gallagher Iba Arena, Mom’s Day song and dance revue benefiting Coaches vs Cancer.

Gospel with a Purpose: The Ambassadors, 4:30 dinner and 6 to 8 p.m. concert, Lost Creek Methodist Church, 8002 S. Washington, benefiting Alaska Missions Team.

Time Changes Everything, 7 p.m. Doors open. 7:30 p.m. show starts, Stillwater Community Center. Free performance imagining Woody Guthrie met Bob Wills with Red Dirt Rangers John Cooper, Brad Piccolo and Ben Han.

Miss American Indian OSU Scholarship Pageant 2013, 7 p.m., OSU Student Union Theater.

OSU Jazz Festival, 8 to 9:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center. OSU Jazz Ensemble with guest jazz trombonist Marshall Gilkes and guest drum set player Stockton Helbing.

Sunday

Big Brothers, Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake, Frontier Lanes. Information: 405-624-9922.

Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 2 p.m. Reception and 3 p.m. Awards OSU Gardiner Gallery, 109 Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts. Show displayed in gallery through April 30.

Royal Baby Shower, 2 to 4 p.m., OSU Student Union Campus Life/SGA area. Contribute baby items for local agencies to donate to needy families.

OSU Concert Chorale Performance, 2:30 to 4 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

Monday

Life Line Screening, Register for appointment, 1-800-364-0457, New Covenant Fellowship Church, 1110 E. McElroy.

Big Brothers, Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake, Frontier Lanes. Information: 405-624-9922.

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

Fairlawn Cemetery Preservation Society, 1 p.m. New group meeting needing members. Contact: Debbi, 405-372-8603.

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

Family Storytime, 7 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck.

Guest Artist: Tulsa Rock Quartet, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

Tuesday, April 16

Big Brothers, Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake, Frontier Lanes. Information: 405-624-9922.

Curbside Recycling Public Forum, 5 to 7 p.m., Stillwater Public Library.

Bennett Jam, 6 p.m., OSU Bennett Hall lawn. Concert featuring Grammy-nominated John Fullbight.

Rainn Wilson, 7 to 8:30 p.m., OSU Gallagher-Iba Arena. Presented by OSU Student Government Association Speakers Board.

Wednesday, April 17

Big Brothers, Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake, Frontier Lanes. Information: 405-624-9922.

“Xanadu,” 7:30  to 10 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

 Thursday, April 18

Woodwind Ensembles, 12 p.m., OSU Edmon Low Library Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room. Music students perform at Noon Concert Series - bring lunch. Drinks and dessert provided.

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale Members Only, 5 to 8 p.m. Memberships of $10 per year available at the door. Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Paint Making a Difference, 5 to 6 p.m., OSU North Classroom Building Lawn. Benefits PKD Foundation.

Stillwater League of Women Voters Annual Meeting, 6 p.m., Highland Park Methodist Church, 524 S. Stallard. Bring pot luck dish to share.

Senior Voice Recital: Soprano Chelsey Wilburn, 6 to 7 p.m, OSU Seretean Center.

Graduate Voice Recital: Soprano Mallory Turlington, 8 to 9 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

Friday, April 19

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.

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

Remember the Ten Run Pre-registration, 3 to 8 p.m., OSU Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Home Run, movie showing at 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m., Carmike Theatres.  Sponsored by Eagle Heights Baptist Church Celebrate Recovery and Church of Christ University Center sponsor tickets: 405--880-5670 or 405-372-0349.

Stillwater Arts Festival Outdoor Concert, 4 to 8 p.m., 9th and Main Street Downtown.

Senior Trombone Recital: Caleb Ketcham, 8 to 9 p.m, OSU Seretean Center.

Spring 2013 Red Dirt Contradance/A Contra Affair, 8 to 10 p.m., Boomer Lake. Introductory lessons at 7:45 p.m. $5 or $4 for students.

Saturday, April 20

Remember the Ten Run, OSU Campus

Downtown Arts Festival, Main Street Stillwater

The Big Event, OSU Student Government Association sponsors help for residents for the betterment of the community. Questions: 918-429-5306

Perkins Trash-off Day. Cleaning the streets around Perkins. Call 405-747-7520.

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

OSU Alumni Association Registration Event, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Eskimo Joe’s, 501 W. Elm North Parking Lot.

Joe State Spring Game Tailgate, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. North parking lot of Eskimo Joe’s.

Flying 40’s Aviation Ball, 7 p.m. dance lessons and 8 to 10 p.m. live music dance with OSU Jazz Ensemble. Students: $10 and Non-student: $20 purchase at door or online www.TheAviationBall.eventbrite.com. Light refreshments and snacks. Proceeds benefit American Red Cross.

“Radio Golf,” 7 p.m., Introduction by Christopher Weimer in OSU Student Union Room 408. Live stage performance at 8 p.m. in Student Union Little Theatre by Tulsa-based Theatre North.

Sunday, April 21

Downtown Arts Festival, Main Street Stillwater

BIG BAG for $1 at Friends of the Library Used Book Sale, 1to 3 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Unlimited bags.

OSU University Singers, Women’s Chorus and Statesmen Performance, 2:30 to 4 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

Texas Aggie Muster, 6:30 p.m., El Vaquero Restaurant. Contact Chris Stoner, A&M ‘87, 405-37--1530.

Monday, April 22

Paws for Reading, 3:30 to 4:50 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Molly, certified therapy dog reads with children.

Tuesday, April 23

Tuesday Morning Walk ‘N Talk Series, 8 to 8:45 a.m.,, The Botanic Gardens at OSU. Stroll with Volunteer/Education Coordinator Laura Payne.

Paws for Reading, 10:30 to 11:50 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Molly, certified therapy dog reads with children.

Stillwater Project Food Distribution, 5:30 p.m., Hillcrest Baptist Church Family Life Center, 902 N. Washington. For information or to volunteer, call Cowboys With Compassion, 405-334-2110 or doug@cowboyswithcompassion.org.

Thursday, April 25

Skype Class, 12 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Paws for Reading, 5:30 to 6:50 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Molly, certified therapy dog reads with children.

Friday, April 26

Diamond Donkey Gala Payne County Democratic Party Fundraiser, 6 to 9 p.m., OSU Wes Watkins Center. Speakers: Sen. Constance Johnson (D-Oklahoma City) and Rep. Cory Williams (D-Stillwater). Dinner, cash bar and silent auction.

 Saturday, April 27

Perkins City-wide garage sale

Annual Walk-N-Wag Fundraiser, 10 a.m. registration, 11 a.m. walk at Couch Park. Information: 405-377-1701 or www.hspets.org.

Sunday, April 28

Paws for Reading, 2 to 3:20 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Molly, certified therapy dog reads with children.

Tuesday, April 30

Tuesday Morning Walk ‘N Talk Series, 8 to 8:45 a.m.,, The Botanic Gardens at OSU.

 iPad Class, 6 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Kows for K-Life Patty Plop, 6 p.m., Lazy J Arena with horseless rodeo. See stillwater.klife.com.

Thursday, May 2

Conversational American Sign Language, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Registration: 405-744-8459.

Friday, May 3

7th Annual June Noble Memorial Rodeo, Jim Thorpe Park Highway 51 in Yale. Information: 918-273-5566.

Saturday, May 4

7th Annual June Noble Memorial Rodeo, Jim Thorpe Park Highway 51 in Yale. Information: 918-273-5566.

Three Sands ABATE Unity Poker Run, 10 a.m. to noon registration, American Legion Post 14 Ponca City. Information: Honda of Stillwater, 105 S. Perkins.

Etsy Class, 1:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck.

Tuesday, May 7

Conversational American Sign Language, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Registration: 405-744-8459.

Tuesday Morning Walk ‘N Talk Series, 7 to 7:45 a.m., The Botanic Gardens at OSU. Stroll with Volunteer/Education Coordinator Laura Payne.

Wednesday, May 8

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

Thursday, May 9

Conversational American Sign Language, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Registration: 405-744-8459.  

Saturday, May 11

Ripley Pioneer Day Celebration, 10:30 a.m. parade, all-day fun in the park, 6:30 p.m. Alumni Banquet followed by Downtown Ripley street dance.

Tuesday Morning Walk ‘N Talk Series, 7 to 7:45 a.m.,, The Botanic Gardens at OSU. Stroll with Volunteer/Education Coordinator Laura Payne.

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

Tuesday, May 14

Conversational American Sign Language, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Registration: 405-744-8459.  

Friday, May 17

Indian Territory Maps: The Early Years, OSU Edmon Low Library, Texas Map Society. Information: 214-363-9000 or info@summerlee.org.

Saturday, May 18

Indian Territory Maps: The Early Years, OSU Edmon Low Library, Texas Map Society. Information: 214-363-9000 or info@summerlee.org.

Tuesday, May 21

Tuesday Morning Walk ‘N Talk Series, 7 to 7:45 a.m.,, The Botanic Gardens at OSU.

Tuesday, May 28

Tuesday Morning Walk ‘N Talk Series, 7 to 7:45 a.m., The Botanic Gardens at OSU.

Tuesday, June 11

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

Saturday, June 8

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