Stillwater News Press

April 3, 2013

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Events in and around Stillwater

By Elizabeth Keys
Stillwater NewsPress

STILLWATER, Okla. —  

Thursday

Hole the Date Inaugural Golf Tournament, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lakeside Golf Course, http://casnr.okstate.edu.

V15ion: Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Exhibition, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, OSU Gardiner Gallery, 108 Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts.

Aging Ombudsman Free Training, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Cushing Public Library, 215 N. Steele. Information: 1-800-375-8255.

Devon Energy Ribbon Cutting, 9:30 a.m., Devon Energy Regional Office, 4615 W. Lakeview Rd.

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

Women for OSU Symposium, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center. Speaker: Holly Robinson Peete. Tickets: OSUgiving.com/women. Information: jmcmullen@OSUgiving.com or 405-385-5609.

Woody Guthrie at 100 Exhibit (until April 12) and Oklahoma Rocks! Exhibit (until summer) OSU Edmon Low Library during regular operating hours.

Stillwater Art Guild Spring Exhibit, Stillwater Community Center, 8th and Duck Street during operating hours through Thursday.

Big Bash Carnival and Concert, 4 to 9 p.m., Stillwater High School Stadium. Concert 6 to 9 p.m. featuring Charlotte Towler, Tyrel Draper Band and Ben Rogers. $10 in advance, $15 at the door.

Women with Wings: Planting Seeds of Hope Event, 5:30 p.m., OSU Wes Watkins Center. Wings of Hope Family Crisis Center domestic violence awareness fundraiser.

Alpha Tau Omega Gatorfest Cookout, 6 to 9 p.m. Meal $7 to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.

Bound for Glory Film Screening, 6 p.m., OSU Little Theatre. Woody Guthrie Tribute Concert by Monica Taylor before film. Recorded introduction by Guy Logsdon sharing behind the scene stories about Hollywood actor David Carradine.

Special Athletes Booster Club Fundraiser, 6 p.m. Bake Sale and 6:30 p.m. Gospel concert. Crosspointe Church, 1807 N. Jardot. Donations: 417 N. Donaldson, Stillwater OK 74075.

National Association of Mental Illness, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Sixth and Duck Street. Speaker: Amy Keith.

Payne County Audubon Society, 7 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Room 119. Scholarship winners proposal reviews.

Payne County Audubon Society, 7 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Room 119.

Scrapbook and Crafter’s Retreat, 8 p.m., Wyndham Garden. Check in for retreat until April 7. Register: www.cropcamp.com.

OSU Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall. Performing All-Russian program. Admission: $8 and $6 students/senior citizens.

Friday

Stillwater Makes a Change Week Hat Day: Pay $1 at Stillwater High School to wear a hat inside the school. Proceeds benefit YMCA.

Scrapbook and Crafter’s Retreat, 8 p.m., Wyndham Garden. Check in for retreat until April 7. Register: www.cropcamp.com.

V15ion: Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Exhibition,” 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, OSU Gardiner Gallery, 108 Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts.

Morrison Elementary School Pre-K Enrollment, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for appointment: 580-724-3620.

Aging Ombudsman Free Training, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Cushing Public Library, 215 N. Steele. Information: 1-800-375-8255.

Woody Guthrie at 100 Exhibit through April 12, Oklahoma Rocks! Exhibit through summer, OSU Edmon Low Library during regular operating hours.

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.

Native Artist Open Air Market, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Student Union Plaza. Native Americans who were interviewed for OSU’s Oral History Project and others displaying and selling variety of media including beadwork, pottery, painting and prints.

Women in the Workforce Today - What’s Changed . . .What Hasn’t,” 11:30 a.m., OSU Wes Watkins Center. Paul Miller Lecture featuring first female editor of Newsweek Lynn Povich.

Bound for Glory” Book Discussion, noon, Sheerar Museum, 702 S. Duncan.

Your Joint Adventure, noon, Stillwater Public Library Auditorium. First Friday presentation by Cadance Lynch and Alberta Bertenshaw.

Elks Lodge Blazathon Barbecue Cookoff Competition Begins, 202 E. McElroy. Benefits Judith Karman Hospice. Information: 405-413-1433 or lrheyford@suddenlink.net

Pancake Festival Noon Kiwanis, 5 to 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Seventh and Duck Street.

Basic Introduction to Buddhism, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., OSU Student Union Room 450 sponsored by OSU Buddhist Association.

Live Painting with Yatika Fields, 6 p.m., OSU Student Union.

Saturday

Pancake Festival Noon Kiwanis, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Seventh and Duck Street. Advance tickets $5, call 405-747-9535. Tickets at door $6.

67th Annual Pawnee Band Day, 8 a.m., Pawnee High School Auditorium. Solos and ensembles in PHS classrooms.

Home and Garden Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Payne County Expo. Cash door prizes of more than $3,500. Admission: $3.

LifeNet FREE CPR Classes, 8:30 to 2:30 p.m., Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave. Register: 405-707-0007.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park Opening Day for Spring and Summer Market.

Home and Garden Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Payne County Expo. Cash door prizes of more than $3,500. Admission: $3.

Just Fiction: A novel building workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library.  New York Times best-selling author, William Bernhardt, teaching writing series. Topic: Premise. Register for classes: 405-744-8459 or http://justfiction.okstate.edu.

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

Block Party, 5 p.m., Southern Woods Park, 11th Avenue and Hester Street. Apostolic Church of Stillwater hosting speaker Matt Maddix and Sol Winners Boot Camp.

Red Rock Fire Department Annual Calf Fry, 5:30 p.m., Frontier School Cafeteria. Adults: $10 and children five to 15: $5.

Jason Savory in Concert for Ripley Project Graduation, 6:30 p.m., Ripley High School gymnasium. Chuckwagon style dinner and dessert auction. For tickets or to make donations, contact Lynda Grims, Jimmie Sue Blose or Anita Elliott, 918-372-4570.

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage bluegrass music, 8 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Concert Hall. Finale Allied Arts program series. Tickets: $15 or $8 for children 12-and-under or OSU students. Call: 405-744-7509.

Sunday

Home and Garden Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Payne County Expo. Cash door prizes of more than $3,500. Admission: $3.

Bingo and Auction, 1 p.m., Pawnee Roamchief Building. Pawnee Indian Veterans raising money for 67th Annual Pawnee Homecoming.

Children’s Operetta Workshop Auditions for Penny Ante Pirates, 1:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Room 313. Summer workshop with four performances in July. Information: rana0207@sbcglobal.net.

OKsprout Community Garden Open House Workday and Celebration, 2 to 4 p.m. First Church of the Nazarene, 1023 E. Will Rogers Dr. OSU Extension Specialist Eric Rebek will teach insect hotel making.

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

Stillwater Chamber Singers “A Grain of South,” 2:30 pm., St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 516 W. Third Ave.

Monday

2013 Southern Spring National Holstein Show, Payne County Expo Center.

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

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

Bound for Glory Book Discussion, noon, Sheerar Museum, 702 S. Duncan.

Bound for Glory Book Discussion, 7 p.m., OSU Library Tompkins-McCollom Room 102K.

OSU Percussion Ensembles Performance, 8 to 9:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

Family Storytime, 7 p.m., Stillwater Public Library, 1007 S. Duck. Story, songs, films and take home crafts open to children and families of all ages.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Wednesday

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Friday, April 12

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.

Saturday, April 13

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

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

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

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 benefitting 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, benefitting Alaska Missions Team.

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

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, April 14

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.

Monday, April 15

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.

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

Tuesday, April 16

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

Wednesday, April 17

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

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.

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.

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.

Saturday, April 20

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

 

Wednesday, June 12

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

Saturday, July 6

 

Tuesday, July 9

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

Wednesday, July 10

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

Saturday, August 3

 

Tuesday, August 13

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

 

Saturday, September 7

 

Tuesday, September 10

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.

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.

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.

 

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