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April 28, 2013

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Events in and around Stillwater

STILLWATER, Okla. — Sunday

Spring into Family Fun, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., White Barn Estates, 2020 E. Lakeview. $12.

Turning Point Ranch therapeutic horse riding fundraiser, OSU Wes Watkins Center, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

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

Marena Cemetery Annual Meeting, 2 p.m. Location: 1 1/4 mile east of Coyle Road on 44th Street.

OSU/Community Orchestra, 3 p.m., Sheerar Museum Auditorium.

Saville Center “Be the One” Awards, 6:30 p.m., OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center, dinner, live and silent auctions with Mike and Kristen Gundy as honorary co-chairpersons.

Monday

Stillwater Public Library closed for computer updates

2013 Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. OSU Museum of Art Gardiner Gallery, Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts First Floor through April 30. Information: 405-744-4143 or museum.okstate.edu.

Grief Support Group, noon, United Way Volunteer Office, 109 E. Ninth. Bring brown bag lunch. Judith Karman Hospice  providing drinks and desserts.

Tuesday

Stillwater Public Library closed for computer updates

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.

Pecan Grafting Workshop, 6 p.m., Payne County Expo Community Building. Instructions by local pecan expert Dick Hoffmann. RSVP Extension Office: 405-747-8320.

Wednesday

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

Ask-a-Lawyer, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Local attorneys will meet face to face with individuals needing advice. First come, first serve with no appointment necessary.

Real Pokes Pass it On collecting unwanted items for charity sale. Bring donations to the OSU Student Union Campus Life Offices. Information: Rachel.lauren.benbrook@okstate.edu.

“Improving Care for Veterans Facing Illness and Death, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Sixth Avenue and Duck Street. Lunch provided. Information: Judith Karman Hospice 405-377-8012.

Title VII Indian Education Grant Public Hearing, noon, Stillwater Public School Administration Building.

Thursday

Real Pokes Pass it On collecting unwanted items for charity sale. Bring donations to the OSU Student Union Campus Life Offices. Information: Rachel.lauren.benbrook@okstate.edu.

National Day of Prayer, noon to 1 p.m., Courthouse East Lawn, corner of Sixth Avenue and Husband Street. Come early for live music.

BusinessKillers, 3:35 to 6 p.m., Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, 409 S. Main. Safeguard business and personal wealth presentation hosted by Ray Smith and featuring Dimas Nunez, JD.

CREC Annual Meeting, 5 p.m. registration, 6:30 meeting. Payne County Expo Center.

Band Boosters Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Stillwater High School Student Center. Tickets: $5 at the door. For an additional $5, attend the “The Sound of Music” at 7:30 p.m.

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

Stillwater Children’s Honor Choir Concert, 7 to 8:30 p.m. OSU Seretean Center.

“The Sound of Music.” 7:30 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center. Features high school cast with orchestra under the direction of Lisa Larios, Dana Ayers, Michelle Hendrix and Kevin Zamborsky. Tickets: $7 reserve 405-533-6450, purchase from cast members or available at the door.

Stillwater Jazz Band “Spring Fling,” 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Stillwater Community Center.

Friday

Sally Vielma Memorial Barrel Race, 10 a.m. exhibition with racing starting at noon for all day event, Lazy J. Arena on 80th Street east of Western Avenue, 405-473-7796.

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

First Friday, noon, Stillwater Public Library Auditorium, Carol Headrick performance monologue of “Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child.”

Central Rural Electric Cooperative, 5 to 6:30 p.m. registration and 6:45 p.m. meeting. Payne County Expo Center.

Cimarron Breeze Concert Series, 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. concert featuring Jeff & Vida Band. Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Old Church Center, 780 N. Main. Information: 405-547-2411 or www.okterritory.org

OSU Graduate College Hooding Ceremony, 7 p.m.,  OSU Gallagher-Iba Arena.

“The Sound of Music.” 7:30 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center. Features high school cast with orchestra under the direction of Lisa Larios, Dana Ayers, Michelle Hendrix and Kevin Zamborsky. Tickets: $7 reserve 405-533-6450, purchase from cast members or available at the door.

Stillwater Jazz Band Spring Fling Free Concert, 7:30 p.m., Stillwater Community Center Winfrey Houston Auditorium.

Saturday

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

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

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3300 W. Sixth St. Ambassadors available to answer garden and plant questions.

OSU Undergraduate Commencement, 9:30 a.m. College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and Spears School of Business, 1 p.m. College of Human Sciences and College of Arts and Sciences and 4 p.m. College of Education and College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology.

Camp McFadden Outdoor Expo, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 9137 E. Hartford, Kaw Lake. Try zip line, make a bird feeder, shoot a shotgun, experience Dutch oven cooking, hike trails, learn about water safety.  Free lunch with hot dogs, s-more and drinks. Information: 580-762-9955 or www.campmcfadden.com

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.

American Board Teacher Certification, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Stillwater Public Library Room 14. Contact Aaron Caine, 918-407-8084, acaine@americanboard.org.

Story Time in the Garden, 10-11 a.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU. Children ages 3 to 6 enjoy nature books ready by garden ambassadors.

Look, Learn, See Them Grow Series, 10-11 a.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU. Build a fairy garden to reside at your house. Recommended for ages 6 to 12. Cost: $5.

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

Dance Auditions for Peter and the Wolf and the Carnival of Animals, 2 to 4 p.m., Art of Dance, 1225 N. Perkins. Children Ages 3 to 13. Information: 405-714-1322 or 580-320-0328.

Benefit Fish Fry and Silent Auction, 5 to 7 p.m., Mulhall Fair Barn Kitchen. Benefits West African Missions of Vassar Full Gospel Church. Tickets at door: $8 Adults, $4 Children and free for under three.

“The Sound of Music.” 7:30 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center. Features high school cast with orchestra under the direction of Lisa Larios, Dana Ayers, Michelle Hendrix and Kevin Zamborsky. Tickets: $7 reserve 405-533-6450, purchase from cast members or available at the door.

Sunday, May 5

Camp McFadden Outdoor Expo, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 9137 E. Hartford, Kaw Lake. Try zip line, make a bird feeder, shoot a shotgun, experience dutch oven cooking, hike trails, learn about water safety.  Free lunch with hot dogs, s-more and drinks.  Information: 580-762-9955 or www.campmcfadden.com

“The Sound of Music.” 2:30 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center. Features high school cast with orchestra under the direction of Lisa Larios, Dana Ayers, Michelle Hendrix and Kevin Zamborsky. Tickets: $7 reserve 405-533-6450, purchase from cast members or available at the door.

Monday, May 6

Beef Management and Marketing, 6 p.m. meal and 7 p.m. program, Perkins-Tryon Paul Evans Ag Building. RSVP before May 3, Payne County Extension Office, 405-747-8320.

Tuesday, May 7

Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Re-opens, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 702 S. Duncan St. For more information, call 405-377-0359,

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

Middle School Choir Concert, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

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

Bike Night, 6 p.m., Downtown Stillwater. Motorcycle survival program, live music from “Against the Grain,” more than $1,000 in prizes.

Managing Arthritis in the Aging Pet, 7 p.m., OSU McElroy Hall Auditorium.

Junior High School Choir Concert, 8 to 9 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Wednesday, May 8

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

The Future of Small Business Health Care, 10 a.m., Best Western Plus Cimarron Hotel, 315 N. Husband St. Kevin Kuhlman, NFIB Manager of Legislative Affairs.

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

Robert Sommers Welcome Reception. 5 to 6:30 p.m., Meridian Tehnology Center. Stillwater Chamber of Commerce welcomes new State Director for Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

Relay for Life Fundraiser Rib Crib Barbecue and Grill, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 103 S. Perkins Rd.. Tell server you are supporting Stillwater Survivors Team with 10% of all proceeds benefiting American Cancer Society.

Pure Excitement, 6 to 8 p.m., Sunnybrook Christian Church Gym. High-energy event for teens challenging choices about love, dating and sex for ages 12 to 16. Tickets $7 at door or $5 from www.pureexcitmentministries.wordpress.com.

Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies, 6:30 p.m. pre-show and 7:30 p.m. parade of athletes. OSU Gallagher-Iba Arena.

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