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April 28, 2013

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Events in and around Stillwater

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STILLWATER, Okla. — Thursday, May 9

44th Annual Special Olympics Summer Games, OSU and community venues all day.

Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Exhibit Grand Opening Reception, 702 S. Duncan. www.sheerarmuseum.org.

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

High School Band Concert, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Friday, May 10

Chick-fil-A Leadercast, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Meridian Technology Center. Information: 405-377-3333 ext. 297.

Dancing, 6:30 p.m. lessons, 7 to 9 p.m. dance. Absolute Nutrition Health Bar, 211 N. Perkins Rd., Suite 26. No partner needed. No charges but donations accepted. Refreshments available from Absolute Nutrition Health Bar. Wear comfortable shoes for dancing on concrete floor. Information: 405-338-5758.

Saturday, May 11

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

Just Fiction: A novel building workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. New York Times bestselling author, William Bernhardt, teaching six-part writing series. Contact: 405-744-84459.

 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.

National Public Garden Day Celebration, 4 to 7 p.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU. Butterfly scouting, bird watching, kids crafts. Information: laura.payne@okstate.edu or 405-744-4531.

Hilarious Hillbilly Massacre Murder Mystery, 6 p.m., Payne County Expo Center. Barbecue dinner with auction following. Best Detective and Best Dressed  (wear hillbilly or western attire) prizes. Tickets $20 before May 6 - call 405-850-7412. At the door $25. Benefits Payne County GOP - no speeches, just entertainment.

Gospel with a Purpose, 6 to 8 p.m., Highland Park United Methodist Church, 524 N. Stallard St. Benefiting Salvation Army. View www.forhispurpose.net for a list of current needs.

Dancing, 7 p.m. potluck meal and 7:30 p.m. country/western and line dances. Tetik’s Country Barn, 9251 Frontier Rd., Perry. No alcohol or tobacco. Bring food for potluck and $5 entry.

Sunday, May 12

Oklahoma Museums Week Celebration

Mothers Day in the Garden,  2 to 4 p.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU. Make a mother’s day card while mom strolls in the garden. Enjoy tea and tea cakes. Registration deadline May 1 at 405-744-4531 or laura.payne@okstate.edu.

Monday, May 13

Oklahoma Museums Week Celebration

Relay for Life Fundraiser El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. 5020 W. Sixth Ave. Tell server you are supporting Stillwater Survivors Team with 15% of all proceeds benefiting American Cancer Society.

Tuesday, May 14

Oklahoma Museums Week Celebration

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

Retaining Top Talent, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meridian Technology Center. Contact Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, 405-372-5573.

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

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

Middle School/Junior High School Band Concert, 7 to 8 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Wednesday, May 15

Oklahoma Museums Week Celebration

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

Food Labeling Workshop, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center Room 201. Registration: 405-744-6277.

Thursday, May 16

Oklahoma Museums Week Celebration

Food Labeling Workshop, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center Room 201. Registration: 405-744-6277.

Sheerar Museum New Exhibit Opens, 4:30 to 5 p.m., 702 S. Duncan.

Run Oklahoma State University, 5:30 p.m. OSU Seretean Wellness Center. Running group from beginners to serious runners for 5K/10K training.

Middle School/Junior High School Orchestra Concert, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Friday, May 17

Oklahoma Museums Week Celebration

Stillwater’s Three Amigo’s United Way Golf Classic, Dinner and Auction, all day. Dinner at OSU Wes Watkins Center. Contact: 405-377--2161.

Third Friday Forum, 8-9 a.m., Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, 409 S. Main. Sen. Jim Halligan, Reps. Cory Williams, Lee Denney and Dennis Casey.

Safe Sitter Training, 4 to 8 p.m., Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin. Register: 405-533-3333.

Indian Territory Maps: The Early Years, 8 a.m., OSU Edmon Low Library, Texas Map Society meeting registration www.texasmapsociety.org/events.html or john.phillips@okstate.edu or info@summerlee.org. Call 405-744-6546 or 214-363-9000.

Stillwater Children’s Theatre “Little Shop of Horrors,” 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Vivian Locke Theatre. Tickets available at the door.

Saturday, May 18

Oklahoma Museums Week Celebration

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

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Convenience Collection Center, 807 S. Perkins Rd. Check stillwater.org for accepted items.

Indian Territory Maps: The Early Years, 8 a.m. OSU Edmon Low Library. Texas Map Society meeting registration www.texasmapsociety.org/events.html or john.phillips@okstate.edu or info@summerlee.org. Call 405-744-6546 or 214-363-9000.

Stillwater Stampede American Miniature Horse Show, Payne County Expo Center. Horse drawing and silent auction. Information: 918-576-1452 or www.OMHCI.org.

Birding for Fun, 9-11 a.m., The Botanic Garden at OSU. Join Payne County Audubon President Tim O’Connell for bird fauna tour.

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3300 W. Sixth St. Information: botanicgarden@okstate.edu or 405-744-5404.

Basketball Camp, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stillwater Armory Recreation Center, 315 E. 9th Ave. Information: 918-916-2282.

Saturday OSU Campus Tour, 9:30-10 a.m., OSU Student Union Little Theatre.

Mr. McGregor’s Vegetable Garden, 10 a.m. The Botanic Garden at OSU. Prepare and plant a vegetable garden. Ages 6 to 12. Cost $5 for materials.

Third Annual Car Show, 1 to 4 p.m., Jim Thorpe Park on State Highway 51 in Yale. Carnival, helicopter rides, pony rides, rock climbing wall and characters.

Stillwater Children’s Theatre “Little Shop of Horrors,” 7:30 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Vivian Locke Theatre. Tickets available at the door.

Spring 2013 Red Dirt Contradance/A Contra Affair, 8 to 11 p.m., Stillwater Community Center. Introductory lesson: 7:45 p.m. Cost: $5 or $4 for students.

Sunday, May 19

Stillwater Stampede American Miniature Horse Show, Payne County Expo Center. Horse drawing and silent auction. Information: 918-576-1452 or www.OMHCI.org.

Stillwater Children’s Theatre “Little Shop of Horrors,” 2 p.m., OSU Seretean Center Vivian Locke Theatre. Tickets available at the door.

Monday, May 20

High School Choir Concert, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Tuesday, May 21

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

Stillwater Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Quality Water Services, 2223 N. Boomer Rd. 405-377-0808.

High School Orchestra Concert, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

Wednesday, May 22

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

Main.

Thursday, May 23

Smart Energy Source Symposium, 4 to 7 p.m., 3304 S. Boomer Rd. Open house with product showcases.

Friday, May 24

Stillwater High School Graduation, 8 p.m., OSU Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Saturday, May 25

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

15th Annual Wood Bat Memorial Day Stillwater Youth Baseball Tournament. Information: stillwateryouthbaseball.com.

Monday, May 27

Free Admission Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be on TV with us until 9:45 a.m.

Scholastic Book Fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through May 31, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin.

Tuesday, May 28

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

The Connection, 7:45 to 9 a.m., Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites. Stillwater Chamber of Commerce breakfast developing relationships.

Scholastic Book Fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin. First five families get free book fair coupons.

Getting the most out of your digital camera, noon to 1 p.m., Payne County Administration Building. Free or $8 for lunch payable at the door if RSVP before noon Monday. Call 405-747-8320 or email suzette.barta@okstate.edu.

Wednesday, May 29

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

Scholastic Book Fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin. First five families get free book fair coupons.

Thursday, May 30

Scholastic Book Fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin. First five families get free book fair coupons.

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

Friday, May 31

Payne County Youth Services 9th Annual Golf Classic, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Lakeside Golf Course, 5201 N. Washington. Pre-registration deadline May 24 with lindap@pcys.org.

Scholastic Book Fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin. First five families get free book fair coupons.

Saturday, June 1

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

The Botanic Garden at OSU Open House, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3300 W. Sixth St. Information: botanicgarden@okstate.edu or 405-744-5404.

Baking a Successful Flower Garden, 10 a.m., Ages 6 to 12. Cost $5 for materials. Pot one shade and one sun plant to take home. Information: 405-744-4531.

Sunday, June 2

Summer Reading Event Kickoff, 2 to 4 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Crafts and story telling to dig into summer reading.

Family Quake FX 2013, 4 to 8 p.m., Sunnybrook Christian Church, 421 E. Richmond Rd. Water play games, inflatables, free dinner, prizes.

Monday, June 3

Youth Fitness Zone 2013 Summer Camp: Amazing Race, 4609 Territory Lane, Ages 5 to 12. Information: 405-533-4033.

Tuesday, June 4

Bike Night, 6 p.m., 8th Avenue and Main Street Downtown Stillwater. Women Rider’s Night with poker walk prizes and restaurant specials.

Meridian Technology Center Summer Camp: Tech Trek, 8:30 a.m., 1312 S. Sangre Rd. Contact: 405-377-3333.

Young Entrepreneur Expo, 5 p.m., Payne County Expo Center. Contact: 405-747-8320.

Friday, June 7

OSU Veterinary Medicine Summer Seminar, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSU McElroy Hall. Contact: 405-744-7672.

Monday, June 10

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

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