Stillwater News Press

May 15, 2013

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Events in and around Stillwater

By Elizabeth Keys
Stillwater NewsPress

Wednesday

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

Ride Your Bike to Work Week — register at Coopers Bicycle Center, 220 S. Main for free Red Dirt Pedalers T-shirt.

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.

Affordable Care Act, 11 a.m. Continuing Education and noon. Lunch, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisers with Steve Lanier, Freddie Paul’s Steakhouse, 1707 E. Sixth Ave.

Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30-2:20 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Kay Stewart and Pat Darlington will discuss Stillwater’s Oakcreek Community. Information: retiredinstillwater.wordpress.com.

An Evening of Codes, Symbols and Secrets, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Stillwater Public Library. Lives stream of bestselling author Dan Brown discussing new book, “Inferno.”

Ride of Silence, 6:45 p.m., Stillwater Municipal Building. Stillwater Bicycle Club (www.reddirtpedalers.org) honoring bicyclists killed or injured by vehicle traffic. Riders must wear helmets. Information: 405-372-2525 or www.rideofsilence.org.

Graduation Baccalaureate, 7 p.m., Sunnybrook Christian Church. Evening of pray, scriptures and recognition led by youth pastor and sponsored by community members for all Stillwater High School Class of 2013.

Thursday

Oklahoma Museums Week Celebration

Ride Your Bike to Work Week - register at Coopers Bicycle Center, 220 S. Main for free Red Dirt Pedalers T-shirt.

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, 4:30-5 p.m., 702 S. Duncan. Stillwater Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for new exhibits.

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

Stillwater Chamber of Commerce Networking Night, 5:30-7 p.m., Frontier Lanes, 3524 N. Washington. Night of bowling.

Morrison FFA Chapter Banquet, 6 p.m., Morrison High School Cafeteria. Information: phillipmajor@morrisonps.com

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

Friday

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

Ride Your Bike to Work Day, 7:30 a.m. Babcock Park at 19th and Western St. and Stillwater Municipal Building or ride on your own to the east parking lot of Stillwater Medical Center for 8 a.m. photo and raffle drawing. Information: Red Dirt Pedalers 405-372-2525.

2013 Lahoma Wheat Tour Friday, 8:40 a.m., North Central Oklahoma Research Station, west of Lahoma on State Highway 412.

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.

Veterans Health Care Registration and Benefits Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pawnee Indian Health Center, 1201 Heritage Circle, Pawnee. Information: 918-762-6632.

Safe Sitter Training, 4-8 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.

Oneness Blessing, 7-9:30 p.m., Unitarian-Universalist Church, 320 S. Stallard. Information: 405-612-6814 or http://tiny.cc/stillwateroneness

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, 7:45 p.m., Stillwater Community Center.

Saturday

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.

Noon Lions Club Flapjack Fundraiser, 8-10 a.m., Applebees, 317 N. Perkins. Breakfast: $7. Contact 405-612-2831.

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.

Oneness Blessing Training, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Unitarian-Universalist Church, 320 S. Stallard. Information: 405-612-6814 or http://tiny.cc/stillwateroneness.

 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.

Stillwater’s Writing Club, 1 p.m., Stillwater Public Library Room 214. Information: 405-743-1965.

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

Pet Vaccination and Dog Dip Day, 1-4 p.m., Stillwater Milling Co. Agri Center, 502 E.. Sixth Ave. Services by Cimarron Animal Clinic. Information: 405-372-2766.

Artistic Practice: Motivation, Discipline and Busting Creative Blocks, 1-4 p.m., Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Creativity Coach Romney Newbitt, Erin Latham and George OsWalt share artistic practices. www.Artist Survival Kit.org.

OSUSA Head Start Violin Recital, 2-3 p.m., OSU Seretean Center.

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, 8-11 p.m., Stillwater Community Center. Introductory lesson: 7:45 p.m. Cost: $5 or $4 for students.

Sunday

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

Oneness Blessing Training, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Unitarian-Universalist Church, 320 S. Stallard. Information: 405-612-6814 or http://tiny.cc/stillwateroneness.

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

Revival, 7 p.m., Diamond Valley Community Center, two miles east of Payne County Expo Center on Highway 51. Information: Pastor Charles Kaupke, 405-747-8618.

Monday

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

Stillwater Farmers Market, 2 -5:30 p.m., Stillwater Medical Center, 600 S. Adams.

Revival, 7 p.m., Diamond Valley Community Center, two miles east of Payne County Expo Center on Highway 51. Information: Pastor Charles Kaupke, 405-747-8618.

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

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

Tuesday, May 21

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

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

Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Benefits, 5:30 p.m., Stillwater Country Club, 5215 W. Country Club Dr. RSVP: 405-533-3300. Presented by Primrose Retirement Community.

Revival, 7 p.m., Diamond Valley Community Center, two miles east of Payne County Expo Center on Highway 51. Information: Pastor Charles Kaupke, 405-747-8618.

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.

Project Graduation, 11 p.m. to 3 a.m., OSU Colvin Recreation Center following Stillwater High School’s graduation ceremonies.

Saturday, May 25

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

“Stillwater NewsPress” Ben Ferchau Memorial Tuition Scholarship Yard Sale, 8 to 2 p.m., 226 S. Benjamin. Call Evelyn, 405-880-0865 if interested in donating.

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

Safety Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Payne County Expo Center. LifeNet and Oklahoma Children’s Hospital sponsoring safety programs with giveaways for children.

Carney Alumni Association 97th Annual Banquet, 5:30 p.m. Carney Auditorium. Information: 405-612-5503.

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.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 2 -5:30 p.m., Stillwater Medical Center, 600 S. Adams.

Tuesday, May 28

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

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

Meridian Technology Center Summer Camp: Go Girls, 1312 S. Sangre Rd. Information: 405-377-3333.

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, 12-1 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.

Payne County Pasture and Livestock Tour, 8 a.m. Preregistration Payne County Extension office, 405-747-8320.

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

Showstoppers Dance Recital

Saturday, June 1

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

Companion Animal Assistance Program Spay/Neuter Clinic, Payne County Expo Center. Appointment required for low income reduced cost clinics. Call 405-385-4140.

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.

Showstoppers Dance Recital

Sunday, June 2

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

Family Quake FX 2013, 4-8 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.

Stillwater Farmers Market, 2-5:30 p.m., Stillwater Medical Center, 600 S. Adams.

Poetry Writing, 5:50-6:45 p.m. through July 22, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck. Information: 405-744-8459. Register: http://asoutreach.okstate.edu/community.

Tuesday, June 4

Current Challenges in Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, 8:15 a.m., OSU Wes Watkins Center with field trip to The Botanic Gardens at OSU. Information: 405-744-5404 or stephanie.larimer@okstate.edu.

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.

OSU College of Education Hall of Fame Banquet, 5:30 p.m., OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center.

Monday, June 10

Stillwater Farmers Market, 2 -5:30 p.m., Stillwater Medical Center, 600 S. Adams.

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.



Tuesday, June 11

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



Saturday, June 8



Thursday, June 13

Kid DJ Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The House Studios, three miles west of Ponca City on Highway 60. Children take turns being on the air with a House or Praise DJ and other activities including free pass to Sun’N Fun Waterpark. Information: 800-324-8488.



Saturday, June 15

Kids, Look, Learn — See Them Grow Series, 10-11 a.m. The Botanic Garden at OSU. Collage leaf art for ages 6-12. Fee $5.



Wednesday, June 12

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



Saturday, June 29

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



Saturday, July 6

Kids, Look, Learn — See Them Grow Series, 10-11 a.m. The Botanic Garden at OSU. Creepy crawlies for ages 6-12. Fee $5.







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.

Monday, July 15

Keiton Page Skills Camp, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. through July 17, Morrison Event Center.  Students in second to eighth grades. Call 405-714-8305.

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



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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