Stillwater Events

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April 30 – May 3:  Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”, Thurs – Sat 7:30 pm  Sun 2:30 pm, Performing Arts Center, Stillwater High School.  Stillwater High School’s Drama Department presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”  Tickets are $7.00 and may be purchased from a company member, at the door, or by calling (405) 533-6450.

 

May 1 – 3:  Oklahoma Steam and Gas Engine Show, 8:00 am, Steam Engine Park, Pawnee.  Demonstrations running off and on all day:  100 Ton Corliss Steam Engine in the PowerHouse (Listed on the National Historic Registry)  •Steam Powered Sawmill/Shingle Mill v Blacksmith v Cornmeal Grinding v Baker Fan  •Horsepower Testing at the Prony Brake v Rock Crusher v Working Gas Engines Display  •Line Shaft Driven Machine Shop v Women’s Quilt Exhibit v Rope Making  •Food Vendors v Broom Making v Corn Husking/Shelling  •Adults:  $10 per day or $15 for multi-day pass  •Children 12 and under free  •For more information call 918-762-2108.

 

May 1 – 8:  Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Gardiner Art Gallery, 108 Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts.  Open to students from all levels of undergraduate studies in studio art and graphic design, this highly competitive exhibition honors the artistic excellence achieved by our talented students while they learn and mature as artists at OSU.  Each year we invite one visual arts educator and one professional graphic designer to serve as the jurors.  Our student artists offer the viewers a broad range of experiences through their engaging works, some demanding active participation and others requiring a more contemplative examination of content.  Free and open to the public.

 

May 1 – 9:  Richard Buswell-Close to Home, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Saturday, Thursdays 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  For more than four decades, Richard Buswell has trained his camera on the landscape of Montana, with its abandoned and overgrown homesteads and majestic, never-ending skies. His black-and-white photographs frame cast-off, common things to reveal abstract patterns in the tradition of twentieth-century modernist photography. Buswell describes his work as more interpretive and abstract than documentary. The images explore the junction where decaying artifacts become visual echoes of the past.

 

May 1 & 2:  2015 Calf Fry, 5;00 pm, Tumbleweed Dance and Concert Hall, Lakeview & Country Club Rd.  The Friday, May 1:Turnpike Troubadours.  Stoney LaRue  Whiskey Myers  William Clark Green  Josh Grider (After Party)  Saturday, May2: Casey Donahew Band  Aaron Watson  Dirty River Boys  Chance Anderson  The Hideouts  Lower 40 (After Party)Doors open at 5:00 pm, Event starts at 6:30 pm.  All ages event  Tickets available at http://tumbleweed.preferredfan.com/

 

May 1:  Stillwater Medical Center Foundation First Friday, Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This is the Story of a Happy Marriage.  A Memoir of Ann Patchett presented by Carol Headrick.  Free and open to the public.  Registration requested:  call 405-742-5946 or by email:  smcfoundation@stillwater-medical.org.

 

May 1:  Concerts in the Garden, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  May 1 kicks off our Garden Concert Series with Beacon Drive 60’s, 70’s, 80’s Classic Rock.  Bring a picnic, throw down a blanket and enjoy live music among the flowers!  Each week will feature a different style of music.  Evenings are a magical time in the garden; come relax in the great outdoors with friends and family.

 

May 1:  2nd Annual “Bear on the Porch” Concert, 7:00 pm, The Cross W, 2223 S. Range Rd.  Barry Ward, award winning country Christian artist will perform.  Concert is free.  Bring a lawn chair.

 

May 2:  Trek 4 Trykes, 9:00 am, Boomer Lake.  Trek to get riders rolling!  Proceeds will provide Amtryke therapeutic tricycles to local children and adults with disabilities.  Registration at 9:00 am  Special Presentation at 9:45 am  Run/Walk at 10:00 am  For more information visit  http://www.ambucs.org/trek-4-trykes/

 

May 2:  Walk-n-Wag 5K Doggie Dash, 9:00 am, Boomer Lake.  Registration:  9:00 am – 5K.10:00 am  – USATF Certified Course. The Walk N Wag and Doggie Dash is the biggest party in Stillwater for pets and people!  This year the race will feature a 5K run on a USATF certified course, as well as a fun run or walk.  All participants will be given a t-shirt and also have the opportunity to earn great prizes for additional donations they receive for the Humane Society of Stillwater.  For more information call 405-880-6277.  To register visit https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=QF2VRH7

 

May 2:  Botanic Garden Open House, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  Why not grab your family and friends and head out to The Botanic Garden?  Our friendly Ambassadors are eager to help you with your gardening and plant questions.  See you soon!  Free and open to the public.

 

May 2:  May Day Festival, 10:00 am – Noon, OSU Botanic Garden.  May Day kicks off children’s program at The Botanic Garden.  Bring the family and join in the fun with hands-on activities.  The garden is a place for children to use their imagination and creativity.

 

May 2:  Teens & Tweens Glass Fusing, 10:30 – 11:30 am, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St.  Instructor: Claire Zevnik  This class will introduce teens & tweens to glass fusing.  Students will make suncatchers and a small glass dish (3” approx).  Class Fee: $12.00 Min./Max: 2/6  Classes fill quickly, enroll by phone 405-747-8084.

 

May 2:  McMurtry Mudder, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Lake McMurtry East Recreational Area.  McMurtry Mudder is a mud/obstacle run in which kids and families can have fun, stretch their boundaries, and GET MUDDY!!  Kids can sign up as an individual, as a team, or with their family!  They will get to crawl, jump, duck, and climb their way through the McMurtry Mudder obstacle course all while pushing themselves to cross the finish line.  The spirit of McMurtry Mudder is about embracing the mud and never giving up!  For more information visit  http://www.mcmurtrymudder.com/

 

May 2:  Pleasant Valley School Open House, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, 19th & Sangre Rd.  Pleasant Valley School is hosting an Open House!  Live music by local bands, food, old cars, and school tour.  Come and enjoy Stillwater’s “best kept secret,” Pleasant Valley School.

 

May 2:  Aiya Attaway Concert, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Crosspoint Freewill Baptist Church, 1807 N. Jardot Rd.  For more information call 405-372-6721 or 405-880-2073.

 

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May 3:  Stillwater Chamber Singers 30th Anniversary Spring Concert, 2:30 pm, 1st Christian Church, 411 W. Matthews.  Stillwater Chamber Singers invite you to join us in celebration of our 30th Anniversary at our annual Spring concert.  The concert program will include highlights and favorites from our first 30 years as well as newly prepared pieces as we look forward to our next 30 years!

 

May 4:  West of Heaven Foursome For Kids Day, 11:00 am, Stillwater Country Club.  Registration at 11:00 am.  Shotgun start at Noon.  Silent auction at 4:30 pm.  Items from local merchants include Cowboy Bobs, Leonard Jewelry, Merrifield Office Supply, Team Radio, Furniture Showcase, Kicker, and Territory.  Other items include:  autographed Kevin Durant jersey, OSU athletic items, Dallas Cowboy Football autographed by Brandon Weeden, 2 night stay in Branson, Fishing trip at Cedar Bayou and much more.  Proceeds benefit West of Heaven Christian Camp.  For more information call 405-372-5343 Ext 100.

 

May 4:  Monday Writers, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This new writing club is associated with Stillwater Writers and meets the first Monday* each month. (*If library closed, meets 2nd Monday) from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Room 138.  The focus is on the art and craft of writing well.  Each session will have solid writing tips and information, followed by a general discussion.  For more information, contact Judith Sexton, 405-743-1965 or Sherrill Lewis, thebeadranch@aol.com.

 

May 5:  Bike Night, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Downtown Stillwater.  Bike Night is a family-friendly event.  Ride in and enjoy the summer with friends and show off your ride!  Get dinner, some ice cream, or chocolate at downtown businesses.  Meet new people and have a great time!  Bike Night is open to the public, so if you don’t have a motorcycle, come anyway and join in on the fun!

 

May 5:  Middle School Choir Concert, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

May 5:  Resume Building, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free and open to the public.  Registration is requested.  To sign up, call the library’s help desk at 405-372-3633 x8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

 

May 5:  Veterinary Voices Seminar-Avian, Exotics & Zoo Medicine, 7:00 pm, McElroy Hall Auditorium, OSU Campus.  Joao Brandao, LMV, MS, will discuss husbandry, behavior and common medical issues seen in birds.  He will also provide bird lovers with some tips on how to avoid common problems.  Brandao is an assistant professor of zoological medicine at OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital.  Visit http://www.cvhs.okstate.edu for more information.  Free and open to the public.

 

May 5:  Junior High School Choir Concert, 8:00 – 9:00 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

May 6:  LEGO® Club, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Do you like to build with LEGOs®?  Build your own LEGO® creations using our challenge idea or your imagination.  Share your great ideas!  LEGOs® are provided by the library.  This program is best suited for children in elementary school.  Registration is required, please call 405-372-3633 ext. 8108 or email Children’s Services.  Note children age 5 or younger must have an adult in the room, children age 6-8 need an adult in the building during the program.

 

May 6:  Cimarron Valley Quilt Guild yearly Business Meeting and Pot-luck Dinner, 6:00, 1st Church of the Nazarene, 1023 E. Will Rogers St.  The theme for the meeting is The Mad Hatter Tea Party and all are encouraged to show their creativity and wear a special hat for the occasion.  Your hat may even win a special prize.  Those participating in the block of the month this year will reveal their quilts.  Meat will be provided and members are asked to bring a side dish.

 

May 6:  Science Fiction Movie Club, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  First Wednesday of the month, in the auditorium.  For more information contact Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext 8106

 

May 7:  Quality Management Roundtable, 8:30 am – Noon, Room 120 FAPC, OSU Campus.  A quarterly interactive Quality Management Roundtable has been created for the discussion, sharing, and dissemination of information on current quality management, best practices, and customer-driven issues to the food processing industry in Oklahoma.  The roundtable will integrate industry representatives, OSU personnel, State and Federal official Food Safety Professionals, and industry vendors, such as 3rd party quality and food safety auditors.  Specialists will be invited to give presentations on topics related, but not limited, to new and emerging technologies, quality practices, sanitation, crisis management, statistical process control, validation and verification procedures, and current federal regulations pertaining to the food industry.  For registration and more information, call 405-744-6277.

 

May 7:  Art & Writing Young Authors Celebration, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  The OSU Museum of Art, in collaboration with Stillwater Middle School and Phi Betta Kappa, invite you to the Art & Writing Young Authors Celebration on May 7 from 5 – 7 pm at the OSU Museum of Art.  The Art & Writing workshop offered a collaborative student learning experience where – inspired by artwork and exhibitions at the OSU Museum of Art – Stillwater Middle School students created personal narratives that were compiled in a published anthology.  The 2014-2015 Art & Writing Anthology will be available for $5 at the event.  All proceeds go to Stillwater Middle School Art Fund.

 

May 7:  Yoga in the Garden, 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation-and what finer place to practice than the tranquil setting of The Botanic Garden.  When we practice outside, we invite even greater energy into the body, mind and spirit.  Each practice will incorporate a short centering practice, gentle yoga stretches and a guided relaxation.  In addition to a yoga mat, participants may want to bring sunscreen, water, insect repellent and a small hand towel to make practice more enjoyable.  Join us on the lower lawn of the Display Gardens near the vegetable garden.  Free and open to the public.

 

May 7:  High School Band Concert, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

May 8 & 9:  Heart of Cowboy Country Pro Rodeo, 7:30 pm, Payne County Expo Center.  Featuring RFD TV American Rodeo Announcer Justin McKee.  12-Time PRCA Specialty Act of the Year:  The One Arm Bandit.  NFR Comedy Act Gizmo McCracken  Tickets:  Adult $12 in advance, $15 at the gate  Child $10 in advance, $12 at the gate  Student $10 in advance, $12 at the gate  Tickets available at Benchmark Animal Hospital, Perkins, The Trailer Ranch, Carney, Red Rock Bakery, Stillwater, and Cavendar’s, Stillwater.  Present by The Trailer Ranch.  Rodeo runs Friday and Saturday night.

 

May 8:  Leadercast 2015-The Brave Ones, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, Meridian Technology Center, 1312 S. Sanger Rd.  Brave ones have existed throughout history.  Some are unforgettable icons, others have names which will never be remembered.  They exist across all industries, societies, and at every level of leadership.  Join us at Leadercast 2015 as we explore The Brave Ones, and learn what it means to lead in such a way that we create bold cultures, build faithful employees, and produce high achievement.  Get ready for an unforgettable day of inspiration, learning, networking, and more.  Lunch included.  For more information contact Rebecca Eastham at rebeccae@meridiantech.edu or visit the Leadercast website at www.leadercast.com/location/Stillwater

 

May 8:  Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Graduation, 1:00 pm, Gallagher Iba Arena, OSU Campus.

 

May 8:  Concerts in the Garden, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  Come out and enjoy Edgar Cruz, guitarist debuting his new album, “Cruzin with the Beatles”  Bring a picnic, throw down a blanket and enjoy live music among the flowers!  Each week will feature a different style of music.  Evenings are a magical time in the garden; come relax in the great outdoors with friends and family.

 

May 8:  Teen Anime Club, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  The monthly meetings include viewing new anime productions, practicing Manga drawing skills and learning about Japanese culture.  For more information email Children’s Services, or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8108.

 

May 8:  OSU Graduate College Commencement, 7:00 pm, Gallagher Iba Area, OSU Campus.

 

May 9:  Letter Carrier Annual Food Drive, Stillwater.  Stillwater residents are encouraged to leave non-perishable canned goods at their mailbox the night before to be donated to local food pantries in Stillwater.

 

May 9:  OSU Undergraduate Commencement, Gallagher Iba Arena, OSU Campus. UPDATED TIMES – 8:00 am College of Education and College of Arts and Sciences. 11:00 am College of Human Sciences and College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology. 1:30 pm  College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and Spears School of Business.

 

May 9:  Family Day-OSU Museum of Art, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Postal Plaza Art Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  Admission is free for everyone.  Each Family Day provides hands-on art activities for all ages.  May theme-Abstraction.

 

May 9:  Mother’s Day Canvas & Cork, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Straight Upp Creative Studio, 227 S. Knoblock.  Join Straight Upp Creative Studio Stillwater for to spend quality time with Mom for our Mother’s Day Canvas and Cork event.  Bring your favorite snacks, invite your mom, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic artist.  You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a new found talent you’ll want to explore.  Online registration and payment is required.  Registration is non-refundable.  Guests can transfer registration to a friend but dates cannot be switched.

 

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May 11:  Longest Day of Golf, 8:30 am – 7:00 pm, Stillwater Country Club.  Oklahoma State University Coaches vs Cancer will host The Longest Day of Golf at Stillwater Country Club.  All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.  The event is dedicated to the memory of long-time OSU fan, ACS friend, and cancer warrior Matt Allen.  Event activities include:  Celebrity/VIP Auction – Celebrities/VIP’s will be auctioned to the highest bidder and play with that team throughout the Golf Event   Golf Event – includes lunch, snacks, golf cart, dinner, event polo, and a cool swag bag.  8:30 am Registration Opens    10:00 am * Celebrity/VIP Auction (bid on a celebrity to play with your team)    11:00 am Shotgun Start    3:30 pm (approx) Tournament Concludes/Dinner    3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Optional additional play.  Celebrities confirmed to play in the event include ESPN commentators John Anderson and Bryndon Manzer, CBS Sports announcer Doug Gottlieb, Brandon Weeden, Dan Bailey, touring golf professionals Chris Tidland, Jonahtan Moore and Karin Sjodin, Mike Gundy, Jim Littel, and Travis Ford.

 

May 11 – August 1:  Leaves on the Family Tree-Influences and Exchanges, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  This exhibition is a celebration of artist Linda Lou Warren’s family lineages and the qualities of fortitude and perseverance that keep life going.  The paintings and clay sculptures come from the map of Warren’s past and tell a story of her life and those who came before her and shape her identity.  The artworks showcased in the exhibition are about the importance of Warren’s Irish, English, and Spanish roots.  The doctors, lawyers, preachers, real estate and insurance entrepreneurs, New York debutants, California fruit pickers, nurturing mothers, and artists who have helped her know who she is.  The paintings and clay pieces are the language of her heritage.

 

May 11 – August 1:  Skies that Bind-Paintings by Gene V. Dougherty, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  Gene V. Dougherty is an accomplished artist in watercolor and oils, characterizing the American West with an open, clear, and refreshing realism.  His experience with taxidermy as a young man gave him technical understanding of animal musculature and proportion, a sense that comes through the realistic beauty of each animal he painted.  By personally visiting the sites of his landscapes, he brings to his work a feeling of presence and vibrancy.  Dougherty received his Masters in Art Education at Oklahoma State University, then pursued a 24-year career teaching art at Northern Oklahoma College.  While teaching, he continued to develop his own style and technique.  His works have been exhibited in Taos, Santa Fe and many other locales in and around Oklahoma.

 

May 11: Suddenlink Job Fair, 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Suddenlink, 802 E. 6th Ave.  Are you reliable, friendly, and good with people?  Suddenlink is now hiring!  We value strong teams built on caring relationships.  All employees make a unique and positive contribution towards our company.  Suddenlink is searching for individuals with a caring attitude who enjoy helping customers.  Suddenlink offers advancement opportunities, competitive pay & benefit package including 401K, medical, dental, vision, generous discounts on services and more!  Join the Suddenlink family and feel the Suddenlink difference.  Apply online today at www.work4suddenlink.com

 

May 12:  HR Matters-Working with Different Generations, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Meridian Technology Center, 1312 S. Sangre Rd.  Four different generations now work side by side, each having different language, points of reference and styles.  Although these differences add richness within our workplaces, they can sometimes lead to misunderstandings and increased conflict.  Come learn how knowing those differences will help us communicate better and make things go more smoothly at work.  This session will explore the fundamental differences between the generations, and we will discuss communication strategies that work best with each.  Class fee $15.  Click HERE for more information or to register.

 

May 12:  Tuesday Evening Gardening Series, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  Managing Weeds, Water Conservation and Harvesting are the topic for the evening with a hands-on activity of garden safety.  The program is free and open to all. Please call or email the Payne County Extension Office (keith.reed@okstate.edu or call 405-747-8320) in advance if you plan to attend, so they can be adequately prepared.

 

May 12:  Backyard Composting, 6:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Backyard Composting with Lynn Malley  For more information contact the Help Desk at 405-372-3633 ext. 8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

May 12:  Middle School/Junior High School Band Concert, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

May 13 – 15:  Special Olympics Summer Games, OSU Campus, Stillwater.  Athletes start arriving in Stillwater on Wednesday morning.  They come to Summer Games after they have completed competitions in the their local areas.  Opening Ceremonies is scheduled for Wednesday evening at Gallagher Iba Arena. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with pre-show entertainment.  The official Opening Ceremonies begin at 7:30 p.m. with the traditional Parade of Athletes.  Opening Ceremonies is where special awards are given to the Athlete of the Year, Coach of the Year, Fankhauser Volunteer of the Year, Spirit Award, Family of the Year, and the Synar Award for Excellence.  The Flame of Hope is carried into Opening Ceremonies by the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

 

May 14:  Yoga in the Garden, 5:45 – 6:30 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation-and what finer place to practice than the tranquil setting of The Botanic Garden.  When we practice outside, we invite even greater energy into the body, mind and spirit.  Each practice will incorporate a short centering practice, gentle yoga stretches and a guided relaxation.  In addition to a yoga mat, participants may want to bring sunscreen, water, insect repellent and a small hand towel to make practice more enjoyable.  Join us on the lower lawn of the Display Gardens near the vegetable garden.  Free and open to the public.

 

May 14:  Middle School/8th Grade/9th Grade Orchestra Symphony in the Spring Concert, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Performing Arts Center.

 

May 15 – 17:  Eskimo Joe’s Three Amigos United Way Golf Classic.  We’re gearing up for Stillwater’s  Three Amigos United Way Golf Classic!  The event will be held May 15 – 17 and includes a dinner & auction event on Friday, May 15 at OSU’s Wes Watkins Center.  Two days of golf follow on May 16 & 17 and will be played at both Stillwater Country Club and Lakeside golf course.  This is the largest fund raising event for Stillwater United Way and we’re currently seeking sponsors to partner in making this event a success!  Sponsorships are $100 and up and provide the 1st opportunity for team registration!  Please contact Kedra Moreland at kendram@scc.eskimojoes.com for more information.

 

May 15:  Friday Forum, 8:00 – 9:00 am, Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, 409 S. Main St.  Join us as we begin the Legislative Session with our first Legislative Forum of the year.  Our region’s four legislators, Sen. Jim Halligan, Rep. Cory Williams, Rep. Dennis Casey and Rep. Lee Denney come together to encourage active discussion and bring information to the Stillwater community on relevant local and state issues.  The Legislative Forum is an excellent opportunity to meet with your local state legislators and hear first-hand about legislative measures and their impact on our community.

 

May 15:  Meridian Technology Center Foundation Golf Tournament, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Lakeside Golf Course, 5201 N. Washington.  Golf for a Good Cause – Support Scholarship Programs through Meridian Technology Center Foundation.  4 Person Scramble format. $85/player, $325/4 person team. Price includes green fee, cart, goody bag, range balls and breakfast/lunch. Sponsorships available: $250 – no players, $350 – 2 players, $500 – 4 person team, $1,000 – corporate sponsorship. For more information contact Tammy Thomas at 405-377-3333 x227.

 

May 15:  Concerts in the Garden, Cancelled due to weather. Watch www.botanicgarden.okstate.edu and www.facebook.com/TheBotanicGarden for updates on a new date.

 

May 15:  Fridays, Food Trucks, & Tunes, 6:00 – 10:00 pm, Downtown Stillwater.  Family friendly.  Food Trucks, live music, inflatables.  Family movie—bring you lawn chairs or blanket.

 

May 15: Cub Scout End of School Year Extravaganza6:30 – 8:00 pm, Highland Park United Methodist Church, 524 N. Stallard. Boys in grades K-5 are invited to join Cub Scouts, eat pizza and ice cream, and have bounce house fun. Boys must bring parent to the meeting. For more information, contact cub master.pack3844@gmail.com.

 

May 15:  Contra Dance, 7:30 – 11:00 pm, Lowry Activity Center inside Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  Live music by Castlerock (Tulsa), with dances taught by Louise Siddons (Stillwater).  Intro workshop at 7:30 and dance from 8 to 11.  No partner necessary, $5 adults/$4 students.

 

May 16:  Stillwater Tree Planting.  8-10 ft. choice of Maple, Oak, Elm, or Sycamore.  $25 per tree, payable in cash or check, due on delivery. Funds will benefit Stillwater community. Open to residents and businesses. Submit tree requests with contact information & tree type to: reddirtrotary@gmail.com   Volunteers to plant and drivers with trucks are being requested!

 

May 16:  5K Benefit Super Hero Run, 7:00 am, Boomer Lake.  All proceeds go to Beth Williams, RN, NOC Nursing Graduate.  Registration begins at 7:00 am  at Shelter #2.  Race begins at 9:00 am.  Registration forms available at NOC Nursing Division, 1311 S. Western, Stillwater and www.noc.edu/nursing-division1.

 

May 16: Stillwater Noon Lions Flapjack Fundraiser8:00 – 10:00 am, Applebee’s, Hall of Fame and Perkins Rd. Helps purchase eye glasses for children and adults, support the Oklahoma Lions Boys Ranch, education scholarships, and many other community activities.

 

May 16: Stillwater High School Vocals Benefit “Garage” Sale, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Stillwater High School Parking Lot. Support the young men and women as they earn their way to London to perform in front of a distinguished crowd in a historic landmark location. A few things available at the event: garage sale items, on-site BBQ, baked goods, vocal students signing, and more. Donations greatly appreciated and accepted. All money collected will be split and donated directly to the student’s trip account. For more information, email mmoffitt9241@gmail.com

 

May 16:  North Jardot Church of Christ Clothing Giveaway, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, North Jardot Church of Christ 401 N. Jardot.  We will be having a clothing giveaway for anyone to come by and get some clothes if they need them.

 

May 16:  Arboretum Service Day, 9:00 am – Noon, OSU Botanic Garden.  Bring your family out and spend some quality time in the garden.  We offer a hands-on experience for people of all ages.  Spend some family time together planting, mulching and pruning plants here at The Botanic Garden with the assistance of staff and our Ambassadors.  Contact Laura Payne if you would like to bring a group to volunteer at the garden!

 

May 16:  Botanic Garden Open House, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  Why not grab your family and friends and head out to The Botanic Garden?  Our friendly Ambassadors are eager to help you with your gardening and plant questions.  See you soon!  Free and open to the public.

 

May 16:  Children’s Fairy Garden, 10:00 – 11:00 am, OSU Botanic Garden.  Children will enjoy creating a garden fit for a gnome or fairy.  Fairy gardens give children a small space of their own to nurture plants and learn at home.  $5 per child, Recommended for ages 6-12  Class size is limited, please contact Laura Payne, laura.payne@okstate.edu or by phone 405-744-4561 to register.

 

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May 18:  Sewing Circle, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Work on your current needlework project as you enjoy readings presented by a library employee or volunteer and the companionship of fellow participants.

 

May 18:  High School Choir Concert, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

May 19:  Interview Skills and Practice, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  A new series of programs designed to empower local jobseekers will be held in April and May at the Stillwater Public Library.  All programs in the series are free and open to the public.  Participants may choose one or all of the programs to attend, but registration is requested.  To sign-up, call the library’s help desk at (405) 372-3633 x8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

 

May 19:  High School Orchestra Symphony in the Spring, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

May 20 & 21:  Food Labeling Workshop, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Room 120 FAPC, OSU Campus.  FAPC will hold a public Food Labeling Workshop to provide information about FDA food labeling regulations and other related subjects to the regulated industry, particularly small businesses and startups.  Topics to be discussed at the workshop include Mandatory label elements, Nutrition labeling requirements, Health and nutrition claims, Food Allergen labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 and Special labeling issues such as exemptions.

 

May 20:  Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Danny Cochran – Topic to be announced  “Making the Most of Retirement” is free and open to all retirees.  The group meets at 1:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the Stillwater Public Library.

 

May 21:  LEGO® Club, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Do you like to build with LEGOs®?  Build your own LEGO® creations using our challenge idea or your imagination.  Share your great ideas!  LEGOs® are provided by the library.  This program is best suited for children in elementary school.  Registration is required, please call 405-372-3633 ext. 8108 or email Children’s Services.  Note children age 5 or younger must have an adult in the room, children age 6-8 need an adult in the building during the program.

 

May 21:  Opening Reception & Artist Talk for Skies that Bind-Paintings by Gene V. Dougherty, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  To accompany Skies that Bind: Paintings by Gene V. Dougherty, there is an opening reception and artist talk on Thursday, May 21, from 5 – 7 pm.  The artist talk begins at 6 pm.  This event is free and open to the public, no RSVP required.  The exhibition is on view from May 11 – August 1.

 

May 21:  Yoga in the Garden, 5:45 – 6:30 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation-and what finer place to practice than the tranquil setting of The Botanic Garden.  When we practice outside, we invite even greater energy into the body, mind and spirit.  Each practice will incorporate a short centering practice, gentle yoga stretches and a guided relaxation.  In addition to a yoga mat, participants may want to bring sunscreen, water, insect repellent and a small hand towel to make practice more enjoyable.  Join us on the lower lawn of the Display Gardens near the vegetable garden.  Free and open to the public.

 

May 21:  Summer on the Plaza, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Student Union Plaza, OSU Campus.  Summer on the Plaza is a family event featuring live music, Zumba dancing, dining, water activities, shopping, and free movie showings.  This event is held weekly on the last two Thursday’s in May and every Thursday in June.  All the outdoor fun begins at 6pm.  There will be live music performances every week.  Families can come enjoy the music, water slides, bouncy house, and other pre-planned activities, eat at the restaurants within the Union, and shop at the University Bookstore prior to the free movie showing at 8pm.  There’s truly something for everyone at Summer on the Plaza, and we want you to be a part of it!  Check the OSU Student Union & Allied Arts websites to see what vendors, musicians, and movies are scheduled for the week.  Visit http://alliedarts.okstate.edu/summer-plaza for more information.

 

May 22 – 24:  United States Neapolitan Mastiff Club Show, Payne County Expo Center.  Schedule includes Stand-alone National Specialty   Regional & Concurrent Specialties   Two Sweepstakes   Supported Entry   USNMC Yearly Meeting   Evening Event with Auction   Judges Education Seminar   Health Seminar

 

May 22 – 24:  Mid-Continent Kennel Club Show, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Payne County Expo Center.  Up to 1000 dogs representing 140 AKC breeds, dog health clinics, vendors, dog food and supplies.  Free to the public.

 

May 22:  Stillwater High School Graduation, 8:00 -10:00 pm, Gallagher Iba Arena, OSU Campus.

 

May 23:  Basic Bicycle Maintenance and More!, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  For more information contact the Help Desk at (405) 372-3633 x8106, or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

May 23:  Stillwater Writers Group, 1:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The writing club meets on the third Saturday of the month, except December, at 1 p.m. in Room 214 of the Stillwater Public Library.  The group has periodic speakers on writing topics.

 

May 23:  Stillwater Municipal Pool Opens, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Couch Park, 12th & Perkins Rd.  ½ price swim for all guests.

 

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May 25 – 29:  OSU Summer Art Academy-Watercolor Painting, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, OSU Campus.  Ages 13 – 18  This introductory course will focus on the fundamentals of watercolor painting.  We’ll explore techniques such as flat and graded washes, restricted wet ‘n wet, and direct or dry brush painting.  Special techniques to create texture such as using salt and cellophane and splattering will also be explored.  Participants will also learn to prepare paper and how to use and care for their painting tools.  Taught by Teresa Holder.  For more information call Christine Nichols, Program Coordinator at 405-744-8459.

 

May 26: Public Speaking Workshop Series6:30 pm. Both Toastmasters clubs in Stillwater are joining together to offer a special eight session series of workshops on public speaking to help Stillwater residents master the fundamentals of public speaking. Co-organizers Linda Frank and Cole Shelton state that, “Participants will learn by doing while they enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a regular Toastmasters meeting.” Topics include understanding and practicing the major aspects of public communications: written and impromptu speeches, body language, voice control, word usage, attitude and attentive listening. Public speaking is a powerful tool for becoming a more effective professional. It is an essential skill when interviewing for jobs, motivating people and selling ideas or products. The series will be held on Tuesday evenings starting on May 26th at 6:30pm. To reserve a spot or get more information call 405 362-0441. Cost is $10.

 

May 26:  Concerts in the Garden, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  Come out and enjoy Monica Taylor and the Red Dirt Ramblers. Bring a picnic, throw down a blanket and enjoy live music among the flowers!  Each week will feature a different style of music.  Evenings are a magical time in the garden; come relax in the great outdoors with friends and family.

 

May 26:  Wine & Palette-Oklahoma Indian Blanket, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Brooklyn’s Restaurant, 701 S. Main St.  Class $35, visit Please go to brooklynsrestaurant.com to make reservations for dinner before the class or to see their Menu!  Visit http://wineandpalette.com/Class_Detail.asp?CalID=4380 to pre-register.

 

May 28: Stillwater Guns-N-Hoses Blood Drive Challenge 9:00 am – Noon, Fire Station (S Main St) and 2:00 – 5:00 pm at the Police Station. Every life-saving blood donor receives 4 free OKC Zoo admissions and a special edition Guns-N-Hoses T-shirt.

 

May 28:  Summer on the Plaza, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Student Union Plaza, OSU Campus.  Summer on the Plaza is a family event featuring live music, Zumba dancing, dining, water activities, shopping, and free movie showings.  This event is held weekly on the last two Thursday’s in May and every Thursday in June.  All the outdoor fun begins at 6pm.  There will be live music performances every week.  Families can come enjoy the music, water slides, bouncy house, and other pre-planned activities, eat at the restaurants within the Union, and shop at the University Bookstore prior to the free movie showing at 8pm.  There’s truly something for everyone at Summer on the Plaza, and we want you to be a part of it!  Check the OSU Student Union & Allied Arts websites to see what vendors, musicians, and movies are scheduled for the week.  Visit http://alliedarts.okstate.edu/summer-plaza for more information.

 

May 28:  Yoga in the Garden, 5:45 – 6:30 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation-and what finer place to practice than the tranquil setting of The Botanic Garden.  When we practice outside, we invite even greater energy into the body, mind and spirit.  Each practice will incorporate a short centering practice, gentle yoga stretches and a guided relaxation.  In addition to a yoga mat, participants may want to bring sunscreen, water, insect repellent and a small hand towel to make practice more enjoyable.  Join us on the lower lawn of the Display Gardens near the vegetable garden.  Free and open to the public.

 

May 28: Painting Party at Art on 6th6:00 – 9:00 pm, Art on 6th, 2007 W. 6th Ave. Paint some bold Indian Blanket flowers. Cost is $30.00 and bring your own refreshments. Call 405-326-0780 to reserve a spot.

 

May 30:  Stillwater Girls Night Out, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Straight Upp Creative Studio, 227 S. Knoblock.  We are introducing a monthly Girls Night Out to unleash your creative side with a selection of various crafts.  All you need to do is show up and Straight Upp will have everything you need for the project.  Popcorn Bowl will be the focus of this class.  All craft supplies will be provided for this event.  Enjoy a glass a wine, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic staff.  You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a new found talent you’ll want to explore.  Online registration and payment is required.  Registration is non-refundable.  Guests can transfer registration to a friend but dates cannot be switched.  Straight Upp Creative Studio does not provide wine openers or cups, so please bring your own or purchase one of our adorable Straight Upp wine glasses for $7.00.  For more information call 405-533-3100.

 

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Oklahoma WONDERtorium May 2015 Schedule

 

Stillwater Multi Arts Center Spring 2015 Class Schedule

 

Oklahoma State University May 2015 Department of Music Schedule of Events

 

Stillwater League of Women Voters Events Calendar

 

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Oklahoma State University Athletics

Cowgirls Softball Schedule

Cowboys Baseball Schedule

Stillwater Pioneers Athletics

Pioneer Baseball Schedule

 

 

All Month Long:

 

Stem Courses from Sylvan of Stillwater: If you’re looking for cutting-edge classes for your child, turn to Sylvan. These great after-school activities help kids learn critical skills for the future. Robotics: (grades 2-6) create and animate robots using Lego and compete in friendly competitions. Coding: (grades 3-6) learn computer programming by designing video games that can be shared and played with friends. Math Edge: (grades 1-5) become a math whiz and master problem solver through a variety of fun and challenging activities. Reserve your spot today: call 405-742-6700 or email stillwatersylvan@sbcglobal.net.

 

Wee Tee Ball Sign Ups: Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. For ages 3-6. Sign ups are going on now through May 24. Team practices will start the week of June 1st. Day and time will be determined by each team’s head coach. All games will be played on Saturday morning starting June 6th with some occasional games played on Tuesday evenings. The season will conclude the week of July 11th. Cost $40 for members, $60 for non-members. Call 405-372-5833 form more information.

 

Home School PE Program: Tuesdays 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm  and Thursdays 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. New Programming Offered: Y Fitness Class and Youth Racquetball. Member Pricing: $30/month, Potential Member Pricing: $36/month, Each additional child is $16/month. Please register and pay at YMCA front desk. For more information, call 405-372-5833.

 

SilverSneakers Fitness Classes: M-W-F 10:30 am – 11:30 am, Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. SilverSneakers is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity.  Medicare-eligible members can participate at no cost. Please register and pay at YMCA front desk. For more information, call 405-372-5833.

 

Youth Rugby 2015: Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. Sign your kids up for the 7th and 8th grade or 9th-12th grade teams. Practices will be held on Tuesday and Thursdays from 5:30-7:00 pm. Cost is $100 per participant. For more information, contact Coach Josh Ringer at 405-564-4418.

 

Y Fit Class: M-W-F 8:30 am – 9:30 am; T -TH 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. Led by Y Personal Trainers Dylan Allen and Eva Brown and is aimed at providing an overall body workout and incorporates cardio, weights and abs workout routines.  Free to members, potential members day pass rate. Please register and pay at YMCA front desk. For more information, call 405-372-5833.

 

Swim Lessons for Kids:  Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 5:30 pm, Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. Ages 3 – 12 years old. $40 per child. Please register and pay at YMCA front desk. For more information, call 405-372-5833.

 

April 9 – June 4: Ceramic Tile Mosaics for the Multi Garden, Thursdays 6:00 – 9:00 pm (No class April 30),  Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. For ages 13 and up. All proceeds from this class go to renovating the raised garden mosaic walls in the Multi Arts Center’s future Edible Community Garden. Students will learn tile making and mounting techniques. Tiles can be used as wall pieces, kitchen backsplash, or tabletops. At least five tiles made in the class will be donated to the garden project to cover the walls. Clay, glaze, tile adhesive, and grout supplies are covered in the class cost. The first six sessions of class covers the making of tiles and the last two sessions will be installation. Instructor: Nicki Wood, Executive Director of Multi Arts Center. Class fee: $80, Supply fee: none. Download the registration form.

 

May 12 & 26, June 9 & 23: Advanced Pottery, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. For ages 16 and up. Instructor: Buck Dollarhide.Buck will begin teaching a new curriculum, with two new topics each month. April, “Making and applying terra sigillata,” and “Preparing vessels for primitive firing;” May, “Texturing—Making and using stamps, chattering,” and “Glazing techniques;” June, “Reducing cracking/warping,” and “Making a clay whistle (‘ocarina’)”. Class Fee: For all months except April 2015, $60.00 per month; for April 2015, the fee will be $80.00 (with the extra $20.00 payable directly to Buck). The enrollment fee includes 2 mini-workshops with Buck, and unlimited open studio time during the month of enrollment. Supply Fee: One 25 pound bag of clay for each month of enrollment is included; additional bags available for purchase. Download the registration form.

 

Coming Soon:

 

June 1 – 5: British Soccer Camps, Frontier Engineering Fields on West 6th St.  Register at http://challengersports.com by April 17th to receive a FREE jersey!  A portion of the proceeds benefit the YMCA. You can register online at www.challengersports.com
 

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