Stillwater Events

April 1:  Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Exhibition, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Gardiner Art Gallery, 108 Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts, OSU Campus.  This exhibition presents work by graphic design students graduating in May 2015 with their BFA degrees.  Work on view represents all areas of study-digital animation, web design, advertising design, and branding design.  This work represents the culmination of each student’s artistic development, achieved after several years of experimentation, research and critical thinking.

 

April 1:  Legislative Luncheon, Noon – 1:00 pm, Student Union, OSU Campus.  Please join the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce for a Legislative Luncheon featuring Senator James Lankford.  Price $35.  For more information call 405-372-5573.

 

April 1:  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.

 

April 1:  Women’s Rights are Human Rights-A Global Perspective, 6:00 pm, 108 Wes Watkins Center, OSU Campus.  Join us to hear Anushay Hossain, a Bangladeshi journalist who has been featured on CNN, PBS, and BBC, to hear “Women’s Rights Are Human Rights: A Global Perspective”.  This event is sponsored by: School of International Studies, Gender & Women’s Studies, SGA Multicultural Affairs Committee, Minority Women’s Association, Asian-American Student Association, and the Vietnamese Student Association.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 1: “True Grit” Book Discussion, 6:00 pm, McAlister’s Deli, 205 E. Hall of Fame Ave. Part of One Book, One Community: Stillwater Reads True Grit. Purchase own meal.

 

April 1:  Drive 4 UR Community, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Stillwater High School.  Thomas Ford will be giving demo rides to the public.  For each ride, a $20 donation will be made to the Humane Society, up to $6,000.

 

April 1:  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.

 

April 1:  BBQ & Bingo, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Stillwater High School Student Center.  Come to BBQ and Bingo to enjoy delicious barbecue and play some bingo!  SMAC is a community-wide, philanthropic organization led by high school students.  This year’s beneficiary is the Stillwater Humane Society.

 

April 1:  OSU College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Speaker Series Presents-Rulan Tangen, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, 203 Gundersen Hall, OSU Campus.  Founding Artistic Director and Choreographer of Dancing Earth-Indigenous Contemporary Dance Creations will lecture on Historical Influences of Indigenous Contemporary Dance & Short Film Screening followed by an informal meet and greet.  Light refreshments will be served.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 1:  Clint Scholz Live at Eskimo Joe’s, 10:00 pm, 507 W. Elm St.  No Cover.  Must be 21 to enter.

 

April 1 – 21:  Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara—A Mid-Century Dream House, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Saturday, Thursdays 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home explores the relationship between an architect and his clients, Dr. John and Kay Christian, as they worked together to create one family’s definition of an American dream home. Told through the juxtaposition of original objects and furniture, architectural fragments, rare archival materials, historic photographs, and video footage, this exhibit explores the creation of a Wright house made into a family home.

 

April 2:  Noon Concert Series, Noon – 1:00 pm, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  Jazz Groups.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 2:  Dancing Earth Indigenous Contemporary Eco-Cultural Movement & Dance Workshop, 2:20 – 5:30 pm,  203 Gundersen Hall, OSU Campus.  Bring water and wear comfortable clothes.  No experience necessary!  Space is limited, please call 405-744-6094 to reserve a spot.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 2:  Dr. David Schweickart-Economic Crisis, Environmental Crises-Moving Beyond Capitalism, 5:00 pm, 114 Classroom Bldg, OSU Campus.  This talk questions whether or not capitalism offers a sustainable solution to problems of unemployment, the widening wealth gap, and environmental degradation.  Dr. Schweickart will argue that underlying structures of capitalism are the root cause of the perpetuation of these crises, and to deal with them, we must move beyond capitalism to an alternative economic system: Economic Democracy.  On this model, competitive markets for goods and services remain, while the ideal of democratic governance is extended to the workplace, and labor and capital in production are democratized.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 2:  SNAG (Starting New At Golf), 5:00 6:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  SNAG a night away from the kids!  Drop off your child and let them enjoy 90 minutes of golf related activities!  No weekly or monthly commitments!  Parents are able to drop their kids off whenever they want.  SNAG contains all the elements of golf but in modified form.  The game has its own simplified rules and terminology that adds fun to the learning experience.  Falling somewhere between miniature golf and regulation golf, SNAG allows for full shots, pitching, chipping, and putting.  All sessions will be taught by Amy Daniel, PGA Apprentice & US Kids Golf Certified Instructor.  Ages 6-10 years old, $10 per evening.  For more information call 918-916-9961.

 

April 2:  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.

 

April 2:  Canvas & Cork-Midnight Hoot, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Straight Upp Creative Studio, 227 S. Knoblock.  Join Straight Upp Creative Studio for an entertaining night of painting and wine.  Invite your friends 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.  A cash bar with wine and beer will be available for guests over 21 years of age with a valid ID.  No outside drinks permitted.  $30  Register at:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/stillwater-canvas-cork-midnight-hoot-tickets-15752744884  Have questions about Stillwater Canvas & Cork | Midnight Hoot? Contact Straight Upp Creative Studio Stillwater

 

April 2:  Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Payne County Fairgrounds.  Stillwater Habitat for Humanity invites you and your family to their annual FUNdRaiser.  Enjoy construction games, a delicious meal provided by the OSU Rancher’s Club, a live auction, and learn how you can help Habitat construct simple decent homes for the less fortunate families of Stillwater.  You can visit the Habitat ReStore at 505 E. 18th or call the Habitat office at 377-0403 for tickets and sponsorship information.

 

April 2:  Mayoral Candidate Forum, 7:00 pm, Council Room of City Hall.  Sponsored by Stillwater League of Women Voters.

 

April 2:  Band Festival Concert, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

April 2:  SMAC Carnival, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Eskimo Joe’s, 507 W. Elm.  The SMAC Carnival will be a fun-filled night including inflatables, music, dunk tank, and carnival games for all ages!  SMAC is a community-wide, philanthropic organization led by high school students.  The beneficiary this year is the Stillwater Humane Society.

 

April 2:  Beneath the Upper Room, 7:00 pm, Highland Park United Methodist Church, 524 N. Stallard St.  “Beneath the Upper Room” is the story of the Last Supper.  The setting for this drama is the upper room with Jesus sharing a meal with his followers.  The twist in this telling is that it looks at the story from the perspective of the women who are in the kitchen preparing the meal.  Free and open to the public.  For more information call 405-372-8001.

 

April 3:  Stillwater Medical Center Foundation First Friday, 1:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Improving Balance & Home Adaptations for Safety, presented by Seth Chandler, OT, and Kali Dunlap, PT.  Staff members from SMC’s Total Health will review how occupational and physical therapy can help you improve balance.  Additionally, general safety, room by room analysis, and organization of your home environment will be discussed to help you decrease the risk for falls and injuries.  For more information call 405-742-5728.

 

April 3:  Stillwater Elks Lodge present The Original Blaz-A-Thon, 7:30 pm, Elks Lodge, 202 E. McElroy.  Brandon Jackson, LIVE!

 

April 3 & 4:  Stillwater Children’s Theater Performance of “Shrek Jr.”, 7:30 – 9:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  “It’s a big bright beautiful world” for everyone’s favorite ogre in Shrek the Musical JR.  Based on the Oscar–winning DreamWorks Animation film and Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure featuring all new songs form Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Caroline or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire.  Shrek Jr. brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage, and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears.  Adapted for young performers and featuring a host of over-the-top roles for an expandable cast, there’s a part for everyone in this dazzling story.  For more information call 405-533-8433.

 

April 4:  Medical Equipment Donation Drive, 8:00 am – Noon, OSU Seretean Wellness Center Parking Lot. Do you have equipment sitting around gathering dust?  Need to clean out that closet or garage?  The Oklahoma Durable Medical Equipment Reuse Program (OKDMERP) is looking for donations of good, used durable medical equipment that can be refurbished and given to Oklahomans in need.  For more information, call 405-523-4810 or 888-885-5588.  Co-sponsored by Oklahoma Health Care Authority and Oklahoma ABLE Tech at the OSU Department of Wellness.  Tax Receipts available.

 

April 4:  Stillwater Trash Off, 9:00 am – Noon, Stillwater area.  Come take to the streets and help clean up Stillwater.  Individuals, families, neighborhoods, church groups, student organizations and civic groups are encouraged to participate.  There will be hotdogs at noon.  Sign up individually or as a group.  Call the City of Stillwater at 405-533-8482 or visit stillwater.org for more information.

 

April 4:  Stillwater Egg Drop, 10:00 am – Noon, Boomer Lake.  Stillwater Egg Drop is a community-wide family friendly event.  20,000 plastic candy and prize filled eggs will be dropped over Boomer Lake Park for a massive egg hunt.  Kids up to age 11 may participate in the hunt.  There will also be live music, inflatables, activities, prizes, and of course, food!  A special needs field will also be provided.  Free and open to the public.  Register for the event at stillwatereggdrop.com. 10:00 Registration, 11:00 Welcome/Live Music, 11:15 Egg drop for special needs, 11:25 Egg drop for 0–2, 11:35 Egg drop for 3–4, 11:45 Egg drop for 5 -6, 11:55 Egg drop for 7–8, 12:15 Live Music/Door Prizes, 12:00 – 2:00 Inflatables. For more information call 405-334-8395.  Ages 12 & up needed to volunteer. Free t-shirt for volunteers.

 

April 4:  Stillwater Elks Lodge Blaz-A-Thon BBQ Contest, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, Elks Lodge, 202 E. McElroy.  The Stillwater Elks Lodge Blaz-A-Thon BBQ Contest welcomes everyone out for a fun, family friendly time.  A delicious barbecue feast will be served for a nominal fee.  Stick around to see who takes top honors in categories like poultry, ribs, pork and brisket, as well as the “anything but” categories where the cooks can get creative with their recipes.  This event is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. Leashed pets are welcome. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Children 3 – 10 $5 at the door. Carry-out meals and drive through  available 11 am – 3 pm.  Tickets available at the Elks Lodge or Judith Karman Hospice Resale Shop, 819 S. Main.

 

April 4:  Nano Day at the WONDERtorium, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  Join the biggest celebration for the smallest science!  Learn about nanoscience through experiments and hands-on activities through-out the museum.  This is play-to-learn fun for all ages!  All ages.  FREE with admission.

 

 

April 5:  Easter Brunch Buffet, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm, Brooklyn’s Restaurant, 701 S. Main St.  Reserve your spot for Easter Brunch. Seatings available at 10:30 am and 1:00 pm.  Call 405-533-3535 or email reservations@brooklynsrestaurant.com for reservations.  $19.95 per person.

 

April 5:  Biggest Easter Egg Hunt in Payne County, 10:30 am – 2:00 pm, Cross Brand Cowboy Church, 2700 S. Fairgrounds Rd.  Cross Brand Cowboy Church is hosting the BIGGEST Easter Egg Hunt in Payne County.  Music, Worship, Food.  All Ages can participate in the egg hunt.  Little ones will hunt in the arena… older ones will be a little more difficult.  Prize eggs in all age groups.  Bring the family and lawn chair.  For more information call 903-575-8739.

 

April 6:  Questions and Answers with Steve Wozniak, 3:45 – 5:00 pm, Gallagher Iba Arena, OSU Campus.  Doors open at 3:00 pm.  Free to OSU Students, Faculty, and Staff.  Public tickets:  $10 available at the south “Will Call” window at Gallagher/Iba Arena beginning at 3:00 pm.

 

April 6:  Minecraft Mondays, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Room 119, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Minecraft free play.  1st and 3rd Monday of the month.  Kids and teens ages 8 and up register for 1 hour sessions.  Registration required.  Space is limited!  For more information or to register call 405-372-3633 x8106 or email Adult Services.

 

April 6:  SNAG (Starting New At Golf), 5:00 – 6:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  SNAG a night away from the kids!  Drop off your child and let them enjoy 90 minutes of golf related activities!  No weekly or monthly commitments!  Parents are able to drop their kids off whenever they want.  SNAG contains all the elements of golf but in modified form.  The game has its own simplified rules and terminology that adds fun to the learning experience.  Falling somewhere between miniature golf and regulation golf, SNAG allows for full shots, pitching, chipping, and putting.  All sessions will be taught by Amy Daniel, PGA Apprentice & US Kids Golf Certified Instructor.  Ages 6-10 years old, $10 per evening.  For more information call 918-916-9961.

 

April 6: “True Grit” Book Discussion, 7:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Part of One Book, One Community: Stillwater Reads True Grit.

 

April 7 – 8:  Developing & Implementing Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Systems, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Room 120 FAPC, OSU Campus.  This workshop will provide information for participants to gain an understanding of the SQF program.  Featured Speaker Cathy Crawford, Independent SQF Trainer and VP, HACCP Consulting Group brings industry experience and practical approaches  SQF Trainer and former SQF Auditor  Registration fee: $575 per person (10% discount for students and more than two participants from the same company)  Registration includes workshop materials and lunch.  To register, visit  www.fapc.biz/workshops/sqf.

 

April 7:  CLA Estate Planning Workshop, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm, Wyndham Garden Stillwater, 600 E. McElroy.  A FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one’s estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately regarding: – Pros and cons of wills and trusts – How to avoid probate – Long term health care concerns – Tax reduction planning.  CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts.  Our representatives have comprehensive knowledge of estate planning issues that will help you avoid common and sometimes irreversible mistakes.  Seating is limited. Please call 1-866-252-8721 between 9am and 5pm Central Standard Time to confirm your attendance to this important workshop.  Information in this workshop comes from a wide range of sources.  For over twenty years, we have been presenting concepts that come from clients, attorneys, financial planners, government agencies, and a wide variety of private and public sources.  We hope the information presented will help you have a better understanding of your planning choices.

 

April 7: Cimarron Valley Quilt Guild, 10:00 am & 6:00 pm, First Church of the Nazarene, 1023 E. Will Rogers. Area quilt enthusiasts have an opportunity to hear Sandi Irish, Inver Heights, MN at the April meeting. Saudi’s accomplishments are starting her Irish Chain pattern company (2003), 23 years of teaching, designing quilts for fabric companies, and doing commissioned works. Guests are welcome.

 

April 7: Choctaw Light Horsemen and Culture4:00 pm, OSU Library and 7:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Part of One Book, One Community: Stillwater Reads True Grit.

 

April 7: Stillwater Ukulele Association Meeting and Jam, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Daddy O’s Music Co, 115 N. Main. Meet with a group of ukulele players who enjoy playing music together. An informal and supportive group whose goal is to jam, learn, and have fun. It’s free and music is provided.

 

April 7: Golf Night at Eskimo Joe’s, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Eskimo Joe’s, 501 W. Elm. Don’t miss this fun night with lottery style picks of the entire Master’s field. Over 50 winners will be chosen. Presented by Triple Play Sports Network, Cowboy Bob’s Discount Golf Shop, and Taylor Made Golf.

 

April 7: Veterinary Voices Seminar-Current Topics in Equine Health, 7:00 pm, McElroy Hall Auditorium, OSU Campus.  Is your horse predisposed to navicular syndrome?  Dr. Dan Burba will present Navicular Syndrome and Your Horse in the McElroy Hall Auditorium located at the corner of McFarland and West Farm Road on the OSU Stillwater campus.  Burba will discuss navicular syndrome, what it is, how it is diagnosed, and if certain horses are predisposed to this problem.  He will also talk about treatment and management considerations for this problem.  All Veterinary Voices Seminars are open to the public at no charge.  For those who are unable to attend, the program will be streamed live at www.ostate.tv.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 7:  Taxes in Early Mesopotamia, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Sheerar Museum Auditorium, 702 S. Duncan St. This talk by Dr. Tonia Sharlach about “Taxes in Ancient Mesopotamia” is hosted by the Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History.  If you think your taxes are tough, imagine paying before money!  This talk will examine the origins of taxation in ancient Mesopotamia from about 2400- 1700 B.C., methods of payment using agricultural products and labor, and odd instances of paying someone else’s taxes for them.  Research funds were generously provided by the Oklahoma Humanities Council.  This presentation by Dr. Tonia Sharlach is open free to the public and is hosted by The Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History.

 

April 7:  OSU Symphony Orchestra Concert, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  The OSU Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Dr. Eric Garcia.  Tickets for this event are $8 general admission/$6 students & senior citizens.

 

April 8:  Senior Studio Capstone Exhibition, 8:00 – 5:00 pm, Gardiner Art Gallery, 108 Bartlett Center for Visual Arts, OSU Campus.  This exhibition presents the work of students graduating in May 2015 with their BFA degrees in studio art.  Works on view include paintings, drawings, metalwork, and sculpture, and represent our students’ achievements obtained through their rigorous course of study at OSU.  Mentored by faculty, students demonstrate their command of artistic techniques and professional exhibition practices, as well as critical thinking and communication skills.

 

April 8 – 9:  2015 Southern Spring National Holstein Show/Southern National Jersey Show, Payne County Expo Center.  April 8 – 11:00 am  Spring Fashions of Starstuck II with Ratliffe Elite-Jersey Sale,  12:00 pm  Cattle must be in place, 6:00 pm  Exhibitors Meeting and Dinner.  April 9 – 10:00 am  Southern Spring Junior Holstein Show and Southern National Jersey Junior Show, Showmanship (Holstein and Jersey), 7:00 pm  Junior social.

 

April 8:  Picking up STEAM-Growing Things, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. STEAM= Science, Technology Engineering, Arts & Mathematics.  Our new program for K-3 encourages young elementary students & their parents to wonder, experiment, and create at our monthly workshops.  Registration is required.  Contact Children’s Services or call 405-372-3633 ext 8108

 

April 8:  “The Great War and The Russian Revolution” by Dr. Joel Jenworld and Dr. Lesley Rimmel, 3:30 – 5:00 pm, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  “The Great War and Its Legacy, 1914-1918″ series is made possible through funding from the OSU Library and Wood Professorship for Library Science.  Related events are free and open to the public.

 

April 8:  Wine & Palette-Dr. Pete, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 101 S. Duck St.  “An Art for Medicine” Fundraiser for Alpha Epsilon Delta, OSU’s nationally recognized pre-health honor society, as its members plan to attend a pre-medical student conference in 2016.  This painting can be adjusted to fit any individual in the health field!  Complimentary beverages and snacks will be served.  No alcohol allowed. (11×14 wrapped canvas)  Discount coupons are not valid for this event.

 

April 9:  Taste of Home Cooking School, 4:30 – 9:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave. Tickets online:  stwtasteofhome.brownpapertickets.com  Ticket locations:  Stillwater NewsPress and Consumers Hometown Proud  VIP Tickets:  $35 (only available at the News Pres)  General Admission:  $10 in advance, $12 at the door.  Goody bags for all.  Loads of door prizes.  Doors open at 4:30 pm./Vendor Expo  Show begins at 6:30 pm.  For more information call 405-372-5000.

 

April 9:  Senior Studio Capstone Exhibition Artist Talk and Reception, 5;00 pm, Gardiner Art Gallery, 108 Bartlett Center for Visual Arts, OSU Campus.  Artist Reception at 5:00 pm, Artist Talk at 6:00 pm. Free and open to the public.

 

April 9:  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.

 

April 9:  Canvas & Cork-Heart on a String, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Straight Upp Creative Studio, 227 S. Knoblock. Join Straight Upp Creative Studio for an entertaining night of painting and wine.  Invite your friends 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.  A cash bar with wine and beer will be available for guests over 21 years of age with a valid ID.  No outside drinks permitted.  $30  Register at:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/stillwater-canvas-cork-heart-on-a-string-tickets-15752808073  Have questions about Stillwater Canvas & Cork | Heart on a String? Contact Straight Upp Creative Studio Stillwater

 

April 9:  Introduction to Microsoft Excel, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free and open to the public.  Registration is required by calling (405) 372-3633 x8106, emailing askalibrarian@stillwater.org or stopping by the Help Desk.

 

April 9:  Live Music at Tumbleweed, 8:00 pm, Tumbleweed Dance & Concert Hall, Lakeview & Country Club Road.  Featuring Reckless Kelly.  Doors open at 8:00 pm  Show at 9:30 pm  $10

 

April 9 – 12:  Spring Crop Camp, Wyndham Garden, 600 E. McElroy.  For more information email:  cropcamp@gmail.com or www.cropcamp.com

 

April 9 – 12:  Town & Gown Theatre presents “Visiting Mr. Green”, Th-Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2:30 pm, Town & Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins Road.  Written by Jeff Baron, Directed by Amber Dickinson   An elderly Manhattanite has retreated from life after his wife’s death, and he’s letting himself and his apartment go to ruin.  Then chance brings a younger man-lonely too but instinctively nurturing-into his life.  In the soul-searching moments that follow, the men sort through family and social issues:  children who don’t grow up according to parents’ plans, the value of tradition versus the benefit of rethinking old rules, and the absurdity of pushing love away if it doesn’t conform to certain conditions.  For more information or tickets call 405-372-9122.

 

April 10 – 11:  4th Biennial Wine Forum of Oklahoma, OSU Campus.  The School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration is pleased to announce Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stoller as Honorary Chairs for the Fourth Biennial Wine Forum of Oklahoma.  Guests will enjoy Beyond Borders, a global perspective of wine and food, an array of Oklahoma’s best restaurants and international vintners at innovative educational wine seminars and the traditional Grand Tasting.  Sponsors of the event will be treated to a Gala Dinner featuring the exceptional food of Celebrity Chef Kurt Fleischfresser and extraordinary wines of specially chosen vintners.  The mission of the two day event is to promote wine’s role with food; to educate students and the public about wine’s contribution to a healthy lifestyle when used in moderation; to increase recognition of the Oklahoma State University School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration; and to recognize Oklahoma-connected wine producers and purveyors.  Tickets go on sale beginning January 10, 2015.  For more information on how you can become involved, visit www.wineforumofoklahoma.com.

 

April 10: “True Grit” Book Discussion, 10:00 am, Panera Bread, 113 W. Hall of Fame Ave. Part of One Book, One Community: Stillwater Reads True Grit. Purchase own meal/drink.

 

April 10:  Red Cross Blood Drive, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Room 121, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.

 

April 10:  Teen Video Game Design Club, 4:30 – 5:45 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Covers multiple elements – graphics and character design for the more artistically inclined; programming for those interested in math and coding; and story development for those interested in writing.  For more information email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106

 

April 10:  Plants, People & Beyond-Annual Library-Botany Lecture, 3:30 pm, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  This year marks the 7th Annual Library-Botany Lecture Series, Plants, People & Beyond.  Kelly Kindscher is the guest speaker, who is giving a talk titled, “Prairie Ethnobotany- the Native Medicinal Plant Research Program.”  Free and open to the public.

 

April 10:  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.

 

April 10:  Saville Center for Child Advocacy Presents Step Right Up for Kids, 6:30 pm, Meditations, 1205 N. Country Club Road.  Cocktails at 6:30 pm  Dinner at 7:00 pm  Join us under the big top for a delicious dinner, live and silent auction and tons of vintage circus fun.  Coach Mike and Kristen Gundy will once again serve as the event’s honorary co-chairs and the auction will feature several OSU Football experience packages.  Proceeds from this event will go towards the Center’s mission to reduce the trauma of abused children by supporting our services; protect, prevent and heal.  Tickets to the event are on sale now.  For more information call the Saville Center at 405-377-5670.

 

April 11:  Spring Family Weekend/Mom’s Day, OSU Campus. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Mom’s Day Craft Fair in the  Student Union Atrium – Craft fair vendors are sure to have something for everyone including; Hand-painted frames and décor, hand-painted OSU décor, jewelry, clothing, fair trade items, licensed kitchen wares, aprons, towels and potholders, handmade soaps, bath salts and fizzes, OSU ornaments, frames and signs, clipboard frames, Tupperware, clocks, and more. This event is free. 2:00 pm – Campus CompOSUre Fashion Show on the Student Union Plaza – The University Store at the Student Union is hosting its fourth annual Campus CompOSUre fashion show.  This event is free.  4:30 pm (Doors)/ 5:30 pm (Show) – Spring Sing – Gallagher-Iba Arena- As a part of Mom’s Day festivities, fraternity and sorority groups pair to perform choral-style productions.  Each production lasts about six minutes.  Groups use the theme to create their own unique story line.  Group acts are judged on musicality, theme originality, costumes and choreography.  The top five acts receive awards.  Proceeds from Spring Sing benefit Coaches vs. Cancer.  The Coaches vs. Cancer program empowers coaches, their teams, and communities to join the fight against cancer by participating in awareness efforts, advocacy programs and fundraising activities. http://gogreek.okstate.edu/spring-sing . 7:30 pm – The OSU Jazz Festival Feature Concert – OSU Jazz Ensemble will perform under the direction of Dr. Ryan Gardner with guest artist Stockton Helbing, drums. Tickets for this performance are available in the Music Department Office – 132 Seretean Center or online at http://marketplace.okstate.edu

 

April 11:  2015 Lake McMurtry Bike Trail Runs, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm, Lake McMurtry, East Side.  7:00 am  Early Start 50K, 8:00 am  50K, 8:30 am  25K, 9:00 am  12K   50K, 25K, 12K on a single track winding through the pines and along the shores of Lake McMurtry.  This is a moderately difficult course.  For more information:  click HERE.

 

April 11:  Run/Walk for the Thin Blue Line, 9:00 am, Boomer Lake.  Benefiting the OK Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (OKCOPS).  Providing support services for families of Law Enforcement Officers killed in the Line of Duty  5 km Certified Road Race Sanctioned by USATF  Agency Challenge!!  Special Award for the Agency with the most TOTAL participants!  Contact Kathy Thomas  Phone 405-612-2335  Register HERE

 

April 11:  Center for Veterinary Health Science Open House, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, OSU Campus.  Interested in learning what it takes to become a veterinarian?  Want to see what services are available at OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital?  Open House is a great time to see the college, visit with veterinary students and watch live demonstrations throughout the day.  Tours of OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital will be available.  Children can participate in Teddy Bear Surgery, where they suture a stuffed animal, play games and more.  A silent auction will also be held with all proceeds donated to the care of wildlife treated at OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital.  Free and open to the public.  For more information call 405-744-6961

 

April 11: Glass Fusing for Kids10:30 – 11:30 am, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. For ages 8-12. Introductory class for youth 8-12 years of age. Students will make a sun catcher and a small dish while learning basic glass fusing. Instructor: Claire Zevnik. Class fee: $12, Supply fee: none. Download the registration form

 

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

 

April 11:  Computer Take-Apart at the WONDERtorium, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  9 year old and up.  Members:  $10 + tax  Non-members:  $12:00 + tax  Do you know someone fascinated by computers?  Systems Administrator Alex McKenzie will walk them through how each part of the computer works as they deconstruct the machine.  The culminating activity will be to use what they have learned to rebuild their computer!  Spark your child’s curiosity and enroll today!  Preregistration required.  Call 405-533-3333 for more information.

 

April 11:  Run Rabbit Run-1 Mile Fun Run, 4:00 pm, Colvin Intramural Fields, OSU Campus.  Wear bunny ears as you run, walk, hop or trot 1 mile through campus!  Then stay after for sack races, egg toss and other field day activities.  The first 200 to register will receive a t-shirt.  $5  Registration available day of event (will not be guaranteed a t shirt)  Register at the Seretean Wellness Center or Colvin Business Office.  For more information email preson.nesemeier@okstate.edu , tabi.deal@okstate.edu or call 405-744-9355.

 

April 11:  An Evening with Les Gilliam, Oklahoma Balladeer, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  OK Music Hall of Fame inductee will entertain us with Western music, fascinating stories, and a special tribute to Oklahoma artists.

 

April 11:  OSU Jazz Festival Feature Concert, 7:30 pm, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  The OSU Jazz Ensemble will perform under the direction of Dr. Ryan Gardner with guest artist Stockton Helbing, drums.  Tickets for this performance are available in the Music Department Office – 132 Seretean Center or online at http://marketplace.okstate.edu. $8 General Admission, $6 Students/Senior Citizens

 

 

April 12:  Oklahoma Harescramble Championship Series-Stillwater 500, 6500 W. 56th St. 8:30 am  Short Course Parade Lap. 9:00 am  Mini Open & Women’s. 9:30 am  Mini 65, 50’s, 110. 10:00 am  Mini Quad. 10:30 am  Women’s S/C Quad. 11:00 am  Bike Race. 1:30 pm  Quad Race. $10 per car gate fee. Concession onsite. $6 per rider 1 day park permit, unless you have an annual park permit.

 

April 12:  Brownie Day at the WONDERtorium, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  $10 activity fee per Brownie Scout, $7 for all others.  We are inviting all Brownie Troops to come to the museum and complete the Home Scientist Brownie Badge!  Some activities require a timed ticket, so participation is first-come, first-served.  Call 405-533-3333 to reserve your spot today!  If bringing a troop (or group), a ratio of 1 adult per 5 children must be met.

 

April 12 & 19: Playful Plates Class, Sundays 1:30 – 3:30 pm, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. For ages 16 and up. Create your own dessert or salad plates during this fun class! Each student will create four, seven inch glass plates using basic fusing techniques. Instructor: Claire Zevnik. Class fee: $40, Supply fee: none. Download the registration form. 

 

April 12: “True Grit” Book Discussion, 2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Part of One Book, One Community: Stillwater Reads True Grit.

 

April 12: SSPA 5th Anniversary Showcase7:00 pm, Seretean Center, OSU Campus. SSPA celebrates five years of dance in Stillwater with a showcase featuring a new children’s Ballet “Maleficent” and a showcase from dancers of all ages and styles of dance. This performance will delight audiences of all ages! Tickets may be purchased online in advance for $6 per seat, or beginning at 6:00pm the day of the show at the Seretean Box Office for $8 per seat. You can also find our event on facebook and watch the 5th Anniversary documentary on YouTube:  https://youtu.be/L3L-yBSrUwY. Tickets are $6 per seat www.tututix.com. For more information: Call/text (405)714-1355 or visit www.stillwaterschoolofperformingarts.com

 

April 13 – 17:  Senior Studio Capstone Exhibition, 8:00 – 5:00 pm, Gardiner Art Gallery, 108 Bartlett Center for Visual Arts, OSU Campus.  This exhibition presents the work of students graduating in May 2015 with their BFA degrees in studio art.  Works on view include paintings, drawings, metalwork, and sculpture, and represent our students’ achievements obtained through their rigorous course of study at OSU.  Mentored by faculty, students demonstrate their command of artistic techniques and professional exhibition practices, as well as critical thinking and communication skills.

 

April 13:  SNAG (Starting New At Golf), 5:00 – 6:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  SNAG a night away from the kids!  Drop off your child and let them enjoy 90 minutes of golf related activities!  No weekly or monthly commitments!  Parents are able to drop their kids off whenever they want.  SNAG contains all the elements of golf but in modified form.  The game has its own simplified rules and terminology that adds fun to the learning experience.  Falling somewhere between miniature golf and regulation golf, SNAG allows for full shots, pitching, chipping, and putting.  All sessions will be taught by Amy Daniel, PGA Apprentice & US Kids Golf Certified Instructor.  Ages 6-10 years old, $10 per evening.  For more information call 918-916-9961.

 

April 13:  “Margaritas & Monet”, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Mexico Joe’s, 311 E. Hall of Fame Ave.  Featured work-Water Lilies  Celebrate Mexico Joe’s 28th anniversary with Margarita Specials and painting a Monet!  Cost:  $35  Register at https://www.wineandpalette.com/Class_Detail.asp?CalID=4206

 

April 13: We Were There: U.S. Marshals Past and Present7:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Part of One Book, One Community: Stillwater Reads True Grit.

 

April 14:  Internal Communication-Beyond the Coffee Pot, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Meridian Technology Center, 1312 S. Sanger Rd.  Help your employees know what’s taking place in their organization.  Registration $15.

 

April 14:  Nightmares of the Flesh in Art & Film, 3:30 pm, 102 Classroom Bldg, OSU Campus.  Friends of the forms presents, “Nightmares of the Flesh in Art and Film” by Dr. Apple Igrek.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 14:  Tuesday Evening Gardening Series, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  Tomatoes and Roses are the topic for the evening with a hands-on activity of transplanting and fertilizers.  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.

 

April 14: “True Grit” Book Discussion, 7:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Part of One Book, One Community: Stillwater Reads True Grit.

 

April 15:  Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Wpeakers, Faye Ann and Glade Presnal, will present information about planning the perfect cruise.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 15:  Honor Diaries Film Screening, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Willard Living Room/Basement Lecture Hall, 010, OSU Campus.  Come meet on and off campus resource providers who can help navigate issues of sexual violence before the film in the Willard Living Room at 5:30pm.  Then watch the film, ‘Honor Diaries.’  The film offers a learning experience that is meant to inspire and encourage dialogue on the myriad of issues broached by the group of brave women featured in the film.  These women speak about their experiences from Muslim majority societies, including topics such as religion, culture, tradition, politics, history and patriarchy.  After the film, Raheel Raza, a woman featured in the film will lead a discussion and answer questions.

 

April 16:  Basic Training, 8:15 am – 5:00 pm, Food & Agricultural Products Center, OSU Campus.  The FAPC offers a Basic Training workshop for food-business entrepreneurs that helps participants address issues through business planning assistance, market identification, strategies and an explanation of food processing regulations.  Small-group exchanges and guest speakers from government and industry assist in relaying information in each area.  Basic training participants also will learn about technical assistance available to individual companies from the FAPC, including product testing and evaluation, process saleup, pilot processing, engineering and analytical services.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-6277 or visit http://fapc.biz/workshops/basictraining

 

April 16:  Women for OSU 2015 Symposium, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm, Student Union Ballroom, OSU Campus.  Keynote Speaker:  Marlee Matlin  Marlee Matlin is a critically acclaimed author, actress and Academy Award Winner for Best Actress in Children of a Lesser God.  She serves as an advocate and emissary for the deaf community.  She also serves as a National Celebrity Spokesperson for the American Red Cross, and was the Chairperson for National Volunteer Week in 1995, for which she was honored by President Bill Clinton.  Tickets:  $80 available at http://osugiving.com/connect/symposium-events.

 

April 16:  Curator Presentation-Scott W. Perkins, Noon – 1:30 pm, Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  Perkins is the curator of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home and the Director of Preservation for Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater, Mill Run, Pennsylvania.  He will speak about his experience curating the exhibition and the preservation of Samara.  The program is free and open to the public, no RSVP required. http://museum.okstate.edu/calendar/presentation-scott-w-perkins

 

April 16: Gallery Talk by Scott W. Perkins “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: From Dream House to National Landmark”6:15 pm, Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St. his talk is led by Scott W. Perkins, curator of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home (on view at the OSU Museum of Art) and the Director of Preservation at Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater, Mill Run, Pennsylvania. Free admission, no RSVP required. http://museum.okstate.edu/calendar/late-thursday-gallery-talk-scott-w-perkins

 

April 16:  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.

 

April 16 – 19:  Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Preview Sale on April 16.  A Friends of the Library memberships is required to attend the Preview Sale. Preview customers are limited to 100 items total, including 50 children’s books. About memberships: Valid for one calendar year, Available at the door or during business hours at the Stillwater Public Library, Annual $10 or Lifetime $100.

 

April 16:  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.

 

April 16 – 19:  Town & Gown Theatre presents “Visiting Mr. Green”, Th-Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2:30 pm, Town & Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins Road.  Written by Jeff Baron, Directed by Amber Dickinson   An elderly Manhattanite has retreated from life after his wife’s death, and he’s letting himself and his apartment go to ruin.  Then chance brings a younger man-lonely too but instinctively nurturing-into his life.  In the soul-searching moments that follow, the men sort through family and social issues:  children who don’t grow up according to parents’ plans, the value of tradition versus the benefit of rethinking old rules, and the absurdity of pushing love away if it doesn’t conform to certain conditions.  For more information or tickets call 405-372-9122.

 

April 17:  Oklahoma Audit Alliance, Food & Agricultural Products Center, OSU Campus.  Subject:  Audit Training  For more information contact Rao Kakarala at rao.kakarala@okstate.edu

 

April 17:  Friday Forum, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm, 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.

 

April 17: “True Grit” Book Discussion, 12:00 pm, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History, 702 S Duncan St. Part of One Book, One Community: Stillwater Reads True Grit.

 

April 17:  Pre-Registration & Packet Pick-Up for 9th Annual Remember the 10 Run, 3:00 – 8:00 pm, Gallagher Iba Arena, OSU Campus.  SW Corner, near the RT10 memorial

 

April 17:  Tune It Up, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Fountain Square, 1323 S. Western St.  Musicians, Poets, Artists for Change! This event showcases the talent of many local residents, and brings awareness to the cause of promoting healthy relationships and preventing Intimate Partner Violence. Fountain Square Aspen is donating all proceeds to Wings of Hope to support survivors of sexual assault.  Join us and support your community. The event is free!

 

April 17:  Allegro Musical Show, 7:00 pm, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  Allegro is a student production of Tec de Monterrey- Chihuahua Campus.  The Division of International Studies & Outreach at OSU is delighted to be hosting them for the 5th consecutive time they visit Stillwater and OSU.  Allegro is a tradition in Chihuahua, Mexico and now Stillwater, OK, it is known for being a talent, music and dance show with positive messages and professional quality.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 17:  Live Music at Tumbleweed, 8:00 pm, Tumbleweed Dance & Concert Hall, Lakeview & Country Club Road.  Featuring Pat Green  Doors open at 8:00 pm.  Concert begins at 9:30 pm  18+ event  Tickets:  $14 available at http://tumbleweed.preferredfan.com

 

April 17:  Live Music at Eskimo Joe’s, 10:00 pm, 507 W. Elm St.  Tyler & The Tribe  No cover charge  21 & up to enter

 

April 17 – 19:  38th Annual Stillwater Arts Festival, 8th & Husband.  Come out and enjoy an evening of food and music as we kick off this year’s Art Festival!  Local food trucks will be providing food for the evening. 5:00 – 6:30 pm  Lauren Nichols Band, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Val Gladden Band. Welcome to bring your own chairs (no coolers).  Produced by the professional staff of the City of Stillwater and aided by dedicated volunteers, the Stillwater Arts Festival features approximately 100 juried artists along with an extensive food court, artist demonstrations, children’s activity area and more. Live entertainment on April 18th: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm  The Cherokee Maidens and Sycamore Swing, 2:00 – 4:00 pm Byron Berline Band.

 

April 18:  Eskimo Joe’s Reject Sale, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm, Eskimo Joe’s 501 W. Elm.  What is a “reject” you ask?  “Rejects” can be:  misprinted shirts, returned/ washed, factory flaws, discontinued items.  In the big green building behind Joe’s Clothes.  Follow the signs.  $5.00 Adult and $3.00 Youth, Hanes shirts, everything else is 50% off.

 

April 18:  Remember the 10 Run, 9:00 am, Gallagher Iba Arena, OSU Campus.  On January 27, 2001, 10 members of the Oklahoma State University family died in a plane crash in Colorado.  On April 18, 2015, the Oklahoma State University family will come together to celebrate the lives of the 10 who perished with a memorial run.  10K  $25,  5K  $25,  2K Fun Run/Walk  $25.  More information/registration at:  www.remembertheten.com  7:30 – 8:30 a.m. – Registration and Packet Pick Up  (Gates 1-7 – South Side Boone Pickens Stadium) , 9:00 a.m. – First Race Begins.

 

April 18:  Service Day at the Botanic Garden, 9:00 am – Noon, OSU Botanic Gardens.  Bring your family and spend some quality time in the garden.  We offer a hands-on experience for individuals of all ages.  Spend some family time together planting, mulching and pruning plants at The Botanic Garden with the assistance of staff and TBG Ambassadors.  Contact Laura Payne if you would like to bring a group to volunteer at the garden!

 

April 18: The Bank N.A.’s Cruise in for Kids10:00 am, The Bank N.A. Stillwater. Bring your car and show it off, the crowd will judge for their favorite. Stillwater Radio will attend from 11:00 – 1:00 pm, so bring the kids for some fun. Benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma. For more information, call 405-624-2265.

 

April 18: Boomer Creek Cleanup10:00 am – Noon, meet at 9:30 am at the Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave. Volunteers will team up to remove litter and debris from a segment of Boomer Creek that runs through. Volunteers must complete City of Stillwater volunteer forms and waivers on or before the day of the event. Stormwater Programs ask that volunteers are prepared with appropriate gloves, clothing and shoes.  The City of Stillwater will provide trash bags.  For more information or to sign up in advance to volunteer, contact Cody Whittenburg at 405-533-8436 or stormwater@stillwater.org.  Individuals and groups are welcomed.

 

April 18:  Joe State Spring Game Tailgate, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Eskimo Joe’s, 507 W. Elm St.  ALL AGE, OUTDOOR, FREE CARNIVAL  Inflatables, Face Painting, Appearances by Joe, Buffy & Pistol Pete  Full bar & food service  Fun for the whole family prior to the Spring game

 

April 18:  Made in Oklahoma Showcase, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center (Parking Lot), 315 W. 8th Ave.  For the first time the Stillwater Noon Lions Club is presenting the Made In Oklahoma Showcase; we hope to make this an annual affair.  The Lions’ motto is, “We Serve!”  The Noon Lions Club has served our community for nearly 50 years with scholarships, free eye exams and glasses, feeding the hungry, helping Stillwater kids with Christmas, and supporting the Oklahoma Lions Boys Ranch, among other projects.  The Showcase will help us continue these activities and further expand our efforts to serve.  There are a lot of excellent products produced right here in Oklahoma.  They could become really popular with more awareness and visibility.  This will be a great opportunity not only for people looking for new and different foods, wines, and other products to sample, but also for local businesses that are looking to add new items to their inventories.  The Showcase will take place just a block away from the popular Stillwater Arts Festival, which will make it a popular weekend event.  Last year’s Arts Festival was a huge success and we think the MIO Showcase will make it even bigger.

 

April 18: Artzy Bra Donation Collection, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, BancFirst Parking Lot, 8th and Main St. Artzy Bra (named because it is Arts Festival weekend) is a project to collect new or gently used bras, new panties, feminine products (especially pads and tampons) for girls and women in need at Mission of Hope, Payne County Youth and Wings of Hope.  These are items not included in their budgets and there are about 300 girls and women a year that use these agencies. Monetary donations can be sent to Artzy Bra, c/o BancFirst, PO Box 1, Stillwater, OK 74076.

 

April 18:  Orange & White Football Scrimmage-“Spring Finale”, Noon, Boone Pickens Stadium, OSU Campus.  12:00 pm,  Gates Open-South side of stadium. 1:00 pm, event starts. Meet & Greet with players on the field afterwards. Free Admission.

 

April 18:  Oklahoma Road Show Concert, 6:00 pm, Eskimo Joe’s, 507 W. Elm St.  Presented by Center of The Universe Music Festival.  Concert will feature CHAPPO with special guest HORSETHIEF.  Event is FREE and open to ALL AGES.  Gates open at 6:00 pm.

 

April 18:  Rivers and Rust-Concert for the Kids, 6:00 pm, The Pavillion, 2020 E. Lakeview Dr.  White Barn Estates presents Rivers and Rust, featuring Kyle Cook of Matchbox 20.  Doors open at 6:00 pm.  Ben McKenzie at 6:30 pm.  Meal at 7:00 pm.  Rivers and Rust at 8:00 pm.  Limited seating and VIP seating.  Call Jerry Payne at 405-612-5477 for tickets and pricing.  Portion of proceeds will benefit Payne County Youth Services.

 

April 18:  Live Music at Brooklyn’s, 8:00 pm, Brooklyn’s Restaurant, 701 S. Main St.  Featuring The Carlton 5–a diverse music ensemble that plays jazz, blues, funk as well as songs on the radio.  Free.

 

April 18:  Oklahoma Road Show After Party, 10:00 pm, Eskimo Joe’s, 507 W. Elm St.  Music provided by DJ Fishr Pryce   No cover charge   21 and up to enter

 

 

April 19:  Earth Exultant, 2:30 – 4:00 pm, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  The OSU University Singers, Cantamus & Statesmen Choral Ensembles will perform under the direction of Dr. Christopher Haygood & Dr. Z. Randall Stroope.  Tickets for this event are $8 general admission/$6 students & senior citizens.

 

April 20: Minecraft Mondays, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Room 119, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Minecraft free play.  1st and 3rd Monday of the month.  Kids and teens ages 8 and up register for 1 hour sessions.  Registration required.  Space is limited!  For more information or to register call 405-372-3633 x8106 or email Adult Services.

 

April 20: Meet-and-Greet Reception for New Mayor4:30 – 5:15 pm, Police Department Lobby, 723 S. Lewis St. Stillwater residents are invited to attend to honor outgoing Mayor John Bartley and welcome new mayor Gina Noble, prior to the City Council meeting. Refreshments will be served. The Stillwater City Council meeting will follow the reception at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact the Office of Marketing and Public Relations at 405-742-8362 or news@stillwater.org.

 

April 20:  SNAG (Starting New At Golf), 5:00 – 6:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  SNAG a night away from the kids!  Drop off your child and let them enjoy 90 minutes of golf related activities!  No weekly or monthly commitments!  Parents are able to drop their kids off whenever they want.  SNAG contains all the elements of golf but in modified form.  The game has its own simplified rules and terminology that adds fun to the learning experience.  Falling somewhere between miniature golf and regulation golf, SNAG allows for full shots, pitching, chipping, and putting.  All sessions will be taught by Amy Daniel, PGA Apprentice & US Kids Golf Certified Instructor.  Ages 6-10 years old, $10 per evening.  For more information call 918-916-9961.

 

April 20:  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.

 

April 21:  Standards for Excellence Training, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Meridian Technology Center, 1312 S. Sangre Rd.  $500 for Oklahoma Center for Non-profit members.  For information and registration:  oklahomacenterfornonprofits.org

 

April 21: Stillwater Ukulele Association Meeting and Jam, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Daddy O’s Music Co, 115 N. Main. Meet with a group of ukulele players who enjoy playing music together. An informal and supportive group whose goal is to jam, learn, and have fun. It’s free and music is provided.

 

April 21:  Wine & Palette-Sunset with Scissortails, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Brooklyn’s Restaurant, 701 S. Main St.  Cost:  $35.  Please go to brooklynsrestaurant.com to make reservations for dinner before the class or to see their Menus!  To register for the event visit: https://www.wineandpalette.com/Class_Detail.asp?CalID=4263

 

April 21:  COLLEGE Canvas & Cork-Heart, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Straight Upp Creative Studio, 227 S. Knoblock.  Join Straight Upp Creative Studio for an entertaining night of painting and fun.  This event is for college students with a valid college i.d.  Invite your friends 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. Canvas size for this event is 12″x12″  Registration is non-refundable and a valid college i.d. is required for this event.  Guests can transfer registration to a friend but dates cannot be switched.  A cash bar with wine and beer will be available for guests over 21 years of age.  No outside drinks permitted.  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/stillwater-college-canvas-cork-heart-tickets-15938932777  Have questions about Stillwater COLLEGE Canvas & Cork | Heart? Contact Straight Upp Creative Studio Stillwater

 

April 22 – 23:  BRC Workshop-Understanding the BRC Requirement, Room 120 Food & Agricultural Products Center, OSU Campus.  Topics covered:  Senior Management Commitment, The Food Safety Plan-HACCP, Food Safety/Quality Management System, Site Standards, Product Control, Process Control, Personnel  Presented by Jason Young, FAPC GFSI Specialist, BRC Approved Training Provider.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-6277.

 

April 22-26: Ottaway CarnivalLakeview Pointe Shopping Center, between Krayler and Lakeview on Perkins Rd. The carnival opens at 6:00 pm on Thursday and Friday with pay one price wristbands from 6:00 – 10:00 pm. Saturday the carnival opens at noon, with two separate wristband sessions from noon – 5:00 pm and 5:00 – 10:00 pm. Sunday it opens at 1:00 pm with a wristband from 1:00 – 5:00 pm.

 

April 22 – 30:  Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Gardiner Art Gallery, 108 Bartlett Center for Visual Arts, OSU Campus.  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.

 

April 22 – 26:  Cabaret, Th – Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2:30 pm, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  CABARET – Music by John Kander, Book by Joe Masteroff, Lyrics by Fred Ebb – Directed by B Peter Westerhoff;  The award-winning Broadway musical from 1966.  Set in Berlin in 1931, Germany’s in the midst of the Depression and the Nazis are on the rise.  But in the notorious Kit Kat Klub, “life is a Cabaret” where American writer Cliff Bradshaw romances showgirl Sally Bowles.  Can their love survive the storm that’s coming?  April 22-25 at 7:30 pm; April 26 at 2:30 pm  Tickets: $10 students & seniors / $12 adults

 

April 23:  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.

 

April 23:  Wine & Palette-Dream,Believe,Inspire, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Elks Lodge, 202 E. McElroy.  Cost:  $35  Full bar available! Food service is not available. Registered guests are allowed to bring food in.  Register at https://www.wineandpalette.com/Class_Detail.asp?CalID=4073

 

April 23: Phil Solomon Presents His Films6:00 pm, Noble Research Center Room 108, OSU Campus. Celebrated experimental filmmaker Phil Solomon will be presenting his films on OSU’s campus. Solomon will project five 16 mm films, with a run time of approximately one hour, and afterward he will answer questions. Open to the public.

 

April 23: Jason Harrod Live in Concert6:30 pm, Wesley Foundation at OSU, 823 W. University Ave. Come hear Jason Harrod, originally of Durham, NC play at the Wesley. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Visit the Facebook event page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/451023171733220/

 

April 23:  Critical Conversations “Race, Masculinity and Identity”, 7:00 pm, 035 Murray Hall, OSU Campus.  OSU department of Philosophy, Ethics Center, Institutional Diversity and the Office of Multicultural affairs is offering a public dialogue: “Race, Masculinity and Identity.”  Elon Dancy will be speaking.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 23:  Stillwater Community Orchestra, 7:30 pm, Sheerar Museum, 702 S. Duncan St.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 24 – 25:  State FFA Interscholastics Contest, 9:00 am – 9:30 pm, OSU Campus.  Career development events held during the State FFA Interscholastic competition at OSU are planned and conducted to motivate students to learn more about the industry of agriculture, including its many careers.  Each state event is designed to assess student knowledge and skills in a particular subject area and to recognize students who demonstrate outstanding achievement.

 

April 24:  Teen Video Game Design Club, 4:30 – 5:45 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Covers multiple elements – graphics and character design for the more artistically inclined; programming for those interested in math and coding; and story development for those interested in writing.  For more information email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106

 

April 24: Jason Salavon Guest Lecture: On Visualizing Culture6:00 pm, Student Union Allied Arts Theatre 302, OSU Campus. Jason Salavon is a nationally-renowned contemporary software artist breaking ground at the intersection of art and technology. His work is currently on view in the OSU Student Union (Rainbow Aggregator, 2012) and can also be found in major museum collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.  He will be in Stillwater next week for a lecture and roundtable conversation.

 

April 24:  Museum Alive at the WONDERtorium, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  All ages.  Members:  $4 + tax  Non-members:  $7 + tax  The chicks have hatched, the dogs are barking, and bunnies are hopping as the museum comes alive with critters!  Explore the museum as we have everything from snakes to goats—and plenty in between!  Bring the whole family for an evening of hopping good fun!

 

April 24: Stillwater Ukulele Association Open Mic and Jam6:00 – 8:30 pm, Dancing Deer Lodge, 2019 S. Range Road (1/4 mile south of 19th on Range, east side.  Look for the sign directing you to parking behind the lodge and barn). Open mic performances to start the evening. Ukulele Association will jam as a group after open mic performances. Bring a potluck snack or dessert to share if you want to. Food is by donation. Dancing Deer Lodge will have beverages for sale. The event is free, smoke-free, and family-friendly. More details can be found on the event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1392752004379961/

 

April 24:  Contra Dance, 7:30 pm, Lowry Activity Center, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  Live music by Traditional Blend (Colorado), 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.

 

April 24:  Euphoria Fashion Show, 8:00 pm, Conoco Phillips Alumni Center, OSU Campus.  Join us for the 4th Annual Euphoria Fashion presented by apparel design students in the College of Human Sciences.

 

April 25:  MomBuilders Yard Sale Fundraiser, 7:00 am – 1:00 pm, 1st United Methodist Church, W. 8th Ave & S. Duck St.  Men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, toys, household items, books, CDs and DVDs and more! Rain date: May 2, 2015, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. More details can be found on the event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1002616969766361/

 

April 25:  Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Convenience Collection Center, 807 S. Perkins Rd.  Free and easy drop-off for household hazardous waste (excluding commercial organizations). Most household pollutants will be collected, including oil-based paints, pesticides, household cleaning products, mixed fuels, and fertilizer. Unwanted pharmaceuticals will also be collected. For more information call 405-533-8482.

 

April 25:  Family Day in the Garden, 9:00 am – Noon, OSU Botanic Garden.  Celebrate our 5th year of Family Day!  This is a day when we invite the public to bring their family and spend some quality time in the garden.  We offer a hands-on experience for people of all ages.  You will be engaged in planting, mulching and pruning plants here at The Botanic Garden with the assistance of staff and our Ambassadors.

 

April 25: Healthy Kids Day9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Boomer Lake (Northwest side). Sponsored by Stillwater YMCA in partnership with Barry Sanders Supercenter. Don’t miss this free family event. Includes a bounce house, kids games, obstacle course, face painting, heath awareness booths, giveaways, and summer camp registration. Also includes the SuperHero 5K and Fun Run at 10:00 am and Color Blast Zumbathon and Aerobics from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm.

 

April 25:  SuperHero 5K & Fun Run, 10:00 am, Boomer Lake.  Sponsored by Stillwater YMCA in partnership with ATO.  Zap! Childhood obesity.  $15 youth entry ($20 Day Of)  $25 adult entry ($30 Day Of)  Register at the Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St.  Costumes Encouraged!

 

April 25: MLB Pitch, Hit and Run Competition10:00 am, Wittenberg Park, Washington Street north of Richmond Road. The City of Stillwater invites youth ages 7-14 to participate in the third MLB Pitch, Hit & Run Competition, which is free and open to boys and girls. Participants will showcase their talents in pitching, hitting, and running, with scores based on distance and accuracy. Participants are asked to wear tennis shoes and no cleets. The top finishers from each age group will advance to the sectional competition with the chance to compete at the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run National Finals to be held at an MLB All-Star game. For more information, contact  Rachel Janway at 405-533-8510 or email rjanway@stillwater.org.

 

April 25:  3rd Annual Poetry Walk, 10:00 am – Noon, OSU Botanic Garden.  April is National Poetry Month. The OSU Writing Project is inviting the community to join us in celebrating with a stroll through The Botanic Garden.  Along the paths, volunteers wills be stationed and ready to read a poem or two to anyone who wishes to pause and enjoy.  The event is open to the public.

 

April 25:  Forever. For Real Workshop, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Kicker, 3100 N. Husband St.  We’ll show you how to smooth out the ups & downs of yours.  Free workshop.  Sign up at:  ForeverForReal.com.  For more information:  877-435-8033.  Engaged?  Attend as a couple and save $45 on your Oklahoma Marriage License.

 

April 25: Dabbling with Dichroic Class10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Ages 18 and up. Learn to make your own dazzling jewelry with dichroic glass during this workshop! Students will learn to work with this amazing specialty glass even if they are beginners! There will be an option to make small dishes with dichroic embellishments if jewelry isn’t desired. Instructor: Claire Zevnik. Class fee: $35, Supply fee: none. Download the registration form.

 

April 25: Jason Salavon Roundtable Discussion: Divergent Paths in the Digital Arts11:30 am – 1:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St. Jason Salavon is a nationally-renowned contemporary software artist breaking ground at the intersection of art and technology. His work is currently on view in the OSU Student Union (Rainbow Aggregator, 2012) and can also be found in major museum collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.  He will be in Stillwater next week for a lecture and roundtable conversation.

 

April 25: Manga Drawing Workshop2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Learn some tips and tricks for drawing Japanese Manga style comics. Paper and drawing utensils will be provided, or you are welcome to bring your own. Taught by Don Rosencrans, local artist from Literati Press. Sign up for 10 minute portfolio reviews starting at 3:00 pm. All ages, free. Visit http://library.stillwater.org for more information.

 

April 25:  2015 Posse Benefit Auction & Dinner, 5:30 pm, Gallagher Iba Arena, OSU Campus.  Featuring 2 time NCAA Champion and reigning UFC Welterweight Champ Johnny Hendriks as event headliner.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 405-744-7301 or emailing posse@okstate.edu.  Doors open at 5:30 pm.  Dinner begins at 6:00 pm.

 

April 25:  Stillwater Jazz Big Band Dance & Concert, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  Join Stillwater Jazz for an evening of dancing and live Big Band music.  Barbara Wells-Kime, professional ballroom dance instructor, will offer a beginner’s dance lesson from 6- 7pm with 30 minutes each of Single-Step Swing and Foxtrot.  Stillwater Jazz will perform live at the Lowry Activity center from 7-9pm.  Dressy casual attire is recommended.  Tickets are available at the Stillwater Community Center or click HERE.

 

 

April 27:  Bookworms, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Seniors in assisted living facilities, retirement homes or those who may be homebound are invited to attend.  Bookworms explores one topic each month with interesting stories and fascinating facts using props, visual materials, sounds and items with different textures to stimulate participants’ senses.  Attendees are encouraged to share personal stories and experiences on the topics to help stimulate memory.  For more information contact Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext 8106

 

April 27:  SNAG (Starting New At Golf), 5:00 6:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  SNAG a night away from the kids!  Drop off your child and let them enjoy 90 minutes of golf related activities!  No weekly or monthly commitments!  Parents are able to drop their kids off whenever they want.  SNAG contains all the elements of golf but in modified form.  The game has its own simplified rules and terminology that adds fun to the learning experience.  Falling somewhere between miniature golf and regulation golf, SNAG allows for full shots, pitching, chipping, and putting.  All sessions will be taught by Amy Daniel, PGA Apprentice & US Kids Golf Certified Instructor.  Ages 6-10 years old, $10 per evening.  For more information call 918-916-9961.

 

April 27: FY2016 Budget Fair5:00 – 6:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave. This year’s municipal budget fair will be held in the main lobby of the Community Center. Following the fair will be the Stillwater City Council’s budget study session at 7:00 pm in Room 121. May 18 will be the Budget public hearing, and June 1 the Budget resolutions will be presented for adoption. For more information about the City of Stillwater FY2016 Budget Process, contact the Office of Marketing and Public Relations by social media, by email at news@stillwater.org,  by phone at 405-742-8362 or visit the city’s website at stillwater.org.

 

April 29:  Ask a Lawyer, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free and open to the public.  Face to face legal advice from Payne County attorneys; no appointment needed.  For more information contact the Help Desk at 405-372-3633 ext 8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

April 29:  Bob Children’s Gypsy Café, 4:00 pm.  • Eskimo Joe’s, 501 W. Elm St., hosted by Red Dirt Rangers with special guests Jason Boland, Mike Hosty, Tom Skinner, Randy Crouch, Monica Taylor, Gene Collier, Kierston White, Jesse Aycock, Jake Moffat, Don Morris, Jacob Tovar, Sherman Connelly and more.  • George’s Stables, 502 W. Elm St., hosted by Bo Phillips with special guests Chuck Dunlap, Kaitlin Butts, Brandon Clark, Dylan Stewart, Paul Benjamin, Rick Reiley, Scott Carson, Dustin Pittsley and more.  • Stonewall Tavern, 115 S. Knoblock St., hosted by Chad Sullins with special guests Mike McClure, Ali Harter, Bryon White, Gabe Marshall, Cale Lester, Brandon Jackson, Wink Burcham, Chance Anderson, Evan Michaels, Ben McKenzie and more.  • A festival ticket is good for entry into all venues, up to individual venue capacity.  Advance tickets are $20.  Day-of tickets are $25 available at the door of any venue.  The first 50 fans to purchase early bird tickets online will score a free pair of RDRF koozies!  The lineup is subject to change.  Event is rain or shine.  No refunds.

 

April 29:  Introduction to Microsoft Word, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free and open to the public.  Registration is required by calling (405) 372-3633 x8106, emailing askalibrarian@stillwater.org or stopping by the Help Desk.

 

April 30:  Co-Parenting for Resilience, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Payne County Extension is offering a Co-Parenting for Resilience class for divorcing parents with minor children.  Parents who attend the class will gain a better idea of how their children are dealing with the divorce.  They also will learn strategies and skills to help them work with their co-parent for the wellbeing of their children.  The cost to attend is $30.00 and pre-registration is required.  To register for Co-Parenting for Resilience or for more information about the class, including future class dates, contact the Payne County Extension office at (405)747-8320 or click HERE

 

April 30:  Calf Fry, 5;00 pm, Tumbleweed Dance & Concert Hall, Lakeview & Country Club Rd.  Granger Smith with Special Guest Earl Dibbles Jr,  Jason Boland and The Stragglers,  Kyle Park,  Shane Smith and the Saints, Damn Quails (After Party). Doors open at 5:00 pm.  Event starts at 6:30 pm.  All ages event.  Tickets available at http://tumbleweed.preferredfan.com/

 

April 30: Stillwater High School Band Spaghetti Dinner and Auction5:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center. Dinner and live and silent auction in collaboration with opening night of the SHS production of “Beauty and the Beast.” Tickets available at the door or in advance from the school or any band member, or by contacting cmccann@stillwaterschools.com.

 

April 30:  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.

 

April 30 – May 3: Disney’s Beauty and the BeastThurs. – Sat. 7:30 pm, Sun. 2:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center. Cost $7.00. Tickets may be purchased from a company member or calling 405-533-6450 for reservations.

 

April 30:  OSU Symphonic & Concert Bands, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  The OSU Symphonic & Concert Bands are under the direction of Dr. Doug Henderson & Dr. Ben Lorenzo.  Tickets for this event are $8 general admission/$6 students & senior citizens.

 

Oklahoma State University Department of Music April 2015 Schedule of Events

 

Oklahoma State University Museum of Art April Calendar

 

Stillwater League of Women Voters Events Calendar

 

Stillwater Multi Arts Center Spring 2015 Class Schedule

 

YMCA Youth Sports

 

All Month Long:

 

AARP Free Tax Help: Stillwater Public Library: Tuesday and Wednesday 1-4pm. Stillwater Senior Center: Monday-Thursday 9:30-12pm. Please bring government issued identification and last year’s tax return.  A complete copy of items to bring is available at the Help Desk.  Email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106

 

One Book, One Community-Stillwater Reads “True Grit”:  For the past year, communities across Oklahoma have been reading the book “True Grit” by Charles Portis.  This spring, the western classic will mosey through Stillwater, courtesy of a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant awarded to Stillwater Public Library.  In partnership with the OSU Library and the Sheerar museum, the next community-wide reading event, “One Book, One Community: Stillwater Reads True Grit,” will take place March 2-April 17. “One Book, One Community: Stillwater Reads True Grit” is designed to foster a sense of community through a shared arts and reading experience, and to broaden and deepen an appreciation of an historical period in U.S. and Oklahoma history.  For a full schedule of events visit: http://library.stillwater.org/tgevents.php or True Grit

 

Registration for OSU Summer Art Academy: Registration is now open – with limited seats available – OSU Summer Art Academy for Junior High and High School Students (13-18). Flexible schedule on a variety of topics including Watercolor, Jewelry Making, Graphic Design, 2D Art, Art History and Museum Studies taught by full time OSU faculty members who are Master Instructors. Most materials covered by registration fee. First class starts May 25th. For more information, including videos, class information and direct registration links, visit our website:  http://summerartacademy.okstate.edu/ or call (405) 744-5647 for more information.

 

Pat Evans Sprin Art Exhibit Featuring Abigail Brown: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center Lobby, 315 W. 8th Ave.  Pat Evans Spring Art Exhibit Featuring Abigail Brown.  Please call for weekend hours 405-533-8433.

 

The New York Project-James Rosenquist, Illustrious Works on Paper, Illuminating Paintings: Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Thursdays 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  The first in a series of three ambitious, annual exhibitions exploring key figures who have worked in New York during the past half century, the New York Project provides pivotal teaching opportunities and engagement for the OSU community as well as the greater Midwest region.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Intro to Scuba Class Sign Ups: Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. This is a new class being offered starting April 11th from 8:00 am – Noon. To sign up, go by Into the Blue dive Shop at 224 S. Main or call 580-747-6044 for more information. Classes will be held at the YMCA in the pool.

 

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.

 

April 8 – May 6: Weekly Glass Fuse Fest, Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:30 pm (No class April 22), Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Ages 18 and up. Students will work on a variety of fused glass projects during this weekly class. Projects may include jewelry, suncatchers, small dishes, etc. Instructor: Claire Zevnik. Class fee: $65, Supply fee: none. Download the registration form.   April 25 – May 6: BYOB Bring Your Own Bottle (To Repurpose), Saturdays 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Ages 18 and up. Got a bottle you like, but don’t have a use for? Join us for this class and learn how to repurpose that vessel into a new object or work of art. Ideas include: slumping, breaking and reforming, painting, etching, embellishing with wire or beads, creating a wind chime or sun catcher or other inspirations. Instructors: Cathy Southwick and Claire Zevnik. Class fee: $25, Supply fee: $10. Students must supply no more than 2 glass bottles. Bottles must be completely dry, free of labels and label residue and any moisture or residue inside. Please contact one of the instructors if you need information on ensuring your bottles are ready for class. Download the registration form.

 

April 14 – May 19: Advanced Metalsmithing, Tuesdays 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Ages 18 and up. This class will allow students to explore more extensive shaping and design and finishing techniques, including polishing, and chemical and heat patina. Instructor: Christopher D. Fleming. Class fee: $120, Supply fee: None for work in copper. There will be an extra charge if a student wishes to work in nickel or silver. Download the registration form.

 

April 14 & 28, 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:

 

May 2: Teens and Tweens Glass Fusing, 10:30 – 11:30 am, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. For ages 11-16. This class will introduce teens & tweens to glass fusing. Students will make sun catchers and a small glass dish (3” approx). Instructor: Claire Zevnik. Class fee: $12, Supply fee: none. Download the registration form.

 

May 2: McMurtry Mudder, Lake McMurtry. McMurtry Mudder is a mud/obstacle run in which kids and families can have fun, stretch their boundaries, and GET MUDDY!! Kids (ages 6 – 13) 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! You can find more information at www.mcmurtrymudder.com or at our Facebook Page. Registration ends on April 26th so sign up today!

 

May 2: Open House at Pleasant Valley School, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, 19th and Sangre. Live music by local bands, food, old cars, and school tour.

 

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

 

Pioneer Athletics

Pioneer Baseball

Pioneer/Lady Pioneer Track

OSU Athletics

Cowgirl Softball

Cowboy Baseball

Cowgirl Tennis

Cowboy Tennis

Cowgirl Soccer

 

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