Stillwater Events

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October 1:  LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE BEFORE THE NOVEMBER 4TH ELECTION!!

 

October 1 & 2:  CASA Volunteer Training, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm, CASA Office, 315 W. 6th St., Suite 205.  They don’t leap tall buildings in a single bound…  They don’t have laser vision..But they are HEROES!  CASA volunteers are everyday heroes who advocate for abused and neglected children in court.  Join forces with these SUPERHEREOS!  CASA volunteer training is free!  You don’t even have to wear tights!  For more information call 405-624-2242 or email trisha@casaforkids.com or jen@casaforkids.com or visit www.facebook.com/paynecocasa

 

October 1 – 11:  Botanic Garden @ OSU Fall Plant Fundraiser, The Botanic Garden at OSU.  For your gardening needs, The Botanic Garden will provide a variety of flowers, plants & shrubs as part of The Garden’s fundraising efforts.  Always remember that fall is an optimal planting season!

 

October 1 – 24:  Faculty Exhibition, 8:00 am- 5:00 pm, Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts, OSU Campus.  Featuring the work of full-time, adjunct, and retired faculty of Oklahoma State University’s Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History, this exhibition features artwork representing the full spectrum of areas in studio art and design including traditional drawing, painting, sculpture, metal work, graphic design, video, and digital animation. This exhibition offers an opportunity for students to see the talents of their professors, who challenge and inspire them on a daily basis.

 

October 1 – 25:  Framing History-Highlights from the Oklahoma State Capital Senate Collection, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Postal Plaza Gallery, 702 S. Husband St.  Artwork on loan from the Oklahoma State Capitol’s Senate Collection will be featured in this exhibition.  Co-curated by Senator Charles Ford and Victoria Rowe Berry, this exhibition celebrates the artists and their process for capturing the narrative.  Throughout the exhibition, the OSU Museum of Art will host artist’s talks from a select group of artists whose work is featured.  In addition, the exhibition will offer a behind-the-scenes look into Senator Ford’s expedition to collect antique frames and how the selection was made to lend the right historical framework for each painting.

 

October 1:  International Expo, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, International Mall, OSU Campus.  Members of International Student Organization host International Expo. Thirteen area clubs will present home-style cuisine from their geographic area. Come and experience the entertainment of live music and dance from different countries while trying the authentic cuisine.

 

October 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.

 

October 1:  Frankenstein Regenerated- a Science Fiction Film Series, 6:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  ‘Frankenstein Regenerated’ is a film and discussion group of modern retellings of the basic Frankenstein tale.  To register for the club, please visit the library’s webpage at http://library.stillwater.org, call 405-372-3633 x8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org.  The discussion series includes PG13 and R films and is intended for audiences 17 and older.  Young adults may attend the R rated films if accompanied by a parent.

 

October 1:  Ryan Reid Album Release, 10:00 pm – 1:00 am, Eskimo Joe’s 501 W. Elm St.  Come in to Eskimo Joe’s and enjoy the acoustic music of Ryan Reid as he celebrates his latest album release.  No cover.  Must be 21 to enter.

 

October 2:  2014 Meso Lineworkers Rodeo, 7:30 am, Boomer Lake.  7:30 am  Registration. 8:30 am  Rodeo Competition begins. Events:  Hurtman Rescue, Load Break Fuse Change Out, Obstacle Course, 12kV Post-Insulator Change Out, 4kV Cross Arm Change Out. Open to the public.

 

October 2:  Leading Effective Meetings, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Meridian Technology Center, 1312 S. Sangre Rd.  With poor planning and unclear agendas, meetings end up losing focus and devouring time, energy, resources and money.  This perpetuates an environment where people show up late for meetings or leave early, no one takes the lead, decisions are delayed and, worst of all, people don’t take action after the meeting.  This workshop teaches how to run effective meetings by frontloading before the meeting, focusing productively during the meeting and following through successfully after the meeting.  Whether it’s managing a large project across teams, improving business communication or addressing difficult situations, gain the skills to increase accountability and productivity.  Registration fee $169 and includes morning and afternoon refreshments.  For more information contact Marcy Luter at 405-377-3333 or marcyl@meridiantech.edu.  Click HERE to register.

 

October 2:  Farmers Market, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Student Union Plaza, OSU Campus.  Buy fresh, local grown produce as well as other agricultural by-products sold directly to the public.  Our market provides farmers and other vendors a chance to sell their Made in Oklahoma and Oklahoma grown fresh products.

 

October 2:  The Great War and Its Legacy 1914-1918, 3:30 pm, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  This programming series observes the 100th anniversary of World War I, the “Great War,” which began in July 1914 and lasted until November 1918, by a series of lectures by various researchers, both from Oklahoma State University and other institutions, to illustrate the aspects of life that changed in the aftermath of the war.  This series will look at the wider impact of the war on the life and culture of the United States, Europe, and the modern world, and also focus in on its impact on Oklahoma, the Stillwater/Payne country region, and Oklahoma A&M College.

 

October 2:  Veterinary Biomedical Sciences Fall Seminar Series, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, 259 McElroy Hall, OSU Campus.  Dr. Sue Fairbanks, Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resources and Ecology Management, OSU, will present “New Black Bear Research in Eastern Oklahoma.”  This event is free and open to the public.

 

October 2: Adventures in Spanish with Trisha Jones4:00-5:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. For 1st through 5th graders. Pre-registration is required. Register at http://www.learn-without-limits.com

 

October 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.  Bring your mat and join Yoga Therapist Carol Bender as we shed the worries of the day and welcome nature’s energy into body, mind and spirit.  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.  Free.  For more information call 405-744-4531.

 

October 2:  Intro to Microsoft Excel, 6:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free and open to the public.  This is the most basic Excel class and starts from the very beginning with how to inset data into a cell.  To register for this class call 405-372-3633 x 8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

October 2: Eagle Heights Upward Basketball Registration Extravaganza6:00-8:00 pm, Blue Spruce, 1916 N. Perkins Road. Kindergarten – 4th grade boys and girls. Every registered player will receive a free gelato.

 

October 2:  Metamorphosis-A Fashion Show supporting Domestic Violence Awareness, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, 1st Presbyterian Church, 524 S. Duncan St.  Wings of Hope Family Crisis Center is hosting their 7th annual fashion show in support of Domestic Violence Awareness.  Several local community stores’ clothing as well as designer clothing will be modeled at this event.  The goal is to gather people from our community to remind them that Domestic Violence is a problem and to enjoy a free fashion show while raising awareness!

 

October 2:  “Longwood Gardens-Every Place Tells a Story”, 7:00 pm, Wes Watkins Center.  A free public lecture by Paul Redman, Executive Director of Longwood Gardens.

 

October 2:  Gubernatorial Debate, 7:00 pm, Student Union Theater, OSU Campus.  Oklahoma State University, in partnership with OETA and the League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, will be the host site for a state gubernatorial debate between Republican incumbent Mary Fallin and Democratic challenger Joe Dorman as part of the OSU Debate Series: Decision 2014 andOETA’s Oklahoma Votes 2014 statewide election coverage.  A panel of Oklahoma journalists, including OETA managing editor Dick Pryor, will ask the candidates questions, plus there will be questions from OSU students.  Dr. Brandon Lenoir, a visiting OSU assistant professor in political science, will moderate the debate and OSU students will help facilitate the event.  The debate also will be streamed live at www.ostate.tv.  There is no charge to attend the debate, however seating is limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

October 2:  SUAB Horror Double Feature, 7:30 pm, Student Union Theater, OSU Campus.  “Deliver Us From Evil” starring Eric Bana and Olivia Munn and “Oculus” starring Karen Gillian and Brenton Thwaites.  $1 concessions.  Free and open to the public.

 

October 2:  Electric Beatdown, 10:00 pm, Stonewall Tavern, 115 S. Knoblock.

 

October 2:  Live Music at Louie’s Grill and Bar, 10:00 pm, 720 S. Main St.

 

October 3:  Extended Hours at the WONDERtorium, all day, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  The WONDERtorium is extending its hours until 7:00 pm so families can play for TWO extra hours!  Be where the action is!  Regular admission rates apply.

 

October 3:  Specters of Comparison-James Baldwin’s Palestine, 10:30 am, 230 Human Science Bldg, OSU Campus.  You are invited to an interactive discussion with Professor Feldman on how the writings of James Baldwin illuminate a history of American cultural connections to Israel and Palestine.  The event will be especially important to anyone interested in transnational literary and political cultures, comparative literature, or the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East.  Free and open to the public.

 

October 3:  1st Friday-Medicare; Making Sense of Your Healthcare Coverage, Noon – 1:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Presented by Tamie Young, CHFP  Corporate Business Office Director, Stillwater Medical Center.  Whether you’re just getting ready to enroll or have been a Medicare participant for years, Stillwater Medical Center’s Tamie Young will cover basic information that you need to make sense of the confusion and make sound choices.  More information at:  smc-foundation.org/firstfriday.php

 

October 3:  Visualizing Race War Beyond Biopolitics, 4:30 pm, 101 Classroom Bldg. OSU Campus.  This lecture explores several questions drawn from the work of Michel Foucault in regard to the optics of race and war.  Professor Feldman’s genealogical approach will help us to better understand how new visual technologies, from drone wars to social media, have produced new effects of power, surveillance, and security.  Free and open to the public.

 

October 3:  Stillwater Joystick League, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, Room 116, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  A youth video game league creating a venue for youth to learn friendly competition, cooperation, and leadership.  For more information go to stillwater.joystickleague.com

 

October 3:  SUAB Horror Double Feature, 7:00 pm, Student Union Theater, OSU Campus.  “Deliver Us From Evil” starring Eric Bana and Olivia Munn and “Oculus” starring Karen Gillian and Brenton Thwaites.  $1 concessions.  Free and open to the public.

 

October 3:  Tumbleweed Presents Stoney LaRue, 8:00 pm, Tumbleweed Dance Hall, Lakeview and Country Club Road.  Doors open at 8:00 pm.  Show at 9:30 pm.  More information at:  http://tumbleweed.preferredfan.com

 

October 3:  42nd Annual Cowboy Pro-Am, Karsten Creek Golf Course,  9:30 am  Registration    9:30 am  Brunch    12:00 pm  Shotgun Start    5:00 pm  Cocktail social and Awards Presentation    For more information call 405-269-6293

 

October 3:  Live Music at Eskimo Joe’s, 10:00 pm, 501 W. Elm St.  Featuring Back Seat Driver Tour – Mike McClure.

 

October 4:  Peace, Love and Goodwill Festival.  Visit http://www.peacelovegoodwill.org/ for more information.

 

October 4:  Game Day Ranch Camp, all day, Stillwater.  Ages 8 – 13 years.  $150 All day “Horse Camp” includes Riding Lessons on Kid Broke Horses, Target Practice, Crafts, John Wayne Movie, Roping Lessons, Horse Play, Food included.  For more information call 405-714-1919 or WWW.GameDayRANCHCAMP.blogspot.COM

 

October 4:  Toys for Cowboys, all day, Boone Pickens Stadium, OSU Campus.  Bring a toy to the game!  Benefits Toys for Tots in the Stillwater community!

 

October 4:  Open House at the Botanic Garden, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  Why not grab your family and head out to The Botanic Garden during Open House.  You will be greeted by our friendly TBG Ambassadors who are eager to help answer your gardening and plant questions.  Event is FREE and open to the public!

 

October 4:  4th Annual Turtle Crawl Poker Run, 10:30 am – 6:00 pm, Clagg’s Tractors & Equipment, 7600 S. Perkins Rd.  Raise money for research for Non-Ketotic Hyperglycinemia (NKH).  Registration:  10:30 am to Noon  Last bike in at 6:00 pm.  For more information call 316-303-5831.

 

October 4:  Live Music at George’s Stables, 9:00 pm, 502 W. Elm St.  Featuring Chuck Dunlap & Scott Carson.

 

October 4:  Brandon Clark @ Willies, 10:00 pm, 323 S. Washington St.

 

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October 5:  Stillwater Powersports Oklahoma Hare Scramble, 8:00 am, 6500 W. 56th St.  8:00 am  Short Course Riders sign up    8:30 am  Short Course parade lap    9:00 am  Mini Open Bike Race    9:30 am  Mini Bike 50 & 65 Race    10:00 am  WSC Bike Race    10:30 am  Mini Quad Race    11:00 am  WSC Quad Race    12:00 pm  Bike Race    2:30 pm  Quad Race    $5 per car gate fee    Visit www.ohscs.com for more information.

 

October 5:  First Lady of OSU Concert, 2:30 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  The First Lady of OSU Concert is an annual performance featuring the recipient of the Distinguished Music Professor Award.  This year’s honoree is trumpet professor Dr. Ryan Gardner.  Free and open to the public.

 

October 5:  Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Lake McMurtry, East Side.  $6 for lake daily permit.  Bring your bike and helmets!  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Free t-shirt to the first 20 kids.  Free cook-out at 4:00 pm.  Sponsored by Red Dirt Pedalers, IMBA Specialized, and Cooper’s Bicycle Center.

 

October 6:  First United Methodist Church 125th Anniversary Celebration & Dedication of United Methodist Historic Site, 11:30 am, Northwest Corner of 7th & Duck St.  The public is welcome and encouraged to join in the celebration, a brief program, followed by refreshments.

 

October 6:  Live Music at Cross Eyed Cricket, 9:00 pm, 412 S. Washington St.

 

October 7:  Walk ‘n’ Talk Series, 7:00 – 7:45 am, Botanic Gardens at OSU.  Start your Tuesday mornings off with a little exercise and a peaceful state of mind by strolling through The Botanic Garden.  Laura Payne, the Botanic Garden Volunteer/Education Coordinator will be on hand to participate in the walks as you check out what’s new and blooming in the garden.  The Walk will begin at The Botanic Garden South Parking Lot off Highway 51.  Free to the public!  Donations appreciated.

 

October 7:  Beginning Yoga, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This class is offered by OSU OLLI.  Registration is required.  For information concerning this class call 405-744-5868.  Class will meet Tuesday, October 7th through November 11th.  Learning the basics of breathing, postures, and meditation will ease you into beginning yoga as an effective form of relaxation and exercise.  You’ll complete basic asanas to increase flexibility, stamina, balance and breath control, and you’ll see how bells, smells, chakras, doshas, ohms and lion breaths make life positively wonderful.  You’ll investigate the spiritual paths of Christianity and Yoga as well as the principles of Ayurveda, and ancient Hindu system of traditional medicine and how these principals are relevant in our lives.  Equipment needed:  a yoga mat or large towel.  Arm chair seated yoga will be offered.

 

October 7:  History of Popular Music, 10:00 am –Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Many different types of music hit the pop charts from 1950 to 1965, including rhythm and blues, country, folk, theatre, jazz, and rock and roll.  We will examine the influences on each of these types of music with special emphasis on what forces led to the development of “rock ‘n’ roll” in the mid-1950s.  We will also study the attempt to stamp out the ‘evil’ rock ‘n’ roll in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and how the British Invasion blew this attempt to smithereens.  We will hear many great songs and watch video clips, as we recount interesting stories behind many of the hits and hit makers.   This class will meet Tuesdays, October 7 – November 11, 10:00 am – Noon.  For enrollment information in OLLI Courses, call 405-744-5868.

 

October 7:  The World Through the Eyes of Huck and Jim, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This class is offered through the OSU OLLI program.  A common technique used by satirists to produce their smoke and mirrors is to describe the world through the eyes of an innocent – or clueless-narrator.  As young readers of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, we probably identified with our hero, Huck, and his friend, the fugitive slave, Jim, as they shared a great adventure on the Mississippi.  But will their close calls be our focus now?  Or will Huck’s perceptions of the world and its realities be foremost in our minds?  Are the characters that Huck and Jim encounter unique to the 19th century, or are they still around today?  For more information on this class call 405-744-5868.

 

October, 7:  Town Hall-OSU’s Pet Posse Program, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  For enrollment information call 405-744-5868.  This class is offered through the OSU OLLI program.  As America’s Healthiest Campus, OSU is taking a creative and innovative approach to emotional well being.  Join OSU’s First Cowgirl, Ann Hargis, Jamie Payne, OSU Assistant VP/Chief Human Resources Officer, and Lara Sypniewski, DVM, to learn about Pete’s Posse, a pet therapy program created by and for the university.

 

October 7:  Cinema Classics-1930 to 1960, 6:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This course is offered through OSU’s OLLI Program.  Registration is required.  Call 405-744-5868 for more information.  Class is taught Tuesday evenings, October 7th through November 11th.  The transition in entertainment styles from pre- to post- World War II provides a study in contrasts through the Golden Age of Hollywood.  Explore the changes that took place while comparing the various genres that include suspenseful spy thrillers, romantic dramas, and romantic comedies.

 

October 7:  Going Gluten Free, 6:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Learn how to go gluten free with Lori Edgamand from Nature’s Supply.

 

October 7:  Weight Loss for Pleasantly Plump Pets, 7:00 pm, McElroy Hall Auditorium, OSU Campus.  Speaker Aaron Herndon, DVM, DCVM.  Free and open to the public.  Light refreshments served.

 

October 7:  U.S. Senate Candidate Debate, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Student Union Theater, OSU Campus.  U.S. Senate candidates Connie Johnson and James Lankford will face off.  Free and open to the public.  Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

October 7:  Live Music at The College Bar, 10:00 pm, 319 S. Washington St.

 

October 8 – 9:  2014 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Conference, 7:00 am – 5:15 pm, Student Union, OSU Campus.  A one-stop shopping experience, in that participants of every experience level will be able to gain insights about subjects as diverse as basic cattle reproduction and artificial insemination to the latest advances related embryo transfer and fertility technology.  A schedule of events and registration is available at:  http://www.beefextension.com/genetics.  This is a two day conference.

 

October 8 – November 12:  Intermediate Pottery, 10:00 am – Noon, Wednesdays, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St.  This class is offered through OSU’s OLLI Program.  Registration is required.  For more information call 405-744-5868.  Instructor Rhonda Plake will teach you the basics of wheel-thrown pottery construction starting with understanding clay preparation, wedging, and centering.  Students should have good eye-hand coordination and upper body strength.  Tools, glaze and clay will be provided.  $20 consumable materials fee required for this course.

 

October 8:  Workshop Wednesday-Will You Exist 3 Years From Now?, Noon – 1:00 pm, Room 214, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Discover non-negotiables to longevity and trends that will make or break nonprofits by Marnie Taylor, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.

 

October 8:  Help Your Non-Profit Grow, 1:00 – 3:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Grant seeking lab with librarians.

 

October 8:  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.

 

October 9-11: Cowboy Stampede Rodeo7:00 pm each evening, Payne County Fairgrounds, Highway 51 and Fairgrounds Road. The OSU Rodeo Team and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University are proud to present the inaugural Cowboy Stampede rodeo. The Cowboy Stampede will include special guest appearances by OSU President Burns Hargis and First Cowgirl, Ann; DASNR Vice President Thomas Coon and wife, Rhonda; Pistol Pete; and Bullet. Tickets are $8 each and children five years and younger are free. Discounted tickets ($5) are available with an OSU ID, school ID or OSU Alumni Association membership. Tickets are on sale now at Cavender’s in Stillwater. The OSU Rodeo Team will sell tickets on campus on select days beginning Oct. 2. Tickets also will be sold at the gate (while supplies last) prior to each performance. Gates will open at 5 p.m. For more information, visit http://casnr.okstate.edu

 

October 9:  Farmers Market, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Student Union Plaza, OSU Campus.  Buy fresh, local grown produce as well as other agricultural by-products sold directly to the public.  Our market provides farmers and other vendors a chance to sell their Made in Oklahoma and Oklahoma grown fresh products.

 

October 9:  The American Photograph, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This course is offered through the OSU OLLI Program.  Registration is required.  For more information call 405-744-5868.  Course runs Thursdays, October 9th through November 13th.  Since the first American photograph was made, the image Americans have of themselves has been bound up in photography.  Like the older art forms, photography encompassed all genres of the visual arts including nature, geographical landscapes and the human form.  This course will thus involve seeing many images in many styles (including nudes) with many subjects over many years.

 

October 9:  U.S. Border Management & Trade Policy, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This class is offered through OSU’s OLLI Program.  Registration is required.  For more information call 405-744-5868.  Class meets Thursdays, October 9th through November 13th.  Learn about the multifaceted role that U.S. Customs plays in securing our boarders, regulating trade, combating terrorism, securing supply chains, preventing trafficking and smuggling, protecting intellectual property rights, collecting duties and fees, promoting jobs and economic development, and negotiating, implementing and enforcing trade policy.  We will also discuss the differences and similarities between CBP and Customs Administrations globally and the increasing harmonization of trade rules and cooperation between border management officials around the world.

 

October 9:  Understanding Hydraulic Fracturing, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This class is offered through OSU’s OLLI Program.  Registration is required.  For more information call 405-744-5868.  Class meets Thursdays October 9th through November 13th.  The national media is overrun with opinions on oil and natural gas production.  In comparison, the facts behind it are practically unknown among the general public.  Informed personal opinion and effective public policy depend heavily on our understanding of the science of hydraulic fracturing, including the mechanics and processes.  With this goal in mind we offer a course of expert speakers.   Dr. Todd Hallihan, Associate Professor in the Boone Pickens School of Geology at OSU will present the history and details of hydraulic fracturing, delivered in layman’s terminology.  Dr. Chad Penn, OSU Department of Plant and Soil Sciences will cover the nature and disposition of Oil and Gas drilling fluids and production water.  Tim Baker, Oil and Gas Conservation Division Director, Oklahoma Corporation Commission will explain the Corporation Commission’s role pertaining to industry oversight, recent action and environmental issues.  Oklahoma University seismologist, Dr. Austin Holland will discuss seismic events in Oklahoma and what is known about them.  Your course instructor and discussion facilitator, Dr. Billy Clay received his DVM from OSU and is a diplomat of the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology with a focus on plant physiology.  He is an environmental consultant who has worked extensively with the oil and gas industry.

 

October 9:  Celebrating Our Own-Remarkable People of Payne County, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Class is offered through OSU’s OLLI Program.  Registration is required.  For more information call 405-744-5868.  Class meets Thursdays, October 9th through November 13th.  Dozens of individuals from Payne County, and particularly Stillwater, have made names for themselves in politics, business, the arts, and sports.  Their stories are flavored with our colorful local history and they, themselves, have contributed to the story of who we are.   Historian David Sasser brings new light to the biographies of people like legendary coach Henry P. Iba, artist and OSU Professor of Art Doel Reed, Wild West entertainer Lucille Mulhall, jazz great Chet Baker, aviation titan Harding Lawrence, the “world’s greatest athlete” Jim Thorpe, and Dick Tracy creator Chester Gould.  He will also showcase the lives and careers of guest speakers with visits from remarkable people such as artist Mike Larsen, local residents who continue the tradition of bringing world renown to our part of the state.

 

October 9:  Learning & Looking at Art-The Teaching Museum, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  This class is offered through OSU’s OLLI Program.  Registration is required.  Call 405-744-5868 for more information.   Class meets Thursdays, October 9th through November 13th.  Join us at the Postal Plaza Gallery for an insightful program lead by OSU Museum of Art Curator of Education Carrie Kim, introducing the Visual Thinking Strategies, hands-on interpretive projects, and a program with the OSU Museum of Art staff to learn about exhibition design, collection management, and what goes on behind the scenes in an academic art museum.  Participants will gain insight into how a teaching museum works.  Unique opportunities will be integrated into each week’s session such as the process we use to transition our galleries to a new exhibition in late October.  Throughout the course participants will learn about our collections, academic programs and participate in curator discussions about the exhibitions.

 

October 9:  The 1921 Tulsa Race Riot-Unraveling the Past, Appreciating the Future, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This course is offered through OSU’s OLLI Program.  Registration is required.  For more information call 405-744-5868.  Class will meet Thursdays, October 9th through November 13th.  Gaining insight to the people and stories of the Greenwood District and Black Wall Street is essential to understanding the early history of Oklahoma and Tulsa and events that lead up to the 18 hours of infamy that became known as the Tulsa Race Riot.  The subsequent rebuilding and prosperity of the Greenwood District as well as Greenwood in the modern era will be the focus of our exploration.  Each class session will include recommended reading, a guest speaker, an interactive activity, and respectful discussion of potentially difficult topics.  OLLI students will be invited to attend a field experience at the John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park in Tulsa.

 

October 9: Adventures in Spanish with Trisha Jones4:00-5:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. For 1st through 5th graders. Pre-registration is required. Register at http://www.learn-without-limits.com

 

October 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.  Bring your mat and join Yoga Therapist Carol Bender as we shed the worries of the day and welcome nature’s energy into body, mind and spirit.  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.  Free.  For more information call 405-744-4531.

 

October 9 – 12: Eurydice, Viva Locke Theatre, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  General Admission $10  Students and Seniors $7  For more information call 405-744-6094  Eurydice dies on her wedding day…or does she?  Journey with her to the Underworld where only memory is lost, and Orpheus seeks to find.  Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice retells the ancient Greek myth as a haunting meditation on love and longing.

 

October 9: Jams N’ Joe7:30 pm, Aspen Coffee Company at Fountain Square, 1323 S. Western Road. Proceeds benefit Uganda Medical Missions in December for several members of the Stillwater community. All profits from Aspen Fountain Square for the entire day will be donated to the cause.

 

October 9:  Miss OSU Scholarship Pageant, 8:00 pm, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  Admission:  $10  Whoever is crowned Miss OSU will be a representative of Oklahoma State University in a variety of settings. In the past, she has encouraged prospective students for the university, performed her talent on regional cable television, judged other pageants and promoted her platform at area schools.

 

October 9:  Live Music at Louie’s Grill and Bar, 10:00 pm, 720 S. Main St.

 

October 10 – 13:  AJGA PING Invitational Tournament, Karsten Creek.  Times to be announced.

 

October 10:  Stained Glass Stepping Stones, 10:00 am – Noon, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St.  This class is offered through OSU’s OLLI Program.  Registration is required.  For more information call 405-744-5868.  Class meets Fridays, October 10th through November 14th.  Resident OLLI artist Helen Jordan teaches you the techniques of setting stained glass in concrete to make a stepping stone for your yard or garden.  You’ll choose a pattern, learn how to cut glass, set the pieces in an 11″ mold, and pour concrete.  The end result is a luminously beautiful, cast stone that will endure the elements and last for years.  20 consumable materials fee required for this course.

 

October 10:  Orange Blazer Classic Golf Tournament, 12:30 pm, Stillwater Country Club and Lakeside Golf Club.  Tee-off for the four-man scramble is 12:30 pm.  Registration is $150 per person and includes a barbecue dinner and music by the Val Gladden Band.  Not a golfer?  You can still enjoy the barbecue and musical entertainment for $20 in advance or $25 at the door.  Proceeds will benefit the Kurt Budke Scholarship Foundation.  For more information:  www.facebook.com/kurtbudkescholarship .

 

October 10:  Teen Video Game Design Club, 4:30 – 6:00 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.  Contact Adult Services for more information or call 405-372-3633 ext 8106.

 

October 10:  Stillwater Demolay Presents Battle of the Bands, 5:00 pm, Payne County Expo center.  An event for all ages!  Tickets:  $12 at okdemolay.tix.com               $15 at the door    Benefits the young men of Stillwater DeMolay.  Bands scheduled to appear:  Kick Tree Band from Tulsa, Kirra from Oklahoma City, The Ones You Loved from Dallas, A Beautiful End from McAlester.  The headliner is We the Ghost from Tulsa.  Kim’s Vietnamese and Purdy Q’s will be on site.

 

October 10:  Mummy & Son Dance, 7:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  This year the party theme is “Super Hero”.  Couples are encouraged to dress as their favorite super hero.  Advance tickets will be available online beginning Sept. 1 until Oct. 8 at tickets.stillwater.org or at the City of Stillwater Community Center for $25 per couple with $10 for each additional son.  Tickets purchased on Oct. 9 and Oct. 10 are $35 per couple with $15 for each additional son.  To purchase tickets visit:  https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=7e778469f78898fe26c8764bd2efe790

 

October 10:  My So Called Band Live at Eskimo Joe’s, 10:00 pm – 1:00 am, 501 W. Elm St.  Come in to Eskimo Joe’s to hear Oklahoma’s favorite 90′s cover band, My So Called Band!  No cover.  Must be 21 to enter.

 

October 11:  American Legion Pancake Breakfast, 6:00 am – 1:00 pm, American Legion Building, 611 S. Main St.

 

October 11:  Walk MS-Stillwater, 8:00 am, Boomer Lake.  Site opens at 8:00 a.m.; walk begins at 9:00 a.m.  Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them.  It is an experience unlike any other – a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we’ve made and to show the power of our connections.  When you participate in Walk MS, the funds you raise give hope to the more than 2.3 million people living with MS worldwide.  The dollars raised support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research.  Every connection counts.  Register now, connect with others and start fundraising today.  Register at:  http://walkoke.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Walk/OKEWalkEvents?fr_id=24187&pg=entry

 

October 11:  Color of Hope Run/Walk, 8:00 – 11:00 am, Boomer Lake.  The Stillwater Life Services Color of Hope run/walk is a family event that nobody will want to miss!  This is our annual fundraising event with proceeds funding our mission which is to offer hope and healing to the women, men and their families that we serve.  When you register, check the “I agree to raise at least $200 so that my registration fee will be waived” box, and you will be on your way to helping us raise the funds we need.  Each participant and sponsor is an essential partner to this mission and we are grateful for your help.  All registrants receive a FREE Color of Hope t-shirt!  T-shirts not guaranteed after October 5th.  Registration begins at 8:00 am.  Family and stroller friendly.   Door Prizes.  $35 registration fee, which will be waived if $200 or more raised.  Register by Oct 5th to be guaranteed a FREE t-shirt.  Register at http://www.stillwaterlife.org

 

October 11:  “Read Local” Authors Fair, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The purpose of the event is to introduce readers to local Oklahoma authors and to give authors a forum for selling their books and growing their audiences through personal contact.  Activities include special guest William Bernhardt, children’s writing stations, teen writing class, food trucks and giveaways every 30 minutes.  For more information call 405-372-3633.

 

October 11:  2 Hip Chicks Roadshow, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Wes Watkins Center, OSU Campus.  For more information call 612-888-3002.

 

October 11:  OSU 2014 NASA Powwow, Noon – 11:00 pm, Payne County Expo Center.  12:00 pm  Gourd Dance    4:30 pm  Dinner Break    6:30 pm  Grand Entry    11:00 pm  Closing    Bring your own chairs.  Drugs, Alcohol and weapons prohibited.  For more information call Amber Anderson at 405-708-9968.

 

October 11 – 12:  ROTC POW/MIA Run, Noon – Noon, Boomer Lake.  The public is invited to cheer on Air Force and Army ROTC cadets, from Oklahoma State University, who will carry the American flag and the POW/MIA flag around Boomer Lake for 24 consecutive hours, starting Saturday morning, Oct. 11.  Organized by Air Force ROTC Detachment 650, the day-long run honors the men and women who were captured, missing, or killed in action and will start immediately after midnight on Friday.  Alumni and the general public are invited to come out to socialize and support cadets and cadre, and to honor the brave men and women who never returned home.

 

October 11:  Jack O’ Lantern Jog, 4:00 pm, Colvin Intramural Fields, OSU Campus.  Bring your family and participate in the 2nd annual Jack O’ Lantern Jog Family Fun Run/Walk/Jog (1 mile).  A Halloween-themed event that you will not want to miss because you will experience a wicked good time!  Participants will receive a pumpkin to paint upon finishing and prizes will be awarded to the best costumes.  $5 per person.  Registration deadline: Oct. 11   Register in the Seretean Wellness Center of Colvin Recreation Center Business Office.  For more information call 405-744-WELL (9355) or email wellness@okstate.edu

 

October 11:  2014-2015 Stillwater Mini-X, 5:30 pm, Lazy J Arena, 1419 W. 80th St.  Practice  5:30 pm    Races  7:00 pm   $8 admission, 3 & under free

 

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October 13:  Stillwater High School Choir Concert, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

October 13:  An American Journey-Concert with visiting artists Matthew Harris & Morten Lauridsen, 7:30 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  This performance will feature the OSU Concert Chorale, Chamber Choir and University Singers under the direction of Dr. Z. Randall Stroope and Dr. Christopher Haygood.  The ensembles will feature the choral music of composers Matthew Harris and Morten Lauridsen.  Tickets are available through the OSU Music Department office – 132 Seretean Center. (405)744-6133  $8 General Admission/$6 Students and Senior Citizens.

 

October 13:  Live Music at Cross Eyed Cricket, 9:00 pm, 412 S. Washington St.

 

October 14:  Julie Fowlis-The Music of the Scottish Isles, all day, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  Julie Fowlis has changed the face of Scottish music by proving that an artist singing almost exclusively in Gaelic can become an international success and even break into Hollywood.  What is more remarkable, however, is the way in which she has managed to move into the mainstream without compromising her approach.  She may have provided songs for Disney Pixar animation Brave and established a second career as a radio presenter, but she is still a traditional singer whose aim is to research and revive Gaelic songs – many of them from North Uist, in the Outer Hebrides, where she was brought up.  Her songs included rapid-fire “mouth music”, ballads, praise songs, a traditional lullaby and an a capella story about seals.  The finest were the saddest.  Donald Shaw’s setting for a poem of lost love by Sorley MacLean, and Do Chalum, a lament for a young man, were the highlights of an exquisite, gently emotional set.  Tickets:  $15 to $20.  For more information call 405-744-7509.

 

October 14:  Walk ‘n’ Talk Series, 7:00 – 7:45 am, Botanic Gardens at OSU.  Start your Tuesday mornings off with a little exercise and a peaceful state of mind by strolling through The Botanic Garden.  Laura Payne, the Botanic Garden Volunteer/Education Coordinator will be on hand to participate in the walks as you check out what’s new and blooming in the garden.  The Walk will begin at The Botanic Garden South Parking Lot off Highway 51.  Free to the public!  Donations appreciated.

 

October 14:  Town Hall-Pathways to Prison, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This class is offered through OSU’s OLLI program.  Registration is required.  For registration and more information call 405-744-5868.  Why is Oklahoma’s incarceration rate one of the highest in the nation?  Just about everyone agrees something has to change, but our state’s criminal justice and correctional systems are extremely complicated and reforms are often bogged down or ineffective.  Are we following best practices proven successful in other states to address recidivism, successful re-entry and increased public safety?

 

October 14:  2014 Tuesday Gardening Series, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Educational Building, The Botanic Garden at OSU.  Planting Winter Crops, Putting the Garden to Bed.  The program is free and open to all.  We ask that you call or email the OSU Extension Office if you plan to attend:  405-747-8320 or keithreed@okstate.edu.

 

October 14:  Let’s Talk About It Oklahoma-Journey Stories, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  “Travels with Charley” by John Steinbeck; Led by Dr. Trisha Yarbrough.  The program for each book features a scholar who provides background and meaning to what has been read.  Afterwards, participants discuss the book in small groups.  Programs are free and open to the public.  For more information and to register, call 405-372-3633 x8106.

 

October 14:  Live Music at The College Bar, 10:00 pm, 319 S. Washington St.

 

October 15:  Lt. Governor’s Travel & Tourism Summit, 1:00 – 6:00 pm, Meridian Technology Center, 1312 S. Sangre Rd.  1:00 – 1:30  Registration    1:30 – 1:45  Welcome    1:45 – 2:45  Education Workshop Part 1    2:45 – 3:00 Break    3:00 – 4:00 Education Workshop Part 2    4:00 -4: 15  Break    4:15 -5:00  Town Hall Meeting With Lt. Governor Todd Lamb    5:00 – 6:00  Networking Reception    Rates: Full Registration – $45 Includes Education Workshops, Breaks, Town Hall Meeting, and Networking Reception.  Reception Only – $20 Includes Town Hall Meeting and Networking Reception only.  Register at:  http://www.viethconsulting.com/members/evr/reg_event.

 

October 15:  Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library 3rd Floor Reception Area, 1107 S. Duck St.  The speaker is Gladeen Allred, a local grief counselor.  Free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://retiredinstillwater.wordpress.com

 

October 16-17: Hit the Cycle1:00-4:00 pm, Peak Performance Athletic Center, 1510 N. All Star Drive. Fall break event for kids 9-12 years old. Activities include: hitting competition, wiffle ball, tee work, baseball and softball related games, and baseball card trading. Cost $20 for members and Red Dirt players, $25 for non-members per day. Call or email to reserve your spot, 405-612-4592 or staff@peakperformancestillwater.com

 

October 16-17: Fall Break Escape Art Camp1:00-4:30 pm, Stillwater Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck Street. The camp is for 3rd through 5th graders. Thursday activities include cheesecloth ghosts, clay cleaves and cookie baking and decorating. Friday activities include trick or treat bags, fused glass dishes and pizza making. The fee is $75 for both days of camp or $40 for one day. Class space is limited, so register now. For more information, call the Multi Arts Center at  405-747-8084.

 

October 16 – 18:  4th Annual Craft & Trade Show, Payne County Expo Center.  Open to the public.  Held in conjunction with the Heart of America Expo/Southwestern National Brown Swiss Show.  For more information contact Jennifer Conner at 918-779-8968 or tsbs_Jennifer@hotmail.com.

 

October 16:  Extended Hours at the WONDERtorium, all day, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  The WONDERtorium is extending its hours until 7:00 pm so families can play for TWO extra hours!  Regular admission rates apply.

 

October 16:  Farmers Market, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Student Union Plaza, OSU Campus.  Buy fresh, local grown produce as well as other agricultural by-products sold directly to the public.  Our market provides farmers and other vendors a chance to sell their Made in Oklahoma and Oklahoma grown fresh products.

 

October 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.

 

October 16: Adventures in Spanish with Trisha Jones4:00-5:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. For 1st through 5th graders. Pre-registration is required. Register at http://www.learn-without-limits.com

 

October 16:  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.  Bring your mat and join Yoga Therapist Carol Bender as we shed the worries of the day and welcome nature’s energy into body, mind and spirit.  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.  Free.  For more information call 405-744-4531.

 

October 16 – 18:  Eurydice, Viva Locke Theatre, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  General Admission $10  Students and Seniors $7  For more information call 405-744-6094  Eurydice dies on her wedding day…or does she?  Journey with her to the Underworld where only memory is lost, and Orpheus seeks to find.  Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice retells the ancient Greek myth as a haunting meditation on love and longing.

 

October 16:  Live Music at Louie’s Grill & Bar, 10:00 pm, 720 S. Main St.

 

October 17:  Intro to Microsoft Word, 10:00 am, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free and open to the public.  This is the most basic Word class and starts from the very beginning.  To register for this class call 405-372-3633 x 8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

 

October 18 – 19:  Heart of America Brown Swiss National Show, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Payne County Expo Center.

 

October 18:  TBG Service Day in the Garden, 9:00 am – Noon, OSU Botanic Garden.  This is a great opportunity for groups, clubs and other social organizations to give a helping hand to The Botanic Garden and spend some quality time together.  We offer a hands-on experience for individuals of all ages.  You will engage in planting, mulching and pruning plants at The Botanic Garden with the assistance of our knowledgeable garden staff.

 

October 18:  Open House at The Botanic Garden, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  Why not grab your family and head out to The Botanic Garden during Open House.  You will be greeted by our friendly TBG Ambassadors who are eager to help answer your gardening and plant questions.  Event is FREE and open to the public!

 

October 18:  Redbud Balloon Festival, Boomer Lake Park.  Hot Air Balloons, Glow and Rides, Live Music, Red Dirt Rangers, Car Show, Food Trucks.  Proceeds go to Mission of Hope, The Humane Society and Oklahoma WONDERtorium.  For more information: andersonparkinglots@gmail.com

 

October 18:  2014-2015 Stillwater Mini-X, 5:30 pm, AMP Motocross Park, 5300 W. Mercedes Ln.  Practice  5:30 pm    Races  7:00 pm    $8 admission, 3 & under free.

 

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October 19:  Make Me Teen Series, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Area teens are being challenged to use their ingenuity and street smarts at the Stillwater Public Library’s newest young adult program. “Make Me” is a creative workshop series for teens in grades 6-12.  Each session will focus on a specific theme or item and participants will have to think up, design and build something fabulous with the materials provided.  Each event will start off with the introduction of that program’s inspiration material.  The library will provide the base material for each session along with random items to help customize each creation. Instructions for suggested projects will also be available.  The first workshop on October 19 will be based around used books.  One of the suggested projects will involve creating a record player out of a book, a rivet, and a needle.  On November 9, the focus will be on repurposing t-shirts.  Projects will include sewing a pillow and creating no-sew tote bags and scarves.  On December 14, teens will break down old computer parts to make new objects.  Some possible projects include making a roll-up keyboard and designing bracelets or necklaces.  The workshops will be held on Sunday afternoons from 2-4 p.m.  Due to the hands-on nature of the workshops space is limited to 20 teens and registration is required.  To sign-up, visit the library’s webpage at http://library.stillwater.org, email askalibrarian@stillwater.org, call the help desk at (405) 372-3633 x8106 or register in person at the Help Desk.

 

October 19:  Turning Point Ranch Diamonds in Denim, 12:30 pm, Wes Watkins Center, OSU Campus.  Therapeutic Riding Center fundraiser.  Great family dinner turning Point horses and riders.  Live Auction    Silent Auction

 

October 19:  Outlaw Payne County, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History, 702 S. Duncan St.  Stacy DeLano will present a program about “Outlaw Payne County” at the Sheerar Museum Auditorium in conjunction with the new exhibit “Notorious Payne County.”  The exhibit was inspired in part by an OLLI course of the same name taught by Ms. DeLano in 2012.  The program will focus on the outlaw history of Payne County before statehood in 1907.  Stacy DeLano has been an adult services librarian at the Stillwater Public Library since 2001 where she performs local history research for authors, historians, and genealogists across the country.  Her interest in antiques and historic ephemera led her to begin digging through the library’s underused, hidden archives which then led to her interest in uncovering aspects of Payne County’s fascinating, outlaw past.  She has a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Tulsa.

 

October 20:  Sewing Circle Reading Society, 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.

 

October 20:  Live Music at Cross Eyed Cricket, 9:00 pm, 412 S. Washington St.

 

October 21:  Walk ‘n’ Talk Series, 7:00 – 7:45 am, Botanic Gardens at OSU.  Start your Tuesday mornings off with a little exercise and a peaceful state of mind by strolling through The Botanic Garden.  Laura Payne, the Botanic Garden Volunteer/Education Coordinator will be on hand to participate in the walks as you check out what’s new and blooming in the garden.  The Walk will begin at The Botanic Garden South Parking Lot off Highway 51.  Free to the public!  Donations appreciated.

 

October 21:  Chili Cook-Off, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Payne County Expo Center.  Held in conjunction with the Harvest Carnival, this is Homecoming’s tastiest tradition.  Residential life, student organizations and community organizations can compete in this hot and tasty competition.  Admission is $3.

 

October 21:  Harvest Carnival, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Payne County Expo Center.  Come see first-hand the tradition that began Homecoming.  This carnival, created just for kids, is put on every year by the OSU student body, including Greek houses, residential halls and student organizations.  It includes games, prizes, music and a wide variety of other activities.  Admission is one canned good donation per person; however, as part of the Harvest II food drive, additional canned good donations are encouraged.  No tickets will be needed to play games.

 

October 21:  Live Music at The College Bar, 10:00 pm, 319 S. Washington St.

 

October 22:  Wine & Palette-Shadow Cat, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  Cost:  $45 includes tappas buffet.  Must be 21.  Artist:  Julie Valentine.  www.wineandpalette.com.

 

October 22:  Folders and Directories Lab, 10:00 am, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This lab is for people who need assistance learning how to get to their files, find file, and organize files on Windows.  Participants will be scheduled every 30 minutes.  To register call 405-372-3633 x 8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

 

October 22:  Live Music at Eskimo Joe’s, 10:00 pm, 501 W. Elm St.  Featuring Ali Harter Acoustic.

 

October 23:  Farmers Market, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Student Union Plaza, OSU Campus.  Buy fresh, local grown produce as well as other agricultural by-products sold directly to the public. Our market provides farmers and other vendors a chance to sell their Made in Oklahoma and Oklahoma grown fresh products.

 

October 23:  Noon Concert Series, Noon – 1:00 pm, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  The Noon Concert Series features students from the OSU Music Department performing free concerts in an informal setting.  The concerts are open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring lunch; drinks and dessert are provided.  This popular series showcases students’ talents and provides continued cultural programming in the Library.  The Noon Concert Series is sponsored by the Edmon Low Library Staff Association, the Friends of the OSU Library and the OSU Music Department.  Free.

 

October 23: Adventures in Spanish with Trisha Jones4:00-5:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. For 1st through 5th graders. Pre-registration is required. Register at http://www.learn-without-limits.com

 

October 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.  Bring your mat and join Yoga Therapist Carol Bender as we shed the worries of the day and welcome nature’s energy into body, mind and spirit.  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.  Free.  For more information call 405-744-4531.

 

October 23:  Live Music at Louie’s Grill & Bar, 10:00 pm, 720 S. Main St.

 

October 24:  19th Annual Scholarship Open Golf Tournament, 7:00 am, Lakeside Golf Course, 5201 N. Washington St.  Registration begins at 7 a.m., rules will be read at 8:15 a.m. and a shotgun start will kick things off at 8:30 a.m.  Sponsored by the OSU Black Alumni Association.  For questions call 800.433.4678.

 

October 24:  Teen Video Game Design Club, 4:30 – 6:00 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.  Contact Adult Services for more information or call 405-372-3633 ext 8106.

 

October 24:  Black Alumni Society Annual Trailblazer Reception, 5:30 pm, Conoco Phillips Alumni Center, OSU Campus.  Each year, the OSU Black Alumni Society selects an individual to receive the honor of the Trailblazer Award.  For 2014, the Board of Directors has decided emphasize efforts by female trailblazers who have made their mark in Business and Industry, Education, Government and Community Service, Health, etc.  The award is presented at the Trailblazer Reception held annually on the Friday before OSU Homecoming.  This year, we will also be honoring the 2014 Black Alumni Society Trailblazer – Julia T. Brown.

 

October 24:  Walkaround, 5:30 pm, OSU Campus.  Many Cowboys describe “America’s Greatest Homecoming Celebration” with one word: Walkaround. Don’t miss Homecoming’s biggest and best tradition the Friday evening before the Homecoming football game.  Students from the Greek community volunteer hundreds of hours to build magnificent house decorations for the OSU family to enjoy.  Bring your family and friends (pets are not allowed) to celebrate America’s greatest Homecoming tradition!

 

October 24:  Tumbleweed Presents Corey Smith, 8:00 pm, Tumbleweed Dance Hall, Lakeview & Country Club Rd.  Doors open at 8:00 pm.  Show begins at 9:00 pm.   18+ to enter.   Tickets:  $10   Ticket information at:  tumbleweed preferredfan.com.

 

October 24:  Homecoming and Hoops, 9:00 pm, Gallagher Iba Arena, OSU Campus.  The Homecoming Spirit Rally and annual Basketball Bash events have combined into the Homecoming & Hoops event held annually after Walkaround to showcase “America’s Greatest Homecoming Celebration” and the upcoming Cowboy and Cowgirl basketball seasons.  Several of Homecoming’s awards are announced throughout the evening at Homecoming & Hoops and fans also have the opportunity to hear from OSU coaches and players.

 

October 25:  Game Day Ranch Camp, all day, Stillwater.  $150 all day “Horse Camp” includes Riding Lessons on Kid Broke Horses, Target Practice, Crafts, John Wayne Movie, Roping Lessons, Horse Play, Food included.  Ages 8 to 13 years.  For more information call 405-714-1919 or WWW.GameDayRANCHCAMP.blogspot.com

 

October 25:  Homecoming Parade, 9:00 am, Downtown Stillwater.  This year’s Sea of Orange Parade will be held at 9 a.m.* prior to the game against West Virginia on Saturday, Oct. 25.  It will travel from the corner of 12th and Main streets north on Main ending at Hall of Fame Avenue. *If kickoff is at 11 a.m., the parade will begin at 8 a.m.

 

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October 26:  Open Lab, 1:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This lab is for assistance with specific computer or software issues.  We will be unable to assist with technical issues involving with your laptops or personal devices.  To register call 405-372-3633 x 8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

 

October 26:  Community Orchestra Concert, 3:30 – 5:30 pm, Sheerar Museum, 702 S. Duncan St.

 

October 27:  Corks For A Cause, 6:30 – 9:00 pm, Elks Lodge, 202 E. McElroy.  Wine tasting party with a percentage of the proceeds going to Judith Karman Hospice.

 

October 27:  Live Music at Cross Eyed Cricket, 9:00 pm, 412 S. Washington St.

 

October 27:  Acoustic Night at Eskimo Joe’s, 10:00 pm, 501 W. Elm St.  Featuring Brandon Jackson.

 

October 28:  Walk ‘n’ Talk Series, 7:00 – 7:45 am, Botanic Gardens at OSU.  Start your Tuesday mornings off with a little exercise and a peaceful state of mind by strolling through The Botanic Garden.  Laura Payne, the Botanic Garden Volunteer/Education Coordinator will be on hand to participate in the walks as you check out what’s new and blooming in the garden.  The Walk will begin at The Botanic Garden South Parking Lot off Highway 51.  Free to the public!  Donations appreciated.

 

October 28:  Town Hall-The Birth of Oklahoma, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This class is offered through OSU’s OLLI program and requires registration.  For more information call 405-744-5868.  Oklahoma, the Wild West, home to more than 40 Indian tribes, the last frontier, rich with farmland, hopeful pioneers, and oil booms.  Join author and Executive Director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, Bob Blackburn for an original look at the story of our state.

 

October 28:  24th Annual Halloween Festival, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, Downtown Stillwater, between 7th & 10th Ave.  The annual festival includes a food drive, traditional children’s games, inflatables, trick-or-treating and a costume contest.  This year’s theme is ‘Super Heroes.’  Attendees are asked to bring at least one can of food each for the food drive.  For more information, call  405-747-8070 or email rjanway@stillwater.org.

 

October 28:  Let’s Talk About It Oklahoma-Journey Stories, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” by Robert M. Pirsig; Led by Dr. Hugh Foley.  The program for each book features a scholar who provides background and meaning to what has been read.  Afterwards, participants discuss the book in small groups.  Programs are free and open to the public.  For more information and to register call 405-372-3633 x8106.

 

October 28:  Orchestra Concert, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.  8th, 9th, and High School Orchestras.

 

October 28:  Across The Vast Eternal Sky, 7:30 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  This choral performance will feature the OSU Chamber Choir and Concert Chorale under the direction of Dr. Z. Randall Stroope.  Tickets are available through the OSU Music Department office – 132 Seretean Center. (405)744-6133   $8 General Admission/$6 Students and Senior Citizens.

 

October 28:  Live Music at The College Bar, 10:00 pm, 319 S. Washington St.

 

October 29 – November 14:  Senior Studio Capstone Exhibition, Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  This exhibition presents the work of students graduating in December 2014 with BFA degrees in studio art.  Works on view feature painting, drawing, metalwork, and sculpture, and represent our student artists’ achievements obtained through their rigorous course of study at OSU.  Mentored by faculty, students demonstrate their command of artistic techniques as well as critical thinking and communication skills and professional exhibition practices.

 

October 29:  iPhone, Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free and open to the public.  Please bring your iPhone.  This class will try to cover the newest iOS being released in Fall.  To register for this class call 405-372-3633 x 8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

 

October 29:  WBT Open Innovation Forum-Unmanned Aerial Systems, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Wes Watkins Center, OSU Campus.  Hosted by the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce and Oklahoma State University – This full day event will focus on Unmanned Aerial Systems, particularly the role of UAS innovations and technology development that make this sector so full of potential for applications in energy, agriculture, construction, conservation, mapping, search and rescue, and other markets.  As a host, the Stillwater Chamber is pleased to be able to extend a special rate – $50 off $195 rate – if you register on or before September 29th.  There are a limited number of invitations for the event, please register today at http://bit.ly/1nQsAAT and use code “wbtoiscc”.  For more information on hosting a WBToi, contact Amanda Radovic: (m) 480-477-6408 (e) aradovic@wbtshowcase.com

 

October 30: Small Business Forum8:00 am – Noon, 108 Wes Watkins Center, OSU Campus. The Small Business Forum is a forum where different small business assistance providers will come together to introduce their service to Stillwater and surrounding area. The service providers will explain their roles in guiding entrepreneurs start a business as well helping SMEs grow. You will learn about how to get Small Business Bank Loan, how to quality for SBA Loan, Crowd Funding & Fundraising and available Small Business Assistance providers from experts. Free to the public, including breakfast. Please RSVP by October 24, 2014. For more information, visit https://okexports.okstate.edu/small-business-forum

 

October 30: Adventures in Spanish with Trisha Jones4:00-5:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium. For 1st through 5th graders, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Pre-registration is required. Register at http://www.learn-without-limits.com

 

October 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.  Bring your mat and join Yoga Therapist Carol Bender as we shed the worries of the day and welcome nature’s energy into body, mind and spirit.  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.  Free.  For more information call 405-744-4531.

 

October 30:  Octubafest-OSU Tuba and Euphonium Studio Recital, 7:30 pm, Sheerar Museum Auditorium, 702 S. Duncan St.  Free and open to the public.

 

October 30 – November 2:  Town and Gown Theatre Presents “The Nerd”, Town & Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins Rd.  Written by Larry Shue, Directed by Elijah Gregg    One of the funniest plays ever written, this extraordinary inventive, side-splitting comedy was first presented by the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, then produced in Great Britain, then went on to Broadway.  The action centers on the hilarious dilemma of a young architect who is visited by a man he’s never met but who saved his life in Vietnam-the visitor turning out to be an incredibly inept, hopelessly stupid “nerd” who outstays his welcome with a vengeance.  For more information and tickets call 405-372-9122.

 

October 30:  A Night of Orange & Black, 7:30 – 8:45 pm, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  Join us as we publicly announce and celebrate the new OSU Performing Arts Center and home of the Department of Music coming soon to the OSU campus.  Performances by Costumed Music and Theatre students and special guests.

 

October 30:  Live Music at Louie’s Grill & Bar, 10:00 pm, 720 S. Main St.

 

October 31:  Extended hours at the WONDERtorium, all day, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  The WONDERtorium is extending its hours until 7:00 pm so families can play for TWO extra hours!  Regular admission rates apply.

 

October 31 – November 2:  Regional Flag Football Championships, OSU Campus.  For more information call 405-744-7407.

 

October 31:  Octubafest-Guest Artist Recital-Dr. Matt Tropman, Euphonium & Tuba, 7:30 pm, Bennett Chapel, OSU Campus.  Free and open to the public.

 

October 31:  Transylvania Station, 7:30 – 9:30 pm, Payne County Expo Center.  Transylvania Station is a non-profit Halloween carnival designed as a safe alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating.  This event is put on for the children of Stillwater and the surrounding areas, and every year we have candy, games, balloons, and a haunted house.

 

October 31:  Tumbleweed Presents JB and The Moonshine Band, 8:00 pm, Tumbleweed Dancehall, Lakeview & Country Club Rd.  Doors open at 8:00 pm.  Show starts at 9:30 pm.  18+ to enter.  Tickets go on sale September 15ht at 10:00 am at:  http://tumbleweed.preferredfan.com

 

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Chris Ramsay-Meditations in Stillwater, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Postal Plaza Gallery, 702 S. Husband St.  Chris Ramsay:  Meditations in Stillwater will feature more than 30 works from the past two decades by artist and OSU professor Chris Ramsay.  Collecting souvenirs of the everyday and filling the spaces of his art as if they were the shelves of a living room curio cabinet or storage drawers in a museum of anthropology, Ramsay creates mixed-media sculptures that invite the viewer to look closely at humble traces of time and life:  not rare and precious artifacts but rather simple, anonymous objects from marine fossils and flint arrowheads to postcards and Coke bottle shards.

 

3rd Annual Recycled Art Show Participant Registration.  Calling local artists!  Come join us in our 3rd annual recycled art show and fundraiser auction.  This will coordinate with our Customer Appreciation Day event.  We are asking local artists to come in and take $20 worth of ReStore materials ($5 refundable deposit required) and turn it into something amazing!  We will then auction off the items at our Customer Appreciation Day event.  The top 3 earning pieces of art will earn a prize!  Artists must register and pick up materials 10/01/2014-10/25/2014. Entries are DUE no later than 10/30/2014.

 

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Oklahoma WONDERtorium October 2014 Schedule

 

Oklahoma State University Department of Music Schedule 

 

Live Music at Zannotti’s Wine Bar

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Oklahoma State University Athletics

Cowboy Football Schedule

Cowgirl Softball Schedule

Cowgirl Soccer Schedule

Cowgirl Tennis Schedule

Game Day Parking

 

Stillwater Pioneers Athletics

Pioneers Football Schedule

Lady Pioneers Volleyball Schedule

 

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