Stillwater Events

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April 1: Stillwater City Councilor Elections for Seats 3 and 4.  VOTE!!

 

April 1 – 4:  Senior Studio, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Gardiner Art Gallery, OSU Campus.  This exhibition presents the work of students graduating in May 2014 with their 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.  This event is free and open to the public.

 

April 1 & 2:  AARP Tax Help, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  AARP Tax Aide volunteers will be on-hand to help people prepare and file their income tax on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1-4 pm.  First come first served.  For more information, please email askalibrarian@stillwater.org or call the Help Desk at 405-372-3633 x8106.

 

April 1:  Peek Inside the Chef Series, 4:00 pm, 202 Human Sciences West, OSU Campus.  Ever wonder how students in the School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration create and produce one of OSU’s most popular events four times a year?  Find out during Peek Inside the Chef Series.  HRAD students and faculty will explain the organization of processes related to menu and wine selection, and what it takes to become a student leader for the event.  The free event is open to the public on a first come, first served basis.  Attendees must be 21 to participate in a wine tasting activity featuring wines to be served at the last Series event of the season on April 10.

 

April 1:  The Coming Job Wars, 4:00 – 5:30 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup, Inc., will speak on the OSU campus.  Door will open at 3:00 pm.  Since 1988, Jim Clifton has served as CEO of Gallup, a leader in organizational consulting and public opinion research.  His most recent innovation, the Gallup World Poll, is designed to give the world’s 7 billion citizens a voice in virtually all key global issues.  Mr. Clifton’s appearance is sponsored by the Spears School of Business, the School of International Studies, the President’s Office, and SGA Speakers Board.

 

April 1:  Movie Night-“Two Spirits”, 6:30 pm, Student Union Theater, OSU Campus.  Free and open to the public.  Shown in conjunction with Native American Awareness Week.

 

April 1:  Zumba Fest-Act A Fool!, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Colvin Annex, OSU Campus.  Come act a fool at ZumbaFest on April 1.  Dress in your craziest glow in the dark apparel as we dance the night away to Latin beats that will make you move your feet.  Join all the Zumba instructors as they lead you through all new Zumba choreography and dance moves, open to all skill levels!

 

April 1:  2014 Agriculture Appreciation Banquet, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Payne County Expo Center.  This event will honor the Payne County agriculture producers and their economic contributions to the region, while also recognizing a Farm Family of the Year and an Agribusiness Business Person of the Year for Payne County.  RSVP required by Monday, March 21 at 5:00 p.m.  Register by email at rsvp@stillwaterchamber.org

 

April 1:  Talents of Stillwater, 7:00 pm, Sheerar Museum, 702 S. Duncan St.  $5 Admission.  Proceeds from this event will go to SMAC Week (Stillwater Makes a Change Week).  Proceeds will be donated to Turning Point Ranch.

 

April 1:  Veterinary Voices Seminar, 7:00 pm, McElroy Hall Auditorium, OSU Campus.  Dr. Ryan Baumwart, a veterinary cardiologist at Oklahoma State University’s Veterinary Medical Hospital, will present “Heartworm Disease in Dogs” at no cost to the public.  Dr. Baumwart will talk about how the disease is transmitted, clinical signs to watch for, preventative measures, and treatment options.

 

April 2:  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 or email.  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.  For more information contact Children’s Services at 405-372-3633 ext. 8108 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

April 2:  Powder Puff Football, 5:00 pm, Pioneer Stadium.  $2 Admission.  Proceeds will go to SMAC Week (Stillwater Makes a Change).  Proceeds from SMAC Week will be donated to Turning Point Ranch.

 

April 2:  Film Screening-“Reject”, 7:00 pm, Student Union Theater, OSU Campus.  “Reject” is the first documentary film to examine the universal experience of social rejection.  With a blend of scientific evidence and personal stories, the film is driven by a core idea – that social rejection has a profound impact on human life, and that there is a correlation between social pain, subsequent physical pain and the perpetration of violent acts. Dr. Amanda Harrist, Professor in Human Development and Family Sciences at OSU, served as an expert for the film, offering research-based ideas and opinions regarding the long term effects of rejection and bullying.

 

April 3:  Savvy Events Speed Networking, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Mexico Joe’s, 311 E. Hall of Fame.  Join us for a fun networking event at Mexico Joes.  Instead of speed dating we will be hosting speed networking.  Come prepared to tell a little about yourself and make some new connections with ladies in Stillwater!   Mexico Joes will be celebrating their 24th Anniversary thus we will have fun prizes and an update on changes happening at Mexico Joes and next door at Joseppis.  Sign up now to join us for a fun lunch!  We connect, collaborate, and listen as each woman has 3 minutes in the spotlight.  We are excited to learn about you!  No membership fee required.  RSVP & Process Payment Here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/april-savvy-event-tickets-9920303896  **Your payment is your registration.**  Early Bird Registration (by April 1):  $15  Late Registration (after April 1):  $20  Fee includes lunch.  Questions? Email: Sherry sherryroden@gmail.com or Collett collett@feelgoodok.com

 

April 3:  Yoga in the Garden, 5:30 – 6:15 pm, The Botanic Gardens at OSU.  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 gardens.  When we practice outside, we invite even greater energy into the body through our contact with the sun, soil and fresh air.  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.  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.  Free!  Sponsored by OSU Department of Wellness

 

April 3:  Community Carnival, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Stillwater High School, North Parking Lot.  Bring money for food, games and activities!  Thomas Ford Test Drive in the north parking lot.  Proceeds go to SMAC Week (Stillwater Makes a Change)  Proceeds from SMAC Week will be donated to Turning Point Ranch.

 

April 3:  Stillwater High School Band Concert, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

April 3 – 6 and 10 – 13:  Town and Gown Theater Presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare”, Town and Gown Theater, 3524 S. Perkins Rd.  Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield.  Directed by Anna Davis.  The cultural touchstone that is The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) was born when three inspired, charismatic comics, having honed their pass-the-hat act at Renaissance fairs, premiered their preposterous masterwork at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1987.  It quickly became a worldwide phenomenon, earning the title of London’s second-longest-running comedy after a decade at the Criterion Theatre.  The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) is one of the world’s most frequently produced plays and has been translated into several dozen languages.  Featured are all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays, meant to be performed in 97 minutes by three actors.  Fast paced, witty and physical, it’s full of laughter for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike.  Tickets may be reserved by calling the box office or by visiting www.myticketscene.com   Performance dates are April 3-6 & 10-13, with Thursday through Saturday shows beginning at 7:30 pm and Sunday matinees beginning at 2:30 pm.  Ticket prices are:  Adults – $12, Students – $10, and Seniors – $10 (available for Sunday matinees only).  Tickets for “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” will go on sale Monday, March 31.  Individual tickets may be reserved by calling the Town & Gown box office at (405) 372-9122.

 

April 3:  Stillwater Community Singers Spring Concert, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  Free and open to the public.  For more information about the Stillwater Community Singers, please visit www.StillwaterSingers.com

 

April 3 – 6:  Spring Crop Camp, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Wyndham Garden, 600 E. McElroy.  Your cost of $90.00 includes your crop space, snacks, beverages, and a special gift.  We will provide coffee, tea, water, and a variety of snacks during the weekend.  Meals are on your own.  For more information email:  cropcamp@gmail.com or www.cropcamp.com

 

April 4:  OSU American Hotel and Lodging Association 1st Annual Golf Tournament, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Stillwater Country Club, 5215 W. Country Club Dr.  OSU AH&LA is hosting their 1st Annual fundraiser golf tournament, and we want YOU to play in it!  It is a scramble format on Friday, April 4th with a shotgun start at 8:30am.  It costs $85 for an individual and $320 for a team of 4.  This price includes your green fee, cart, range balls, lunch after the round, and the possibility of winning a raffle prize!

 

April 4:  First Friday-All-On-4 Dental Implants, Noon – 1:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free blood pressure checks from 11:30 am – Noon.  The All-on-4 dental implant treatment was developed to provide an efficient and effective full-jaw restoration using only four implants to support a fixed, non-removable, bridge in one day.  This revolutionary “teeth in a day” procedure can eliminate the need for major bone grafting and reconstructive procedures, thus, requiring minimal recovery time and reducing cost dramatically when compared to placing multiple single implants.  This treatment drastically improves your dental health and increases biting and chewing function allowing you to eat whatever foods you want.  Presented by Dr. Richard Miller and Dr. Ross Sethman.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 4:  Tumbleweed Presents Stoney Larue, 8:00 pm, Tumbleweed Dance Hall, Lakeview and Country Club Road.  Doors open at 8:00 pm, show starts at 9:30 pm.  Must be 18+ to enter.  $13 General Admission.  For more information visit:  http://tumbeweedok.com

 

April 5:  YMCA Youth Soccer begins!

 

April 5:  Kick Up Your Heels, 8:00 – 10:30 am, Couch Park, 800 E. 12th Ave.  Kick Up Your Heels Relay Events has a “Trading Spaces” feel as 4 member male teams, wearing high heels, compete with other teams in 10 events.  Fee is $50 per team ($12.50 per person).  FREE event T-Shirt and refreshments.  Prizes will also be awarded.

 

April 5:  Spring Farmer’s Market Opens, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Strickland Park, 298 N. Mains St.  The Wednesday market will open on April 9th 8-1.  Here is sampling of what you may find at the market each week:  Beef, baked goods, breads, herbs, honey, plants, lettuce, kale, micro greens, and spinach , dried mixes, and Santa Fe style Mexican food, as well as other items that my show up without notice.

 

April 5:  Botanic Garden Open House, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Botanic Gardens at OSU.  Why not grab your family, friends or come out on your own and head out to The Botanic Gardens?  Every first and third Saturdays of each month, our gardens are open for you to enjoy the beauty and the bounty that nature offers.  Our friendly TBG Ambassadors will be available to greet guests, to help answer your own gardening and plant questions and to give you information about our gardens.  Specialty tomatoes, peppers, herbs and flowers will be available in limited supplies as part of the Botanic Garden fundraising program.  Open House events are open and free to public!  Donations are appreciated!

 

April 5:  Mom’s Day Craft Fair, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Student Union Atria, OSU Campus.  The craft fair vendors are sure to have something for everyone including; Hand-painted frames and décor, hand-painted OSU décor, purses and signs, hand-beaded jewelry, silver jewelry, hats, purses and wallets, hair clips and accessories, licensed kitchen wares, aprons, towels and potholders, handmade soaps, bath salts and fizzes, OSU ornaments, frames and signs, clipboard frames, Tupperware, and more.  This event is free.

 

April 5:  Spring Sing, 5:30 pm, Gallagher-Iba Arena, OSU Campus.  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.

 

April 5:  OSU Veterinary Center Open House, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, OSU Center for Veterinary Health Science, OSU Campus.  Visit the state’s only veterinary college and see what tomorrow’s veterinarians are learning today.  Take a tour through the center’s Veterinary Medical Hospital to learn what veterinary services are available to care for your pet or livestock.  Presentations, animal demonstrations, pictures with Bullet, activities for children and more are available at no charge.  Items from student veterinary clubs will be available for purchase and a silent auction will be held to benefit the Avian, Exotics and Zoo Medicine Service at OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital. Complimentary parking is available on the street and adjacent lots.

 

April 5 – 6:  Stillwater Home Builders Home and Garden Show, 9:00 am -5:00 pm (Sat)/ 10:00-5:00 pm (Sun), Payne County Expo Center.  Additional Details:  http://www.stillwatercommunityconnection.com/25th-annual-home-garden-show/

 

April 5:  MLB Pitch, Hit & Run, 10:00 am, Whittenburg Park, North of Richmond Road on HWY 177.  Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR) is a FREE, 1-day event for boys and girls ages 7-14.  Boys and girls compete separately and participants have the opportunity to compete in four levels of competition including Locals, Sectionals, Team Championships and the National Finals at the MLB All-Star Game.  Participants will compete in: All-Around, Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions advance from EACH age and gender group.  For more information call 405-747-8070.

 

April 5:  Stillwater Elk’s BBQ Blazathon, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Stillwater Elks Lodge, 202 E. McElroy.  Proceeds benefit Judith Karmen Hospice.  Tickets $7 in advance, $9 at the door.  Children 3-10 yr old, $5 at the door.  Dine-in or carry out available.  Tickets available at the Stillwater Elks Lodge or Karman Korner Resale Shop, 819 S. Main St.

 

April 5:  Stickball Exhibition and Stompdance, Noon, Colvin Annex, OSU Campus.  Stickball at Noon, dinner at 5:00 pm.  Stompdance at 6:00 pm.  Sponsored by the Native American Student Association, OSU Campus.

 

April 5:  OSU’s Football Orange Blitz, 1:30 pm, Boone Pickens Stadium, OSU Campus.  Fans wanting a first look and a chance to interact with the 2014 Oklahoma State football team can get both when the Cowboys host the Orange Blitz.  OSU will practice for approximately 90 minutes that day with fans invited to take in the action and then go down to the field to visit with the players and staff in a casual, fun setting when practice concludes.  The event is different from previous years’ spring finales in that the format will be one of a true practice with things such as position work, one-on-one drills and team periods as opposed to a scrimmage with the score kept.  Parking and admission are free.

 

April 5:  “Music….A State of Art”, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Backstate, 101 E. 7th Ave.  The Oklahoma State University Friends of Music is planning a preview celebration with a “first look” to see what Russ Teubner has done to his place at 101 E. Seventh Ave., in downtown Stillwater.  The program, “Music … A State of Art,” will celebrate music, art, design and craftsmanship.  BankSNB is sponsoring the event which will feature food from Chef Ben Coffin and a canvas of musical performances by OSU music faculty and studio students throughout the evening.  Performances will range from contemporary jazz to classical strings with vocals and woodwinds, too.  Tickets are limited and can be reserved for $100 per person by Monday, March 31st, through the OSU Music Department, 132 Seretean Center, Stillwater OK 74078-4077.  Checks should be made payable to the OSU Foundation Friends of Music.

 

April 5:  “Maria, Oklahoma Prima”, 7:00 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  Presented by the students and faculty of Stillwater School of Performing Arts.  “Maria, Oklahoma Prima” will tell of the life and times of Maria Tallchief through dance.  Dance students as well as their families and friends will present an art & history exhibition.  Enjoy a wonderful evening of dance, music and art spanning the 1930′s to present day with special performances from our Ballerinas, Osage dancers, Contemporary dancers, and “Broadway” dancers.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 580-320-0328.  Cost:  $5 in advance, $8 at the door.

 

April 6:  Miss American Indian OSU Pageant, 2:00 pm, Student Union Theater, OSU Campus.

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April 7:  Judith Karman Hospice Grief Support Group, Noon – 1:30 pm, United Way Volunteer Center, 109 E. 9th Ave.  Experiencing grief from the loss of someone important?  Receive support from others that are grieving.  Brown bag lunch encouraged.  Dessert and drinks provided.  To register or for more info 405-377-8012.  Registration preferred but not required.

 

April 8:  Red Cross Blood Drive, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  For more information call 405-533-8433.

 

April 8:  Stillwater League of Women Voters Noon Meeting, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Freddie Paul’s Restaurant, 1707 E. 6th St.

 

April 8 – 9:  AARP Tax Help, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  AARP Tax Aide volunteers will be on-hand to help people prepare and file their income tax on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1-4 pm.  First come first served.  For more information, please email askalibrarian@stillwater.org or call the Help Desk at 405-372-3633 x8106.

 

April 8:  Bennett Jam, 5:00 pm, Front Lawn, Bennett Hall, OSU Campus.  Each year, residents at Bennett Hall, on the Oklahoma State University campus, choose a member of the Stillwater community to receive the donations collected from a fundraising concert called the Bennett Jam.  Proceeds from this year’s concert will benefit Ainsley Peters.  The Jake Murphy Band is scheduled to perform.

 

April 8: Muslin Voices, 4:30-5:30 at the Stillwater Public Library. a new reading and discussion series for children ages 8-12. The program, sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities, New York Council for the Humanities and Oklahoma Humanities Council, provides an opportunity for children and program facilitators to explore universal themes through high-quality books with Muslim protagonists.  Will be held on Tuesdays: April 15, 29 and May 6.  Registration is required.  To sign-up, visit the library’s website at http://library.stillwater.org, call the library’s Help Desk at (405) 372-3633 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

April 8:  2014 Tuesday Gardening Series, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Educational Building, The Botanic Garden at OSU.  The Tuesday Gardening Series is a hands-on program designed to walk someone through the complete gardening experience.  While the emphasis is on growing food, other landscape topics will be addressed.  This educational series is given every 2nd Tuesday of the month.  Topic for April, Container Gardening, Weed Control.  The program is free and open to all.  We would ask that you call or email the OSU Extension office in advance if you plan to attend.  Please contact Keith Reed at (405) 747-8320 or contact him at keith.reed@okstate.edu

 

April 8:  Zannotti’s Wine Bar Movie Date Night, 7:00 pm, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  Featuring “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”    $20 per couple.  Includes popcorn and a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory treat.  Drinks and appetizers may be purchased separately.  Must be 21 years old to enter.  RSVP by April 7 to zannottiswinebar@gmail.com or 405-707-7037.

 

April 9: Spaghetti for Belinda, 5:30pm at First United Methodist Church Life Center in Stillwater. Giving back comes naturally to members of OSU’s Greek community and giving back is exactly what the men of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity are planning on doing. Ms. Belinda Dawson, longtime cook for the fraternity, underwent heart surgery in early February. The fraternity felt it needed to help out Dawson and her family in some way when they learned that she did not have insurance at the time of the surgery. Members of the chapter contacted the First United Methodist Church who immediately welcomed the idea and even offered to do the cooking of the spaghetti for the evening. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend “Spaghetti for Belinda”. It will be held on Wednesday, April 9th at 5:30pm and tickets are just $8. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time from any member of the fraternity or they can be bought at the door the night of the event. Donations to the Dawson family may be sent to Spaghetti forBelinda, c/o Joseph Beck, 424 North Washington, Stillwater, OK 74075.All proceeds will be given to the Dawes family.

 

April 9:  Workshop Wednesday, Noon – 1:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Emergency Disaster Preparedness- Discover the power of working together in crisis.  Yes, we have a plan!  Mary Ann White, Executive Director of the American Red Cross Payne County Chapter.  Noon to 12:45  Workshop  12:45 to 1:00 Networking Roundtable  Free to attend.

 

April 9:  Muslim Voices, 4:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Book discussion group focusing on themes of courage and community.  Participants receive a copy of each book and must attend all 4 sessions.  Limit 25 kids.  All books are fiction picture books and the focus is not on Islamic religion rather showing that the Muslim characters in books share a common humanity with (non-Muslims) readers.

 

April 10:  Yoga in the Garden, 5:30 – 6:15 pm, The Botanic Gardens at OSU.  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 gardens.  When we practice outside, we invite even greater energy into the body through our contact with the sun, soil and fresh air.  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.  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.  Free!  Sponsored by OSU Department of Wellness

 

April 11:  Boots and Bling, ConocoPhillips Alumni Center, OSU Campus.  Fundraiser for The Saville Center for Child Advoccy.  Dinner, country music, live auction, and a chance to win some “bling”.  More information to come.

 

April 11 – 13:  Global NIT Baseball Tournament, Stillwater.  Times and locations to be announced.  For more information call 405-533-2532 or visit http://www.stillwaterareasports.com/

 

April 11:  Finding Center Conference, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  The Finding Center Conference is an annual grass roots event focused in teaching sustainability throughout all industries.  This event will remain free to all those interested in attending, and is open to students, professionals, academia, and the community.  Register today to reserve your seat!  Contact:  James Hazzard info@findingcenterconference.org

 

April 11:  Stillwater Children’s Honor Choir, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  This event is free and open to the public.

 

April 11:  Tumbleweed Presents Wade Bowen, 8:00 pm, Tumbleweed Dance Hall, Lakeview and Country Club Road.  Doors open at 8:00 pm.  Show begins at 9:30 pm.  Must be 18+ to enter.  $10 General Admission.  For more information:  http://tumbleweedok.com

 

April 12:  The Big Event, Stillwater.  The Big Event is a student volunteer event sponsored by SGA.  Oklahoma State University students will provide service to the residents of Stillwater by performing tasks.  Job requests can be anything from pulling weeds to painting.  You can help by providing jobs for the volunteers of The Big Event.  Any job that can be completed in a single day is eligible.  For more information call 918-406-4791.

 

April 12 – 13:  Children’s Miracle Network Benefit Golf Tournament, Lakeside Golf Course, 5201 N. Washington St.  Each team will be a four-person scramble.  Tee time is a shotgun start at 9:00 am.  Registration price is $55 per person or $220 per team.  There will be longest drive prizes for each hole, mulligans for sale, and a silent auction!  The golf package includes:  green fees, golf cart, cart and hole assignments, proximity markers.  Course will be closed to the public.  There will be a women’s handicap given for all women teams.  For more information contact Amy Marx (918-237-1937) or Jonathan Meza (817-266-6581).

 

April 12-13: Rockin’ Star Farm “Spring Fling & Easter Things”, 1pm to 3pm. An egg hunt will take place for different age divisions with every egg containing a prize. Some of the large prizes in golden eggs will include a free session of summer camp at 3 Points Karate, movie tickets, iTunes gift cards, Strider bikes, and much more. Along with the Easter egg hunt, the Spring Fling will also have live baby animals and a photo area for free “take your own” Easter pictures with a live Easter Bunny. Each child will receive a goodie bag for attending and is asked to bring their own Easter basket for the egg hunt. Admission for children is $3, and infants under 1-year-old get in for free. For more information about this event, visit www.facebook.com/Rockinstarfarm or call 405-612-0287 

April 12:  12th Run/Walk for The Thin Blue Line, 9:00 – 11:30 am, Boomer Lake.  Race day registration begins at 7:30 am.  Benefiting the OKC Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (OKCOPS).  Providing support services for families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.  Registration – $25 BEFORE March 29 (includes t-shirt)  $30 AFTER March 29 (t-shirt not guaranteed for race day registrations)

 

April 12:  Stillwater Trash-Off, 9:00 am – Noon, Stillwater.  Individuals, families, neighborhoods, church groups, student organizations, and civic groups are encouraged to participate.  There will be hotdogs at noon.  RSVP by April 4, 2014.  Sign up individually or as a group.

 

April 12:  Strongest Cowboy Competition, Noon – 3:00 pm, Colvin Center Front Lawn, OSU Campus.  $10  Events include:  Truck Pull, Yoke Walk, Tire Flip, Log Clean, Press, Medley  Weight Class:  Men: lightweight, middleweight, heavyweight, masters (35 and above)    Women: lightweight,heavyweight, masters (35 and above)  To register or for more information, contact 405-744-5510 or wellness@okstate.edu

 

April 12:  Edible Book Festival 2014, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Create something edible based on a book!  Taste entries ($5 for 5 Tastes) & vote.  Music, cooking demonstrations and prizes!  For more information or to enter, call 405-372-3633 ext. 8127.

 

April 12:  Rockin’ Star Farm Spring Fling And Easter Things, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Rockin Star Farm, 17351 Alamo Rd.  Easter Egg Hunt.  Super Prizes!  Face painting, games, petting zoo with baby spring animals.  Pictures with the Easter Bunny.  For more information call 405-612-0287.

 

April 12:  Anime Club, 2:00 – 3:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The monthly meetings include viewing new anime productions, practicing Manga drawing skills and learning about Japanese culture.  For more information contact Adult Services at 405-372-3633 ext. 8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

April 12:  Gospel with A Purpose, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Highland Park UMC, 524 N. Stallard St.  Southern gospel and inspirational music concert, featuring The Wright Family from Tecumseh, Kansas, along with For HIS Purpose, hosts for Gospel With A Purpose.  No admission fee, but a love offering will be received for the ministry of The Wrights.  Each month we ask our audience to supply donations for a non-profit organization.  April’s non-profit is Stillwater Life Services.  Their needs are diapers (all sizes), diaper bags, new baby/toddler clothes, infant health care items (thermometers, nail clippers, etc.) and crib mattresses.

 

April 13:  Born to Do Science-Probing Proteins Secret Tricks, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  “Probing Proteins Secret Tricks” with Dr. Wouter Hoff and Dr. Aihua Xie, OSU Microbiology & Physics Department.  Infrared spectroscopy gives us the clues!  Proteins that can move protons from here to there enable our sight and power our cells, but how do they do it?  Nobody knows!  Drs. Hoff and Xie use infrared spectroscopy to peek at the inner workings of these mysterious biological nano-machines!  Monty Harper and OSU scientists are back at the Stillwater Public Library to inform and entertain 3-8 grade students on science research and phenomena.

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April 14:  Judith Karman Hospice Grief Support Group, Noon – 1:30 pm, United Way Volunteer Center, 109 E. 9th Ave.  Experiencing grief from the loss of someone important?  Receive support from others that are grieving.  Brown bag lunch encouraged.  Dessert and drinks provided.  To register or for more info 405-377-8012.  Registration preferred but not required.

 

April 14:  Making the Most of Retirement Series, 1:30 pm, Postal Plaza Art Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  The April meeting of the Making the Most of Retirement special interest group, jointly offered by the OSU Emeriti Association and the Stillwater Public Library, will be held on April 14, beginning at 1:30.  The meeting is a tour through the new Postal Plaza Gallery, which houses the OSU Museum of Art.  More information about this group can be found on the special interest group’s Web site:  http://retiredinstillwater.wordpress.com

 

April 14:  “Here and There with…”, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  With author of ‘The Puzzling World of Winston Breen,’ Eric Berlin.  Here and There with… is a monthly program for students in grades 3-5 and free and open to the public.  Registration is required.  Sign up is available by contacting the library Help Desk at (405) 372-3633 or emailing askalibrarian@stillwater.org .  For more information, visit the library’s website at library.stillwater.org.

 

April 14:  Stillwater League of Women Voters Book Discussion, 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  Discussion of “Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero” by Chris Matthews.  For more information visit http://www.lwvstillwater.org/calendar.htm

 

April 15: Nature’s Supply Customer Appreciation day. Everything in the store will be 10% off! (Excludes Young Living products,The Eatery items and special orders). Nature’s Supply is located at 211 N. Perkins in Rosewood Hills. 

 

April 15:  Walk-n-Talk Series, 7:00 – 7:45 am, The 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.  This event is offered every Tuesday morning starting April 15th; time is 7:00 – 7:45am.  The walk will begin at The Botanic Garden South Parking Lot off of Highway 51.  Free to the public!  Donations are appreciated.

 

April 15:  The Botanic Garden Service Days in the Garden, 9:00 am – Noon, The Botanic Garden at OSU.  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 people of all ages.  You will be engaged in planting, mulching and pruning plants here at The Botanic Garden with the assistance of our knowledgeable garden staff.  Free to all groups.  Contact Laura Payne with any questions or to set up a service day for your organization.  Laura can be reached at (405) 744-4531 or laura.payne@okstate.edu

 

April 15:  Cowboy Walking Trails Grand Opening, Hester and Legacy Walk (sidewalk south of Civil Engineering Lab on Hester St.)  Join our Wellness Leaders, President Hargis, First Cowgirl Ann Hargis and Chief Wellness Officer, Suzy Harrington as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the Cowboy Walking Trails.  The Cowboy Walking Trails were designed to focus on health and increase activity among our OSU family.  Outdoor trails are conveniently located throughout campus and marked with bronze medallions.  Indoor walking trails are found inside the Student Union.  The Grand Opening celebration starts at 11:45 a.m. at the corner of Hester Street and Legacy Walk (On the sidewalk south of the Civil Engineering Lab on Hester).  Join in walking the Orange Trail: .89 miles.  The first 350 people to complete the walk will receive a t-shirt.  The walk will conclude at the Student Union where the celebration will continue with a Wellness Fair “Be Active on the Plaza”.  Students and Employees will have the opportunity to discover all Wellness programs and services at Oklahoma State University.  At 12:50 p.m. a drawing will be held on the Plaza for a Fitbit and other wellness related prizes.  To be eligible for the drawing participants must have completed the walk.  In case of rain, the celebration will take place inside the Student Union atrium and the Wellness Fair will be held in the Student Union Ballroom.

 

April 15:  Carol Headrick Book Review, Noon – 1:00 pm, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  “A Woman’s Education.”  “A Woman’s Education” is the third book in a continuing memoir by Jill Ker Conway.  This third memoir tells of her experiences as the first woman president of Smith College from 1975 to 1985.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 15:  AARP Tax Help, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  AARP Tax Aide volunteers will be on-hand to help people prepare and file their income tax on Tuesday 1-4 pm.  First come first served.  For more information, please email askalibrarian@stillwater.org or call the Help Desk at 405-372-3633 x8106.

 

April 15:  CREC District 1 Trustee Election, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Heritage Hall.  Election for District 1 Representative.  For more information contact Terri Wagner 405-564-4622

 

April 15:  Wine and Palette, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Brooklyn’s Restaurant, 701 S. Main.  Parking lot behind the restaurant.  Berries & Bloom  Artist:  Kerri Smith  Register at www.wineandpalette.com

 

April 15:  Step Afrika!, 8:00 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  For nearly two decades, Step Afrika! has been dedicated to elevating stepping, a casual form of tap dancing that has long been popular at historically black colleges, from a campus contest to performance art.  The Washington Post hails, “The troupe’s most obvious assets were apparent: Their synchronization is airtight, their sense of rhythm is fail-safe, and they’ve got a likable, impish sense of humor.”  Tickets:  $15 – $20  $8 students  For more information call 405-744-7509 or email allied.arts@okstate.edu

 

April 17:  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 or email.  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.  For more information contact Children’s Services at 405-372-3633 ext. 8108 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

April 17:  “Where the College Came From: A History of Old Central” Exhibit, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Sheerar Museum, 702 S. Duncan St.  The Sheerar Museum’s Board of Trustees invite the public to attend a special exhibit opening reception, “Where the College Came From: A History of Old Central” commemorating Old Central’s 120th year.

 

April 17:  Yoga in the Garden, 5:30 – 6:15 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 gardens.  When we practice outside, we invite even greater energy into the body through our contact with the sun, soil and fresh air.  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.  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.  Free!  Sponsored by OSU Department of Wellness

 

April 17: OSU Museum of Art visiting artist Jorge Bachman to speak at the Postal Plaza Gallery at 6:30pm. Unveil a new, commissioned piece created from the sound recordings of former OSU faculty member Dale McKinney. More info may be found here: http://museum.okstate.edu/visiting-artist-program  

 

April 18 & 19: Stillwater Childrens Theater presents “PETER PAN JR”,  7:30pm at the Stillwater Community Center. Tickets available at the door, $10 adults and $5 for students. http://www.stillwaterchildrenstheatre.com/

 

 April 18:  Reading Flash Mob, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Downtown Stillwater.  Hosted by the Stillwater Public Library to celebrate National Library Week in conjunction with the Arts Festival.  The event will start approximately at 11:45 am.

April 18 – 20:  37th Annual Arts Festival, Downtown Stillwater.  Downtown Stillwater on Main Street between 7th and 10th Avenues.  Admission and parking are free.  Organized and presented by the City of Stillwater.

 

April 19 – 21:  Biergarten Boogie Down 3, Stonewall Tavern, 115 S. Knoblock St.  Bands appearing:  Dustbowl Brothers, Carter Sampson and Joe Mack, Gravity Feed, Dirk Quinn Band, The Dustin Pittsley Band, Carrie Nation and the The Speakeasy, Honkysuckle, Eminence Ensemble   Tickets:  $25 for all 3 days  $20 for two days  $12 for Friday or Saturday  $7 for Sunday  For more information call 405-743-0366.

 

April 19 – May 10:  Keyboarding Lessons Session 2, 1:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The second session will meet each Saturday at 1:30 p.m. April 19 – May 10.  The classes are open to the public and will be held in the library’s computer lab.  Seating for classes is limited and registration is required.  To register for classes, please call 405.372.3633 x8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

April 19:  Remember the 10 Run, 7:30 – 11:00 am, OSU Campus.  10K, 5K, and Fun Run  Online registration will begin in December, 2013.  Registration is available race day from 7:30 am to 8:30 am.  Fun Run begins promptly at 9:00 am.  5K and 10K begin at 9:20.  More information available at:  www.remembertheten.com

 

April 19:  Family Day in the Garden, 9:00 am – Noon, OSU Botanic Garden.  Bring the family and spend some quality time out in the garden.  We offer a hands-on experience for individuals of all ages.  You will engage in planting, mulching and pruning the plants at The Botanic Garden with the assistance of TBG staff and Ambassadors.  Event is FREE and open to the public.

 

April 19:  Botanic Garden Open House, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Botanic Gardens at OSU.  Why not grab your family, friends or come out on your own and head out to The Botanic Gardens?  Every first and third Saturdays of each month, our gardens are open for you to enjoy the beauty and the bounty that nature offers.  Our friendly TBG Ambassadors will be available to greet guests, to help answer your own gardening and plant questions and to give you information about our gardens.  Specialty tomatoes, peppers, herbs and flowers will be available in limited supplies as part of the Botanic Garden fundraising program.  Open House events are open and free to public!  Donations are appreciated!

 

April 19:  Stillwater Writer’s Group, 1:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The writing club meets in Room 214 of the Stillwater Public Library. The group has periodic speakers on writing topics.  For more information contact Adult Services at 405-372-3633 ext. 8108 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

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April 21-27:  Big Brothers Big Sisters “Bowl For Kids’ Sake”. Bowl For Kids’ Sake is about having fun to help kids continue on a positive path. It is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest fundraiser. 100% of money raised by bowlers goes directly to support one-on-one mentoring in our community.1. Start a team: Get co-workers, friends and family together. 2. Get Pledges: Ask everyone to join you in supporting one-on-one mentoring.  3. Let’s Bowl!: Have fun bowling 2 free games with chances to win door prizes. For more info: www.bfksstillwater.org

 

April 21 – 30:  Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Gardiner Art Gallery, OSU Campus.  This highly competitive exhibition honors the artistic excellence achieved by our talented students while they learn and mature as artists at OSU.  The 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.  This event is free and open to the public.

 

April 21 – 27: OSU Museum of Art “Fading Open: The Mind Recovers in Silence”. Open to the public in Hanner Hall. For more info: Click here

 

April 21:  Judith Karman Hospice Grief Support Group, Noon – 1:30 pm, United Way Volunteer Center, 109 E. 9th Ave.  Experiencing grief from the loss of someone important?  Receive support from others that are grieving.  Brown bag lunch encouraged.  Dessert and drinks provided.  To register or for more info 405-377-8012.  Registration preferred but not required.

 

April 22:  Walk-n-Talk Series, 7:00 – 7:45 am, The 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.  This event is offered every Tuesday morning starting April 15th; time is 7:00 – 7:45am.  The walk will begin at The Botanic Garden South Parking Lot off of Highway 51.  Free to the public!  Donations are appreciated.

 

April 22:  Stillwater Jazz Concert, 7:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 22:  Stillwater High School Band Chamber Concert, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

April 22 – 27:  OSU Theatre Presents “Man of La Mancha”, Vivia Locke Theater, Seretean Center for Performing Arts, OSU Campus.  Book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh.  Directed by Peter Westerhoff.

 

April 23:  Oklahoma Historical Society-Crossroads of Commerce Annual Meeting, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  From the territorial era to the present, Oklahoma has been shaped by inventions and innovations in its business and industrial development.  Throughout this period, Oklahomans have combined capital, hard work, creativity, and emerging markets to drive the wheels of economic development.  A small sample of the wide range of topics that could be relevant to this theme includes frontier trade, agriculture, petroleum and mining, railroads, retail trade, manufacturing, food processing, cooperatives, recreation, restaurants, and the role of labor and individual entrepreneurs.

 

April 23:  Art History Faculty and Graduate Student Roundtable, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 104 Bartlett Center, OSU Campus.  Featuring Rebecca Brienen (Professor, 17th Century Dutch Art).  Free and open to the public.

 

April 23:  Yoga on the Lawn, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Colvin Center Lawn, OSU Campus.  End your Wednesday with some Yoga on the Lawn.  This is a great introduction to Yoga for the beginner, and offers new challenges for seasoned yogis.  Bring a water bottle.  Mats will be provided, but it is recommended to bring your own.  There is no need to register, just show up and have fun.  For questions or for more information, contact Preston Nesemeier at preston.nesemeier@okstate.edu or call 405-744-2379.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 23:  Frontiers in New Music Ensemble, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  Free and open to the public.

 

April 24:  Friends of the Library Used Book Sale, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Members only preview.  A Friends of the Library membership is required to attend the Preview Sale.  Memberships can be purchased at the door.  $10 annual or $100 lifetime.  Hardbacks $1  Paperbacks, DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs and cassettes $.50   Children’s books $.25

 

April 24:  Yoga in the Garden, 5:30 – 6:15 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 gardens.  When we practice outside, we invite even greater energy into the body through our contact with the sun, soil and fresh air.  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.  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.  Free!  Sponsored by OSU Department of Wellness

 

April 24:  OKOP and The Oklahoma Historical Society Red Dirt Concert, 7:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center 315 W. 8th Ave.  This concert, presented by OKPOP and the Oklahoma Historical Society, will feature regional Roots Music that would have influenced Bob Wills.  This includes Gospel, Blues, Fiddle, Cowboy, Jazz and Folk.  All performed by Oklahoma’s great musicians, Byron Berline, The Red Dirt Rangers, Dr. Harold Aldridge, and Bonita Franklin.  General Admission tickets $15 at tickets.stillwater.org

 

April 25 – 27:  AAA/Majors Baseball Tournament, Stillwater.  Times and locations to be announced.  For more information call 405-533-2532

 

April 25:  Tune It Up, 6:00 – 8:30 pm, Aspen at Fountain Square, 1323 S. Western Rd.  Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services is hosting an event to promote change.  Artist from our community are coming together to show their support for Healthy Relationships and Non Violence.

 

April 25:  Euphoria Fashion Show-An Orange Carpet Affair, 8:00 pm, College of Human Sciences Courtyard.  Euphoria is returning to the campus of Oklahoma State University. For the third year in a row, apparel design students’ creations will be featured in a high energy, runway fashion show.  Tickets for the show are $15 for general admission and can be purchased from class members or online.  VIP tickets are $50 and only available online.  All of the garments and accessories will be showcased by live models during the “Orange Carpet Affair”.  The items are a result of class assignments and special projects apparel design students have created over the last year or more.  The show is produced and directed by the Euphoria Fashion Show class, which is offered in the spring specifically to teach fashion show production.  DHM faculty member Diane Limbaugh leads the class.

 

April 26 – 27:  Mud University, Lake McMurtry.  Mud U is a memorable and unique muddy obstacle event for children and youth aged between 6 and 13.  For more information:  www.MudUniversity.org.

 

April 26:  Skyline Recycle Day, 9:00 am – Noon, Skyline Elementary, 1402 E. Skyline Dr.  Bring your junk metal, old appliances, bicycles, metal swing sets, aluminum cans plus much more.  Free coffee and donuts at 9:00 am.

 

April 26:  Certified Barbecue Judging Class, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Robert M. Kerr Food and Agriculture Products Center, OSU Campus.  Participation in the Certified Barbecue Judging Class has many benefits.  In addition to sampling great barbecue, you will:  Learn how to define barbecue, Judge barbecued meats, Receive a Certified Judging Manual, Earn a Judging Badge, Improve your taste-testing skills, Gain valuable judging experience.  Taught by Ed Roith, a 20-year charter member of the Kansas City Barbeque Society, a member of the Board of Directors and a former competition cook.  Register online at:  www.fapc.biz/workshops/abbqclass by April 18th.

 

April 26:  Emergency/Disaster Preparedness Fair, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, West Side Boomer Lake.  This free Emergency & Disaster Preparedness Fair is designed to be a location for people to come to who want to learn how they can better prepare themselves for emergencies and disasters small to large.  We will have presenters from many different agencies on hand who are willing to talk and show various ways for people to better prepare themselves, their families and others as well as talk about their roles before, during or after a disaster.  Oklahoma is well known for experiencing a wide variety of natural disasters each year.  This event is intended for those who want to learn tips and tricks which might either help them prepare on how to protect themselves and their property or ways to help them recover faster after a devastating event may have occurred.  More information can be found at:  www.facebook/areyoupreparedstw

 

April 26:  2nd Annual Poetry Walk, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, OSU Botanic Garden.  April is National Poetry Month.  The Botanic Gardens invite you to join the OSU Writing Project for the 2nd Annual Poetry Walk.  Stroll the beautiful garden grounds and stop to enjoy a poem or two.  Free and open to the public.  Donations appreciated!

 

April 26:  OSU POSSE Benefit Auction, 5:30 pm, Gallagher-Iba Arena, OSU Campus.  Doors open at 5:30 pm.  Buffet dinner begins at 6:00 pm with first bid at 6:45 pm.  Join the POSSE for OSU Athletics’ largest annual event, featuring Honorary Chair Michele Smith!  The former Cowgirl Softball great and Olympic Gold medalist currently serves as an ESPN analyst and is a true ambassador for the sport.  The auction is the POSSE’s primary fundraising event for the OSU Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund.  Donations from the auction benefit all of our Cowboys and Cowgirls who are pursuing excellence both on and off the playing field.  Call the POSSE office at 405-744-7301 to reserve your seat today!

 

April 26:  OSU Ducks Unlimited Dinner, 6:00 – 10:00 pm, Lazy J Arena, 1419 W. 80th St.  Please join us for a fun night as the OSU Ducks Unlimited Chapter hosts a DU Party at the Lazy J Arena.  There will be a silent auction and lots of raffles for guns, decoys and other hunting items.  Help us get the OSU chapter into the Ducks Unlimited College Chapter Sweet 16.  Tickets include a one year membership to Ducks Unlimited and dinner at the event.  Student $15 in advance or online, $35 at the door  Single $45  Couple $70  Tickets available online at www.ducksunlimited.com.  For more information call 918-348-1076.

 

April 26:  OSU Jazz Festival Feature Concert, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  Guest Artist:  Wycliffe Gordon, trombone.  This performance will conclude this year’s OSU Jazz Festival.  Tickets:  $8 General Admission, $6 Students/Senior Citizens  Tickets available in 132 Seretean Center or at the box office 1 hour before the performance.

 

April 27:  Born to Do Science-Battling Bacterial Biofilms, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  “Battling Bacterial Biofilms” with Dr. Marianna Patrauchan, OSU Microbiology Department. Decoding chemical conversations could save lives! Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common bacterium, usually harmless to humans.  But in the lungs of people with Cystic Fibrosis, it forms a deadly biofilm.  Why?  How?  Dr. Patrauchan uses a variety of approaches to help figure it out!  Monty Harper and OSU scientists are back at the Stillwater Public Library to inform and entertain 3-8 grade students on science research and phenomena.

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April 28:  Beginning Word, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The classes are open to the public and will be held in the library’s computer lab.  Seating for classes is limited and registration is required.  To register for classes, please call 405.372.3633 x8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

April 28:  Judith Karman Hospice Grief Support Group, Noon – 1:30 pm, United Way Volunteer Center, 109 E. 9th Ave.  Experiencing grief from the loss of someone important?  Receive support from others that are grieving.  Brown bag lunch encouraged.  Dessert and drinks provided.  To register or for more info 405-377-8012.  Registration preferred but not required.

 

April 28:  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 at 405-372-3633 ext 8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org

 

April 28:  Diabetes Support Group, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Evident Health Services, 604 S. Walnut St.  Facilitated by healthcare professional that care for you.  To help you realize you are not alone in your battle against diabetes.  For more information call 405-571-9111 or email smoore@evidenthealth.com

 

April 29:  Walk-n-Talk Series, 7:00 – 7:45 am, The 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.  This event is offered every Tuesday morning starting April 15th; time is 7:00 – 7:45am.  The walk will begin at The Botanic Garden South Parking Lot off of Highway 51.  Free to the public!  Donations are appreciated.

 

April 29:  Annual Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament, 8:30 am, Stillwater Country Club, 5215 W. Country Club Dr.  Benefits Susan G. Komen research seeking a cure for breast cancer.  Hosted since 2006 by Stillwater Country Club Women’s Golf Association, the format calls for a nine-hole scramble followed by lunch, all inclusive in the $40 entry fee.  Women golfers in the area are invited to play.  Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.  Registration deadline is April 22.  To pre-register, call Susan Blake at 405-372-2706.

 

April 30:  Age of Champions Showing, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Payne County Expo Center.  Age of Champions is the award-winning PBS documentary following five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics.  You’ll meet a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, and rough-and-tumble basketball grandmothers as they triumph over the limitations of age.  The Washington Post called the film “infectiously inspiring” and theater audiences across the country have fallen in love with its light-hearted take on growing older. It’s a powerful story to share with the whole family and get inspired to be healthier, happier, and more active.  9:00 – 11:00 am Film and Q&A   11:00 am – 1:00 pm Lunch and Visit Booths   1:00 – 3:00 pm Film and Q&A  Cost $20  For more information call 405-372-5573.

 

April 30:  Zannotti’s Wine and Palette, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  Featuring “Stand Out!”  Artist:  Keri Smith  Discount coupons not valid for this event.  Tapas buffet included in event cost.  Must be 21.  Register at:  http://www.wineandpalette.com/Class_Detail.asp?CalID=2693

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Stillwater Birthday Characters are preparing for their first annual coats for kids yard sale.  They are accepting: household items, baby and kids items, furniture, glassware, books, etc. Yard sale donations are being accepted now until late August. All proceeds generated from the yard sale will go towards purchasing winter coats for children in Stillwater. You can either call to drop off or schedule a pick up by calling 405-362-0882 or sending us a message on facebook at https://facebook.com/still.watercharacters 

 

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