Stillwater Events

 

February 2 – 5:  AARP Free Tax Help, 9:30 am – Noon, Stillwater Senior Center, 1015 East 12th Ave.  Free Tax preparation Feb 2- April 15 2015.  Stillwater Public Library: Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 – 4:00 pm    Stillwater Senior Center: Monday-Thursday 9:30 am – Noon.    Please bring government issued identification and last year’s tax return.  A complete copy of items to bring is available at the Help Desk.  Email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106 or visit http://business.stillwaterchamber.org/events/details/it-s-tax-time-again-get-help-at-stillwater-public-library-2055.

 

February 2:  Eat Better, Move More, 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The “Eat Better, Move More” program is a 10 week training series designed to fit the interests and needs of older adults who want to maintain or improve their quality of life.  Each week will focus on a different aspect of nutrition and physical activity.  Participants will receive a free step counter and the “Eat Better, Move More” manual including daily record sheets for individuals to track their success.  Instructors are provided by OHAI, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine and supported by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.  For more information or to register call OHAI’s Central Center of Healthy Aging at (405) 271-6424.

 

February 2:  Minecraft Mondays, 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Room 119 Computer Lab, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Minecraft free play. 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. Kids and teens ages 8 and up register for 1.5 hour sessions. Registration required. Space is limited!  Contact Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106.

 

February 3 – 4:  AARP Free Tax Help, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free Tax preparation Feb 2- April 15 2015.  Stillwater Public Library: Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 – 4:00 pm    Stillwater Senior Center: Monday-Thursday 9:30 am – Noon.    Please bring government issued identification and last year’s tax return.  A complete copy of items to bring is available at the Help Desk.  Email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106 or visit http://business.stillwaterchamber.org/events/details/it-s-tax-time-again-get-help-at-stillwater-public-library-2055.

 

February 3:  Cimarron Valley Quilt Guild, 10:00 am & 6:00 pm, 1st Church of the Nazarene, 1023 E. Will Rogers Dr.  Local member Jan Holzbauer will share her story of “My Journey as an Art Quilter”.  She will also have many of her beautiful quilts on display.  The Guild meets the first Tuesday of each month.  The March meeting will be a workshop with national speaker Bonnie Hunter.  If you are interested in attending this workshop, call Susan Oliver at 405-377-4118.

 

February 3:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Backstage Pass::American Musical Theater, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  American musical theater is alive and kicking its heels up with song, dance and storylines that reflect contemporary entertainment at its finest.  Explore this amazing and uniquely-American art form, as Cody Whittenburg and Heather Meyer play hosts on a journey that will delight you!  This class meets Tuesdays, February 3rd through March 10th.  For more information and enrollment, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 3:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Great Decisions, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Russia and the Near Abroad:  As calls for closer ties with the EU failed to be met, Ukrainians took to the streets.  Putin’s pushback against expansionism has the West wondering:  what does that mean for the rest of Russia’s neighbors?  Topic expert Dr. Joel Jenswold, Associate Director, School of International Studies Graduate Program, Expert in Political and Social Development in Post-Soviet Russian and Central Asia.  For enrollment information contact OLLI at 405-744-5868.

 

February 3:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Beginning Yoga, 10:15 – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Learning the basics of pranayama (breathing), postures (asana) 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 learn how your yoga practice can translate over to your life off the mat.  You’ll also investigate the principles of Ayurveda, an ancient Hindu system of traditional medicine and how these principles are relevant in our lives.  Instructor:  Julie Lambert.  Equipment:  a yoga mat and comfortable clothing.  This class will meet on Tuesdays from February 3rd through March 10th.  For more information and enrollment, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 3:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Town Hall, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The Dawes Commission:  Sandra Denney will present the Dawes Commission.  The 39 minute film, submitted for an Academy Award, is adapted from Bob Hicks’ play about a family dealing with a Dawes Commission agent in 1904.  For more information and enrollment, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 3: Stillwater Ukulele Association Meeting and Jam, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Daddy O’s Music Co, 115 N. Main. Meet with a group of ukulele players who enjoy playing music together. An informal and supportive group whose goal is to jam, learn, and have fun. It’s free and music is provided.

 

February 3:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Cinema:Variety Pack, 6:00 – 8:30 pm, 1st United Methodist Church Family Live Center, 401 W. 7th Ave.  Expand your cinema horizons as we explore a blend of Contemporary, Classic, Hollywood and International motion pictures.  These films provide a variety of humorous and heart-warming stories, as well as historical significance and innovative techniques.  The following films will be shown:  Kolya, The Blue Angel, Gentleman’s Agreement, Made In Dagenham, The Triplets of Belleville, and Blast from the Past.  This class will be presented by Vickie Sturgeon.  The class will run from February 3rd through March 10th.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 3:  Veterinary Voices Seminar-How to Keep Your Pet’s Breath and Smile Bright, 7:00 pm, McElroy Hall Auditorium, OSU Campus.  Free and open to the public.

 

February 4:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Your Guide to Ancestry.com, 10:00 am – Noon, Meridian Technology Center, 1312 S. Range Rd.  Get up and running quickly with online genealogical research by using Ancestry.com.  You’ll learn how to begin your investigation, set up research strategies, identify the resources, specific to your needs, and narrow down records, time periods and topics.  You’ll also learn how to manage your family tree as it grows and how to connect with others to share information.  The course will also touch on other online resources such as Legacy and Family Tree Maker.  Taught by Ally Sharp.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 4:  Journalist and Middle East Expert Barbara Slavin, Noon – 1:00 pm, Wes Watkins Center, OSU Campus.  The Division of International Studies and Outreach at Oklahoma State University welcomes well-known journalist, Barbara Slavin.  Slavin is currently a senior fellow at Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center.  She is also a Washington correspondent for a website designed for news from and about the Middle East called Al-Monitor.com.  Slavin is the former assistant managing editor for world and national security at The Washington Times, senior diplomatic reporter for USA Today and editor for the New York Times Week In Review.  Persian snacks will be provided.  Free and open to the public.

 

February 4:  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.

 

February 4:  Tense Futures-A Science Fiction Film Series, 6:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Ducks St.  Science Fiction fans are invited to join a film and discussion group where they can share their love of the Sci-Fi genre.  The series will take place from February 4th through May 6th.  The series is hosted by OSU Professor Tim Prchal.  The will continue on the first Wednesday of the month.  To register for the club, please visit the library’s webpage at http://library.stillwater.org or call 405-372-3633 x8106 or email:  askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

 

February 5:  OLLI @OSU Presents-The State of Education, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Local and national issues in Education.  Join us for an in-depth examination of topics relevant to the most current issues facing local, state, and national education.  Dr. Ken McKinley hosts guest experts who will speak on the following:  — OSU and Oklahoma Higher Education Finance with Joe Weaver, Vice President for Administration and Finance, OSU  — School Finance with Steven Crawford, Executive Director of the Cooperative Council of Oklahoma School Administrators and the Oklahoma Association of School Administrators  — District and Grade Reconfiguration with Ann Caine, Superintendent of Stillwater Public Schools  — Oklahoma Career Tech and Workforce with Marcie Mack, Interim Director of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology  –Hot Topics in K-12 Education with Gay Washington, Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services, Stillwater Public Schools  — University Teacher Prep and Charter Schools with Pam Carroll, Dean of Education, OSU  — Tulsa Teacher Evaluation Model with Jana Burk, Executive Director of the Teacher/Leadership Effectiveness Initiative, Tulsa Public Schools — “Complete College America” Program with Debbie Blanke, Executive Director of Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and Oklahoma Campus Compact  — OSU Academics and Student Retention Initiative with Pam Fry, Associate Provost, Academic Affairs, OSU.  Course runs February 5th through March 12th.  For more information and Registration, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 5:  OLLI @OSU Presents—Avant-Garde & Enlightening::Understanding Modern Art, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  We will explore the roots of modern art starting with Impressionism and discuss important movements such as Cubism, Surrealism, Futurism, Dadaism and Abstract Expressionism.  Expand your definition of what modern art is and enhance how you experience it.  Course will be taught by Emily States, adult and teen services librarian at the Stillwater Public Library.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 5:  OLLI @OSU Presents-The Dark Side of Literature::Classic Horror Stories, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Why do we love to be scared?  Delve into the themes and symbolism woven into classic horror stories by authors such as Edgar Allen Poe, Bram Stoker, and H.P. Lovecraft.  We will also investigate the lives of horror authors and the literary devices they use to strike fear in the hearts of their readers.  Throughout the course, we will construct our own theories as to why we seek out horror and yearn to be scared.  Taught by Stacy DeLano, Adult Services Librarian at the Stillwater Public Library.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 5:  Noon Concert Series, Noon – 1:00 pm, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  Opera Scenes.  Free and open to the public.

 

February 5:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Pulling Out all the Stops::An Introduction to the Pipe Organ, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  We will look at some logical components of pipe organ design (both physical and musical), also learning along the way to recognize the various sounds  available on an organ and what an organist actually does to coax a particular musical result from the instrument.  We will take a glance at the processes an organist uses to coordinate the feet and hands while simultaneously making appropriate decisions for performing the music.  A portion of the class time will be spent at the organ console.  Taught by Gerald Frank, Professor Emeritus of Music at OSU and Director of Music at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Stillwater.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 5:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Small Towns, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Historian David Sasser will explore some of our interesting small towns and the unique way of life they offer.  He will examine how our communities were established after the opening of Oklahoma, and how they developed, using his knowledge of Perkins as a case study.  David will talk about some of the ghost towns in the area, and will look at the reasons some of them didn’t make it.  He will bring light to how railroad and highway development boosted, and eventually killed, some small towns, and the role rail plays in our communities today.  He will also look at the effects of oil and gas exploration on communities like Cushing, from the boom to bust, and currently happening there.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 5:  OLLI @OSU Presents-The Presidents::Carter, Reagan, and Bush, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This course concludes our analysis of 20th Century presidents.  We will view videos from the PBS American Experience series on 20th Century Presidents focusing on Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.  The course is taught by Ed Arquitt, retired Professor of Sociology, OSU.  The course runs February 5th through March 12th.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 5:  Teen Book Club, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Join our new book club run by and for teens! Read books like The Fault in Our Stars, Wicked, Speak, and Never Let Me Go.  The club meets on the first Thursday of each month from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.   Contact Emily States to sign-up.  Space is limited.  Contact Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106.

 

February 5:  OSU Museum of Art-Late Thursday with Bill Goldston, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  Bill Goldston, OSU alumni and director of a renowned printmaking facility, Universal Limited Art Editions in New York, will speak at the OSU Museum of Art.  He will focus on the James Rosenquist prints published at ULAE, his own expertise in printmaking, and his vast working experience with Rosenquist.  The event is free and open to the public.

 

February 5:  Stillwater League of Women Voters Annual League Dinner, 6:30 pm, Meditations, 1205 N. Country Club Rd.  The Stillwater League of Women Voters is hosting Joy Hofmeister, State School Superintendent at their annual League dinner.  Hofmeister will speak on “The State of Education in Oklahoma” at the Stillwater League of Women Voters’ annual dinner and silent auction.  The reception and silent auction begins at 6:30, with dinner served at 7:00 pm.  Joy will speak at 7:45.  The cost is $25 per person, helping a great cause and providing a most enjoyable evening for attendees.  RSVP is due by 5 pm on January 30 to League treasurer, Alice Richardson, 405- 377-4831.

 

February 6:  First Friday-Medication Reconciliation, Noon – 1:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Do you ever feel that you do not speak the same language as your healthcare provider?  This can be especially true when it comes to your home medications and how you take them.  Maintaining an accurate and updated medication list is important to ensure your safety and to prevent prescription errors when entering the hospital or seeing a specialist.  This program will help you bridge the language barrier so that your medication history can be accurately communicated to all healthcare providers and institutions to protect you and your loved ones.  Come early for a free blood pressure check, courtesy of SMC Home Health (beginning at 11:30). Doors open at 11:15 a.m.

 

February 6:  Dancing with Daddy, 6:00 – 10:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center 315 W. 8th Ave.  Two dances:  Preschool to 2nd grade from 6 to 7:30 pm — 3rd grade and above from 8:30 to 10:00 pm.  Tickets and more information available at:  http://tickets.stillwater.org/events.php#126. Advanced tickets ($25 per couple with $10 for each additional daughter) available online through February 4th.  Tickets purchased February 5th & 6th are $35 per couple and $15 for each additional daughter.

 

February 6:  African Children’s Choir Performance, 7:00 pm, 1st United Methodist Church, 400 W. 7th Ave.  Donations accepted.

 

February 6:  Comicon, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Starlight Terrace, Student Union, OSU Campus.  This month, we give you the opportunity to unleash your inner (or outer) geek at the Oklahoma State Comicon, presented by the Student Union Activities Board!  Featuring exhibits and vendors with geekdom’s most popular artifacts and the best cosplay around, the 2015 OSU Comicon is sure to be a hit.

 

February 6 – 7:  OSU Opera Presents Love, Lust & Death:Four Tragic Acts of Love, 7:30 – 10:00 pm, OSU Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  The students of the OSU Opera program will perform the final scene of Don Giovanni, the final acts of Rigoletto & La Bohème, and the mini-opera Face on the Barroom Floor.  Tickets for this event are $8 general admission/$6 students & senior citizens.

 

February 6:  Live Music at Brooklyn’s, 8:00 pm, Brooklyn’s, 701 S. Main St.  Featuring The Carlton 5–a diverse music ensemble that plays jazz, blues, funk as well as songs on the radio.  Free.

 

February 7:  PCYS 6th Annual ‘An Evening to Remember’ Fundraiser: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, Wes Watkins Center, OSU Campus.  You are cordially invited to attend An Evening To Remember Murder Mystery Dinner Theater and Auction.  Hosted by Payne County Youth Services, Inc.  Presented by Troupe d’Jour Performing Atrists.  Come solve the “mystery” of My Fatal Valentine benefiting Payne County YouthServices, Inc.  Enjoy a casual night out and support a good cause, $75/person; $750/table of 10.  Accepting reservations and donated items for the Silent and Live Auctions.  To make a reservation or donate an item, trip or accommodations, please call PCYS at 405-377-3380 or e-mail to lindap@pcys.org.

 

February 7:  Polar Plunge, 10:00 am, Boomer Lake.  10:00 am  Registration    11:00 am  Plunge  A Polar Plunge is a fundraising challenge made to an individual or group challenging them to dive into a cold body of water in order to raise money for Special Olympics.  Each participant collects pledges from family, friends and businesses in the hopes of raising lots of money for Special Olympics.  The Polar Plunge is coordinated by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, an international charity made up of law enforcement personnel who raise money and awareness for Special Olympics.  A minimum of $75 in donations is required for an individual to be allowed to plunge; a liability waiver also needs to be signed by all plungers.  Those meeting the minimum are presented with a commemorative Polar Plunge t-shirt.  More information at:  http://www.sook.org/polar-plunge-stillwater.html

 

February 7:  Setsubun Celebration, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  (All ages)  Come celebrate the Japanese holiday of Setsubun.  Create an Oni mask to drive the evil spirits away!  Throw beans, learn about tradition and HAVE FUN at this come-an-go activity in our Kameoka Kids exhibit!

 

February 7:  Annual DeMolay Benefit Chili Cook-Off, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Stillwater Masonic Center, 322 W. Miller St.  Proceeds benefit the Young Men of Stillwater DeMolay Chapter.  You can also enter a pot of chili into the competition!  Competitors will be judged by the amount of entry tickets placed in front of their entry at the end of the day.  Tickets available at the door, or in advance from any Frontier Lodge Mason or Stillwater DeMolay member.  Note: Masons will be parking for the OSU vs. Kansas Men’s Basketball Game.  To park for the Chili Supper ONLY, please let the attendant know that you are attending the chili cook off only.  Parking validation will be available inside.

 

February 7:  Live Music at Tumbleweed Dance Hall, 8:00 pm, Tumbleweed, Corner of Lakeview and Country Club Rd.  Featuring Randy Rogers Band.  Doors open at 8:00 pm.  Show at 9:30 pm.  18+ event.  $15  More information at:  http://tumbleweed.preferredfan.com/tickets/event/556

 

 

February 8:  Born to Do Science, 2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  “Heart Health, Explosive Gas and Mexican Mollies” with Jennifer H. Shaw, Ph.D., Department of Zoology.  Regulation of hydrogen sulfide in the human body is essential for health, but how do the body’s cells know exactly how much to make?  Find out how some special fish from Mexico help scientists understand body chemistry.  “Born to Do Science” is free and open to the public.  Classes are targeted to students in third through eighth grade.  Adult family members are highly encouraged to attend.

 

February 9 – 12:  AARP Free Tax Help, 9:30 am – Noon, Stillwater Senior Center, 1015 East 12th Ave.  Free Tax preparation Feb 2- April 15 2015.  Stillwater Public Library: Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 – 4:00 pm    Stillwater Senior Center: Monday-Thursday 9:30 am – Noon.    Please bring government issued identification and last year’s tax return.  A complete copy of items to bring is available at the Help Desk.  Email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106 or visit http://business.stillwaterchamber.org/events/details/it-s-tax-time-again-get-help-at-stillwater-public-library-2055.

 

February 9 – April 21:  Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara—A Mid-Century Dream House, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Saturday, Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home explores the relationship between an architect and his clients, Dr. John and Kay Christian, as they worked together to create one family’s definition of an American dream home. Told through the juxtaposition of original objects and furniture, architectural fragments, rare archival materials, historic photographs, and video footage, this exhibit explores the creation of a Wright house made into a family home.

 

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

 

February 9:  Eat Better, Move More, 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The “Eat Better, Move More” program is a 10 week training series designed to fit the interests and needs of older adults who want to maintain or improve their quality of life.  Each week will focus on a different aspect of nutrition and physical activity.  Participants will receive a free step counter and the “Eat Better, Move More” manual including daily record sheets for individuals to track their success.  Instructors are provided by OHAI, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine and supported by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.  For more information or to register call OHAI’s Central Center of Healthy Aging at (405) 271-6424.

 

February 10 -11:  AARP Free Tax Help, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free Tax preparation Feb 2- April 15 2015.  Stillwater Public Library: Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 – 4:00 pm    Stillwater Senior Center: Monday-Thursday 9:30 am – Noon.    Please bring government issued identification and last year’s tax return.  A complete copy of items to bring is available at the Help Desk.  Email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106 or visit http://business.stillwaterchamber.org/events/details/it-s-tax-time-again-get-help-at-stillwater-public-library-2055.

 

February 10:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Great Decisions, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Privacy in the Digital Age:  The idea of “privacy” has undergone significant changes in the digital age.  The founding fathers granted citizens significant protections in the Constitution.  Now, the tables have turned.  Presented by Dr. Blayne Mayfield, Associate Professor, Computer Science, former Department Head, former Director of ITLE.  For enrollment, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 10:  Building a Workplace of Accountability, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Meridian Technology Center, 1312 S. Sangre Rd. Accountability is one of the most important aspects of any business, and organizations that hold their employees accountable for their choices and tasks witness increased levels of productivity and efficiency.  This high energy session will unpack what accountability really means, how you can foster it, and why it’s mission critical in your workplace.  An Accountability Model will also be shared to help you as a leader better understand how to model the behaviors you’re seeking from others.  Class fee $15.  Click HERE for more information or to register.

 

February 10:  Appetite for Advocacy, Noon – 1:00 pm, Saville Center for Child Advocacy, 1523 W. 9th Ave.  Please be The Saville Center’s guest for lunch and an educational program on Child Abuse Prevention in Payne County.  We will look at “Erin’s Law” and discuss a proposed school program which gives students tools to help reduce potential abuse, identify safe people, and be able to tell if something isn’t safe. “Stop. Go. Tell”.  Please RSVP by February 3 to smanuel@savillecenter.org.  For more information contact Sarah Manuel at 405-377-5670 or visit http://www.savillecenter.org/

 

February 10:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Town Hall, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Cushing, the Oil Pipeline Capitol of the World:  Cushing, Oklahoma has been dubbed the Oil Pipeline Capitol of the World.  The complex has 93 storage tanks where oil is stored and shipped.  Cushing serves as a clearinghouse with storage of over 80 million barrels of crude oil.  Mike Moeller, Director and General Manager of Enbridge, is one of 13 companies in Cushing and talks about the largest oil storage facility in the United States.  For more information and enrollment, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 10: Stillwater Ukulele Association Meeting and Jam, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Daddy O’s Music Co, 115 N. Main. Meet with a group of ukulele players who enjoy playing music together. An informal and supportive group whose goal is to jam, learn, and have fun. It’s free and music is provided.

 

February 10:  Tuesday Evening Gardening Series, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Educational Building at The Botanic Garden at OSU.  Raised Beds/Soil Testing and Gardening with Disabilities will be the topics for the evening with a hands-on activity of fertilizer calculations.  The program is free and open to all.  Please call or email the Payne County Extension Office (keith.reed@okstate.edu or call 405-747-8320) in advance if you plan to attend, so they can be adequately prepared.

 

February 10:  OSU Jazz Ensembles, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, OSU Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  The OSU Jazz Ensembles are under the direction of Dr. Ryan Gardner and Dr. Benjamin Lorenzo.  Tickets for this event are $8 general admission/$6 students & senior citizens.

 

February 11:  Internal Auditor Course, 8:30 am, Room 120 FAPC, OSU Campus.  The one-day Internal Auditor Course will teach you how to conduct internal audits in your facility against GFSI standards.  Presented by Jason Young, Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center GFSI Specialist.  Call 405-744-6277 for registration and more information.

 

February 11:  Picking up STEAM-Growing Things, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  STEAM= Science, Technology Engineering, Arts & Mathematics.  Our new program for K-3 encourages young elementary students & their parents to wonder, experiment, and create at our monthly workshops.  Growing Things on the Second Wednesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration is required.  Contact Children’s Services or call 405-342-3633 ext. 8108

 

February 11:  Relishing Rough Heros-Moral & Aesthetic Defects in Works of Fiction, 112 Classroom Bldg. OSU Campus.  Friends of the Forms presents, “Relishing Rough Heroes: Moral and Aesthetic Defects in Works of Fiction” by Dr. Eva Dadlez, Philosophy Professor at the University of Central Oklahoma.  Free and open to the public.

 

February 12 – 15:  Town and Gown Theatre Presents-Mama Won’t Fly, 7:30 pm, Thursday – Saturday, 2:30pm Sunday, Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins Rd.  Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope & Jamie Wooten; Directed by Paul Weber.  An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her brother’s wedding.  Savannah’s problem:  Mama won’t fly.  With only four days to make it to the ceremony, this determined daughter has no choice but to drive cross-country with her equally willful mother, Norleen Sprunt, in Mama’s vintage sedan.  As Savannah steels herself for this hastily conceived road trip, another outrageous complication arises:  the bubbly, over-eager bride-to-be arrives unannounced.  Hayley Quinn, delighted to finally meet her future in-laws, is convinced that traveling together to her wedding is the perfect way to bond.  This ferociously funny, family-friendly comedy will have you laughing your way across the country and all the way down the aisle!  For more information and tickets call 405-372-9122.

 

February 12:  Religion on the Western Front by Joseph Byrnes, 3:30 – 5:00 pm, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  “The Great War and Its Legacy, 1914-1918″ series is made possible through funding from the OSU Library and Wood Professorship for Library Science.  Related events are free and open to the public.

 

February 12:  Student Presentations, 6:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  Two students will lead discussions about the work on view in James Rosenquist: Illustrious Works on Paper, Illuminating Paintings.  Each presentation is based on research from Art 3663: History of American Art.

 

February 12:  Cola as Ice-Teen Winter Reading Party, 6:30 – 8:45pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Watching a movie (teens choice- vote when register for winter reading), prize drawings for an iPad mini, gift certificates, and books.

 

February 12:  OSU Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  The OSU Percussion Ensemble is under the direction of Professor Wayne Bovenschen.  Tickets for this event are $8 general admission/$6 students & senior citizens.

 

February 13 – 15:  The Vagina Monologues, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Student Union Theater, OSU Campus.  “The Vagina Monologues” is an episodic play, written by Eve Ensler, addressing violence against women and women’s issues.  In partnership with the V-Day organization, 100% of the proceeds will benefit the local domestic violence shelter, Wings of Hope.  Hailed by The New York Times as “funny” and “poignant” and by the Daily News as “intelligent” and “courageous,” The Vagina Monologues, which was first performed off-Broadway, dives into the mystery, humor, pain, power, wisdom, outrage and excitement buried in women’s experiences.  Tickets:  $5 or $3 + unopened toiletry item.

 

February 13:  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.  For more information email Children’s Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8108

 

February 13:  Teen Anime Club, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  The monthly meetings include viewing new anime productions, practicing Manga drawing skills and learning about Japanese culture.  For more information email Children’s Services, or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8108.

 

February 14:  International Bazaar, Wes Watkins Center, OSU Campus.  International Expo was just a teaser. How about a second trip around the world to tempt your taste buds through exotic cuisine and mouth-watering delicacies?  For more information call 405-744-5459.

 

February 14:  Oklahoma Kids Wrestling Association NW Regional Tournament, 9:00 am, Stillwater High School Gymnasium.  The Pioneer Wrestling Club is hosting the Oklahoma Kids Wrestling Association NW Regional Tournament.  This is the qualifier for the State tournament.  It will draw approximately 800 youth wrestlers and 2000 spectators to the area.  $5 for adults  $3 for children over 5

 

February 14:  Valentine’s Day Bonus Craft at the WONDERtorium, 3:30 – 5:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  (All ages)  Make a sweet craft with your little one just in time for Valentine’s Day.  We will be making love magnets.  Decorate a magnet and get your picture taken to hand on the fridge.  Best of all, this craft is FREE with admission or membership!

 

February 14:  The OSU Department of Music & Friends of Music Spring Musical, 6:30 pm, Backstage, 110 E. 7th Ave.  Music is a Work of HeART.  Hosts are Julie and Russ Teubner and Bank SNB.  Guests will be treated throughout the evening to a collection of vocal and woodwind performances led by April Golliver, co-director of the OSU Opera Studio and Celeste Johnson Frehner, professor of oboe studies.  The cost is $100 per person.  Reservations are required.  For ticket and reservation information call the OSU Department of Music, 405-744-8997.

 

 

February 15:  Chili-Bike, Lake McMurtry west side.  Ride a little or a lot, come out for homemade chili & fixins served from 11-1.  Registration starts at 9am, all events end at 4pm.  Chili Bike is a celebration of the 30 miles of multipurpose trails at Lake McMurtry in Stillwater.  Held rain or shine, bicyclists will be greeted with a hearty selection of chili and soup.  Air up your tires, grab a helmet and hit the beautiful trails around the lake.  Meant to be completed between 10am and 4pm, the challenge uses all four trails totaling 30 miles and is a mixture of asphalt and off-road riding.  If weather is above 40 degrees, there will be a 22-mile road event that kicks off at 10:30am.  Everyone is welcome to participate and make as many laps as they would like.  This event is a celebration of all the volunteer work that the Red Dirt Pedalers do each year on the 30 miles of trail at Lake McMurtry.  The fee is $35 day of the event, this is the RDP biggest fund raiser for the trail system.

 

February 16 – 19:  AARP Free Tax Help, 9:30 am – Noon, Stillwater Senior Center, 1015 East 12th Ave.  Free Tax preparation Feb 2- April 15 2015.  Stillwater Public Library: Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 – 4:00 pm    Stillwater Senior Center: Monday-Thursday 9:30 am – Noon.    Please bring government issued identification and last year’s tax return.  A complete copy of items to bring is available at the Help Desk.  Email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106 or visit http://business.stillwaterchamber.org/events/details/it-s-tax-time-again-get-help-at-stillwater-public-library-2055.

 

February 16: Kids Day Out7:00 am – 5:30 pm, Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. Includes: gym games, table games, arts and crafts, outdoor recreation, swimming and stations. Breakfast, lunch, and snack provided. Cost $30 per day per child. Please register and pay at YMCA front desk. For more information, call 405-372-5833.

 

February 16:  Free Admission at the WONDERtorium, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  Join us at the WONDERtorium on President’s Day and play for FREE all day!

 

February 16:  Eat Better, Move More, 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The “Eat Better, Move More” program is a 10 week training series designed to fit the interests and needs of older adults who want to maintain or improve their quality of life.  Each week will focus on a different aspect of nutrition and physical activity.  Participants will receive a free step counter and the “Eat Better, Move More” manual including daily record sheets for individuals to track their success.  Instructors are provided by OHAI, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine and supported by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.  For more information or to register call OHAI’s Central Center of Healthy Aging at (405) 271-6424.

 

February 16:  Minecraft Mondays, 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Room 119 Computer Lab, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Minecraft free play. 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. Kids and teens ages 8 and up register for 1.5 hour sessions. Registration required. Space is limited!  Contact Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106.

 

February 16:  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.

 

February 16:  Cirque Zuma Zuma, 8:00 – 10:00 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  Audiences and critics in Europe and Australia agree – Cirque Zuma Zuma is unlike anything they have ever seen before.  Many describe it as an African-style Cirque du Soleil; such is the standard of the performers and the quality of the show’s live musical score.  The cirque spectacle is wrapped in a colorfully costumed troupe of talented artists, including South African vocalists, gumboot dancers and contortionists, Zimbabwean percussionists, Egyptian limbo dancers, Gabonese tumblers, amazing pole acts and many more.

 

February 17 – 18:  AARP Free Tax Help, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free Tax preparation Feb 2- April 15 2015.  Stillwater Public Library: Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 – 4:00 pm    Stillwater Senior Center: Monday-Thursday 9:30 am – Noon.    Please bring government issued identification and last year’s tax return.  A complete copy of items to bring is available at the Help Desk.  Email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106 or visit http://business.stillwaterchamber.org/events/details/it-s-tax-time-again-get-help-at-stillwater-public-library-2055.

 

February 17:  15th Annual FAPC Research Symposium, 8:00 am – 1:45pm, Room 201, FAPC, OSU Campus.  The event will provide an opportunity for graduate students to make presentations of their work and for researchers to network with others in the food and agricultural field and possibly foster future collaborations among colleagues,” said Peter Muriana, FAPC food microbiologist and chair of the symposium.  The keynote speaker, Larry Steenson, senior principal scientist at DuPont Nutrition & Health, will discuss “Use of Antimicrobials in Food; an Industry Perspective.”  The symposium is open to anyone who wants to attend.  There is no charge for the day’s events; however, registration is required.  The deadline to register is Feb. 6.  To register or for more information, please visit http://fapc.biz/workshops/2015-research-symposium/researchsymposium or call Karen Smith at (405) 744-6277.

 

February 17:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Great Decisions, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Human Trafficking in the 21st Century:  Human trafficking represents a multi-billion in international trade per annum and continues to be one of the fastest growing criminal industries.  A global phenomenon, the U.S. is one of the world’s leading human trafficking importers.  Presenter:  Darrell Weaver, Director of Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, the agency responsible for investigating Human Trafficking in Oklahoma.  For questions and enrollment:  call 405-744-5868.

 

February 17:  Celebrating Books by OSU Authors, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Anne Morris Greenwood Reading Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  Each spring, the OSU Library honors OSU employees and students who have authored, co-authored or edited a book or published a major creative work such as musical composition, art exhibit catalog or audio recording in the past two years.  The purpose of Celebrating Books by OSU Authors is to recognize and honor these individuals’ achievements, encourage academic dialogue and ensure that works by OSU authors are available to the University community by adding these pieces to the OSU Library’s collection.  Free and open to the public.

 

February 17:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Town Hall, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Living Well:  Tim McCue, Assistant Coordinator of Student Conduct Education at OSU has a message:  “make sure you don’t become your own biggest obstacle, don’t focus on the reason not to do something.  You are responsible for your own success.”  Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age four, McCue has competed in a rigorous health regimen that keeps him focused on success and a positive lifestyle.  McCue celebrates the commitment to health and wellness at OSU where he finds inspiration in living life to the fullest.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 17:  Wine & Palette-Starry Night, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Brooklyn’s, 701 S. Main St.  $35 per person.  Please go to brooklynsrestaurant.com to make reservations for dinner before the class or to see their Menus!  For registration and more information:  http://wineandpalette.com/Class_Detail.asp?CalID=4036

 

February 17:  Science Café OSU Presents Donna Shirley-From Oklahoma to NASA’s Mars Exploration Program & Beyond, 6:30 pm, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  Donna Shirley’s early fascination with Mars led her to study aeronautic engineering at the University of Oklahoma in the 1950s when it was rare for women to pursue an engineering degree.  At this special Science e she will share amazing highlights from her career including managing the Mars Exploration Program at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and serving as the founding director of the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame in Seattle.  Her biography “Managing Martians: The Extraordinary Story of a Woman’s Lifelong Quest to Get to Mars” will be available for purchase and signing.

 

February 18:  Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Mr. Randy Freeland will present a program on container gardening.  Randy retired from the Natural Resources Conservation Service in 2007, the same year that he became a Payne County Master Gardner.  He will be assisted by Laura Payne, volunteer coordinator for The Botanic Garden at OSU.

 

February 18:  Stillwater Canvas & Cork/Modern Flowers, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Straight Upp Creative Studio, 227 S. Knoblock St.  Join Straight Upp Creative Studio for an entertaining night of painting and wine.  Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic artist.  You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a new found talent you’ll want to explore.  Online registration and payment is required.  Registration is non-refundable.  Guests can transfer registration to a friend but dates cannot be switched.  Straight Upp Creative Studio does not provide wine openers or cups, so please bring your own or purchase one of our adorable Straight Upp wine glasses for $7.00.  Register here.

 

February 18:  Scholar’s Talk, 7:30 pm, Donald Reynolds School of Architecture Bldg Auditorium, OSU Campus.  In conjuction with Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home, join us for a guest lecture from scholar Jack Quinan.  This event is free and open to the public.

 

February 19 – 22:  Town and Gown Theatre Presents-Mama Won’t Fly, 7:30 pm, Thursday – Saturday, 2:30pm Sunday, Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins Rd.  Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope & Jamie Wooten; Directed by Paul Weber.  An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her brother’s wedding.  Savannah’s problem:  Mama won’t fly.  With only four days to make it to the ceremony, this determined daughter has no choice but to drive cross-country with her equally willful mother, Norleen Sprunt, in Mama’s vintage sedan.  As Savannah steels herself for this hastily conceived road trip, another outrageous complication arises:  the bubbly, over-eager bride-to-be arrives unannounced.  Hayley Quinn, delighted to finally meet her future in-laws, is convinced that traveling together to her wedding is the perfect way to bond.  This ferociously funny, family-friendly comedy will have you laughing your way across the country and all the way down the aisle!  For more information and tickets call 405-372-9122.

 

February 19:  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.

 

February 19:  Opening Reception-Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home, 7:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  Join us for a reception and scholar’s talk to celebrate the opening of “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home” at the OSU Museum of Art.  The reception will include a talk from Jack Quinan, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Visual Studies, State University of New York at Buffalo.

 

February 19:  High School Band Homecoming Concert, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

February 19:  OSU Wind Ensemble, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, OSU Seretean Center, OSU Campus.  The OSU Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Joseph Missal.  Tickets for this event are $8 general admission/$6 students & senior citizens.

 

February 20 – 21:  Oklahoma State Block & Bridle Bonanza, Payne County Expo Center.  February 20th:  Move-in 2:00 pm    Check-in 5-8:00 pm      February 21st:  Check-in  6:30 – 8:00 am    Show begins at 9:00 am.  Visit http://ansi.okstate.edu/ansi-events/events/b-b-bonanza-cattle-show for pre-registration or call Charles Chandler Steele at 989-708-0453 for more information.  The pre-registration deadline is February 13th.

 

February 20:  Friday Forum, 8:00 – 9:00 am, Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, 409 S. Main St.  Join us as we begin the Legislative Session with our first Legislative Forum of the year. Our region’s four legislators, Sen. Jim Halligan, Rep. Cory Williams, Rep. Dennis Casey and Rep. Lee Denney come together to encourage active discussion and bring information to the Stillwater community on relevant local and state issues.  The Legislative Forum is an excellent opportunity to meet with your local state legislators and hear first-hand about legislative measures and their impact on our community.

 

February 21:  Insect Adventure, 10:00 am – Noon, ½ Mile West of Western and Virginia.  Looking for an unforgettable and incredibly educational activity to experience with your youth? Try having an Insect Adventure!  The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension has the only live bug petting zoo in the state.  This presentation comes with more than 25 species of living arthropods as well as a knowledgeable, passionate, and entertaining professional entomologist to walk you through your arthropod discovery and exploration.

 

February 21:  OKState Dance Marathon, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, Colvin Annex, W. Farm Road, OSU Campus.  As OSU’s largest philanthropy organization, OKState Dance Marathon is a year-long fundraising effort in support of the Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City.  Many of the Miracle Children in attendance at our event are from right here in the Stillwater area!  Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to be a dancer to enjoy our event – the 12 hours is filled with performances, activities, games, food, speakers. etc.  Please register by visiting our website or support by making a donation.  We are right on track to reaching our goals of raising $100,000 having 1,500 registered participants FOR THE KIDS!  The price to register is $25 from now until February 7th which includes three meals, and snacks throughout the day, as well as an event t-shirt.  The price goes up to $30 on the 7th and registrants are no longer guaranteed an event t-shirt.  For more information:  http://www.okstatedm.org   Facebook: http://facebook.com/OKstateDM  Twitter: http://twitter.com/OKstateDM  Instagram: okstatedm  Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/okstatedm  Email: OKSTATEDM@gmail.com

 

February 21:  Big Brothers Big Sisters-The Big Night Fundraiser, 6:30 pm, Conoco Phillips Alumni Center, OSU Campus.  Annual fundraising event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Stillwater.  Doors open at 6:30 pm.  $30 per person or $50 a couple.  Honorary Chair Coach Holiday and music from The Band Morgan.  RSVP to http://www.bbbsbignight.org/ or 405-624-9922.

 

February 21:  Tumbleweed Dance Hall Presents Wade Bowen, 8:00 pm, Tumbleweed, Corner of Lakeview and Country Club Rd.  Doors open at 8:00 pm.  Show at 9:30 pm.  18+ event.  $15  More information at:  http://tumbleweed.preferredfan.com/tickets/event/557

 

 

February 22:  The OSU Department of Music and Friends of Music Spring Musical, 11:00 am, OSU Foundation Lobby.  “Oh What a Beautiful Morning”  A French horn octet led by professor Lanette Compton will provide the music.  Guests will have a morning brunch hosted by Debra and Dave Engle.  Cost is $50 per person.  Reservations are required.  For ticket and reservation information, call the OSU Department of Music, 405-744-8997.

 

February 22:  Born to Do Science, 2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Secrets of the Ancient Water Fleas” with Dr. Puni Jeyasingh, Department of Zoology.  How might human activity affect evolution in important ecosystems?  Learn what 700-year-old Daphina eggs brought back to life tell scientists about chemical and biological changes in a Minnesota lake.  “Born to Do Science” is free and open to the public.  Classes are targeted to students in third through eighth grade.  Adult family members are highly encouraged to attend.

 

February 22:  The OSU Department of Music and Friends of Music Spring Musical, 4:00 pm, Michael & Anne Greenwood Tennis Center, OSU Campus.  “For the Love of Music”.  Hosts Anne and Mike Greenwood invite guests to join them for an afternoon of jazz performed by OSU professors of jazz, Ryan Gardner, Ben Lorenzo and the student jazz combo.  Reservations are required.  For ticket and reservation information, call the OSU Department of Music, 405-744-8997.

 

February 23 – 26:  AARP Free Tax Help, 9:30 am – Noon, Stillwater Senior Center, 1015 East 12th Ave. Free Tax preparation Feb 2- April 15 2015.  Stillwater Public Library: Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Stillwater Senior Center: Monday-Thursday 9:30 am – Noon. Please bring government issued identification and last year’s tax return.  A complete copy of items to bring is available at the Help Desk.  Email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106 or visit http://business.stillwaterchamber.org/events/details/it-s-tax-time-again-get-help-at-stillwater-public-library-2055.

 

February 23:  Eat Better, Move More, 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The “Eat Better, Move More” program is a 10 week training series designed to fit the interests and needs of older adults who want to maintain or improve their quality of life.  Each week will focus on a different aspect of nutrition and physical activity.  Participants will receive a free step counter and the “Eat Better, Move More” manual including daily record sheets for individuals to track their success.  Instructors are provided by OHAI, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine and supported by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.  For more information or to register call OHAI’s Central Center of Healthy Aging at (405) 271-6424.

 

February 23:  Diabetes Support Group, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Evident Health Services, 604 S. Walnut St.  Facilitated by healthcare professionals 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

 

February 24 – 25:  AARP Free Tax Help, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Free Tax preparation Feb 2- April 15 2015.  Stillwater Public Library: Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 – 4:00 pm    Stillwater Senior Center: Monday-Thursday 9:30 am – Noon.    Please bring government issued identification and last year’s tax return.  A complete copy of items to bring is available at the Help Desk.  Email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106 or visit http://business.stillwaterchamber.org/events/details/it-s-tax-time-again-get-help-at-stillwater-public-library-2055.

 

February 24:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Great Decisions, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Sectarianism in the Middle East:  Many of the current conflicts in the Middle East have been attributed to sectarianism, a politcization of ethnic and religious identity.  The crisis shows no signs of abating.  Presented by Dr. Mounzer “Manny” Al-Harake, advisor for the OSU Muslim Student Association, OSU Saudi Student Association, Assistant Director of the Student Union at OSU.  For more information and enrollment, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 24:  OLLI @OSU Presents-Town Hall, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The City Electric    Dan Blankenship and Loren Smith join us for a well-grounded talk about the history, current status, and electrifying vision for the future of Stillwater Electric Utility.  They will illuminate us on the value of public power and the significance of owning electric generation resources, and enlighten us about the wholesale purchase power agreement with the Grand River Dam Authority.  Why are we in need of a new power generation station?  They will give ample information on the new power generation station project and “watt” it means for you.  For more information and registration, call 405-744-5868.

 

February 24:  7th & 8th Grade Band Concert, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

February 25:  Wine & Palette-For You with Love, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  $45 per person.  Tapas buffet included in event cost!  Must be 21.  Discount coupons are not valid for this event.

 

February 26:  Noon Concert Series, Noon – 1:00 pm, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU Campus.  Trumpet Ensembles and Piano Favorites.  Free and open to the public.

 

February 26:  Painting Pete, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Art on 6th, 2007 W. 6th Ave.  Come express your inner artist and paint our very own Pistol Pete on a 16×20 canvas! Enjoy an evening of socializing and step-by-step instruction in acrylic painting.  All the painting supplies will be provided.  Bring creative self for an evening of fun!  Sign-up today, this class will fill quickly!  To register stop by the Seretean Wellness Center or Colvin Business Office, call 405-744-WELL (9355) or email wellness@okstate.edu.  Payment is due at time of registration.  $30 per person.

 

February 26 – March 1:  Town & Gown Theatre Presents “Night Mother”, 7:30 pm, Thursday – Saturday, 2:30pm Sunday, Town and Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins Rd.  Directed by Shane O’Mealey.  This production is rated “R”.  For more information or to purchase tickets call 405-372-9122.

 

February 26:  Percussion Concert, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

February 27 – 28:  Stillwater KLife Dodgeball Klassic, 6:00 pm, Sunnybrook Christian Church, 421 E. Richmond Rd.  College Night February 27th. Captain’s Meeting at 6:00 pm, Games begin at 6:30 pm.  Elementary/Junior High February 28th. Captain’s Meeting at 9:30 am, Games begin at 10:00 am    High School/Adult February 28th . Captain’s Meeting at 1:30 pm, Games begin at 2:00 pm  For more information call 936-672-0405 or email:  travisjones@klife.com

 

February 27:  Legislative Forum, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm, Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, 409 S. Main St.  Our region’s four legislators, Sen. Jim Halligan, Rep. Cory Williams, Rep. Dennis Casey and Rep. Lee Denney come together to encourage active discussion and bring information to the Stillwater community on relevant local and state issues.  The Legislative Forum is an excellent opportunity to meet with your local state legislators and hear first-hand about legislative measures and their impact on our community.

 

February 27:  Teen Video Game Design Club, 4:30 – 5:45 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Covers multiple elements – graphics and character design for the more artistically inclined; programming for those interested in math and coding; and story development for those interested in writing.  For more information email Children’s Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8108

 

February 28 – March 1:  Great Plains/ODS Dressage Symposium, Valley View Dressage Equestrian Center.  This is an Equestrian Educational Event. The New Dressage Test Symposium by Bill Solyntjes USEF S”Judge is sponsored partly through a United States Dressage Federation Grant and organized as an educational event by the Oklahoma Dressage Society and the Great Plains Dressage Chapter.  It is a great opportunity to learn about the equestrian discipline called Dressage as a sport and the testing of the levels of training.  Dressage is the oldest recorded Equestrian discipline in the world.  It is the sport of gymnastics and education for the horse and rider, producing the finest whispering communication between horse and rider and promoting the horse to his very best natural gaits and self carriage.  It is art and sport.  The oldest Olympic sport where men and women compete completely equally and with an animal as their dance partner.  Symposium fee information is available at www.dressageoklahoma.org and www.dressagelistok.com.   For more information contact R. Hessel at Valley View Dressage Center 405-747-7121

 

February 28:  Hairstasis-Make Over Cancer Day, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Hairstasis Salon and Spa, 1016 S. Main St.  Makeover events, hosted in salons across the country, are giving women a chance to reconnect themselves and others in a nurturing environment and forget about cancer for a day.  Throughout February, Hairstasis Salon and Spa will be supporting the charity by donating $1 for every haircut to raise funds for a makeover event at the venue on February 28, 10am-5pm.  By providing head-to-toe beauty services to six women, completely free of charge, the Glam Squad teams up to empower others and set the stage for a national outreach. The makeover day will be held at Hairstasis Salon and Spa.  Call to RSVP 405-880-8272

 

February 28:  Cooking Class, 10:30 – 11:30 am, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  $5 per pair with admission or membership.  The WONDERtorium is offering a special cooking class for children and their grown-ups.  Join the class and learn how to make Dr. Seuss inspired green eggs (zucchini quiche).  Make more than just food with your little ones—you’ll make memories too!

 

February 28:  Dr. Seuss Celebration, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  FREE with admission or membership!  Come and celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with us!  Make bookmarks, work on Seussical rhymes, and more!  Join us for story times at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm.  Be sure to wear your Dr. Seuss best!

 

 

All Month Long:

 

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

 

Volleyball Sign Ups: Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. Children 3rd – 7th grades. Cost: $40 for members and $60 for non-members. Season runs March – May 2015. Please register and pay at YMCA front desk. For more information, call 405-372-5833.

 

Outdoor Soccer Sign Ups: Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. Wee Teams: 3 & 4 year olds, and 5 & 6 year olds. Youth Teams: 1st & 2nd grade, and 3rd-6th grade. $40 for members and $60 for non-members. Season will start in April 2015. Volunteer coaches needed, apply at YMCA font desk. Please register and pay at YMCA front desk. For more information, call 405-372-5833.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Stillwater Multi Arts Spring 2015 Class Schedule

 

Oklahoma WONDERtorium February 2015 Calendar of Events

 

Straight Upp Creative Studios Spring 2015 Class Schedule

 

Oklahoma State University Department of Music February 2015 Calendar of Events

 

Live Music at Zannotti’s Wine Bar

 

 

Stillwater Pioneers/Lady Pioneers Athletic Schedule Spring 2015

Pioneer Baseball

Pioneer/Lady Pioneer Basketball

Pioneer/Lady Pioneer Soccer

Pioneer/Lady Pioneer Tennis

Pioneer Wrestling

 

Oklahoma State University Athletic Schedules – February 2015

Cowgirl Tennis

Cowboy Tennis

Cowgirl Basketball

Cowboy Basketball

Cowboy Wrestling

Cowgirl Equestrian

Cowgirl Softball

Cowboy Baseball

 

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