Stillwater Events

 

January 2 – 3:  Safe Sitter Training, 1:00 – 5:30 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln.  This 2-day course specializes in training new babysitters in the world of babysitting.  Is babysitting a business?  What can you expect from a toddler?  Do you know CPR, choking rescue, and first aid?  These questions and MANY more will be answered in two sessions jam-packed with information!  Every sitter should be a Safe Sitter.  To sign up, call the museum at (405) 533-3333.  Ages 11 to 15 years old.  Cost:  $40 (plus tax)  Class will also meet on January 3rd from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm.

 

January 2 – 17:  Chris Ramsay-Meditations in Stillwater, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Postal Plaza Gallery, 702 S. Husband St.  Chris Ramsay:  Meditations in Stillwater will feature more than 30 works from the past two decades by artist and OSU professor Chris Ramsay.  Collecting souvenirs of the everyday and filling the spaces of his art as if they were the shelves of a living room curio cabinet or storage drawers in a museum of anthropology, Ramsay creates mixed-media sculptures that invite the viewer to look closely at humble traces of time and life:  not rare and precious artifacts but rather simple, anonymous objects from marine fossils and flint arrowheads to postcards and Coke bottle shards.

 

January 2: Christmas Break Kids Day Out, 7:00 am – 5:30 pm, Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. Camp includes: arts and crafts, movies, swimming, sports, reading time, and many other activities. Meals include: breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack. Cost $30 per day, reservations encouraged.

 

January 2:  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

 

January 3: Christmas Break Kids Day Out, 7:00 am – 5:30 pm, Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. Camp includes: arts and crafts, movies, swimming, sports, reading time, and many other activities. Meals include: breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack. Cost $30 per day, reservations encouraged.

 

 

January 5:  Monday Writers, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  This new writing club is associated with Stillwater Writers and meets the first Monday* each month. (*If library closed, meets 2nd Monday) from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Room 138.  The focus is on the art and craft of writing well.  Each session will have solid writing tips and information, followed by a general discussion.  For more information, contact Judith Sexton, 405-743-1965 or Sherrill Lewis, thebeadranch@aol.com.  Or email Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106.

 

January 6: Christmas Break Kids Day Out, 7:00 am – 5:30 pm, Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. Camp includes: arts and crafts, movies, swimming, sports, reading time, and many other activities. Meals include: breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack. Cost $30 per day, reservations encouraged.

 

January 6: 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.

 

January 7:  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.

 

January 7:  Jake Moffat Acoustic, all day , Eskimo Joes, 507 W. Elm St.  Come in to Eskimo Joe’s to hear Jake Moffat Acoustic live in the Joe Dome!  We’ve got $5 cheese fries, $1.50 longnecks, and Wheel-O-Beer, all starting at 10pm!  No cover, ages 21+.

 

January 9:  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.

 

January 10:  Community and Family Day, 10:00 am, Postal Plaza Gallery, 720 S. Husband St.  The day begins with an artist-led tour of the exhibition and ends with the opportunity for participants to make their own found object sculptures at the museum.  Tours begin at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm.  Free and open to the public.

 

 

January 11:  Born to do Science, 2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Teaching Computers to Predict with Allan Alexlrod, MsC, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, OSU.  How much buried greenhouse gas is leaking out into our atmosphere?  Learn how the EIEIO computer algorithm, along with a network of sensors and drones, may help us find out!  For more information email Children’s Services, or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106.

 

January 14:  Picking Up STEAM-Growing Things, 3:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  STEAM= Science, Technology Engineering, Arts & Mathematics.  Our new program for K-3 encourages young elementary students & their parents to wonder, experiment, and create at our monthly workshops.  Registration is required.  Email Children’s Services, or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8108.

 

January 14:  Chance Anderson Acoustic, all day, Eskimo Joes, 507 W. Elm St.  Come to Joe’s and hear the great music of Chance Anderson as he plays his acoustics live in the Joe Dome.  Starting at 10pm enjoy $5 cheese fries, $1.50 longnecks, and no cover!  Ages 21+

 

January 15:  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.

 

January 15:  Payne County Historical Society, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month in room 138.

 

January 15:  Annual Legislator’s Reception, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 W. Duck St.  Co-Sponsored by the SLWV, Friends of the Library Board, and Stillwater Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee.  Come by on your way home and enjoy snacks.  Senator Halligan, Representatives Casey, Denney and Williams will make comments on the upcoming session.  Questions and answers.  City, County, School management and elected officials are invited.

 

January 15:  Payne County Genealogy Society, 7:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The Payne County Genealogical Society meets once a month to provide instruction, discussion and genealogy support. If you are a beginning genealogist or if you need expert assistance, we encourage you to attend one of the meetings held each third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in Room 313 of the Stillwater Public Library. The group does not meet in June, July or December.

 

January 15 – February 13:  The Rhythm in Mountains and Rivers: Chinese Landscape Paintings; Ancient and Contemporary, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, 720 S. Husband St.

 

January 16:  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

 

January 17:  Stillwater Writers Group, 1:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  The writing club meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month, except December, at 1 p.m. in Room 214 of the Stillwater Public Library. The group has periodic speakers on writing topics.

 

January 17:  Live Music at Tumbleweed, 8:00 pm, Corner of Lakeview & Country Club Road.  Featuring Josh Abbott Band.  Doors open at 8:00 pm, show starts at 9:30 pm.  Tickets $15.  Tickets available at http://tumbleweed.preferredfan.com/

 

 

January 20: 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.

 

January 20:  Wine & Palette, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Brooklyn’s Restaurant, 701 S. Main. St.  Please go to brooklynsrestaurant.com to make reservations for dinner before the class or to see their Menus!  Cost per person $35.

 

January 21:  Making the Most of Retirement, 1:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Louise Schroeder – What to consider when selecting where to live.  Free and open to the public.

 

January 22: The Second City, 8:00 – 10:00 pm, Seretean Center Concert Hall, OSU Campus.  The Second City opened its doors on a snowy Chicago night in December of 1959.  No one could have guessed that this small cabaret theatre would become the most influential and prolific comedy theatre in the world.  With its roots in the improvisational games of Viola Spolin, The Second City developed an entirely unique way of creating and performing comedy.  Founded by Spolin’s son, Paul Sills, along with Howard Alk and Bernie Sahlins, The Second City was experimental and unconventional in its approach to both theatre and comedy.  At a time when mother-in-law jokes were more the fashion, The Second City railed against the conformist culture with scenes that spoke to a younger generation.

 

January 24:  Multi Arts Annual Garage Sale, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Multi Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St.

 

January 24:  Community Shred Day, 10:00 am – Noon, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Each car may bring two copy paper sized boxes full of sensitive documents to be shredded securely.  The shredding event is free, but donations will be accepted.  For more information about the shredding event, contact the Help Desk at (405) 372-3633, ext. 8106.

 

January 24:  Stillwater Bridal Showcase, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Wes Watkins Center, OSU Campus.  Style show at 2:00 pm.  Featuring fashions by Formal Fantasy and Costumes Balloons & Stuff.  Hair Styles by Meridian Technology.

 

 

January 25:  Born to do Science, 2:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Higgs Boson Found! Now What? with Dr. Flera Rizatdinova, Department of Physics, OSU  On July 4, 2012 the world received big news from CERN: a new elementary particle had been discovered, the illusive Higgs boson!  What does this mean for the Standard Model of particle physics?  Find out what we’re looking for next with the ATLAS detector at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, and why!

 

January 26:  Bookworms, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Seniors in assisted living facilities, retirement homes or those who may be homebound are invited to attend.  Bookworms explores one topic each month with interesting stories and fascinating facts using props, visual materials, sounds and items with different textures to stimulate participants’ senses.  Attendees are encouraged to share personal stories and experiences on the topics to help stimulate memory.  For more information contact Adult Services or call 405-372-3633 ext. 8106

 

January 29:  Side-by-Side Band Concert, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center.

 

January 30:  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

 

January 30:  2015 First Pitch Banquet, 6:00 pm, Wes Watkins Center, OSU Campus.  Tickets are $60 per individual or a reserved table for 10 is $1,000.  Children ages 14-and-under are $20.  Tickets can be purchased at oss.ticketmaster.com.  The banquet will honor the two newest members of the Cowboy Baseball Hall of Fame, Jeff Guiel and Rusty McNamara, as well as celebrate the current crop of players on head coach Josh Holliday’s defending Big 12 champion ball club.  Need more reason to come?  How about live and silent auctions where you can bid on numerous exciting items, including autographed memorabilia from the likes of Holliday, Gary Ward, Jordy Mercer, Pete Incaviglia, Andrew Heaney and others.

 

January 31:  CASA’s Quiz for Kids, 6:00 pm, Payne County Expo Center.  After 15 years, we are unveiling a major overhaul of our annual fundraiser.  This year’s event features a sixteen-team competitive quiz bowl event to battle it out for the title of CASA’s Quiz for Kids Champion.  In addition to the exciting trivia component, we are inviting attendees to dress up in their favorite 70′s theme apparel to celebrate the golden age of games shows in the U.S.  Team Trivia Challenges – Buffet – Wine & Spirits – Live and Silent Auctions – Game Booths – 70’s Themed Attire.    For more information call 405-624-2250 or visit CASA’s Quiz 4 Kids

 

 

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.

 

 

Oklahoma WONDERtorium Calendar of Events

Live Music at Zannotti’s – January 2015

Oklahoma State University Department of Music January 2015 Calendar of Events

Stillwater League of Women Voters Calendar of Events

 

 

Coming in February 

February 6:  Dancing with Daddy, 6:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  The dance is held in two sessions with preschoolers to second graders dancing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and 3rd graders and above dancing from 8:30 to 10 p.m.  Advance tickets will be available online until Feb. 4 at tickets.stillwater.org or at the City of Stillwater Community Center for $25 per couple with $10 for each additional daughter.  This includes a small gift for each daughter.  Tickets purchased on Feb. 5 and Feb. 6 are $35 per couple with $15 for each additional daughter.  This event is organized and presented by City of Stillwater Parks and Recreation Department.  For more information, contact Gudgel at (405) 533-8433 or e-mail sgudgel@stillwater.org

 

 

Oklahoma State University Athletics – January 2015

Cowboy Basketball

Cowgirl Basketball

Cowboy Wrestling

Cowgirl Tennis

Cowboy Tennis

 

 

Stillwater High School Athletics – January 2015

Pioneer Basketball

Pioneer Swim

 

 

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