April Events, Stillwater OK

April 1, 2011

April 1-2April Sidewalk Sale, 10-am-6pm, Downtown Stillwater, 405-742-8359 http://downtownstw.com

April 1 to 3: Red Earth Yoga Transformation Workshop, presented by Todd McLaughlin, co-founder and director of Native Yoga Center in Juno Beach, Florida. Three amazing days of Yoga classes that will transform and awaken your yoga practice. We will explore and practice the art of Vinyasa yoga through asana and pranayama.  For more information on Todd McLaughlin, please visit: www.nativeyogacenter.com. For more info about the weekend, click here

April 1-2: Annual Home & Garden Show, The Stillwater Homebuilder’s Association will host the Annual Home & garden Show on Friday, April 1st, noon to 8pm, and Saturday, April 2nd, 9am to 6pm, at the Payne County Expo Center. For more information, call 405-743-4354

April 1: Plants, People, & Beyond!, Library-Botany lecture series highlights Miami Tribe: 3:30 pm  in the Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, For more information on this or other OSU Library events, http://www.library.okstate.edu/news

April 1 and 2: OSU Ford Fest by the OSU Department of Chemistry. “A Celebration of the Scientific and Education Contributions of Regents Chemistry Professor Warren Ford.”  Chemistry alumni and friends of the department invited. Weekend activities include a symposium, tour and dinner. For more information, phone (405) 744-9046.

April 2: “Mom’s Day” @ Zannotti’s Wine BarWelcome Moms! We will open @ 11 am & feature Bloody Marys & Mimosas all day!

April 2: Spring Sheerar Bazaar Trash & Treasure Sidewalk Sale, at the Sheerar Museum. The staff of the Sheerar Museum will be cleaning out storage areas and the Museum Shop inventory to bring you unique items and great deals. For more info http://www.sheerarmuseum.org

April 3: It’s an Open House just for you!, 2 to 5pm at Mane Street Hair Company. Come and find the perfect accessories for your perfect Easter outfit or things to help with Easter Dinner.  Maybe you need help getting your home organized after Spring-cleaning. How about if you just need some girl time. Representatives from: Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One Gifts, and others. Door prizes and tasty snacks along with great fun shopping is a great way to spend your spring afternoon.

April 4-10: Mexico Joe’s 24th Anniversary, Mexico Joe’s, 311 E Hall of Fame, Stillwater, 405-372-1169

April 4 & 6: Free CASA Training, abused and neglected children need a voice in Court, CASA volunteers needed, call 405-624-2242 or emailinfo@casaforkids.com to learn more. www.casaforkids.com

April 5: Bell reception and Wine Dinner @ Zannotti’s Wine Bar: Reception starts @ 5:30 pm & dinner begins @ 6pm, $65/person, excluding tip. We welcome Anthony Bell to the Wine Forum of Oklahoma.

April 5: Community Pet Care Seminar, 7 p.m., OSU McElroy Hall Auditorium, 405-744-7672,http://cvhs.okstate.edu

April 5: OSU Department of Botany. “Water Source Partitioning Among Coexisting Grassland Species” by Jesse Nippert of the Division of Biology at Kansas State University. Noon.  Room 101 Life Sciences East. Free and open to the public. (405) 744-5559.

April 5: US Air Force Band Concert, at 7:30 pm in the Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center. Doors will open at 6:30 pm.The concert is free, however, tickets are required. Tickets are available at Stillwater National Bank, the Stillwater NewsPress office, and the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce.Handicapped seating is available.Location: Stillwater High School Performing Arts Center

April 5: Women Entrepreneurs Inspire Conference, OSU Spears School of Business, Riata Center for Entrepreneurship will host the Women Entrepreneurs Inspire Conference on Tuesday, April 5, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. Governor Mary Fallin will be providing a proclamation during lunch.Early Bird Registration is $35 per person. Deadline is March 12, 2011. For more information, contact Brooke Stuart atbrooke.stuart@okstate.edu or 405-744-7871. Location: Cox Convention Center, Oklahoma CityFor more information: http://www.weinspire.net

April 6: OSU Social Science Seminar Series. “Shaping the Foundations of Public Opinion: The Agenda-Setting Role of the Media” by Maxwell McCombs, professor at the University of Texas, Austin. 4:30 p.m. Room 035 of Murray Hall. Free and open to the public. (405) 744-6354

April 7: Heart Link Network, 7:00 p.m. The next meeting of the Heart Link Network will be held at Campbell Drug, 610 E. McElrot (East of Pizzq Hut) The Heart Link Network is a fun and relaxed networking gathering created by women, for women. This unique experience enables you to network in a casual and fun atmosphere to grow your business and strengthen our community. No membership required and the cost is $20 per person. A light meal is provided. Submit your reservation/registration online at www.74074.theheartlinknetwork.com. Your payment is your reservation. Bring a friend! Your first-time guest may attend for an additional $10. It only costs $30 for the two of you (must pre-register). For more information, contact Sherry Roden at sherryroden@gmail.com or Collett Campbell at collett@campbelldrug.com

April 7-10 & 14-17: Town & Gown Theatre Presents “Clue” The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical which brings the world’s best known suspects to life and invites the audience to help solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room and with what weapon. The audience is heavily involved in finding the culprit with 216 possible solutions For ticket information, please call 405-372-9122.Location: Town & Gown Theatre, 3524 S. Perkins Road

April 8-17: National Library Week Contests, be sure to check out the details for the Adult Writing Contest, Childrens Bookmark Design Contest, & the Teen Glogster Contest. For more information please call 372-3633 or visit http://library.stillwater.org

April 8“Love my Library” storytime, 10am to 11am. Come enjoy reading, singing, a film strip and a fun “Love my Library” craft

April 9Stillwater Trash-off, 9am to noon. Join the library’s Trash-off team to help clean up Stillwater’s streets.Contact dshreve@stillwater.org or 372-3633 x117. First 15 adults get a free iron-on for their tshirt.

April 9Nano Day 2011, 1pm to 4pm. Explore the fascinating science of the very small with Monty Harper & The Wondertorium

April 9: Ninth Annual Run/Walk for the Thin Blue Line 9:00 AM, Boomer Lake, Stillwater, OK Shelter #3, 405-612-2335,http://www.okcops.org

April 9: OSU Arts and Humanities Lecture Series. “Creating a Working Business Plan in the Arts” with visiting lecturers and musicians Jacob Cameron and Brian Buerkle. 2 p.m. Room 123 of the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts. Free and open to the public. (405) 744-4497.

April 9: OSU American Masters Performance. Spectrum Brass Quintet. 8 p.m. in the concert hall of the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts. Free and open to the public. (405) 744-4497.

April 9: 23rd Annual BBQ Blazathon Stillwater’s Elks Lodge is hosting their 23 annual BBQ Blazathon benefiting Judith Karman Hospice, Saturday, April 9, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults ahead of time. The price on the day of the event: $9 for adults and $5 for children.Location: Stillwater Elks Lodge

April 9: Payne County Heart Walk, Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m at Boomer Lake.For more information, visitwww.paynecountyheartwalk.blogspot.com or email pcheartwalk@gmail.com. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

April 9: “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” 5k & 10k Run, 8am to 2pm at Couch Park, sponsored  by Stillwater Domestic Violence,.For more information, contact Desiree Ingram at 377-2344 or dingram@sdvs.org and Rachelle Peterson at 377-2344 or rachelle@sdvs.org.

April 10: Sheerar Museum Presents Program by Anne Nelson, playwright and author of “The Guys”, a play about 9/11, on Arpil 10th, 2-4 pm.Location: Sheerar Museum For more information: http://www.sheerarmuseum.org

April 10thSMAC Event Benefitting Oklahoma Wondertorium, Stillwater Musicians Acoustic Concert at The Coffee House from 3-5pm (all proceeds from beverages sold will be donated.)

April 11th: SMAC Events Benefitting Oklahoma WONDERtorium, Disc Golf Tournament at Boomer Lake 3:30 pm. Cost is $5.00. Prizes will be awarded. Texas Road House Night from 5:00 to close (give flyer to server).Cici’s Pizza Night from 5:00 – 9:00 (tell cashier you are supporting SMAC), Marble Slab Scoop Night from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Bonfire at Hamilton Field 8:00 pm. Bring money for s’mores and sodas

April 11- 14Vote for your favorite bookmark! Check out the details: http://library.stillwater.org/bookmark.pdf

April 11: “Love my Library” story time, 10am to 11am. With reading, singing, a film strip and a fun “Love my Library” craft

April 11: Deadline for library writing contest, noon, (adults)Write 500 words on a favorite library memory orhow the library has been important in your life.One entry will win a $20 booksale certificate &be published in the Stillwater NewsPress. Check out the details:http://library.stillwater.org/writing.pdf

April 12: Ideal Protein Seminar, 6pm at Campbell Drug, for more info call 707-3005

April 12: Deadline for teen Glogster contest, 3pm. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to create a glog illustrating a favorite book or author.The winning glog will be printed as a poster. Check out the details: http://library.stillwater.org/glogster.pdf

April 12: SMAC Events Benefitting Oklahoma WONDERtorium,  Chick-Fil-A Night from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  Hideway Pizza Night from 5:00 to 10:00 pm. Lip Sync Contest in SHS Student Center 7 pm $5.00 admission

April 13:  SMAC Event Benefitting Oklahoma WONDERtorium,  Qdoba Mexican Grill All Day and Night  (put receipts in box on counter). Chili’s Night (give flyer to your server)

April 14 thru 16Bustani’s Spring Open Nursery and Garden, 9am to 5pm, at 1313 East 44th Avenue, for more info 372-3379 orwww.bustaniplantfarm.com

April 14SMAC Event Benefitting Oklahoma WONDERtorium,  Rib Crib Night (give flyer to server).  Back To The Future Movie Night at Pioneer Stadium 7pm $2.00 admission


April 13: Linkedin for Your Business, Cost $29 per person, 9am-noon, Meridian Technology Center Campus, Pre-registration is required. Call 405-377-3333 for further course details and to reserve your spot today!


April 14: Stillwater Radio’s 16th Annual Women’s Night Out, 5:00pm to 8:30pm @ Payne County Expo Center


April 14-16: The Red Barn Boutique. Thursday 6 pm- 8pm, Friday & Saturday 10am – 6 pm, 1/8 mile west of Sangre on 44th St, antiques, vintage goods, jewelry, unique accessories, clothing, furniture and more!

April 14: Healthy Cooking Demo – Feast Fresh from the Farm, 12pm-1pm, OSU Seretean Wellness Center,405-744-9355,  wellness.okstate.edu

April 14th: Cowboys with Compassion will be conducting its Spring Food Distribution at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 902 N. Washington in Stillwater, OK.There will be a message of encouragement and special music prior to the food distribution.  Registration begins at 5:45 p.m. and will end when the program begins at 6:30 p.m.If you, your church, or your business are interested in contributing financially or volunteering your time at the December 14th distribution, please contact CwC director, Doug Gable (405-334-2110)

April 14: Stillwater Community Singers Spring Concert will present their Spring Concert on Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 pm in the Stillwater Community Center. This concert is free to the public and people of all ages are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served after the performance. Location: Stillwater Community Center, 8th & Duck

April 14: Friends of the Library Members Only Sale, 5 to 8pm at the Stillwater Public Library.  Memberships available at the door. Annual membership is $10 & runs from Jan 1-Dec 31.

April 14-17: Friends’ Spring Used Book Sale to be held at Stillwater Public Library Thousands of books, movies, audio books and other library materials will be on sale in the Stillwater Public Library auditorium, 1107 S. Duck and kicks off Thursday, April 14 with a Friends’ members-only preview sale from 5 to 8 p.m. The general public is invited to the three-day sale on Friday, April 15 from noon to 8 p.m., Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, April 17 from 1 to 3 p.m For more information, visit the Stillwater Public Library web site at  library.stillwater.org , call the Help Desk at (405) 372-3633, ext. 106 or e-mail  askalibrarian@stillwater.org

April 15: National LibraryContest winners Announced, 4pm. Find out if yours was the favorite bookmark, story,or glog!

April 15-17: Legends Weekend. All Day, All Weekend, for more info 405.743.3697 or  http://visitstillwater.org

April 15: Red Bull Gypsy Cafe Red Dirt Music, Event Times vary depending upon venue. Eskimo Joe’s, Stonewall Tavern, The College Bar, Outlaws, 918-605-6921 http://tinyurl.com/redbullgypsycafe

April 15: Slick Willie and the Right Cats, 6:30 pm, Community Center – Main Lobby, 405-533-8433  http://tickets.stillwater.org

April 15Sonny D. and the Invisibles, 7:30 p.m., City of Stillwater Community Center ~ Lowry Activity Center405-533-8433,http://tickets.stillwater.org

April 16: Bedlam Baseball Watch Party, 7pm (subject to change) at Eskimoe Joe’s, Big screen outside and multiple TVs inside…

April 16: Joe King & The Diamond JK Band, 8:00 pm, Eskimo Joe’s Parking Lot, 405-372-8896

April 16: Orange and White Spring Game, 2:00 pm, Boone Pickens Stadium, 405-744-5737, http://okstate.com

April 16: The Big Event is a student volunteer event sponsored by OSU’s Student Government Association to demonstrate the student body’s gratitude toward the Stillwater community. OSU students will provide service to the residents of Stillwater by performing tasks. For questions, please call (405)207-7003, Wil McCabe (Director).Location: Various location

April 16-17: Stillwater Arts Festival 34th Annual Show! More than 80 fine artists from around the country will be in Downtown Stillwater.Organized and presented by the City of Stillwater, the Stillwater Arts Festival is an outdoor arts event showcasing a juried exhibition of fine art with $1,500 in prize monies for the artists. Held on Main Street between 6th and 9th Avenues, the free festival will be held rain or shine on Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information, visit stillwater.org or contact the City of Stillwater at (405) 747-8070.

April 16: Remember The Ten Run. To honor and celebrate the memory of the ten men associated with the OSU Men’s basketball program who lost their life in the plane crash on January 27, 2001, a run was created five years ago. Remember the Ten Run is now a tradition held on the third Saturday of April every year. If you are interested in volunteering, please e-mail Jason Pogue at jasonrpogue@yahoo.com or call him at 405-744-9992 or 405-880-2011. We will also do our best to provide a Remember the Ten Run shirt from 2010 to wear while volunteering. For more info http://www.remembertheten.com/

April 16: Pickens Auctions: Real Estate, Antiques and Collectables • 10 a.m. • On-site @ 23 E Stumbo • Perkins, OK 74059, Glenda Reeser Moving Auction, For more information visit:www.pickensauctions.com

April 16th: Oklahoma WONDERtorium 2nd Annual MegaPlant Sale will be held as part of Stillwater Arts & Heritage Festival in downtown Stillwater. We’ll have more bedding plants, herbs, and hanging baskets than last year – beautiful plants – at reasonable prices!

April 17: Turning Point Ranch Therapeutic Riding will be having a “Horsefeathers” fundraiser at 12:30.  It’s an old fashioned Sunday Dinner at the Payne County Expo Center featuring fried chicken and homemade cakes and pies.  Plus, guests can participate in both Live and silent auctions, take pictures with Bullet and support the special riders with disabilities Turning Point serves.  Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased in advance at Stillwater National Bank, Alan’s Pharmacy, BancFirst Hall of Fame location, Stillwater Milling and The Terrirory.

April 19: OSU Department of Botany. “Ecoinformatics and the Future of Vegetation Ecology” by Robert Peet, biology professor at the University of North Carolina. Noon. Room 101 of Life Sciences East. Free and open to the public. (405) 744-5559.

April 19- 23: Hair: The Musical (OSU Theatre), 7:30pm-10:00pm, Viva Locke Theatre- OSU Seretean Center of Performing Arts, 405-744-6094,http://theatre.okstate.edu

April 21 thru 23Bustani’s Spring Open Nursery and Garden, 9am to 5pm, at 1313 East 44th Avenue, for more info 372-3379 orwww.bustaniplantfarm.com

April 22: LittleSquigglers,OSU EcoFest, We will have a tent at the OSU EcoFest to present and show off EcoFriendly items including Laundry detergents, cloth diapers, cloth mama pads, and more!More Details: http://facebook.com/littlesquigglers

April 23: Great Cloth Diaper Change: Want to be part of HISTORY? We are sponsoring a location for the Great Cloth Diaper Change! Bring your little one and we all will change their cloth diapers at 11am CST to be part of a Guiness Book RECORD! More details:http://greatclothdiaperchange.com/

April 23Born to do Science, 10 a.m. Enjoy interactive presentations lead by local working scientists with fun, wacky science songs by Monty Harper. “Born to Do Science” classes will be held in Room 119 at the Stillwater Public Library. The classes include interactive presentations by local working scientists, fun and wacky science songs by Harper, and hands-on science activities. Enrollment for the free classes is required. Participants are limited to third through fifth graders and their families.  Parents are asked to make separate child care arrangements for family members in second grade or younger. For more information, contact the library Help Desk at 405-372-3633 or e-mail askalibrarian@stillwater.org

April 26: OSU Departments of Botany and Biochemistry. “Advances in Algal Biofuels Systems: From Biology to Engineering” by Richard Sayre of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Noon. Room 101 of Ag Hall. Free and open to the public. (405) 744-5559

April 26- May 12: Stillwater: Where Oklahoma Began Education Program, The Sheerar Museum is scheduling Session 2 of “Stillwater: Where Oklahoma Began” Education Program. Classes will take place April 26th through May 12th, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 12:30-2 pm.Location: Sheerar MuseumFor more information: http://www.sheerarmuseum.org

April 26Home Based Business Progam, 9am, speaker will be Dr Celia Stall-Meadows, who will demonstrate effective display design, call 747-8320 or email suzette.barta@okstate.edu for more info

April 14 thru 16, Bustani’s Spring Open Nursery and Garden, 9am to 5pm, at 1313 East 44th Avenue, for more info 372-3379 orwww.bustaniplantfarm.com

April 28BluePrint SeriesBuilding Nonprofits by Design, your nonprofit organization benefit from increased effectiveness and accountability? Attend the BluePrint Series and learn how to capitalize on the resources around you. Sessions are designed so participants can brainstorm and create plans, processes and tools for putting strategies into action in their organization.For MoreInformation: Marcy Luter, Meridian Technology Center, 405.377.3333, ext. 297,To Enroll: 405.377.3333, ext. 232 or click here


April 28- April 30: Tumbleweed Calf Fry, Tumbleweed Dance Hall, 405-372-1617, http://calffry.com

April 29: Big Brothers Big Sisters will also feature a Hollywood-themed charity benefit auction, at 7:00 pm at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.  Tickets will be available for purchase and include dinner and an opportunity to bid on lots of GREAT auction items. Please call Adam Nicholas at 405-624-9922 for more information.

April 29: YPS Charity Golf Tournament, at Lakeside Golf course. It’s been said that the best business deals are made on the golf course. The Young Professionals of Stillwater invite you to register for the 3rd Annual YPS Golf Tournament to help you fine tune your game and give you the chance to practice your deal-making skills. Golfers will get helpful tips from local pros as well the opportunity to win gifts and prizes by participating in the challenges on the course. Best of all, you’ll help make a big deal for our local community. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Humane Society of Stillwater and additional YPS programming. For moreinfo and to register, call 372-5573.

April 30: Relay for Life Vendor, 9am to noon at OrthoOklahoma, Fundraiser for Relay for Life!! Vendors from Pampered Chef, Thirty-One, Premier Jewelry, Partylite candles and others. Door prizes to be given away!!! Refreshments provided. Come help us raise money for a great cause!!! Sponsored by Team Ortho

April30: First Annual UAV Invitational Airshow and Speedfest, 9am to ~ 2pm, For more information:  call 405-744-5900, http://aerodesign.okstate.edu/events/Speedfest1/UAFSspeedfest1.html

We are looking for some Easter Egg Hunts in Stillwater. If know of any, please email sherryroden@gmail.com

Campbell Drug Daily Specials
Tastings every Monday
BOGO Fountain Drinks on Tuesdays
1/2 off price of Foot Exams on Wednesdays
Thirsty Thursdays: 20% off Vitamin Water, Smart Water and Fuze
Free Coffee and Donuts on Fridays

OSU Sports

Cowgirl Softball
April 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 16, 17, 27 and 30 at Cowgirl Softball Stadium
Cowboy Baseball
April 8, 10, 12, 19, 29 and 30th at  Allie Reynolds Stadium
Cowboy Tennis
April 15 and 19 at Debois Tennis Complex
Cowgirl Tennis
April 15, 17 and 23rd at  DeBois Tennis Complex

For more info vist www.okstate.com


Step4ward Fitness Training – Group Schedule

9:00 am
Monday & Wednesday –Anderson Taekwondo
Thursday – (outdoors) Location TBA
5:45 pm
Monday & Wednesday –Anderson Taekwondo
Tuesday – (outdoors) Location TBA
Get on email distribution for more information and other opportunities.

You are welcome to come to any and all classes.
Come try Shelley’s classes for a week….FREE!
Contact Shelley at:
Step4wardfitness@suddenlink.net or 405-334-3707

Stay update on the latest fitness tips and fun videos on her Facebook Page

Stillwater K-Life

Klub: Junior High- 6 to 7:15pm and High School: 7:45 to 9pm
Super K: 4th and 5th grades-second and forth Tuesday of the month
Krazy K: 7 year olds to 3rd grade- third Tuesday of the month
For more info: http://stillwater.klife.com

For more upcoming fun happenings at Stillwater K-Life, visit out Facebook page. Be watching for fun pictures.

Red Earth Yoga Center Class Schedule.  27 classes available!  Located at 1106 S. Main.

Stillwater Family YMCA

Sign up to participate in the following sports:

Outdoor Soccer Deadline is May 1, Soccer Clinic with OSU athletes March 26, programs available for 3&4, 5&6 year olds & 1st thru 4th graders.

Spring Swimming, Deadline is April 29, 5th grade and below 4:30-6, Questions?  shockers.stwymca@gmail.com

Swim Lessons, Deadline is April 19, 8 lessons, 30 minutes each

Youth Volleyball, Deadline is  Mid May, Deadline to sign up is March 25, Boys & Girl Coed, 3rd grade-7th grade.

Join the Y!! Check out membership details here

Questions?  Call the Y at 372.5833

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