August 1 – 18: Layered Voices

Tues – Sat 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, Thurs 11:00 am – 7:00 pm,  OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  From archeological digs revealing the history of civilizations to contemplations on hidden meanings in novels, layers surround us in abstract and material ways.  Featuring the work of 23 artists, Layered Voices showcases textiles that illustrate each artist’s interpretation of layers.  In 2016, the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) presented its members with a challenge to create a wholly new work exploring the concept of layering.  Literal, metaphorical, realistic, abstract, digital, and even wearable art were all considered.  Layered Voices is the resulting exhibition juried from more than 500 works submitted.  The exhibition features art quilts inspired by themes found in nature, politics, social interactions, personal experiences, and more.  Exhibit will be on display May 1 – August 18, 2018.

 

August 1 - 22: Introduction to Pottery Class

Wednesdays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Instruction will include students’ skills in the areas of general properties of clay, hand building, throwing on the wheel and glazing. The objective is not to make pieces to take home, rather allowing you to get your hands dirty and feeling what it's like! Pottery is a very physical and hands-on art form that many have yet to fall in love with. (prerequisite for Adult Pottery and ceramics open studio). Click here for more information.

 

August 1 - September 19: Pottery with Buck Dollarhide

Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St.This eight week session provides students already familiar with making functional forms such as cylinders and bowls that have experience in beginning wheel throwing. Students will continue to hone their skills by learning techniques such as making lidded vessels, adding texture, and furthering their knowledge with clay. Buck has over 30 years of pottery experience to share with students at any level. Click here for more information.

 

August 1: 1 Million Cups Stillwater

9:00 – 10:00 am, Riata Center, 619 S. Main St. 1 Million Cups is the platform for our community to engage, inspire and empower our entrepreneurs. You will hear from company founders and their successes and challenges along the way. 6 minute presentation with 20 minute Q&A for each speaker. Get more information on the 1 Million Cups Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/1MCStillwater/

 

August 3 - 5: Tax Free Weekend

See participating businesses for hours. Tax free weekend applies to purchases of clothing and shoes.

 

August 3: StillyArts Open Studio

6:30 – 8:00 pm, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St.  Open Studio every Friday offers 7 different activities/ stations for kids to explore and create their own masterpiece.  Activities include Free Style Painting, Play dough Station, Chalk Station, Henna tattoos, Ceramic Painting, Bounce house Fun and Toy Station.  Studio fee is $7 for kids 2 and older (Free for Stillyarts Arts and Drama Students).  Our Art instructors are available during this time to guide you, if needed.

 

August 3: Brave Productions and Brave Art Dance Theater present EDGE

7:00 pm, Backstage, 100 E. 7th Ave. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $40 per person (seating is limited) and includes food and drink. Only for ages 18 and up. Tickets available at www.braveproductions.org

 

August 3: Sissy Brown - Live

7:00 – 10:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

 

August 4: TBG Open House & Train Garden

9:00 am – 3:00 pm, The Botanic Garden at OSU, 3300 W. 6th St. Come and explore the new and exciting additions to the garden. Ambassadors will be in the garden to welcome you and answer your gardening questions. The West Virginia entrance will be open for additional parking. The event is open to the public. Admission is free, but donations are always gratefully accepted. The model train will also be running from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. 

 

August 4: OSU Fan Appreciation Day

2:20 - 4:30 pm, Gallagher-Iba Arena, OSU Campus. Don't miss this annual event where fans will get the chance to meet and interact with OSU football players and coaches as well as members of the Cowgirl soccer team. Doors will open at 1:30 pm. Fans are allowed one item per person to bring and get signed, and no photographs with athletes or coaches will be allowed. Free posters and schedule cards will be available. Admission is free.

 

August 4: Bruce Bensen - Live

7:00 – 10:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

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August 7 - 10: Kids Studio (Drop Off)

12:00 - 3:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. We are opening our studios before school starts back. You can pick one day or all the days. Each day we will play an artsy game, complete an art project and have time outside with a snack. For ages 6-12. Click here for more information.

 

August 7: Communicating Effectively with your Healthcare Provider

Noon – 1:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Join the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative for a free soup and salad lunch and learn how to better talk with your doctors.  Free light lunch will be provided.  Registration is required.  Sign-up online at http://tinyurl.com/letstalkhealth or stop by/call the help desk (405) 372-3633 x8106.  Instructors will discuss the healthcare system and provide skills for a more positive interaction between patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers. Participants will walk away with tools for: •Making the most of your time with your healthcare provider, •How to prepare for your doctor visit, •Helpful information to bring to your appointment, •Doctor-patient communication tips, •Becoming a partner with your provider.

 

August 7: Stillwater Ukulele Association Meeting

6:00 - 7:30 pm, Daddy O's Music Co., 115 N. Main St. The Stillwater Ukulele Association is a group of ukulele players who enjoy playing music together. We are an informal and supportive group whose goal is to jam and learn and have fun. We usually meet on the first and third Thursdays of the month. We learn new songs and jam with old songs. Our meetings provide a friendly and encouraging environment, whether you're just getting started or have been playing for years. At the August 7th meeting, the Stillwater Ukulele Association will be marking its fourth birthday.

 

August 9: 17th Annual Boots & Bandanas Benefit Dinner and Auction

6:00 pm, Meditations, 1205 N. Country Club Rd.  Come out to the 17th Annual Boots and Bandanas Benefit Dinner and Auction held on Thursday, August 9 at Meditations.  Individual tickets are $65 each or you may sponsor a table of 8 for $600.  Cocktail hour will begins at 6:00 pm with a cash bar.  Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm.  This event will help benefit the Mission of Hope, Stillwater Homeless Shelter and Stillwater Community Health Center a volunteer clinic for individuals in Payne County with no health insurance.  Individuals who have received help from these two agencies will tell their stories at the dinner.  Charles Kaupke is the auctioneer and Dave Hunziker will be the emcee.  Reservations must be in by July 30th.  Make checks payable to Mission of Hope.  If you have any questions, please call Mission of Hope 405-332-5521 or Stillwater Community Health Center 405-743-3171.

 

August 9 & 16: Fused Glass Beginning Jewelry Class

6:30 - 8:30 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Glass fusing basics is where it all begins. Glass fusing is a way to bring eclectic pieces of glass together to create beautiful contrast. During the class you will learn some of the basics of glass fusing while making a silver metal bracelet as well as a pair of earrings and a pendant or brooch. Click here for more information.

 

August 10: Using the Facebook App on Your iPhone Class

9:30 - 11:30 am, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. This class is free, but registration is required. Click here for more information.

 

August 10: StillyArts Open Studio

6:30 – 8:00 pm, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St.  Open Studio every Friday offers 7 different activities/ stations for kids to explore and create their own masterpiece.  Activities include Free Style Painting, Play dough Station, Chalk Station, Henna tattoos, Ceramic Painting, Bounce house Fun and Toy Station.  Studio fee is $7 for kids 2 and older (Free for Stillyarts Arts and Drama Students).  Our Art instructors are available during this time to guide you, if needed.

 

August 10: Bruce Bensen - Live

7:00 – 10:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

 

August 11: 2nd Saturday Children's Exploration Series

11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Sheerar Stillwater History Museum, 720 S. Husband. 2nd Saturday Children Exploration Series at the Stillwater History Museum was created to help make history fun and engaging for kids.  Each month's program is unique and provides an opportunity to explore a different historical theme.  All of the exploration programs are hands-on and are filled with new experiences that connect the past to the present in interactive ways!  Programs are best for kid's between 6-12 years old and admission is always free.

 

August 11: 2nd Saturday

11:00 am - 3:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 2nd Saturday provides free, hands-on art activities for visitors of all ages and abilities. Free and open to the public, no RSVP required.

 

August 11: Oklahoma WONDERtorium Grown Up Fun

6:00 - 7:00 pm (PG-13) or 8:30 - 10:00 pm (R), Backstage, 100 E. 7th Ave, Enjoy an evening of laughter with Oklahoma's funniest comedians, hors d'oeuvres and beverages. This fundraising event help make it possible for the Oklahoma WONDERtorium to engage children and adults in creative, exploratory play each day. Click here for more information or purchase tickets.

 

August 11: Summerland - Live

7:00 – 10:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

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August 14 - 15: Kids Studio (Drop Off)

12:00 - 3:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. We are opening our studios before school starts back. You can pick one day or all the days. Each day we will play an artsy game, complete an art project and have time outside with a snack. For ages 6-12. Click here for more information.

 

August 14: Tuesday Evening Gardening Series – Growing Microgreens and Hummingbird Gardens

6:00 – 7:30 pm, The Botanic Gardens at OSU, 3300 W. 6th St.  Easily grow and enjoy edible immature greens from a variety of seeds.  And don't forget to consider hummingbirds when planning your garden.  They will thank you with hours of entertainment.  This month Growing Microgreens and Hummingbird Gardens are the topics for the evening.  The Tuesday Gardening Series is a FREE, hands-on program available for the Stillwater Community and surrounding area.  Please contact the Extension Office in advance if you plan to attend, so they can be adequately prepared.  Contact Keith Reed (keith.reed@okstate.edu) or call 405-747-8320.

 

August 14: Carl Moore - Live

6:00 – 9:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

 

August 15: Making the Most of Retirement

1:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  All Stillwater-area retirees are invited to attend the meeting, which will be held in the 3rd Floor Reception Area at the Stillwater Public Library.  The speaker, Dr. Ron Miller, OSU professor emeritus, will present information about pros and cons of including annuities in a retirement program.  More information about this special interest group, which is co-sponsored by the OSU Emeriti Association and the Stillwater Public Library, is available at http://retiredinstillwater.wordpress.com 

 

August 16: First Day of School - Stillwater Public Schools

 

Auguts 17 - 18: POP-Up Art Shops

Fri 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. The definition of a “pop-up shop” is a short-term, temporary retail event that is "here today, gone tomorrow". Our plan is to Pop Up with ART every third Friday and Saturday of the month until September. We are inviting up to fifteen different artists in all different media types to participate in our shops. Pop-up Art Shops will happen in collaboration with Food Trucks and Tunes on Friday night and the Stillwater Farmers Market on Saturday.

 

August 17: Using the Facebook App on Your Andriod Class

9:30 - 11:30 am, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. This class is free, but registration is required. Click here for more information.

 

August 17: Friday Food Trucks and Tunes - National Night Out

6:00 – 10:00 pm, Downtown Stillwater, 8th Ave. & Husband St.  Gear up for an eventful season of City of Stillwater’s Friday Food Trucks and Tunes.  Some of Stillwater’s most popular food truck vendors will attend again this year, along with free, live musical performances, kids’ activities and a vendor market highlighting an array of area vendors and organizations.  Adult supervision is required for all children.  This event is organized by the City of Stillwater.  Featured artists 6:00 – 7:30 pm, 51 Junction, 8:00 – 9:30 pm, Mike Hosty

 

August 17: StillyArts Open Studio

6:30 – 8:00 pm, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St.  Open Studio every Friday offers 7 different activities/ stations for kids to explore and create their own masterpiece.  Activities include Free Style Painting, Play dough Station, Chalk Station, Henna tattoos, Ceramic Painting, Bounce house Fun and Toy Station.  Studio fee is $7 for kids 2 and older (Free for Stillyarts Arts and Drama Students).  Our Art instructors are available during this time to guide you, if needed.

 

August 17: TCAIT - Live

7:00 – 10:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

 

August 18: TBG Open House & Train Garden

9:00 am – 3:00 pm, The Botanic Garden at OSU, 3300 W. 6th St. Come and explore the new and exciting additions to the garden. Ambassadors will be in the garden to welcome you and answer your gardening questions. The West Virginia entrance will be open for additional parking. The event is open to the public. Admission is free, but donations are always gratefully accepted. The model train will also be running from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. 

 

August 18: Creating Your Inner da Vinci

1:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. This program is free and part of the Stillwater Writers’ series of programs on writing and publishing. Local author Liz Tyner is the author of eight books published through Harlequin, a division of HarperCollins. Her latest book, “Saying I Do to the Scoundrel” came out Aug. 1. Tyner writes in the Regency romance genre, which includes novels set during a very narrow time period in early 1800s England when the Prince of Wales became Prince Regent after King George III was declared unfit to rule. The category was made popular by authors like Georgette Heyer and Mary Balogh, and more recently, Christina Dodd and Amanda Quick. According to Tyner, participants at the program will learn how to reduce writer’s block and how to keep writing despite a lack of motivation. Tyner will answer questions following the presentation. Sexton advises hobby writers and those interested in getting published to take advantage of Tyner’s experience. For more information on the program, contact the library at (405) 372-3633 x8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

 

August 18: Digital Photo Editing - Workshop

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Want to create gorgeous photos on your own phone or computer, but aren't sure how to get started? We will cover rotating and cropping for more pleasing composition, resizing, color correction, patching blemishes, and more. It is recommended that students take and bring their own photos, but some sample photos to practice on will be provided by the teacher. Students will have the opportunity to create an 8.5 by 11 inch digital print of one of their edited photos. Click here for more information.

 

August 18: Tres Hombres - Live

7:00 – 10:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

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August 20: First Day of Class - Oklahoma State University

 

August 20: Fairlawn Cemetery Preservation Society Meeting

1:oo pm, Fairlawn office, 1123 E. 6th Street. Please come if you are interested in early Stillwater history, OSU or OSU Athletics history, genealogy, honoring veterans, landscaping or design, fundraising, long-range planning, grant writing, community service, or working with a great group of friends!

 

August 20: OSU Research on Tap

5:30 pm, Iron Monk Taproom, 519 S. Husband. We hope you will join us the third Monday of each month to enjoy some of Stillwater’s own local brew while chatting about some of the impactful and interesting research happening here on the OSU campus. Each session will be approximately 20 minutes of open dialogue between Dr. Kenneth Sewell and the researcher, followed by questions and discussion from the audience. August’s researcher will be Dr. Dave McIlroy, Regents Professor in Physics. “The Road Trip from Nanoscience to Nanotechnology: Are we There Yet.” For more information go to fb.me/OSUResearchonTap or https://research.okstate.edu/research-on-tap.

 

August 21: Stillwater Ukulele Association Meeting

6:00 - 7:30 pm, Daddy O's Music Co., 115 N. Main St. The Stillwater Ukulele Association is a group of ukulele players who enjoy playing music together. We are an informal and supportive group whose goal is to jam and learn and have fun. We usually meet on the first and third Thursdays of the month. We learn new songs and jam with old songs. Our meetings provide a friendly and encouraging environment, whether you're just getting started or have been playing for years. At the August 7th meeting, the Stillwater Ukulele Association will be marking its fourth birthday.

 

August 21: Jared Lowry - Live

6:00 – 9:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

 

August 21: Stillwater Brewers’ League Monthly Meeting

7:00 – 9:30 pm, Iron Monk Brewery, 519 S. Husband St.  Homebrewers of Stillwater, Oklahoma is a small, friendly group of beer and mead enthusiasts, spanning the range from novices to professional brewers.  Learn how to brew, participate in our regular homebrew competitions, and become a certified beer judge at Iron Monk BreweryVisit http://stillwaterhomebrew.wixsite.com/stwbrew for more information.

 

August 22: Lights on Stillwater

7:00 - 9:00 pm, Boone Pickens Stadium, OSU Campus. This twenty year old tradition - sponsored by Oklahoma State University’s Student Government Association (SGA) - was created to encourage interaction between OSU students and the surrounding community. In continuation of this tradition, local businesses/organizations are invited to host a booth and by doing so, have the opportunity to interact with over 8,000 students, faculty, staff, and Stillwater residents. The event will take place on the North side of Boone Pickens Stadium on Hall of Fame Avenue. Click here for more information.

 

August 23: Part-Time and Volunteer Job Fair at OSU

10:30 am – 1:30 pm, 179 Student Union, OSU Campus.  Meet with employers seeking to fill part-time, work-study, and volunteer positions.

 

August 23: Stillwater Community Singers Fall Concert

7:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center, Winfrey Houston Theater, 315 W. 8th Ave.  The Stillwater Community Singers choir is a volunteer organization whose goal is to serve the Stillwater area community with an entertaining experience.  We delight in singing a wide variety of songs including pop, jazz, blues, Broadway, spiritual, gospel and more.  We are not professional singers, we just love music.  Our members range in age from 20 to 90+ and come from a variety of occupations and backgrounds.  Come out and join us for our FREE fall Concert.  Reception to follow.

 

August 24: StillyArts Open Studio

6:30 – 8:00 pm, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St.  Open Studio every Friday offers 7 different activities/ stations for kids to explore and create their own masterpiece.  Activities include Free Style Painting, Play dough Station, Chalk Station, Henna tattoos, Ceramic Painting, Bounce house Fun and Toy Station.  Studio fee is $7 for kids 2 and older (Free for Stillyarts Arts and Drama Students).  Our Art instructors are available during this time to guide you, if needed.

 

August 24: Tommy Poole - Live

7:00 – 10:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

 

August 25: Stillwater Color Splash-Dash Run/Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

8:00 am – Noon, Boomer Park, Lakeview and Washington St.  This fundraiser supports the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that attacks the lungs and digestive system.  CF is an orphan disease (meaning that it affects less than 200,000 people) and it receives no governmental funding for investment in research.  This means that the funding of its cure depends on grass roots fundraising efforts like the Stillwater Color Splash Dash.  Each participant and sponsor is an essential partner to the mission of funding and finding a cure for CF.  Let's make CF stand for CURE FOUND!  Visit our site for more information or to register.

 

August 25: 1st Annual “Got Your Six” Golf Tournament

8:00 am, the Links Golf Course, 4599 N Washington St.  Veterans of Foreign Wars Ollie O. Dykes Post 2027 is hosting the 1st Annual “Got Your Six” 4 –person golf scramble.  The purpose of this tournament is to raise funds to support local VFW programs.  The tournament will be limited to 24 teams.  If you would like to be a part of this inaugural golf scramble and help support local programs honoring youth, teachers, law enforcement, and emergency service providers, click HERE to register. Corporate sponsorships available as well as individual team sponsorships.

 

August 25: Stillwater Cars & Coffee

9:00 am – Noon, 4300 W. 6th Ave.  Come join the team and community at Stillwater Honda Cars for a good old fashioned car meet.  All cars, bikes, and trucks are welcome to join us at this local monthly gathering of car enthusiasts.  It is completely free to exhibit or attend.  Tell your friends about it and help to spread the word by sharing the event!  In order to create a fun event for all ages and to maintain good relations with local businesses we ask the following of you:  •No burnouts  •No racing  •Obey traffic laws  •Drive safely  •And most importantly, have fun!

 

August 25: LexiCon 2018

10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  LexiCon 2018 is a FREE comic-con and fandom event intended to draw together community members who share similar interests and to provide library materials to those who enjoy pop culture.  It features vendors, panels, cosplay, and gameplay, and displays for fans of comics, gaming, sci-fi or fantasy TV shows, movies and books, graphic novels, and anime.  LexiCon 2018 will be filled with fun events and activities.  Classes, panels, and workshops will be held at the Stillwater Public Library.  See descriptions for each session.

 

August 25: Bruce Bensen - Live

7:00 – 10:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

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August 29 - September 2: Payne County Fair

Various Times, Payne County Expo Center, 4518 Expo CR E. Come enjoy all the excitement of the annual Payne County Fair! Livestock shows run August 29 - September 1, and the carival rides run from August 29 - September 2. For more information, schedule of events, and entry forms, please click here.

 

August 29: Stillwater Farmer’s Market

8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Prairie Center for the Arts, 1001 S. Duck St.  We have a wide variety of delicious and freshly baked breads, locally harvested honey, asparagus, potatoes, and farm and pasture raised pork, beef, and chicken.  We are committed to providing the freshest, locally produced fruits and vegetables, choice beef-pork-chicken, farm fresh eggs, hand-crafted breads and jellies, garden fresh flowers, fresh-cut herbs and a variety of seasonal plants.  We do this by requiring that all market vendors grow or produce their products in Payne County or one of the surrounding counties.  These include Logan, Lincoln, Creek, Pawnee and Noble counties

 

August 31: StillyArts Open Studio

6:30 – 8:00 pm, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St.  Open Studio every Friday offers 7 different activities/ stations for kids to explore and create their own masterpiece.  Activities include Free Style Painting, Play dough Station, Chalk Station, Henna tattoos, Ceramic Painting, Bounce house Fun and Toy Station.  Studio fee is $7 for kids 2 and older (Free for Stillyarts Arts and Drama Students).  Our Art instructors are available during this time to guide you, if needed.

 

August 31: TCAIT - Live

7:00 – 10:00, Zannotti’s Wine Bar, 113 W. 7th Ave.  No Cover, must be 21 to enter.

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All Month Long:

 

We Are a Landscape of All We Know

Tues – Sat, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  Comprised of a selection of more than thirty rarely seen works on paper, prints, and sculpture, drawn from several private collections, this exhibition explores how Benjamin Harjo Jr. (Absentee Shawnee and Seminole) creates his place in the world.  Through a connection to his own heritage and to the wider American and international aboriginal communities, Harjo generates an individual perspective that is rooted in the past, informed by the present, and looking to the future.  Curated by Cassidy Petrazzi, this exhibition is on view at the OSU Museum of Art from July 10 - Dec. 8, 2018.

 

Summertime Fun

Tues-Fri 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sat-Sun 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Stillwater History Museum, 702 S. Duncan St. No matter where you grew up, the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar’s new “Summertime Fun” exhibit will make you smile. With something for everyone, the exhibit features Stillwater’s lakes, parks, pools, movie theaters, and other summertime hang-outs. The Stillwater History Museum has a large photograph collection which helped to inspire this exhibit. It will also feature the newly restored opera house model completed last year, artifacts from the Leachman Theater, and other Stillwater memorabilia. The exhibit will be on display through November 2018.

 

Stillwater and World War I

Tues-Fri 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sat-Sun 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Stillwater History Museum, 702 S. Duncan St. The Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar is pleased to present its newest exhibit “Stillwater and World War I” which is now open and will remain on display until next summer. The exhibit highlights Stillwater’s role in supporting the war efforts including the creation of the Payne County Council of Defense which helped with publicity, conservation of food and fuel, military preparedness, and the promotion of Liberty Bonds, war savings stamps, and Red Cross campaigns. The exhibit talks about several of these programs and features items from Stillwater’s residents who served in the Great War including Oscar David Houston, Myatt W. Myatt and James E. Berry. The exhibit also includes an interactive for visitors to learn a little about the trench combat that dominated World War I. Admission is always free. The Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar is a non-profit museum administered by the Stillwater Museum Association board of trustees. To learn more about our current exhibit and upcoming programs go to sheerarmuseum.org or find us on Facebook.

 

Stillwater Farmer’s Market

Saturdays and Wednesdays, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Come see the wide variety of delicious and freshly baked breads, locally harvested honey, asparagus, potatoes, and farm and pasture raised pork, beef, and chicken. In addition, there is also a great selection of fresh fruits and vegetables. Visit the Stillwater Farmers' Market Facebook page or Website for more information.

 

Stillwater Farmer’s Market

Mondays, 2:30 – 5:00 pm, Stillwater Medical Center, 1201 S. Adams. Come see the wide variety of delicious and freshly baked breads, locally harvested honey, asparagus, potatoes, and farm and pasture raised pork, beef, and chicken. In addition, there is also a great selection of fresh fruits and vegetables. Visit the Stillwater Farmers' Market Facebook page or Website for more information.

 

Sisters Helping Sisters Donations

Now through Sept. 1, please drop off your donations of all sizes of bras (new or gently-used), new panties (all women’s & girls’ sizes), feminine hygiene products (unopened boxes of pads and/or tampons), and toiletries at “Sisters Helping Sisters" collection boxes at:  Payne County Extension Office, 315 W. 6th, Ste. 103; Whisper Intimate Apparel, 905 S. Main; and the First Presbyterian Church, 524 S. Duncan.  Monetary donations are welcome (please call Elaina Lyle, Committee Chair, 405-385-4199, for more information).  This donation drive is to benefit the women & girls living in our local shelters.  Sponsored by:  All seven extension groups of Payne County Home & Community Education.

 

Tot Time

Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Enjoy quality time with your little one as we sing songs, read stories, and interact with movement in the Little WONDERs Exhibit. Tot time is a great way to bond with your child since interacting with your child one-on-one encourages development of language skills and muscle control. Interacting with others also aids in building social skills along with emotional skills for your child. Please join us at the start time for the best learning experience. Recommended age is 0-24 months. Free with admission.

 

Story Time

Tuesdays, 11:00 - 11:30 am, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Enjoy an interactive experience as literacy comes to life through books, music, and movement. Story Time is a great way to have fun with your child while also encouraging the development of skills. Story Time is designed for all ages from the young to the young at heart. Please join us at the start time for the best learning experience. Free with admission. 

 

Exploration Station

Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:15 - 4:45 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Join us as we explore creativity with things that fly. All of these are drop-in activities. Free with admission. Drop in at any point during the posted time frame to participate in these activities. 

 

STEAM Time

Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:45 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Future engineers, scientists, and inventors: join us for experiments and activities that identify with exploration, creativity, and natural inquisitiveness. This is a drop-in activity designed for all ages.

 

Preschool Storytime

Mondays, 10:00 - 11:00 am or 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Preschool Storytime activities include: weekly themed stories, songs, finger plays and action rhymes, filmstrip and a craft. Supervising adults are requested to accompany their children, geared towards ages 2-5 years. Story time programs are free and open to the public.

 

Evening Family Storytime

Mondays, 6:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Family Storytime includes weekly themed stories, songs, a film, and a craft. It is free and open to families with kids of all ages, geared toward ages 6 and younger. 

 

Fribrary! Teen Advisory Committee Meeting and Movie Night

Fridays 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Help decide which programs and activities the library will have for teens. Stick around for food and movies.

 

Builders Club

Wednesdays 3:30 and 6:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Builders Club is for Kindergarten - 5th grade. Lego blocks and KNEX will be provided by the library on alternating weeks.

 

Stillwater Roller Derby Practices

Sundays and Wednesdays, 8:00 - 10:00 pm, Stillwater Rollerdome, 1519 Cimarron Plaza. For women 18+, men 18+, and juniors 9-17. No experience necessary. 2017 teams are now forming. Email stilllwaterrollerderby@gmail.com, visit their Facebook page for more information or call 405-334-8108.

 

Weight Watchers Classes

Tuesdays at 10:00 am and 12:15 pm, Thursdays at 5:30 pm, Saturdays 9:00 am (weigh-in begins a half-hour prior), Wyndham Garden Hotel, 600 E. McElroy Rd. Learn about the new Freestyle program that gives people more freedom, flexibility, and better results.  More than 200 foods have been added to the zero Points list.  Contact Debbie Pestridge for more information at 405-269-3388.

 

Stillwater Depression, Bi-Polar Support Alliance Group Meeting

Tuesdays, 6:30 pm, First Presbyterian Church, 524 S. Duncan. Meeting together is essential to recovery. One of the most helpful things one person can say to (or hear from) another is "I've been there." Depression and bipolar disorder can be isolating illnesses, but DBSA has many ways to help connect you with others who have been there as well. Contact Karen 405-624-1518 for more information.

 

Celebrate Recovery

Sundays 6:30 pm, Eagle Heights Baptist Church, 2617 N. Jardot Road. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered 12 step program for anyone struggling with any type of hurt, habit, or hangup. Childcare is available upon request.

 

Trivia Live in the Iron Monk Tap Room

Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Iron Monk Tap Room, 519 S. Husband St.  Form a team and make it a weekly outing to look forward to while you enjoy craft beer and PurdyQ BBQ.  You will battle for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize giveaways!

 

Louie's Trivia Night

Tuesdays, 8:30 pm, Louie's Grill and Bar, 720 S. Main St.

 

Louie's Bingo Night

Wedesdays, 8:30 pm, Louie's Grill and Bar, 720 S. Main St.

 

Karaoke with Jared and Friends

Fridays, 9:00 pm - 1:00 am, Tombstone Cafe, 704 S. Main St. Enjoy great drinks, food and various pub games in a non-smoking environment.

 

Youth Drama Classes

Thursdays, K-2nd Grade 4:30 pm, 2nd-5th Grade 5:30 pm, StillyArts LLC, 1207 S. Main St. Dramatic Arts education is an important means of stimulating creativity in problem solving. In this Drama class the instructor is using a wide range of unique drama activities to focus the bold, outspoken child and to draw out the quiet child and help them reach into themselves to discover their full potential. We will be using a progressive curriculum that allows students to have some serious fun, while also enabling them to develop: Acting skills, Public speaking skills, Creative Thinking Skills, Leadership Skills, Networking and Social Skills, Self Confidence and Self-Esteem, and a Positive Approach to Life. Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

 

Zumba Classes

Mondays at 5:30 pm, Wednesdays at 5:30 pm, and Saturdays at 10:00 am, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St. StillyArts is about exploring your creativity through art and dance. We offer art and dance classes for all ages and Zumba fitness for adults. You can view artwork, dance routine, friday night dance socials, events and other fun stuff happening at studio at https://www.facebook.com/stillyarts

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Oklahoma State University Athletics

 

Cowgirl Soccer

August 19:  Cowgirls vs University of Oklahoma, 7:00 pm

August 24:  Cowgirls vs Lamar, 7:00 pm

August 26:  Cowgirls vs Florida, 12:30 pm

 

Football

August 30:  Cowboys vs Missouri State, 7:00 pm

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