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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: WEEK OF JUNE 8, 2014

By Odessa American, Texas
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services

June 08--EVENTS

--MARFA "Talk At Ten" has scheduled broadcast interview shows at 10 a.m. and at 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday on 93.5 FM.

Memberships are available at http://tinyurl.com/oz6jm2y.

Call 432-729-4578 or visit www.marfapublicradio.org/programs/talk-at-ten.

--The Ector County Independent School District School Nutrition Dept. has scheduled the summer feeding program for any participating child ages 1-18 to get free breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday, through June 25 at elementary schools and through July 11 at junior high schools and high schools.

Meals will be provided at the following sites and times.

Milam Elementary, 640 College Ave., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., breakfast; 11 a.m. to noon, lunch.

Cavazos Elementary, 9701 W. 16th St., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., breakfast; 11 a.m. to noon, lunch.

All other elementary sites, 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., breakfast; 11:30 a.m. to noon, lunch.

Ector Jr. High/Camp SIP, 809 W. Clements St., 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., breakfast; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., lunch.

Hood Jr. High, 600 E. 38th St., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., breakfast; 11 a.m. to noon, lunch.

Bonham Jr. High, 2201 E. 21st St., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., breakfast; 11 a.m. to noon, lunch.

Nimitz Jr. High, 4900 Maple Ave., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., breakfast; 11 a.m. to noon, lunch.

Bowie Jr. High, 500 W. 21st St., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., breakfast; 11 a.m. to noon, lunch.

Crockett Jr. High, 2301 N. Conover Ave., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., breakfast; 11 a.m. to noon, lunch.

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Permian High School, 1800 E. 42nd St., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., breakfast; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., lunch.

Odessa High School, 1301 N. Dotsy Ave., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., breakfast; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., lunch.

All ECISD campuses will be closed the week of June 30 through July 4.

--BIG SPRING Chorus rehearsals for the 2014 Pops in the Park Concert have been scheduled at 7 p.m. every Tuesday through July 1, at First Methodist Church, 400 Scurry St., Big Spring, in the chorus rehearsal room upstairs.

Singers may enter through the north door in the alleyway.

The Big Spring Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will present a concert of patriotic music July 3 in the Big Spring City Park Amphitheater.

For more information, call Keith Graumann, Music Director, at 432 213-0645 or Linda Lindell, Chorus Director, at 432 816-1913.

--MARFA Camp Design Build Adventure has scheduled a design-build, experiential workshop today and Monday at El Cosmico, 802 S. Highland Ave., Marfa.

The workshop, led by Austin-based design-build artist Jack Sanders, offers participants hands-on experience in design and fabrication techniques, while addressing a community need. Camp DBA will be collaborating with the Blackwell School Alliance to develop Blackwell Park, a public playground.

Visit elcosmico.com/stay/happenings/camp-design-build-adventure to sign up.

--CLA Estate Services has scheduled two estate planning workshops for seniors.

Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Barn Door Steakhouse, 2140 Andrews Highway.

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Ranchland Hills Country Club, 1600 E. Wadley Ave., Midland.

The workshop provides valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. Topics include the pros and cons of wills and trusts, how to avoid probate, long-term health care concerns and tax reduction planning.

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Participants will receive a workbook

Admission is free. Seating is limited.

To RSVP, call 1-866-252-8721.

--Camp Fire's summer day camp has scheduled a special Father's Day luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Barbara Jordan Elementary school, 9400 Rainbow Drive, Odessa, and at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 1701 N. Main St., Midland.

The children at the summer day camp will be creating the decorations and serving lunch for their fathers, grandfathers and parents.

For more information, call Camp Fire West Texas at 570-4144.

--Medical Center Health System (MCHS) and West Texas Food Bank have scheduled the Odessa Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month, beginning Saturday at the MCH campus on the corner of Second St. and Golder Ave.

The farmers market will be a combination of produce, cooking demonstrations, crafts, activities for kids, live music, health information and more.

MCHS is currently looking for food and craft vendors and accepting applications.

To apply, email pgarcia@echd.org or visit http://www.medicalcenterhealthsystem.com/OTFM/Pages/default.aspx.

--BIG SPRING Movie on the Mountain has been scheduled at sunset Saturday at Big Spring State Park, 1 Scenic Drive, Big Spring.

The movie will be "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (PG-13).

--The West Texas Food Bank has scheduled the Summer Food Service Program for participating children to get free lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 16 through Aug. 15, at the following locations.

Third Edition Apartments, 1201 N. Whitaker Ave.

Wilkerson Boys and Girls Club, 800 E. 13th St.

Woodson Boys and Girls Club, 1037 E. Murphy St.

--MIDLANDThe Sibley Nature Center, 1307 E. Wadley Ave., Midland, has scheduled the following films as part of the Basin PBS film series.

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June 16: Noon, Racoon Nation.

Aug. 11: Noon, Seeing in the Dark.

Oct. 13: Noon, Fractals.

Dec. 15: Noon, The Voyage of Discovery.

Call 684-6827 or visit sibleynaturecenter.org.

--The fifth annual Odessa Links West Texas Hold'em poker tournament and silent auction benefiting the homeless has been scheduled June 21 at the Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd.

Dinner begins at 5 p.m. The tournament begins at 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $100 for dinner, drinks and poker chips. A sponsor table of four is $500. A sponsor table of 8 is $1000.

Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place.

To sponsor or for ticket information, call 582-0099.

--MIDLANDThe John Ben Shepperd Institute has scheduled JBS Fine Arts Leadership Revival at 7 p.m.July 12 at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland.

The revival features two-time Grammy-winning music producer Jerome Leslie Harmon who goes by the name of "J-ROC" in the music business. Harmon, who grew up in Crane, is an R&B music producer working with Beyonce, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake and many of the top artists in that field. The family-friendly, spectacular show places the focus on the fine arts in education through leadership testimonials, panel discussion, music, vocalists, interpretive dance and oration.

The event is free and open to the public. No reservations or tickets required.

Visit www.shepperdinstitute.com.

--MIDLAND The West Texas Salseros has scheduled a WTS Salsa Festival from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.July 18 and 10 a.m. to 4 a.m.July 19 at the DoubleTree Ballroom, 117 W. Wall St., Midland.

The festival will include Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba workshops, a pool party, professional team performances and Latin night dancing to the tunes of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and more.

Featured guest instructors and professional dance teams include Lee Rios and the Semeneya dance group of San Antonio, David and Jennifer Stein of Majesty in Motion of San Diego, Los Anormales del Mambo of Dallas, DJ Fantasma, Favian Bustos and Cynthia Mendez, all of Austin, and Katie Mambo and Wander Rosario of Dallas.

The Team Havana band of El Paso will provide the music entertainment.

Sponsorships and vendors are welcomed.

Call 349-1472 or visit www.wtxsalseros.com or www.facebok.com/westtexassalseros.wts.

--Bike MS: Cactus & Crude Ride 2014, presented by Apache, has been scheduled July 19-20.

The ride starts in Midland and travels through the byways and highways of the Permian Basin area cruising into Big Spring for an overnight celebration at the South West Collegiate Institute for the Deaf. On the second day of the ride, cyclists will enjoy the dramatic scenery of West Texas as they head to Post to cross the finish line.

The annual two-day fundraising ride is an opportunity to raise funds to support Multiple Sclerosis research and programs and services that directly impact individuals and families living with the disease.

Registration is $25 until July 19. Registered cyclists are required to commit to a minimum fundraising pledge of $250.

Visit bikeMStexas.org.

--The Permian Basin Poetry Society is accepting submissions for the Anthology of Written and Visual Art.

The theme is worldwide positive change. All genres of written and visual art are welcome. There is no age requirement.

Up to three works by a participant can be considered. The deadline is June 15.

The anthology release date will coincide with 100,000 Poets and Others for Positive Change event scheduled Sept. 27 at Noel Plaza Park.

Entries can be submitted electronically to permianbasinpoetrysociety@gmail.com.

Call 806-317-7059.

--West Texas Food Bank, 1008 E. Second St., is offering Texas Scholars hours, as an approved agency on their service agency list. Students needing community hours are asked to contact the food bank.

Hours are flexible and the food bank is open Monday through Saturday and late on Tuesdays.

Call Rosie Simmons at 580-6333 or email RSimmons@feedingamerica.org.

CLUBS/OUTREACH GROUPS

--MIDLAND Comanche Trails Wood Turners has scheduled a meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at George Hancock's shop, 1709 Clark St., Midland.

Vance Ford will demonstrate making a duck with wood lathe.

The meeting is open to the public.

Call 682-1700.

--"I Love Hats" has scheduled a meeting at 11 a.m.July 4 at the Cork and Pig Tavern, 7260 Highway 191.

All ladies are welcome. A hat is required.

Call 281-660-9500.

--The University of Texas of the Permian Basin's Texas Home Visiting Program has installed a new Early Childhood Resource and Referral line for parents of young children ages zero to five from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

This one-stop information source for parents will be answered by UTPB's Early Childhood Resource and Referral Coordinator Angela Freeman or one of her co-workers.

Call 552-4025.

--GARDENDALEThe Gardendale Community Association meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Gardendale Volunteer Fire Department Building, Gardendale Road, Gardendale.

--The Permian Basin Community Service Organization meets at 11:45 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Mi Piaci Italian Restaurant, 2607 N. Grandview Ave.Call 210-7234.

--The Monday Senior Bridge Club meets from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Monday at the Northside Senior Center, 13th St. and Adams Ave.

Call 337-5281.

--MIDLAND Overeaters Anonymous Meetings, 206 N. Midkiff, Suite 1-D, Midland, has scheduled a 12-step program meeting at the following times.

Tuesdays: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sundays: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Call 553-1031 or visit www.oa.org.

--The Odessa Chapter No. 447 Order of the Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at the Odessa Masonic Lodge, 1701 W. Ninth St.

Call 432-550-6313 or email lester@grandecom.net.

--The Odessa Retired Teachers and School Personnel Association of Odessa meet at 2 p.m. on the third Monday of every month at the North side Senior Center Dining Room, 1225 N. Adams Ave.

--The Odessa Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays "PFLAG" meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month, except on holidays, at Alternative Life Solutions Counseling, 2458 E. 11th St.

The meetings are free and open to the public.

Call 279-0749, email pflagodessa@yahoo.com or visit www.pflagodessa.weebly.com.

--The Ector County Republican Women has scheduled a headquarter meeting at noon on the first Tuesday of each month at the Republican Headquarters building, 707 Jefferson Ave.

Lunch is provided for $5.

Call 366-4881 or email bnorman10@sbcglobal.net.

--The Ector County Republican Women has scheduled a general meeting at noon on the third Monday of each month in the banquet room at Odessa Regional Medical Center, 520 E. Sixth St.

Lunch is provided for $12.

Call 366-4881 or email bnorman10@sbcglobal.net.

--The Compassionate Friends of West Texas -- Heart to Heart meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at the Lutheran Church of the Risen Lord, 1603 N. Grandview Ave.

The group offers families grief support for those who are dealing with the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

Call 703-1130 or visit www.facebook.com/compassionatefriendswesttexashearttoheart.

--MIDLAND Permian Basin Poetry Society meets for open mic nite from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month at The Ground Floor Coffee Shop, 203 W. Wall St., No. 104, Midland.

The society and others will be sharing poetry, spoken word, music and comedy. Admission is free.

Call 349-5042, email kopykat@grandecom.net or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.org.

--MIDLAND Permian Basin Poetry Society meets for a writer's round table at 2 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month at The Ground Floor Coffee Shop, 203 W. Wall St., No. 104, Midland.

Writers of all genres are welcome. Admission is free.

Call 349-5042, email kopykat@grandecom.net or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.org.

--MIDLANDThe Midland Palette Club, 907 W. Wadley Ave., Midland, meets at 9 a.m. to noon each Tuesday except on monthly meeting days. Local and area artists are welcomed to bring supplies and paint. Club dues are $35 a year and are due in October and welcomes artists of all levels.

Call 699-3209 or 687-6854 or visit www.paletteclubmidland.com.

--Permian Basin Depression Glass Club meets at 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of each month at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 1601 E. 42nd St.

Call 580-5800.

--The Odessa Optimist Club meets for lunch at noon Fridays in the community room on the second floor of Odessa College'sStudent Union Building.

Visitors are welcome.

Call 362-1964.

--Area Rotary Clubs meet at the following times:

The Odessa Rotary Club meets at noon each Wednesday at the Odessa College, Joe Zant Community Room. Call 335-6684.

The Odessa East Rotary Club meets at noon each Thursday at Harrigan's Restaurant, 2701 JBS Parkway.

Call 559-0976.

The Greater Odessa Rotary Club meets for breakfast at 7 a.m. each Tuesday at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5221 JBS Parkway. Call 550-5193.

MONAHANSThe Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church.

PECOSThe Rotary Club meets at noon on Thursdays at the Pecos Valley Country Club.

--Toastmasters International Clubs of District 44, Areas 11 and 12 have meetings at the following times and places.

Odessa Toastmasters Club meets from 12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. Wednesdays at Citibank, 618 N. Texas Ave.

FORT STOCKTON Pecos County Toastmasters Club meets at noon Fridays at Alpine Lodge Restaurant, 3201 W. Dickinson Blvd., Fort Stockton.

Call 336-3386.

MIDLAND Permian Toastmasters meets at noon Thursdays at Wurster, Armstrong & Williamson, 6 Desta Drive, Suite 2800, Midland. Call 683-5474.

MIDLAND Pop-Ups meets at 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, corner of A and Illinois avenues. Call 522-2716.

MIDLAND Tall City meets at noon on every first and third Thursday at Campfire USA, 2408 N. Big Spring St., Midland. Call 620-0282 or 684-6034.

MIDLAND Wall Street meets at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Midland County Public Library, 301 W. Missouri Ave.Call 368-5517 or 620-5638.

Visit www.toastmasters.org.

--Area Lions Clubs meet at the following times and places:

The Odessa Westside Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at Westwood Baptist Church, 2600 E. Eighth St.

--The Grandview Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month at The Market Bar & Grill, 1806 E. Seventh St.

The Odessa Tri-Service Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at The Market Grill.

Call 367-8732.

The Odessa Barrios Lions Club meets at 9 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of each month at Mi Casa Restaurant.

The Odessa Downtown Lions Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at the club building, 1101 N. Whitaker Ave.

The Odessa Ante Meridian Lions Club meets at 8 a.m. Saturdays at Mi Casa Restaurant, 1301 N. County Road West.

ALPINE The Alpine Lions Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Alexander'sTex-Mex Grill & Cantina, 106 E. Holland Ave., Alpine.

ANDREWSThe Andrews Lions Club meets at noon Tuesdays at La Hacienda Cafeteria, 421 W. Broadway St., Andrews.

FORT STOCKTONThe Fort Stockton Lions Club meets at noon Wednesdays at Stockton'sEntertainment Complex, 2181 W. Interstate 10, Fort Stockton.

KERMITThe Kermit Lions Club meets at noon Thursdays at the Kermit Community Center, 118 N. Poplar St., Kermit.

MONAHANSThe Lions Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Bar-H Steakhouse, Monahans.

WINKThe Wink Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Wink Community Center, 311 E. Hendricks Blvd., Wink.

CLASSES

--The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled "Jewelry Making," a Random Acts of Art class for adults age 18 and up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The class will explore traditional jewelry-making techniques.

The class fee is $80 and includes all supplies.

Class size is limited and advance registration is required.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

--Michaels has scheduled a variety of in-store crafting events for kids ages 3 and up at the Odessa store, 3827 E. 42nd St., and at the Midland store, 3001 W. Loop 250, Midland.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to noon, Father's Day Wood Frame Event, $2 per child.

June 21: 10 a.m. to noon, How to Train Your Dragon 2 Key Chain Event, $2 per child.

June 28: 10 a.m. to noon, Fourth of July Wood Stars Event, $2 per child.

July 5: 10 a.m. to noon, Summer Ice Cream Fun, $2 per child.

Call 362-7590 (Odessa) or 522-5212 (Midland) or visit www.michaels.com.

--Michaels has scheduled a variety of in-store social events and classes at the Odessa store, 3827 E. 42nd St., and at the Midland store, 3001 W. Loop 250, Midland.

Saturday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., DIY Day: Crafty Tie-Dye T-Shirt.

June 22: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Social Event: Create a Patriotic Wreath.

June 28: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., FREE Intro to Paper Crafting Class.

June 29: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., FREE Intro to Jewelry Making Class.

Call 362-7590 (Odessa) or 522-5212 (Midland) or visit www.michaels.com.

--The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Summer Camp: Painting and Art to Wear from 9:15 a.m. to noonJune 16-20.

Children age 6-12 will learn about traditional painting in the classroom and garden and create customized clothing and designs as they explore the world of fashion design.

The cost is $80 and includes all supplies.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

--Michaels has scheduled a low-cost kids summer crafting program, Passport to Imagination, beginning June 16.

Kids are invited to explore culture through a variety of crafts based on exhibits in seven different North American museums.

The first 50 kids who sign up at the Odessa store, 3827 E. 42nd St., and the Midland store, 3001 W. Loop 250, Midland, will receive a free Passport to Imagination portfolio to store and display their work.

In-store crafting events for kids ages 5 and up have been scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on the following days.

June 16: The Field Museum -- Fossil Impressions, Fossil Art and Layers of the Earth Event.

June 18: The Field Museum -- Dinosaur Skeleton and Design-a-Dinosaur Event.

June 20: The Field Museum -- Life Cycle of a Butterfly and Tree Frog Print Making Event.

June 23: The Georgia Aquarium -- Perler Dolphin and Jumping Dolphins Event.

June 25: The Georgia Aquarium -- Whale Shark Puppet and Whale Shark Crayon Resist -- Event.

June 27: The Georgia Aquarium -- Poison Dart Frog 3D and Oil Pastel Poison Dart Frog Event.

June 30: Pima Air and Space Museum -- Biplane and Glider and Craft Stick Biplane Event.

July 2: Pima Air and Space Museum -- Flying Fighter Plane and Origami Plane Event.

July 4: Pima Air and Space Museum -- Perler Space Shuttle and Shoot for the Stars Event.

July 7: Perot Museum of Nature and Science -- Space and Planets and Create-a-Constellation Event.

July 9: Perot Museum of Nature and Science -- Zeotrope and Optical Illusion Art Event.

July 11: Perot Museum of Nature and Science -- Bloopy the Robot and Design-a-Robot Event.

July 14: Denver Art Museum -- "All About Me" Textile Art Quilt and Scribble Art Event.

July 16: Denver Art Museum -- Modern Art with Foam and Pastel Lily Pad Event.

July 18: Denver Art Museum -- Play With Food Portrait and Chenille Stem Flower Art Event.

July 21: The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) -- Textural Weaving and Color and Pattern Wheel Event.

July 23: The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) -- Fashion Inspiration Board and Fashion Doll Event.

July 25: The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) -- Fashion Sketch and Duck Tape Wallet or Purse Event.

July 28: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts -- Abstract Sculpture and Stained Glass Vase Event.

July 30: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts -- Picasso Mask and Picasso Picture Event.

Aug. 1: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts -- Musical Art and Shaker and Clapper Sticks Event.

The cost is $2 per child for each craft.

Call 362-7590 (Odessa) or 522-5212 (Midland) or visit www.michaels.com.

--BIG SPRING West Texas Centers for MHMR and Howard College have scheduled mental health first aid classes in Big Spring and Lamesa for people who are interested in knowing how to respond to people with mental health problems.

The following classes have been scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with an hour break for lunch.

June 26 and Sept. 13: Adult Mental Health First Aid training in the Warren Center at Howard College, 1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring.

June 18, July 26 and Aug. 4: Youth Mental Health training in the Warren Center at Howard College, 1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring.

June 24: Adult Mental Health First Aid training at the Howard College campus, 1810 Lubbock Highway, Lamesa.

July 8: Youth Mental Health training at the Howard College campus, 1810 Lubbock Highway, Lamesa.

The cost for each class is $50 and includes a Mental Health First Aid trainee manual. The classes are free to Texas educators who teach kindergarten through 12th grade. Three Continuing Education Unit credits may be earned upon completion of the training class. Participants will also receive a certificate at the completion of the course.

To register for classes in Big Spring, call the Howard College Registrar's Office at 432-264-5072.

To register for classes in Lamesa, call Janie Edwards at 432-264-3261.

For more information about adult mental health first aid classes, call Amber Tarver at 432-466-5924.

For information about youth mental health first aid classes, call Amy Johnson at 432-263-9758.

--MIDLANDThe Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled summer movie camps every Tuesday.

There will be two showings to choose from, 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The camps are for children ages 5 and up. Parental supervision is required during the program.

Each camp will include a kid-approved animated movie and a hands-on activity, as well as popcorn and lemonade.

The cost is $5 per child.

To view the full list of movies and dates, call 683-4403 or visit www.petroleummuseum.org/summer-activities.

--MIDLANDThe Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, has scheduled summer science classes for children entering second grade through sixth grade, from 9 a.m. to noon Fridays, starting June 20.

Kids will engage in age-appropriate experiments and creative activities focused around scientific themes, including energy, insects, meteorology, oceanography and astronomy.

The cost per student is $20 for Petroleum Museum members or $25 for non-members.

Pre-registration is required.

To view the full list of class topics and dates, call 683-4403 or visit www.petroleummuseum.org/summer-activities.

--ABLE Center for Independent Living, 1931 E. 37th St., Suite 1, has scheduled several classes for people with disabilities.

Mondays: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Foreign language.

Tuesdays: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Resume writing, job interviewing and dressing for success; 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., beginner computer.

Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Wellness; 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., seated exercise.

Call 580-3439 or visit www.ablecenterpb.org.

--MIDLAND ArtQuest, 700 Andrews Highway, Suite D, Midland, has scheduled art classes for children and adults.

Call 682-2469 or visit http://www.artquesttx.com/.

--Yang Style Tai Chi classes have been scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4001 E. University Blvd.Call 631-5051.

--M.A.D. Kids has scheduled classes from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at 810 N. Dixie Blvd.

Register from noon to 6 p.m. daily at M.A.D., 810 N. Dixie Blvd.

Call 272-5834 or 272-5812 or 325-455-4990.

--Love To Dance Studio, 2817 JBS Parkway, Suite E-1, has scheduled Ballroom/Latin, Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia Pegadas, Country Two Step, and Belly Dance group classes for adults and Hip Hop for ages 5 and older.

Private lessons are also available.

Call 349-1472 or visit www.lovetodancestudio.com.

--MIDLANDThe Permian Basin Dance Club has scheduled dance nights with entertainment by a country-western band from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Stephens Catholic Church Ballroom, 4601 Neely Ave., Midland.

Call 520-4343 or 218-8215.

--The Midland/Odessa Dance Club offers dance lessons from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Monday at the Moose Lodge, 2711 N. Dixie Blvd. Dances include the waltz, two-steps, swing and line dances.

Call 208-9511 or 638-2593 or email elainedorothyatkins@hotmail.com.

--Ector County Thursday Night Dance has scheduled dance nights from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursdays at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave.

The cost is $6. Visitors are welcome.

Call 337-5281.

--West Texas Dance Club has scheduled dance nights with a live band from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursdays at the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 4372, 301 E. 61st St.

The following live bands have been scheduled to perform in June.

Thursday: Goodtimers.

June 19: Tommy, Jean and Jerry and Co.

June 26: Showdown.

Participants are encouraged to bring a large side dish for the potluck meal on the last Thursday of each month. The club will furnish meat. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m.

Admission is $5 for members or $6 for non members.

These dances are alcohol and smoke free events.

Call Betty Berry at 528-6308 or email a.staffin@att.net.

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(c)2014 the Odessa American (Odessa, Texas)

Visit the Odessa American (Odessa, Texas) at www.oaoa.com

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