Residents in the Midland community are collecting items for the family whose home caught on fire on Thursday. The Walters family lost everything in the fire that occurred near Lone Star Trails in Midland.
The Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale will be preforming the Sounds of the Season show on Dec. 8. The Symphony Orchestra will be joined by the Symphony Chorale, Voices of the Permian Basin, Lone Star Brass and West Texas Winds.
Be the Change is hosting a social experiment called Oxfam Hunger Banquet: Poverty Awareness to inform the public on the reality of poverty. The banquet will be at 3 p.m. December 2 at the Odessa College Saulsbury Conference Room, 201 W University Blvd.
The Texas Historical Commission’s Undertold Stories Marker Program has placed a historical marker for the Porvenir Massacre in Presidio County. The program was created to help fill historical gaps in the Lone Star State’s history.
Odessa’s annual Christmas Parade of Lights will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1. Lighted floats will travel south on Andrews Highway/Grant Avenue from 23rd Street to Third Street. The parade will end at the Medical Center Hospital Parking lot on Third Street.
The George W. Bush Childhood Home will have a large banner available for people to share their condolences on the death of George H. W. Bush.Guests can go by the home during normal business hours between Dec. 1 and Dec. 5. The banner will then be sent to the Bush family.
The West Texas North Pole Village is returning to Ector County during the month of December. At the village, guests will get to see Santa, two live reindeer, Santa’s workshop, a toy store, hay rides, s’mores stations and much more.
Children’s Miracle Network received a generous donation from the Permian Chapter of Credit Unions. The Permian Chapter of Credit Unions surpassed their goal of $100,000 by raising $135,779 to help children through CMN.
Midland Junior League hosted the 11th annual Face the Race 5K run at Windland Park on Saturday. Face the Race is a graduation for more than 89 Midland I.S.D. Jr. High girls that attend the Junior League’s after-school program.
Goodwill-Odessa merchandise will be marked down as much as 50 percent for their “Moving Sale” starting Nov. 18. Goodwill on 42nd St. will be closing their doors and moving to a new location at 4212 Preston Smith Road.
The first annual Sharing God’s Love One Coat at a Time coat drive will begin at 10 a.m. on Nov. 17. To donate, they ask that you bring new coats of any size at 922 N. Grant Ave or call 432-889-7699 if you have questions.
Messenger Motorcycle Clubhouse is hosting a Run for the Homeless and clothing drive. The run will begin at 10 a.m. Nov. 17 at their clubhouse, 4933 W. 42nd St. You can drop-off items like blankets, sleeping bags, socks, long johns, gloves, etc.
According to their website, Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago.
An exhibit from the National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Missouri, will be at a Midland County Public Library for the rest of the year.The exhibit is called “Churchill: A Legacy of Leadership.” It commemorates and celebrates the life, times and career of Winston Churchill.
The event will include food, family-friendly entertainment and free raffle tickets for those who donate a toy. The fundraiser will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov.10 at the American Legion, 2701 E 8th Street.
The Lifestyle Medicine Center is offering a new class, Eat to Beat Cancer, taught by Dr. Padmaja Patel. The class will be based on published research and will explain how simple lifestyle changes can have profound health benefits when it comes to cancer, based on an understanding of new scientific
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin will host UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour. The tour uses a high-tech simulator, impact video and a number of other resources to educate the public about the dangers of drunk and distracted driving.
The Permian Road Safety Coalition is reminding drivers of some safety rules as they head out on the road. To do this, the coalition is hosting a community outreach event on Nov. 7 called “Stand Down for Road Safety.”
The Midland Rape Crisis and Children's Advocacy Center is hosting a ribbon cutting and open house in Big Spring. The celebration is for the grand opening of the Howard County Children’s Advocacy Center.
The Primary Care Pathway program offers an opportunity for aspiring doctors to get their degree in seven years. There will be a free workshop for the program from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Cogdell Learning Center, 201 W. Florida.
The Permian Playhouse is hosting their third annual Divas & Desserts Gone Country event. Guests can enjoy an evening of entertainment from local Divas, dinner, an array of desserts, a silent auction and a red-carpet photo opportunity.