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Events Guide for Children’s Educational Programming

SIBLEY NATURE CENTER

Sibley's observation bee hive is back in action! BEE sure to come check it out! 🐝🌼 ... See MoreSee Less

Sibleys observation bee hive is back in action! BEE sure to come check it out! 🐝🌼Image attachmentImage attachment

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YAY! Put them on lockdown this year!

Ricardo Chavez

Oh that's cool! Are there certain hours? We homeschool so we're pretty flexible

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Sibley Nature Center

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Sibley Nature Center

Today's Tales & Trails was all about #EarthDay! 🌱🌎 We had a blast diging in dirt, learning ways to go green, and taking a nature hike. .
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#talesandtrails #playoutside #earthday #environmentaleducation @ Sibley Nature Center
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Ethan had so much fun today!!

Due to the overwhelming response of the public pre-sale, we have SOLD OUT! Thank you to everyone who took advantage of the pre-sale. For information on Sibley's upcoming events, check out our events page at www.sibleynaturecenter.org🌱 ... See MoreSee Less

Due to the overwhelming response of the public pre-sale, we have SOLD OUT! Thank you to everyone who took advantage of the pre-sale. For information on Sibleys upcoming events, check out our events page at www.sibleynaturecenter.org🌱

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For those who missed the Sibley Nature Center Plant sale, the Master Gardeners will hold they annual plant sale on April 13. Here is the info: Permian Basin Master Gardeners Plant Sale Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Ector County Coliseum Building A (West side of coliseum) (4201 Andrews Hwy, Odessa, Texas)

Too bad I never heard about a “pre-sale.” Guess you have to be part of the in-group to find out.

Ah man!!

4 weeks ago

Sibley Nature Center

Thank you to our amazing volunteers who braved the cold and rain this morning to unload all the plants for our #NativePlantSale! Special thank you to the Llano Estacado Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists and the sisters & elders of the Latter Day Saints for their help organizing! 🌱 Pre-ordered plants should be picked up on Friday, March 29th and the public sale will be on Saturday, March 30th. ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking forward to the sale as always!!

Hope you have an awesome sale😊

SOOOO EXCITED to get my plants! Thank you for having this every year!!!

Love native plants. Do you have any purple sage?

If You Run Out, I have Plenty Left.

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PETROLEUM MUSEUM OF MIDLAND

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Petroleum Museum

We are excited to have “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” hosted by XTO Energy at the Museum today! About 45 middle school girls are here learning about engineering as a career. #YouGoGirl #STEMgineering ... See MoreSee Less

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Petroleum Museum

Have you signed up for summer activities at the Museum yet?

There are only a few spots remaining in select programs. Register or get more information at www.pbpetro.org/summer-activities/ .
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Have you signed up for summer activities at the Museum yet? 

There are only a few spots remaining in select programs. Register or get more information at www.pbpetro.org/summer-activities/ .

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Petroleum Museum

Join us for this free lecture! Check out pbpetro.org/lectures/ for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

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Petroleum Museum

Join us for this free lecture! Check out pbpetro.org/lectures/ for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

Join us for this free lecture! Check out pbpetro.org/lectures/ for more information.

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Petroleum Museum

BACK IN STOCK at the Museum Store or online at pbpetro.org/shop/a-history-of-character/. Get yours today! ... See MoreSee Less

BACK IN STOCK at the Museum Store or online at pbpetro.org/shop/a-history-of-character/. Get yours today!
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MUSEUM OF THE SOUTHWEST

The Museum will be closed this Sunday, April 21. Join us today and tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and view three separate exhibitions created by West Texans, and two architecture exhibitions.

Did you know Museum members receive FREE admission every day? Learn more: museumsw.org/get-involved/membership
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The Museum will be closed this Sunday, April 21. Join us today and tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and view three separate exhibitions created by West Texans, and two architecture exhibitions. 

Did you know Museum members receive FREE admission every day? Learn more: https://museumsw.org/get-involved/membership

#TBT to last Thursday, at our dual architecture opening reception with remarks by native Midlander, Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA.

Mr. Oles shared lessons from his illustrious career, standing before his work—a rendering he created of what would have been the tallest building located in downtown Midland.

Truth in Architecture: Works by Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA is on view now through June 9.

Paul Stevenson Oles. MGF Center Development Proposal/ I.M. Pei & Partners. Tower eye level view, looking southeast. 1982. Black Prismacolor on Strathmore board. On loan from artist.

Made possible by Rhotenberry Wellen Architects.

#tallcity #architecture #ttualumni
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#TBT to last Thursday, at our dual architecture opening reception with remarks by native Midlander, Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA.

Mr. Oles shared lessons from his illustrious career, standing before his work—a rendering he created of what would have been the tallest building located in downtown Midland. 

Truth in Architecture: Works by Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA is on view now through June 9.

Paul Stevenson Oles. MGF Center Development Proposal/ I.M. Pei & Partners. Tower eye level view, looking southeast. 1982. Black Prismacolor on Strathmore board. On loan from artist.

Made possible by Rhotenberry Wellen Architects.

#tallcity #architecture #ttualumniImage attachmentImage attachment

Sneak peek of the Midland Arts Association Spring Show — Opening reception April 18, 6 to 8 p.m.

The juried art exhibition created by regional artists will be on view at the Museum of the Southwest April 20 through June 16.

Supported by the Arts Council of Midland.
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Sneak peek of the Midland Arts Association Spring Show — Opening reception April 18, 6 to 8 p.m.

The juried art exhibition created by regional artists will be on view at the Museum of the Southwest April 20 through June 16.

Supported by the Arts Council of Midland.Image attachment

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Peyton Smith, I am so proud of you!

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Museum of the Southwest - Midland, Texas

Join us for our first full week of dual architecture exhibitions, now on view through June 9.

Admission is always free to Museum members. Learn more: museumsw.org/get-involved/membership

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Truth in Architecture: Works by Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA
Made possible by Rhotenberry Wellen Architects.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior
Made possible by Amy & Tim Leach. Additional exhibition support provided by Kassen & Christopher Gunderman.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior was organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC, in cooperation with The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, AZ.

2019 Exhibition schedule made possible by a generous grant from Rae Charitable Trust.
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Join us for our first full week of dual architecture exhibitions, now on view through June 9.

Admission is always free to Museum members. Learn more: https://museumsw.org/get-involved/membership

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Truth in Architecture: Works by Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA
Made possible by Rhotenberry Wellen Architects.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior
Made possible by Amy & Tim Leach. Additional exhibition support provided by Kassen & Christopher Gunderman.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior was organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC, in cooperation with The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, AZ.

2019 Exhibition schedule made possible by a generous grant from Rae Charitable Trust.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Museum of the Southwest - Midland, Texas

Opening tonight! Dual architecture exhibitions by Frank Lloyd Wright and Midland native, Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA. Meet Mr. Oles this evening from 6 to 8, as he shares lessons from his life and illustrious career.

FREE and open to the public.
On view through June 9.

Truth in Architecture:
Works by Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA is made possible by Rhotenberry Wellen Architects.

Frank Lloyd Wright:
Architecture of the Interior is made possible by Amy & Tim Leach.

Additional exhibition support provided by Kassen & Christopher Gunderman.



Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior was organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC, in cooperation with The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, AZ.
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Opening tonight! Dual architecture exhibitions by Frank Lloyd Wright and Midland native, Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA. Meet Mr. Oles this evening from 6 to 8, as he shares lessons from his life and illustrious career.

FREE and open to the public.
On view through June 9. 

Truth in Architecture: 
Works by Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA is made possible by Rhotenberry Wellen Architects.

Frank Lloyd Wright: 
Architecture of the Interior is made possible by Amy & Tim Leach. 

Additional exhibition support provided by Kassen & Christopher Gunderman.

 

Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior was organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC, in cooperation with The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, AZ.Image attachment

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Museum of the Southwest - Midland, Texas

Thank you to all of the talented young artists who joined us for last night’s elementary student exhibition opening reception, featuring a live performance by Cassatt in the Basin String Quartet. Tiny Art: Miniature Works of Art with Big Ideas is now on view through May 12.

Made possible by Frost Bank.

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#studentart #startthemyoung #studentartwork #youngartists #kidscreate #creativekids @ Museum of the Southwest - Midland, Texas
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Midland County Public Library

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Midland County Public Libraries

Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood FavoritesTM continues through Thursday at 5 p.m. Come see it before it leaves Midland. ... See MoreSee Less

Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood FavoritesTM continues through Thursday at 5 p.m.  Come see it before it leaves Midland.

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What’s the location for this library

There are only three days left to visit the Storyland exhibit before it returns home. Make sure you don't miss this great kid's area before it leaves! ... See MoreSee Less

There are only three days left to visit the Storyland exhibit before it returns home.  Make sure you dont miss this great kids area before it leaves!

Food Network Magazine is America’s bestselling food magazine on newsstands—and every food lover’s essential handbook. Each issue is packed with star recipes and tips, behind-the-scenes scoops, and fun, creative ideas for home cooks. ow.ly/lYCe50qlaVf ... See MoreSee Less

Food Network Magazine is America’s bestselling food magazine on newsstands—and every food lover’s essential handbook. Each issue is packed with star recipes and tips, behind-the-scenes scoops, and fun, creative ideas for home cooks. http://ow.ly/lYCe50qlaVf

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Midland County Public Libraries

Reminder! Tomorrow at 4:30 come to the Centennial Library's knitting group for a free demonstration on spinning wool and other fibers into yarn on an electric spinning wheel!Interested in learning about spinning wool and other fibers into thread and yarn? Come to the library's knitting group at the Centennial Library this evening at 4:30 for a demonstration on spinning on an electric spinning wheel! ... See MoreSee Less

Reminder!  Tomorrow at 4:30 come to the Centennial Librarys knitting group for a free demonstration on spinning wool and other fibers into yarn on an electric spinning wheel!

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Some yarn made on the electric spinning wheel. See you this afternoon!

Ugh... I forgot last week, that I have a babysitting gig for a friend tomorrow... Are you up for doing it again?

I’m so excited about this!

Sharon Barrett Jacoby its tomorrow!

The latest news in science, exploration, and culture will open your eyes to the world’s many wonders—check out National Geographic and other popular magazines on RBdigital. midlandcotx.oneclickdigital.com/#/home ... See MoreSee Less

The latest news in science, exploration, and culture will open your eyes to the world’s many wonders—check out National Geographic and other popular magazines on RBdigital. http://midlandcotx.oneclickdigital.com/#/home

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Thank you, Midland County Library for providing access to so many magazines at no charge. You allow me to read current issues of many for free-and save all that paper too!

Interested in learning about spinning wool and other fibers into thread and yarn? Come to the library's knitting group at the Centennial Library this evening at 4:30 for a demonstration on spinning on an electric spinning wheel! ... See MoreSee Less

Interested in learning about spinning wool and other fibers into thread and yarn?  Come to the librarys knitting group at the Centennial Library this evening at 4:30 for a demonstration on spinning on an electric spinning wheel!

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Sharon Barrett Jacoby

Oh man! My kids would love this but Tuesday’s are completely packed for us 😓

Amelia Kveta Wallace

Oh, PLEASE do this again, with more notice!! Please!!

I’m definitely setting a reminder so I can come next week!

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I-20 WILDLIFE PRESERVE MUSEUM OF THE SOUTHWEST

Summer Hours begin April 16th.

Tahoka Daisy
(Machaeranthera tanacetifolia)
#ThisPlaceIsWild

View on our iNaturalist Project:
bit.ly/2G7H5yy
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Summer Hours begin April 16th.

Tahoka Daisy
(Machaeranthera tanacetifolia)
#ThisPlaceIsWild

View on our iNaturalist Project:
https://bit.ly/2G7H5yy

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Djulya Veloso

Yay!

Five-stamen Tamarisk
(Tamarix chinensis)
#ThisPlaceIsWild
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Five-stamen Tamarisk 
(Tamarix chinensis)
#ThisPlaceIsWild

American Bullfrog
(Lithobates catesbeianus)
#ThisPlaceIsWild
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American Bullfrog
(Lithobates catesbeianus)
#ThisPlaceIsWild

Hartweg's Sundrops
(Oenothera hartwegii)
#ThisPlaceIsWild
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Hartwegs Sundrops
(Oenothera hartwegii)
#ThisPlaceIsWild

Northern Cardinal (F)
(Cardinalis cardinalis)
#ThisPlaceIsWild
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Northern Cardinal (F)
(Cardinalis cardinalis)
#ThisPlaceIsWild

Northern Shoveler
(Spatula clypeata)
#ThisPlaceIsWild
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Northern Shoveler
(Spatula clypeata)
#ThisPlaceIsWild
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 MIDLAND COMMUNITY THEATRE

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COM AQUATICS – LEARN TO SWIM

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YMCA – MIDLAND

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Ector County Public Library

We will be closed Friday and Saturday. See you Monday! ... See MoreSee Less

We will be closed Friday and Saturday. See you Monday!

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Ector County Library Children's Department

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We look forward to seeing you this afternoon!

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Ector County Library Children's Department

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Ector County Library Children's Department

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City of Midland – Public Information

These events may or may not be specific events for children, however much of what the city posts is relevant to families. Well informed community members make for a safer and stronger city for kids!

Roadwork is set to begin on W. Cuthbert Ave. from Lanham St. to N. Garfield St. on Monday, April 22 for utility work. This roadway will be closed to through traffic. Please find alternative routes if necessary. ... See MoreSee Less

Roadwork is set to begin on W. Cuthbert Ave. from Lanham St. to N. Garfield St. on Monday, April 22 for utility work. This roadway will be closed to through traffic. Please find alternative routes if necessary.

Get your baskets ready! The Easter Eggstravaganza is TOMORROW! The egg hunt will start at 6 P.M. This event is free to the public and is for children ages 12 & under. ... See MoreSee Less

Get your baskets ready! The Easter Eggstravaganza is TOMORROW! The egg hunt will start at 6 P.M. This event is free to the public and is for children ages 12 & under.

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Lindsey McCellon

Jackie Briones Cynthia Sandifer

Lisa Puente

Amber Voithofer

Angie Jimenez

Lupita Casillas Ashley Casillas Kim Casillas Josie Minjarez Josie Casillas

Ester Quiroz

Letty Gonzalez

Lescille Canete Walker

Mariah Aaliyah Chavez

Laura Sanchez

Linda Juarez

Hannah Wallace

Josieandramon Bustos

Stephen S. Wagner

Caitlyn Marie Flores Vicky Yruegas

Rebecca Patterson

Jackie Briones Cynthia Sandifer

Emma BraggMatthew WeaverTaleia Lee

Rosa Sanchez

Jacqueline Mireles

Selene Lora

Genesis Herman Avitia

Yoana Leyva Ramirez

Derek Roy

Don't forget! The City of Midland will be closed on Friday, April 19, for Good Friday.

Thursday's route (cart areas also) will be collected on Wednesday and Friday's route (cart areas also) will be collected on Thursday. The landfill and Citizens Collection Station will be closed on Friday, April 19, and re-open on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

City offices will re-open on Monday, April 22.
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Dont forget! The City of Midland will be closed on Friday, April 19, for Good Friday.

Thursdays route (cart areas also) will be collected on Wednesday and Fridays route (cart areas also) will be collected on Thursday. The landfill and Citizens Collection Station will be closed on Friday, April 19, and re-open on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

City offices will re-open on Monday, April 22.

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Why wasn't that indicated on the Solid Waste calendar?

Christine Antu

Wish I’d known this earlier.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company sponsored a tree planting event at Trinity Park on Monday, April 15, in honor of the upcoming #EarthDay celebration. Pioneer employees along with Texas Trees Foundation and Keep Midland Beautiful worked with fourth-grade students from Parker Elementary School to plant twenty-five 30-gallon native trees at the park. Thanks to everyone who participated! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you for having us out to coordinate this tree planting! 👏 We're really glad to have the opportunity to plant trees where they are needed most, especially with the help of partners and young students! We appreciate you sharing these photos and having us out to plant and celebrate #earthday early! #texastrees 🤠🌳

Ariel Nunez ❤️

Today, Mayor Jerry Morales and Councilwoman Sharla Hotchkiss recognized Jami Owen and Peggy Kuss for almost 30 years of service to the Midland ISD Education Foundation. Under their direction, The Midland ISD Education Foundation has promoted excellence in education by generating and distributing additional resources for the benefit of Midland ISD students and employees. Congratulations ladies! ... See MoreSee Less

Today, Mayor Jerry Morales and Councilwoman Sharla Hotchkiss recognized Jami Owen and Peggy Kuss for almost 30 years of service to the Midland ISD Education Foundation. Under their direction, The Midland ISD Education Foundation has promoted excellence in education by generating and distributing additional resources for the benefit of Midland ISD students and employees. Congratulations ladies!

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Cheryl Lynne Price

Thank you for all you, Jami, has done for Midland, Lee High school , and Lee Robotics .

Congratulations to you both. Enjoy your retirement!!

Congratulations to two outstanding ladies! Best of luck!

Thank you for your many years of dedication! 🌟

These smart and talented women will be missed. Best wishes to you!

Amazing ladies!!!!

What an awesome group

Peggy is the best! She’s been helping the Mighty Rebel Band secure safe volunteers for many years!! Thank you!!

So fun! Thank you, Sharla Hotchkiss and Jerry Morales!

Jami Huber Owen and Peggy Hernandez Kuss, we wish you the best!!

I ❤️ these faces!

Congratulations!!

Congrats mom! Peggy Hernandez Kuss

In honor of the hard work put forth by our public safety dispatchers, City Council has proclaimed the week of April 14-20 as Public Safety Telecommunicator week. Thank you for everything you do! ... See MoreSee Less

In honor of the hard work put forth by our public safety dispatchers, City Council has proclaimed the week of  April 14-20 as Public Safety Telecommunicator week. Thank you for everything you do!

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Dispatch rocks! 🎸 ❤

Best in the West!!

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