Parents’ Night Out at COM Aquatics

Parents, leave your kids with us and go out for a nice dinner or movie!
The kids will have lot of fun in the pools, gym, and other activities as well as pizza for dinner.
This is for ages 4-12, cost is $30 per child, from 6-9 pm.
All they need is a swimsuit under their clothes, a towel, and goggles (optional).

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What Are We Doing Today?

Permian Kids Calendar
Photo Credit: Oleg Dudko –

Looking for something fun to do with your kids and family today? What about next week? You’ve come to the right place.

Permian Kids has a comprehensive events calendar for fun activities and classes in the Permian Basin.

We’ve recently opened up our registration for organizations offering quality children’s programming. We’re expanding our calendar to allow for program directors, education coordinators, and more to add their events to our calendar.

Check it out today and see all the Permian Basin has to offer for kids and families.

Sample of FUN happening around town this week!
Dome Show – Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope
Museum of the Southwest
Tater Tot Tuesdays, at COM Swim and Gym
Art Tales at Ellen Noël Art Museum’s Art Haus
Tinkerlab at Midland County Library
Teen Book Club at Midland County Library
Family Science Night at The Petroleum Museum

If you don’t see your favorite classes or activities here, be sure to ask your favorite organization or business to contact us if you want to see their offerings on our calendar. Free!

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Baby Jacks Race – Diaper Derby and Toddler Strut


Does your child have what it takes to be a Diaper Derby Toddler Strut Champion? This inaugural event is your chance to prove it, and show the fans during the first intermission of the Odessa Jackalopes’s home game against the Corpus Christi Ice Rays on at January 26 at 7:11 PM.


The rules are simple. If your baby is under 2 years old and walking you are eligible to participate in the Toddler Strut or if your child is crawling he/she is eligible to participate in the Diaper Derby. All of the contestants that are chosen to participate and each family will receive two free tickets to the January 26th game (Group rate tickets are available for additional family members).

It’s simple as crawling! Just fill out the entry form  (Age, Weight, Height, Birth date) and email it or mail it to:

Odessa Jackalopes – 4201 Andrews Hwy. Odessa, TX 79762.

Please turn registration to the Jackalopes office by January 23, 2018. Final contestants will be notified by January 24, 2018.

For more information contact Bill Levy at or call (432) 552-7825.

Entry Form

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January Events Calendar – Highlights

January’s events calendar is filling up!

If you haven’t hopped over to the Events Calendar yet, go take a peek and find something fun for your whole family.  Many events on our calendar are free or reasonably priced and open to the public.

If you’re on social media, we post information about local activities, conferences, announcements, etc. on our Facebook Page.

Just a few highlights below for January!

Midland YMCA Super Bowl Squares 2018

Baby Storytime

Third Thursday Reading Program

Odessa College Basketball vs Howard College – Spirit Night!

Garden Explorers: Weather

Free Guided Trail Walk

Royal Penguin Child/Family Paint Session
Activities for Kids in Midland Texas
 activities for kids in Odessa
Raising a family in Midland
Raising a family in Permian Basin
What is there to do in Midland
Events in Midland
Events in the Permian Basin

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Community Art Day

Join us as we recognize and celebrate our Veterans at the next Community Art Day. Stop by this Saturday, Nov. 11, from 1:30-3:30 PM and try out different art activities like origami and learn to create a folk art flag patch. You can also visit with our friends from the American Red Cross and the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest. All ages are welcome. Free and open to the public!

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