9:00 a.m. Monday

Commissioners Courtroom

Midland County Courthouse

500 North Loraine St.

Midland Development Corp. 

2 p.m. Monday

Midland Chamber of Commerce board room

303 W. Wall St., suite 200

Midland City Council

(regular meeting)

10 a.m. Tuesday

Council Chamber, City Hall

300 North Loraine St.

Midland ISD school fair

The Midland ISD School Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the MLK Center, 2300 Butternut Lane.

This is an opportunity to visit with representatives from MISD’s 40 campuses in one place.

The event will provide an opportunity to learn how to apply to the schools and programs that best first your child’s interests and aptitudes. It also allows families to learn more about the options and opportunities available to pre-K, elementary, junior high and high school students

Families and students will have the chance to visit the campus of your choice during the week of Jan. 10, when the district conducts campus tours.

The event is free, open to the public and will include jumpers, face painting and more.

Community meeting at Greater Ideal

The Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club of Midland, Inc., in partnership with Photoman Photography will have a community meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Greater Ideal Family Life Center, 301 S. Tyler St.

This will be an opportunity for residents to ask questions of Midland ISD Superintendent Angelica Ramsey, Carver Center Principal Stephanie Carnett, Midland ISD school board member Michael Booker and City Councilman John Norman.

Republican Women

The Midland County Republican Women will meet on Jan. 12 at Midland County Club.

Speakers include state Rep. Tom Craddick and Joshua Trevino, chief innovation officer for the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

Those attending the event also will hear from the Republican candidates running for the District 31 seat.

Those with more questions can go to MCRW website — https://mcrw.us.

Event schedule

Midland Downtown Farmers Market, 9 a.m. – noon Saturday, Museum of the Southwest. 

Sibley Camera Club, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sibley Nature Center.

School Fair, 11 a.m. Saturday, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center.

MCT Open House, 1 p.m. Saturday, Midland Community Theatre.

Teen Video Games, 1 p.m. Saturday, Centennial Library.

Navigating the Times: A Pandemic Wellness and Workshop, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, 1107 N Big Spring St.

Lo. St. Market – Bar Crawl, 2 p.m. Saturday, W. Wall St.

Jo Koy “Funny is Funny”, 8 p.m. Saturday, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

Vinyl Brunch – Music Friendly Edition, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Barrel and Derrick.

The Impact of Trauma in Our City, 6:30 p.m. Monday, 502 East Nobles Ave.

MOSC Chorale Auditions, Jan 10-11, sign up at https://www.mosc.org/musicians/chorale/auditions.html?fbclid=IwAR2NqLP2twUHbqorQtEzHm7ggJmE1rGDN_PwMol8pUI0Yvl5EakTNM8pLK4

Lunch and Lecture: James Beauchamp, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 11, Petroleum Museum.

CASA of West Texas Information Session, noon Jan. 11, on Zoom. Register at https://casawtx.org/news-events/event/2022/01/11/casa-information-session-/365538?fbclid=IwAR1PU3-AktaXZxeXfingMvmCTsEnwhxEa7sh4HGc50xLr0BHG5WKP8W_R9s.

Family Board Game Night, 4:30 p.m. Jan. 12, Downtown Library.

Midland County’s 70th Annual Livestock Show and Sale, Jan 12-15, Horseshoe.

Theater Thursday, 6 p.m. Jan. 13, Sibley Nature Center.

Cinema Under the Stars “Mamma Mia!”, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

“Away from the Earth: The Fort Worth Circle of Artists,” Jan. 13- April 24, Museum of the Southwest.

Camila Luz Tour Con Karla Breu, 7 p.m. Jan. 14, La Hacienda Event Center.

The West Texas Hunting Extravaganza Exhibitor Hall Opening, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Jan. 15, Horseshoe.

3rd Saturdays in the Garden, 10 a.m. – noon Jan. 15, West Texas Food Bank Midland.

Midland Classic Theatre Company audition for Shakespeare’s Birthday Bash, 2-4 p.m. Jan. 15-16, Matthews Martial Arts.

Introduction to Astronomy – Our Place Among the Infinities Part 1 of 5, noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 15, Marian Blakemore Planetarium.

Daniel Sorensen Drawing and Painting Class, 1 p.m. Jan. 15, 907 W. Wadley Ave.

Tales and Trails, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 18, Sibley Nature Center. 

Artist Reception Diane Browne, 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Sibley Nature Center. 

Rusty the Cowboy, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 18, Sibley Nature Center.

The Crafting Hour, 4:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Downtown Library.

Gerardo Ortiz, La Fiera de Ojinaga, Los Vendavales y los Anchondo, 8 p.m. Jan. 21, La Hacienda Event Center.

Paw Patrol Meet and Greet, Jan. 21-23, Polly’s Restaurant in MCM Grande Fundome.

Dinosaur Revolution the Exhibit, 10 a.m. Jan. 22, Centennial Library.

Understanding Poverty Training, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24, 502 East Noble Ave.

2022 State of Oil and Gas, 11 a.m. Jan. 26, Midland County Horseshoe.

Tom Segura “I’m Coming Everywhere”, 7 p.m. Jan. 26, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

Wagner Noel 10 Year Mini Birthday Party, 4 p.m. Jan. 27, Bird Box Gifts.

LWV Candidates Forum, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Wagner and Brown Auditorium at Midland College.

Wild for Wildlife Family Science Night, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Petroleum Museum.

Motown Experience, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 27-28, 3211 W Wadley Ave.

Tween Video Games, 4:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Centennial Library.

Chocolate Decadence, 6-10 p.m. Jan. 28, Odessa Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.

Cody Jinks, 7 p.m. Jan. 28, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.


Keep Midland Beautiful reminds residents about the opportunity to recycle:

  • mulch-cut trees
  • newspaper wrapping paper
  • cardboard
  • aluminum
  • plastics No. 1 and 2

Midlanders can take their recycling during all seasons to the Citizen’s Collection Station, 4100 Smith Road (north of ClayDesta). Station hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Online: www.keepmidlandbeautiful.org.