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Group Roundup for Midland (non-entertainment occasions) – Midland Reporter-Telegram


The Midland County Elections Workplace is searching for bilingual staff to assist with early voting.

These and in a position to converse English and Spanish can provide the Elections Workplace a name at 432-688-4890.


Openings on metropolis boards, commissions

There are eightseats out there (because of time period expirations or vacancies) on Metropolis of Midland boards and commissions.

The Metropolis Council started making appointments in September for the brand new fiscal 12 months. The vast majority of phrases will start on Oct. 1. Phrases typically range from two to 4 years. An entire checklist of boards/commissions, together with assembly schedules, is connected to the applying type and may be discovered on town’s web site.

Functions can be found on the Metropolis Secretary’s Workplace, Room 330, Metropolis Corridor, 685-7441. The applying will also be downloaded from the Metropolis web site at www.midlandtexas.gov (choose Authorities, after which click on on Boards and Commissions). The deadline for purposes is 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Following is an inventory of the remaining boards/commissions which have open seats:

  • Midland – Odessa City Transit District Board – 1 seat,
  • Parks and Recreation Fee – 2 seats,
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment and Airport Zoning Board of Adjustment – 1 seat, and 4 alternate seats.


Midland Affiliation of Retired College Personnel

The Midland Affiliation of Retired College Personnel will host its subsequent assembly on Thursday at First Baptist Church, 2104 W. Louisiana Ave.  

The assembly will start at 11:45 a.m., and lunch will probably be $6.  For reservations name, textual content, or e-mail Anita Patton at 349-6822 or [email protected] 


Texas Dimension Storage Sale

Senior Life Midland can have its Texas Dimension Storage Sale from 9 a.m. to three p.m. Oct. 7-8 and 11-12 at 407 E. Scharbauer Drive.

There’s a VIP Procuring expertise, the place individuals can get a “sneak peek” of the objects. That may happen Sept. 20 from 5-8 p.m. The associated fee is $50. Name 432-689-6693 for extra data.


Scholarships for Writers Workshop

There will probably be “full-ride scholarships” to college students in West Texas excessive faculties, schools and the College of Texas Permian Basin, in addition to to as to 4 academics of English or deserving youth to the annual Writers Workshop on Oct. 8-9 at Midland College.

For a full checklist of occasions and collaborating authors and brokers, see: https://pbbookies.com/permian-basin-writers-workshop/.


MLK applications for youths

The Metropolis of Midland Parks and Recreation will probably be internet hosting new applications for youths on the MLK Heart, 2300 Butternut Lane, beginning Oct. 3.

They embody:

  • Monday: 5:30 to six:30 p.m. Sport Nights for ages 6-14 years of age. We can have quite a lot of board video games for the youngsters to play.
  • Thursday: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Arts and Crafts for ages 6-14 years of age
  • Wednesday: 11 a.m. Story Time for Tots.

Every program will probably be $1 to take part and may be paid on the entrance desk upon arrival.

Please contact La Salle M. Williams at [email protected].gov for extra data.



Texas Dimension Storage Sale, Oct. 7-8 and Oct. 11-12, 407 E. Scharbauer Drive.

Writers Workshop, Oct. 8-9, Midland College.

Pink within the Park, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15, Centennial Park

Metropolis of Midland Well being Division together with Familia Dental: Fall Pageant & Useful resource Truthful, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 15, Dennis the Menace Park, 2201 W. Indiana Ave. 

33rd annual Tom Arnold Memorial Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., Oct. 15, American Legion Constructing, 501 Veterans Airpark Lane.

Midland Northside Lions Membership’s 19th annual Roar with Laughter hilarity revue fundraiser, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Hispanic Cultural Heart.

Alzheimer’s Affiliation to finish Alzheimer’s, 9 a.m., Oct. 15, Cimarex Pavilion, 5514 Champions Drive. Go to alz.org/walk.

West Texas Girls’s Symposium, Oct. 19-20, Bush Conference Heart.

Fall Festivals/Trunk or Treats/Nation Festivals

Midland Police Division: Sweet for Cans Trunk or Deal with, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 21, Hogan Park – 1201 E. Wadley Ave.

Midland Hearth Division: Trunk or Deal with, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 22, Central Hearth Station –  1500 W. Wall St.

Midland Bible Church Nation Truthful, 4-7 p.m., Oct. 30, 5900 Whitman.


Election 2022

Debates/boards scheduled:

  • Reporter-Telegram MISD debates, Oct. 18 (District 3, 7 p.m., District 5, 7:45 p.m.; District 6, 8:30 p.m.); at Carrasco Room at Midland College.
  • Reporter-Telegram Metropolis of Midland debates. Oct. 20 (District 4, 7 p.m.; mayoral, 7:50 p.m.); at Carrasco Room at Midland College.
  • League of Girls Voters on Oct. 6 – MISD, 5:30 to six:30 p.m., and Metropolis of Midland 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. contained in the Carrasco Room.
  • Basin PBS on Oct. 11, 13 and 17. The debates will probably be televised – MISD college board from 7-8:30 p.m. on Oct. 11, mayoral discussion board from 7-8 p.m. on Oct. 13 and Midland Metropolis Council from 7-8 p.m. on Oct. 17.
  • The Midland Republican Nationwide Hispanic Meeting can have boards on Oct. 17 and 19. The MISD candidates will go from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the SpringHill Suites, 5716 Deauville Blvd. The Midland Metropolis Council boards will probably be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (mayor) on Oct. 19 and from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (District 4).
  • The Negro Enterprise and Skilled Girls’s Membership of Midland on Oct. 22 on the MLK Jr. Group Heart. The boards will embody judges, college board and metropolis council candidates at 10 a.m. and mayoral candidates at 1 p.m.


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