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September

September 3
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum 

September 10
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Rebecca Dodge
Hazards That Have Affected Texas State Parks
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsors: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

September 12
Family Science Night
Kitchen Science
6:30 – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm Early Admission for MEMBERS ONLY
Hands-on Science Experiments & Activities
Free Admission
Sponsor: Chevron

September 14
Basin Burnout
Fourth Annual Permian Basin Association of Directional Drillers (PBADD) BBQ Cook-off Competition & Music Festival Fundraiser
Benefiting Reel Thanx, Hunt for Heroes, & Permian Basin Petroleum Museum
To buy tickets or get more information, click here.

September 17
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum

September 23
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum 

September 24
Arlen Edgar Distinguished Lecture Series
Speaker: Fred Hiebert, National Geographic Archaeologist
Trade Route Archaeology
7:00 pm
Free ticketed event. For reservations, call 432-683-4403.
Sponsor: Abell-Hanger Foundation

September 30
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum

October

October 1
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum 

October 4
Petroleum Pioneers Reunion
9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Top Pioneer Award: Jim Henry
Engineering Technology Award: Steve Meltzer & Bob Trentham
Program Speakers: Tumbleweed Smith (10:00 am) and Jacki Deason (12:00 pm)
Registration required. For more information, contact Luanne Thornton at 432-683-4403 or click here.

October 7
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum

October 8
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Mark Lancaster
Lower Emissions through Cost Cutting Technology
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsors: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

October 15
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum

October 21
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum

October 28
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum

October 31
Family Science Night
Spookology
6:30 – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm Early Admission for MEMBERS ONLY
Hands-on Science Experiments & Activities
Free Admission
Sponsor: Chevron

November

November 5
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum 

November 12
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Sue Roseberry
Midland Storytelling Festival
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsors: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

November 19
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum

November 19
Discovering Hidden Treasures
Learn about the process of vintage jewel and gem appraisals. Bring your own “treasures” for a brief consultation and hear from gemologist appraiser, Thomas Elliott.
Thomas B. Elliott, GJG, GIA – Catalyst Gems
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Free ticketed event. Call 432-683-4403 for reservations.

December

December 10
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Musician: Helen Cooley, harp
A Harpist Christmas
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsors: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

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