Special Events


Benefit yard sale: To benefit Tim Herrell, who has end-stage kidney disease, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Holcomb, 403 Emmanuel Drive. Proceeds will help cover non-medical costs of travel and lodging before and after his anticipated kidney transplant surgery.

“Aladdin Jr.”: Garden City Recreation Commission Junior Theater Program’s presentation at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. in Clifford Hope Auditorium at Horace Good Middle School, 1412 N. Main St. Tickets can be purchased from cast members or at the GCRC activity center, 310 N. Sixth St. Cost is $5 for age 10 and younger and $10 for age 11 and older.

Garden City Farmer’s Market: Featuring a variety of home-grown produce, home-crafted items and homemade foods, 7 a.m. to noon each Saturday through Sept. 30 in the parking lot of Westlake Hardware, 1210 Fleming St.


Musical variety program: Featuring "Smokin' Joe & Continental Carl," 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. Open to the public at no charge.


“Route 66” Wine Tasting: Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce’s 12th annual event, 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the Clarion Inn, 1911 E. Kansas Ave. Featuring 50 fine wines, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, “moonshine” samples, and scotch and cigars on the patio. Tickets are $55 and are available at Ewe Specialties & Perfect Occasions, 1008 W. Mary St.; Clarion Inn’s front desk; Chamber of Commerce, 1509 E. Fulton Terrace; and at www.gardencitychamber.net.

Health Department and WIC

Hours at the Finney County Health Department, 919 Zerr Road, and WIC are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; closed on Friday.

For more information, call the health department at (620) 272-3600 or WIC (Women, Infant and Children) at (620) 272-3615.

Senior Center

The following events are scheduled at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St., unless otherwise noted. Anyone 55 years of age or older is welcome to participate.

Billiards: 1 to 4 p.m. today.

Duplicate bridge: 2 p.m. Sunday.

Dominoes and open billiards: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Lunch: Served at noon Monday through Friday.

Double pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Monday.

EnhanceFitness: 2 p.m. Monday.

Strength training: 4 p.m. Monday.

Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.

Walking: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Walmart.

Gentle exercises: 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Yoga: 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Completely Unraveled: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Wednesday.

EnhanceFitness: 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "Last Rezort."

TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Ambassador Singers: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Skip-Bo: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Strength training: 4 p.m. Thursday.

Yoga: 6 p.m. Thursday.

Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. Friday.

Craft Shop check-in/out: 10 a.m. Friday.

Gentle exercises: 11 a.m. Friday.

Bridge: 1 p.m. Friday.

EnhanceFitness: 2 p.m. Friday.

Billiards: 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 12.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Aug. 12.

Meals on Wheels is available by calling (620) 272-3620; Mini-bus, (620) 272-3626; senior center, (620) 272-3620.

What’s Up is published each Saturday and Sunday. Submit calendar items for upcoming events by 5 p.m. Wednesday by calling (620) 276-6862 Extension 242 or (800) 475-8600.