Tree lighting ceremony: Illuminating Stevens Park in downtown Garden City with festive holiday lights, 6 p.m., and featuring hot cocoa, cookies and cider for purchase, Christmas carols and photo opportunities with Santa Claus.


Musical variety program: Golden-Oldies featuring Ken Degenhardt playing his accordion, 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. Open to the public at no charge.

Tree of Life Blessing and Dedication Service: 1:30 p.m. in the south lobby of St. Catherine Hospital, 401 E. Spruce St. For a donation of $10, a personalized ornament with your loved one’s name will be placed on the Tree of Life through Jan. 9, 2018. To purchase an ornament or for more information, call Gina Cash at (620) 272-3106. Proceeds from the ornaments will benefit the 2018 Comfort Zone Family Retreat.

Memorial Wreath Lighting Ceremony: A celebration held under the stars, paying tribute to all hospice patients who have died this year, 6:30 p.m. in the Hospice Memorial Garden, 602 N. Sixth St.

Blood drive: 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Community Congregational Church, 710 N. Third St.


Blood drive: 11:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Elkhart City Hall, 433 Morton St., Elkhart.

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.

Quilts of Valor: 9 a.m. today.

Billiards: 1 to 4 p.m. today.

Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: 5 to 9 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 "Moonshiners."

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. Thursday.

Gentle exercises: 11 a.m. Friday.

Bridge: 1 p.m. Friday.

EnhanceFitness: 2 p.m. Friday.

Covered dish dinner: 6 p.m. Friday.

Billiards: 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Dec. 2.

Christmas Family Fun Day: Featuring a hot chocolate bar, holiday raffle, games and visits with Santa, 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2.