Special Events


Shop Til You Drop: Featuring vendor booths and a silent auction, with proceeds from the auction going to the Finney County Humane Society, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clarion Inn, 1911 E. Kansas Ave. Vendors include Lauren’s Treats, Scentsy, Thirty-One, LipSense, Essential Oils, Gold Canyon, Norwax, Mary Kay, LuLaRoe, Lilla Rose, Premier Jewelry, Vesseti, Interior Homes, OneHope Wine, Tastefully Simple, KK & Lulu, Perfectly Posh, Keep Collective and more.

Winter Wonderland Family Fun Night: Featuring inflatables, drawings, carnival games, swimming and prizes, with snacks and drinks available on a first-come, first-served basis, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Garden City Family YMCA, 1224 Center St. Free admission; membership not required.


Groundhog supper: Featuring whole hog sausage, biscuits and gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, sauerkraut, Koolaid, coffee and ice cream, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 205 N. Eighth St. Cost is $8 for adults; $4 for children age 12 and younger; free to children younger than 5.

Bingo: Doors will open at 1 p.m., with bingo starting at 2 p.m., at the VFW, 1101 W. Mary St.


Musical variety program: Featuring the music group "Old Time Country" (the Dillar family), 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. Open to the public at no charge.


Deerfield Brotherhood’s Annual Groundhog Supper: Featuring sausage patties, applesauce, corn, mashed potatoes, Texas-sized biscuits and ice cream, 4:30 p.m. at the Deerfield Community Building on Main Street. Cost is $7 for adults; $4 for kindergarten through fifth grade; free for preschoolers. For delivery of meals (Deerfield only), call (620) 426-2600 on the evening of the event.


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.

Enhance Fitness: 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.

Bingo: 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Yoga: 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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

Pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

EnhanceFitness: 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "Smokin' Joe and Continental Carl."

TOPS: 9 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.

Bridge: 12:45 p.m. Friday.

EnhanceFitness: 2 p.m. Friday.

Quilts of Valor: 9 a.m. Jan. 27.

Fiddlers, Pickers & Singers: 5 to 9 p.m. Jan. 27.

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. Submit calendar items for upcoming events by 5 p.m. Wednesday by calling (620) 276-6862 Extension 242 or (800) 475-8600.