Special Events

TODAY, APRIL 7

Day of Service: Featuring free clothes, haircuts, food, health checks, EKG testing, cancer screening, screenings by Russell Child Development Center and vision screenings, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bible Christian Church's Family Life Center, 1501 E. Mary St.

"Spay-ghetti Dinner": Finney County Humane Society's fundraising dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. at Charles O. Stones Intermediate Center, 401 N. Jennie Barker Road. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children 10 and younger, and can be purchased at the Finney County Humane Society Animal Shelter or from FCHS board members.

Dance: Featuring “Country Fever,” 8 p.m. to midnight at the Eagles, 2603 N. Taylor. Open to the public, admission is $10 per person.

“Cinderella”: Garden City High School Drama Department's musical presentation at 2:30 and 7 p.m. today and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium of GCHS, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Garden City Community College Rodeo: 7:30 p.m. today and 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Broncbuster Horse Palace by the Finney County Fairgrounds in Garden City. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children age 6 to 12; free admission for those with GCCC ID or for children age 5 and younger.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8

Musical program: High Plains Country Music Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers monthly program at the Memorial Building on Main Street in Lakin. Sign-up will begin at 1 p.m., with the program starting at 2 p.m. All area musicians are welcome to join in and help provide the program. There will be a short break for snacks. Feel free to bring a snack to share. For more information, call Curtis Young at (620) 355-6410 or Ruth Romesburg at (620) 276-8498.

TUESDAY, APRIL 10

Musical variety program: Featuring "Deann Crase & Friends," 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. Open to the public at no charge.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop: Free program from 6 to 8 p.m. at Genesis Family Health Center, 1712 St. John St. For more information, call Bertha Mendoza at (620) 640-8718.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

Blood drive: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holcomb High School, 600 N. Jones, Holcomb.

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

“Bootleggers Ball:” Garden City Community College Endowment Association’s Scholarship Auction, 6:30 p.m. at the Finney County Exhibition Building. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $25. Tickets are available at the college, 801 Campus Drive; Wharton’s For Every Bloomin’ Thing, 906 N. 10th St.; Kinney Glass, 415 N. Eighth St.; and Skeeter’s Body Shop, 3104 W. Jones Ave. For more information, call (620) 276-0412 or visit www.gcccendowment.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

Musical program: Featuring "Coat of Many Colors," 6:15 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. Open to the public at no charge.

MONDAY, APRIL 16

"Look Good…Feel Better": Free workshop for area women battling cancer, 5 to 7 p.m. at The Breast Center at St. Catherine Hospital, inside the Heartland Cancer Center, 410 E. Spruce St. Volunteer beauty experts will teach cancer patients how to cope with skin changes and hair loss by using cosmetics and skin care products, with each patient receiving a make-up kit. Four other sessions will be offered, at the same time and location, on May 21, Aug. 20, Sept. 17 and Nov. 19. Pre-registration is required by calling (620) 640-1022.

Super Spring Celebration: Presented by Eagles Auxiliary 3124 and Signature HomeStyles by Betty, 7 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, 2603 N.EAgles event Taylor Ave. This quartermania event's focus is on Signature HomeStyles’ new spring and summer decor, with 25 percent of the sales to be donated to the Eagles' Robert Hansen Diabetes Research Fund. Attendees will enjoy playing quartermania with bidding paddles and quarters to bid with. A $5 entry fee includes one bidding paddle and an entry ticket into the door prize drawing. Other bidding paddles are earned during the evening. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, text (620) 272-3411.

 

Organizations

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

Gray County Historical Society: 3 p.m. at Cimarron City Library, 120 N. Main in Cimarron. Anyone interested in the history of Gray County and Garfield Township in Finney County is welcome to attend.

 

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.

Enhance Fitness: 2 p.m. Monday.

Strength training: 4 p.m. Monday.

Zumba: 6 p.m. Monday.

Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.

Walking: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Walmart.

Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Computer class: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Yoga: 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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

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

Library Outreach: 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

EnhanceFitness: 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "Moonshiners."

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.

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.