Special Events


Harvest Flea Market: Featuring a farmers market and flea market experience with vendors offering food, furniture, artwork and more, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Sunday at the west end of the parking lot at the Finney County Fairgrounds, 920 W. Lake Ave., in Garden City. The flea market continues each weekend through October. Entry fee is $1. For more information, visit www.HarvestFleaMarket.com.

Keeper of the Flame banquet: The Garden City Fire Department Honor Guard will honor Theresa Maddox of Finney County EMS with this year's Keeper of the Flame award, 6 p.m. at the Clarion Inn, 1911 E. Kansas Ave. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased from any member of the GCFD Honor Guard or by calling the Garden City Central Fire Station at (620) 276-1140. All proceeds will go to the Honor Guard.

Cinco Que Mayo 5K Race: Beginning at 5:05 p.m., with the start/finish line near Las Margaritas Restaurant at 301 N. Main St. Las Margaritas will serve chips, salsa and appetizers at the finish line as well as hosting the after-party. Register at www.CincoQueMayo5K.com in advance or on race day in person starting 90 minutes before the race. Cost is $35. Each participant will receive a tri-blend T-shirt, all finishers receive a custom finisher's medal, and all race registrants will receive a voucher for a free margarita, beer or appetizer item to be redeemed May 5 to 7 at Las Margaritas Restaurant. For more information or for volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, email race director Adam Monaghan at adam@timerguys.com.

Wrecking Brawl VI: Featuring Pro Mod, Weekend Warrior, Demo Trucks, Tuff Trucks Competition, Pony Express Monster Truck and Kids Power Wheel Demo Derby, 7 p.m. at the Finney County Fairgrounds Grandstand Arena, 417 Lake Ave. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets in advance are $15 for adults, $7 for kids, or at the gate at a cost of $20 for adults and $10 for kids. Tickets available at the Crazy House, J&J Auto Plaza, Jax Sports Bar and El Remedio, all in Garden City, at Out West in Dodge City and at Circle H Pivot Repair in Cimarron.

Kansas Kruisers Car Show: Featuring various classic cars, 6 to 9 p.m. at Samy’s Spirits and Steakhouse, 1911 Kansas Ave.


Cinco de Mayo celebration: Featuring live music, folkloric dancers, games, contests, and Mexican food and treats, 1 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of El Remedio Market, 1005 E. Fulton St.


Musical variety program: Featuring singer/guitarist Gary Marley & Co., 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. Open to the public at no charge.


"Holy Land" program: Charles Sauerwein of Cimarron will show slides and share details about his recent experience when visiting the Holy Land, 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St.

MAY 12

"CircusSaurus": Carson & Barnes circus featuring elephant rides, "Dinosaurs Alive" (ride a dinosaur), Big Top acts and more, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. May 12 and 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. May 13 at Garden City Travel Plaza, 1265 Solar Ave. Discounted tickets available at www.bigtopshow.com.


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.

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 Craig Stevens.

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.