Special Events

TODAY, JULY 14

Jungle Run IV Automobile Show: Featuring prize drawings, a 50/50 drawing, a prize raffle, giveaways, train rides, music, food and more on the West Green of Lee Richardson Zoo. Vehicle registration is from 8 to 11 a.m. at the gazebo on the West Green. The show will run until 2 p.m., followed by the awards presentation. The zoo will open at 8 a.m. for pedestrians and drive-through traffic with no early admittance. Pre-registration is $25 or $30 the day of the show. Dash plaques and goodie bags go to the first 75 entries. For more information or registration forms, call Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo at (620) 276-6243, stop by the Finnup Center at the zoo, visit www.folrz.org or email director@folrz.com. 

Annual Flea Market Festival of Antiques, Collectibles, Arts and Crafts: Featuring numerous artisans and vendors at the Finney County Museum on the Lee Richardson Zoo grounds north of the rhinos and giraffes, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission; enter through the zoo's pedestrian entrance arches.

Harvest Flea Market: Featuring a farmers market and flea market experience with vendors offering food, furniture, artwork and more, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.

Stuff the Bus: An effort to collect backpacks and school supplies for local students, the event runs 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Donations will be collected at school buses stationed in the parking lots of Dillons East, Dillons West, Target, Walmart and Walmart Neighborhood Market. Donations also will be accepted any time at the Finney County United Way, 1511 Fulton Terrace; Salvation Army, 216 N. Ninth St.; or Western Motor, 409 E. Fulton St. For more information contact Deb Oyler, executive director of the Finney County United Way, at fcuwed@gmail.com or (620) 275-1425.

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

Garden City Farmer’s Market: Featuring fresh vegetables, baked goods, eggs, honey, Colorado fruit and other items, 7 a.m. to noon each Saturday through Sept. 29 in the parking lot of Westlake Hardware, 1210 Fleming St. For vendor information, call the Finney County Extension Office at (620) 272-3670, Jan Ramirez at (620) 290-3759 or Toke Heiman at (620) 272-6841.

SUNDAY, JULY 15

Stuff the Bus: School supply donation event continues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with donations being collected in the parking lots of Dillons East, Dillons West, Target, Walmart and Walmart Neighborhood Market.

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.

TUESDAY, JULY 17

Musical program: Featuring "The Roadrunners," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. Open to the public at no charge.

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

THURSDAY, JULY 19

Coffee with Caregivers: To share support and experiences, ask questions and be with others who share concerns about caring for loved ones with cancer, 7 to 8 p.m. at Patrick Dugan's Coffee House. RVSP to Becky Alexander at (620) 290-2065.

Kitchen Therapy: Featuring cooking demonstrations and tips on ways to choose the healthiest ingredients, make food more appealing and spark appetites, noon at Heartland Cancer Center, 410 E. Spruce St. The free program is open to the public, but registration is requested by calling Viry Dummermuth at (620) 765-1443.

SATURDAY, JULY 21

Silver Screen Saturday Night: Featuring the movie “The Jungle Book,” 9:15 p.m. at Stevens Park in downtown Garden City.

Free concert: Featuring Mike Doll, 6:30 p.m. at Stevens Park in downtown Garden City.

 

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.

 

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.