Robert W. and Carol S. Brown of Garden City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a come-and-go reception from 2 to 5 p.m. today, Aug. 20, 2011, at the Garden City Co-op Center, 106 N. Sixth St. Friends are welcome to attend; no gifts, please.

Hosts for the occasion will be their daughter, Anita, and her husband, Patrick, of Garden City.

Robert Brown and Carol Dickenson were married Aug. 20, 1961, at the Methodist Church in Garden City.

They have one grandchild.