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Special Events


Fall Harvest Auction and Soup Pie Supper: The supper, offered for a free-will donation, and silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the live auction starting at 7 p.m. at Church of the Brethren, 505 N. Eighth St. There will be homemade candy, relish, spiced tea, cappuccino, wood carvings, a hand-quilted quilt and many other items. For more information, call 276-7391 or visit www.gardencitycob.org.

Pheasant Hunters Dinner: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kalvesta United Methodist Church in Kalvesta.

Kansas Humanities Council's Talk About Literature in Kansas (TALK) program: Featuring the book "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, the final book in a three-part "Reader's Choice" series, 11 a.m. at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St.

Lee Richardson Zoo's final 85th birthday event: Featuring animal encounters and keeper talks starting at 2:15 p.m. and continuing every half-hour until 3:45 p.m.; free birthday cake in the Safari Shoppe while supplies last; pictures taken with one of the animal ambassadors; and turkey crafts made with leaves and paint.


"V-DAY: 11.11.11": Free screening of a feature-length documentary that examines what it means to be a veteran in America by telling the stories of 15 U.S. veterans, 3 p.m. at the State Theatre, 418 N. Main St.

Opening reception for the exhibit "Community Theatre Productions: A Legacy of Directing and Design": Focusing on Doral "Skip" Mancini, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Finney County Historical Museum, 403 S. Fourth St.


Musical program: Featuring "The Half Fast Singers" directed by Dr. Mark Neuman, 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

Musical program: Featuring "Masters of Motown," a 10-member cast saluting Stevie Wonder, Four Tops, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Jackson Five and more, 7:30 p.m. in Clifford Hope Auditorium at Horace J. Good Middle School, 1412 N. Main St. This is a performance in the Southwest Kansas Live On Stage concert season. Tickets are $25 for adults and $6 for students. For more information, call 275-1667 or visit www.swks-liveonstage.org.


Annual Turkey Dinner and Bazaar: Dinner served from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Copeland United Methodist Church (carry-outs offered from 5 to 5:30 p.m. only). The bazaar begins at 7:30 p.m.


Peppernut Shoppe and Ten Thousand Villages Market: Featuring pies, cinnamon rolls, bierocks, kolaches, peppernuts, candies, New Year's Cookies and handcrafted wares, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Garden Valley Church Family Center, corner of Third and Campbell streets. For more information, call 276-7410.


Singles dance: Featuring "Calhouns" from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. Sponsored by Garden City Singles, the dance is open to the public. People attending must be age 21 or older.

Christmas Angels Toy Run: Beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the west end of the WalMart parking lot. Entry fee is one new, unwrapped toy (or a $15 fee without a toy). If unable to make the run, toys may be dropped off at the American Legion, 405 S. Main St.

Health Department

Hours at the Finney County Health Department, 919 Zerr Road, are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Friday hours are 8 a.m. to noon.

For more information, call the health department at 272-3600.

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.

Open pool: 1 to 4 p.m. today.

Duplicate bridge: 2 p.m. Sunday.

Dominoes and open pool: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Lunch: Served at noon Tuesday through Friday.

Craft Shop Board: 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Finney County Committee on Aging: 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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

Meals on Wheels Committee: 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Legal aid: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Completely Unraveled: 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring Bob Walter.

TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Patriotic music, Thanksgiving Luncheon and Style Show: 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Association Board: 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

Zumba: 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Bridge: 12:45 p.m. Friday.

Nutrition Committee: 1 p.m. Friday.

Prairie Land Food: 11:45 a.m. Nov. 17.

Meals on Wheels is available by calling 272-3620; Mini-bus, 272-3626; Senior Center, 272-3620.

What's Up is published each Saturday. Submit calendar items for upcoming events by 5 p.m. Wednesday by calling 276-6862 Extension 242 or (800) 475-8600.

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