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Special Events


Emporia State University Art Faculty Exhibition: Featuring two- and three-dimensional creations by various ESU art instructors, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 1 in Mercer Gallery in the west wing of the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building at Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive. Free admission.

Fifth Annual Banner Art Auction: Featuring the original artwork of 21 artists at the Clarion Inn Ballroom, 1911 E. Kansas Ave. Following the artists' reception and buffet dinner, a live auction will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event are $30 each.


"2 Million Dogs": A Puppy Walk fundraiser for cancer research will begin with registration at noon at the American Legion, 405 S. Main St., with the walk starting at 2 p.m. The event will include law enforcement dog demonstrations, vendors, a silent auction, refreshments, testimonials from cancer survivors, a DJ and other activities from noon to 4 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.


Musical variety program: Featuring the music group "The Classic Three" directed by Gary Fuller, 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

Musical program: Featuring "The Mennonite Singers," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.


Steps to Startup free workshop: For people interested in starting small businesses, 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Student and Community Services Center at Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive. For registration and information, call 276-9632.

Turkey dinner and bazaar: The Sublette United Methodist Women's annual event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church, 206 E. Carson in Sublette, featuring a dinner of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls, Jello-O salad and pie. A free-will donation will be accepted for the meal; donations for a handmade quilt also will be accepted, with the drawing at 7 p.m.

Astronomy Night: Equipment set-up begins about one-half hour before sunset at Fansler Softball Field located in Finnup Park (across the street from the rocket). Garden City High School will have several telescopes, but interested members of the public are welcome to bring their own equipment, especially binoculars. In case of overcast sky at 5 p.m. and later, this session will be cancelled. For an update, call the Garden City Recreation Commission Hotline at 276-1202.


Musical program: Featuring live music presented by Gale Seibert and Jane Jacobs, 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. This will be Seibert's final performance as he is moving out of state. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.


Campus and community Veteran's Day presentation: Featuring Dr. Daryl S. Paulson, decorated U.S. Marine Corps veteran and author of "Walking the Point," 10:30 a.m. in the auditorium of the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building at Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive. Free admission.

"Annie Oakley": Wichita Children's Theater performance beginning at 7 p.m. at Clifford Hope Auditorium at Horace Good Middle School, 1412 N. Main St. Admission for those 2 and older is $5 (anyone younger than 2 is admitted free). A family pack of five tickets is offered for $20. The performance will be followed by an hour-long, entertaining workshop.

Veterans Day celebration: 3 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St., with Pastor David Jones presenting the message. The public is encouraged to attend.


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.

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.

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

Lunch: Served at noon Monday through Friday.

Walking Club: 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Humdinger Band practice: 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Double pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Zumba: 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.

Lab draws: 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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

Library outreach: 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring Craig Stevens.

TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Thursday.

Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Life Writing: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Zumba: 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Craft Shop check-in/out: 10 a.m. to noon Friday.

Bridge: 12:45 p.m. Friday.

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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