What's Up

3/16/2013

Special Events

Special Events

TODAY, MARCH 16

Pizza and Movie Night: Featuring "Dolphin Tale," 7 p.m. at Church of the Brethren, 505 N. Eighth St. Free event featuring the movie, pizza, popcorn, candy and beverages (donations will be accepted). For more information, call 276-7391 or visit www.gardencitycob.org.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration: Old-time fiddle music featuring Joe and Jon Irsik, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St., plus refreshments. Open to the public at no charge. For more information, call 275-5036.

Pancakes and sausage dinner: 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Pawnee Acre Community Building, four miles north of U.S. Highway 156 and Community Road. Free-will donation, with proceeds used for building improvements.

Daughters of Isabella Soup Supper and Silent Auction: Dinner will include soup, salad or relishes, dessert and coffee or tea at a cost of $7 for adults, $4 for children age 5 to 10, and free to younger children, 4 to 8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 205 N. Eighth St. Tickets will be available at the Knights of Columbus, after Masses on Sunday or bought at the door the evening of the supper.

Legislative Coffee: 9 a.m. at St. Catherine Hospital, Classroom B (enter through the Outpatient Surgery doors, proceed to the elevator and go down to the lower level). Full breakfast served courtesy of the hospital. For more information, call 276-3264.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

Singles dance: Featuring "The Blue Notes" 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.

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

Musical variety program: Featuring Ken Degenhardt playingGolden Oldies tunes on the accordion, 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge. For more information, call 275-5036.

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

"España" musical program: Featuring the music and dance of Spain and Brazil, 7 p.m. at Community Congregational Church, 710 N. Third St., and 7 p.m. March 23 at the Depot Theater, 201 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd., Dodge City. Admission is $10 (reception included).

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Art exhibit: Featuring the works of Denver artist Patricia Barry Levy at the Garden City Arts Gallery, 318 N. Main St., through May 4. A lunch discussion will begin at noon March 23 in which the artist will share her techniques and processes. This will be followed by an artist's reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Free admission; refreshments will be served. For more information, call Laurie Chapman at (620) 260-9700 or email gardencityarts@gmail.com.

Organizations

TODAY, MARCH 16

Finney County Genealogical Society: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Kansas Room at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St. Visitors welcome.

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. Monday through Friday.

Lunch: Served at noon Monday through Friday.

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

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

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

Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.

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.

AARP Defensive Driving class: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring Ortiz Band.

TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Thursday.

Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Skip-Bo: 1 p.m. Thursday.

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

Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Bridge: 12:45 p.m. Friday.

Prairie Land Food: 11:45 a.m. March 23.

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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