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Special Events


Pizza and Movie Night: Featuring "October Baby," 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.

Hillside Sunday Sessions 2013: Music beginning at 5 p.m. today and 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Hillside Ranch, 3319 N. VFW Road. Today's event will feature underground rock'n'roll geared toward older audiences, while Sunday's performances and activities are for the whole family. There also will be food and beverages for sale, games, a bubble station and horseshoe throwing for the kids. Wristbands are $20 at the gate and cover both days. They are available at The Arts Center on Main, 318 N. Main St.; Legends Salon, 109 W. Grant Ave.; and Fourwinds Bar and Grill, 1604 Buffalo Jones Ave.

Bison tours: Tours of the herd and wildlife area, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sandsage Bison Range and Wildlife Area (go to the Sandsage Bison Range Office located on Business Highway U.S. 83, 0.4 miles south of the Arkansas River Bridge.) No registration is required. For more information, call 276-8886 or (620) 474-3645.

String Academy of the Plains Concert: 2:30 p.m. at Community Congregational Church, 710 N. Third St. Admission is free and a reception will follow.


Musical program: High Plains Country Music Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers monthly program at the Memorial Building on Main Street in Lakin. Sign-up will begin at 1 p.m., with the program starting at 2 p.m. All area musicians are welcome to come and join in and help provide the program for the afternoon. There will be a short break for snacks. Feel free to bring a snack to share. For more information, call Curtis Young at (620) 355-6410, or Fred Hendrickson in Syracuse at (620) 640-0482 or Katie Day in Garden City at 276-7316.


Musical variety program: Featuring Al Miller playing guitar and in song, 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 "42Five," a cappella hipsters performing five-part harmony, 7:30 p.m. in Clifford Hope Auditorium at Horace J. Good Middle School, 1412 N. Main St. This is the final concert of the season for the Southwest Kansas Live On Stage performances. Single tickets are $25 for adults and $6 for students. For more information, call 275-1667 or visit www.swks-liveonstage.org.


"Clue: The Musical": Musical mystery based on the board game "Clue," 7:30 p.m. May 17 and 18 and 2:30 p.m. May 19 at the State Theatre on Main Street. Three audience members will select the cards that determine one of 216 possible outcomes, resulting in a different show each night. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and Arts Angels. Tickets may be purchased from cast members or at Garden City Recreation Commission, 310 N. Sixth St. A "pay-what-you-can" preview night will be May 16.


Legislative Coffee: 9 a.m. in Classroom B at St. Catherine Hospital, 401 E. Spruce St. Complimentary breakfast served courtesy of the hospital. For more information, call 276-3264.


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.



United Carbon Company: Group meeting, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Satanta Senior Center on Main Street, during the Satanta Day celebration. Attendees are encouraged to bring pictures and stories to share.


Miles of Smiles Therapeutic Riding Program: Volunteers are needed to help during the summer session. New volunteers must attend a training/informational meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. at 901 W. Maple St. Experience with horses and/or disabilities is not necessary to volunteer. Sessions runs from May 28 to June 29, with lessons on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Thursday mornings. Volunteers, who must be age 14 or older or accompanied by an adult, can choose the time and day they want. For more information, call 260-9997 or 271-4925.


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 and WIC

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 or WIC (Women, Infant and Children) at 272-3615.

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.

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

Zumba: 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.

USDA commodities distribution: 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.

Legal aid: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

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

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. May 18.

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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