Published 9/22/2012 in Features
TODAY, SEPT. 22
Garden City Farmer's Market: Featuring a variety of home-grown produce, home-crafted items and homemade foods, 7 a.m. to noon each Saturday through Sept. 29 in the parking lot of Westlake Hardware, 1210 Fleming St.
Hot Air Balloon Classic: "Party at Sunrise" opening ceremony at 6:45 a.m., followed by a balloon launch at 7 a.m. on the parking lot at the Finney County Fairgrounds in Garden City, and Balloon Glow and Watermelon Feed from 7 to 10 p.m. Final launch will begin at 7 a.m. Sunday.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 25
Musical variety program: Featuring "The Garden City Humdinger Band," 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
Steps to Startup free workshop: For people interested in starting small businesses, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Student and Community Services Center at Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive. To register call 276-9632.
Garden City Community College Endowment Association Scholarship Celebration: Third annual event for scholarship donors by invitation, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Beth Tedrow Student Center at the college, 801 Campus Drive. For more information, call 276-9578.
Musical dance program: Featuring "Redhead Express," 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. Season tickets are $55 for adults, $35 for students and $135 for a family package. For more information, call 275-1667 or visit www.swks-liveonstage.org.
Fall Homecoming bonfire: 8:30 p.m. near the Katherine Jones Tennis Courts on the west end of the Dennis Perryman Athletic Complex parking lot at Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28
Musical program: Featuring "The Humdingers," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29
Garden City Community College Fall Homecoming: To include the traditional coronation ceremony for king and queen at half-time of the Broncbuster game with Fort Scott Community College. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
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.
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.
Prairie Land Food pick-up: Noon today.
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 practice: 12:30 p.m. Monday.
Double pinochle: 12:30 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.
"Back to School for Seniors" class: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, with "Social Media" as the topic.
Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Library outreach: 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Free dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "Ortiz Band."
TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.
Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.
Classic Car Show: 10 a.m. to noon Thursday.
Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Thursday.
Tailgate party: Noon Thursday.
Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.
Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Bridge: 12:45 p.m. Friday.
Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 29.
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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