The Garden City Telegram

What's Up

Special Events


Pre-legislative town hall meeting: Featuring Kansas Representative-elect John Doll and Kansas Representative-elect Russell Jennings, 9 a.m. in the Endowment Room at the Beth Tedrow Student Center at Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive. Agenda focuses on economic development, workforce preparation and additional topics.


American Legion Riders Community Breakfast: 8 to 11 a.m. at 405 S. Main St., featuring biscuits, gravy, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, potatoes, French toast, coffee and orange juice. Cost for the all-you-can-eat meal is $8. Family members of deployed service men and women eat for free.


Garden City Community College Art Faculty Exhibition: Featuring two-dimensional works by instructor Kyle Chaput and three-dimensional creations by instructor Brian McCallum, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Jan. 26 at Mercer Gallery in the west wing of the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building on campus, 801 Campus Drive. Free admission.

CPR class: The free class hosted by the women's auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and provided by the Garden City Fire Department will begin at 7 p.m. at the Eagles Aerie on North Taylor Street. The public is invited. Certificates will be awarded.


Musical variety program: Featuring the music group "Too Many Strings," directed by Debra Bolton, 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. For more information, call 275-5036.


Memorial service: Christian musical program and special memorial service in remembrance of Garden Valley Retirement Village residents who have died in the past year, honoring each my name, and featuring the music group "Half Fast Singers" directed by Dr. Mark Neuman, 7 p.m. at GVRV, 1505 E. Spruce St. For more information, call 275-5036.


Heartland Heroes Hunt: Combat-wounded soldiers and their families from Fort Sill, Fort Carson and Fort Riley have been invited to participate in the hunt in and around Garden City through Jan. 20. A benefit dinner will be from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Clarion Inn. Benefit tickets will be available at the Clarion Inn, Baker Boot Company, Stephens Lumber and EmbroidMe. Tickets are $25 per person.

Third Thursday: "Soup Loop" to benefit pantries, 5 to 8 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Garden City. At the Downtown Vision office, 413 N. Main St., bring one canned food item per person and you will receive a "special spoon" to purchase a cup of soup for $1 instead of $2. You can also enjoy Blue Steele, a musical group from Scott City that plays Irish/Celtic, American folk, western ballads and contemporary favorites from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Patrick Dugan's Coffee House on Main Street.


Singles dance: Featuring "Ortiz Band" 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.



Finney County Genealogical Society: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Hutchinson 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.

Zumba: 5:30 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.

Legal aid: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Library check-in/out: 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. 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 Writers: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Skip-Bo: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Pinochle lessons: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Association: 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

Zumba: 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. 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.