The Garden City Telegram

What's Up

Special Events


Walk Whoa Benefit Dance and Auction: Miles of Smiles fundraiser begins at 6:30 p.m. with a social hour and hors d'oeuvres at the Clarion Inn Ballroom, 1911 E. Kansas Ave., followed by a dance and auction at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the door or $15 in advance. Tickets are available at Garden True Value, 1615 Taylor Plaza; Crazy House, 3502 N. Campus Drive; or Baker Boot Co., 211 W. Kansas Ave.

Halloween event: Garden City Family YMCA's free family event from 7 to 9 p.m. at 1224 Center St., will feature snacks, drinks, games, crafts, prizes, inflatables, swimming and more. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 50 kids in the door. For more information, call Krystal Richardson at 275-1199.

Western Kansas Antique and Crafts Festival: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Finney County Exhibition Building, 409 Lake Ave.


Musical variety program: Featuring the music group "House Blend" presenting a moderate bluegrass style applied to gospel and folk music, under the direction of Gale Seibert, 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

"The Dust Bowl": A two-part PBS film by Ken Burns shown at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Finney County Historical Museum, 403 S. Fourth St. Attendees are invited to bring photos to share.


"Light the Night with Jesus": Free event featuring activities, games, prizes, food, fun and fellowship for sharing the light of Jesus, 6 to 8 p.m. at Church of the Brethren, 505 N. Eighth St. For more information, call 276-7391 or visit

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 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.

Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: 5 to 9 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.

Humdinger 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.

Dust Bowl program: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Finney County Historical Museum.

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

Halloween Costume Contest: 11:30 a.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.

Yoga: 6:30 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.