The Garden City Telegram
2/2/2013
SOUTHWEST LIFE

What's Up

Special Events

TODAY, FEB. 2

Southwest Kansas Sixth Grade Honor Band clinic: For students from various area communities, concluding with a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building at Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive. Free admission to concert.

SUNDAY, FEB. 3

"Rare: Portraits Of America's Endangered Species": New exhibit featuring North American species facing extinction, on display through April 14 at Stauth Memorial Museum, 111 N. Aztec in Montezuma. To schedule groups of five or more, call in advance at (620) 846-2527 for information or to set up a tour. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.

MONDAY, FEB. 4

African American Read In: Featuring works by African-American authors read aloud as part of Black History Month, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the portico of the Beth Tedrow Student Center at Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive. Free admission.

TUESDAY, FEB. 5

Musical variety program: Featuring "The Half Fast Singers" directed by Dr. Mark Neuman, 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 "Mennonite Singers," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

FRIDAY, FEB. 8

Musical program: Featuring "The Blue Notes," 7:30 p.m. at the senior center in Scott City. Open to the public.

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

"Sweet Indulgence": Third Annual Spirit of the Plains, CASA benefit auction at the Clarion Inn, 1911 E. Kansas Ave., with the silent auction beginning at 6 p.m. and the live auction starting at 7:45 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and chocolate fountain served throughout the evening. Live entertainment by "Ask Vinnie." Advance tickets are $25, or $30 at the door. Tickets are available at the Clarion Inn. Casual dress, tax-deductible donation.

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.

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.

Line dancing: 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Thursday.

Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Domino Tournament: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Life Writers: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Skip-Bo: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Zumba: 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Bridge: 12:45 p.m. Friday.

Transit Committee: 2 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.