The Garden City Telegram
4/11/2014
SOUTHWEST LIFE

Special Events

TODAY, APRIL 12

N.E.W. (Never Ending Workshop): Open to children age 3 to 6, with this session's project being "Artful Easter Eggs," 2 to 3 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. Fee is $3 for non-members; $2 for members. A parent will need to stay with their child. Space is limited to six children, and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Sonrise Run/Walk: ABC Pregnancy Care Center's annual event begins at 9 a.m. at 509 N. Sixth St., with registration from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Cost is $20 for the 5k; $25 for the half-marathon; or $30 for a family entry with two or more participating. For more information, call 275-1777.

Vaccination clinic: The Finney County Humane Society's event offering free parvo/distemper vaccinations for dogs, 1 to 3 p.m. in the garage of the Garden City/Finney County Animal Shelter, 124 N. Fleming St. Dogs must be on a leash.

SUNDAY, APRIL 13

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, Katie Day at 276-7316 or Ruth Romesberg at 276-8498.

TUESDAY, APRIL 15

Variety program: Music and entertainment presented by Happy Hustlers 4-H Club, 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 Roadrunners," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

"Ten Women" exhibit: Featuring the works of Dawnell Francis, Elizabeth Baker and Laurie Chapman of Garden City; Amy Warfield of Wichita; Tracy Teeter and Shalene Henley of Ulysses; Margaret Butcher of Dodge City; Amanda Calhoun of Texas; Manna Rice Garrick of British Columbia; and Jennifer Higerd of Missouri. Exhibit continues to May 10 at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St., with an artists' reception from 5 to 7 p.m. May 10.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16

ARTful Afternoons: Children ages 6 to 15 can drop in and create art from 4 to 5 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. There is no fee for the class. Space is limited to 20 people and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Dance: Featuring "The Blue Notes," 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Open to the public.

THURSDAY, APRIL 17

Walls & Halls art program: Available to students in fourth through 12th grade, 4 to 5 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. Fee is $10 for non-members; $5 for members. Registration is required. Scholarships are available.

FRIDAY, APRIL 18

Musical program: Featuring "Classic 3 (Piano Man)," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

"The Road to Redemption" Easter Pageant: Featuring the Camp Lakeside Soup Supper from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (park your car at the pageant site, 12 miles north of Scott City by the south entrance of Lake Scott State Park on Highway 95 and then a shuttle will take you to and from the camp dining hall), followed by live music from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and the pageant at 9 p.m. A free-will offering will be received for the supper and at the pageant's intermission.

SATURDAY, APRIL 19

N.E.W. (Never Ending Workshop): Open to children age 3 to 6, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. Fee is $3 for non-members; $2 for members. A parent will need to stay with their child. Space is limited to six children, and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Legislative Coffee: 10 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.

SUNDAY, APRIL 20

Musical program: Featuring "Coat of Many Colors," 6 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

Special Events

SATURDAY, APRIL 19

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.

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.

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

"Strength Training for Seniors": 5:15 p.m. Monday and Thursday.

Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.

Walking: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Craft Shop Committee: 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Gentle exercises: 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Ipad/tablet class: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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

TOPS 1116: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Legal aid: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "The Blue Notes."

TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Thursday.

Volunteer Luncheon: Noon Thursday.

Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Skip-Bo: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Senior Citizens Association: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel: 10 a.m. to 2 p.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.