The Garden City Telegram

What's Up

Special Events


Garden City Farmer's Market: Featuring a variety of baked goods, home-grown produce, home-crafted items, jewelry and more, 7 a.m. to noon each Saturday in the parking lot of Westlake Hardware, 1210 Fleming St.

Global Bazaar & Ten Thousand Villages Festival: Featuring handmade items by disadvantaged artisans in more than 35 countries, plus various food vendors, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Wild Asia parking lot at Lee Richardson Zoo. Admission is free for pedestrians.

Artists' reception: For Garden City Arts annual men's exhibit, "Beyond Grills & Drills: A Collection of Men's Art," 5 to 7 p.m. at the gallery, 318 N. Main St. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served. Donations will be accepted.

Free country-western roundup and barbecue: Front Line Management celebrates its years of service in Garden City, 6 to 8 p.m. on the west parking lot of Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. Free hamburgers and hotdogs with all the trimmings, free entertainment for the children, and fiddle music provided by Garden City brothers Joe and Jon Irsik.

Giraffe feedings: Guests of Lee Richardson Zoo will be able to purchase "keeper approved" food and experience a close encounter with a giraffe, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer at the zoo.

Ham radio operation demonstrations: Sandhills Amateur Radio Club of Southwest Kansas will give demonstrations from noon today to noon Sunday at Finnup Scout Park at Eighth and Thompson streets.

Silver Screen Saturday Night: Free screening of "The Muppet Movie." Popcorn and drinks will be available for $1 each. The movie begins at dusk at Stevens Park. In the event of high winds or severe weather, movies will be rescheduled. Call the Hotline at 276-1202 for cancellation details. For movie titles and future showings, visit

Vaccination clinic: The Finney County Humane Society's event offering free parvo/distemper vaccinations for dogs, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Garden City/Finney County Animal Shelter, 124 N. Fleming St.


Free concert: Featuring guitarist and vocalist Jon Irsik, 7:30 p.m. at Stevens Park in downtown Garden City.


Musical variety program: Featuring the music group "Old Time Country Band," 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.


Miles of Smiles Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program Annual Showcase: Featuring the riders showcasing their skills beginning at 10 a.m. at the Miles of Smiles Arena, 901 W. Maple St., followed by a barbecue lunch (free-will donation accepted). To make reservations or for more information, call (620) 260-9997.

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.

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.

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.

Bingo: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Completely Unraveled: 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "Moonshiners."

TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Thursday.

Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Skip-Bo: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Snooker Tournament: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Craft Shop check-in/out: 10 a.m. to noon Friday.

Bridge: 12:45 p.m. Friday.

Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: 5 to 9 p.m. June 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.