The Garden City Telegram

What's Up

Special Events


Fourth of July Follies: Garden City Family YMCA's 12th annual free family event from 7 to 9 p.m. will feature games, prizes, swimming, inflatables, free drinks and hot dogs and a giveaway of two firecracker bundles. For more information, call Krystal Richardson at 275-1199.

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). For more information, call 260-9997.

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.

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.

Musical program: Garden City Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers performance at 5 p.m. at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St., with a carry-in supper served from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by music until 9 p.m. (bring a favorite covered dish for the meal and sign in to take a turn in the rotation of musicians and singers). Admission is free to the public.

Silver Screen Saturday Night: Free screening of "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure," a comedy starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves. Popcorn and drinks will be available for $1 each. The movie begins at dusk in 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


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


"The Soil Tunnel Trailer": See the direct correlation between daily activities and our natural resources to help your children form an understanding and appreciation necessary to protect soil, water and other natural resources, 1 to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St.


Musical variety program: Featuring the music group "Too Many Strings," 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.


Flea Market: Finney County Museum's fourth annual event featuring crafts, yard art, plants, antiques, baked goods, paintings, jewelry, furniture, toys and more, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. south of the museum, 403 S. Fourth St., in Finnup Park.

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, Infants 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.

Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: 5 to 9 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.

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.

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

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Completely Unraveled: 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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.