The Garden City Telegram

What's Up

Listing of southwest Kansas events published each Saturday. Calendar listings are published free of charge. Submit information by 5 p.m.  Wednesday to: Garden City Telegram, 310 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846, or call 276-6862, ext. 242, or toll-free at (800) 475-8600. Include a brief description of the event, a contact person and a phone number.

Special Events


Legislative Coffee: 9 a.m. at St. Catherine Hospital, 410 E. Spruce St.


Singles dance: Featuring “Moonshiners” from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. Sponsored by Garden City Singles, the dance is open to the public. People attending must be age 21 or older.


Musical variety program: Featuring “The Classic Three,” 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.


Memorial service: Christian musical program and special memorial service in remembrance of Garden Valley Retirement Village residents who have died since Jan. 1, 2012, 7 p.m. at GVRV, 1505 E. Spruce St., featuring the music group “Half Fast Singers” directed by Dr. Mark Neuman, who is also the group’s guitar accompanist. Other members are David Miller, Wendell Wurst and Richard Taylor. For more information, call 275-5036.


“Shotguns for Wedding Bells”: Garden City Community College dinner theater production, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 to 24 in the auditorium of the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building on campus, 801 Campus Drive. Reservations are required. Admission is $20 per person or two for $35, including dinner. Ticket and reservation information is available 7:30 to 11 a.m. and noon to 3:30 p.m. weekdays in the fine arts office or by calling 276-9540. Possible encore performances at 6:30 p.m. March 1 and 2.

Third Thursdays: “Soup Loop,” 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Garden City, featuring a loaded baked potato at Fresh Bites, chicken vegetable soup at the Downtown Vision office, chili at Wheatfields on Main, ham and beans at The Architect Office, corn chowder at The Corner on Main and green chile at Brown’s Shoe Fit (bring canned goods for Garden City’s three food pantries and receive a special spoon that will allow you to purchase a cup of soup for $1 at each station instead of the standard $2 charge).


Musical program: Featuring “The Humdingers,” 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

 2013 Western Kansas Holiness Summit: Featured speaker is Dr. David J. Spittal, president of MidAmerica Nazarene University, with services at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23 and 5 p.m. Feb. 24 at First Church of the Nazarene, 2720 N. Campus Drive.


Head over Heels Bridal Show: 1 to 4 p.m. at the Clarion Inn Conference Center. There will be a $500 Grand Prize to one lucky bride, plus more than $2,000 in giveaways. Free admission.



Finney County Genealogical Society: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Hutchison Room at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St. Visitors welcome.

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.

Duplicate bridge: 2 p.m. Sunday.

Retirement reception for Hope Lehman: 2 to 4 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.

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.

Finney County Committee on Aging: 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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

Legal aid: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring “Oklahoma Cowboy.”

TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Thursday.

Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Life Writers: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Skip-Bo: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Association Board: 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

Zumba: 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Craft Shop check-in: 10 a.m. Friday.

Bridge: 12:45 p.m. Friday.

Prairie Land Food: Noon Feb. 23.

Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 23.

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.