Roundup Briefs

1/8/2013

Free musical programs set for this week

Free musical programs set for this week

Two musical programs are scheduled this week at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St.

Brothers Joe and Jon Irsik will present old-time, toe-tappin' fiddle music at 7 tonight.

At 7 p.m. Wednesday, a gospel music program will feature the music group "Gospel Gold," with members from Dodge City and Montezuma.

The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

For more information, call 275-5036.

Town hall with new legislators coming up

State representatives-elect John Doll and Russ Jennings, and Sen.-elect Larry Powell, will appear at several town hall meetings this week in Garden City before heading to Topeka for the 2013 legislative session. Admission is free. No reservations are necessary.

St. Catherine Hospital is sponsoring a town hall meeting focusing on health care and social issues at noon Wednesday in the lower level Classroom B at the hospital. Lunch is available in the cafeteria, or attendees may bring their own. Tea and water will be provided.

Downtown Vision is sponsoring a town hall focusing on small business and health insurance, and a gaming law prohibiting nonprofit organizations from using poker runs and raffles to raise funds at 6 p.m. Thursday at 413 N. Main St. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

The Finney County Economic Development Corp. and Garden City Community College are sponsoring a town hall focusing on economic development and workforce readiness from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Endowment Room of the Beth Tedrow Student Center at GCCC. College president Herbert Swender will make opening remarks, and FCEDC president Lona DuVall will moderate the meeting.

HGMS to host band and choir concert

Horace J. Good Middle School will present a band and choir concert Thursday.

The band will perform at 6:30 p.m., and the choir will perform at approximately 7:15 p.m. The concert will be held in Clifford Hope Auditorium, 1412 N. Main Street. The concert will feature a wide variety of holiday music and several students will be featured soloists during the program.

This concert was rescheduled from December due to a cancellation because of winter weather. The concert is open to the public with free admission.

Library to host Second Friday Films screening

This week's selection in the Second Friday Films series shown at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St., is a 2011 movie about a 12-year-old girl named Elizabeth who lives in an orphanage in Kingman. She turns to the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman for help during a difficult time.

The films are shown at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of the month. No admission is charged and refreshments are available.

Participants are advised to check the ratings as some films will not be appropriate for young children. According to the copyright license held by the library, the titles of the films cannot be published anywhere but at the library.

For more information, call the library, 272-3680, or Garden City Arts, 260-9700.

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