Roundup Briefs

5/2/2013

Garden City Arts seeks interns, volunteers

Garden City Arts seeks interns, volunteers

Garden City Arts is seeking volunteers to assist with day-to-day operations, as well as event planning. Candidates must be 16 years of age or older to qualify.

GCA is looking for individuals interested in serving as an event planning intern. These individuals will assist with the planning, promotion and coordination of the 2nd Annual Dia de los Muertos Arts & Culture Festival. Bilingual applicants are preferred. This is a not a paid position.

GCA also is seeking people who would be available to assist in the gallery. Activities will include window dressing, sales, filing and organization of supplies.

The nonprofit organization also is still looking for individuals interested in serving as docents., who will be trained to offer educational tours of the gallery and to assist with children's workshops.

GCA will offer another children's workshop from 4 to 5 p.m. May 7 at the gallery, 318 N. Main St. Children between the ages of 5 and 15 are invited to participate. Children will learn color schemes and create a colored salt project they may take home with them.

A suggested donation of $10 per child would be appreciated to help defray supply costs. For more information, call Executive Director Laurie Chapman at 260-9700, or email gardencityarts@gmail.com.

Huelskamp's staff to hold office hours

U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp's Kansas staff is hosting office hours in May across the 1st District to listen to constituent concerns and provide help in navigating federal programs and red tape. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact Huelskamp's Dodge City office at (620) 225-0172.

Area office hours are.

Monday: 10 a.m., Stanton County Library, 103 E. Sherman, Johnson; 11 a.m. MDT at the Hamilton County Library, 102 W. Avenue C, Syracuse; 2 p.m., Kearny County Library, 101 E. Prairie, Lakin.

Tuesday: 10 a.m., Lane County Courthouse community room, 144 S. Lane, Dighton; 3 p.m. at the Hodgeman County Courthouse, 500 Main, Jetmore.

Further dates are: 10 a.m., May 16, at the Stevens County Courthouse, 200 E. Sixth; 1 p.m. the same day at the Haskell County Courthouse, 300 S. Inman, Sublette; and 3 p.m., at the Gray County Courthouse commissioner room, 300 S. Main, Cimarron.

Ulysses. 1 p.m., May 28 at the Grant County Library conference room, 215 E. Grant Ave.; and 10 a.m. May 29 in the Kinney Room at Beth Tedrow Student Center, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive.

GCCC to host art show reception May 10

Garden City Community College will host a public reception from 4 to 7 p.m. May 10 in Mercer Gallery, in the west wing of the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building. The annual student exhibition features works by more than 30 GCCC students.

The art show, which opens Friday and runs through May 23, features works by GCCC art scholarship recipients and others. Artists are Frankie Burns, Lakin; Jaycee Householder and Susana Pizano, Syracuse; Linda Humphreys and Harley Torres, Ulysses; Michele Langskov, Tempe, Ariz.

Student arrtists from Garden City are Lisa Garcia, Amy Stegman, Joella Karma, Nalleli Chanocua, Audra Aguiniga, Lucy Cisneros, Thao Nguyen, Liz Pena, Diedre Lopez, Cody Moore, Yanet Cruz, Kinsey Puryear, Michael Hertel, Anthony Moncada, Arely Navarette, Alyssa Cedillo, Ariana Wheet, Ada Herrera, Ruth Herrera, Jesus Lozoya, Samantha Trejo, Fatima Hernandez, Tyler Warren, Emily Young and Johnny Dennis.

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