Roundup Briefs

3/6/2014

'The Blue Notes' at Saturday dance

'The Blue Notes' at Saturday dance

"The Blue Notes" will entertain at a dance at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. The dance is open to the public. The cost is $5, payable at the door.

High Plains monthly program is Sunday

The High Plains Country Music Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers will have its monthly program Sunday at Memorial Building on Main Street in Lakin. Sign-up is 1 p.m., with the program at 2 p.m. All area musicians are welcome to participate.

Feel free to bring a snack to share during the break

For more information, call Curtis Young at (620) 355-6410, Jack Coyne at (620) 290-8701, Katie Day at 276-7306 or Ruth Romesberg at 276-8498.

American Legion Riders breakfasts

The American Legion Riders Community Breakfast is 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at 405 S. Main St.

The all-you-can-eat menu includes biscuits, gravy, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, potatoes, French toast, coffee and orange juice. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 8 to 13 and free for children age 7 and younger. Family members of deployed service men and women also eat free.

Forensics team to show off their stuff

The 18th Garden City High School Broadcasting, Debate, and Forensics Telethon will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Monday in the GCHS broadcasting studio.

The six-hour telecast showcases the talents of students in GCHS broadcasting, debate and forensics programs.¬ All activities in the telethon will be student-written, performed, or produced.

The live broadcast will be aired on the Buffalo Broadcasting System (BBS-TV Channel 21).

For more information, contact Shelby McNutt, GCHS Broadcasting teacher, or Russ Tidwell, GCHS Debate and Forensics coach, at 805-5519, or by e-mail at smcnutt@gckschools.com or rtidwell@gckschools.com.

Learn to grow the best vegetables

Beginning and experienced growers will benefit from the program "How Does Your Garden Grow: Learn Vegetable and Fruit Skills" at 7 p.m. Monday in the Grandstands Meeting Room on the fairgrounds in Garden City.

David Coltrain, Finney County Extension agent, is the presenter. He grew vegetables for more than 20 years for a commercial operation. He will have additional programs March 20, April 3 and April 17.

The High Plains Horticultural Society, as host of the meeting, will provide refreshments.

The program is free. Preregister by calling 272-3670.

KHC seeks nominations

The Kansas Humanities Council is seeking nominations of Kansans to fill vacancies on its Board of Directors. Nominations are due in writing by April 2.

KHC is governed by a 22-member volunteer Board of Directors. Members serve for a three-year term, with potential for a second term. Individuals may nominate themselves or others.

KHC is a nonprofit organization that supports community-based cultural programs.

For information, visit www.kansashumanities.org or call (785) 357-0359.

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