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Special Events


N.E.W. (Never Ending Workshop): Open to children age 3 to 6, with this session's project being "Paper Bag Paintings," 2 to 3 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. (bring a smock). Fee is $3 for non-members; $2 for members. A parent will need to stay with their child. Space is limited to six children, and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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.


Classic Gospel Sing-along: Open to all area musicians and the general public, 4 p.m. at Heaven Bound Cowboy Church, 1202 S. Second in Dodge City. For more information, call (620) 846-7046.

Groundhog supper: Serving whole hog sausage, biscuits and gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, sauerkraut, Kool-Aid, coffee and ice cream, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 205 N. Eighth St. Cost is $7.50 for adults, $4 for children age 12 and younger, and free for age 5 and younger. Whole hog sausage patties will be available for $5 for a 1 1/2 pound package.


Musical variety program: Featuring old-time, toe-tapping fiddle music by the Irsik brothers, Joe and Jon, 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.

Groundhog supper: Serving sausage, homemade biscuits and gravy, sausage gravy and more, 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1106 N. Main St. Cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children age 11 and younger. Sausage patties also will be available for sale. Tickets may be purchased at Patrick Dugan's Coffee House, 301 N. Main St.; El Conquistador, 1601 Buffalo Jones Ave.; Garden City Propane, 1304 N. Massey Ferguson Road; by contacting a member of the United Methodist Men; calling the church office at 275-9171; or stopping by the church.


Fun Night: Featuring a Mexican dinner of enchiladas, tacos and tostadas, a silent auction, prizes and games for the kids, 5 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary School parish center, 510 N. 12th St.

Friends of Sandsage Bison Range and Wildlife Area Annual Membership Drive Banquet and Meeting

Sandsage Membership Drive Banquet: Registration deadline of Feb. 1 for the Feb. 8 event at the Finnup Center for Conservation, 312 E. Finnup Drive. Come as a guest of a current member or call Tom Norman at (620) 474-3645 and become a member. A $10 registration is required to cover the cost of dinner; all attendees must be current members or their guest.

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, Infant 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.

Prairie Land Food pick-up: Noon today.

Open pool: 1 to 4 p.m. today.

Fiddlers, Pickers & Singers: 5 to 9 p.m. today.

Duplicate bridge: 2 p.m. Sunday.

Dominoes and open pool: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Lunch: Served at noon Monday through Friday.

Double pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Monday.

"Strength Training for Seniors": 5:15 p.m. Monday and Thursday.

Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.

Walking: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

"Intro to Computers" class: 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Gentle exercises: 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bingo: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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

TOPS 1116: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Completely Unraveled: 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring Ortiz Band.

TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Thursday.

Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Skip-Bo: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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.

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