SUNDAY, OCT. 6
Finney County Historical Society Fall Picnic: 1 p.m. in the Grandstanding Meeting Room at the Finney County Fairgrounds. FCHS members and others are welcome to attend and bring one or more side dishes of their choice; fried chicken, drinks and table service will be provided.
Respect Life Prayer Chain: Participants will stand in silent prayer for the nation and respect of all life, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the intersection of Kansas Avenue and Fleming Street. Gather at 1:45 p.m. at 1515 E. Kansas Ave. For more information, call Birgit Lemke at 805-6084, Cindy Doering at 276-8119 or Pam Brungardt at 271-4222.
TUESDAY, OCT. 8
Musical variety program: Featuring vocalist Cindy (Smith) Dial, 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.
Labrador Luminaries: Planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St. If you live in the area north of Mary Street, between Third and Fleming streets, please attend to help plan and organize the luminaries for this year. For more information, call Eldon Ford at 640-5669 or J.R. Wells at 640-4001.
FRIDAY, OCT. 11
Second Friday Film: Featuring "Young Frankenstein," a 1974 comedy starring Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn and Marty Feldman, 7 p.m. at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St. No admission; refreshments available; bring snacks to share. For more information, call the library, 272-3680, or Garden City Arts, 260-9700.
SATURDAY, OCT. 12
German supper: Featuring homemade German foods and entertainment by Joe and Jon Irsik, Cindy (Smith) Dial, and Billy and Loretta Whitfield from 5 to 8 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St., with all proceeds to benefit GVRV residents and local charities. For meal tickets, call 275-9651.
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.
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.
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.
Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.
Walking: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Gentle exercises: 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
TOPS 1116: 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Library outreach: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.
Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring Craig Stevens.
Computer class: 9 a.m. Thursday.
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.
Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Craft Shop check-in/out: 10 a.m. to noon 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.