Special Events




Dance: Featuring "The Blue Notes," 8 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. Open to the public.

Artist's reception: WithShane Chapman, 1 to 3 p.m., during his "Beyond Black & White" exhibition on display until March 29 at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. Refreshments will be served. Free admission.


American Legion Riders Community Breakfast: 8 to 11 a.m. at 405 S. Main St., featuring biscuits, gravy, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, potatoes, French toast, coffee and orange juice at a cost of $8 for the all-you-can-eat meal (family members of deployed service men and women eat for free). The cost for children age 8 to 13 is $5; children age 7 and younger eat for free.

Musical program: High Plains Country Music Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers monthly program at the Memorial Building on Main Street in Lakin. Sign-up will begin at 1 p.m., with the program starting at 2 p.m. All area musicians are welcome to come and join in and help provide the program for the afternoon. There will be a short break for snacks. Feel free to bring a snack to share. 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.


Musical variety program: Golden-oldies featuring Ken Degenhardt playing accordion, 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.


ARTful Afternoons: Drop in and create art from 4 to 5 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. There is no fee for the class. Space is limited to 20 people and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet: Featuring speaker Tommy Spaulding, with a social at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. in the gymnasium at Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive. Tickets are $50 and are available at www.gardencitychamber.net. If interested in sponsoring a table, call 276-3264.

Walls & Halls art program: "Mosaic Madness" class available to students in fourth through 12th grade, 4 to 5 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. Fee is $10 for non-members; $5 for members. Registration is required. Scholarships are available.


Second Friday Film: Featuring "Beasts of the Southern Wild," 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, (620) 272-3680, or Garden City Arts, (620) 260-9700.


St. Patrick's Day Party: Featuring the music group "The Blue Notes" plus free refreshments, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, call 275-5036 or call Shirley at 275-9651.

Garden City Model Train Show: Featuring operating layouts, train vendors and a lunch counter, with benefits going to Miles of Smiles, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 15 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 16 in the Exhibition Building on the Finney County Fairgrounds.

Drawing Workshop: With Shane Chapman offering instruction on enhancing your graphite drawings, including demonstrations, guided instruction and a question-and-answer session, 1 to 3 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. Fee is $60 for non-members; $50 for members (bring a sketchpad, pencil and eraser) Register by calling (620) 260-9700 or emailing gardencityarts@gmail.com.

Legislative Coffee: 10 a.m. in the cafeteria at St. Catherine Hospital, 401 E. Spruce St. Complimentary breakfast served courtesy of the hospital. For more information, call 276-3264.

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.

Open pool: 1 to 4 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.

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.

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.

Game Night and Supper: 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Craft Shop check-in/out: 10 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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