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4/18/2014

Special Events

Special Events

TODAY, APRIL 19

N.E.W. (Never Ending Workshop): Open to children age 3 to 6, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. 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.

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

Musical program: Featuring "String Beans" from the String Academy of the Plains, 3:30 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

SUNDAY, APRIL 20

Musical program: Featuring "Coat of Many Colors," 6 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

TUESDAY, APRIL 22

Musical entertainment: Featuring "The Kearny County Roadrunners" from Lakin, 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.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23

Lee Richardson Zoo's Earth Day Celebration: Featuring displays, activities and demonstrations by zoo staff, volunteers and more than 20 local and regional exhibitors for students from Garden City and surrounding communities to learn about reducing their carbon footprint, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Finnup Center for Conservation Education, 312 Finnup Drive, and on zoo grounds. Reservations for schools are requested. For more information, call 276-1250.

THURSDAY, APRIL 24

Boomer Bootcamp: "Pros And Cons Of Retiring At 62. Why Should I Wait Until 66?" led by Rick Fowler from the Dodge City Social Security Office, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. To register, call Barbara Jensen at 272-3620 or email bjensen@finneycounty.org. Open to the public.

"Lend Me a Tenor": Garden City Community College Players' spring comedy, 7:30 p.m. April 24 to 26 and 2:30 p.m. April 27 in the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building auditorium at the college, 801 Campus Drive. General admission is $10; cost is $8 for senior citizens and children 18 and younger. Tickets are available from 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays at the box office and one hour before each show.

FRIDAY, APRIL 25

Strings and Friends concert series: Featuring Dan Levenson, champion fiddler and banjo artist, 7:30 p.m. at Community Congregational Church, 710 N. Third St. A workshop for pickers and fiddlers will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. April 26 at the church. Suggested donation at the door is $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. For more information, visit www.thestringacademy.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 26

"Healthy Kids Day": A free family event featuring games, swimming, inflatables and local businesses with community information, 9 to 11 a.m. at the Garden City Family YMCA, 1224 Center St. A free T-shirt will be given to the first 50 youth. For more information, call Sarah Tighe at 275-1199.

"The Big ARTSY Garage Sale": Featuring paintings, ceramics, furniture, jewelry, art books, lamps, rare plants, day lily bulbs and more, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 413 N. Main St. (just south of the Windsor Hotel). Hosted by the Sandhills Art Association, proceeds from the sale will be applied to artist prizes for the April 2015 Juried Art Show at Garden City Community College. Donations for the sale are still being accepted from 4 to 7 p.m. April 23 to 25.

Senior Citizen Prom: A night of dancing, bingo (with a lot of nice prizes) and snacks provided by the Grant County Junior Leadership class of 2013-14 for area senior citizens, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Grant County Recreation Activity Center, 120 W. Grant Ave., in Ulysses. For more information, call the Grant County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism at (620) 356-4700.

SUNDAY, APRIL 27

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.

Musical program: Featuring Dallas Holm, Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee, 10:45 a.m. at Church of the Nazarene, 2720 N. Campus Drive. Free concert open to the public.

Organizations

TODAY, APRIL 19

Finney County Genealogical Society: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Kansas Room at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St. Visitors welcome.

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.

Bingo: 1:30 to 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.

Completely Unraveled: 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "OK Cowboy," Murray Beasley.

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.

Snooker Tournament: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Boomers' Bootcamp: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, discussion on "Social Security — 62 vs. 66."

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.

Prairie Land Food: Noon April 26.

Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: 5 p.m. April 26.

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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