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6/13/2014

TODAY, JUNE 14

TODAY, JUNE 14

Free barbecue: Garden Valley Retirement Village's annual barbecue celebrating its 40th anniversary, 6 to 8 p.m. on the west parking lot of GVRV, 1505 E. Spruce St. Featuring fiddle music and vocals by Joe and Jon Irsik, plus rides on the Hedge Hog Choo Choo, face painting, cotton candy and more for the children.

Garden City Farmer's Market: Featuring a variety of home-grown produce, home-crafted items and homemade foods, 7 a.m. to noon each Saturday through Sept. 27 in the parking lot of Westlake Hardware, 1210 Fleming St.

Silver Screen Saturday Night: Free screening of "Second Lions" beginning at dusk in Stevens Park. Popcorn, drinks and homemade goodies will be available for $1 each. Call the Hotline at 276-1202 for cancellation details. For movie titles and future showings, visit www.gcrec.com.

"Comedy Machine": 8 to 10 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 905 Kansas Plaza. Tickets for the event, which features comedians from Denver and Kansas City, are $10 and are available at the Elks Lodge.

SUNDAY, JUNE 15

Big Pool Fiesta: Featuring swimming, games, food and prizes, 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Big Pool, 504 E. Maple St. Fee is $3 per person if pre-registered by Friday or $5 at the gate. Fee includes hot dogs, chips and drink, as well as games and prizes. For registration and more information, call Garden City Recreation Commission at 276-1200.

Singles dance: Featuring "Ortiz Band" from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. Sponsored by Garden City Singles, the dance is open to the public. People attending must be age 21 or older.

Free concert: Spanish and American music featuring "See The Music, Hear The Art!" with Priscilla Hallberg, violinist, and Linda Adams, pianist, 7:30 p.m. at Stevens Park in downtown Garden City.

Jam session: 1 to 5 p.m. at the VIP Center, 302 N. Church St., in Scott City. All area musicians are welcome to come and play. The public is invited to come and listen. For more information, call Wilbur Wright at (620) 872-4261 or Gary Wright at (620) 214-2923.

Breakfast fundraiser: Garden City Elite Baseball will serve up pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy and drinks from 8 a.m. to noon at the American Legion, 405 S. Main St. The cost is $6 for all you can eat. Funds raised will help offset expenses for the team's tournament fees, lodging and equipment.

TUESDAY, JUNE 17

MUSICAL PROGRAM: FEATURING THE MUSIC GROUP "TOO MANY STRINGS," 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.

SATURDAY, JUNE 21

FRIENDS OF LEE RICHARDSON ZOO'S SECOND ANNUAL "GLOBAL BAZAAR & TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES FESTIVAL": 8 A.M. TO 4 P.M. IN FRONT OF THE WILD ASIA EXHIBIT AT THE ZOO, FEATURING CULTURAL ARTS, CRAFTS, FOOD, FAIR TRADE GOODS, SMALL BUSINESSES AND ANTIQUES, PLUS THE VILLAGES BOOTH, WHICH PROVIDES INCOME TO THIRD WORLD PEOPLE BY MARKETING THEIR HANDICRAFTS AND TELLING THEIR STORIES IN NORTH AMERICA. FREE ADMISSION. BOOTH SPACES ARE AVAILABLE AT $50 PER BOOTH. CURRENT FOLRZ MEMBERS RECEIVE $25 OFF PER BOOTH SPACE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 276-6243 OR EMAIL DIRECTOR@FOLRZ.COM.

SUNDAY, JUNE 22

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.

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: 12:40 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.

Finney County Committee on Aging: 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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

TOPS 1116: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Legal aid: By appointment Wednesday.

Library outreach: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring Bob Walter.

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.

Senior Citizens Association: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Strength training: 5:15 p.m. Thursday.

Annual luau: 5:30 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 .

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