Special Events

6/6/2014

TODAY, JUNE 7

TODAY, JUNE 7

Beef Empire Days: Activities today include Chuckwagon Breakfast from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. in Stevens Park, Beef Empire Days Parade at 10:30 a.m. on Main Street, followed by Chuckwagons in the Park at 11:30 a.m., plus the PRCA Rodeo at 7 p.m. at the Finney County Fairgrounds Grandstand Arena. For more information, visit www.beefempiredays.com or call 275-6807.

Multi-level guided tours of the Windsor Hotel: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the hotel on Main Street for a $10 donation, $5 for age 4 to 12, and free to Finney County Preservation Alliance members and age 3 and younger. For more information, call 275-4340.

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 "ET" 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.

SUNDAY, JUNE 8

FREE CONCERT:CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC FEATURING "MOONSHINERS," 7:30 P.M. AT STEVENS PARK IN DOWNTOWN GARDEN CITY.

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, KATIE DAY AT 276-7316 OR RUTH ROMESBERG AT 276-8498.

TUESDAY, JUNE 10

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT: FEATURING VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC BY THE BAND "OLD TIME COUNTRY" 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 14

FREE BARBECUE: GARDEN VALLEY RETIREMENT VILLAGE'S ANNUAL BARBECUE CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF SERVICE, 6 TO 8 P.M. ON THE WEST PARKING LOT OF GVRV, 1505 E. SPRUCE ST. RSVP TO SHIRLEY LUCK OR DONA ROUSE AT 275-9651.

SUNDAY, JUNE 15

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.

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.

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.

World War II veterans' lunch: Noon today.

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.

Craft Shop Committee: 10 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.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Completely Unraveled: 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "Moonshiners."

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.

Strength training: 5:15 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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