What's Up

8/18/2012

Special Events

Special Events

TODAY, AUG. 18

Silver Screen Saturday Night: Featuring "Spirit: Stallion of Cimarron" beginning at sunset in Finnup Park. For future showings visit www.gcrec.com. For more information, call 276-1200.

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. 29 in the parking lot of Westlake Hardware, 1210 Fleming St.

Adoption event: Sponsored by the Finney County Humane Society, with pets available for adoption from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tractor Supply Company, 3333 E. Mary St.

SUNDAY, AUG. 19

Singles dance: Featuring "Al Miller Band" from 7 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.

TUESDAY, AUG. 21

Musical variety program: Featuring the music group "House Blend" directed by Gale Seibert, 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

Musical program: Featuring "The Roadrunners," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

THURSDAY, AUG. 23

Musical program: Featuring "The Ambassador Singers," 1 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

Luncheon: In honor of recent school retirees, the Sunflower Unit of the Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel will host a noon luncheon at Garden Valley Family Center, 1702 N. Third St. The meal will be followed by a short program. Reservations are due by noon Tuesday by calling 275-5566.

FRIDAY, AUG. 24

Community tour of the new Garden City High School: 5 to 7 p.m. at the school, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd.

Tumbleweed Festival: Featuring music, crafts, food and fun Aug. 25 and 26 on the west green of Lee Richardson Zoo. Kick-Off Night is 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, with the festival continuing from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 25 and 1 to 7 p.m. Aug. 26. For more information, visit www.tumbleweedfestival.com or facebook.com/tumbleweedfestival.

SATURDAY, AUG. 25

Chachi Day 5K Run/Walk: Held at Chachi's Place in Deerfield, the event will include breakfast, silent auction items, 3-on-3 basketball, a dart tournament, a pool tournament, Chachi Tattoos, Bolo Golf, water sprinklers, lunch and swimming. Entry forms can be obtained from Chachi's Place, Deerfield Rec or by calling 260-5794 or 260-8733.

Organizations

TODAY, AUG. 18

Friends of the Library: Regular quarterly meeting, 10 a.m. in the Finnup Room of the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St. Agenda items will include improvements to the Pat Fishback Kansas Room, self-checkout progress, a report on exciting happenings at the library and more. Open to the public.

Health Department

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.

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.

Walking Club: 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Humdinger Band practice: 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Double pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Upbeats Band practice: 3 p.m. Monday.

Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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

Pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Completely Unraveled: 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "Kenny Pruitt Band."

TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Thursday.

Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Snooker Tournament: 1 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 Aug. 25.

Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 25.

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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