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Special Events


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.

Downtown Garden City Fall Fest: Featuring Art in the Park from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stevens Park and Knights of Columbus Oktoberfest from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street, to include a kids obstacle course, costume contest, duck races, arts and crafts, and more. German food will be served from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and the "Stonycold" Band will play for the free dance from 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 205 N. Eighth St. A continuous showing of "Buffalo Jones" will take place at the State Theater, the Windsor Hotel rummage sale and tours are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and there will be a model train exhibit.

Battle of the Bands: Six bands battle it out in the parking lot at the Clarion Inn, 1911 E. Kansas Ave. Tickets are $10 per person at the gate. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.; bands begin playing at 8:30 p.m. Bands scheduled to compete include "8 Balls and a Box," "DV8," "Guns on Mars," "She Said," "The FOG" and "Trevino."


Singles dance: Featuring "Oklahoma Cowboy" 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.


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.

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



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

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.

Double pinochle: 12:30 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.

"Back to School for Seniors" class: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, with Medicare as the topic.

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

Legal aid: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:30 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.

Finney County Senior Citizens Association Board: 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

Island Luau: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, featuring island punch or a virgin pina colada, with a dinner menu that includes roasted pork and pineapple upside-down cake, plus island entertainment, with leis provided. Cost is $7 per person or $12 per couple.

Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

"Lunch with Doc": 11:30 a.m. Friday with Dr. Layne Dameron, podiatrist, on diabetic foot care.

Bridge: 12:45 p.m. Friday.

Prairie Land Food pick-up: Noon Sept. 22.

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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