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3/7/2013

Musical group to meet Sunday

Musical group to meet Sunday

The High Plains Country Music Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers will have its monthly program Sunday at the Memorial Building on Main Street in Lakin.

Sign-up will begin at 1 p.m., with the program scheduled to start 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 Joe Coyne at (620) 355-6480, Jack Coyne at (620) 290-8701 or Curtis Young at (620) 355-6410.

'Emotional Eating' presentation slated

Sheryl Carson, family and consumer science agent for Kearny County

Extension, will present "Emotional Eating: The Food and Mood Connection"

from 12:05 to 1 p.m. March 13 at the Finney County Extension Office,

501 S. Ninth St.

The lesson is designed to help participants identify the difference

between emotional and physical hunger, as well as how the foods they eat

affect their mood. Participants will identify food triggers and develop

strategies to address them. They also will do a self-assessment of

their diet and physical activity habits and explore dietary and physical

activity techniques for overall health.

Reservations should be made by Monday by calling 272-3670 or emailing fi@listserv.ksu.edu or tbrawner@ksu.edu.

Cimmaron Chamber sets candidate forum

The Cimarron Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a candidate forum for

Cimarron City Council and U.S.D. 102 School Board positions.

The city council forum is 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in the basement

of the Cimarron City Library. The school board forum is 7 p.m. Tuesday,

March 25, at the Gray County Fairgrounds. The Chamber received

confirmation from all the candidates who will participate on their

respective nights. Those with questions should contact Candi Hemel

855-3808 or director@cimarroncitylibrary.org.

High Plains fiddlers, pickers gather Sunday

The High Plains Country Music Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers will have

its monthly program Sunday at the Memorial Building on Main Street in

Lakin.

Sign-up will begin at 1 p.m., with the program scheduled to start 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 Joe Coyne at (620) 355-6480, Jack

Coyne at (620) 290-8701 or Curtis Young at (620) 355-6410.

'Bee a Reader' to begin at Lakin library

The Kearny County Library is now signing up children to participate

in the spring story hour, which will begin March 18. This year's theme

is "Bee a Reader."

Sessions will be at the library, 101 E. Prairie in Lakin, from 2 to 3

p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and from 10 to 11 a.m. Fridays, with

parents able to choose which session they prefer for their child. The

story hour, a six-week program, is for youth age 3 to 5. For more

information or to sign up, call the library at (620) 355-6674.

Hot cross bun sale

is Saturday

The Garden City Catholic Schools Alumni Friends Association will

make and sell hot cross buns Saturday as a fundraiser to support

projects at St. Mary School and St. Dominic School. The buns are

sweetened bread and available with or without raisins. They are a

traditional Catholic Lenten food. A package of nine sells for $10 or

two packages for $15. Buns should be picked up at the St. Dominic School

cafeteria, 617 JC St., between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday. Place

orders by calling Marji Quint at 275-6638, Karen Howard at 276-6658, or

Jean Clifford at 275-4317 or by email to jeanclifford@cox.net.

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