Roundup Briefs

10/12/2012

The Roadrunners to perform Tuesday

The Roadrunners to perform Tuesday

A musical program featuring The Roadrunners will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St.

The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

Live On Stage concert coming up Tuesday

"TAP — The Show" will be on stage Tuesday in Garden City as part of the Southwest Kansas Live On Stage concert season.

The show, a song and dance spectacular created by Matt Davenport Productions, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Clifford Hope Auditorium at Horace Good Middle School, 1412 N. Main St.

Live On Stage season tickets are $55 for adults, $35 for students and $135 for a family package. Single tickets for this performance are $25 for adults and $6 for students.

For more information, call 275-1667 or visit www.swks-liveonstage.org.

Evening music program coming up Oct. 20

A musical program featuring artist and songwriter Brandon Heath will begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 20 in Clifford Hope Auditorium at Horace Good Middle School.

As part of Heath's "Blue Mountain Tour," the performance will include special guest Matt Maher, a singer, songwriter and worship leader; spoken-word poet Micah Bournes; and a new independent sibling acoustic act, "The Church Sisters."

Tickets are $25 for VIP and $20 for general admission. For information, call (620) 873-2991 or visit www.kjil.com.

Red Cross schedules CPR, first aid classes

The Western Kansas Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer two upcoming CPR/AED and first aid classes. Classes are set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 10.

If you are interested in signing up for one of these classes, you can register at www.redcross.org or by calling (800) 733-2767.

For more information, call the local office, 276-2762, from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Zoo to host pumpkin carving contest

The Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo are seeking participants to carve or create a festive pumpkin for a pumpkin carving contest. Designs can consist of any combination of carving, painting or other forms of decoration suitable for public display.

First place will receive a special behind-the-scenes tour at the zoo and a skeleton key pass to be the first adventurers into Boo! at The Zoo.

Carved pumpkins will be judged for the top three most creative pumpkins. All pumpkins will be on display during Boo! At the Zoo!

A limited number of pumpkins for carving are available at the Friends' office. They can be picked up between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at no charge. The office is closed during the noon hour.

Decorated pumpkins should be dropped off between 10 a.m. and noon Oct. 20 at the zoo's Finnup Center for Conservation Education, 312 E. Finnup Drive.

For more information, call (620) 247-6243 or email director@folrz.com.

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