Special Events


Musical variety program: Christian music featuring the "Copeland, Kansas, Salem Mennonite Singers," 7:30 p.m. (note time change this week only) at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge. For more information, call 275-5036.


Second Friday Film: A 1995 film tracing three generations of an immigrant family's trials, tragedies and triumphs, starring Jimmy Smits and Edward James Olmos, 7 p.m. at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St. No admission; refreshments available; bring snacks to share. For more information, call the library, 272-3680, or Garden City Arts, 260-9700.



Finney County Republican Party: 7 to 9 p.m. at Samy's Steakhouse at the Clarion Inn (those wishing to eat may order from a selected menu at 6:30 p.m.). The speaker is Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.

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.

Dominoes and open pool: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Lunch: Served at noon Monday through Friday.

Gentle exercises: 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Bingo: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Movers and Shakers: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Back to School for Seniors: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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

STEPS: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Library check-in/out: 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Life Writing: 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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

TOPS: 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.

Gentle exercises: 11 a.m. Thursday.

Ambassador Singers: 1 p.m. Thursday.

Movers and Shakers: 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

STEPS: 10 a.m. Friday.

Craft Shop check-in/out: 10 a.m. Friday.

Bridge: 12:30 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.