Job Fair

What: The Third Annual KansasWorks Statewide Job Fair will include 20 participating employers.

When: 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday

Where: Finney County Exhibition Building, 409 Lake Ave.

Contact: The local workforce center at (620) 276-2339.


Jennie Wilson Family Night

What: The event will include math, science, health and literacy activities in classrooms around the school. There also will be a number of community organizations at the event with booths set up to provide information to families.

When: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: Jennie Wilson Elementary School, 1401 E. Harding Ave.


Florence Wilson Family Fitness Night

What: A number of organizations from the community will be providing activities and information about fitness and leading a safe lifestyle for the entire family. There also will be science experiments that will be taking place during the event.

When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Florence Wilson Elementary School, 1709 Labrador St.


Blushing Artiste class

What: Bring your friends to Garden City Arts and have a glass of wine and light hors d’oeuvres while creating a painting that you can take home at the end of the night. No previous art experience is needed as the instructor will provide easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. Participants will paint on 14-by-18 stretched canvases and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and wine. Participants must be 21 and older to participate.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday

Where: Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St.

Cost: $35 or $30 for Garden City Arts members. The organization requires payment upon enrollment for classes. To reserve a spot in the class, contact the gallery to arrange payment at (620) 290-9700.


Scarves with mom

What: Garden City Arts will host an evening of fun as participants will learn how to hand dye silk scarves using resist and folding methods. This class is designed for adults — anyone over the age of 18 — and the little ones in their lives. Participants are encouraged to dress for a mess.

When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Garden City Arts, 318 N Main St.

Tickets: Tickets are sold per pair — one adult and one child — for $37.43, and each participant will have a scarf to take home at the end of class. To reserve a spot, contact the gallery to arrange payment at (620) 290-9700.


Second Friday Cinema

What: Sponsored by the Finney County Public Library and Garden City Arts, Second Friday Cinema features a movie on the second Friday each month. This month’s movie is "Lars and the Real Girl." Refreshments will be available.

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St.

Cost: Free


Legion celebration

What: In celebration of The American Legion kicking off its 100th year of serving military veterans and the communities, Harry H. Renick Post No. 9 will hold a centennial celebration. The public is invited to view the original post charter, old photographs, war memorabilia, period military uniforms and a DVD outlining the history of the largest veterans’ organization in the country. Recognition of guests and brief remarks will be made at 11 a.m., with Garden City Mayor Roy Cessna scheduled to speak, followed by refreshments.

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Harry H. Renick Post No. 9 Legion building , 405 S. Main St.


Antique Appraisal Fair

What: The Finney County Historical Society’s 6th Annual Antique Appraisal Fair will feature flea market or auction finds, family heirlooms and keepsakes shared and evaluated live before the audience. A team of nine volunteer appraisers includes collectors, dealers and others with expertise in antiques. The appraisers can accept nearly any antique or collectible except fine jewelry and firearms. No artifacts will be bought or sold, but appraisers will offer non-binding spoken estimates of value for each item, while sharing their knowledge about the history of each piece.

When: 9 a.m. Saturday

Where: Finney County Fairgrounds 4-H building

Registration: Those interested in registering an item for appraisal can do so at the event up until 2 p.m. Each item has a $15 registration fee.


Drop-in Art Saturday

What: Drop-in Art Saturday is hosted by Garden City Arts and is held every second Saturday of the month. Enjoy multiple art-making stations suitable for the whole family. All ages are welcome, however, children younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Play clothes are a must.

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday

Where: Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St.


Mule Deer banquet

What: The Western Kansas Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation is holding a banquet and fundraiser, which will include prizes and both silent and live auctions. There will be a giveaway for a lifetime hunting license to a youth, though you must must be present to win. The foundation's mission is to ensure the conservation of mule deer, black-tailed deer and their habitat.

When: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Knights of Columbus Hall, 205 N. Eighth St.

Tickets: Tickets are available at the door and are $75 per couple, $55 for individuals and $20 per youth. Purchase of a ticket includes a steak dinner. For more information, visit the organization’s website at