What’s Up

MONDAY, MARCH 9


Story Time at the Zoo: Preschool children and their caregivers can gather for a story, craft, activity and a meet-up with zoo animal ambassadors at this weekly story time at the Finnup Center for Conservation education, located next to Lee Richardson Zoo. The session runs from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.


Tween Time: Youth ages 10-17 can gather together from 4-5 p.m. to study, write, play games, color or read at the Finney Count Public Library.


TUESDAY, MARCH 10


Mommy Meltdown: Moms, dads, grandparents and childcare providers are welcome to exhale together at this group session, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Finney County Public Library. Kids welcome too.


Make-It Take-It Tuesday: Young people ages 10 to 17 are invited to make creations together at this weekly craft day at the Finny County Public Library, beginning at 4:30 p.m.


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11


Club Read: Meet at the Finney County Public Library at 9:45 a.m. for this adult library book club aimed at adults with intellectual disabilities. Participants will listen to a book read aloud by staff and then watch a movie based on the book.


Wee Readers: Join the Wee Readers story time at the Finney County Public Library, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The weekly session is for parents and caregivers with children, babies and toddlers to age five.


Brown Bag Lunch series: Bring your lunch and learn about various topics at the Finney County Historical Museum in this monthly series, beginning at noon. This month, Conny Bogaard will talk about the history of Chinese porcelain from the 17th and 18th century and the 1800s European porcelain.


Wreck This Stuff: Youth 13-17 years old can get together for a "Day of Destruction" in this craft event at the Finney County Public Library from 5:30-7 p.m. Participants will take apart and repurpose old books, making creations ranging from journals to sketchbooks to hidden boxes.


THURSDAY, MARCH 12


Wee Readers: Join the Wee Readers story time at the Finney County Public Library, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The weekly session is for parents and caregivers with children, babies and toddlers to age five.


Movie Mania: Youth can take a break from the week during the Finney County Library’s Movie Mania session. The movie "The Borrowers" will be shown, running for 89 minutes, begins at 4 p.m.


Blushing Artiste: Enjoy some wine at this step-by-step group painting class from 7-9 p.m. at Garden City Arts. Register ahead of time for $35 ($30 for members) at Garden City Arts.


FRIDAY, MARCH 13


Public Forum: Kansas Appleseed will be holding a public forum beginning at 10 a.m. at the Finney County Public Library.


Computer Basics: Learn the ins and outs of modern day technology at this beginners guide to computers and laptops at the Finney County Public Library. Classes begin at 3 p.m. and are free, bu space is limited. sign up at the library.


Young and Restless (Science Club): Youth ages eight to 12 can experience some hands-on learning each week at the Finney County Public Library, beginning at 4:15 p.m.


Game Night: Youth and adults are welcome to this weekly game night, including video games, board games and more. The fun begins at 5;30 p.m. at the Finney County Public Library.


SATURDAY, MARCH 14


Drop-In Art Saturday: Let creativity show with these family-friendly art-making stations at Garden City Arts from 2-5 p.m. Register for the class at GCA.


Anime Afternoons: All ages can discover the art of anime with this movie session beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Finney County Public Library. This week, the 97-minutes movie "Pokemon: The Power of Us" is the featured presentation.


Appraisal Fair: The Finney County Historical Society will host its annual Southwest Kansas Antiques Appraisal Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Finney County Fairgrounds 4-H building. To have an appraisal done, the cost is $15 per item. Admission to view the evaluations is free.


Boards and Bricks: The whole family can come together to play board games and build with Legos at the Finney County Public Library beginning at 5:30 p.m.