TODAY, MARCH 1
N.E.W. (Never Ending Workshop): Open to children age 3 to 6, with this session's project being "Spinning Paints," 2 to 3 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. Fee is $3 for non-members; $2 for members. A parent will need to stay with their child. Space is limited to six children, and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
MONDAY, MARCH 3
Garden City Family YMCA and American Red Cross Blood Drive: 3:45 to 7:30 p.m. in the YMCA gymnasium. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Krystal at 275-1199 or email email@example.com.
TUESDAY, MARCH 4
Musical variety program: Gospel music featuring "The Copeland 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.
Mardi Gras celebration and pancake supper: Featuring bingo at 4 p.m., pancake games at 5 p.m., and a supper at 5:30 p.m., featuring pancakes, sausage gravy on biscuits, applesauce and King's Cake (cost is $7) at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St.
Musical program: Featuring "Mennonite Singers," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5
ARTful Afternoons: Drop in and create art from 4 to 5 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. There is no fee for the class. Space is limited to 20 people and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
THURSDAY, MARCH 6
Musical program: Featuring singer/songwriter John Berry, 7:30 p.m. in Clifford Hope Auditorium at Horace J. Good Middle School, 1412 N. Main St. This is a performance in the Southwest Kansas Live On Stage concert season. Tickets are $25 for adults and $6 for students. For more information, call 275-1667 or visit www.swks-liveonstage.org.
Entertainment program: Featuring Lee Richardson Zoo's Zoomobile, 3 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.
Walls & Halls art program: Available to students in fourth through 12th grade, 4 to 5 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St. Fee is $10 for non-members; $5 for members. Registration is required. Scholarships are available.
SATURDAY, MARCH 8
Dance: Featuring "The Blue Notes," 8 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. Open to the public.
Artist's reception: "Beyond Black & White," an exhibition of the works of Shane Chapman, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Garden City Arts Gallery, 318 N. Main St. (refreshments will be served). Works will be on display until March 29.
Health Department and WIC
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 or WIC (Women, Infant and Children) at 272-3615.
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.
Double pinochle: 12:30 p.m. Monday.
"Strength Training for Seniors": 5:15 p.m. Monday and Thursday.
Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.
Walking: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Gentle exercises: 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Bingo: 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Pancake games: 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Pancake and sausage gravy dinner: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
TOPS 1116: 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.
Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "Moonshiners."
TOPS: 9 a.m. Thursday.
Art class: 10 a.m. Thursday.
Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Thursday.
Ambassador Singers practice: 1 p.m. Thursday.
Skip-Bo: 1 p.m. Thursday.
Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Bridge: 12:45 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.