TODAY, MARCH 15
St. Patrick's Day Party: Featuring the music group "The Blue Notes" plus free refreshments, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, call 275-5036 or call Shirley at 275-9651.
Garden City Model Train Show: Featuring operating layouts, train vendors and a lunch counter, with benefits going to Miles of Smiles, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Exhibition Building on the Finney County Fairgrounds.
Legislative Coffee: 10 a.m. in the cafeteria at St. Catherine Hospital, 401 E. Spruce St. Complimentary breakfast served courtesy of the hospital. For more information, call 276-3264.
St. Patrick's Dance: Featuring "The Moonshiners," 8 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. Cost is $5 at the door. The dance, sponsored by Art Green, is open to the public. There will be a prize for the Best Green Costume.
TUESDAY, MARCH 18
Musical variety program: Featuring "Deann Crase & Friends," 7 p.m. at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge. For more information, call 275-5036.
Musical program: Featuring "The Road Runners," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19
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 20
Walls & Halls art program: "Mosaic Madness" class 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.
FRIDAY, MARCH 21
Musical program: Featuring "Classic 3 (Piano Man)," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.
SATURDAY, MARCH 22
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.
No-Show Wine Tasting: Fund-raising event for Garden City Arts. In lieu of attendance, send your donation of: $20 for ticket level; $50, Zinfandel level; $100, Chardonnay; $150, Merlot; and $250 for Champagne. For more information, call 260-9700.
SUNDAY, MARCH 23
Classic Gospel Sing-along: Open to all area musicians and the general public, 4 p.m. at Heaven Bound Cowboy Church, 1202 S. Second in Dodge City. For more information, call (620) 846-7046.
TODAY, MARCH 15
Finney County Genealogical Society: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Kansas Room at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St. Visitors welcome.
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.
Duplicate bridge: 2 p.m. Sunday.
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.
Finney County Committee on Aging: 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
TOPS 1116: 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Legal aid: 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.
Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring Oklahoma Cowboy Murray Beasley.
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.
Senior Citizens Association Board: 1 p.m. Thursday.
Yoga: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Line dancing: 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel: 10 a.m. to 2 p.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.