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4/25/2014

Special Events

Special Events

TODAY, APRIL 26

N.E.W. (Never Ending Workshop): Open to children age 3 to 6, from 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.

"Lend Me a Tenor": Garden City Community College Players' spring comedy, 7:30 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building auditorium at the college, 801 Campus Drive. General admission is $10; cost is $8 for senior citizens and children 18 and younger. Tickets are available from 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays at the box office and one hour before each show.

"Healthy Kids Day": A free family event featuring games, swimming, inflatables and local businesses with community information, 9 to 11 a.m. at the Garden City Family YMCA, 1224 Center St. A free T-shirt will be given to the first 50 youth. For more information, call Sarah Tighe at 275-1199.

Dance: Featuring "Country Fever," 8 p.m. to midnight at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. Cost is $7.50 per person. Open to the public.

Musical program: Garden City Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers performance at 5 p.m. at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St., with a carry-in supper served from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by music until 9 p.m. (bring a favorite covered dish for the meal and sign in to take a turn in the rotation of musicians and singers). Admission is free to the public.

Vaccination clinic: The Finney County Humane Society's event offering free parvo/distemper vaccinations for dogs, 1 to 3 p.m. in the south side of the Garden City/Finney County Animal Shelter, 124 N. Fleming St. Dogs must be on a leash.

"The Big ARTSY Garage Sale": Featuring paintings, ceramics, furniture, jewelry, art books, lamps, rare plants, day lily bulbs and more, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 413 N. Main St. (just south of the Windsor Hotel). Hosted by the Sandhills Art Association, proceeds from the sale will be applied to artist prizes for the April 2015 Juried Art Show at Garden City Community College.

Senior Citizen Prom: A night of dancing, bingo (with a lot of nice prizes) and snacks provided by the Grant County Junior Leadership class of 2013-14 for area senior citizens, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Grant County Recreation Activity Center, 120 W. Grant Ave., in Ulysses. For more information, call the Grant County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism at (620) 356-4700.

"Dia De Los Niños" (Day Of The Children): A Spanish story time featuring music, games, pizza, piñatas, cake, ice cream and prizes, 4 to 7 p.m. in the Nature Explore classroom on the west side of the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place in the Finnup and Hutchison rooms inside the library.

SUNDAY, APRIL 27

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.

Musical program: Featuring Dallas Holm, Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee, 10:45 a.m. at Church of the Nazarene, 2720 N. Campus Drive. Free concert open to the public.

TUESDAY, APRIL 29

Musical entertainment: Featuring "The Classic Three," 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.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30

ARTful Afternoons: Drop in and create art from 4 to 5 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St., for first- through eighth-graders. There is no fee for the class. Space is limited to 20 people and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

THURSDAY, MAY 1

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.

Sons of Thunder: Featuring a free meal, fellowship, worship and Terry Jones of Oklahoma City as the guest speaker on "The Blood Brother Covenant Relationship," 7 p.m. at the Grant County Civic Center, 1000 W. Patterson Ave., Ulysses. For more information, call Monty at (620) 353-9507 or Cary at (620) 353-9601.

National Day of Prayer Breakfast: 7 a.m. at the Garden City Family YMCA, 1224 Center St., featuring guest speaker Charlie Drussell giving his testimony and with breakfast provided by Golden Corral in the Game Room. For more information, call Marcy VenJohn or Karen Berry at 275-1199.

SATURDAY, MAY 3

N.E.W. (Never Ending Workshop): Open to children age 3 to 6, from 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.

Dance: Featuring "The Blue Notes Variety Band," 8 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. Open to the public.

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.

Prairie Land Food pick-up: Noon today.

Open pool: 1 to 4 p.m. today.

Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: 5 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.

Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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

TOPS 1116: 10 a.m.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. .

Dance: 7:30 p.m. featuring Craig Stevens. Thursday.

TOPS: 9 a.m.

Art class: 10 a.m.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m.

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.

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