What's Up

5/2/2014

Special Events

Special Events

TODAY, 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.

SUNDAY, MAY 4

String Academy of the Plains Spring Student Recital: 3 p.m. at Community Congregational Church, 710 N. Third St., followed by a reception. Free admission.

Chuckwagon Supper: Featuring tender slices of barbecue beef, Chuckwagon beans, chunky applesauce, homemade biscuits and spice cake, 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. Cost of the meal is $8.

TUESDAY, MAY 6

Musical entertainment: 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 Mennonite Singers," 7 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge.

FRIDAY, MAY 9

Second Friday Film: "Brighton Beach Memoirs," a 1986 comedy, 7 p.m. at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St. No admission; refreshments available; bring snacks to share. For more information, call the library, 272-3680, or Garden City Arts, 260-9700.

SATURDAY, MAY 10

Strings and Friends concert series: "A Trio Concert," an evening of chamber music featuring Priscilla Hallberg, violinist; Linda Adams, pianist; and cellist Ben Cline, professor of cello at Fort Hays State University and director of the Hays Symphony, 7:30 p.m. at Community Congregational Church, 710 N. Third St., with music by Mozart, Mendelssohn and Handel-Halvorsen. Suggested donation at the door is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Cline will give a masterclass at 1 p.m. For more information, call Hallberg at (620) 290-3168.

Organizations

SATURDAY, MAY 10

United Carbon Company: Employees and family reunion, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Satanta Senior Center on Main Street, during the Satanta Day celebration.

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.

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.

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.

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

TOPS 1116: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Library outreach: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring "Ortiz Band."

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.

Craft Shop check-in/out: 10 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.

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