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Special Events


Garden City Farmer's Market: Featuring a variety of baked goods, home-grown produce, home-crafted items, jewelry and more, 7 a.m. to noon each Saturday in the parking lot of Westlake Hardware, 1210 Fleming St.

Finney County Humane Society meet-and-greet session: 9 to 11 a.m. at Westlake Hardware, 1210 Fleming St. The public is encouraged to come and see the numerous foster dogs available for adoption from the Garden City/Finney County Animal Shelter.

"The Little Mermaid JR!": 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Garden City High School. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and Arts Angels. Tickets are available at Garden City Recreation, 310 N. Sixth St., or at the door. For more information about the production or details about becoming an Arts Angel, call 276-1200, email bseagraves@garden-city.org or stop by the activity center.

Family OWLS (Outdoor Wildlife Learning Site) Adventure: 9 a.m. at the Sandsage Bison Range Office located on Business Highway 83, 0.4 miles south of the Arkansas River Bridge. Guides from Friends of the Sandsage Bison Range and Wildlife Area will lead exploration activities, including a scavenger hunt and crafts, and have native animal presentations. The event is intended for families with elementary-age children and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult and should be dressed in weather-appropriate clothing and protective footwear. For more information, call (620) 474-3645.

Giraffe feedings: Guests of Lee Richardson Zoo will be able to purchase "keeper approved" food and experience a close encounter with a giraffe, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer at the zoo.

Silver Screen Saturday Night: Free screening of "Hoosiers." Free popcorn and drinks will be available. The movie begins at dusk in Stevens Park. In the event of high winds or severe weather, movies will be rescheduled. Call the Hotline at 276-1202 for cancellation details. For movie titles and future showings, visit www.gcrec.com.


Free concert: Country music featuring "Moonshiners," 7:30 p.m. at Stevens Park in downtown Garden City.

American Legion Riders Community Breakfast: 8 to 11 a.m. at 405 S. Main St., featuring biscuits, gravy, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, potatoes, French toast, coffee and orange juice at a cost of $8 (adults), $5 (age 8 to 13) and free to youth younger than 7 for the all-you-can-eat meal (family members of deployed service men and women eat for free).

Musical program: High Plains Country Music Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers monthly program at the Memorial Building on Main Street in Lakin. Sign-up will begin at 1 p.m., with the program starting at 2 p.m. All area musicians are welcome to come and join in and help provide the program for the afternoon. There will be a short break for snacks. Feel free to bring a snack to share. For more information, call Curtis Young at (620) 355-6410, Fred Hendrickson at (620) 640-0482 or Katie Day at 276-7316.


Musical variety program: Featuring the music group "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.

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


Dance: Featuring "The Blue Notes Variety Band," 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Open to the public.


Singles dance: Featuring "Moonshiners" from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street. Sponsored by Garden City Singles, the dance is open to the public. People attending must be age 21 or older.



Finney County Genealogical Society: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the library of the Finney County Historical Society Museum. 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, Infants 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.

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.

Duplicate bridge: 7 p.m. Monday.

Walking: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Stevens Park.

USDA commodities distribution: 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Gentle exercise: 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Pitch: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bridge: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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

TOPS: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Legal aid: 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Pinochle: 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Completely Unraveled: 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Dance: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, featuring "The Blue Notes."

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.

Association Board: 3:15 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.

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