Kansas Wetlands Education Center is celebrating Earth Day 2013 with solar-baked cookies, organic gardening, nature art and alternative energy vehicles. The free public event runs from 1:30-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, at the KWEC, located 10 miles northeast of Great Bend on K-156 just inside Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area.
"Happy Hour" will take on a whole new meaning for those who attend the next Interactive Television (ITV) presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Author Sandy Barnard will discuss George Armstrong Custer during a joint meeting of the Barton County Historical Society and the Quivira chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association on Monday, April 22. Barnard, a well known Custer expert, will provide the program, "Where Custer Fell and Where is He Buried?" at 7:30 p.m. at the Barton County Historical Society Museum, located south at 85 South U.S. 281 – just south of the Arkansas River bridge in Great Bend.
The odds are against animals at the Golden Belt Humane Society. Found dumped in ditches our brought in by people who don't want them, the animals are kept as long as possible in hopes that someone will adopt them.
Touched by Cancer support group will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Heartland Cancer Center. Guest speak will be Dr. Ana Refinetti, MD, St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. Dr. Refinetti is a surgeon, providing general surgery services, with a specialization in breast surgery.
Great Bend Community Theatre wraps up its 2012-13 season this month with "Duck Hunter Shoots Angel," opening Thursday. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, April 21.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes the possible replacement of an historic stone bridge near Claflin, a National Public Safety Telecommunications Week proclamation, an emergency vehicle designation for Dove Chevrolet Buick Cadillac and new doors for the Health Department.
Great Bend First United Methodist Church and Trinity Methodist Church will co-sponsor the Shoot For No Malaria contest Sunday, April 14 at the GBHS Panther Activity Center. All proceeds will go to "Imagine No Malaria." Funds received will purchase mosquito netting and help in educating people in tropical, under-developed nations where malaria is still a menacing killer. "Members of both the women's and men's basketball teams from Barton will be helping," said Jann Sherman, ...
The Celebration Centre in Lyons will be adding a new, open sided building north of the Bar K Bar Arena to provide cover for the outdoor livestock stalls.
The Golden Belt Community Concert Association will present the Side Street Strutters with their newest offering of jazz entertainment titled "Shiny Stockings" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Great Bend Municipal Auditorium.
Incredible Years (IY) Preschool wasn't even 4 years old last fall but it already had a long waiting list. Now, because of an upcoming expansion, the list will be cut down to size this fall, Director Shari Schneider said.
Sunflower Diversified will celebrate the Earth Day April 15-20 by partnering with Barton County Solid Waste Department and collecting Electronic Waste and Bicycles for recycling at its 5523 10th St. location. The community is invited to bring computers, laptops, monitors, keyboards, printers, fax machines, stereos, speakers, televisions, microwaves, bikes, trikes, and scooters. There is no charge for recycling these items and Sunflower invites the public to utilize this collection to dispose of items appropriately by ...
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ELLINWOOD – The Twilight Stitchers Quilting Club is holding a trunk show, and the public is invited. The event takes place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ellinwood District Hospital education room, and refreshments will be provided.
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