FRIDAY, June 2
Thunder on the Plains — 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the SRCA Drag Strip.
Great Bend Wetlands Waterpark — 12:30-5:30 p.m. at 2303 Main, weather permitting.
Great Bend Summer Street Stroll Farmers Market — 4-7 p.m. at the southeast corner of Barton County Courthouse Square.
Reach for the Stars Barbecue Fundraiser — 5-7 p.m. at the First Christian Church Gym, 5230 Broadway Ave.
Food & Fun: Pot Roast — 5:30-7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1120 Kansas Ave.
American Legion Dinner: Chicken strips — 5:30-7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave.
Rock into Summer parents night out — 6-11 p.m. at Bicentennial Park, Hoisington.
June Jaunt Cruise Night — 7 p.m. on Main Street. Register in the courthouse square.
Glow Run for Suicide Prevention — 7:15 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, west shelter.
Free outdoor movie: “Big Hero Six” — After dark at the Clayton L. Moses Memorial Band Shell in the courthouse square.
SATURDAY, June 3
June Jaunt — All day.
Thunder on the Plains — 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the SRCA Drag Strip.
Quilting Celebration — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church, 8th and Morris, Larned.
Walnut Valley Senior Center Flea Market — Starting at 9 a.m. an the senior center, 220 Washington St., Rush Center.
Kids Fishing Day — 9 a.m. to noon at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. Call 620-486-2393 for more information or to register.
Shine & Show — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Orscheln Farm and Home store, 5320 10th St. Sponsored by Rich’s Automotive NAPA.
Golden Belt Humane Society/Adopt a Pet — At Orscheln’s with the car show. See pets available for adoption. Walking tacos lunches available. For more info, orders and deliveries call Jean, 786-5955.
Veterans and Family Resource Fair — 11 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. at KansasWorks, 1025 Main.
MACK June Jaunt Fun Fly — 1 p.m. to dusk at the Roger Brining Model Airport, 114 SW 20 Ave.
SUNDAY, June 4
June Jaunt — Chiefs’ Badge Hunt, Birdhouse Scavenger Hunt, all day downtown; Hap Dumont baseball tournament, 9 a.m. at Great Bend Sports Complex; Great Bend BatCats semipro baseball, 7 p.m. at Al Burns Memorial Field.
Thunder on the Plains — 7 a.m. at the SRCA Drag Strip.
Walnut Valley Senior Center Flea Market — 9 a.m. an the senior center, 220 Washington St., Rush Center.
Walnut Valley Potato Bar — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the senior center, 220 Walnut St. in Rush Center.
Great Bend Wetlands Waterpark — 12:30-5:30 p.m. daily at 2303 Main, weather permitting. Family nights 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
Gardens Galore Garden Tour — 1-4 p.m. at 3810 19th St., 1623 Harrison, 2705 Dry Creek and 1424 Broadway.
Free craft workshop: Origami — 2 p.m. at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center.
Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament — 7:30 p.m. at the Hoisington Knights of Columbus. Must be 21. Benefit for area charities.
MONDAY, June 5
His Hands Puppets presents “Rugged Faith” — 2:30-3 p.m. at Country Place Senior Living, 259 W. 6th St., Hoisington.
Sons of the American Legion Hamburger Feed — 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Great Bend American Legion Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave.
TUESDAY, June 6
Story Time — 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the Great Bend Public Library, 1409 Williams St.
Teen CSI — 2:30 p.m. at the Library. Students in grades 7-12 (including those who just finished sixth grade) and solve a murder mystery.
WEDNESDAY, June 7
Imagination Playground — 9:30-11 a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the GBRC Activity Center, 2715 18th St.
Mad Scientist — 2 p.m. at the Great Bend Public Library.
THURSDAY, June 8
Great Bend Chamber Coffee & Ribbon Cutting — 9 a.m. at Blue Lily Floral, 1622 Main.
Hoisington Chamber Coffee — 9:30 a.m. at Wilson State Bank.
Prairie Godmothers “Delivering the Goods for Goodness’ Sake” — 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (come and go) at The Anchor in the Central Kansas Dream Center, Broadway and Williams (look for the balloons on Williams Street). Bring items to donate to the Dream Center. See the wish list on the Prairie Godmothers Funds page on Facebook.
Great Bend Summer Street Stroll Farmers Market — 4-7 p.m. in the courthouse square.
Library Family Time: Ancestry — 6 p.m. at the Great Bend Public Library.
Santa Fe Trail Days community banquet — 6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus in Larned.
Great Bend City Band — 8:15 p.m. at the Clayton L. Moses Memorial Band Shell, courthouse square.
FRIDAY, June 9
Santa Fe Trail Days — 10 a.m. to midnight in Larned. Hamburger feed 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 601 Main; carnival 6-11 p.m.; ice cream social 6:30-7:30 at 7th and Broadway; beer garden opens at 7 p.m., north end of 7th St. between Broadway and Main; Aaron Woods Band, 9 p.m. at 7th and Broadway.
Donate blood — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Macksville Christian Church, 234 N. Shaeffer St. in Macksville.
American Legion Dinner: Hot roast beef sandwich — 5:30-7 p.m. at the Great Bend American Legion Post 180 at 1011 Kansas Ave.
Relay for Life 2017: Knock Cancer Off the Board — 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturday at the Hoisington Recreation Center, 1200 Susank Road.
Horsepower on the Plains Street Drags — 6 p.m. at the SRCA Dragstrip.
SATURDAY, June 10
Santa Fe Trail Days — 8 a.m. to midnight in Larned.
Hoisington Peddlers Market — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Main Street in Hoisington.
Horsepower on the Plains Street Drags — noon at the SRCA Dragstrip.
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