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Pawnee County Briefs
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Pack the Park Friday

LARNED — The Larned High School Softball Pack the Park is scheduled at 3:45 p.m. Friday when the softball Indians play Ulysses in a doubleheader at Jordaan Park. Everyone is invited to wear orange and black and be a part of the Pack the Park Night.
The LHS varsity will play at Ralph Terry Field and the LHS Junior Varsity will play at Mitch Webster Field.
A DJ will provide music and announce the games. There will be cotton candy, door prizes, trivia, Inflate-O-Fun, face tattoos, train rides, Bahama Mama shaved ice, and a free-will donation hamburger feed.

Coffee hour set

LARNED — Thursday’s  Larned Chamber of Commerce Coffee Hour will be hosted by the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

After Prom coffee set

LARNED — The Larned High School After Prom Committee will sponsor a Special Coffee Hour from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday in the LHS gymnasium. Visitors will be able to see what the After Prom Committee has in store for students attending the LHS Prom Saturday.
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Wednesday — Dismissal, 1 p.m.(Teacher Development); Stuco 7:30 a.m.; Sophomore Class meeting (Class officers elections) Seminar, Gym; TAG Seminar; Art Students to FHSU Art Day; Cheerleader tryout practice, 5 p.m., LMS; Prom set up; After Prom set up, LHS.
Thursday — Elementary Race for Education, LHS Track; Freshman Class meeting (Class officers elections)Seminar-Gym; LHS Band and Choir, State Music Large Group, Pratt; LHS Golf at Ellinwood; LMS Track at Russell; LHS Track at St. John; Prom set up; After Prom set-up, LHS.
Friday — Cheerleader Tryout practice, 7 a.m., football field; FCA 7:30 a.m. All school Assembly, 8:30 am, LMS Gym (BCCC Tour Group); LHS Track at St. John; LHS Tennis at Ellsworth; LHS Baseball at Ulysses; LHS  JV Tennis, home, 3 p.m.; LHS Softball vs. Ulysses, 4 p.m.  Pack the Park; 8th Grade Class meeting, LMS 3 p.m.; Prom set up.
Saturday — LHS Prom.

Library event Saturday

LARNED — Jordaan Library in Larned will sponsor a Dolly Parton Imagination Library “Share Your Favorite Book” come-and-go event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
If your child is receiving books through the Imagination Library program, you are invited to drop by the library Saturday morning to share one of your favorites, and also join a story time session.
Sign up is available to youngsters in the 67550 zip code for children from birth through 5 years of age.

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BURDETT — The Burdett Sons of the American Legion will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a hog roast at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Burdett American Legion. A free-will donation will be taken.

K-State event April 23

LARNED – The annual Larned area K-State Dinner for alumni, friends and future K-State students will be held April 23, at the Knights of Columbus on Scenic Drive in Larned.
The Wildcat Welcome is at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. There will be campus guests and scholarships will be awarded to local students in attendance who plant to attend k-State in fall 2012. There is no charge for current high school juniors and seniors.
For information, call Jane Ayre (620) 285-6175, or Lynn Barger (620) 285-7353, or Shannon Fischer  (620) 285-7466.