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Pawnee County Briefs
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Coffee hour scheduled

LARNED — The Fort Larned Lions Club is the sponsor for the Larned Chamber coffee hour at Carr Auction and Real Estate at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Lions Club members will talk about their Christmas Basket project.

Wind Chimes to perform

LARNED —  The Wind Chimes will be perform holiday music at the Welcome Inn at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, prior to the monthly birthday and anniversary dinner. Dinner starts at noon.

Flu vaccine available

LARNED — Walk-in clinics with no appointment for flu vaccine are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday at the Pawnee County Health Department at the Pawnee County Courthouse. Flu vaccine is recommended for anyone 6 months of age and older.
Signed consent forms by parents for children under 18 years of age are required. A consent form is available at
Flu mist and high dose vaccine are available. Insurance cards will be needed. Private pay fees are accepted and the department has a sliding fee scale available as needed. For information, call 620-285-6963 or 800-211-4401.

Historical society
offers membership

LARNED —  The Fort Larned Historical Society, which operates the Santa Fe Trail Museum and Research Library, has started its annual membership campaign.
Membership, as low as $10 for students, includes free museum admission, invitations to special events, the Museum newsletter, “Trail Ruts,” and 10 percent off gift shop items. The Santa Fe Trail Center is two miles west of Larned on K-156. For information, call 620-285-2054. The museum’s website is

LSH plant, craft sale
set Friday, Saturday

LARNED — The horticultural therapy workshop at the Larned State Hospital will sponsor a plant and craft sale from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon Friday at the LSH Greenhouse.
Featured items include holiday craft items, decorations, wreaths and foliage plants.

Hallman Brothers sets
‘Home For Christmas’

LARNED — Jacob and Ezra Hallman will perform Christmas carols and original music from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Scraps, 612 Broadway.

First Presbyterian Church
scheduled Candle Light

LARNED — The First Presbyterian Church of Larned will hold a Candle Light Service on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The public is welcome.

Burdett UMC schedules
Christmas Eve service

BURDETT — The Burdett United Methodist Church will sponsor Christmas eve services at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 showcasing the community choir at 502 Elm Street in Burdett. The public is welcome.