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Nov. 2-8, 2014
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Daylight Saving Time ends — 2 a.m. Turn clocks back one hour.
Passenger Pigeon program — 2 p.m. at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center. Presentation by Curtis Wolf. There is also a temporary exhibit on this topic, “A Shadow Over the Earth: The Life and Death of the Passenger Pigeon,” through Dec. 31.
Holiday Decor (formerly Holiday Tables) — 2 to 4 p.m. at Flavored Celebrations (formerly Lizzie’s Cottage), 1315 Stone St. Beta Sigma Phi hosts event formerly known as Holiday Tables. Tickets available from sorority members or at the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce.
Larned Garden Club’s Holiday Table Scapes — 2 to 5 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1004 W. 8th, Larned. Seasonal & holiday tables. Tickets available for $5 at Larned banks and Larned Chamber of Commerce; $1 more at the door.
German Buffet — 5 to 7 p.m. at the St. Joseph Parish Center, 110 W. 2nd St., Ellinwood. Drawing for prizes at 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph School.
GB Tribune Halloween Costume Photo Contest — Online at  Deadline is Nov. 2.

Barton Library ice scraper giveaway — All day while supplies last at the Barton Community College Learning Resource Center.
Steak dinner — 6 p.m. at American Legion Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave., Great Bend. Past Commander & President Banquet.

Election Day — Polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Republican Election Watch Party — 7 p.m. at the Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard.

The 10 factors of resilience — 3 to 4 p.m. in the St. Dominic Room at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. Free interactive televideo.

10th annual Great Bend Fire Department Spaghetti Feed — 5 to 7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 723 Main. Drawing for prizes.

Potato and Chicken Noodle Soup Supper — 5 to 7 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 24th and Adams in Great Bend. Raffle Quilt drawing at 6:45 p.m.
Family Fall Festival — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at CrossPoint Church, located on Hart’s Corner at 57 SE 20 Road. Activities and refreshments will be free, but goodwill donations will benefit Healing Hearts Ranch in rural Great Bend. Horseback riding, carnival type games, refreshments, prizes, cake walk, photo booth, face painting, balloon animals, bounce house.

Dominican Sisters of Peace Annual Mission Benefit Bazaar — 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3600 Broadway in Great Bend.
Panther Paw Craft Festival — 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Great Bend High School Panther Athletic Center, 2027 Morton St. $1 admission. Many vendors featured; sponsored by GBHS, Future Business Leaders of America.
United Way Casino Night — at Sidewinders Motorcycle Club on Main St. in Ellinwood.

Halloween Costume Drive — Donate a costume for a child. Bring costumes to the Great Bend Public Library, 1409 Williams St., through Nov. 15.

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