THURSDAY, Oct. 16
11th Annual Jack Kilby Science Day — 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Barton Community College
Cancer Kitchen Therapy — Noon in the St. Dominic Room at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. Free nutrition program.
Adult Pumpkin Crafts — 6 p.m. at the Great Bend Public Library
Jungle Jack Hanna — SOLD OUT.
Great Bend USD 428 early school dismissal — 11:30 a.m.
Indoor Air Quality — 1 p.m. at the Great Bend Senior Center
Teen Spot movie: “Little Shop of Horrors” — 2 p.m. at the Great Bend Public Library
Gospel Sings Concert — 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium at Barton Community College
Free drive-through flu shot clinic — 8 to 11 a.m. or until 400 vaccines are given at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. Enter at the south side of the St. Rose parking lot
Barton County Scouting for Food — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at local grocery stores. Donate non-perishable items to food bank.
Prairie Godmothers’ Bag Lady Lunch — 10 a.m. to noon at the Best Western Courtyard, 2920 10th St.
Charity Chili Cook-Off — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. downtown
Shine & Show car show — 1 to 5 p.m. at 10th St. Dillons
Gospel Sings Concert — 1 to 9 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium
Friends of the Public Library “early bird” Book Sale — 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Great Bend Public Library. Members only.
Third Annual Craft Beer Festival — 2 to 8 p.m. at American Legion Post 320, 117 East Santa Fe Blvd., Ellinwood
Halloween fun, free costumes — 3 to 4 p.m. at Great Bend Public Library
Golden Belt Community Concert Association presents “Let’s Hang On!” in a tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons — 7:30 p.m. at the Great Bend Municipal Auditorium
Friends of the Library Book Sale — 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Great Bend Public Library
Choctober Challenge — 2 to 4 p.m. at the Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard. Call Kim Kummer, ESA, 620-792-5415, for ticket info
Natural dyeing workshop — 2 to 6 p.m. at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center; call 877-243-9268 to register
Sunflower Polka Club Halloween Dance — 2 to 6 p.m. at the Elks. Costume contest with cash prizes; open to public.
Farmers Market — 7 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in the Great Bend Public Library parking lot.
Halloween Costume Drive — Donate a costume for a child. Bring costumes to the library, 1409 Williams St., through Nov. 15.
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