Homes needed for holiday home tour
The Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Association is looking for Hillsboro homeowners willing to open their homes for the association’s annual Home Tour from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.
Homes should preferably be located in town, or within a three- to five-mile radius of Hillsboro.
If you are interested, or would like more information, contact Jane Long after 4 p.m. at 620-947-2454.
Hillsboro M.B. to host bake sale
The music committee and choir of Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church will host a bake sale at the Farmer’s Market beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Schaeffler House. Proceeds will go toward the church organ/musical instruments fund.
Big Truck Night to be held Oct. 4
Marion County Parents as Teachers will hold the sixth annual Big Truck Night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Hillsboro Police Department, 414 N. Ash.
In addition to learning about the world of big trucks, participants will hear from Sondra Mayfield and the Spot-the-Tot program, participate in Ident-a-Kid fingerprinting with the police department, eat free popcorn, and receive a free truck book.
All families in Marion County with children ages birth to 3 years old are invited to attend.
Tampa Santa Fe Trail Festival, Oct. 14
The city of Tampa will hold a Santa Fe Trail Festival Sunday, Oct. 14.
Activities will begin at 3 p.m. and will include a Stick Horse Rodeo, a cake walk and pie sale, hayrack rides and a flea market.
Entertainment will be provided by Trail Song Willie, singing songs of the Santa Fe Trail, and Virginia Bentz, who will give the history of the Santa Fe Trail.
For more information or to reserve a $10 table for the flea market, contact Carole Spohn at 785-965-2639
CGHS Booster Club to hold chili feed
The Canton-Galva Booster Club will hold a chili feed from 5 to 6 p.m. prior to the homecoming football game Oct. 5.
The meal will consist of chili, crackers, cinnamon rolls and a drink. Proceeds will go toward the Booster Club fund.
MOPs to meet Oct. 9 at Parkview MB
Mothers of Preschoolers will meet from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Oct. 9 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro. The guest speaker will be Mary K. Humber.
Enjoy fellowship and food. Childcare is provided. For moms who have never attended, the first meeting is free.
Contact 620-947-2338 for more information.
TC Concert Choir to perform Oct. 7
The Tabor College Concert Choir will make its first appearance of the year on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.
The choir will sing as part of the 10:40 a.m. worship service. Tabor College Director of Spiritual Development Kevin Johnson will bring the message during the service.
Goessel Sr. Center to hold breakfast
The Agape Senior Center in Goessel will hold a breakfast fundraiser from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
Funds raised by the pancake, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee breakfast will go toward painting the ceiling at the senior center.
Marion County Lake chili cook-off, Nov. 3
Marion County Park and Lake will hold lake-wide garage sales and a chili cook-off on Saturday, Nov. 3.
Garage sale times will be determined by residents. The chili cook-off will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Lake Hall.
The cook-off is open to the public. Trophies will be given for first, second and third place.
For more information, contact Steve at the Lake Office at 620-382-3240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marion City Library to hold Storytime
The Marion City Library will hold the fall session of Storytime for children age 3 to 6 on Friday mornings beginning Oct. 12 through Nov. 16.
The weekly sessions include stories, crafts, activities and snacks. Class size is limited so contact 620-382-2442 to reserve a space for your child.
FBLA to hold annual pancake feed, Oct. 6
The Canton-Galva High School Future Business Leaders of America will hold its annual pancake feed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 in the high school commons.
The meal will consist of pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and orange juice. In addition, donated items will be auctioned in a silent auction.
Proceeds from the pancake feed and silent auction will help send the FBLA members to conferences throughout the year.
Tickets may be purchased at the door, or ahead of time from an FBLA member.
Barbershop men at TC 60+
The barbershop quartet Mac Foursome will sing at the Tabor College 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.
In the only program to be held off campus this season, the quartet will perform favorites such as “Bill Grogan’s Goat,” and humorous numbers such as “The Auctioneer.”
The program also will include “Lida Rose” with guest soprano soloist Julia Jost.
Based in McPherson, Mac Foursome includes: lead singer Allan Sents; tenor Howard Stenzel; baritone Morris Heitschmidt; and bass Bill Loewen.
The public is invited to attend. Admission is $3 at the door, and free for semester members.