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Improv comedy show

coming to Tabor

The Tabor College Student Activities Board will host ComedyCity from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Tabor cafeteria.

ComedyCity, located in Kansas City, Mo., will offer a fast-paced improvisational comedy show based solely on suggestions from the audience. Every show is clean, funny and one-of-a-kind.

Two teams of performers will compete against each other in a series of games. The show is not about sports, but the show is a sport.

Admission is free for Tabor students, and a free-will donation is welcome from the public.

Knights to host

breakfast in Pilsen

The Knights of Columbus will host a pancake-and-sausage breakfast from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, in the dining room of St. John Nepomucene Church of Holy Family Parish in Pilsen.

A free-will offering will be taken. Proceeds will be used for a new sidewalk between the Grotto and the Father Kapaun Memorial.

Food for Thought

at Tabor Oct. 21

Building relationships will be the focus of this month’s Prairie View Food for Thought presentation planned for 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center on the Tabor College campus.

The featured speaker will be Rebecca Sommers, a nationally recognized trainer in the area of relationship building. Sommers will discuss how teachers, mentors and others play a pivotal role in the lives of those they encounter.

The public is invited. The registration fee of $15 per person includes a meal. Reservations are due by noon, Friday, Oct. 17.

For more information or to register, call Prairie View at 800-362-0180, ext. 6412, or visit online at www.prairieview.org.

The Shepherd’s Shed

helps those in need

The Shepherd’s Shed, a new free-clothing storehouse, will be open to the public from noon to 4 p.m., Wednesdays, at 708 N. Cedar, Marion.

The facility will offer “nice clothing of all sizes given to those in need,” according to organizer Robin Dicks.

A community-supported facility, The Shepherd’s Shed will accept clothing, clothing racks, detergent, and volunteers for sorting and washing clothes.

For more information, call Dicks at 620-382-2643.

Crafts mall opening

in Burns Nov. 8

Prairie Arts Association of Burns announces the opening of its enclosed Arts & Crafts Mall at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, in Burns.

Regular mall hours will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays.

Crafters from around the area will offer a variety of handmade items, such as wood crafts, jewelry, dulcimers, floral craft, soaps, photos and artwork in individual booths.

A limited amount of booth space is still available.

For more information about obtaining a space, call Judi Steward at 620-726-5807, Joe Vestring at 620-726-5525 or Delores Shannon at 620-735-4254.

Goessel seniors

to host breakfast

The public is invited to a community breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Goessel Senior Center.

Free-will donations will be accepted for the meal. Proceeds are designated for the insurance payments on the center’s van.

HRC plans Newton

bowling/skating trip

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission is planning a bowling and roller-skating field trip for Monday, Nov. 10, in Newton.

Students in grades three through six and parents will check in at Hillsboro Elementary School between 9:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. the day of the event.

Participants will bowl from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at Play-Mor Lanes. Lunch will be at McDonald’s, and roller skating will follow from 12:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Starlite Skate Center.

The cost is $10 per person and includes transportation, roller skating and two games of bowling. Lunch is not included in the cost of the field trip.

HRC is looking for parents of participating children who would also volunteer to be a sponsor and help supervise the event. The five volunteers and their children will not be charged for the field trip.

The enrollment deadline is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5., and is limited to the first-paid 40 children and 10 adults who sign up.

Enrollment forms may be dropped off at school offices, Hillsboro City Hall or mailed to HRC at 118 E. Grand in Hillsboro.

For more information, call the HRC office at 947-3490.

HRC offering class

in auto mechanics

Hillsboro Recreation Commission will offer an adult auto-mechanics class from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Rod’s Tire & Service and Carquest Auto Parts in Hillsboro.

The class is free and is sponsored by Rod’s Tire and Service and Carquest Auto Parts.

The basics of preventative automobile maintenance will be taught by Rod’s Tire staff. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a “goody bag” of auto-maintenance items.

Enrollment is limited to the first 20 participants. Forms are available at Rod’s Tire and Hillsboro City Hall.

Registration deadline is until the class is full or 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14. Forms may be turned in or mailed to HRC at 118 E. Grand in Hillsboro.

For more information, call the HRC office at 947-3490.

Seniors to meet

legislators Oct. 22

The public is invited to the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging legislative forum “Let’s Talk Heart-To-Heart” on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Marion Senior Center.

Registration and coffee will be served from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., a lunch will be served, and the programs will conclude at 3:30 p.m.

Seniors will have an opportunity to meet with legislators and candidates to discuss critical issues facing older adults.

The legislative forum will be the morning portion of the fall training program offered by the agency’s volunteer Community Service Advisors.

Ministry team hosts

hamburger fry

The Alexanderwohl Church Mennonite College Student Ministry Team will host its annual fund-raiser hamburger fry after the 10:30 a.m. Worship Service on Sunday, Oct. 19, in the fellowship hall.

The meal will include hamburgers, potato salad, baked beans, relishes, bar cookies and drinks.

Free-will donations will be accepted for the Mennonite Student Scholarship Fund.

The public is invited.

Benefit for Walter

set for Oct. 25

A benefit supper for Robert Walter of Hillsboro will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at Trinity Mennonite Church of Hillsboro.

The event is hosted by the Trinity Mennonite men’s group.

The supper will feature Hillsboro sausage. Free-will donations will be used to offset Walter’s medical expenses.

The public is invited.

BBBSMC to offer

group-activity day

A Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marion County group activity will be held Sunday, Oct. 19.

The Cottonwood Valley Quails Unlimited will sponsor a Wing Shooting Clinic beginning at 2 p.m.

The event is an opportunity to involve BBBSMC matches and children on the waiting list. It is also an opportunity for people interested in volunteering to work with an unmatched child for an afternoon.

If interested in attending the activity or for more information, call Sherry Soyez at 620-382-3800 by Thursday, Oct. 16. Or e-mail questions to her at ssoyez@ksbbs.org.

Hillsboro MB Church

to offer hymn sing

Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church will sponsor its 20th session of singing and readings at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19 in the chapel.

The one-hour evening of worship, inspiration and fellowship will be led by Bruce Heyen.

Participants will sing through the hymnal as they focus on home, family, marriage, children, parenting, health, life, death and eternal life.

Many of the songs and readings are common to Christian church traditions. New inspiring texts and tunes will also be included.

The next session is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 16.

The public is invited.

County 4-H club

holds meeting/ride

The Marion County 4-H Horse Club held a meeting and riding lessons on Sept. 27 at the Marion County fairgrounds.

The club will hold its kick-off party at 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Engler Horse Farm. The meeting will include a trail ride for new members, a short meeting and a hot-dog roast.

New members are welcome.

For more information, call Belinda Engler at 620-924-5254.

Open house set for

Rosfeld’s 90th

An open house to celebrate Stella Rosfeld’s 90th birthday will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Hillsboro Senior Center.

Rosfeld was born Oct. 20, 1913, to Henry and Pauline Hanneman in rural Marion County.

The event will be hosted by her children and their families: Mel and Dee Rosfeld and Don and Mary Rosfeld, all of rural Peabody; and Dolores and Lloyd Stone of Edinburg, Texas.

She has seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, one step-great-grandson, and five foster great-grandchildren.

Birthday greetings may be sent to her at Hillsboro Community Medical Center Long Term Care Unit, Room 218, 701 S. Main, Hillsboro 67063.

Family and friends are invited to the open house, and her family requests no gifts.

Fall choral concert

at HHS Oct. 23

Hillsboro High School choral-music students will present their annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, in the HHS auditorium.

Under the direction of David Clark, the concert will feature sacred music performed by students in Mixed Chorus, Concert Choir, Men’s Quartet and Spirit ‘n Celebration.

“Let’s fill the auditorium,” Clark said.

The concert is free, and the public is invited.

Shiloh Manor holds

benefit auction

The fifth annual Shiloh Manor Benefit Auction will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Canton fairgrounds.

Donations of auction items will be accepted up to the time of the sale. To arrange for donation items to be picked up, call 620-628-4403 and ask for Willy Crane or Dave Loos.

A free-will-donation meal will be provided.

All proceeds will benefit the Shiloh Manor Memorial Fund.

The public is invited.

Goessel church

offers adult classes

The Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church adult mid-week program will offer “Life and Faith” classses beginning Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the church in rural Goessel.

The mid-week meals begin at 6 p.m., and classes are offered at 7 p.m.

The programs will be designed to share the congregation’s life-related knowledge and wisdom with the community.

The number of sessions for each class will be determined by the teacher.

The public is invited to participate. Sign up is encouraged but not mandatory.

For more information, call 620-367-8192.

Area churches join

to offer renewals

First Mennonite Church and Trinity Mennonite Church will offer annual renewal meetings Sunday, Oct. 19 and Monday, Oct. 20.

Meeting times Sunday are 10:45 a.m. at First Mennonite Church and 7 p.m. at Trinity Mennonite Church. Monday’s gathering will be 7 p.m., at Trinity Mennonite Church.

Bruce Anthony, assistant professor of education at Tabor College, will speak about “Spiritual Transformation Through Intercessory Prayer.”

Tabor students will offer a special renewal treat for children at Monday’s meeting.

All three meetings will feature a joint First/Trinity adult choir, a joint children’s choir and a duet by the two pastors.

The public is invited.

Bethesda Home

hosts banquet

Bethesda Home of Goessel will host its 15th Annual Pillars Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Cross Wind Conference Center near Hesston.

Social hour will begin at 6 p.m., and the banquet is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

Entertainment will feature Jason and Renae Peters of Hesston, who will share a variety of piano music.

Reservations must be made before Oct. 20 by calling the administrative office at 620-367-2291.

Contributions of $125 per person or $150 per person may be mailed to Bethesda Home, P.O. Box 37, Goessel, KS 67053 or brought to the administration office at 408 E. Main.

All proceeds of the meal and program will be used to reduce the bond indebtedness of the facility’s expansion.

Halloween dance

at American Legion

The Hillsboro American Legion will host the King Midas Halloween Dance from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at 405 Floral Drive.

Costumes are optional, and prizes will be awarded.

Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door.

Members and guests are invited.

Peabody historians

host tea & show

“Pansies, Petticoats and Petit Fours,” a Victorian tea and Civil War fashion show, will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peabody.

Hosted by the Victorian Revival Society, the program includes the following activities:

2 p.m.-Victorian tea and refreshments.

2:45 p.m.-Program includes the “Free Staters,” a Civil War musical group; a Victorian makeover; and a Civil War Era fashion show.

4:30 p.m.-Fashion review and closing.

The cost of the tea and show is $12 per person. Space is limited. Tickets are available at the Peabody City Office or by calling Joanna Brazil or Susie Schmidt.

Brazil can be reached at 620-983-2174 during the day, and Schmidt can be reached at 620-983-2264 in the evening.

For more information, Brazil can be reached by e-mail at pmsa@peabodyks.com.

The public is invited.

MCSEC board

to meet Oct. 20

The Marion County Special Education Cooperative Board of Directors will meet for its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 20, in the MCSEC conference room at 302 W. Eighth in Florence.

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