Kauffman exhibit

features Kansas

Kauffman Museum will host an open house to feature the exhibit “K is for Kansas: Discovering Kansas from A to Z” from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 1.

The museum is located in North Newton at 27th Street and Main.

The open house, free and open to the public, will celebrate completion of the exhibit’s 26 large alphabet blocks, that provide in-depth coverage of words meaningful to Kansas. The event also kicks off the exhibit’s travels across the state.

The alphabet exhibit uses letters to illustrate significant features of the natural and cultural history of the Sunflower State.

The exhibit will be on display at Kauffman Museum through Sunday, Aug. 22.

Regular hours for the Kauffman Museum are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,Tuesday through Friday, and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $3 for adults and $1.50 for children ages 6 to 16.

Rick Stone concert

July 25, Marion

Rick Stone of Huntsville, Ala., worship leader with Bailey Smith Real Evangelistic Conferences, will be in concert at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 25, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 229 Walnut St., Marion.

An offering will be taken, and the public is invited.

Celtic worship service set for Aug. 1

A Celtic worship service will be held at 10:35 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 1, at First Mennonite Church, located at Ash and Grand streets in Hillsboro.

The Celts of Great Britain began their journey as Christians in the second century A.D.

The public is invited to the service to experience Celtic spirituality in worship.

Hospice offers

training program

Central Homecare & Hospice Inc. of Newton will offer hospice training from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 7 and Aug. 14.

No fees or obligations are involved with the 14-hour training program.

Registration deadline is Thursday, Aug. 5.

For more information or to register for the training, call Donna E. Becker at 316-283-8220 or 800-301-9499.

Quilt guild to meet

Aug. 2 in Hillsboro

Country Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 2, at Hillsboro United Methodist Church.

The program will be presented by Helen Fenstermacher, who specializes in quilts and wall hangings made from antique handkerchiefs.

Members are asked to bring one fat quarter to the meeting.

Visitors are welcome to attend.

Holy Transfiguration

holds worship service

Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Christian Church invites the public to attend a worship service on Thursday, Aug. 5, at 116 N. Washington in Hillsboro.

Hierachial Great Vespers for the titular feast of Holy Transfiguration service will begin at 7 p.m.

Refreshments will follow the service.

Local resident bitten

by stray kitten

A local resident was bitten several times in both hands on July 23 while trying to catch a stray kitten in the 400 block of S. Ash.

Sherry Fields of 401 S. Ash reported to police that a black and white short-hair stray kitten with white legs was on her property and bit her when she was trying to catch it.

Fields was treated by her physician with antibiotics and given a tetanus shot. She asks neighbors and local residents to contact the police if they see a cat with that description.

Plant a Tree program

available at reservoir

The new volunteer Plant a Tree program has been recently established at Marion Reservoir.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites individuals, families and businesses to purchase and plant trees to replace old trees and those damaged by storms. The program is designed to improve public land and provide shadier campsites for future generations.

To take part in the Plant a Tree program, contact the project office at 620-382-2101, visit with a park ranger about a suitable location and receive a recommended tree list.

Band camp set for

HHS/HMS students

Band camp for all 2004-05 Hillsboro Middle School and Hillsboro High School band students will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 2 through Aug. 4, at the Hillsboro High School band room.

Line up is scheduled for Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., and the fair parade will begin at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, or if a band student can not attend, contact band director Gregg Walker at 947-0200 or 316-772-6578.

Neosho Basin group

to meet July 30

The Neosho Basin Advisory Committee will be holding its next meeting at 1:45 p.m., Friday, July 30, in the basement of the Marion City Building, 203 N. Third St.

The public is invited to attend and observe the meeting.

Goessel USD 411

schedules enrollment

Enrollment for the 2004-05 Goessel USD 411 school year will be held Aug. 10 and 11.

The hours of enrollment on Tuesday, Aug. 10, will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Students in kindergarten through sixth grade will enroll at the elementary school, and seventh grade through 12th grade will enroll at the junior/senior high school.

School supply lists are available at the Goessel Mid-Kansas Cooperative grocery store and other area discount stores.School is scheduled to begin on Thursday, Aug. 19.

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