Category: Daily Life

Daily Life (February 21, 2018)

Daddy Olympics Saturday, March 3 The Marion County Parent as Teachers and Marion County Head Start are hosting a “Daddy Olympics,” from 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 3 at the Marion Aquatic Center and Sports Complex, 104 N. Thorp. The event is open to all children ages birth to 5 years old, and games and swimming will be come-and-go. Children can bring […]

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Daily Life (February 14, 2018)

Book discussion at Marion library “Just Mercy” will be discussed by participants in the One Book, One Community book read at 7 p.m. Feb. 15, in the Kansas Room inside the Marion City Library. The public is invited to attend, whether they read the book or not. The discussion will address feelings and thoughts about the book, the author and […]

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Daily Life (February 7, 2018)

Relay For Life plans to meet Feb. 13 Relay for Life of Marion County is hosting a planning and information meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the basement at St. Luke Hospi­tal, 535 S. Freeborn. The discussion will in­clude event kickoff, canned food drive, business sponsorships, and team and participant recruiting. Anyone interested in learning more about Relay […]

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Daily Life (January 31, 2018)

Extension offering health program Marion County K-State Research and Extension will be offering an eight-week program called, Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, which emphasizes simple strength-building exercises that will improve balance, health and state of mind. Instruction will be led by Tristen Cope of the Marion County K-State Research and Extension office, and Anne Pitts of the Harvey County K-State Research […]

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Daily Life (January 24, 2018)

Parents as Teachers to sponsor PJ event Marion County Parents As Teachers is sponsoring its annual PJ reading events in Hillsboro, Burns, Marion, Goessel and Florence be­tween Jan. 22-29. This year’s event features “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” coming to life through reading, play, art and games with coordination from each of the librarians. Each event will be one hour […]

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Daily Life news (1-17-18)

Class will focus on fermented foods The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Amelia Breugem are hosting a “Make and Take Kefir, Kom­bucha and Cultured Vege­tables” (fermented foods) class from 7-8:30 p.m. starting either Jan. 20 or Feb. 17 in the east room at Hillsboro City Hall. Fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and trendy drinks like Kobucha tea, are gaining popularity as […]

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Daily Life (January 10, 2018)

Marion library starts reading program Marion City Library is starting its new reading challenge this month for children birth to age 6. “The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” program is a nationwide effort in which many libraries are participating. Studies show that families who start reading aloud to their children at birth help strengthen language skills, build vocabulary and strengthen the […]

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Daily Life (January 3, 2018)

Elvis at the Marion Senior Center Jan. 5 It’s time to put on a poodle skirt and saddle oxfords to greet Elvis at 7 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Marion Senior Center, 309 S. Third St. The event celebrates Elvis’ birthday, with Marc Baker of Wichita taking on the role of the “King of Rock and Roll.” The famous local […]

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Daily Life (December 27, 2017)

Reception to honor Mayor Dalke Dec. 28 Mayor Delores Dalke is finishing 24 years as mayor of the city of Hillsboro. She will be honored for her long, dedicated service with a reception from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at Hillsboro City Hall, 118 E. Grand Ave. Stop by and offer your congratulations for her work with the city and […]

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Daily Life (December 20, 2017)

Marion library to host movie Dec. 27 An action-packed comedy will play at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 27 in Santa Fe Room at the Marion City Library. Children under 8 must be with an adult. Snacks will be provided. The movie’s plot finds Surly, a mischievous squirrel, with a mission: to get the tastiest nuts for winter. When he discovers a […]

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