Category: Daily Life

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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Daily Life (December 13, 2017)

HCF application deadline is Dec. 22 The Hillsboro Commun­ity Foundation is accepting applications for grant funds to be distributed in 2018 from the Hillsboro Area Impact Fund. Organizations may apply that are exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) and serve Hillsboro and surrounding communities. Application forms can be downloaded from hillsboro­free­press.com or cityofhillsboro.net. The deadline for submission is […]

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Daily Life (December 6, 2017)

Brass choir concert at Goessel church The 17-piece McPherson Community Brass Choir, under the direction of Jerry Toews, will present the annual Christmas Brass Concert at 6:30 pm. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Alexander­wohl Mennonite Church, 1304 Kansas Highway 15, a mile north of Goessel. In addition, the Goessel High School Elbiata Singers will perform Christmas Carols. Also performing are […]

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Daily Life (November 29, 2017)

Santa to visit kids Dec. 3 in Tampa Santa Claus is planning a visit to Tampa and will arrive at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Tampa Com­munity Building. The public is invited to visit with him. Holiday craft night offered Dec. 8 The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will host a Christmas Craft Night, led by Greta Wiebe and Dana […]

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