Seniors can use market vouchers
The Marion County Department on Aging has farmers market vouchers available for senior citizens.
Individuals eligible to receive the vouchers must be who age 60 or older, live in Marion County and meet the following gross monthly income guidelines: $1,815 for a household of one; $2,456 for a household of two; $3,098 for a household of three and $3,739 for a household of four.
The vouchers are worth $30 and can be used at any Kansas farmers market for fresh and unprepared vegetables, fruits, honey and herbs.
Individuals will need to complete some paperwork before receiving the vouchers.
Contact the Marion County Department on Aging about vouchers at 620-382-3580 before coming to the office at 309 S. Third St., Marion.
Tampa market set June 3 downtown
The monthly farmers market in Tampa begins with a meal at 6 p.m. at the senior center.
For more information, call 785-965-2639.
Deadline is May 31 for button discount
Chinga?wassa Days enthusiasts have until May 31 to purchase a festival buttons at a discounted price of $25.
The annual Marion event, planned for June 5-7, will offer three days of food, games, shopping and entertainment.
People who purchase buttons June 1 and at the gate will pay $35 for each. Families also can purchase a $6 day pass.
Buttons are available in Marion at Ampride, Carl?sons, Chamber of Com?merce, Marion city office, Tampa State Bank, Marion National Bank, Western Associates, Lanning Phar?macy and Central National Bank.
For more information, call 620-382-3425 or visit chingawassadays.com.
Song on the Lawn returning June 14
Song on the Lawn, an annual outdoor mini-music festival and meal hosted by the Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale, Mennonite Central Committee and Willow?Spring Downs, is planned for 5-8 p.m. June 14.
Six music groups will be featured: Bethesda Band, The Flannelbacks, Cotton?wood River Band, Men in Harmony, Wheel of Faith, and Diva Mea (aka Michelle Armster).
Keith?s Foods will cater dripped beef with caramelized onions, hot dogs and all the trimmings, and apple crisp for dessert. Attendees are encouraged to bring table service, lawn chairs and blankets.
The event is a benefit for MCC, supporting local, national and worldwide work for relief, development and peace.
WillowSpring Downs is located at 1582 Falcon, rural Hillsboro. Directions from Goessel are three miles north on Kansas Highway 15, four miles east on 150th and three-fourths mile north on Falcon.
From Hillsboro, drive four miles south on Indigo, three miles west on 150th and three-fourths mile north on Falcon.
In case of rain, the event will be at the Goessel Elemen?tary School. Call 316-283-2720 or 620-386-0709 for more information.
Durham church sets VBS for June 1
Durham Baptist Church is having its Son Spark Labs Vacation Bible School from 8:45 a.m. to noon June 1-5 at the church.
The event is for children ages 3 to sixth grade.
For more information, call Mary Lancaster at 620-947-3825 or Debbie Penn at 641-295-1736.
Hillsboro MB Church plans VBS
Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church is having its Vacation Bible School Thursday, May 28, Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30 at 300 Prairie Pointe, Hillsboro.
The theme for this year?s VBS is ?Camp Kilimanjaro: An Epic Expedition Through Proverbs.?
The first two days will be from 6-8:30 p.m. and from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday.
The event is for children ages 4 through completed fifth grade.
For more information, call 620-947-3144.