Daily Life

Hamburger fry in Durham Sept. 23

The Durham Community Hamburger Fry begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Durham Community Park.
Everyone is encouraged to bring lawn chairs and come to enjoy the fellowship and food.

?Big Truck Night? set for Thursday

The Early Childhood Task Force will be hosting the annual Big Truck Night from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday Sept. 11, at the Hillsboro Elementary School.
All Marion County families with children ages birth to 5 years are welcome to attend; older siblings are welcome as well.
Highlights of the event include: several big trucks, small trucks in sand, a tricycle obstacle course, large blocks, climbing toys, free DNA kits from the police department, snacks, truck books and hats for all children age 5 and under, as well? as information on community resources.

Storytime to begin
at Hillsboro Library

The Hillsboro Public Library will begin its Story?time program Sept. 17 and 18 from 10:20 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the library, 120 E. Grand St.
Children age 3 through kindergarten are invited to take part in games, activities, crafts. The cost is $4 for the fall session.
Delora Kaufman, children?s librarian, will be the reader.
For more information, call 620-947-3728 or stop by the library.

Learning Center? deadline is Sept. 19

Open enrollment at Marion County Learning Center, 107 S. Main, Hills?boro, continues through Friday, Sept. 19, for the 2014-15 school year.
Enrollment is free.
The program provides classes to anyone 18 years and older who would like to earn a high school diploma.
Additional services offered include Work Keys Certification, ESL services and career development assistance.
For more information, call Autumn Hardey at 620-947-3210 or by email at? autumnh@essdack.org.

Marion Legion sets fish fry for Sept. 21

The James William Miesse American Legion Post 22 in Marion is having its fourth annual fish fry from 5 -7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Marion County Lake Hall.
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to bring a friend.
The suggested donation is $10 per person.

Walkers sought for
Hunger Crop Walk

Walkers are wanted for the 2014 Hunger Crop Walk starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5, at Marion County Lake.
According to organizers, Crop Walks support the overall ministry of Church World Services, helping hunger-fighting development efforts in more than 80 countries.
The walks provide people with seeds and tools to wells and water systems and technical training and micro-enterprise loans.
In addition, each local Crop Walk can choose to return 25 percent of the money raised to local hunger-fighting programs.
For more information in Marion, call Donna Kreutziger at 620-382-2931 or email her at: donnakreutziger@yahoo.com, or in Hillsboro, call Darlene Bartel at 620-947-3009 or email her at: hilltop101@hotmail.com.

Francie Dillon
to perform concert

Francie Dillon, storyteller, singer and performer, will be entertaining children? from 10-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Eastmoor United Methodist Church, 130 Eastmoor Drive.
Dillon is a national award winner and Emmy nominated.
The concert is designed for children age 5 and under, but everyone is welcome.
The event is being sponsored by Families and Communities Together through an Early Childhood block grant.
For more information, call Deb Regier, 620-382-2889.

Chat and Dine Club
potluck set Sept. 13

The Marion County Lake Chat and Dine Club is having a potluck at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the lake hall.
In addition to dinner, it is also Bingo night, which organizers said is one of the most popular dinner activities of the year.
Those planning to attend are asked to bring a white elephant gift as a prize, and a friend to enjoy the festivities.
For more information, call 620-382-2900.

TEEN board plans Sept. 17 meeting

The Technology Excel?lence in Education Network will meet at 6 p.m. Wednes?day, Sept. 17, at the USD 408 office at 101 N. Thorp St., Marion.
For more information, call Lena Kleiner at 620-877-0237.

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