Daily Life

Trick or Treat Main

Street set Oct. 30

The annual Trick or Treat Main Street in Hills?boro is planned for 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30.

Children are invited to dress in costume and ?trick or treat? in the downtown business district.

The event is sponsored by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce and downtown businesses.

For more information, call 620-947-3506.

HMSHS vocal fall concert is Oct. 22

The Hillsboro Middle and High School choirs will present their fall concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 in the HHS auditorium.

The middle school choir will sing a variety of songs, including a classical piece by Purcell and an African piece by Papoulis.

Spirit-N-Celebration will perform pieces from their trip to the Renaissance Festival and a sacred set. The high school Concert Choir will present the KMEA state choir audition pieces.

The public is invited to attend. Tickets for the upcoming production of ?The Music Man? will be sold after the concert.

Regular meeting for CKRSW Oct. 28

The Central Kansas Regional Solid Waste Authority?s regular quarterly meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the McPherson County Transfer Station, 1431 17th Ave., McPherson.

FACT deadline

near for simulation

Families and Communities Together Inc. is extending the deadline on a poverty simulation event from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in Marion.

The cost is $10 and at least 30 people need to sign up in order for this simulation to take place.

For more information or to reserve a spot, call Ashlee Gann, FACT executive director, at 620-947-3184.

Duo to present recital Oct. 23

Guest soloist Susan Williams, soprano, and J. Bradley Baker, pianist, will present a recital at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23 in the Tabor College Chapel Auditorium.

The concert is free and open to the public. A light reception will follow the recital.

Williams will serve as guest clinician and adjudicator for Tabor?s first Voice Festival and Competition Oct. 24. She is an assistant professor of voice at the University of Alabama and is a frequent performer throughout the world.

Collaborating with Williams for the program is J. Bradley Baker, Tabor?s Music Preparatory School director. He is principal pianist for the Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Symphony Orchestra, Hot Springs (Ark.) Chamber Music Festival and coach for Wichita Grand Opera.

Smart driving class

slated for Nov. 2-3

A smart driving class, sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons, is planned from 1-5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 2-3, at the Marion Senior Center, 309 S. Third St.

The class is open to any licensed driver. No actual driving is required to complete the course, but participants will receive a workbook and have an opportunity for discussion. In addition, no written pass/fail tests will be given.

Participants must attend both four-hour sessions in order to receive a completion certificate for insurance companies.

Kansas is one of the few states allowing drivers who take the course to qualify for a premium reduction. But everyone listed on the policy must complete the course in order to receive a reduction in premiums.

Richard and Marilyn Riemer are teaching the class.

The cost is $20 with a $5 discount for AARP members.

For more information or to sign up, call the senior center at 620-382-2942 or the Riemers at 620-947-3453.

Junior wrestling

club meets Oct. 29

An informational meeting regarding the Marion Junior Wrestling Club is planned at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Marion Sports and Aquatic Center.

For more information, call Chuck McLinden at 620-382-5959 or Jackie Palic at 620-382-3757.