Daily Life (Aug. 28, 2013)

Tabor plans race ?under the lights?

The Tabor College cross-country team will sponsor the fourth ?Under the Lights 15K Relay? beginning at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Joel H. Wiens Stadium in Hillsboro.

The race will start at the stadium, wind through the streets of Hillsboro and traverse a country road. Teams of three will follow glow-in-the-dark signs along three out-and-back 5-kilometer legs across asphalt, gravel roads and grass.

Prizes will be awarded the winning all-men?s, mixed and all-women?s teams in the relay, and first male and female solo runners.

For more information and registration forms and fees, contact coach Dan Swaney at 620-947-3121, ext. 1601.

GHS plans preview, groundbreaking

The public is invited to attend Goessel High School?s 20th annual Fall Sports Preview Night Friday, Aug. 30.

The evening will include a hamburger fry, football and volleyball scrimmages and introductions of all fall sports teams.

A special event this year will be a groundbreaking ceremony at 6 p.m. for the new west annex that will house science, vocational agriculture and family and consumer science classrooms.

A grilled-hamburger supper will be served from 5-6:45 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Patrons are asked to use the east entrance.

The junior high volleyball scrimmage will be at 5 p.m. with high school volleyball set for 6:30 p.m. The junior high football team will scrimmage at 7 p.m. and the high school football scrimmage will follow at 7:40 p.m.

Donations will be accepted for the meal, and will help support the fall sports teams at Goessel.

NAMI seeks input for events calendar

The McPherson chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness is inviting members and other people from the community interested in mental illness to attend a calendar-planning meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, in the community room of Edinbourgh Manor, 120 Oak Park Drive, McPherson.

Leaders are interested in hearing about concerns to address or issues to address about mental illness.

Fireworks Monday at county lake

A fireworks show is planned Monday, Sept. 1, at the Marion County Lake. The event is being sponsored by several area businesses.

Peabody library launches teen club

The Peabody Township Library has established a book club for teens attending Peabody-Burns Junior and Senior High School.

The club will meet from 10-11 a.m. Saturdays starting Oct. 12 in the Ann Potter Room at the Peabody Township Library. Refreshments are planned.

Jenna Spangler will lead the group. The first book to be discussed is ?The Hobbit? by J.R.R. Tolkien.

There is no cost to attend all four sessions of the club. For participants who pre-register, a copy of the book will be provided. Registration cards are available and should be returned to Peabody Township Library.

Participants with perfect attendance will be allowed to keep their book, which will be provided by the Peabody Township Library and the Peabody-Burns Recreation Commission.

On Dec. 7, the club is scheduled to view the first movie in the Ann Potter room and compare it to the book. The following week, participants who have perfect attendance will be given a free pass to attend the premier weekend of the second movie at the Chisholm Trail 8 in Newton.

Registration will end Sept. 11 so books can be ordered and delivered on time.

Direct all questions to the Peabody Township Library, 214 N. Walnut, Peabody, KS 66866; 620-983-2502 or email peabodytownshiplibrary@gmail.com.

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