Daily Life (Jan 11, 2017)

Wichael to present free recital Jan. 17

Scott Wichael will present a guest vocal recital at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the Tabor College Chapel.

A tenor, Wichael is known for his expressive voice and versatile stage presence. His repertoire ranges from Mozart to Floyd and includes roles such as Sancho Panza in “Man of La Man­cha” and The Witch in “Hansel and Gretel.”

Wichael has performed at the Lyric Opera in Kansas City, the Kansas City Metro Opera, the Asheville Lyric Opera, the Tulsa Opera and the Des Moines Metro Opera as well as festivals across the United States.

His performance is the latest installment of the Tabor College Recital Series, which offers Tabor and Hillsboro community members an opportunity to attend free performing arts events on campus.

Herb workshop on breads set Jan. 20-21

An herb workshop about breads and biscuits will begin at 10 a.m. Jan. 20-21 at 111 W. Sixth St., Florence.

For more information on the price of the class or to sign-up, call Phoebe Janzen at 620-382-4191 or 620-878-4600.

PAC and USD 408 set

‘Warrior Steak Out’

Marion Elementary School’s Parent Advisory Council and the Marion School District are asking everyone to “raise a fork for education” by attending a banquet-style meal at 6 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Marion Commu­nity Building.

All proceeds will go to support organizations with­in USD 408.

Tickets are $50 each and must be purchased by Jan. 25. In addition to the meal, a raffle, entertainment and dessert dash is scheduled.

Free childcare with meal is also available.

For more information or to buy tickets, call Stephanie Kraus at 620-382-8991 or Jenile Taylor at 620-382-8812.

CKRSWA will meet Jan. 18 in McPherson

The Central Kansas Regional Solid Waste Author­ity’s regular quarterly meeting will start 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the McPherson County Transfer Station, 1431 17th Ave., McPherson.

TEEN meeting set for Jan. 18 in Marion

The Technology Excel­lence in Education Network will meet at 6 p.m. Wednes­day, Jan. 18, at the USD 408 district office, 101 N. Thorp, Marion.

For more information, call Lena Kleiner at 620-877-0237.

Marion City Library plans Legos event

Children of all ages are invited to a Legos event from 3-5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, in the Santa Fe Room at Marion City Library, 101 Library St., Marion.

The event is free and offers children the opportunity to make unique creations from Legos.

No registration is needed. For more information, call the library at 620-382-2442,

HCF seeking 2017 grant applications

The Hillsboro Commun­ity Foundation is accepting applications for grant funds to be distributed in 2017 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 5 p.m. Jan. 5.

The Impact Fund is an unrestricted grant fund created by the generosity of individuals who have contributed to this endowment. Grants will not be limited to a particular issue or target population.

Successful applications assist the foundation in fulfilling its mission to improve the quality of life for the Hillsboro area.

For more information about the Impact Fund and other non-profit funding opportunities, contact HCF director Cynthia Fleming at 620-382-5550 or by email at director@hcfoundationks.org.

The application is available at hcfoundationks.org.