Daily Life (Jan. 29, 2014)

Kansas Day event planned today

The 14th annual Kansas Day celebration will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at East?moor United Methodist Church, 105 Eastmoor Drive in Marion.

Tallgrass Express String Band will be in concert, featuring music of the Flint Hills. Annie Wilson, designated Flint Hills Balladeer by Kansas Gov. Sam Brown?back, is the group leader and songwriter.

Reservations are $15 for the meal and entertainment and may be made by calling Janet Bryant at 620-382-3418.


Tai Chi classes to begin Feb. 11

Tai Chi class will be offered at two times in Marion starting Tuesday, Feb. 11, through March 20, at the Marion Senior Center.

One class will meet from 12:45-1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, and the other at 5:15-6 p.m. on Thursdays.

The cost for the six-week class is $8. Individuals will learn the first 12 movements of Tai Chi. This class is designed for individuals with arthritis, but can be beneficial to others who want to improve their balance and reduce stress.

To register, call the Marion County Department on Aging at 620-382-3580.


S-N-C will perform Thursday night

The Hillsboro High School vocal group Spirit-N-Celebration will present a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 in the high school auditorium.

S-N-C Night will feature music of the students? choosing, as well as a choreographed piece ?Party Rock? by HHS alumni Daniel Nel?son. Nelson is a member of the Headliners from Butler County Community College.

S-N-C members are Caleb Bettles, Danae Bina, Hannah Bostic, Cody Delk, David Dick, Avery Franz, Claire Heyen, Abigail Kliewer, Riley Loewen, Daniele Mel?ton, Dylan Nelson, Graham Pankratz, Tanner Sechrist, Julie Sinclair and Molly Wiebe.

The public is invited to attend.


Dinner planned for Regier family

The public is invited to a dinner and informational meeting for Ryan and Angie Regier of Hillsboro. Their family is headed to Alaska as short-term missionaries in April.

The event is planned for 12:15 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, at Hillsboro Mennonite Breth?ren Church.

The Regiers will be working at Echo Ranch Bible Camp near Juneau. They will present the nature of their work, including ways people can support them.


Country Stitchers to meet Feb. 3

The Country Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 East D Street.

The program, ?Quilts of Yesterday,? will be given by Mary Beth Goering of McPherson.

Guests are welcome.


Free screening in Peabody Feb. 11

Marion County Early Intervention Services will be offering a free screening for children birth through 5 years old Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Peabody United Metho?dist Church. Appoint?ments will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

At the screening, development will be checked in the areas of learning, motor, language and social development. Vision and hearing will also be screened.

This process usually takes at least one hour for a child to complete. All children are welcome, but an appointment is necessary. To make one, call 620-382-2858.

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