Daily Life (June 15, 2016)

FFA will host alumni tailgate

The Hillsboro High School FFA chapter will host a tailgate fundraiser serving a quarter-pound hot dog meal deal at 6:30 p.m. Friday prior to the alumni football game between Marion and Hillsboro high schools at Joel Wiens Stadium.

Serving will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the kickoff set for 7:30 p.m.

‘Yoga for Kids’

class starts soon

Yoga for Kids will begin Thursdays from 10-10:30 a.m. June 23 through Aug. 11 at Marion Community Center.

The class is for children age 3 and older; those under 6 years of age must be with an adult. Parents may participate with children at no charge.

The cost is $2 per session with group rate available for daycares.

Participants are asked to bring a mat or towel.

For more information, call Lesli Beery at 620-877-7744. The class is sponsored by Marion Parks and Re­crea­tion.

Free screening in Marion June 21

Marion County Early Intervention Services will offer a free screening for children birth through age 5 June 21 in Marion. Appoint– ments will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

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

Museum to host car show June 18

The Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum in Goessel will host its ninth annual antique, classic car and truck show Saturday, June 18.

The show will start at 10 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. Admission is free and includes an optional self-guided tour of the museum.

Organizers are requesting automobiles, trucks and motorcycles from 1900-1980 in any condition. The exhibitor’s entry fee is $10. Awards will include people’s choice, Best of Show, and second and third place.

Door prizes will be awarded and lunch will be available at a small cost.

In case of rain, the show will be moved to June 25. For more information call the museum at 620-367-8200 between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or send an email to mhmuseum@mtelco.net.

HRC to offer July dance camp

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Krista Matlock will offer a summer dance camp from July 5-8 at the Scout House in Memorial Park.

Matlock, along with a few assistants, will focus on different styles of dance along with technique fundamentals and performance. She has taught dance for five years and coached cheerleading for six.

Daily sessions are 1 hour, 20 minutes long, with a small performance Friday.

Participants age 5-8 will meet from 10:30-11:50 a.m.; age 9-13 will meet from 1-2:20 p.m. The cost is $42. The deadline to enroll is June 29.

For details, visit cityofhillsboro.net/hrc.html or call Doug Sisk, HRC director, at 620-947-3490.

Commodities to

arrive June 22

Government surplus commodities will arrive at senior centers in Marion County on June 22. Each site will distribute them according to their own schedule and may not distribute on the same day. Check with your local site for distribution schedule. Lehigh residents pick up commodities at Main Street Ministries in Hillsboro. If there are no commodities left at your site, call the Marion County Department on Aging at 620-382-3580 to find out where commodities are available.

Commodities are available to persons who are income eligible and should be picked up from your local distribution site.

Those eligible for commodities for a one person household is a maximum monthly income of 1,287; two people is $1,736; three people is $2,184; four people, $2,633 and five people is $3,081. For each additional family member, add $451.

For more information, call 620-382-3580.

Railroad crossing

closes June 23-24

The railroad crossing on Kansas Highway 256 (on Main Street in Marion) will be closed for repairs June 23 at 8 a.m. to June 24 at 5 p.m.

Benefit golf

tourney June 25

A four-person scramble to benefit Heart 2 Heart Advo­cacy Centers in Marion, Har­vey and McPherson counties is Saturday, June 25, at the Marion Country Club.

Heart 2 Heart centers are safe places for victims of child abuse to come for advocacy, forensic interviews and case review by trained professionals.

A 9 a.m. shotgun start is planned, and the cost is $60 per golfer or $240 for a team.

Included in the package is green fee, golf cart, continental breakfast, lunch, gift bags, complimentary drinks, hole prize bonuses, special games and three places each flight.

For more information, call Lisa Donahue, coordinator at 316-804-4603 for questions.
Marion Library

sets garden tour

The Marion Library is hosting its sixth annual Garden Tour from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25.

The gardens this year will be at the homes of Steve and Diane Sams, Bruce and Belinda Skiles, Vickie Kraus, Scott and Laurie Miesse and Eldon and Rhonda Hett.

All proceeds from the garden tour are used for future library projects.

Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the library, 100 Library St., Marion.

For more information, call the library at 620-382-2442.