Daily Life (June 7, 2017)

Hillsboro car show

June 10 at city park

The 19th annual Route 56 Classic Cruisers Car Show will be 8 a.m. to noon Satur­day, June 10, in Hillsboro Memorial Park.

Registration will be from 8 a.m. to noon. Entry fee is $15 plus one can of food, which will be donated to Marion County Food Bank.

Admission is free for spectators. An awards ceremony is planned for 3:30 p.m. with awards for Top Ten, Motorcycle and Sponsors Award. Dash plaques will go to the first 75 entries. Food and drink will be available in the park.

County to distribute market checks June 9

Representatives from the Marion County Department on Aging will be at the Hills­boro Senior Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 9, to distribute farmers market checks.

To qualify, you must be 60 years and older and meet the income guidelines. These checks can be used at any farmers market in Kansas to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables.

Historic flood accounts wanted

The Marion City Library has been selected as a partner site for an upcoming Smithsonian exhibit titled “Waterways.”

The library is looking for individuals who could share personal oral or written accounts and pictures, if available, related to the historic floods of Marion County.

Contact the Marion City Library at 101 Library Street, Marion, KS 66861, call 620-382-2442 or email at mlibrary@eaglecom.net.

Summer reading program starts soon

Marion City Library is sponsoring a summer reading program from June 12-July 14 for pre-kindergarten children through completion of eighth grade.

Participants can register any time. Prizes are available. For more information, call the library at 620-382-2442,

Free child screening in Marion June 20

Marion County Early Intervention Services is offering a free screening for children birth through 5 years old Tuesday, June 20, in Marion.

Appointments 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. Call 620-382-2858 to make one.

Relay for Life needs

canned goods

The Marion County Relay for Life is collecting canned food for luminary bag weights at the Aug. 5 event in Marion.

Following the event, the food will be distributed to the four Marion County food banks.

Drop off locations are at Hillsboro State Bank, Hills­boro Chamber of Commerce, Fast Realty in Hillsboro and St. Luke Hospital in Marion.

For more information or to be a drop off location, email Debbie Conner at: djcrflmnco@gmail.com.

Chat N Dine Club will meet June 10

The Marion County Lake Chat N Dine Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10, in the Marion County Lake Hall.

Hosts are Les and Colleen Greenemeyer, Roger and Donna Kaiser and Sharon Williams. Steve Hudson will provide some information regarding playing disc golf.

Participants are asked to bring service and a dish to share. All present and former lake residents and guests are welcomed.

Summer reading

at Marion library

“Build a Better World” will be the theme for this year’s summer reading program at Marion City Library.

The program begins June 12 and continues through July 14.

Children pre-kindergarten through grade eight completed are encouraged to read books and win prizes for reaching certain reading goals. All children are welcome to participate.

For more information, call the Marion City Library at 620-382-2442.