HES screening set for April 4 and 6
Kindergarten screening will take place at Hillsboro Elementary School Thursday, April 5, and Friday, April 6.
If you have a preschooler who will be eligible for kindergarten in the 2018-19 school year, contact the elementary office at 620-947-3184, ext. 1, to set up an appointment for the round-up.
Children will need to be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31, 2018, to be eligible for kindergarten this fall.
SCMC offers $500 student scholarship
The Senior Citizens of Marion County Inc. Board will award a $500 scholarship to a 2018 Marion County high school senior.
The award is given to encourage young people who are interested in pursuing a degree in an aging-related field such as medicine, nursing and social work; therapies, including physical, occupational and speech; or gerontology.
Students can pick up an application from their school counselor or from the Marion County Department on Aging, 309 S. Third, Marion.
The application must be returned by April 6 to: SCMC, 309 S. Third, Marion, KS 66861. For more information call 620-382-3580.
Schroeder to lead
The annual legislative coffee with State Rep. Don Schroeder is at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, March 24, at the Hillsboro City Building in the East Room.
Doughnuts, muffins, juice and coffee will be provided.
at HHS March 30
A children’s movie matinee will be 2-4 p.m. Friday, March 30 at Hillsboro High School Auditorium.
Students ages kindergarten through eighth grade can enjoy a free movie with the purchase of a $7 concession and prize entry ticket packet through the Hillsboro Rec Commission.
One ticket packet includes five tickets that can be redeemed for various items. Two supplemental tickets for prize/concession redemption may be purchased for $3 each at the door.
Doors will open at 1:45 p.m. Glow necklaces and prize entry tickets may be redeemed prior to the start of the movie. Concession tickets may be redeemed at intermission in the Commons area.
Proceeds go to benefit the Hillsboro Splash Pad project. The event is sponsored by Hillsboro Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Tabor to host medieval concert
Tabor Arts will host Nether Consort, a medieval ensemble, at 7 p.m., April 5 in the Atrium of the Shari Flaming Center of the Arts. Admission for the concert is free and the event open to the public.
“The Nether Consort specializes in a genre of music that is both delightful and relatively—and unfortunately—less familiar,” said Brad Vogel, chair of the music department at Tabor College.
Nether Consort members perform primarily Renaissance music but also play compositions from the Middle Ages, Baroque and occasionally contemporary music.
The group, which began in the 1970s as a recorder quartet, has performed widely in Kansas.
Concert choir home concert is March 25
Tabor College’s Concert Choir will complete its annual spring tour with a performance on campus at 4 p.m., March 25, in the Richert Auditorium of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts.
The ensemble began its spring tour Friday, March 16, and will perform at nine locations throughout Kansas, South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska.
This years theme is “Adoration.” The choir’s repertoire spans music from Gregorian chant to the Renaissance and Baroque eras to texts and arrangements of early and modern American hymns.
Tourism ‘superstars’ are dinner speakers
Marci Penner of the Kansas Sampler Foundation and WenDee Rowe, co-author of “The Kansas Guidebook 2,” will be the featured speakers at the annual Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 6, at the Tabor Mennonite Church, rural Goessel.
Penner and Rowe will take the audience on a fun picture journey throughout the state, sharing road trip ideas and telling stories about their adventures.
To reserve tickets, call the museum at 620-367-2333 by Monday, April 2. The ticket price is $50 per person, first time price $25. This is a fundraiser for the museum.