Daily Life (May 28, 2014)

Ebenfeld to host drama on Simons

The public is invited to a dramatic performance by Julia Reimer, Fresno Pacific University associate professor of theater, at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, June 1, at Ebenfeld MB Church, 1498 Kanza Road.

Reimer will perform as Gertrude Simons, wife of Menno Simons, an early Anabaptist leader whose followers became known as Mennonites.

Reimer wrote this solo performance for the 150th anniversary of the Menno?nite Brethren Church in 2010 and has presented it in a variety of settings in the United States and Canada.

Historians know little about Gertrude Simons, so Reimer based her script on accounts of other Ana?baptist women that are found in court documents, martyr songs and the 17th century ?Martyr?s Mirror? as well as the writings of Menno Simons.

For more information, call the Ebenfeld MB Church office at 620-947-3871.

 

Fall-prevention classes in Peabody

Marion County Depart?ment on Aging is offering the fall-prevention program ?Matter of Balance? in Peabody from 2-4 p.m. starting Monday June 2 at the Indian Guide Terrace Apart?ment community room.

This class will meet on Monday for eight weeks.

Individuals will learn to view falls as controllable, make changes to reduce fall risks and learn an exercise program to increase strength and balance.

The cost is $12. To register call Marion County Department on Aging at 620-382-3580, or Ruth Lott at 620-983-2226 or 620-983-2958.

 

Tampa Farmers Market set June 4

The Tampa Farmers Market starts at 6 p.m. June 4 with dinner at the Tampa Senior Center.

The public is invited and all vendors are welcome.

For more information, call 785-965-2639.

 

Zion Lutheran VBS begins June 11

Vacation Bible school at Zion Lutheran Church will be from 9 a.m. to noon June 11 and 12 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 13. Registration for VBS is at 8:45 a.m.

This year?s theme is ?Weird Animals: Where Jesus? Love is One-of-a-Kind.?

Snacks are provided.

Mennonite men?s chorus to sing

The Kansas Mennonite Men?s Chorus is having a concert at 4:30 p.m. June 8 at Presser Hall on the Bethany College campus in Lindsborg.

This is a joint concert with the Kansas City Metro Men’s Chorus.

The chorus is a large, all-volunteer male choir, and in recent seasons, the membership has topped 300.

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