Tampa PRIDE plans
May 4 dinner
The Tampa PRIDE committee is sponsoring a dinner on the first Wednesday of every week from May through September.
The meal begins at 6 p.m. May 4 with proceeds going this first Wednesday to the Centre High School Future Business Leaders of America organization.
The event also includes a bake sale.
For more information, call 785-965-2639.
HMHS fine arts festival May 6
The public is invited to the Hillsboro Middle/High School Fine Arts Festival on Friday, May 6.
Bands and choirs grades 6-12 will perform.
Bands, directed by Bruce Major, will start at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
Choirs, directed by Lynn Just, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the high school gym.
Artwork from instructor Dustin Dalke’s classes will be displayed in the commons.
Goessel BBQ event will help fund trip
The Goessel Music Department is having its annual BBQ Concert fundraiser Thursday, May 5, in the high school auditorium.
Proceeds will be used to fund a trip to Dallas in spring 2018. While on the trip, music groups will perform competitively in a national music festival.
This year’s meal will include pulled-pork barbecue provided by Al’s Place of Halstead, coleslaw, baked beans, chips and a dessert.
Serving will begin at 5 p.m. and conclude by 7 p.m. Cost is by donation. A suggested amount is $8 to $10.
The 7 p.m. concert will feature music by junior high and senior high students. The bands and choir will perform music from their contests and festivals, as well as popular tunes.
Snigglefritz to play Lifelong Learning
The final spring semester Lifelong Learning program will feature Steve Hanneman and the Snigglefritz Band at 9:45 a.m. Friday, May 6, in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center on the Tabor College campus.
Snigglefritz Band has been rooted in the Hillsboro community and surrounding area. The musicians have performed many years at a variety of area fairs and civic events.
The public may register at the door for $5. Attendees are encouraged to bring a small plate of appetizers to share, and may enjoy lunch in the Tabor College cafeteria after the session at the discounted price of $4.
HRC cooking class deadline is May 5
The Hillsboro Recreation Commission is offering a Mediterranean inspired cooking class led by local chef Rob Scott from 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 9, in the high school/middle school teachers’ workroom.
The class is for high school freshmen through adults. The cost is $20, with a minimum of six participants and a maximum of 16. The deadline to sign up is 5 p.m. Thursday, May 5.
If the class fills up, HRC has a second one scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 10.
A flyer about the class is accessible at cityofhillsboro.net/hrc.html.
Library to hosts cattle drive event
The Marion City Library is hosting “The Western: The Greatest Cattle Trail-1874-1886” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in the Santa Fe Room of the library.
Researchers Gary and Margaret Kraisinger speak about where the western cattle trail was located and its role in the history of the American West.
They have documented the location of the largest cattle trail system to come out of Texas to deliver longhorns to the north from 1874 to 1897.
The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 620-382-2442.
set for Fadenrecht
Tabor College is hosting a celebration for Kirby Fadenrecht in honor of his 35 years of service from 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center on campus
Fadenrecht step down as Tabor’s senior vice president for business and finance; he has accepted a position with the McPherson public school district.
A short presentation will be made at 3:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.