Daily Life News (10-10-18)

2S2S at Schaeffler House

2nd Saturday 2 Serve will be working on the Schaeffler House grounds 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. This is a new date as the Sept date was cancelled due to weather.

Anyone is welcome to come and help! Please bring your whole family and your own yard tools. We will be serving from 8-11. We are looking for period appropriate perennials and shrubs to plant.

If you have peonies or other plants you would be willing to donate, please contact Steve Fast at Hillsboro Museums, 620-947-3775, or Krista Heinrichs, 620-877-0638. Shop locally and get your plants from Serenity Gardens where Jana can help you choose the best plants for this project.

2S2S is a community group that is doing service projects the 2nd Saturday morning of each month. If you know of needs in the community or would like to join us, you can find us on Facebook or contact Krista.

Celebration at Marion Sr. Center Oct. 18

The Senior Citizens of Marion County, Inc. invites all individuals to join them in celebrating their beginning 58 years ago. The celebration is taking place on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Marion Senior Center.

Registration will begin at 11 a.m. The Friendship Meal will be served at 12 and the program beginning at 12:45 p.m.

This year the Senior Citizens of Marion County are honoring 4 county woodworkers. The speak will be Jerry Keen, woodworker from Wichita, KS. He is a member of the Sunflower Woodworkers’ Guild in Wichita.

The free will offering this year will go towards establishing a scholarship for a 2019 Marion County Senior going into related field to aging such as medicine, social work, therapies (physical, speech, occupational, recreational) gerontology and psychology.

Please contact the Marion County Dept on Aging or your local senior center to register for this even. Cost of registration is $5.25 per person and you must register by Tuesday, Oct. 9 in order to attend.

Give blood, help save lives

There will be a Hillsboro Community Red Cross Blood Drive at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, on Monday, October 22nd from 1-6pm.

Appointments can be made online at www.redcrossblood.org or at 800-RED-CROSS.

Be sure to bring your photo ID and drink plenty of water before your appointment.

A light meal will be served to all donors.

Walk-ins are also welcome!

Marion Co. Lake Chat n Dine Oct. 13

The October Marion County Lake Chat n Dine Club will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 in the Marion County Lake South Hall.

Paul and Carolyn White and Bob and Judy Priest will be our hosts for the meeting. We will enjoy a game night for our entertainment.

All present and past Marion County Lake Residents and Marion residents are invited to attend. Please bring your service and a dish to share. We look forward to seeing you there.

4th Annual Heart and Sole 5K

The Hillsboro Community Hospital will be hosting their 4th Annual Heart and Sole 5K at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. The race will start and end at Parkview MB Church in Hillsboro.

The entry fee is $20 and includes a t-shirt. It is due on or before, Friday, Oct. 12.

Registration forms can be found at Tabor Colleger, Hillsboro City Building or Hillsboro Community Hospital. The registration form and payment can be mailed or dropped off to Hillsboro Community Hospital, ATTN: Julie Gardner, 101 Industrial Road, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Proceeds from the HCH 5K will benefit the Ryder family and the raised bed garden at the hospital.

Hillsboro Rec Field Trip Oct 26

Hillsboro Rec is offering a field trip for youth to the Rolling Hills Zoo near Salina, sponsored by Rod’s Tire.

We plan to meet at Hillsboro City Hall at 7:45 am and should be back around 4-4:30. This program is for youth in grades 1st-6th.

We plan to arrive at the zoo around 9:30am and walk the zoo before lunch at noon, then after lunch we will attend a discovery class before ending the day with walk through the museum and a little time to play at the playground.

The cost for the field trip is $30 and must be turned in by October 19th so we will be able to order the lunches and have the correct supervision.

Our HRC programs have recently been converted to online registrations at https://hillsboroks.recdesk. com/Community/Home. You will be able to register for this activity, and all of the HRC programs, on any computer, tablet or smart phone as long as you have a credit card or check card.

For additional information or a sample copy, Contact: Doug Sisk at the Hillsboro Recreation Commission at 620-947-3490, email recreation@cityofhillsboro.net, or visit the Hillsboro Recreation Commission Facebook page.

TEEN monthly meeting on Oct. 17

The Technology Excellence in Education Network (TEEN) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the USD 408 District Office at 101 North Thorp, Marion, Kansas 66861.

For questions or more information, please call Lena Kleiner at 620-877-0237.

HPL hosts event on Oct. 12

The Hillsboro Public Library is hosting an event from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 for kids in grades 7-12.

“The Library After Hours Teen Movie and Game Night” will offer a frightening movie along with food and drinks at 120 E. Grand Ave in Hillsboro.

Government Surplus Commodities

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Government Surplus Commodities will arrive at senior centers in Marion County.

Each site will distribute them according to their own schedule and may not distribute the same day.

Check with your local site for distribution schedule.

Lehigh residents will pick up commodities at Main St. Ministries in Hillsboro.

If there are no commodities left at your site, please call the Marion County Dept. on Aging at 620-382-3580 to find out where commodities are available.

The commodities are available to persons who ae income eligible and should be picked up from your local distribution site. This institution is an equal opportunity program.

To be eligible for commodities, your household’s total monthly income must be below::

Household size: Income:
1 $1,316
2 $1,784
3 $2,252
4 $2,720
5 $3,188

Pumpkin Carving class Oct 27

Hillsboro Rec is offering a Pumpkin Carving Class on Saturday October 27 from 2 to 3:30pm. Each participant will receive a pumpkin carving kit along with several patterns to work with and a pumpkin to carve.

Helpful hints will be given on ways of carving and preserving your pumpkins along with recipes to be given if you would like to make homemade pumpkin seeds.

This class is limited to the first 20 3rd- 6th graders signed up.

The deadline for this class is October 24th. Parents are encouraged to stay and help if they would like.

The Fee for this program is $10.

Our HRC programs have recently been converted to online registrations at https://hillsboroks.recdesk. com/Community/Home. You will be able to register for this activity, and all of the HRC programs, on any computer, tablet or smart phone as long as you have a credit card or check card.

For additional information or a sample copy, Contact: Doug Sisk at the Hillsboro Recreation Commission at 620-947-3490, email recreation@cityofhillsboro.net, or visit the Hillsboro Recreation Commission Facebook page. The Hillsboro Community Hospital will be hosting their 4th.

HHS Vocal Music Fall Concert

The Hillsboro High School Vocal Music Department will be presenting their fall concert at 7p.m. on Thursday, October 18 in the HS auditorium.

Students in the Middle School Choir (grades 7-8), Concert Choir, and Spirit-N-Celebration will be performing. The public is invited to attend.

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