HMS Library Scholastic Book Fair
The Hillsboro Middle School library will hold a Scholastic Book Fair from 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 – Friday, November 2.
There will be extended hours from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30 during Parent/Teacher Conferences.
The Community is invited to “discover your story” at the Hillsboro Middle School library’s annual Scholastic Book Fair and to support your school library.
Great books and great fun will be offered throughout the week including daily prizes AND the popular Sucker Pull game of chance. All proceeds benefit the WMC library. For more information, contact the HMS office at 620-947-3991 or follow the WMC on Instagram @wmc_library for daily updates.
Smart driver safety course Nov. 5 & 6
From 1-5 p.m. on Nov. 5 and 6, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) will be offering a Smart Driver’s Safety Course at the New Zion Lutheran Parish Hall. It is located at 106 N. Lincoln St. in Hillsboro.
The class is for all licensed drivers and will meet for two, four hour classes.
There will be no actual driving required to complete the course. Participants of the class will receive a workbook, have the opportunity for discussion and there will be no written pass/fail tests.
The cost for the class is $20 or $15 for AARP members.
Participants are required to attend both four hour sessions in order to receive a completion certificate to present to insurance companies.
Those interested in participating or for questions, call 620-947-3453.
Marion Benefit for Medical Expenses
A benefit for medical expenses for Terry Holt will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Nov. 4 at the Holy Parish Activity Center at 415 N. Cedar St. in Marion.
There will be a Taco Bar and desserts by free will donation as well as a silent auction.
Donations may also be dropped off or mailed to Terry Holt Medical Fund c/o Central National Bank in Marion.
Free class at MCL on Nov. 2
At 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, the Marion City Library is offering a class on how to download books for free.
Class size is limited.
Registration is required. Call the Marion City Library 620-382-2442.
The Marion City Library is located at 101 Library St in Marion.
Goessel Mennonite Trunk or Treat
Come join us from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31 for Trunk or Treat. We will also be serving hotdogs and hot chocolate.
HHS presents Hello, Dolly! Nov. 8-10
Hillsboro High School presents Hello, Dolly! on November 8, 9 and 10 in the HHS Auditorium. To purchase tickets, please go to www.usd410.net. The link should appear on the front page.
Night of Acappella singing Nov. 4
The public is invited to an evening of acappella singing at 7 p.m. on Sunday at Alexanderfield Church.
A variety of groups will be present. Snacks following. Alexanderfeld Church is located at 1810 Holly.
Annual Chicken BBQ Dinner Nov. 1
The Tabor Mennonite Men are having their Annual Chicken BBQ Thursday, Nov. 1 serving the BEST BBQ Chicken, Baked Beans, Slaw and Ice Cream in Marion County. Serving from 5 pm to 7 pm. You will not be disappointed.
Donations go to Tabor Church building project and Mennonite Men Join Hands Program. GPS address for Tabor Mennonite Church is: 891 Chisolm Trail, Newton. Bring your families and join us for a FUN evening of great food in a friendly environment.
2nd Saturday 2 Serve Nov. 10 at HMBC
We’re making Freezer Meals again from 8-11 a.m. on Nov. 10 at Hillsboro MB Church. It was so fun the last time, and it’s time to be indoors. Cost per person is $20. We will be making yummy crockpot meals for a few local families.
If you can’t make it, you’re welcome to donate. You can also pay an additional $20 for 4 Freezer Meals to take home. I must get an RSVP, by November 7, so I can buy groceries accordingly. Please message, call or text Krista at 620-877-0638.
Marion Co 4-H fund meeting Nov. 4
The Annual Meeting of the Marion County 4-H Endowment Fund will be held on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. in the basement of the Marion Community Center.
The President will give a report including a review of short-term and long-term goals. A treasurer’s report will be presented.
The board of directors invites everyone to this meeting to hear how the 4-H Endowment Fund has helped Marion County 4-Hers throughout the year.
Blood Drive a big success on Oct. 22
Thanks to everyone that came A total of 48 units of blood were collected from “whole blood” and “power red” donations.
Donated blood will be used to help save the lives of cancer patients, trauma and burn victims and patients with chronic diseases.
Thank you to the MB Church for providing the venue, Dale’s Supermarket for the meat and cheese donated for the sandwiches, Hillsboro Kiwanis for help setting up the drive and to the volunteers helping at the front desk and kitchen.
We hope to see you at the next drive on Friday, Dec. 21 at City Hall.
HHS Community Service Leaf Raking
Hillsboro High School will be doing a community service leaf raking on Tuesday, Nov. 20.
The Student Council put together the service project for the student body to participate in. They will be raking leaves for residents of Hillsboro, especially those who are unable to complete the task on their own.
If you have a lawn that needs done, please email Jenna Hinerman at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the school office at 620-947-3184.
Creative Writers Fellowship to meet Nov. 2
Creative Writers Fellowship will meet Saturday, November 2, at 2:00 in North Newton at Kidron Community Room. “The Struggles and Basics of Writing–my Journey” speaker Kelven Mays. Visitors welcome.
HUMC Turkey Dinner Nov. 2
Hillsboro United Methodist Church is hosting a turkey dinner and silent auction from 5-7 p.m. on Nov. 2.
They will be serving turkey, dressing, potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce and pie.
Carry outs are available through the south doors of the Fellowship Hall. There is no need to call ahead.
This is a free will donation meal. Proceeds will go to missions and church projects.
Blood Drive a big success on Oct. 22
Thanks to everyone that came to the Hillsboro Community Red Cross blood drive on Oct. 22 at the Hillsboro MB Church.