Daily Life News (Week of January 25, 2017)

S-N-C to perform Monday, Jan. 30

Hillsboro High School select vocal ensemble Spirit-N-Celebration will be presenting “S-N-C Night” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in the HHS auditorium.

Students will perform selections of their choosing, as well as group numbers from hit musicals “News­ies,” “Hairspray” and “Robin Hood.” The public is invited to attend.

Help with LIEAP and tax returns offered

The Marion County Department on Aging is available to assist individuals who wish to file low income energy assistance (LIEAP) applications online.

Department staff can assist with filing for homestead refund for individuals who were born before Jan. 1, 1961, blind or disabled all of 2016, or have dependent child living with you and your income is below $34,000.

Gayla Ratzlaff will be at the Hillsboro Senior Center 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb 2. Call 620-947-2304 to make an appointment.

Ratzlaff will be at the Peabody Senior Center from 8:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 7. Call 620-983-2226 to make an appointment.

The department will start filing federal and state returns starting Feb. 6 for individuals with incomes below $55,000.

Call 620-382-3580 to set up and appointment. You will need to bring a driver’s license or individual I.D. in order to have them file your taxes.

S-N-C ‘Singing Valentines’ for sale

Spirit-N-Celebration will be selling Singing Valentines as its spring fundraiser.

Songs will be performed by S-N-C to your valentine on Feb. 14 and can be purchased with or without roses to accompany the song.

Spirit-N-Celebration members will be delivering valentines in Hillsboro and surrounding areas between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Valentines cannot be delivered to individual students at school.

The song choices are “My Girl/My Guy” by the Temp­tations, “Happy Together” by the Turtles, “Love Me Tender” by Elvis Presley, or “You Don’t Know You’re Beautiful” by One Direction.

A valentine song alone is $10, a valentine with a single rose is $15, or a valentine with a dozen roses is $30.

Order in one of three ways: (1) through any S-N-C member; a list can be found on the school website on the choir page; (2) fill out an order form with payment in the HM/HS office; (3) order in person before or after the SNC Night concert Jan. 30.

Purchases must be made by Feb. 7.

Tai Chi class to begin Feb. 2 in Goessel

The Marion County Department on Aging will be offering a tai chi class in the Bethesda Home chapel at Goessel starting at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 through March 9.

Tai chi’s low-impact, gentle-flowing movements make it suitable for any age or fitness level. Tai chi has been found to reduce stress and improve strength, endurance and flexibility.

The cost of the class is $1 per session. Call 620-382-3580 to register.

Rep. Schroeder in Hillsboro Feb. 11

Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the annual legislative coffee with State Rep. Don Schroeder at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the East Room at city hall. Doughnuts and coffee will be provided.

HRC offering youth cheerleading clinic

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission is offering a cheerleading clinic for boys and girls in grades K-6 the first full week of February.

The Hillsboro High School cheerleading squad will lead the clinic. Partici­pants will learn cheerleading basics.

The clinic will be in the Hillsboro Elementary Gym­nasium on Monday, Feb. 6, Wednesday, Feb. 8, and Thursday, Feb. 9. It will climax with a half-time performance at the HHS boys basketball game against Halstead on Friday, Feb. 10, at Brown Gymnasium.

The deadline to register is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb 3. Each participant will receive a clinic T-shirt. For registration forms call 620-947-3490 or email recreation@cityofhillsboro.net.

Marion City Library plans coloring event

The Marion City Library is having a “Coloring, Cookies and Conversation,” from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at 101 Library St.

The library is providing coloring pages designed for adults as well as colored pencils.

No registration is necessary. For more information, call, 620-382-2442.