Daily Life (Nov. 16, 2011)

Skating suspended until next spring

Roller skating at the city of Florence gymnasium is suspended until spring because of the high cost involved in heating the building, according to organizers.

For more information, call Holly Pereillo, city of Florence Recreation, at 316-305-1780.


HHS set to present musical comedy

Hillsboro High School will be presenting the musical “Once Upon A Mattress” at 7;30 p.m. Nov. 17, 18, 19 in the auditorium.

?This musical puts a rollicking spin on the classic story of the ?Princess and the Pea.?? according to Lynn Just, director.

Lead actors are Amy Bartel as Princess Winnifred, Daniel Nelson as Dauntless the Drab, Carter Pankratz as the king, Olivia Kliewer as the queen, Luke Moore as Sir Harry, Samantha Ens as Lady Larken, Nicholas Ediger as the minstrel, Josh Richert as the wizard, and Clay Etheridge as the jester.

The leads are supported by 35 lords and ladies.

Reserved tickets can be purchased for $5 by calling the high school office at 620-947-3991.


TEEN to meet in Marion Nov. 16

The Technology Excellence in Education Network will have its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the USD 408 district office, 101 N. Thorp, Marion.

For questions or more information, call Brandi Hendrix at 620-877-0237.


GJHS band and choir to perform

The Goessel Junior High Band and Choir will present their fall concerts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, in the auditorium.

The band is directed by Rob Tierney and the choir is directed by Renae Schmidt Peters and accompanied by Marcia Brubaker.


Florence Chess Club to meet Nov. 19

The Florence Chess Club meets the third Saturday of each month, and this month is from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 19 at 726 Marion St., formerly the Catholic school across from the church.

All ages and skill levels are welcome. For more information, call Holly Pereillo, coordinator, at 316-305-1780.


Open gym offered 5 times this month

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will be sponsoring open gym Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 16, 23 and 30, and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 and 27.

Open gym is for both youth and adult basketball players who want to play in pick-up games or practice shooting.

Participants should bring a separate pair of clean basketball shoes to wear on the gym floor and must provide their own basketball.

For more information, contact Doug Sisk at 620-947-3490, or by e-mail at recreation@cityofhillsboro.net.


Driver safety class offered in Marion

A free driver safety class is being offered from 9 a.m. to 65 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, for all veterans and present military members and their spouses.

The course will be at the VFW in Marion with one hour off for lunch. The public is invited to take part in the class, but there is a $12 charge for AARP members and $14 for non-members.

An automobile insurance discount pays the cost over a three-year period. Teenagers may also take the class and be qualified for the driver safety discount.

For more information or to register, call Bill Keefe at 620-381-3590 or Gary Chaput, 620-382-2754.


Funk to share story of physical healing

The public is invited to join Trinity Mennonite Church in a service of thanks at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 20.

Lonnie Funk from Manhattan will be sharing his story of healing. He was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer last November and is now cancer free.

Trinity Mennonite Church is located at 211 S. Elm in Hillsboro. For more information call 947-3824 or 877-0179.

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