Daily Life (Nov 9, 2016)

‘Barn Raisers’ to be shown in Marion

A new documentary, “The Barn Raisers,” by Emmy-nominated filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Run­dle of Fourth Wall Films will be showcased at a Kansas Humanities Council preview event at 2 p.m. Satur­day, Nov. 12, at the Marion Community Center, 203 N. Third St.

The program is free to the public and co-sponsored by the Kansas Barn Alli­ance. The one-hour film will be followed by Q&A with the filmmakers and barn scholars.

The documentary explores what barn styles, building methods and materials tell us about the people who built them. Several Kansas barns and barn experts appear in the film.

TC Symphonic Band in concert Sunday

The Tabor College Sym­phonic Band will perform in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Hillsboro Men­nonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.

The public is invited to the free performance.

The concert will feature the Woodwind Trio, Brass Ensemble and Jazz Combo in addition to the full band. Elisha Cairns, a senior from Salina, will be the featured soloist on clarinet.

The Symphonic Band is under the direction of Shawn Knopp, assistant professor of music and director of instrumental music. This is his first year at Tabor after teaching for 11 years at Smoky Valley public schools.

Chiropractic health is Chat & Dine topic

Chiropractic health will be the topic at the next Marion County Lake Chat and Dine Club at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Lake Hall, 6:30 p.m.

Heather Fay of Marion, who has a doctorate in chiropractic health, will present the program.

The club will have its annual soup supper and business meeting. The hosts are Sue Peterson, Carolyn White and Nadine Iseli.

Everyone is invited to the dinner and program.

Next TEEN meeting Nov. 16 in Marion

The Technology Excel­lence in Education Network will meet at 6 p.m. Wednes­day, Nov. 16, at the USD 408 district office, 101 N. Thorp, Marion. For more information, call Lena Kleiner at 620-877-0237.

Marion library plans

Legos, coloring

The Marion City Library will have Legos from 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14. It’s a great way to build something unique.

In addition, from 1-2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, the library is sponsoring cookies and coloring for adults. Coloring pencils and designs are provided.

For more information, call 620-382-2442 or stop by 101 Library St., Marion.

County Democrats to elect officers

Marion County Demo­crats will meet to elect officers at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 in the Santa Fe Room of Marion City Library.

All Democrats in Marion County are urged to attend.

Tabor presents first Opera Showcase

Tabor College will present its first Opera Showcase at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Wohlgemuth Music Educa­tion Center on campus.

The public is invited to the free performance.

The comedic selections will provide a lighthearted evening of music the audience likely will recognize and enjoy, including scenes from the operas “Patience,” “Trial by Jury” and “The Yeoman of the Guard.”

“We’re thrilled to have a concert in only the second year of the program,” said Jen Stephenson, assistant professor of music and director of vocal studies. “This is a big accomplishment for our students and they deserve a lot of credit for the success of the event.”

Vice-commander plans visit to AL

The American Legion National Vice-Commander Douglas L Boldt will be in Hillsboro at noon Monday, Nov. 14, to discuss topics of interest to veterans and the general public.

The event is a three-day tour across Kansas and Boldt’s presentation will last about 45 minutes.

For more information, call AL Commander Josh Plenert at 620-727-5235.

Chili feed Nov. 13

for Marion fire dept.

Everyone is encouraged to attend a chili feed from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, in the basement of the Marion City building.

The cost is free-will donation and all proceeds will go toward new fire gear.

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