Daily Life (Sept. 1, 2010)

YCAT preparing for fall art program


Youth Creating Art Together, for ages 7-14, will begin its fall after-school art program in Florence from 4 p.m to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, at the YCAT Building across from the old gym.

The nine-week program will feature making art with recyclables, uncommon art techniques and materials. Cost for the sessions is $15 per student, including an after-school snack.

In order to reserve a place for a child, parents are asked to pre-register by Thursday, Sept. 9, by calling Lydia Gates at 620-274-4376. Payment for all sessions will be due at the first session, Sept 13.

The YCAT Art Contest will be part of the Florence Labor Day celebration Sunday afternoon, Sept. 5.


Events for fall planned at refuge


Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, six miles north of Canton, has several fall events planned.

The Fall Wildflower Tour continues through Saturday, Sept. 4.

In addition, a benefit barbecue and buffalo tour is scheduled Sept. 11; a horseback trail ride is Sept. 18, including buffalo lunch; and a Mountain Man Rendezvous Oct. 1, 2 and 3.

For more information or to make reservations for any of the events, call 620-628-4455.


Country Stitchers to meet Sept. 6


The Country Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 East D St.

The program, ?Playing with Panels,? will be presented by Marsha Doyenne of Concordia.

Fat quarter of the month is apples or back to school


Senior chorus to begin practices


Parkside Voices will begin fall rehearsals at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, in the Activity Center of the congregate building, Parkside Homes, 200 Willow Road, Hillsboro.

The chorus sings a variety of music from sacred to Broadway, said Steve Vincent, director.

Rehearsals are open to all senior adults in the Hillsboro area and new singers are especially welcome, he said.

For more information, call 947-3011.

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