Daily Life (Sept. 14, 2011)

PAID to meet in Marion Thursday

Parents as Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities, PAID of Marion County, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Marion Assisted Living facility, 200 Eisenhower Drive, Marion.

Individuals interested in obtaining more services in Marion County for individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend.

Skating rink open to Marion County

Marion County students can skate free on designated dates listed for their school, a spokesperson for the skating rink said.

Students can skate from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.: In Peabody, Sept. 24; Marion, Oct. 1; Goessel, Oct. 8; Hillsboro, Oct. 15; and Centre, Oct. 22.

The facility is located at the Florence gymnasium off Sixth Street and Dean.

School-age youth planning to skate are encouraged to call and make sure the facility has their size available and, if not, so skates can be ordered.

For more information or to check on skate sizes, call 316-305-1780.

Centre FFA plans fishing derby

Centre High School?s FFA is sponsoring the James Weber Memorial Fishing Derby from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at Father Padilla Park in Hering?ton. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the event is open to children ages 6 through 12.

The derby is free, but everyone is asked to bring their own fishing pole. Bait will be provided and prizes will be awarded.

Dinner, concert scheduled Sept. 14

Zion Lutheran Church invites the community to a meal at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14.

Following the meal, a concert at 7:30 p.m. by the Parkview Mennonite Brethren Quartet will be presented.

For more information, call 620-947-3204.

TEEN will meet Sept. 21 in Marion

The Technology Excellence in Education Network will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Wed?nes?day, Sept. 21, in the Marion District Office, 101 N. Thorp St.

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

StoryTime signup begins Sept. 21, 22

The fall/winter session of Storytime at the Hillsboro Public Library begins Sept. 21-22. Forty-minute sessions of book reading, activities and crafts are available for 3-year-olds, as of Sept. 1, through kindergarten.

There is a $4 registration fee for the four-month session. Signup has started with an option of two different times, said Delora Kaufman, librarian. Classes will be offered from 10:20 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday or Thursday.

?You can come in or call the library at 947-3827 to enroll your child,? she said.

Payment is due by the first session.

Florence Chess Club begins meetings

The Florence Chess Club will meet from 10 a.m. to noon the third Saturday of each month beginning Sept. 17 at 726 Marion St., formerly the Catholic school, Florence.

Anyone regardless of age or skill level is welcome.

For more information, call Holly Pereillo, coordinator, at 316-305-1780.

Commodities ready Sept. 24 in Hillsboro

Anyone eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities in Hillsboro can pick them up from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 24 at Main Street Ministries, 105. S. Main St., Hillsboro.

Commodities are no longer distributed at Hillsboro Senior Center.

September commodities include peaches, grape juice, beef stew, grapefruit juice, whole kernel corn, carrots, dehydrated potatoes, and corn and rice cereal.

For more information or questions on eligibility, call 620-947-3393.

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