Daily Life (Week of January 6, 2016)

TEEN group plans Jan. 13 meeting

The Technology Excel?lence in Education Network will meet at 6 p.m. Wednes?day, Jan. 13, at the USD 408 district office, 101 N. Thorp St., Marion.

For more information, call Lena Kleiner at 620-877-0237.

Free screening in Marion Jan. 12

Marion County Early Intervention Services is offering a free screening for children age birth through 5 years Tuesday, Jan. 12, in Marion. Appointments will be available from 12:30-3 p.m.

At the screening, development will be checked in the areas of cognitive, motor, speech and language, and social and emotional. Vision and hearing also will be screened.

This process usually takes at least one hour for a child to complete. All children are welcome, but an appointment is necessary. To make one, call 620-382-2858.

HRC offers Asian cooking class

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and chef Rob Scott are offering an Asian-inspired cooking class from 6-8 p.m. beginning Jan. 11 in the Hillsboro Middle/High School family and consumer science room.

The class is for high school freshmen through adults who are looking for Asian-inspired recipes. The cost is $20 with a limit of 24 participants. The deadline is Wed?nes?day, Jan. 6.

Scott has worked in a professional kitchen for the past 15 years, with eight as a food service director in the healthcare setting.

You can download a flyer about this program at cityofhillsboro.net/hrc.html.

Elvis party planned for Jan. 7 at Marion

The Marion Senior Center is hosting an Elvis party at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, featuring Marc Baker of Wichita.

Baker will appear in costume with sound system and light show. Wearing poodle skirts and saddle oxfords is encouraged. Popcorn and other snacks will be available.

Donations will be accepted for Baker?s performance. The center is at 309 S. Third St., Marion. For more information, call 620-382-2942.

Essential oils class planned for Jan. 18

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Jill Utecht are offering a free Essential Oils 101 class at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at Hillsboro City Hall.

Topics include the benefits of essential oils and how to use them for health and wellness, cleaning a home or developing chemical-free personal-care products.

Participants are asked to register so leaders know how many people to plan for. A flyer about the class is available at cityofhillsboro.net/hrc.html. For more information, call Doug Sisk at 620-947-3490.

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