Happenings (Week of April 9, 2008)

Library book group to meet April 11


The Hillsboro Public Library?s Book Discussion Group will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, April 11 in the Hillsboro City Building meeting room.

The group will focus on the book ?Three Cups of Tea? by Greg Mortenson.

Auxiliary to meet April 15 in Hillsboro


The Hillsboro American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Post 366. The nominating committee will present a slate of officers for election.


Kiwanis meeting to focus on Red Cross


The Hillsboro Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Tuesday, April 15, at the city building. A $7 lunch will be provided and served by Fat N Sassy BBQ.

Following a short business meeting, Marcia Smith, an American Red Cross representative from McPherson, will speak about the services provided by American Red Cross, including services in Marion County.

Non-members interested in attending can contact Jayson Hanschu at 947-5686.


Women?s retreat April 19 in Peabody


Peabody Main Street?s ?How Does Your Garden Grow?? women?s retreat, titled ?Tulle Trousseau Tea,? will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Senior Center in historic downtown Peabody.

Shana Smith of Creekside Wardrobe in Hesston will present a variety of fashions and Queen Historian Marilyn Jones will give a presentation of wedding history and shivery.

Women are invited to bring wedding photographs or something special from a wedding to share. High tea will be served.

The registration fee is $12.50, and the deadline for reservations is April 14.

For more information or to register, contact 620-983-2174.

PAID of Marion Co. to meet April 15


Parents as Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities of Marion County will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion.

The group will discuss the development of community services. Elizabeth Schmidt from the Harvey-Marion County Community Developmental Disability Organization will be present.

For more information, contact Jane Wiens, 947-2402.


Environmentalist to speak April 14 at TC


David Radcliff, director of the New Community Project, will present ?State of the Earth? at 7 p.m. Monday, April 14 at the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center at Tabor College.

The presentation and discussion will focus on Radcliff?s trips to the Amazon and the Artic, on peace and justice issues and on how to be better stewards. Radcliff will also speak on his trip to Burma and the Sudan at the 1:30 p.m. chapel service in the Tabor College Chapel-Auditorium.

The New Community Project promotes peace through justice, care for creation and experiential learning. For more information about the project, visit www.newcommunityproject.org.

Blood drive to be April 14 in Hillsboro


An American Red Cross blood drive will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 14, at Trinity Mennonite Church in Hillsboro.

Call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE to make an appointment.


HHS music groups gear for busy month


The Hillsboro High School music department will participate in five performances in the upcoming weeks.

The regional solo and ensemble music festival will be held Saturday, April 12, at Tabor College. Six choral ensembles and 20 soloists will be competing. Those receiving a I rating will perform at the state festival on April 26 at Southeast of Saline High School.

The high school band and choir will perform contest literature Monday, April 14, in the high school auditorium. The band will begin at 7 p.m. followed by the choirs at 8 p.m.

On Wednesday, April 16, Concert Choir, Mixed Chorus, Girls Glee and the high school band will compete in the state festival on the Bethany College Campus.

Spirit-N-Celebration Night will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the high school auditorium. The event will showcase students from S-N-C.

The public is invited to attend all events. Schedules for festivals will be placed on the school Web site when they become available.


Card shower for Esther Kleinsasser


A card shower is requested in honor of Esther E. Kleinsasser?s 90th birthday on April 12.

Cards can be sent to 312 S. Adams, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

CDDO board to meet in Newton


The Board of Directors of the Harvey-Marion County Community Developmental Disability Organization will meet at 4 p.m. Monday, April 21 in the Community Room in the basement of the Harvey County Courthouse.

The meeting is open to the public and will include opportunity for public forum.


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