Happenings (Week of Oct. 31, 2007)

Strong City arts & crafts fair, Nov. 24


Strong City will hold its annual arts and crafts fair in conjunction with the Chase County Christmas celebration. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 at St. Anthony?s Hall.

Tables aren?t limited to arts and crafts. To reserve a $10 table, contact Deanna Wessel at 620-273-6459 or email, deannawessel@sbcglobal.net.


Centre Elementary to honor veterans


Centre Elementary School will present ?A Salute to Our Veterans? at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12. The public is invited to attend.

Kindergarten through sixth grade will perform patriotic songs. There will also be a time to acknowledge Armed Forces Veterans in the audience. Following the program, refreshments will be provided.


Baptism debate to be held at Tabor


A theological debate, ?Is Baptism a Necessary Condition for Salvation,? will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Tabor College chapel.

Garret Boyer, a former Baptist will affirm baptism as a necessary condition of salvation, and Jacob Allee, a Reformed Southern Baptist, will reject baptism as a necessary condition of salvation. Richard Kyle, professor of history and religion at Tabor, will moderate.

For more information, contact Jacob Allee at 620-424-7360. Admission is free.


Chat and Dine to be held Nov. 3


A Chat and Dine soup supper will be held for lake residents and families at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the South Lake Hall. Attendees should bring a dessert and your own table service.


Free child screening to be held Nov. 13


A free screening for children birth through 5 years old will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Goessel Mennonite Church, 109 S. Church St.

Appointments will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. The screening will assess development in the cognitive, social, motor and speech/language areas.

Vision and hearing will also be checked. The process usually takes about one hour for a child to complete.

All children are welcome, but an appointment is necessary. To make an appointment call 1-877-878-4519 ext. 113.


Hillsboro Kiwanis to meet Nov. 6


The Hillsboro Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Tuesday, Nov 6 at the City Building. Lunch will be served by Fat N Sassy BBQ and Kiwanian John O. Dalke will speak about the Marion County Toy Run.


GHS cheer squad to host haunted house


The Goessel High School cheerleaders will host a haunted house from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 30 and 31, and from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 2 and 3, at the Goessel Blacksmith Shop located on Main Street.

Cost is $3 for ages 10 and under, and $7.50 for individuals over 10.


Vesper Service to be held Nov. 4


The Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church will hold a Vesper Service at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 in the church sanctuary.

The service will include music by a men?s ensemble, and speaker Pakisa Tshimika will speak about special missions interest relating to Africa, the Caribbean and Central Valley of California.


UMC Turkey Dinner to be held Nov. 2


The Hillsboro United Methodist Church will host its annual Turkey Dinner and a silent auction from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 in the church Fellowship Hall, 906 E. D St.

Cost of the meal is by donation, and proceeds will go toward missions and church projects. For carry-out meals, enter the south door to the Fellowship Hall. There is no need to call ahead.


Country Stitchers to meet Nov. 5

The Country Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at the Hillsboro United Methodist Church. Mary Lancaster will present and demonstrate construction of Fun Fabric Bowls.


Buffalo auction to be held Nov. 14


Kansas Wildlife and Parks will hold the annual buffalo auction beginning at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, rural Canton.

Thirty-five head will be sold. A lunch tent at the auction site will have buffalo burgers, chili, pie and drinks available.

For more information, contact 620-628-4455.


Tampa game night to be held Nov. 4


The Tampa Community Association will host game night at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Tampa Senior Center.

The public is invited to attend. Individuals attending the event should bring a snack to share. For more information, contact Carole Spohn at 785-965-2639.

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