Local talent on stage for May 4 60+ session

A parade of performers will provide the music and laughter for the ?Old Time Variety Show? at the Tabor College ?60+? Learning in Retirement Program Monday, May 4.

The session in the Wohlge?muth Music Education Center will begin with popcorn at 9:20 a.m.; the music starts at 9:45.

The show will include 11 musical numbers plus the comedy of Wilmer Thiessen, who will expound on his experiences as a Prudent Tour leader.

?This will be a fun meeting when we?ll hear the old favorites that bring back memories,? said Connie Isaac, program coordinator. ?We hope to have people in the audience who have never come to our program before.?

Musicians slated to perform are Alex Stuchlik, button accordion; George Ens, harmonica; Lyle Faurot, musical saw, Edith Regier, marimba; Bob Delk, guitar; Jona Baltzer, Omnichord; sisters Betty Seibel and Caryl Wiebe, vocal duet; Lonn and Bev Richards, piano duet; the men?s and women?s quartets from Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church; and, a patriotic number by Ed Riffel, soloist with the Wichita ?Funtastics.?

The public is welcome and asked to pay $3 to help cover Learning in Retirement expenses unless they have already paid the spring 2009 semester fee.

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