Current Events Guide
The High School Show - A juried show featuring art created by GCHS students. The exhibit opening reception is from 1-3 PM at the Garden City Arts, 318 N Main. Please join them for these young artists showcasing their work in this juried show.
The event is sponsored by Golden Plains Credit Union.
The event is sponsored by Golden Plains Credit Union.
Johnston Auction - Finney County Fairgrounds 4-H Building. Contact Larry Johnston at 276-6397 or visit www.larryjohnstonauction.com for more information.
Sand & Sage Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc. - Finney County Fairgrounds Horse Palace. A true collectors show. There are vendors from 5 states displaying everything from antiques, coins, stamps, firearms, ammo, arts & crafts. For more information, call 275-5757 or 276-7520. You can also visit www.SandandSage.net. Runs through the 26th.
Better Barrel Race Sanctioned Jackpot - Finney County Fairgrounds Horse Palace. For information, call Jaime Schweer at 275-1655 or visit www.betterbarrelraces.com.
Red Cross Blood Drive - Knights of Columbus, 205 N 8th, Garden City, Ks. Runs through the 28th.
2012 Brown Bag Series - The Finney County Museum will have presentations in the in the meeting room at 403 S 4th, 12-1PM with refreshments provided. The presentation will be "The Halls of Academia-Moving into the Future", and presented by Roy Cessna, USD #457, Coordinator of Public Information. With the anticipation of the GC High School move into the new building, there comes change, not only for the students, but for the community residents as well. Mr. Cessna will take you in a virtual tour of the new High School and explain the changes that will be made to better prepare, educate and provide for the student's future. Come to this insightful tour of GC High School 2012.
Fine Arts Discovery Day - Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building at 9 am. This is for those high school students interested in visual arts, performing arts, music and communication media. Scholarship auditions are available. For information and registration call 276-9540.
GCCC Concert Band Performance - Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building at 7:30 pm in the auditorium. Performance will feature classic and contemporary selections and conducted by Jim McAllister. Admission is free.
45th Annual GCCC Intercollegiate Rodeo - Horse Palace Indoor Arena, Finney County Fairgrounds, featuring more than 400 National Intercollegiate Rodeo Assoc. competitors from Kansas and Oklahoma. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children 6-12. Performance at 7:30 pm with subsequent performances at 7:30, March 3 and 1:30 March 4.
WKBC RV Show - Finney County Exhibition Building. Friday-Sunday. The times are, Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 10-8pm and Sunday 12-5pm. Free Admission.
How to Work with Logic Models - You will learn a method to help with: Designing Strategic Plans, Writing Concise grant Applications, Decision Making, Planning, Evaluation and Writing Action Plans. Presented by Debra Bolton, Ph.D., Extension Specialist at the Salvation Army, 216 N 9th from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. The cost is $20 for materials and lunch. Register by February 27, call to register now at 275-9164.
Free Car Seat Safety Check - American Family Insurance, Tina Barton Agency, 409 N Campus Dr. A trooper from the Kansas Highway Patrol will be here from 1-3 pm. to check car seats for anyone interested. It is free to the public.
Second Annual "Chair-ish the Children" Event - This year the live auction will include chairs, foot stools, bar stools and a storage bench. This will be at the Clarion Hotel & Convention Center, 7 pm is social hour (2 complimentary wine or beer), 8 pm is the buffet dinner with the auction to follow. Tickets in advance are $30, there are tables of 8, sit with your friends or reserve a table. Tickets at the door will be $35. All the proceeds will benefit Finney County Child Abuse Prevention Programs. For purchase of advance tickets or more information, call 276-3232 x1105 or go to the website at www.kcsl.org.
Spring Volunteer Training - Aside from the horses, volunteers are the single most important part of the program. If you have a few hours of time and the desire to do something positive for your community, Miles of Smiles needs you! Any amount of time given is well spent, and as the program grows, they need more volunteers for a variety of duties. If you are not able to donate your time, there are ways to help financially. For more information on donating time and or money, call 260-9997 or go to www.miles-of-smiles.org. or email them at email@example.com.
2012 Garden City Jazz Festival - Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building, free public concert at 7:30 pm in the auditorium. Performers are SW Kansas All Star Jazz Band with guest artist Robert Young, Wichita saxophone performer. Event is co-sponsored by GCCC and GC Telegram.
Jazz Band Concert - Garden City High School will present a jazz band concert at 7 pm in the Clifford Hope Auditorium
Choir Concert - Kenneth Henderson Middle School will present a choir concert at 7 pm in the school gymnasium.
American Red Cross Blood Drive - Dennis Perryman Athletic Complex, east gym from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. For more information, call 276-9601.
Choir Concert - Abe Hubert Middle School will present a choir concert at 7 pm in the school gymnasium.
Choir Concert - Presenting "American Spirit", at the Clifford Hope Auditorium at GCHS. Performance will start at 7:30 pm with music, moments and memories that make us proud to be Americans. Join this multi-talented cast of 10 as they take you on a powerful journey through the events and people that define the American Spirit. For more information, call 275-1667 or visit the website at www.swks-liveonstage.org.
Second Friday Films - The SW Arts & Humanities Council Film Committee present "One Week". This is a film from 2010, is not rated and is 94 minutes long. It's a movie of journey and self discovery. The film is presented at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E Walnut and starts at 7 pm with refreshments available. Admission is free.
2nd Annual Sham-Rock-and-Bowl - Finney County Young Professionals March Mingle. 2nd Annual Sham-Rock-and-Bowl Friday, March 9th at 7 p.m. Garden Bowl, 1501 N Taylor Ave. First 20 games are FREE! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or via facebook.
Chamber Breakfast - Wednesday, March 21st, 2012, 7:30 a.m. Wheat Lands Restaurant and Convention Center RSVP to email@example.com. Sponsored by Garden City Community College and St. Catherine Hospital.
2012 Garden City Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coffee Dates: - to be held in the Endowment Room of the Beth Tedrow Student Center at 10 a.m.
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