NOTE our new e-mail address to submit calendar items!
Great Bend Summer Street Stroll Every Thursday Through September
The Great Bend Summer Street Stroll will be at the Jack Kilby Square, Downtown Great Bend every Thursday through September from 4-7. They have Fresh vegetables, fruit, honey, farm beef, pork, and eggs, Cinnamon rolls, baked goods, treats, and more! Find out more by visiting their Facebook Page. Sponsored by the City of Great Bend and Barton County Health Department.
Great Bend Public Library July Events:
Peter Pan Interactive Theater -Wednesday, July 24: 2:00 pm
For families with children pre-K to 5th grade. Come enjoy the story of Peter Pan as a live interactive theater performance. This fun and humorous show uses volunteers from the audience to help tell the story and experience acting, perhaps for the first time in their lives!
Cosmic Cosplay & Pizza – Thursday, July 25
4:00-7:00 pm: Costume Creation
7:00-8:00 pm: Red Carpet Runway Show
For teens (please pre-register). Create a costume and fashion accessories out of recycled materials to represent a specific character. Finish the night with pizza and a red carpet runway judging of your cosplay. To register, text “@coscosplay” to 81010.
Ronnie & the Rockits Concert – Friday, July 26: 6:00-9:00 pm
Come celebrate the ending of the Summer Library Program and the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a summer concert by a live rock band! The Rockits, a well-loved band from the local area, will play classic rock songs that people of all ages will recognize and enjoy.
Price it Yourself Rummage Sale Saturday July 27th
The First Congregational UCC is having a “Price it Yourself” Rummage Sale Saturday, July 27th from 8 to 1pm. The Church is located at 3400 21st Street in Great Bend and they ask that you use the rear entrance. Pay what you think the items are worth! All proceeds go to the Women’s Fellowship of the church for their mission projects
Wings of Hope- Smith Strong Spaghetti Fundraiser Saturday July 27th
Wings of Hope invites you to attend the Smith Strong Spaghetti Fundraiser Saturday, July 27th at the VFW 504 on South Washington in Great Bend. Serving is from Noon to 6PM. They will also have a silent auction going on during the event. $10 a plate and all the proceeds go to the Sargent David Smith Family
Hoisington Public Library July Events:
July 23rd @ 1pm Preschool program
Smoky Hills Public Television will once again be bringing learning and adventure stories made just for our Preschoolers to the Hoisington Public Library. Daycares and families are welcome to come. Target age group is 1-6 year olds. Please call or come by the Library to register for this special event!
July 30th @ 5pm “Fraud Awareness” presented by the Wilson State Bank.
Topics to be discussed center around “How to protect yourself from fraud” There will be light refreshments served and a Question & Answer period to follow the presentation.
Central Kansas CASA Drive for the Child Golf Tournament Friday July 26th
Central Kansas CASA is hosting a four person scramble, open to all levels of golfers on Friday, August 26th. Its a day dedicated to giving the children of the 20th Judicial District a voice. Team registration is $400 or $100 Per Player. Registration begins at 11 AM with a shotgun start at Noon. They will have a Free Snacks and Drink Cart provided throughout the day and lunch is also provided with Registration. They will have hole contest and games throughout the day and mulligans will be available as well as cash prizes for flight winners.
1st Annual City-Wide Garage Sale Saturday July 27th
The City of Great Bend invites you to participate in the 1st Annual city-wide garage sale Saturday, July 27th, starting at 8 AM rain or shine. There is a $10 particapation fee that includes you in advertising for the event, that needs to be turned into the city no later than July 15th by noon. For more information on the event contact Christina Hayes at email@example.com.
Bike Brew Q Saturday July 27th
Get your tickets now for Bike Brew Q presented by Red Barn Pet Products, July 27th at the Great Bend Expo Complex, featuring 18 breweries and counting!, Tacos, Barbecue, Unlimited Craft Beer Samples and Charitable giving! Get your tickets now at www.bikebrewq.com All proceeds support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
KFC Serves More Than Just Chicken
Your Great Bend KFC is excited to announce the launch of their 20% back fundraising program! Non-profits can now raise 20% without the hassle of selling, out-of-pocket expenses, or sweating it out at the car wash. Churches, Schools, athletic organizations, and other non-profits can visit www.kfcgivesback.com to learn more and schedule online. Enjoy a finger lickin’ good meal AND raise money for your cause! For questions, please contact Andrea at firstname.lastname@example.org