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Prince of Peace Catholic Youth Group Lenton Suppers Every Friday til April 12
The Prince of Peace Catholic Youth Group will sponsor Lenton Suppers Every Friday til April 12th at the Auditorium at Baker and Broadway in Great Bend. Serving time starts at 6:30 PM. Proceeds go toward Widow’s Mite Menu includes:
March 8th Cheese pizza
March 15th Vegetable Soup with Homemade Bread
March 22nd Vegetable Lasagna with Garlic Bread
March 29th Four Cheese Macaroni Deluxe
April 5th Minestrone
April 12th Cheese Enchiladas
Movies with a Message at Heartland Center for Spirituality Tuesday, February 5th – April 30th The next Movie with a Message hosted by the Heartland Center for Spirituality takes place on Tuesday February 5th at 6:15 in the Auditorium of the Motherhouse of the Dominican Sisters of Peace. The movie on the 5th will be Blackbeard’s Ghost. Other movies in the series include The Greatest Showman on March 5th, The Long Walk Home on April 2nd and a Summer in the Forest on April 30th. A free will offering will be accepted to offset the cost of refreshments.
St. John Episcopal Church- Lenten Wednesdays Soup Supper- Wednesdays March 6th-April 17th
St. John Episcopal Church with have Lenten Wednesday Soup Suppers March 6th – April 17th at 6pm, Followed by Prayer service at 6:30. Located at the corner of 17th and Adams.
Great Bend Public Library Hoopla Release Monday March 18th
The library is releasing a new digital streaming service called “hoopla.” You can use your library card with the hoopla app to stream or download digital movies, television shows, comics, music, or books. Stop by the library on Monday evening between 6:00-6:30 to learn more about hoopla and get help starting with the app.
Great Bend Public Library Family Night Read Monday March 18th
The Great Bend Public Library will host Family Read Night Monday, March 18th at 6:30 pm. Kids are invited to visit the library with their adult readers to participate in Family Read Night! The library will provide reading stations, stuffed toys, comfy spots, and yummy treats for a fun night of reading together.
Russell Rural Water District #3 Annual Meeting Notice Monday March 18th
The Russell Rural Water District #3 will have their Annual Meeting to benefit all unit owner members Monday,March 18th at the Russell RWD #3 office at 121 Main in Susank
First Presbyterian Chruch Annual Famous Irish Stew Thursday March 21st
The First Presbyterian Church would like to invite you to join them for their Annual Famous Irish Stew and Delicious Pie on Thursday, March 21st. at the Church Fellowship all on 24th and Washington from 4:30 to 7 PM . Tickets are $7 Per Person and kids preschool age and under eat free. Carry out is available for pick up at the Northeast Entry.
Family Crisis Center Red Shoes and Bunco Too Friday March 22nd
The Family Crisis Center will Host their Red Shoes and Bunco Too Tournament Fundraiser Friday, March 22nd. at the Great Bend Event Center. Tickets are $50 which includes a drink ticket, heavy hors d’oeuvres and Bunco Play. Wear Red Shoes and receive an extra drink ticket. They will have a raffle for a New Louis Vuitton purse plus a silent auction. Social hour and Silent Auction start at 6:30, and Bunco Play begins at 7:30. Tickets Must be Purchased no later than March 18th and you must be 21 years or older to attend. Contact Joanne at 620-793-9941 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Great Bend Public Library The Wonderful Wizard of OZ Saturday March 23rd
The Great Bend Public Library Brings you “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” Presented by Brett Crandall’s Children’s Theater Tour Saturday March 23rd. Enjoy a lively remake of L. Frank Baum’s classic with New York-based actor Brett Crandall. It is targeted toward children, but audiences of all ages will enjoy the funny, exciting, and engaging show. Crandall also encourages audience participation and volunteers have the chance to take on roles in the show (perhaps the first role of many in the future)!
Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Extravaganza Saturday March 23rd
The Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation will host its 25th Anniversary Extravaganza Saturday March 23rd. at 5:30 PM. at the Great Bend Convention Center. They will have a social hour, then a meal catered by Weaver’s BBQ, Entertainment by Dave Lewis, the voice of the Wildcats GAME SHOW ROAD SHOW – Family Feud, Guest Speakers, and most importantly celebrating the Kids of Kans for Kids. Tickets will be available for reserving online after January 25th. visit www.kansforkids.org for more information.
Argonne American Legion Post #180 100th Anniversary Saturday March 23rd
The Argonne American Legion Post #180 Celebrates its 100th Anniversary and wants to share it with you. Join them for Steak night and Party at 1101 Kansas Ave. in Great Bend from 5:30 to 7 PM. on Saturday, March 23rd. Cost is $15 per person and reservations are not required but appreciated by calling the post at 620-7935912. They will have a short program and recognition of the past commanders and presidents as well.
Central Baptist Church Pig Roast Saturday March 23rd
The Central Baptist Church will be hosting a Pig Roast with sides and dessert Saturday, March 23rd from 11 AM to 2 PM at 3301 Lakin Ave. in Great Bend. The Fundraiser if for Hal and Cindy Hollembeak to help with Medical expenses. Free will donation and Carry out will be available.
Great Bend Fire Department Station #1 Recent Promotions Tuesday March 26th
The Great Bend Fire Department Station #1 invites you to join as they celebrate the recent Promotions of Matt Peterson to Fire Captain and Nathan Florian to Fire Engineer Tuesday, March 26th at 4:30 at Station #1 located at 1205 Williams Street in Great Bend. They will have Refreshments and Cake to follow.
Golden Belt Humane Society Fundraiser Wednesday March 27th
Freddy’s Steakburgers is partnering with Golden Belt Humane Society for a fundraiser on Wednesday, March 27th from 5-9pm. A percentage of the sales will go to the Humane Society. Be sure to tell the cashier you’re part of this group
Golden Belt Humane Society Adopt a Pet Saturday March 30th
Golden Belt Humane Society/Adopt a Pet is partnering with Manweiler Chevrolet on March 30th from 10 am until 2 pm at Manweiler’s, 271 South Main, in Hoisington. We will be serving pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans or potato salad, or chips, cookies, & a bottle of water all for a $6 donation. Please join us & support your local shelter. There will be dogs on site looking for their forever home. All money earned goes to the direct care of the shelter animals. For for info, call Jean @ 786-5955.
Prince of Peace Catholic Church presents Spring Fling II Saturday March 30th
Prince of Peace Catholic Church presents Spring Fling II on Saturday, March 30th at the Knight of Columbus Club on Main St. in Great Bend. Social starts at 6:30 PM, followed by Dinner with Ribeye steak, baked potato, and all the trimmings at 7 PM. Enjoy entertainment by Hays Community Theater, lots of Raffles and Auctions items, and heads and tails game.Tickets are $50 per Person, $80 a couple, or $250 for a table of 6.
Sons of the American Legion Post #106 E-Waste Recycling Fundraiser Saturday March 30th
The Sons of the American Legion Post #106 will be hosting their E-Waste Recycling Fundraiser Saturday, March 30th from 9 AM to 3 PM at the VFW at 603 Edwards St. in Larned. The Fundraiser is Sponsored by Archway Recycling.
St. Mark Lutheran Church Roast Beef Dinner Sunday March 31st
St. Mark Lutheran, 2101 Jackson, will host a Roast Beef dinner on Sunday, March 31st. Serving will be from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the church Fellowship Hall. Menu includes: Roast beef, scalloped potatoes, vegetable, bread, homemade dessert & beverage. Take-out will be available. Admission will be by free will offering at the door. All proceeds will go to Lutheran Disaster Response.
Barton County Historical Society Volunteer Orientation Thursday April 4th
The Barton County Historical Society and Village will host a volunteer orientation Thursday, April 4th at 1:30 PM at the Village, South of the river bridge on highway 281. The meeting is for anyone in Barton County who seeks information about volunteer service at the museum. This Meeting will feature a short orientation and information about past and current happenings at the museum. For more information contact 620-793-5125
The Tall and Small Ball: A Parent Child Dance Saturday April 6th
The Tall and Small Ball, is a Parent child Dance Saturday, April 6th from 6:30 to 8:30 at Central Baptist Church located at 3301 Lakin Ave. in Great Bend. Families will have a great time dressing up and dancing together at the ball. Flowers will be provided for the ladies, and each family will leave with a digital portrait. Cost is Free will donation.
Royal Family Kids Camp 5K for kids Saturday April 6th
Royal Family Kids Camp is have a 5K for Kids Saturday, April 6th at 9 AM at Brit Spaugh Park. Adults are $30 and kids are $15. You can also do the new Family Registration for $100. Check in is 8AM and race begins at 9AM. Every Runner get a t-shirt and free breakfast. All Proceeds benefit the Royal Family Kids Camp. You can sign up online on their events page on Facebook
Knight of Columbus Chicken Fried Chicken Dinner & Raffle Sunday April 7th
The Knights of Columbus will be have a Chicken Fried Chicken Dinner with all the fixin’s Sunday, April 7th from 10:30 to 12:30 PM at the Great Bend Columbus Club on Main St. Tickets are $10 per person and kids 5 and under eat free. They will also be having a raffle during the event for your chance to win a beef bundle, cash and lots more. All proceeds to help youth activities sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.
Kansas Wetlands Education Center Biosphere Block Party Saturday April 13th
Kansas Wetlands Education Center is having a Biosphere Block Party Saturday April 13th. They Will have Free come and go activities from 9 AM to 1PM.
9AM- Rain Barrel workshop (Make and take)
10:15- Folding crafts with recycled books
11AM- Outdoor Yoga, wear comfy clothes and bring a mat
12PM- Rain Barrel workshop (Make and Take)
Call or Visit the KWEC to Pre-register 1-877-243-9268
592 NE K-156 Hwy, Great Bend
Cougar Open Barton Booster Club 7th Annual Golf Tournament Friday April 26th
The Barton Booster Club 7th Annual golf Tournament will be held Friday April 26th. 1 PM Shotgun Start at the StoneRidge Country Club in Great Bend. 4 person teams cost $100 per person, that includes golf cart and fees. They will have hole prizes, silent auction and a raffle and dinner following the Tournament. Proceeds benefit Cougar Student Athletes. For more information you can contact Eric Gotsche at 620-617-8600, Alan Crowther 620-617-5506, or David Foss 620-617-1755
The Central Kansas Photography Club Digital Photography Seminar Saturday May 18th
The Central Kansas Photography Club Presents a Digital Photography Seminar Saturday, May 18th from 9 AM to 4 PM at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center. You can Pre-register for this event by Thursday, May 9th. Cost is $49 per person and $20 for students. Seating is Limited to 65 and Lunch will be provided. From more information contact Connie Dyer at 620-617-7391