Archive for Wednesday, April 12, 2000

News briefs

April 12, 2000

Kennedy, Keener citizens of the week

Randi Kennedy and Logan Keener have been chosen as citizens of the week at Baldwin Elementary.

Kennedy, 12, is the daughter of Diane and has two brothers, Ryan and Tyler. Her friends include Emily, Shelby, Katie and Annie. She enjoys collecting dolls, sports, crafts and camp.

She is in Kathy Dorsey's fifth-grade class.

Keener is the son of Everett and June and has one sibling, Cody. He is 9 years old and in Amy Wintermantel's fourth-grade. His hobbies include Lego's, spelling and collecting Pokemon cards. His friends are Drew, Tyler, Derek and Evan.

Baldwin UMW meet today

Baldwin First United Methodist Church UMW will meet at 1 p.m. today in fellowship hall. The Program will be "Bible Guide My Feet." Hostesses are the members at large.

Treasurer's office closed April 21

Pat Wells has announced that the Baldwin City Douglas County Treasurer's satellite office will be closed on April 21st.

Night of 1,000 Stars on Friday night

The annual "Night of 1,000 Stars" will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Baldwin City Public Library. The program will include people of all professions, from sports to business, from frontiersman to grandmothers, using good books as an evening's entertainment.

Kids are encouraged to come dressed in their pajamas, and to bring a pillow, to sit on. Bedtime snacks will be provided.

The Friends of the Baldwin City Library and the Kansas Humanities Society sponsor the program.

Ives Chapel UMW mto met for noon luncheon

The Ives Chapel Methodist Women will meet at noon for a covered dish luncheon in fellowship hall of the church on April 19. Avis Hobson is hostess. Women are reminded they will be serving a meal to the VIM Leadership Training Group on April 29.

The General Meeting and program will follow. Dolores Kalb will lead the Easter program, "New Life in Christ."


2000 Fiesta and talent show

The Vinland Elementary Parent Teacher Organization invites you to their 2000 Fiesta and Talent Show on Friday in the Vinland Elementary gym.

A Mexican buffet featuring hard and soft-shelled tacos will be offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner is $3 per plate and includes a beverage and dessert. Children five and under eat free. The talent portion of the evening will run from approximately 7 to 8 p.m.

In addition, an art gallery display will feature one and two-dimensional artwork from the students. The 2000 Scholastic Book Fair will be in full gear, and the Pick A BEA.R from the "BEA.R.Y" Patch fundraiser to benefit the Accelerated Reader program for the Vinland Elementary Library and students will also be on display.

New exhibit opens at Art Affair Gallery

From 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, a show featuring Barbara Waterman-Peters will open at the Art Affair Gallery in Baldwin City. The show is entitled "Women's Cultural Roles, Images, and Subjectivity. The most recent work reflects the power of self-aware women to effect opportunities for change."

Barbara Waterman-Peters received her bachelor of fine arts degree from Washburn University in 1973. She received her masters of fine arts from Kansas State University in 1998, and is currently employed as an adjunct assistant professor at Washburn University. She is preparing for several solo exhibitions in the coming two years. She will be featured at the Michael Cross-Gallery in Kansas City this year, and next year the Wichita Center for the Arts will showcase her work. Also in 2001, she will be participating in an invitational group exhibition at the historic Columbian Theatre and Art Center in Wamego.

Any questions about the show, other works by Barbara Waterman-Peters, or comments can be addressed by Sarah Keith or Emma Lambrecht by visiting Art Affair Gallery on High Street in Baldwin City, or calling 594-7470.

Bethel Christian Academy accepting applications

Bethel Christian Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2000-2001 school year. Kindergarten Round Up will be from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

There will be an informational video and comprehensive testing and evaluation. Please contact Bethel Christian Academy at 242-1226.

Library TALK series continues

"Charms for the Easy Life" is the next book in the Generations series to be discussed at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Baldwin City Public Library. To check out books or for more information about the series, contact the library during regular business hours.

Leading this discussion will be Caryn Goldberg, an associate at Godard College. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Kansas, where she also earned her M.A. Her poetry has been published in journals throughout the U.S. and has received several awards, and she has written several non-fiction children's books. She joined the TALK program as a discussion leader in 1992.

Maundy Thursday service at Vinland UMC

The Vinland United Methodist Church will be having a Maundy Thursday service from 7 to 8 p.m. on April 20.

Parent's night

at Pioneer 4-H club

It was parent's night at the March 27 meeting of the Pioneer 4-H Club. The meeting took place at the Lawrence Wastewater Treatment Division.

Brian Schneck led the club in the flag salute. Roll call was answered by "What is your favorite color?" with 18 members present. Dan Rudman gave a talk on "Tips for finding the right person to do your chores while gone on vacation." Jena Dick did a project talk on "Doing Dressage with Horses." Paige Wagner gave a presentation on "Revolutionary ABC's." Morgan Grissum did an illustrated talk on "Guidelines for purchasing a horse." Courtney Voss did a presentation on "How to prepare your cat to show."

Next month's meeting will be at 7 p.m. April 24 at Larry Wilson's barn.

Fish fry benefits local family

A Knights of Columbus fish fry will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Annunciation Catholic Church. The menu will include: fried cat fish, hush puppies, cole slaw, coffee, tea, and dessert.

All proceeds from the fish fry will go to the William Leeker family. Bill Leeker is a Knight and a parishioner of the church. Bill and Michelle's 10-month-old son Trevor was recently diagnosed with Krabbe Disease, a genetic disease that is terminal. They also have a five-year-old son Zac.

There will be a free will donation.

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