Archive for Wednesday, July 26, 2000

Baldwin in Brief

July 26, 2000

Library rewards participants

with certificates and party

Today will be the finale of the Baldwin City Public Library's summer reading program. Participants may stop by the library at 10 a.m. to pick up a summer reading certificate and a ticket to the summer reading program pool and pizza party. Readers must have read 10 books and listeners must have heard 20 books to receive their certificate.

The pool and pizza party will be at 11 a.m. today at the Baldwin City pool. Top readers in each age group will be announced at noon. The rain date is Thursday. The library is not responsible for supervision of children while at the pool. The party is sponsored by the Baldwin City Recreation Commission and Pizza Hut.

Basket dinner set

at Ives Chapel

A noon-time basket dinner will be Sunday immediately after the morning worship service at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church.

Covered dish dinners are held the fifth Sunday of each month. The purpose is a fellowship time for the congregation and friends of Ives Chapel. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Bring dishes according to the number in your family. Table service and drinks are furnished.

Entertainment is a part of the program. The Ives Chapel Fashion Show, as well as other fun events captured on video, will be shown.

Danny McMillen to speak

at Now or Never Club

The guest speaker at the Now or Never Club's noon potluck on Aug. 2 will be storyteller Danny McMillen. If you wish to attend, you may either bring a dish or contact Liz Hemphill at the Senior Center, 594-2409, one day in advance and order a meal.

Festival committee

schedules meeting

The Maple Leaf Festival Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at the Baldwin City Public Library activity room. The committee will be receiving suggestions from anyone who would like to participate.

Methodist women

to gather for banquet

A Mother/Daughter Banquet will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, in Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist Church. The program will be local talen presenting "On With the Show." Make reservations by July 31 by calling 594-3194.

Palmyra 4-H Club

announces news

The monthly meeting of the Palmyra 4-H club was called to order on July 16 after the club tour. The club toured nine homes of 4-H members. The 4-H'ers showed their fair projects off to club members, leaders and parents.

A special guest was new 4-H county agent, Cathy Brockhoff. The tour ended with a potluck dinner at the Steve Krysztof home.

The meeting was held after dinner. Roll call was "What are you taking to the fair?" Emily James gave a talk on her horse project.

Because of the fair, there will not be an August meeting, so the next meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6, at Ives Chapel Methodist Church. An election of officers will be held. Refreshments, clean-up and set-up will be done by the Seele, Sigvaldson and Krysztof families.

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