Baldwin in Brief
RWD No. 4
to meet Tuesday
Rural Water District No. 4, Douglas County, will have its regular meeting beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the conference room of the district office.
Ives Chapel UMW
The Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet at noon for a covered dish luncheon in Fellowship Hall of the church, Wednesday, Nov. 15. Karin Constantinescu is hostess.
The general meeting will include final plans for the Annual Chicken Noodle Dinner on Nov. 17. The pre-Advent program, "Circle of Blessings" will be led by Joy Uthoff.
gather for reunion
The Newland-Rockhold Family Reunion was October 29 in the American Legion Hall, Baldwin City. There were 40 family members from Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Oklahoma.
Those attending were: Don and Marrietta Newland, Moulton, Iowa; Ralph and Peggy Davis, Keokuk, Iowa; Willie and Liz Ray, Oklahoma City, Okla.; Lyndon Newland, Lee's Summit, Mo.; Merle, Sharal and Megan Newland, Wellsville; Anthony and Joan Habiger, Topeka; Bob and Marilyn Rockhold, Olathe; Keith and Patty Rockhold, Ottawa; Dan and Jennifer Coates, Ottawa; Don Coates, Casey, Andrew and Lanaya, Richmond; Jay and Doreen Newland, Mound City; Don and Pam Bone, Bobby and Beth, Lawrence; Dotty Newland, Thelma and Bill Randel, Brenda and Kenny Roberts, Pat Roberts, Charlene Coates, Mabel Rockhold, Norma and Scott Sconce and Nancy and Clayton Culley, all of Baldwin City.
The Baker University Orchestra, under the direction of Larry Williams, will present its first concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church.
The concert will feature music of Gluck, Stamitz, Mendelssohn, Rameau and modern American composers Calvin Custer, Robert Washburn and Mark Williams.
The orchestra is led by Concertmaster Melissa Roberts of Parsons, and section leaders Suzanne Domnanish, Ottawa, Robert Bovaird, Topeka and Scott Allison, Bartlett.
This is the seventh season for the orchestra since it was brought back to the Baker University music department. Restarting the program was Dr. Trilla Lyerla, who was followed by Williams, the current conductor.
The concert by the 30 piece orchestra is admission free and open to the public.
History writer to
speak in Baldwin
Barbara Brackman will speak at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the American Legion Hall. She completed a book called "Civil War Women" and will speak on this subject along with some quilting stories. For information, contact Sharon at Quilter's Paradise, 594-3477.
Amelia Earhart may have disappeared 60 years ago, but she is alive and well in the portrayal by Ann E. Birney.
Birney has been performing Earhart for more than 5 years as part of a touring troupe, "Ride Into History."
She will portray the Aviatrix during the Douglas County FCE Fall Festival at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, Building 21. The performance is open to the public.