First United Methodist
to perform Cantata
The First United Methodist Chancel Choir will be performing an Easter Cantata on Sunday during the 10:45 a.m. Palm Sunday worship service. "Come to the Table" is an Easter communion celebration with music by Joseph M. Martin and narration by Pamela Martin.
The chancel choir has been working for two months on the cantata. The community is welcome to attend. Child care for children under 5 years old is provided downstairs in the nursery.
Five FCCLA members
attend state contest
Five Baldwin High School seniors, Megan Noonan, Melanie Pelot, Tanya Eckman, Claire Kueffer and Erika Young, competed in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) in Wichita Monday and Tuesday.
STAR Events are competitive events in which members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills and occupational preparation.
Baldwin High School's chapter competed in the District E-East contests in February against 23 area schools to earn the right to compete on the state level. Noonan competed in Applied Technology Developing a Web Page; Pelot and Eckman presented for Skills for Life Career Exploration and a School-Based Business; and Kueffer and Young presented in Chapter Showcase/Community Service.
These students will also be attending the State Leadership Conference held at Century II in Wichita. The focus of the conference will be on the National Programs and Career Choices.
Theater group, Midland
to present 'who done it?'
The Baldwin City Theater, the CLEAR Foundation and the
Midland Train Depot will present a hilarious audience participation
who-done-it on Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, with departures at 7 and 9 p.m. Sunday, April 23, departure will be at 2 p.m.
Second weekend times and dates are: Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, departures at 7 and 9 p.m.; Sunday, May 13, at 2 p.m. The performances will take place at the Midland Depot and aboard The Train to No where Knoll. Come along on the ride of your life and help figure out "WHO DONE IT?" The depot is located at 1515 High Street.
The audience will actively participate in the presentation by gathering clues to solve the murder and guessing the identity of the murderer. All audience members will receive "cash" to "purchase" clues. Those in costumes of the period will receive additional bonus dollars. Cast members are: Leon Burley, Marion Constantinescu, Jan Cooper, Kathy Davis, Shane Goldring, Lloyd Lam and Diane Wagner
The production is set in 1900s, English touch of Baldwin City and includes many surprises and much levity. Refreshments provided by the Lanue's of Brats and more will be available at the Midland depot prior to each performance for only $3.50.
All tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling Carol at (785) 594-3234. Please leave a message. Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Visit our web site at http//www.baldwin-city.com/theater
Baker to host
high school musicians
Around 1,200 student musicians and 200 teachers and sponsors from 25 schools will be at Baker University to take part in the Kansas State High School Activities Association annual music competition on Saturday.
Instrumental and vocal soloists and ensemble players perform for professional musician judges and receive ratings and constructive criticisms. Those receiving the top ratings will be awarded medals and become eligible to perform at the state music festival to be held in three weeks.
Managing this year's festival are Patty Wiseman and Larry Williams from the Baker music department. Wiseman has indicated that it takes about 40 volunteers from the campus and the community to make this day go smoothly. Anyone wishing to volunteer can call Wiseman or Williams at 594-8478.
RWD #4 to meet Tuesday
Rural Water District #4, Douglas County, will have its regular meeting beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the conference room of the district office.
gather for luncheon
Sarah Circle will host the Baldwin First United Methodist Women noon luncheon on April 11 in Fellowship Hall. The program will be the Rev. Robert Ford's trip to the Dietrich-Bonhoffer International Conference in Berlin, Germany, last summer. Guests are welcome. Please call Linda at 594-3194 to make reservations.
sponsor egg hunt
The Delta Delta Delta sorority and Kappa Sigma fraternity at Baker University are sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt for pre-K to fifth graders at 1 p.m. on Sunday in the center of the Baker campus.
There will be three "grand prize" eggs with prizes donated from local businesses as well as stores from Lawrence.
The Easter Bunny will also visit with the children.
Members of Delta Delta Delta will also be selling note cards to benefit their philanthropy, children's cancer. The sorority is well known nationally for their volunteer efforts for children's cancer charities as well as research. Over $6 million has been raised through nationwide chapters since 1974.
Violet Club to meet
The Lawrence African Violet Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 13. The meeting will be with Laurie Nelson at 24879 Alexander Road, Lawrence. The program is a "Dawg" Grooming Show. There will be a blossom contest and a leaf exchange.
Citizen of the Week
Jesse Calderwood has been named Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School
Jesse's parents are Ernie and Dawn and his siblings are Cortney and Beth. His friends include Colton, Patrick and Keenan.
His hobbies are playing pitch coach and playing baseball with his sisters.
AAUW enjoys 17th
Century art program
Phyllis Rambin, assistant professor of Art History at Baker University, presented a slide program for the Baldwin Branch of AAUW on the art of the 17th Century Spanish painter, Francisco de Zurbaran, who painted monastic themes, often with St. Francis as his subject.
Roma Earles presided at the business meeting. Evonne English served refreshments.
The next meeting will be an April 5 evening meeting at the home of Evonne English, 105 Santa Fe Drive, at 7 p.m. Election of officers will be held at this annual meeting. Lucy Price of Baker University will give the program, Weimar: Culture City of Europe, 1999.
The Baldwin City Wrestling Club will have a supper and band concert at Baldwin Junior High School on Saturday, April 21. The supper will be from 5 to 7 p.m. and the concert will be from 7 to 8 p.m. featuring the band "Colorblind."
The dinner will include hamburgers or hotdogs, baked beans, chips, dessert and drink.
Tickets will be $5 for adults (includes one raffle ticket) and $3 for children. To attend the concert only, adults are $2 and children are $1. For more information, please call 594-2965 or 594-2984.