Archive for Wednesday, August 22, 2001

Baldwin in brief

August 22, 2001

Beeghley to celebrate

90th birthday

Lloyd Beeghley, Baldwin City, will celebrate his 90th birthday Sunday at a potluck dinner and open house to be held in his honor at the home of Carroll and Donna Wingert, 693 East 1250 Rd, Lawrence, located on Hwy 59, just north of the Zarco station in the Fruit and Nut Shed.

Friends are welcome to attend any or all of the following: Potluck Dinner at 12:30 p.m. Table service and beverage will be provided; Open House from 2 to 5 p.m.; Family Reflections at 3 p.m.

Cards and personal memories or stories would be appreciated but no gifts please. The event will be hosted by the children and grandchildren, Dale and Deanna Davison and Norman and Judy Beeghley.

If you are unable to attend, please address cards to: Lloyd Beeghley, 1163 N. 550 Rd, Baldwin City, KS 66006-7253.

TALK series explores

American West

Friends of Baldwin City Library will present a three-part book discussion series this fall entitled "The Best of the West." This free program will take place at the library, 800 7th St.

The series is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council as part of its TALK program which furnishes the books and discussion leaders.

The first meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. Phillip D. Thomas of Wichita State University will lead a discussion of Jack Schaefer's "Shane," a classic gunfighter's tale of the Old West. Contact the library to check out a book at 594-3411. A video tape will also be available.

The second meeting will be to discuss "Dancing at the Rascal Fair" by Ivan Doig on Oct. 11. The last book will be "The Ox-Bow Incident" by Walter Van Tilburg Clark on Nov. 8.

Parts available for

Maple Leaf melodrama

Auditions for the Maple Leaf melodrama "Heaven Help the Po' Taters" by Billy St. John will be Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Baldwin City Library at 3 p.m. Needed are 9 males and 12 females. Questions may be directed to Susan at 594-0597. This presentation is sponsored by the Baldwin City C.L.E.A.R. Foundation.

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