Baldwin in brief
Holiday Art Sale
The Baldwin Community Arts Council will have a Holiday Art Sale at 715 Eighth Street in downtown Baldwin City from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Thirteen area artists will be represented with all work less than $100. Refreshments will be available. There will be paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, pottery, books and caricatures.
to prepare grounds
The Vinland United Methodist Church will be having a work day to prepare for the Living Nativity at the Vinland fair grounds on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. Anyone interested in participating in the Nativity presentation should contact Jean Moore, 594-3568 or Kenna Cagle, (785) 766-5647. Babies up to six months are always needed with parents for 30 minute scenes. Also needed are youth and adults for shepherds for 30 minutes to an hour. The Living Nativity will be presented Dec. 21-23.
RWD No. 4
to meet Tuesday
Rural Water District No. 4, Douglas County, will have its regular meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the conference room of the district office.
Maple Leaf Quilt
Guild hosts dinner
The Maple Leaf Quilt Guild will have a combined dinner/meeting for Nov. and Dec. at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Senior Center in Baldwin City. Those attending should bring a salad or dessert to be shared. Everyone is welcome but non-members should call Kathy Davids at (785) 841-3949 for more information.
Centenary Church to
have nativity displays
The Centenary United Methodist Church, Fourth and Elm streets, Lawrence, is hosting the eighth annual Festival of Nativities featuring more than 200 nativity scenes. Times are from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 14-15, and Dec. 21-22. Crafts and baked goods will be for sale.
BHS art students
to have art show
Baldwin High School art students will present a first semester art show from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 11 at the BHS cafeteria. Featured will be ceramics, drawings, paintings and photography.
to fund loans
The Kansas BPW Educational Foundation is requesting assistance in helping qualified students in the state to further their education and meet their career goals. Each year the organization receives applications from students for financial assistance. A large portion of these requests go unfunded because money is not available. To date, more than $45,000 has been awarded in scholarships to Kansas students. The program is open to the public for applications and contributions. For more information contact Lisa Robertson, 594-2911.
Citizen of the Week
Sierra Hall has been named Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Hall, 5, is in Amy Berg's kindergarten class. Her parents are Scott and Susan and her siblings are Jared and Sieana. Her friends include Madeline, Hope, Sienna and Katelyn. Her hobbies are camping, reading, playing with friends and getting gumballs.
scheduled for January
Baldwin City Community Theatre and The Lodge are planning a mystery/dinner theater. Tentative performance dates are the end of January. Auditions will be at the BCCT office, 816 High St., from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 3 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday. The parts are for 3 to 5 women and 3 to 5 men, adults only. For more info call Karen Bayer at 594-3858.
Ives Chapel announces
Communion will be served Sunday at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church. Special music for the Christmas season will be presented. The annual display of nativity scenes will be at Stacy's Dance Studio from 5 to 7 p.m. and baked items will be available.
set for Thursday
The Baldwin Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the home of Betty Barker Bashaw, 1374 N. 200 Road.
Barbara Duke of Lawrence, Kansas AAUW co-president, will present a historical overview of AAUW public policy.
Members are asked to bring toiletries and/or money for the Women's Transitional Care Center of Lawrence. A representative of the care center will be present.
masters from KSU
More than 1,420 students are candidates for December 2002 graduation from Kansas State University, including Baldwin High School graduate Alice Louise Blecha, master of science. Commencement ceremonies will be Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14.
Ceremonies Dec. 13 start in Manhattan with the Graduate School at 1 p.m. Dec. 13 in McCain Auditorium, followed by the College of Technology and Aviation at 7 p.m. in the Kansas Highway Patrol Training Center Administration Building, 2025 E. Iron, Salina.
All commencement ceremonies Dec. 14 will be on the Manhattan campus