Baldwin in brief
Rally Day planned
at Ives Chapel
Sunday will be Rally Day at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church. Sunday School starts at 9:45 a.m. with new material. A new Junior High/Senior High Sunday School class will be offered, along with young elementary and adult classes. Everyone interested in participating is welcome to attend.
Book TALK begins
The Community Book TALKS begin Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin City Library, Seventh and High streets. The first book in the series will be "Coming into the Country" by John McPhee.
McPhee takes the reader into the heart of Alaska, beginning with the account of a trip down the Salmon and Kobuk rivers of the northern Brooks Range. He weaves his themes of history, wilderness and change throughout this narrative of his own search for nature.
The discussion leader will be Al Pursell who teaches English at Kansas City, Kansas Community College. He received his M.A. in education from KU, where he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in English.
Book TALKS are sponsored by the Friends of the Baldwin Library and the Kansas Humanities Council. Books can be checked out at the Baldwin Library.
by Methodist men
The Ives Chapel-Clearfield United Methodist Men will host free mini-golf at The Lodge Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. The event is open to any Baldwin area youth who brings a non-perishable food item.
Annual Mum Sale
The Annual Mum Sale will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13 and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Baldwin City Library. The sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Baldwin City Library. Mums will cost $5 each or five for $20. In case of rain, the sale will be the following week. Volunteers who will help with the sale can sign up at the library.
RWD No. 4 to have
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.