Archive for Wednesday, November 12, 2003

Baldwin in brief

November 12, 2003

Baker presents an

evening of opera

The Baker University Department of Music will feature an evening of opera at 7:30 p.m. today at McKibbin Recital Hall in Owens Musical Arts Building. The program is presented by the students in Opera/Music Theatre Workshop under the instruction of Susan Buehler. The one-act opera "Gallantry: A Soap Opera," by Douglas Moore, takes a humorous look at daytime TV and the characters that captivate the audiences. Trilla Lyerla, keyboardist, Jeremy Wohletz, clarinetist, and the "Billy Boy Wax Dancers," Perry Carrington, Ally Foye and Erin Jansen from Stacy's Dance Studio will assist. The opera is a comic opera and is suitable for all ages. There is no admission charge.

Art Affair to host

holiday art show

The Art Affair, 622 High St., will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday for the opening of its holiday art show. The Art Affair is the Baker University student run gallery and will feature professional area artists' work. The opening will feature live holiday music and light refreshments. Items will be available for purchase. The show will continue to run for a month. Admission is free.

Holiday art sale

to have preview

The Holiday Art Sale preview will be Saturday, Nov. 22 in conjunction with the downtown retailers open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be downtownin the former lumberyard building. The Art Sale will also run on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday Dec. 7 from noon until 8 p.m. Artists participating include: Gerard Arantowicz, Mary Brungardt, Sandy Cardens, Christy Carisle, Steve Carrithers, Rick Daugherty, T.J. Harrison, Laura Morford, Cindy Novelo and Edwin Smith. All artworks are affordably priced at $150 less. This would be a great opportunity to support local artists, and purchase a holiday gift for a friend, or perhaps a special gift for yourself.

Baldwin High students

rank in Math Day contest

A team representing Baldwin High earned first place honors in the 4A classification at the annual Math Day competition staged recently at Washburn University. A total of 428 students from 25

Kansas high schools participated in the event, with awards determined on the basis of scores earned in a competitive examination.

Team members were Jeffrey Hill, son of Pamela and David Hill; Kristin Lynch, daughter of John Lynch and Stephanie Lynch; and Brad Ikenberry, son of Alan and Kathy Ikenberry.

Friends to host

discussion at library

Friends of the Baldwin Library will host the discussion of "Sacajawea" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the library. Ruth Dickinson will lead the last of the series on the Lewis and Clark expedition. The books used are available at the library, "Journals of Lewis and Clark" and "Sacajawea."

Ives Chapel UMW

to have meeting

Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet at 1 p.m. Nov. 19 in Fellowship Hall. Joy Uthoff will lead the program, "Let There Be Peace On Earth." Dolores Kalb is hostess.

Christmas items

needed for gift shop

The American Legion Auxiliary No. 228 is collecting Christmas gift items for Veterans at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Medical Center at Leavenworth. The gifts will be made available to the Veterans to be sent to family members for Christmas gifts. Needed are items such as shirts, sweaters, gloves, toys, games, socks, blankets, pillow cases, kids' clothes, jewelry and billfolds.

Also needed are cheer items for the Veterans such as socks, toothpaste, tooth brushes, pens, tissues, cards, notepads and ball caps. Cookies are needed, as many as you can bake. Items can be taken to Ethel May Carlson, 118 Seventh St., by Saturday.

ECKAN to distribute

food items

The ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants Friday, Nov. 21 at the American Legion Hall, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Pioneers 4-H Club

has meeting

The Pioneers 4-H Club meeting was called to order by Kalli Keen, president. Discussion was held on the profits from the hayrack ride. The achievement celebration was held at the fairgrounds. Cookies were to be made for Veterans Sunday at the Jehle home. The meeting was adjourned with the club pledge and motto.

Vinland FCE

to have meeting

The Vinland Family Community Education unit will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Mariann Bradley with Virginia Eldred as co-hostess. Roll call will be answered by naming a meal you fix for unexpected company. The lesson, "Company's Coming," will be given by Lola Ford.

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