Archive for Thursday, August 19, 2004

Baldwin in brief

August 19, 2004

Palmyra Township

changes meeting


The Palmyra Township Board meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31has been rescheduled for Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m.

Covered dinner to

honor new pastor

The Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will host a covered dish dinner Sunday honoring Rev. Priscilla Davies immediately following the 11 a.m. service. The event is to welcome Rev. Davies and her husband, Rev. Lou Davies, to the Baldwin community.

Quilt guild to

have meeting

The Maple Leaf Quilt Guild of Baldwin City will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26 at the Baldwin Library. The MoKan Machine Quilt Guild will present the program "Yes you can quilt it in your life time." Mary Ann Calder and Mary Jane Gierenger are hostesses. Visitors are welcome.

BCCT to have

Mystery Train auditions

Baldwin City Community Theatre will hold auditions for the fall Mystery Train on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the theater office located at 816 High St. This year's show is The Curse of the Hopeless Diamond. Need to cast two male parts (any age) and one female ex-Vegas show girl. If you are interested in auditioning and cannot attend on this date contact the director, Glenda Stokes, at (785) 746-8864.

Pool hours

change for school

The Baldwin City Public Pool has changed its hours of operation. It is now open from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Genealogical research

topic of presentation

On Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m., in conjunction with the city's Ninth Annual Civil War on the Western Frontier celebration, the Lawrence Library will offer a day of events co-sponsored by the Douglas County Genealogical Society. Mary Clement Douglass, a Certified Genealogical Records Specialist, will present "Best Sources for Civil War Research." A demonstration will be given at 11 a.m. on website census and history sources.

At 1 p.m. author Roy Bird will discuss "The Many Faces of Civil War Kansas." At 2 p.m. Roy Lafferty will discuss military uniforms and equipment of the period. Christine Reinhard will speak on clothing worn by women of the mid-19th century at 2:45 p.m.

Programs are in the Library Auditorium and are free to the public. Society members will be available to assist in the Osma Room.

Rainbow preschool

offers training

The Rainbow Experience Preschool is offering training sessions on safety, child abuse and childhood illnesses, approved by the KDHE, and taught by Dana Hart, director. Classes are open to anyone interested. Call (785) 594-2223 and leave a message. Sessions will be held at 708 Chapel. The sessions are titled: Responsive Discipline, Preparing for Child Development Associate (CDA), Safety, Germs and All the Rest. Credit can be received for KDHE approved hours.

ECKAN Agency to

distribute food items

The ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants on Aug. 26 at the American Legion Hall from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Fundraiser set for

Eudora High band

Cardinal Daze Festival will be held Aug. 28 from 3 to 10 p.m. at the city park in Eudora. Sponsors are needed to donate money or goods to raffle. There will be food and bands will perform. Bring an instrument to join in a jam session. Adults will be $5, 10 and under $2.50 and two and under free.

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