Archive for Thursday, March 11, 2004

Baldwin in brief

March 11, 2004

Solo and aria concert

set at Baker


Baker's annual solo and aria concert will be tonight at 7:30 p.m. at McKibbin Recital Hall in Owens Musical Arts building. This concert is an opportunity for some of Baker's top music students to conduct or play solos with the Baker String Orchestra. The concert free and open to the public.

Talent show to

raise funds

A talent show is scheduled to raise funds for the Lumberyard Arts Center Project for Friday, March 26 at 7 p.m. at Baker University's Rice Auditorium. The "Panoply" will feature four competition categories: elementary, junior high, high school and adult. Prizes will be awarded. Auditions will be today and March 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at BHS or send a tape to Sally Hoffsommer-Brecheisen at BHS, PO Box 67, Baldwin 66006. Contact Dylan Hay at (785) 766-3038. The entire admission charge of $5 will go to the Lumberyard project.

Book TALK to

discuss mystery

Book TALK will feature Joyce Suellentrop from Wichita who will lead the discussion on "Strong Poison" by Dorothy Sayers. The next book will be "Lady in the Lake" by Raymond Chandler on April 8. These mysteries are sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council and the Friends of the Baldwin Library. Books are available at the library.

Biscuits and gravy

scheduled by Masons

Palmyra Lodge No. 23 will host its annual Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Breakfast Saturday at the Masonic Temple, 807 High St. Serving hours will be 7 to10 a.m. A donation of $4 is suggested for adults and $2 for children under 12. Coffee and juice are included with the breakfast.

St. John's announces

Lenten services, trip

Lenten services are at 6 p.m. each Sunday evening through March at St. John's United Church of Christ, 396 E. 900 Rd. Mary Lou Klein will lead the half-hour meditation. Special music will be provided.

The church is sponsoring a trip to Lindsborg on Palm Sunday, April 4, to hear Handel's "The Messiah" at Bethany College. Contact the Rev. Fred Craig at 594-3478 for tickets.

Kansas Democratic

party to caucus

The Kansas Democratic Party will host the 2004 caucuses Saturday. The doors will open at noon for registration and the caucus will begin at 2 p.m. Caucus District 3b will be at Baldwin City Library, 800 Seventh St., Baldwin City. The caucuses are open to any Kansan who is a registered Democrat. Contact the County Elections Officer at (785) 832-5267 if you are unsure of your caucus location.

Personal assessment

forms are due

Douglas County taxpayers have until March 15 to file the 2004 personal property assessment forms that were mailed in January. The list of personal property includes boats, jet skis, trailers, mobile homes, airplanes, large trucks, mopeds and business equipment. Forms are available at the Appraisers Office, (785) 832-5289. Late filing fees will be charged.

Quilt show will be

March 15-28

The Dickinson County Historical Society will host the 15th Annual Ida Stover-Eisenhower Memorial Quilt Show from March 15 through March 28 at the Heritage Center, 412 Campbell, Abilene. The show will feature quilts that are 50 years and older.

The End of the Trail Quilters Guild will have a quilt show on March 27 and 28 at Sterl Hall, Eisenhower Park, Abilene. For more information, contact the Heritage Center, (785) 263-2681.

Irish Stew Dinner

to be served

Annunciation Catholic Church will host its annual Irish Stew Dinner on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. The dinner includes beef stew, biscuits, homemade pies and drinks. Admission is by donation. A portion of the proceeds will go to support the teen youth mission trip this summer.

Vinland FCE

members to meet

Members of the Vinland FCE will meet at 9:30 a.m. March 19 at the Deal Six Auditorium, Lawrence. Bruce Chladny, Douglas County Extension Agent, will present a lesson on container gardening. Each member should bring their own container. Vinland members will depart for lunch and have a meeting. Roll call will be answered by favorite bird.

Ives Chapel UMW

to gather

"A Reflection on the Cross" will be the theme of the 1 p.m. March 17 meeting at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church. Dolores Kalb will lead the program, "The Women Looked on from a Distance."

Donations accepted

for Senior Meals

The Senior Meals Program is accepting donations to help fund meals for the elderly. Call Kathryn Russell at the Senior Center, 594-2409, to donate any amount, large or small.

Work day scheduled

at Masur home site

Weather permitting, a clean-up will be held Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the site where a fire destroyed the home of Judy Masur, 261 E. 1250 Rd. Debris will be sorted and picked up. Those interested in helping should bring rakes, gloves and wear old shoes. A meal will be served to helpers at 4 p.m. Those intending to stay for the meal should notify Judy Masur at (785) 979-8346.

American Legion

hosts supper

Lloyd Beaton Post No. 228 and Auxiliary Unit No. 228 will have a potluck supper Wednesday, March 17 at 6:30 p.m. at 803 High to celebrate the American Legion's 85th Birthday. All veterans and their families are welcome to attend.

Evening Circle

to have meeting

The Evening Circle of Ives Chapel UMC will meet at 7:15 p.m. March 17 in Fellowship Hall. Margie Adcock will be host. Devotions will be led by Alice Gurley and Shirley Wagner. Plans will be made for the Mother-Daughter Banquet.

Knights of Columbus

sponsor show

Annette Cook, Baldwin City, will perform "Primarily Patsy" at the Lodge in Baldwin City March 19 at 8 p.m. Cook has been singing Patsy Cline songs for a number of years and most recently at Espress Yourself and the Lied Center. Tickets are on sale at Santa Fe Market or call 594-3116 for information.

BCCT to hold auditions

for production

Baldwin City Community Theatre will have auditions March 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. at BJHS for the June 9 through 13 production of "Big River: the Adventures of Huck Finn." Call backs will be March 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. Details are posted at the Baldwin City Library and on the window of the office at 816 High.

BCAC to host

a garden party

The Baldwin Community Arts Council is hosting a Garden Party A-fair April 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. Space will be available for artists and craftsmen on the lawn of Three Sisters Inn. There is no charge for the spot but space is limited. Contact Laura Morford, 594-2889, or Diane Niehoff, 594-3244.

BCAC has scholarship

available for senior

The Baldwin Community Arts Council has a scholarship to a graduating Baldwin High School senior planning to continue their education in the field of arts and humanities. Applications are available at the high school counselor's office. Applications should be submitted by April 1.

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