Archive for Thursday, March 18, 2004

Baldwin in brief

March 18, 2004

Prairie City Cemetery

to have meeting

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The Prairie City Cemetery annual meeting will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the John Jackson home, 1305 N. 200 Rd., or call 594-3094 for information.


Men's breakfast

to be served

A men's breakfast will be served Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at Lighthouse Baptist Church. This will be a time of fellowship and there will be a Biblical Devotion directed to men. Call 594-7534 for information and to be included for food preparation.

Artist, Lecture Series

features string players

Baker University's Artist & Lecture Series will feature the International Sejong Soloists, a New York based string ensemble, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Baldwin First United Methodist Church. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for ages 13-19. Students under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. For information, call 594-8421.

Baldwin Cemetery

annual meeting set

The Baldwin City Cemetery annual meeting will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Oakwood Cemetery office building.

VES to host Science

fair, book fair

Vinland Elementary School is hosting its Annual Science Fair March 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. On display will be science projects created by students. The projects can also be entered in the Douglas County Science Fair at the Fairgrounds.

The Book Fair will be located in the Library with books available for purchase. The community is welcome to attend both of these events.

ECKAN Agency

to distribute food

The ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible commodity participants in Baldwin City March 25, at the Legion Hall from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Student council

to host carnival

Baldwin High School Student Council is having a carnival March 27 at the high school from 1 to 4 p.m. A cake decorating contest will be held and a prize will be given. After judging, cakes will be placed in the cake walk. Advance tickets are five for one dollar. Tickets at the door will be four for one dollar.

Tractor Safety will

be topic of training

The Annual Hazardous Occupation Training, or Tractor Safety Course, will be April 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in De Soto. Leavenworth, Douglas and Johnson County Extension Services cooperate to sponsor this training which is required for 14 and 15-year-olds who will be operating a tractor on a farm owned by anyone other than their parent or legal guardian. Inexperienced youth and adults can attend this training. The cost is $10. Registration can be made at county extension offices. Students should pick up the text/workbook prior to class.

TNT Youth Group

meet for fellowship

Teens--N--Truth will meet for a night of fun and fellowship at Lighthouse Baptist Church at 6 p.m. March 26. There will be a movie shown and refreshments will be served. For information, call 594-7534.

Lighthouse Baptist

offers Bible studies

The Lighthouse Baptist Church, 115 Sixth St., meets for Bible study at 7 p.m. every Wednesday night at the church. There is a study available for adults as well as for teens. There is also a Bible study on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at the Baldwin City Library. For information call 594-7534.

Rainbow Preschool to

sponsor egg hunt

Rainbow Preschool's Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 3, at 10 a.m. on the Baker University campus. Events include pictures with the Easter bunny, egg hunts, clowns, Ident-a-Kid, face painting, bake sale, games, silent auction and raffle drawings.

Enrollment set for

Rainbow Preschool

The Rainbow Experience Preschool 2004-2005 enrollment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 27, in the preschool classroom at 700 Chapel. Enrollment forms are available at Baldwin City Market, Baldwin City TureCare Pharmacy, Baldwin Public Library and Rainbow Preschool. Classes will be filled on first come basis. Call Patricia Hunninghake at 594-2223 for more information.

Rainbow currently

has openings

The Rainbow Experience Preschool, 700 Chapel, currently has openings for the Monday/Wednesday 2 1/2 to 4-year-old morning class. Call Patricia Hunninghake at 594-2223 for more information.

Rainbow Preschool

offers 5-day class

Rainbow Experience Preschool is now offering a new 5-day class for 4 to 5-year-olds for the 2004-2005 school year. In addition, we are still offering a two day class for 2 1/2 to 3-year-olds, and a three day class for 4 to 5-year-olds. Call Patricia Hunninghake at 594-2223 for more information.

Infant massage class

to be presented

Certified infant massage therapist Dena Bracciano will lead three sessions of massage classes April 8, 15 and 22 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at BHS in the Parents as Teachers office. For information or to register call 594-7050. The class is sponsored by Parents as Teachers.

Parents as Teachers

assembles at Topeka

Kansas PAT Day was at the State Capitol in Topeka. Attending from the Baldwin group were Robyn Elder and Angie Lewis. Parents As Teachers is an early learning program, provided free of charge to families with children to three years of age, that prepares children for kindergarten. Kansas has developed a State PAT Day, a support organization and an information network. Legislators can visit displays of on-going PAT programs, meet with educators and families who are enrolled in PAT and receive information on PAT and its success working with parents. USD 348 has made Parents As Teachers available to school district residents for more than 14 years. For information contact the local program at 594-7050 or visit www.usd348.com or www.ksde@org.

Seniors can gather

for potluck and cards

Senior citizens can get together on the first and third Fridays of the month to have a potluck and play cards at the Senior Center. The potluck begins at 6 p.m. and card playing follows at 7 p.m.

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