Archive for Thursday, March 25, 2004

Baldwin in brief

March 25, 2004

Willow Springs

hosts supper


Willow Springs Township Fire Dept. will hold its annual pancake and sausage breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on March 27 located 1 1/2 miles west of U.S. Highways 56 and 59 junction on U.S. Highway 56, north side of the road. Free-will donations will be accepted. Visit with the firefighters and see the trucks.

Wellness Festival

available on campus

The Community Wellness Festival sponsored by Baldwin City and Baker University will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Collins Sports and Convention Center, Sixth and Fremont streets. Free health screenings are for blood pressure, blood sugar, body fat, bone density, hearing, lung volume, skin cancer and vision.

CFBC schedules

July 4 fundraisers

Citizens for Baldwin City will have a fundraiser for the Fourth of July Celebration Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Baldwin City Market. There will be brats, hot dogs and chili dogs.

Orders for Krispy Kreme glazed donuts will also be taken as a fundraiser for the July 4 Celebration on Saturday at BCM. The donuts will be delivered directly to you on Saturday, April 10 (Easter weekend). There must be 50 orders taken to do the donut fundraiser. Stop by the Market Saturday or call Dana Richardson, 594-2699 or Nancy Walker, 594-3905 to place your order. Delivery can be made to home or business.

Talent show to

benefit arts center

Baldwin High School students are sponsoring the first ever Panoply Talent Show at 7 p.m. Friday at Rice Auditorium as a fundraiser for the Lumberyard Arts Center.

Rainbow Preschool

to enroll Saturday

Enrollment for the 2004-2005 classes at Rainbow Experience Preschool will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at 700 Chapel. For more information, call Patricia Hunninghake at 594-2223.

Methodist men to

prepare pancakes

Trails United Methodist Men are sponsoring a Pancake Supper on April 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church. A free-will donation will be accepted with proceeds going to the God's Musketeers UMY. The UMM are members from Clearfield and Ives Chapel churches.

Children to gather

for worship training

There will be a Worship Preparation session for children and youth that are beyond nursery age during a Children's Church Sunday at Ives Chapel. Children are asked to gather in Fellowship Hall after the Children's Sermon to review their responsibilities. Sponsored by the NOW Committee, children are urged to participate in this one time session.

Club plans Wetlands

work project

The Wakarusa Group of Sierra Club has scheduled a workday at the Haskell-Baker Wetlands at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 3. The project will be supervised by Professor Roger Boyd and will involve clearing brush and limbs from the boardwalk and north levee trail. Participants should meet at the north entrance to the wetlands, off 31st Street. Wear long pants, long-sleeved shirt, work gloves and work boots or sturdy shoes. Bring drinking water and limb loppers or pruning shears.

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.

Vinland Cemetery

planning workday

There will be a workday at Vinland Cemetery on April 3 at 9 a.m. or April 17 if rain. Bring tools, food and drink. For information, call Gailen Murray at 594-3222.

Baldwin First UMC

sets Easter schedule

The Baldwin First United Methodist Church will have a choir cantata at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 4. Communion Service, with a reenactment of the Last Supper, will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 8. (Childcare through Age 3 will be available.) On Easter Sunday, April 11, a Praise Service will begin at 7:30 a.m., breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall and the traditional Easter Worship is scheduled for 10:45 a.m.

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.

BBB suggests checking

out pageants first

The Better Business Bureau receives inquiries each year from consumers asking about beauty pageant promotions. If you are contacted by a pageant company, contact the BBB first for a reliability report on the company. Call (785) 232-0454 for 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.

Hestia Study Club

reports meeting

Hestia Study Club met at the home of Alice Russell with Patty Lenning as co-hostess. Roll call was answered with "My creative outlet." Some members brought crafts to share. Minutes, treasurer's and committee reports, new and old business were discussed. Tom Russell, professional artist, gave the program about his artistic career. Members toured his studio. Bev Griffin, Second District President, was a guest.

AAUW to have

April meeting

Erin Arantowicz will present a program on the American Association of University Women's Educational and Legal Advocacy funds for the April meeting of the Baldwin AAUW Branch.

The meeting is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at the home of Barbara Gaeddert, 1235 E. 1900 Road, Lawrence. The annual election of officers will be a part of the business meeting.

Friends of Library

to have meeting

The Friends of the Library Board will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the meeting room in the library. Baldwin area residents are invited to attend. The meeting will highlight what Friends of the Library has accomplished over the past year and outline plans for the coming year.

Friends of Library

to have meeting

The Friends of the Library Board will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the meeting room in the library. Baldwin area residents are invited to attend. The meeting will highlight what Friends of the Library has accomplished over the past year and outline plans for the coming year.

BBB suggests beware

of vanity pitches

Who's Who type publications may do no more than empty your wallet says the Better Business Bureau. If you receive offers to be featured in some kind of publication, check out the company before submitting personal information and sending money. A local library may have lists of well known companies or call the BBB at (785) 232-0454 or

Book TALK to

discuss last mystery

The Golden Age of Mysteries will conclude with "The Lady in the Lake" by Raymond Chandler. Detective Philip Marlow goes to the mountains of southern California in search of a missing woman. Book TALK will be at 7 p.m. April 8 at the Baldwin Library. Denise Low, Haskell Indian Nations University, will be discussion leader. Books are available at the Baldwin Library. This series is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council and the Friends of the Baldwin Library.

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