Baldwin in brief
First UM Church
to host turkey dinner
The Baldwin First United Methodist Church will have a turkey dinner today from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church. There will be turkey, dressing and all the trimmings, dessert and drink. Adults are $8, children in grades K-6 are $5 and under six are free.
chili feed, auction
Rainbow Experience Preschool will have its annual chili feed and auction at 700 Chapel St., in the primary center cafeteria Saturday beginning at 5 p.m. The auction starts at 6:30 p.m. Items to be auctioned include a girl's bicycle, telescope and a vacuum cleaner. Adults are $5, children $3 and under three are free. Tickets will be available at the door.
for Veterans' Day
American Legion Lloyd Beaton Post 228 will be celebrating Veterans' Day on Thursday, Nov. 11, with a dinner at 7 p.m. All Veterans, their families and the public are invited. Special guests will include District II Commander Dan Robertson and Vice Commander Don Dalquest. The program features Col. Mark Marks from Lawrence who will speak about his experience in Kuwait and Iraq. For more information and to RSVP, contact Ethel Mae Carlson, 594-6655.
to celebrate 90th
Wilma Rockhold, Baldwin City, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Nov. 13. Her family is hosting a card shower in her honor. Best wishes should be mailed to 1119 Jersey, Apt. 35, Baldwin City, KS 66006.
Get together set for
A celebration of Mabel Rockhold's 90th birthday will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at Baldwin Gospel Chapel, Third and Chapel streets, for friends and family. No gifts, please.
to present concert
Baker University's orchestra will present its first concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at Rice Auditorium. The 26-piece string section will play a variety of musical styles and conclude the concert adding the Baker percussion section to the strings. Larry Williams is director of the orchestra. The concert is free and open to the public. The group will play a portion of the concert again at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the First United Methodist Church of Ottawa.
BHS Alumni should
The Baldwin High School Alumni Banquet will be Saturday, May 7, 2005. The banquet is held the Saturday before Mother's Day each year. Mark your calendar.
Book TALK discusses
Book TALK will conclude the series The Gilded Age of American Literature with Kate Chopin's book, "The Awakening." Kim Stanley will lead the discussion on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Library. Books are available for check-out at the library. The community is invited to participate. Friends of the Baldwin Library and the Kansas Humanities Council sponsor the programs.
RWD No. 4
to meet Tuesday
Rural Water District No. 4, Douglas County, will have its regular meeting beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the conference room of the district office.
The Clearfield-Ives Chapel United Methodist Youth will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Clearfield UM Church. Youth sixth through 12th grades are invited.
Pete Whitebird will be a special guest at Lighthouse Baptist Temple at 6 p.m. Sunday. The ladies will have a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the church. The public is invited to attend these events.
Baker to present
Erin Joyce, assistant professor of French, will present "Au Revoir les Enfants" ("Good bye, Children") at 6 p.m. in Collins Library, room 115 Tuesday. The film focuses on a Catholic school harboring Jewish students in occupied France during WWII. French with English subtitles. Rated PG. Free, everyone is welcome to attend.
Fernanda Tubio, Argentina Amity Scholar, will present the film "La Historia Oficial" ("The Official Story") in Owens AV at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11. An Argentine teacher lives in ignorance of her country's corrupted government until she begins to investigate and finds the truth. Rated R. Spanish with English subtitles. Free, everyone is welcome.