Archive for Thursday, April 14, 2005

Baldwin Briefs

April 14, 2005

Rainbow Preschool

to host open house

Rainbow Experience Preschool will host an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center, Eighth and Chapel streets. Teachers will be on hand and children can visit classrooms.

Auditions for summer

musical to be held

Baldwin City Community Theatre will have auditions for its summer musical from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The show will be Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Once Upon A Mattress."

Auditions will be at the BCCT office, 816 High St. Callbacks will be Monday. Those auditioning should come prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of their choice. Bring sheet music in appropriate key or karaoke accompaniment, without the vocal sound track. For questions, contact baldwincitycommunitytheatre@yahoo.com.

Performances are scheduled for June 25, 28-30 and July 1-3 at Baldwin Junior High School.

Vinland FCE to

have meeting

The Vinland FCE will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Mariann Bradley. Roll call will be answered by what ACWW means. Elizabeth Hemphill will lead the program on Paupa, New Guinea.

Ives Chapel UMW

to have meeting

Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Baldwin Care Center. The program "Praying Women" will be led by Rosann Elder.

Evening Circle to

host banquet

The Annual Mother-Daughter Banquet, sponsored by the Evening Circle, will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church. All mothers, daughters and grandmothers are invited. Ives Chapel women are asked to bring a large salad.

Quilt guild to

meet April 21

The Maple Leaf Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. April 21 instead of April 28 at the Senior Center in Baldwin City. Sarah Wilson will present the program on a star wall hanging. Visitors are welcome to attend.

Young At Heart

to gather for lunch

The Young At Heart group from Lighthouse Baptist Temple will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 21, at the church. The group will then go to lunch.

Rainbow Preschool

to enroll for 2005-06

Rainbow Experience Preschool is having open enrollment for the 2005-06 school year from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 23, at the Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center, Eighth and Chapel streets. Enrollment forms may be picked up at Baldwin City Market, Baldwin Library or at the Rainbow open house Tuesday.

Pickin' Group

featured at church

A local group of musicians will play blue grass gospel music at Lighthouse Baptist Temple at 6 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is welcome.

Church youth to

host fundraiser

The First United Methodist Church youth group is hosting a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7, in Fellowship Hall. Shopping opportunities will include children's books, cosmetics, baskets, kitchen utensils and jewelry.

At 11:30 a.m. comedian Kelly Sisney will provide entertainment. Brunch will be served. Donations will be accepted. All women are invited to attend.

Thomas receives

music scholarship

Curtis Thomas, currently a sophomore at Pittsburg State University, received a music director's scholarship for the fall 2005 semester.

Thomas is majoring in music education. He is a graduate of Baldwin High School. He participates in the wind ensemble, jazz ensembles marching band and pep band. He is the son of Sharon Thomas, Baldwin City.

BBB advises against

poster solicitations

Businesses in Kansas are receiving mailings from an organization using a government-like name. The mailing warns that businesses are required by federal and state law to post notices about employee rights.

The mailing offers the posters for prices ranging from $24.75 to $49.50. There is no need to pay a fee to obtain the required posters. Business owners can contact the Better Business Bureau, www.topeka.bbb.org, or the Kansas Department of Labor.

Pioneers 4-H Club

reports meeting

The March meeting of the Pioneers 4-H Club was parents' night. Marleen Harris called the meeting to order. Larry Wilson announced that April 2 was Friendship Night and that new projects to the fair will be the scarecrow building contest and the Lego building contest.

The date to add or drop projects is May 1. County council members Casey Davis and Morgan Trowbridge gave a presentation about County 4-H Camp. Larry Wilson and Tamra Capra presented project talks. The Wilson family hosted the meeting. The next meeting is at the Pratt's home on April 26.

S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club

reports meeting

Garland Miller, president, called the April meeting of S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club to order. Roll call was answered by a favorite holiday. There were 23 members and two visitors present.

Minutes were read and approved. Melanie Jones presented the treasurer's report. Diane Wingert gave the leader's report. The next meeting will be an exchange meeting with Pomona Pioneers. Discussion was held on the community service project.

Daniel Reese demonstrated his dairy goat project. Deaven Miller spoke on his archery project. Taylor Zimmerman spoke on his woodworking project. Nancy Culley led the members in a parliamentary game after adjournment. Refreshments were served by the Yardley family.

United Methodist Men

To host supper

Trails United Methodist Men (Clearfield and Ives Chapel churches) are sponsoring a spaghetti supper from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Ives Chapel. Proceeds will go to the mission trip of Ives Chapel missioner Tony Ikenberry, who will serve with the Kansas East Conference Volunteers in Mission team to Kenya, Africa, in July. Volunteers give their skills, time and also pay their entire expenses to serve at the Maua Hospital in Kenya.

Coal Creek Library

open for season

Coal Creek Library, Vinland, will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. beginning Sunday through October. The library can be open by appointment by contacting Martha Smith, 594-3960.

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