Archive for Thursday, April 13, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

April 13, 2006

Weather service hosts
Weather 101
The Topeka National Weather Service will host Weather 101, presented by Jennifer Stark, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center gymnasium.
It is free and open to the public. For information, contact Douglas County Emergency Management, (785) 838-2459.


Community shower
set for Breithaupts
A community shower will be held for the Doug Breithaupt family whose house was lost in a fire.
The shower will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Marion Springs School.


First UM Church
sets Easter services
Maundy Thursday services at First United Methodist Church will be at 7 p.m. today. The sanctuary will be open for prayer Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Early services Sunday will begin at 7:30 a.m., breakfast will follow at 8:30. Sunday school classes begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by morning worship at 10:45 a.m.


Ives Chapel announces
Easter services
Maundy Thursday services for Clearfield and Ives Chapel United Methodist churches will be at 7 p.m. at Clearfield tonight.
Good Friday combined services will be at 7 p.m. at Ives Chapel. Sunrise services at Ives Chapel will be at 6:30 a.m. on the golf course. Breakfast will follow at the church.
During the 11 a.m. service, everyone is asked to bring a flower to place on the cross.


Worden UMC sets
Easter schedule
Maundy Thursday Seder Celebration will be at 7 p.m. today at Worden United Methodist Church. Good Friday services will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Lone Star Church.
Community Easter Sunrise Celebration will be at 6:30 a.m. at the northwest corner of Lone Star Lake by the boat ramp. Breakfast at the Washington Creek Church will follow.
Easter services will be at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Worden UM Church.


Young at Heart
to gather for lunch
The Young at Heart group from Lighthouse Baptist Temple will meet at 12:30 p.m. April 20 at the church to travel to Red Lobster in Olathe. Community members are welcome to attend.


New garden club
forming in Baldwin
A new garden club is meeting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in the Baldwin Public Library. The speaker will be Ann Peuser, nursery owner, who will present a program on "What's New and Cool in Shrubs."
The program and the meeting that will follow are free and anyone interested is welcome to attend. For information, contact Donna Masoner at 594-3908.


FCE unit to
have meeting
The Vinland Family and Community Education unit will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Vinland Methodist Church with Mary Lou Brown as hostess.
Kayelen Hess will present the lesson, "Using Sense to Save $s -- Energy Conservation."


Arts center hosts
improv workshop
The Lumberyard Arts Center will host an improv workshop from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 1. Annette Cook will conduct the workshop for girls in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades. There is no charge. To register, call Linda Ballinger, 594-3194 or Sandy Cardens, 594-4261.
The center recently sponsored an art class for children in first through fifth grades. The art is on display at Espress Yourself on the back wall. Rosemary Murphy taught the class.


Job's Daughters to
host Spring Carnival
Job's Daughters will have its annual Spring Carnival from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the Masons Palmyra Lodge, 807 High St., Baldwin City.
There will be a silent auction, charity drawing, Bingo, cake walk, pop toss, karaoke, moon walk, balloon darts, fish toss, speed pitch, penny pitch, golf, bean bag toss and a craft table.
Pizza, popcorn, cookies and pop will be available for purchase. Proceeds go to Job's Daughters, a non-profit organization for young ladies ages 10 to 20 to pay for activities.

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