Archive for Thursday, June 1, 2006

Baldwin briefs

June 1, 2006

Annual citywide
garage sales set
The Friends of the Baldwin City Library are sponsoring the annual citywide garage sales beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday.
Garage sale directories listing nearly 100 garage sales will be available at 8 a.m. Saturday at the library for $1. Funds raised help sponsor the summer reading program, guest speakers for Book TALK programs, Night of 1,000 Stars and the purchase of needed material for the library.
Those participating in the annual garage sale can pick up yard sale signs at the library, 800 Seventh St., from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. Members of the Friends of the Library may pick up free advance copies of the directories from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

Meeting scheduled
for ABW group
The American Business Women's Association, Marais des Cygnes Network, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Team Bank meeting room, 421 S. Hickory, Ottawa.
Ann Mah, state representative and former ABWA national president will be the speaker. Contact Susan Baker for information, (785) 423-4587. Area women are welcome to attend.

Fundraiser set at
Clinton Lake
Van Go Mobile Arts, an organization providing social services and arts-based vocational instruction, is hosting its third annual fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, at Clinton Lake Marina.
Events include a live auction with artwork created by apprentice artists, boat rides, dancing and the band "Sellout." There will be a drawing for prizes and you need not be present to win. Visit the Web site at HYPERLINK "http://www.van-go.org" www.van-go.org. Call Heather for ticket information at (785) 842-3797, or e-mail HYPERLINK "mailto:heather@van-go.org" heather@van-go.org.

Area students
present recitals
The Baker University Music Prep School Spring Recital was held May 7 in McKibbin Recital Hall on the Baker University campus.
Students performing were: Katie Smrha-Monroe, Betsy Parmley, Wyatt Parmley, Abby Clem, Nathan Clem, Allie Scherger, Morgan Linder, Hunter Young, Meagan Young, Alana Waltz, Mara Waltz, Anna Nichols, Emily Pouliot, Mattie Lafountain, Kaitlyn Barnes, Courtney Masrud, Will Duncan and Parker Duncan, all piano students; Emma Niehoff, violin; Luke Braddock, trumpet; Abby Clem, flute; Ally Foye, clarinet and Lieshae Beerbower, guitar.
Baker University teachers who presented students in the recital were: Carey Felke, Christa Webster, Barbara Ludwig, Dana Phelps, Jessica Lenhart, Abby Burnett, Jana Collins, Daniel Colwell, Tammy Takaishi, Monica Sullins, Bonnie Hill and Trilla Lyerla.
Piano students of Trilla Lyerla presented a spring recital May 20 in McKibbin Recital Hall. They were: Parker Duncan, William Duncan, Sam Cooper, Brian Cooper, Halley Henderson and Taylor Wallis, all of Baldwin City; Mikita Popel, Overland Park.

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

Seniors can gather
for potluck and cards
Senior citizens can get together on the first and third Fridays of each month to have a potluck and play cards at the senior center. The potluck begins at 6 p.m. with card games following.

Events set
at Baptist Temple
Gospel Pick'en begins at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Evening services, teen group and kids' programs are available at 6 p.m. Sundays at Lighthouse Baptist Temple.
Bible study and T-N-T are at 7 p.m. Wednesday nights. Certified nursery attendants will be available to care for children. Community members are welcome to attend all events.

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