Archive for Thursday, January 11, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

January 11, 2007

Native American
pottery on display
An exhibit of Native American pottery from the collection of John and Evonne English of Baldwin City is now on view at the Baldwin City Public Library.
The library is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The pottery will be on display through the month of January.

African violet
club to meet
The Lawrence African Violet Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the home of Marilyn Hatch. Kathy Davids will co-host.
The program will be on growing violets. The blossom contest is an edged blossom of any color. There will be a leaf and sucker plant exchange. For information, call Walter Murphy, (785) 842-7615.

Vinland FCE sets
Meeting for Tuesday
The Vinland Family and Community Education unit will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Mariann Bradley with Paula Johnson as co-hostess.
The lesson, "Someone's in the USA... Showing Respect for the Flag," will be given by Freida Martin. The lesson was prepared by the National Association of Family and Community Education. A baby shower will follow the program.

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.

Clearfield -- Ives youth
schedule meeting
The Clearfield - Ives Chapel United Methodist Youth group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Clearfield UM Church. Youth 6th through 12th grades are invited.

Day Circle to
meet Wednesday
The Day Circle of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall
Dolores Kalb will provide the lesson, "Our Time for Missions." Rosann Elder is hostess.

Caregiver support
group to meet
Douglas County Senior Services will host an Alzheimer's and Other Related Disorders Caregiver Support Group meeting from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Baldwin City Public Library.
Caregivers and family members who would like to share concerns and gain information are welcome to attend. DCSS would like to offer a monthly group meeting in Baldwin City.

Masons schedule
annual chili supper
The Masons of Palmyra Lodge No. 23 will have its sixth annual Chili Supper from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Masonic Hall.
Tickets are available from lodge brothers or can be purchased at the door. Proceeds got to charitable projects.

ECKAN Agency to
distribute food
ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Jan. 25, at the American Legion Hall, Baldwin City.

Lighthouse church
shares events
The Men's Prayer Breakfast is set for 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. All men in the community are welcome to attend.
During Sunday morning worship services at Lighthouse Baptist Temple at 10:30 a.m., Brother Brewer will speak on his mission work. The public is welcome.
A light supper will be available before Wednesday night services at 6 p.m. at Light House Baptist Temple. Community members are welcome to attend.
The Prayer Partner Exchange will be at 6 p.m., Jan. 19, at Baker.

AARP offers tax
service for seniors
The American Association of Retired People is offering free income tax preparation assistance for area taxpayers with low and middle incomes, with special attention to those age 60 or better.
The service begins Feb. 1 and continues each Tuesday and Thursday through April 12 at the Baldwin City Public Library. Previously, the service was offered at the Senior Center, but to E-File, a high-speed Internet service must be available. Signup sheets are at the Senior Center, 594-2409, or visit the Baldwin City Public Library to reserve a time space for the 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. appointments.
It is not necessary to be a member of AARP to use this free service. For information on the tax preparation assistance or for information about the new Telephone Excise Tax Rebate, call Dick Hewitt, after 6 p.m. at 594-3976. Hewitt has been a qualified AARP tax counselor for 24 years.

Team KID Club
is being formed
A new club for first to sixth graders will have its first meeting Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the USD 348 District Office building, 700 Chapel St., on the third floor. For this first meeting, there will be registration from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and meetings will be from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The group is non-denominational and there is no charge to attend.

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