Archive for Thursday, October 25, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

October 25, 2007

Items needed for
hospitalized veterans
The American Legion Auxiliary is collecting Christmas items for veterans at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Memorial Medical Center at Leavenworth.
Items needed are crossword puzzle books, popcorn, packets of hot beverages, note cards, envelopes, candy and other nonperishable food items. Men's white socks, clothes, sweat shirts and pants should be large or extra large (or larger) for men and women. Personal items such as shampoo (plastic bottles), lotions, deodorant, shaving cream, toothpaste and toothbrushes are welcome.
Children's educational toys can be used for gifts and money is accepted.
Cookies are needed, all kinds, for the veterans. Items should be left with Archer Carlson, 118 7th St., by Nov. 10. The auxiliary appreciates the community support received for the veterans.


Vinland church to
host supper
Vinland United Methodist Church, 1724 N. 692 Rd., is having its annual Chili and Chicken and Noodle Supper from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Freewill donations will be accepted.


Garden Connection
to tour chapel grounds
The Garden Connection group will meet at 1:30 p.m. today at Osborne Chapel to tour the grounds and view plantings and trees on campus.
Community members are welcome to attend this and all garden club meetings held the last Thursday of each month.


Recreation commission
schedules meeting
The Baldwin City Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 at the recreation office, 820 High St. The meetings are open to the public.


Lanes to celebrate
50th anniversary
An open house will be held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in St. Ann Hall at Annunciation Catholic Church, Baldwin City, for Ross E. and Mary K. Lane, Baldwin City, to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.


Newly formed club
to have meeting
Moms Offering Moms Support, a newly formed club, is having a Trunk or Treat and Open House at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
For more information, call Beth Morford at 594-3302.


Annual turkey dinner
set for November 3
The annual turkey dinner hosted by Baldwin First United Methodist Women will begin at 5 p.m. Nov. 3 in Fellowship Hall of the church located at Eighth and Grove streets.
Carryout meals are available and drivers will deliver to shut-ins. Call 594-6612 after 4 p.m. on Nov. 3 for carryout or delivery.


Terror Tracks runs
this weekend
Terror Tracks Haunted Train Ride will run Friday and Saturday with trains departing at 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. from the Santa Fe Depot in Baldwin City. Tickets go on sale at 5:30 p.m. There are no advanced sales. For information, www.midland-ry.org or (785) 594-7440.


Mission Festival to
be held at St. John's
St. John's Church of Christ will celebrate its annual Mission Festival Sunday.
Guest speaker Debra Parson, who is associated with Steppingstone, a program to assist young people by giving them the skills and support they need to be on their own, will speak at the 11 a.m. service. Community members are welcome to attend.

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