Garden City, KS Area Community Calendar

Apr
20
Fri
Party for the Planet 2018 @ Lee Richardson Zoo
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join Lee Richardson in exploring how to make small changes to daily activities to reduce the negative impact that plastic has on the planet.

Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

School groups and public welcome. (School groups are asked to register at catie.policastro@gardencityks.us)

Crafts, community exhibitors, games, keeper chats, Richard Renner’s Recycle Cycle and performances by Jim Cosgrove.

Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Keeper chats, community exhibitors and more!

Neon Nights @ Samy's Spirits and Steakhouse
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 21 @ 2:00 am

Hang out with us and see the Big Daddy Band that plays at every Dallas Cowboy Game. Enjoy our Neon Drink Features, grab some glow sticks and rock out!

Dueling Pianos @ Wichita County Community Building
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

From Billy Joel to Bon Jovi to Britney Spears, no tune is off limits. Equal parts concert, comedy and crazy fun; you’ll be laughing, dancing and singing along the whole night.

This fun evening of entertainment kicks off Wind and Wheels 2018. Come out for a night of food, drinks and fun while helping raise fund for Wind and Wheels.

Tickets are $40 per person, which includes appetizers and drinks. Reserve a table for $160 (8 seats) and sit right by the stage with your friends and get bottle service. (Table reservations do not include tickets. Tickets for each seat will still need to be purchased.)

To purchase tickets and for more information, contact Wichita County Economic Development at (620)375-2182, or Wichita County Extension at (620)375-2724.

GCCC Players – The Boys From Syracuse @ Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Auditorium
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm

The Garden City Community College Players Present Rodgers and Hart’s “The Boys From Syracuse” April 19-21 at 7:30 p.m., and April 22 at 2 p.m. in the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Auditorium.

The play is based on William Shakespeare’s “A Comedy of Errors”.

Tickets are on sale and can be reserved by calling Mark Scheopner at (620) 276-9540. Tickets are free to GCCC faculty, staff and students with ID; $10 for general admission; and $8 for seniors and those 17 or under.

Apr
21
Sat
CANCELLED — Wind and Wheels Festival @ Leoti
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The 2018 Wind and Wheels festival includes a Car Show, Kite Festival and fun for the whole family.

In addition to Grampa Pokey, inflatables for the kids, a Spring Market and great food, they’ve got some new stuff to make the festival even more fun.

Get tickets for your chance to participate in a cash grab, get your friends together and compete in the corn hole tournament, and get your family ready for a bicycle scavenger hunt.

Spring Market 9am-2pm
Car Show Registration 9am
AIM Coalition Bike Parade 10am
CASH GRAB DRAWING 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm
AIM Coalition Bike Scavenger Hunt 10:30am
Car Seat Checks 12pm-2pm
Wind and Wheels Kids Medallion Hunt 1:30pm
Car Show Awards 1:30pm

ALL DAY EVENTS
Giant Kite Deomonstrations
Open Kite Flying
Grampa Pokey Balloon Twisting
Wheatland Electric/Touchstone Energy Hot Air Balloon Tethered Rides
Food Vendors
Kite Vendors
Kid’s Zone with Bubbles and Bouncy Houses (Bounce all day for $5!)
Candy Drop
Parachute Races

Healthy Kids Day @ Garden City Family YMCA
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for our Annual Healthy Kids Day event! Join us at the Y for a fun filled morning with games, swimming*, and health-focused vendors. Best of all, it’s entirely free!
T-shirts or drawstring bags will be available for the first 50 kids!

*Swimming pools will be open from 9 -10 a.m. Children under 6 must have an adult or someone over the age of 16 with them in the water for direct supervision.)

Legislative Coffee @ St. Catherine Hospital Classroom B
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coffee is at 10 a.m. Saturday in Classroom B at St. Catherine Hospital.

The coffee provides an opportunity to hear from, and provide input to, area legislators. The event is free of charge.

Party for the Planet 2018 @ Lee Richardson Zoo
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join Lee Richardson in exploring how to make small changes to daily activities to reduce the negative impact that plastic has on the planet.

Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

School groups and public welcome. (School groups are asked to register at catie.policastro@gardencityks.us)

Crafts, community exhibitors, games, keeper chats, Richard Renner’s Recycle Cycle and performances by Jim Cosgrove.

Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Keeper chats, community exhibitors and more!

Heart of Rock-n-Roll Gala @ St. Catherine Hospital
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

St. Catherine Hospital’s annual Gala is planned for Saturday, April 21st. The theme of the event is “The Heart of Rock-n-Roll.” Enjoy an evening of fine dining and dance the night away to songs from every decade performed live by the Big Daddy Band from Dallas, TX.

Tickets to the “The Heart of Rock-n-Roll” are $100 each and include a cocktail hour beginning at 6 pm, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and live music. Formal attire is encouraged.

Raffle tickets are also on sale now to win a vacation anywhere in the world valued at $4,000.

All proceeds from the evening will benefit the Heart Center at St. Catherine Hospital. Our mission is to keep the best heart-care close to home. You can be sure that when you place your health in the hands of our cardiac team, you will receive the best in comprehensive cardiovascular care with a full line of services dedicated to providing emergency care 24 hours a day, every day. The proceeds will be used to purchase an Intravascular Ultrasound, life-saving technology that uses sound waves to see inside blood vessels and provides a moving picture of the heart.

Tickets can be purchased from a Gala Committee member, the Gift Nook or by calling at 620-272-2376.

Committee Members:
Vivian Fankhauser
Debi Freund
Cindy Unger
Jena Fry
Angie Ackerman
Kayla Otero

Tri for Success Indoor Triathlon @ Garden City Family YMCA
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our Tri for Success Indoor Triathlon April 21.

Check in begins at 5 p.m. and the races is at 6. Ages will be split up into five groups and awards will be given to the top three participants with the longest overall distances in the time allotted.

The race will accumulate a 10 minute swim, 30 minute bike, and a 20 minute run. Time to change and transition will be accounted for. The 0-12 age group time will be half the time.

Stop in to register today. **Participating as a team? Contact Keali Shelton to register**