Garden City, KS Area Community Calendar

Aug
26
Mon
Story Time at LRZ @ Lee Richardson Zoo
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Story Time at the Zoo is every Monday (holidays excluded) at 10:30 at the Finnup Center for Conservation Education.
This program is perfect for pre-k children and their caregivers to join us for a story, craft, activity, and opportunities to meet zoo animal ambassadors. It’s a ton of fun for everyone!
If you have any questions please message us on FB, email us at zoo.education@gardencityks.us or call us at 620-276-1250

Aug
30
Fri
Blushing Artiste @ Garden City Arts
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring your friends to Garden City Arts and have a glass of wine while creating a painting on a 14X18 stretched canvas. No previous art experience is needed as the instructor will provide easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Participants can also enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and wine while they paint.

7 – 9 PM
$35 ($30 for members)
Instructor: Katy Guthrie

*Pre-enrollment is required for all of GCA art classes! Walk-ins are welcome if there are available spots; however, you are NOT guaranteed a spot if you do not enroll in advance.

*Garden City Arts requires payment upon enrollment for all of our classes. To save your spot in this class you can either pay online or contact the gallery to arrange payment. If you are a Garden City Arts member and you are paying on Eventbrite, please enter code: GCA upon check out to receive your discount.

*Cancellation policy: Garden City Arts requires a 48 hour cancellation notice via phone or email for all of our classes. If no notice is given you WILL NOT receive a refund of class fees.

*If you are a Garden City Arts member and you are paying online, please enter code: GCA upon checkout to receive your discount.

Sep
1
Sun
HorseThief Reservoir End of Summer Bash @ HorseThief Reservoir
Sep 1 @ 3:00 pm – 11:45 pm

GET THOSE SUMMER PARTY PANTS OUT ONE LAST TIME FOR HTR’S END OF THE SUMMER BASH!

3:00 PM – CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT-HTR STAGE AREA
•Registration begins at 2 pm on Sept 1 at the Stage.
•$30.00 per team or $15.00 per player.
•16 teams but could add more boards if enough interested.

5:30 PM – EAT HOTWINGS WITH FRIENDS OF HTR DURING THE MIDWEST WINGFEST-COW CAMP (RIGHT BY STAGE)
•$10.00 PER PLATE WITH CHOICE OF HOT OR MILD WINGS
HOMEMADE FRENCH FRIES
AND A WATER

Sep
2
Mon
Story Time at LRZ @ Lee Richardson Zoo
Sep 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Story Time at the Zoo is every Monday (holidays excluded) at 10:30 at the Finnup Center for Conservation Education.
This program is perfect for pre-k children and their caregivers to join us for a story, craft, activity, and opportunities to meet zoo animal ambassadors. It’s a ton of fun for everyone!
If you have any questions please message us on FB, email us at zoo.education@gardencityks.us or call us at 620-276-1250

Sep
6
Fri
Food Truck Friday @ Downtown Garden City/Stevens Park
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

September Friday Food Trucks hosted by Garden City Downtown Vision

This is a special Food Truck Friday as Roots Juice Co. & Wellness Studio will host Yoga in the Park

Also be sure to check out the Historic Walking Tour taking place along Main Street that evening. Tickets for the tour are limited and can be purchased at the Downtown Vision Office for $5. Proceeds benefit the Finney County Historical Society.

As in past months, the food trucks will line-up along Hero’s Way serving up tasty food truck fare and sweet treats. Seating is limited so feel free to bring your picnic blankets and folding chairs

Downtown Historic Walking Tours @ Downtown Garden City
Sep 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join tour guide Johnetta Hebrlee for a quick trip into the past during the Downtown Historic Walking Tour. The tour will take you throughout the entire Downtown.

This is the last one for the year! If you missed the June tour, you WILL NOT want to miss this one!

Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the Garden City Downtown Vision office – 120 E Laurel.
Part of Downtown Garden City First Fridays. Proceeds benefit the Finney County Historical Museum.
*Tickets are limited so get yours today!*

Sep
7
Sat
Airport Raceway Racing @ Airport Raceway
Sep 7 all-day
Wrapped Bracelets @ Garden City Arts
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Design and create your own wrapped bracelet with the help of local artist Katy Guthrie. These beautiful, and comfortable wrapped bracelets can be customized to fit your aesthetics and style. All supplies will be provided for this afternoon workshop.

SEPT 7TH | 1 – 4 PM
$25 ($20 members)
Instructor: Katy Guthrie
Location: Garden City Arts

*Pre-enrollment is required for all of GCA art classes! Walk-ins are welcome if there are available spots; however, you are NOT guaranteed a spot if you do not enroll in advance.

*Garden City Arts requires payment upon enrollment for all of our classes. To save your spot in this class you can either pay online or contact the gallery to arrange payment. If you are a Garden City Arts member and you are paying on Eventbrite, please enter code: GCA upon check out to receive your discount.

*Cancellation policy: Garden City Arts requires a 48 hour cancellation notice via phone or email for all of our classes. If no notice is given you WILL NOT receive a refund of class fees.

*If you are a Garden City Arts member and you are paying online, please enter code: GCA upon checkout to receive your discount.

A Wild Affair @ Lee Richardson Zoo
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“A Wild Affair,” Lee Richardson Zoo’s wildest and most prosperous “Fun-Raiser” of the year is Saturday, September 7, 2019. This exceptional evening takes place under the stars of the Zoo’s West Green and features live music by Mike Benish and the Buckner Creek Band, as well as special appearances by zoo animal ambassadors. Enjoy a roaring good time while you and friends sip on a variety of adult beverages while sampling delicious foods from some of the region’s best restaurants and caterers. Bid on hundreds of unique items in the live and silent auctions, all to benefit improvements at Lee Richardson Zoo.

Lee Richardson Zoo will be closed during regular zoo hours September 7 to prepare for the festivities. The southwest gate will reopen at 6 p.m. for the event. Food served until 8 p.m.

Tickets are all-inclusive and just $40 per person or $50 each after Labor Day.

Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be available at the event. Guests must be 21 to enter.

Purchase tickets at Lee Richardson Zoo, Blue Fox Boutique, and Ward’s Garden Center, online at www.folrz.org., or on the Friends Facebook “A Wild Affair” event page.

“A Wild Affair” early sponsors include Garden City Veterinary Clinic; Knoll Crop Protection; Tyson Foods; Finney County Convention and Visitors Bureau; Commerce Bank; Brian Headrick, DDS; Western Motor; Larry Johnston Auctions; Kansasland Tire; Lewis, Hooper, and Dick, LLC; El Remedio Market; Royal Farms Dairy, LLC; Tyler Stubenhofer at Edward Jones; and Keller-Leopold Insurance; and Donald & Linda Doll. Sponsorship and food/beverage provider opportunities are still available.

For more information about the event or to get involved, contact Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo at 620-276-6243, director@folrz.com, online at folrz.org or follow Friends on Facebook and Twitter.

Sep
9
Mon
Story Time at LRZ @ Lee Richardson Zoo
Sep 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Story Time at the Zoo is every Monday (holidays excluded) at 10:30 at the Finnup Center for Conservation Education.
This program is perfect for pre-k children and their caregivers to join us for a story, craft, activity, and opportunities to meet zoo animal ambassadors. It’s a ton of fun for everyone!
If you have any questions please message us on FB, email us at zoo.education@gardencityks.us or call us at 620-276-1250