Garden City, KS Area Community Calendar

Apr
10
Wed
Brown Bag Lunch @ Finney County Historical Museum
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Finney County Historical Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch series

The Brown Bag Lunch series includes hour-long programs at noon on the second Wednesday of each month at the museum, 403 S. Fourth St. Those who attend are welcome to bring their own lunch, with the museum providing beverages and dessert.

Noon-hour spring sessions include:

Jan. 9 — “What’s in Your Cabinet”, focusing on Pyrex, Glasbake, FireKing and other vintage bakeware, offered by Johnetta Hebrlee, museum education coordinator;

Feb. 13 — “What’s in a Name?”, exploring stories behind the names of Garden City streets, also by Hebrlee;

March 13 — “Forging Ahead”, with an outline of new developments in Finney County Extension, presented by Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Jennifer LaSalle and additional Extension personnel;

April 10 — “The Lewis and Clark Expedition”, during which Neal Bachman of Garden City will recall the 1804-1806 trek of discovery dispatched by President Thomas Jefferson after completing the Louisiana Purchase.

Apr
12
Fri
GCCC Endowment Auction
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The annual Garden City Community College Endowment Auction is at 6 p.m. April 12 at the Finney County Exhibition Building.

GCCC Endowment Association Scholarship Auction
Giving away a 2019 Chevy Camaro. Raffle tickets for the car are available for a $50 donation.

Admission wristbands are sold only in advance for $25 and include snacks and all the beverages you can drink.

Apr
16
Tue
Evening at the Museum @ Finney County Historical Museum
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm

The Finney County Historical Museum’s Evening at the Museum series resumes tonight at 7 p.m. with a program about immigration.

Oscar Rivera of Garden City will present, “From Honduras to Kansas”, explaining his story of immigration to the U.S. at the museum, 403 S. Fourth St.

The Evening at the Museum series includes programs at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. The evening series also includes beverages and dessert, and those who attend may bring their own dinner, if desired. Evening programs are sponsored by the Southern Council of the AT&T Pioneers.

Admission is free and access for the programs is through the north entrance.

Future evening programs include:

Feb. 19 — “Your Ancestry Bloodline”, by Johnetta Hebrlee, comparing DNA testing offered by Ancestry, 23AndMe and additional services;

March 19 — “What’s My Point”, during which Archeological Consultant Chad Myers, Kalvesta, will identify and discuss arrowheads, spear points and other stone artifacts brought by those who attend.

April 16 — “Ditches and Waterways of Southwest Kansas”, covering the network of irrigation channels that helped make regional agriculture a success, by Kevin Salter of the Kansas Department of Agriculture and Ron Conway, retired leader with The Garden City Company.

This is the sixth year for the museum’s evening lecture programs, which take place January through April and August through November.

Apr
20
Sat
Legislative Coffee @ Classroom B St. Catherine Hospital
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce 2019 Legislative Coffees will be held on the following dates: January 5, February 16, March 16, April 20 and May 18 and June 15.

Each session will begin at 10:00 a.m. inside Classroom B of St. Catherine Hospital.

The Chamber invites legislators from all of southwest Kansas to attend the public forums. Legislators invited to the 2019 coffees are as follows: Senator John Doll, 39th District – Garden City; Senator Bud Estes, 38th District – Dodge City;  Boyd Orr, 115th District – Fowler; Leonard Mastroni, 117th District – LaCrosse; Don Hineman, 118th District – Dighton; Bradley Ralph, 119th District – Dodge City; Russ Jennings, 122nd District – Lakin; John Wheeler, 123rd District – Garden City; Martin Long, 124th District – Ulysses; Shannon Francis, 125th District – Liberal.

Each Legislative Coffee is open to the public and a full breakfast is served courtesy of St. Catherine Hospital. There is no cost to attend the event.

For more information regarding the 2019 Legislative Coffee please contact the Chamber at 620-276-3264 or visit the Chamber online at www.gardencitychamber.net.

 

May
18
Sat
Legislative Coffee @ Classroom B St. Catherine Hospital
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce 2019 Legislative Coffees will be held on the following dates: January 5, February 16, March 16, April 20 and May 18 and June 15.

Each session will begin at 10:00 a.m. inside Classroom B of St. Catherine Hospital.

The Chamber invites legislators from all of southwest Kansas to attend the public forums. Legislators invited to the 2019 coffees are as follows: Senator John Doll, 39th District – Garden City; Senator Bud Estes, 38th District – Dodge City;  Boyd Orr, 115th District – Fowler; Leonard Mastroni, 117th District – LaCrosse; Don Hineman, 118th District – Dighton; Bradley Ralph, 119th District – Dodge City; Russ Jennings, 122nd District – Lakin; John Wheeler, 123rd District – Garden City; Martin Long, 124th District – Ulysses; Shannon Francis, 125th District – Liberal.

Each Legislative Coffee is open to the public and a full breakfast is served courtesy of St. Catherine Hospital. There is no cost to attend the event.

For more information regarding the 2019 Legislative Coffee please contact the Chamber at 620-276-3264 or visit the Chamber online at www.gardencitychamber.net.

 

Jun
15
Sat
Legislative Coffee @ Classroom B St. Catherine Hospital
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce 2019 Legislative Coffees will be held on the following dates: January 5, February 16, March 16, April 20 and May 18 and June 15.

Each session will begin at 10:00 a.m. inside Classroom B of St. Catherine Hospital.

The Chamber invites legislators from all of southwest Kansas to attend the public forums. Legislators invited to the 2019 coffees are as follows: Senator John Doll, 39th District – Garden City; Senator Bud Estes, 38th District – Dodge City;  Boyd Orr, 115th District – Fowler; Leonard Mastroni, 117th District – LaCrosse; Don Hineman, 118th District – Dighton; Bradley Ralph, 119th District – Dodge City; Russ Jennings, 122nd District – Lakin; John Wheeler, 123rd District – Garden City; Martin Long, 124th District – Ulysses; Shannon Francis, 125th District – Liberal.

Each Legislative Coffee is open to the public and a full breakfast is served courtesy of St. Catherine Hospital. There is no cost to attend the event.

For more information regarding the 2019 Legislative Coffee please contact the Chamber at 620-276-3264 or visit the Chamber online at www.gardencitychamber.net.