SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

Arkansas City

• 9 a.m. — 7th annual Battle of the Badges, Arkansas City High School South Sports Complex, 2030 N. 15th St.

• 11 a.m. Arkansas City High School Class of 1969, Brick’s Restaurant.

• Noon — Arkansas City High School Class of 1955 meet at Daisy Mae’s Restaurant, in Arkansas City.

• 7 p.m. — Fun Pianos! Dueling pianos event, V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts, 118 S Summit St.

Winfield

• 7:30-11 a.m. — Walnut Valley Farmers Market, south of Island Park in parking lot.

• 8-11 a.m. — Winfield Neighborhood Clean-Up Program, City Operations Center, 2701 E. Ninth Ave. The City will have 3 roll-off containers for household clean-up items. DO NOT bring compost, brush, ties, appliances, oil, fuel, chemicals, batteries, paint, utility poles or railroad ties.

• 8 a.m.-4 p.m. — Winfield Flea Market, fairgrounds, Building 1. Free admission. Also Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• 9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Winfield Compost Facility open as weather allows, 320 Broad St. Accepting cut grass, brush, limbs (six-inch diameter or less), yard waste, tires up to 18 inches (limit four). No lumber, construction or household trash accepted.

• 10 a.m. — Women for Kansas-Cowley County meet up,  City Hall Community Council Room, 200 E. Ninth Ave. Featured speaker is Cowley County Clerk/Election Officer Karen Madison.

• 10:30-noon — Sensory Saturday Free Play, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Geared for children from birth to age six. Big siblings are welcome.

Area

• 7 a.m.-evening — Burden Dayz, city of Burden. Begins with biscuits and gravy at Clinton Lodge 233, 10 a.m.; vendors open, 11 a.m. Parade, events throughout the day, concludes with PRCA rodeo and dance. Visit www.burdendayz.com for information.

• 9 a.m.-noon — Udall Church of the Nazarene, Second Blessing Garments Clothes Closet, church annex.

• 9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Charlie Adams Day, Kay County Courthouse lawn, Newkirk, Okla.

• 10 a.m. —  The annual Elgin Jamboree celebrating the 150th anniversary of the town of Elgin, Kansas. Full day of events. Call (918) 633-5794 for information.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15

Arkansas City

• 6:25 p.m. — Bingo mini games, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 3212 N. Summit St. Regular session at 7 p.m. Also Wednesday. 

Winfield

• 10:50 a.m. — Bluegrass Sunday at Grace United Methodist Church, 320 College St. The Carp Camp will be featured musicians.

• 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. — Chicken dinner, $8, American Legion, 115 W. 10th Ave.

Area

• 3 p.m. — Gates open at Bartlett Arboretum in Belle Plaine for the Perennial Winfield Warm-Up with the bluegrass group Driven. The concert begins at 4 p.m. Admission is $10.

MONDAY, SEPT. 16

Arkansas City

• 1 p.m. — Learn and Play Pinochle, Senior Center, 320 S. A St.

• 2 p.m. — Victory in the Valley South Central Branch Cancer Support Group, South Central Kansas Medical Center Out Services Building, East Building. Call (316) 841-0649 for information.

• 4 p.m. — Northwest Community Center Advisory board meeting, 615 W. Birch Ave.

• 5:30-7 p.m. — Mondays-In-His-Name free evening meal, Northside Baptist Church, 500 N. 5th St.

Winfield

• Noon — Winfield Chamber of Commerce board of directors meeting, 123 E. Ninth Ave.

• 4:15-5:15 p.m. — After-School Book Club for grades 4-7, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Register at the front desk or online. You can join any time. Runs through Oct. 28.

• 4:30 p.m. — Museum Friends of the Winfield Historical Society Museum will meet at 512 Main to tour the former site of Walnut Valley Fruit Co.

• 5:30 p.m. — Winfield City Commission, Community Council Room, City Hall.

• 6:30 p.m. — Pickin’ Parlor with The Wizards of Acoustic Guitar, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Free.

Area

• 11:30 a.m. — Angels Care Home Health Blood Pressure Checks/Education, Oxford Senior Center.

• 6:30 a.m. — Sumner County Historical and Genealogical Society presentation of “The Vasqueros,” 320 N. Jefferson, in Wellington. Guest speaker, Gene T. Chavez.

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17

Arkansas City

• 11 a.m. — Blood pressure checks, Senior Center, 320 S. A St.

• 12:30-2 p.m. — TOPS 0151, First United Methodist Church, 2448 Edgemont Drive. Call Diana, (620) 660-5238.

• 1 p.m. — Pinochle, Senior Center, 320 S. A St.

• 4-7 p.m. — Arkansas City Farm and Art Market, Wilson Park rotunda, 701 N. Summit St.

• 5-6:30 p.m. — Five Loaves free evening meal, First Presbyterian Church, 321 S. First St.

• 5:30 p.m. — City Commission of Arkansas City meeting, City Hall, 118 W. Central Ave.

• 6 p.m. — Mahjong, Quilters and Pitch, Senior Center, 320 S. A St.

• 7 p.m. — Bingo, American Legion Post 18, 113 E. Washington St. Public invited. Also Friday nights.

Winfield

• 6 a.m. — Men of Promise breakfast and Bible study, GracePointe Assembly of God fellowship hall, Seventh Avenue and Harter Street. $1 donation requested.

• 9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Winfield Arts & Humanities Council American Heritage Music Minifest Concert, Baden Square, 700 Gary St. Different groups performing every hour. Sack lunches will be available for $5.

• 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Winfield Independent Network Group meeting, Hunters Cafe, 1020 Manning.

• 1:30 p.m. — Cowley PIO Working Group quarterly meeting, City-Cowley County Health Department.

• 2-4 p.m.— Free Health Screen for older adults, Winfield Senior Living Community Center.

• 2-5:30 p.m. — BEST Bluegrass Blowout, at participating BEST businesses in Winfield.

• 5-6 p.m. — Tuesday's Table free community meal, First United Methodist Church, 10th and Millington.

• 5-8:30 p.m. — Winfield Main Street Hamburger Feed and Music Crawl, Feed and Young Professionals Beer Garden, Ninth Avenue and Millington Street. Live music at various locations in downtown Winfield.

• 6 p.m. — Cowley County Commission meeting, courthouse first floor assembly room, 311 E. Ninth Ave.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18

Arkansas City

• 1 p.m. — Bridge and games, Senior Center, 320 S. A St.

• 5:30-6:15 p.m. — SHARE Meal, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 220 East Washington Ave.

• 6:25 p.m. — Bingo mini games, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 3212 N. Summit St. Regular session at 7. Also Sunday.

Winfield

• 10 a.m. — Angels Care Home Health Blood Pressure Checks/Education, Winfield Livestock Auction, 7168 U.S. Highway 160.

• 10:15-10:45 a.m. & 5:30-6 p.m. — Tippy Tales for infants and toddlers, ages birth to 3 years, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

• 11:15-11:45 a.m. — Bookin’ It for developing readers, ages 3 to 6, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Runs through Nov. 13.

• 11:45 a.m. — Winfield Rotary Club, Baden Square, 700 Gary St., (620) 221-6743.

• Strother Field Commission meeting, Strother Field Terminal Building.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19

Arkansas City

• 7 a.m. — Arkansas City Recreation Commission meeting, 225 E. Fifth Ave.

• 10 a.m. — Ark City Chamber of Commerce coffee, V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts, 118 S. Summit St.

• 11 a.m.-noon — Free blood pressure and blood sugar, Ark City Senior Center, 320 S. A St.

• Noon — Visit Ark City Board of Trustees meeting, conference room, 106 S. Summit St.

• 2:30 p.m. — Complete Count Committee meeting, Water Treatment Facility conference room, 400 W. Madison Ave.

• 5-6 p.m. — Shepherd’s Table, Shepherd’s Grace Church, 1125 S. Summit St.

• 5-7:30 p.m. — Thirsty Thursday at the Burford, V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts, 118 S. Summit St.

• 5:15 p.m. — Building trades board meeting, Water Treatment Facility conference room, 400 W. Madison Ave.

• 6 p.m. — Potluck, Ark City Senior Center, 320 S. A St. Call (620) 441-4419.

• 7 p.m. — Ark City Al-Anon, Trinity Episcopal Church, 224 N. A St. Entrance off Walnut Avenue, 20 yards west of alley, downstairs.

Winfield

• All day — 48th annual Walnut Valley Festival, Winfield Fairgrounds. Runs through Sunday.

• Noon — Kiwanis Club, Baden Square, 700 Gary St.

• Noon — Soroptimists International of Winfield, meet at Winfield American Legion for lunch and a business meeting.

• 5-6 p.m. — Free community supper and life skills training session, Grace United Methodist Church, 320 College St.

• 5:30-6 p.m. — Bookin’ It for developing readers, ages 3 to 6, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Runs through Nov. 14.

• 6 p.m. — Book study, “Who Switched Off My Brain?” Physicians Pavilion, lower level. Minimal cost. Scholarships available. Call Mary at (620) 218-6534.

• 6:30-8 p.m. — Teen Night, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

• 7:30 p.m. — Winfield Masonic Lodge 110 meeting.

Area

• 6:30 p.m. — HOPE Cancer Support Group, Oxford Christian Church, 120 W. Clark St.

• 6:30-7:30 p.m. — TOPS, Udall United Methodist Church, 305 S. Church St., (620) 782-3705.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

Arkansas City

• 11 a.m. — Remnants, Senior Center, 320 S. A St.

• Noon — South Central Kansas Medical Center Board of Trustees work session, 6401 Patterson Pkwy.

• 7 p.m. — Dance, Senior Center, 320 S. A St.

• 7 p.m. — Bingo mini-games, American Legion Post 18, 113 E. Washington Ave. Public invited.

Winfield

• All day — 48th annual Walnut Valley Festival, Winfield Fairgrounds. Runs through Sunday.

• 10 a.m.-noon — School Break Special, all ages Friday Free Play, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

 

ONGOING

Arkansas City

• Walnut Valley Woodcarvers Club, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays, Cherokee Land Rush Museum.

• Ark City Weight Watchers, 6 p.m. Mondays, Church of Christ, 2700 N. Summit St. Weigh in at 5:30 p.m.

• Maple Park Alcoholics Anonymous, north side of Redwood Village Plaza, 1423 N. Eighth St., noon Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. Sundays, (620) 506-7522.

• Easy Does It Alcoholics Anonymous, Trinity Episcopal Church, 224 N. A St., 7 p.m. daily except Thursdays, (620) 442-5880.

• Finding Freedom in Christ, 5 p.m. Saturday, Trinity Baptist Church, 1301 S. A St.

• Open Door, 1224 S. Third St., 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 to 9 p.m., Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Call (620) 229-0415 for a ride.

• Gamblers Anonymous, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 812 W. Chestnut St., (620) 262-5098.

Winfield

• Winfield Lions Club board meets at Pizza Hut at noon the Tuesday before first general monthly meeting.

• Winfield Lodge 110 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Masonic Hall, 106 E. Eighth Ave., first and third Thursdays.

• Cowley County Chess Club, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Room 105, Beech Science Center, Southwestern College. Park on north; use back door. Free. All ages and skill levels welcome. Bring standard-size chess set, (620) 221-3000.

• Public swim, indoor pool, White P.E. Building, Southwestern College, 2000 Warren. Ages 6-12, $1; ages 13-older, $2; ages 5 and younger free with paying adult. Open swim 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

• USD 465 Parents as First Teachers play group, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, in the playroom at 1407 Wheat Road. For parents and children up to age 3 (older siblings welcome), (620) 221-5124.

• “Sowing the Seed” Narcotics Anonymous group, GracePointe Assembly of God, Seventh and Harter, noon, Tuesday and Wednesday. Use west door, (316) 524-7775.

• 12 x 12 Alcoholics Anonymous, 304 N. Soward St., north of Southwestern College, noon and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Non-smoking meetings, (620) 221-2388.

• Winfield Community Food Pantry, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday, 314 College St.

• Friendship Meals, Senior Citizens Center, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Winfield Community Center, Baden Square. Meal at noon Monday through Friday. Call (620) 221-2451 a day ahead for reservations.

• American Legion Post 10 Winfield, first and third Wednesdays, meal at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.; American Legion Riders, 10:30 a.m. second Sunday, with Sons of American Legion at 11 a.m; Ladies’ Auxiliary, 7 p.m. third Wednesdays.

• Weight Watchers, Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. weigh-in, 6 p.m. meeting, Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce, 123 E. Ninth Ave. Guests are free.

• Women's Weight Loss and Fellowship, Mondays, Central Baptist Church, 904 Wheat Road, 3:15 p.m. First session free. Call Cheryl, (620) 262-2299.

Area

• Food, Friends and Cards, 6:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, Grenola Senior Center.

• Grocery Bingo, 7 to 9 p.m. first Mondays, Atlanta Senior Citizens Center, 314 W. Third. Free.

• Pitch Party, 7 p.m. Fridays, Udall Senior Center. Bring snacks to share.

• Udall Senior Center potluck lunch and cards, noon, first and third Fridays. Bring a covered dish.

• Douglass Senior Center Breakfast, 7 to 9 a.m., third Saturday every month.

• Monterrey fundraiser, 5 to 7 p.m., last Monday every month, Douglass Senior Center.

• Biscuits and Gravy, 6 to 7 a.m. Mondays, Grenola Senior Center. Donations accepted.

• TOPS, Udall United Methodist Church, 6:45 p.m. Thursdays, (620) 782-3866.

• Maple Township Board meeting, 7 p.m. third Monday, Udall Community Building.

• Grenola Community Club, 6 p.m. second Monday, Grenola City Complex.

• Grenola Senior Citizens/Grenola Pitch Card Club, covered dish dinner and cards, 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday, Senior Citizens Center.

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