Friday, Nov. 3

• 7 a.m.-2 p.m. — Central Christian Church Bazaar, 206 W. Central Ave, in Ark City. Cinnamon rolls and coffee sold from 7 to 10 p.m.

• 9-10 a.m. — Unclaimed property, checks and savings program by the Kansas State Department of Treasury, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

• 9:30-10:30 a.m. — TOPS, Church of Christ, 2700 N. Summit St., in Ark City. Call Peggy, (620) 442-6995.

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

Saturday, Nov. 4

• 7:30 a.m. — Bailey’s Barking Dog Park Run/Walk, Black Creek Park, 2021 E. 19th Ave., in Winfield. Registration until 8:30 a.m., and the 5K run/walk begins at 9 a.m., $25 for participants; staying on the porch with dog, request $20 donation.

• 9 a.m. — Arkansas City High School Class of 1959 breakfast, Brick’s Restaurant, 301 S. Summit St., in Ark City.

• 9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Tisdale United Methodist Church Holiday Extravaganza, 17507 East U.S. Highway 160.

• 9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Winfield Compost Facility open, 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. Also noon to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday.

• 9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Arkansas City Train Show, Agri-Business Building, 712 W. Washington Ave. 

• 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. — The Arkansas City Class of 1963 meet at Kansas Buffet in Arkansas City.

• 5-7 p.m. — Rock Christian Church Fall Festival, Rock gym. Country store open from 5 to 7; supper served 5 to 7; auction begins at 6:30 p.m.

• 5:30-9 p.m. — Midnight at the Masquerade, Burford Theatre, 118 S. Summit St., in Ark City. 

• 7:30 p.m. — “The Game’s Afoot; or Holmes for the Holiday,” Winfield Community Theatre, Meyer Hall, Baden Square.

Sunday, Nov. 5

Daylight Savings Time ends

• 10 a.m.-3 p.m. — Arkansas City Train Show, Agri-Business Building, 712 W. Washington Ave.

• 1:45 — Annual meeting of the Cowley County Historical Society, Baden Square, in Winfield.

• 2 p.m. — Annual gathering of the Cowley County Historical Society and patriotic program and recognition of all veterans attending, Baden Square, in Winfield. Theme is “Remembering Those Who Served.” JourneyKids Choir will perform. The guest speaker will be Susan Weathers CW3, retired.

• 2 p.m. — Fall Family Film Fest: “The Adventures of Milo and Otis,” Burford Theatre, 118 S. Summit St., in Ark City.

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

Monday, Nov. 6

• Noon — National Active & Retired Federal Employees meet at the American Legion in Winfield.

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

• 5-7 p.m. — United Methodist Men Spaghetti Feed, Fellowship Hall, First United Methodist Church, 10th Avenue and Millington Street, in Winfield. Donation of $7 for adults; $3 for children younger than 12.

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

• 5:30-7:30 p.m. — Winfield Arts and Humanities Council Annual Empty Bowls Project, Baden Square. Fundraiser for Winfield Community Food Pantry. Over 200 hand-made bowls for purchase to be filled with soups made by local restaurants and patrons.

• 6:30-8 p.m. — Make-It Monday, Button Bracelets, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Registration not required, Materials provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

• 7:30 p.m. — Al-Anon family groups, First Baptist Church, 200 E. 11th Ave., in Winfield. Enter at south door of education wing.

Tuesday, Nov. 7

Election Day

• 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. — Cowley County Commission meeting, Cowley County Courthouse, 311 E. Ninth Ave., in Winfield.

• Noon-6 p.m. — Winfield Compost Facility open, 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. Also noon to 6 p.m., Thursday.

• 12:30-2 p.m. — TOPS, Central Christian Church, 206 W. Central, in Ark City. Call Diana, (620) 660-5238.

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

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

• 4:30-5:15 p.m. — Ad Astra Kids Steam Club, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. After school program for curious kids. Children ages 7 and younger should be accompanied by an adult.

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

• 5:20-5:50 p.m. — Brain Booster Story Time, newborn to age 3, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

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

• 5:30-7:30 p.m. — Dining with Diabetes program, by K-State Research and Extension. Tuesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21 and Dec. 5. $25 course fee. Call (620) 221-5450 to register, Winfield Public Library Community Meeting room, 605 College St.

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

• 6:30-7:30 p.m. — TOPS, Pike Construction, 815 W. Madison, in Ark City. Call Carrie, (620) 741-1269.

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

Wednesday, Nov. 8

• 10 a.m. — GE retirees coffee, Senior Center, 320 S. A St., in Ark City.

• 10:15-10:45 a.m. — Brain Booster Story Time, newborns to age 3, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

• 11-11:45 a.m. — Free blood pressure and blood sugar checks, Cedar Vale People's Place.

• 11:15-11:45 a.m. — Brain Booster Story Time, ages 3 to 5, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

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

• 6:30-8 p.m. — DivorceCare Recovery Support Group, CornerStone Bible Fellowship, 3725 E. Ninth Ave., in Winfield.

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

Thursday, Nov. 9

• 10 a.m. — Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce coffee, Cricket Wireless, 2510 N. Summit St.

• 11 a.m.-noon — Keys to Healthy Aging program led by Becky Reid, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent, at Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

• 11 a.m.-1 p.m. — Marquee Second Thursday Luncheon, 1007 Main St., in Winfield. Baked potato bar, dessert and drink, $7.

• Noon — Arkansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors meeting, 106 S. Summit St.

• Noon-6 p.m. — Winfield Compost Facility open, 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.

• 1 p.m. — Bingo, Senior Center, 320 S. A St., in Ark City.

• 4 p.m. — Equal Opportunity and Accessibility Advisory Board meeting, City Hall, 118 W. Central Ave., in Ark City.

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

• 5-7 p.m. — Noon Kiwanis Club of Winfield annual pancake and sausage or biscuit and gravy fundraiser, Baden Square, in Winfield. Donation of $7 for adults; $3 for ages 5-12.

• 5:15-5:45 a.m. — Brain Booster Story Time, ages 3 to 5, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

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

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

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

• 7:30 p.m. — Winfield High School presents “Band Geeks,” a musical, at the WHS auditorium, General admission is $7 at the door.

Friday, Nov. 10

Veterans Day (observed)

• 9:30-10:30 a.m. — TOPS, Church of Christ, 2700 N. Summit St., in Ark City. Call Peggy, (620) 442-6995.

• 10 a.m. — Nutrition Council meeting, Senior Center, 320 S. A St., in Ark City.

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

• Noon — Birthday dinner, Senior Center, 320 S. A St., in Ark City.

• 7 p.m. — Bingo, American Legion Post 18, 113 E. Washington Ave., in Ark City. Public invited.

• 7:30 p.m. — Winfield High School presents “Band Geeks” a musical, at the WHS auditorium, General admission is $7 at the door. Also Saturday at 2 p.m.

• 9 p.m. — 9 Lives Improv Troupe, Messenger Recital Hall, Southwestern College. Free for students and staff.

Ongoing

• Walnut Valley Quilters Guild, second Monday, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., (620) 221-3450 or (620) 221-1909.

• Soroptimists International of Winfield, first and third Friday each month, at noon, Winfield American Legion, for lunch and a business meeting.

• Winfield Lions Club, noon, second and fourth Wednesdays at the American Legion. The Lions board meets at Pizza Hut, at noon the Tuesday before first general monthly meeting.

• Walnut Valley Woodcarvers Club, every Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m. Cherokee Land Rush Museum, Arkansas City.

• The Noon Kiwanis Club, every Thursday, Baden Square, in Winfield.

• The Winfield Rotary Club, 11:45 a.m., first and third Wednesdays, Baden Square, in Winfield, (620) 221-6743. 

• Masonic Lodge 110, 7:30 p.m., first and third Thursdays, in Winfield.

• Grandview United Methodist Women, 1:30 p.m., second Wednesdays, Church parlor. 

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

• Cowley County Chess Club, 7 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday, 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., every Tuesday and Thursday, Winfield Early Learning Center. 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.

• Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m. every Sunday and Tuesday, First Christian Church, 904 Alexander. 

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

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

• 12 x 12 Alcoholics Anonymous, 304 N. Soward, 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. Alateen, 1 p.m. Sunday. Non-smoking meetings, (620) 221-2388.

• Gamblers Anonymous, 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday, 812 W. Chestnut St., in Ark City, (620) 262-5098.

• Free vitals checks by SouthWind ResCare, 8 to 10 a.m., first Wednesday, monthly, 317 N. Viking Blvd., in Winfield. 

• Grief Encouragement Group by Harden Hospice Kansas, 6 to 7 p.m. second Thursday, 917 Main St., in Winfield.

• Winfield Community Food Pantry, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Monday through Friday, Grace United Methodist Church, 320 College St., in Winfield.

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

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

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

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

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

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

• 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 Wednesday.

• Dance, 7 to 9 p.m., fourth Saturday, Douglass Senior Center, 124 W. Fourth, A $4 donation is requested.

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

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

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

• Women's Weight Loss and Fellowship, every Monday, Central Baptist Church, 904 Wheat Road, 4:30 p.m. weigh-in; 4:45 meeting. First session free. Call Cheryl, (620) 262-2299.

• 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 Citizen’s Center.

• Fun Bunch Social Club, 7 to 10 p.m. Thursdays, Wellington Health and Rehab Center, west of golf course. Live country music. Dance, eat, socialize. Call (620) 554-4055 for info.

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