SATURDAY, Feb. 15

Winfield

• 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.

Area

• 7-9:30 a.m. — Douglass Senior Center monthly breakfast, 124 W. Fourth St., $3 donation.

 

SUNDAY, Feb. 16

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

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

 

MONDAY, Feb. 17

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. — NWCC Advisory Board meeting, Northwest Community Center, 615 W. Birch Ave.

• 5:30 p.m. — Historic Preservation Board meeting, commission room, City Hall, 118 W. Central Ave.

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

• Arkansas City Public Library Board of Trustees meeting, ACPL, 120 E. Fifth Ave.

Winfield

• 10:30-11:30 a.m. — Monday Manipulation Card Games, Baden Square Senior Center. Prizes sponsored by Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.

• 4:15-5:15 p.m. — Youth Book Club for kids in grades 4-7, Winfield Public Library., 605 College St. Meets Monday afternoons through Feb. 24. Current selection is “Grasslands” by Debra Seely. Books distributed at club meetings. New members can join any time, but registration is appreciated at (620) 221-4470 or online@wpl.org.

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

• 5:30 p.m. — Presentation about the 2020 Census by Jason Dean from the U.S. Census Bureau, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Free. Visit wpl.org or call (620) 221-4470 for more information.

Area

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

 

TUESDAY, Feb. 18

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 Dr. Call Diana, (620) 660-5238.

• 1 p.m. — Pinochle, Senior Center, 320 S. A 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, commission room, 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 Ave. 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.

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

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

• 3 p.m. — Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee Meeting, Chamber office, 123 E. Ninth Ave.

• 4:15-5 p.m. — Games Galore! after-school puzzles and games for kids in grades K-6, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Tuesday afternoons through March 31.

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

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

 

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19

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 E. 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. 160 Highway.

• 11 a.m.-9 p.m. — WHS Afterglow 2020 Fundraiser, Pizza Hut, 1902 Main St. Mention fundraiser or show flier when ordering and 15 percent of purchase cost will be donated to event. Good for dine-in, carry-out, delivery and online orders.

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

• 2 p.m. — Winfield Public Library Coffee and Crime Book Club, College Hill Coffee, 403 Soward St. Discussion on “The Moonstone” by Wilkie Collins. Visit wpl.org or call (620) 221-4470 for more information.

• 4 p.m. — Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce Convention and Tourism Board meeting, Chamber office, 123 E. Ninth Ave.

• 5:30 p.m. — Strother Field Commission meeting, conference room, Strother Field Terminal Building.

 

THURSDAY, Feb. 20

Arkansas City

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

• 10 a.m. — Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce coffee, Chamber of Commerce office, 106 S. Summit St. 

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

• 1:30 p.m. — Complete Count Committee meeting, Water Treatment Facility, 400 W. Madison Ave.

• 4 p.m. — Special Equal Opportunity and Accessibility Advisory Board meeting, Arkansas City Police Department, 117 W. Central Ave.

• 4:15-5:15 p.m. — After-School Stories for Kids, ages 4-10(ish), Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Thursday afternoons through Feb. 20.

• 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.

• 6 p.m. — Young Professionals board meeting, River Eagle Bar and Grill, 31332 61st Road. 

• 7 p.m. — Young Professionals member meet-up, River Eagle Bar and Grill, 31332 61st Road.  

• 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

• Noon — Kiwanis Club, American Legion, 115 W. 10th Ave.

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

• 4 p.m. — Lecture about the practice of Sabbath by guest speaker Nathan Stuckey, author of “Wrestling With Rest,” Wroten Hall, Southwestern College, 100 College St. Free admission, open to the public. Hosted by the Summit Youth Academy.

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

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

• 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, Feb. 21

Arkansas City

• 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. — Mental Health First Aid class, Specialty Clinic, South Central Kansas Medical Center, 6403 Patterson Pkwy. Cost $35, lunch included. Pre-registration required at https://forms.gle/2wotoXqyG1QahszA9 or (620) 441-4565. Also April 4 at Cowley County Courthouse in Winfield.

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

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

Friday, February 21

• 7 p.m. — Dance, Arkansas City Senior Citizens Center, 320 S. A 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 Ave., (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 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Winfield Early Learning Center. For parents and children up to age 3 (older siblings welcome), (620) 221-5124 or (620) 229-2526.

• “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 St. 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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