SATURDAY, NOV. 9

Arkansas City

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

• Noon — Arkansas City High School Class of 1955 meets at Daisy Mae’s restaurant.

• 3 p.m. — Cup of Hope 5K and 1-mile Fun Run, starts at Shepherd’s Grace Church, 1129 S. Summit St.

• 7 p.m. — The Aerotones big band concert, V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts, 118 S. Summit St.

Winfield

• 8-11 a.m. — Winfield Neighborhood Clean-Up Program, City Operations Center, 2701 E. Ninth Ave. The City will have three 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.

• 10-11:30 a.m. — Women for Kansas-Cowley County regular meet up, Community Council Room, City Hall, 200 E. Ninth Ave. Anita Judd-Jenkins will speak on “The Importance of Census 2020.” Free admission.

• Noon — Line up at Island Park for the Cowley County 29th annual ABATE Toy Run. Will leave at 1 p.m. to ride to Ark City’s Agri-Business Building for toy drop-off and lunch. Event buttons, $2 donation.

• 2-5 p.m. — Tabletop Games, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. With a talk from Pat Ross about fun, family tabletop games.

• 6:30 p.m. — Abundance Quartet from Branson, Mo, in concert at First Church of the Nazarene, 201 E. 19th Ave. A free-will offering will be taken.

• 7:30 p.m. — Southwestern College Theatre Department presents “Eurydice,” Helen Graham Little Theater, on campus.

Area

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

 

SUNDAY, NOV. 10

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

• 7-11 a.m. — All You Can Eat Breakfast, American Legion, 115 W. 10th Ave.

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

• 1-5 p.m. — Isle of Lights set-up, Island Park. Also at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

• 2 p.m. — Talk by Jerry Wallace on the Great Winfield Saloon Riot, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

• 2 p.m. — Southwestern College Theatre Department presents “Eurydice,” Helen Graham Little Theater, on campus.

• 4-6 p.m. — Revitalized Mariners, a Presbyterian Church service group, First Presbyterian Church basement, 1101 Millington St. Call (620) 221-4500 or (620) 221-3000 for information. Childcare provided.

 

MONDAY, NOV. 11

Veterans Day

Arkansas City

• 11 a.m. — Veterans Day parade, downtown Arkansas City.

• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. — Veterans memorabilia exhibit, Wright Room, Cowley College, 215 S. Second St.

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

• 1:15 p.m. — Retired Citizens Advisory Council meeting, 320 S. A St.

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

Winfield 

• Veterans Day ceremony, Winfield High School. Public welcome.

• 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. — After-School Book Club for Grades 4-7. Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Runs through Dec. 16.

• 4:30 p.m. — Museum Friends meeting, Cowley County Historical Society, 1011 Mansfield St.

• 5:30 p.m. — Empty Bowls Project, Community Center at Baden Square, 700 Gary St. Purchase hand-made bowls to fill with soup provided.

• 5:30 p.m. — Walnut Valley Quilters Guild, Cornerstone Bible Fellowship Church, 3725 E. Ninth Ave. Call (620) 221-3450 or (620) 221-1909 for information.

• 6:30 p.m. — Winfield board of education, William Medley Administration Center, 1407 Wheat Road.

• 7 p.m. — Friends of the Library meeting and program: “Books That Heal,” Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

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

 

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

Arkansas City

• 9 a.m. — South Central Kansas Medical Center Auxiliary Board meeting, followed by a general meeting at 9:30. The program will be “Doc’s Jangles.”

• Noon — Cowley County Legislative Committee meeting, Ark City Chamber of Commerce, 106 S. Summit St.

• Noon — Mosaic’s Partners in Possibilities luncheon, Wright Room, Brown Center, Cowley College, 215 S. Second 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.

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

• 7 p.m. — Ark City Saddle Club monthly meeting, Bolton Township Building, 6700 block of 32nd Road, across from the IXL School. For more information, call (620) 446-2879.

• 7 p.m. — Bingo American Legion Post 18, 113 E. Washington Ave. Public invited. Except first Tuesday of the month. 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.

• 8 a.m. — Winfield Isle of Lights Set-Up Day.

• 10 a.m. — RISE Cowley coalition meeting and stirring committee elections, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St.

• Noon — Cowley County Legislative Committee meeting, 123 E. Ninth Ave.

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

• 4:15-5 p.m. — After School Science & Nature Club for kids grades K-5, Exploring Kansas Outback, Winfield Public Library, 605 College St. Insects of Kansas.

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

• 7:30 p.m. — Queen City Chapter 138 Order of Eastern Star meeting, Long form/short dress.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13

Arkansas City 

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

• Noon — Arkansas City Police “State of Community Safety” luncheon, Water Treatment Facility, 400 W. Madison Ave.

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

• 4:30 p.m. — Ark City Chamber of Commerce “cash mob,” Double Eagle Firearms & Pawn, 104 S. Summit 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

• 8 a.m. — Angels Care Home Health Blood Pressure Checks/Education, Winfield Recreation Center, 624 College St.

• 8-9:15 a.m. — Late Start Wednesday Lattes and Breakfast Snacks for sixth- to 12th-graders, Grace United Methodist Church, 320 College St. Free to all students. Call (620) 221-0618 for more information.

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 a.m. — Ambassadors Committee meeting, 123 E. Ninth Ave.

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

• 11 a.m.-1 p.m. — Marquee Second Thursday Luncheon, 1007 Main St. Pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, baked beans, dessert and drink for $7. Sponsored by Security 1st Title. Carry-outs available.

• Noon —Winfield Lions Club meets at the American Legion.

1:30 p.m. — Grandview United Methodist Women meet in the church parlor.

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

 

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

Arkansas City

• Noon — Visit Ark City Board of Trustees meeting, Northwest Community Center, 615 W. Birch Ave.

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

• 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, Baden Square, 700 Gary St.

• 4 p.m. — Winfield City Commission work session, Community Council Room, City Hall.

• 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. 

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

Area

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

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

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 to the Border Bandits, Senior Center, 320 S. A St.

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

Winfield

• 6-9 p.m. — Soroptimist of Winfield Bunco Night, American Legion Post 10, 115 W. 10th Ave. Cost to attend is $20.

• 6:30-8:30 p.m. — Winfield Recreation Commission Family Fun Night, Joe Thornton Gym.

 

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 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at WELC. 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 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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