SATURDAY, NOV. 30

Small Business Saturday

Arkansas City

• 11 a.m.-6 p.m. ― Northpole Kansas, 500 S. Summit 

St. Lighted buildings, trains, visits with Santa. Every Saturday and Sunday between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

• 11 a.m.-3 p.m. ― Old-fashioned carriage rides, downtown Ark City.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. ― Festival of Trees,V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts, 118 S. Summit St.

• 2 p.m. ― “The Polar Express,” V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts, 118 S. Summit St.

Winfield

• 9 a.m. ― Jingle Bell Junction Craft Show, Winfield Fairgrounds.

• 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.

• 6-10 p.m. ― Winfield Isle of Lights, nightly through Dec. 30. Free. Donations welcome.

 

Area

10 a.m.-4 p.m. ― Oxford’s Christmas in the Country. Decorated homes, Santa at 10:30, shopping and lunching at downtown businesses.

 

SUNDAY, DEC. 1

Arkansas City

• 11 a.m.-6 p.m. ― Northpole Kansas, 500 S. Summit 

St. Lighted buildings, trains, visits with Santa. Every Saturday and Sunday between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

• 6:25 p.m. ― Bingo mini games, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 3212 N. Summit St. Regular session at 7 p.m. Also Wednesday.0

Winfield

• 9:30 a.m. ― Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan service at Grandview United Methodist Church. Community is welcome to attend this ancient service. Breakfast at 9.

 

MONDAY, DEC. 2

Cyber Monday

Arkansas City

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

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

Winfield

• Noon ― National Active & Retired Federal Employees meet at the American Legion.

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

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

 

TUESDAY, DEC. 3

Giving Tuesday

Arkansas City

• 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.

• 5-6:30 p.m. ― Five Loaves free evening meal, First Presbyterian Church, 321 S. 1st 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 mini-games, American Legion Post 18, 113 E. Washington. Public invited.

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. ― Cowley County Commission meeting, courthouse first floor assembly room, 311 E. Ninth Ave.

• 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ― Make hand warmers, perfect little gifts. Winfield Public Library. Same time on Saturday, Dec. 7. Registration required.

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

Area

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

 

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4

Arkansas City

10:30 a.m. ― “Storytime,” Arkansas City Public Library, 120 E. 5th Ave.

• 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

• 11 a.m. ― “Eagerheart,” Helen Graham Little Theatre, basement of Christy Administration Building. Free. Also 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. Donations for Winfield Community Food Pantry accepted.

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

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

 

THURSDAY, DEC. 5

Arkansas City

10 a.m. ― Arkansas City Chamber of Commerce Coffee, Cowley Antique Mall, 208 S. Summit St.

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

• 4 p.m. ― Beautification and Tree Advisory Board meeting, city manager’s office, City Hall, 118 W. Central Ave.

• 4 p.m. ― Lego Club, Arkansas City Public Library, 120 E. Fifth 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.

• 5-7:30 p.m. ― Festival of Trees, V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts, Burford Theatre, 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

• 8-10 a.m. ― Free vitals checks by SouthWind ResCare, 317 N. Viking Blvd.

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

• Noon ― Soroptimist International of Winfield meets 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.

• 5:30-7:30 p.m. ― Ugly Christmas Sweater, Winfield Public Library. You bring the sweater; the library will bring the ugly. No preregistration required. Just drop in.

• 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. ― Masonic Lodge 110, Masonic Hall in Winfield.

• 7:30 p.m. “The Almost Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel,” Winfield Community Theatre, Baden Square. Tickets are $10. Also Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 and 6, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m.

Area

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

 

FRIDAY, DEC. 6

Arkansas City

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

• 11-a.m.-noon ― Chamber Communications Committee meeting, McAtee Dining Center, 206 S. Fourth St.

•Noon-1 p.m. ― Arkansas City Chamber of Commerce “lunch mob,”  McAtee Dining Center, 206 S. Fourth St.

• 7 p.m. ― Dance, Arkansas City Senior Citizens Center, 320 South A St.

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

• 7:30 p.m. ― “The Snow Queen,” presented by the Act One Drama Club of Cowley College, Robert Brown Theatre. $8 for adults; $6 for children.

Winfield

• 10 a.m. ― Ceremony in remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day, Veterans’ Home in Winfield,1220 WW II Memorial Drive, in the Ploesti Room. Everyone is welcome.

• 7:30 p.m. “The Almost Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel,” Winfield Community Theatre, Baden Square. Tickets are $10. Also Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m and Sunday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m.

 

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, 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.

• 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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