SATURDAY, Feb. 22

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.

• 3 and 7:30 p.m. — “Radium Girls,” Winfield High School Drama, auditorium. Tickets available at the door. Also at 2 p.m. Feb. 23.

 

SUNDAY, Feb. 23

Arkansas City

• 3 p.m. — Black history program at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 525 N. Fifth St. The Rev. Darren Williams of Tulsa, Okla., is the speaker. For more information, call (620) 442-4247.

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

Winfield

• 2 p.m. —Radium Girls,” Winfield High School Drama, auditorium. 

• 5 p.m. — Winfield Recreation Commission Daddy/Daughter Date Night, WRC, 624 College St.

 

MONDAY, Feb. 24

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. Fifth St.

Winfield

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

• Noon — Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce Board meeting, Chamber office, 123 E. Ninth Ave.

• 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.

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

7 p.m. — South Central Kansas Kennel Club, Building 1, Winfield Fairgrounds.

 

TUESDAY, Feb. 25

Arkansas City

• 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.

• 4:30-7 p.m. — Fat Tuesday Pancake Feed, Trinity Episcopal Church, 224 N. A St. Eat-in or carry-out. Tickets at the door. Benefits church projects.

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

• 5-8 p.m. — Cowley Indoor Mardi Gras Market, Chestnut Avenue Venue, 3120 E. Chestnut Ave., Parkerfield.

• 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 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. — Grace United Methodist Men’s Group annual pancake feed, Grace United Methodist Church, 320 College St. Pancakes with blueberry topping, sausage, and applesauce for a suggested donation of $7 for adults and $3 for children. Proceeds benefit men’s group projects.

• 11:30 a.m. — CCTA Committee meeting, location TBA.

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

• 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. — “Storm Fury on the Plains” annual severe weather presentation by the National Weather Service in Wichita, Cowley Cinema 8, 23046 Avery Ave., Strother Field. Contact Cowley County Emergency Management at (620) 221-0470 for more information.

• 4 p.m. — Parkhurst Lecture presented by Dr. Elaine Nogueira-Godsey, Wroten Hall, Southwestern College campus. Topic is “Women’s Participation in Food Justice: Developing Transnational Solidarity.” Free admission, public invited. Contact Jackson Lashier at (620) 229-6066 for more information.

• 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 Avenue and Millington Street.

 

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26

Arkansas City

• 7:30 a.m. — South Central Kansas Medical Center Board of Trustees meeting, SCKMC, 6403 Patterson Pkwy.

• 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

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

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

 

THURSDAY, Feb. 27

Arkansas City

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

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

• 5 p.m. — USD 470 emergency shelter managers’ meeting, Roosevelt Elementary School, 300 N. B St.

• 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

• 10 a.m. — Chamber Coffee hosted by Shindigs and Wheat State Wine Co., Shindigs Bar and Grill, 500 Main St.

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

• Noon- — Island Park Productions board meeting, Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce office, 123 E. Ninth Ave.

• 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.

• 6 p.m. — Winfield Chapter of Moms Demand Action meeting, 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 St., (620) 782-3705.

 

FRIDAY, Feb. 28

Arkansas City

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

• Noon — City Commission study session, city manager’s office, City Hall, 118 W. Central Ave.

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

Winfield

• 5:30 p.m. — Grand Ole Opry Parade of Parties Dinner and Auction, Baden Square Community Building, 700 Gary St. Presented by the Winfield Arts and Humanities Council. Social hour begins at 5:30, followed by dinner and auction at 6. Call the WAHC office at (620) 221-2161 or email winfieldarts@gmail.com to make reservations.

• 7:30 p.m. — Winfield Community Theatre presents “Funny Money,” Meyer Hall, Baden Square, 1500 E. Eighth Ave. Tickets $10 each, available at the door or online at winfieldcommunitytheatre.com/tickets. Also 7:30 p.m. Feb. 29, March 6 and March 7, and 2 p.m. March 1. Call (620) 221-0445 for more information.

• 7:30 p.m. — “Little Women,” the Musical, Richardson Performing Arts Center, Southwestern College. Tickets available at the door. Also 7:30 p.m. Feb. 29 and 2 p.m. March 1.

 

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 Ave. 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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