April 20, 2014

Senior luncheon set for Oct. 24

The Gardner Edgerton School District will host its annual Senior Citizen Appreciation Luncheon Oct. 24.
During the event, seniors will have the opportunity to visit with district officials and watch performances from the high school music department.The menu will include …

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

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Our fine troupe of players will be performing for the great Kingdom of Kansas in ye Village of Gardner!
The Tallgrass Theatre Company will be hosting a dinner theatre at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 29 in the Gardner Grange Hall …

Food, cash being collected to serve 1 million meals

Arvest Bank, including the Gardner branch, is partnering with Harvesters over the next few months to provide one million meals or more to people in need.
Community members can support the effort by dropping off monetary donations or non-perishable food …

Jobs fair scheduled for Sept. 27

Congressman Kevin Yoder will host a job fair on Sept. 27. Registration is free for employers in need of employees.
The hiring event, to be held at the Holiday Inn Overland Park West, will be the Congressman’s second jobs fair. …

Annual ‘Wings and Swing Hangar Dance’ scheduled

The Heart of America Wing of the Commemorative Air Force invites you to attend the Wings and Swing Hangar Dance from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Sept. 15.
Dance under the stars to the music of the Moonlight Serenade orchestra, …

Childbirth preparation classes now offered

Blessed Beginnings Childbirth preparation classes will be offered on Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sept. 20 -Oct. 18, in downtown Gardner.
The five-week class is for first time parents or those wanting to refresh their skills. The …

Local Cub Scout packs to hold information nights

Gardner based Cub Scout packs are holding information nights for parents of boys interested in joining Cub Scouts.
Upcoming activities include campouts and the Pinewood Derby. Designed for boys in grades 1 through 5, Cub Scouting combines outdoor activities, sports, …

Steam powered trains return to the Midland Rails

Steam power will reign again at the Midland Railway’s Labor Day Weekend Railfest. After an absence of 60 years, a 1931 coal-fired steam locomotive, “Sadie”, will power trains all three days of the holiday weekend at 9 a.m., noon, and …

City seeks volunteers for Prairie Punisher

Gardner Parks and Recreation staff members are looking for volunteers to help out with the 11th annual Prairie Punisher Duathlon and 5K on July 21.
Volunteers will receive a t-shirt, soft cooler, cinnamon rolls and coffee provided by A Cup …

Parks and Recreation seeking artists for show

Johnson County Park and Recreation District is seeking artists for an art show at Ernie Miller Nature Center this fall.
The show is open exclusively to Johnson County artists who are 21 years of age or older. The deadline for …