Community Calendar
04/24/18Taco Tuesday - Mount Hope SanctuaryTaco Tuesday- 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m....Taco Tuesday- 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 N. Elm St.  All proceeds go directly to supporting Mt. Hope Sanctuary women and children.
04/26/18Craft Clinic for Parents - McPherson Public LibraryCraft Clinic for Parents- 6:30...Craft Clinic for Parents- 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. McPherson Public Library, 214 W. Marlin. Make a craft for your child to aid in the development of early literacy and motor skills. This is an adult-only event. Registration is required. 620-245-2570.   
04/26/18YP Mac MingleThe April YP Mac Mingle...The April YP Mac Mingle will be held Thursday April 26th 5:30 - 7 pm at Stupka Chiropractic 114 W Euclid St Mcpherson. The monthly mingles are your opportunity to network and socialize with other young professionals from McPherson County in a relaxed and friendly environment.  The mingles are come and go, so feel free to stop by at whatever time works best for you.
04/26/18McPherson Hospital Gift Shop saleSpring into Spring at the...Spring into Spring at the McPherson Hospital Gift Shop, Thursday April 26th 9 am - 5 pm. Storewide sale with 25% off, excludes handmade items, candy, gum and cards. Register to win one of two $25 gift centificates. The McPherson Hospital Gift Shop is located at 1000 Hospital Drive. 241-2250.
04/27/18Songwriters ConcertSongwriters Concert-  3 p.m. in...Songwriters Concert-  3 p.m. in The Warehouse at Central Christian College, 1200 S. Main.  Free Admission
04/28/182nd Annual Virginia's Ride Benefit Poker RunApril 28th, 2018   Registration...April 28th, 2018   Registration is at 10:30am   1stBike out 11am Last bike out 12pm Last bike in 5pm   1st stop/registration Fieldhouse McPherson KS 2nd stop  Moxie’s   Newton KS 3rd stop  Oliver’s   Hutchinson KS 4th stop Oliver’s Little River  KS 5th stop  Sandstone Saloon  Brookville KS   There will be several raffles and silent auction items.   $25.00 1st Hand ( you will receive a poker run card and tshirt) 10.00 additional hands 15.00 extra tshirts   We will pay out 1st, 2nd and worst hand.   If you would like to preregister please contact Virginia @620-282-8619  
04/28/18McPherson County Council on Aging - Inman eventInman Car Show-Inman Senior Center...Inman Car Show-Inman Senior Center will provide a meal of Sloppy Joes & Hamburgers & Pie 11-1 @ 103 E Gordon
04/28/18McPherson County Council on Aging - Canton EventCanton Senior Center Pie Sale...Canton Senior Center Pie Sale 10 a.m. 112 S. Main Street  
04/28/18McPherson County Council on Aging - Pie SalePie Sale- starts at 10:00...Pie Sale- starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Canton Senior Center, 112 S. Main, in Canton. McPherson County Council of Aging
04/28/18Legislative CoffeeLegislative coffee-9:30 a.m. at Pine...Legislative coffee-9:30 a.m. at Pine Village, 86 22nd Ave., in Moundridge. Representatives Don Schroeder and Les Mason, as well as Senator Rick Wilborn will be present to discuss legislative updates and take questions.
04/28/18Annual Benefit Auction for orphaned children in Swaziland AfricaSwaziland's Heartbeat of Hope Auction...Swaziland's Heartbeat of Hope Auction and Free Dinner will be held Saturday April 28th at First Presbyterian Church, 201 E. Sherman in Hutchinson. Doors open at 5:30 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm Program and Live Auction at 7 pm. Admission is free but you must have a ticket. Call 620-543-6518 to reserve your spot by April 23rd (or pick up at Grand Staff Thrift Boutique in Buhler) Grand Staff Thrift Boutique, 215 North Main, Buhler, and the ministry’s annual live and silent auction, allow us to serve abandoned, vulnerable, and orphaned children in Swaziland, Africa. Some of the big items to be auctioned this year include a Green Mountain Jim Bowie Pellet Grill, a Branson trip, a Pajama Party for gals at Grand Staff Bed and Breakfast, leather motorcycle jackets for women, and (2) scholarships to the Colorado Christian Writer’s Conference in May.  Of course, we also have lots of food items, such as Dana Weast’s carrot cake and Italian Cream, the battle of the fudge, and many, many gift cards for restaurants and shopping. Overnight stays, décor—the list goes on and on!  Items added daily.  Check often at www.grandstaffministries.com/lifeandsilentauction2018.php  The event is free, including a catered meal by Hog Wild BBQ, but you must have a ticket. Reserve your spot by April 23rd!
04/28/18Inman Classic Car ShowInman Classic Car Show- 8...Inman Classic Car Show- 8 a.m.-4 p.m.  Downtown Inman.  Great cars and great people will line downtown Inman Main Street.  Come out and see the beautiful rides and enjoy the day!  
04/28/184th Annual Clutch The Future: An Evening of PossibilitiesThe 4th Annual Clutch The...The 4th Annual Clutch The Future: An Evening of Possibilities 2018 Benefit Auction for Multi Community Diversified Services (MCDS) will be held Saturday April 28th 7 pm at the McPherson Museum 1111 East Kansas Avenue in McPherson. Silent and Live Auction, Whiskey Tasting, Beer Tasting, Wine pull. Tickets are $30 single, $55 couple, Table (8) $275, Raffle ticket $28. For more information call 620-241-6693 or visitwww.mcds-ks.org for tickets.
04/30/18Music Theory Composition RecitalMusic Theory Composition Recital- 4...Music Theory Composition Recital- 4 p.m. in Wesley Black Fine Arts Building at Central Christian College, 1200 S. Main.  Free Admission.  
04/30/18Songwriters ConcertSongwriters Concert- 7 p.m. in...Songwriters Concert- 7 p.m. in The Warehouse at Central Christian College, 1200 S. Main.  Free Admission.
05/01/18Cedars Volunteer FairThe Cedars Service Teams are...The Cedars Service Teams are holding a Volunteer Fair Tuesday May 1st from 2-4 pm in the WCC. This is a come and go event. There are many people volunteering their time and talents on the Cedars campus. This is your opportunity to come and see where you volunteer. There will be refreshments and drawings for prizes.
05/03/18Kathy Wiens to speak at women’s salad supper at First Mennonite Church of McPhersonTragedy, Hope, and Miracles “Hope...Tragedy, Hope, and Miracles “Hope can come in the midst of desperation and tragedy can give rise to miracles.”   This is the first line of Bars, Dumps and Other Childhood Hangouts,a childhood memoir by Katherine Burkey Wiens M.Ed, LPC.  Kathy is a freelance author, speaker, and educator.  As the speaker for the Thursday, May 3, 2018, Women’s Salad Supper at the First Mennonite Church of McPherson, she will be  sharing stories from her childhood which was mired in alcoholism, poverty, abuse, and neglect.   But God worked in her life even in these difficult circumstances.  Hope came through the help of many people and institutions and finally a miracle when she went to live with her foster family in rural Nebraska.  All are welcome to come to hear Kathy’s story of faith and inspiration.  Reservations can be phoned to 620-241-5576 by Tuesday, May 1.  Supper at 6:00 at 1161 E. Ave A (corner of Maxwell and Avenue A).  Come and bring a friend.
05/04/18McPherson Gem & Mineral ShowMcPherson Gem & Mineral Club...McPherson Gem & Mineral Club 26th Annual Sale & Swap- at the McPherson County 4-H Building, 710 W. Woodside.  Hours for May 4th & May 5th: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.  Hours for May 6th: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.  Vendors will be displaying fossils, minerals, gem stones, hand-made jewelry, and more. Free admission! Concessions provided by Boy Scout Troop 117.
05/05/1819th Annual C.A.R.S. Club Car ShowThe 19th Annual C.A.R.S. Club...The 19th Annual C.A.R.S. Club Motoring Festival will be held Saturday May 5th At McPherson College. For more information:www.mcpherson.edu/cars or call 508-280-1886 or 863-904-9427.
05/05/18Marquette Lions Club Disc Golf TournamentThe Marquette Lions Club will...The Marquette Lions Club will host the Inaugural Income Tax Open Disc Golf Tournament on May 5 at the Marquette Disc Golf Course. The original tournament was scheduled for April 14, but was rescheduled for May 5. The entry fee for this year’s tournament is id="mce_marker"0. Flights: Championship, First, Second Cash Prizes for top two finishers in each flight Raffle for disc golf basket Concessions will be available Proceeds go to the Marquette Lions Club, serving the Marquette community and service organizations such as: K-9 Search and Rescue, KSDS Service Dogs and sight programs to prevent blindness. The Marquette Lions Club invites you to Come on out and enjoy the fun.
05/13/18Good Ol' Boys BBQ Contest and SamplingGood Ol' Boys BBQ Contest...Good Ol' Boys BBQ Contest is Saturday May 12, in downtown McPherson, during All School's Day Weekend. Friday evening, May 11, contestants for the BBQ contest set up and begin the process of creating the most delicious BBQ you've ever tasted, right in front of Hopp's Sound on Euclid between Ash and Elm. Saturday morning, the BBQ judging begins at 11 am. Public sampling to follow at noon, only $10 to try 10 (20 total teams to chose from)  different teams' BBQ. Get your team registered to compete by April 20th. Stop into Stupka Chiropractic to get registered.
05/15/18Mcherson County Council on Aging - Lindsborg event  FISH [email protected] Lindsborg Senior...  FISH [email protected] Lindsborg Senior Center  5-6:30 p.m. *Fresh Fried, Cheesy Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Desserts & Beverages 116 S. Main Lindsborg