CALENDAR OF COMMUNITY EVENTS

Community Calendar of Events

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                              McPHERSON COMMUNITY

PUBLICATION DATE ** April 13, 2022

 McPHERSON EXHIBITS                                                                             

 McPherson Museum & Arts Foundation, 1111 E. Kansas Ave. Museum hours: Monday-Friday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. / Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Don’t miss the McPherson Globe Refiners exhibit documenting the first gold medal basketball team awarded in Olympic history and the Museum’s permanent “hands-on” model train exhibit. 620-241-8464.

 

McPherson Public Library, 214 W. Marlin, 620-245-2570. Library hours: Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. / Friday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. / Saturday: 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. / Sunday: 2 p.m.-5 p.m. On exhibit during` March and April “Connecting Through My Lens” – photography by Inman resident Doug Neufeld.

 

One Door North, The Gallery of The Clayworks, 107 N. Main. 620-504-6550 An entrepreneurial creation of Disability Supports of the Great Plains, offering individuals with disabilities the chance to explore their own unique creativity and artistic expression using different media – such as clay, painting, and drawing.

 

OTHER AREA EXHIBITS                                                                             

 

Canton Stars and Stripes Military Museum, 104 W. Allen, in Canton. Exhibits include memorabilia from all military branches. Open for all Military and Patriotic Holidays or by appointment620-628-4484

 

Galva Historical Museum, 204 S. Main, in Galva. Documenting Galva’s history as well as surrounding country schools, displays of past businesses, and information regarding the Cherokee and Santa Fe Trail. Hours: 1st Sunday: 2 p.m.-4 p.m.; 2nd Saturday: 10 a.m.-noon; 3rd Thursday: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., or by appointment. 620-654-3343

 

Inman Museum, 101 N. Main, in Inman.  Sunday 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m., or by appointment. 620-585-6756 or 620-585-6477.  The museum has a life-size village square with six buildings constructed with 100-year-old materials, a restored train deport complete with a caboose, and a full early prairie homestead. www.inmanmuseum.com.

 

Kansas Motorcycle Museum, 120 N. Washington, in Marquette. Hours:  Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.785-546-2449 or www.ksmotorcyclemuseum.org. Three galleries that are home to over 100 vintage and rare motorcycles of various makes and models, motorcycle racing memorabilia, photos, clothing, trophies, and posters.

 

Lindsborg Old Mill & Swedish Heritage Museum, 120 Mill St., in Lindsborg. Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sundays and County holidays. For more information go online to www.mcphersoncountyks.us/20/Old-Mill-Museum. 785-227-3595

                     

Birger Sandzén Art Gallery- 401 N. First St., in Lindsborg. 785-227-2220. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. To view online work from Sandzén’s early, middle, or later years or to see selections from the gallery’s other collections visit their website at www.sandzen.org

 

The Cole House, 405 E. Cole St. in Moundridge. Tours are available by calling 620-345-2427. Be sure to also visit the Moundridge Depot Museum, which is also open by appointment only for tours.

 

2022 EVENTS CALENDAR

 

Wednesday, April 13th

CCCK Applied Lesson Recital – 4 p.m. in Greer Auditorium on the campus of Central Christian College of Kansas, 1200 S. Main. Recital is free and open to the public.

 

Charlotte Anderson “How Great Thou Art/O Store Gud” – 3:00 p.m. @ The Wellness Center on the Cedars Campus, 1021 Cedars Drive. Charlotte Anderson is a Swedish citizen, having moved to the United States in 1990.  She is now the Bursar in the Business Office at Central Christian College here in McPherson.  Plan to come to her program where she will share about the hymn How Great Thou Art or O Store Gud.

 

Friday, April 15th

The Passion According to St. Matthew– 7:30 p.m. at Presser Hall Auditorium, 335 E Swensson St. in Lindsborg. A part of the Messiah Festival of the Arts. Tickets are available online at  https://www.ticketor.com/messiahfestival

 

Saturday, April 16th

2nd Annual Spring Classic Shootout – at Wall Park, 500 S. Maxwell. 3GG for 8U, 10U, 12U, and 14U. For more information go online to www.kansaskidssports.com or register at www.playncs.com

 

Kidney Disease Messed with the Wrong Chick-Benefit for Jessie Wagoner– at McPherson American Legion, 401 N Main. Cornhole Tournament starts at 12 p.m. Music provided by DJ Chad Thompson. Taco Bar 5-7 p.m. $10/person. Live Music at 7 p.m. by Sam Unruh. Free will donation. Silent Auction 12-9 p.m.

 

Pine Village Easter Egg Hunt – 10:00 am. Free Event at Pine Village Wellness Center, 86 22nd Ave. in Moundridge. There will be 3 hunt areas, for 3 different age groups, starting at 10am. We will have donuts and hot cocoa for you to enjoy. This is an outdoor only event so please plan accordingly. Keep up to date by visiting their Facebook page.

 

Marquette Easter Egg Hunt– 10:30 am. Pick up your eggs at Marquette Farmers State Bank (4th grade and under.) Free photos with the Easter Bunny or props, at Marquette Fine Arts Center, 110 N. Washington St. Sponsored by Marquette Chamber of Commerce.

 

City of Galva Easter Egg Hunt – 11:00 am at Park Henry (In case of inclement weather, event will be held at Galva Community Room). A free event for kids ages 0 through 11. For more up to date information, follow the City of Galva Facebook page.

Sunday, April 17th

2022 Handel’s Messiah – 3 p.m. at Presser Hall Auditorium, 335 E Swensson St. in Lindsborg. Performed by the Bethany Oratorio Society. A part of the Messiah Festival of the Arts. Tickets are available online at https://www.ticketor.com/messiahfestival

 

Monday, April 18th

Barnyard Weed Warriors (GOATS!!) –  2:00 p.m. @ The Wellness Center on the Cedars Campus, 1021 Cedars Drive. “Goats, the ORIGINAL weed eaters!” They will be on campus to be an environmentally friendly alternative to take care of the weeds on campus. Come meet Mary Powell and the goats!

 

Wednesday, April 20th

CCCK Applied Lesson Recital – 4 p.m. in Greer Auditorium on the campus of Central Christian College of Kansas, 1200 S. Main. Recital is free and open to the public.

 

Thursday, April 21st

Washington Elementary Spring Concert – 6 p.m. at the Bandshell in Lakeside Park, 511 N. Lakeside Drive. Students in Washington Elementary’s 4th, 5th, and 6th grade will be performing in this Spring Concert.

 

Family Night – 5 p.m. at the McPherson American Legion, 401 N. Main. Come get a hamburger or hot dog, fries, drink, and dessert for the low price of $5. Proceeds from Family Night will benefit the McPherson American Legion.

 

Thursday, April 21st – Saturday, April 23rd

“Diary of Anne Frank”– at the McPherson High School, 801 E. First Street. Curtain goes up at 7 p.m. each night. Play is performed by the McPherson High School theatre troupe.

 

Friday, April 22nd

Moundridge Recreation Commission Fundraiser– 3 p.m.-9 p.m. at Three Rings Brewery, 536 U.S. Hwy. 81 Bypass. For every pint sold, $1 will be donated to help support the Moundridge Recreation Commission. Bennifer’s will be there from 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and you won’t want to miss music performed by Sam Shilts from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Support local!

 

Saturday, April 23rd

32nd Annual Inman Classic Car Show & Spring Festival– beginning at 8 a.m. in Inman. An entire day of activities! Three bands providing live music, craft show, fishing derby, sidewalk chalk art, benefit basket auction, fun run, pedal pull contest, antique tractor pull, and much more!! Mark your calendars! For updates on the event, check the Inman Classic Car Show Facebook page.

 

CCCK Senior Recital – 7 p.m. in Greer Auditorium on the campus of Central Christian College of Kansas, 1200 S. Main. The recital, featuring James Parry, is free and open to the public.

 

Sunday, April 24th

CCCK Choir Concert – 3 p.m. at the Free Methodist Church, 1010 S. Maple. The concert is free and open to the public.

 

Knocknasheega Concert – 2 p.m. in the Sanctuary at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 107 N. Pine, Inman. Knocknasheega is an Irish ensemble from Wichita that plays a mix of traditional folk and modern favorites from Ireland and Scotland. There will be a reception with a meet and greet with musicians and singers. For more information follow the Inman Arts Council Facebook page.

 

Monday, April 25th

Moundridge Kindergarten Screening & Pre-Enrollment Day – by appointment at Moundridge Elementary School, 207 S. Drucilla in Moundridge. Screening will be for students who will be five years old on or before August 31, 2022.  For more information or to schedule an appointment call 620-345-5500, Ext. 401.

 

Kindergarten Roundup
The four McPherson elementary schools will be holding the annual Kindergarten Roundup on Monday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m.  Parents are encouraged to attend if they are considering enrolling their child in kindergarten next fall.  A child is eligible to attend kindergarten if he or she will be five years old on or before August 31. Contact your neighborhood school for more information: Eisenhower Elementary 620-241-9430​. ​Lincoln Elementary 620-241-9540​. ​Roosevelt Elementary 620-241-9550​. ​Washington Elementary 620-241-9560.

 

CCCK’s Smoothies and Jazz– 7 p.m. at Heartbeat Coffee, 1211 S. Main. Enjoy some jazz and a smoothie! Open to the public.

 

Tuesday, April 26th

Taco Tuesday – 11-1 and 5-7 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 N. Elm. Serving sit down/carry out/curbside/ and delivery. Free will donation. Fundraiser for Mt Hope Sanctuary. For more information, go to Mt. Hope Sanctuary Facebook page.

 

Wednesday, April 27th

Preschool Pre-Enrollment & Screening– by appointment at Moundridge Elementary School, 207 S. Drucilla in Moundridge. Screening will be for new students interested in attending either the 3-year-old or 4-year-old half day preschool class for the 2022-2023 school year. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 620-345-5500, Ext. 401.

 

CCCK Applied Lesson Recital – 4 p.m. in Greer Auditorium on the campus of Central Christian College of Kansas, 1200 S. Main. Recital is free and open to the public.

 

Thursday, April 28th

Inman Community Foundation 2022 Match Day – 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Inman Community Building, 435 E. Gordon St. Make a difference for the Inman Community. All donations will be matched dollar for dollar. For more information, follow the Inman Community Foundation Facebook page.

 

Master Gardeners & Friends Program – “Landscaping”– 7 p.m. at the McPherson County Extension meeting room, 600 W. Woodside. Featured speaker is Jordan Pflughoff, who will share tips and new, fresh ideas for improvements in yard/curb, under trees, hot dry spots, low spots, and challenging places when you’re looking at doing some landscaping.

 

Thursday, April 28th – Sunday, May 1st
Sound of Music- At the McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m.– 9:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, and 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. matinee Saturday and Sunday.  $15-$25 or $10 for students. All proceeds benefit the McPherson Opera House. Purchase tickets online at mcphersonoperahouse.org.

 

Thursday, April 28th – Saturday, April 30th

“The Laramie Project(s)”– 7:30 p.m. at McPherson College, 1600 E. Euclid in Mingenback Theatre. A documentary, performed by MC Theatre Department, based on interviews done in 1998 and 2008 after the death of Matthew Shepard in Laramie,WY. This case kicked off a national conversation, with the result of the creation of hate crime legislation in America.  For updates regarding tickets, visit the college website at www.mcpherson.edu/programs/theatre/season/

 

Friday, April 29th and Saturday, April 30th

Moundridge Community Wide Garage Sales– 8 a.m. Citywide in Moundridge. Registration forms are available at the City Office or the Moundridge Chamber Facebook page. Registration $5. Registration forms and payment due by April 22. For updates visit the Moundridge Chamber Facebook page.

 

Friday, April 29th

Friends of Hugo Blood Drive– 12 p.m.-6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1200 E Kansas Ave.
American Red Cross blood drive in honor of Hugo Dahlstrom and the gift of life he received thru blood donation. Schedule your appointment at www.redcrossblood.org

 

Saturday, April 30th

Brush Up Mac– Sponsored by the McPherson Housing Coalition. An event to help seniors, veterans, and single parent households (homeowners). Volunteers will do small home repairs, yard work, or small painting projects, at no cost to the owners. The deadline for Homeowners Applications is March 15th. For more information, or to volunteer, call 620-241-7828, Ext. 16.

 

Brush Up Inman – Sponsored by the Inman Chamber of Commerce. Giving assistance to elderly homeowners or homeowners that can’t afford to do minor exterior maintenance to their homes. Volunteers are welcome! For more information call the Inman City Office at 620-585-2122.

 

Spring Fling Shopping Fair– 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the McPherson Community Building, 122 E. Marlin. Get ready for spring! Come check out the crafts, hand sewn items, face & skin care, kitchen supplies, nails, books, shirts & cups, wood working, and so much more from over 55 small businesses, direct sellers, and crafters. Free admission. For updates visit the Spring Fling Shopping Fair Facebook page.

 

Canton Spring Market– 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 1514 27th Ave. in Canton. You’ll find arts & crafts, jewelry, boutique clothing, metal art, hand painted vintage items, home & yard décor, honey, pecans, food mixes, health & beauty products, antiques, collectibles, and much, much more! Admission is free!

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