The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 17, 2001 · Page 10
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B2 TUESDAY. APRIL 17 2001 GREAT PLAINS THE SAUNA JOURNAL A Look Ahead 17 TucsJay • DRIVING CLASS: AARP's "55- Alive Safe Driving Class." 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., UMB Banl<, lower level, 100 S. Santa Fe. $10. To register, call 826-4537. • POETRY: Salina Arts and Humanities Comnfiission 2001 Spring Poetry Reading Series featuring Dave Smitli. 7:30 p.m.. Capers Cafe and Bakery, 109 N. Santa Fe. $2.50 at the door. 309-5770. •• PUBLIC MEETING: Saline County Commission. 11 a.m.. Room 107, City- County Building. 309-5825. • LINDSBORG: Jimmy Sjobloom, Bethany College professor of Swedish studies, will give a lecture "Welcome to Culture Junction, Watching the Old Sweden, the Present Sweden and the Slew Sweden." 7 p.m., Lindquist Hall, Bethany. (785) 227-3380, Ext. 8214. 18 WeJnesilay • DANCE: Jolly Mixers, Russ Wood playing. 8-11 p.m.. Moose Lodge. No smoking or drinking. 827-7870. • DEADLINE: Deadline for reservations for the Senior Singles Group of Sunrise Presbyterian & First Presbyterian churches' dinner April 21 at the Ramada Inn. 825-0226. • DRIVING CLASS: AARP's "55- Alive Safe Driving Class." 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., UMB Bank, lower level, 100 S. Santa Fe. $10. To register, call 826-4537. • • EVENT: Flea market and bake sale, 9-11 a.m.; free blood pressure checks, 10 a.m.; monthly birthday party, 11:30 a.m.; Senior Center, 245 N. Ninth. 827-9818. • MUSIC: Open Jam Night. King of Clubs, 1056 E. Pacific. No cover. • PROGRAM: Hospice of America's eighth annual Living with Grief Teleconference "Caregiving and Loss: Family Needs, Professional Responses." Moderated by Cokie Roberts of NBC News with a special message from former first lady Rosalyn Carter. 12:30 p.m., Kansas State Univesity-Salina College Center. 825-1717. • PROGRAM: "Salina Area Archaeology in the '30s: The Indian Burial Pit and Other Adventures of the Whiteford Family." 7 p.m.. Community Room, Smoky Hill Museum, 211 W. Iron. 3095775, Ext. 2326 listing Events Items for the Calendar of Events should be sent at least two weeks in advance to: Calendar of Events, The Salina Journal, P.O. Box 740, Salina 67402. Be sure to include name, address and telephone number. Seminars Meeting today to discuss liomebuying MINNEAPOLIS — Housing and Credit Counseling Inc. will give a homebuyer workshop today in Minneapolis. The Topeka nonprofit agency will tell buyers about the complete purchasing process and special loan programs. Topics covered will be down payments, credit issues, financing options, insurance and taxes, offers and closing, realtors, home selection and maintaining your investment. The certific^Jg^^^comple- tion could qualifyparticipants for special discounts and programs with participating lenders. The free workshop will be from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Blue Store Emporium, 307 W. Second. To register, call 1-800383-0217, Ext. 309. People who can't attend the workshop can call to schedule an individual counseling session. Veterans' benefits topic of meeting Veterans and their family members can learn about their benefits in a meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the VFW Hall, 1108 E. Crawford. All veterans, not just members of the Disabled American Veterans, can participate in the free seminar. Loren T. Manning of DAV Post 11, will be the host. The seminar will focus on changes in the DAV and answer veterans' questions. To get specific answers, veterans should bring their Department of Veterans affairs claim number and Social Security number. Log-home seminar set for April 29 A "Seminar for Log Home Living" will be given by Custom Homes of Kansas and New Homestead U.S.A. on April 29 at the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce, 120 W. Ash. Experts in construction, restoration and preservation will speak and take questions. To register, call Custom Log Homes of Kansas at (785) 4528774. Cliild-care group to teacli fire safety The Saline County Family Home Providers Association will teach child-care providers how to put out a fire at 7 p.m. today in the M Room at Salina YWCA, 651 E. Prescott. The Salina Fire Department will provide instruction. The organization informs parents and providers about quality child care. One of its main goals is for parents to recognize their provider as a professional. Questions may be e-mailed to scfpa@aol.com. SIlow Toy show set for Saturday in Abilene ABILENE — The Dickinson County Historical Society will have its fifth annual Heritage Toy Show on Saturday at Sterl Hall in Eisenhower Park here. Vendors from across the Midwest will exhibit old and new toys, toy parts, doUs and other collectables. The show begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. Admission is $1.50 for adults and children over 12. Children under 12 are free with an adult. For more information, call the Heritage Center at (785) 263-2681. Theater Theater adding extra performance of play Salina Community Theatre is adding a performance on April 25 of its current play "Inherit the Wind." The extra performance was added because 85 percent of the tickets for the play had been sold before the play opened, said Michael Spicer, the theater's managing artistic director. The play stars Hollywood actor and Salina native George Murdock and is based on the 1925 Scopes trial. Tickets can be purchased by calling the theater box office at 827-3033 or toll-free at 1-877414-2367. The box office is open from noon to 6 p.m. weekdays. From Staff Reports SALINA PRAYER BREAKFAST Event to feature popular speaker Promise Keepers speaker to be in Salina on May 3 By AMY SULLIVAN The Salina Journal The most-requested speaker for the Promise Keepers men's movement wiU speak in Salina May 3 at the Salina Prayer Breakfast. Joe White will talk about "Stronger Families for a Stronger America" at the breakfast, which will be on the National Day of Prayer. That's a day Congress set aside in 1951 to give the nation spiritual strength, said Roberta Huseman, Salina Prayer Breakfast chairwoman. About 30 Salina churches are participating by purchasing tables for members. Tickets are $9. "On this day we all come together to pray for our leaders — the president, the mayor, police officers, firefighters, etc.," Huseman said. She hopes White's background as a defensive tackle for Southern Methodist University and football coach at National Day of Praysr activities SAUNA PRAYER BREAKFAST . WHEN: 7 to 8:30 a.m. May 3 . WHERE: Heritage Hall in the Bicentennial Center • TICKETS: $ 9 at Green Lantern Convenience Stores; McCoy Christian Supply, 109 S. Santa Fe; Bennington State Bank, 2130S.Ohia.ancl200S. Ninth; Bicentennial Center, Texas A&M University will attract athletes and men this year, as well as young people. White is president of Kanakuk Sports Kamps, which attracts 17,000 children annually to Missouri. Huseman said a family connection helped convince White to speak in Salina. Her son, John Huseman, 22, has worked three summers as a counselor at White's camps. Others may know White from his books, including in person or call 826- SHOW. UPLINK2001 • WHO: For Salina area middle and high school students • WHAT: Pizza, prayer and music by Satellite Soul • WHEN: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 2 • WHERE: Sams Chapel at Kansas Wesleyan University "Faith Training" and "Pure Excitement," a book for teens. Youth night Local youth are invited May 2, the night before the breakfast, to "Uplink 2001" a night of pizza and prayer with music by Kansas City Mo., band Satellite Soul at Sams Chapel at Kansas Wesleyan University 100 E. Claflin. The band has Salina roots. Lead singer Tim Suttle is a Salina South High School graduate, and his parents, Jerry and Martha Suttle, attend ohurch at First Baptist Church, 843 Lewis. Kevin Hazelton, youth pastor at First Baptist, arranged for the band's performance after the group was well received at two Baptist youth conventions. "They perform a good concert and do an excellent job of leading the youth into worship that everyone can participate in," Hazelton said. The last time the band played publicly in Salina was at the 1999 Smoky Hill River Festival. The night will be geared to middle and high school students, but fans of the band also are welcome, Hazelton said. Satellite Soul, a rootsy folk and rock band, has a wide following; Hazelton said a fan from Wichita called Sunday to inquire about the show. The night's activities also will include local youth who will lead everyone in prayer, he said. • Reporter Amy Sullivan can be reached at 823-6464, Ext. 125, or by e-mail at sjasul livan@saljournal.com T MUSIC Showcase planned for local musical talent Creator liopes event can give local talent ideas, connections By The Salina Journal In Nashville, Tenn., developing songwriters and musicians head for the Bluebird Cafe to show off their talent and discuss their work with other musicians. Recording industry executives and talent managers also show up looking for new talent. John Brandt hopes Salina can develop a similar venue for local talent. That's why he's creating Writer's Night and Talent Showcase at G.Willikers restaurant, 158 S. Santa Fe. Beginning Friday and continuing every other Friday, Brandt wants to provide a place for local musicians to present their work. The sessions last from 6 to 9 p.m. and are open to musicians of any style. "I'm trying to get exposure to songwriters, whether they have lyrics or not," Brandt said. "There's a lot of talent in this area." Musicians will have 20 to 30 minutes to perform acoustically and their music should be clean of offensive lyrics, Brandt said. The event is not a jam session or a karaoke contest. Brandt wants musicians to contact him a week before each session so he can hear their music and collect background information about them. He will introduce the musicians and create each session's lineup. And if musicians need help copyrighting songs or getting their music published or recorded, Brandt can offer them that assistance. Brandt, Minneapolis, is a recording engineer and maker of professional-quality sound systems. He worked in Nashville, Texas and Europe before coming to Salina in 1998 to work at Blue Heaven Studio as a studio engineer and studio manager. He left Blue Heaven last year and is opening his own business to design audio electronics. Writer's Night rules and information are available at www.brandtaudio.20m.com or by calling Brandt at 827-2552. BEHIND CLOSED DOORS ADULT NOVELTIES VIDEOS' LOTIONS • MAGAZINES 11 am - 9 pm Mon. - Sat • I pm - 5 pm Sun. I90I W. Grand • Salina • (785) 823-1339 Ynot Come On Over! We'll Buy Out Any Competitors Contract! Dealer Doug Y)YNOT WIRELESS STORE HOURS: Mon.-FrL 9 - 6, Sat. 9 -1 128 N. Santa Fe / SALINA, KS 67401 / 785-823-5225 FOR ALL YOUR INSURANCE NEEDS - Clteek witlt State Farm Marsha Hoffhines Agent 122 N. Santa Fe Ave., Salina 785-827-1707 stale Farm Insurance Companies • Home Ottices: Bloomlngton, Illinois T RODEO Cowboys to turn out in Ellsworth By The Salina Journal ELLSWORTH — Cowboys and their horses will be featured this weekend at the third annual End of the Trail Ranch Rodeo and Working Ranch Horse Show. The events are in conjunction with the weekend C.O.W.B.O.Y. Society Spring Gather, which features encampments and cowboy action shooting. The ranch rodeo begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at the El-Kan Rodeo Arena with a cowboy auction. The rodeo begins at 7 p.m. The cowgirls ranch rodeo is Sunday, with teams auctioned at 1 p.m. and the rodeo beginning at 2 p.m. The Working Ranch Horse Show is at 1 p.m. Saturday. Ranch horses from a three-state area will compete in six different, judged events, including Pool & Spa SERVICE calf cutting and calf roping. Tickets to the events are $5. Ranch rodeos are designed to showcase the skills and knowledge of today's working ranch cowboys. Events include: • Team doctoring, which requires the teamwork of four participants on horseback in a timed event. A "header and healer" ropes a calf that has been separated from the herd. A "vet" dismounts, puts the calf down and marks its head. • Wild cow milking. One cowboy ropes the cow, dismounts and tries to help the other three on his team subdue the cow long enough to squirt milk into a bot­ tle and run across a finish line. • Team penning. Three team members cut three numbered cattle from the herd and move them into a small pen in the middle of the arena. • Double mugging. A four- member team push a designated calf across the line, rope it and tie three legs. The calf must stay tied for 5 seconds. For more information on the End of the Trail Ranch Rodeo, the Working Ranch Horse Show and the C.O.W.B.O.YS. Spring Gather, call the Ellsworth-Kanopolis Area Chamber of Commerce, (785) 472-4071 or Drovers Mercantile, 472-4703. 823-7512 SUNFLOWER For all your Insurance Needs Dallas Dunn Symbol of Superior Service 230B S. Santa Fe/825-1559 ^^The Salina Journal played a huge part in the success of our sale^ iept^lftDld us they saw in the p^te It was so successful, we're thinSl^ol another sale real socilff' Cai ^et Central 833 E. Preseott Rd, SaUua* 827-8755 'labpcii Mon.-Pri. 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 pM. / ThTiis. open tiU 7:00 p.m./ Sat. 9:00 ftk. T ?:pO ^.k

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