The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on January 19, 1986 · Page 24
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What's happening The Salina Journal Sunday. January 19.1986 Page 24 Here's a list of upcoming activities in the Salina area: All women in the area are invited. For more information, call 823-2477 or 823-7338. Cancer program scheduled Basic knitting class set "I Can Cope," an eight-session educational program for cancer patients and their families, will be offered by Asbury and St. John's hospitals and the American Cancer Society. The classes will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4,11,18 and 25, and March 4,11 and 18 in the board room at St. John's Hospital. The purpose of the program is to help victims of cancer learn more about the physical and emotional aspects of their disease and put them in touch with appropriate community resources. Up to two family members may also attend. To pre-register for the free program, call 8234261 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Stop smoking clinic set The Salina-Saline County Health Department is offering The American Cancer Society's Stop Smoking Clinic at the Health Department, room 107 of the City-County Building. Classes will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Fridays, Jan. 28 and 31 and Feb. 4, 7, 11 and 14. Cost of the clinic is $10. Pre- registration is required by phoning the Health Department, 827-9376. MADD member to speak The public is invited to hear Wanda Stewart of Abilene speak at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Meadowlark School, 2200 Glen. Stewart is president of the Dickinson County Mothers Against Drunk Driving chapter and is also active in MADD on state and national levels. The event is sponsored by the Citizens Coalition on Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Support groups organize The Family Hope Center of the First Presbyterian Church is offering three support groups open to the public free of charge this spring. All groups meet on the third floor of the educational wing of the church. For more information or to register, call the Family Hope Center, 825-8461, or the church office, 825-0226. A Divorce Support Group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. each Monday and explores various issues inherent in divorce as determined by the needs of the participants. Both men and women may attend. Child care is provided on a reservation- only basis. An Assertiveness Training Workshop will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. beginning Tuesday for 10 weeks. The workshop will explore the principles of assertiveness, what assertiveness is and is not, how to get needs met without hurting others, and women and assertiveness. The workshop, based on the book "Rational Assertiveness Training" by Claudine Paris and Bill Casey, is for women only and is especially appropriate for those experiencing a crisis in their lives. Child care is provided. A Support Group for Women Over 40 meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays with emphasis on coping skills, re-entering the job market, the empty nest syndrome and self-image. Other topics are determined by the needs of the group. Sewing classes offered A Sewing Machine Cleaning Clinic will be presented from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday in room 109 of the City-County Building. Mary Lou Dole, Saline County Extension home economist, will discuss sewing machine cleaning, oiling and basic adjustments. Participants must pre-enroll by contacting the Extension office, 827-3651. * * * A general information session on Sewing With Synthetic Suedes will be offered by Mary Lou Odle, Extension home economist, at 1 and 5:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in room 109 of the City-County Building. Those interested are asked to phone the Extension office at 827-3651 to enroll. Catholic women to meet Salina's Catholic women's group, Time Out for Friendship, will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Marymount College Fine Arts ballroom. Dr. Robert Imperato will be the guest speaker discussing "New Testament Attitudes Toward Women." The Saline County Extension Service is offering, a four-week workshop on basic knitting with classes designed for the beginning knitter. Classes will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10 and 24 in room 109 of the City-County Building. Extension knitting master leaders will teach the workshop. To enroll, contact the Extension office, 300 W. Ash, 827-3651. Homemakers to meet Wednesday Modern Homemakers, 1:15 p.m. meeting, Marge Walstrom, 2092 Edward. Falun, 2 p.m. meeting, Lois Larson, Rt. 1, Lindsborg. Thursday Victory, 2 p.m. meeting, Janice Stouffer, Assaria. YWCA annual meeting "One Fine Day," Kay Weaver's American Film Festival finalist on the celebration of American women past and present, will be shown at the Young Women's Christian Association's pot luck lunch and annual meeting at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the facility, 651 E. Prescott. , * * * An Assertiveness Training Workshop will be from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Thursday and continuing Jan. 28 and 30 at the YWCA. Pat McKee, public information coordinator for the Central Kansas Mental Health Center, will focus on ways to examine your behavior and develop assertive techniques. Exercises will help to indentify behavior, present ways to change and to protect oneself from negative forces. The workshop will be useful for people wanting to develop their skills for social, work and consumer environments. The fee is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Other YWCA activities include: Quilting, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 22, Feb. 5 and 12. Fee: $18 for member, $23 for non-member. Participants will moke a four-block wall hanging, learn how to applique, machine and hand piece, set blocks together and assemble batting. Swing Dance, Session I, 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 22 to Feb. 26. Fee: $20 for member, $25 for non-member. Social Dance, Session I, 8 to 9 p.m., Jan. 22 to Feb. 26. Fee: $20 for member, $25 for non-member. Plaster Sculpture, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Session I on Jan. 30, Session II on Feb. 6. For children ages 6 to 12. Babysitter Class, Session I, 9 a.m. to noon, Feb. 1 and 8. Fee: $5. For ages 10 and up. Super Sitter certificate given upon completion of class requirements. Clubs schedule meetings Monday Beta Sigma Phi, Eta Omicron, 7:30 p.m. meeting, Mary Kay Coffey, 320 Neal, co-hostess: Debbie Kaiden; Nu Mu, 7:30 p.m. meeting, Karen Stansberry, 1014 Sunrise, program: "Leisure" by Karen Stansberry; Zeta Rho, 7:30 p.m. meeting, Linda Breckon, 651 Upper Mill Heights Drive, co-hostess: Barbara Kammerzell, program: "The Future" by Tracey and Kathy Gregory. Smokers Anonymous, 7 p.m. meeting, 901 Sheridan. Mary Wade Strother Chapter of DAR, 1:30 p.m. meeting, Planters Bank Community room, Fifth Street entrance. Speaker: "Our Country's Older Homes Restored," by Brandon Sherwood. Silver Needles Quitters Guild, 7:30 p.m. meeting, Presbyterian Manor basement. Anyone interested may attend. Rebate/Coupon Club, 7 p.m. meeting, First National Handi-Bank, Mid State Mall. Visitors welcome. For more information, phone 823-7568. Heart of America Lions Club, noon meeting, Holiday Inn Restaurant. Salina Masonic Lodge No. 60,7:30 p.m. meeting, Masonic Temple. Leslie Kreps Post 62 of the American Legion Auxiliary, 11 a.m. veteran's hospital sewing, Urselina Yost, 413 S. Phillips. Bring a brown bag lunch. Contemporary Literature Study Group of AAUW, 2 p.m. meeting, Louise Lyda, 356 Sunset Drive. Laura McAdams will review the book, "Hold That Dream" by Barbara Taylor Bradford. Altrusa International, 6 p.m. meeting, Elmore Center. Hostesses: vocational services committee. GFWC Twentieth Century City Federation Board, 9:30 a.m. meeting, Mrs. Robert Etheridge, 726 Willow Drive. Noontime Non-Smoking Serenity Al-Anon, 12:15 p.m. meeting, Christ Cathedral, 138 S. Eighth, room 9. For more information, call 8274433. Serenity Al-Anon Group, 7 p.m. beginners' meeting; 8 p.m. regular meeting, Rolling Hills Congregational Church, 2026 Starlight. Salina Chapter of Sweet Adelines, Inc., 7:30 p.m. meeting, the Belmont Boulevard Christian Church, 2508 Belmont. Visitors welcome. Salina Duplicate Bridge Club, 7:15 p.m. registration and novice game, Red Coach West. Overeaters Anonymous, 9 a.m. meeting, white house behind Trade Winds Motel, 1700 N. Ninth. Alateen, 3:05 to 4 p.m. meeting, South Junior High School. For more information, call a school counselor, 827-4403. New Beginnings Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, 12:05 p.m. meeting, 205 E. South. Serenity Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m. meeting, Max and Norton. Morning Al-Anon, 9:30 a.m. meeting, 205 E. South. Leslie Kreps Post 62 of the American Legion, 1 p.m. fun day, Post home, 142 S. Seventh. Sunset Kiwanis of Salina, 6:30 p.m. dinner meeting, Red Coach Inn. Salina Assembly No. 229 Social Order of the Beauceant, 1:30 p.m. meeting, Masonic Temple sixth floor. Refreshments served. Leslie Kreps Post No. 62 of the American Legion, 11 a.m. auxiliary sewing class, 1 p.m. fun day, Legion home. Senior citizens stay active Leisure Years Center Monday — Martin Luther King Jr. Day; center closed. Tuesday — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., wood workshop; 10 to 11:30 a.m., Creative Writing I; 11:45 a.m., fellowship; 1 to 2:30 p.m., Creative Writing II; 1 to 5 p.m., Salina Recreation Commission sponsored activity. Wednesday — 9:30 a.m., Young at Heart exercises; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Volunteer Income Tax Assistance; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Bridge Club; 10 a.m., crafts; 11:45 a.m., fellowship; 12:45 p.m., bingo; 1 to 3 p.m., Volunteer Income Tax Assistance; 2 p.m., square dancing. Thursday — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., wood workshop; 9:30 a.m., RSVP sewing circle; 10:30 a.m., Bible study; 11:45 a.m., fellowship. Friday — 9:30 a.m., Young at Heart exercises; 2 to 5 p.m., SRC sponsored activity. A hot lunch is served at noon daily at Leisure Years Center. Make meal and transportation reservations by 4 p.m. the day before you plan to attend by calling 827-7525. To cancel transportation reservations, call before 8:30 a.m. the day of the event; to cancel meal reservations, call anytime during the morning. Bus pickup is at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Take-home is at 1 p.m. and after the scheduled afternoon activity ends. SRC Agenda The Salina Recreation Commission's bingo and dinner party will be Thursday at the Leisure Years Center. Activities begin with bingo at 5:30 p.m. and those attending should bring a white elephant. A fried chicken dinner and homemade desserts will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by bingo, cards and visiting. The cost of the dinner is $2.50; for dinner or transportation reservations, call the Recreation Commission office, 823-9141 by noon Wednesday. * * * SRC offers a free exercise program, designed for senior citizens, at 2 p.m. Wednesdays in room 105 of Memorial Hall, Ninth and Ash. Karen Patterson is the certified instructor. No registration is required. For transportation, call the SRC office, 823-9141 by 10 a.m. * * * SRC sponsors activities from 1 to 5 p.m. today, Tuesday and Friday at the Leisure Years Center. For transportation and reservations, call 8232-9141 by 10 a.m. the day of the event. Collectors troop to toy soldier auctions Humidity affects comfort By The Associated Press Dry throats, itching skin, static electricity, cracking furniture and chronic chills are all common wintertime complaints. These aggravations can often be attributed to low humidity levels inside your home. Low humidity results because cold air, heated to room temperature, has an enormous capacity to draw moisture from every available source — even you. You feel chilly because the dry air evaporates heat-retaining moisture from your skin. By installing a humidifier in your home, you can combat these wintertime annoyances and feel comfortable at lower thermostat settings, according to Better Homes and Gardens Building Ideas. If your home lacks a forced-air heating system and isn't exceptionally spacious, you can add humidity, with a freestanding humidifier. When centrally located, this type of unit can provide adequate humidification. Keep in mind, though, these units have to be manually filled with water. For homes equipped with a forced- air system, a better choice may be to install a power humidifier that connects with supply air ducts. Because these units require no manual filling and have greater humidification capacity, they're usually preferable to freestanding models. All types of humidifiers come with a dial that lets you control the humidity level in the ah*. The settings are calculated for a home with insulating glass or storm windows. If you notice moisture on windows, the humidity level may be set too high, which can eventually cause structural damage to your home. In this case, dial down the control knob and ventilate as much as possible. Hearing Aids IIAU.IOUUCK AMOCO. at a price you can afford Backed by the Reputation of Sears! JAMES LACY Sears Hearing Aid Consultant will be in your Sears store: January 20 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Come in for a Complimentary Hearing Test Your hearing needs are carefully and courteously attended to by capable highly trained personnel. In-home appointments available USE SEARS CHARGE PLAN You can count on 510 S. Santa Fe 827-8711 Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back Classified ads get results. MAIL-A BALLOON Any occasion anywhere in U.S. It's easy — we do everything! Give us a call. 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In the last five years collecting toy soldiers has changed from a playful hobby, to a serious enterprise and, according to an article in the January issue of Connoisseur, soldier auctions at Sotheby's, Christie's and Phillips in London and New York play to overflow crowds. The current boom began in 1977 when Douglas Fairbanks Jr.'s 3,000- piece collection of British, French and German soldiers went for $16,000. Today that price would be a giveaway. Last spring the chairman of a Houston oil company paid $300,000 for the collection of a London doctor, and the value of several American collections approaches $1 million. "The supply of these things is limited, and more and more people seem to want them," said H.N.R. Jackman, a Toronto financier- collector. "We've reached the point now where the prices are starting to go through the sound barrier.'' As with all mass-produced folk art, the original items were made to sell for pennies. In this case, only a few thousand have survived the rigors of the playroom. Toy soldiers first appeared near the end of the 18th century as two- dimensional figures, called flats today, made by Nuremberg tinsmiths to honor the armies of Frederick the Great. The French entered the field in the 1850s with three-dimensional figures from Napoleon's Grande Armee. These soldiers, and later ones, were made of lead combined with antimony. In 1892 Britain's, an English toy- maker, began to hollow-cast figures — and undersold the competition by 50 percent. By the 20th century, every European country had its own soldiers. The full-dress British figures were the stiffest. French soldiers were the most artistic, while the clumsy and grim-looking German soldiers were ready for action. Toy soldiers have tended to be popular in war, forgotten in peace. In 1967 Britain's was forced by the high price of lead and a ban on its use in toys to switch to plastic. 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