Happenings In Fort Scott

 

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Weekly Livestock Sale at Fort Scott Livestock Market. Starting at 10am on both Fridays & Saturdays
Fridays:  Cows, Pairs, Big Bulls
Saturdays:  Stocker & Feeder Cattle, followed by any cows & bulls that come in late Friday & Saturday. Cafe open both sale days. You don’t have to be a buyer, just to come watch the sale and visit the cafe!
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State Debate Tournament, Classes 4A, 3-2-1A, to be held at Fort Scott High School, 1005 S. Main St.
For more info, contact Amber Toth or Angela Curran at FSHS: 620-223-0600

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Eat Smart, Live Strong class – Fort Scott Professional Building (formerly Newman Young Clinic), each Friday in January, 10:30am-12:00pm

Enjoy fun and lively activities with other older adults! Talk about easy ways to make smart food choices and exercise more

Contact Malynda Payne, K-State Research and Extension Nutrition Assistant, mpayne@ksu.edu, or call (620)768-9459 for more information

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Winter Biker Meet & Greet Expo – Boiler Room Brewhaus, 2 S. National Ave., Fort Scott

Come out and meet new people, promote your club, upcoming rides, biker business. Enjoy good tunes and ice cold micro brewed local beer. Meet and greet on the 2nd Saturday of each month through March

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Storytime and special activity with author Cathy Werling – Hedgehog.INK, 16 S. Main St., 10:30am

Cathy Werling is an award winning teacher who inspires children to make a difference in the lives of others. Her books can be ordered at: www.lowellmilkencenter.org or by calling
620-223-1312

14 USD 234 Board of Education Meeting – Board of Education, 424 S. Main St., 5:30 pm
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Story Time – Fort Scott Public Library,                        201 S. National Ave., 10-11am
15 Fort Scott Kiwanis Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room, 12-1pm (Hedges Administrative Building)
15 Community Bingo at Country Place Senior Living, 820 S. Horton St., 2pm on the 3rd Tuesday of each month

Residents and the public are invited

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Soybean School – New class offered by K-State Research and Extension – 25092 Ness Road, Parsons, KS, 3-7pm

Topics include: insect update, crop production, markets, soil fertility, and weed control

Register by Jan. 10th by calling: 620-724-8233, or email jcoover@ksu.org, or go online: http//bit.ly/KSUSoybean

Registration is FREE, and dinner is included

15 T.O.P.S Meeting – Buck Run Community Center,
3-4pm
15 City Commission Meeting – City Hall, 123 S. Main St., 6-7pm
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Rotary Meeting – Presbyterian Church,                   308 S. Crawford St., 12-1pm
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Eat Smart, Move More class – Fort Scott Professional Building (formerly Newman Young Clinic), each Wednesday starting Dec. 19th and running until January 16th, 2019, 12:30-2:00pm

Learn skills and strategies to feed your family nutritious meals on a limited budget and improve your overall health. Learn how to change behaviors that place you at risk for becoming overweight, and the diseases associated with being overweight. There will be delicious recipes to sample and gifts at the end of the program. FREE

Contact Malynda Payne, K-State Research and Extendion Nutrition Assistant at:  mapayne@ksu.edu
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Adult Coloring Program – Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S. National Ave., 2-4pm

Join us in the library events room for a relaxing afternoon of coloring and conversation. Library provides coloring pages, pens and pencils, and snacks. Bring your own beverage of choice (no alcohol, please)

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TAG (Teen Advisory Group) – Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S. National Ave., 4-5pm

Exclusively for middle and high school students. We have meetings weekly, including a games & snack night, a community service project, a book club meeting, and a craft night each month. Make a difference in your community while having fun at TAG! Each meeting includes food, drinks, and a good time with your fellow teens. Bring your friends!
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Join us for the weekly Chamber Coffee of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce at 8am. This week’s Chamber Coffee will be hosted by USD 234

Location: Fort Scott High School, 1005 S. Main St.
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Pioneer Kiwanis Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room, 12pm
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Thursday Card Players – Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Ave., 6-9pm. Free weekly event to anyone that wants to play cards, drink coffee, eat snacks, and socialize
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Weekly Livestock Sale at Fort Scott Livestock Market. Starting at 10am on both Fridays & Saturdays
Fridays:  Cows, Pairs, Big Bulls
Saturdays:  Stocker & Feeder Cattle, followed by any cows & bulls that come in late Friday & Saturday. Cafe open both sale days. You don’t have to be a buyer, just to come watch the sale and visit the cafe!
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Eat Smart, Live Strong class – Fort Scott Professional Building (formerly Newman Young Clinic), each Friday in January, 10:30am-12:00pm

Enjoy fun and lively activities with other older adults! Talk about easy ways to make smart food choices and exercise more

Contact Malynda Payne, K-State Research and Extension Nutrition Assistant, mpayne@ksu.edu, or call (620)768-9459 for more information
18 Friendship Soup Lunch hosted by First United Methodist Church – Fellowship Hall, 301 S. National, lower level, 11:30am-1pm

Chili, a variety of soups, desserts, and a drink will be served for a free will donation. All are welcome!

19 4th Annual Care to Share Pool Tournament at Holmtown Pub – 206 N. National Ave., Fort Scott

Jack and Jill Scottish doubles. Double elimination, race to 3 on the winners’ side, race to 2 on the losers’ side. 16 team limit. Register at the pub. $40 pre-registration. Player auction will begin at 11am, with play to begin immediately after

19 Artist of the Month, Al Letner of Chicopee Pottery, will be at Hedgehog.INK, 16 S. Main St., 3pm

Mr. Letner will give a presentation and share techniques

21 Community Book Club meeting – location to be determined, 7pm

Book: Where The Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens. E-mail sibs1976@yahoo.com for more info

22-23 Story Time – Fort Scott Public Library,                        201 S. National Ave., 10-11am
22 T.O.P.S Meeting – Buck Run Community Center,
3-4pm
22 Fort Scott Kiwanis Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room, 12-1pm (Hedges Administrative Building)
22 Chamber Board Meeting – Papa Don’s, 10 N. Main St., 12pm-1pm
23 Breakfast Bingo at BRCC – 735 Scott Ave., 9-10am, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month

Come drink some coffee and play some bingo at Buck Run. Staff will provide bingo cards, the caller, and the coffee. Prizes provided by the Fort Scott Recreation Commission

23 Rotary Meeting – Presbyterian Church,                   308 S. Crawford St., 12-1pm
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Adult Coloring Program – Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S. National Ave., 2-4pm

Join us in the library events room for a relaxing afternoon of coloring and conversation. Library provides coloring pages, pens and pencils, and snacks. Bring your own beverage of choice (no alcohol, please)
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TAG (Teen Advisory Group) – Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S. National Ave., 4-5pm

Exclusively for middle and high school students. We have meetings weekly, including a games & snack night, a community service project, a book club meeting, and a craft night each month. Make a difference in your community while having fun at TAG! Each meeting includes food, drinks, and a good time with your fellow teens. Bring your friends!
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Join us for the weekly Chamber Coffee of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce at 8am. This week’s Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Sharky’s Pub & Grub

Location: 16 N. National Ave.
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Pioneer Kiwanis Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room, 12pm
24 Thursday Card Players – Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Ave., 6-9pm. Free weekly event to anyone that wants to play cards, drink coffee, eat snacks, and socialize
Save the Date:
– January 31 – Navigate Your Cellphone/Tablet for Seniors
– February 2 – Youth Basketball Tournament
– February 3 – Superbowl Sunday
– February 10 – 3rd Annual Farm Toy Show & Sales
Click here for full events listing on our website.

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