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Upcoming Community Events

If you would like to have your event on our calendar call 620-342-1400, 1-800-279-1964 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

APRIL

4/22 --  Rocket Stoves; Principles & Construction:  6 p.m. FHTC

4/22 – "Within my Reach" Workshop: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Catholic Charities office, 702 Commercial 3rd floor.

4/23 – Kansas Native Plant Society Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Emporia Public Library

4/23-26 --  "Uncle Vanya":   7:30 p.m. each evening. Frederickson Theatre in Roosevelt Hall at ESU

4/24 --  ECKAN in Action 5K Run/Walk:  9 a.m.at ECKAN Early Head Start

4/24 -- Getting an Empty In-Box Every Day; Managing Your Email:  11 a.m. Trusler Business Center

4/24 --  5th Annual Free Diabetes Community Health Fair: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Bowyer Community Building, Emporia

4/24 --  Microsoft Office Fundamentals:  6 p.m. FHTC Downtown Campus at the Humanitarian Center

4/24 – "Fighting for my Brother" by Ride Into History: 6:30 p.m at Emporia Public Library

4/25 – Pan Fried Taco Sale: 11 a.m. - til gone.  Benefit for Didde Catholic Campus Center

4/25 – 12th Annual Flint Hills Technical College Benefit Auction: 6:30 p.m. White Arena in Civic Auditorium

4/25 – Flint Hills Photography with Don Wolfe: 5:30 p.m. at Pioneer Bluffs Historic Site in Chase County

4/26 – Kansas National Guard Bass Tournament:  All Day at Coffey County Lake

4/26 – Admire Community Center Monthly Pancake Feed: 7 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. in Admire Community Center.

4/26 – Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Neosho Rapids Elementary School

4/26 – Relay for Life "Bake Sale" fundraiser: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Flinthills Mall.

4/26 --  Gardeners of America Annual Plant Sale:  7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Anderson Building at the Lyon County Fairgrounds

4/26 – Flint Hills Sustainability Fair: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Flint Hills Technical College

4/26 --  Emporia's Farmer's Market kicks off their outdoor season at the Sustainability Fair:  9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at FHTC

4/26 -- HeartChase: 9 a.m. at Welch Stadium, ESU

4/26 – Flint Hills Photography with Don Wolfe: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Pioneer Bluffs Historic Site in Chase County

4/26 – 3rd Annual Walk to Benefit "Happy Life Children's Home" in Kenya: 10 a.m. - 1st Congregational Church, 12th & State

4/26 – Italian Dinner @ 1st Congregational Church: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. in Fellowship Hall

4/27 – Flint Hills Photography with Don Wolfe: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Pioneer Bluffs Historic Site in Chase County

 4/27 – Emporia Brown Express "Super Custom Car Show": Noon to 5 p.m. in the 1000 & 1100 blocks of Commercial in Emporia

4/27 – Party for the Planet: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at David Traylor Zoo

4/29 – "Within my Reach" Workshop: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Catholic Charities office, 702 Commercial 3rd floor.

 

MAY

 5/1 – Ducks Unlimited Banquet:5:30 p.m. at Best Western Hospitality Motel

5/3 – Burritos for Breakfast at Emporia Farmer's Market: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. in City Parking Lot 7th & Merchant

5/3 – Indian Taco Feed & Silent Auction: 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at First Church of the Nazarene, 2931 West 24th.

5/3 – Cinco De Mayo Annual Scholarship Concert: 7:30 p.m. Albert Taylor Hall at ESU

5/4 – Las Casitas Association Cinco De Mayo Celebration: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Las Casitas Park, West South Avenue - See more at: http://www.kvoe.com/community/community-events#sthash.T3P5q1Vx.dpuf

5/4 – Hand in Hand Hospice "Homes Tour": 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. at 4 homes in Emporia

5/6 – "Within my Reach" Workshop: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Catholic Charities office, 702 Commercial 3rd floor.

5/7 – Veteran's Roundtable Spring Meeting: The film "Triumph of the Will": 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. at Granada Theatre

5/9 – Hartford High School Hartford Community Clean Up Day: 12:15 p.m. - 3 p.m.

5/10 – Emporia Farmer's Market: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. in City Parking Lot 7th & Merchant

5/11 – MOTHER'S DAY!!

5/17 – 1st Congregational Church Men's Breakfast: 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Church Fellowship Hall

5/17 – Emporia Farmer's Market: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. in City Parking Lot 7th & Merchant

5/22 – KVOE's Celebration of National BBQ Day: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Mark II Lumber, 825 E. 6th

5/24 – Emporia Farmer's Market: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. in City Parking Lot 7th & Merchant

5/29 – Emporia Municipal Band Concert "Opening Night": 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. In Fremont Park

5/31 – Emporia Farmer's Market: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. in City Parking Lot 7th & Merchant

 

JUNE

6/5  – Emporia Municipal Band Concert "Circus Time": 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. In Fremont Park

6/5 – 77th Annual Flint Hills Rodeo: 8 p.m. at Strong City

6/6 – 77th Annual Flint Hills Rodeo: 8 p.m. at Strong City

6/7 – BSA Troop #157 Biscuit and Gravy Feed: 6 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at 1st Congregational Church, 202 E. 12th.

6/7 – Emporia Farmer's Market: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. in City Parking Lot 7th & Merchant

6/7  – Tallgrass Writing Workshop: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Emporia State University

6/7 – 77th Annual Flint Hills Rodeo: 2 p.m. Parade f/Cottonwood Falls to Strong City.  8 p.m. - Rodeo Performance in Strong City

6/7  – Tallgrass Writing Workshop Reception & Book Signing: 7 p.m. at "Red Rocks" Historic Home, 927 Exchange

6/8  – Tallgrass Writing Workshop: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Emporia State University

6/12 – Emporia Municipal Band Concert "Children's Concert" & recognition of Teacher's Hall of Fame Inductees: 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. In Fremont Park

6/14 – Emporia Farmer's Market: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. in City Parking Lot 7th & Merchant

6/19 – Emporia Municipal Band Concert "Around the World": 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. In Fremont Park

6/20 – Washunga Days: Council Grove

6/21 – 1st Congregational Church Men's Breakfast: 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Church Fellowship Hall

6/21 – Emporia Farmer's Market: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. in City Parking Lot 7th & Merchant

6/21 – Washunga Days: Council Grove

6/26 – Emporia Municipal Band Concert "Guest Conductor's": 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. In Fremont Park

6/28 – Emporia Farmer's Market: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. in City Parking Lot 7th & Merchant

6/22 – Washunga Days: Council Grove

 

JULY

 

7/3 – Emporia Municipal Band Concert "HAPPY BIRTHDAY U.S.A.": 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. In Fremont Park

7/10 – Emporia Municipal Band Concert "Cook's Choice" final concert of the year": 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. In Fremont Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ONGOING ACTIVITIES/EVENTS

COFFEE, CHAT & RESTORATION AT PIONEER BLUFFS

Volunteers work at Pioneer Bluffs Historic Farm on the first Saturday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Lunch is provided. Work is done to preserve the site.

Pioneer Bluffs is open to the public in spring, summer and fall from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fri, Sat, Sun and Monday. During winter months the site is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays only. To find out more call 620-753-3484. Their web site is www.pioneerbluffs.org

 

FARMER’S MARKET

The Winter Emporia Farmer’s Market is held on the 1st and 3rd Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. - noon Nov. through April. The location is the Humanitarian Center, 215 West 6th. For information call 620-343-6555.

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH CLOTHES CLOSET

Get good used clothing at affordable prices at the First Christian Church “Clothes Closet” 202 E. 12th. Hours are 3-6 PM every Friday and every Saturday morning from 9 AM – Noon. For more information call 342-1582. 

HISTORIC HOWE HOUSE & WELSH FARMSTEAD

Located at 315 East Logan Avenue, the Howe House is on the register of historic places.  Built in 1867 by a Welsh immigrant stonemason is open to group tours by appointment. Just call 620-340-6310. The historic home is open Friday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. now through mid-November.

Take a stroll along the new Prairie Patch walking nature trail, which connects the Howe House to the Emporia Zoo.

OLDER KANSANS EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM

The Older Kansans Employment Program invites seniors to have coffee and meet other job-seekers, as well as hear motivational speakers every Tuesday at the Emporia Senior Center on East 12th at 9:30 AM.

ABUNDANT HARVEST MEALS

Abundant Harvest serves meals Mon-Thurs. at the Abundant Harvest Food Kitchen, 1028 Whittier, evenings at 5:30. There is no charge and all are welcome. If you would like to volunteer, call Jennifer at 342-7439.

FRIENDSHIP MEALS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Do you have an hour to spare at least once a week? Friendship Meals need volunteer drivers to deliver noon meals to shut-in seniors. Delivery time is usually 10:30 a. - 11:30 a.m  Mileage is reimbursed. Call Terry for information at 340-8001 or 481-1045.