Friday, March 28
Senior Citizens Club
Pittsburg Senior Citizens Club will meet at 1 p.m. Theme will be "Something on a Stick Day," with those attending asked to bring something on a stick and share with others what it is.
A business session will also be held, followed by bingo. Anyone needing additional information may call the Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department at 231-8310.
PSU art lectures
Pittsburg State University art students who will be 2014 graduates will present free public lectures from 4 to 7 p.m. in room 409, Russ Hall.
Purpose of the lectures is for the students to discuss and explain their own work and what motivates them to pursue careers as professional artists. Interested persons may attend some or all of the lectures.
Speakers and their topics will be as follows: Amanda Fitzpatrick, "Ab Imaginatione Artificis," a commercial art major who specializes in a combination of 2D illustrations, 3D sculpture and 3D graphics; Jacob Miller, "Monsters, Men, and the Untamed Wilds," commercial art major who specializes in 2D illustration and character design; Amanda Scott, "Ostriches Uncut," commercial art major specializing in 2D illustration and character design; Blane Siebert, "Come Ride with Me," commercial art major who specializes in 2D design and illustration; Kimberly Smart, "Oh My Goodness Clay! What Would Granny Say!", 3D art major specializing in ceramics and influenced by her Native American culture; and Rose Thornhill, "Playing with Pixels," commercial art major specializing in digital arts, specifically 2D illustration.
Pittsburg Knights of Columbus will sponsor a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. every Friday during Lent at the St. Mary’s Activity Center.
Menu will feature baked fish for $8, fried catfish for $9, six pieces of large shrimp for $9 or a combination plate for $11. All meals will be served with a choice of two side dishes, including rice, coleslaw, French fries, green beans, macaroni and cheese or baked potatoes. Carry-outs will be available. Children 10 and younger will eat for $4.
Proceeds will benefit youth activities, the scholarship fund and seminarian fund.
Members of the Pittsburg State University Saudi Students Association will offer personal insights into their homeland and culture at 5 p.m. in room 107, Grubbs Hall.
Included will be samples of some traditional Saudi foods and Saudi coffee, which is considered a symbol of Saudi hospitality and generosity. Students will also demonstrate traditional dance and talk about their history and culture.
The event will be open to the entire community.
Pittsburg State University Solo and Chamber Music Series will continue its 2013-2014 season at 7:30 p.m. with a concert by clarinetist Alcides Rodriguez in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall.
A native of Venezuela, he obtained his musical training through the System of Youth Orchestra of Venezuela before moving to the United States, where he earned a bachelor of music from Baylor University and master of music from Northwestern University.
Rodriguez is currently bass clarinetist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Atlanta Chamber Players. He is also on the faculty of the Atlanta Symphony’s Talent Development program.
Concert tickets, available at the door, are $12 for the general public, $8 for those over 65 and under 18. Full-time PSU students are entitled to a free ticket.
Pittsburg American Legion Post 64 will sponsor bingo, open to the public, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the post home, 2815 N. Joplin.
Scammon fish fry
SCAMMON — Knights of Columbus Council No. 3316 will have its annual Lenten fish fry at 6 p.m. at St. Bridget’s Parish Hall, Scammon. The event will be held every Friday through April 11.
A variety of meals will be available. Catfish and cod dinners will be available, both including a choice of baked potato or wild rice and German or cream style coleslaw. Cost of both is $8.
Shrimp platters, with five shrimp, baked potato or wild rice and German or cream style coleslaw, will cost $9. St. Elmo’s platter, for $12, includes catfish, cod shrimp, chowder, baked potato or wild rice and German or cream style coleslaw.
Grilled cheese sandwiches will be $2, and a bowl of chowder will be available for $3.
All dinners come with a choice of coffee or iced tea and dessert. Children and younger will eat free. Carry-outs will be available.