United Mine Workers

The monthly meeting of United Mine Workers of America, District 12, Local 14 will meet at 1 p.m. at the Homer Cole Community Center, 3003 N. Joplin, Pittsburg.


Alzheimer’s caregivers

A breakfast club for Alzheimer’s caregivers will meet at 9 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 415 N. Pine. The club meets the third Thursday of every month and offers an opportunity to talk with those who share similar issues. Anyone may attend who serves as a family caregiver to an individual with a dementia like Alzheimers. For more information, call 778-1806.


TOPS 0884

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 0884 meetings are held each Thursday at Knights of Columbus Towers, 700 N. Pine. Private weigh-ins begin at 9 a.m. Business meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. Each week, a program is presented for support and motivation for members to reach and maintain their weight-loss goals. Visitors are always welcomed. Please call 724-4342 or 235-1866 for more information.


Co-Dependents Anonymous

Co-Dependents Anonymous is a 12 step fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is recovery from codependence and the development and maintenance of healthy relationships. CoDA meets at 6:30 p.m. at 606 E. Atkinson. For further information call 620-231-6977


Frontenac American Legion Bingo

Frontenac American Legion conducts bingo games every Thursday evening at the Frontenac Senior Citizen Center located at 113 N. Crawford in Frontenac. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and play begins at 6:30 p.m.


Pittsburg Noon Kiwanis

The Pittsburg Noon Kiwanis meets every Thursday at noon in the dePaul Hall at Via Christi Hospital.


Friday, April 21

Pittsburg American Legion Bingo

The Pittsburg American Legion will host bingo every Friday at the legion home. Doors open at 5 p.m. Early bird games are at 6:20 p.m. and regular bingo is at 6:30 p.m.


Saturday, April 22

St. Joseph’s Spaghetti Feed

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Arma will have homemade spaghetti and meatballs, salad, dessert and drinks for $6. Meals will be served from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Parish Hall.


Republican Women’s Meeting

The Crawford Co. Republican Women will be meeting on Saturday in Pittsburg at Root Coffee House beginning at 9:30 am. Meetings are open to any woman interested in getting involved at the grass root level of politics. For any additional information please contact Bette Lessen at 347-4375 or visit our face book page, Crawford County (Kansas) Republican Women.


VFW 1158

VFW Post 1158 holds meetings on the fourth Saturday of the month at 9 a.m. at 3204 N. Michigan.


Betty Lou Vilmer Post #394

The Betty Lou Vilmer Post #394 of the American Legion will meet at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Via Christi Village in the Family Lounge. Election of officers will take place as well as discussions concerning honoring the top female cadet at the annual PSU ROTC Banquet in May. The recipient will receive a certificate, a medal and a ribbon as well as cash remuneration. Light refreshments will be served.


Little Balkans Quilt Guild

The Little Balkans Quilt Guild holds a member open sew the fourth Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, corner of 6th and Pine in Pittsburg. Come help with community quilts, or work on your own project, get help and visit with other quilters. Bring your own sewing machine, fabric and sewing items.