Monday, April 29



Library program

The Pittsburg Public Library will host “The Way They Worked,” a program featuring historical recollections from various workers, at 6:30 p.m.

Monday, April 29

Library program
The Pittsburg Public Library will host “The Way They Worked,” a program featuring historical recollections from various workers, at 6:30 p.m.
The free public program is being held to help celebrate the  upcoming Smithsonian exhibit on “The Way We Worked” which will open May 11 at the Miners Hall Museum, Franklin.
Showcased will be the work lives of local and state residents throughout the 20th century, including Frank Johnson, restaurateur; Steve Knoll, boy entrepreneur; Earl Ludlum, KOAM TV meteorologist; Frances Paulen, coal miner’s wife; Wilson Robb, chiropractor; Jennie Rowe, masseuse; and Charles Tustin, businessman. There will also be a presentation on the lives of Pullman Porters.
Readers for the evening will include Gil Cooper, Mark Johnson, J.T. Knoll, Linda O’Nelio Knoll, Janette Mauk, Carol Ann Robb, Randy Roberts and Lemuel Sheppard.
Copies of the Kansas Reads book, “Then We Came to the End” by Joshua Ferris, will be distributed. Sponsored by the Kansas Center for the Book, the title was selected as a companion to the Smithsonian exhibit.

Masonic Lodge
Pittsburg Masonic Lodge will have a special meeting at 7 p.m. for degree conferral. Degree team members are requested to assemble at 6:30 p.m.
Members of the Masonic Building Association board will have a special meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Guitar Club
First Pitt Guitar Club will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays at the First Christian Church.
All guitar players may attend. Groups will be available for beginners, for chording, soloing and other topics, which will change each week. Those attending should bring their guitars.
Anyone needing additional information may contact Kevin Arensman at 620-249-6903 or revkev@disciples.kscoxmail.com.

Girard TOPS
GIRARD — TOPS Group #0975, Girard, meets Mondays at the Girard Presbyterian Church. Weigh-in begins at 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.,  with the meeting following.
All interested persons may attend. Yearly membership is $28 and monthly dues are $5. Anyone needing additional information may call 620-724-8664, 620-719-0710 or 620-724-8784.

Frontenac card games
Card games will be played from 1 to 4 p.m. every Monday except holidays at the Frontenac Senior Citizens Building. Primary game is pinochle.
Snacks and beverages will be available. Anyone needing additional information may call 230-0707 or 620-457-8063.

TOPS No. 599
TOPS No. 599 (Take off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Monday at College Heights United Methodist Church.
Private weigh-ins are from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. and are designed to provide motivation and support to help members reach their weight loss goals.
Visitors are always welcome. Anyone needing additional information may call 620-719-7813.