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Morning Sun
  • Area events: Saturday, July 28

  • ‘Flapjack Fundraiser’

    Synner-G, a Bike MS team that will be going on the Ozarks Ride Sept. 8 and 9, will have a “Flapjack Fundraiser” from 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s.

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  • ‘Flapjack Fundraiser’
    Synner-G, a Bike MS team that will be going on the Ozarks Ride Sept. 8 and 9, will have a “Flapjack Fundraiser” from 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s.
    Cost will be $5 for pancakes and a breakfast beverage. Proceeds will go to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to fund research into treatments for the disease and services for those with MS. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
    Pittsburg Farmers Market
    Pittsburg Farmers Market will open at 7:30 a.m. at Second and Broadway and run until noon or sold out.
    This will be “Sampler Saturday,” and many of the vendors will offer samples of  their sale items.
    Produce available will include cantaloupes, sweet corn, cucumbers, white cucumbers, burpless cucumbers, several varieties of okra, tomatoes, eggplant, potatoes, onions, green, red and yellow peppers, green beans, zucchini, yellow summer squash and other kinds of squash, garlic, chives, mint, dill, sage and lemon grass.
    Also available will be farm fresh eggs, raw honey, jams and jellies, dip mixes, homebaked goods and craft items including handmade rugs and other woven items, jewelry, wooden bowls, greeting cards, picture frames, quilts, purses, totes, lip balm,  and soap.
    Shoppers may pay with credit, debit or Vision cards, and some produce vendors also accept Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program vouchers.
    Anyone needing additional information about the Pittsburg Farmers’ Market or about market vendors may visit online at www.pittsburgfarmersmarket.org or go on Facebook.
    Antique tractor show
    FRANKLIN — An antique tractor show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Miners Hall Museum, 701 S. Broadway (Business 69 Highway), Franklin.
    The show is being sponsored by Girard High School Agriculture Education FFA, and Girard FFA will serve hot dogs, iced tea and water.
    Girard FFA has also hosted the exhibit “The Way We Worked in Southeast Kansas Agriculture,” the latest free monthly exhibit at the Miners Hall Museum leading up to “The Way We Worked,” a traveling exhibit of the Smithsonian Institution. It will be on view May 11-June 23, 2013.
    The August exhibit at the Franklin museum will be “The Way We Worked in Southeast Kansas (Finance/Legal),” hosted by Edward D. Jones.
    Spaghetti dinner
    ARMA — Arma American Legion Post 182 will serve a spaghetti dinner, open to the public, from 5 to 7 p.m.
    Menu will feature spaghetti with meatballs, tossed salad, garlic bread and dessert. Carry-outs will be available. Cost will be a $6 donation, with children 6 and younger eating free.
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