Wednesday, Aug. 6

Frontenac Rotary Frontenac Rotary Club will meet at noon in the basement of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. This week will be assembly, and Johnna Norton, assistant governor, will be present to provide an update. Anna Gudde will be Rotarian of the day, and Chris Jacquinot will serve as greeter and give the prayer. Sergeant at arms will be Paul Mendicki. Lunch menu will feature meatloaf.

AARP There will be an AARP meeting at 9:30 a.m. at the Homer Cole Community Center.

UCT United Commercial Travelers of America, a fraternal society, will have a monthly meeting at 4 p.m. at the Mall Deli.

Alpha Kappa ARMA — Alpha Kappa Chapter, Phi Tau Omega sorority, will have a monthly business meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Cindy Ashmore with Susan Cole as co-hostess. Members should bring items for Safehouse. Those unable to attend the meeting should contact one of the hostesses.

Thursday, Aug. 7

Kiwanis Club Pittsburg Kiwanis Club will meet at noon in dePaul Hall, Via Christi Hospital. Speaker will be Ian Long, district executive for Boy Scouts of America. Helen Kriegsman will serve as cashier and greeter, and Doug Younger will give the invocation.

PPL computer class Pittsburg Public Library will offer a free public computer class on “Everyday E-mail ” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. It will cover the basics of e-mail, including sending, receiving, forwarding and deleting e-mail messages and sending and receiving attachments, such as photos. Those wishing to attend may register online at www.PPLonline.org, but walk-ins are always welcome. When attendance is high, computers may not be available for all participants, but classroom exercises and demonstrations are projected for easy viewing. Lab computers will be unavailable for general use during classes. Anyone needing additional information may call the library at 231-8110.

Franklin Farmers Market The Franklin Farmers Market is held every Thursday from 4 p.m. until sold out. Stop by the Franklin Community Park (Highway 69 Business) 6 miles north of Pittsburg and shop in the shade of the pavilion. Items available will include assorted garden vegetable plants, hanging basket, pecans, homemade baked goods, assorted handcrafts, and Avon/Mary Kay items. More veggies and fruits will be available as the growing season determines. Anyone wishing to become a vendor may set up free, but must register in advance by calling 620-249-4258 or e-mailing franklinkansas@yahoo.com. A limited number of spaces are available under the park shelter, and each space under the shelter is provided with a picnic table.

Scottish Rite Fort Scott Scottish Rite will have a stated dinner and meeting Aug. 7 at the Pittsburg Masonic Lodge, 3105 N. Joplin. Social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a cash bar. Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will follow at approximately 7 p.m. Those planning to attend the stated dinner should RSVP by Wednesday, Aug. 6, at fsscottishrite@sbcglobal.net or by calling 620-223-1330.

Friday, Aug. 8

Rummage sale GIRARD — Girard American Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a two-day rummage sale beginning Aug. 8 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Girard American Legion annex building on the west side of the main building. Clothes, furniture, knicknacks, kitchen utensils and miscellaneous items will be available.

Saturday, Aug. 9

Rummage sale GIRARD — Girard American Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a two-day rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Girard American Legion annex building on the west side of the main building. Clothes, furniture, knicknacks, kitchen utensils and miscellaneous items will be available.

Kidsfest FRANKLIN — Kidsfest willl be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Miners Hall Museum, Franklin. There will be games, contests and prizes for youngsters of all ages at the free event. Those attending may also view the museum’s special exhibit, “The Thrill of the Game - Sports Traditions in Southeast Kansas.”

UMWA reunion dinner Members of Local 14, District 12, United Mine Workers of America, will have their annual miners’ reunion dinner at the Mulberry Senior Citizens Building. Social hour will start at 4 p.m., with dinner served at 5 p.m. District representatives will be visiting. Anyone needing additional informatin should call 620-231-0281.

Sunday, Aug. 10

Haircut-a-Thon Southeast Kansas Humane Society will host a haircut-a-thon fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 10 at Meadowbrook Mall. Local hair stylists will provide haircuts at a cost of $10 for adults and $7 for youngsters 14 and younger. Local massage therapists will be on site to give 10-minute shoulder massages for a $7 donation. No appointments are necessary. All proceeds will benefit homeless animals at the SEK Humane Society animal shelter.

Wednesday, Aug. 13

Weir Senior Citizens WEIR — Weir Senior Citizens will meet from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at 108 N. Lincoln. Blood pressure and blood glucose checks will be available from 11 a.m. to noon by Angels Care Home Health staff. Brisket will be provided for lunch. Those attending should bring a side dish or dessert. Table service and beverages will be provided. Everyone 50 and older may attend. Reservations may be made by calling 620-396-8944.

Tuesday, Aug. 12

PPL computer class Pittsburg Public Library will offer a free public computer class on “Microsoft Windows” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The hands-on course teaches skills necessary to navigate and use the Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems efficiently and confidently. Those wishing to attend may register online at www.PPLonline.org, but walk-ins are always welcome. When attendance is high, computers may not be available for all participants, but classroom exercises and demonstrations are projected for easy viewing. Lab computers will be unavailable for general use during classes. Anyone needing additional information may call the library at 231-8110.

Thursday, Aug. 14

PPL computer class Pittsburg Public Library will offer a free public computer class on “12 Incredibly Fun Websites” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. It will cover some of the most popular sites in entertainment, shopping, travel, tech and more. Those wishing to attend may register online at www.PPLonline.org, but walk-ins are always welcome. When attendance is high, computers may not be available for all participants, but classroom exercises and demonstrations are projected for easy viewing. Lab computers will be unavailable for general use during classes. Anyone needing additional information may call the library at 231-8110.

Tuesday, Aug. 19

PPL computer class Pittsburg Public Library will offer a free public computer class on “eBooks and eMagazines” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. It will outline the free eResources available through the library. Those with eReaders, tablets, iPads, smartphones or other devices should bring them to class. Those wishing to attend may register online at www.PPLonline.org, but walk-ins are always welcome. When attendance is high, computers may not be available for all participants, but classroom exercises and demonstrations are projected for easy viewing. Lab computers will be unavailable for general use during classes. Anyone needing additional information may call the library at 231-8110.

Thursday, Aug. 21

PPL computer class Pittsburg Public Library will offer a free public computer class on “Facebook” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. It will provide an introduction to the services of Facebook. PPL staff can help participants set up a new account or make the most of their existing Facebook page. Those wishing to attend may register online at www.PPLonline.org, but walk-ins are always welcome. When attendance is high, computers may not be available for all participants, but classroom exercises and demonstrations are projected for easy viewing. Lab computers will be unavailable for general use during classes. Anyone needing additional information may call the library at 231-8110.

Saturday, Aug. 30

Cancer screening WALNUT — Kansas Masonic Foundation will have a free cancer screening event, open to the public, from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 30 at the Walnut Masonic Lodge during the Walnut Labor Day parade and celebration. The event will include skin and prostate cancer screenings as well as bone density tests and breast cancer information. KMF conducts the screenings in partnership with the Midwest Cancer Alliance, the outreach arm of the University of Kansas Cancer Center and the KU Medical Center staff. Anyone needing additional information about the Walnut event may call Don Wheeler, 620-547-2127.