USD 248 Board of Education

USD 248-Girard Board of Education will meet at the board office in Girard at 5:45 p.m. for a work session on the district’s strategic plan. The regular board meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.


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, October 13

SEK Retired School Personnel

The Miners Hall Museum will share information on their programs at the meeting of the Southeast Kansas Retired School Personnel at the Homer Cole Center in Pittsburg. Hosts will be Betty Hight, Phyllis Roberds and Laura Carlson. Social time with refreshments will begin at 9:15 a.m. with the meeting starting at 9:30 a.m. Plans to attend the Cherokee County Retired School Personnel luncheon meeting on October 18 in Cherokee will be finalized.


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, October 14

Legion Auxiliary

The VFW Ladies Auxiliary will have their regular meeting on the second Saturday of every month at 9:30 a.m. at the post home.


Sunday, October 15

Miners Hall Museum

Miners Hall Museum will have a special program, “Irish Music and Stories” at 2 p.m. The program is part of the museum’s quarterly exhibit focusing on Irish history in southeast Kansas. The program is free to the public. Refreshments will be available.


Legion dance

The Pittsburg American Legion Post 64 will host Sunday Dance at the Pittsburg American Legion, 2115 N Joplin. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the dance is from 2-5 p.m.