United Way fundraiser

Medicalodge will sell box lunches to support the United Way from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

United Way fundraiser
Medicalodge will sell box lunches to support the United Way from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Lunches consist of ham and Swiss on a Kaiser roll, chips, cookie and a can of soda. Cost is $4 per box. Anyone wishing to  purchase more than six box lunches should order in advance by calling 620-687-4203.

Frontenac Rotary
Frontenac Rotary Club will meet at noon in the Bosco Center, located in the basement of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Frontenac.
Rotarian of the day will be Cindy Minelli. Shellie Bevens of The Home Place will present the program about decorating for the holidays. Fulfilling duties as sergeant at arms will be John Ison, and Dr. Maxime Coles will serve as greeter.
Lunch will feature barbecue chicken. Cost will be $7.

‘Spooky Stories’
Pittsburg Public Library Youth Services Department will sponsor a free “Spooky Stories” program at 6:30 p.m. for children aged 7-11.
Participants will listen to spooky stories told around a mock campfire. Refreshments will be served. Anyone needing additional information may call the Youth Services Department at 231-8110.

Shrine Club
Crawford County Shrine Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. for a social time, followed by dinner and the meeting at 7 p.m.

Azrim Temple
Azrim Temple No. 81, Daughters of the Nile, will meet at 7 p.m. at Mirza Shrine. Grace Hensley, queen, will host the Founders Day observance.

Pittsburg State University will present a free public “Octubafest” at 7:30 p.m. in McCray Recital Hall.
An orchestra typically has only one tuba, and a marching band may have half a dozen or so. This concert will feature only tubas, and showcase them in various settings.
The program is under the direction of Doug Whitten, PSU director of athletic bands and tuba instructor. He will perform a tuba solo, and the program will also include a tuba quartet and what he calls a “muscular” 18-piece tuba ensemble.

Chicopee games
CHICOPEE — Card games, open to the public, are played from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Chicopee Community Center.
There are tables for bridge, pitch and Skip-bo. Other card games and groups are welcome. Snacks and beverages are available.

Card games
FRANKLIN — Card games  will begin at 1 p.m. at the Franklin Community Center and Heritage Museum.
A variety of games are played depending on the number of  participants, including poker, bridge, hearts, pitch, pinochle, dominoes, scrabble, cribbage and 31. Those wishing to learn new games are welcome to stop by and have someone teach them.
There is no charge to participate. Beverages are provided, and snacks will be available for purchase.  
There is a possibility of adding another day, such as Thursday and Friday, for cards and games. Anyone needing additional information or wishing to show their interest in a different day of cards may call 620-347-4220 or visit www.franklinkansas.com.