The First Christian Church of Bonner Springs will have its 15th annual Octoberfest on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The event, which includes a large garage sale, silent auction and raffle will be at the church, 148 N. Nettleton. Hours for the sale are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Through the years the sale has raised more than $100,000 and the proceeds go toward providing Christmas gift certificates for needy children in the community. The church is in partnership with the Bonner Springs Wal-Mart and gives more than 200 children gifts each Christmas. Through administration from Vaughn-Trent Community Services, the sale has also provided summer recreation and school supplies and will provide dental care where needed.
For more information, call (913) 441-3876
The Carnegie Arts Center in Leavenworth is offering several classes during the next few weeks. Among the classes are:
Portfolio Graphics, a Mac lab, meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on eight Tuesdays, from Oct. 23 to Dec. 11.
Pottery I, meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct. 23 to Nov. 27.
For additional information or to enroll, call or drop by the arts center, 601 S. Fifth St., Leavenworth, (913) 651-0765.
Nashville singer and songwriter Lee Domann will return to Bonner Springs United Methodist Church on Sunday for two performances.
Domann's music has been recorded by a variety of artists, including Kathy Mattea, Jake Hess, the Gold City Quartet , Lisa Daggs Charette, Karen Peck, the Bishops and Riders in the Sky. He is a regular guest on radio station WSM's "Opry Star Spotlight.'' Domann also is a United Methodist minister and former pastor in Kansas City, Kan. Since 1991, his solo ministry has combined music with storytelling.
Domann will perform at both the 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. worship services. Bonner Springs United Methodist Church is at 425 W. Morse Ave. For information, call the church, (913) 422-5349.
In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, the play, "My Sister's Sister," will be staged in Leavenworth.
The performance will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Theater Building 152 on the Veterans Administration campus at 4101 Fourth St., Leavenworth.
Admission is free with a ticket, but seating is limited. This Ki Theatre production is sponsored by the Guidance Center, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and Clear Skies.
For additional information or to obtain a ticket, call (913) 682-5118, extension 213.
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