Archive for Wednesday, October 31, 2001

News Briefing

October 31, 2001

Two crafts fairs planned in Basehor

Holy Angels Parish and Basehor-Linwood Community Education will hold their annual Crafts Fair this Saturday.

The church's event will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Father Quinlan Hall, 154th Street and Leavenworth Road in Basehor. The Catholic Women's Organization of the parish is sponsoring the event.

The 18th annual Arts and Crafts Show and Sale sponsored by the Basehor-Linwood Community Education will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Basehor-Linwood High School, 155th and Parallel. Members of the Beta Epsilon chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa will assist with the show.

Organizers said no strollers will be allowed at the show because of limited space.

Senior services schedules events

Leavenworth County Senior Services Inc. will conduct an open house from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 11 at 109 Delaware in Leavenworth.

A holiday dinner and tea dance will be held at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 2 to benefit Senior Services. The event will be held at Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade in Leavenworth. Door prizes and crafts for holiday giving will be available.

Tickets are on sale at the Council on Aging office, the Chamber of Commerce office, Dix Office Supply and Commerce Bank, all in Leavenworth. For more information, call (913) 651-3100.

The council on aging also will host a class on the history of buttons. The class, taught by Rosalie Ryan Hyde, will be from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 13 at 109-A Delaware. Participants will complete a 10-inch table-top Christmas tree with buttons and a bow. To register, call Jessie Higgins, (913) 684-0763, by next Tuesday.

A representative of the Kansas securities commissioner's office will offer a presentation on investments at 10 a.m. next Wednesday at the Leavenworth Public Library, 417 Spruce, Leavenworth.

Arts center hosts classes, annual sale

The Carnegie Arts Center in Leavenworth is offering a variety of events during the next few weeks.

Among classes next month is Homeschool Painting, for children ages 9 through 12, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 6 through Nov. 27.

The center also will hold its Annual Holiday Gift Gallery Sale from Nov. 16 through Nov. 18. The sale will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 16; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17; and noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 18.

For additional information or to enroll, call or drop by the arts center, 601 S. Fifth St., Leavenworth, (913) 651-0765.

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