Archive for Tuesday, November 13, 2012

McLouth Happenings

November 13, 2012

Tonganoxie American Legion Post No. 41 delivered large bags filled with stuffed animals to local emergency rooms and EMS responders to comfort accident victims.

Tonganoxie American Legion Post No. 41 will have a benefit gun show and flea market from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17 and 18, at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. A $25 donation is requested for a 10-foot table for the gun show. A $10 donation is requested for a 10-square-foot space for the Flea Market. Vendors can set up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16.

Admission is a $5 donation. Children under the age of 10 may attend for free. Gun show vendors, please contact John Tillisch: 785-438-7958; flea market vendors, please contact Mel Kleinschmidt: 979-308-5222. Proceeds benefit American Legion Post No. 41 building fund and community projects.

McLouth Friendship Club’s Thanksgiving luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the community center.  All adults over 50 are welcome. Turkey and dressing will be provided. Please bring a complimentary covered dish and your table service.

The McLouth Public Library will host a soup and chili dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, with a silent auction dessert sale. This is a great opportunity for everyone to help our local library. Invite your neighbors.

McLouth’s community Christmas tree lighting festivities will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, downtown in the city park. All ages are encouraged to participate. This year, we’ll have a “Festival of Trees.”  You may bring your own decorated tree (real or artificial) and we’ll put them all in the park and have a wonderful display of lights and trees. 

Enjoy free food, drinks and door prizes donated by local businesses and folks who want this to be a special occasion for our community. Join in the Christmas caroling. Santa Claus will arrive by fire truck. The tree will be lit at dark.

— Please submit McLouth community information, announcements, and upcoming events to Beverly Muzzy: mclouthhappenings@gmail.com or 913-796-6935.

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