Archive for Wednesday, December 7, 2016

LInwood News

December 7, 2016

Library hosting an ugly sweater cookie program

Ugly sweater cookies will take over Thursday night at the Linwood Library as It’s a Sweet Treat Day Bakery presents a cookie decorating program and contest. The program will start at 6:30 p.m. Only a few spots remain open, so pre-registration is suggested. The bakery will show participants how to easily decorate the sweater shaped cookies into the perfect ugly sweater holiday treat. Participants will then participate in a decorating contest. Program is only open to adults or mature teenagers. Call the library at 913-301-3686 to register.

Operation Wildlife Christmas event

Operation Wildlife will be hosting a Santa Claws holiday party this weekend.

The event will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday at its main Linwood facility. They will be serving cocoa, coffee, cider and treats. The organization is in need of donations for the many animals they serve. For more information on the event or what is needed, please call 785-542-3625 or email

Christmas light contest

You can participate in a holiday light display contest this year. The Linwood Mayor and City Council are sponsoring the contest where three lucky homes will receive gift cards to Home Depot. The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s officers will be the judges, and winners will be announced in the January city newsletter. You must have all your decorations up and running by Dec. 15 to be judged.


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