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Arts, music movies and more await your weekend

July 16, 2014

By Ashley Booker, The Garden City Telegram, Kan.



July 16--On Friday, the Eagles Lodge will have Eagles Quarter Mania at 7 p.m. at its location, 2603 N. Taylor Ave. Paddles are $5 to place quarter-bids for items from Creative Memories, Pampered Chef, 31 Bags, Origami Owl and more.

Homestead Assisted Living will be featuring "Classic 3 Piano Man," at 7 p.m. at its location, 2414 N. Henderson St. This event is free and open to the public.

Garden City Arts is planning a sculpture class for those 7 years-old and older from 3 to 4 p.m. at Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main Street. The class will focus on the basic principles of 3D art, and is $6 for non-members, and $5 for members. Also, the center will be having a basics of drawing class from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, for those 7 and older, and at the same price as above. For more details, call 260-9700.

The Garden City Arts is teaming up with the State Theater Project to present their first production of the year. "The Odd Couple," will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the State Theater both Friday and Saturday night, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $10 in advance, and are sold at The Gallery or the YMCA. They'll also be sold at the box office, but for $15. If a flier about this production is presented at the door, the flier holder will receive 2 tickets for a total of $25. The theater also will be a drop-off point for cans of pet food for the Finney County Humane Society.

All proceeds for the event will go to the State Theater Project and State Theater renovations. For more information, call 260-9700.

The Garden City Recreation Commission continues its Silver Screen Saturday Nights, and has added a few movies for Friday nights this week, because some movies were rained out this summer. In Stevens Park, "ET" will be shown for the Friday screening after the Municipal Band Concert, and "Happy Feet" will be screened at dusk on Saturday.

Bring blankets and lawn chairs, as well as your favorite movie snacks for the screening. During the screening, popcorn, drinks and homemade goodies also will be available for $1 each.

For cancellations, call 276-1202. Movies cancelled due to weather will be scheduled for the end of summer, when possible.

On Saturday, the Finney County Museum is giving tours of the historic William Fulton House from 2 to 4 p.m., at Finnup Park. For more information, call 272-3664.

The Lee Richardson Zookeepers are hosting a fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. at Hard Rock Lanes. The fundraiser will benefit Rhino Conservation, and also will include a silent auction with bowling from 6 to 7:45 p.m. and 8:15 to 10 p.m.

For registration forms, go to Hard Rock Lanes, 1612 E. Laurel Street, or to the Finnup Center. For more information, contact berniewow@hotmail.com.

On Sunday, a musical program featuring "Coat of Many Colors," will begin at 6 p.m. at Homestead Assisted Living, 2414 N. Henderson Street, There is no charge to attend. For more information, call 272-9800.

Last Rezort performs at 7:30 p.m. in Stevens Park for the free concert series by the Garden City Recreation Commission and Garden City. They often play big band/swing music. For a list of summer performers in the concert series, visit gcrec.com.

A singles dance will be from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge, U.S. Highway 83 and Mary Street.

The dance will feature "Blue Notes Variety Band," and is open to those who are 21 or older. For more information, call 2763732.

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