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May
23
Sat
Southeast Kansas Nature Center
May 23 @ 10:00 am – May 25 @ 4:00 pm

The Southeast Kansas Nature Center will be closed on Saturday, May 23rd  through Monday,  May 25th for  Memorial Day weekend.  We will open again on Tuesday,May 26th for our regular days and  hours, Tuesday through Saturday 10-4:00 and Sunday 1-4:00.

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May
26
Tue
Baxter Springs City Council Meeting @ Baxter Springs City Hall
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
May
28
Thu
COLUMBUS SKIL PICNIC SLATED FOR MAY 28
May 28 @ 5:00 pm

COLUMBUS, Kan.—The Columbus SKIL office will host its annual free Customer Appreciation Picnic at 5 p.m. May 28 at the 4-H Building in Columbus.

SKIL is a Kansas-based independent living center that serves people with disabilities. Headquartered in Parsons, it has branch offices in Columbus and other Kansas locations.

The entire community is invited to the all-you-can-eat picnic, held each year by SKIL offices to show appreciation to its customers and to thank the communities SKIL serves. The 4-H Building is located at 114 W. Country Rd., about one block west of the Columbus city park.

For more information, contact Columbus SKIL at: 1-866-927-3600, or stop by its office at 123 N. Kansas in Columbus.

May
30
Sat
Galena Farmer’s Market
May 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Galena Farmer’s Market opens May 30, and will be open at 7th & Main from 8-noon every Sat. Farmers, gardeners & crafters welcome. For information: 417-529-3191 or 417-438-6396.

Jun
1
Mon
Galena City Council Meeting @ Galena City Hall
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Columbus City Council Meeting @ Columbus City Hall
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jun
5
Fri
Galena High School Class of 1965 Reunion
Jun 5 all-day

The Galena High School Class of 1965 will gather during Galena Days to remember the last 50 years since graduation. Friday and Saturday of Galena Days members will be meeting at the Senior Citizen’s Center to reminisce with class mates and old friends. Everyone is welcome to come by and visit.

GHS Class of 1975 will be celebrating its 40th reunion
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 6 @ 12:00 am

The Class of 1975 will be celebrating its 40th reunion by once again hosting “It’s a 70’s reunion!” in partnership with classes 1970-1980!
“It’s a 70’s Reunion” will be held on Friday, June 5th, from 6:00 p.m. until midnight in our wonderful hometown of Galena! We will begin by taking a school tour of the fabulous new GHS facilities at 6:00 p.m. then move to Liberty Hall at 7:00 p.m. for finger foods/drinks, photos, 70’s music, and a wonderful, fun filled night of memories! Cost of the reunion is $25.00 for single admission and $50.00 for couples.
The first “It’s a 70’s Reunion!” was held in 2005 with well over 200 alumni and guests attending! This reunion was scheduled in conjunction with the annual Galena Days Celebration so you may participate in that event also which runs through Saturday night, June 6th! So please plan on attending both of these great celebrations!
If you are a former alumni of classes 1970-1980 and would like to attend, please mail your payment to one of the following committee members or if you would like more information, please call one of these members.
Tina LaTurner-205 E. 11th St. Galena, KS 66739 phone: 620-249-2637
Anna Lee Alumbaugh-5825 Eastwind Dr., Joplin, MO 64804 phone: 417-439-1063
Lynda Thompson-10690 SE Boston Mills Rd., Galena, KS 66739 phone: 417-499-1616

Jun
6
Sat
Galena Farmer’s Market
Jun 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Galena Farmer’s Market opens May 30, and will be open at 7th & Main from 8-noon every Sat. Farmers, gardeners & crafters welcome. For information: 417-529-3191 or 417-438-6396.

Feathers & Stuff Swap Meet
Jun 6 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Feathers & Stuff Swap meet sponsored by American Legion Fair Board will be June 6th from 1 to 5 pm on the fairgrounds in Columbus. Fee will be $5.00 for space. The public can use this opportunity to sell anything ranging from chickens, rabbits, crafts, farm produce and etc. Proceeds from vendor space will be used to revamp the livestock barns. For additional information or to reserve space contact Galen Zook at 620-762-2848.