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During this pandemic, we are endeavoring to take care of our community. If you have the means to back us through a subscription or a gift subscription for someone else, we appreciate your support.

Due to the ever-changing nature of COVID-19, some activities or events may be cancelled or postponed at the last minute. 

 

United Way of McPherson County Triathlon

 

The United Way of McPherson County Annual Triathlon begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 31, at the McPherson Water Park. Participants will do a 200-meter swim, seven-mile bike ride and two-mile run. Supporters are encouraged to come to watch and cheer for the athletes. 

 

McPherson Senior Center

 

The McPherson Senior Center is open and serving Friendship Meals daily. Please call Connie at 241-0160 a day in advance to reserve a meal for $3. The senior center has also returned to regular programming. Come enjoy a cup of coffee, play a game of pool or visit with friends. 

 

‘Swiss Family Robinson

 

“Swiss Family Robinson” will be performed at the McPherson Opera House. Shows will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 29, 30 and 31. A 2 p.m. performance will be held on Sunday, Aug. 1. The shows are a benefit for the McPherson Opera House. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door. 

 

Variety Show

 

St. Peter’s UCC will host its annual variety show at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, in the fellowship hall. There will be music and skits by people from around Inman. St. Peter’s fellowship hall is handicapped accessible, and chairs are provided. Ice cream and brownies will be available at intermission. 

 

Moundridge Food Pantry

 

The Moundridge Food Pantry is open. The food pantry is open from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays. The food pantry is located at the Senior Citizens Center, 100 N. Schmidt Ave. The door is on the west side of the building. 

 

McPherson County Farmers Market 

 

The market is held from 7:30 a.m. to noon every Saturday morning through Oct. 30. The market will take place in the Blue Roundtop, 600 W. Woodside. Eggs, flowers, produce, baked goods, meat and much more are available.

 

Concerts for a Cause

 

Concerts for a Cause will take place at 7 p.m. each Thursday at Hopp’s Sno Shack, 214 E. Euclid, McPherson. On Aug. 5, Michelle King is featured, and on Aug. 14, is the Back to School Bash, featuring Kyle Killgorg.

 

Virtual Storytime

 

Every Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. and Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., children can enjoy Virtual Storytime, hosted by the McPherson Public Library. Registration is required and can be done by going online to www.macpl.libcal.com. Zoom links will be sent out one hour prior to the event. 

 

Bingo at the American Legion

 

Bingo is held at the McPherson American Legion every Sunday. The early bird session starts at 2:30 p.m. and regular games begin at 3:15 p.m.

 

Bullpup Paw Print Fundraiser

The McPherson High School Cheerleaders are holding a Bullpup Paw Print Fundraiser. You can have a small paw print or large paw print painted at your home or business in the driveway. Small prints are $20, and large prints are $25. To order a paw print, email head coach Jodi Wenthe at jodi.wenthe@mcpherson.com. Please include in your email, name, phone number, address of where you want the paw print painted, how many you want painted, and if you want a large or small paw print.