About Town

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. 


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. 


School Board Candidate Forum 

Nine candidates are running for school board. Come meet them as they take part in a question and answer session at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 15, at the McPherson Opera House. 


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.


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. July 15 is Sam Shilts, July 22 is Smoky Valley Blue Grass Band, and July 29 is YNOTUS. 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. 


Shop the Night Away

Special deals are waiting for you. Shop the night away from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 9, in downtown McPherson. There will be summer sidewalk sales inside and out, with special deals and games. Enter to win a $500 shopping spree. 


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.


Carnival in the Park with Superheroes

Awaken Church is hosting a carnival in the park with superheroes and a movie on Friday, July 16. Activities begin at 6:30 p.m and end at 10:30 p.m at Lakeside Park. Come join in the fun at this free event. McPherson First Responders will show off their cool superhero stuff. There will be opportunities to have your picture taken with a superhero. Bounce houses, yard games and the movie, “Playing with Fire.”