Spring is in full swing, so that means events and activities have begun to fill the calendar. In Arkansas City, each season brings a number of annual events and often a few new ones. Plan to be a part of the fun this month! Cowley’s Outdoor Market is an event that is sponsored by 1025 The River and the Arkansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau. Held in the spring, summer and fall in Wilson Park, this event just keeps getting bigger and better. Come enjoy more than 60 vendors from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 22. There will be food, art, jewelry, handmade crafts, baked goods and vintage treasures. Admission is free! Later that night, the Cowley County Friends of NRA banquet will be held at the Agri-Business Building, located at 712 W. Washington Ave. Our NRA banquet is the largest in Kansas, hosting 500 guests annually. The event will feature a delicious barbecue dinner, games, drawings and a live auction. Tickets are available at Reedy Ford in Arkansas City or Home on the Range in Winfield. For the theater buffs, be sure to catch the production of “Rumors” by Neil Simon, presented by Cowley College. Show nights are at 7:30 p.m. April 20-22. Tickets are available for $10 through Cowley College. The City of Arkansas City, the Arkansas City Chamber of Commerce, and the Convention and Visitors...Read More
Day: April 18, 2017
On April 19, the Arkansas City Public Library will be host to an adult and teen movie night. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. Attendees are welcomed to join in and enjoy popcorn. Drinks with lids are allowed. The library is not allowed to advertise the movie title, but anyone who is interested in attending can call (620)-442-1280 to find out what movie will be shown. The movie is PG-13, so children younger than 13 need a signed permission slip to attend the movie without parent. The public library is located at 120 E. Fifth Ave. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new...Read More
An opportunity to get rid of household hazardous waste is just around the corner in Cowley County. From 8 a.m. to noon April 29, GE Aviation in Strother Field will accept hazardous waste from residents of Cowley County as a community service for EcoWeek, in conjunction with Clean Harbors. The hazardous waste can be dropped off at the GE Strother Field parking lot, west of Building 1. The collection will be drive-through style, for quick drop-off services. No early drop-offs will be accepted. This event is not open to businesses, institutions or industries. Some of the household hazardous waste that will be accepted includes: antifreeze; drain cleaners; fertilizers; gasoline; herbicide; insecticide; kerosene; metal polish; oil-based paint; oils; oven cleaners; paint thinner; pool chemicals; radiator cleaners; rust preservatives; sealants; solvents; wood preservatives; Clean Harbors has the right to refuse any waste. For more information, call Joelle Moman at (620) 660-1136 or (320) 442-3600 ext. 4265. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new...Read More
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