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Ten Days of Christmas Quilt Show requests quilts to show off

The Junction City Main Street committee, the Sunflower Quilters’ Guild, and Quilter’s Yard invite people to share their Christmas Quilts (no bigger than 60”x60”) in the Main Street Ten Days of Christmas Quilt Show. The Quilts will be securely displayed at Quilter’s Yard, 722 N. Washington St. in Junction City, during Quilter’s Yard shop hours from Tuesday, Nov. 30 to Saturday, Dec. 4. Drop quilts off no later than Tuesday, Nov. 23 at Quilter’s Yard during shop hours Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The shop will be closed Nov. 11-12. Participants may prepare a short history about the quilt, including pattern name, quilt maker, quilter, special significance and more. Keep the history to less than 50 words. Quilts will be ready for pick up at Quilter’s Yard Dec. 7. For additional information, contact Quilter’s Yard, 785-307-0774 or Donna Martinson, 785-238-7303.

Live Well to offer Senior Meals

Live Well Geary County will be offering meals to Seniors starting Nov. 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Larry Dixon Center at 920 W. 6th St. Delivery and to-go meals will be available. Masks and social distancing followed. For more information contact Susan Jagerson at 785-223-1654 pr email livewellgearycounty@gmail.com. You can see menus and more information on their website at livewellgearycounty.org.

Holiday Jazz Concert

In partnership with the CL Hoover Opera House, Aging Well will be hosting a Holiday Jazz Concert on Dec. 18. The fundraising event, sponsored by R2B4 Bramlage Family Foundation, will feature the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, one of the nation’s preeminent large bands, performing classic and original repertoire. The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra is committed to “celebrating the past and embracing the future” in all of its artistic endeavors. The programs it delivers are innovative, yet rooted in tradition. Aging Well has a similar focus to provide innovative options for senior care and services, all rooted in a tradition of quality care. Mark your calendars for the Dec. 18 event and watch for more information coming soon.

Fort Riley photo contest

The 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, is hosting an Instagram photo of the month contest. The contest will open the first day of each month from November to February. The November contest will close Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. On the first Friday of each month, the winning photo of the prior month will be featured on their Instagram page, instagram.com/1stinfantrydivision/. A copy will be displayed in the entryway at Victory Hall, the 1st Inf. Div. headquarters building. To participate, community members need to follow the 1st Infantry Division’s Instagram page, “like” the competition announcement post (to be posted at start of contest) and submit their photo via direct message to the Instagram page. The photo theme or subject for November is “Locations and Landmarks.” Division leaders encourage photo submissions that capture the essence of community specific to Junction City, Manhattan and surrounding areas. Entrants must be 13 years and older, submit their own creative work and that work must be in keeping with Army values and the monthly theme.

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