Monday, April 24, 2017

Area Happenings - Week of April 23, 2017

Here are the upcoming events that the Gazette has been made aware of as of  April 22, 2017.
To submit an item to the community events calendar, please email it to press@baldwingazette.com.


April 25, 2017

A Conversation with Senator Tom Holland
State Senator Tom Holland has represented the third district, including Baldwin City, since 2009. He was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives from 2003-2008. Tom will share his perspective  on the current legislative session, and discuss current legislation going forward statewide.

 Location: Baldwin City Library
                  800 7th St
                  Baldwin City, KS

Time: 6 P.M.

For more information call 785-331-0421


April 27, 2017
Thankful Thursday Free Community Meal        

Serving 6 to 7 pm       

 Ives Chapel UMC  
1018 Miami   
Baldwin  City

Free community meals are the last Thursday of the month




 May 13, 2017 

Baldwin High School Graduation
Time:  2pm – 3pm




May 13-14, 2017

Kansas Linux Festival 
Kansas Linux Fest (KLF) is an annual event dedicated to free and open source software as well as open knowledge and education. This year marks the third annual event and will be held in Wichita, Kansas May 12-14th, 2017 at Wichita State University.
KLF 2017 is open and welcome to people of all experiences; you do not have to be a “Linux expert” to attend and benefit from attending.

Location: Wichita State University

More Information: http://kansaslinuxfest.org/
Admission:  Free (Donations Accepted)




May 17, 2017

Rotary Grocery Grab


Don’t Miss Out on Your Chance to WIN  one of 3 prizes! Grab all the groceries you can in 5 minutes at the Baldwin City Market!  Up to $1000 in groceries!!
3 finalists drawn May 17 @ Rotary meeting
May 20 – The 3 finalists will draw for: $50 gift card $100 gift card




  • Tickets: $10 each Ticket info:  785-331-7234  - Ask for Scott 
  • All proceeds support the local charitable projects of the Baldwin City Rotary
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, Lottery and gift cards excluded 
  • Second and third prize are gift cards to the Baldwin City Market 
  • A Rotary member will notify finalist


  • May 24, 2017
    Thankful Thursday Free Community Meal        

    Serving 6 to 7 pm       

     Ives Chapel UMC  
    1018 Miami   
    Baldwin  City

    Free community meals are the last Thursday of the month


    June 7-9, 2017

    Baker Summer STEM Camp
    Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!  Wow!
    Be a part of Baker University's first ever Summer STEM camp in which your child can partake in activities both on campus and at Baker's very own Wetlands. Activities include rocket building, programing, exploring natural wildlife up close and much more!
    Need more information, can't access Baker's website?
    Contact: Emma Byrd, camp director
    at stemcamp@bakeru.edu
    -or-
    by phone Monday-Friday at
    (913) 317-6287

    • Ages: Students entering 7-9
    • When: June 7-9 (Wednesday-Friday) 9 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
    • Cost:  $50
    • Siblings attending get a 10% discount off total cost
    • Enroll by May 1st
    • Campers receive Booklets, T-Shirts and Snacks
    • https://www.bakeru.edu/stem-camp/

    Location: Baker University
    Ivan L. Boyd Center
    413 6th Street
    Baldwin City, KS



    June 10, 2017
    LMH Summer Spray 5K
    Eudora



    Kids 12 and Under $10

    Adult Preregistration (online at least 48 hours before event) $25
    preregister at:
    www.lmhendowment.org/summerspray

    Adult Registration (1 hour before event) $30

    For more information: 785-505-3318


    June 24, 2017

    LMH Summer Spray 5K
    Baldwin City



    Kids 12 and Under $10

    Adult Preregistration (online at least 48 hours before event) $25
    preregister at:
    www.lmhendowment.org/summerspray

    Adult Registration (1 hour before event) $30

    For more information: 785-505-3318



    June 28, 2017
    Thankful Thursday Free Community Meal        

    Serving 6 to 7 pm       

     Ives Chapel UMC  
    1018 Miami   
    Baldwin  City

    Free community meals are the last Thursday of the month



    July 15, 2017
    LMH Summer Spray 5K
    Tonganoxie

    Kids 12 and Under $10

    Adult Preregistration (online at least 48 hours before event) $25
    preregister at:
    www.lmhendowment.org/summerspray

    Adult Registration (1 hour before event) $30

    For more information: 785-505-3318



    Every 4th Thursday of the Month

    10 A.M. - 11 A.M.
    Mobile Food Bank
    Baldwin City New Life Assembly of God
    118 5th St
    Baldwin City, KS
    Stay in car, line up and drive through

    Every Tuesday through October
    Eudora Local Gardening Farmer’s Market
    4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Tuesdays 
     through October 2016
    1402 Church Street
    Eudora, KS. 
    In the parking lot of Gene’s Hartland Foods. 
    Local, fresh produce and foods offered by local growers and producers!


    Every Wednesday through October
    De Soto Farmer’s Market (Fresh Promise’s Market)
    4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Wednesdays through October 2016 
    at The Barn at Kill Creek Farm
    9200 Kill Creek Road
    De Soto, KS
     Local, fresh produce and foods offered by local growers and producers!


     Every Thursday through October
    Cottin's Hardware Farmer's Market on Thursdays from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm through September at Cottin's Hardware & Rental back parking lot - 1832 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS. Local vendors offer a variety of goods including produce, baked items, hot foods, meats, eggs, soaps, jams, jellies, herbs, fudge and much more!  


     Every Friday through October
    Perry Lecompton Farmers' Market 
    Fridays from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm 
    at Bernie's parking lot
    24 Hwy and Ferguson Road
    Perry, KS
    Visit the market to find fresh vegetables, fruits, homemade jams and jellies, baked goods, honey, fresh cut flowers, farm fresh eggs, handmade crafts and more!






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