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News for 7/3/2019

Fireworks for Sale! The Thunder Ridge High School Cheerleaders will have fireworks for sale through Friday, July 5th, at the Corner Corral parking lot on hwy 36. Have a Happy 4th! Celebrating 50 Years The United Church of Kensington is planning their 50th celebration of the uniting of the Methodist and Disciples of Christ churches. We will be celebrating on September 1, 2019 @ 10:25 am, at the United Church of Kensington, Kensington, KS. We encourage all to plan to attend, and would love to hear from former members. If you want to participate in the program please contact Pastor Emily Blank @ Mat Makers Mat makers met three times in the month of June. We tried different times and days of the week to help accommodate different schedules. We met June 11, 2-5pm and had 9 people and got 2 mats brought in. Then we met June and 27, from 2-5pm and had 11 people and made lots of plarn while others crocheted, and we also met the 29th, from 9-12. Four people met to make plarn and enjoyed the morning. In July, we will meet twice, trying to work around everyone’s busy schedule and harvest. We will meet July 11, from 9 to noon and also July 30 from 5-7:30pm. I hope this allows several people to participate in one or both times. If you haven’t joined us before, please consider coming when you can. It is simply a fun time, and I know you’ll enjoy yourself! We’re quite a fun group!! We meet at St. John Lutheran Church. If you have any questions, call Robin Billings. American Legion This week at the American Legion we will be having your choice of a crunchy chicken or grilled chicken salad, with your choice of dressing, and also a cool strawberry dessert. Our. extra salads will be a hearty macaroni salad and watermelon. You can substitute those for fries yo make a basket if you wish or order them by themselves. Our dessert will be a strawberry dessert--nice and cool for the hit weather. Please call us to help with to go orders for your harvest crew by calling 785-476-3204 and we'll have your supper ready! He hope everyone has a safe and blessed wheat harvest. Please have a safe July 4th! Holiday Closing The Kensington Community/School Library will be closed this Thursday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day. Wishing everyone a safe and happy fourth! Notice: Please get your news items to Erica no later than Sunday afternoon at 5:00pm. News submitted after Sunday will be in the paper the following week. Send your info to Erica Barnes at with subject line: NEWS; or feel free to call 785-476-8185. To see the full, in color, version visit Your Weekly Inspiration Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. -Winnie The Pooh If you light a lamp for someone else it will also brighten your own path. -Buddha -- Erica Barnes Library Director; K-3 & HS Librarian Kensington Community/School Library 785-476-2219 or 8185 (cell) The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.


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