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News for 8/16/2023 LET'S GET GROOVY! - OFSN

Dice Run to Kick-off Old Fashioned Weekend

Looking for something to do on Friday night? Deck out your golf carts and join us for the Dice Run! Registration at 6:30pm, located at the Pro-Ag office on south Main Street. The run will start at 7:00pm with 5 stops, $10 per hand or $25 for 3. There are plenty of great things happening in Kensington August 18th and 19th.

“Let’s Get Groovy” in Kensington!

Make plans to be in Kensington THIS Saturday, August 19, 2023 for a grooving good time at Old Fashioned Saturday Night. Kids ages toddler to 12 years are invited to participate in an all day Rock Hunt! Find a painted rock placed around town (on public property) and take it to the KCS to redeem for $1.00. Adult Activities begin at 9:00am with Pasture Golf; $20 per 2-person team. Contact Jeff at 785-476-5185 to register.

1:00 pm - YARD OLYMPICS - Cornhole, Ladder Golf, Polish Horseshoes; S20 per 2-person team. Register via Facebook or contact Jordan Dettmer.

3:00 to 4:30 p.m. is FREE SWIM at Kensington Pool. Pool rules still apply - please abide.

4:00 - 8:00 p.m - CAR/TRUCK/BIKE SHOW; Pre-Registration on site starts at 3:30 p.m.

5:00 - 9:00 p.m. - FREE Inflatables - by rockIT Event Pros.

5:00 p.m. - SAL's Beer Garden Opens

6:00 p.m. - KIDDIE PARADE; 5:30 Registration at City Office. This year's theme "Let's Get Groovy*- Prizes Will Be Awarded!!

7:00 p.m, - Car Show Awards

7:15 p.m. - ENTERTAINMENT including: Little Girl Dance Camp performance, MS & HS Cheer & Dance Performances, Egg Toss Contest.

9:00 p.m. to Midnight - STREET DANCE with DJ Rockin' Thunder.

Additional Activities and Vendor Booths will be set up too. TRHS Cheerleaders will have the Dunk Tank and a 50/50 Raffle will be provided by the Sapphire Dance Team. Lots of great food and great fun to be had in Kensington on Saturday, August 19th.

Grauerholz Reunion

The Henry Grauerholz reunion will be held again this year on Sunday, September 3, at 12:30p.m. at the St. John Lutheran Church parish hall.

We hope to have many join us.

Labor Day Reunion at Claudell

The St. Francis Church in Claudell will have the annual/semi- annual reunion on Labor Day. It will be Sunday, September 3, at 4:00p.m. at the church followed by a potluck at Gaylord Community Center. Fr. Daryl Olmstead has agreed to be the celebrant. Hope you can come and spread the word to former parishioners.

Kensington Library News

Welcome back students and staff! School is back in session for USD 110. Accordingly, the library hours have changed from summer to school time as follows: Mondays 8:00am-7:00pm; Tuesday through Friday 8:00am-4:00pm; Saturdays remain 9:00am-2:00pm. We have numerous new titles available for adults and youth. We are looking forward to a terrific 2023-2024 school year. Go Longhorns!

TR Schools Schedule of Events

Thur. 17- First Day of School (K-12)

Mon. 21- First day of Pre-K; 5:00pm 5th Grade Band Display in auditorium @ MS Agra

Tue. 22- 3:45pm Fall Sports Pics (HS)

Fri. 25- 3:15pm Fall Sports Pics (MS); 4:00pm HS VB Tri @ Natoma (Natoma, Stockton)

Mon. 28- 8am Spirit Spreader Clinic @ Salina KWU

Tue. 29- HS VB Tri @ Sylvan Grove (Sylvan-Lucas, Southern Cloud)

Wed. 30- 8am School Pics K-3, 9-12; 10am School Pics Pre-K, 4-8

Thur. 31- 4/6pm MS VB/FB @ Rock Hills; HS VB Tri @ Home (Plainville, Northern Valley)

Fri. 1- 7pm HS FB @ Alma

Mon. 4- LABOR Day- No School

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