Noted in Brief 04.05.17

• ARMSTRONG FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT board meeting, Wednesday, April 5, 7:30 p.m. at fire station
•  THE BOONESLICK TRAIL QUILTERS’ GUILD (BTQG) will hold their Starlight Chapter meeting Thursday, Apr 6, at 7 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. at Fairview United Methodist Church, 3200 Chapel Hill Rd, Columbia
•  FAYETTE KINDERGARTEN SCREENINGS for children age 5 before Aug. 1, 2017, schedule with Lisa Gebhardt at 248-3800, scheduled screenings will be April 6 & 7 at the First Christian Church Multipurpose Building. Parking available next to building and in lot across street designated as ‘church’
•  THE ASHBY-HODGE GALLERY OF AMERICAN ART hosting three Winter Shows;  “Lifetime of Creativity: A Bill Helvey Retrospective”, “The Robert & Anna Mae Collection”, and “Works from the Permanent Collection in Honor of Black History”.  Jan. 29 through April 6, open Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. in Classic Hall.
• NEW FRANKLIN PRESCHOOL SCREENINGS by appointment only on Thursday, Apr 6 for children age 3 before Aug 1, contact elementary office at 848-2112 to schedule appointment
•  COFFEE WITH VETERANS @ Howard County Fire Protection District Station #2, second Saturday of each month 8 a.m. – noon, Apr 8 next date
•  ANNUAL FAYETTE EASTER EGG HUNT Saturday, April 8, at 10 a.m. at the City Park ages through 5th grade, in case of rain will move to Clark Middle School Gym sponsored by the Fayette Lion’s Club
•  6TH ANNUAL GLASGOW WINE WALK , Saturday, Apr. 8 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
•  ARMSTRONG COMMUNITY CHOIR will present an Easter Cantata on Sunday, April 9 at 7 p.m. at the Armstrong Baptist Church.  No admission, refreshments following
•  NEW FRANKLIN CITY COUNCIL will meet Monday, April 10 at 7 p.m. at New Franklin City Hall
•  WHITE-BELL AMERICAN LEGION POST 273 & AUXILIARY  will meet at Schnell Hall, 302 Villers Drive, Fayette, Wednesday, Apr 12, at 6 p.m. Note change in meeting day – all veterans and /or spouses welcome
•  HOWARD COUNTY DEMOCRAT COMMITTEE will meet Thursday, Apr 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Flaspohler Law Office, 112 W Morrison, the public is invited to attend
•  GOLDEN STUDY CLUB will meet Thursday evening, April 13, at 7 p.m. in the Commercial Trust Community Room, everyone is welcome.  Lisa Cook and Leslie Prothero will host.
•  FAYETTE AREA COMMUNITY CHOIR Linn Memorial United Methodist Church invites all to join in a community choir to present a Holy Week cantata Thursday, April 13, 7 p.m., weekly rehearsals for all ages and experience Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Linn Memorial, for more information, contact the church office at info@linnumc.org, or call 660-248-3157
•  SPRING READ-A-THON Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, storytellers, fun, crafts and gifts, at the Howard County Public Library, sponsored by the Library and Howard County DAR
•  EASTER SERVICES with First Baptist Church; April 16, Sunrise 7:30 a.m. @ Fayette City Park lower shelter house, breakfast following at church education building; Morning Worship 9:45 a.m., Bible Study 11 a.m., both at church
•  ST. MARY’S EPISCOPAL Holy Week services; Palm Sunday, Apr 9 @ 10 a.m.; Maunday Thursday, Apr 13 @ 6 p.m.; Good Friday, Apr 14 @ 6 p.m.; Easter Sunday, Apr 16 @ 10 a.m.
•  NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet Tuesday, April 18 instead of Wednesday April 19 at 6 p.m. in the school media center.
•  FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet Tuesday, April 18, at 7 p.m. at Fayette City Hall
•  FAYETTE R-3 SCHOOL BOARD will meet Wednesday, Apr. 19 at 6 p.m. in the High School Media Center
•  SPRING CARNIVAL & MOVIE NIGHT sponsored by New Franklin PTO, April 22 at the New Franklin baseball field/track.  Contact Jessica @ bcaszatt@yahoo.com for more information
•  FAMILY FUN at RICKETTS LAKE, Saturday, April 29 from 2 – 4 p.m., crafts, games, and healthy snacks! Sponsored by Howard County Health and Wellness Council
•  BASKET BINGO Saturday, April 29, sponsored by Helping Hands of Howard County
• INFANT AND TODDLER STORY HOUR is hosted on Fridays, 11 a.m. at the Howard County Public Library. The stories are geared toward infants and toddlers, but all story lovers are welcome.
• THE MOBERLY AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL holds regular meetings in Fayette and Glasgow. Fayette MAEDC meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at Walker Winter Insurance, 122 S. Main St. The Glasgow MAEDC meetings are held on the second Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at the Glasgow Public Works Building, 705 Washington. Business owners and individuals in Howard County are encouraged to arrange appointments with the MAEDC by calling 660-263-8811.
• THE OUTREACH LIBRARIAN will be at the Armstrong Community Center from 2-5 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month and at the New Franklin Senior Housing from 2-5 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday.
• the parents as teachers play center is open 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday and on the third Friday of each month. The PAT Play Center is closed whenever school is not in session. Car seat inspections are provided free of charge by appointment. For more information, contact patfayette@gmail.com or call Nancy at 660-728-3686.

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