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Don't miss this family entertainment event with the hilarious Harlem Ambassadors vs. the Northwest Kansas Jubilee Jammers on Friday, March 28 at 7pm in the Stull Gymnasium in Norton. Harlem-style comedy basketball featuring high-flying slam dunks, games with the kids, and hilarious comedy. Click here for the flyer, ticket outlets and prices.
The Northwest Kansas Jubilee Jammers are: from Norton - John Ruder, Chris Henson, Scooter Matchett, Megan Walter, Ben Cole, Tyler Rutherford, Dakota Criqui, Andrew Walter, Michael Stephens, JaLynn Urban, Craig Knapp, Larry Lands and Toby Kuhn. From Lenora - Missy Rumback and Dustin Juenemann. From Almena - Lance Kinderkneck and Logan Kats. From Hoxie - Dani Pratt. From Logan - Michael Delimont. From Hill City - Scott Schulz.
DodgeBall Tournament Saturday, March 29 at the East Campus Gym. Sponsored by Norton CHild Study Club and Norton Recreation Center. Details are available here. Entry forms are due by March 14.
Norton Public Library events March 5 to March 11
Bridge will be held at the Norton Public Library on Wednesday, March 5, at 2:00 pm. Everyone is welcome!
Preschool story-time will be held Thursday, March 6, 10:30 am at the Library. Since March is National Nutrition Month, Tranda Watts, Multi-County Extension Food, Nutrition, Health, and Safety Specialist, will be sharing stories and activities with the preschoolers about good nutrition and dental health. Come join the healthy fun!
Chess Club will meet Monday, March 10, 4:00 - 5:00 at the library. An after-school snack will be provided.
"Mother Goose Moments," an interactive story-time for babies through age 2, will be held Tuesday, March 11, 10:30 a.m. Bring your little ones for musical games, stories, exercises and snacks!
Also, coming to the library for National Library Week is author, Stephanie Grace Whitson:
Special author visit from Stephanie Grace Whitson
National Library Week
April 16 and 17, 2014
Her presentations will be as follows:
Wednesday, April 16, 7:00 p.m.-for the Heritage Quilters at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, “Nebraska’s Sod House Homemakers and Their Quilts”
Thursday, April 17, 10:30 a.m.- for the Norton Public Library, Preschool story–time in the Library Community Room
Thursday, April 17, 4:00 p.m.- for the Genealogy Society, ”Stories in Stone,” in the Library Community Room
Thursday, April 17, 7:00 p.m.- for the Norton Public Library, “A Writer’s-Eye View of the West,” in the Library Community Room
Everyone is invited to attend these special National Library Week events. They are all open to the public and are free of charge.
26th Annual Tri-State Toy and Collectables Show - Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm at the National Guard Armory on north Highway 283 in Norton, Kansas. This is one of the oldest shows of this type in the area. Dealers from 3 states will be displaying old and new farm toys, NASCAR, HotWheels, trucks and whatever. There will be a concession stand on premis. ADMISSION $2.00, 12 and under free with adult admission. For dealer or buyer information contact Clair Rumford, 1016 Truman, Norton, KS 67654, 785-877-3835, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by Norton United Methodist Men and Norton Travel and Tourism Committee.
Are you looking for information about local businesses? The Norton County Business Directory is now on-line and available from the Chamber of Commerce or Economic Development tabs.
The March Business in the Spotlight article features Lawrence Design & Construction. A copy of the article is available here.
Bricks still available for Norton's Veteran Memorial
The Norton Veteran’s Memorial, located on west Highway 36 in Water Tower Park, was dedicated in May, 2012. A granite memorial stone was erected and the memorial includes paving bricks etched with veteran’s names, military branch and years of service. Bricks can still be purchased to honor Norton’s Veterans. Contact Gary or Carol Erlenbusch at 785-877-5611, or email email@example.com.