Town Talk

Presbyterians plan Mardi Gras

The First Presbyterian Church of Warrensburg is inviting all people in the region to attend a Mardi-Gras-themed dinner and party on Tuesday, March 8.

The event includes a free pancake and sausage dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m. followed by a party. All are encouraged to attend in a costume, pastor Lucy Harris said. Those who don't have a getup handy can assemble one from materials available at the event, she said.

"We want as many to come who are able," she said, inviting those who do not have a ride and need one, to call her at 623-2723. She said church members will be glad to pick up anyone within a 10-mile radius.

Harris said the church members planning the event are anticipating a good time.

Authors slated for Willows Bistro

Those with an interest in literary works are invited to this month's Second Thursday Readings at Willows Bistro, to occur at 2:30 p.m. March 10. All are welcome to join the gathering and chat with writers in this cozy, setting at 3740 Main St. in Warrensburg. Regional authors reading this month include Doug Deneen, memoir; Helen Holoda, poetry; Lee Merrett, memoir; Lisa Shumek, poetry. Refreshments are available. For details, call 504-4344.

Register now for Scrap-A-Thon

The Warrensburg Elementary School Playground Committee is urging all planning to attend their Scrap-A-Thon to register by Friday, Feb. 26. Registration forms can be picked up at the school office.

This annual day-long scrapbooking session, held to raise money for the playground fund,is planned for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday March 12. Admission is $20 which includes a light breakfast and lunch. In addition to scrapbook creation and updating, there will also be a basket raffle. Details are available by calling the school office at 623-9747.

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