June 16, 2024

Event Briefs for Wednesday, Feb. 15

Many Hats Women’s Conference Feb. 19

The second annual Many Hats Women’s Conference is scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Adair County Fairgrounds.

The three special speakers for the event are as follows:

• Scarlett Lunning: Unlocking Your Self-Confidence

• Sami Harris: Shaping your health and fitness program to fit you

• Grace Britten: The experience of a young competitor in the first sanctioned girls state wrestling tournament.

• Maureen LeBoeuf: Moments that Matter (Virtual Keynote)

For more information, email manyhatscommunity@gmail.com or call 641-745-7537.

FFA Week Pancake Supper Thursday, Feb. 23

The Nodaway Valley FFA chapter will hold its annual pancake supper 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at the high school in observance of National FFA Week, which is Monday, Feb. 20 through Friday, Feb. 24.

The school has Monday off for professional development, however Tuesday through Friday, the Nodaway Valley and Orient-Macksburg chapters of the organization have activities planned to highlight the week of observance.

See more coverage of FFA in next week’s edition.

Lions Club to host archery tournament

The Greenfield Lions Club will host its Robin Hood Archery Tournament Saturday, Feb. 25 at Nodaway Valley High School. Registrations are now open for the event.

First flight starts at 8 a.m. and last flight begins at 1 p.m. There are divisions for elementary (fourth and fifth grade), middle school (sixth through eighth grade), high school (ninth through 12th grade) and adults. Entry fee is $10 for those 18 and under and $13 for 19 and over.

Tournament competition will include eight flights (40 arrows). Only Genesis bows will be used and tournament host will have bows on hand.

Trophies will be given to the top three winners per division.

Register online by emailing greenfieldlionsclub@gmail.com or mailing a registration to 306 NW 4th Street, Greenfield.

Adair County Fair Soup Luncheon Feb. 26

The Adair County Fair Board will hold a fundraiser soup luncheon 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 at the 4-H/FFA Center on the fairgrounds.

Proceeds from the meal and an auction that will be held will benefit the 2023 Adair County Fair, scheduled for July 12-16.

Good News Concert March 5

Another edition of the Good News Concert Series at The Gathering Place, 102 SW Kent St., Greenfield, will take place 5 p.m. Sunday, March 5.

This second concert will feature Harbour Lights, a Gospel quartet from southern Iowa featuring that includes Glen Jones and Gary Freeland, both of Greenfield. Others are Ben Turner and Ladonna Smith.

The Good News Concert Series happens each first Sunday of the month.

David Graham and the Eskimo Brothers March 11 at WCC

Direct from Nashville, David Graham and the Eskimo Brothers will appear in concert at the Warren Cultural Center on the east side of the Greenfield square 7 p.m. Saturday, March 11.

For the past 15 years Graham has been the front man for the Nashville-based American roots music trio The Eskimo Brothers. Graham’s goals are simple: to be the biggest and best male entertainer he can be, and to write and perform songs that are real. Graham’s influences range from Hank Williams, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, to Elvis, KISS, Garth Brooks, AC/DC and Bob Seger to Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin and Frank Sinatra.

Tickets are $15 for adults — students high school and younger are free.

Order tickets at www.warrenculturalcenter.com while they last.

Special sponsor is Maynes Law Office.