Pratt Area Chamber E-Blast March 26, 2021






Pratt Area Chamber E-Blast March 26, 2021




Happy Friday!

Please continue to wear your masks, social distance when possible and wash your hands frequently. Let’s all do our part to keep our community healthy!

B-29 Museum is open on Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Pratt Army Airfield – 82 Curran Road

Visit their website at www.prairiebombers.org for more information. If you would like to visit the museum at another time call 672-8321, 672-2444 or 620-797-2919 to schedule an appointment!

Skyline FFA – Blue & Gold

All orders much be turned in by March 29!

Last time until October! Sausage $9, Bacon $19, Chicken $23.

Thank you for your support!

Orders can be made by emailing adeweese@skylineschools.org or calling (620)672-5651 or filling out the google form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/19WjnUU8NcCVA_c5hOKfVzTlBqZvmN4kGPs9ecsnhzwQ/edit

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Carry Out only and Masks are required.

Friday, March 26 – 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main

Fish, potato dish, beans, condiments.

Pratt Community Blood Drive

Friday, March 26 – 11:30 am – 5:30 pm

Pratt Community Center – 619 N Main Street

Give blood and help save lives! Sign up today for your life saving appointment by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or sign up online by visiting www.redcrossblood.org

Shelter Insurance Open House, Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Friday, April 9 – Open House 8:00 am to 1:00 pm/Ribbon Cutting at 8:30 am

Shelter Insurance – 104 N Oak Street

Join us as we celebrate the new location for Shelter Insurance! We will have a ribbon cutting ceremony with refreshments starting at 8:30.

Open Range Gravel Race

Saturday, April 24 – 8:00 am

Race begins and ends at Lemon Park

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/OpenRangeGravel

Save the Date!

American Legion 4th of July Celebration – July 3

Sidewalk Sale Day – Saturday, July 10

City Wide Garage Sale Day – Saturday, August 21

Pratt Shred Day presented by Credit Union of America – Saturday, September 25

For more information about Young Professionals of Pratt, contact Tanna Fanshier at

Tanna.Fanshier@KS.GOV or visit www.facebook.com/YPPKansas/

Memories

Memories is hiring!

Stop by the store at 110 S Main Street to pick up an application!

This is a part time position, 18-24 hours a week.

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jobsinpratt

What’s Happening @ Your Library – March 2021
Have tech questions? The Pratt Public Library can help. If you need help with your computer, e-reader, tablet, etc. call 620-672-3041 or email staff@prattpubliclibrary.org to set up an appointment or text your questions to 620-263-0182.

We have returned to regular hours however there are some restrictions for use. Masks & social distancing are required.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Closed on Sundays

Masks and social distancing are required.

Preschool Activities:

TIME CHANGE!

Virtual Story Time – every Thursday at 10:30 am

Join Miss Lea Ann on Facebook, Instagram YouTube and Pinterest as she sings & reads. Each child who watches will be able to mark a circle on their reading chart.

In Person Story Time – every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 am

There will be puzzles, songs, stories, games and a craft

New Program!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Do you have a child under the age of five? We’d love for you and your child to join the Pratt Public Library’s 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program! Did you know that reading to your child is one of the most powerful ways to boost his or her brain power? The simple and enjoyable act helps your child learn pre-reading skills such as understanding the sounds letters make, developing a bigger vocabulary, and building background knowledge – all important skills that help prepare your child for learning to read and entering kindergarten. The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a fun, exciting, and free way to start your child on the path to success! Any child ages birth to five years can participate. Sign up at the Pratt Public Library and get your free materials.

Kindergarten – 4th Grade Activities:

Every Thursday 3:45 to 4:45 at the Library

March 25 – Electronic Petting Zoom

March 1 through May 31

Nature Journal Challenge

Kids can learn about nature in a fun and interesting way! Sketch and write about outdoor discoveries. Complete a Nature Journal from the library and get a free STEM kit!

Fifth – Twelfth Grade Activities:

There are places to study & computers to use for homework & research. Teens are welcome in the Maker Zone to express themselves through creativity. They are also welcome in the Discovery Zone for tabletop gaming, VR Headsets, & many more hands-on & electronic gadgets.

All teen programming will be held @ the Teen Center, 408 S. Main St. Open weekdays 3:45-6 pm. Open until 7:30 pm on Tuesdays.

Adult Activities

Books & Dames

March 30 at 6:00 pm

The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline

Discussion will be led by Suzan Patton

Books will be available by request to those participating and the discussion will be held in person as well as on Facebook Live.

Activities for All Ages:

Traveler Series

March 29 – Tim Kuhn – Cross Country Bike Trip

There will be pictures, souvenirs & snacks. We will meet in person as well as on FB Live. Plan to attend & bring a friend!

New Space!

The Discovery Zone will house our Young Adult books. This space has learning activities, tabletop games, VR Headsets, 3D Printer & other electronics. In the future this space will provide a variety of training classes & be available to be used as a small meeting room. Stop in to see the beautiful mural.

FREE Tuturing:

With school starting up again, whether in person or online, you may just need some extra help. We have a team of people ready, willing & able to tutor! Elementary, Middle School, High School or College. No matter the age or grade. Free tutoring is offered to everyone! Talk to Eric Scott Killough today & set up a time for tutoring!

For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit www.vernonfilleyartmuseum.org

Social distancing will be maintained by anyone entering the museum, masks are required.

Orders from the gift shop and galleries will still be available online and for curbside pickup, in addition to in-person at the museum!

Ninnescah Art Exhibit

Meet the Artists virtually via Zoom

Friday, March 26th at 12:00 Noon

Take a virtual tour of the exhibit and speak with the artists about their work.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/535361233

Saturday, January 30th through, April 10th 2021

This exhibit features 39 Kansas Artists with a wide range of mediums. The artists are as follows: Margaret Moss – Hilligoss, Laura Krusemark, Gulnura Taylor, Don Schroeder, Jim Simpson, David Vollbracht, Sharon Kay Gilbert, Patrice Egging, David Hilley, Mike Fallier, Carol Long, Diane Engle, William Brian Johnson, Marciana Vequist, Kristine A. Luber, Ron Adame, Brooke OMoore, Lori Jones, John Olson, John Morrison, Sue Godwin, Teri Miller, Jennifer Gleason, David Young, Curtis Haynes, Staci Hartman, Ron Michael, Gracie J Bronson, Lucie Eusey, Linda Ganstrom. Sheldon Ganstrom Von Pounds, Bambi Freeman, Justin Zielke, Darren Parker, Dick Bixler, Shirley Taylor, Steve Taylor.

Meet the Artists Reception

Saturday, April 10

2:00 to 4:00 pm

Mask Required, no exceptions

Refreshments will not be served

Please visit their Facebook or Website to see the CDC guidelines for theaters.

To sponsor a movie or host an event at The Barron, please contact Sheryl White 620-672-1596.

www.prattbarron.org

Activities are starting to open so check out their Facebook and Webpage.

https://www.facebook.com/PrattRecreation/

http://www.prattrecreation.com/

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