Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast March 13, 2020

Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce E-Blast March 13, 2020

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Happy Friday!

Walk Kansas 2020 – An 8-week healthy lifestyle challenge
Gather your team of six people by March 13 and register online at or by contacting Jodi Drake at the Pratt County K-State Research & Extension Office at 824 W First Street or by calling 620-672-6121. Program runs from March 15 – May 9.
B-29 Museum is open on Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Pratt Army Airfield – 82 Curran Road
Visit their website at 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!
Every Monday
Pratt Elks Lodge – 1103 W. Third Street
Early bird games begin at 6:30 and regular bingo starts at 7:00 pm.
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday, March 13 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main
Fish, coleslaw, potato dish, vegetable, bread, pickles, condiments, tea, coffee and dessert!
Celebrate St. Patty’s Day at the Chapeau with the Pratt Area Humane Society
Sunday, March 15 – 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
Chapeau – 701 N Main Street
Join us on for pizza tacos, green beer and live entertainment. All proceeds will be donated to the Pratt Area Humane Society.
Lenten Luncheon
Wednesday, March 18 – 11:45 am
First United Methodist Church – Corner of Jackson & Main
Join us for a meal, music, worship & fellowship! This week’s meal is provided by Presbyterian Church.
Pratt County Extension Master Gardeners Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, March 18 – 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Pratt County Fairgrounds 4-H Building
Join the Master Gardeners for a lively discussion of craft ideas for gourds. Vickie Fobes will share insights on how to preserve, prepare and decorate gourds. She will also bring several examples to educate and inspire. Please call the Extension Office at 620-672-6121 to RSVP for the meal and reserve your spot today! The fee for this exciting event is $10 and includes your lunch and a chance to win some fun door prizes.
Pratt Community Blood Drive
Thursday, March 19 – 11:30 am to 5:30 pm
Pratt Community Building – 619 N Main
Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit and enter: Pratt to schedule your live saving appointment. Walk-ins are welcome, however appointments will be given priority.
Movie Nite at the Museum
Thursday, March 19 – 7:00 pm
B29 Museum – 82 Curran Road
Triple feature celebrating Women’s History Month! “The Women of PAAF”, “Silver Wings/Flying Dreams”, and “Flying the Beam – Portrait of a WASP”. Regular Museum admission rates apply, Members are free, Adults are $5, Ages 11-17 are $3 and children under 11 are free. Veterans will be admitted for free. The Pratt Public Library will be providing water, sodas and popcorn. Seating is limited so get there early!
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday, March 20 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main
Fish, coleslaw, potato dish, vegetable, bread, pickles, condiments, tea, coffee and dessert!
Pilot Club of Pratt Annual Chicken Noodle Dinner
Monday, March 23 – 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Pratt Municipal Building
Join the Pilot Club as they host their annual Chicken Noodle dinner! Tickets are available by contacting any Pilot Club member or at the door. Tickets are $5.00 for 10 years of age and younger, $8.00 for adults. Carry out is available and additional chicken & noodles are $6.00 a container. There will also be bierocks for $25.00 a dozen.
Lenten Luncheon
Wednesday, March 25 – 11:45 am
First United Methodist Church – Corner of Jackson & Main
Join us for a meal, music, worship & fellowship! This week’s meal is provided by Sacred Heart
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday, March 27 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Knights of Columbus – 1223 N. Main
Fish, coleslaw, potato dish, vegetable, bread, pickles, condiments, tea, coffee and dessert!
Tractor Safety Training
Saturday, March 28 – 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Pratt Community College
If you are 14 or 15 years old and planning to do farm work for someone other than a parent or legal guardian, you must take a Tractor Safety Course according to the U.S. Department of Labor requirements. The $40 registration fee includes lunch and is available to those who live in Barber, Kingman, Kiowa, Pratt and Stafford Counties. If you live outside the listed counties, the registration fee is $50 and $60 for anyone who registers after March 13. Contact your local Extension Office to register. This event is sponsored by Pratt Community College, BTI Pratt, Kincheloe’s and KanEquip
Lenten Luncheon
Wednesday, April 1 – 11:45 am
First United Methodist Church – Corner of Jackson & Main
Join us for a meal, music, worship & fellowship! This week’s meal is provided by Ascension Lutheran Church.
Lenten Luncheon
Friday, April 10 – 11:45 am
First United Methodist Church – Corner of Jackson & Main
Join us for a meal, music, worship & fellowship! This week’s meal is provided by the Trinity Evangelical Church.
Pratt Clean Slate Day – Expungement Event
Thursday, June 4 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Pratt District Courthouse – 300 S Ninnescah Street
Need help clearing your Pratt County or Municipal criminal record? If you have questions, please call 316-290-8230 or email  More information can be found at  This is a partnership between the Pratt County Attorney, Pratt Municipal Attorney, Kansas Legal Services and Pratt District and Municipal Courts funded through the Kansas Bar Foundation CRHA Grant Program.
Upcoming Events:
April 25 – Open Range Gravel Race
May 1 – Pratt Community College Annual Scholarship Auction
May 1 – 2 – City of Pratt Fire Department Car Show, Cruise & Swap Meet
June 3 – 6 – Miss Kansas Pageant
July 11 – Sidewalk Sale & City Wide Garage Sale
July 22 – 25 – Pratt County Fair

Young Professionals of Pratt
For more information about Young Professionals of Pratt, contact Brian Moore at or visit
April 16 – 5:30 pm
Adult Skate Night
Rolla Rena Skate Center
May 7 – 5:30 pm
YPP Speaker Series: Kimberly DeClue
Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce
June 14 – 4:00 pm
Summer BBQ & Potluck
Lemon Park

Featured Job of the Week
Custodial Candidate
USD 382
USD 382 is seeking a custodial candidate who can drive our vehicle to deliver meals to other district schools and clean, sweep, and maintain school buildings.  This is a full-time position. Starting pay is competitive and negotiable based on years of experience.  Benefits include 95% of a single health insurance policy or 59% of a family health insurance policy paid by the district. Vacation time off and sick leave is provided. The hours would be 6am to 3pm, Monday through Friday, with one hour each day for lunch. Apply online at through this link:  or call 620 672-4500 and ask for David Inslee.  
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Pratt Community Concert Association
Concerts are held in Carpenter Auditorium at Pratt Community College
Shows begin at 7:00 pm unless noted
Sultans of String
Saturday, March 28
The Everly Set
Thursday, April 23
Season tickets are now on sale by contacting Misty Beck at
Family Season Pass – $80.00
Adult Season Pass – $40.00
Student Only – $10.00
Day of Show – $15.00
This is an entertainment bargain as you can also use your Pratt Community Concert Series tickets at shows put on by Dodge City Community Concert, Community Concerts of Liberal and the Stanton County Area Concerts.

 Pratt Community College Club 62+
For more information or to reserve your spot, contact Susan Mayberry at 620-450-2184 or visit

What’s Happening @ Your Library – March 2020
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 to set up an appointment or text your questions to 620-263-0182.
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Closed on Sundays
Preschool Activities
Story Time: Thursdays 10:30 -11:30 a.m.
For children 3-5 years old, parents are welcome to stay if they would like
Toddler Time: Tuesdays from 10:00 – 10:20 a.m.
For children 2 & under and an adult who loves them
Elementary Activities – Kindergarten – Fourth Grade
K-4 Fun @ Your Library: Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
March 19 – Spring Break, no class
March 26 – LEGO Day
Teen Zone – Fifth – Twelfth Grades
Books, graphic novels, audio books, gaming systems, laptops, & crafts always available. iPads, available by request.
Monday-Thursday 10:00a.m.- 6:30 pm
Friday & Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Tutoring: Library Director, Eric Scott Killough, is available to tutor elementary, high school and college aged students.
Craft-N-Snack: Tuesday, March 17 at 7:00 pm
We will be making St. Patrick’s Day dipped pretzel Shamrocks. The craft IS the snack! Parents please remember to pick up your child promptly at 8:00
Adult Activities
Books & Dames Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, March 24 – 6:00 pm
The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott, discussion led by Suzan Patton. Books are available for check out.
Activities for all ages
Perler Beads
Wednesday, March 18, Thursday March 19 & Friday March 10
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Come to the Maker Zone to create with Perler Beads. They are fun for the whole family!

Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit
“A Western Perspective” by Lori Jones
January 24 – April 4, 2020
This exhibition is sponsored in part by: Stull, Beverlin, Nicolay & Haas, LLC; Legacy Bank; & Ninnescah Rural Electric Co-Op.
Coming Soon!
“Traced & Terraced” by Jon Swindler
Show opens April 11 and runs through August 8, 2020
Meet the Artist Reception on Saturday, April 11 at 6:00 pm
This exhibition is sponsored in part by: Bolen Office Supply, Inc., Peachey Insurance and New York Life C.L. Meigs and Associates

Movie @ The Barron
Now Showing: The Call of the Wild
Friday, March 13 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 14 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 15 @ 2:00 pm

Rolla Rena 
823 N Jackson 
Tuesdays – 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Fridays – 2:00 to 5:00 pm or 2:00 to 9:00 pm
Saturdays – Lil Rollers 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon
2:00 to 9:00 pm
Private Parties – Group Parties – Nerf War Parties and more. Like and follow our Facebook to keep up to date!

Pratt Recreation
Looking for some fun family activities? Visit

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