Bread of Life – Hunger Run/Walk Saturday, May 3 – 9:00 am Lemons Park Registration forms may be picked up at Hibbett Sports, 2020 E. 1st, or at The Hope Center 314 S. Main For more information please call Shannen Berens (620) 388-5716 or Lynette Freeman (620) 546-5276
Youth Yard Sale & Bake Sale Saturday, May 3rd – 8am-2pm Genesis Center, 123 N. Oak
Pratt Adventure – presented by The Pratt Health Foundation & Pratt Health Coalition Saturday, May 17th – 9:00 am Lemons Park FREE COMMUNITY EVENT!! There will be a 5K competitive run, a 5K bicycle adventure, a 3K run adventure and a 1K walk adventure. Adventure participants will collect adventure numbers and the participant with the highest score will win $100 in each category. Preregister to: [email protected] before May 9th for a $25 drawing Questions? Call (620) 672-6411
South Wind Hospice Purse Auction Saturday, May 17- 11:00 am Tickets are $25 Contact Joy Schwartz at 620 672-7553
Security in the Workplace Learning Luncheon Tuesday, May 20 – 12:00 Noon Pratt Regional Medical Center – Stanion Room Chuck Clanahan, Kansas Protective Security Advisor/U.S. Department of Homeland Security will be presenting: “See Something, Say Something”, Active Shooter & Cybersecurity Please RSVP to [email protected]
Pratt Community Concert Association presents John Davidson Thursday, May 22 – 7:00 pm Pratt Community College – Carpenter Auditorium http://www.johndavidson.com/main.html
4th Annual Pratt City Fire Department Car Show Friday, May 23 – 6:00pm Cruise Night Saturday, May 24 – 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Sixth Street Park, South East side
Pratt Area Humane Society – 2nd Annual Color Me Fun Run Saturday, May 31 – Pratt County Lake 9:00 am www.prattareahs.org Registration is $40
Miss Kansas & Miss Teen Kansas June 5, 6 & 7 Pratt welcomes the Miss Kansas and Miss Teen contestants and their families & friends to our beautiful city!
Tickets are available by visiting www.misskansas.org or with the ticket order form in the Pratt Tribune.
Miss Kansas Pageant June 5, 6, & 7 – 7:30 p.m. Pratt Community College – Lesh Arena
Miss Teen Kansas Pageant Friday June 6 Preliminary – 3:00 Carpenter Auditorium Saturday June 7 – Finals – 2:00 Lesh Arena Pratt Community College
Miss Kansas Volunteer Opportunities If you would like to volunteer at one of the many events taking place the week of June 1 – 8th please contact Sharon Will at 672-8051. Volunteers are especially needed on June 1 at 10:00 a.m. to help with unloading and set up and on June 8 with clean up and reloading. Those who help with these events will get to have a special meal with the current Miss Kansas.
Miss Kansas Parade – Downtown Pratt Saturday, June 7 – 10:00 a.m. After the parade, Miss Kansas contestants will be signing autographs at various businesses downtown.
First United Methodist Church Ice Cream Social Saturday, June 7 after the parade Sloppy Joes & ice cream Suggested donation $6.00
Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Breakfast Thursday, June 12 – 7:30 am A Full House – 516 S. Main Street
Vernon Filley Art Museum Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Sunday, June 29 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm Free and Open to the public www.vernonfilleyartmuseum.org
Pratt Sidewalk Sale Saturday, July 12 – 8:30 am – 2:00 pm We are starting to plan this year’s sidewalk sale! If you would like to be a part of this community event, please give me a call at 672-5501.
BINGO at Pratt Elks Lodge #1451 – 1103 W. 5th Every Monday beginning at 7:00 pm Entry is free and open to the public. Food service will now be available!
Prairie Independent Living Center, Inc. 400 South Main (large conference room) Living Well Series 1:30 – 3:00 pm ADHD – First Tuesday of Every Month Diabetes – Third Tuesday of Every Month
What’s Happening @ Your Library for May
- Vintage Book Sale – Check the website for dates and times http://prattpubliclibrary.org/site/
- PreSchool Story Time (ages 3 – 5 years) – Mondays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
- Toddler Time (ages 0 – 2 years + mom/caregiver) – Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
- Tween Tuesdays @ Your Library May 6 – 3:45 pm Craft class, learn how to make a bound journal
- After Hours @ Your Library – Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. May 13 – Yo Yo ruffle brooch, supplies provided
- K-4 Fun @ Your Library – Every Thursday after school from 4 – 4:45 p.m. May 8 – Lego Club
- Tech Thursdays – 5:30 pm May 8 – iPhone Basics Class
Pratt Community College Monday, May 5 – Athletic Banquet and Awards Ceremony 6:30 pm, Friday, May 9 – Nursing Pinning Ceremony 1:00 pm in the Dennis Lesh Sports Arena Friday, May 9 – Commencement Ceremony 4:00 pm in the Dennis Lesh Sports Arena
Rolla Rena Public Skate Sessions Be sure to register for KIDS SKATE FREE at www.kidsskatefree.com New After School Skate session! Wednesdays, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., $5 per skater, all skaters welcome. (Kids Skate Free passes are accepted for this session.)
The Chamber will be putting together 94 Welcome Bags for the Miss Kansas contestants, mothers/pageant directors and Miss Teen Kansas contestants. Please help me extend them a very warm welcome to our beautiful city. If you would like to make a contribution to the welcome bags or need some ideas, please let me know. We will need your submissions by May 21st. Thank you to everyone who has so graciously donated!
Pratt Young Professionals – A vibrant group of Pratt’s young business people (21-40ish) who host a variety of community service, social, and philanthropic events throughout the year. Individuals passionate about their career and the Pratt Community are encouraged to join. Membership applications are available at the Chamber of Commerce office. A few of their upcoming events include:
- July 12, 2014 – Movie in the Park event. PYP will once again be showing a movie in conjunction with the downtown sidewalk sale. Movie time starts around dusk.