What’s Happening in Pratt

whats_happeningParkwood Village’s Dog Days of Summer Saturday, September 13 – 3:30 – 5:30 pm In connection with Pratt Humane Society, we will be hosting a day for you and your dog!  Costume contest at 3:45 and pet parade at 4:00 pm.  Dr. Bergner, D.V.M. will give a presentation at 5:00 showing the value of pets for seniors.  For more information please call 672-5541

Breakfast at Suppertime hosted by the Bread of Life Community Kitchen Saturday, September 13 – 5:30 – 7:00 pm Municipal Building The meal and silent auction are fund-raisers for the non-profit organization, as they attempt to end hunger in Pratt.

Miss America Pageant Sunday, September 14 – 8:00 pm on ABC Good luck Miss Kansas Amanda Sasek!

1Pratt Community College Blood Drive Monday, September 15 – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Lesh Arena – No appointment necessary!

Pratt Community Blood Drive Monday, September 22 – 11:00 am – 5:30 pm Pratt Community Building – 619 N. Main Visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to schedule your appointment!  Walk-ins welcome

Community Resource & Disability Fair Wednesday, September 24 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Municipal Building Have you ever wondered what services might be available to you in the Pratt community? Have you ever wished you knew more about the Hope Center or Pratt Community College or (you name it)? Prairie Independent Living Center, Inc. (PILR) is hosting a community resource fair with the hope that we can gather all of the area service providers together under one roof. If you would like to be a presenter at this Fair, or need more information, please contact Prairie Independent Living Center, Inc. (PILR) at 103 West 2nd, 620-672-9600

Duane Goossen presents a bipartisan look at the State of Kansas Budget Tuesday, September 30 – 7:30 pm Pratt Community College Carpenter Auditorium Goossen served as state budget director in Kansas for 12 years in the administrations of three governors – Republican Bill Graves and Democrats Kathleen Sebelius and Mark Parkinson, and received the National Association of State Budget Directors’ Gloria Timmer Award for career achievements in a state budget office. Earlier, he represented Marion and Chase Counties for seven terms in the Kansas House of Representatives.  Duane graduated from Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas, and holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.  Duane currently writes and speaks about the Kansas budget and state finances. Please RSVP to [email protected]

Save the Dates!

  • Pratt Community College Rodeo – October 3, 4, & 5
  • The Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Annual Celebration on Thursday, October 23rd!

Pratt Garden Club celebrates 65 years! Sunday, October 12 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm Pratt County Historical Society Museum – 208 South Ninnescah Come & go reception to celebrate 65 years in Pratt!

48-Hours of 4-H – A weekend of service. A lifetime of impact Sunday, October 12 – 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm May Dennis Park – located on the corner of Mound & Logan Streets Join us this fall in seeing just how much we can give back to our communities! We invite all community members to participate. If you or your group or organization is interested in helping with this project, please contact Jessica DeWeese for details [email protected] or 620-672-7885. Please RSVP by October 5.

South Wind Hospice Turkey Shoot Sunday, October 19 Pratt Gun Club Registration begins at 11:00 am; shots start at 12:30 pm Knockouts and 5 birds all day

South Wind Hospice Benefit Auction – “South Wind Safari” Friday, November 7 – 6:00 pm Pratt County 4-H Building Details coming soon!

Serenity Massage and Kempton Chiropractic Clinics are happy to announce and addition to our health care staff; RN and Certified Massage Therapist, Cliff Mock.  We are lucky to have him join our team, as he is an exceptional massage therapist.  He specializes in Swedish, sports, pre and post natal, deep tissue massages among others.  Cliff is now accepting clients, please call 672-7443 for an appointment.

Prairie Independent Living Center, Inc. 400 South Main (large conference room) 

  • Living Well Series 1:30 – 3:00 pm
  • Diabetes – Third Tuesday of Every Month

What’s Happening @ Your Library – September

PreSchool Story Time (ages 3 – 5 years) – Mondays and Thursdays at 10:00 am

Toddler Time (ages 0 – 2 years + mom/caregiver) – Tuesdays at 10:00 am

2nd Tuesday Craft Class @ Your Library – 2:00 pm

  • September 9 – DIY Journals

Project Tween @ 4:00 PM

  • September 16 – Duct Tape Day!

After Hours @ Your Library – 7:00 pm

  • September 16 – Learn about bird watching

Brownbag Series @ PCC Library – 11:30 am

  • September 24

Book-A-Librarian @ Blue Moon – 2:30 pm

  • September 24

K-4 Fun @ the Library – 4:00 pm

  • September 18 – Crafts, stories & games!

Vernon Filley Art Museum: For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit www.vernonfilleyartmuseum.org

The Learning Center at Pratt is enrolling NOW! Do you know an adult who needs a high school diploma? Tell them to call 620-672-2800 or go to The Learning Center at Pratt, located on the PCC campus. Or you may want to bring them out because the friendly TLC staff serves warm cookies fresh from the oven!!!  Learn more about The Learning Center at Pratt at getmydiploma.org and on their Facebook page. Adult Program – On-Site or Online – Flexible Scheduling – Only 21 Credits to Graduate – TLC/PCC Scholarships – Free Enrollment

Support our local student athletes!

  • USD 382 – For a complete list of sports and activities visit www.usd382.com
  • USD 438 – For a complete list of sports and activities visit www.usd438.k12.ks.us
  • Pratt Community College – For a complete list of sports and activities visit www.prattcc.edu