Pratt Elks Lodge – 1103 W. Third Street
Early bird games begin at 6:30 and regular bingo starts at 7:00 pm.
Grief Support Group
Second Monday of each month
Hilltop Manor – 403 S. Valley Street, Cunningham
There is no registration fee. If you would like more information about the meetings, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HilltopManorKS/
ESA Gamma Beta Annual Craft Fair
Saturday, December 2 – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Municipal Building – 117 W. Third
Join the Ladies of ESA Beta Gamma for a day of fun and crafts!
Pratt Area Arts Collation Art Walk
Saturday, December 2 – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Pratt Area Arts Coalition (PAAC) is a new organization designed to further elevate and promote the arts and humanities in the Pratt area. The coalition strives to cultivate the arts and humanities as a means of cultural and economic enhancement in order to impact lives and build an even stronger community. Our goal is to make the arts unavoidable. The organization is comprised of a mix of individuals who represent all the arts, visual and performing, from existing organizations, schools, governments and businesses as well as passionate individuals in the community. The coalition wishes to reach and involve all residents of the area, irrespective of age, economic status and race. Please join us by visiting www.ArtsPratt.org or check us out on Facebook at facebook.com/PrattAreaArtsCoalition
Santa Claus is coming to Mike’s Rent to Own!
Sunday, December 3 – 12:00 Noon to 4:00 pm
Come to Mike’s Rent to Own and get your picture with Santa!
The Pathway of Light – First Southern Baptist Church
Sunday, December 3 – 5:30 to 8:30 pm
First Southern Baptist Church – 193 NE Highway 61 (Corner of Maple and Hwy 61)
The First Southern Baptist Church in Pratt invites you to come and discover “The Pathway of Light”. A FREE walk-through “living nativity”. Camels, a donkey and sheep as well as people in costume will portray the story of Jesus Christ’s birth over 2000 years ago! Refreshments will be served.
Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting Loving Hands Daycare Center
Wednesday, December 6 – 10:00 am
Loving Hands Daycare Center – 121 S. Ninnescah
Help us welcome our new daycare center!
“Sweet” Christmas Happening – Sweet Adelines
Sunday, December 10 at 2:00 pm
First United Methodist Church – Corner of First & Main
Come and enjoy special desserts and singing by the Sweet Adelines!
Pratt Community College Basketball Camp
Saturday, December 16 – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Dennis Lesh Arena
Drop the kids off and shop ‘til you drop! While you are out and about town, the kids will be learning basketball fundamentals and having fun competitions! There will be prizes and lunch will also be provided. Registration is $40, contact Coach John Ishee at [email protected] or call Assistant Coach Brian Koller at 317-319-6964.
Pratt County Historical Society Museum’s Christmas Open House
Sunday, December 17 – 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Pratt County Historical Society Museum – 208 S. Ninnescah
Stop by on Sunday, December 7 and enjoy the beautiful decorations, live music and refreshments!
South Central Kansas Special Education Cooperative Holiday Open House
Tuesday, December 19 – 3:00 to 5:00 pm
SCKSEC Offices – 412 Sandy Lane
Join our open house to celebrate the season! Hot chocolate bar, cookies, entertainment, games and more! Merry Christmas from SCKSEC!
Happy Retirement Mark Ploger!
Thursday, December 21 – 3:00 to 6:00 pm
Pratt County 4-H Building
Join us for a “come and go reception celebrating Mark’s 12 years as the Pratt County Extension Ag Agent! Cards, letters, photos, etc. can be mailed to: Pratt County Extension Office, Attention Jodi Drake, 824 W. First Street, Pratt, KS 67124.
Ascension Lutheran Adult Trivia Night!
Saturday, February 3 – 7:00 pm; Doors open at 6:30 pm
Pratt Area 4-H Center
$200 entry fee per table of 8, fee includes soda, popcorn and other snacks. Outside food and beverages are welcome and encouraged. There will be prizes for the first place team, best decorated table, bonus questions and raffle drawings! Contact Emma Chrismer at [email protected] for more information or to get your team signed up! Sponsorships are also available!
Pratt Community College Club 62+
Spring 2018 Schedule
Thursday, January 11 – Dodge City Casino
Thursday, February 8 – Hutchinson Cosmosphere & Museum
Sunday, February 11 – PCC Performing Arts Valentine’s Show
Friday, March 9 – PCC Performing Arts Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Tuesday, March 13 – Chisholm Trail
Tuesday, April 19 – 4-H Extension Demonstration
In addition to great programs exclusively for our members, such as casino trips, special speakers and murder mysteries, people 62 years young or older may receive a discount card entitling them to one half price admission to college athletic events, tuiton scholarships for all college courses, free admission to college cultural events. For more information visit pratcc.edu/club62 or contact Susan Mayberry at 620-450-2184.
JOBS IN PRATT
Don’t forget Chamber Members, you receive a free listing on our website JobsinPratt.com and on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/jobsinpratt/
What’s Happening @ Your Library –December 2017
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 [email protected] to set up an appointment or text your questions to 620-263-0182.
The Library will be closed
Saturday, December 23 & Monday, December 25 for Christmas
Story Time: Mondays & Thursdays from 10:00 -10:45 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 – 4:45 p.m.
December 7 Reindeer thumbprint ornaments and special guests Z & Flynn
December 14 LEGO Day
December 21 & 28 – No Class
Teen Activities – Fifth – Twelfth Grades
Teen Zone: Open Monday-Thursday 10:00a.m.-6:30p.m, Friday & Saturday 10:00a.m.-5:30p.m.
Books, graphic novels, audio books, gaming systems, laptops, & crafts always available. iPads, available by request.
Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday supplies will be set out on the bar in the Teen Zone to create with
December 12 – 3:30 in the Teen Zone; Getting to Know You
December 15 – 6:00 in the Craft Room; Craft-N-Snack
December 31 – 5:30 in the Auditorium: NYE Movie
Adult Paint Nights – Tuesday December 5 & 12 at 7:00 pm
Vernon Filley Art Museum
For Museum Hours and Admission Fees, please visit www.vernonfilleyartmuseum.org
Music at the Museum
Take the RUSH out of the Holidays!
First four Fridays in December 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Relax, refresh and revive while enjoying your lunch hour at the Filley, bring a sack lunch (The Parrish Café is only a block away!) and listen to Holiday music performed by local musicians.
Admission to the Museum is FREE November 15, 2017 – January 5, 2018!
The Annual Filley Festival of Trees, Wreaths & Decorations
Wednesday, November 15 – Friday, January 5
Reception and Drawing on Friday, December 15
To enter your tree, wreath or decorations visit:
Movie @ The Barron
Now Showing: Home Alone
Free showing on Friday December 1 at 7:00 pm & Sunday, December 3 at 2:00 pm
Saturday, December 2 at 2:00 and 6:00 pm
Looking for some fun family activities? Visit http://www.prattrecreation.com/
Support our local student athletes!
For a complete list of sports & activities visit:
- USD 382 – usd382.com or centralkansasleague.org
- USD 438 – Skylineschools.org
- Pratt Community College – prattcc.edu