Barton Performing Arts faculty members and students invite the community to celebrate the creative side of the Halloween season from 2-5 p.m. Oct. 30, in the Fine Arts Building.
A wide range of local artists’ work will be on display at the Shafer Gallery as part of the Barton County Arts Council Friends and Acquaintances exhibit Oct. 30 through Dec. 1. The show is underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment distributed by the Golden Belt Community Foundation.
Barton’s accelerated Carpentry Certificate Program is set to enroll students with classes starting in the spring. The program can be completed in one semester. It also features block-scheduling, which allows students to continue to work and make money while they go through the program.
Do I need an emergency fund and how much should I save? What is the best way to budget? These questions will be answered and more as part of Barton’s “$$Money$$” pop-up info event as part of their “Barton Bonus” series from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Technical Building, Room T-147.
As of October 12 our area is again essentially unchanged but it pays to remember that any rains Tuesday and onward aren’t in this report so hopefully conditions will improve a bit. Wheat planted is coming up and looking good.
Barton Community College will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 in the Technical Building in room T-186, the Case New Holland Training area. Donors will receive t-shirts and $5 e-cards. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and masks will be required.
Barton alumni and Adjunct Instructor of Barton’s Medical Lab Technician (MLT) Program Tyler Brown wanted to be a dental hygienist, or so she thought. After completing Barton’s phlebotomy course as a pre-requisite for a hygienist program, she realized she had a new dream.
As of September 30, our area is again essentially unchanged. Moderate to severe drought is continuing to creep further into the northwest corner of the state and along the border with Oklahoma. These recent rains aren’t reflected in this report.
The Barton Performing Arts Department invites the community to enjoy its “Autumn Arts” concert from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. The concert will feature the Barton Music Department and Barton Dance Theatre.
Those passionate about hip hop dance techniques can learn from one of the region’s best as Barton Student Life and the Barton Dance Department presents a masterclass by Kansas City artist SugEasy Singleton in two sessions at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Oct.8 in Studio 34 on the Barton campus.