WARRENSBURG — Having seen the negative effects of cancer in their own family, the staff at Mary Jane’s Café set out to help other families suffering from the effects of cancer by raising funds for the Johnson County Cancer Foundation during its 20th anniversary event Sept. 4.
The designation “senior” covers a long stretch of ages, some of us much older or younger than others. It’s the older ones who perhaps have the biggest lesson to learn ... that time does not stretch forward indefinitely. I learned that lesson today when I received word that one of my oldest relatives had passed away.
WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Community Chorus will not be meeting this fall to practice and present their usual holiday concert in December due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic.
I love lampshades and how they create character in a room. Sometimes they hearken back to a more romantic time. Just walk into a specialty lampshade store and notice the beautiful silk and pleated shades in lovely curving shapes that seem to have popped right out of a Victorian parlor. And all that fringe! But there’s something else about lampshades that I like: Their inexpensive versatility.
WARRENSBURG — The Buttonwood Gallery will host Virtual First Friday Event 4 to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4 as part of featured art show "Connections," benefiting Jewish Family Services.
When tomatoes and peppers are ripe and plentiful, folks will wonder what to do with all that produce. Salsa is one good option. How hot the salsa is depends on the kind of peppers that are used. Peppers are rated according to their hotness on a scale called the Scoville Organoleptic Test.
After canceling or restricting meetings due to COVID-19, the September meeting of the Johnson County Citizens for Environmental Action will be in an outdoor facility, allowing it to be open to the entire CEA member base as well as members of the general public.