Saturday, Sept. 21

* Maple Leaf Festival in downtown Hiawatha from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with inflatables, rock wall, mechanical bull, pony rides, mobile Discovery Center Museum, live entertainment that includes Erik Dylan, Bender, Josh May and Ian Bender and Tom Keller, magician Barron Stringfellow, meet and greet with Elsa, Cpt. America and Spiderman, storytime with the library and Skippyjohn Jones, vendors, food, a beer tent, car show, 5K run and much more! Contact the Chamber at hiawthachamber@rainbowtel.net or 742-7136 for more information and watch the Maple Leaf Festival page on Facebook for any information concerning weather delays. In case of rain, the festival will continue downtown, but entertainment would be moved inside the Memorial Auditorium and the location of some vendors could move.

* Hiawatha High School Biology Club will be recycling from 9-11 a.m. in the school parking lot, weather permitting.

Monday, Sept. 23

* Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the Morrill Public Library. Stories and music.

* * Drop-in Tech Help from 12-1 pm at the Morrill Public Library. Tech help also available by appointment (742-3831).

* Knitting Club at 6 pm at the Library.

* Culinary Quests at 6 p.m. at the Morrill Public Library. This month's theme is a taste of Tuscany. Bring a dish to share, beverages provided.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

* Craig Foster, Veteran Service Officer with the Kansas Commission on Veteran Affairs, will be at the Morrill Public Library from 1-3 p.m. to help local veterans and their families with services.

* Studio Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m. at the Morrill Public Library. STEAM activities for middle schoolers.

* Karla's Diaper Closet is open from 4-6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 701 Kickapoo St., Hiawatha. Community outreach to serve those in need. Contact the church at 742-3885 for more information.

* Weight Watchers at 607 Utah, Hiawatha. Please use east door, facing Utah Street. Weigh-in is at 5 p.m. and the meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. Weight Watchers meets every Tuesday.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

* "Take Off Pounds Sensibly" TOPS meets every Wednesday at 1803 Oregon. Weigh-in is at 5 p.m. with meeting at 5:30 p.m. Please use west door. Everyone welcome.

* Senior Citizens lunches at 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday. There is a cost. Call (785) 742-6282 Tuesdays before noon for reservations. The first Wednesday of the month is a potluck.

* Enjoy coffee with friends every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Vintage Park 400 Kansas Ave. in Hiawatha.

Thursday, Sept. 26

* Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the Morrill Public Library. Stories and crafts for ages 3 and older. After School is Cool at 3:45 p.m. Hands-on activities, crafts and games for grades 1-4.

* The Hiawatha Farmers Market will be Thursday evenings from 4-6:30 p.m. during the growing season. Seasonal produce, home baked goods, hand crafted items, demonstrations, entertainment, activities and more. Located in the city lot on south First Street - 199 E. Iowa Street, just off the Fisher Community Center grounds. Take the road just west of the Fisher Center parking lot. Find the Hiawatha Farmers Market on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HiawathaFarmersMarketKS.

Saturday, Sept. 28

* Heritage Days at the Brown County Ag Museum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring blacksmith, one-room school house, petty zoo, historical re-enactment by Nolan Sump and much more. Jack's Cook Shack will serve breakfast 7-10 a.m. and lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

* Relay For Life Brown County from 6 p.m. to dusk at the Fisher Center/Walking Trail area to the Paul Rockey Legion ball field at Noble Park with a luminaria ceremony at dusk. Survivor walk and welcomes are at 6 p.m. with walking along the Walking Trail; vendors and food.

Monday, Sept. 30

* Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the Morrill Public Library. Stories and music.

* Drop-in Tech Help from noon to 1 p.m. at the Morrill Public Library. Tech help also available by appointment (742-3831).

* Knitting Club at 6 p.m. at the Morrill Public Library.

To submit items for the Community Happenings calendar, please contact Joey May at joeymay@npgco.com.

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