Jan. 17-Jan. 20

Morrill Public Library will be closed for renovation preparations and normally scheduled activities will not be held.

Saturday, Jan. 18

Brown County Democrats will meet at Vintage Park, 400 Kansas Ave., Hiawatha. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

The Morrill Public Library’s Book Club will be at 6 p.m. at Lottie’s. “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson will be discussed.

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, Jan. 22

“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., Hiawatha.

Thursday, Jan. 23

Red Hawk Talk with Superintendent Lonnie Moser and other school officials from 9-11 a.m. at Lottie’s Restaurant, downtown Hiawatha.

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the Morrill Public Library. Stories and crafts for ages 3 and older.

HP&R’s newsest event — Senior Social. Stop by for an afternoon of games, puzzles, laughs, snacks and coffee. Free for our retired community from 1-2:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 25

Little Hands Daycare Chili Feed Fundraiser for a freewill offering from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Fisher Center, 201 E. Iowa St., Hiawatha. Raffle — enter to win a 55-inch Amazon Fire TV with Amazon Echo Dot, Razaor E200 Electric Scooter. $5 a ticket or 5 tickets for $20 — available in advance at Thrivent Financial. Need not be present to win. This is a fundraiser for the communitynon-profit daycare.

Recycling for the Hiawatha High School Biology Club is from 9-11 a.m. in the school parking lot.

Monday, Jan. 27

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 library. Tech help also available by appointment by calling 742-3831.

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

Wednesday, Jan. 29

Hiawatha Community Blood Drive from noon to 6 p.m. at the fisher community Center, 201 East Iowa St. Book your appointment today at savealifenow.org/group, enter Group Code: TU. For more information contact Cathy Clark at 742-6579 or cclark@hch-ks.org.

Thursday, Jan. 30

HP&R’s newsest event — Senior Social. Stop by for an afternoon of games, puzzles, laughs, snacks and coffee. Free for our retired community from 1-2:30 p.m.

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

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