2015 Calendar of Events
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January 1 -- Happy New Year!
January 19 - City Office Closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day
January 30 - PTO Soup Supper. Washington County High School
February 14 -- St. Valentine's Day
February 16-- City Office closed in honor of President's Day
March 8 -- Daylight Savings time begins. (Set your clocks ahead one hour!)
March 17 -- St. Patrick's Day.
March 20 -- Spring begins.
March 21 - Washington County Health Fair. Washington High School. 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Washington County Health Department. For more information contact the Health Department at 785.325.2600.
March 28 - Washington Christian Church china luncheon. 12:00 p.m. at Christian Church education building. For tickets contact Susan Graham at 785/325-2051 prior to Sunday, March 22, 2015.
April 1 -- April Fool's Day.
April 5 - Easter Sunday.
Apri 18 -- Washington City Wide Garage Sale. For more information contact Washington County News at 785.325.2219.
April 23 -- City of Washington Clean-up day. Washington County Landfill will be accepting trash free of charge April 23-25. City crews will pick up April 23 ONLY!
ITEMS MUST BE AT THE CURB BY NO LATER THAN 8 AM APRIL23.
CITY OF WASHINGTON CREWS WILL ONLY MAKE ONE PICKUP BEGINNING APRIL 23 ! ANYTHING NOT OUT AT THE CURB WHEN THE CREWS GO BY WILL NOT BE PICKED UP!
City Crews will make only one pickup starting at the south end of town and working their way north. Residents in need of special arrangements must call City Hall at 325.2284 PRIOR to April 22 AT NOON so arrangements can be made.
City crews will pick up appliances, furniture, mattresses, box springs, computers, etc. that are placed at the curb free of charge. These items may also be taken to the County Landfill free of charge on these days. This pickup DOES NOT INCLUDE normal household trash, tires, hazardous waste or any construction and demolition material.
Household hazardous waste must be taken to Washington County Solid Waste at 812 B Street.
IF YOUR ITEMS ARE NOT PICKED UP BY APRIL 24 AT 1 PM, CALL CITY HALL. OTHERWISE YOU WILL NEED TO TAKE IT OUT TO THE LANDFILL YOURSELF.
May 1 - 7:30 pm. May Fete. Washington County High School.
May 7 -- 5:00-6:00 pm. Rabies clinic @ 4-H Building. Rabies & Distemper vaccinations may be obtained as well as City dog/cat licenses. One year rabies shots will be $10. Distemper shots will be $20; city licenses will be $10.00 per male/female animal and $5.00 for unsexed animals. Licenses are required for all dogs/cats in the city limits, and due June 1. Any licenses purchased after June 1 are subject to late charge of $15.00.
May 10 -- Mother's Day.
May 21 - 1 pm. Tiger Relays. Washington County Elementary.
May 23 -- Washington Pool opens.
May 25 -- City Office Closed in honor of Memorial Day.
June - 4-H camp Discover Days.
June - Hanover Days of '49. Parade, dance, entertainment and food. For more information call 785.337.2224.
June -- Linn Picnic. Parade, Figure 8 races, Demo Derby, Dance. For more information call 785.348.5411.
June 12-13 -- 7:30 p.m. Washington County Rodeo. Washington County Fairgrounds. Check back for more details. For more information call 785-541-0310 or 785-541-0261.
June - 4-H camp.
June 21 -- Father's Day.
June 15-19 & 22-26-- Swimming Lessons. Washington Swimming Pool. For more info, click HERE. Lessons are $25 per student and checks must be made payable to City Of Washington.
June 21 -- Summer begins.
June 27-- Jayhusker Races, Washington Speedway. 7 p.m.
July 4 -- Washington Fourth of July Celebration. Events will take place in Washington’s City Park. Washington Swimming Pool will offer FREE SWIMMING from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
July 4 -- Haddam Fourth of July celebration. Begins at 8 p.m. Homemade Ice cream, ball games, fireworks.
July 4 -- Mahaska Fourth of July Celebration. Games begin at 6 p.m., ice cream social at 7 p.m., Fireworks begin at dark. For more information contact Barb Livingston at 785-245-3291.
July 11 -- Greenleaf Fun Day. For more information contact 785-747-2261.
July 12-19-- Washington County Fair. The fair is a county 4-H fair and features lots of exhibits, livestock shows, carnival, parade and more. For more information contact the Washington County Extension Office, 785.325.2121.
July - Washington County Fair Parade. Begins at 6:30pm.
July Vacation Bible School. First Baptist Church, Washington. 9am-11am. Preschool through 6th grade. To preregister contact Ruth Bailey.
August - Relay for Life. The Washington County Relay for Life will be held at the Washington County High School track. The event will start at 5 p.m. and run until 11 p.m.
August -- Haddam Frontier Days. Parade Saturday, open theme; co-ed sand volley ball tournament all day; kids games begin at 10 a.m. at the platform; entertainment at 7:30 p.m., pork supper a la carte; and dance from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sunday morning church services begin at 10:45 a.m. at Methodist Church. Golf tournament on Sunday. For more information call 785.778.2818.
August - Antique & Junque Fest, Barnes. 785-763.4310.
August 8 - Jayhusker Races. Washington Speedway. 7 p.m.
August - Pony Express Festival. Pony Express Station on Highway 36 just south of Hanover, KS
September 5 & 6 -- Jayhusker Races. Washington Speedway. 7 p.m.
September 7 -- Washington City Office closed in honor of Labor Day.
September 7 -- Palmer Labor Day celebration.
September - Health Fair. 7:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Washington High School. For more information contact Washington County Health Department at 785.325.2600
September 18-20 -- The 9th Annual Great US 36 Hwy Treasure Hunt (Garage Sale). From the Missouri Border to the Colorado Border.
September 19 - Ninth Annual Fall Fest. Sponsored by First National Bank. Events include kids' games, bike rodeo, car show, food, drinks, Mud Drags, and many more. All day event.
September 23 -- First Day of Autumn
October 16 -- National Boss Day
October -- Methodist Church Soup Supper and Bazaar. 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Free will donation.
October 31 -- Halloween
November 1 - Daylight Savings. Set your clocks back 1 hour.
November 7 – Hearts ‘N Things Bazaar & Auction. The bazaar begins at 1 p.m. with the auction at 2 p.m. at Washington Grade School gymnasium. All proceeds benefit the Washington County Hospital. For more information contact B.J Smart at 325.2925.
November 11 -- Veteran's Day Parade, Downtown Clifton 2:00 p.m.
November -- St. Augustine Catholic Church Soup Supper 5:00 pm-7:30pm
November -- Community Thanksgiving service 7:00 p.m. Good Shephard Lutheran Churcy.
November 26 -- Thanksgiving Day.
November 26-27 - City Hall closed.
November - 11th Annual Barnes Lighted Horse Parade.
December 5 – Santa’s Gifts & Goodies 8:30am. to 3pm. The event features a craft fair and baked goods at Washington Grade School gymnasium. Other events include merchant Christmas open houses. For booth space contact Sharon Pierce at 785-325-2404.
December 5 -- Hearts N Things Open House. 9am-4pm.
December 5 - Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive at Washington City Hall at 10 am. Photo opportunites, refreshments, and drawings for jumbo stockings.
December -- Hollenberg Station Christmas Open House. 6-8pm.
December - High School Band Concert. 7:30 pm. Washington County High School.
December - Christmas Light Judging in the City of Washington.
December 21 -- Winter begins.
December 24 - City Hall closed at noon.
December 25 -- Christmas Day! City Hall closed.