2013 Calendar of Events
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January 1 -- Happy New Year!
January 21 - City Office Closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day
February 14 -- St. Valentine's Day
February 15 - PTO Soup Supper. Washington County High School
February 18-- City Office closed in honor of President's Day
March 10 -- Daylight Savings time begins. (Set your clocks ahead one hour!)
March 17 -- St. Patrick's Day.
March 20 -- Spring begins.
March 31 - Easter Sunday
April 1 -- April Fool's Day
April 6 - 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.
April 13 - 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 April 7, 2013.
Apri 20 -- Washington City Wide Garage Sale. For more information contact Washington County News at 785.325.2219.
April 25 -- City of Washington Clean-up day. Washington County Landfill will be accepting trash free of charge April 25-27. City crews will pick up April 25 ONLY!
ITEMS MUST BE AT THE CURB BY 8AM THURSDAY, APRIL 25.
CITY OF WASHINGTON CREWS WILL ONLY MAKE ONE PICKUP BEGINNING April 25! ANYTHING NOT OUT AT THE CURB WHEN THE CREWS GO BY WILL NOT BE PICKED UP!
IF YOUR ITEMS ARE NOT PICKED UP BY APRIL 26 AT 1 PM, CALL CITY HALL. OTHERWISE YOU WILL NEED TO TAKE IT OUT TO THE LANDFILL YOURSELF.
May 2 -- 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 $10.00; two-year rabies shots will be $18.00 Distemper shots will be $20.00; 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 3 - 7 pm. May Fete. Washington County High School.
May 5 -- Cinco de Mayo
May 9 - Limb/brush clean-up. City crews will pick up limbs/brush. MUST be placed parallel and as close to the curb as possible. Limbs must be less than 12 feet long and less than 14 inches in diameter. City crews will make ONE trip through town, beginning at the south end and working north. Crews WILL NOT PICK UP WHOLE TREES.
You may also dispose of your limb/brush waste at the City limb/brush disposal site free of charge.
May 12 -- Mother's Day.
May -- Washington Pool opens.
May 27 -- City Office Closed in honor of Memorial Day.
May 30-June 1 -- Hanover Days of '49. Parade, dance, entertainment and food. For more information call 785.337.2224.
June -- 4-H camp.
June - Vacation Bible School. Morrowville Christian Church. 9:30am-11:30 am. To preregister call Shellie @ 785-307-0596.
June - Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church. 9am-11am.
June 6-8 -- Linn Picnic. Parade, Figure 8 races, Demo Derby, Dance. For more information call 785.348.5411.
June 7-8 -- 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 15 -- Jayhusker Races, Washington Speedway. 7 p.m.
June 16 -- Father's Day.
June 21 -- Summer begins.
June 22 - Hanover Fireworks. Hanover, KS. 785-337-2224.
June - Vacation Bible School. First Baptist Church, Washington. 9am-11am. Preschool through 6th grade. To preregister contact Delores @ 325-3107.
June -- Annual Washington County Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament. Cedar Hills Golf Course. Women's tournament on Saturday, Men's on Sunday. For registration information contact Lynn Schneider at 785.325.3130.
June 29 - -- Greenleaf Fun Day. For more information contact 785-747-2261.
July 1-12th -- Swimming Lessons. Washington Swimming Pool. Fore more info, click HERE.
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 16-21 -- 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 19 -- Jayhusker Races, Washington Speedway. 7:30 p.m.
July 20 - Washington County Fair Parade. Begins at 6:30pm.
July 27 -- Relay for Life. The Washington County Relay for Life will be held at the Washington County High School track. The event will start at 4 p.m. and run until 4 a.m. the next day. For more information contact Lori Beikmann.
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 17 - Antique & Junque Fest, Barnes. 785-763.4310.
August 25 - Pony Express Festival. Pony Express Station on Highway 36 just south of Hanover, KS\
August 31 - Jayhusker Races. Washington Speedway. 7 p.m.
September 1-- Jayhusker Races. Washington Speedway. 7 p.m.
September 2 -- Washington City Office closed in honor of Labor Day.
September 2 - 5K run at Palmer.Click here for flyer & details.
September -- Palmer Labor Day celebration.
September 20-22-- The 7th Annual Great US 36 Hwy Treasure Hunt (Garage Sale). From the Missouri Border to the Colorado Border.
September 21 - Seventh 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 22 -- First Day of Autumn
October 5 - 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
October 16 -- National Boss Day
October 24 -- Methodist Church Soup Supper and Bazaar. 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Free will donation.
October 31 -- Halloween
November 3 - Daylight Savings. Set your clocks back 1 hour.
November 3 – 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 10-- St. Augustine Catholic Church Soup Supper 5:00 pm-7:30pm
November -- Community Thanksgiving service 7:00 p.m. St. Augustine's Catholic Church
November 28 -- Thanksgiving Day
November 30th - Annual Barnes Lighted Horse Parade.
December 7 – 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 7 -- Hearts N Things Open House. 9am-4pm. 1st house east of hospital.
December -- Hollenberg Station Christmas Open House. 6-8pm.
December - High School Band Concert. 7:30 pm. Washington County High School.
December 21 -- Winter begins.
December 25 -- Christmas Day!