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2019 Calendar of Events

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January 1 -- Happy New Year!

January 7 - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

January 21 - City Office Closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day

February 1 - 5 p.m. PTO Spaghetti FeedWashington County High School  Free Will Donation.

February 4 - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

February 14 -- St. Valentine's Day

February 18-- City Office closed in honor of President's Day

March 4 - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

March 10 -- Daylight Savings time begins.  (Set your clocks ahead one hour!)

March 17 -- St. Patrick's Day.

March 20 -- Spring begins.

April 1 -- April Fool's Day.

April 1 - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

Apri 4  -- City of Washington Clean-up day.  City crews will pick up April 4 ONLY!

City crews will pick up Thursday, April 4, 2019 free of charge.

All items must be at the curb no later than 8 a.m. April 4.  Crews will only make ONE PICKUP beginning at 8 a.m.  Anything not at the curb when crews go by will not be picked up.

Items accepted:  appliances, furniture, mattresses/box springs, computers, etc., which are placed at the curb.  These items may also be taken to the County landfill free of charge April 4-6.

This pickup DOES NOT INCLUDE: normal household trash, hazardous materials, hazardous waste or any construction/demolition material.  These items will not be picked up. 

If your items are not picked up by April 4th at 1 p.m., contact City Hall, otherwise you will need to take to the landfill yourself.

2019 ONLY:

As part of 2019 City Wide Cleanup, city staff will be accepting tires under the specified guidelines.  Tires that do not fall into these guidelines will not be picked up.

Must be placed at curb
NO rims
NO concrete/dirt/debris filled tires
NO tires larger than 24” in diameter rim size
Residential pickup only
Limit of 6 tires per residential address

April  20  -- Washington City Wide Garage Sale.  For more information contact Washington County News at 785.325.2219

April  21 - Easter Sunday.

April 13 - 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 21 - Easter Sunday.

May 6 - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

May 12 -- Mother's Day.

May   12 - WCHS graduation. 2 pm.

May   14 - 8th grade graduation. 7 pm.

May 17 - 1 pm. Tiger Relays. Washington County Elementary.

May 25  -- Washington Pool opens. 

May 27 -- City Office Closed in honor of Memorial Day.

June 1 -- Jayhusker Races, Washington Speedway.  7 p.m.

June 2-5 - 4-H camp.

June 3 - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

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 16 -- Father's Day.

June 21 -- Summer begins.

June 22  -- Greenleaf Fun Day. For more information contact 785-747-2261.

June 27-29- Hanover Days of '49. Parade, dance, entertainment and food. For more information call 785.337.2224.

THURSDAY NIGHTS FROM 5-8PM.  Washington Farmer's Market.  Located on the square at the Theatre Gardens. 

July 1 - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

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  12-13-- Linn Picnic. Parade, Tractor pull, Dance. For more information call 785.348.5521.

July 20 - Jayhusker races @ Washington Speedway. 7 pm

July 23-27 -- 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 - 26 - 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 XXX

July - Relay for Life.  The Washington County Relay for Life will be held at KSDS, Washington, KS. 8 am - 11 am. Survivor registration begins at 7:45 am.

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. 9am - 5pm.  785-763.4310.

August   - 10am - 4pm. Pony Express Festival.  Pony Express Station on Highway 36 just south of Hanover, KS

August 31 & September 1-- Jayhusker Races.  Washington Speedway.  7 p.m.

September 2 -- Washington City Office closed in honor of Labor Day.

September 2 -- Palmer Labor Day celebration.

September 3 - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

September 20-22-- Annual Great US 36 Hwy Treasure Hunt (Garage Sale).  From the Missouri Border to the Colorado Border.

September 21  - Annual Fall Fest.  Sponsored by First National Bank. Events include kids' games, car show, food, drinks.  All day event.

September 23  -- First Day of Autumn

October 7 - - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

October - 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   -- Methodist Church Soup Supper and Bazaar.  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  Free will donation.

October - Warm Hearts.  Coat distribution.  9am-12pm, Good Shephard Lutheran Church.

October 31st - FBLA/Chamber of Commerce Halloween parade. Downtown business district.

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 4 - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

November -- St. Augustine Catholic Church Soup Supper 5:00 pm-7:00pm

November 11 - City of Washington Offices closed in observance of Veteran's Day.

November 11 -- Veteran's Day Parade, Downtown Clifton 2:00 p.m.

November 28   -- Thanksgiving Day.

November 28-29 - City Hall closed.

November 30- 12th Annual Barnes Lighted Horse Parade. Downtown Barnes
7:00 p.m. Individual Riders, Teams, Saddle Clubs, Wagons and any horse drawn conveyance are welcome to participate. 785-763-4310 for more information –

December 2 - - 6:30 p.m. City Council Meeting.  City Hall Council Chambers.

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. 

December 7 - Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive at Washington City Hall at 10 am. Photo opportunites, refreshments, and drawings for jumbo stockings.

December - annual Barnes Fire Department Fish and Nut Fry At Barnes Fire House. 5:30 till 8pm. All You Can Eat! Adults $10.00   Children 12 and under $5.00.

December -- Hollenberg Station Christmas Open House. 6-8pm.

December - Christmas Light Judging in the City of Washington.

December 21  -- Winter begins.

December 25 -- Christmas Day.





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