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Weather Forecast for Great Bend

Tonight

A slight chance of freezing drizzle after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.

Friday

A chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle before 7am, then a chance of drizzle. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.

Friday Night

A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.

Saturday

Rain before noon, then rain and snow between noon and 3pm, then snow after 3pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow after 3pm. High near 35. Windy, with an east wind 8 to 13 mph becoming north 21 to 31 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Saturday Night

Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

Sunday

Sunny, with a high near 40.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

Wednesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

Thursday

Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

Great Bend News and Events

GBPL Activities All Month and GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month

Event date: February 21, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
GBPL Activities All Month
Check out all of the fun Great Bend Public Library events at www.greatbendpl.info.

GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month
Feeling crafty or needing to get out of the house? Check out the Great Bend Rec Center activities at www.greatbendrec.net.

Early Dismissal - Great Bend Public Schools

Event date: February 21, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
https://www.greatbendschools.net/district-calendar

Open Genealogy Group

Event date: February 21, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
Open Genealogy Group
Date: February 21, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM CST
Website: https://libcal.greatbendpl.info/event/5009088
Event Description:
Are you interested in learning more about your family's history? Visit our Genealogy group to learn where to find resources, and what to do with the information you find. Open to all adults, whether you are experienced in genealogy or not!
Location:
Great Bend Public Library
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m.
Contact Information:
Jerri Collins, organizer: 620-792-2409

Rockin' Ramps Competition

Event date: February 21, 2019
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
Rockin' Ramps Competition
Date: February 21, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
Event Description:
Open to all kids grades Pre-K to 5th! Have you ever wanted to be an engineer, planner, or architect? This event is your chance! You will be divided up into teams that will design your own ball ramps. Your team will compete against other teams to hit targets with the ball ramps in five different challenges. Prizes will be awarded!
Location:
Great Bend Public Library
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 pm
Contact Information:
Amy Mayhill, organizer: 620-792-2409

No School - Great Bend Public Schools

Event date: February 22, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
https://www.greatbendschools.net/district-calendar

GBPL Activities All Month and GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month

Event date: February 22, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
GBPL Activities All Month
Check out all of the fun Great Bend Public Library events at www.greatbendpl.info.

GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month
Feeling crafty or needing to get out of the house? Check out the Great Bend Rec Center activities at www.greatbendrec.net.

Great Bend Chamber of Commerce Banquet

Event date: February 23, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
https://www.greatbend.org/

97th Annual Meeting & Banquet - Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & ED

Event date: February 23, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
97th Annual Meeting & Banquet - Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & ED
Date: February 23, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM CST
Register Now

Event Description:
Please save the date for the 97th Annual Meeting & Banquet for the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development. The evening will include a cocktail & social hour, catered dinner, live music and the special recognition of our community award winners. Deadline to reserve seats is Monday, February 11th, 2019.

About The Art of Community...
This year's banquet will connect attendees and the community using the medium of performing arts. Guests will be delighted by a wide variety of entertainment - stay tuned for more details!

Banquet Award Presentations Include:
Citizen of the Year
Business of the Year
NextGen Leader of the Year

No School - Great Bend Public Schools

Event date: February 25, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
https://www.greatbendschools.net/district-calendar

County Commission Meeting

Event date: February 25, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
County Commission Meeting
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CST
Website: http://www.bartoncounty.org/
Event Description:
Barton County Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. Mondays, or on a Tuesday following a Monday holiday, in the County Commission Chambers located in the Barton County Courthouse, Room 106. The commissioners conduct an agenda session at 9 a.m. After the agenda meeting, the commissioners conduct study sessions. Study sessions provide an opportunity for the commissioners to discuss items that may appear in future agenda sessions. Citizens are invited and encouraged to attend both agenda and study sessions. If you would like to appear before the commissioners for an agenda item or a study session, please contact Diana Watson, Commissioners' Assistant to schedule arrangements 620-793-1800.
Location:
Barton County Courthouse
County Commission Chambers
Room 106
1400 Main
Great Bend, KS
Contact Information:
620-793-1847

GBPL Activities All Month and GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month

Event date: February 25, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
GBPL Activities All Month
Check out all of the fun Great Bend Public Library events at www.greatbendpl.info.

GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month
Feeling crafty or needing to get out of the house? Check out the Great Bend Rec Center activities at www.greatbendrec.net.

Children's Movies at the Library

Event date: February 25, 2019
Event Time: 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
Children's Movies at the Library
Date: February 25, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM CST
Website: https://libcal.greatbendpl.info/event/4493837
Event Description:
Join us at the library for two fun children's movies! The first film begins at 10:30 a.m., and the second begins at 2 p.m. Popcorn will be provided as a snack! Please see the website link, call or email the library for title information.
Location:
Great Bend Public Library
Date/Time Information:
Monday, Feb. 25: first movie starts at 10:30 a.m., second movie at 2 p.m.
Contact Information:
Amy Mayhill, organizer: 620-792-2409

GBPL Activities All Month and GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month

Event date: February 26, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
GBPL Activities All Month
Check out all of the fun Great Bend Public Library events at www.greatbendpl.info.

GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month
Feeling crafty or needing to get out of the house? Check out the Great Bend Rec Center activities at www.greatbendrec.net.

GBPL Activities All Month and GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month

Event date: February 27, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
GBPL Activities All Month
Check out all of the fun Great Bend Public Library events at www.greatbendpl.info.

GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month
Feeling crafty or needing to get out of the house? Check out the Great Bend Rec Center activities at www.greatbendrec.net.

GBPL Activities All Month and GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month

Event date: February 28, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
GBPL Activities All Month
Check out all of the fun Great Bend Public Library events at www.greatbendpl.info.

GBRC Craft Classes and Activities All Month
Feeling crafty or needing to get out of the house? Check out the Great Bend Rec Center activities at www.greatbendrec.net.

Chamber Coffee: Hammeke Electric

Event date: February 28, 2019
Event Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
Chamber Coffee: Hammeke Electric
Date: February 28, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CST
Event Description:
Please join the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce for their weekly Chamber Coffee, hosted by Hammeke Electric! Networking, coffee & refreshments are available at 9:00 AM, the program will take place at 9:30 AM.
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Location:
167 N. US 281 HWY
Great Bend, KS 67530

Read to Luna (Pet Partners)

Event date: February 28, 2019
Event Time: 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
Read to Luna (Pet Partners)
Date: February 7, 2019
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM CST
Website: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNHxGCW7FcCBYlAbtBKN50Ski1Zd8G9iGlNc2I9mkjXGrxJQ/viewform
Event Description:
Children have the opportunity to stop by the Public Library to read to Luna, a local therapy dog who is trained in working with children. Luna (a Bernese Mountain Dog) and her owner are a member of the Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program's "Read to Me" initiative. Studies show that children who read to therapy animals have a greater increase in reading skills than those that do not. Sign up to read with Luna at our website by following the attached link!
Location:
Great Bend Public Library
Date/Time Information:
Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
Amy Mayhill, organizer: 620-792-2409
Fees/Admission:
None. Please sign up for a time by following the link.

Chapter Chats

Event date: February 28, 2019
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530
Description:
Chapter Chats
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM CST
Website: https://libcal.greatbendpl.info/event/4491808
Event Description:
Children's event: Get comfy and listen to your favorite chapter books read out loud to you! (K-5th grade)
Location:
Great Bend Public Library
Children's Dept.
1409 Williams
Date/Time Information:
Thursdays, @ 4 p.m.
Contact Information:
Amy Mayhill, organizer 620-792-2409

Sunflower Diversified Services Charity Gala

Event date: March 2, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530

Kiwanis Pancake Feed

Event date: March 7, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Great Bend, KS 67530