McPherson Center to have ice cream social

The McPherson Senior Center, 112 E. Euclid St., will have an ice cream social from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Proceeds will go toward roof repair. Sunflower Bank has provided assistance with this event.

Galva Center to have pie fundraiser

The Galva Senior Center, 218 S. Main St., Galva will have a pie fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Join in celebrating Empire Days with pie and beverages. Cost is a free will donation. This is a fundraiser for the senior center. Call 620-654-3404 for more information.

Cedars to host photographer presentation

The Cedars, 1021 Cedars Drive, McPherson, will host “Spectacular Jasper National Park in Canada” at 7 p.m. Monday. Come enjoy a journey through one of the premier stretches of the Rocky Mountains with professional photographers, Jim and Cindy Griggs. Numerous species of wildlife and spectacular scenery through the lens of Jim Griggs.

Council on Aging hosts preparedness meeting

The McPherson County Council on Aging will host an emergency preparedness presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the fifth floor of the Bank IV Building, 122 W. Marlin St., McPherson. “Preparing Makes Sense, Get Ready Now” will be presented by Jill Brunsell and Julie McClure, McPherson County Emergency Management and Communications. There will be a presentation on preparing for emergencies and how-to instructions on formulating your own plan. Brochures and sample items will be given out for you to start your own emergency kit. Call 620-241-4383 for questions or donations.

K-State Extension to give healthcare planning tips

The McPherson County Extension Office, 600 W. Woodside St., McPherson, will have an advance healthcare planning meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 1. This meeting will address questions of how to prepare in the event you become ill or otherwise unable to make your own medical decisions. By stating your health care preferences in writing before a health crisis occurs, you can ensure that you will receive the type or degree of care that you want. There are many different and unique documents to help you plan for your future. This free program has information to help. Call 620-241-1523 to RSVP.