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I scream for ice cream

The McPherson Senior Center will host an ice cream social from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at the center, 112 E. Eucild St. Proceeds will go toward reparing the center’s roof. For more information, call the McPherson Senior Center at 620-241-1848.

Compete for a cause

The United Way Triathlon begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at McPherson Waterpark, 511 N. Lakeside Drive in McPherson. Check-in is from 6:30 to 7:45 a.m., locker rooms open at 7:30 a.m. Events include 200-meter swim, 7-mile bike ride and 2-mile run. The registration deadline has passed, but residents are welcome to attend and cheer teams and individuals on in the race.

Write with others

This month’s Writers Workshop is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at McPherson Public Library, 214 W. Marlin St. in McPherson. Join for a creative writing workshop for adults. Bring a notebook or journal and a writing utensil. Call 620-245-2570 or email library@macpl.org for more information.