Schedule set for Old Settlers’ Day

News editor

Old Settlers’ Day will turn 102 years old Sept. 28. The event is sponsored and organized by Marion Kiwanis Club.

Events begin at noon Sept. 27 with a golf tournament at Marion Country Club.

Although it isn’t officially part of Old Settlers’ Day, Marion High School homecoming will be in the evening. The Warriors play Inman, with kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m.

Sept. 28 events begin at 8 a.m. with a 5-kilometer run at Marion County Park and Lake. Registration is due Friday via http://marionks.com or at the Marion City Building. A 1-mile fun run will follow the 5K.

A parade on Main St. will begin at 11 a.m. Parade entries can be registered by calling (620) 382-2106 or emailing ahcase@sbcglobal.net. Entries will check in at the intersection of 1st and Main.

There will be a picnic in Central Park after the parade. Sandwiches, chips, beans, pie, and soft drinks will be available from noon to 1 p.m. Limited seating is available, so visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.

The egg toss and other games will begin at 1 p.m. in the park. MHS band will play at 2 p.m.

Recognition of high school classes having reunions will be at 2:30 p.m. at the gazebo.

 

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