BACK TO SCHOOL DAYS at Hutchinson Zoo, 6 Emerson Loop, Carey Park, Hutchinson from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Saturday. Bring school supplies and get a free train ride on the Prairie Thunder Railroad. 

FEARLESS AND FEMALE AT ROTARY at Atrium Hotel & Conference Center, 1400 N Lorraine St, Hutchinson, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Get ready for an afternoon of practical personal safety techniques and violence prevention tips from Fearless and Female. Every attendee will leave with their own STABBY KITTY self-defense device.  Dress comfortably and join us for an afternoon filled with fun, laughter and self-defense skills that could someday save your life.

50 YEARS OF MCPHERSON MUSEUM at McPherson Museum & Arts Foundation, 1111 E Kansas Ave, McPherson, from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Admission to all events is $0.50. On Monday, Bill Nicks as DR. JAMES NAISMITH performs “BASKETBALL & THE GLOBE REFINERS.” More events will follow through the week.