SATURDAY

Adventure Ride: 8-11 a.m., Ottawa Bike and Trail, 130 S. Main St. Meet at Ottawa Bike and Trail for coffee and waffles before heading off at 9 a.m. The route varies each week, but will usually be between 20-30 miles on Rails-to-Trails, gravel and paved roads. This is a no-drop ride, and will stop at specific points to reform the group.

Veterans Day Ceremony, Parade and Re-enactments: 20th dedication ceremony for Franklin County Veterans Memorial. Ceremonies begin at 9 a.m., followed by the parade at 10:45 a.m. Activities at Forest Park begin at noon and are expected to last until the flag retirement at 4:30 p.m.

Homemade Holidays Craft Show: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Ottawa Middle School, 13th and Ash. There will be more than 125 booths with crafts featuring woodworking, art, jewelry, quilts, holiday décor and specialty foods. Check out the Homemade Holidays Craft Show Facebook page or call 785-229-8030.

Grand O’Opry: 6:30 p.m., OMA. Melissa Petropoulos, Matt Jurgensen, Mike Arnett and Kathy Lynn will be performing. Tickets, $10. 

 

SUNDAY

Ottawa Memorial Auditorium Fundraiser: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Pizza Village, 330 S. Main St. OMA advisory board members will be servers. All proceeds go toward digital enhancement in the OMA lobby.


Family fun bicycle ride at Ottawa Bike and Trail: 1-2 p.m. 130 S Main St. A family-friendly, beginner ride covering six-10 miles on rail trail or lightly traveled roads. The ride is very casual, low stress and free. Routes and weather updates are updated on the Ottawa Bike and Trail Facebook page.

MONDAY

Friends of the Ottawa Library Book Store: Open each Monday from 1-2:30 p.m. and first and third Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to noon. Store located at 209 E. 2nd St., Ottawa.

 

TUESDAY

Calling all chess players: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory St., Ottawa. If you’re interested in playing chess, meet others at the Ottawa Library on the Main Floor on Tuesday evenings or call 785-241-9239 for additional information.

Public Bingo: 7 p.m., VFW Post No. 5901 Ottawa, 3599 Old US-59 highway, Ottawa.

Franklin County Caregiver Support Group: Second Tuesday of each month, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., East Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging, 117 S. Main St., Ottawa. Facilitators: Diane Sadowski and ECKAAA.

 

WEDNESDAY

Grief Share Support Group: 6:30-8 p.m. every Wednesday at Ottawa First United Methodist Church, 203 E. Fourth St., Ottawa.

 

THURSDAY

Public Bingo: 7 p.m., VFW Post No. 5901 Ottawa, 3599 Old US-59 highway, Ottawa.

 

FRIDAY

Pet World: 3 p.m., City Hall Commission Room. See, touch and learn about a wide variety of pets from the staff of Lawrence’s Pet World Store. All ages welcome.