Saturday Storytime: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory St., Ottawa. All ages welcome. Activities and books are geared toward children ages 3 to 6 years old.

Grand O’ Opry: 6:30 p.m., OMA. Shows are on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Rex Peterson and Mike Arnett will be the special guests. The The Grand O’ Opry musicians are: Dale Reese, Arnie Johnson, Rance & Caleb McKenzie, Mike Whetstone, rhythm guitar; Stan Stuckey, lead guitar; Mike Newton, bass guitar; BJ Boucek, keyboard;

Steve Straub, drums; and Fred Uzzell, steel guitar. Tickets are $10. Call Dale Reese at 785-214-0013, or email us at for more information.


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.


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 call 785-241-9239 for additional information.

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


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

O-Town Reads: 6 p.m., OMA. Meet Matt Besler, author of No Other Home and Sporting Kansas City captain. Besler has written a book full of inspirational posts, anecdotes, photos and quotes.

Express/Design/Create ART: 10 a.m.-noon, Washburn Towers, 506 S. Main St., Ottawa. Come paint, draw, create art every Wednesday in the Community Room. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Randy at 785-242-8478.


Public Bingo: 7 p.m., VFW Post No. 5901 Ottawa, 3599 Old U.S. 59, Ottawa.


Chamber Coffee: 8 a.m., for Cricket Wireless, 1532 S. Main St., Ottawa.