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Community Connection- EMPORIA!: Local Hobby and Interest Groups!

Connecting FHTC to the Emporia Community

Emporia Chess Society

Meets Mondays from 6 - 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 1:30-4 p.m. at Gravel City Roasters, 608 Commercial St.
All ages and skill levels are welcome, including children.
There is no charge.

Emporia Community Choir

Meets Monday evenings 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM during the fall and spring semesters @ Beach Music Hall- Room 132

For more Information contact Dr. Robert Ward 

The Flint Hills Optimist

Meets Thursdays at noon at the ESU Memorial Union, 12th Avenue and Commercial Street. 


Altrusa International of Emporia

The Sertoma Club

Meets Thursdays at noon at Pizza Ranch, 3000 W. 18th Ave.


Emporia Model Railroad Club

Meets the last Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM @ 2055 Prairie Lane for more information


The Rotary Club

Meets Tuesdays at 12:00 PM at the Emporia CountryClub, 18th Avenue and Rural Street

Tuesday Night Knitters

This group of fiber enthusiasts meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 PM- ??

At Fiber House, 926 West 6th Avenue

The Kiwanis Club

Meets Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at the Best Western,
3021 W. U.S. Highway 50.
The program is scheduled at 7p.m.

Quilt Guilds

The Flint Hills Regional Quilt Guild

meets the second Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m.

Presbyterian West Campus, 1702 W. 15th Ave.

 The Emporia Regional Quilters

meet the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 828 Commercial St.

The Four-Part Women's Chorus Flint Hills Harmony

Meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the basement of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church,

1408 W. 12th Ave.

The Emporia Duplicate Bridge Club

The Emporia Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 12:30 p.m. at Clarion Inn Hotel, 2700 W. 18th Ave. Information: See Emporia Gazette for more information

The Emporia Area Retired School Personnel

Meet on the 1st Friday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the Presbyterian Manor.

The Flint Hills Art Guild

Meets Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. at the Emporia Arts Center.

All painters are welcome. Questions? 343-6473.

Miriam Chapter 14 of the Order of the Eastern Star

Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, 424 Merchant St.

Twin Rivers Bass Club

Meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Army Reserve, 
1412 E.Sixth Ave. Information: John Ingold, 342-0989.


International Association of Administrative Professionals

Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Newman Regional Health for dinner, with presentations at 7 p.m.


The Emporia Lions Club

Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at noon in the ESU Memorial Union.

Emporia Airport Action Group

Meets each Saturday at 9:30 AM 

Emporia Municipal Airport 

Flatland Cruisers

The Emporia Flatland Cruisers is a non-profit car club located in Emporia, Ks.  We meet once a month. Annual dues are $20.  


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