HomeAd Astra CaresChristmas Block Party 2023 Christmas Block Party 2023 Fri, Dec 1 at 5:00pm - Sat, Dec 9 at 7:00pm Iola, KS LOVE SHOP & SUPPORT WHERE YOU LIVE by joining us for the annual Christmas block party 2023. Friday, December 1 -5:-7:pm (Santa arrives to his House) Saturday, December 2 – 12-3 ( Santa House) Saturday, December 9 – 11-2 pm (Santa House) News from Southwind Extension District! UP first, “healthy” and “holiday” do not usually find themselves in the same sentence, especially when it comes to food. This does not have to be the case! Join me, Nutrition, Food and Health Agent Clara Misenheiter, to learn about healthy cooking for the holidays in Iola on November 13th at 5:00pm or in Yates Center on November 15th at 6PM. This is a free program, but please call 620 365 2242 to RSVP. Tara Solomon-Smith is offering a program called “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate” in three locations. This program will help you prepare to have a meaningful conversation during the holiday season and share memories with your family. Attend to learn how to distribute non-titled heirlooms without starting a family feud. This program will be offered at the Erie Public Library on November 15th at 10am, and the Iola Public Library on November 16th at 6:30pm. Next up, it is time for the Medicare annual election period. Tara is our Senior Health Insurance Counselor for Kansas (or SHICK) in Southwind. She can give you unbiased help in deciding on your best insurance and prescription plans. Call Casey at 620-365-2242 to schedule an appointment with Tara in our Allen, Bourbon, Neosho or Woodson County locations. Finally, be sure to follow us on Facebook at “Southwind Extension District” and sign up for our monthly “Wellness for you and Community, Too!” e-newsletter to stay up-to-date with all our upcoming events! You can sign up at bit.ly/southwindnews.