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The Barton Theatre Department will host a showcase by the Alithea Mime Theatre at 7:30 p.m. March 9 the Fine Arts Auditorium, and tickets are $10. The show is appropriate for ages 12 and up. For more ticket information, visit

Not only does the Barton Foundation award hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to Barton students each year, but it also aims to help students succeed in all scholarship endeavors and is offering a thorough but easily digestible scholarship workshop March 5 at 2 and 6 p.m. in the Academic Development Center in the Barton Library, room 136 or via zoom at

The Barton Theatre Department will present the time-honored classic musical “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” by Jeremy Sams, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 29 and March 1 and 2, and at 2 p.m. March 2 and 3 in the Fine Arts Auditorium, and tickets are only available in advance.

Those wanting to help a great cause and catch some exciting basketball action will have the opportunity to do both as part of Barton’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter’s Food Drive from 2-5:30 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Kirkman Gym during the Cougar basketball games, and those bringing five items or more will gain free entry.

Barton Community College will host an informational fair about a new statewide education apprenticeship program created by the Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) from 6:30-8 p.m. on Feb. 15 in the Cavanaugh Room in the Barton Library, and a virtual fair will be held Feb. 26.