Kansas Food Bank Canstruction Competition & Show
Super-sized structures made by architects from donated canned goods, on view 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Towne East Square, 7700 E. Kellogg. Free. Donation of nonperishable food items will be accepted.
10th annual Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive
KPTS is accepting new and gently used sweaters and other winter clothing through Sun., for distribution by the Salvation Army. Collection boxes are at the following locations: KPTS studios, KZSN Kissin' 102 FM, the Sedgwick County Department on Aging, CPAAA, Grene Vision Group and In the Bag Cleaners locations, Wichita Public Library and branch libraries, Wichita Regional SRS, GraceMed Clinic, Good Samaritan Health Clinic, Parallax and Oaklawn Community Center. Information, 316-838-3090.
Rio Roses for Food
Wichita Rio Rose Retail Partners are conducting a food drive to benefit Kansas Foodbank Warehouse, through November. Receive six free roses for six food pantry items or a $6 donation. Donations accepted at Brown's Botanicals Sat. and Sun., and at Via Christi-St. Francis and St. Joseph gift shops through Nov. 30. Information, 316-838-3355.
Blu Nightclub Food Drive
Bring at least two canned food or nonperishable food items to Blu at 8715 Maple through the month of November, and the club's cover charge will be waived. Information, 316-722-8003.
Class for caregivers and family, 2:40-4 p.m., Via Christi Resource Center, 817 N. Emporia. Kansas Health Ethics will supply documents for Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare, Living Will and Do Not Resuscitate. Free. RSVP, 316-689-5700.
34th annual Great American Smokeout
Drop cigarettes off at Wichita metro-area YMCA locations 6-9 a.m. and receive a Quit Kit from Tobacco Free Wichita and a cold turkey sandwich from Jimmy John's, while supplies last. Free. Information, 800-QUIT-NOW or www.greatamericansmokeout.org.
"Swine Flu: You Don't Have to be a Hog to Get it"
Program by James Jackson for the Health Hunter Lunch & Lecture series, noon, Center for the Improvement of Human Functioning, 3100 N. Hillside. Cost $11 (includes lunch), $10 for members. Reservations, 316-682-3100, online at www.brightspot.org.
Special Event for Caregivers
Presentation by the Alzheimer's Association on caregiver stress with free manicures and chair massages, refreshments, tours, 4 p.m., Memory Care and Adult Day Program, Catholic Care Center, 4700 E. 45th St. North. Free. Information, Via Christi Senior Services, 316-946-5207.
Foster parent training presentation by Mark Blakeslee, 6:30 p.m., Third Floor Conference Room, St. Francis Community Services, 1999 N. Amidon. Free. Information, Valerie Leon, 316-831-0330, ext. 13.
"So You Say I Have Type 2 Diabetes Now What?"
Lunch & Learn Lecture by Paul Callaway, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Cessna Conference Center, Wesley Medical Center, 550 N. Hillside. Cost $6. Registration, Wesley Friends, 316-942-8400.
Warner Moore Luncheon, guest Claudia Blackburn, Sedgwick County Health Dept., will talk about the county's H1N1 plan, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Larkspur Restaurant, 904 E. Douglas. Lunch buffet $11. RSVP, 316-262-7534.
Urban League of Kansas Open House
Tour, refreshments, prize drawing, Mayor Carl Brewer and league president Chester Daniel, 2-6 p.m., Urban League, 2418 E. Ninth St. Free. RSVP by today, by calling Lydia Santiago, 316-440-9246.
Jingle Bell Run Registration
Register for the Arthritis Foundation's annual fundraising run, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Dillard's Court, Towne East Square, 7700 E. Kellogg. Information, 316-686-4849.
"German Heritage of Kansas"
Program by William Keel, 1 p.m., Alford Branch Library, 3447 S. Meridian. Free. Information, 316-377-9119.