1. BACK TO SCHOOL BASH at Hutchinson Mall, 1500 E. 11th Ave, Hutchinson at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Sidewalk sale, fashion show, painting classes and more to get the kids ready for fall. 

2. RENO COUNTY FARMERS MARKET at Farmers Market Pavilion, 2nd and Washington, Hutchinson, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Fruits and vegetables, bakery and meats, arts and crafts, natural products and pet treats, honey and jellies, hummus and kombucha, free coffee and local musicians.

3. CAREER CONNECT at McPherson Public Library, 214 W Marlin St, McPherson, at 6 p.m. today. The McPherson Public Library's Career Connect professional development group will bring women in all stages of their career together to inspire positive professional and personal growth. Topics relevant to all women in the workforce will be explored, including leadership, work-life integration, establishing effective voice, and conflict resolution. Participants can expect to grow skills that will enable them to thrive in the ever-changing world of work. The group will continue to meet on the first Wednesday of each month, and participants should plan on attending as often as possible. There is no charge to attend.