Star Wars Pub Trivia: 7-8 p.m., Tuesday, May 28; Defiance Brewing Co., 2050 Old Highway 40. Winner gets a gift card to Defiance. Call (785) 301-2337.
Race Day, 1st Class Chassis: 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29 inaugural stock car shoot out, with hot laps and races to follow. RPM Speedway, Ellis County Fairgrounds, 1344 Fairground Road. Call (785) 639-7223.
City of Hays Refuse/Recycling: Due to the observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, refuse/recycling route collection schedules will be as follows: Monday, May 27 and Tuesday, May 28 routes will be collected Tuesday, May 28. No change to Wednesday, Thursday or Friday collection schedules. Call Solid Waste Division, (785) 628-7350. Heavy holiday volume is anticipated, and the trucks have no set time schedule.
Hays City Wide Garage Sale: 8 a.m. Friday, May 31-Saturday, June 1. Throughout the City of Hays. Call Laurie Mortinger (785) 635-5616.
Bingo Night: 5 p.m. doors open, 6:30 p.m. card sales start, 7 p.m. early bird games start, 7:30 p.m. regular session, Friday, May 31; The Press, 230 E. 8th St. Hosted by Alpha Gamma Rho. Call (785) 301-2309.
Hell Creek HoeDown: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 31-June 2, Otoe State Park, Wilson Lake. Pickers and grinners welcome to attend this annual live music hoedown. Park and camping permits required. Call (785) 216-0662.
Hays History Walking Tour: 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, May 31, a guided tour of historic sites in downtown Hays; starting at the east door of the Hays Public Library, 1205 Main St., and running every 30 minutes. Call (785) 625-9014.
Nex-Tech phone book cover photo contest: Opens Saturday, June 1, closes Saturday, Aug. 31, Cover Photo Contest for the 2020 Northwest Kansas Nex-Tech Directory. Winner gets $300 and photo on the cover. Details www.nex-tech.com/PhotoContest.
New Student Orientation: All day, June 5-7, NCK Tech Hays. Call 1-888-567-4297.
Rockin’ the Bricks: 6:30-11 p.m. Friday, June 7; Downtown Hays Pavilion, 10th and Main streets. Free. Frank Werth Tribute to Elvis concert, free Taco Shop tacos as long as they last. Relay for Life of Ellis County Kansas raising money for the American Cancer Society. Luminaria available to honor or remember loved ones with cancer, $10 each. Call Mary Befort (785) 735-2878 or (785) 623-1971.
Frank Werth Tribute to Elvis Presley: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9, “The Tour Years”; Grainfield Opera House, Grainfield. Award-winning tribute artist performing live at the 1887 Historic Opera House. For tickets call Diana Kaiser (785) 938-4416, Ron Eberle (785) 673-9159, Jan McCubbin (785) 673-8019.
Porch light nights: Hays Police Department ask residents to turn on porch lights at night for neighborhood safety. Odd-numbered homes, first and third full weeks of the month. Even-numbered homes, second and fourth full weeks.
Dial a straight line with Safe Ride: If you can’t walk a straight line, dial a straight line, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays in Hays, Call Safe Ride, (785) 621-2580.