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Underway Now through Thursday, December 18th-Storytime & StoryArt at the Columbus Public Library from 10:30-noon & 1:30-3pm in the Children’s Room of the library. FMI call Mr. H at 402-564-7116 option 4
Underway Now through February 1st-The Columbus High will be hosting the Closet Extravaganza in February. They are in need of long and short dresses for this event. If you have any brides maids or prom dresses, jewelry or evening bags you would like to donate, please drop them off at the high school. FMI call 402-563-7050 x 2029
Friday, October 24-Headed to the Lakeview vs. Scotus football game at Lakeview? Both schools are asking fans to bring non-perishable food to not only support their school but support the local food pantries. Let’s all tackle hunger together!
Friday, October 24 & Saturday, October 25-Camp Pawnee Haunted Forest will be held from 8-11:30 all for nights. Parental supervision recommended for children 12 and under. South Hwy 81-south of the Loup River Bridge Columbus. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for 12 and under and discounts for canned goods brought to donate to the local food pantry’s.
Sunday, October 26-St. Anthony Church Bazaar and dinner at Ag Park, Columbus. Dine in 11-3 with take outs 11-3:30. country music from noon-1:30 with Polka music from 1:30-3:30. games, raffles and an auction at 4pm.
Sunday, October 26-Assumption Dwight holiday boutique/craft fair and soup dinner. Fair from 9-2pm with the soup dinner served from 10:30-2pm at the parish hall in Dwight.
Wednesday, October 29-Trunk or Treat at the Columbus Berean Church from 6-8pm in Columbus. Also join everyone inside for the Veggie Tale movie “Where is God when I’m Scared.”
Thursday, October 30-The Columbus Hospital Auxiliary will host a bake sale starting at 7am until all items are sold on the third floor conference center of the hospital.
Thursday, October 30-Columbus Sertoma annual pancake day will be held from 10am-7:30pm at the Immanuel Lutheran Family Life Center.
Friday, October 31-The 9th annual Bluesfest for CF (Cystic Fibrosis) and Halloween costume bash will be held at 8pm at the Eagles Club in Columbus.
Sunday, November 2-Charlotte Endorf will present a program on “Nebraska Spirit: The North Platte Canteen” at the Platte County Historical Society Museum at 2pm, admission is free.
Sunday, November 2-St. Mary’s Parish in Leigh will host their annual bazaar serving from 11-1:30 a swiss steak and sausage meal with all the trimmings. There will also be a bake sale and card game.
Sunday, November 2-Monroe United Methodist Church will host a turkey dinner and bazaar from 11-1:30pm at the Monroe City Auditorium. Take outs are available.
Sunday, November 2-Big Pals~Little Pals will hold their 12th annual bowl a thon from 1:30-3:30 at Westbrook Bowling Alley. FMI call 402-563-1081
Monday, November 3-Columbus Rescue Mission celebration banquet will be held at the Ramada Inn. Seating at 6 and meal served at 6:30. Free reservations by calling 402-563-1096. Table sponsorship is available
Saturday, November 8-Its Super Sensational Saturday for children pre-k through 3rd grade from 10am-noon at the Columbus Public Library. FMI contact Mr. H at 402-564-7116 option 4
Saturday, November 8-Zion Lutheran Church in Albion presents Rachel Kurtz in concert at 7pm at the church. A free will offering will be received to benefit the Malaria campaign of the ELCA.
Monday, November 10-Living Water Rescue Mission in York will host their Celebration banquet at the Holthus Convention Center. Seating at 6pm and the meal served at 6:30. Free reservations and table sponsorships by calling 402-362-0127
Tuesday, November 11-Boy Scout Troop 212 annual pancake feed will be held from 4:30-7:30 at the Federated Church in Columbus. Free will donation.
Tuesday, November 11-A Veteran’s Day Program will be held at 10am at the Lakeview High School.
Wednesday, November 12-The Polk County Health Department will hold an immunization clinic at the Shelby Senior Center from 1:30-3:30pm. FMI call 402-747-2211
Friday, November 14 & Saturday, November 15-You’re invited to the Holiday market at Keystone Christian Academy from 5-9 on Friday and 9-2 on Saturday. The event is located at 715 Madison Avenue, Norfolk.
Saturday, November 15-The students and parents of Zion Lutheran School-Worms will host a hunter’s breakfast from 7am-1pm. All proceeds will go to the school.
Sunday, November 16-The Albion Area Arts Council will host the musical trio The Lightning Bugs at 3pm at the Zion Lutheran Church in Albion.
Tuesday, November 18-The Polk County Health Department will hold an immunization clinic at the Butler County Health Care Center in David City from 1:30-3:30pm. FMI call 402-747-2211
Thursday, November 20-The Columbus Downtown Christmas Stroll will be held from 4-8pm and will kick off the holiday shopping season.
Saturday, December 6-Its Super Sensational Saturday for children pre-k through 3rd grade from 10am-noon at the Columbus Public Library. FMI contact Mr. H at 402-564-7116 option 4
Underway Now-The Nebraska Fire & Ice Fast Pitch is conducting registration for the 2014 season. FMI call 402-276-1214
On Going-Teens in Rising City are invited to a youth group event every Wednesday from 6:30-8pm with doors opening at 6pm in the school gym.
On Going -Youth for Christ Columbus is looking for mentors for teen moms, rolls of duct tape for taping down cords and carpet, and Campus Life games, candy bars and Gatorade, bottled water and pop and volunteers to provide meals for hungry kids after school. If you can help please call 402-564-3700
On Going-The 3rd Wednesday of every month the TBI/Stroke Support Group will meet at Columbus Community Hospital in the Prairie room on the 3rd floor from noon-1pm. FMI call Megan at 402-562-3333
On Going-The American Cancer Society will assist cancer patients with a wig bank at Heads & Beds in Albion. Patients wishing to look at available wigs should contact Sheila at 402-395-6581 or stop by the shop between 9-6pm.
On Going-The public is invited to Coffee and Conversation every Friday at 10am at the Cottonwood House in Columbus. They provide the coffee and cake you provide the conversation.
On Going-The Polk County MOPS meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesday’s at 9am at the Stromsburg Evangelical Free Church. Free childcare is available.
On Going-Ready for a fresh look while helping out the Columbus Bark Park? The first Saturday of every month Abigail at Personal Appearances will donate 100% of proceeds to the Columbus Bark Park project. Just mention the park when you schedule your appointment.
On Going-WIC Clinics are held in Columbus Monday, Thursday & Fridays, Schuyler on Tuesday & Wednesday, Albion on Thursdays and Fullerton & St. Edward one Thursday a month. FMI call 402-564-9931 ext 202 or 203
On Going-Al-Anon Support group meeting is held every Saturday at 10am & on Wednesday’s at 5:45 at 12 & 12 in Columbus. Everyone welcome and bring a friend!
On Going -La Leche League of York will host a free breast feeding support group for pregnant and nursing moms and babies from 7-9pm at the Kilgore Memorial Library on the third Tuesday of each month. FMI call Gloria at 402-362-6875
On Going -The 1st Saturday of the month from 7:30-10am the 6th Graders at St. Isidore Grade School will host a recycling day.
On Going - Give the gift of life by donating blood on Thursday’s from 11:30-5:30 at the First United Methodist Church Christian Center in North Town Mall, Columbus. To make an appointment call 402-564-8464. Walk in's are also welcome!
On Going - Give the gift of life by donating blood on Tuesday's from 11:30-5:30 at the chapter house in Norfolk. Walk in's are also welcome.
On Going -If your group or organization has a non-profit event coming up, fax us the information at least two weeks in advance to 402-564-2867 attention Susan Littlefield.