Community Calendar



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Underway Now-Christmas for our troops is underway.  During the month of September gifts and monetary donations.  Can be dropped off at the two Columbus Pinnacle Bank locations.
Tuesday, September 16-Want to learn how to can tomatoes?  You can by attending a workshop at the Columbus Public Library from 4:30-6:30pm.  This will be a bilingual class.
Saturday, September 20-Rockin’ for a cure to support the Jerry McCarraher Legacy Fund will take place at the Heartland Events Center and features  McKenzies Mill.  Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.
Saturday, September 20-The Silver Creed Fire & Rescue invite you to their 2nd annual 5K starting at 11am at the Silver Creek Elementary School.  FMI call 402-366-9776
Sunday, September 21-Divine Mercy Parish in Schuyler will hold their annual roast pork & polish sausage dinner and bazaar in the St. Mary's social center from 11am-2pm.  Activities include a raffle, silent auction, cakewalk and a country store.
Saturday, September 27-The National Medication Take Bake Day will be held from 10am-2pm in the lobby of the Columbus Community Hospital. 
Sunday, September 28-St. Francis Church of David City will host a spaghetti dinner in the Center Parish from 11am-4pm at 3071 P Road, David City.
Saturday, October 4-The 4th annual We Can Run, Walk & Roll 5K & 1 mile run will be held at Memorial Stadium at 10am.  For more info go to

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.