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Community Calendar


 

                                           

  Email your community events to Susan:

 slittlefield@digity.me

 

 
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 bridesmaid 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
 
Underway Now through Christmas-Santa will be in the Santa House located in Frankfort Square Columbus from 6-8pm on Thursday’s and Saturday & Sunday’s from 1-5pm
 
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
 
Monday, December 8-Give the gift of life by donating blood at the St. John’s Catholic Church Auditorium from noon-6pm.  Walk ins are welcome!
 
 
Monday, December 8-Give the gift of life by donating blood at the St. John’s Catholic Church Auditorium in Howells from noon-6pm.  Walk ins are welcome!
 
Tuesday, December 9-Give the gift of life by donating blood at the St. Mary’s Church in Leigh from noon-6pm.  Walk ins are welcome!
 
Tuesday, December 9-Celebration Ladies Holiday Hoopla will take place at the Eagles Club in Columbus.  Shop from 4-6:45pm and a light supper served at 6:45.  The Platte Valley Playhouse will perform Robin the Hood at 7:30.  This fundraiser will benefit the Eagles State Charity Children’s Hospital. 
 
Wednesday, December 10-The Polk County Health Department will hold an immunization clinic at Midwest Covenant Home in Stromsburg from 1:30-3:30pm.  FMI call 402-747-2211
 
Wednesday, December 10-Sunday, December 14-Grand Island Little Theatre will present the family holiday classic “Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus”. December 10, 11, 12 & 13 at 7:30pm and the 14th at 2pm at the College Auditorium in Grand Island. 
 
Friday, December 12-Brookstone Acres in Columbus will host a craft boutique from 1-6pm with no admission fee! Vendor fees and proceeds from the resident’s booth will be going to families and children from the Giving Tree.
 
Friday, December 12-The Nebraska Christian School will present a festival of lessons and carols featuring international conductor Maestro Eric Dale Knapp conducting choir members from Central Nebraska Schools and home schools.  Doors open at 5:30, prelude begins at 6:15.  FMI call 308-946-3836
 
Saturday, December 13-A class on how to live with and prevent diabetes will take place from 2-4pm at the Columbus Public Library. 
 
Saturday, December 13-Your invited to the Brock & Kollin’s Improvisation Show at the First United Methodist Church in Columbus from 7:30-9pm.  Free will donation.
 
Sunday, December 14-Everyone is invited to a pancake and sausage breakfast sponsored by the Tri-Parish Youth Ministry from 7:30-12:30pm at the St. Isidore School Cafeteria. 
 
Tuesday, December 16-The Polk County Health Department will hold an immunization clinic at Butler County Health Care Center from 1:30-3:30pm.  FMI call 402-747-2211
 
Saturday, January 10-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, February 7-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, March 7-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, April 4-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, May 2-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

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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.
 





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