Community Calendar

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Thursday, April 25 – Columbus Public Library presents Story Time and Story Art at 10:30am and 1:30pm in the children’s room. This event is free and open to everyone. This week’s theme is “Gardening Dreams!”

Thursday, April 25 – Central Community College presents Celebrate Spring Gardening at the Ramada Conference Center from 4pm-8pm. Attend three different seminars, enjoy a light meal and shop the Garden Market vendors. Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased by April 15. FMI or to register, call Karen Mroczek 402-562-1249.

Thursday, April 25 – Meridian Gardens’ educational series on dementia continues. Here we will see methods that work & discover tools to use in every day interactions with those with dementia. Sessions are March 28th, April 25th, May 23rd, 7 to 9 pm, focusing on the teachings of M. Heather McKay, award winning Occupational Therapist & Dementia Care Specialist. Sessions held at Meridian Gardens 4515 38th Street, Columbus, 402.564.6300 heritage-communities.com. Sessions are free and refreshments will be provided.

Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 – Sharon Doran, M.A., M.A., the teaching director of Seeking Truth Catholic Bible Study, Omaha, will speak at St. Benedict Center, four miles north of Schuyler, on the topic of Mary, Mother of Divine Mercy. The program begins on Friday, 7:30 p.m. and closes on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. Sign up at www.StBenedictCenter.com or call St. Benedict Center at 402-352-8819 for more information.

Saturday, April 27 –  The Columbus Public Library is sponsoring our 5th Annual Book Festival at 2pm. We have a special guest author coming to give a talk about how she became an author, sharing her success story to those that attend. She is the well-loved Mary Connealy of the cowboy romance genre. We have many of her books in our library, so you can enjoy reading some of her books before she comes for her presentation in the auditorium. It is free to attend and no registration is required. After the presentation, several guest authors have booths set up in the art gallery space to sell and promote their books. They would love to visit with you and receive your support. In the adjoining room to the art gallery, individual authors will have readings. The library will provide a delicious and tempting array of treats for those that attend. Come support our local authors and enjoy visiting while finding gifts for yourself or loved ones.

Saturday, April 27 & Sunday, April 28 – Sister Marie Micheletto, RSM, M.A., L.P.C., LMHP, from Omaha, will speak at St. Benedict Center, four miles north of Schuyler, on the topic of “The Path is Made by Walking…”. The program begins on Saturday, 9:30 a.m. and closes on Sunday after lunch. Sign up at www.StBenedictCenter.com or call St. Benedict Center at 402-352-8819 for more information.

Tuesday, April 30 – The Lied Center for Performing Arts present Red Green:  This Could Be It at 7pm at 301 N 12th Street in Lincoln. FMI or for tickets, go to www.liedcenter.org.

Saturday, May 4 – The St. Benedict Center in Schuyler presents Paving the Way for Peace, Purpose and Passion for Life, a retreat for singles of all ages. Sometimes the road in life can be rough or it takes unexpected twists from where we thought it would lead us. We may feel stalled or uncertain where next to turn, whether as a single, or after going through life changes such as being widowed, divorced or separated. Learn how you can take steps, including growing your faith in God, to help you focus better on what is your purpose of life, while loving life and feeling more peace along the way. $30 program fee. You may bring your own sack lunch. Lunch is also available at the center for $10.76 (including tax) if you call or sign up 5 days in advance

Sunday, May 19 – Timberlake Ranch Camp will host an Open House from 4pm-7pm, 5 miles southeast of Central City. There will be free horse arena rides, boats, zorb ball, swimming, corral ball, obstacle course, tours and food. A free will donation to help fund children to come to camp will be taken at this event. Come find out what camping is all about! FMI call 308-946-3871 or email camp@timberlake.org.

Thursday, May 23 – Meridian Gardens’ educational series on
dementia continues. Here we will see methods that work & discover tools to use in every day interactions with those with dementia. Sessions are March 28th, April 25th, May 23rd, 7 to 9 pm, focusing on the teachings of M. Heather McKay, award winning Occupational Therapist & Dementia Care Specialist. Sessions held at Meridian Gardens 4515 38th Street, Columbus, 402.564.6300 heritage-communities.com. Sessions are free and refreshments will be provided.

Saturday, May 25 – The Columbus Friends of Music presents Sons of Serendip, a talented quartet of tenor, harp, cello and keyboard. Performance is at 7:30pm at the Nantkes Performing Arts Center in Columbus.

Saturday, June 1 –  Come out and find your treasures at the Beaver City Flea Market in the Town Square in Beaver City. Open from 8am-2pm. Free admission! Lots of vendors, live music, food and activities!

Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 – The 15th Annual Christian Cross Festival will be held at Skyview Lake in Norfolk, from 6pm-11pm on Friday and 2pm-11pm on Saturday. This is a free admission Christian music festival, open to everyone. There will also be fireworks, face painting, crafts, inflatables, food vendors, prayer tent and ministry tent. For more information or if you would like to volunteer, please visit christiancrossfestival.org or find the Christian Cross Festival on Facebook at CCrossFest.

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