Community Calendar

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Now thru October – The Farmers Market is open in Frankfort Square in Columbus every Saturday from 7:30am-noon. Shop local farmers and artisans for the freshest homegrown produce, baked goods, craft items and much more!

Now TFN – The Farmers Market is open in Schuyler at 1721 Colfax Street (CHI Health Clinic) parking lot on Thursdays from 4pm-6pm. Shop local farmers and artisans for the freshest homegrown produce, baked goods, craft items and much more!

Now TFN – The Farmers Market is open in David City across from Stop-Inn (Sypals) on Fridays from 4pm-6pm. Shop local farmers and artisans for the freshest homegrown produce, baked goods, craft items and much more!

Tuesday, June 25 – The Columbus Public Library will host the String Beans children’s musical group in the art gallery at 10:30am. This is free and open to everyone!

Tuesday, June 25 – Columbus Community Hospital and Dr. Luke Lemke presents Walk With A Doc from noon-1pm at Pawnee Park, starting at the bell tower. Have fun and take a healthy walk! A brown bag lunch will be provided to all participants. This is free and open to everyone!

Tuesday, June 25 – Columbus Physical Therapy is celebrating their 20th Anniversary with an Open House from 4pm-6pm at 3211 25th Street. Everyone is invited for refreshments and tours. Mark your calendars!

Tuesday, June 25 – It’s Cruise Night at Barnstormers in Norfolk from 6pm-9pm! Come out with the family to see (or bring yours!) classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, whatever has wheels! Music, food specials, door prizes and register for great prizes!

Wednesday, June 26 – Great Plains State Bank in Columbus is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross from 9am-3pm at 3423 21st Street. For an appointment, contact Jamie Kohl at 402-564-6077 or jkohl@gpsbanks.com. Walk ins also welcome! You can save up to 3 lives with your blood donation!

Wednesday, June 26 – The Columbus Public Library will host “Rockets to the Rescue!” for 3rd-5th graders at 10:30am in the auditorium. This is free and open to everyone!

Wednesday, June 26 – Thursday, June 27- Enjoy the Annual Beaver Valley Days in St Edward, the heart of the Beaver Valley – volleyball and kickball tournaments, Show n Shine Car show, kiddie tractor pull, free kids activities, petting zoo, Carnival treats, BBQ, and street dance sponsored by the St Edward Community Club, 80’s tribute band Paramount performing at 8:30pm with beverage tank provided by the St Edward Volunteer Fire Department. All ages welcome! Tickets can be purchased before the event for $8 or $10 at the gates.

Thursday, June 27 – The Columbus Public Library presents the summer reading program Story Time at 10:30am and 1:30pm in the children’s room. This is free and open to everyone!

Thursday, June 27 – It’s Cruise Night at the American Legion in Columbus from 6pm-9pm! Come out with the family to see (or bring yours!) classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, whatever has wheels! Music, food specials, door prizes and register for great prizes!

Thursday, June 27 – The Downtown Business Association presents Lawnchairs on the Square in Frankfort Square Columbus. Bring your lawnchairs and blankets and enjoy free entertainment! Concessions available. This week’s entertainment is the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, starting at 7pm.

Friday, June 28 – Big Pals Little Pals is hosting a Fish Fry Fundraiser at the Eagles Club (3205 12th Street, Columbus) from 5:30pm-9pm. All you can eat for $10! There will also be music, hourly Split the Pot drawings, and more! The Eagles Club will be donating all proceeds to Big Pals Little Pals of Columbus.

Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 – Join Viaero Wireless this summer and help us support TEAMMATES Mentoring with Dogs Across America! Each Friday and Saturday from 11am – 1pm, we will be grilling a different hot dog inspired by different regions of the United States. This week is the Kansas dog smothered in kraut. Just a minimum of $3 donation gets you a hot dog, chips and a drink, with all proceeds going to support TEAMMATES Mentoring.

Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 – The St. Benedict Center in Schuyler presents “Seeking God Together” from Friday at 7:30pm to Saturday at 4pm. Kathleen Norris will bring stories of her own formation, as well as those of monastics, and invite participants to bring their stories to share. Her presentations will be sometimes funny, often provocative and always important. FMI go to www.StBenedictCenter.com.

Saturday, June 29 – Keep Columbus Beautiful is hosting an Electronics Recycling Collection Event at First United Methodist Church in Columbus from 9am-11am. They will accept used or broken electronics, but NO TVs or CRT monitors.

Saturday, June 29 – The public is invited to the 6th Annual Butterfly Release in Frankfort Square at 10:30am. Purchase your butterflies at the hospital gift shop. All proceeds will benefit programs and equipment purchases at the Columbus Public Library. FMI contact Angie Ramaekers at 402-562-3365.

Saturday, June 29 – The iDance Project will be raising funds for their trip to nationals with a free will donation car wash at Viaero Wireless east store from 11-5.

Saturday, June 29 – The Columbus Public Library invites you to an event with David March from Humanities Nebraska at 2pm. David will bring the Civil War to life with songs and stories! This event is free and open to everyone.

Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6 – Join Viaero Wireless this summer and help us support TEAMMATES Mentoring with Dogs Across America! Each Friday and Saturday from 11am – 1pm, we will be grilling a different hot dog inspired by different regions of the United States. This week is the California dog wrapped in bacon. Just a minimum of $3 donation gets you a hot dog, chips and a drink, with all proceeds going to support TEAMMATES Mentoring.

Sunday, July 7 – The monthly meeting of the Platte County Historical Society will be held at 2pm in the west building meeting room. Admission is free for PCHS members and $3.00 for non-members. This month’s topic is “Grand Army of the Republic” by Randy Perault.

Wednesday, July 10 The Polk County Health Department will hold an immunization clinic at the Polk County Health Department in Osceola from 3:30pm-5:30pm.  An appointment is recommended to avoid long periods of waiting.  Reminder – All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and a record of all previous immunizations is required.   Please call the Health Department office (747-2211) with any questions, or to schedule an appointment.

Thursday, July 11 – The Downtown Business Association presents Lawnchairs on the Square in Frankfort Square Columbus. Bring your lawnchairs and blankets and enjoy free entertainment! Concessions available. This week’s entertainment is The Brits, starting at 7pm.

Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13 – Join Viaero Wireless this summer and help us support TEAMMATES Mentoring with Dogs Across America! Each Friday and Saturday from 11am – 1pm, we will be grilling a different hot dog inspired by different regions of the United States. This week is the pulled pork dog. Just a minimum of $3 donation gets you a hot dog, chips and a drink, with all proceeds going to support TEAMMATES Mentoring.

Monday, July 15 The Polk County Health Department will hold an immunization clinic at the Polk County Health Department in Osceola from 3:30pm-5:30pm.  An appointment is recommended to avoid long periods of waiting.  Reminder – All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and a record of all previous immunizations is required.   Please call the Health Department office (747-2211) with any questions, or to schedule an appointment.

Thursday, July 18 – The Downtown Business Association presents Lawnchairs on the Square in Frankfort Square Columbus. Bring your lawnchairs and blankets and enjoy free entertainment! Concessions available. This week’s entertainment is 2nd Time Around (country western), starting at 7pm.

Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 – Join Viaero Wireless this summer and help us support TEAMMATES Mentoring with Dogs Across America! Each Friday and Saturday from 11am – 1pm, we will be grilling a different hot dog inspired by different regions of the United States. This week is the pizza dog. Just a minimum of $3 donation gets you a hot dog, chips and a drink, with all proceeds going to support TEAMMATES Mentoring.

Tuesday, July 23 – Columbus Community Hospital presents a free Healthy Lifestyle Class from from 6pm-8:30pm at the Columbus Wellness Center. To register call 402-562-4462 or go to: www.columbushosp.org.

Tuesday, July 23 – It’s Cruise Night at Barnstormers in Norfolk from 6pm-9pm! Come out with the family to see (or bring yours!) classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, whatever has wheels! Music, food specials, door prizes and register for great prizes!

Thursday, July 25 – It’s Cruise Night at the American Legion in Columbus from 6pm-9pm! Come out with the family to see (or bring yours!) classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, whatever has wheels! Music, food specials, door prizes and register for great prizes!

Thursday, July 25 – The Downtown Business Association presents Lawnchairs on the Square in Frankfort Square Columbus. Bring your lawnchairs and blankets and enjoy free entertainment! Concessions available. This week’s entertainment is Freedom Road, starting at 7pm.

Wednesday, July 31 thru Sunday, August 4 – Everyone is invited to the Pierce County Fair in Pierce for a great, family friendly time! Featuring Barrel Race, Double S Extreme Bull Riding, Parmalee Concert, Full Choke and Whiskey Bent Bands in our Beer Garden, ATV Rodeo, Demolition Derby and so much more!  FMI go to www.piercecountyfair.org.

Thursday, August 1 – The Downtown Business Association presents Lawnchairs on the Square in Frankfort Square Columbus. Bring your lawnchairs and blankets and enjoy free entertainment! Concessions available. This week’s entertainment is Harmony Boys (polka), starting at 7pm.

Sunday, August 4 – The monthly meeting of the Platte County Historical Society will be held at 2pm in the west building meeting room. Admission is free for PCHS members and $3.00 for non-members. This month’s topic is “A Nebraskan’s Experiences at Kennedy Space Center During the Apollo Program” by Jim Murphy.

Thursday, August 8 – The Downtown Business Association presents Lawnchairs on the Square in Frankfort Square Columbus. Bring your lawnchairs and blankets and enjoy free entertainment! Concessions available. This week’s entertainment is the USAF Heartland of America Offutt Brass Band, starting at 7pm.

Thursday, August 15 – The Downtown Business Association presents Lawnchairs on the Square in Frankfort Square Columbus. Bring your lawnchairs and blankets and enjoy free entertainment! Concessions available. This week’s entertainment is the Columbus Community Band, starting at 7pm.

Friday, July 26-28 – Annual Beaver Valley Days July 26-28th in St Edward, the heart of the Beaver Valley – volleyball and kickball tournaments, Show n Shine Car show, kiddie tractor pull, free kids activities, petting zoo, Carnival treats, BBQ, and street dance sponsored by the St Edward Community Club, 80’s tribute band Paramount performing at 830pm with beverage tank provided by the St Edward Volunteer Fire Department.  All ages welcome! Tickets can be purchased before the event for $8 or $10 at the gates.

Tuesday, August 27 – It’s Cruise Night at Barnstormers in Norfolk from 6pm-9pm! Come out with the family to see (or bring yours!) classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, whatever has wheels! Music, food specials, door prizes and register for great prizes!

Thursday, August 29 – It’s Cruise Night at the American Legion in Columbus from 6pm-9pm! Come out with the family to see (or bring yours!) classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, whatever has wheels! Music, food specials, door prizes and register for great prizes!

Sunday, September 8 – The monthly meeting of the Platte County Historical Society will be held at 2pm in the west building meeting room. Admission is free for PCHS members and $3.00 for non-members. This month’s topic is “Grand National Mixed Bag Hunt” by Lee Rupp.

Tuesday, September 24 – It’s Cruise Night at Barnstormers in Norfolk from 6pm-9pm! Come out with the family to see (or bring yours!) classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, whatever has wheels! Music, food specials, door prizes and register for great prizes!

Thursday, September 26 – It’s Cruise Night at the American Legion in Columbus from 6pm-9pm! Come out with the family to see (or bring yours!) classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, whatever has wheels! Music, food specials, door prizes and register for great prizes!