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Fax: 308-254-5901
Mail: PO Box 37, Sidney, NE 69162
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APRIL 2014
Free Land Fill or Item Pick-Up in Kimball
Name of Event: Kimball Unwanted Item Pick-Up
Who: City of Kimball
Date: Monday, April 21 - Friday, May 2
Where: Inside Kimball City Limits
Details: Do you have unwanted items that need to be taken to the landfill or hauled away?  Beginning on Monday, April 21 st through Friday, May 2nd, the City of Kimball will pick up and haul away your unwanted items for free. Items need to be outside in the alley or by the curb for pickup.  This includes appliances, tree branches, metal, wooden pallets and furniture. No hazardous waste and, no tires, please. This service is limited to City residents only.
More Info: Call 235-3639 or stop by City Hall, 223 S. Chestnut Street, and provide the information necessary to have the items picked up.

Cancer Support Group Meeting Change
Name of Event: Cancer Support Group Meeting Change
Date: Changed to Thursday, April 24
Where: Dorwart Cancer Care Center
Details: "A Time to Heal"  cancer support group that meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month has changed this month's meeting from Thursday, April 17 to Thursday, April 24 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
More Info: If you have questions, please call Leslie at 308-250-1113.
W.O.W. Auditions
Name of Event: W.O.W. Auditions
Who:  Way Out West Community Theatre
Date: Wednesday, April 23
Where: WNCC. Sidney Campus
Details: Auditions for the upcoming kid's show "Forgiven: A Fairytale!" will take place Wednesday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at WNCC. We are looking for kids of all ages from 6-18.
More Info: For more information, contact Erin Huddleston at erin.huddleston@hotmail.com
Raising Kids to Do Hard Things
Name of Event: Raising Kids to Do Hard Things
Who: Grace Community Fellowship of Chappell
Date: Friday, April 25 & Saturday, April 26
Where: Lodgepole Community Center - 732 Bates Blvd. - Lodgepole
Details: Gregg Harris is the Director of Noble Institute, a non-profit family training organization, founded in 1997, presents "Raising Kids to Do Hard Things". This wisdom-workshop is for parents and grandparents of children of all ages. It will be held from 7:00 pm to 9:45 pm, Friday, March 25 and from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, on Saturday, March 26 at the Lodgepole Community Center, 732 Bates Blvd. in Lodgepole.
More Info: If you have any questions or for more information contact Brent DeJong at 308-874-2513. Click Here to Register.
Kimball Kindergarten Round-Up
Name of Event: Kimball Kindergarten Round-Up
Who: Kimball Public Schools
Date: Friday, April 25
Where: Mary Lynch Elementary School - Kimball
Details: The Kimball Public Schools are announcing that Kindergarten registration for the 2014-2015 school year will be held on Friday, April 25th from 8:30 - 11 :00 am at the Mary
Lynch Elementary School.  A schedule for the day will be mailed to prospective parents of next year's kindergarten students. The school asks that any persons with kindergarten students who are new to the Kimball district since last summer's census or who did not receive a letter; please call the school at 235-4696 to get your name on their list.  By statute, children who reach the age of five (5) years by July 31,2014, are eligible to enroll in kindergarten.
More Info: For registration, parents need to bring the official copy with a raised seal of their child's state birth certificate and a copy of your child's current immunization records.
Kimball Pre-Kindergarten Round Up
Name of Event: Kimball Pre-Kindergarten Round Up
Who: Kimball Public Schools
Date: Friday, April 25
Where: Mary Lynch Elementary School
Details: The Kimball Public Schools are announcing that Pre-Kindergarten registration for the 2014-2015 school year will be held on Friday, April 25th from 8:30 am - 11:00 am at the Mary Lynch Elementary School.  Children who have not reached the age of five (5) years by July 31, 2014 are eligible to enroll in the pre-kindergarten program.
More Info: For registration, parents need to bring the official copy with a raised seal of their child's state birth certificate. The child's current immunization records and social security card are also needed.
2014 Health Fair
Name of Event: 2014 Health Fair
Who: SRMC & 9Health Fair
Date: Saturday, April 26
Where: Cheyenne County Community Center
Details: The 2014 Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 7:00 am-12:00 pm.  Blood Draws are April 22-23-24 from 7:00 am to 10:00 am.  In preparation to have your blood drawn at a 9Health Fair, be sure to drink plenty of water, do not eat in the 12 hours before your visit (unless you are diabetic), and continue taking prescribed medication. Diabetics are advised to consult their healthcare provider before fasting.
More Info: To learn more about the 2014 Health Fair or how you may volunteer, please call Tammy Meier at 308-254-5073 or email tmeier@SidneyRMC.com   Also go to www.SidneyRMC.com for more information.
Girls Day Out
Name of Event: Girls Day Out
Who: Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce
Date: Saturday, April 26
Where: Downtown Sidney
Details: Girls Day Out is scheduled for April 26th,  Registration will be from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Steffens Appliance Center. 909 King, Sidney NE.  $2.00 registration.  To receive a bag you must be 18 years or older.  Many great coupons and gifts from local Sidney Businesses.  Grab lunch and take it to Hickory Street Square and eat under the canopy’s. A photo booth will available for fun photos & a movie will played at 4:00 pm.
More Info: Contact the Cheyenne County Chamber for details.
Free Community Concert
Name of Event: Free Community Concert
Who: Saint Patrick's Catholic Church
Date: Sunday, April 27
Where: Saint Patrick's Catholic Church
Details: Saint Patrick's will be giving a free Community Concert with the CCW hosting refreshments to follow at Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, Sunday, April 27, at 2:00 p.m.  Performing, will be Saint Pat's Choir, Bell Choir, Grand Piano, Pipe Organ, Guitar, Flute, Mandolin, and Percussion.

Mutual Improvement Club – Celebrating 100 Yrs.
Name of Event: Mutual Improvement Club – Celebrating 100 Years
Date: Sunday, April 27
Where: Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp
Details: The MI Club, invites members, former members, family and friends to celebrate being a part of the West Sidney Draw for 100 years from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp.
More Info: If you have questions, please call Connie at 308-254-6176.
Walk at the Park
Name of Event: Walk at the Park
Who: Sidney Rehab & Wellness Clinic / City of Sidney
Date: Wednesday, April 30
Where: Legion Park - Sidney
Details: On Wednesday, April 30th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Sidney Rehabilitation & Wellness Clinic and the City of Sidney will be hosting a walk at the park.  Registration is free at the west end of the pond. There will be prizes selected to random participants. Water and snacks will be provided as well. You can walk for as long or as short of time as you want to. You do not have to stay for the whole time, we just wanted everyone to have a chance to come and walk.
MAY 2014
Elks Lodge & Job’s Daughters Youth Dance
Name of Event: Elks Lodge & Job’s Daughters Youth Dance
Date:  Friday, May 2
Where: Sidney Elks Lodge - 1040 Jackson St.
Details: To celebrate the Elks Lodge Youth Week, Job’s Daughters will be hosting a youth dance from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for 5th and 6th graders in the local area at the Sidney Elks Lodge,  1040 Jackson St. in Sidney.  Admission is $5.00.  Please invite your friends to come join in the fun!  Refreshments will be served and music will be provided by MIB Music Productions.
More Info: Please contact Debbie Oliverius at 308-249-2184

Sidney Swim Team Registration
Name of Event: Swim Team Registration
Date: Deadline is Saturday, May 3
Where: Cheyenne County Community Center
Details: Swim Team Registration will continue through May 3rd.  Registration forms are currently available at the Community Center if you are not able to attend.  May 3rd from 1-4 p.m. will be the final day of registration.  Swim suits will be available at that time for trying on and ordering.
More Info: Questions may be directed to Charlotte at 308-254-4002.

The Great Trash Race
Name of Event: The Great Trash Race
Who: Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce
Date: Saturday, May 3
Where: Cheyenne County Community Center
Details: Registration will be at the Cheyenne County Community Center starting at 8:30 a.m, the Race will begin at 9:00 and go until 11:00.   You must have registered by April 21st to get a T-shirt.   There will have prizes for the top 3 with the most trash and a raffle.  Hot dogs will be served along with chips and drink.  It's the perfect way for your group or organization to give back to a community that gives so much.
More Info: For more information or to preregister please call 308-254-5851 or stop at the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce at 740 Illinois St. in Sidney.
Sidney Baseball Silent Auction & Banquet
Name of Event: Sidney Baseball Silent Auction & Banquet
Who: Sidney American Legion Baseball
Date: Sunday, May 4
Where: Buffalo Point Restaurant
Details: Sidney American Legion Baseball 3rd Annual Silent Auction & Banquet will be Sunday, May 4 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Buffalo Point Restaurant. The Mexican Fiesta is $20 per person. All proceeds will go to the purchase of a new team van and field improvements (shade over the concession area, trees, batting cage, ect.)  Auction Items will be listed on team website - Sidney American Legion Baseball. Please come support the team as they begin the chase for another District Title

Legion Baseball Golf Tournament
Name of Event: Legion Baseball Golf Tournament
Who: Sidney American legion Baseball
Date: Saturday, May 17
Where: Hillside Golf Course
Details: Spend a beautiful Saturday outdoors with your three closes friends by competing in a four person team scramble golf tournament at Hillside Golf Course. Proceeds will go to the Sidney American Legion Baseball Team. A "Silent Auction" to follow the tournament.  Sign up at Hillside Golf Course before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 17 or call Hillside Golf Course at 308·254·2311 ahead of time to register your team. Inclement weather tournament will be moved to Sunday, May 18.
More Info: Hillside Golf Course: 308·254·2311.

 

ONGOING EVENTS

Veterans of Foreign Wars  - Post #610 Meeting
Name of Event: Veterans of Foreign Wars  - Post #610 Meeting
Date: 3rd Tuesday of the month - 7:30 pm
Where: American Legion Hall - 916 Illinois St - Sidney, NE

Disabled American Veterans - Post #40 Meeting
Name of Event: Disabled American Veterans - Post #40 Meeting
Date: 3rd Wednesday of the month - 7:30 pm
Where: American Legion Hall - 916 Illinois St. - Sidney, NE
American Legion Post #17 Meeting
Name of Event: American Legion Post #17 Meeting
Date: 4th Tuesday of the month - 7:30 pm
Where: American Legion Hall - 916 Illinois St. - Sidney, NE
Potter Duckpin Bowling Alley
Name of Event: Potter Duckpin Bowling Alley Rental
Who: Potter Historical Foundation
Date: Any
Where: Potter, Nebraska
Details: You can rent the alley at $50 for a 4 hour period.  Morning, afternoon, or evening timeslots.  There is even black light bowling available.
      "Duckpin bowling was invented in 1900 in Baltimore, MD. The name comes from the resemblance of the wildly-flying little pins to a flock of flying ducks”
      This is a project that has been going on for many years and has come together through the help of many volunteers, and organizations both civil and school . All the funds raised from renting the space are used in the restoration and maintenance of the bowling alley, bathrooms, and adjoining party room. It is owned by the Potter Historical Foundation.
More Info: Call 308-879-4451 for more information or to book your event.  Look us up on Facebook to see pictures and history at  https://www.facebook.com/potterduckpinbowling.

 Sidney Public Library Calendar of Activites
Name of Event: Toddler Tales & Storytime
Who: Sidney Public Library
Date: Every Wednesday & Thursday
Details:
Toddler Tales begins Wednesday, September 18 and will be every Wednesday at 10:15 am  & 11:15 am for ages 2-3
Storytime
begins Thursday September 19 and will be every Thursday at
10:15 am  & 11:15 am for ages 4-5

Cancer Support Group

Name of Event: "A Time to Heal" Cancer Support Group
Date: Third Thursday of the Month
Where: Dorwart Cancer Care
Details: All cancer survivors and support persons welcome. Refreshments provided. 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
More Details: Call Leslie @ 308.250.1113 for any questions

Salvation Army Food Bank

Name of Event: Food Bank Help
Date: Open Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Who: Salvation Army Food Bank
Where: 932 10th in Sidney Ne
Details: Need help to keep the pantry open and available for those in need. We take all non perishable items, we also have two freezers We can not give out items that have expired. All and any help would be greatly appreciated.

Holy Trinity's Table of Grace Mobile Food Pantry

Name of Event: Table of Grace Mobile Food Pantry
Dates:
Each Week
Who: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Where:
Tuesday, April 1 in CHAPPELL
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church - 1049 2nd St.
2:30 – Registration  3:00 – Food Distribution
Saturday, April 5 in DALTON
Dalton Senior Center - Hwy 385 & Main St.
9:00 – Registration  9:30 – Food Distribution
Saturday, April 12 in LODGEPOLE
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church - 1011 McCall
9:00 – Registration  9:30 – Food Distribution
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 in SIDNEY
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - 2305 San Marino
12:00 – Registration  1:00 – Food Distribution
Saturday, April 26 in POTTER
Prairie West  Church  (Elm St entrance on west side)
9:00 – Registration  9:30 – Food Distribution
Saturday, April 26 in OSHKOSH
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church - 200 East “E” St.
9:00 – Registration  9:30 – Food Distribution
More Info::
Free food. No proof of income required.

CAP Sidney Food Drive

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska is calling for area residents to help support its local food pantry for residents in need.  You can drop off items at 2241 Illinois here in Sidney each Wednesday from 9 AM - 4 PM.  For questions on what to donate or how to provide assistance to area residents in most need, please contact Brenda Dickinson at 308.254.5856.

TOPs Club

Name of Event: Top Club Program
Who: Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska
Date: Every Monday Night from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Where: Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska 2241 Illinois Sidney, Ne 69162
Details: TOP is an successful program for teens in our community. Open to both 7th and 8th graders
More Info: Call Brenda Dickinson @ 308.254.5856

Compassionate Friends Monthly Meeting

Name of Event: Compassionate Friends Sidney Chapter Monthly Meeting
Date: Second Thursday of the month - 5:30 pm
Where: Points West Bank 420 Glover Rd Sidney Ne.
Details: Please Join Us!
More Info: Contact Randy Flamig 254.4450 or Rob Robinson 254.6354
Alzheimer's Support Group
Name of Event: Alzheimer's Support Group
Who: Alzheimer's Association
Date: Every 3rd Friday at 4:00 PM
Where: Sidney Regional Medical Center, 645 Osage Street
Details: Alzheimer's Association support groups provide a forum for individuals, family members and caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s disease to share feelings, concerns and information, and to support each other in coping with the effects of the disease or related disorder.
More Info: Contact Brittany Kuhns at bkuhns@SidneyRMC.com or 308.254.3314 for further information

Jr. Friends of the Library

Name of Event: Jr. Friends of the Library
Who: Sidney Public Library
Date: First and Third Tuesday of every month
Where: Sidney Public Library
Details: This club is for youth 7th grade through 12th. Projects revolve around community service. Youth are welcome to attend. This is to follow Talk and Treats
More info: Call the Sidney Public Library @ 254.3110 Registration is required.

Clover Kids

Name of Event: Clover Kids Program
Who: Cheyenne County UNL Extension Office
Where: Cheyenne County Fair Grounds
Details: This is a program for children ages 5 to 7 years old. Children participate in hand-on activities designed to build lots of different life skills!
The most important life skills for the 5 to 7 year old group are:
- Respecting Self
- Communicating
- Solving Problems
- Thinking Critically
- Choosing Healthy Lifestyles
What do Clover Kids Do?
- Explore science with simple science experiments
- Practice communication skills
- Strengthen motor skills through arts and crafts
- Make friends and learn to work with peers and much more!
More Info: To join Clover kids please call the extension office @ 254.4455
FREE Mini Art Workshops
Name of Event: FREE Mini Art Workshops
Who: Cheyenne County Art Guild
Date: Second Monday of the Month
Where: Cheyenne County Community Center
Details: The Cheyenne County Art Guild is offering FREE mini art workshops every second Monday of the month at the Cheyenne County Community Center (congregate meals room)  from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Materials are provided.  You can come at any time during the 2 hours.  This is a great way to learn more about some art techniques you are curious about or have always wanted to try.





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