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Community Calendar 02-05-15



Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great Topics and food. Call Leslie @ 250-1113 if questions.

The Nebraska Master Gardener Program is offering classes for those interested in horticulture on Tuesday nights, from Feb. 3 through March 10 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Western Nebraska Community College’s Sidney campus. Class topics include: water wise landscapes, tree pruning, beneficial insects and insect pests, wildlife damage and more. Participants must pre-register for the classes. Contact the Extension Office at 254-4455 or visit


St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, located at 13th Avenue and Jackson Street, is hosting a Parish Mission from Feb. 9-11 at 7 p.m. The presenter is Fr. John Collins, C.S.P. , with the theme “Is it Time to Give God a Second Thought?”

Monday: Where do we find God in our lives

Tuesday: The best way to pray

Wednesday: Who are the hardest people to love?

The community is invited to attend.

Saturday, Feb. 7

All 4-H members who intend to exhibit a market beef animal at this year’s county fair must bring the animal to be tagged and weighed on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 9 a.m.-noon at the fairgrounds. Call (308) 254-4455 for more information.

The Shamrocks 4-H Club is sponsoring a fleece blanket workshop on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 9-11 a.m. in the 4-H building at the fairgrounds. The blankets tied that day will be donated to area hospitals. Call (308) 254-4455 for more information.

The Crane Trust will hold a volunteer training session on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for people interested in serving as greeters, gift shop assistants or snack bar workers during the 2015 Spring Crane Migration. It will be held at the Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center, located on the south side of Interstate 80 at the Alda Exit (#305). RSVP to Karen Krull Robart at (308) 384.4633 ext. 5 no later than Friday, Jan. 16th. A light lunch will be served.

Tuesday, Feb. 10

The program “Keeping Love Alive: Keys to Staying Close Every Day” will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Lifetree Cafe from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cafe is located at 2305 San Marino Road, Sidney. Call (308) 254-3124 for more information.

Thursday, Feb. 12

The Compassionate Friends Valentine’s Dinner will be held on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Perkins Restaurant. This is our Annual Valentine’s Dinner. Come and join us for food and fellowship. We will order from menu. If you have any questions please call Rob Robinson @ 254-6354 or Randy Flamig @ 249-5043.

Saturday, Feb. 21

Caryl Guisinger, the general manager of the Nebraska Food Cooperative, will discuss how to make “local food” connections at an NFC informational meeting on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 4:45-6 p.m. at the Shelter House in Legion Park, 2301 Legion Park Road, Sidney. Email Guisinger at with questions.


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