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Community Calendar 02-20-15



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 at (308) 250-1113 with questions.

A Parkinson’s support group the for Western Nebraska area meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 312 W. 16th St., Alliance. Call Dee Brauninger at (308) 763-1254 with questions or email her at

The Nebraska Master Gardener Program is offering classes for those interested in horticulture on Tuesday nights through March 10 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Western Nebraska Community College’s Sidney campus. Participants must pre-register for the classes. Contact the Extension Office at (308) 254-4455 or visit

Friday, Feb. 20

Pairs-N-Half-Pairs Square Dance Club will have a Round Dance party at the IOOF Hall in Gering. Carry-in dinner at 6 p.m. Round dance from 7 to 9 p.m. All levels of round dancers are invited to attend the party. Lucky will be calling.

Saturday, Feb. 21

The Sidney Public Library will be hold a class on the art of “Zentangles” on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m.-noon. Local artist Cindi Egging will teach the class for ages 10 and older Call 254-3110 to register, as space is limited.

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.

Pairs-N-Half-A-Pair Square Dance has been canceled.

Sunday, Feb. 22

The Nancy Fawcett Memorial Library in Lodgepole will hold a book reading that includes cookies and hot chocolate on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.

Senior Citizen and Friends Dance will be held at the Cheyenne County Community Center on Sunday, Feb. 22nd from 2-5 p.m. Music by Paul and Stan.

Kimball Promenaders Square Dance Club will have a regular dance in the old 4-H building in Kimball from 4 to 6 p.m. The caller is Roger Shappell.

Tuesday, Feb. 24

The Creek Valley FFA will hold an Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 7-8:30 a.m. at the Ag building.

The Sidney Public Library will be again be offering the “Together is Fun” program for youth kindergarten through 6th grade, Tuesday, Feb. 24. This program will begin at 4 p.m. and last approximately one hour. This program is free.

Elizabeth Gwin, a dental hygienist from the dental office of Scott Van Noy, D.D.S., will discuss periodontal disease and general oral health for individuals with diabetes on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. Regional West Medical Plaza South, room 1202, Scottsbluff. The meeting is open to all and is free. Call Mary Skiles, certified diabetes educator, at (308) 630-3725 with questions.

Regional West Weight Loss Solutions will host an Ideal Protein informational seminar on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Regional West Medical Plaza South, room 1202, Scottsbluff. The meeting is open to all and is free. Call Suzanne Poynter, program coordinator, with questions at (308) 225-2934.

Wednesday, Feb. 25

Grace Gardens Preschool will have it’s Open House on Feb. 25 from 5-7 p.m. Join us to meet the teachers, visit, refreshments. Currently accepting enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year.

Morning sessions will be 3- to 4-year-olds and afternoon sessions will be Pre-K. For tuition information or to enroll your child, call 254-4505.

Tuesday, March 3

Lifetree Café will host a program on how to overcome economic, racial and other divisions on Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m. The program, titled “Coming Together: Finding Common Ground When It Seems Impossible,” features a screening of the lighthearted, award-winning South African short film “Kanyekanye.” Admission to the 60-minute event is free. The cafe is located at 2305 San Marino Road, Sidney. For more information, contact Deb Aikens at (308) 254-3124 or

Sunday, March 15

The Nancy Fawcett Memorial Library in Lodgepole will hold a “Computer Helps” class on Sunday, March 15 at 2 p.m. Bring your questions or just come to learn the basics. Bring your own laptop if you want Call the library to register Instructor will be Marty Savely.

March 23-27

Kindergarten registration for Sidney Public Schools for the 2015-’16 school year will take place March 23-27 at Central Elementary. Call (308) 254-2276 for more information.

Sunday, April 19

The Nancy Fawcett Memorial Library in Lodgepole will hold a “Jigsaw Puzzle” tournament on Sunday, April 19 from 1-5p.m. Teams consist of two adults. Registration ends March 23 at 5 p,m.


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