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Community Calendar 03-25-15



Lifetree Café Meetings at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will be on break until after Easter. Upcoming meetings will be posted as soon as that information is available.

Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great topics/food/fellowship. 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

Week of March 23-27

Kindergarten registration for Sidney Public Schools for the 2015-’16 school year will take place March 23-27 at Central Elementary, 1114 16th Ave. Children must turn 5 on or before July 31, 2015. Call (308) 254-2276 for more information.

Saturday, March 28

Two Easter Egg Hunts will be held on Saturday, March 28 from 1-3 p.m. for children ages 19. The first hunt will be held at 1 p.m. at SRMC’s Sloan Estates Assisted Living, 2550 Craig Ave., followed by a 2nd hunt at 2 p.m. at SRMC Extended Care Unit, 549 Keller Drive. Call Sloan Estates at (308) 254-4801 or Extended Care (308) 254-3314 with questions.

Saturday, March 28

Pairs-N-Half-A-Pair Square Dance Club will have a Special Mainstream Dance at the IOOF Hall in Gering from 7 to 9 p.m. with guest Marshall Poole calling. We will have PLUS dancing from 6:30 to 7 p.m.

Sunday, March 29

The combined church choirs of First United Methodist Church and Light Memorial Presbyterian Church will present the Lenten Cantata “Witness” by Lloyd Larson. The presentation will be on Palm Sunday, March 29, at 2 p.m. at Light Memorial Presbyterian Church (14th & Linden) in Sidney and is open to the public. A free will offering or a donation of canned goods will be collected and given to the Sidney Food Pantry.

Monday, March 30

There will be a Blood Drive held on Monday, March 30th from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at WNCC Sidney in rooms 115/116. You can sign up for a slot at with sponsor code WNCC. Walk-ins are also welcome. Questions can be directed to Jeff Summitt @ 308-254-7441.

March 31 and April 1

Youth auditions for “The Nifty Fifties” will be held March 31 and April at 6 p.m. for actors and actresses ages 6-20. They will be held at WNCC’s Sidney Campus. Participants may come one night or both and do not need to prepare anything. Call Jeff of Amy Summitt at (308) 254-7071 with questions.

Saturday, April 18

Girls Day Out will be held Saturday, April 18. Breakfast will be served from 8-10 a.m., registration takes place 10 a.m.-noon. Goodie bags are filled with items and coupons from participating merchants. Box lunches will be available for purchase. Call the Chamber at (308) 254-5851 with questions.

Sunday, April 19

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

Thursday, April 23

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce is holding a Career Day on Thursday, April 23 from 5-7 p.m. at the community center. Call the Chamber at (308) 254-5851 for more information

Friday, April 24

Kindergarten registration for Leyton Public Schools for the 2015-’16 school year will take place Friday, April 24 from 9-11 a.m. Children must turn 5 on or before July 31, 2015. Call (308) 884-2247 to schedule an appointment.


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