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Community Calendar 04-26-15



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.

April 16 and 17

A Brain Injury Conference will be held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney on April 16-17. Persons with a brain injury and/or their caregivers or family members and professionals who serve brain survivors should attend.

Register by April 13. Log on to

For more information on the conference, contact or call (402) 304-8103.

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.

Light Memorial Presbyterian Church (1345 Linden St.) Rummage and Bake Sale Fundraiser for building maintenance fund. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will accept donations of items for the sale. Call the church 254-5675 or Chris 249-0539 to arrange drop off.

The Panhandle Quilt Guild will meet on Saturday, April 18 at 9:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Chadron. Bring a sack lunch and after the meeting, the group will attend the Chadron Quilt Show, “Festival of Quilts.” Contact Lori Sanders at (308) 631-6527 for carpooling.

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.

Wednesday, April 22

The Administrative Professionals Day luncheon will be held Wednesday, April 22 from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Security First Bank’s conference room. Cost is $20 per person. Lunch and gifts provided to all who attend. For reservations, RSVP to the Chamber at (308) 254-5851 by April 15.

Thursday, April 23

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce is holding a Job Fair/Clubs and Organizations Fair on Thursday, April 23 from 5-7 p.m. at the Cheyenne County 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.

Saturday, April 25

A health fair will be held Saturday, April 25 from 7-11 a.m. at the Cheyenne County Community Center. Sidney Regional Medical Center and 9 Health will host the annual health fair, blood screenings and other health-related screenings. Contact Tammy Meier at (308) 254-5073 for more information.

The “Colorful Peetz Fun Run” will be held Saturday, April 25 at 9 a.m. Options for a 5K or 1-mile route. The cost is $25 for adults, $15 for ages 5-17 and free for 0-4 year olds.

Registration at and search for Peetz.

Tuesday, April 28

Join us on April 28th at 7 p.m. at the Sidney High School Auditorium as Cheyenne County CASA presents “A Night of Music”. This fund raiser event will feature local talent. Tickets are available for purchase. All proceeds support the children of Cheyenne County. For more information or tickets contact Marion Janzen at 308-249-4715.

Tickets may also be purchased at the door, The Insurance Store, and Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday, May 2

The Great Trash Race will be held Saturday, May 2 from 9-11 a.m., beginning at Hickory Street Square. Free T-Shirt for those who register before April 24. Prizes for the Top 3 teams collecting the most trash. $25 Chamber gift certificate for the “Weirdest Find.” Lunch is free for participants. For more information, call (308) 254-5851

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


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