Community Calendar 04-20-15

 


Tuesday, April 21

Ever thought of getting involved in the community and being a part of something important? Then plan to attend A Night Of Hope Walk For Cancer’s “Meet and Greet” on Tuesday April 21st at 5:30 p.m. in the basement of the First United Methodist Church located at 2622 11th Ave. in Sidney. Please use the north door. Anyone interested in being a part of the preparations for this year’s cancer walk or just want to learn more about what Night of Hope is all about is encouraged to attend. Snacks will be provided. Any questions please call Brenda @ 254-7308.

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.

Pair-N-Half-a Pair Square Dance Club will have Pie Social and Trails In Dance at the IOOF Hall in Gering. Callers will be Dave Guille & Lucky Kochenower, and cuers are The Sperrys. Dance will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 24.

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 http://www.active.com/ and search for Peetz.

Circle the Wagons Dance will be at the IOOF Hall in Gering.

The caller will be Roger Shappell and cuers The Sperrys Dance from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Call 436-4640 for more information.

Monday, April 27

Peetz Elementary School Kindergarten Round-Up

Monday, April 27, 2015 @ 6:30 p.m. An informational meeting for parents of new kindergarten students that have not yet enrolled. If your child turns 5 on or before June 1, 2015 and you are interested in enrollment for 2015-16, please join us! Call 970-334-2361 for additional information


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.

FREE Class on “Meditation for Practical, Creative Living” at Sidney Public Library, 1112 12th Avenue. Tues., 4/28, 11 a.m.-noon. 308-254-3110. Instructor Sunamita Lim has been meditating daily since 1980. Never in her wildest dreams did she think of becoming a writer, let alone published author. But practicing meditation gave her the confidence to explore creative ways of personal growth, in looking at the world with fresh inspiration and insights. Libraries around the world have copies of her books, including Japanese Style: Designing with Nature’s Beauty. (www.worldcat.org) She loves sharing heart meditation techniques that enhance lifelong learning in practical, creative, and spiritual ways. Her free classes encourage people to dig deeper, to burnish their inborn gifts for daily living—in taking time to smell the roses. Techniques include: breathing, visualization, music, chanting, focusing on objects and nature meditation. The practical benefits of meditation are boundless. From reducing stress, prevailing on nature’s beauty and serenity for creative and balanced living, to making progress with our lives, we must know we’re capable of doing much more with our inherent gifts. Meditation is a lifestyle tool for tapping our potential in every area of personal and professional growth.


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

Ongoing

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 brauninger@bbc.net.

 

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