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Community Calendar 04-24-15



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

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.

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.

Sunday, April 26

Senior Citizen and Friends Dance will be at the Cheyenne County Community Center on Sunday, April 26th, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Music by Country Rounders. Please bring finger food.

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

The Cheyenne County CASA will present “A Night of Music.” This fundraiser event will feature local talent. Tickets are available for purchase. All proceeds support the children of Cheyenne County. For more information, 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 Ave., on Tuesday, April 28, from 11 a.m.-noon. Instructor Sunamita Lim has been meditating daily since 1980. Techniques include: breathing, visualization, music, chanting, focusing on objects and nature meditation. Call (308) 254-3110 for more information.

Frank Kros will hold a presentation entitled “Change Your Language, Change Their Lives” about child development on Tuesday, April 27 in the Kimball High School auditorium, 901 S. Nadine St., at 6p.m. The event is free. Call (308) 487-3600 ext. 103 for more information.

Thursday, April 30

Creek Valley Schools’ will hold eighth-grade orientation on Thursday, April 30 at 2 p.m. in the high school gym. It is designed to help in the transition from middle school to high school. For more information, contact Kathy Ford at (308) 874-3310.

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

Happy Mothers Day Free Craft Program

May 2nd, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

K-6th grade

Limited space, please register by 4/29/15

To register, call 308-254-3110

Sponsored by the Teen Advisory Board and

the Sidney Public Library

Saturday, May 16

2nd Annual Kids Go Fishing Rodeo

Sat., May 16 - 7:30 a.m.

Cedar Vue (Gate 13) Lake McConaughy. Free event for children ages 3 to 15

All children MUST be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, please contact: Betty Beard 308-778-6802 or Christina Carson 308-355-2793 or Crystal Nelson 308-249-9172

Thursday, May 21

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.


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