Community Calendar 08-19-15



Dalton Prairie Sooner Museum open Saturday and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. for the rest of the summer.

The Farmer’s Market is held on Saturdays through Oct. 10

at Hickory Street Square in Sidney from 8 -11 a.m.

The Bridge Marathon will begin playing again in September. Each pair plays once a month with different opponent and keeps a cumulative score through May. There is a fee to play which is donated to the Office for Mentally Retarded for their projects. If you would like to play, call Lynn Poppen at (308) 254-0704 or Kathy Mattoon (308) 254-6148. If you need a partner we will find one for you. Sign up by Aug. 24.

Wednesday, Aug. 19

The Sidney AWANA Clubs will be holding its registration for the upcoming year for all children through 6th grade on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at the Evangelical Free Church, 2463 11th Ave., Sidney. The opening night for AWANA will be Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 6:15-7:45 p.m. All clubs will meet Wednesdays at the church. All boys and girls from one year prior to Kindergarten through 6th grade can attend. For more information, call Larry Brown at (308) 254-2381 or the church office at (308) 254-6162.

Thursday, Aug. 20

Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great topics/food/fellowship. Call Leslie at (308) 250-1113 with questions.

Friday, Aug. 21

The Matt Spinks Trio will perform at Hickory Street Square in downtown Sidney on Friday, Aug. 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Please bring your own seating. Food and drink available for purchase.

Sunday, Aug. 23

Senior Citizen and Friends Dance will be held at the Cheyenne County Community Center on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Music by Country Rounders. Please bring a finger lunch.

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

Tuesday, Aug. 25

Runza Restaurants will conduct its 13th annual Great Books for Great Kids fundraiser on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Fifteen percent of sales that day from all locations will be donated. The money benefits local libraries, schools and literacy organizations and be used to purchase children’s books.

The Nebraska Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual legislative forum on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 7 a.m. at Dude’s Steakhouse in Sidney. The presentation will include key business-related bills from the 2015 session, upcoming issues and workforce challenges. Call (308) 254-5851 for reservations.

Tuesday, Sept. 1

A Parkinson’s support group for the 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

Thursday, Sept. 17

Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great topics/food/fellowship. Call Leslie at (308) 250-1113 with questions.

Fri.-Sun., Sept. 18-20

The Dalton Fall Festival will take place the weekend of Sept. 18-20. Enjoy family fun, a parade, craft booths, games, fireworks,

Fri.-Sun., Oct. 2-4

The annual Octoberfest festivities will be held in Sidney over the weekend of Oct. 2-4. There is continuous free entertainment in the tent at the Cheyenne Fairgrounds, a beer garden, ethnic food, craft show, downtown parade, farmer’s market, live dance bands Friday and Saturday, a car show and wiener dog races.

Saturday, Oct. 17

The annual Colorado MG Walk will take place Saturday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. at Cherry Hill State Park–Smoky Hill Shelter in Aurora, Colo. MG, or Myasthenia Gravis, is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder. For more information, visit or call (855)649-2557.


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