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Community Calendar 08-24-15

 


Ongoing

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.

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.

Friday, Aug. 28

Pairs-N-Half-A-Pair Square Dance Club will have an Indoor Picnic Dance at the IOOF Hall from 7 to 9 p.m. with Lucky calling. Indoor meal starting at 6 p.m. Sloppy joes, hotdogs, and baked beans will be provided. Dancers, please bring salads or desserts or side dishes.

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 brauninger@bbc.net.

Saturday, Sept. 12

Girl Scout Family Fun Run will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 at the Legion Park Shelter House. Registration is available for individuals or families - there will be a registration fee. The runs include a 5K Run and a 2K Family Obstacle Run. The first 200 registrants get a free Fun Run event water bottle. Registration forms available at Cheyenne County Community Center & Western Drug. For more information, please call Jenny Payton (308) 249-3754 or Sarah Splichal at (308) 203-1556.

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, and fireworks.

Saturday, Sept. 19

All emergency response personnel are invited to attend Air Link’s free education day from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 19 at the Harms Advanced Technology Center in Scottsbluff. The day will include hands-on skill stations and a presentation by the Nebraska State Patrol on crash dynamics, distracted driving and EMS on-scene safety. For more information, call Trisha Garner, Air Link Flight Nurse, at (308) 430-1440. Register at rwhs.org/airlinkconference.

Fri.-Sun., Oct. 2-4

The annual Oktoberfest 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 http://www.mgwalk.org/Colorado/ or call (855)649-2557.

 

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