Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - April 23, 2014
SPRINGFIELD VOLUNTEER FIRE AUXILIARY PLANT SALE
Please join us for the annual Springfield Vol. Fire Auxiliary plant sale on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Time: 7 am - 2 pm Located at 505 S. 1st Street (Springfield Fire Station on the corner of 1st and Spruce Streets). No pre-orders. Thank you to local landscape company, Jensen Gardens for supplying plants for us this year! For more on the services they proved check out their website http://www.jensengardens.com/
This year's sale proceeds will go to help with the restoration of the 1947 Rio Fire Truck that was originally purchased new by the department and has returned home after 37 years!
For more info, check here:
BOND ISSUE INFORMATION Q&A MEETING
APRIL 24 - 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Community members and school district patrons are invited to learn more about the upcoming school bond issue.
There will be a Q&A-style meeting on Thursday, April 24th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Springfield First United Methodist Church (480 Main Street, Springfield).
School board members, and S.A.F.E. Committee members will be available at that time to answer any questions people may have.
It's an open-house style meeting, so people don't have to be there right at 6:30 or stay until 8:00.
SPRINGFIELD DAYS PLANNING MEETING
THURSDAY APRIL 24 @ 7:00PM
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY
JOIN US TO HELP PLAN THIS YEAR’S EVENT
ANY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION IS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE
THIS IS A GREAT FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR:
SPRINGFIELD DAYS: JUNE 6 & 7, 2014
“CLASSIC CARS, CLASSIC ROCK, CLASSIC SPRINGFIELD”
April 27, 2014
VFW Post 9558 Community Breakfast the last Sunday of each month, in the Springfield Legion Hall from 8:00 a.m. until noon. For $6.50 which includes a donation of $1.50 you get all you care to eat pancakes, French toast, hash browns, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, juice and coffee.
SPRINGFIELD CLEAN UP DAY
SATURDAY MAY 3
8AM – 3PM
NORTHEAST CORNER OF 1ST & PLFUG
What to Bring:
The city will be accepting household refuse, junk, trash and rubbish; household furniture; appliances and metal items; used motor oil; tree limbs and yard waste (must be free of garbage and bags must be removed).
Do NOT Bring:
The city will NOT accept tires; liquids (except for used motor oil); hazardous waste such as paint, thinners, inks and flammables; computer components.
MUST SHOW PROOF OF RESIDENCY
PLEASE BRING YOUR APRIL WATER BILL
Volunteers will be available to assist with proper disposal.
DESTINATION IMAGINATION FUNDRAISER
Please help Westmont 5th grade students. A fundraiser will held assist the Destination Imagination team in attending the Global finals in Knoxville, Tennessee to compete with students from across the globe!!!
Pizza Hut Night on May 5th from 5-8 PM at the Walnut Creek location (96th and Hwy 370). A percentage of the proceeds from dine in and carry out will be a great help to these 7 students on this creative team!
ANNUAL MOTHER DAUGHTER BANQUET
MAY 7, 6:30PM
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Reservations needed by May 5th
Call Shirley: 402.253.2270 or Donna: 402.253.2629
Adults $8 -Children under 8, $5 - under 3, free
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY
SPRING PRESCHOOL STORY TIME
MARCH 3 – MAY 5
Bring your little ones on Monday morning for stories & fun activities.
Drop-ins are welcome!
Friends of the Springfield Memorial Library Fundraiser
Order flowers and have them delivered right to your door!
SOARING WINGS VINEYARD
17111 S 138th St
Springfield, NE 68059
(Nebraska Law stipulates that no outside alcohol can be brought onto the premise.)
Friday Night Music Series
7:00pm – 9:30pm
Outdoors weather permitting, otherwise in the party room
April (Acoustic - No Cover!)
4th - Katie Logan
11th - Tracy Skretta
18th - An Evening
25th - Jeff Tomes
Sunday Acoustic Music
No cover charge
2:00 -5:00 p.m.
6th - Stephen Monroe
13th - April and Friends
20th - CLOSED (Hoppy Easter!)
27th - Rick Spurgin
NEHAWKA-CONESTOGA ALUMNI DINNER
SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014
NEHAWKA COMMUNITY BUILDING
(Table service and drinks will be provided.)
Honored classes include: 75 year-1939; 60 year-1954, 50 year-1964; 25 year-1989; and 10 year-2004.
Please spread the word to those in the honored classes!
Any questions, please call Susan Rice, 402-227-3855.
Registration is now open for the 2014 Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps, in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse, in Avoca, Nebraska. Deborah Greenblatt, championship fiddler, author of many fiddle collections, will help the campers get in touch with their inner fiddler. The course of study during the Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps will be designed specifically for the individual campers who sign up.
The June Camp (Monday, June 9 - Friday, June 13) is for folks who consider themselves beginners. The July Camp (Monday, July 14 - Friday, July 18) is for folks who consider themselves intermediate or advanced. Enrollment is limited to 10 fiddlers for each week, so that everyone will get individual attention.
To register on line, log on to: http://www.greenblattandseay.com/schoolhouse_fiddle_camp.shtml
~Smile, it’s free therapy:)
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