Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - May 28, 2008


What’s New in Springfield, NE

Surf into Springfield June 6 & 7 

  Springfield Days!

This fun family event features a vast array of activities for young and old. So be sure to invite your family and friends for Springfield Idol, the fireworks show, the flea market, the kid’s band “The String Beans”, the parades, the street dance and a number of other events. Check out the list of happenings on the “Events” page under “What’s New” at www.SpringfieldNebraska.com
It was a great parade in 2007 during Springfirld Days:

See more 2007 images and video - click here 


A new Daycare/Preschool, called “A Step Ahead” is opening in the new strip mall on Hwy 50 & Platteview Rd by September 1, 2008 if all goes well with construction.
According to Don Brandt, a partner in the new daycare, this new venture will have the ability to care for approximately sixty children. Other partners include, Linda Brandt, Angela Stanley, and Jill Whitmarsh. Linda has been a paraprofessional with the Papillion/Lavista school district for over twenty years with Special Ed students. Jill has also worked in the Papio district for over seven years in the Special Ed department. Angela, a music and gifted teacher, has taught for over fourteen years with both the Millard and Papillion/Lavista school districts. Angela also has a son with special needs. The Step Ahead daycare welcomes special needs children and will run an all day preschool. This daycare/preschool business is associated with Kiddos and the new owners are looking forward to providing a high quality experience for children in the Springfield area. To inquire about enrollment or to apply for a job, call (402)296-5357 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The town of Springfield showed its patriotism with the flying of flags this Memorial Day weekend.




June 1-Online registration begins for fall SSAP soccer.
Register at: www.ssap.org

June 3, 12pm – Senior Lunch at United Methodist Church. Free will donation is accepted.

June 5, 10:30am – 12:00pm – Springfield Memorial Library “Summer Reading & Crafts Tent”. All ages are welcome to attend every Thursday in June and July.

June 6 & 7- Springfield Days “Surf Into Springfield” Join us for all the fun!!!

June 6, 7 &8 – Bugeaters Flea Market at the Sarpy County Fairgrounds. Open Friday 5-10pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am-4pm.

June 9 – Springfield Memorial Library Summer Reading Programs begin. Preschool Story Time will start at 9:30am with the Elementary Age program at 1:00pm. Come to the library all summer to “Catch the Reading Bug”.

June 10, 12pm – Senior Brown Bag Lunch at Springfield Memorial Library

June 12, 6:30pm - Library Garden Club will host its annual program in the meeting room. Edi Pierce presents “English Garden Treasures: Britain’s West Country and Chelsea Flower Show”. Refreshments will be served.

This week at Springfield’s premiere winery, Soaring Wings Vineyard:
Friday Night Music Series, 7pm: Mark Irvin Band ($5 admission)
Acoustic Sunday, 2-5pm: Tour de Cure Diabetes Benefit (free)
For more information: www.soaringwings.com

Events Happening Nearby:

June 22, 7pm – Weeping Water First Christian Church
Gospel Music Concert with Wes Adams, free admission with 1 can food donation

Sam Manger [owned] the first hotel, the “Manger House”, on the south side of Main street, which burned at a total loss in the 1902 fire.
-Reference: Springfield, Nebraska At It Source 1882-1982.

~We will have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
--Harrison Ford

Connie Manzer

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