April 17, 2013
ANNUAL SPRINGFIELD VOL. FIRE AUXILIARY
SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2013 7 AM - NOON
SPRINGFIELD VOL. FIRE STATION ~505 SOUTH 1ST STREET
PRE-ORDER FOR BEST SELECTION. GO TO http://www.janetsjungle.com/springfield.html TO VIEW/PRINT A PLANT CATALOG AND ORDER FORM.
COMPLETED FORMS CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT CITY HALL (170 N. 3RD) OR LUTZ REPAIR SERVICES (640 S. 1ST).
PROCEEDS BENEFIT OUR VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT
SPRINGFIELD COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
The Springfield Community Blood Drive had another great turn out. Our goal Sunday was 45 units and we finished the day collecting 54 units. What a great turnout for Springfield and our neighbors all around the area. I credit the high number do to all the walk ins that showed up Sunday. Once again, thanks to all who donated and also you who made the effort to donate but were not able to. Also thanks to all of the local merchants, Fire Dept. and City workers who do a part in making this effort a success. Thanks, again.
Your Springfield Knights of Columbus (Sponsors) and the Red Cross.
Ralph Meister, Coordinator
CITY OF SPRINGFIELD TOWN HALL MEETING
MAY 6, 2013
104 MAIN STREET
The public is invited to come and share ideas for future improvements to the Community Building and how to best use the building.
ALL CHURCH GARAGE SALE
2ND SEMI-ANNUAL MISSION GARAGE SALE
SPRINGFIELD FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
480 MAIN STREET
8AM – 2PM
Springfield Days Organizational Meeting
Thursday April 25 @ 7pm
Springfield Memorial Library
665 Main Street
All area individuals, organizations, and businesses are
welcome to attend and help plan this year’s event. Your
help is needed.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
SPRINGFIELD DAYS – A HIDDEN TREASURE
IN DOWNTOWN SPRINGFIELD
JUNE 7 & 8, 2013
VFW COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
April 28, 2013
Last Sunday of each month from October through April, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Legion Hall in Springfield. Cost is $6.50 for adults and 3.00 for children aged 5 to 12. Breakfast includes all-you-care to eat pancakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, hash browns, ham and sausage links and patties. Included is coffee, orange juice and milk.
SPRINGFIELD CLEANUP DAY
CITY MAINTENANCE SHOP
SPRUCE & RAILROAD
WHAT TO BRING: THE CITY WILL BE ACCEPTING
PLATTEVIEW HIGH STUDENTS
Metropolitan Community College’s Board of Governors awarded 139 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors in MCC’s four-county service area. Students in Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties were selected to receive the scholarship based on academic excellence. Students receiving the scholarship had a 2.75 GPA or were in the top 25 percent of their graduating class. The scholarship covers full tuition for eight consecutive quarters. Platteview High School students include: Taylor Brechbill, Emily Hynes, Leah Maguire
Metropolitan Community College’s Board of Governors awarded 139 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors in MCC’s four-county service area.
Students in Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties were selected to receive the scholarship based on academic excellence. Students receiving the scholarship had a 2.75 GPA or were in the top 25 percent of their graduating class. The scholarship covers full tuition for eight consecutive quarters.
Platteview High School students include:
Taylor Brechbill, Emily Hynes, Leah Maguire
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY
665 MAIN STREET
April 14 - 20
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
Fine Amnesty all week. Bring back all those overdue books and no fines will be accessed! Look under the bed, behind the sofa, between the car seats for lost and missing books to save some cash!
- Cookie and Coffee day – Wednesday April 17
- Celebrate Earth Day! Recycle Craft Day Thursday April 18 from 3:30 – 5:00pm. Create art with the Library’s recyclable supplies. Snack provided. All ages are welcome!
- Learn to Knit & Crochet – every Wednesday, 10am –noon. Please bring 11 in. needles & 1 skein worsted weight yarn to knit. For crochet, please bring a size H hook and yarn.
- Knit & Crochet for Charity - Join us on Wednesday morning as we stitch to help others. Everyone is welcome. No need to register. For more information, call the Library at 402-253-2797.
GOING OUT TO THE MOVIES?
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
MARCUS THEATRE MOVIES PASSES
PLATINUM TICKET (anytime) -$8
SILVER (anytime except after 5:30 Saturday) $6
*some restrictions may apply
ON SALE AT SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY
HOLY FAMILY SHRINE CONCERTS
The Holy Family Shrine will host three concerts in April.
APRIL 21, 2013
ST. CECILIA CAMMARATA (CHILDREN’S VIOLINS)
This will be a special evening with music providing the atmosphere for opening our hearts to the Lord.
APRIL 28, 2013
DR. CHRISTINE BEARD
WITH THE HEARTLAND COMMUNITY FLUTISTS
The sound of flutes playing sacred music in the Chapel promises to be a treat for all.
Jim’s blend of sacred music and wonderful voice provide a wonderful experience for all.
A reception will follow all concerts.
All free will donations go to support the Shrine.
Holy Family Shrine
23132 Pflug Rd.
To get to the Shrine take I-80 to exit 432, go South on Highway 31 to Pflug Road, go 1mile west on Pflug Road.
183 MAIN STREET
SPRINGFIELD, NE 68059
OWNERS, GLENN & MARGIE TREMBLEY
Stop in to see naturally dyed wool, linen and silk. These were dyed the way our ancestors dyed their cloth.
New vessels made out of wool are on display at the gallery.
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Tuesday – Friday 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday 11:00am -4:30pm
Sunday & Monday-by appointment
SOARING WINGS VINEYARD
17111 S 138th St
Springfield, NE 68059
Sunday Acoustic Music
No cover charge
2:00 -5:00 p.m.
7th- Sue Murray
14th- Greg Place
21st- Jeff Tomes
28th- Katie Logan
Friday Night Music Series
7:00- 9:30 PM
Outdoors weather permitting, otherwise inside the party room.
No cover charge for the month of April.
Full bands start in May.
5th- Mark Irvin
12th- Tracy Skretta
19th- Jessica Errett and Tara Vaughan
26th- John Stokely
LIVING HISTORY DAY
CASS COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
646 MAIN STREET
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA 68048
Cass County Historical Society's Seventh Annual Living History Day will be Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Demonstrations in the museum will include spinning by Dee Hogya of Omaha and weaving by Linda Barnard Duncan of Plattsmouth. Throughout the day, Florene Nickles will be playing the 1893 Packard Reed Organ.
From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., a May Basket Workshop for children ages 5 to 10 will be conducted by Cass County Retired Educators. The children will make a basket and learn about the May Day tradition. The last session will start at 2:30.
In the museum courtyard will be rope making by William Duff of Weeping Water and Quilting by Sandra Allgeier of Plattsmouth.
At the end of Main Street, the Historical Society's log cabin and caboose will be open from 10:00 a.m. To 3:00 p.m. Blacksmithing will be demonstrated by Ron Rookstool of Plattsmouth,Vernon Grashorn of Louisville and Lary Hogya of Omaha.
For additional information, contact the museum, 402-296-4770.
Pictured: Sitting, Mathew Pegler. Front, Samantha Colbert and Ross Mumford. Back, Shari Hoelker, Mick Kovar, Kevin Colbert and Stacy White.
"THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY" IS FROLICKING FUN
MAHONEY STATE PARK
Mistaken identities! Romantic shenanigans! And most importantly, golf! KBC Productions announces the opening of its spring production at Mahoney State Park, "The Fox On the Fairway," on Saturday, March 9. Reminiscent of the Marx Brothers' classics, this madcap adventure will keep you on your toes. We suggest a PG13 rating for this event.
The show is directed by and stars Kevin Colbert of Weeping Water. The cast also includes Mick Kovar, Samantha Colbert and Mathew Pegler of Lincoln; Stacy White and Shari Hoelker of Omaha and Ross Mumford of Elmwood. The role of Justin is shared on an alternating schedule by Mr. Pegler and Mr. Mumford.
"The Fox on the Fairway," runs March 9, 10, 15-17, 22-24, 30, April 5-7, 12-14 and 19-21. Curtain times are 7:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Sundays are 2:00pm matinees. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under. Reservations may be made by calling Mahoney State Park at 402.944.2523 ext 7122. A park entry permit is required.
~ Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
― Albert Einstein
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