Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - June 25, 2008


June 25, 2008



Everyone is invited to attend the annual Summer Musical Performance of Mrs. Connery's talented young actors and actresses. “Miss Nelson Has a Field Day” will be presented on Friday, June 27 at 7pm at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The cost is free. Stay after the performance for refreshments.   


Sign up now for Vacation Bible School at Springfield First United Methodist Church. “Surfin' Through the Scriptures” will be held July 21-July 24, 6:00-8:30pm. Child must be 4 years of age. Cost is $5.00 per child.


Now is your chance to join the Girl Scout interest group this summer for girls entering grades 1 – 3.You won’t want to miss out on…earning patches, arts & crafts and songs & games.  Join this four week interest group to learn about Girl Scouts while participating in fun activities on the following Wednesdays:  June 25, July 9, July 16, and July 23 at the Springfield Library from 1 – 2:30 p.m.  Call or e-mail your rsvp to Joanne Savicky, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 558-8189, ext. 211.  You can also pick up an interest form at the Springfield Library.  There is no fee for this event. 

Annika came for a visit & so did her Dad and Mom all the way from Greeley, CO! Here she is... our first little precious granddaughter.



The Library kids loved their Ice Cream party and watchin’ the Cowboy Dave video!!!  


June 27, 7pm – “Mrs. Nelson has a Field Day” grand performance at St. Joseph’s Church. Refreshments served after the play.  The cost is free.

June 29, 2:00pm – SSAP annual meeting at the Soccer Complex. In case of inclement weather, the meeting will take place at the Community Building.

June 26, 10:30am – 12pm at Springfield Library Summer Reading Tent & Crafts with Miss Nancy. This week’s theme: Ladybugs!

 June 30, 1pm – The Henry Doorly Zoo brings their “Rain Forest” program to Springfield Memorial Library for the Summer Reading Program.  K-6th grades are invited to attend.  

July 1st at 12pm – Senior Meal at First United Methodist Church. A free will donation will be accepted.     


This week at Springfield’s premiere winery, Soaring Wings Vineyard:

Friday Night Music Series, 7pm: The Bob Who Band ($5 admission)

Acoustic Sunday, 2-5pm: Sarah Benck Indie Artist (free admission)

For more information: www.soaringwingswine.com


June 28- Limestone Days in Weeping Water, NE. Venture to Weeping Water, NE for a full day of fun activities.  For a list of events, check here: www.weepingwaternebraska.com


July 18 – August 3 – The Sound of Music will be performed at the Lofte Theatre in Manley, NE. Performances are to be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:00pm. Admission is $15.00.  This classic Rogers and Hammerstein musical is great for the whole family with inspirational music and a timeless theme.  Visit www.lofte.com for more information. The Lofte Theatre is located at 15841 Manley Rd Box 62, Manley NE 68403. Phone:  (402) 234-2553


SPRINGFIELD HISTORICAL TIDBITFrank [Zimmerman] started a feed yard at Springfield in 1915 which developed into the largest feeding operation in the area.  He was partners in the Weeth and Zimmerman Feed Co., then the Zimmerman and Gottsch.   


~It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel for thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.    

-Dave Barry    

 Connie Manzer     



Tue Sep 25 @ 6:30PM -
Pie Contest@ the Library
Mon Oct 01 @ 7:00PM -
Homecoming Parade
Wed Oct 03 @ 3:30PM - 05:00PM
UMC Kids Club
Sat Oct 13 @ 4:00PM - 08:00PM
Volunteer Fire Dept. Open House
Sun Oct 21 @ 8:00AM - 01:00PM
Community Blood Drive
Mon Oct 22 @ 6:30PM -
Library Pumpkin Walk
Sat Oct 27 @ 1:30PM -
PHS Fall Play: The Miracle Worker
Sat Oct 27 @ 5:00PM - 07:30PM
St. Joseph Ladies Guild Soup Supper
Sat Oct 27 @ 7:00PM -
PHS Fall Play: The Miracle Worker
Fri Nov 09 @ 7:30PM - 11:30PM
Fall Festival Dance Fundraiser

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