What is happening in Plattsmouth!?
Community Lenten Pasta Dinners
Hosanna Lutheran Church
Friday March 18th: Spaghetti
Friday April 1: Fettuccini
Friday April 15: Lasagna
Meal includes pasta (meat or meatless)
$3.00 10 and under
Ages 3 and under free
Hosanna Lutheran Church
700 South 18th Street
(Just west of Plattsmouth Middle School)
THE LAST BUT BEST BIG RED DINNER of this session will be Thursday, February 10th at the Plattsmouth Eagles Club, 6pm social hour, 7pm dinner. Sean Callahan of Husker Sports and Rivals.Com will be the speaker and review the husker recruiting class. Husker QB Zac Lee will also be part of the program.
Tickets are available, $20. Call Steve at 297-1204.
Plattsmouth Night with the Omaha Lancers hockey team is Saturday, February 19th -- The Lancers play their biggest rivals, the Lincoln Stars, at 7:05pm at the Omaha Civic Auditorium.
Hope to see you all there!
Come to the Plattsmouth Public Library on Saturday February 26, 2011 at 7:00 pm to experience “Everything Chocolate”. The evening will consist of:
*A library scavenger hunt designed to make patrons and future patrons familiar with the library and what we have to offer.
*A chocolate competition is also being held but participation in this part of the event is optional.
Anyone who wishes to compete for the “Chocolate Champion” should register at the library. You can come in person to register or call the library at 296-4154 and speak to any staff member.
Judges for the competition will be Dean Meisinger, current Plattsmouth Harvest Festival king, Pat Dugan, newly elected to the Plattsmouth City Council, and Kit Ostaseski, owner of the Chocolate Moose. Judges will taste the different chocolate entries and a “Chocolate Champion” will be crowned.
We will round out the evening’s activities with karaoke. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. This event is being held for adults 18 years of age or older. We hope to see you there!
Please call the Library to register!
April 15th is just around the corner.
Get your tax forms now at the Plattsmouth Public Library.
There will be no Nebraska State Tax forms this year.
Call 1-800-742-7474 to request a form or go to http://www.revenue.ne.gov
Copies can be printed at the library .15c per page
Children’s Saturday Programs
All programs start at 10:00am
February 5 What’s in Your Pocket?
February 12 Valentines Day
February 19 Winter Gear
February 26 Popcorn Day
Information on this summer’s “Big Read” program and tryouts for the play will be coming soon.
So, how did your recycling challenge go? Were you able to find things in your everyday routine that you could recycle? I hope you were surprised. Our daughter now goes through the house with our junk mail yelling, "cyling, cycling, cycling, Momma!"
Some of you might be wondering of things that you can recycle. You will find below a recycling tub and all of the items that you are able to put into the recycling trailer.
What is happening elsewhere...
Lofte Community Theatre to Honor Volunteers
On Saturday, February 26 at 6pm the Lofte Community Theatre in Manley will honor its volunteers and hold their annual business meeting. Actors, ushers, painters, donors and friends are all invited to participate in this special event. Lofte officers will present Lofte financials and plans for the future. A complimentary Italian meal and refreshments will be provided.
The Lofte is a non-profit organization and as such is heavily dependent upon its army of volunteers. During the course of the evening, those with outstanding service during the past year will be recognized by the "Dale Crosby Awards." Mr. Crosby was a long-time chairman of the Lofte Board of Directors. His willingness to tackle any duty at the theater served as an inspiration to others. Over the many years of his service, he performed, cleaned and took on administrative tasks. Mr. Crosby passed away in 2001.
Lofte Artistic Director Kevin Colbert will announce upcoming show selections and share some of the behind the scenes antics that he witnessed during the 2010 season.
Those who are planning to attend are asked to RSVP by calling the theater at (402) 234-2553.
Same great conference, new dates
Agri/Eco-Tourism Workshop rescheduled for March 22-23
LINCOLN, NEB. (Feb. 8, 2011) — The 2011 Governor’s Agri/Eco-Tourism Workshop is rescheduled for March 22-23 at the Ramada Inn & Conference Center in Kearney.
The workshop, originally scheduled for the first week of February, was postponed due to hazardous weather and travel conditions. Nearly all of the original speakers will be presenting at the March workshop, including keynote speaker Stan Meador.
Meador—founder, owner and general manager of the X Bar Ranch Nature Retreat in Eldorado, Texas—will share 15 years worth of experiences with starting and running a tourism enterprise on his family’s fifth-generation ranch. This “nuts and bolts” presentation will help participants better understand why and how to diversify, how to manage various businesses operating on the same piece of land, and how to market a recreation product.
Meador will also offer a breakout session designed for those who are considering a new agritourism enterprise, and facilitate a new session called “What Flew and What Flopped” that invites workshop participants to share insights from successful, and unsuccessful, programs.
The workshop also will include industry exhibitor booths featuring products and programs essential to agri/eco-tourism. “A Taste of Nebraska Agri-Tourism” networking event on Tuesday evening will offer samples of Nebraska wines, craft beers and an array of fabulous home-grown/homemade foods.
The rescheduled workshop falls during the peak of the annual sandhill crane migration. Participants interested in viewing the cranes while in the area, can reserve a blind through the Rowe Sanctuary & Iain Nicolson Audubon Center, 308-468-5282, www.rowesanctuary.org; or the Nebraska Nature & Visitor Center, 308-382-1820, www.nebraskanature.org.
Small Business Expo & Craft Fair
Saturday, March 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Immanuel Lutheran Church
36712 Church Road
Louisville, NE 68037
Looking for vendors...
The celebration of Nebraska 4-H Month continues here in Cass County. Become part of the celebration by joining 4-H. Click on the above logo to connect with our website and find out more about 4-H fun in Cass County!
NEWS RELEASE FROM IANR, UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
-- UNL Extension Offers Crop Scout Training in March
Feb. 14, 2011
UNL Extension Offers Crop Scout Training in March
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Crop scouts will learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests during a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers program March 16.
The training provides in-depth and detailed information from university specialists.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the workshop is from 9 a.m-5 p.m at the university's Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.
Cost is $120. Fees include lunch, refreshment breaks, workshop materials and instruction manual. Registrants should preregister to reserve their seat and to ensure workshop materials are available the day of the training session. Updated reference materials are included in this year's take- home instruction manual.
Topics include: how corn and soybean plants grow and develop; soybean and corn insect management; insect quiz; identifying weeds -- plant morphology; using a key to identify weed seedlings; crop diseases and quiz; and nutrient deficiencies.
Certified Crop Advisor continuing education credits are available with 4 in pest management, 1 in crop management and .5 in fertility/nutrient management.
The Ninth Annual Nebraska American String Teachers Association Fiddle Tune Composition Contest
This event inspires fiddlers everywhere to compose their own tunes, and supports the cause of string education throughout
the great state of Nebraska.
1st PLACE: $100.00 2nd PLACE: $50.00 3rd PLACE: $25.00
Entries must be postmarked by March 31. The winners will be announced on May 28, 2011, during the Monumental Fiddling Championship held at the Homestead National Monument in Beatrice, Nebraska. The winning compositions will be performed at the Monumental Fiddling Championship & Acoustic Band Contest, and printed in Stringing Along, the journal of the Nebraska Chapter of the
American String Teachers Association.
For more information about the Nebraska American String Teachers Association, log on to the web site atwww.neasta.org.
Greenblatt & Seay Publications, in Avoca, Nebraska is a proud Sponsor of the Nebraska ASTA Fiddle Tune Composition Contest
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