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Missoula Children's Theater at The Lofte
Robin Hood

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The time is long ago and the place is the magical, mythical Sherwood Forest. Our hero, Robin Hood, and his Merry Band of colorful characters seek the help of the Foresters, manage to waylay the Aristocrats and set out to rescue Maid Marion and Marion's Maid.  Prince John tries to stay calm as his Sheriff, guards and horsemen botch Robin's arrest (thanks to the Skunks). Wacky humor and an original score make this legendary story even more fun for everyone!

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For the third year running the Lofte is proud to host the touring directors from Missoula, Montana! This community outreach helps the youth experience the joy and excitement of live theater at no cost to them or their parents. The children make new friends, learn responsibility and gain a greater sense of self-confidence through this wonderful program. Auditions will be held from 10am-12pm on Monday, June 16th.  If your child is cast, rehearsals will start at approximately 12:30pm on that same day.  A detailed rehearsal schedule will be available after auditions, but please make sure the student has a clear schedule for the entire week and can make every rehearsal and performance.

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Ruth Wassinger will be holding a signing of her new book Fit After 50 at the Plattsmouth Public Library June 19th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

 

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The cast of “Greater Tuna”
Photo Courtesy of the Plattsmouth Journal

Redneck Dinner Theatre will be doing a production of “Greater Tuna” at the Plattsmouth Public Library June 19th, 20th, and 21st.  Doors will open at 6:30 for dinner and the show will start at 7:30.  Tickets are $25.00 and are available at Plattsmouth State Bank, Groomingdales, Jenz, and Linder Tire and Auto.

 
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Interior of the Gift Nook


A new craft store, the Gift Nook, owned by Veda Copenhaver, just opened on Main Street. 
The Gift Nook first opened in 1981.  A downtown location served area residents for over ten years.  Mrs. Copnehavers career changes led to a home based business providing crafts and gift baskets since then.  The downtown location is now open and ready to serve the public once again.

The Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Miss Plattsmouth Contest, tentatively planned for June 28th during “Rolling on the River.”  The inner will go on to the Miss Cass County Contest to be held August 6th at the Cass County Fair.  The contestants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be between the ages of 17 and 21 as of July 1st 2008
  • Must reside in Cass County (even though she may work or attend school elsewhere, as long as her parents are residents)
  • Must be a high school graduate


Entries must be delivered to the Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce Office, 918 Washington Ave Plattsmouth, NE 68048, by June 20th,
 
runner.jpg The Fourth Annual Mayor’s Fun Run will be held June 28th at Rhylander Park, with check in at 7:00 am.  The registration fee is $15 for adults and $12 for youth 12 and under with preregistration postmarked by June 21st.  Late registration fees are $18 for adults and $15 for youth 12 and under.  Late registration is 7-7:30 the day of the run.  Proceeds of the race will go to the Fraternal Order of the Police, who will are as traffic controllers for the event.


 
USDA Rural Development Representative Judy James will be at the Plattsmouth Public Library from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm every Thursday as part of the 502 Direct Home Loan Program.  The purpose of the program is to provide low income people the opportunity to own, adequate, modest, decent, safe and sanitary homes in rural areas.  The loans are to acquire, build, rehabilitate, improve or relocate dwellings and provide adequate water and waste disposal systems.  Call Judy at 402-423-9683 Ext. 4 for more information or to setup and appointment.

The Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce is selling Chamber Bucks at the Chamber office. 
Chamber Bucks can be used just like legal tender in the city of Plattsmouth, come in $5 increments, and make great birthday gifts.  Contact the Chamber at 402-296-6021 for more information.