Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - December 30, 2009

WHAT’S NEW IN SPRINGFIELD, NE
DECEMBER 30, 2009
 
Christmas Blizzard 2009
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 Mountains of Snow!
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 How long will it take for this to melt? 
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This corner proved  tricky to maneuver. Hope you didn't get stuck there!

The Christmas blizzard of 2009 cancelled family get-togethers, Christmas services, and after -Christmas shopping plans. Hope you and yours were safe and sound weathering out this storm.

 

 

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ST. JOSEPH’S KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
BASKETBALL FREE THROW CONTEST
January 8, 2010
6:00PM
Platteview High School
 
All boys and girls 9-13years old are encouraged to come out and enjoy a night of fun. Entry forms are on back table at St. Joseph’s Church or just show up at Platteview High’s front gym to sign in at 5:45pm. All boys and girls age group winners will receive a leather basketball.
 
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
 
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY is being offered at the Springfield First United Methodist Church.  Join us for a free class preview either Tuesday, December 29th at 6:30pm OR Sunday, January 3rd at 12:00pm.  Everyone is welcome and daycare will be provided.  Classes start Thursday, January 14th.      
 
Financial Peace University is a common-sense, practical application for managing your money.  You've got to take this class to see for yourself how much peace you can actually have in your home when you get your money under control.  And it's the best time you'll ever have learning about money. 
For more information, contact Suzi at 253-3979.
 
 
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY
OOEY, GOOEY SCIENCE WORKSHOP
AGES 9-12
Tuesdays - January 12, 19, 26
3:30 – 4:30pm
SIGN UP at the library or call 253-2797
All experiments are safe!
 
 
SSAP SOCCER REGISTRATION
OPENS
JANUARY 4, 2010
LATE FEES WILL APPLY AFTER FEB 15, 2010
REGRISTATIONS WILL CLOSE ON MARCH 15, 2010
PLEASE SIGN UP EARLY
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Springfield Memorial Library Foundation Cookbooks
“Literary Feast”
The Cookbooks have Arrived!
$15
Over 750 recipes from Springfield’s finest cooks!
Available at the Library,
Springfield State Bank, Springfield Drug, & B&B Pit Stop
 
 
 
SPRINGFIELD ARTWORKS
HOLIDAY HOURS:
DECEMBER 31, 11AM -2PM
Closed
JANUARY 1 -7, 2010
JANUARY 10-17
(so Margie can take classes)
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Upcoming Class schedule

Supplies provided unless noted
  • Machine felting...private or semi-private class  $45 (includes supplies)  1 1/2-2 hr class (will work with your schedule)
  •  Wet felting a sample silk guaze piece. $30 You can make a nuno scarf on your own in our  open studio at some other time.  Beginner  (Saturday   Jan 23   2-3:30pm) 
  • Open studio (no instruction, equipment usage or supplies provided) $15 a half day(3 hrs) or $28 a whole day(6-7 hrs) 
  • Needle felting a beret.(must have had a previous class to take this one) Wool Beret & wool roving furnished   $65 (first come first serve on color selection) 2 -2 1/2 hr class Intermediate   (Monday    Feb 15    6:30-8:30pm) 
  • Sticks ,Stones & bumble bees   Felting a rock paperweight, felted "stick", and a bumblebee  $45  2-2 1/2 hr class (all supplies included) Intermed. Sat Feb 20  1-3pm 
  •  A Valentine for your sweetie...Wet and needle felt a very special valentine for your favorite person...can be inserted in cards which are available for purchase.  class fee $22    Beginner...no skill needed  (Thurs  Jan 21 6:30-8:30pm or Sat  Feb 6  1-3pm)
  •  Wet felting a precious flower$40 (supplies included) Beginner-Intermediate  (Wed Jan 27    6:30-8:30pm) ..... (or will work with your schedule) 
Payment must be received to register.  Class size limited.
For info call Margie at 402-301-9162 from 11-6pm Tues-Fri 11-5 Sat   
 Closed Sun & Mon  
 
 
 
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RING IN THE NEW YEAR!
FABULOUS DEW DROP INN
NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY
7PM – 1PM
SNACKS, PRIZES, DRINK SPECIALS
& FREE CHAMPAGNE AT MIDNIGHT!!!
 

 
SOARING WINGS VINEYARD
ACOUSTIC SUNDAY
January 3, 2010
2:00 – 5:00PM
MICHAEL MURPHY PERFORMS
FREE ADMISSION
 
 
 

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN SPRINGFIELD –The Calendar
January 1 –    HAPPY NEW YEAR!
January 5, noon – Senior Meal at Springfield First United Methodist Church
January 6 – Back to Class for South Sarpy District #46 students
January 12, noon – Senior Brown Bag Lunch at the Library


HAPPENING NEARBY:

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  Lofte students learn a few basic dance moves from Megan Kovar of Lincoln during last year's Acting Up in Class. 
"Acting Up in Class" is Okay at the Lofte
 At the Lofte Community Theatre in Manley, acting up in class is not only accepted, but strongly encouraged.  Back by popular demand, the Lofte is gathering its most talented artists in a classroom environment to teach and prepare young actors and actresses.  Four separate classroom sessions will cover Acting Basics, Intro to Dance, Vocal Audition and Stage Combat.
This one-day theater workshop will take place on Saturday, January 23 from 10am to 2:30pm.  Enrollment is open to young people ages 10-18 at any level of experience.  Space for this event is limited and slots will be filled on a first come, first served basis.  Classes will run from 10am-2:30pm on Saturday, January 23rd.  Participants should plan on arriving fifteen minutes early for check-in. 
Tuition for the one-day workshop is $50 per student and includes a box lunch.  Each student will also receive a graduation gift.  Questions may be directed to Anne Pope at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  To obtain a registration sheet, please call the Lofte box office at (402)234-2553 or download it at  www.Lofte.com. 
 
 
 
JAMMING WORKSHOP
The Old Avoca (Nebraska) Schoolhouse will be hosting a Jamming Workshop on Saturday, January 9, from 1 PM - 3 PM.   Championship fiddler and fiddle book author, Deborah Greenblatt will share some hints to help you play in a jam session with minimum stress, and maximum music.  Pre-registration is required, enrollment is limited, and there is a $20.00 fee.  For more information, call 402-275-3221 or         402-275-3221, or send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
 
~ May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
     -Maryanne Radmacher-Hershey
 
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Connie Manzer 
 
Thu Jan 18 @ 3:30AM - 04:30PM
Milk and Cookies Reading Club at Springfield Library
Sun Jan 28 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
VFW Breakfast
Wed Feb 07 @12:30PM -
Valentine Luncheon
Sat Feb 10 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
Seed Share @ the Library (new date)

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