Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - July 28, 2010

WHAT’S NEW IN SPRINGFIELD, NE

JULY 28, 2010


SPRINGFIELD’S GETTIN’ READY FOR:

fair

SARPY COUNTY FAIR

WEDNESDAY –SUNDAY

AUGUST 4 – 8

SPRINGFIELD FAIRGROUNDS

TICKET OFFICE OPEN

WED – SUN, 11AM -9PM

Truck & Tractor Pulls

Fri & Sat Night Rodeo

Sunday Night Demo Derby

For More Info:

www.sarpyfair.com

 

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

 

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY is coming, THURSDAY, AUGUST 19TH at 6:30pm. FPU is the most important step to changing your financial future. It is a 13-week life-changing program that empowers and teaches you how to make the right money decisions to achieve your financial goals and God's plan for your life. The course includes practical lessons on creating and following a written budget, eliminating debt, building wealth, giving like never before, and much, much more. This class is for EVERYONE!...from the financially secure to the financially distressed.

If you are unsure what the class entails, join me for a free preview on Sunday, August 1st at 12:00pm. For more information, call Suzi Miller at 253-3979 or visit www.daveramsey.com/fpu.

 

SPRINGFIELD ARTWORKS

EXPANDED HOURS DURING THE FAIR!!!

OPEN 

1-9PM

AUGUST 4-8, WED-SUN

STOP IN TO SHOP AND BROWSE 

NEW  WORKS BY:

FIBER ARTIST, SUSAN WALDRON 

&

ART QUILTER, SHARON MALIC


SOARING WINGS VINEYARD

FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES

JULY 30

MARK IRVIN

 

GATE OPENS AT 6PM

MUSIC BEGINS AT 7PM

$5 COVER CHARGE

 

ACOUSTIC SUNDAY

AUGUST 1ST

GREG PLACE

FREE ADMISSION

 www.soaringwingswinery.com

 

 

 

TAKE A CHANCE!!! 

LIBRARY QUILT RAFFLE

rafflequilt

ON SALE AT THE LIBRARY

$1.00 EA. OR $5 OR 6 TICKETS

*raffle takes place after the Sarpy County Fair


LEGOS ON DISPLAY

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LEO KALLHOFF WITH HIS LEGO DISPLAY AT SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY

 


HAPPENING NEARBY

 

BENEFIT CONCERT

CONCERT WITH THE CONFIDENTIALS

TO BENEFIT

LOCAL VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDEN

 

Show our local military veterans how much you care while you dance the night away under the moonlit starry skies!!
 
The Confidentials, one of the region's premier party bands will bring their soulful blend of funk, jazz and reggae to Sumtur Amphitheater on Aug. 20th for an evening of singing, dancing and a rockin' good time! The band will be performing at a benefit concert for the Veterans Memorial planned for the campus of the Eastern Nebraska Veterans Home in Bellevue. The whole town is invited, so this is a party you won't want to miss!
 
When: Aug. 20, 2010. Gates open at 6pm. The concert begins at 7pm.
 
Where: Sumtur Amphitheater, 11691 S. 108th St., Papillion, NE (about 1 mile south of Highway 370 on 108th St.)
 
Why: To benefit the Veterans Memorial at the Eastern Nebraska Veterans Home, Bellevue, NE
 
Admission: Reserved Seating, $15; General Seating, $10 Concessions will be available.
Sponsored by: Hy-Vee, Bellino Enterprises, and Night Vision Fireworks
 
For more information or to purchase advance tickets, call Courtney Kucirek (402) 740-4184 or Aimee Middleton (402) 672-5050.
 
Information about the Veterans Memorial can be found at: www.papillion.org/fire_leadership_sarpy.cfm
 

 

 

BIG FUN at SLATTERY VINTAGE ESTATES

8925 Adams Street

Nehawka, NE 68413

SATURDAY, JULY 31

WINE FESTIVAL

FIVE BANDS

1:00 TO 10:00 P.M. 

You can be the judge in the East vs. West Nebraska wine competition and Pizza Smackdown.

All proceeds to benefit ALS in the Heartland (Lou Gehrig's Disease).

RAFFLES & GIVE-AWAYS.

$15 in advance/$20 at the door

Call Barb Slattery at 402-267-5267 to order tickets. www.SVEvineyards.com

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GREENBLATT & SEAY

Performance Techniques Workshop

A Performance Techniques Workshop for musicians who want to share their music-making with others is scheduled for Saturday, August 7, from 1 PM - 3 PM, in The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, in picturesque Avoca, Nebraska. This will be a wonderful opportunity for players of all ages to learn to channel their nerves, and to communicate with an audience. Participants should prepare a short piece to play for their fellow classmates. Memorization is optional. Pre-registration for the workshop is required. The fee for the Performance Techniques Workshop is $20.00 per musician. For more information, call 402-275-3221, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

CONTEST FIDDLING WORKSHOP

A Contest Fiddling Workshop for fiddlers who want to compete in fiddle contests is scheduled for Saturday, September 11, from 1 PM - 3 PM, in The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, in picturesque Avoca, Nebraska. This will be a wonderful opportunity for fiddlers of all ages to learn to choose appropriate tunes, work with their back-up players, and to communicate with an audience. Participants should prepare a tune or two to play for their fellow fiddlers. Memorization is optional. Pre-registration for the workshop is required. The fee for the Contest Fiddling Workshop is $20.00 per fiddler. For more information, call 402-275-3221, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

~The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
- Woodrow Wilson

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Thu Jul 19 @ 6:30PM - 08:00PM
Library Community Ice Cream Social & Omaha Street Percussion
Sat Jul 21 @11:30AM - 01:30PM
Beat the Heat: Splash Park Party
Wed Aug 01 @12:00AM
Sarpy County Fair Aug 1-5
Wed Aug 15 @ 8:00AM - 03:30PM
Springfield Platteview Community School: Back to School

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